Trunk User GuideTrunk User Guide Profile2 (My Workspace)How do I search for and add Profile2 connections?

How do I search for and add Profile2 connections?

The Profile2 tool allows users to set up permanent connections with other Tunk system users.

Connected users can:

  • View each other's Profile2 picture gallery
  • Send messages through the Profile2 tool
  • Chat using the Portal Chat tool.

Go to Profile (on your My Workspace site).

Go to Profile (on your My Workspace site).

Click Search.

Click Search.

This displays the Search Profiles page.

(Alternative) - Click Connections, then click Search for connections.

(Alternative) - Click Connections, then click Search for connections.
  1. Click Connections.
  2. Then, click Search for Connections.

Enter your search terms.

Enter your search terms.

Enter a name or (or partial name) to search for, and then click the Search button.

Note: The search by common interest function is inoperable in Trunk.

Optionally, you can limit the search to a particular course by selecting it from the drop-down menu.

View search results and click "Add As A Connection" on the user you want as a connection.

View search results and click "Add As A Connection" on the user you want as a connection.

This displays a Connection confirmation dialogue box.

Click Add Connection.

Click Add Connection.

Click the Add as a connection link to send a connection request to the selected user. The user will see this request under their Profile2 / Connections.

Note: Once you have sent a connection request to someone, you will see the text "Connection requested" displayed for that user until they accept or ignore the request.

Example of user approving a Connection request:

Example of user approving a Connection request:

Click "Confirm Connection" to make a Profile2 connection between you and the requestor.