Monitor Options - Overview - Canvas LMS

Please find the Monitor Options below.


1. Refresh

Refresh your monitor to get the latest data.

2. Open in New Tab 

You may review the monitor in the new tab and personalize it as you want. Click HERE for more.

3. Export Your Monitor

Click on "Download as ..." to download the data as an Excel, PDF, or CSV document. This file will go to the Export History, where you can download it directly to your device.

4. Email


Step 1  Add the recipient's email
Step 2  Edit Subject line, if necessary
Step 3  Select Attachment type: XLS, CSV, or PDF
Step 4  Create and format the Message which will appear as the email body
SEND  Send Email (or Cancel or go back to the repot from the top right hand corner)

5. Schedule a Notification


Boxed Items Based off the monitor filters, the initial steps of building a scheduled monitor will change. Each step will need to be successfully completed and then the next step will automatically populate.  

NOTE: To send the scheduled monitor to multiple people, please use a space or a comma.  Use "Enter" to move on to the next step.
1 - Report Date Filter Use the box to toggle on/off the Date Filter.  The Report Date Filter here correlates to the Date Filter inside the Monitor.  To choose "All Time" simply leave the Date Filter disabled.  To choose a specific time period, select the number value and the time value from the drop downs.
2 - Name Edit Name line, if necessary (it will be shown in CEND center)
3 - Subject Edit Subject line, if necessary (it will be shown in the email topic)
4 - Status Status relates to whether or not the Schedule Monitor is active (sending the monitor) or inactive (not sending the monitor).
5 - Notification Expiration Date  Set the expriation date; leaving blank will run the monitor continuously.  For example, you may want set the expiration date to correlate with a holiday break, the end of Fall Semester, or the end of Q4. 
6 - Attachment Select Attachment type: XLS, CSV, or PDF
7 - Frequency Select how often you'd like the email to be sent
8 - Message Create and format the Message which will appear as the email body
9 - SAVE Save Scheduled Monitor (or Cancel)


Note: When an email is scheduled, it will be sent from IB and will come from .

6. Share


Clicking "Share" will allow you to create an API key that will allow you to either share an external link or Embed the monitor.  First select the connection you wish to share and set the expiration date.  The width/height refers to the embed code. 

Share the External Link or use the Embed Code to share your data.  

NOTE: Sharing the External Link or the Embed Code allows a person external to access to view the full report and utilize all filters.  Please share and embed accordingly.

7. Delete 

Delete the monitor from the monitor set, if it is no longer needed.


For additional assistance, please email or click HERE

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