Pro Feature

Creating a Canned Response in Grade Tab:

Teachers can create a custom canned response for exercises from the Grade Tab for a given student exercise. At the bottom of the Grade tab is a link to "+ add custom canned response".

Create custom response from Grade tab

Once the custom canned response is created, that response will be available from the Grade tab or Fast Grade for any exercise of that type. For example, if a teacher creates a custom canned response on 1.1.5 Short Stack, it will be available anytime the teacher is grading Short Stack.

Custom canned responses are tied to individual exercises, so that custom canned response the teacher made for Short Stack won't be available for Breakout, etc.

Deleting a Canned Response:

You can delete a canned response from inside the Grade Tab. 

To do so, click on Grade, scroll down to where you see Custom Canned Responses, and below you should see Delete Canned Response. You can then delete the response by clicking on the letter associated with the canned response you want to delete, refresh the page and changes will be reflected. 

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Pro Feature

With CodeHS Pro, custom canned responses can also be used globally. To set a response to be used within all assignments simply check off "Make this a global canned response visible on any assignment."

Customize global responses

Creating a Canned Response in Fast Grade:

In Fast Grade custom canned responses can be found on the left-hand side under Previous Grades and Canned Responses. Simply click on the drop down arrow and select the response you'd like to add, it will then appear in the message box. You can also use the keyboard shortcut "shift + 1" to speed up the process. You can also create a new canned response by clicking  "+ add custom canned response" and selecting whether or not you want to the response to be used globally. 

Gif: Create Canned responses in Fast Grade

 Fast Grade is available as part of CodeHS Pro. To get CodeHS Pro for your school, contact our team at

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