Print from Canvas

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In general, Canvas pages can be printed via any web browser. To print annotated student submissions requires Adobe Acrobat and a few more steps. Please see below for directions. If you need help printing from Canvas, please contact Academic Technologies for assistance.

To print a Canvas page via the web browser

  • Navigate to the page you would like to print
  • Use the print function to preview the page to double-check you're getting all pages
  • Print

How to print student submissions to include annotations, annotated comments and feedback left in sidebar comments field:

Part 1: Create a PDF of the student submission via Canvas
  • Go to SpeedGrader
  • Open the student's submission
  • Use the down-arrow button at upper left of the student submission to download student submission in PDF format to your computer
Part 2: Print via Adobe Acrobat to capture comments/feedback:

Open the PDF in Adobe Acrobat to use the "Print" function via Adobe Acrobat:

  • In the print settings window that comes up, go to Comments & Forms at right
  • check that Document and Markups is showing in the drop-down menu and click on the Summarize Comments button,
  • this should open another (smaller) pop-up window asking,
  • "Do you want to include the text of summarized comments int he document being printed?"
  • Click on the "Yes" button
  • Allow Adobe Actobat a minute or so to process this request
  • After the request has processed, you should see there are additional pages to print (the comments are printed on separate pages following the original submission)
  • Click "Print"