Setting Message of the Day options

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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.

Setting Message of the Day options in your My Workspace

In the Home tool of your My Workspace, you will see announcements from all the sites to which you belong. Setting your Message of the Day options controls how many announcements appear in this space.

To set Message of the Day options for your My Workspace, follow these steps:

  1. In My Workspace, click Home.

  2. Under "Message of the Day", click Options.

  3. You can choose to show only the subject of the recent announcements from the sites to which you belong (Show announcement subject) or show the entire text of the announcements (Show announcement Body). Additional options for displaying announcements are: how many days in the past to display announcements from, the number of announcements, and how many lines to display. Enter or choose your desired options in the boxes provided, and then click Update.

Setting MOTD options as a site administrator

To set MOTD options for a site as a site administrator, follow these steps:

Note: To use this tool, you must have administrator rights.

  1. In My Workspace, click MOTD.

  2. At the top of the screen, click Options.

  3. Choose your desired options for how you want announcements to display, and then click Update.

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Last modified on November 15, 2005.