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How far behind does data lag?

Yesterday I was looking at the number of published courses for our Summer 1 term. When I looked at yesterday's course_dim workflow_status, it showed X number of courses as Active -- assuming that is ...

a week ago

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API to enroll users

This one seems like it should be easy, particularly since I'm using Canvas data instead of our SIS data to test it out. Looking at the API guide, the Canvas Course ID for the path, and User ID for ...

03-04-2022

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What course evaluation software do you use?

We're currently using an antiquated course evaluation software package, and looking for something a bit more modern. Please let me know what you're using and if you like it. Thanks!

03-04-2022

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Use the SIS Term ID with API instead of the Canvas Term ID?

I was wondering if it is possible to use the SIS Term ID with API instead of the Canvas Term ID? I know in user API calls, I can use api/v1/users/sis_user_id: (which isn't documented), I'm hoping tha...

03-01-2022

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How to modify the Login ID for a user?

I've been playing around with the API to get a better understanding of how it works. We have our users log into Canvas with a user ID comprised of their first initial and last name. We will often h...

02-24-2022

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API vs. SIS imports for Users, Courses, etc.

Currently, we generate flat files as CSV files for users, courses and enrollments. The files get pushed every 2 hours between 6 AM and 6 PM, then get processed by Canvas. Canvas does the diffing in t...

01-13-2022

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Test plans for API scripts

I'm doing some API programming and was wondering if anyone had a formalized test plan for their programs that they would be willing to share. At this point, I'm just writing scripts and running them ...

10-13-2021

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Discussion Board Post Count by Student

I know how to find the total number of posts that exist in a course, but how do I find out how many posts each student has in a course. One of my instructors wants to see the total post count. There ...

10-13-2021

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Get full list of Canvas Users

I'm working on a project using Python to get our user photos posted as avatars in Canvas. I have it working fine for a small list of users defined in a CSV file on my computer, so that's probably the...

10-06-2021

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Image added to announcement not displayed in announcement email

I added an image to an announcement, but when I received the notification email the image was not included. Is this the expected behavior for announcements?

08-13-2021

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Badges for Instructure Courses

I imported these courses into our Canvas instance, and configured Badgr. I created my college as an issuer, and imported all of the badges from Instructure manually. I'm wondering if for future refer...

07-13-2021

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Box.com LTI Tool Issues

I have the Box.com LTI tool configured on our site and it works in some contexts, but not others. Instructors adding documents to Canvas courses using Box works. Adding links to documents in the RCE ...

06-24-2021

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Javascript Code working in Beta doesn't work in Production

I posted a fix for the admin courses page (https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Canvas-Admin-Discussion/Blueprint-Checkbox-on-Courses-Page-Fix/m-p/461993), which works in my beta environment, but does ...

06-22-2021

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Courses & People Pagination

Not sure if I'm overlooking something, but is there a way to change the number of results shown when I search for users? It seems to be limited to 15 results per page. It would be nice to be able to ...

06-04-2021

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Blueprint Checkbox on Courses Page Fix

On multiple occasions, I've accidentally clicked on the white space underneath the drop-down or text box above the "Show only blueprint courses" checkbox. Due to the styles set on the checkbox, the l...

05-06-2021

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Importing Blackboard tests with Hotspot Questions

I have been testing out exporting tests & question pools from Blackboard into Canvas. While most things seem to come over correctly, one thing I haven't been able to figure out is hotspot questio...

04-08-2021

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Moving from Blackboard Learn to Canvas

Greetings everyone! I'm the LMS admin at a small liberal arts college, and we're currently in the process of moving to Canvas from Blackboard Learn. I have about 15 years of experience as an LMS ad...

04-08-2021

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Canvas/Class Climate/Qualtrics Admin. I enjoy web programming (HTML/CSS/JavaScript/Python), hobbies include pursing truth, defending liberty.
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