Blackboard (Students) - Discussion Boards: Hyperlink Text in the Text Editor

This document provides an overview of how to hyperlink text using the text editor.

When you paste a link into Blackboard, it does not become clickable until you apply this formatting:

1.  Highlight the text you want to make into a hyperlink

2.  Click the Insert/Edit Link button (it looks like a chain link)

click on the hyperlink button

3. On the next screen, paste the link text into the “Link Path” box

4. Choose the Open in New Window (_blank) option from the “Target” menu

5. Type a descriptive title for the link in the "Title" box

5.  Click the Insert button at the bottom of the window

Paste Hyperlink into the Link Path box. Set Target as Open in New Window. Click Insert

6: Click the Submit button on the text editor box (ex: on a Discussion Board post)

Keywords:blackboard, black board, bb, hyperlink, add link to Blackboard, add hyperlink to blackboard, make link clickable   Doc ID:57631
Owner:Emily K.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2015-10-20 14:25 CDTUpdated:2016-04-07 10:35 CDT
Sites:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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