Add a file from Resources to a Lessons page

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Instructors can upload files or link to existing Resources on a Lessons page.

Go to Lessons

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Click on the Lessons page title in the Tool Menu to display the page.

Note: The default or blank Lessons page contains text and images that explain the basic functionality of the Lessons tool.

To upload a new file

Click Add Content, then Add Content Links

From the Add Content drop-down menu, select Add Content Links.png

From the Add Content drop-down menu, select Add Content Links.

Click Choose Files

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Locate and select the file to upload, then click Open

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Click Save

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View file link on page

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This returns the display to the Lessons page with a link to the uploaded file.

Click Edit (Optional)

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Add a description, then click Update Item

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View updated item

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Updating returns the display to the Lessons page with a link to the uploaded file and a description.

Notice item location in Resources

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Notice that the uploaded file has been placed in the Lessons page folder in Resources.

To link to an existing file

Click Add Content, then Add Content Links

From the Add Content drop-down menu, select Add Content Links.png

From the Add Content drop-down menu, select Add Content Links.

Select your file

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Click the Or select an existing files from Resources link to choose from your Resources.

Locate the file, then click Select

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Locate the file in Resources that you want to link to, then click Select link (to the right of the file) to choose that file.

Click Continue

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The file you have selected will appear listed at the top of the screen. If this is the correct file, click Continue.

View item on page

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Click Edit (Optional)

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Add a description, then click Update Item

Add a description, then click Update Item 2.png

View updated item

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This returns the display to the Lessons Page with a link to the file and a description.

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This page is adapted from an equivalent Sakai Community help article.

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at https://sakai.screenstepslive.com/s/sakai_help