CTRL+K might just be your new best friend. When you need to insert a link (for an image or highlighted text) you can quickly copy the link from the original source (CTRL+C) and then in Canvas or other website/document choose CTRL+K to launch the add-link. Here is an example in Canvas after highlighting the text:
Other Keyboard Quick Tips
CTRL-A Select All
CTRL-Z Undo (another favorite)
How this supports you
It makes life easier! That’s it. You can use this trick in Canvas, Outlook, Word, anywhere you are inserting links.
When creating hyperlinks using text to help students gain additional insight and context to words or phrases within a specific unit.
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Link to Avoid
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