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Why doesn't my Inbox show messages as unread?  It shows all messages as "read," even if they've just arrived and I have not opened them.

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I have students who dropped my online class in the first week and are no longer on my official roster but are still on the class canvas and would like to be taken off so they do not receive all the emails and announcements. I went to "people" in the ...

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Canvas does not work on my Mac and I am not sure why. I have tried quitting safari, restarting my computer, logging out and logging in again and nothing is working. I have been trying to use canvas for 3 weeks for school and still cannot figure out t...

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I am just beginning the training and am in module 1.5/ mat videos,but don't see where to access the videos.  It says it's in lectureformat but I don't see the lectures either.  Can anyone help?Thanks,  Francesca 

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We would like to add a navigation tab for an app and prevent it from being moved or removed by instructors.

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Trying to assign existing course to a new sub-accountcourse_id,short_name,long_name,account_id,status51432,NURS*1200*30,20/SP NURS*1200*30 Nursing Care Chronic Illness,GC-NURS,active51433,NURS*2400*30,20/SP NURS*2400*30 Nursing Care Complex Illness,G...

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How can I change the format for my gradebook? It currently gives a list of filters when before it used to show a large grid listing all students and assignments.

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I used a template, downloaded to word, filled in the questions, and now I don't know how to upload it to be able to submit the assignment.  I know it was taught on the I-learn tutorial, but I don't know how to access that again.Thanks for help!Ruth T

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What are the colored tabs beside assignment submissions in grade book?

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Can observers book an appointment through the calendar to meet teachers? 

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Can you pause a test and resume later if you run out of time?

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I created a Google Doc, and did the submission type as an External Tool and used the Google feature, and my student submitted an assignment, but it was done wrong. I want to allow him to submit it again, so I marked it as incomplete. But when he open...

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How can I sort by student first name in gradebook?  Is this really not an option?  I find it absolutely ridiculous if this is not possible to do.  This would throw off my grading process for my students significantly, and might force me to stop using...

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I have three assignment categories:ProjectsPractice ActivitiesStudio PerformanceMy course grading scheme is set up in PowerSchool as such:25% Studio Performance75% "Total Points" of both Practice Activities and Projects combinedMy grades passback fro...

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We have several parents in our district who have twin students in the system. Many of these students have similar classes with similar assignments. When parents receive notifications letting them know that an assignment has been graded, observers str...

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Can you batch edit assignment dates?

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Is Google Docs enabled as a submission type for students?

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A user enrolled in the Canvas database with an email address that we now want to change. I removed her from the course and re-enrolled her with the new email, but the system defaults to the old email. Anyway to change this?

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I am registerd to a class and I get notifications, but I do not see the class assignments or announcements when i sign into canvas.

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Is there any way to access the full report of students' activity in a course? Under "Access Report" on the right hand side it shows these categories:ContentTimes ViewedTimes ParticipatedLast ViewedI would like to see the information of when a student...

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How does the general comment box become saved in a Likert survey?I am needing to add a space for written feedback, and have been unsuccessful in saving the box to the survey as an option.

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I've created a quiz to test out each of the question types in Quizzes.Next. As another test, I've put some of the questions into a couple different question banks. I want to change the point value for my matching question from 1 to 10, but when I edi...

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I am trying to complete assignments but other than the individual buttons I can click on there is no content appearing on the pages, no next buttons, and not allowing me to upload any assignments, I also can't view messages in my inbox , or my grades...

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In a module we have a quiz (see settings below). This is a quiz made in the normal quiz (not quizzes next). But after making the quiz we don't see the [next] button in student view. (see picture below). 

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How do I change the main color of my canvas?

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When I reigistered, I used my personal email.  No my webinar invites are getting sent there.  I need to get these events on my work email as this is the calendar I use but I can't forward the invites.How can I get that to happen?Thanks!

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Can I assign standards to my test items?

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Wondering if I make a person an observer, for the purposes of access to the class, but not wanting them to have the ability to interact with/alter the content, Do I have to have them observing someone? In other words, Can an OBSERVER see the course w...

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Is there a way to rearrange the order of the questions in a question bank? I'm working with a question bank that has 50 elements from the periodic table. I want them to be in order by atomic number so they will be easy to assign to a quiz. I did not ...

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