Discussion settings

Access Discussion tool settings

Do one of the following:

Discussion Personal Settings

Personal settings control the way you view messages inside a topic. These settings apply to all course offerings wherever you access discussions but do not affect other users.

Display Settings  The following display settings are available:

Default Message List View  Controls whether messages are displayed in threaded or unthreaded view when you enter a topic. In threaded view, messages are grouped together with their replies, allowing you to follow the thread of a conversation. In unthreaded view, messages can be sorted by author, date, subject, message ID, or average rating.

Message List Style  The following message list styles are available:

Message Fields to Display  You can choose to display the following fields:

Character Limits  If you are using the Grid Style message list, you can choose to display only the first few characters of each message’s subject to save screen space. Select the check box and enter the maximum number of characters of each message’s subject you want to see.

Reply Settings  Select this option to automatically include the text of any message you reply to when composing a reply.


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