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How do I create hyperlinks to course or group content in the New Rich Content Editor as an instructor?

How do I create hyperlinks to course or group content in the New Rich Content Editor as an instructor?

When using the New Rich Content Editor, you can insert links to previously created course or group content. You may be able to link to content in Pages, Assignments, Quizzes, Announcements, Discussions, and Modules. You can also insert links that, when clicked, act like Course Navigation or Group Navigation links.

Notes: 

  • The New Rich Content Editor is currently a course opt-in feature. You can manage your course features in Course Settings.
  • To create hyperlinks to group content or Group Navigation links, you must open the New Rich Content Editor within a group.

Open New Rich Content Editor

Open New Rich Content Editor

Open the New Rich Content Editor when creating or editing an announcement, assignment, discussion, page, quiz, or syllabus.

Note: The Rich Content Editor supports keyboard shortcuts. To view the Keyboard Shortcuts menu, click the Keyboard icon or press ALT+F8 (PC keyboard) or ALT+FN+F8 (Mac keyboard).

Select Course or Group Content

Select Course or Group Content

Use the Add menu to select the linked content. By default, the Add drop-down menu displays content Links options [1]. You can also add document, image, and media file links.

Content items are grouped by content type. To view a list of course or group content items click the arrow icon next to the content type [2]. Then click the name of the course or group item you want to link in the New Rich Content Editor [3].

Note: The text will flash before turning into the hyperlink.

Save Changes

Save Changes

Click the Save button.

Notes:

  • The assignment, discussion, pages, and quizzes details pages display a Save & Publish button.
  • The Syllabus page displays an Update Syllabus button.
  • Discussion replies display a Post Reply button.

View Content

View Content

View the content. To view the linked course content, click the inserted link [1].

Note: Links to external URLs display an Open icon [2].



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