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Overview

EditLive! allows you to insert rich media from social media and cloud-based media services along with your own video and audio into your content.

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The permitted types of multimedia you can insert into your content will depend on settings specified by your Systems Administrator.

Displaying the Media Insertion Dialog

There are 2 basic methods for displaying EditLive!'s media insertion dialog:

  • Toolbar Buttons
  • Menu Items 

 

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The toolbar and menu items described below may not appear in your instance of EditLive!. This would be due to your Systems Administrator removing this functionality. For more information, see your Systems Administrator.

Toolbar Buttons

The  toolbar button opens the Media Insertion dialog.

Menu Items 

The  Insert Media... menu item located under the Insert menu.

Using the Media Insertion Dialog

The Media Insertion Dialog allows you to insert media in 4 ways:

Media Service

Media Services allows the inclusion of content from YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram, Google Maps and over 200 other social media services.

Note

If the oEmbed content is a video a placeholder image thumbnail will be displayed as specified by the Media Service provider.

Embedded Code

Embedded Code allows the insertion of HTML code, for example and iFrame containing a website.

Video

Video allows the insertion of hosted video content into the editor.

Additional versions of the video can be inserted using the  button. Versions can be removed using the  button beside the desired version.

Audio

Audio allows the insertion of hosted audio content into the editor.

Additional versions of the audio can be inserted using the  button. Versions can be removed using the  button beside the desired version.

Note
Audio content will be displayed with the  placeholder image within the editor.

Editing a Media Properties

After inserting multimedia, you can adjust the media's properties by double-clicking the placeholder. This will display the Media Insertion dialog for the particular media type with all the values set for the media.