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04. Open a Document from Blackboard in SkyDrive

 

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Overview

This article will explain how to open a document or add a document to SkyDrive once you've downloaded it from Blackboard.

Steps

First Step

Begin by first installing the "SkyDrive desktop Application".  

Second Step

Then continue by logging into Blackboard and browsing to the file you wish to save and view in SkyDrive. In the example image below we are downloading the "Discussion Rubric" from Course Material: 

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To download the file:

  1. Right click on the file you wish to download and view. 
  2. Choose "Save Target As" or "Save Link As"
     
    Note
    The wording on step two varies depending on which browser you're using.
  3. In the next window that pops up we can now choose to save the file in our "SkyDrive" Start by Clicking on "SkyDrive" on the left side of the window as shown here

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  4. Click "Save"

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Third Step

Now that we've saved the document in our SkyDrive we can view it and begin editing it by:

  1. Log into SkyDrive
     
  2. At the SkyDrive screen click on the document to open 

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  3. Wait for the app to load
     
  4. If you want to edit the document Click the "Edit Document" link at the top and select "Edit in Word web App"

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