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WebDav Parts in Canvas

Question asked by Gideon Williams on Jun 3, 2016
Latest reply on Jun 8, 2016 by Sarah Smith-Robbins

A friend is using a different LMS (VLE) Firefly, which is very popular with UK schools. He tells me that the platform allows him to:

(a). Viewable Documents. Drag over an Office file to a page in the VLE. The Office file then displays as open - eg like embedding - video demo

(b). Open an uploaded Office file displayed on a course, LIVE edit it and save it on the platform without having to download and re-upload - helpsheet

 

I have just watched a video of it and it is amazing. Those people who have a school/institution OneDrive account will know that it is impossible to embed PowerPoint/Word/Excel files but this feature allows it.

 

Further research would seem to suggest that this could be WebDav.

 

How awesome would this be to have in Canvas?

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