Known Issue: Font replacement causes formatting issues with Word document assignment submissions

Due to an issue with the conversion process to make word documents visible in the inline grading system, which causes certain fonts to be replaced, and hence causes unexpected formatting changes such as additional pages to be used and unwanted line breaks.

Workaround:

1) Students can submit their assignments as pdf files which preserve formatting from the original source document.

2) There is an option is word to save and embed the fonts into the document which would preserve the original fonts and the formatting.

Blackboard has a known issue article for this situation - 000052755.

Details

Article ID: 117747
Created
Tue 10/6/20 4:04 PM
Modified
Wed 10/21/20 10:01 AM