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Immersive Reader button is hidden for Students when Pages nav is disabled

Immersive Reader button is hidden for Students when Pages nav is disabled

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This behavior is 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.

When Immersive Reader feature flag is enabled, hiding the pages tab in courses also hides the Immersive Reader button when students access the page.

Expected Behavior

Instead it should still display the Immersive Reader button even when the Pages tab is hidden for students.


Make Pages visible in Course Navigation.

Steps to Reproduce


Prerequisites: Have a course with students enrolled
Enable the "Microsoft Immersive Reader" at the account/course level

  1. Create a page within the course with content

  2. Create a module

  3. Add the page to the module

  4. Go to the Settings of the course

  5. In the Navigations tab disable Pages

  6. As a student navigate to the page via the module

  7. Notice the button for Immersive Reader is not available


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