Loyola Support Documentation

How do I email a forum post author?

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This article outlines the process of contacting an author of a Discussions post by email. Typically, the email option is only available for instructors or site owners.

Note: This email reply option sends a message to the author's external email address. It does not use the internal Messages tool to send the message. 

Select Discussions.

Select Discussions

Select Discussions from the site's Tool Menu.

Select a forum.

Select a forum

Select the title of a forum.

Select the Topic within the Forum.

Select a topic

This is an example of a Topic. Select the Topic to view conversations posted to that topic.

Select the conversation.

Select the conversation

Select a conversation (a topic thread) by selecting its title.

Select Email.

Select Email

Select Email below the author name in order to email the post author. Selecting Email will open a draft message to the author in your computer's default mail client (e.g., Outlook).

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