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I am a new user to Canvas as a instructor and am trying to set up connection between MyLab & Canvas, I have been able to get the connection to import all of the MyLab assignments as one link, however I was wondering if there is a way that I can creat...

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When my students upload/embed jpgs of grayscale Illustrator artwork, they often display with a sepia tone; the brownish tone appears randomly, it seems to me, so it's hard to test why it's happening. I want my students to care about how their work lo...

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At the University of Wisconsin, we use Canvas. Periodically, we need to copy an older course into a new course shell. The main issue we encounter is that images from the originating course (the one we copy from) may or may not show-up when Students v...

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We have noticed that after multiple times of replicating a course, multiple copies of test banks show up when choosing questions to put in a quiz/exam. It makes it hard to know exactly what test bank you last worked in (the most current) to indicate ...

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I'm having some challenges understanding the value of an instructor using a Google Drive file in their course -- where the link stays the same from term to term (as intended), but the content of that file can change from term to term. For example, an...

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Hi, I have setup-ed canvaslms production as for documentation, after completion of all the steps when am accessing through browser it showing Index of page.    

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Hello All, For many of the reasons posted in other places about the "New" Google Assignments - we are considering moving away from Google Assignments all together. As with anything - there are pros and cons to doing this. Should we decide not use the...

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Hello Canvas Community,  I am new to using Canvas and I am having an issue with students being able to join my courses. Anytime they enter the course code it tells them that the code is invalid. I have tried recreating the course with a different cod...

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As a special education teacher whose students need support with late/missing assignments over multiple classes, is there a place I can see the following information: 1. Each student's To-Do list with all the classes combined 2. A list of their missin...

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I have chosen manually post grades and then click hide grades on the assignment.  So everything should be hidden, right?!  Then while grading said assignment you need to keep clicking hide grades to keep new grades hidden.  This is not acceptable.  P...

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Please tell me that someone knows of a keyboard shortcut to access the equation editor from the RCE.  I'm remediating a calculus course that was originally created in Bb. I'm recreating all of the equations, because the WIRIS content exported by Bb w...

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In the past, I have used Google Forms, Sheets, and Flubaroo for automated grading of reading quizzes for my 8th grade ELA class.  I would like to offer a 12-15 question quiz, but select 5 random questions that are actually graded (I can do this in Fl...

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In the past, I've used Kidblog for certain online discussion in my ELA class. With 8th graders, it is useful to be able to approve posts/comments before they are published and visible to the class. Is that setting available in Canvas? 

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Hi, I was trying to upgrade canvas on my AWS Instance, but I was not able to get the canvas application up and running and got this error: /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/2.6.0/rubygems/dependency.rb:311:in `to_specs': Could not find 'racc' (~> 1.4) among 3...

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Is it possible to send out a message to all of the students at our school via Canvas messages?  I need to send messages via Canvas to all the students at our school as requested by my Principal.  I am an Administrator.  

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Is it possible to exempt a student from a category of assignments instead of exempting the student from each assignment in the category? Thanks

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Hey guys, I find this interface totally confusing. Where does one find a study guide posted by Professor?

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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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