Adding Images

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Click the Insert/Edit Image function () to embed an image in the text area or edit an existing selected image. Alternatively, embed an image using the right-click contextual menu. You can also use the options in the contextual menu to edit the properties of an existing selected image.

You can add the common image types, such as GIF, JPG, JPEG, BMP, PNG, and TIF.

Note: Whenever possible, use compact, compressed file formats such as JPG or PNG to reduce the time required to download the embedded image.

General Image Settings

On the General tab, embed an image from one of the following:

  • To create a link to a file outside of the local system, type or paste a URL in the Image URL text box. You must use the http:// protocol.
  • To upload a file from your computer, click Browse My Computer.
  • To upload a file from the course's storage repository:
    • If Course Files is the course's storage repository, click Browse Course.


    • If your institution licenses content management, click Browse Content Collection.

Note: You can email a link to a file you are including. In the Content Collection or Course Files, access the file's 360° view. Copy the permanent URL address and paste it in an email.