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How do I add and modify text in the Rich Content Editor as a student?

How do I add and modify text in the Rich Content Editor as a student?

The Rich Content Editor will be discontinued in a future release. Instructors can enable the New Rich Content Editor feature in course feature options.

Several features in Canvas support a Rich Content Editor, including Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, and Quizzes. You can type text and you can copy and paste text from other sources into the Rich Content Editor. The following keyboard shortcuts can be used when copying and pasting text:

  • Normal copy and paste on a PC: Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V
  • Copy and paste-without-formatting on a PC: Ctrl+C, Ctrl+Shift+V
  • Normal copy and paste on a Mac: Command+C, Command+V
  • Copy and paste-without-formatting on a Mac: Command+C, Command+Option+Shift+V

The Rich Content Editor also includes several formatting tools that allow you to modify your text.

Note: Your instructor may choose to display a different font for your course. This font will display when entering text the Rich Content Editor.

Canvas tutorial below: