How do I attach files to activities?

Attach a file

You can easily attach files to activities using the activity editors. To do so:

  1. Create an activity or click the edit activity button for an existing activity.
  2. Open the Activities tab (it should should open by default).
  3. Scroll down to the Attachments section and click Add attachment.
  4. Click the radio button for the type of attachment you want to add. You can choose:
    • Course resource to add a file that exists in the course or on your computer by clicking the upload file button at the far right of the resource field (to upload a new resource, see directions below).
    • Google document to add a file from your Google Drive if your course is configured for it.
  5. Choose the file you want and click OK.
  6. Save.

Upload a new resource

If you want to attach a file that is on your computer, but not uploaded to your course resources, you can upload a file using the Syllabus in the Editor tool, or:

  1. Follow steps 1-4 above; select the Course resource radio button on step 4.
  2. Click the upload file icon in the resource field.
  3. Select the folder you want to upload the file into in the folder dropdown.
  4. Click New.
  5. Click Choose File and select and Upload each file you want to add.
  6. To attach an uploaded file to the activity, simply click the filename in the resource list.
  7. Save.
Upload a new resource

Additional articles

How do I use the Course Editor?

How do I manage course resources?

Tips

  • You can delete files from resources by checking the box and clicking Delete.
  • If you want to attach an image to display in the activity, click the insert image button or simply drag the image into the editable field.
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