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About the HTML Editor

About:

The HTML editor allows you to enter and format text in D2L. It is availble to you in the Discussions and Assignments tools, and may be available to you in a Written Response quiz question (if enabled by your instructor).

Image of the HTML editor

This is what the D2L HTML editor looks like; it functions similarly to Word and other word processing programs: 

The following is a list of functions available to you within the HTML editor:

  • Insert Stuff: to insert a media file or link
  • Insert Image
  • Insert Quicklink
  • Format text
  • Add bullets, numbering, or alignment
  • Change font type or size
  • Change font color
  • Add or edit a table
  • Add graphical equations
  • Undo or Redo an edit
  • Cut and Copy text

Note: If you do not see all of the HTML icons, click on the ellipses icon to expand your screen:Image of ellipses icon in toolbar


Note: Advanced users can access the HTML code by clicking on the HTML Source Editor icon: Image of HTML Source Editor icon