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Hello, Of all the roles that can be added in Canvas, which one gives the LEAST amount of access to a course? I have to add some people to my course and I want to give them as little access as possible. I don't want them to be able to change anything,...

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Where do I find my inservice bankable points? 

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Canvas combines questions from uploaded Blackboard pools. For example, I just uploaded Blackboard Pool #3 to canvas. When I went to select Pool 3 as the source of questions for exam 3 I noticed that canvas had combined all questions from Pool 2 and P...

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When I select courses I do not see the bar with quizzes, calendars, assignments, etc., I am only seeing my sandbox and the training icons. Would you please assist me with this issue? 

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My embedded Google doc will not update when I make changes.  I have triple checked everything - the permissions are set correctly, the 'update automatically' box is checked, I am using the embed code from Google and using the embed tool on Canvas. I ...

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Hi, I would like to have links be on top of an image. Of course I can insert an image. I can even wrap text around it.  What I'd like to do is have text in front of an image and have the image be in the back ground.I guess it could be done by having...

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Why is it so hard to import courses. I am so frustrated right now. Just want to import my courses to start my class. Can someone please help. I am so tired of these job aides that do not help. I thought this was going to be user friendly and its not ...

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I logged into Canvas today just to make sure it was empty, only to find that there are courses still showing on my dashboard from a year ago, that I have already completed and passed. I was wondering if there was a way to remove them from my Dashboar...

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Where and how do I find this??? I need to take the training!!!    

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I am working with a student who is claiming that his notification bubbles are not popping up in Canvas whenever a new announcement is made in his course. Furthermore, he gave that he turned on the setting where new announcements will be immediately s...

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I have used Canvas for many years so I am not new to the product. This week, as I was adding pictures to my course cards, the images displayed upside down. When I upload the same photos to Files, they invert as well, but they do not do that in the bo...

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Hello, Last spring I started working on a Canvas site for this fall's classes.  I discovered enhanceable content  tabs. I followed the code from  one of many sites (i.e. https://atguides.humboldt.edu/m/canvas_instructor_guides/l/768704-how-do-i-creat...

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My school has the same name format for most classes, so we can't distinguish them as students when composing emails in canvas (attached)I would like to rename the courses just for me to the course number. Then I can distinguish. N125, N138, short and...

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It would be really great if blueprints had the option to NOT sync course start/end dates. Our SIS pushes those over, but the blueprint wipes it out. We have to manually adjust.Anyone deal with this!?

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Hi,I am wondering if there is a way to check the analytics for a course announcement (or other post)? I would like to check things like page views and engagement, but I can't figure out an easy way of doing that besides going through each student in ...

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I am having difficulty uploading a SCORM zip package. I click SCORM, Upload, select the .zip file to upload. The progress bar just keeps churning and several minutes later I find that there was an error uploading the file. I have tried SCORM 2004 v4 ...

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Hello -Is the phone # Canvas Support Hotline for Faculty not available anymore?

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When importing a Classic Quiz QTI, the is a drop-down menu for "Default Question bank". No selection I make here has any effect on what bank the questions are put into. Leaving it blank, selecting "create new question bank", and selecting an existing...

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Have any of you used the Text Reader app that's listed among the Canvas apps? I think I added it (it's free) but can't figure out how to get it to show up when I"m making assignments.

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Colleagues, If I remove a student from a course (say for non-payment), then they pay and the SIS reloads them. Are all their assignments, discussions, etc. restored?

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A colleague accidentally button bashed the keyboard and brought up an HTML edit in the New Quizzes answer boxes. I can't work out what they pressed. It would be great to edit the HTML. They were trying to press ctrl shift v. See the below image:     ...

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I'm wanting to add Student as a role to the dropdown menu to add them to the course, but can't find where to do that..   

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I am trying to grade assignments for students. As I click to open the assignment, the assignment does not open. Looks like it is being locked, and I don't have access to open it.

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Hello,I see the directions. It tells me to open " people" and so forth but how do I get to people?where do  find the site or the drop menu that tells me where people is Please advise!David T

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Due to complications with the internet, I was knocked off and hit re-do / previous. Then I would miss the answer. I did miss two for sure but the complication happend. How can I re-take the test? I went back through the complete lesson and tried to r...

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How can I put the Course Summary tool on a different page than the Syllabus Page?My state requires my ENTIRE syllabus on the Syllabus Page and the Course Summary gets lost at the end.It is a helpful tool and I would like to add it to another Page. Or...

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Hi,I am new to Canvas. I am trying to understand how it works. I have registered on Canvas. After I did log in, I can't see admin access to my account. I can't see any relevant settings for admin. I can't see admin on the left panel menu. Please find...

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A student relies on the notification (blue dot) for her assignments (upcoming and feedback, etc). She completed an assignment that allowed unlimited attempts. She completed it and was graded with feedback. She responded to the feedback. However, the ...

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