The July 21, 2021 Canvas Deploy addresses the following updates and bug fixes:
- Feature Option Terminology: The term Feature Option has been renamed to Feature Preview.
- Assignments: Students cannot view assignment descriptions for locked assignments; submission types can be changed in an assignment once students’ submissions have been received; Canvas code has been updated to disable notifications for annotations created during a student annotation submission; final grades for moderated assignments can only be released by active graders.
- Faculty Journal Messages: Faculty journal entries are only created if the Added as a Faculty Journal checkbox is selected as part of a message.
- Offline Export and Hidden Files: Offline exports download media files embedded in pages when the Files tab is hidden for the course.
- Accessibility: Account Settings elements include form labels for screen readers and checkboxes include the standard 2px blue outline when focused; in the Dashboard List View, the Notification window retains focus on the New and Dismiss tabs and does not affect the Close icon; when no conversations are selected in the Inbox, the No Conversations Selected text displays an appropriate color contrast; within the rich content editor, the img tag includes standardized role and alt attributes for screen readers.
Visit the July 21, 2021 Canvas Deploy Notes website for a full description of changes.