Q: What is LiveText's Recommended Browser?

AX: LiveText's recommended web browser is FireFox. To download FireFox free of charge, visit www.getfirefox.com.

We recommend using the most up-to-date version of one of the browsers listed below. We continually upgrade our application with new features and enhancements to better serve you, and in doing so, it may be that older browser versions or Internet devices do not support these new upgrades. Using the latest version of one of the below browsers will ensure a more optimal and secure LiveText experience for you.


Q: How do I start a new assignment from an assignment template?

A: Follow these steps:

  1. Click the Dashboard tab.
  2. Click the For assignment details and template(s) click here link below the title of the assignment.
  3. In the Assignment Template section, click the Use this template link located to the right of the assignment template title.If you have already created a document from this template for the assignment, a warning message will appear.
  4. At this point, the system automatically associates this document with this assignment's submission page.
  5. After clicking the Use this template link, the document will open and is ready for editing.From this point forward, your document will be located under and accessible from the My Work area under the Documents tab.


Q: How do I edit an existing LiveText document that was created using a template?

A: Follow these steps:

  1. Click the Documents tab.
  2. Click the title of the document you wish to open.
  3. Click the title of a page in the Table of Contents that you want to edit.
  4. Click the Edit button located on the right of the section that you want to edit.
  5. When finished making changes, click the Save & Finish button to return to the document view.


Q: How do I add a file attachment to a section on a page within a LiveText document?

A: Follow these steps:

  1. Click the Documents tab.
  2. Click the title of the LiveText document to which you want to attach a file.
  3. Click the title of the page under the Table of Contents where you want to attach a file.
  4. Click the Edit button of the Text & Image section where you want to add the attachment.
  5. Click the File Attachments tab located underneath the section title.
  6. Go to the Uncategorized label dropdown menu and choose the label where the file is located in the File Manager.By default, users should see files in the Uncategorized label.
  7. Select the checkbox associated with the file(s).
  8. Once the file(s) is selected, it automatically attaches to the document.
  9. If you have not uploaded your file to the File Manager, you can click the Upload New File...button on top of the area.
  10. Click the Browse...button.
  11. Select the file you want to upload from the pop up window.
  12. Click the Upload File button.
  13. Wait until you see the Completed message.
  14. Click the Save Changes button to go back to the Text & Image Editor or click the Save & Finish button to go back to the Document View page.


Q: How do I add an image to a section on a page within a LiveText document?

A: Follow these steps:

  1. Click the Documents tab.
  2. Click the title of the LiveText document to which you want to add an image.
  3. Click the title of the page under the Table of Contents where you want to add an image.
  4. Click the Edit button of the Text & Image section where you want to add the image.
  5. Click the Insert Image tab located underneath the section title.
  6. Go to the Uncategorized label dropdown menu and choose the label where the file is located in the File Manager.By default, users should see files in the Uncategorized label.
  7. Select the radio button associated with the image file(s).
  8. Once the file(s) is selected, it automatically displays at the top of the page.
  9. If you have not uploaded your image to the File Manager, you can click the Upload New Image...button on top of the area.
  10. Click the Browse...button.
  11. Select the image file you want to upload from the pop up window.
  12. Click the Upload File button.
  13. Wait until you see the Completed message.
  14. You can optionally type a caption for the image, specify the display size, and select a placement for the image in the document.
  15. To replace with a new image, simply follow the same procedures above and the old image will be replaced respectively.
  16. When finished adding or replacing the image, click the Save Changes button to go back to the Text & Image Editor or click the Save & Finish button to go back to the Document View page.


Q: How do I paste text into a LiveText document?

A: Follow these steps:

  1. Click the Documents tab.
  2. Click the title of the document into which you want to paste content.
  3. Click the title of the page under the Table of Contents where you want to paste content.
  4. Click the Edit button of the Text & Image section where you want to paste content.
  5. Copy the text from the Microsoft Word document.
  6. Click in the large text box of the Text & Image Section Editor.
  7. Click the Paste icon, the Paste From Word, or Paste as Plain Text icon on the LiveText editing toolbar.
  8. Format the text within LiveText using the LiveText editing toolbar if desired.


Q: How do I submit a LiveText document to my instructor for an assignment using the Submit Assignment button?

A: Follow these steps

  1. From within the Dashboard, click the Submit Assignment or Resubmit Assignment button that corresponds with the assignment to be submitted.
  2. The Latest Submission tab opens and displays method(s) for submitting artifacts including LiveText Document(s), URL(s), and File Attachment(s).You may also add notes to your submission in the Note text box.The document chooser appears.
  3. Select the checkbox next to the document(s) you want to submit.
  4. Click the Insert Document(s) button.
  5. Click the Submit Assignment button to complete the submission process.Once you click the Submit Assignment button, you will not be able to submit anything else for the assignment unless your instructor requests a resubmission.
  6. The Latest Submission tab will display the most recent submission, links to the associated artifacts, the date of the submission, and the status of the submission (e.g.Awaiting Assessment).


Q: How do I view an assignment assessment that has been submitted to an instructor from the Dashboard?

A: Follow these steps:

  1. From within the Dashboard, click the View Assessment button that corresponds with the assessed assignment.
  2. The Latest Submission tab will open with all submitted artifacts, including LiveText documents, URLs, attachments, and comments.


To View General Grades and Comments
  1. Grades and general comments automatically display on the right of the student submission status box.


To View Assessment Rubric Scoring
  1. From the Latest Submission tab, click the View Rubric Scores button in the student submission status box.
  2. Select your rubric if there are multiple rubrics.
  3. The rubrics container populates on top of the active browser window.You have the ability to undock the rubrics container for more convenient viewing.
  4. Users will then see all rubric scoring provided by their instructor.
  5. To view rubric descriptions in the assessment rubric, click the Show/Hide Rubric Descriptions button.
  6. Click the icon to close the tab.


To View Document-level, Page-level, Section-level, and Text-level Comments

  1. From the Latest Submission page, click the submitted LiveText Document(s) under Artifacts.
  2. Comments made at Document, Page, and Section-levels will display automatically.
  3. Text-level comments appear as icons.Click the icon to view the comment.



Q: How do I create a Visitor Pass to share my work with non-LiveText members?

A: Follow these steps:

  1. Once you log into LiveText, click Visitor Passes under Quick Links on the right side of the screen.
  2. Click the New...button.
  3. Enter a title for the Visitor Pass, usually the name of the visitor.
  4. Click the Save button.
  5. You will see your Visitor Pass listed with a code consisting of letters and numbers.
  6. Open the document you want to share, click the Share button.
  7. Enter the Visitor Pass title (not the code), in the Search Viewer text box.
  8. Based on the first few letters of text entered, LiveText's Autocomplete Share Mechanism predicts the name of the Visitor Pass with whom you want to share.The system will display the first 15 matches below the search text box.
  9. Click the Add to Share button.


Reference:  https://www.livetext.com/c1_help/for_students/