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==Messages block==
 
==Messages block==
  
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The message block will display a list of new messages you have received, and links to your message page.
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The message block displays a list of new messages you have received, with a link to your Messages window.
  
Clicking Messages opens a new page with three tabs:  
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To add a Messages block to your course page:
 
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#Click on the "Turn editing on" button.
==Contacts==
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#Select Messages from the Add blocks menu.
By default the contact list is empty. In order to send a message or to create a shortcut to the person you are sending, go to the Search tab.  
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#If appropriate, move the Messages block up and/or left, using the arrow icons under the block title.
 
 
[[Image:MsgContacts.jpg]]
 
 
 
==Search==
 
 
 
The search tab allows you to search for a person from among the students only in your course or all students registered on the platform. You can also search messages typing a keyword (in the Keywords field) and defining a few search criteria such as whether or not include blocked users or whether search only messages from (or to) you or do both.
 
 
 
[[Image:MsgSearch.jpg]]
 
 
 
==Settings==
 
Here you can decide on having a popup Message window whenever you get a new message, blocking messages from people who are not on your Contacts list, having an audio signal for a new message, using a HTML editor, or getting email messages when you are offline.
 
 
 
[[Image:MsgSettings.jpg]]
 
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
  
* Using Moodle [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=34972 Viewing old messages?] forum discussion
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*[[Messaging]]
* [[Messaging|Messaging (administrator)]]
 
  
 
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Revision as of 14:48, 5 February 2007

Messages block

The message block displays a list of new messages you have received, with a link to your Messages window.

To add a Messages block to your course page:

  1. Click on the "Turn editing on" button.
  2. Select Messages from the Add blocks menu.
  3. If appropriate, move the Messages block up and/or left, using the arrow icons under the block title.

See also