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Confusing error messages

While trying to get this to work in Postman before the meeting earlier I was sent on some tangents by the error messages provided in some circumstances. For example, when I was trying to get a list ...

07-13-2022

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Add description and location_address to course timetable events API

We currently use the API to create timetable events for sections. We would like to add an HTML link to a zoom url in the description field, however, currently only title and location are available th...

11-30-2021

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User API should return null for last_login where the user has no login

When an admin calls the user API with include=last_login Canvas returns a HTTP 500 error where the user in question has no login associated with their account. In the UI the user only has 'Add Logi...

09-09-2021

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Granular section permission for posting discussions

When a user is enrolled in a course and their enrollment is limited to a section they should not have the option to add a discussion for 'All sections'. Instead they should be presented with a defaul...

01-04-2021

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Allow versioning and updated_at timestamps for rubrics

When a rubric is edited at the sub-account or course level the criteria and rating descriptions update for feedback already delivered to students. This creates a situation where we don't have proper ...

01-03-2021

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Add manually post grades setting to course API

Our institution would like to have manually posted grades being the default setting upon course creation as outlined here: https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Instructor-Guide/How-do-I-select-a-grade-...

12-17-2020

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Web conferences: create, start and end via API

We use BigBlueButton as a support tool during online exams and would like to be able to create, start and end the conferences using the API. I understand that the API exists, but is currently undocum...

12-06-2020

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Don't send a new web conference notification when the tool is hidden from students

When a new conference is created in a course students are sent a content update notification. The link in the notification goes to the conferences url in the course. At this point students are redire...

11-15-2020

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Postman Canvas API collection

I posted this in a previous thread that is now rather buried in the new structure, so I'm reposting for those who might be interested. I've written a python script to collect all the API docs from t...

08-31-2020

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Honour visibility settings in Files notifications

This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas Some instructors require the Files area to be visible in their course. If a file is uploaded to the Files area a notification is sent ...

07-02-2020

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Provide option to disable login merge system-wide

This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas   If users have more than one login to a Canvas instance they are given the option to merge the identities. This consolidates t...

03-09-2020

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