Announcements Delay Date/Time Edit Options from Announcements Page


Currently, when a Canvas #announcement is scheduled to be delayed and an instructor wants to edit/change the delay until date/time (or, publish now, instead), we must:

  1. Go to Announcements home page
  2. Click on individual announcement needing to be edited
  3. Click on edit
  4. Adjust delay posting date/time (or remove altogether)
  5. Click Save

I am proposing the ability to edit the delayed date/time and publish now within the vertical menu (hamburger menu / skinny snowman / three dots) of that announcement, much like the options presented when editing an assignment.

Markups of suggestions

1)  Edit button added for individual announcement:

Screen Shot 2022-05-27 at 3.10.12 AM.png

2) Publish Now shortcut added to individual announcement menu (example from current Assignment menu):

Screen Shot 2022-05-27 at 3.23.38 AM.png

3) Once "Edit" is clicked, quick edit box option with ability for "more options" to open actual announcement:

Screen Shot 2022-05-27 at 3.23.47 AM.png

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Community Team
Community Team
Status changed to: Moderating

Hi @mroberts13 -

These are great suggestions, and we appreciate the detailed illustrations! In order to keep our Idea Converastions streamlined, please separate this proposal into two threads -- one about the options menu from the kabob and one about bulk editing. This really helps Community Members search through ideas, and it helps our Product Team as they identify threads in their discovery process.

Feel free to edit this thread and copy/paste the rest into another. Let me know if you'd like to collaborate!

Community Team
Community Team
Status changed to: Archived

Hi @mroberts13 -

Let the Community Team if you have any questions regarding your proposals. We'd be happy to help, but we are unable to advance this thread through our Idea Process because of the multiple requests. Thanks for understanding, and we look forward to collaborating with you!