Display an embedded file directly within a page

Follow the steps below to force a Canvas file to display within a page.

  1. In the Rich Content Editor (RCE), click the dropdown arrow for Documents and select Course Documents (for files already uploaded to Canvas). 
    Three options on how to embed a new file
  2. From the right-hand panel, search your course files and select the file you'd like to add by clicking on the file name.  
    Panel showing course files with a list to select from
  3. The file name will appear in the RCE. Click on the file name and select Link Options.
    cursor on file name within RCE
  4. A panel will open to the right. Select the option to Preview inline and checkbox for Expand preview by Default.
    Radio button selected fro Preview inline
  5. Click done. 
    Done button