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Update button issue

In testing New Quizzes in our beta environment, it seems I have to hit the "Update button" 2x before the Speedgrader grade area will update. On the first click, the final score immediately above t...

Wednesday

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Nested Scroll Bars in Stimulus Question is a problem!

Nested scrolling within a stimulus question is asking for trouble as students don't realize that they need to scroll down on the inner scroll bar. This is also made worse by mouse placement when usin...

Tuesday

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No Permalink in in New Discussions

Again, testing New Discussions to see if we can release it to our institution. The "Click to view" link in an email notification for a discussion forum takes us directly to the post via permalink in ...

08-31-2022

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Reply Via Email in New Discussions

So in testing the New Discussions to see if we are ready to roll it out to our institution, I discovered that replying to the e-mail notification of a forum post does not post to the forum as it curr...

08-31-2022

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Remove "New Window Icon" that is inserted when using the sidebar

One of my favorite features of Canvas when it comes to designing a course is the Sidebar that lets you insert all sorts of content into a content/wiki page. However, one annoyance that I have is that...

08-04-2016

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Some Feature Ideas For Your Consideration

I've got 2 feature ideas that are open for voting that I would appreciate you voting UP.  One closes on July 6 and the other on August 3.   If you agree, please share with others (Inst...

06-29-2016

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A Different Way of Thinking About Differentiated Assignments

I'll be honest. Our distance education courses are on rolling enrollment so while I've understood the concept of differentiated assignments, I've never given them much thought because there is no rea...

05-25-2016

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Some CSS related to the New UI

Several people have asked for my code that I've used to mess around with the new UI. Here's a screenshot of what some of the code affects based on the code below: Here’s a copy and paste of ...

02-25-2016

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Jive Newsletter Empty

Before the new year, my Jive community newsletter would include a list of 5-8 trending discussions taking place in the community.   Now, my community newsletter is completely empty and only...

01-12-2016

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A Canvas Thanksgiving

Since Thanksgiving is coming soon, I thought I would share a feature in Canvas for which I am thankful (& perhaps the Community team will see fit to make this a mission/badge for November :smiley...

11-03-2015

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Paper Pumpkin - Going Green with Groups

The obvious benefit of Canvas for assignments is the “green” benefit of going paperless for papers, assignments, tests, and quizzes. A feature which has been used in some of our Psychology and Counse...

10-20-2015

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Sharing is Caring (except when it comes to germs)

Our institution has a distributed campus model that follows the traditional semester structure for courses, while our Distance Education program utilizes the rolling registration model for courses. T...

09-04-2015

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Is there a way to have a navigation button actively display only for mobile users?

I would like for the "Discussions" button to appear in the navigation menu when users are accessing the course via the Canvas mobile app (android and iOS), but have it hidden when users access the co...

08-10-2015

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Was there an announcement about the voting on Feature Ideas changing from 30 to 100?

I've noticed today that  @Renee_Carney ​,  @scottdennis ​, and Deactivated user​ have been going through archived feature ideas with the following information for those who might ...

08-05-2015

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Initial thoughts from a first-timer

Due to a 2 hour time difference, I am awake at 5:30am Utah time.   As I look forward to my first InstructureCon, I wonder if there can be a focus on newbies like myself for future conferenc...

06-16-2015

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Limits on Feature Requests in Jive?

If my count is correct, there are currently 349 feature request ideas up for voting currently.  At the same time, new ideas are constantly being suggested on a daily basis. The overall idea coun...

05-18-2015

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Notification emails should link directly to the post rather than the top of the thread

  This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas     Idea will be open for vote May 5th, 2015 - August 5th, 2015  Learn more about voting... &nbs...

04-16-2015

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Order Discussion Posts from Newest to Oldest

Currently, the discussion posts are ordered from oldest to newest.  A student/professor has to scroll or go to the last page and then scroll to get to the latest post.   Canvas REALLY n...

04-16-2015

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Visual Indicator when points assigned are above the maximum point value of an assignment

  This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas     Idea will be open for vote May 5th, 2015 - August 5th, 2015  Learn more about voting...  ...

04-16-2015

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