Canvas, Accessible Keyboard Shortcuts

This page offers keyboard shortcuts that can be used in Canvas.

Canvas Keyboard Shortcuts

Note: shortcuts for Discussion Threads, Grade Book, Speed Grader, and Modules Index Page can be disabled from the Feature Settings section in User Settings.

Assignments Index Page

Assignments Index Page

Shortcut Key

Action

J

Focus on the next assignment or group

K

Focus on the previous assignment or group

E

Edit the current assignment or group

D

Delete the current assignment or group

A

Add an assignment to selected group

f

Show full preview of the selected assignment

Shift + ?

View list of keyboard navigation shortcuts

Course Settings: Navigation Tab

Course Settings: Navigation Tab

Shortcut Key

Action

Up Arrow

Select next navigation link

Down Arrow

Select previous navigation link

Space

Select link to begin dragging, or dropping previously selected link

Discussion Threads

Discussion Threads

Shortcut Key

Action

j

Next message

k

Previous message

e

Edit current message

d

Delete current message

r

Reply to current message

n

Reply to topic

Alt+F8 or Option+Fn+ F8

View list of keyboard navigation shortcuts

Gradebook

Gradebook

Shortcut Key

Action

Right Arrow

Move one cell to the right

Left Arrow

Move one cell to the left

Up Arrow

Move one cell up

Down Arrow

Move one cell down

Enter or Return

Edit cell contents

s

Sort the grid on the current active column

m

Open the menu for active column’s assignment

Esc

Close the currently active assignment menu

g

Go to the current assignment’s detail page

c

Comment on the active submission

Shift+?

View list of keyboard navigation shortcuts

Modules Index Page

Modules Index Page

Shortcut Key

Action

Up Arrow

Select next module or module item

Down Arrow

Select previous module or module item

Space

Select item to begin dragging, or drop previously selected item

j

Next module or module item

k

Previous module or module item

e

Edit module or module item

d

Delete current module or module item

i

Increase indent

o

Decrease indent

n

New module

Shift+?

View list of keyboard navigation shortcuts

Speed Grader

Speed Grader

Shortcut Key

Action

j

Next student

k

Previous student

c

Leave comment

g

Change grade

r

Use rubric

home

Directs to the first student in the menu

end

Directs to the last student in the menu

Shift+?

View list of keyboard navigation shortcuts

Media Player

Media Player

Shortcut Key

Action

Space

Play/Pause media

Up Arrow

Raise Volume by 10% increment

Down Arrow

Lower Volume by 10% increment

Left Arrow

Jump backwards by 5% increment

Right Arrow

Skip forwards by 5% increment

f

Activate/Deactivate full screen

m

Mute/Unmute playback audio

Rich Content Editor (view additional editor shortcuts)

Rich Content Editor

Shortcut Key

Action

Alt+F9

Open editor menu bar

Alt+F10

Open editor toolbar

Esc

Close menu/dialog or return to editor area

Tab/Arrows

Navigate left/right through menu/toolbar

Alt+F8 or Option+Fn+F 8

Open keyboard shortcut help dialog

Ctrl+F9

Focus element options toolbar

Alt+F9

Open editor menu bar

 




Keywords:accessible, accessibility,   Doc ID:115004
Owner:Gaby V.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2021-11-29 09:36 CSTUpdated:2021-11-29 13:12 CST
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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