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.

How to add text

  1. Create a new step on your course Path and open the step.
  2. Select "Text" then "Paragraph" or "Two-column." You've added a Block to your step!
  3. Replace the template text with your own. Highlight any text and the formatting options will pop up.
  4. Optionally add more Blocks. When finished, hit Publish.

Features

Within a text Block, you can...

  • Add headers
  • Bold, italicize, or underline text
  • Add bulleted or numbered lists
  • Select from available text styles and colors
  • Add a hyperlink to an external site (opens in new tab)
  • Use the fx button to add superscripts and any type of LaTeX math formula
  • Use the </> button to convert to code (monospace font and syntax highlighting)
  • Use the Tx button to strip all formatting

FAQs

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 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 Manger or upload a new file.

Q. How do I add superscripts?
A. Here's how superscripted numbers can be added in a text Block: 

  1. Highlight the text. 
  2. Select the fx button. 
  3. Use a ^ before text to make it superscripted. For example, enter ^2 to add a superscripted number 2. 
  4. Highlight and add a hyperlink if desired. 

View demo. 

Q. How do I add custom styles to my text?
A. Custom CSS is not currently supported in Blocks (more styling options coming soon).

All Blocks enable you to...

  • Toggle between similar layouts.
  • Duplicate the Block to edit and reuse on the same step.
  • Reorder Blocks up and down the page.
  • Insert additional Blocks above or below.
  • Delete Blocks.
  • Preview the entire step as a learner.
  • Undo previous edits (Control+Z to undo your last edit to text, or click "Publish," then "Discard" to undo all edits since you last published the step).

Learn more about Blocks.

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