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Share a document or file

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra allows for the sharing of files on your screen.

1. Select the Open Collaborate Panel button in the bottom, right-hand corner of the screen.

To share an application, go to the collaborate button is dark pink button in the bottom, right-hand corner. Select it to get to the collaborate panel.

2. Click the Share Content button on the middle of the panel.

To share content select the middle button in the collaborate panel.

3. Select Share Files.

From here, you can share several things, including an file.

4. Select Add Files Here. Only Image files, PowerPoint files, and/or PDF files may be shared.

Here you can click the box to pen a file explorer to locate the file you wish to upload. You an also drag and drop the file into your browser.

5. Choose the file you wish to share, then click Open.

Select the file you wish to upload via the pop out window.

6. The file will begin uploading. This may take a few minutes depending on your file size and internet connection.

note the purple circle that signals your file is uploading.

7. Once your document is uploaded, click Share Now.

Once your file name is displayed the add files icon you can share it using the share now button below it.

8. Choose the slide or page you wish to begin sharing.

Choose a slide or page you want to share with your students

9. To navigate the file, click the left or right arrows at the bottom of the screen.

you can use the arrows to navigate the page of your document

10. To stop sharing the file, click the stop sharing button in the top, right-hand corner of the screen.

This button will stop students from seeing your shared document or file.


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 Last Modified 11/12/19