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Allow for clean reset of course content when a template is in place

When a template is in place in an account or sub-account, the template is copied into any new course created there. Since the Reset Course Content process creates a new course, the template is applie...

06-02-2021

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No Submission & new Assignment Enhancements - Confusion?

We have activated the new Assignment Enhancements option. This is great for those classes where multiple files are expected to be submitted and a student can only get one of them done today. They can...

11-02-2020

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Word for Mac - Assignment Submission Incomplete File

A student contacted me because a course instructor graded her poorly on an assignment. The instructor said the assignment was incomplete. The student said the file was complete but, upon review of th...

07-10-2020

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Uptick in spam help desk calls

Are any other admins seeing this? We went from roughly one-two per month reported spam calls to the Instructure help desk to nearly daily since June 12. What's going on?

06-29-2020

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Assignment Bulk Update: Negative Date Shift

Thank you for implementing https://community.canvaslms.com/ideas/2214-adjust-all-assignment-and-quiz-dates-on-a-single-page  and https://community.canvaslms.com/ideas/16898-bulk-update-selecteda...

06-23-2020

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Allow Users to Search Files by Size

Currently, a use can view their file listings by individual folders or they can search for files by name. I'm suggesting they be given another search option: find files by size. Consider the user ...

04-30-2020

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Add "Contact My Teacher" link to Course Home Page

It'm quite surprised to find that "conatcting my teacher" with a Conversation message is not a very straightforward thing to do from the course context. From what I have observed, only by visiting th...

04-06-2020

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New Quizzes: Fill in the blank dropdown list reuse or import

I'm creating a batch of quizzes with a common set of answer choices (much like multiple choice) where a fill-in-the-blank (FIB) style is desired. I find that I am typing the same set of anser options...

03-30-2020

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New Quizzes: Horizontal Stimulus Prompt

This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas For more information, please read through the  Canvas Release Notes (2021-11-20). The current functionality of the Stimulus qu...

03-30-2020

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Doc Viewer of PPT Slides Unusual?

I was reviewing a teacher's course materials and came across a PowerPoint she uploaded that was displayed by the document viewer. Some of the slides feature an unusual artifact in having the drop-sha...

01-10-2020

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API Enrollment management in Crosslisted courses/sections

I love it when asking a question prompts me to think about and reasearch the actual answer; since I had already typed most of this posting when the solution came to me, I decided to complete it anywa...

06-18-2019

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API Course & Section delete

If I delete a course via the API, is there any reason do delete any sections related to it as well? Thanks.

02-19-2019

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API Course & Section delete?

If I delete a course via the API, is there any reason do delete any sections related to it as well? Thanks.

02-19-2019

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Postman PUT request to API has no effect

I'm just starting out with Postman and using the API, so forgive my (hopefully) simple problem. Purpose: I'm trying to edit an LTI (external tool) according to this doc: Navigation Tools - Canvas...

05-25-2018

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Quiz Banks: Item Count

This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas You know how you're writing quiz questions and you get on a roll? I'm looking for an easy way to know how many questions are in my quiz ba...

03-23-2018

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New Idea about App LTI Information

Folks, Just a bit of marketing for my idea to have App info open in a new window rather than replace the current Canvas context. https://community.canvaslms.com/ideas/10415-admin-app-info-open-in-n...

01-16-2018

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Custom CSS best practices

I want to upload custom CSS to our instance/theme and wondered if anyone has any suggestions for best practice in terms of naming conventions for classes and IDs. I want my faculty to be able to easi...

01-03-2018

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