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How do I preview a file as an instructor?

How do I preview a file as an instructor?

You can preview a file in a course, group, or personal file storage area.

Open Files

Open Files

In Course Navigation, click the Files link.

Open File

Open File

Click the name of the file you want to preview.

Open File via Toolbar

You can also click the line item for the file [1] and click the View icon [2].

Preview File

The preview toolbar displays the file and file information details, as well as a link to download the file.

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NOT your Canvas course.

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