I attempted to search for an instructor with the last name Li. Canvas told me "Search term must be at least 3 characters."
How do others work around that?
Can the search tool be edited to search for users with 2-letter names?
Bob, I just read in another thread that preceding the two letters with a space triggers the search and produces results. And this is where I read it, so if this is something you'd like to see, please add your support to it.
I just tested this myself - adding a space and then Li and it worked perfectly!
Just proves you learn something new everyday! I had no idea that this was the work-around for this issue. Good information to know! Thanks Stefanie Sanders and Kona Jones.
This was a new one for me as well!
Thanks, that's a workaround. It also displays every user with the same first 2 letters in the last name, which may be OK.
It's better than not being able to search for those users.
It also displays every user with the same first 2 letters in the last name, which may be OK.
I would expect that to be the case even if the search field were to accommodate only two letters, no?
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