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Inbox pane proportions

I use Canvas on a PC with either Chrome or Firefox browser.  I have 16:9 monitors.   In the Canvas Inbox, I would like the left pane, the one where you can see what messages you have...

03-28-2022

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Changes in font sizes

For the past several months (it seems), I have noticed changes to font sizes in text added to text boxes, so that part of the page will be noted as 20 pixels, other parts a 12 pt, etc.  The diff...

09-23-2021

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Wrap Text around a Picture?

Using the new RCE and it appears the ability to easily wrap text around a picture no longer works.  I used to be able to click the picture then left align, and it would wrap.  I cannot get ...

03-11-2021

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Immersive Reader - Questions

A couple questions about Immersive Reader: 1.  We noted that the IR button does not appear on the Home (front) page.  However, looking at the same page under Pages, it appears on the fron...

02-15-2021

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YouTube -- paste link -- has changed?

We recently switched to the New Rich Content Editor. It used to be, when you pasted a YouTube link into the text box on a page (or wherever), a little box would appear as a placeholder (see below)....

11-30-2020

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Add link to picture file, not embed

I need to give my students some picture files to use in a project.  Everything I have tried on the new rich content editor embeds the picture on the page, showing the picture, and that's not wha...

07-24-2020

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Page Jumps?

I am creating a pretty long Q&A page in Canvas and would like to put links at the top that jump to a specific section.  I see old community posts about using HTML anchor tags for this, but i...

06-26-2020

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Respondus Lockdown Browser & Alternatives

Just like many schools, Chromebooks have become a larger and larger issue with Respondus Lockdown Browser (LDB).  Now I have read that the new Quizzes Next tool will also not work with LDB.&n...

05-12-2020

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Proctoring system?

In light of the current pandemic and moving all our classes online into Canvas, the issue of what to do about proctored testing is a big one.  We know about the quizzes settings in Canvas, we al...

03-25-2020

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Canvas Commons - Admin Functions

We have been on Canvas for a couple years with restricted Commons (i.e. we have it set to allow content for our institution only).  We are starting to have an issue with faculty adding content f...

01-25-2020

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Re-set Users Dashboard View by Admin

It seems to me that I used to be able to re-set the dashboard view for all users, back to using the Course Cards. For some reason I cannot locate that setting now.  Any idea where it is locat...

01-02-2020

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Eportfolio Moderation

I see the new link in my top-level admin area.  However, nothing is populated on the list.  How are these suspect portfolios identified?  Canvas algorithm?  Thanks.

12-23-2019

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Video Management System

We are interested in what others are using to manage video content -- i.e. a platform to store, stream, record. edit, caption videos.  Looking for a system that can be integrated into Canvas. &n...

10-17-2019

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Respondus LockDown Browser - Canvas Stats?

We use Respondus Lockdown Browser thru our Canvas system, and wondering if anyone has found a way to track which classes are using it in Canvas. Respondus is installed on Canvas as an LTI, but we don...

03-01-2019

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Course Alerts?

There is a course-level permission called "Alerts - Add/Edit/Delete". The official definition of this function is below.  However, when I go to look at course Settings, I can't find anything abo...

07-26-2018

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Message students who have not logged in yet

I just started teaching a course in Canvas today.  Under People, I can see who has logged into the class and who has not.  Is there a way to message all the students who have no logged in y...

03-12-2018

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Big Community Tour - Question

Hello.  I am trying to complete The Big Community Tour quest, and have one criteria that I cannot seem to complete: GROUPS: Join a group, share practices, network with peers, and collaborate ...

09-13-2017

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Log in for Community?

(You all have been so great to answer my questions! We are just getting started with implementation and learning a lot!) And so another question -- Does a user have to be logged into a Canvas syst...

08-11-2017

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I am the Associate Dean of Distance Learning & Faculty Development at NorthWest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville, Arkansas. We switched from Blackboard to Canvas in May 2018. More info about me can be found on my website.
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