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How Do I Post a Link?

To create a hyperlink to an external URL in a discussion's reply follow the steps below:

  1. Highlight the word(s) you want to be a link, find the link icon on the menu, and select External Links.
    image of link icon

  2. On the pop up window insert your link and click on the done button
    show how to insert a link

  3. Now you can click on the Post Reply button. The hyperlink will open automatically in a new window - Canvas adds a small icon to show that the link links to an external site.

    link symbol


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How do I create hyperlinks to external URLs in the Rich Content Editor as a student? 


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