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Canvas Features by User Role (2022-08-17)

Canvas Features by User Role (2022-08-17)

This document highlights all default and optional features in the current Canvas web release if available for each user role. The date of this document indicates when the included features will be available in the production environment. Unless otherwise indicated, features are already available in the beta environment.

Default Features

Default features affect all Canvas users. If enabled in the Help Menu, the Release Notes section displays links to these features according to user role.

Optional Features

Use of optional features vary across institutions, and the Optional Features section for each user role is designed to assist you in distributing information about these features if you choose to enable them for your institution.

 

Admin Roles

View additional details for Canvas Deploy Notes (2022-08-17)

Default Features

Calendar

Edit Event Start and End Time Drop-Down Menu [ADDED 2022-09-02]

In the Calendar, when editing an event, the start and end time field has been updated to include a drop-down menu.


Rich Content Editor

Align Options Text Labels

In the Rich Content Editor, the align options include text labels.

Document Link Disable Preview Option

When uploading a document using the Rich Content Editor, users can disable preview.

Optional Features

Account Settings

  • Authentication: Configure Authentication Provider Update

 

Instructor Roles

View additional details for Canvas Deploy Notes (2022-08-17)

Default Features

Interface Updates

  • Calendar: Edit Event Start and End Time Drop-Down Menu[ADDED 2022-09-02]
  • Rich Content Editor: Align Option Text Labels
  • Rich Content Editor: Document Link Disable Preview Option

Observer/Student Roles

View additional details for Canvas Deploy Notes (2022-08-17)

Default Features

Interface Updates

  • Calendar: Edit Event Start and End Time Drop-Down Menu[ADDED 2022-09-02]
  • Rich Content Editor: Align Option Text Labels
  • Rich Content Editor: Document Link Disable Preview Option
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