The Messages tool is an internal course mail system for messaging between individuals and groups.
Viewing messages: Unread messages are in bold;
viewed messages are marked as read, but you can mark any read message
as unread. By default, messages are listed chronologically, but you
can select the
By Conversation view to display messages in
Composing messages: A WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) interface allows rich text, plain text, and HTML editing. You can also add attachments.
Note: Pasting text from Microsoft Word directly into
the WYSIWYG editor may result in garbled output, even if the text
appears correct in the editor. Instead, to insert formatted text from
a Word document, click the
Paste from Word icon, and paste
Some users have reported problems using
Paste from Word in
Internet Explorer 9; for best results, use a supported
Which browser should I use?
Message priority: You can set priority levels for messages to distinguish important messages from others.
Send Ccoption are sent directly to participants' email addresses; copies also appear in your
Sentfolder and the recipients'
Receivedfolders within Messages. Recipients must reply using Messages, not their email programs.
For help documentation about the Messages tool, see Messages.