Blackboard: Using the Content Editor
The content editor has two modes: simple and advanced. Simple mode is the default mode that is first shown. Click the show more button – represented by three dots to switch to the Advanced Mode.
The Simple Toolbar has some common options for formatting text, including changing font, changing color of the text, and creating bulleted and numbered lists. Also included is a spell check button and buttons for creating hyperlinks.
When the toolbar is expanded to three rows of functions, you may used advanced functions including the available formatting and object attachment functions
Best Practice: Copying and Pasting Text to Prevent Loss
- Windows: CTRL+A to select all the text, CTRL+C to copy, and CTRL+V to paste.
- Mac: COMMAND+A to select all the text, COMMAND+C to copy, and COMMAND+V to paste.
- Click the Add Content function to embed an image in the text area or edit an existing selected image.
- Next select, Insert Local Files to browse your computer for the image.
The math editor delivered within the content editor provides an interface for creating and managing math formulas in your course. The math editor automatically converts formulas and equations to images so that users do not need to download an applet to view them. The formulas and equations continue to remain fully editable for an author.
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