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quick question on assignment overrides

We need to create multiple assignments (via API) and assign each of these to a particular subset of students (who will be enrolled on one or more of several specific course sections). Looking at th...

11-03-2021

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previous community achievements, badges etc all disappeared

Confession: I haven't been on the community for a while. I knew the UI had changed... but I seem to have lost all the recognition in terms of badges and 'level' that I had built over the last few yea...

05-18-2021

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Groups menu (global nav): show students which courses their groups relate to

It's easy for students to click on Groups to see their group memberships... but not necessarily easy to identify the group they want to go to, depending on the naming convention used. Example: A st...

09-30-2020

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We can all delete assignments that have a SIS ID?

Am I going mad...? Assignments created with a SIS ID by API can be deleted by a teacher on the course? Shouldn't things that have been given a unique ID by an institution's Student Information Syste...

02-05-2020

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Get section information API returns 500 error code

I'm making this GET call and including the students and enrollments values - the API docs suggest this should " return the section enrollment for each student" see here: Sections - Canvas LMS RE...

01-17-2019

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Gradebook - custom js to show SIS IDs?

Is it theoretically possible to change the data that is displayed in the Secondary ID column in the Gradebook (not the new gradebook) so that the data shows the SIS ID instead? Or, to add a new SIS I...

01-04-2019

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3rd party chemistry drawing tool?

We have teachers in Chemistry who need students to be able to 'draw' and submit such mystical things as this: [edit: this image won't embed for some reason but you can see it here] I've seen fe...

10-16-2018

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Lessons learned about designing mobile-friendly pages

Confession: my initial reason for writing this blog is that it's part of a quest (called "Mobilize your assignments"), or at least that's where it stems from. I do enjoy the quests - they're a great ...

10-16-2018

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Ruby script for API: how many (and which) submissions have comments from +1 teacher?

EDIT -  a bit of retrospectively added blurb about this script: If you didn't know, Canvas APIs are fantastic . To really leverage the API, you need to learn at least a little bit of coding so...

05-22-2018

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Ensure admins can circumvent new anonymous marking

This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas This request is in relation to this pending development: https://community.canvaslms.com/community/ideas/priority-double-blind-grad...

04-30-2018

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New issue with using Excel for CSV grades import?

We've started having some real problems with importing Grades CSVs back into the Grades screen when they've been updated/saved using MS Excel (i.e. the file is not recognised). It seems that by cl...

02-07-2018

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Enrolment via automated SIS script/cross-listing issue: use Section rather than Course?

Not sure if this is a question for Canvas Developers, Canvas Admins or LMS Migration Strategies, so it's a shout out to you all here! We're into a 2nd year of Canvas now, and have had a ...

01-16-2018

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CSS to hide the totals columns in Grades

Hi guys I'm struggling to identify how to hide these columns (or just the content) using custom CSS: I think it should be as 'simple' as: # 1. the Total column  { display: ...

12-23-2017

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