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Canvas - How do I edit or delete discussion replies as a student?


If your instructor allows, you can edit and delete your own discussion posts. If the edit or delete option does not appear, your instructor has restricted this setting in your course.

Note:This setting does not affect discussions in course groups.


Open Discussions

Open Discussions

In Course Navigation, click the Discussions link.

Open Discussion

Open Discussion

Click on a discussion title.

 

Open Settings Icon

Open Settings Icon

Each of your posts has a settings icon with edit and delete options. Click the Settings icon on the post you want to modify.

 

Edit Post

Edit Post

To edit a post, click the Edit link.

 

Note: If the edit or delete option does not appear, your instructor has restricted this setting in your course.

 

Save Edit

Save Edit

Make your edits in the Rich Content Editor [1]. When you are finished, click the Done button [2]. 

Verify Edit

Verify Edit

Canvas will indicate the post has been edited. The text will include your name, and the date and time the post was edited. This entry cannot be removed.

 

Delete Post

Delete Post

To delete a post, open the settings icon and click the Delete link.

Confirm Delete

Confirm Delete

To delete the entry, click the OK button.

Verify Delete

Verify Delete

Canvas will remove the entry and indicate the post has been deleted. The text will include your name, and the date and time the post was deleted. This entry cannot be removed.


For more information, please visit: 


Canvas Answers

Canvas Student Guide


If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at help@nmsu.edu.




Keywords:canvas edit discussion delete discussion student comment   Doc ID:71023
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2017-02-24 11:14 MDTUpdated:2018-05-29 10:11 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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