• 2016 Theme

    Is there any way to enable "Course Themes" but disable "Menu Styles" at the admin level so instructors can customize the theme, but not alter the menu style?  
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  • TLC Europe 2019 - "Bluffer's Guide to Customising the 2016 Theme"

    UPDATE: We gave the presentation and you can find the slides and other resources at http://go.soton.ac.uk/bb  The video will be uploaded soon!   A few weeks ago I posted: Thanks to the help of Ester ...
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  • Anyone still self-hosted or managed-hosted?

    Just curious to see how many people still aren't on SaaS
    last modified by a5637
  • Institutional Hierarchies

    Hello there   Just wondered if people use hierarchies to good effect and how they go about it? We have been toying with them but I am not sure they are 100% effective, the documentation on Blackboard seems a bit...
    last modified by eb0071065
  • sys admin role w/ "Internal" Data Source Key

    Need some help  determining what the 'Internal" designation means under Data Source Key. I have this user in my system, but can't make this user unavailable. It has a full system administrator role. Thanks!
    last modified by kt0070132
  • PollEverywhere integration

    Hello and greetings from Austria!   I recently joined the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna as Blackboard adminstrator. We are currently looking for an audience response system and are considering using P...
    last modified by sk0077920
  • Learn 2016 Theme Issues & Fixes Master List

    There are a few issues with the 2016 theme but the fixes are spread out in threads here and on various mailing lists which makes it hard for people moving to the 2016 theme to know where to start/what to prioritise so...
    last modified by kevinoconnor
  • Batch enrollment constituency

    Need some help with non SIS integrated batch enrollments.  The .csv file we use has a column for Course Role customized as the acronym JSOU.  However, after we run through the batch process it defaults ...
    last modified by kt0070132
  • Show us your... Blackboard accessibility statement

    You will probably have heard of the Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2016 on the accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies w...
    last modified by mdeeprose
  • Is it possible to calculate Weighting based on the student's grade, in the Grade Center?

    Greetings!   I have been asked a question by one of our faculty, and am not sure if this is something that the Grade Center can be used to calculate. The question (and examples) are below:    "I have 3...
    last modified by ra0043350
  • Quick Enroll Not Working for Admins in Chrome Version 76

    Also posted this on the Bb ListServ but thought I would share here too:   We have discovered that all admin users are not able to quick enroll in courses when Google Chrome is automatically updated to version 76...
    last modified by casey.eubank
  • Everything you wanted to know about announcements but were afraid to ask

    We had some feedback from teaching staff that they worry about what will happen in different circumstances when posting announcements e.g. will an email be sent if I edit the announcement, what happens if I make the a...
    last modified by mdeeprose
  • Show us your ... Learn Ultra Login Page

    Disclaimer: this is in no way derivative or inspired by other "Show us your ..." discussions created in the community.  (I think original credit for these "show us your" discussions goes to Chris Boon from&#...
    last modified by nc36270
  • CAS Authentication Initial Log In Screen

    I have configured CAS Authentication on a Q4 2016 CU3 Test Server. Initial Log In Screen shows Username, Password, and 'Sign in with third-party account'. What to change in configuration for Initial Log In Screen to...
    last modified by rs0048203
  • Excel online previewer in Box

    Hello, It seems that Box has announced a new feature for previewing Excel files. Is this feature going to be available in inline grading? Excel Online Previewer - Box    Thanks,  Hengameh#
    created by vosough.hengameh
  • Using Safari to Archive and Export

    When creating an archive or export of a course in Safari on a MacBook, the function appears to work, until the email shows up and there is no file attached.   Has anyone else experienced this?   I had a sim...
    last modified by kt0070132
  • *** Upgrade Club 2019 ***

    The first rule of upgrade club is that everyone talks about upgrade club.   The purpose of this thread is for anyone doing an upgrade this year to check in, state what version/platform they are on now, and to wha...
    last modified by mdeeprose
  • Preferred Name

    Has anyone ever mapped over a preferred name for students? For example a John Parker would want to be known as Jack even though his legal name is John.  If so could you share how you did it?  Did you use oth...
    last modified by mg0078274
  • Qwickly LTI Link Mobile

    So has any one tried this yet?   I can confirm that the link is now working and not grayed out. We are still getting an error 500, which I have put a ticket into Qwickly, but this is promising stuff for us and I...
    last modified by eb0071065
  • Blackboard and Changes to Oracle Licensing for Java

    This weekend I was prompted to update Java on my laptop. Following the update was an announcement about changes to licensing for Java. Details at Java Future Release Notices   No doubt, Blackboard will obtain a...
    last modified by feeney.linda