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Add text to a topic

This is a guide on how to to add an introduction or description to a topic.

  1. Turn on Edit mode in the top right-hand corner of your Moodle page.

     The top section of the main page of a Moodle paper with a red rectangle around the edit mode turn on toggle at the top right of the page, and a red arrow that points to the words Edit mode.

  2. Click the three dots at the top right of the topic.
    A section of a Moodle main page showing Topic 4 and Topic 5 with a red rectangle around 3 vertical dots at the far right of the Topic 4 title, with a red rectangle around the dots and a red arrow pointing to them.

  3. Select Edit topic.
    The popup edit menu for topics: edit topic, highlight, hide topic, move, move up, move down, delete. 'Edit topic' at the top has a red rectangle around it.

  4. Type your Summary in the text box.

    Summary of Topic editing page with the 'General' container expanded, showing the section name as "Topic 3" and bellow it shows the summary box where is written "Add a short description of the topic here."

  5. Finally, scroll down and select Save changes. The text will appear just below the title of the topic.

    Black box around the red 'Save changes' button.

You can also use the Summary text box to add links, video, audio, files, and images to your introduction.

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