Begin by navigating to the Course Details page.
In this example, the Course Details page is the target page that has the Related Discussion pagelet associated with it.
Click the Courses link.Step 1
Click the Course Definition link.Step 2
Click the vertical scrollbar.Step 3
The Related Discussion pagelet is used to associate a discussion forum with a specified menu item—in this example, relating a discussion forum with the Course Details page. Links to discussion topics and the View / Add Topics link appear. If you are a portal administrator, the Manage link also appears.
In this example, as a member of the discussion forum, you will reply to a topic and then create a new topic. Then, as the portal administrator, you will manage the discussion forum by adding a new member and updating the forum policy.Step 4
Click the PeopleTools I link.Step 5
The Post Details page opens in a separate window.
Use the Post Details page to reply to the topic, edit the topic, delete the topic, or access other discussion topic features.
In this example, you will reply to the topic.Step 6
Click the Reply button.Step 7
Enter the desired information into the field. Enter
Click the Save button.Step 9
Click the Close Window link.Step 10
Click the View / Add Topics link.Step 11
The Menu Item Discussion Details page opens in a separate window.
Use the Menu Item Discussion Details page to add new topics to a related discussion, to manage the related discussion, or to access other discussion functions.
In this example, you will create a new topic, add an attachment to the topic, and set a subscription alert.Step 12
Click the Add Topic button.Step 13
Use the Create New Topic page to add new related discussion topics.Step 14
Enter the desired information into the Title field. Enter
Click in the edit field.Step 16
Enter the desired information into the edit field. Enter
Click the Expand section button.Step 18
Click the Add Attachment button.Step 19
Click the Browse button.Step 20
Click the 410_PeopleTools II.doc list item.Step 21
Click the Open button.Step 22
Click the Upload button.Step 23
Click the Expand section button.Step 24
Click the Add Alert Subscription option.Step 25
Click the Once Per Week option.Step 26
Click the Save button.Step 27
Click the Close link.Step 28
Click the Manage link.Step 29
The Forum Privileges page opens in a separate window.
Use the Forum Privileges page to add or delete participants (members) and assign privileges for a related discussion forum. You can add members by role or user ID. Three privilege levels are available for forum members: moderator, contributor, and viewer.
In this example, as the moderator for the forum, you will add a member by user ID.Step 30
Click the Add Row button.Step 31
Click the Member Type list.Step 32
Click the User list item.Step 33
Click in the Member Name field.Step 34
Enter the desired information into the Member Name field. Enter
Click the Privilege Set ID list.Step 36
Click the Contributor list item.Step 37
Click the Forum Policy tab.Step 38
Use the Forum Policy page to define the policy statement for a discussion forum.
Notice that the system provides a default forum policy statement. If this default policy statement is sufficient, you do not need to do anything on the Forum Policy page.
In this example, as the moderator for the forum, you will modify the default policy statement.Step 39
Enter the desired information into the Discussion field. Enter
Click the Save button.Step 41
Click the Close Window link.Step 42
You have completed working with the Related Discussion pagelet.
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