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The names of the assignment submissions are sometimes given a GUID suffix. The screen snippet below is the listing of submissions from a calculator lab - the files as submitted by students were Main, calculator, lab5, etc. Some files get a dash and a...

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new quizzes does not allow student to view their exam one time after completing the test. If I allow the student to review their exam they will continue to have access to the exam after the test is completed, after the class is over, and the exam can...

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Hi, I have courses where a certificate for that course is valid for a period of 5 years. After that, the student must go over it like it is starting from 0. I did not find any way of doing it. Please advise. You can assume that we do not need histori...

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Why is it so difficult to highlight a small portion (a word or single sentence) when commenting on student work?  Students have submitted their work (google slides or google docs) and I end up repeatedly highlighting an entire section of their work r...

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I am an instructor. I have received directions from McGraw-Hill on how to upload their Test Builder files into Canvas. I tried both the Classic directions as well as the QTI New. The directions don't appear to work.  I tried uploading both types of f...

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How do I recommend for development a change to the save button in new quizzes?  Having a save button do ANYTHING other than return you to your CURRENT page is frustrating.  (not to mention I have never seen any save button in any UI behave this way.)...

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Suddenly, my discussion boards (DBs) look different. I am not able to see any replies under posts.  I respond to every student using highlighting and different colors. Previously, I was able to scroll through the DB and quickly see my responses to ea...

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According to this article, https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Instructor-Guide/How-do-I-restrict-students-from-viewing-quiz-results-in-New/ta-p/1047, you cannot 'time' (future date) a release of student results.   To lose this feature is a huge barri...

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I work with students to review their grades and we have no idea what some of these symbols mean.  I've asked and researched and never get a straight answer.  I've included a screenshot - this is a teacher who i guess is not necessarily putting in ful...

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I've never had this issue before. I always provide a slightly modified Excel spreadsheet for my students to fill in as part of an assignment. Now, when they try to download it, it just shows as a blank document. The samples I provide to show them how...

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I do not see any place to select rich content editor or Canvas Studio in Announcements or Assignments on my Canvas page. 

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I imported classic quizzes into new quizzes. Also, I  created item banks.Classic quiz questions had different point values for each question but when I exported into new quizzes each question shows as 1 point worth.How would I change that and/or easi...

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Hello,In lieu of an API call to get attendance into Student Information Systems, is it possible for us to receive a scheduled attendance report and have it automatically mailed to us by Canvas or by the Instructure customer support team on a daily ba...

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I'm a student and I let someone log onto canvas on my laptop, and when I try to log out it keeps automatically logging back into her account and I don't know how to stop it from doing that 

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Hi, I am supposed to download a course for my work training but the link they gave does not work. Is there a way I can individually search for the course and add it to my canvas myself?

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We are not currently licensed for BigBlueButton but it is showing up on our course navigation menu.  We have hidden it but I want to remove it entirely so the instructor does not see it either.  How do I do this?

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When I create my homepage, I have external link to important google docs. I'll type "Princeton Page Guide", highlight it, click insert, click link, click external link, paste link. Text turns blue, save. The only thing that shows up on homepage is bl...

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How do I split an assignment between two assignment categories? For example I have an assignment that will be graded on Problem Solving which is one assignment category and Writing.Is there any way to do that within a single assignment or do I have t...

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I want to give a NEW quiz (not classic) that divides integers with 10 random questions every time. If I used a formula question with random numbers from -144 to 144 in the numerator and -12 to 12 in the denominator, most combinations would come out a...

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How exactly does Canvas calculate its discrimination index? I read this article and tried to reproduce the values myself, as the item analysis report does not include the discrimination index. The linked article describes the discrimination calculati...

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      When looking at the individual student exams in the gradebook we determined that the value of each matching question was somehow altered. When we looked at the generic exam (in instructor view), the exam question values are as they should be. B...

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I'm very new to Canvas and I'm still trying to figure things out. I'm logged in as an Admin into my own Canvas environment; I wanted to create a few teacher accounts to use but I cannot figure out how to do that... I see that there's a "People" area ...

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How do I see the class average as a student?

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Please clarify to those who use Classic Quizzes and build their quiz in such a way that the quiz starts and ends during the class period-- for example, a quiz that is set up for all but DASS students to start on Oct. 15 at 3 p.m. (Available from) and...

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I am a percentage grader, but I have vocabulary assignments where I assign students terms to define. I want to award points for correct definitions. For example, if the assignment has 8 terms. I want enter 8. 8/8 is 100%. When I try to do this it is ...

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I will be losing access to my current email account on 10/31. Is there a way to change my account email?

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In Canvas SpeedGrader isn't showing bar graphs/histograms in uploaded Excel documents in the preview window. However, line charts show up fine in the preview window. I'm uncertain if this is a new issue or existing concern.    Any assistance would be...

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Does the New Quiz format allow for a bonus point question on an exam without jumping through hoops?  I'd like the ability to place a harder question at the end of my exams that will not count against the student if they get it wrong, but will add bon...

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       I submitted my response to my class discussion post and now it's marked missing and my post is nowhere to be found. When I submitted it I even made sure it went through as normal. 

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