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Best practice for a repeated module across courses

We have a startup module in the beginning of all our courses. It is a pre-requisite for the rest of the modules. For a student taking multiple courses, having to do the startup module multiple times ...

02-11-2022

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Essay question type migration issue

For essay question in classic quizzes, we place answers to each question in General answer comments. When it's migrated to new quizzes, the comments are not found anywhere. Should it appear in Gradin...

09-30-2021

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Update user email address via API

According the update user API , we should be able to update a user's default email address. the same PUT request below works in Postman, but not in PHP/cURL. Very strange. I tried both checking the b...

08-19-2020

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Student Data

When student upload a file in the assignment submission, is that file stored anywhere in Canvas data or is it in a file system somewhere? In the Submission _dim table, there is a field "body", but wh...

04-01-2020

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Need to Use Canvas Recorder for Proctored Exams

Our final exams are proctored online via webcam by a 3rd party company. Since the webcam is tied up by the proctoring process, our students often have difficulty launching Canvas video recorder to an...

08-15-2019

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Enable Plagiarism Tool in Assignments

Our organization is moving away from Vericite to Unicheck. Now that Canvas has the Plagiarism framework, I have not been able to find a way via API to enable Unicheck like we could we Vericite. In th...

03-28-2019

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Request-URI Too Long

We need to replace a line that is included in all of our content pages. While testing out my PHP/cURL code that goes through each page of the course, gets the body of the page, finds and replaces the...

10-25-2018

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Sync Blueprint courses via API

Recently we made a across the board change to all the blueprint courses and therefore need to trigger the unsynced changes so the associated courses get updated as well. The API is provided to do tha...

09-11-2018

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How to link assignments to a rubric via API

We have a rubric, Rubric A, created at the account level. There are currently lost of assignments linked to Rubric A. I understand that if a rubric is aligned to more than one assignment, you cannot ...

07-13-2018

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Sort module items inside a module

Does anyone know how to sort module items alphabetically via API calls? We we have some old courses that group the module items by types within a module. For example, all the pages, then all the assi...

06-19-2018

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Import a module from Commons to multiple courses

I am looking for best practices to import a resource in Commons to a bunch of courses. If I do it manually, I will need to add myself, admin, as a Teacher to each of the courses before I can import t...

03-19-2018

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See multiple pages of responses in Postman

Does anyone know how to view more than 1 page of responses in Postman? For example, if I run a canvas API request that retrieves a paginated list, like a list of assignments, Postman will only show t...

03-14-2018

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Replacing a File in all Courses

We have one file that's placed in all courses. I would like to find out the best way to replace this file. We can upload a new file and delete the old one, but the API calls to upload files only allo...

02-15-2018

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Http request error

Hello, I am new to Canvas and trying to get started on using the APIs. When I put a simple request in my browser, https://domain.instructure.com/api/v1/courses/ , I get the following error displayed...

01-30-2018

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Key word search not available in Canvas

Hello, When searching for a course on Canvas, it will only return results for courses containing exact phrases. In other words, key word search is not available. For example, if a course name is "On...

01-26-2018

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