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Navigation - Remove "warning"

Navigation - Remove "warning"

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I've just noticed that the Canvas folks have added this warning to Navigation.

"Warning: For improved accessibility in reordering Course Navigation elements, please use the Move To Dialog option found in the menu."

I find this new message really confusing and unnecessary.

  • This is not a "warning." The word "warning" implies that something bad will happen. This is a "tip" or a "suggestion."
  • Where is the "Move to Dialog" option? What "menu?"
  • Is there any real need for something new or different? I have trained many colleagues on Canvas. Moving items around has not been an issue. The only real issue is that instructors forget to scroll down and save the changes.

I would suggest that this "warning" is unnecessary and unhelpful and that it be removed, or at the very least, reworded.

 

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Stef_retired
Community Team
Community Team
Status changed to: Moderating

@SusanNiemeyer  Thanks for sharing this feedback about the navigation menu. Would you provide a screenshot or screencast? I've just checked a course in both beta and production, and I don't see this warning, and although I might have missed it, I haven't seen it previewed in our release or deploy notes.

The verbiage appears to be consistent with Canvas documentation (see the Move Navigation Links section):  How do I manage Course Navigation links?

 

SusanNiemeyer
Community Contributor

Hi Stef, 

I'm attaching a screenshot. This is from a brand new course shell. You can see the warning in the blue strip at the top. I really don't know what this warning means.

Thanks!

2021-12-28.png

erinhmcmillan
Community Team
Community Team

Hi, Susan,

This is a bug that has been resolved by our engineers. It will be part of the January 19 deploy.

Thanks!

Erin

KristinL
Community Team
Community Team
Status changed to: Archived
 
Hefner69
New Member

I have same Issue, Thank you for sharing the Info.