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Is it possible to allow faculty users to upload pictures in their profile but not students?

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When enabling tasks for specific users after the task expiration closes, these results have been overwritten for the original task. How can I recover the original results?

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I recorded 3 teaching modules on Sunday (from one Zoom meeting). I understand how to copy the link and paste into Canvas. But I'd like to download and have these for more than 180 days. But each recording is 4-7 files. I'm confused about why there ar...

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I am trying to answer an audit which requires dated training logs. Is there a way in gradebook to pull WHEN an assignment was completed?

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I have used CANVAS for about 12 years now.   Recently, I've had 2 x student submissions that seem to have been "back dated" to reveal the assignment was on time, even though when I checked CANVAS initially, there was NO submission, and I always type,...

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I am trying to submit a mp4 video to my dicussion board and it won't let me submit it. What do I do? Do I need to export it to another file type? If so how do I do that? 

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Hi Wondering is ther any way of finding out what courses tutors/instructors have been added to?   Any clues.

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I need to produce a CSV file that lists which Courses have Quizzes.

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My use case is to search a list courses that contain Classic Quizzes and to list any Quizzes that have "shuffle_answers":true and that contain one or more questions that have "All of the above" as a answer or distractor. Unfortunately we have thousan...

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Hi there,  I'm looking for a very specific kind of function and unsure whether or not there's a good way to do what I'm looking for in Canvas. ContextI teach AP U.S. History and one of the key kinds of assessments is the DBQ (Document-Based-Question)...

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Canvas Links in Google Slides?  I want to put a link to a canvas assignment or quiz in my Google slides.  I know how to do this... My question is what do folks do this from course year to course year.  I find that my Canvas links will change from yea...

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Is there any way to use an API call to run the "Validate Links in Content" on a specific group of Courses? If not is there a better method than writing an Auto Hot Key script to open the Course and then press the button for me? I have about 300 Cours...

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The output from the free draw icon is in the upper left corner of the bounding box for the icon instead of the lower left where the "point" of the pen icon is. This happens with both mouse and stylus applications in both chrome and firefox. I am on a...

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In my gradebook I two weighted categories: Homework (10%) and Performance (90%).  For some reason in the Third Marking Period, "Homework" is no longer part of the final average when I check a student's grade.  This was not an issue for me during the ...

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Trying to grade papers here but Turnitin hasn't been working since last week. The icon is there but no assignments are successfully submitted, thus no turnitin report. Tallahassee Community College. 

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How do I collapse a section so it does not show once the unit is finished? 

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In the Gradebook, the track of the horizontal scrollbar at the bottom partially covers the grades of the last student when using Chrome or Safari. This is not a problem in Firefox, where the scrollbar is narrower until the mouse cursor hovers over it...

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Hi there!Students used to be able to delete videos they uploaded in Canvas and now it seems (since the platform changed a bit) they are not able to. Is there a way to change it so they can delete?Thanks!

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I have been successful adding menu items to the sidebar using this thread:  https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Canvas-Admin-Discussion/Help-With-Custom-Menu-Icons-and-Script/m-p/76160#M821   But now, is there a way to remove one of the icons. I would...

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How do I create groups that aren't associated with any course in particular? My dean wants the capability within canvas to set up communities to send information to without creating a canvas course shell. The purpose would be to send announcements mo...

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I work in a UK HE institution that has been using Canvas for almost six years, and where the institutional policy is that Canvas is the official submission  or 'capture' route for both student assignments and grades and feedback which are then reproc...

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Hi,I’m being accused of academic dishonesty based on the canvas access logs. I didn’t cheat so I am wondering if it’s possible to generate a false positive on the access logs and if these logs can be used to substantiate a academic dishonesty claim. ...

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Some of my students are unable to register with Canvas using their smartphones because the reCAPTCHA is not displaying. PCs don't have this issue (if their pop-up blocker settings allow them).This issue didn't seem to happen last year. Has something ...

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For some of the learning/practice quizzes, I'd like for students to be able to try the question and then see the correct answer immediately (plus right/wrong explanations). That way, when the next question is very similar, they'll learn and not make ...

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Hello,I am currently trying to access a previous enrollment course that I have an incomplete credit for but the course does not come up at all when I look at past enrollments. I can see many of the courses that I've taken in the last 3 years but this...

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Did Canvas take away the ability to view access reports and see when students are actively working in tests? We used to use the 3 dots beside their name in the People tab, but now only their parents have the 3 dots.

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When I try to print the Item Analysis from a classic quiz, the printout is offset on the left margin (it cutoffs a portion of the left margin).     Anyone else has this problem? I believe it's a configuration of the webpage, but for its worth I have ...

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I am seeking ideas from the community about how to optimise our regulator-mandated self-assessment process. Our current process is: At the start of a course, students rate themselves in a range of skills, using a Classic Quizzes survey.At the end of ...

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We develop a system using CanvasLMS of OSS(It was released on December 2023).When endusers access to system from chrome browser by HTTP/2 protocol, 403 Forbidden error is occured partically.The target API request is following, and it is called multip...

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