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Adding a File


In this document you will learn about:

Adding  a File within your course

Uploading a file from your Computer

Uploading a file from your Content Collection

Successful File Upload


Adding  a File within your course

You can use the File content type to create a simple link to a file in a course area. No description appears with the link. You can choose whether users view it as a page within the course or in a separate browser window.

To add a file within your course:

  1. Access the content area where you want the file to appear.

  1. Hover over Build Content.

  1. Choose Create > File.

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Uploading a file from your Computer

  1. Click Browse My Computer and navigate to your file on your local computer. After you have selected a file, you can click “Select a Different File” to delete the file you linked and replace it with another.

  1. Type a Name for the file. You can overwrite the file name that automatically appears in the box. This name appears in the course area as a link.

  1. You can also select the font color and select Yes for Open in New Window to display the content in a new browser window outside of the course’s content frame.

  1. Enter file options including Views, and Restrictions.

  1. Click Submit.

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Uploading a file from your Content Collection

  1. Click Browse Content Collection.

  1. Locate file within Content Collection pop-up window.

  1. Click the Radio Button next to the file name.

  1. Click Submit.




  1. Type a Name for the file. You can overwrite the file name that automatically appears in the box. This name appears in the course area as a link.

  1. Select the font color and select Yes for Open in New Window to display the content in a new browser window outside of the course’s content frame.

  1. Enter file options including Views, and Date/Time Restrictions.

  1. Click Submit.

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Successful File Upload

Using either method, a successful file upload should look something like this:

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