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So, my impression is that terms are sorted based on date and, perhaps, name. But it doesn't seem consistent. For example, here's the term order on the admin Terms page, which appears to be in descendi...

Community Contributor Canvas Ideas
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So in my daily duties as Canvas admin I have to search for courses and users over and over again from different locations within Canvas. It would be quite convenient if the 'Find a Course,' 'Find a Us...

Instructure Alumni Canvas Ideas
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I should be able to use the scheduler to set up appointment slots for office hours for one week and then have an option for Canvas to automatically create the same schedule on subsequent weeks.

Community Novice Canvas Ideas
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It is wonderful to be able to change the due date of an assignment by dragging it in the calendar. However, the "available until" date does not change along with the due date. This sometimes results i...

Community Contributor Canvas Ideas
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I am aware that we can export our canvas calendar feed to another calendar but it would be nice to import calendar feeds too.   For example, I would like to be able to import my institution's academic...

Community Contributor Canvas Ideas
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I always find it useful to search for content using an index or an actual search tool rather than just scrolling through all of the pages one by one to find what I need.  I can see many uses for this:...

Community Novice Canvas Ideas
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It would be great if the breadcrumb trail would follow your navigation correctly when you are working in modules rather than switching to "page", "discussions", "assignments" or whatever you click on....

Community Novice Canvas Ideas
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I would like to see some additional options for Rubrics.  Specifically, it would be nice to be able to:   Insert a new rubric row anywhere within an existing rubric.Drag and drop an existing rubric ro...

Community Coach Canvas Ideas
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 Add the Rich Text Editor to the Comments section of Speedgrader.   "I want to recommend books, etc., or to properly format foreign words, and so on, and want to set the example, of course, of doing s...

Community Novice Canvas Ideas
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When importing course content, it would be great to see the detailed list of:   What items were imported if the user used the option "Select Migration Content"Who Initiated the importWhether it was th...

Instructure Canvas Ideas
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Originally submitted by Sara Wolf   Currently, instructors can choose to allow a variety of formats for assignment submission. However, when the student submits, only one type can be used, unless the ...

Instructure Alumni Canvas Ideas
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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 fea...

Community Champion Canvas Ideas
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  As an account or subaccount admin, I want to set default notification settings for my users by role. Like role-based permissions, these notification settings could be locked or unlocked; that is, I ...

Instructure Alumni Canvas Ideas
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As an instructor, I want a print button on the People tab that will generate a PDF or other printable document containing student names and photos in grid format. It'd be nice if the list could be sor...

Instructure Alumni Canvas Ideas
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As a user, I would like to be able to use the rich-content editor to compose messages in the Conversations inbox. This would enable me to create Conversations that are on par, formatting- and content-...

Instructure Alumni Canvas Ideas
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