Adding a Google file to the Rich Content Editor in Canvas

  1. Anywhere the Rich Content Editor (RCE) is used (assignment, page, discussions etc.) select the Plug icon (See Fig. 1).
    Rich Content Editor menu, with an arrow pointing to a plug icon
    Figure 1: Rich Content Editor menu
  2. Select View All.
  3.  In the list of apps select Google Drive (LTI 1.3) (See Fig. 2).
    List of apps displayed, including Google Drive (LTI 1.3)
    Figure 2: List of apps
  4. In the dialog box make sure that your account is showing and choose Select File (See Fig. 3). If you were logged in with a Gmail account, select Switch Account and authenticate with your SSO.Google Drive LTI 1.3 interface for selecting a file from Google Drive to add to a Canvas page
    Figure 3: Google drive dialog box
  5. Choose the file that you want and select Add.
  6. A warning will appear to let you know that the permissions are going to be changed. Select Attach (See Fig. 4).Notifcation asking if the user would like to attach a file, explaining that the file share settings will be changed.
    Figure 4: Attach the google file
  7. The file will be embedded into the rich content editor. Select the X to close the google drive window to return to Canvas.

Modified on: Tue, Jan 31, 2023 at 2:04 PM

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