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Blueprint API

Perusing the API list and looking for references to migrating content, I noticed an API endpoint called Blueprint Templates and references to master courses. I have never seen this API before and am ...

04-27-2017

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Viewing calendars

I have to explain to my staff, students and parents the logic behind the Calendar displaying 10 calendars at a maximum at any one time and how this is workable for a student who may be enrolled in up...

10-11-2016

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Conversations - a hot mess that needs to be fixed

A very frustrating day I had yesterday, trying to predict the behaviour of Conversations. Especially problematic is how it interacts with other systems. I was prompted to start thinking about this...

05-09-2016

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Image rotation

I have uploaded 8 images from my computer. On my computer they are correctly oriented. When I upload them to the files area in my Canvas course, four of them are correctly oriented but the other f...

03-05-2016

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Replying to email notifications and including an attachment

I had a teacher email me today saying that a number of her students had replied with attachments to a notification that was sent to them from Canvas notifications. When she looked at the message i...

02-18-2016

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Quizzes on the iOS app - are there limitations?

I had a Science teacher create a quiz that has an accompanying worksheet. The worksheet uses letters to point out bones in a skeleton (i.e. A points to the femur, B to the ribs etc). The student is r...

02-04-2016

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Emails and notifications

I am wondering if someone could explain to me more clearly the rationale for having an internal messaging system over sending email. I see the advantage of using an internal messaging system bein...

02-03-2016

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iOS app and navigation menu settings

This may have been responded to elsewhere, but I couldn't find anything - if so, if someone could guide me in the right direction! Some of our teachers have set up a custom navigation menu for the...

01-30-2016

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Profile pictures

I am wondering how I disable the ability for students to change their profile picture. We are a K12 school and have Canvas available to all students. Children being children, the first thing they ...

01-29-2016

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Default Grading Standard

Would anyone know how I as an admin can set a Default Grading Standard for courses without teachers having to do it? I have two grading schemes set up for the account, but when an assignment is se...

01-26-2016

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International SMS

The International SMS option for our account is turned on, yet I don't seem to able to select a country as per the user guide instructions. Does anyone have any suggestions? Also, I couldn't fi...

01-13-2016

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List of upcoming assignments for students in a course

I am wondering if the following is possible: I work at a K-12 school. Teachers have expressed a desire to have the ability to see what due work has been set for all students in all of the students...

12-08-2015

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Using natural language for due dates for assignments

Hi there: I'd like to ask the community whether they are having a problem with entering due dates using natural language. When creating an assignment, it used to be that I could enter 'tomorrow...

11-02-2015

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