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Hello, We have recently migrated to an SSO login on Canvas, integrating our website/registration system with Canvas. The integration works well, but the automated Welcome email that Canvas sends has a default URL which the students have to click on. ...

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Can there a next step for development of Speedgrader tools?  Repeatable comments, emojis, editable content. . .?  

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As an admin I was wondering if you can change the due date or the availability dates of an assignment when some students have already submitted a product without the risk of disappearance of these submissions or of the grades for the submissions. In ...

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Yesterday I clicked on my two canvas classes: 1. the photos I uploaded for my classes via the dashboard are the default pictures. 2. After I clicked on my courses, the welcome page did not come up. It was the module page. 3. I tried to fix it myself,...

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How can you download student file (PDF or jpg) submissions to discussions

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What happens when a student accidentally exits a timed classic quiz? While taking the quiz, the student accidentally CLOSED (not just minimized) Canvas while taking a quiz. What will happen with his previous answers? Will it be recorded? can he take ...

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is there a way for parents to see their child's login history like on the student's dashboard?    I would like to be able to track when my child is logged into canvas for at least a week at a time.  

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Hi all, recently I've been having trouble submitting Google Drive assignments. I use the Firefox browser. Every time I try, it gives me the error message "There was a problem retrieving the file sent from this tool." I have tried using the other Goog...

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When I click on an assignment or quiz title in the module, I am sent to a page that requires me to save the assignment before I can moderate it. Is there a way to bypass this step? 

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I reset my password after the outage, and it works just fine everywhere else I use my Maricopa email in. However, Canvas will not let me in no matter how many times I reset my password. I need help ASAP, as I have no other way to log into it.

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I've had a problem with every email from my professors going to my spam folder.  The emails come from "@instructure.com".  After putting in a help desk ticket with my email service provider, they let me know that the ip address that instructure.com s...

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Hi, How long for DPBR to be informed? How will CANVAS be able to issue to DPBR that I passed if I did not put my license number in any field? Thanks

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Is there an add-on that will allow you to add automatic comments to quiz questions to let students know why they got a question wrong?  Right now it seems that the only way to do this is to manually add the comment each time after the quiz is complet...

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I have encountered the following issue a couple of times in the last week. One portion of MathJax text (that seems to be properly formatted) is not rendered, giving a "Math Processing Error". However, it is more complicated than just that. If I edit...

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The "Mark as Done" feature is great for students to see their progress.  However, it would be useful for the button to appear at the bottom of the assignment, so that the student does not have to scroll back to the top to click "Done" after reading a...

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How do I create more than three (3) paths in MasteryPaths or is that even an option?

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Hi! How do I make a design suggestion and/or see suggestions and vote on them? I am an instructor.  Thanks, Megan O'Brien

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When we were a Blackboard shop, we created a lengthy spreadsheet that listed all functionality of the system anytime we wanted to install a new building block or enable a new feature. Now that we are on Canvas, we have identified a similar need. Curi...

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I am a Canvas Admin . I have a teacher trying to import a Test Bank QTI.  He has been doing this all year as a Classic Quizzes.  When he tried this weekend, it created a strange Assignment that is automatically choosing External Tool.  When he puts a...

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My students took the Midterm Examination on a given schedule. All, except for one student took. I gave another schedule for him to take it, adjusting the availability and due date. When I check the scores, only the sore of the last student who took t...

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for some reason, my canvas is being extremely slow in loading things. 

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I am a student and want to port over Canvas's inbuilt "todo list" (the list view on Canvas Dashboard) to my own native app. I can't seem to find out how to get all the information provided in this list via the API and I've been banging my head agains...

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How do I add web services when there is none to choose from?

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I am copying an existing Canvas Course. In the Announcement section, does the u mean that the announcement is unpublished and will not be visible to students? Thank you, Sharon

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Every time I go to canvas I'm greeted with a pop up asking me to take the student tour.  I click it away.  Another pop up pops up that I just click away since I never asked to see another pop up.  I've done this about 50 times so that's about 100 pop...

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Moving to Canvas from Blackboard.  Mostly fine.  Some aspects good.  Quizzing is positively primitive.  Are there LTI Quiz tools that will approach blackboard's functionality for higher-level sorting in pools, batch-grading essays instead of student-...

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Is there a way to duplicate assignment where the "assign" field is to a subset of the class (various discussion sections in my large enrollment class)? If I have select "duplicate" from the vertical ellipsis menu, the "assign" field is not present. I...

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Is anybody else pulling their hair out over the popover table tool that appears when you click anywhere in a table in the new rich content editor? For me, it often obscures content that I want to edit in the top one or two rows. I see no way to dismi...

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I need to record a video through this webpage and I'm logged in but the record button won't respond? I need help figuring this out please.

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