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  1. Click your name in the top, right corner of the page.
  2. From the drop-down menu, select Preferences.
  3. Under User account, click Editor preferences.
  4. Choose 'TinyMCE HTML editor'.
  5. Click Save changes.
  6. You can change this back to the default Atto editor once you have finished inserting images, so that your text will auto-save again.

TinyMCE is a good editor you may be happy to stick with - if you can accommodate its three main drawbacks compared to the default Atto editor:

  • TinyMCE won't autosave;
  • You need to remember to avoid using H1 and H2 heading tags, as these are already used on the page. Start from Heading 3;
  • You can't easily do equations. 

It is fine to switch between TinyMCE and Atto as needed.

Meeting the baseline

The UCL E-Learning Baseline suggests the following for Structure:

  • 1.1 Present activities and resources in a meaningful, clearly structured and sequenced way - e.g. chronologically or by theme. Typically each Moodle section represents a topic, which may cover one or more weeks of study.
    • Use headings - Use Section Headings for each topic area and heading styles within labels, books and pages to maintain consistency across sections and help students see where they are.
    • Clearly group and label items within a section - Bring together common elements, use labels to provide common sub-headings across sections to help students navigate.

 The Accessibility category suggests that you:

How do I insert an image?

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