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==Go to the '''Announcements''' tool==
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[[File:Go to the Announcements tool..png|frame|center]]
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Select the '''Announcements''' tool from the '''Tool Menu''' of your site.
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==Click '''Reorder''' at the top of the screen==
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==Drag and drop to re-order announcements==
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[[File:Drag and drop to re-order announcements.png|frame|center]]
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==Click '''Update'''==
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===Auto-Sort Options===
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There are five options that allow you to auto-sort the Announcements:
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#'''Sort by subject''' - orders the announcements in alphabetical order according to the subject line
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#'''Sort by author''' - orders the announcements in alphabetical order according to the person who created the announcement
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#'''Sort by beginning date''' - orders the announcements based on first date of display
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#'''Sort by ending date''' - orders all announcements based on last date of display
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#'''Sort by modified date''' - orders the announcements in order based the creation (or most recent modification) date.
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When you click the link, an arrow icon appears beside it showing if the list is sorted smallest to largest, or largest to smallest. In the above illustration, the announcements are sorted by modified date, with the oldest at the top and the most recent at the bottom. If the link is clicked again, the arrow icon points down showing that the most recent announcements are at the top and the oldest ones are at the bottom of the list.
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Latest revision as of 15:31, 12 August 2020

Go to the Announcements tool

Go to the Announcements tool..png

Select the Announcements tool from the Tool Menu of your site.

Click Reorder at the top of the screen

Click Reorder at the top of the screen.png

Drag and drop to re-order announcements

Drag and drop to re-order announcements.png

Click Update

Click Update..png

Auto-Sort Options

Auto-Sort Options.png

There are five options that allow you to auto-sort the Announcements:

  1. Sort by subject - orders the announcements in alphabetical order according to the subject line
  2. Sort by author - orders the announcements in alphabetical order according to the person who created the announcement
  3. Sort by beginning date - orders the announcements based on first date of display
  4. Sort by ending date - orders all announcements based on last date of display
  5. Sort by modified date - orders the announcements in order based the creation (or most recent modification) date.

When you click the link, an arrow icon appears beside it showing if the list is sorted smallest to largest, or largest to smallest. In the above illustration, the announcements are sorted by modified date, with the oldest at the top and the most recent at the bottom. If the link is clicked again, the arrow icon points down showing that the most recent announcements are at the top and the oldest ones are at the bottom of the list.


More questions about the Announcements tool?


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

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at https://sakai.screenstepslive.com/s/sakai_help