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Canvas Release Notes for April 21, 2018
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Updated Features for Admins
Dashboard Default View (Global Setting)
Admins can select the default view on the Dashboard
Option to have Card View (current) or Recent Activity
SIS Import (feature option)
The SIS refactor prepares an entire ZIP file and processes 1000 lines at a time for better efficiency within the queue.
SIS Import Errors API
provides additional troubleshooting details in error lists and returns the CSV line number where an error occurred
Updated Features for Instructors
Rich Content Editor
The Rich Content Editor displays a word counter within the editor browser window.
Helps users know how many words they have typed in a discussion, page, assignment text entry, or other content location where the Rich Content Editor is supported.
Announcements are locked by default and no longer display a lock icon. Announcements that allow comments include a Reply link under the announcement.
Announcements can be specified for a specific section or all sections. The number of sections is visible to all users who are able to view the announcement.
Outcomes Extra Credit (feature option)
When a submission graded in SpeedGrader and uses a rubric for grading that includes outcomes, outcomes support excess points above the maximum point value.
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