On this page:
Note: To complete these procedures, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. To determine your role, follow the directions in Participant roles. For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and roles: Overview.
To add an announcement:
Note: Pasting text from Microsoft Word directly
into the WYSIWYG editor may result in garbled output, even
if the text appears correct in the editor. Instead, to insert
formatted text from a Word document, click the
Word icon, place your cursor in the subsequent "Paste from Word"
text box, and then press
Ctrl-v in Windows, or
Cmd-v on a Macintosh, to paste your copied
Cmd-v) to paste is
the best method for preserving the formatting of the original Word
OK to add the text to the item you are
Note: If you don't see the
Display to selected
groups option, no groups or sections are associated with your
site; see Managing groups.
Showto release your announcement or
Hideto hide it, or select
Specify Dates, and then select a beginning date and ending date for the file's visibility.
Note: If you choose to specify dates, any email notifications will be sent out on the specified beginning date.
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 can choose whether they want to receive all announcements or only high-priority announcements.
Add Announcement. To preview your announcement, click
Preview. To cancel, click
To edit an announcement:
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 edit only one announcement at a time.
To delete one or more announcements:
Note: If you don't have sufficient rights to delete a particular announcement, you will not see a box next to its title.