Trunk User GuideTrunk User Guide ForumsHow do I respond to a Forum Topic (How do I create a conversation)? - (Student)

How do I respond to a Forum Topic (How do I create a conversation)? - (Student)

Go to Forums.

Go to Forums.

Select the Forums tool from Tool Menu in your site.

Click on one of the Forum Topics.

Click on one of the Forum Topics.

Click on the title of the topic to enter the topic.

Note: The message indicator text next to the topic title will tell you how many messages have been posted within that topic, and how many of them are new or unread.

Click Start a New Conversation.

Click Start a New Conversation.

This displays the Start a Conversation page.

Title the Conversation, add your message, then click Post.

Title the Conversation, add your message, then click Post.

This returns the display to the Conversation page with the new conversation posted.

Example:

Example:

To view the Conversation, click on the name of the Conversation.

To view the Conversation, click on the name of the Conversation.

This displays the contents of the conversation.

Example:

Example:

To reply to this conversation, click Reply.

To reply to this conversation, click Reply.

Click the Reply link within the message itself to reply to the item you are currently viewing. This is the option you want to use if you would like to reply to someone else's reply.

This displays a reply page.

Add a reply title and a message, then click Post.

Add a reply title and a message, then click Post.

Example of a Reply to a Conversation.

Example of a Reply to a Conversation.

Example of what this looks like on the Topic page:

Example of what this looks like on the Topic page: