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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 an announcement, follow these steps:
You may also choose to have your announcement display only to certain
sections or groups.
To do this, check
Display to selected groups. Then check the
boxes next to the groups or
sections for which you wish to display the announcement.
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.
Email Notificationdrop-down list, select the appropriate option:
None - No notification(the default setting).
Low - Only participants who have opted in.
High - All participants.
Note: Participants have the option to choose whether they want to receive all announcements or only high priority announcements.
You can either post the announcement, preview it, or save it as a draft, as follows:
To edit an announcement, follow these steps:
Note: If you don't have sufficient rights to edit a particular announcement, you will not see the option to revise it. Also, you can only edit one announcement at a time.
Save a Draft. If you save your announcement as a draft, follow the above instructions to return to it and post it when you are ready. If you wish to cancel your changes, click
To delete one or more announcements, follow these steps:
Note: If you don't have sufficient rights to delete a particular announcement, you will not see a box next to its title.
Removeto remove the announcement or
Cancelto cancel the removal.