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Hi @tlwitt, I think there are a lot of little details that will end up playing into the responses and options around this. I can say for my institution, we do not suspend, nor do we delete user accoun...

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I'm sorry to hear that you encountered a glitching screen during a quiz. That would make me feel anxious. The best person to ask about this is your instructor or local Canvas or IT support team. It wo...

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Welcome @TPUL to the Instructure Community! You mention logging in via Microsoft, which sounds to me like your Canvas instance uses a single sign-on system. That's what my instance does, and that also...

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Hi @PeterSercombe, it will be great to find out the underlying issue, it's our second day without accessing OnedriveLTI. 

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Thanks for your feedback. Its our second day with this issue, still exploring and reaching out to Microsoft for support. 

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Welcome @JONPRICE to the Instructure Community! The best way that I can think to encourage your students to take all four quizzes is to make them requirements for module completion and then use that m...

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I'm afraid this is a challenge for all of us once we have been using Canvas for more than a short period of time, @maychu. What I do to get around this is to rely on the Syllabus page with the Course ...

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Welcome @RyderFine to the Instructure Community! What I would do is make a copy of the page once you add that "coming soon" message to it. The process is explained in a page in the Canvas Guides: How ...

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Hi @losa ,We are currently experiencing this issue as well. It began around 11:00pm AEST on the 25th Feb.I am unable to access the OneDrive LTI admin/registration page (https://onedrivelti.microsoft.c...

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Hi Sorry I have very minimal knowledge of Canvas.I have a parent that can not rest his password.Have successfully connected to the Sentral Parent Portal, then tried to login to Canvas Parent, using th...

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Agreed, it's much slower than it was before, appreciate you following up with support, let's hope a fix is in the works soon.  

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Hi everyone, I have a very large class of almost 500 students and I need to create 190 groups within a Group set for the assignment. I have been able to create the groups, but then I realized that Gro...

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I have a published page for a space on campus I'm working on. I want to publish one version that has basics and a "coming soon" message, then work on developing the page. How can I publish one version...

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I think Canvas should provide more flexibility and faster software implementation response in meeting community needs. This is a basic feature that is implemented in other LMS, so it is possible. One ...

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The whole thing is just a sales pitch to get us to use an inferior product sadly. It should be called Functional Quizzes (Classic Quizzes) and NON- Functional (New Quizzes) Why they continue and take ...

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I create a quiz in "New Quizzes." In the options, I assign a points value (like, 50 pts.) and un-check the boxes that say that the quiz should NOT count towards the student's final grade and should NO...

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We are coming to the end of our agreement with CANVAS, this is happening in a few days (due to a change of direction in the way we deliver our courses). By regulations in Australia, we need to hold on...

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Just for an update: It's now 2024 . . . and, Canvas still offers no way for an instructor to delete or remove a student's assignment submission.  This is the kind of quality product that Canvas gives ...

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Our administrative assistant signed me up for this course and she spelled my last name incorrectly.  How do I change the spelling of my last name?

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I am wondering if the student can see the message in Conversations/Inbox but is not getting an actual email notification. If so, the student might need to adjust their notifications.  Each Canvas user...

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The fix is appreciated, but loading each submission now takes 2-5 minutes and sometimes just outright fails with "Error processing document." I've chatted with support and they are escalating to level...

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Right, I thought of options (1) and (2), but was looking for someone more automatic.I guess I can do option (3), I also use the API for generating quizzes, so that's likely the easiest path, thank you...

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@Gabriel33  You can repeat the grade, but not automatically. After creating your second assignment to hold the reweight grade, you can either (1) manually type the scores, (2) download the gradebook t...

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Does anyone know how to get a csv file for a course that contains the date of last activity or last login for each user? Right now I can get a csv with last page view through New Analytics, but not wi...

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I am an instructor, and I would like to be able to hide certain courses that I am enrolled in from calendar view - meaning that I don't even want them to be available for selection. I am enrolled in a...

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Thank you so much, done

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Yes, "+Add" and selecting "Everyone Else" will still work to restore the grades to the grade book even if all the due dates are finished.  

