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An instructor contacted me to say many of his current term course tiles disappeared from his dashboard. Upon checking the Courses > All Courses area, we found that *NONE* of his current term classes had the filled-in star -- not even the ones that we...

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Can anyone validate if they have been able to integrate with McGraw Hill's Connect products for higher education using the Canvas Free for Educators platform? Thank you in advance!

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I know that Canvas offers robust analytics for enrolled students but we have a course that's set to "public" and we're not asking people to enroll in order to lower the barrier of engagement as much as possible. In this situation is there anyway to t...

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A code I added is being accepted and works but only until I open the editor again. The part of code is deleted and it stops functioning.The anchor tag(bold part of code)  is deleted after opening the editor.Code: <div style="width: 100%; overflow: hi...

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Hi everyone,At the school where I teach, there's a department-wide rule that students must attend 75% of class sessions in order to pass the class. So when I keep track of attendance, I need to be able to keep track of how many classes students have ...

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Once students submit a quiz with a file upload, is there a way for them to go back and see a read-only version of the file they submitted? It appears this is possible with assignments but I can't find any information about quizzes specifically.If thi...

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I frequently use the "prevent skipping" feature on Nearpod lessons. However, to get the "prevent skipping" part to work I have to have Canvas open it in a new window instead of being embedded in Canvas (which I don't like anyway because I think it's ...

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What are Points in Assignments and why do we have to use them if we are wanting to add letter grades to each individual assignment as well as the total grade? My school and I are new to canvas and I can't find an explanation to what the points are an...

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I would like to create a term calendar for each year level that combines all learning area assessments onto one calendar e.g. Year 7 - all learning area assessments for term 2 on one calendar.  This would assist parents and the school knowing the ful...

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 When i go to the home page on my dashboard the Grades option is not in my Navigation bar on the left. I've tried adding it through the settings to not avail. Any suggestions would be appreciated.  

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Is there a way to include symbols and formulas for multiple dropdown type questions in quizzes? I know there is an edit option for multiple choice type, but I am doing hypothesis testing steps question and need to include symbols and formulas into mu...

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I would like to be able to see more assignments and more students on one page. Unfortunately, the names of students are so big that I can only see 20 students at once. It's a rare class that has only 20 students. Similarly, I can only see 6 assignmen...

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Hi Canvas Staff,I am a graduate assistant at the University of Oklahoma working with the finance department to generate quizzes for various courses. In this capacity, I am acting as a TA in the canvas courses. I would like to incorporate what are con...

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Hello,Has Canvas changed how dropped score show in student Grades. The dropped scores are gray text that is difficult to distinguish from non-dropped scores. Before didn't Canvas use an icon to indicate dropped scores.

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Hi everybody,Could you tell me please, how to integrate authorize.net payment into Canvas LMS?Thank you  

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Peace! Come one, come all. I am fielding all the best practices/suggestions/insights you all have experienced or seen regarding how to get college students from just saying the same ol' bland things on discussion boards.Rubric suggestions, instructio...

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Al ingresar a la app canvas student de siglo 21, luego de logearme en el celular o la tablet, todo parece funcionar perfectamente, pero solo dentro del contenido del Módulo 1 de cada materia, al querer ir a los otros módulos siempre queda en el modul...

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I want to be able to change the quiz question point value without having to click into each individual question and change then hit update question. Is it possible to make the quiz question point value editable on the Questions page by just clicking ...

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Hi, community! I've scoured the posts for an answer, however, it seems like most people are asking how to remove the external link icon. I want to add it.Our practice is to have any link that takes you outside Canvas open in a new tab. And for WCAG c...

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Hey thereI'd like to run an API call to list courses where the course ID (raw: id) is greater than a certain value. The closest I've got is:/v1/accounts/81/courses?search_by=course&search_term=1521, or/v1/courses/sis_course_id:CLRS90013_2019_AUGHowev...

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Hello all. Our dev instance of canvas has become well poluted over time and we need to clean it up. I'd like to be able to go into people and export a list of students and instructors so they can be reviewed for removal. Does anybody know how I might...

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Hi There,Is there a way that a readable Word or Pdf copy of a course schedule ( which is posted in Canvas), can be created for students, so that they are able to have a "paper copy"?Thanks so much,Lynn Murphy, Bellin College; Green Bay, WI

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We have one section in our course, but one of the students is taking the course as a graduate-level course while the others are taking the course as a senior-level course for undergraduate work. The graduate student is not showing up in the grade boo...

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I know that I can download my students' grades as a csv, but can they download their own? Every semester about this time, I get flooded with emails from students wanting me to calculate their grades for them and tell them if they "can still get an A....

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When I try to open uploaded documents, PowerPoints or other files in Canvas, it won't open. The page is just blank, so I have to download every document to my computer to be able to see it. 

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Hello! I am an instructional/tech coach and am trying to help a teacher that is having trouble with her Canvas pages. She has a page within a course that has links to PDF documents. She has copied that page into another course and now some of her lin...

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Since last week our PDF assignments with 'Input Fields' for our students changed. The fonts fields are fixed to Arial Italic Blue, so as a teacher you can easily see what are answers, and what is theory.Also the input fields are suddenly in front of ...

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In Teams assignments, the teacher can go in on behalf of the student and submit work. Is it possible to do this in CANVAS? It is too often that students forget to hit submit or email the work to the teacher, and my school would like the ability to go...

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