Adding Media Files

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Click the Insert/Edit Embedded Media function () to embed a media clip in the text area or edit an existing selected media item. You can also use the right-click contextual menu to edit the properties of an existing selected media clip.

General Media Settings

Type: From the drop-down list, select the type of media you want to add:

  • Flash (default)
  • QuickTime
  • Shockwave
  • Windows Media
  • Real Media
  • iframe
  • Embedded Audio
  • To create a link to a media file outside of the local system, type or paste a URL in the File/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 a content item. In the Content Collection or Course Files, access the file's 360° view. Copy the permanent URL address and paste it in an email.

  • Dimensions: Size displayed in pixels. Important:If not set, the actual size populates the boxes.