Canvas: Embedding OneDrive Files in a Canvas Course

Task: The article covers how to embedding OneDrive files in a Canvas course.


To embed OneDrive files in a Canvas course, follow these steps:

  1. Locate the rich context editor (RCE) and use the dropdown caret to select the Office 365 tool.

    RCE dropdown menu with Office 365
  2. When the pop-up window appears, navigate to the file you wish to link in the course. Check the box next to the file name(s) and click on the Attach File button. The file will be linked inside the RCE and accessible when saved.

    Image showing file's box checked with "Attach File" button in bottom right corner.


Users can expect to understand how to embed a OneDrive file in a Canvas course.

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Article ID: 3151
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Applicable Institution(s):
Granite State College (GSC)
Keene State College (KSC)
Plymouth State University (PSU)
University of New Hampshire (UNH)