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Find the URL of an item

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The Resources tool allows you to store your files in a central location and make them available to other people by referencing the URL. To find and share the URL of an item in Resources:

  • In the menubar, click Resources.
  • Next to the item to which you want to link, from the Actions menu, click Edit Details.
  • Under "File Details", next to "Web Address (URL)", highlight the URL of the item. Press The control key, or ctrl key, is normally found on the bottom corners of a PC keyboard, beside the alt keys+c on Windows, The command key, located beside the space bar on an Apple Inc. keyboard.  Often used as the equivalent to the Window's "ctrl" key.+c on a Mac to copy the URL.
  • Paste the URL wherever you need it by pressing The control key, or ctrl key, is normally found on the bottom corners of a PC keyboard, beside the alt keys+v on Windows, The command key, located beside the space bar on an Apple Inc. keyboard.  Often used as the equivalent to the Window's "ctrl" key.+v on a Mac.

Note: To make a URL visible to users outside your site, see Make resources publicly accessible.


Other articles about Isaak/Sakai's tools and how instructors can use them:

Core Tools:   Image:Flag blue.png Announcements | Image:Page edit.png Assignments | Image:Lessons-icon.png Lessons | Image:Comments.png Forums | Image:Report.png Gradebook | Image:Folder.png Resources | Image:Calendar.png Schedule | Image:Pencil.png Tests and Quizzes

More Tools:   Image:User comment.png Chat Room | Image:Folder page.png Drop Box | Image:House.png Home | Image:Comment.png Messages | Image:Chart bar.png Statistics | Image:Page world.png Web Content


Related articles:   How to add tools to your course | Using the Text Editor | Manage Groups | Permissions and roles | Contact the CPI for help

This article is based on the equivalent Sakai project help article.

The Sakai Educational Community License is deemed to be compatible with this sites Project:Copyrights which are under the Creative Commons 2.5 Licence. You can view the original Sakai help documentation, unedited, at http://kumu.brocku.ca/sakai/help/

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