User files are those files that belong to the student only. You are the only one who is able to view your own files.
For user file access:
Learn how to view and download all your files.
Group files are those files that are shared with a group. All group members have access to these files as well as permissions to delete, move, and unpublish such files.
To access these files:
Note: The "All My Files" link towards the bottom right corner of the group files screen takes you back to your own personal files.
Click on the file.
Do not click on the hyperlinked file title, but in the space around it, as you want to select the file and no open it.
Click on the file's settings icon (located at the end of the file name)
Note: Students will need to move cursor over the empty space at the end of the row of the file's information in order to make the settings icon appear.
To get the down-bar to appear, click on this icon.
Click on a single file to de-select all other files.
You may also organize your Canvas files in ePortfolios. This option allows you to upload additional files, create portfolios, and share them with others. Learn how to use the Canvas ePortfolio.