Blackboard (Faculty) - myContent: Overwrite an Existing File

This document provides an overview of how to over write an existing file

If you make corrections to a file, such as update a syllabus, you need to overwrite the existing file. If you just upload a new file, the new file does not overwrite the existing file, but creates a copy with a (1) after the file name (syllabus.docx, syllabus(1).docx).

  1. From the myContent, ensure you are in My Content click on the Upload button and select Upload Files.

    upload files

  2. If the page defaults to "Upload Multiple Files and Folders" go to the upper right corner of the page and click on Single File.

    single file

  3. Click the Browse button. Search your computer for the file.
  4. If you are overwriting an existing file, check the box under the Browse button. This will replace the existing file and not create a duplicate file.

    check box

  5. Click the Submit button at the bottom of the page. 

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Keywords:blackboard, black board, bb, content collection, files, file, upload, overwrite,   Doc ID:64215
Owner:Laura M.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-06-17 14:06 CDTUpdated:2017-01-19 10:09 CDT
Sites:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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