Adding Media Files

The Content Editor allows you to upload several types of media files. Click the insert/edit embedded media function ( insert media button ) to open the Insert/Edit Embedded Media window, where you can embed a media clip in the text area or edit an existing selected media item. You can also use the right-click contextual menu to edit the properties of an existing selected media clip.

Insert/Edit Embedded Media window

Type: From the drop-down list, select the type of media you want to add, including:

  • Flash (default)

  • QuickTime

  • Shockwave

  • Windows Media

  • Real Media

  • lframe

  • Embedded Audio


  • To create a link to a media file outside of the local system, type or paste a URL in the File/URL text box. You must use the http:// protocol.
  • To upload a file from your computer, click Browse My Computer.

  • To upload a file from the course’s storage repository click Browse Content Collection.

Dimensions: Size displayed in pixels. Important: If not set, the actual size populates the boxes.If you select the check box for Constrain Proportions and add a measurement, the file is resized without horizontal or vertical distortion. You are able to preview the file in the window.

Select Insert.

Last updated: 

January 15, 2015