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Canvas Deploy Notes (2022-01-19)

Canvas Deploy Notes (2022-01-19)

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in the title of this document.

Deploy notes indicate notable changes in the deploy by feature. To view functionality according to user role, please see Canvas Features by User Role.

Fixed bugs are located in Known Issues. For related issues resolved in this deploy, view the 2022-01-19 Known Issues tag.

 

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Deploy Notes Change Log

 

Interface Updates

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Account Settings

Theme Editor Default Adjustments

 

User Role & Summary Link

Admins | View Canvas Features by User Role

Affected Feature Areas

Theme Editor

Feature Q&A

N/A


Summary

Several default Theme Editor color values have been updated for additional contrast.

Change Benefit

This change improves accessibility and aligns with updated contrast standards.

Affected User Roles

All Users

Feature Workflow

The Global Branding section of the Theme Editor has updated defaults for the following theme components:

  • Primary Brand Color: #0374B5 (blue—originally #008EE2)
  • Link Color: #0374B5 (blue—originally #008EE2)
  • Primary Button: #0374B5 (blue—originally #008EE2)

The Global Navigation section of the Theme Editor has updated defaults for the following theme components:

  • Nav Icon Active: #0374B5 (blue—originally #008EE2)
  • Nav Text Active: #0374B5 (blue—originally #008EE2)
  • Nav Badge: #ffffff (white)
  • Nav Badge Text: #000000 (black)

Additional defaults have been made for the following color values throughout Canvas:

  • Gray: #8B969E to #6B7780
  • Red: #EE0612 to #E0061F
  • Green: #00AC18 to #0B874B

 

Rich Content Editor

Equation Image Absolute URLs

 

User Role & Summary Link

Instructors | View Canvas Features by User Role

Affected Feature Areas

Rich Content Editor

Feature Q&A

Releases Q&A: Rich Content Editor Equation Editor URLs


Summary

Absolute URLs are used for equation images.

Change Benefit

This change allows URLs to be supported in LTI tools, such as New Quizzes.

Affected User Roles

All Users

Feature Workflow

When an equation is added to the Rich Content Editor, equations are displayed as images. The HTML view shows the equation is stored as an absolute URL. This URL uses the full address, including the protocol and domain name.

Equation and URLsEquation and URLs

 

 

 

Deploy Notes Change Log

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Date  
2022-01-07 Published Deploy Notes
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