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MP4 videos can embed in a text box using the '''Rich Text Editor'''. Other file types that can be embedded in a text box are .FLA, .F4V, .3GPP, .M4V or .MOV files.
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==In the text box, position your cursor where you want to embed the mp4 video==
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[[File:In the text box, position your cursor where you want to embed the mp4 video.png|frame|center]]
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==Click the '''Insert/Edit Movie''' icon==
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[[File:Click the Insert-Edit Movie icon.png|frame|center]]
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This displays the Movie Properties dialog box.
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==Click '''Browse Server'''==
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[[File:Click_Browse_Server.png|frame|center]]
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This displays the Entity Picker dialog box.
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==Click the '''Upload''' file icon==
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[[File:Click the Upload file icon.png|frame|center]]
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==Drop files or paste URLs or clipboard images==
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[[File:Drop_files_or_paste_URLs_or_clipboard_images..png|frame|center]]
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==Or, click '''Select files'''==
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[[File:Or,_click_Select_files..png|frame|center]]
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This displays an upload file dialog box.
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===Locate and select the mp4 video file that you want to embed in the text box===
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[[File:Locate and select the mp4 video file that you want to embed in the text box.png|frame|center]]
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Once you have located and selected the file, click '''Open''' to upload it.
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===The file will upload===
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[[File:The file will upload.png|frame|center]]
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Your file will be uploaded to the server. This may take a while if it is a large file.
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==Click '''OK''' to embed the video on the page==
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[[File:Click OK to embed the video on the page.png|frame|center]]
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Once the file has finished uploading, it will appear in '''Resources''' and will be selected by default. Click '''OK''' to add the video to the '''Rich Text Editor'''.
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==Click '''OK''' to continue==
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[[File:Click OK to continue.png|frame|center]]
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==View embedded video file==
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[[File:View embedded video file.png|frame|center]]
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The embedded video will display in the editing view as "Movie." When the text box is posted or saved, it will display the video on the page.
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Revision as of 18:51, 5 August 2020

MP4 videos can embed in a text box using the Rich Text Editor. Other file types that can be embedded in a text box are .FLA, .F4V, .3GPP, .M4V or .MOV files.

In the text box, position your cursor where you want to embed the mp4 video

In the text box, position your cursor where you want to embed the mp4 video.png

Click the Insert/Edit Movie icon

Click the Insert-Edit Movie icon.png

This displays the Movie Properties dialog box.

Click Browse Server

Click Browse Server.png

This displays the Entity Picker dialog box.

Click the Upload file icon

Click the Upload file icon.png

Drop files or paste URLs or clipboard images

Drop files or paste URLs or clipboard images..png

Or, click Select files

Or, click Select files..png

This displays an upload file dialog box.

Locate and select the mp4 video file that you want to embed in the text box

Locate and select the mp4 video file that you want to embed in the text box.png

Once you have located and selected the file, click Open to upload it.

The file will upload

The file will upload.png

Your file will be uploaded to the server. This may take a while if it is a large file.

Click OK to embed the video on the page

Click OK to embed the video on the page.png

Once the file has finished uploading, it will appear in Resources and will be selected by default. Click OK to add the video to the Rich Text Editor.

Click OK to continue

Click OK to continue.png

View embedded video file

View embedded video file.png

The embedded video will display in the editing view as "Movie." When the text box is posted or saved, it will display the video on the page.


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