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Canvas - How do I start a collaboration in a group?

You can create collaborations within your groups using Google Docs.

Note: All this time, Google Docs are the only service supported through Collaborations.

Open Collaborations

Open Collaborations

In Group Navigation, click the Collaborations link.


Create Collaboration Document

Create Collaboration Document

To create a collaboration document using Google Docs, you will first need to name the document [1], create a description [2], and select who you will be part of the collaboration [3]. Click the Start Collaborating button [4] to create the document.


Note: Google Docs allows you to add up to 50 users per collaboration, and all users can view and edit a document at the same time.

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Keywords:canvas start collaboration in group   Doc ID:71314
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2017-03-03 09:57 MSTUpdated:2017-12-05 14:11 MST
Sites:New Mexico State University
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