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Updated Editor within MyLO

Note: This change will occur in our August update in 2021.

The updated editor will be available anywhere where you use an HTML editor. This includes:

  • when creating web pages
  • assignments
  • quizzes
  • announcements
  • discussions
  • and within rubrics.

Old editor

Figure: The previous HTML Editor

New editor

Figure: The new Editor within MyLO

The new Editor includes the following improvements to existing features:

  • Refreshed formatting options
  • The Lato font type
  • A refreshed color picker with WCAG compliance checking.
  • A refreshed font size menu
  • A comprehensive and standard emoticon menu
  • A comprehensive and refreshed Symbols menu
  • An advanced source code editor
  • A refreshed Tables feature, including data sorting
  • A refreshed Accessibility Checker
  • The Check Accessibility, HTML Source Editor, Preview, and Toggle Full Screen functionalities have now been placed in the top bar

The Editor also includes the following new features:

  • Wordcount functionality that includes words, characters, and text selection.
  • Context menus while editing to enable quick access to text, link, and image editing options; including advanced image editing options. Note that image editing is not available in all context menus yet.
  • A new overflow menu with additional, less frequently used menu options.

The list below outlines what is not included in the Editor:

  • Spell check functionality. D2L recommends using your browser spell check functionality.
  • Cut/Paste functionality. D2L recommends using your browser hot keys/menus for this functionality.

Updated editor

  1. Insert stuff has moved to the middle of the editor. Use this to insert and embed H5P, Echo360 and Clickview items.
  2. Press on the three dots to open more options such as the accessibility checker and word count (as seen in the image below).
  3. Open the editor in full screen for ease of use.

Other features are shown in full below.

View of new options