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Canvas Student Release Notes (Android 6.18)

Canvas Student Release Notes (Android 6.18)

In Canvas Student 6.18, the app allows students to enable Dark Mode and tap the Grab Annotation tool to move and delete specific annotations in the mobile app. Additionally, the Canvas App font has been updated to Lato.

Canvas Android app version updates are distributed in a phased rollout, which distributes the update to all users over time. The features in these notes may not immediately be available as an update in the Play Store. The Canvas Student Android app requires Android 6.0 or later.

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New Features

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Settings

Dark Mode

In Canvas App Settings, students can enable Dark Mode.

App Theme SelectionApp Theme Selection

 
In Settings, students can choose between three app theme options, Light, Dark, and Same as Device.

 

Updated Features

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Annotation Toolbar

Grab Annotation Tool

In the Annotation Toolbar, students can use the Grab Annotation tool to select and grab point annotations, short text, boxes, or drawing annotations. This update indicates students have selected the grab tool to move or delete point annotations, short text, boxes, or drawing annotations.

Grab Annotation ToolGrab Annotation Tool

 
In the Annotation Toolbar, tap the Grab Annotation tool.

 

Grab Annotation Tool SelectionGrab Annotation Tool Selection

 
To move or delete, tap the point annotations, short text, boxes, or drawing annotations.

 

Updated Interface

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Font

Global Font Update

In the Canvas app, the default font has been updated to Lato. This change improves readability for all font sizes and provides a better visual hierarchy in Canvas Typography.

 

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Date  
2022-06-23 Release Notes Published

 

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