Desire2Learn HTML Text Editor – Advanced View

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Overview

This document gives you the steps on how to use HTML Text Editor – Design and Advanced View to edit your course content in Desire2Learn without needing any prior knowledge of HTML.

Content

HTML Text Editor – Design and Advanced View


Changing Normal Text to Headings

  1. Click Screen shot 2013-12-05 at 1.32.50 PM to view the complete palette.
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  2. Highlight the Normal Text and then choose Heading on the paragraph drop-down menu.
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    NOTE: To use the HTML Advanced View to edit the HTML code, click the html-icon

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Uploading Video/Audio Files

  1. Click insert-video-icon to Insert Video or Audio File
  2. Click My Computer if not automatically selected, then click Choose file.
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  3. After choosing your Video, click Upload.
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    NOTE: To use the HTML Advanced View to edit the HTML code, click the html-icon


Uploading Video/Audio Files from the existing files in Desire2Learn

  1. Click insert-video-icon to Insert Video or Audio Files.
  2. Click Course Offering Files and choose your desired video file.
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  3. Click Next.
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  4. On the Course Offering Files page:
    1. Enter the Link Title in the Link Text field and enter an Alternate Title in the Alternate Text field
    2. Adjust the Video Aspect Ratio
    3. Click Refresh Preview to preview the video file
    4. Click Insert
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      NOTE: To use the HTML Advanced View or Coding Skill, click the html-icon and type in the HTML Code

Embedding Video from outside resource


Embed Video by Searching for Video

  1. Click insert-video-icon to Insert Video or Audio Files.
  2. Click YouTube and enter the Title/Keyword of the Video.  Then click Search.
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  3. Select the Video you want to Embed into your course.
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  4. Click Next.
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  5. Click Insert.
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Embed Video by Entering Embed Code

  1. Go to YouTube
  2. On YouTube:
    1. Search for the Video to be Embedded
    2. Click Share
    3.   Click Embed
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    4. Highlight the embed code and copy it by right clicking the code and selecting Copy.
      NOTE: You can also press Control + C on a Windows computer, or Command + C on a Mac to copy text
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  3. Go back to the Desire2Learn Editor page.
  4. Click insert-video-icon.
  5. Click Enter Embed Code and paste the copied embed code to the Embed Code field.
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  6. Click Next.
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  7. Click Refresh Preview and then click Insert.
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Help

If you have questions, or need assistance, please contact the IS&T Help Center at 404-413-HELP (404-413-4357) or help@gsu.edu.

 
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