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How do I rearrange or rename the items in the Tool Menu?

The Tool Menu can be customized by instructors or site administrators to modify the appearance of menu items in the site, including reordering or renaming tools.

For more options to edit the tools in your site, see:

Note: In course site templates, some tools are hidden by default so instructors can reveal content to students as the semester progresses.  For more information, see:

Video Guide

Step-by-Step Instructions

Go to Site Info.

Image - Site Info tool in menu

Select the Site Info tool from the Tool Menu of your site.

Click Tool Order.

Tool order tab

Drag and Drop items to rearrange the tools.

Image - tool being dragged

Click on a tool to move and drag it into a new position in the list.

Rename a tool.

Cog with Edit tool title selected
  1. Click the cog icon to the right of a visible tool.
  2. Select Edit Tool Title.

Edit the Title, click the green check mark icon.

Edit the Title, click the green check mark icon.
  1. Enter a new name for the tool in the Title field.  In the example pictured above, the Blackboard Collaborate tool was renamed as Online Office Hours.
  2. Click the green check mark icon (Save changes made to tool) to confirm the change.

Sort tools alphabetically.

Sort Alphabetically button

To automatically sort tools alphabetically in the Tool Menu, click the Sort Alphabetically button at the bottom of the Page Order screen.

Note: If it is sorted below any other tool(s), you may want to move the Overview page back to the top of the list after sorting tools alphabetically.

Click Save.

Save button