• Publish and Unpublish Announcements

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    I love that Canvas can bring over announcements when I copy content from another Canvas course. This keeps me from copying and pasting announcements I make every semester.  To further develop this feature, it wou...
    dhulsey@nmjc.edu
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  • View Previous Global Announcements

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    It would be nice if there was a link to previous global announcements.  Currently once an announcement is cleared from the dashboard you cannot view it again.  It is annoying to leave the...
    Shirley Kindschuh
    last modified by Shirley Kindschuh
  • Announcements: Lock to home

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    59 votes
    Certain announcements are critical to the classroom success and having them always present on the front page previews would be ideal to maintain their classroom visibility.  We’d like a checkbox option in t...
    Joshua Cohen
    last modified by Joshua Cohen
  • Formatting of Announcement Notifications

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    273 votes
    It would be great to see more information in the announcement email notifications. At the moment, the formatting and images are all stripped from the notifications. The email notification also does not include informa...
    Danielle Dilkes
    last modified by Danielle Dilkes
  • Announcements: Upload Attachments

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    The ability to upload an attachment directly into an announcement only allows for the upload of one document.  While documents could be uploaded and linked from the user’s files, it would be preferred if th...
    Joshua Cohen
    last modified by Joshua Cohen
  • Post announcements in multiple courses at once

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    362 votes
    I would like to see a feature in Canvas that allows you to create an announcement then choose multiple courses  in which you would like to see the announcement posted.  The current process is time consuming ...
    Bonnie Le
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  • Bulk Editing Options for Announcements

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    Currently on the announcement page of a course if an instructor wants to bulk delete announcements they must check the box next to each announcement before they can click delete button. Additionally, an inst...
    Susan Nugent
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  • Marking all announcements read

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    In the student interface, currently it is not possible to select multiple or all announcements to make them marked as read. As a result, often times a student's announcement thread will fill up to the point that they ...
    Connor O
    last modified by Connor O
  • Common announcement to all my classes

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    221 votes
    i teach five different classes (classes, not sections! ) and I have an announcement to make to all my classes. Currently, the only way seems to be - make the announcement five times, once in each class.   Should...
    Badari Eswar
    last modified by Badari Eswar
  • Add Groups to "Post to" in Annoucments

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    Currently if one wishes to send an announcement to a group, they have to navigate to the Group homepage and then make an announcement. Announcements allows posting to sections, but not to groups. It would be a time sa...
    Ben Kiel
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  • Announcements in the Calendar

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    It would be nice if there was an option for Announcements to be able to populate the Calendar. At this time, it only allows you to post Assignments or Events or To Dos.
    Anna-Lisa Kersch
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  • Announcement Settings

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    The ProblemCurrently, the only way teachers know about the option to "Show recent announcements on Course home page" is dig around in their Course Settings, attend our training, or read the guides. Our K-12 teach...
    Julie Gathright
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  • HTML Editor for Global Announcements

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    57 votes
    I am resurrecting my Feature Idea I originally submitted in early April 2015 with some slight modifications and additions.  The original idea was posted here: HTML Editor for Global Announcements Posted to the Da...
    chofer@morainepark.edu
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  • Drag and Drop Announcement

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    2 votes
    It would be nice to be able to drag and drop announcements so that we can easily move them around.
    Cynthia  Wynne
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  • Adding variable text to announcements & pages.

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    Would love to see the option of adding variable text such as, {first name}, to add to an announcement or text on a page.  This would help personalize their course even more.
    Alli Stanley
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  • Announcements notification on Phone app

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    Good Afternoon,   I mentioned that I would love to have some kind of visual indicator on the iOS Phone/tablet App announcement page. I was sent a link to post the query here. In a nutshell, I am looking to ...
    Deborah Funk
    last modified by Deborah Funk
  • Announcement- All sections - dialog box confirmation

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    When creating announcements it appears too easy to forget one is creating an announcement in the "All Sections" --   It would be nice to have a confirmation dialog box to reconfirm that this is what we want ...
    James Furstenberg
    last modified by James Furstenberg
  • Send Account- or Sub Account- level Announcements to Inbox

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    It would be great if you could send an announcement to a students inbox - so they get urgent messages quicker. So there'd be EITHER a tickbox to say 'send this annoncement to all inboxes or all student inboxes', or a ...
    Dave Perry
    last modified by Dave Perry
  • Announcements: Formatting of previews

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    This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas   The Announcement previews that display on the course home page are stripped of all HTML formatting.  We would like to request that the full formattin...
    Joshua Cohen
    last modified by Joshua Cohen
  • HTML Editor for Global Announcements Posted to the Dashboard

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    57 votes
    From time to time, we use the Administrative Pages of Canvas to create global announcements (via Settings >> Announcements tab) that get posted to the Dashboard.  Our announcements could include things like...
    chofer@morainepark.edu
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