Add a Paragraph Block to your step to add written content; add a Two-column Block to compare and contrast text in side-by-side columns. Easily mix and match with other Block types for variety.
Sample text: learner preview mode on the left and edit mode on the right
How to add text
Create a new step on your course Path and open the step.
Select "Text" then "Paragraph" or "Two-column." You've added a Block to your step!
Replace the template text with your own. Highlight any text and the formatting options will pop up.
Optionally add more Blocks. When finished, hit Publish.
Within a text Block, you can...
Bold, italicize, or underline text
Add bulleted or numbered lists
Change text justification
Add subscripts and superscripts
Select from available text styles and colors
Add a hyperlink to an external site (opens in new tab)
Use the </> button to convert to code (monospace font and syntax highlighting)
Use the Tx button to strip all formatting
Q. How do I add a new hyperlink?
A. Highlight the text you'd like to hyperlink. In the editor that pops up, select the hyperlink button. Enter your link and then hit Enter.
Q. How do I add a link with an email address?
A. Highlight the text you'd like to hyperlink. In the editor that pops up, select the hyperlink button. Type in "mailto:" followed directly by the email address without any spaces, then hit Enter.
When a user clicks the link, a new blank email addressed to that email address will automatically open in the user's default email client.
Q. How do I add an image?
A. To add an image, add a new Block. Select the "Text with Image Block" to add text alongside an image or use another image Block type between text Blocks.
Q. How do I link to a file hosted in my Media Manager?
A. Add a new Block. Select Media, then add the Attachments Block to add a file from your Media Manager or upload a new file.
Q. What font is used for the text?
A. Basic text uses the following font style:
font-family: FreightText, Georgia, serif;
Other fonts used include:
font-family: proximanova, “Helvetica neue”, sans-serif;
Q. How do I add custom styles to my text?
A. Custom CSS is not currently supported in Blocks (we hope to support multiple fonts and other styles in the future).