How do I filter Conversations?
Canvas recently introduced a new page design called the New Canvas User Interface (UI). This lesson may include two images for specific steps to show the difference between the two designs. Unless otherwise indicated, the functionality and location of the components remain the same. The view available to you is determined by your institution.
You can filter the Conversations in your Inbox for easier organization, especially if you are enrolled in multiple courses. Filtering Conversations allow you to selectively view Conversations based on who is involved. If you participate in several courses, Canvas allows you to easily identify which courses your messages belong to. Follow these steps to deal with courses with a high number of students, teachers, and TAs.
View All Courses Menu
Type the name of a user in the filter field , or browse for the course, group, or user by selecting the Address Book icon .
Note: You can filter more than just your Inbox. You can filter your Unread, Starred, Sent, Archived messages, and Submission Comments.
View Filtered Conversations
The conversations will be filtered based on what is entered in the Filter field.
View Unread Messages
You can view only unread messages. This will sort the messages so only the unread Conversations will appear in your Inbox. Visit the How do I find my unread messages in Conversations? lesson for more information.
View Starred Messages
You can view only starred messages. This will sort the messages so only the starred Conversations will appear. Visit the How do I star Conversations? lesson for more information.
View Sent Messages
View Archived Conversations
View archived Conversation messages in the Archived Conversations after you archive individual messages . Visit the How do I archive a Conversation? lesson for more information.
View Submission Comments
You can view submission comments from the Gradebook and SpeedGrader. Visit the lesson about submission comments in the Inbox for more information.
Delete Unwanted Conversations
Adjust Notification Preferences
Visit How do I adjust my Notification Preferences for Conversations? to learn how to adjust your Notification Preferences for Conversations. This can help reduce the amount of email messages you receive.