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Canvas Deploy Notes (2021-08-18)

Canvas Deploy Notes (2021-08-18)

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in the title of this document.

Deploy notes indicate notable changes in the deploy.

Fixed bugs are located in Known Issues. For related issues resolved in this deploy, view the 2021-08-18 Known Issues tag.

 

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  • For Canvas Platform Service changes (API, GraphQL, Canvas Data), please see the appropriate page in the Change Log 
  • Other questions? Visit the Canvas Deploy FAQ 

 

Deploy Notes Change Log

 

Interface Updates

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Course Settings

Content Width


Summary

All content fields and drop-down menus in Course Settings have increased in width. No functionality has been affected.

Change Benefit

This change displays entries within content areas more easily and creates width consistency throughout the page.

Affected User Roles

Admins, Instructors

 

Feature Previews

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Product Tours

Translated Links


Product Tours is currently a feature preview that can be enabled by a Canvas admin in Account Settings. This feature enables a welcome tour for admins, teachers, and students that guides them through Canvas features that are vital to their user role. The tour can be closed at any time and reopened from the Canvas Help Menu. Full details can be found in the Canvas Feature Previews page.

Discussion about this feature is welcome in Releases Q&A: 2021-08-18 Product Tours Translations

Summary

The Product Tours feature has been updated to display translated links to Canvas Guides for supported user locales.

Change Benefit

This change provides localized instructions for users in various regions.

Affected User Roles

Admins, Instructors, Students

Additional Details

Supported locales include Traditional Chinese, Danish, Dutch, French, Norwegian, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish, Swedish, and Welsh.

 

 

Deploy Notes Change Log

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Date  
2021-08-18

Removed Course Import: Outcomes Friendly Name to a future deploy

2021-08-18

Moved New Quizzes: Quiz Publishing to  Canvas Release Notes (2021-08-21)

2021-08-06 Published Deploy Notes

 

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