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If your instructor allows, you can edit and delete your own discussion posts. If the edit or delete option does not display, your instructor has restricted this setting in your course.
Note: This setting does not affect discussions in course groups.
In Course Navigation, click the Discussions link.
Click a discussion title.
Locate the reply you want to edit and click the Options icon . Then select the Edit option .
Edit the discussion reply in the Rich Content Editor . To post your edits, click the Save button .
To delete your reply to a discussion topic, click the reply Options icon , then select the Delete option .
Click the OK button.
If you delete a discussion reply with other course user replies attached, Canvas shows a Deleted by notification. The notification includes your name. This entry cannot be removed.
Note: Course instructors can see that you deleted your replies in the discussion.
If your instructor has restricted the option to edit or delete your discussion replies, the options do not display in the Options menu.