Canvas Guides (en)Canvas Observer Guide FilesHow do I view course files as an observer?

How do I view course files as an observer?

Observers may only be able to access certain course files.

Open Course Files

Open Course Files

In Course Navigation, click the Files link.

Open a Folder

Open a Folder

To open folder contents in the preview pane on the right-hand side, click an unlocked folder from the left-hand side.

Open File

Open File

Click the name of the file.

Preview File

The preview displays the file and file information details, as well as a link to download the file.

You can scroll through the document, zoom in and out, and view the document in full screen.

View Button

View Button

You can also preview a file by clicking the View button.

Download Files

Download Files

Click the Settings icon [1] and then click the Download link [2].