Sharing a Google Doc in a Discussion


Students can paste Google Docs, Sheets, and Drive links into Canvas discussions using the Share button in Google and changing the sharing setting from restricted to anybody with the link.


Navigate to the Google Doc, Sheet, etc., and press the Share button

Step 2: Change from Restricted to Anybody with the link
Step 3: Press the  Done  button

Step 4: Select Copy Link
     Optional: if you want the people who have access to be allowed to make comments or edit the document change from Viewer to either Commenter or Editor
Step 5: Press the blue  Done  button to close the sharing window. 

Step 6: Navigate to the Discussion Post and Add an external link  or paste the link directly into the text box. and add any additional content per the instructions
Step 7: When you are finished Press the  Post Reply  button

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Tue 3/12/24 10:52 AM
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