Strictly Enforce Student-Level Permissions in Preview and Student View

Idea created by Tim Kato on Feb 26, 2018
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    • Tim Kato
    • Curtis Phillips
    • Rob Ditto
    • Jim Wolf
    • kyle gailling

    It would be very helpful if file/image permissions were strictly enforced when in student view or when previewing a quiz. The ability to access a file or load an image should always be based on student-level permissions in order to ensure the student view and quiz preview experiences match what an actual student would observe. The current behavior of Canvas is misleading - unpublished images/files will cache and still load in student view, quiz preview, etc. This is easiest seen by embedding an unpublished image on a published course page or quiz and then switching over to student view.

     

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