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User Summary: Canvas Observer/Students (2022-01-15)

User Summary: Canvas Observer/Students (2022-01-15)

This document highlights updated features in the current Canvas web release that affect your 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.


Interface Updates



Course Navigation Menu State

The expanded or collapsed state of the Course Navigation Menu persists throughout all Canvas courses. This change offers consistency with the behavior of the Global Navigation Menu and allows a user to set the state of the Course Navigation Menu.

View additional details for Course Navigation Menu State

Rich Content Editor

Accessibility Checker Indicator Feature Enforcement

When accessibility issues are detected within the Rich Content Editor, the Editor display an indicator over the Accessibility Checker icon. This functionality was previously managed by the Accessibility Checker Indicator feature option, which has been enforced for all Canvas institutions.

View additional details for Accessibility Checker Indicator

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