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Desire2Learn 9.0

Downloading Course Files

While many files within your course may be web pages that simply appear when you click on them, other files may need to be downloaded to your computer before you can work with them. If you click on a file and it opens, your computer is configured to work with the file. However, if the file does not open, you will need to follow these instructions:

Windows

  1. In Desire2Learn, click the file link
    The File Download dialog box appears.

  2. Click SAVE
    The Save As dialog box appears.

  3. Using the Save in pull-down menu, select the desired save location

  4. OPTIONAL: In the File name text box, type the desired document name

  5. Click SAVE
    The file is saved to the specified location.
    The Download complete dialog box appears.

  6. To open the file immediately, click OPEN
    To open the folder the file was downloaded to, click OPEN FOLDER
    To close the dialog box, click CLOSE

  7. Using the appropriate software program, open the file

Macintosh

  1. In Desire2Learn, click the file link
    The Downloads dialog box appears and automatically downloads the file to the desktop.

  2. When the download is completed, close the Downloads dialog box

  3. Using the appropriate software program, open the file

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