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Thank you so much, Does this way work if all the due dates are finished? and the student took the exam?

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Hi @NastaranKazemei  If you need to re-open an assignment for just one student, make sure that you do it by clicking "+Add" and assigning it to that student with different dates.  When you to this, th...

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I reopened the midterm exam in Canvas for one student, and now I can't see the scores of the others; what should I do?All the scores were deleted.

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Canvas LMS Product Blog

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For reference: Link to New Quizzes End of Quarter Update Q3 - 2023 New Quizzes - a look back on 2023 2023 was an incredible year for moving the functionality forward, most notably the following relea...

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In September, we introduced the new Quiz and Item Analysis report, focusing on improving its speed. I am delighted to announce that the 24-hour report generation time has now been reduced to an avera...

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  Tl;dr – Beginning today, Community members will only be able to comment on Product Blogs published in the last six months.   In 2023, the Instructure Product blog received 298,500+ page views and w...

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We’ve heard you loud and clear and have been spending the past year experimenting with ways to solve a persistent problem for instructional designers and instructors who create content in Canvas – ho...

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  As the end of 2023 is approaching, we offer you a brief retrospective of what’s new with Canvas Data, an important reminder about migrating data to Canvas Data 2 as Canvas Data 1 reaches end-of-lif...

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Have you ever taken a step back and looked at your recent accomplishments? It’s an exercise that can be exciting, humbling, and inspiring all at once.  Over the past few years, our Product teams have...

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The ability to duplicate item banks was released to production environments on November 18. With this functionality, it is possible to duplicate an entire item bank so that any future edits would not...

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Our focus on providing our customers the right experience has led us to make some adjustments to the Canvas Deploy Schedule this year in order to ensure the deploys are accompanied with the right lev...

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In the symphony of education, your voices have been the guiding notes. The Rubrics functionality within Canvas LMS has been a conversation close to our hearts, stirred by your valuable insights. Deli...

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Introduction Education Institutions are experiencing an unprecedented shortage of teachers across the globe (source). When teachers take leave, or get sick, giving “substitute” teachers (a United Sta...

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Following the introduction of the updated Quiz and Item Analysis processes, our teams have been dedicated to enhancing reporting capabilities in New Quizzes. Currently, we are focusing on two areas: ...

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Hello Canvas Credentials Community, We're back with another exciting update inspired by your invaluable feedback! Your voices have been heard loud and clear, and we're thrilled to announce the extens...

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We are excited to introduce a new feature in the Discussions Redesign - Edit History. This feature enables instructors to view the different versions of discussion responses when students edit their ...

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On Wednesday, November 8th, Admin Analytics will release a new navigation. I’m excited to let you know that this is a preview of the updated global navigation framework that we will be using across a...

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We've been working tirelessly to enhance the Canvas experience, and we're delighted to announce that the long-anticipated Discussions Redesign will be enforced on July 20, 2024! In our continuous eff...

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Hey there, awesome Community member! We hope this message finds you well and thriving in your journey with our products. Your satisfaction and experience mean the world to us, and we're constantly st...

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15 Themes - 9 for Canvas and 6 for Impact - are officially in “Open for Voting” to the Community from today, October 16th to November 15th, 2023.  Over the past month, our team has reviewed all of th...

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For reference: Link to New Quizzes End of Quarter Update Q2 - 2023 New Quizzes Migration through Course Copy/Import The New Quizzes Migration through Course Copy/Import, previously referred to as the...

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Q3 Milestones Over the past few months, the New Quizzes Integrations team has dedicated their time to the Quiz and Item Analysis for New Quizzes. The new process was launched in September, allowing i...

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The ability to export New Quizzes content as a QTI file was released in Production Environments on September 16.   This work is the first in a series of features on our roadmap related to exporting N...

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The Build on last attempt setting makes it possible for students to take additional attempts on a quiz, only re-attempting those questions they answered incorrectly. By eliminating the opportunity fo...

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With New Quizzes migration during course copy/import (formerly Bulk Migration) now available in production environments and the feature option turned on, question banks that have questions included i...

