Course Feature Options

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Feature options are new additions to Canvas. An instructor can control whether to test new Canvas features or use them within their course(s) by enabling them.

The New Rich Content Editor will be enabled on Sunday, June 7, 2020 for all courses.

Enabling Feature Options

  1. In your Canvas course, click on Settings.
Click on Settings within the course

2. Click on the "Feature Options" tab in the middle of the screen.

Click on the Feature Options tab

3. Slide RCE Enhancements from off to on.

Congratulations the new Rich Content Editor is now available within this course.  

Below shows the old Rich Content Editor (the top image) and the new Content Editor (the bottom image).

Additional Information

You will see a list of options that are available (more information about each feature option).

A listing of the feature options will display

Some options are already on and cannot be turned off.  Others can be clicked on or off.

Slide features on and off

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