Brightspace Editor FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The Brightspace 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 Brightspace 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 using the Brightspace Editor?

Yes. The Graphical Equation Editor enables users to insert mathematical equations within the Brightspace 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 Brightspace Editor?

You can find more information on the Brightspace Help site.