D2L - Create HTML and TXT Files

Last Updated: 08/15/2017
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This tutorial is operating system independent.


The following documentation shows how to create an HTML or TXT file from within the Manage Files section of a D2L course. The Manage Files section can be accessed in a few different ways:

  1. Click the Edit Course link on your course navigation bar, then click the Manage Files link.
  2. If you have the Course Management widget on your homepage, click Manage Files under the Tools heading.

Step 1

In the Manage Files area, navigate to the folder where you want add a new file.

Step 2

Click the New File icon from the folder bar.

Step 3

Enter a File Name.

*Note: To create a TXT file, append .TXT to your file name (i.e. filename.txt), as shown to the left. If you don't specify .TXT, the default file extension will be .HTML (i.e. filename.html).

Step 4

Add content to your file by using the HTML editor.

Step 5

Click Create.