Moving and Uploading Files
Move File via Drag and Drop
You can also manage your files using a basic click-and-drag method. Click the file name and drag the file to the desired folder. Once you see the folder highlighted, release your mouse. The file has been moved.
You can also move a file from the right pane to the left pane.
Note: You can only move a file within the right pane or from the right pane to the left pane. Files are organized in alphabetical order. While you can still move files into folders, you cannot rearrange the alphabetized structure of the files and folders.
Move Multiple Files
To select multiple files, press the command key (Mac) or the control key (Windows) while clicking the line for each file you want to select.
To select all files, click the command + A keys (Mac) or the control + A keys (Windows).
To select a range of files click the first file you want to select, hold down the Shift key, and then click the last file you want to select. All files between the first and the last file will be selected.
Note: You can also use the same key command to deselect a file.
In user or group files, click the Upload button.
Select the files you want to upload to your user or group files .
To select a group of files, hold down the Shift key on your keyboard and click the first and last files in the group.
To select multiple files, hold down the Control (Windows) or Command (Mac) key on your keyboard and click each file.
Click the Open button .
Drag and Drop Multiple Files
You can also drag and drop multiple files to upload to your user or group files. Select multiple files and drag them to the files pane to upload them.
Replace Duplicate File
If a file with the same name already exists in the folder where you are uploading your file, you will be asked if you want to skip, replace, or rename it.
To skip the file, click the Skip button .
To rename the file, click Change Name button . This option will create a duplicate copy of the file with a different name.
To replace the file, click the Replace button .
View Upload Progress
A progress bar displays to show the progress of each file upload.
View your uploaded files.
Click the Upload button.
Click the title of the file you want to import  and click the Open button .
Choose ZIP Option
If you want to expand all the contents of the ZIP file, click the Expand It button . If you want to upload the ZIP file intact, click the Upload It button .
You can track the progression of the upload by monitoring the progress bar.
Your files will be uploaded to your personal or groups file storage area.
Supported Image Formats
Canvas will accept the following image files:
- BMP - Windows Bitmap
- GIF - Graphics Interchange Format
- JPEG - Joint Photographic Experts Group
- PNG - Portable Network Graphics
- SVG - Scalable Vector Graphics
- TIFF - Adobe Systems
Note: While TIFF files can be uploaded to file storage, they will not display within any area of Canvas.
Supported Video Formats
The Canvas media player supports H.264 video playback. Canvas will accept the following video files for playback:
- FLV – Flash Video
- ASF – Windows Media
- QT – Apple QuickTime
- MOV – Apple QuickTime
- MPG – Digital Video Format
- MPEG – Digital Video Format
- AVI – Digital Video Format
- M4V – Digital Video Format
- WMV – Windows Media
- MP4 – Digital Video Format
- 3GP – Multimedia Mobile Format
Supported Audio Formats
Canvas will accept the following audio files for playback:
- MP3 – Digital Audio Format
- WMA – Windows media audio
- MWV – Windows Media
Open Google Drive
In Course Navigation, click the Google Drive link.
Log in to Google Drive
You may be asked to authenticate your account. Click the Authorize button.
In an external window, enter your Google App email and password.
Note: If you are unable to authenticate, please see the troubleshooting information in the description of this lesson.
View Google Drive
View the files and folders in your Google Drive folder.
Google Drive displays the name of each folder . You can view the contents of each folder by clicking the folder name.
For individual files, you can view the file name  and the date it was modified .
To view the linked Google Drive email or to sign out of your Google account, click the Account button .
Search for Files
To search for a file, enter the name of the file and click the Enter (Return) key on your keyboard.
View Search Results
Google Drive returns file results related to your search.
To open a file, click the name of the file . At the bottom of the window, click the Open button .
In a new browser window, view the file in your Google account.