When I create links on my page so that my students can download handouts the font sometimes changes to blue and other times underlines in blue. I read online that there was a similar glitch back in 2019 but didn't see anything recent. Both ways seem to work but I was hoping to have a consistent blue font change for all links so my students could easily identify a downloadable handout. I have tried clicking" remove link" and re-linking, I have tried deleting and reentering text - but it seems to be random (sometimes one - sometimes the other). Any thoughts and/or fixes?
Good afternoon, @Gizali ...
Normally, all links (no matter the color) should be underlined...whether the link points to another page in your course, a file in your course, or an external website. They should all be underlined.
Also, maybe not related, but I wonder if your school's local Canvas administrator or your school's Online Learning department has configured the "theme" of your Canvas environment so that hyperlinks appear as a certain color. For example, you have a light blue left-hand global navigation menu with icons that are red when clicked on. In this Canvas administrator Guide, How do I create a theme for an account using the T... - Canvas Community, you can see that the theme can be set with specific hex color codes for a variety of things...including links. Sometimes, after a link is clicked on, the color of that link is different...to indicate that it has been "visited". So, you might want to have a conversation with someone at your school about this. They may be using school colors, and that is why links are appearing like this in your course.
I hope this information will be of help to you in some way. Sing out if you have any other questions about this...thanks! Take care, stay safe, and be well.