Links - Create Link to File
3.2 Create a link to a file
1. To create a link to a file from within your page, be sure you are on the Edit tab of your page.
2. You will see the Body box with all of your page's content in it (or an empty Body box if this is a new page).
3. Highlight the text you would like to use as the link to the file.
4. Now select the Insert/Edit Link button.
5. This will bring up the Insert/Edit Link dialog box.
6. To create the link to the file, select the Browse button in the dialog box.
7. This will bring up your File Browser. From here, you can either select an existing file on the system to link to, or you can upload a new file to link to. It will look similar to the image below. However, please note it will not look the same. Each website may or may not have their own file folders designated, and of course, if a file has never been uploaded into your system, there will not be any files to display.
8. Either scroll through the existing list and find the name of the file you are looking for, or upload a new file to link to.
To Upload a New File:
a. Select the Upload button in the upper left corner of the File Browser window.
WARNING: File names cannot have spaces in them or they will not upload and link properly. Before uploading your files, please remove spaces from the file name and replace them with periods, underscores, or dashes. We also recommend replacing capital letters in file names with lower case letters.
b. Several new buttons will appear. Click the Browse button and then select the file from your computer to upload.
c. Click Upload (the button to the right of the Browse button) to finish the file upload process. Your file will be uploaded and in the bottom right hand corner, a link will be generated.
9. Be sure your desired file is selected in the File Browser, and then click Send to tinyMCE.
10. The file address will appear in the top field of the Insert/Edit Link dialog box. Click Insert. The text you selected on your webpage should appear orange if the file has been linked correctly.
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