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Canvas Support Emails - self-contained responses

I love working with Canvas support and appreciate how quick they are to respond, but have one piece of feedback that I am hoping to validate with others users before I put in a feature request, it ma...

06-01-2022

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Accessing Old Community Ideas

Hello Community Managers -  I came across a number of links today to review some older ideas around accessibility and found that I no longer have access to many of them. Previously, the commun...

10-06-2021

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Ability to Search for a Specific Word

Hello - I am trying to figure out if there is a way to search for a specific word without searching for the word stem. For example, I'm trying to search for words with "disability" or "accessibility"...

10-06-2021

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Accessibility Content from the Product Roadmap Blog

There used to be a way to share content from other spaces here - I can't figure out how to do that anymore, but wanted to share a few posts around accessibility that have come up in the Product Roadm...

09-10-2021

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Comparable solutions to EesySoft

Our campus is looking into EesySoft as a tool that could help us track how users are using Canvas 3rd party tools within Canvas and provide contextual help documents and support directly within Canva...

03-18-2021

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Understanding how Files are linked in new RCE

TLDR TLDR; The default behavior with the old RCE when linking to files was to download the file. In the new RCE the default behavior is to open the file in Canvas in a new tab where you can load it...

01-12-2021

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Ability to Link to Syllabus in Modules

Canvas provides a great feature to create a syllabus in a course. We generally encourage our instructors to create their content in the RCE (HTML) so that it is more accessible and usable than a PDF ...

07-29-2020

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Use API to determine if a Quiz Bank Exists in a Course

There is currently no way to work with Canvas Quiz Banks through the API.  @stuart_ryan  has put together a good list document discussions around that here.  That said, I am tryi...

04-02-2020

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Documentation, PDF Files and Accessibility

This question is mostly for the documentation team. Occasionally I have seen some documentation show up as PDF files, for example:  Canvas Account Role Permissions PDF  Canvas Course Rol...

02-24-2020

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Guidelines on Sharing Content Critical of Instructure

Hello, I am wondering if someone might be able to point me towards any guidelines around sharing content that might be critical of Instructure in this community space. Specifically, I have been ...

01-02-2020

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Thoma Bravo Instructure Acquisition

A space where news and reactions to the proposed Thoma Bravo acquisition can be gathered that would be of interest to the community. Please add additional resources, questions or concerns in the comm...

12-04-2019

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Provide a method to determine which courses are using New Quizzes

For the current (old?) quizzes the API makes it easy to identify courses that contain quizzes. However, with New Quizzes there is currently no way to use the Canvas API to determine wh...

09-11-2019

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Support for copying content associated with an LTI tool?

When an LTI tool associated with a course is copied to another course the LTI tool itself is copied to the new course, but my understanding from the past at least was that there was no way to communi...

08-27-2019

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Accessibility Feature Requests

I have always appreciated that Canvas takes accessibility seriously, as evidenced in their   Voluntary Product Accessibility Template, community efforts and frequent mentions of accessibility in...

03-12-2019

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Ability to Moderate a Quizzes.Next Quiz Before a Student Accesses a Quiz

This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas Feature Request:  Provide the ability to moderate quizzes (specifically to add extended time) in Quizzes.NEXT without requiring th...

02-26-2019

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Possible to add an iframe into community posts?

The videos from Instructurcon 2018 have been posted and they offer the ability to embed them - the embed code works great, except when I tried to embed one into the Canvas Community. the iframe code ...

08-29-2018

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Information on File Usage (API)

Summary The File Object currently contains a number of attributes for each file in a Canvas Course such as "display_name", "size" and "content-type". This idea is to add attributes to the file ...

08-06-2018

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Accessible for Everyone? Blog Post

This is a collections of resources and place for discussion for the 2018 Instructurcon presentation titled, "Accessibility for Everyone?". Session Description Accessibility is hard when you focus o...

07-26-2018

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Tool to Identify and Delete Unused Files

Have you ever wanted the ability to know which files from the Canvas Files section are being used in course content or where they are being used? How about the ability to identify and delet...

07-12-2018

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Syllabus content in Canvas Data?

In the Canvas Data FAQ it states:  What data is currently not in Canvas Data? Outcomes, Rubrics, Quiz Question Answer Submissions, Conferences, Calendar, and Scheduler However, I believe ...

01-03-2018

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