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How do I make a link to a Resource folder appear in the Tool Menu?

Instructors can create a link to a Resource folder and have that link appear as a button in the Tool Menu.

Go to Resources.

Go to Resources.

Select the Resources tool from the Tool Menu of your site.

To create a link to a Resource folder, to the right of the folder, click Actions / Make Site Page.

To create a link to a Resource folder, to the right of the folder, click Actions / Make Site Page.

This displays the Edit Details page.

Copy the folder's web address (URL) to your computer's clipboard, then click Cancel

Copy the folder's web address (URL) to your computer's clipboard, then click Cancel

This returns the display to the Resources page.

In the tools menu, click Site Editor.

In the tools menu, click Site Editor.

This displays the Site Editor page.

Click Edit Tools.

Click Edit Tools.

This displays the Edit tools page.

Checkmark Web Content, then click Continue.

Checkmark Web Content, then click Continue.

This displays the Multiple Tool instances page.

Paste the folder's URL into the URL box, name the link, then click Continue, then click Finish

Paste the folder's URL into the URL box, name the link, then click Continue, then click Finish

This adds the link to the Resource folder in the tool list.

Example

Example

Example of what is displayed when a student clicks on the new tool button.

Example of what is displayed when a student clicks on the new tool button.

Note: Any contextual descriptions that have been added to the folder or files are displayed on the page.