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Discussion redesign feature prevents Studio video embeds to replies

Discussion redesign feature prevents Studio video embeds to replies

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This behavior is resolved in the 2021-09-01 deploy.

Known issues indicate notable behaviors that has been escalated to the Canvas engineering team. Known issues are not a guarantee for an immediate resolution. This document is for informational purposes only and does not replace the Support process. If you are encountering the behavior outlined in this document, please ensure you have submitted a Support case (per your institution's escalation process) so Canvas Support can adequately gauge the overall customer impact and prioritize appropriately.

When a user with Studio access attempts to embed a Studio recording to a discussion reply with the Discussion/Announcement redesign feature enabled, the action gets cancelled.

Expected Behavior

Instead it should embed the content.


Public embed code from the studio video.
1. Navigate to the video
2. Click the three dots at the bottom right
3. Click share
4. Click "create public link" then copy the embed code.
5. Navigate back to the discussion and insert the embed code "insert" -> "embed" -> paste

Steps to Reproduce


  • Prerequisites: Discussion/Announcement redesign feature enabled and a user with Studio access and video in its library

  1. Create a discussion

  2. Access the discussion with a user that have Studio account

  3. Use the LTI > Studio(/Arc) option

  4. Select the video from the library

  5. Click embed

  6. Observe that the pop-up disappears and no content is added


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