Canvas Canvas Rich Text EditorHow do auto-open a preview of a linked file on a Canvas text box?

How do auto-open a preview of a linked file on a Canvas text box?

In Canvas, any link to a file in a text box can be automatically opened and displayed to users. This is frequently done in the Syllabus and Assignment tools, but will work in any tool that contains a Canvas text box (Syllabus, Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Quizzes, Pages)

For directions on how to link a file in a Canvas text box see: How do I link to a file in a Canvas text box?

Below are directions on how to auto-open a link in a Canvas text box.

This displays a link to Website dialogue box

This will return the display to the Canvas text box

Save, Update or Post the contents of the text box. This will cause the linked file to automatically open an inline preview of the file