Frequently Asked Questions

What is the HTML Editor, and why would I use it?

The HTML Editor is a tool that allows you to be able to easily create content in Brightspace. You can use the editor in the following tools:
  • Content
  • Discussions
  • Dropbox
  • News
  • Quizzes
  • Self Assessments
  • Surveys

Do I have to know HTML to use the HTML Editor?

No. You can create and format your content using the icons and menus at the top of the editor without having to know HTML. It operates similarly to word processing software.

Can I insert equations in the HTML Editor?

Yes. The Graphical Equation Editor enables users to insert mathematical equations within the HTML Editor. It supports the input of MathML and LaTeX, and includes a graphical editor where you can visually create equations.

Where can I find more information on the HTML Editor?

You can find more information on the Brightspace Help site.