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Discussions Redesign does not insert equation from equation editor

Discussions Redesign does not insert equation from equation editor

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This behavior was corrected 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.

While Discussion Redesign is enabled, users are unable to input an equation from the equation editor.

Expected Behavior

When a user selects “insert equation” in the discussion, the equation should paste into the RCE.


Disable Discussions Redesign feature preview.

Steps to Reproduce


  • Enable the Discussion Redesign in a course.

  • Reply to the discussion and select the LaTeX equation editor.

  • Create an equation and select, “insert Equation.” Notice that the equation does not paste into the RCE.


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