Canvas: Auto-Open Inline Preview of Files


This article describes how to set your files to Auto Preview in Pages.


1. Open your Canvas course

2. On the left navigation bar select Pages

3. Select the + Page button in the top right corner

4. Name your page 

5. On the right hand side select the Files tab as shown below 

6. Select whichever file you would like to upload to the page

7. Highlight the text for the file link and select the Link to URL option 

8. Check the box next to "Auto Open Inline Preview for this Link" and click Update Link.  

9. Click Save 

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Article ID: 844
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