Modify the settings for Messages

From EdTech Help

This feature allows users to modify the default Messages tool settings. Users with site owner permission have additional options for configuring the tool within the site.

Go to Messages

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Select the Messages tool from the Tool Menu in your site.

Click Settings

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Site owner (instructor) settings options:

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As an instructor or site owner, you can choose whether or not site participants are able to forward messages, and which groups (if any) are hidden in the message recipient list.

You may also set a personal forwarding email address for your own messages.

Site participant (student) settings options:

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If the site owner has allowed sending copies (i.e. forwarding) messages, then site participants or students will be able to specify a forwarding email address.

Click Save Settings

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Once you have made all of your changes, click Save Settings to save.

More questions about the Messages tool?


This page is adapted from an equivalent Sakai Community help article.

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at