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How do I view annotation feedback comments directly in an assignment submission as an observer?

How do I view annotation feedback comments directly in an assignment submission as an observer?

An instructor may choose to include comments directly in an assignment submission using inline comments, or annotations. If an assignment's submission details page includes a View Feedback link, you can view these annotated comments through a preview tool called Canvas DocViewer.

Some browsers may not initially render comments correctly when viewing feedback. If your browser includes a built-in PDF viewer, select the option to view the PDF in the system viewer. You can also download PDF files with comments to view on your computer. The settings required to view or print the annotations in the PDF vary based on the software installed on your computer.

Note: If the assignment attachment displays a Preview button instead of the View Feedback button, the assignment submission file is not DocViewer compatible and does not include any annotated comments.

Open Grades

Open Grades

In Course Navigation, click the Grades link.

Open Assignment Submission Details

Open Assignment Submission Details

Locate the assignment and click the assignment name.

Open Feedback

Open Feedback

Click the View Feedback button.

Note: If the assignment attachment displays a Preview button, the file is not DocViewer compatible.

View Annotated Comments

View Annotated Comments

View the instructor's annotated comments [1]. When an annotated comment includes multiple content lines, the content box displays an ellipses link. To expand a comment, click the Ellipses link [2].

Download File

Download File

To download a PDF of the submission and annotations, click the Download icon.



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