Canvas New Rich Content Editor

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Environment

Canvas

Issue

What happened to the Rich Content Editor (RCE) in Canvas?

The RCE has changed in the following areas of Canvas:

  • Announcements
  • Assignments
  • Discussions
  • Pages
  • Quizzes
  • Syllabus

Resolution

  • On Jan 4, 2021, a new RCE was released in Canvas
  • The new RCE will be become the default RCE for all Canvas instances on January 18, 2021
  • U-M transitioned to the new RCE on January 4, 2021 in order to allow time for adjustment before the start of the Winter term
  • The new RCE cannot be turned off for a course (i.e. there is no reversion back to the previous RCE version)

Additional Information

Guide for more information on the RCE and links to guides for both instructors and students: https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Canvas-Basics-Guide/What-is-the-New-Rich-Content-Editor/ta-p/12

Video demonstrating the features of the new RCE: https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Video-Guide/New-Rich-Content-Editor/ta-p/383140

 

Details

Article ID: 4216
Created
Mon 1/4/21 6:06 AM
Modified
Mon 1/4/21 8:13 AM