Send and Reply to Messages

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Sending a message

To send a message:

  1. Navigate to the Messages tool in your Isidore course site.
  2. On the Messages screen, click Compose Message.
  3. Next to "To", use the list to select the individual or group you want to receive the message. Once you select one recipient, you may click back in the "To" box to select another recipient. You can also choose to send your message to the entire site, or to all users with a particular role (e.g., all instructors or all assistants).
  4. If you wish to blind carbon-copy someone, click on the "Add Bcc" link and select the recipient you want to Bcc.
  5. If you would like to send the message out to the recipients' UD email addresses, check the box next to "Send a copy of this message to recipients' email address(es)".
  6. Next to "Subject", type the subject of your message.
  7. Under "Message", use the rich-text editor to compose your message.
    Note: Pasting text into the Rich-text editor should preserve most formatting, but some types of formatting, such as colored text, may need to be added manually in the editor after pasting.
  8. Under "Attachments", you can attach a file from your local computer or from Resources, or specify the URL for a file on the web.
  9. To send your message, click Send.

Forwarding a message

To forward a message to another recipient:

  1. Navigate to the Messages tool in your Isidore course site.
  2. On the Messages screen, click Received to view the messages you've received.
  3. Click on the Subject of the message you wish to forward.
  4. Click Forward.
  5. Next to "Select Forward Recipients", use the list to select the individual or group you want to receive the message. Once you select one recipient, you may click back in the "Select Forward Recipients" box to select another recipient. You can also choose to send your message to the entire site, or to all users with a particular role (e.g., all instructors or all assistants).
  6. If you wish to blind carbon-copy someone, click on the "Add Bcc" link and select the recipient you want to Bcc.
  7. If you would like to send the message out to the recipients' UD email addresses, check the box next to "Send a copy of this message to recipients' email address(es)".
  8. Under "Message", use the rich-text editor to compose your message.
    Note: Pasting text into the Rich-text editor should preserve most formatting, but some types of formatting, such as colored text, may need to be added manually in the editor after pasting.
  9. Under "Attachments", you can attach a file from your local computer or from Resources, or specify the URL for a file on the web.
  10. To send your message, click Send.

Replying to a message

To reply to a message:

  1. Navigate to the Messages tool in your Isidore course site.
  2. On the Messages screen, click Received to view the messages you've received.
  3. Click on the Subject of the message to which you're replying.
  4. Click Reply or Reply to all.
  5. If you wish, you can use the list next to "Select Additional Recipients", to select additional individual(s) or group(s) you want to receive the message. You can also choose to send your message to the entire site, or to all users with a particular role (e.g., all instructors or all assistants).
  6. If you wish to blind carbon-copy someone, click on the "Add Bcc" link and select the recipients you want to Bcc.
  7. If you would like to send the message out to the recipients' UD email addresses, check the box next to "Send a copy of this message to recipients' email address(es)".
  8. Under "Message", use the rich-text editor to compose your message.
    Note: Pasting text into the Rich-text editor should preserve most formatting, but some types of formatting, such as colored text, may need to be added manually in the editor after pasting.
  9. Under "Attachments", you can attach a file from your local computer or from Resources, or specify the URL for a file on the web.
  10. To send your message, click Send.



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