Cobra Learning - Discussions Settings

Control the way you view posts inside a topic.

Discussions settings

Access Discussions tool settings

On the Discussions List page, click Settings.

Personal Settings

Personal settings control the way you view posts inside a topic. These settings apply to all course offerings wherever you access discussions, but do not affect other users.

Display Settings  The following display settings are available:

Default View  The following default views are available:

Reply Settings  Check this setting to automatically include the original post by default when composing a reply.

Subscription Settings  Check this setting to automatically subscribe to new threads when created.

Org Unit Settings

Default Rating Scheme  By default, discussions will  not be rated.  But you can select from the drop down to include ratings when creating discussion topics.  Options include five-star rating; up vote/down vote; or up only vote.

Grid View Settings

Topic Descriptions  Controls whether topic descriptions display in the Message List. You can turn off this feature to save space for users with small screens and instead use pinned posts to provide explanations or instructions.

Default Threading Style  The following threading styles are available:

Display Settings  The following display settings are available:

Post Fields to Display  You can choose to display the following fields:

Character Limits  Use this setting to display a limited number of characters of each post’s subject to save screen space. Select the check box and enter the maximum Subject Characters to Display.

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