Canvas Feature Ideas–Let Your Voice Be Heard!

What’s a Feature Idea?

Formerly known as feature requests, feature ideas let you suggest improvements to Canvas. Feature ideas are available through the new Canvas Community site.

Click on the "Ideas" tab in the new Canvas Community site for feature ideas.

Click on the “Ideas” tab in the new Canvas Community site for feature ideas.

For instructions on sharing a Canvas feature idea, please see:

How do I create a new feature idea?

The University of Pennsylvania’s Most Popular Feature Ideas

Many of the feature requests Penn users placed in the old Canvas Community have been transferred as feature ideas to the new Canvas Community. The following links are for transferred feature ideas that Penn users have deemed highly desirable. We encourage our readers to click on these links and vote for any feature ideas they too would like to see developed for Canvas.

Add Rich Content Editor to Conversations

If you’re unfamiliar with these tools as they currently exist in Canvas, please click here to learn about the Rich Content Editor and here to learn about Canvas Conversations.

Update Attendance Exported Report

Attendance Overhaul

These feature ideas are for enhancements to the Roll Call tool.

Printable / PDF-Exportable Quizzes

Numerical-Answer Questions Need to Allow Regrade Option

These feature ideas are for enhancements to Canvas Quizzes.

Users Need to Be Able to Customize Notifications at the Course Level

This feature idea is for enhancements to Canvas Notifications.

View All Assignment Submissions (for Students)

Move or Delete Incorrectly Submitted Assignments

These feature ideas are for enhancements to Canvas Assignments.

Include Firefox ESR as Supported Browser

This feature idea is for including an additional browser version to browsers that Canvas supports.

Thank you for helping improve Canvas!

Please contact Courseware Support at canvas@pobox.upenn.edu if you have any questions.

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