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Math Editor keyboard shortcut? Save me from carpal tunnel...

Please tell me that someone knows of a keyboard shortcut to access the equation editor from the RCE.  I'm remediating a calculus course that was originally created in Bb. I'm recreating all of...

03-30-2021

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Discussions in SpeedGrader: Toggle between Full Discussion and Filtered by Student

I'm teaching my first course in Canvas in about 18 months, and I've been forcefully reminded of how difficult it is to grade discussions in SpeedGrader.  Being able to see individual postings ...

03-29-2021

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Restoring user files after user was deleted

Hi Friends-- I inherited an instance of Canvas in which some users were deleted.  One of those users stored image files that were linked into our course template in their user files.  Th...

11-06-2020

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Fill in Multiple Blanks with a list of possible answers

Okay. I think the answer to this is "no," but maybe there's some clever-clogs out there who knows a good way to do this.  Say I want to create a fill-in-multiple-blanks question for which there...

09-15-2020

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Did folks in this group know that the default link color in Canvas is out of WCAG AA compliance?

Hi everyone-- I'm just curious how many people know that the default link color is out of WCAG AA compliance. It was a surprise to me. There's currently a feature request to adjust that color, bu...

08-20-2018

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Move the Navigation Save button to the space between what is shown and what is disabled

I know this is fiddly, but it's a recurring pain point for people at institutions where admins have added a bajillion additional buttons to the course-level nav.  Please move the location of ...

11-01-2017

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Using Groups to Allow for Journaling and Blogging

After meaning to get to this for a couple of years, I've finally put together video instructions on how to set up Canvas to allow for graded journals or blogs. When I was teaching composition, I k...

10-18-2016

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Heading styles have changed in the new UI. Is there any virtue to this change?

Hi everyone-- Recently, the headings definitions have changed in Canvas to include a color attribute. Previously, the color was defined more generally for all text in the RCE.  This meant...

02-05-2016

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