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Is there any way that I can find out what quiz types are used across the institution?  I am trying to find out which quizzes are being used.  Is there any way I can do this with an LTI call?  Any advice on how I can poll this type of data would be ve...

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Not sure if it is just me, but recently my to-do list stopped showing the class name with the assignment (card view). Also, in card view, I customized all my classes to be pink, but they all keep changing back to this ugly purple color (#85676b) ever...

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I have a Canvas Page that when I save it it add "-2" at the end of the title even though I did not type "-2" into the Page Title field. Why is this happening and how can I get rid of or prevent this issue?

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Has anyone else had the experience that when just exploring the Attendance tool, it created an assignment?  It was very disconcerting to find that an assignment was created when I did not explicitly create one!   Is there some way to adjust the Atten...

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Solution Posted: 03-29-2022 View Solution
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Hi everyone, I have been searching for days to find a solution to disable an internal tool provided by default in Canvas. In this instance I am trying to get rid of "Syllabus". I found another post that contained this JavaScript code (which worked) t...

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I'm an IT analyst trying to assist a student with recording video replies in Canvas discussions. When replying, there is an option to upload or record media. On macOS in both Safari and Chrome the student is able to pull up the window to begin record...

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Solution Posted: 05-27-2022 View Solution
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For some reason,  Speedgrader is showing a letter grade C when the total points from the assignment rubric are 75. i want Speedgrader to show the points - can anyone help me please?

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I'm trying to post my initial reply (first posting) for my professors Discussion but It's taking hours to save and post. It has a powerpoint attached so maybe that's why its taking so long but I've tried multiple times and it will not post.  What do ...

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How can I get an advisor? I am a special sessions student in the MILS program. I want to take certain classes and I am having a hard time figuring out what to do.

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Does anyone know of a way in which I can remove all concluded enrollments across all courses? Currently all previous enrollments are showing in course numbers as 'concluded enrollments'. I need to remove these as it is effecting data and manually rem...

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Students are submitting assignment via email, and Google drive. How to update the assignment as received in canvas

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Solution Posted: 03-28-2022 View Solution
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I need to add students to a course.  This is a simple routine task. Today after adding the email, verifying or providing the student name and setting the role to Student, I receive a red error message that says INTERNAL ERROR.  The class needs to beg...

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I use Canvas on a PC with either Chrome or Firefox browser.  I have 16:9 monitors.   In the Canvas Inbox, I would like the left pane, the one where you can see what messages you have received, to be wider so I can see more of the subject line. I have...

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I've missed a few assignments because canvas will mark a module/week section as "Completed All Items" with a green checkmark, when in fact I've missed softchalks entirely.  Is there a fix for this on the way?    Sometimes canvas will wait to mark an ...

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Can anybody explain why this file (or see attached): course_id,short_name,long_name,account_id,term_id,status,start_date,end_date,course_formatSU-22-ADIM-300-11,CT THEORY,SU-22-ADIM-300-11 CT THEORY,97283,5589,active,2022-05-09T04:00:00+0000,2022-07-...

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Has anyone had any issues with students grades dropping after putting in scores on assignments? The overall grade doesn't drop dramatically but it does drop some. If this has happened to anyone what were you able to do about it? 

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how do i go about accessing my assignments, please help me out.

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Solution Posted: 03-28-2022 View Solution
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Hi folks, When I move a reminder around on the Calendar, regardless of where that reminder is, the screen refreshes to the top of the page. It's a time-waster that adds up. And I prefer the Agenda view but can't drag and drop in that view. Have any o...

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How do students see their assignment group members in Canvas? When I google this question, the answer points to "Groups" feature in Canvas, but that feature is not available from my view. Please help. Thank you.

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Solution Posted: 03-28-2022 View Solution
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Is anyone having difficulty signing into their current class on Canvas? My homescreen does not have it listed, but when I go to my "history" on the left column  to view a previous loaded page, it is redirected to a screen displaying "access denied." ...

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I want to remove ALL restrictions from my students accessing ALL assignments for the entire term. I don't want them to be locked out if they start late, and I don't want them to have to WAIT to start a future assignment. I have gone through every sin...

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I'm trying to add a user using an api , POST /v1/groups/{group_id}/memberships, but the following error is returned:POST /v1/groups/{group_id}/memberships, mas é retornado o seguinte erro:  {     "errors": [         {             "message": "The spe...

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For my class, the course average is factored into the final grade, without being factored into the grades we see on the grades page in canvas. Is there a way a student could see the average grade of the entire class (or some way for the instructor to...

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I've used quizzes in a large for a number of years and some students were unhappy about needing exact matches for short answers and multiple blanks questions. So in anticipations of New Quizzes, I decided to look at converting some of the short answe...

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Solution Posted: 04-13-2022 View Solution
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How do I release quiz results to students so they can do test corrections?

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Solution Posted: 03-28-2022 View Solution
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After arranging my Dashboard tiles by class period and color, some of the tiles will have changed color or moved to a new position or both after scrolling away or switching screens.  I am looking for information on what is going on and how to remedy ...

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Solution Posted: 08-23-2023 View Solution
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I know how to send a message from the gradebook and with the different options of submitted, not submitted, and so on. But Is it possible to send a message to students from the Gradebook with a hyperlink in the body of the email? Say back to the orig...

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Solution Posted: 03-28-2022 View Solution
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Did not have this issue yesterday, but cannot seem to add new students for a test run via email address as I was yesterday. Get the message  We were unable to find matches below.   Any suggestions would be helpful.   Thanks

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Solution Posted: 03-25-2022 View Solution
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I'd like to reopen a quiz that is closed to the whole class for just one student. in old quizzes, this was done through "moderate". Does anyone know how to do this in New Quizzes?

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