How do I edit or delete discussion replies as a student?

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If your instructor allows, you can edit and delete your own discussion posts. If the edit or delete option does not appear, your instructor has restricted this setting in your course.

Note: This setting does not affect discussions in course groups.

Open Discussions

Open Discussions

In Course Navigation, click the Discussions link.

Open Discussion

  Open Discussion 

Click a discussion title.

Open Settings Icon

Open Settings Icon

Each of your posts have a settings icon with edit and delete options. Click the Settings icon on the post you want to modify.

Edit Post

Edit Post

To edit a post, click the Edit link.

Note: If the edit or delete option does not appear, your instructor has restricted this setting in your course.

Save Edit

Save Edit

Make your edits in the Rich Content Editor [1]. When you are finished, click the Done button [2].

Note: If you have permission to attach files to discussion replies, editing a reply also allows you to remove an attachment.

Verify Edit

Verify Edit

Canvas will indicate the post has been edited. The text will include your name, and the date and time the post was edited. This entry cannot be removed.

Delete Post

Delete Post

To delete a post, open the settings icon and click the Delete link.

Confirm Delete

Confirm Delete

To delete the entry, click the OK button.

Verify Delete

Verify Delete

Canvas will remove the entry and indicate the post has been deleted. The text will include your name, and the date and time the post was deleted. This entry cannot be removed.

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