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Creating new items within Quicklinks

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The Insert Quicklink feature also enables you to create the items you want to link to from within the HTML Editor. These items can function as placeholder links so you can work uninterrupted in the HTML Editor, then finish creating the item in the appropriate tool later.

Note You can create new items while inserting Quicklinks for all but the following:
  • Calendar
  • Content
  • ePortfolio
  • Forms

Create a new item while inserting a Quicklink

  1. Click  Insert Quicklink in the HTML Editor.
  2. Select the type of item you want to link to from the list in the Insert Quicklink window.
  3. Do one of the following:
If you choose: Do this

Course File

  1. Click Create New File.
  2. Click Browse to locate the file you want to add to course files, or simply drag and drop the file to insert it into your content.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • Click Create to add the file to the list of available course files.
    • Click Create and Insert to create the file and insert the Quicklink simultaneously.

Note Internet Explorer 9 and older currently does not support dragging and dropping files from your desktop into Learning Environment.

External Learning Tools

  1. Click Create New LTI Link.
  2. Enter a Title.
  3. Enter the location of the LTI link in the URL field.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • Click Create to add the file to the list of available LTIs.
    • Click Create and Insert to create the LTI and insert the Quicklink simultaneously.

LiveRoom

  1. Click Create New Room.
  2. Enter the Name of the virtual room.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • Click Create to add the virtual room to the list available on the previous page.
    • Click Create and Insert to create the virtual room and insert the Quicklink simultaneously.

URL

  1. Enter the web site address into the URL field.
  2. Enter the Title of the link.
  3. Select a Target. You can choose to have the linked item open in the Whole Window (keeping elements such as navbars that might be present when a user is viewing the content), in the Same Frame (opens in the content pane), or in a New Window.
  4. Click Insert.

Chat

Checklist

Discussions

Dropbox

Quizzes

Self Assessments

Surveys

  1. Click Create New [item].
  2. Enter a Name.
  3. Enter a Description (optional).
  4. Do one of the following:
    • Click Create to add the item to the list of available items on the previous screen.
    • Click Create and Insert to add the item and insert the Quicklink simultaneously.

Audience: 

  • Instructor