Create a link to an activity in a text box

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Tip: If you are creating a text box in the Lessons tool, you may also insert activities directly as individual items on the page, rather than within the Rich-Text Editor. See Add assignments to a Lessons page for more information.

Select the text to be linked.

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In the text box, select the text you would like to serve as a link to the activity. For accessibility, you should use meaningful text to link to the activity.

Click the Link icon.

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The Link icon looks like a chain link.

Or use Ctrl/Command-L on the keyboard to open the Link dialog box.

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Alternatively, you can open the Link dialog box with the keyboard command Ctrl + L (in Windows) or Command + L (on a Mac).

Click Browse Server.

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The Link dialog box will pop up. Click Browse Server.

Double-click the name of the tool with the activity to which you want to link.

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The Server Browser will display in a pop-up window. If you have any items posted in tools such as Forums, Assignments or Tests & Quizzes, they will be displayed in the Server Browser.

Double-click the name of a tool to expand the list of items available in that tool, for example, Forums.

Click the checkbox next to the activity to which you want to link.

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  1. Click the checkbox next to the activity to which you want to link.
  2. Click OK

Click OK to create the link.

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The Link dialog box will display the URL of the activity in the URL box.

  1. Click OK to create the link.
  2. The text linked to the activity will be underlined.

More questions about the Rich Text Editor tool?


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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