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Hello all, In order to make login_ids consistent across multiple campus Canvas servers, our system is looking at doing a bulk update of login_ids, from using local campus identifiers to using system-wide ID numbers. Technically, we know how to do thi...

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Hi, can anyone help to signpost a guide that explains the Assignment settings? I can see the following: https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Instructor-Guide/How-do-I-create-an-assignment/ta-p/740 https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Instructor-Guide/How...

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I'm working on a python script that will automatically create the modules for my canvas course. I'm using the "requests" library in python. Everything seems to be working well, except for the modules prerequisites. For modules with only one prerequis...

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How do I get the group icon on my canvas interface View more

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what happens if I am not assigned a group?

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Whenever we try to open Canvas in the test environment we get the page "Canvas is currently undergoing scheduled maintenance". Does anyone have an idea how long this will take? We were about to test the link between our SIS and Canvas.   

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How do I get the group icon on my canvas interface

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I am having difficulty uploading a document into an assignment. When I upload the document, it appears as PDF file instead of icon being red it is gray but there is a green box with a check in it. I hit the submit area, it says "try again". Why is th...

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So, the Instructure team has come through with an awesome "fix" to a perennial problem. For years, I have been frustrated by how modules are published. Every time I imported old course material into a new course shell, I would have to click on every ...

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How is the work suppose to be completed?  Where can i turn in the work i've done so far?  

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Suggest terms/acronyms such as SIS and Zip files be defined and explained when they are in use. 

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I have passed all of my courses with passing grades and yet two of my courses have this issue, one with a red box and one with nothing at all. Does anyone know what this means?

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Morning,When I am on any unit selected from the Canvas dashboard I continue to get the below message: Page Unresponsive: You can wait for it to become responsive or close the page.If I wait I get the following error message: Error code: RESULT_CODE_H...

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I am taking a quiz and it asks for me to fill in the blank for a conclusion and I am unable to do so.

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Can I cast my Canvas screen to my TV?

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I just graduated from High School and need to download all courses data and everything in MCPS Canvas. Need help.

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How can I get a copy of Interpretative Paper format sample instructions?

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Is there a setting to get discussion boards to open in a new tab? I understand this is now the default for external links etc., but I can't find a way to force this for native (internal) Canvas links such as the discussion board.

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Howdy! new on Canvas here, I am trying to setup a module template that features a homepage. Said homepage should have a  prompt that instruct the user to reach the "modules" section of the course. I would like the word "module" to have an hyperlink a...

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I have a pretty consistent issue where I have an assignment using an External Tool (Skillable lab - could be any Skillable lab) and if a student cancels that assignment without completing any portion of it they always receive a score of 10/10 or 100%...

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how i put assignments on dashboard in canvas

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Hello! I am currently enrolled in a World History course on Canvas, and have been working on it for the past few weeks. I have not completed it, nor am I anywhere close to the course's deadline. I logged in today not only to discover that it is nowhe...

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Hello community:I do not see a space to offer suggestions for Canvas so I thought to put it here. Would it be possible to place the score box for Quizzes at the bottom of student responses? For example, I have been scoring students' essay exams and o...

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Is there a way to generate a summative report card with grades and comments for each student, collating various subjects' quizzes and assignments? Is there a platform which would link seamlessly with Canvas to then generate report cards? I am trying ...

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I found this information about the Total Activity in the How do I use the People page:"Total activity time is displayed in hours:minutes:seconds. If a user has not yet reached an hour of activity, total activity time is displayed as minutes:seconds."...

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 I submitted photo in jpg format thru Canvas for my class 3 of them displayed sideways.  I uploaded them one by one without any change.  I do not think there is any way to make the change after uploading them Could you please help to find out why the...

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I'm an account admin. I have activated the submit on behalf of student in the permissions section, but its not showing the option as per the article https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Instructor-Guide/How-do-I-submit-an-assignment-on-behalf-of-a-stud...

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I was updating my homepage for next school year and wanted to change some of the buttons. I didn't change the formatting at all; just moved reassessment policy from the table of buttons on the bottom to the table of buttons on the top. In the screens...

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I was not assigned a peer review but someone else got to review my work for Milestone 3.My concern now is that this particular module's milestone shows as incomplete yet i passed. This has had a negative impact on my overall score. Is this a glitch? ...

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I have always embedded YouTube videos with no problem. Today, I embedded multiple videos into a canvas module page; I can see the videos while in "edit" mode, but once I "save" the video it disappears. I've tried on Firefox and Chrome. Any help would...

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