How do I attach a file to a discussion reply as an instructor?
You can attach a file to a Discussion reply using the attachment icon. Attached files are also uploaded to your Personal Files in the unfiled folder.
If the steps in this lesson do not match what is displayed in your course, learn how to use the Discussions Redesign interface.
- You can only upload one attachment in your reply. Once an attachment is posted to a discussion post, the attachment cannot be deleted.
- Instructors have the option to not allow students to attach files to Discussions. If you cannot attach a file, this feature has been disabled.
In Course Navigation, click the Discussions link.
Click the name of the discussion you want to participate in.
Create a new discussion entry by clicking the Reply text field.
After adding content using the Rich Content Editor to the discussion reply , click the Attach link .
Note: If you cannot attach a file, this feature has been disabled.
Browse for File
Depending on your browser, click the Choose File or Browse button to locate personal files on your computer.
Select File Upload
In the file window, locate and click the name of the file . Click the Choose or Open button .
Note: You can only upload one attachment in your reply.
Click the Post Reply button.
View Discussion Reply
View your discussion reply. Your attached file will appear under the text.