Using Drag-​and-​Drop

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IMPORTANT NOTE: If there is already content within the module, the drop zone” will disappear. Instructors can still drag-​and-​drop content directly inline with the existing content without the use of a drop zone.

Adding Content Using Drag-and-Drop:

  1. Select Content from the Navigation Bar.
  2. Select the Module that you wish to add files to from the Table of Contents.
  3. In a separate window or your computer desktop, locate the File(s) that you wish add to the module.

    NOTE: You are able to drag-​and-​drop files but not folders. If you wish to drag-​and-​drop an entire folder, select each file (multiple can be selected at one time) or create a zip file out of the folder which will allow you to drag-​and-​drop it into D2L.

  4. Once you have located the file(s) that you wish to drag into D2L, Arrange your desktop so that both the file(s) and D2L are visible on your screen.
  5. Click on the file(s) with your mouse and continue to Hold the mouse button down. While still holding down the button, Drag the file(s) to the D2L window and place them into the drop zone. The drop zone will turn green when the files are over it. 

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  6. Once the drop zone turns green Release the mouse button. This will upload your file(s) to D2L as Topics within the module.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: If there is already content within the module, the drop zone” will disappear. Instructors can still drag-​and-​drop content directly inline with the existing content without the use of a drop zone.

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Moving Content Using Drag-and-Drop:

  1. Content topics and modules can be re-​ordered by dragging an item either up or down in the module until it is in the correct position by using the drag handle (three horizontal lines). 

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  2. Content can be moved between modules by dragging an item from an open module to a module in the Table of Contents by using the drag handle. 

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