Smart Search (Feature Preview) Discussions

Smart Search (Feature Preview) questions and discussion forum

1. Found out the smart search surfaced unpublished pages. Please make sure unpublished content is not included in the search database.2. User search logs could be valuable, as to show what students are looking for and things that may need improvement...

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Three disappointments: Search wouldn’t find video contentSearch didn’t prioritize based on page/assignment typeSearch separated topics into disconnected disparate topics   Context: I’m an instructional designer, not a Math Professor. In my testing e...

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Hello fellow smart search testers. What are your thoughts so far?  At this point I am not finding the smart search feature to be particularly useful and I probably won't continue until someone from Instructure announces a major improvement.  In my ex...

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We are looking to enable in a specific subaccount in our instance where we normally pilot things. While drawing up some communications to users to get interest piloters, we found a 3rd party tool with the same product name.  Is this 3rd party tool co...

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I am passing along a question from one of our Canvas Sister schools in NC.  We had a discussion about using Smart Search Beta and one school wanted to see if it was possible to search Teacher comments on Assignment submissions.  I communicated to the...

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Hi! We got Smart Search activated in our production environment, but we would like to test in the beta environment only. How can we get it activated in our beta?

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Question: Last week, I enabled the SmartSearch feature under Account Settings, and after some exploration, I temporarily disabled it for further testing and faculty notification. However, as of yesterday, the option to re-enable SmartSearch under Acc...

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In the “What is Smart Search” panel, I highlighted a couple of sentences that could raise an eyebrow for faculty at our institution....The question we'd like to ask is: How does Instructure communicate security and privacy around Smart Search? In oth...

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Hello fellow SmartSearch beta testers! I am curious as how you plan to beta test at your institution. Will you go campus wide? Are asking specific programs or instructors to test it in their courses?  Thank you in advance for sharing!

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