How do I view captions in a video?

Some videos within Canvas may contain closed-captioned files. You can view the captions in the closed-captioning menu.

Open Video

Click the video you wish to view. The video will enlarge on your screen.

Select Subtitle Language

Select Subtitle Language

Hover over the closed caption icon [1]. If subtitles are available, click the radio button next to a subtitle language [2]. Click the Play button [3].

View Subtitles

View Subtitles

View the subtitles in your video.

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