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Minimum Video Upload Bandwidth

Asking on behalf of an instructor who teaches with the assumption that students have adequate bandwidth to participate in their online sign language course... The instructor relies on the RCE video...

10-04-2021

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Sort order/algorithm rules?

Does anyone have a good handle on how Canvas sorts certain items in certain areas? I know there's some sort of lexicographical routine that will do things like make the number 10 come right after the...

08-19-2021

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SIS Data - Manage Granular Permissions June Release

Hopefully this would reach someone who has been using Canvas cloud for the past 10+ years like we have, can peruse the Github repository for the open source version, or someone at Instructure who kno...

08-11-2021

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Live API User Profile - Remove Title

Our institution has disabled changing the user profile via the Canvas UI. As a result our faculty can no longer change their titles when a change is needed. I've been using the Live API to show our...

07-27-2021

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JS Hook for Modal?

Just wondering if any JS override experienced folks out there know of a way to hook into the event when a modal dialog is shown...similar to how bootstrap provides one for the event of "shown.bs.moda...

02-10-2021

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Behavior of Messaging a Student using the Student Context Card

I'm hoping someone in the community can confirm some behavior related to this guide: How do I view a context card for a student in a course?   View Student Overview At the top of t...

05-20-2020

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Reconfigure Redirect Edu Apps LTI - Hide from students

I'm working on helping someone who posted a question in another place, and it's got my gears spinning with no immediate resolution.  How would someone reconfigure the XML for the Redirect LTI...

02-13-2020

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Rejecting Emoji Input on Display Name Field

Has anyone had an issue with students changing their display name to all emoji characters? If so, what measures have you used to prevent it?

01-17-2020

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API endpoint permissions for /courses

Unless I've not read the docs correctly, shouldn't an instructor API token be able to use the GET /v1/courses/{id} endpoint to see information about a single course for which they are enrol...

10-29-2019

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SCORM time tracking

I'm curious if anyone here knows about whether the Canvas SCORM feature supports time tracking features? We've got some 3rd party content that we need to build reports from to show students' time spe...

05-21-2019

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Why Would A LTI Provider Need a Developer Key?

I might need to post this in multiple places, but our institution is looking at an integration with Cisco WebEx using what Cisco calls the Education Connector. This is their LTI setup page: http...

04-04-2019

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Canvas Permission to Restrict Instructor From Adding Their Personal Email?

I'm doing a bit of research to see if there's a way to restrict faculty from adding a personal email address to their profile. We have a 3rd party tool that queries instructors Canvas accou...

02-28-2019

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Notification Rule for Self-Enroll Action

We have several faculty/staff professional development courses that are set up for self-enroll. Does anyone know of a good way to notify those in the teacher role that someone new has self-enrolled? ...

09-12-2018

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Late/Missing submission policy

If an assignment is allowed to be submitted late for up to 2 days with a -10% policy per day, and is marked at zero if not submitted after 2 days is the new grade book able to be configured to do thi...

09-10-2018

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Course Import Wait Times

I've been telling folks in our institution that when it takes an abnormally long time for a course import job to get processed in the queue is that it's because there are a lot of other jobs system w...

08-16-2018

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Read Only Columns in Grade Book Export CSV

Following the guide for exporting grades (https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-12811-415255012 ) The exported CSV file (as of the last release 4/26) has a lot of read-only columns, and it...

05-03-2018

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Custom Global Navigation Icons in Collapsed State Disappearing

We have custom links and icons in our global navigation sidebar. However they disappear from view when the sidebar is collapsed. Does anyone have any solution to creating custom links and icons that ...

10-19-2017

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Future of Canvas and Flash Plugin

Adobe announced this week that they have a definite end-of-life for the Flash browser plugin with respect to new features past 2020. I know that Canvas has relied on Flash for certain areas o...

07-26-2017

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RCE/Kaltura Video File upload via API

What API endpoint would one use to upload a video file that would duplicate what the RCE UI does for uploading to the Kaltura encoding process? I have a potential project in mind to bulk upload a lar...

11-21-2016

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Shouldn't ePortfolios allow for hosting of html content?

For instructors who teach web design/development it would be nice if ePortfolios would allow for users to upload html content render in the browser rather than prompt visitors to download individual ...

07-27-2016

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