"Mark All Present" in the Attendance tool doesn't pass a grade back to the Gradebook for everyone


This behavior has been resolved and deployed to the production environment as of 11/27/23.


When taking attendance for the first time in a course, if you use the "Mark All Present" button, only one student's score gets passed to the Gradebook.

Expected Behavior

Instead it should pass through a score for every student when the button is selected.


Select to Unmark All, then select Mark All Present again.

Steps to Reproduce

  • Prerequisite: A course with two or more students and the Roll Call Attendance tool installed.
  1. For the first time taking attendance in the course, navigate to the Attendance tool and select "Mark All Present".
  2. Navigate to the Gradebook and notice that only one student had a grade passed through for them.

Additional Info


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.

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