Canvas is displaying the total points for the semester (good) and a percentage score
(bad) because I set 100% based on the top student performances. Can I remove the
percentage calculation from the grades section until I set the final 100%?
Hi Theodore , and Welcome to the Canvas Community!
Yes, but there is not a way to do what you are really asking - set a point value that equals 100%. You can set your gradebook to only display points. Learn more at How do I view my students' total grades as a point value instead of a percentage in the Gradebook? This is what the title of your question appears to be asking. Keep in mind, that when you try to switch it back to percentage view, there is no way for you to specify what point value will equal 100%, which is what you are really asking about.
You could request this as a feature idea. If you are interested you can learn more at How does the feature idea process work in the Canvas Community?
I hope this helps,
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