Add a file

Before you begin

  • Make sure you are logged in as Teacher.


  1. In the Navigation block on the right, click on Courses.
  2. Click on the name of the course to which you want to add a file.
    You will see the course page.
  3. At the top right corner of the page, click on Turn editing on.

    Figure: Turn editing mode on

    You will see the course page in editing mode.
  4. Click on Add an activity or resource at the bottom of the topic section to which you want to add a File.

    Figure: Add an activity or resource

    You will see the Add an activiy or resource window with a list of all available activities and resources.

    Figure: List of activities and resources

  5. In the new window, scroll down to the section Resources.
  6. Select the resource File
  7. You can
    • either click on the button Add,
    • or double-click on File.
    You will see the Add a new File page.
  8. Fill in the required text boxes and options marked with an asterisk such as Name.
  9. You may add a description.
    If you want the description to be displayed on the course page, you have to tick the checkbox .
  10. Note:

    Please be aware that you can upload just one file.

    In the section General, click on the Add file icon next to Select files.

    Figure: Add file icon

    You will see a window for uploading your file.
  11. Click on Upload a file in the left-hand side menu .
  12. Click on Choose file.

    Figure: Choose file

    You will see your explorer window.
  13. Search and select your file in the explorer.
  14. Click on Open.
    You will see the window for uploading again.
  15. Click on Upload this file.
  16. Keep all default settings in the sections Appearance, Common module settings, Restrict access, Tags and Competencies.
  17. To save the chat,
    • either click on Save and return to course, which will lead you to the course page after saving,
    • or Save and display, which will display the file after having saved it


You have successfully added a file to a course.