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Display of Posted Messages

When a message is posted it appears in the index page. The “Message Preview” shows the first 50 words of the message. To the left of the message text is the topic (text entered as the subject)

To display the entire message Click on the topic text (in this case “First Discussion Assignment Instructions”)

The “By Category View” will sort and display the messages by any categories that have been established. See Using Categories below.

The “By Author View” will sort and display messages according to the author. See Display by Author below.

A display by date view is available in the "All Documents View". Simply click on the triagle next to the Date colum. It will toggle the display of the messages between first and last date.