You can upload files from your computer to link in the New Rich Content Editor.
Several features in Canvas support the New Rich Content Editor, including Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, and Quizzes.
By default, embedded document links display an icon that allows users to preview the document in the Rich Content Editor. You can disable the in-line preview or open the in-line preview automatically.
Note: The New Rich Content Editor is currently a course opt-in feature. If the Rich Content Editor in your course does not match the images in this lesson, your course is using the classic Rich Content Editor.
Open the New Rich Content Editor when using one of the Canvas features which support the Editor.
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).
To upload a document from the toolbar, click the Document icon .
You can also upload a document from the document options menu. To view additional document options, click the Document Options arrow . Then select the Upload Document option .
To view the Document icon, you may have to click the Options icon .
Click the Insert link . Navigate to view the Document options , and select the Upload Document option .
Click to browse your files  or drag and drop a media file to the media uploader  to upload a file from your computer.
Select the document file  and click the Open button .
If required by your institution, you will need to select usage right settings for your document.
In the Usage Right drop-down menu , select one of the five usage right options:
If known, enter the copyright holder information in the Copyright Holder field .
Note: If you are an instructor and are not sure which usage right applies to your document, please consult your institutional admin for guidance.
To upload your selected document, click the Submit button.
Note: The file will flash before it embeds in the New Rich Content Editor.
Click the Save button.
Note: When using the Rich Content Editor in Discussions, the Save button may appear as the Post Reply button.
View the content created in the New Rich Content Editor.
To download the linked document, click the link title . To open the inline preview, click the Preview icon .