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The lack of access to your child's attendance records is the MOST IGNORANT oversight I have ever seen. Attendance is of the utmost importance and no one thought that as parents, we might want to see these records? Pretty much there is NO other reason...

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I am a Tech teacher with classes in Yr 5 and 6. I have tried to set up a discussion group for each class, which then breaks into smaller groups for them to upload a picture of a design, then comment on each other's designs. Using the Canvas app (QLea...

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hi, when i use a seprate graphics tablet in speed grader the ink is offset (about 1 cm) from the tiny paintbrush that appears. this makes marking students' work using this method very difficult to do (in a professional way). you can do ticks but if y...

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When using the classic quiz option for mulitple answers, we are seeing an issue with the grading option. Students are getting points counted off for incorrect answers but not credit for not picking an incorrect answer. Consider the scenario below. Th...

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I would like to save a specific page from a current Canvas shell to use again in future courses. How can I save this page (or these pages) in some kind of repository or file?

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When printing a blank quiz from New Quizzes either as Print as PDF or Save as PDF, it has "typesetting 100%" in the footer. We tried various browsers and tried changing font size, to no avail. The desired behavior is that "typesetting 100%" does not ...

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Does anyone know what the format is for the OpenStax Principals of Macro 3e Question Bank?  I am having a lot of trouble "seeing" it or "acessing" it once it's uploaded and I am thinking it is in a format that doesn't work well with Canvas. I also ha...

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We are struggling to make our Canvas grading scheme match our SIS grade translation table. For example; A+ 96.5(min) to 120(max) A 92.5 to 96.49 And so on . . . how are you handling grades over 100??

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I have had a consistent problem where I can't see students' resubmitted assignments. No drop down with "submission to view" as shown on this page https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Instructor-Guide/Can-a-student-resubmit-Canvas-assignments/ta-p/647 a...

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My classes from last year were (I guess automatically) archived. How do I get & copy my assignments from an archived class to my active class. It looks like all my hard work was deleted. 

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Midway through this semester, Fall 23, the Canvas team changed how students find their in-line feedback.  However, no guidance was sent and the Canvas Student Guide still gives the old directions for finding feedback:https://community.canvaslms.com/t...

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Hi, Apparently, if you create a group assignment and select a group set (let's say you have 25 groups in the set), you need to assign the assignment manually to each of these 25 groups. Or is there a way to add all 25 groups in the set manually? The ...

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Does BYU allow profile pictures? Nothing happens when I click on the option.

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Hi Community Does anyone know if it is possible to add a line of code to display the Course Name on a Page. That is, somehow display what is in the Course Name section of the Settings page. Thanks in advance. Brad.      

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On this page: https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Student-Guide/How-do-I-view-and-sort-discussion-replies-in-Discussions/ta-p/469500 it states, "Discussion replies are sorted newest to oldest by default."How do I change the default to be oldest to new...

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How can I download the canvas app if the google play store is blocked. Secondly, how can i go to open source if it is blocked. 

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I am curious about the maximum students enrollment for one course with Canvas free 

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I have email Canvas twice regarding the issue that students that have the app installed on their phones, can still access a closed test.  At this time, we still have not received an answer, and did not find one in the resources on the site.  And ther...

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Hello,   I will be teaching a "flex" class where some students will be in the classroom, some will be watching on Zoom, and some will watch the Zoom recordings asynchronously. I teach Math and we will be doing all problems during class time.  What is...

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Hello!I used one of Canvas' templates to make this course. Today I tried to update the course name multiple times within the settings.For reference, I go to the course -> settings -> course details -> nameI follow the above process, change the name, ...

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Hello all,What would you recommend to an instructor who wants to curve the final grade? The instructor does not want to curve an individual assignment or even assignment group, but rather the Total grade for the course. Final Grade Override will be t...

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How do I access the discussion forum?

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Hi all! Let me state upfront that I hope I am communicating my question well. Please let me know if further clarification is needed on what I am asking. Right now I am designing a course shell for our campus to improve the accessibility and usability...

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Recently we have run a process to suspend the users who are not active anymore through the api, after that some users needs to be reactivated but the support area cant see the option(reactivate) in the users profile who have a SIS ID. which permissio...

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How can I report on which courses have been published in a specific time period, in order to monitor if people are hitting publication deadlines? Ideally I'd like to select the date range and get back a list of those courses. Is there a report that d...

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Hi everyone-- I can't seem to figure out a way to see a login count for our entire instance for a given period of time.  We had an SSO outage, and I'd like to do some number crunching to see what the impact was on our user base. I want to be able to ...

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Hey guys, I am just wondering how do I navigate to student calendar so I can schedule a meeting with my instructor? She told me it is in the "student calendar" on Canvas site, but I couldn't find it. Thank you!! 

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Is there a way to download submissions in the order in which they were submitted (or can they only be downloaded in alpha order)?  Alternatively, is it possible to download only late submisssions?  

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Jag undrar om man kan ta bort summafunktionen under omdömen i Canvas? Jag anser inte riktigt att den fyller någon funktion. Tacksam för svar! Translated from Google Translate I wonder if you can remove the total function under grades in Canvas? I do ...

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