How do I create a hyperlink from Microsoft Office 365 in the Rich Content Editor as a student?
The Rich Content Editor will be discontinued in a future release. Instructors can enable the New Rich Content Editor feature in course feature options.
If your course has enabled Microsoft Office 365, you can link documents from your OneDrive folder anywhere you can use the Rich Content Editor in Canvas. The Rich Content Editor is used in features that support the editor (Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, and Quizzes).
When files are linked in the Rich Content Editor, the link displays the exact name of the file. Please ensure your file names are correct before linking a file.
Note: If you cannot view the Microsoft Office 365 icon in the Rich Content Editor, you can still include your file by creating a hyperlink or publishing your Google content to the web and pasting the embed code in the HTML editor.
Open Rich Content Editor
Open the Rich Content Editor using one of the Canvas features which support the Editor.
Insert your content into the Rich Content Editor. Place your cursor where you want to create a hyperlink.
Click the Microsoft Office 365 icon. If the icon does not display directly in the tool bar, the icon is included in the More External Tools drop-down menu.
Locate and click the file you want to link . Click the Attach File button .
Click the Save button.
Note: When using the Rich Content Editor in Discussions, the Save button may appear as “Post Reply”.