Canvas supports a variety of document types that can be converted in Canvas. If the submitted file is an assignment and Canvas DocViewer supported file type, the file will be rendered by DocViewer in SpeedGrader.

To learn more, read the Files section of the Canvas Instructor Guide. Topics include:

  • Supported file types
  • View your files
  • Using the Files tool
  • Move and organize files
  • Rename a file
  • Upload a file
  • Bulk upload files
  • Preview a file
  • Delete a file


The mission of the Rothwell Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence is to empower faculty members in their pursuit of professional growth through diverse offerings for the universal goal of student success.

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