How to Embed a PDF in a Question

To embed a PDF, you will need the embed link for the PDF.

To find an embed link for a PDF stored on your computer follows these steps:

  1. Upload the PDF to your Google Drive.

  2. Open the PDF and click on the 3 dots in the top-right corner.

  3. Click on Embed item.

  4. The link within the quotes is the embed link.

Once you have the link, follow these step by step instructions.

1. In your Question Editor, click on the blue pencil icon to open your Rich Text Editor.

2. Click on the icon that shows a piece of paper and a globe.

4. A pop-up window will open. Enter the Embed Link in the space provided and then click the Insert button. The PDF will now appear in your Question Editor.

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Updated 6 Jan 2020

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