Assignments configuration variables

Variable

Type

Default Value

Description

d2l.Tools.Assignments.AnnotationsDefault Org Unit ON Determines if the Make annotation tools available for assessment check box is enabled for that course. With this configuration variable, administrators can set the default to OFF when new assignments are created.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.
ApproachingEndDateThreshold

Org

48

Determines the number of hours before an Assignments tool end date, at which point it becomes classified as approaching.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.
FilenameFormatGroup

Org Unit

{GroupName} - {firstName} {lastName} - {submissionDate}\{filename}

Determines the name of the files created within the zip folder when group assignment submissions are downloaded.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.
FilenameFormatSingle

Org Unit

{filename}

Determines the name of the file created when an individual assignment submission is downloaded.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.
FilenameFormatUser

Org Unit

{firstName} {lastName} - {submissionDate}\{filename}

Determines the name of the files created within the zip folder when individual assignment submissions are downloaded.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.MaxFileSize

Org

0 (No Limit)

Maximum file size (in Kb) for a single Assignments submission. A value of '0' means that no limit is defined. Only integer values are accepted.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.MaxTotalFileSize

Org

0 (No Limit)

Maximum file size (in Kb) per user/group per assignment. A value of '0' means that no limit is defined. Only integer values are accepted.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.LearnerUseAssignmentListOptIn Org ON (OPT IN)

Deprecated. This is now controlled by a feature flag.  If flag is false, then setting this ON enables new experience for all users with no option to opt out. ON (OPT IN) gives users the choice to opt in or out of the experience. OFF disables new experience for all users with no option to opt in.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.NewFolderVisibility Org Hidden Sets the default state of new assignments created in the Assignments tool, the Course Builder tool, or through the Assignments API to either Hidden (current default state) or Visible.
d2l.Tools.Dropbox.DefaultAnonymousMarkingValue Org Unit OFF Enables anonymous marking as the default state for assignments. This can be disabled at the instructor's discretion.
d2l.Tools.Dropbox.ForceAnonymousMarking Org Unit OFF Enforces anonymous marking as the default state for assignments. This cannot be disabled by instructors.
d2l.Tools.AnonymousMarking.UseOrgDefinedId Org Unit OFF Displays a learner's OrgDefinedId in place of an anonymous identifier when anonymous marking is enabled. This also requires instructors to have permission to view OrgDefinedIds and to have OrgDefinedIds associated with learner accounts in order for OrgDefinedIds to appear.
d2l.Tools.System.Features.Annotations Org Unit OFF

Enables annotation tools in Assignments for instructors to leave inline feedback.

Note: This configuration variable only functions if you are a Brightspace Core customer.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.CreateExperienceOptIn Org Unit ON (Opt-in)

Enables instructors to use the new assignment creation experience.

If set as Off or On, instructors cannot control their use of the feature:

  • If Off, the feature is not available.
  • If On, the feature replaces the old screens in the workflow without the option to switch back.

You can turn this configuration variable on for the entire organization unit or at the course offering level.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.DisplayConversionWarning Org Unit OFF

Enables a brief, standard, warning when viewing a file that has been converted from its original file type to .pdf file in the Assignments tool: "This file has been converted and may have inaccuracies."

Note: This message is configurable via Language Management - search the term: txtConversionInfoMessage to make changes.