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Canvas Deploy Notes (2022-09-28)

Canvas Deploy Notes (2022-09-28)

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 2022-09-28 Known Issues tag.

 


Deploy Notes Change Log

 

Feature Options

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Quizzes

Disable Classic Quizzes

Feature Option Name

Default to New Quizzes

Enable Feature Option Location & Default Status

Account (Disabled/Unlocked) learn how to enable feature options

Beta Environment Availability

2022-09-15

Production Environment Availability

2022-09-28

Subaccount Configuration

Yes

Permissions

Inherent to user role

Affects User Interface

Yes

Affected User Roles and Areas

Admin, Instructors, Quizzes

Mobile App Support

Not available

Free-for-Teacher Availability

Not Available

Feature Option State

Production-ready


Summary

Admins can disable the creation of Classic Quizzes. When enabled, existing Classic Quizzes are view only.

Change Benefit

This update allows admins to transition to New Quizzes as the default quiz option and restricts instructors from creating Classic Quizzes.

Feature Workflow

Disable To New Quizzes Feature OptionDisable To New Quizzes Feature Option

 
In the Feature Options tab, locate the Default to New Quizzes feature option in Course settings and click the Enabled link.

Additional Details

When enabled, existing view only Classic Quizzes can be migrated to New Quizzes.

 

RCE Icon Maker

Use Custom Images in Icons

Feature Option Name

RCE Icon Maker

Enable Feature Option Location & Default Status

Account (Disabled/Unlocked), learn how to enable feature options

Beta Environment Availability

2022-09-15

Production Environment Availability

2022-09-28

Subaccount Configuration

Yes

Permissions

Inherent to user role

Affects User Interface

Yes   

Affected User Roles and Areas

Instructors, Rich Content Editor Icon Maker

Mobile App Support

Not available

Free-for-Teacher Availability

Yes

Feature Option State

Production-ready

Related Idea Conversations

Icon maker - more images


Summary

Instructors can upload and crop custom images and course images in the Rich Content Editor Icon Maker.

Change Benefit

This update provides instructors with more options for customization of icons in the RCE Icon Maker.

Feature Workflow

RCE Icon Maker Add Image MenuRCE Icon Maker Add Image Menu

 
When adding an image in the RCE Icon Maker, instructors can choose Upload Image [1] or Course Image [2].

RCE Icon Maker Crop ToolRCE Icon Maker Crop Tool

 
To customize an image instructors can use the drop-down menu to select an image and crop the image into a shape [1], rotate the image [2], flip the image [3], zoom the image [4] and reset the image [5].

 

 

Deploy Notes Change Log

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Date  
2022-09-16 Published Deploy Notes
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