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Create a divider in the menu View

You can add line dividers to a menu layout (these have no text attached to them) to separate logically sections of your module menu. They can be dragged and dropped up and down the module menu.

  1. To add a divider to your module menu, with the Edit Mode ON, hover the mouse pointer over the white cross in the top left of the module menu, as shown here.     

  2. On the pop-up menu that appears, click on the Divider option.

      


    3. The divider will appear at the bottom of your module menu. You can drag and drop this to a different position on the menu.


    Click here for the eLearning Unit's full guide on building and editing your module menu.
    For further help and advice contact the eLearning Unit: 
    elearning@liv.ac.uk


Create a subheader in the menu View

You can create text dividers (subheaders) in the layout of your module menu.These appear in their own line, in bold, in the module menu as shown by the screenshot on below. You can use this with line divders as well, for grouping sections of your module on the menu.



  1. To add a subheader to your module menu, with the Edit Mode ON, hover the mouse pointer over the white cross in the top left of the module menu, as shown here.     

  2. On the pop-up menu that appears, click on the Subheader option.

     

  3. Give a name for the subheader and click Submit. The subheader will appear at the bottom of your module menu. You can drag and drop this to a different position on the menu.

  4. You can add and order menu items to appear under this subheader.


Embed YouTube videos on a module page (Mashup tool) View
YouTube videos can easily be embedded in VITAL module pages using the Mashup tool. For full details on using this facility please read the eLearning Unit 'How to' guide here. Quick steps follow below.

There are two ways in which you can access the Mashup tool.
1) From the Build Content menu, in the second column of the pop-up menu there is a Mashups area. Selecting the YouTube Video link accesses the YouTube search and embed facilities.


2) From any text editor box you will see on the third row of editing tools that the icon highlighted below contains the Mashup tool and clicking on this will access a pop-up menu with the YouTube videos link.



You can then either specify the resource if you know it already, or use the search facilities to find suitable content, preview it and then add it to your module.

You can also search for and embed Flickr and SlideShare content with this Mashup facility in VITAL.