How do I embed an image in a Discussion reply?

You can insert an image file directly into Discussion replies using the image icon. You can choose an image from a website URL, an image you've uploaded into your Canvas files, or an image from Flickr.

Open Discussions

Open Discussions

In Course Navigation, click the Discussions link.

Open Discussion

Click the discussion title.

Write Reply

Write Reply

Create a new discussion entry by clicking the Reply text field.

Open Image

Open Image

Click the Image icon.

Select Image

Select Image

Locate the image you want to embed. You can choose an image from a website URL [1], an image you've uploaded into your Canvas files [2], or an image from Flickr [3]. If you need help with one of the three image options, please reference the chapter on the Rich Content Editor.

Update Post

Update Post

When you have located the image, click the Update button.

Post Response

Click the Post Reply button.

View Post

View your post.

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