Montana State University

MSU-Bozeman D2L Learning Environment

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Managing news items

  1. Edit a news item
  2. Reorder news items
  3. Dismiss a news item
  4. Restore a dismissed news item
  5. Delete a news item

Edit a news item

  1. On the News page, click on the news item you want to edit.
  2. Edit your news posting.
  3. You can select the Major edit - send a notification and restore it for those who dismissed it check box to inform users of major changes and updates to postings they might have dismissed, ensuring those headlines reappear with current information.

    Note   You can also make the edited news posting reappear at the top of the News widget by changing its Start Date to the current date and time.

  4. Click Update.

Reorder news items

  1. Do one of the following:
    • On the News page, click Reorder from the More Actions button.
    • Click Reorder News Items from the News widget menu.
  2. Use the drop-down lists in the Sort Order column to select an item's order. Other items automatically reposition themselves according to the new order.
  3. Click Save.

Dismiss a news item

Do one of the following:

  • Click the Dismiss icon for the news item you want to hide in the News widget.
  • On the News page, click Dismiss from the context menu of item you want to dismiss.

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Restore a dismissed news item

On the News page or Global News page, click Restore from the context menu of the news item you want to restore.

Note  You can click Go to News tool from the News widget menu to view all news items on the News page.

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Delete a news item

Do one of the following:

  • Click Delete from the context menu of the news item you want to delete.
  • Delete multiple postings by selecting the check boxes beside the news item you want to delete, and clicking Delete at the top of the list.

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