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I'm the Canvas admin for our district. We are a K-12 school with an alternative education program for students who have been suspended. The Alternative Education Instructors are requesting access to the Act As feature, since the students they have co...

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Hi,I just noticed that all of the gradebook filters I set previously for my classes are now gone.  I have tried to add the filters again but once you refresh the page the filter is gone again.  This was not an issue on Friday. Is anyone else experien...

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I am trying to view individual student quiz responses in a spreadsheet so that I can group them into performance categories.  However, I can't seem to find that option now.  Any help or ideas on how to do that?

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Until today, the filters I set on my gradebook would stay until I changed them myself. Today, all of my filters started resetting every time I open the gradebook. Has anyone else encountered this?

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Currently, the instructor guide of Canvas states:For the calculation of the Late Penalty, days late will be rounded up to the next whole number. For example, if a student submits 1.3 days late, the Late Penalty will treat the student as 2 days late. ...

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Currently, if a quiz is anonymous, and "Show student quiz results" feature is selected: (attached image 1)Then, a list of "Student 1" until "Student N" is displayed: (attached image 2)Nevertheless, this is not the correct list of students who have su...

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When I try to upload an empty file to Canvas, I get an error. (Image attached below.) Is this a bug?

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I notice there's a setting named "Show the email address of sender for user interaction Notifications" at "Admin>>Settings>>Settings". Does anybody know the detail about this feature? I enabled it in OSS version. But there's nothing happened. And I w...

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Hi, newbie here, I am trying to complete an assignment or a Quiz and have the Excel CSV download the name of the student, the set task and, most importantly for my filing system, I need the DATE they completed the Quiz/ Assignment. In a perfect world...

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Hi all! Is there a way to bulk download all the students submissions for an assignment but only from a specific section? Section filters in Gradebook do not seem to affect what you download (i.e. you still download all of the submissions from all sec...

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I have been using the rubrics for peer-review assignments for several years, and this is a new problem. When I open the speedgrader and go to a student's submission that Canvas indicates has received peer review, there is nothing in the speedgrader r...

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Hi! I am having trouble with my Canvas dashboard. I 'm using Safari, so that may be the trouble...? Suddenly the interface has changed and all I see is a white background with overly large black icons. The links still work but they also take me to th...

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Hi everyone, Weird technical question here. I have an assignment designed as a group assignment, so I would like the students to sign themselves up for groups in the specific group set that I've linked to the assignment. When I've done this in prior ...

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Can Observers see the student's full assignment submissions? We need them to not be able to do this. If they can, is there a way to define a similar role that doesn't have this permission? We looked at the Observer Visibility and Participation docume...

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Hi! We would like to utilize Canvas LMS as a platform for our student council election. With that, I'm thinking of using Ungraded Survey for this. I tried answering a sample ungraded survey for testing using student view but it doesn't show the resul...

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I've been using Canvas for almost 14 years now and the product has improved greatly over that time. But, the one thing that I have hoped for hasn't been implemented yet. I assume I'm not the only student that looks at the Canvas calendar to see what ...

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Hi,I was wondering if there is a way to change the user interface font as a student? I find it difficult to focus on reading the default font for a large length of time. Any posts I've found seem to be from teachers/administrators attempting to chang...

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If a student posts a perfectly civil reply that has absolutely nothing to do with the topic of the discussion can I delete the post? So confusing to other students. I would love to hear your opinion. 

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Is there a way to remove the link to the assignments in the gradebook? We use ALEKS for assignments and exams. In the gradebook the link takes them directly to ALEKS. I have too many students that are not using the learning materials in the modules a...

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Update #2 (5/7/24): The original functionality has been restored! Our tech department wrote to me yesterday saying that Instructure had pushed a solution for this issue. Once again, we are able to drag the sidebar to resize the rubric in the Canvas, ...

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My "Chat" doesn't have the same/right time as my "Inbox" and everything else. This is very frustrating, so if anyone knows how to help that would be greatly appreciated. (The time is one hour and 2 minutes off from "Mountain Time US and Canada")

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Antecedent: Teacher is reusing quizzes from previous years or terms. They copy the quiz to their class when the new term starts. When the quiz is coming up, they go into the quiz and add or remove a few questions which changes the total number of poi...

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I want to verify the option "Autodetect Field Separators in Compatible Spreadsheet Exports" in Account >> Setting >> Feature Option. (I'm using the OSS version) However, regardless of whether I graded students' scores like "1,234.56" or "...

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Greetings: I am using the FFT version of Canvas.  In Modules that require being maked "Done", the button to do so has started appearing on the top of the assignment in the modules.  In prior courses it was at the bottom of the assignment page, next t...

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Hello all! I have been using question banks to randomize what questions students get on assignments that they need to upload and submit. Now I'd like to change that and instead randomize these quizzes? Is there a way to randomize quizzes in a section...

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I am finalizing our end of quarter grades and the students did not do as well as I thought they would on the final exam. I'd like to adjust the grades so that the highest grade (47 out of 50) gets a 100%, with everyone else's grade adjusted up by 3 p...

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Is there an auto regrade available for Quizzes when one forgets to update the "external points" from 0 so that once students take the quiz and get a 0, I can ask Canvas to regrade it?(Every so often I forget to update the total points from "0", on th...

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Like the title says, whenever I try to "print" or otherwise "save" a canvas quiz I am doing or one that has already been released with the answers, as a PDF file, it is no longer saving with the proper format that it used to save with. Quizzes are no...

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there are two question i hava The first question is what the content of ":account" in the URL corresponds to. The second question is that I tried to fill in ":account" with "self", and the result showed{"errors":{"user":{"pseudonyms":[{"attribute":"p...

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How do I move part of a course into a new course? I have modules made from previous courses. Is there a way to move a few chapters from a module and not ALL of them?I want to move chapters around in the modules from my previous set ups.All I see is i...

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