Commons Release Notes (2016-04-05)

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In this release, Commons has updates to the resource details page and admin settings.

 

For Canvas users, to have Commons enabled in your Canvas account, please contact your Customer Success Manager.

 

New Features

 

Resource Details Page

Download Link

Resources of any type can be downloaded by clicking the Download link on the details page of a resource. The file size is indicated next to the link. Documents, images, and files will be downloaded as their respective file types, while courses and assignments will be downloaded as Canvas course export packages (imscc).

 

 

 

Updated Features

 

Admin Settings

Usage Rights

Sub-account admins no longer have access to Admin settings in Commons, but root account admins continue to have full access.

 

User Interface

Admins no longer see a dropdown menu when clicking the Admin link. Clicking the link directs users to the Admin page where they can access information subdivided within tabs.


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