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Adding Attachments in CTools


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Attachment type: Uploaded file
Attachment type: Website URL
Attachment type: Item from Resources in your site



Description

In CTools, you can add attachments to many items you create, including announcements, assignments, forum entries, and more. The option to add an attachment appears in the forms you use to create items. For example, while you are creating an announcement, you will see an Add Attachment button on the form.

This Online Help page explains how to create the three most common types of attachments: uploaded files, website URLs, and items from the Resources section in your site.




Attachment type: Uploaded file


1.. Click the Add Attachments button in the item-creation form you are using.


2. After "Upload local file" click Choose.


3. Find the file to upload and click Open.


You will see this attachment listed under "Items to Attach" just under "Add Attachment" near the top of the main window.


You can add more attachments.


4. When you have finished adding attachments, click Continue to finish the item you were working on.

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Attachment type: Website URL


1.. Click the Add Attachments button in the item-creation form you are using.


2. Type a URL in the box provided. For example, www.umich.edu.


You will see this attachment listed under "Items to Attach" just under "Add Attachment" near the top of the main window.

You can add more attachments.


3. When you have finished adding attachments, click Continue to finish the item you were working on.



Attachment type: Item from Resources in your site


1.. Click the Add Attachments button in the item-creation form you are using.


You will see a list of your site's resources.


2. To the right of a resource you would like to attach, click Attach a Copy.


You will see this attachment listed under "Items to Attach" just under "Add Attachment" near the top of the main window.


You can add more attachments.


4. When you have finished adding attachments, click Continue to finish the item you were working on.

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Are you finding what you're looking for? Please send feedback about this online help guide to ctools-doc-comments@umich.edu Thanks! (For questions about using CTools, send email to 4HELP@umich.edu)