Note: To complete the procedures in this document, you need to be assigned a role that has the necessary permissions. To find out what your role is, follow the directions in Participant roles. To see a list of what permissions are associated with a given role, see Permissions, roles, and tools. For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and Roles: Overview.
To create/add or delete a discussion topic, in your site's
Discussion, and then follow the
appropriate steps below:
Within this topic, only allow replies directly to this messageradio button. This option will create a "flat" discussion. If you would rather choose to allow replies to any posts, select
Within this topic, allow replies to any message. Selecting this option will create a "threaded" discussion, which is by nature more interactive because users are able to reply to a reply. Flat discussions, in contrast, tend to be more structured and for this reason are more easily controlled.
Add/drop attachments, or
Browse.... Once you find the file, select it and click
Note: When attaching a file, you must include the
file's extension (e.g.,
.jpg). If you do not, anyone who
attempts to display or download the file will get an error
Attach a copynext to the resource(s) you want to attach.
Note: You can attach files from another site to
which you belong, provided that the files are set to be viewable by
people outside the source site. To browse for files in other sites,
Show other sites.
Save Draft) of your entry or post the topic to the discussion (
Add Topic). If you save it as a draft, it will show up in the list with other discussion items, but will be marked as a draft and will be visible only to you, the author.
To delete a discussion topic, click the trash can icon next to the
topic you wish to delete. When asked to confirm that you wish to
delete the topic, click
Note: The absence of the trash can icon means that you don't have permission to delete the message.