Canvas Guides (en)Canvas Observer Guide Profile and User SettingsHow do I view my user files as an observer?

How do I view my user files as an observer?

Personal files include profile pictures and other files uploaded to your personal Canvas file storage area. By default, each user has 50 MB of storage space in Canvas.

Open Files

Open Files

In Global Navigation, click the Account link [1], then click the Files link [2].

View User Files and Upload a File

View your files. To add a file, click the Upload button.

Select File From Computer

Select File From Computer

Browse to a file on your computer and click the Open button.

Preview File

Click the name of the 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 File

Download File

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

Create Folder

Create Folder

To create an empty folder, click the Add Folder button.