Canvas Release Notes October 2020

Canvas logo next to yellow field with October 2020 release notes

Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades the third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. 

Read highlights from the October 17, 2020, Release Notes below.

New Features

Global Navigation

Recent History

  • The Global Navigation Menu includes a Recent History link, which displays recently visited pages.
  • History up to 3 weeks back.

Updated Features


Notification Preferences Interface Updates

  • User-level notifications interface has been updated to match the design of course level notifications.


MathJax (mathematical notation tool) Equation Improvements

  • The MathJax JavaScript library has been improved to render equations in a more accessible format.
  • New and existing equation rendering has been replaced by MathJax.

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