Occasionally, you may want to overwrite a file with a newer/updated version. It is easy to replace or overwrite files in your Brightspace courses.
Follow these steps to do it.
To overwrite an existing file, you should:
- From the context menu of the topic, select Change File. This will prompt you to upload a new file.
- Drag and drop the new file into the upload space or click Upload to browse for the new file.
- If you would like your students to receive a notification of the updated content, check the Notify students that the content has changed button. Students must have notifications turned on in their personal settings to see the notifications.
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