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Mail (FAQ's associated for mail are already viewable)
The mail tool allows you to send and recieve mail messages to/from your peers registered in the same course and the instructor.
Yes, you can only send and receive mail to and from other course participants and the instructor using WebCT mail. Sometimes an instructor will set the mail tool to allow mail forwarding to your external account.
To create a message, select Compose Mail Message from within the Mail area in your course. This will open a new window where you can compose your message.
By entering the message and using the "Reply" link located in the menu of the message.
Follow the procedure for How do I create a message.
Mail addresses such as "firstname.lastname@example.org" do not work in WebCT mail. Since WebCT mail only sends and recieves mail messages to those IN the course it uses student ID names. The IDs will be supplied to you during the process of creating a message when you browse for class participants in the Send to field.
Yes, choose the Outbox folder from the mail table to see list of messages you have sent out.
WebCT defaults to display unread messages only, you must click on Show All to view all messages from within a particular message folder. Just click on the message to view.
Yes, if you DO NOT want to send a message immediately after you compose it save it as a draft.
If you know how to code html manually, then you can tag the text in the message with anything that works in the body of an html page. You can also copy and paste the html from an HTML editor.
Yes, just write your mail message in any text program (Microsoft Word, Apple Works, Word Perfect, etc.) then copy and paste within the compose message text box.