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How do I create an icon using the Rich Content Editor Icon Maker?

If enabled by your institution, you can use predefined images to make icons within the Rich Content Editor. You can access the Rich Content Editor from Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Classic Quizzes, and the Syllabus.

Note: If the Icon Maker is not available in your course, it has not been enabled by your institution.

Open Rich Content Editor

Select Rich Content Editor

Open the Rich Content Editor when creating or editing an announcement, assignment, discussion, page, quiz, or syllabus.

Open Icon Maker from Toolbar

Select Icon Maker Icon

To add an icon from the toolbar, click the Icon Maker icon [1].

To create a new icon, click the Create Icon Maker Icon [2].

To select a saved icon, click the Saved Icon Maker Icons [3].

Add Icon Details

Create New Icon

In the Name field [1], enter a name for your icon.

To add descriptive text to your icon, enter the name in the Alt Text field [2].

Edit Icon

Edit Icon

In the Icon Shape drop-down menu [1], you can select the shape type you would like the icon to be. You can select between square, circle, triangle, diamond, pentagon, hexagon, octagon, and star shapes.

If you would like to modify the size of your icon, use the Icon Size drop-down menu [2].

To change the color of your icon, click the Icon Color drop-down menu [3].

To add an outline to the icon, click the Icon Outline drop-down menu [4].

If you would like to modify the size of your outline, use the Icon Outline Size drop-down menu [5].

Edit Text

Edit Text

Type the text you would like to include on the icon in the Text field [1].

If you would like to modify the size of your text, use the Text Size drop-down menu [2].

To change the color of your text, click the Text Color drop-down menu [3].

To change the color of your text background color, click the Text Background Color drop-down menu [4].

If you would like to modify the position of your text, use the Text Position drop-down menu [5].

 

Select Image

Edit Image

To add an image to your icon, click the Add Image drop-down menu [1].

You can add Single Color Images [2] or Multi Color Image [3] to your icon.

Apply Changes

Apply Changes

To apply and save your icon to the Rich Content Editor, click the Apply button.