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Hi, I'm a developer who created an LTI 1.3 app.  For one of the colleges that would like to use the app, we noticed that it didn't appear as an option for install in their Sandbox account but it did in the live version.  However, they thought that fo...

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Not sure if this is something being addressed in New Quizzes (my institution does not have them enabled) but I am running into a serious time-wastage issue in reviewing Assignment submissions that contain multiple documents. Namely, when students are...

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We are attempting to track and email students based on whether or not they have ever logged into Canvas.  This process is set to reside on our SIS and would like to be able to query Canvas for this data. Is this possible?  Our SIS is Ellucian Banner ...

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Has anyone come up with best settings/tools for creating C4E banner images to avoid blurryness? I've created a banner in Canva with the recommended 5:1 ratio. Everything looks nice and crisp in Canva and in the thumbnail on the course settings screen...

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Canvas won’t let me change my display name, I do not go by my dead name and it makes me uncomfortable to see my dead name. It won’t let me click to change the name at all.

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On a "File Upload" submission type, when students select "Google Drive LTI 1.3", we are now seeing a message that there is a file size limit of 10 MB. This is problematic for teachers that are using Google Slides as digital notebooks with images and ...

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Anyone knows how to list all sections created on specific term. Especially those automatically created by the SIS and also a special listing of those courses that has more then one section created by an SIS.

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  URL  :https://canvas.instructure.com/api/v1/accounts/:accountId/users Request: {'user' : {'name' : 'Sunil Patil','short_name' : 'Sunil','pseudonym' : {'unique_id': 'sunil@gmail.com','password' : "12345678"}}   Response: {     "errors": {         "...

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Jeremy Perkins' blog entry from 2019 is excellent but on following the guide, including escull's edit to the non-minified script and including the GA4 Measurement ID in line 168, no data is presenting.  googleAnalyticsCode("G-ABC0123ABC") // replace ...

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I am an Account Administrator for the top tier account for a Canvas instance and am unable to access a user profile. When I originally tried searching for the user profile using the SIS ID, email or name there were no results returned. I then thought...

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How can I enable the overall average so my students can see it?

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Hi team, Is there the possibility to display the grade on the quizzes page without clicking on each quiz?   The result will display in the red area, it will help students understand the grade for each quiz. Thanks    

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I have a (old-style) quiz that my students took.  There is a 0pt question on the quiz that is "essay" format.  The grades won't show until I manually score each of these as a 0 instead of a --, which is unfortunate, but whatever. My question is how d...

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Hi all,  I'm integrating Canvas into another system and I'm having trouble with the API calls. Currently, I'm using "url:GET|/api/v1/courses/:course_id/users" to get all the users within a course. However, when I check the user objects returned, emai...

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When I click 'upload assignment' it just does nothing. I've already tried clearing history and restarting the computer but it didn't change anything. My browser is updated as possible

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I like designing tests in Canvas to save time on grading. How do I do to lock the browser or the screen in Canvas so the students can't go to others pages?

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Hello, I would like to be able to create an html page within canvas that is specific to each student.  For example, for each day, and for each student, I collect the total points they have in the class. For each student, I make a line graph that plot...

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This innovation is proposed by Professor David Halahmy at Cypress College:  It would be very helpful to have the overall grade of a student visible while you are on Speedgrader.  Currently, if you want to see the overall grade of your students as you...

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For the last two or three weeks, when I try to upload any Microsoft Word document, or PowerPoint, or pdf for my AP Environmental Science class, I get the following message: "Something went wrong, check your connection and try again." I have to conver...

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I am an instructor and I would like to see my student participation analytics to see when they attended class and the hours they were logged into the classroom.

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I am having trouble with emailing my people in one of my classes. I am not receiving any emails either   Karen M. Lee

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Hi all, I am trying to add more boxes to the home page of my course however when I copy and paste from another box the link comes of course attached. When I try to edit the link the format of the box disappears   Any tricks ?   Many thanks Alex

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Pretty basic feature, not sure why it's not already implemented....  When students upload files for assessment, there is a limit set by Canvas. Simply, list this limit, next to the submission button.  I can't tell you how many emails I get about file...

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I am trying to access a student's quiz in SpeedGrader, but I'm unable to do so. I just get a spinning wheel. I can access all other student quizzes, but just not this one. Here's what it looks like:   Any idea as to what I can do? Best, Julie

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Hello, I am an LMS admin and we are moving from Blackboard to Canvas. I configured the Skillsoft LTI 1.1 in Canvas based on the parameters the vendor provided. It's the same Launch URL, key/secret that we use in Blackboard. There are no custom parame...

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Suddenly, we are seeing strange behavior from the Savvas external tool integration.  When teachers create the assignment & select "External Tool" submission type, they are able to select Savvas and pick their Savvas assignment. However, when saving t...

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My teachers are not able to create Google Assignments today. We are able to select "Google LTI" as submission type, access the Google Drive, and select a file.  However, when we press the button to return to Canvas, we receive this error: "One or mor...

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Is there a way to add links in the comment section of SpeedGrader? I use a Microsoft Form in an assignment, some students overlook this aspect of the assignment, and I would like to be able to add the link into the comments for incomplete grades.

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Hello! I would like to set my courses on Canvas to automatically play some videos in a sequence, that are posted on the modules page. For exemple: One class has 2 videos, I'll put them seperatelly on modules, so that the student can "mark as conclude...

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