Part I

Step 1: Open http://word2cleanhtml.com in an internet browser (IE, Firefox, Safari, etc)

Step 2: Open the Microsoft file (.DOC, .XLS, .PPT, etc) with text that needs to be copied into an HTML file in Blackboard

Step 3: Hold Crtl-A (PC) or Command-A (Mac) to select all text

Step 4: Hold Crtl-C (PC) or Command-C (Mac) to copy all text

Step 5: Hold Crtl-V (PC) or Command-V (Mac) to paste all text into http://word2cleanhtml.com

Step 6: Click on the “Convert to clean HTML” button

Convert to Clean HTML button

Step 7: Select the “Copy HTML to clipboard” option

Copy HTML to Clipboard Option

 

 

Part II

Step 1: Locate the HTML file in Blackboard

Step 2: Hover over the title of the file and click on the action link item (circle) that appears to the right

Step 3: Select “Edit in Blackboard”

Step 4: In the Visual Text Box Editor (VTBE), click on the “HTML” button

Visual text box editor showing where the HTML button is located

Step 5: Highlight and delete all the text between the “<body>” and “</body>” tags

Code view of HTML highlighting the text between the <body></body> tags

Step 6: Paste the new text from word2cleanhtml.com between the <body></body> tags by holding Crtl-V (PC) or Command-V (Mac)

Step 7: Click on the “Update” button

Step 8: Click on the “Submit” button

Step 1: Go to a content area within a course (View Creating a Content Area in the Course Navigation Menu for further information)

Step 2: Click on the “Build Content” button and select “File”

Step 3: Click the “Browse My Computer” button

Step 4: Select the file and click on the “Open” button

Step 5: Give the file a name

Step 6: Click on the “Submit” button

 

Add File from “My Computer”

Step 1: Click on “Content” from the course navigation menuGraphic of Content button

Step 2: Select a learning module to add a file

Step 3: Click on “Build Content” Graphic of Build content button

Step 4: Select “File” Graphic of file

Step 5: Name file Graphic of enter file name

Step 6: Find file Graphic of browse my computer button

Step 7: Click “Submit”  Graphic of submit button

 

 

Add File from Blackboard Learn Content Collection

Step 1: Click on “Content” from the course navigation menu Graphic of Content button

Step 2: Select a learning module to add a file

Step 3: Click on “Build Content”  Graphic of Build content button

Step 4: Select “File” Graphic of file

Step 5: Name file  Graphic of enter file name

Step 6: Find file Graphic of browse content collection

Step 7: Select folder containing the file

Step 8: Select file Graphic of radio button for file

Step 9: Click “Submit”  Graphic of submit button

Step 10: Select “Give users access to all files and folders in the folder”

Graphic of radio button for give users access to all files and folder in the folder

Step 11: Select Alignment Options

Graphic of radio button for alignment options

Step 12: Select Standard Options

Graphic of standard options

Step 13: Click “Submit”  Graphic of submit button