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I've been working on a pretty big overhaul of our subaccount structure, and I wanted an easy way to visualize how it's currently laid out. I started to build it via LucidChart then realized it has the ability to import data and create a chart for you...

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We’re interested in how other institutions that moved from Moodle to Canvas handled the historical content that was not migrated. If you’re one of these institutions, we’re wondering:Do/did you host a retired version of Moodle on site?Did you outsour...

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Does anybody have experience with using SIS feeds to reorganize our subaccount structures? I'm looking at some very big top-down changes in our system. From testing on beta as well as production servers with small sample sizes, I've noticed the feed ...

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I have a course that uses a single web page. The web page links to a quiz, two SCORM module assignments, and then a final quiz. One of the SCORM modules contains a Next button on it that looks very similar to the Next button at the bottom of the page...

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Not sure if this is temporary but we're seeing issues with jQuery not loading in Beta. Is this just us?

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We found out we were using a course as a template / structure (not Canvas Template) that had a quota of 500 mb, when our default quota is 2000 mb.  We copied this course to 200+ courses.  Is there an easy way from our Admin side to correct this?  I w...

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Hello, Are there any user permissions or other flags or settings to set the course user privilege  "limit this user to only see fellow section users".  On the add people screen this can be set manually, but I am wondering if there is a way to set thi...

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I'm the Canvas admin for our district & I'm looking for ideas on how to not give course visibility permissions to faculty but to have the course default for the syllabus setting to be public. Or give teachers permission to only the syllabus setting. ...

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MIght not be the best place for this, but hey got to ask.... I have been asked to look at integrating Canvas with our student management system, Selma.  And I was wondering if any one has went throught the process? Looking for some tips and advice.

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We are currently testing ILP in Canvas, within the test instances on both ends. We have been able to successfully run batch jobs, however, we can't seem to get it to turn "on" for automatic changes. Has anyone else run into this issue before? We have...

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As an admin, we must proactively go to People - Manage Profile Pictures - Submitted to approve those pending.  However, there is no notification sent making us aware that there has been a photo submitted.  This is easily forgotten and at times could ...

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I'm looking for a way to generate a report that would show the number of Observer accounts we currently have on our instance, as well as the most recent login date for each account.We're trying to figure out how many active Observer accounts we have....

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My school (high school) has been using Canvas for close to 10 years now.  This is my fifth year working at the school.  To the best of my knowledge, I have never deleted a student user as we want to retain the data i.e. grades, etc.  I am curious as ...

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I am a Canvas administrator and recently been tasked to complete a risk assessment of all of our data in all of our systems as a college. And while not my favorite task it has got me to thinking about all the What Ifs...    So, my question is what if...

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I am going insane here. I'm starting to wonder is there a limit to the number of account roles we can have. I recently created a new Account role (ReadyGO) for our org. I can see it was created successfully.  You will also note that IT IS an Account...

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Hi,   I'm currently 1 of the field admins here, and I recieve emails when an student uses the Report an Problem option in the help facility. Problem is some of the emails which I recieve when this has been done look like they need some action from ou...

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How to grant parents access to Canvas if we have Canvas SSO set up for Azure AD authentication (SAML)?

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I am looking for guidance on a policy for consultants at our institution. We currently do not have canvas specific documentation outlining their role, access, interaction, and removal of consultants in our environment. If you are willing to share you...

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Our school currently has Parent Observers setup with logins and passwords which we assign to them. They then login manually using the page at 'https://<SCHOOL_NAME>.instructure.com/login/canvas'. However we've been considering providing parents with ...

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I am a canvas admin. I would like to look at the data from our courses and see which teachers have completed the courses and which teachers have not completed the courses. Thank you. 

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Hi everyone,I've been scouring the internet for any sort of information regarding the integration of the online proctoring tool, EduSynch, within Canvas.  I have been unable to find any reviews or usage cases and was curious if anyone here has used i...

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If you need to prevent users from logging into Canvas, you will need to suspend them. Instead of doing it manually you can simply enter a list of students into this spreadsheet, hit a button and it will do the job for you Instructions: Enter a list o...

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Our district has moved to standards based grading and while we have our teachers using Mastery gradebook, I have been trying to figure out how to import Outcomes in mass so that our teachers do not have to do these individually. Anyone else tried and...

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I am the LMS Administrator. We have it set up so that an instructor can go to Canvas Studio / Settings / Conferences and have Zoom pipe recordings directly to Canvas Studio. I did this using the directions here:https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/tkb/...

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I am trying to get the total activity time of the students on the platform using the Canvas tables.I have thought of obtaining all the student's actions from the REQUEST table, and calculating the interval between the first and last access at the ses...

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If you go to profile/settings in Canvas, you can enable the option: Include Byte-Order Mark in Compatible Spreadsheet Exports. This option is turned off by default for our users. We would like to enable this option by default for all our users. Is ...

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As an admin of paid account, I don't find the option SCORM in the menu of a course. I saw in the community advises to contact with CSM. How he will enable this option? 

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Is there any way to give a role the ability to moderate quizzes without also giving it the ability to edit quizzes? Both permissions seem to be tied to the "Assignments and Quizzes - edit" option. We have a situation where we'd like users to be able ...

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I have inherited some customization in Canvas which displays a banner at the top of the dashboard page. Although I cannot currently see it displaying any info, I believe it to be reaching out to a webapi that has been setup here. A studentid and some...

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Has anyone used either of these instructions, or some other process, to complete a bulk import of student profile photos? https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Canvas-Developers-Group/How-to-bulk-load-and-update-avatar-profile-pictures-with/ba-p/410101 ...

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