ARCHIVED: In Oncourse, how do I add a matrix to the menubar of my site?

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In the portfolio environment, you can create a direct link to any matrix from the menubar of any site. This might be useful when, for example, a matrix supporting an academic program resides in a portfolio site, and the faculty in that program want to link to the matrix from their course sites. As long as they are members of both the course site and the portfolio site, students can use the menubar link to view and work with the matrix without leaving the course site.

To complete these procedures, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. If you're not sure what your role is, see the "Role" column in the Roster tool. For permissions, see ARCHIVED: What can I do in read-only Oncourse?

To create the link:

  1. Go to the site containing the matrix, and then click Matrices.
  2. Right-click the name of the desired matrix, and choose Copy link location to copy the URL for the matrix to the Clipboard.
  3. Go to the site in which you would like to add a link to the matrix.
  4. Click Site Setup, and then Edit Tools.
  5. Check Web Content to add a new Web Content tool. Then click Continue.
  6. In the Web Content screen, enter a short title in the "Title" field. Delete the "http://" from the source field and paste the matrix URL into the field.
  7. Click Continue, and then click Finish.

The matrix link should now appear in the menubar. Test the link by clicking it.

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Last modified on 2018-01-18 15:58:23.

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