Answered By: Reference Librarian
Last Updated: 2014.Aug.14     Views: 1040

right-click on the a file, select Send to, then compressed zip fileThere are certain file types that D2L will accept. If you have a specialty program that you are using in class you can zip the file and upload the zip file into the D2L platform. Students would need to download the zip file and open it on their computer in order to view the file.

Creating a Zip File

  1. Click on the file so that it is highlighted in blue.
  2. Right-click on the selected file and choose the option, Send to>Compressed (zip) folder.
  3. A zip file will be created in the same area as the selected file.

 

Accepted File Types:

ExtensionFile Type
HTM, HTML, MHT, MHTML Web Document
RTF, PPT, PPS, PDF, DOC, XLS, TXT, WPD Text Document
JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF Image
SWF, MPG, MPEG, RM, MP3, AVI, WAV, RAM, ASF, MOV, RA Media

Restricted Files

These file types are not supported in the D2L learning environment:

Restricted Upload Extensions
ASP ASHX JSL VB
ASPX ASMX LICX VBPROJ
EXE AXD REM VJSPROJ
BAT CDX RESOURCES VSDISCO
DLL CER RESX WEBINFO
COM CONFIG SHTM INI
ASA IDC SHTML  
ASAX CS SOAP  
ASCX CSPROJ STM  

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