Inserting media files in the HTML Editor

The following are ways you can use HTML Editor's Insert Stuff option to embed media files:

Insert a media file from your computer

  1. Click the Insert Stuff icon.
  2. Select My Computer to browse and select a file from your computer.
  3. After you select a file, click Choose Destination to select or create a storage location for the file.
  4. Click Upload.
  5. Click Insert.

Insert a media file from your course offering files

  1. Click the Insert Stuff icon.
  2. Click Course Offering Files to browse and select a file from your current org unit file path.
  3. Select your file from the file directory or click Upload to upload a file to the directory. You can also select a file type from the Media Type drop-down list and click Apply to filter your directory search.
  4. After you choose a file, click Next.
  5. Enter a Link Text and an Alternate Text.
  6. Click Insert.

Insert a media file from your shared files root path

  1. Click the Insert Stuff icon.
  2. Click Shared Files to browse and select a file from your shared files root path.
  3. Select your file from the file directory or click Upload to upload a file to the directory. You can also select a file type from the Media Type drop-down list and click Apply to filter your directory search.
  4. After you choose a file, click Next.
  5. Enter a Link Text, if desired.
  6. Click Insert.

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Insert a media file from Learning Repository

  1. Click the Insert Stuff icon.
  2. Click Learning Repository to browse available learning object repositories for objects and assets.
  3. Select your file from the repository and click Next.
  4. Enter a Link Text and an Alternative Text. If your text is decorative, you can select the This is decorative check box to avoid entering alternative text. Select Start playing automatically if you want your media file to play as soon as the content item is opened.
  5. Click Insert.

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Insert a YouTube video

  1. Click the Insert Stuff icon.
  2. Click YouTube to browse and select a video you want to insert.
  3. Click Next. You can preview the YouTube video from the YouTube Properties page.
  4. Click Insert.

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Insert a URL Link

  1. Click the Insert Stuff icon.
  2. Click Insert Link to insert the URL for an online media file.
  3. Enter the URL in the URL field and click Next.
  4. Click Insert.

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