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When speaking to Canvas users, I often hear about the need for more flexibility in grading, especially for those using more non-traditional methods outside of those that rely heavily on the tradition...

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Exciting times in analytics at Canvas! At the end of 2023, we’re going to default the Admin Analytics and New Analytics (which are course-level analytics) feature options to ON for all customers.    ...

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We're thrilled to unveil the next evolution of Canvas’s Discussion feature, representing a significant step forward in our ongoing mission to empower educators and students with seamless communicatio...

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For Canvas and Apple customers in the United States, iWork files (.pages, .numbers, and .key) can be uploaded via Canvas apps on iOS or the web and they will now preview in Canvas’s DocViewer. This f...

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As mentioned earlier, our team has been working on faster access to the Quiz and Item Analysis. We are pleased to announce that this new functionality is now available in the beta environment, follow...

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As a Product Team, one of the most fulfilling aspects of our role is seeing user feedback turn into tangible improvements that impact teaching and learning in meaningful ways. Your input is a key dri...

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The New Quizzes Migration through Course Copy/Import, previously referred to as the “Bulk Migration Tool”, will be available in production environments as of the August 19 release. With the release t...

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  Greetings Educators and Innovators, We are thrilled to share with you the Beta launch of our new product: The Emerging AI Marketplace! The marketplace is set to redefine the way you experience Inst...

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Canvas LMS Release Notes

Learn about the latest releases, updates, and bug fixes for Canvas LMS

In this Canvas release (16 March), admins can search and sort Account Developer Keys. Within the Gradebook, instructors have the option to select multiple filter choices for each filter type. SpeedGrader's media recorder includes screen capture and a...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

In this Canvas release (17 February), observers can sign up for appointment groups when enabled by an institution and the instructor. Classic Quizzes' practice quizzes are migrated to New Quizzes with zero-point quiz settings enabled. The CSV format ...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

In this Canvas release (20 January), additional question types are included in the Answer Frequency Summary in the Item Analysis Report. Screencast | View the New Feature Screencasts page for a compilation of all available videos in this release. A...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

In this Canvas release (16 December), the LTI Deep Linking Line Items on Assignment Edit Page is enforced for all institutions. LTI tool postMessages are now properly supported in an active Canvas Rich Content Editor, including LTI Platform Storage m...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Upcoming Canvas Changes November 2023 Remove remaining utilities from Canvas related to Flash video support. 2023-12-16 The oembed_retrieve endpoint is removedEnforcement of LTI Deep Linking Line Items on Assignment Edit Page Feature Option 2023-12-...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Upcoming Canvas Changes November 2023 End of life for remaining utilities from Canvas related to Flash video support. 2023-12-16 Deprecation of oebmed_retrieve endpointEnforcement of LTI Deep Linking Line Items on Assignment Edit Page Feature Option...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Upcoming Canvas Changes 2023-09-16 Enforcement of ResourceLink.id substitution parameter to supply a resource link’s ‘resource_link_uuid’ instead of the ‘resource_id.' For more information, please see Upcoming Canvas Changes. In this Canvas release...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Upcoming Canvas Changes 2023-09-16 Enforcement of ResourceLink.id substitution parameter to supply a resource link’s ‘resource_link_uuid’ instead of the ‘resource_id.' For more information, please see Upcoming Canvas Changes.   In this Canvas rele...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

In this Canvas release (15 July), Admins can automatically subscribe users to an account calendar. In the Inbox, coding has been updated to improve functionality and user experience. The Grading Scheme is redesigned in both Account Settings, Assignme...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

In this Canvas release (17 June), instructors can bulk publish all modules or individual modules and URLs for LTI 1.1 tools are updated when launched after the bi-weekly beta refresh. In New Quizzes, the Rich Content Editor (RCE) is available and it ...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Upcoming Canvas Changes 2023-05-20 Deprecation of 302 Error redirect for oAuth Token Errors 2023-06-20 Deprecation of oembed_retrieve LTI 1.1 endpoint [Delayed as of 2023-05-15] For more information, please see Upcoming Canvas Changes.   In this C...

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