How do I create a link to an activity in a text box?
Tip: If you are creating a text box in the Lessons tool, you may also insert activities directly as individual items on the page, rather than within the Rich Text Editor. See How do I add assignments to Lessons? for more information.
Select the text to be linked.
In the text box, select the text you would like to serve as a link to the activity. For accessibility, you should use meaningful text to link to the activity.
Click the Link icon.
The Link icon looks like a chain link.
Or use Ctrl/Command-L on the keyboard to open the Link dialog box.
Alternatively, you can open the Link dialog box with the keyboard command Ctrl + L (in Windows) or Command + L (on a Mac).
Click Browse Server.
The Link dialog box will pop up. Click Browse Server.
Double-click the name of the tool with the activity to which you want to link.
The Server Browser will display in a pop-up window. If you have any items posted in tools such as Forums, Assignments, or Tests & Quizzes, they will be displayed in the Server Browser.
Double-click the name of a tool to expand the list of items available in that tool, for example, Forums.
Click the checkbox next to the activity to which you want to link.
- Click the checkbox next to the activity to which you want to link.
- Click OK.
Click OK to create the link.
The Link dialog box will display the URL of the activity in the URL box.
- Click OK to create the link.
- The text linked to the activity will be underlined.