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Wiki Pages: Bb9 Delete a Thread

***Updated for Fall 2011***

Deleting a Thread

1.) Confirm you are in the course you would like to work in and that you have the Edit Mode set to ON.

2.) In the Course Tools section of the Control Panel, select Discussion Board.

3.) On the Discussion Board page, select the forum in which you would like to work.

4.) Next, find and select the thread you want to remove and from the drop-down menu select Delete. A window will pop up giving you the Warning: This action will delete this post and all replies to the post in this thread. Continue?

5.) Select OK to delete the thread.

 

To allow the user to delete their own thread posts:

1.) Confirm you are in the course you would like to work in and that you have the Edit Mode set to ON.

2.) Select Discussion Board from Tools in the Course menu.

3.) In the Discussion Board main page, select Edit from the drop-down menu of the forum which contains the thread post in question.

4.) In Edit Forum page, under Forum Settings (step 3) check Allow Author to Delete Own Published Posts. And choose eithr All Posts or Only Posts with no replies.

5.) Click Submit to save the changes.

 

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