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How do I create hyperlinks to group content in the Rich Content Editor as a student?

How do I create hyperlinks to group content in the Rich Content Editor as a student?

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

Note: To create hyperlinks to group content or Group Navigation links, you must open the Rich Content Editor within a group.

Open Rich Content Editor

Open Rich Content Editor

Open the Rich Content Editor when creating or editing an announcement, discussion, or page.

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 Group Content

Select 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.

To search for course or group content, type at least three characters in the Search field [2].

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