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Feature Option Overview: Rich Content Editor Icon Maker

Feature Option Overview: Rich Content Editor Icon Maker

 

Summary

The Rich Content Editor allows instructors to create simple icons for their courses.

This change provides instructors the ability to incorporate simple icons for their courses without using an external tool. The Icon Maker allows simple customized iconography to be created directly within the Rich Content Editor.

Availability

Release Schedule

Included in the regular Canvas release schedule(see Canvas Release Notes

Related Feature Enhancement Ideas

Button Maker in Rich Content Editor

Upcoming Enhancements

If available, see Product Roadmap

Mobile App Support

Not yet available

Beta Environment Availability

2022-03-21

Production Environment Availability

2022-04-16

Free-for-Teacher Availability

Yes

 

Configuration

Feature Option Location & Default Status

Account (Off/Unlocked)

    Feature Option State

Production-ready

    Enabled by Canvas Admin

Yes (learn how to enable feature options)

    Subaccount Configuration

Yes

Affected Canvas Areas

Rich Content Editor

Permissions

Inherent to user role

 

Account Setup

Feature Option/Account Setting

Feature Option RCE Buttons and IconsFeature Option RCE Buttons and Icons

 
In Account Settings, click the Feature Options tab. Locate the RCE Buttons and Icons feature option.

Feature Options MenuFeature Options Menu

 
Click the Enabled link.



 

User Documentation

Affected User Roles

Instructors

Affects User Interface

Yes

Canvas User Guides

Not yet available

Videos

Coming Soon: Release Screencast: 2022-04-16 Rich Content Editor Icon Maker

Feature Q&A

Releases Q&A: 2022-04-16 Rich Content Editor Icon Maker



Feature Workflow

Rich Content Editor Icon MakerRich Content Editor Icon Maker

 
In the Rich Content Editor, click the Icon Maker icon.

 

Rich Content Editor Icon Maker MenuRich Content Editor Icon Maker Menu

 
To create new icons, click the Create Icon Maker Icon option [1]. The Saved Icon Maker Icons option is where prior icons are managed [2].



Rich Content Editor Icon MakerRich Content Editor Icon Maker

 

 
When the icon has been completed, click the Apply button to add it to the text box and Saved Icon Maker Icons.

 

Rich Content Editor IconsRich Content Editor Icons

 
When complete, icons display in the content editor.

 

Additional Details

At release, the Icon Maker feature only supports predefined images. The ability to upload custom images will be added in a future deploy.

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