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In the Total column how do I see what the total possible points is?

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I am teaching using Canvas for the first time.  I have added a number of announcements.  They all defaulted to locked for comment.  How do I open an announcement for comment?  When I click on the settings icon to the right of an announcement, I only ...

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I have a list of assignments being pulled in from Pearson's MyFrenchLabs.  All of the assignments from the publisher are showing correctly in the assignment index in my course.  When I go to insert some (about a dozen out of 50 assignments) of these ...

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In canvas when I go to all courses it will tell me I am not registered for any classes but if I scroll to the very bottom it'll show my classes for the semester as future enrollment. 2 of my classes say they are published but canvas wont let me acces...

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Hi everyone,I'm hoping someone can give me a little direction. I'm trying to import a SCORM file into Canvas. It is a rather large file (1.4 GB). I have gotten it to import successfully, and I can even preview it fine. However, no assignment is ever ...

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Hi all,I've experienced a small but annoying problem with assignments in Canvas.I delivered a presentation to my staff on Monday about the joys and wonders of Speedgrader, especially the ability to use the feedback tools directly on student submissio...

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My students took a quiz and some of them took a retake. So I have two assignment entries in the Quizzes Assignment Group. What I would like to be able to do is to have a way to calculate the grade for the quiz by weighting the score of their original...

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I have a class where the instructor copied everything from one course into another. Something that did NOT copy was the profile picture associated with his Announcements. I copied some announcements from one into another and I'm seeing the same thing...

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Any plans to allow teachers to (temporarily) hide columns in gradebook?I know it was suggested a while ago as an idea - https://community.canvaslms.com/ideas/3477-hide-grade-columns-for-teacher-gradebook but I cannot see any mention of it on the Phas...

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How do I set up weekly recurring individual conferences with students and link the sign up to a particular Canvas course? 

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How do I add the "Next" button at the bottom of a page so that the course I'm building moves sequentially through the pages and modules I'm creating?

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Can marking assignments missing being disabled? I have assignments that some students submit to, but mostly I manually enter the grade. I'm noticing that for students whose grade was manually added without a submission from them it is marked missing....

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Is there a way to export student email addresses that are stored in Canvas? I need to create accounts for my students in another program and would like to use the email address that they currently have stored in Canvas as their primary email address....

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Hi,How are student numbers allocated when anonymous marking is turned on? I thought it was to do with the first student interacting with a course becoming Student 1, the second being Student 2 etc. However, we had an assignment open this week and whe...

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Anyone have a suggestion on criteria for teachers to have as beginning Canvas users? I'm teaching an hour session to 20 educators. Thoughts appreciated!! I'm thinking things like:Profile settingsNotification settingsHow to access help/guides, etc.Cre...

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We have hybrid devices for staff and the Wiris Maths and Chemistry LTIs now provide amazing handwriting functionality so much that the built-in Maths Editor is redundant.Is there anyway of removing it from the list?Thanks

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Dear Community members,I have read the guide for integrating Office 365 LTI into Canvas and wanted to ask for a clarification about the following:The Office 365 LTI supports Microsoft OneDrive in Canvas and can be enabled at the account, sub-account,...

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We've started enrolling teachers in our course about 2 months ago and receive emails from about 75% of our participants saying they haven't received the invitation. Before we enroll them, we send a welcome email informing them to add notifications@ca...

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I have an instructor that contacted me today with this issue:> I have a question regarding closed captioning in Canvas. In adding closed captioning to my videos, I've noticed that the captions are OK if the videos are played at normal size. However, ...

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Can students begin a quiz, save their progress and finish it at a later time? I am setting up my online course using the quiz feature more as an exploration, and not a traditional quiz. It will take them longer than one sitting to complete the entire...

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I will be leaving the country for 11 days and was wondering if I can access my Canvas Courses overseas? 

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I have links to YouTube videos using the href tag in HTML. Whenever I save the page, a thumbnail shows of the YouTube video, however, I just want the link to show as text and not show as a thumbnail as well. How can I achieve this?

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Is it possibe to create an out of office notificaton for messaging? It has become apprant this something we need to be able to do withlin canvasIf not - is it the case that if X messages Y in canvas and Y is away, an out of office notificaton from Ys...

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What does the analytic about 'Total Activity' (hr:min:sec) for each student actually mean?

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I have created assignments, quizzes and discussions for students. Students can see assignments and quizzes in their calendars but not the discussions. Why is that? All the discussions have due dates set for them,

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Encounter unexpected error when starting a collaboration (At course level > Select Collaborations > click ‘Add Collaboration’ > click ‘Log In’ > “An unexpected Error occurred”).This error continue even after clicking the "Log in" button. Wondering th...

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How can I hide my "inactive" students.  Those who were no-shows will not require a grade like those who drop after the deadline so I can't see any reason to have them on the people list.  Any ideas?  (I did a search for this question but it was answe...

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Hello, I am teaching several sections of a computer science class.   My colleague is also teaching several sections of the same class.Can I create a discussion that can be accessed by all students in all of our classes?Can I restrict access to only s...

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Does anyone know if there is a way to check discussion board posts for plagiarism?

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I uploaded grades in a CVS file but my "Course Grade" column is blank -- I just want to post Letter Grades

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