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September 21, 2015

Special Characters in Blackboard


This solution is for instructors and students who might need to add in symbols or special characters into the text they’re typing. For example, the ñ in Spanish.

Here is a PDF of these instructors for download. Symbols in Blackboard

  1. Navigate to an area such as an Item from Build Content or a Discussion Board post where text needs to be entered.
  2. Make sure the Content Editor is expanded to show the full tool bar.ExpandContentEditor
  3. Click on the Symbols button to open the Select Special Character pop up.SymbolsInContentEditor
  4. Click on the symbol you wish to enter in your text. It will be added to where the cursor is in the text box.Select Special Character
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