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I have tried unsuccessfully over the years to show students how the various external tools work. The trouble is that how the external tool responds when I am in the student view seems to vary (see below). Is there anyway to have a dummy account so th...

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I completed an essay quiz and after I submitted it, I accidentally clicked resume.I assumed this would be no big deal, as the instructor noted that this quiz could be saved and resumed.All of my progress was seemingly deleted, without any trace. Does...

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Hi I was just wondering if my teachers or other students see my reminders that I make when I add a course because I’d rather them be private, but I need to attach the course so I know what class it is for.

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How do I remove a course syllabus and replace it with an updated course syllabus? 

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I have a quiz where I've opted to shuffle answer options on all the questions. However, I have ONE question where I don't want to shuffle answer options. For that question only, I want the answers to appear in a certain order.E.g. an opinion question...

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why no dark mode :((( is racist ?  plz plz plz dark modez ;o:

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I know this question was asked a few years ago and wasn't available, curious if Canvas now has this option.  You can put a total time limit on Canvas quizzes, I would like to be able to put a time limit on each questions vs a whole quiz time limit.  ...

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How do I make my Tile cover the same as my home page?

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I added a section to an SIS course. I want to delete the section, but the system won't let me because I, the teacher, and enrolled in the unwanted section. Is there a way to delete the section?

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Hello All,  I am trying to do an assignment on module 2 and I am having some issues.   I am supposed to do an essay using the data tool by Neighborhood Nexus & when I use the filters it does not seem to work.  And I am trying to figure out if I am do...

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One of my instructors has 8 lab assignment categories with multiple assignments under each category. She wants to set it up where all categories have equal grades, but then drop the category with the lowest grade. For eg: (This is how I understand th...

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We have Google Assignments LTI 1.3 integrated into our Canvas instance. In the Google Workspace Admin Console (https://admin.google.com/) can we leave Google Assignments and Google Classroom OFF? If we have to turn either one ON, what are the minimal...

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This may be a long shot, but I'm having issues with content that has been migrated from one course to another.I have made Edpuzzles in an old sociology course that I was able to move to my new Canvas course, but the grades don't sync between the assi...

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One of our instructors has a lot of In class assignments that students submit via Canvas but not show up in the gradebook. He plans on consolidating them into one column in the gradebook and manually add the grades.    I tried two options: Checked th...

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Is there a way to have a survey not be auto-graded until an instructor reviews and releases the grade? I am thinking, for example, of a student who might not complete a survey correctly but gets "complete" points for submitting content–that an instru...

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I am in Virginia and we have CTE competencies and our assignments are one of the ways that students are able to demonstrate their mastery.  Some courses have 80-100 competencies.  In the past we have been able to link more than one competency to an a...

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Hi I know there is a suggestions page but I don't have time to read through every one to see if this has been suggested before. I know that Canvas the company wants to make their product the best it can be. So just from a teacher who uses Canvas ever...

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I have a teacher with 3 sections of the same class in PowerSchool.  Two of the sections have transferred over to her course in Canvas but not the 3rd.  The settings for the sections in PowerSchool look identical.  Has anyone run across this situation...

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Problem: Ally on Canvas removes image descriptions when you fix contrast issues. For example, here is a screenshot of an Ally error message I would get: The image has contrast issues. When I fix the contrast issues and re-upload, Canvas removes the ...

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Hello, I've noticed teachers and students have redundant options to use Google LTI 1.3-- for teachers, there are two Google LTI 1.3 options to pick from in the external tool finder (see screenshot 1), and, for students, there are multiple Google opti...

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Hi Our college is a recent adopter of Canvas, and I created some test assignments to have a dry run of the process with a small group of 3 test users. For all 3 users, they uploaded a file as per the instructions, and received the 'Submit failed, ple...

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I switched classes this semester, but the courses haven't changed on Canvas. It's preventing me from doing my work and I need to get it fixed ASAP.

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Hi,  I've got a group assignment set up, but one of the two partners in the group was absent and will have to make up the work for this assignment only.  What would be the best way to split up the group for this assignment only to both not allow the ...

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Has anyone had experience with more than 450 students wanting to access a course at exactly the same time? Unfortunately, we had the experience that more than 450 users could not access a course because the loading time for opening the course was too...

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I left the page and my reply on a post disappeared I think its gone forever but I don't want to believe that because I spent over an hour writing it. If anyone knows anything I can do that would be very helpful!

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Hello, I am new to Canvas Notifications.  Please provide instructions on how to turn the daily summary notifications.  I am a part-time student while working full-time, and I appreciate getting notified whenever our instructor posts anything onto Can...

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I have three grades in my gradebook. All are published and ready to sync over. However, when I click the button to sync, only two of the three assignments show up to choose from. Why isn't my third assignment showing up?

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In New Quizzes, I would like to be able to select a group of questions from a bank and have the quiz randomly pull a set number of those questions into the quiz.  This was a feature of the Classic Quizzes that I really liked.   I do not want to creat...

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Hi,I need assistance with receiving the grade/score for assignments when I receive an email alert about grades.We have two email accounts attached to our profile. Both email accounts receive notifications that an assignment or test has been graded bu...

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