08-01. Sending private inbox messages

日本語版(Japanese)

The profile window allows you to send private inbox messages to teachers and students. There is no need to manage e-mail addresses or check individual addresses one by one when typing them. You can also send messages without disclosing your e-mail address.

When sending a message to your teacher

  1. In the My Courses window, click the course of the teacher to whom you want to send a private inbox message.
  2. The Lectures window appears. Click the [Instructor] link.
  3. The Instructor List window appears. Check the name of the teacher to whom you want to send a message, and click the [Create Post-office Box message] link.

    Memo
    Depending on the setting by the teacher, you may not be able to send a message.
  4. The Create Post-office Box message window appears. Read the instructions in the upper part of the window, enter the title and main text, and then click .
  5. The confirmation window appears. If there is nothing to change, click .

    You have now created a private inbox message.
    To check the content of the sent message, click "Private Inbox" – "Message list" in the menu of the Course N@vi top page. The sent message history allows you check the content of the message you created.

    Memo
    Depending on the setting by the teacher, students may be able to send messages to each other.
  1. In the Lectures window, select [Profile List] from the operation list box, and click the button.

    Note
    In order to display the profile list, the teacher in charge needs to set [Profile List] to [Open] when editing the course. If the profile list is not displayed, students cannot send private inbox messages to each other.
  2. The profile list appears.
    Click the name of the person to whom you want to send a message.
  3. The Profile window appears. Check the name of the person to whom you want to send a message, and click .

    The rest of the procedure is the same as when sending a message by clicking a teacher name in the Lectures window.

Items of the Create Post-office Box message window

Item Description Remarks
Explain Main text of the private inbox message

(1) You can decorate the text.
Bold, italics, underline, font color change, background color change, left alignment, centering, right alignment, indent setting, font size
(2) You can edit the text.
 
Copy, past, cut, undo (redo)
(3) You can insert files and tables.
URLs can be linked.
(4) You can set the input window.
You can switch from the HTML format display to the screen image. The window size can be changed.
(5) You can use the equation editor "BrEdiMa."
Memo
Differences between e-mail and private inbox messages
  Send to multiple recepients Hide the e-mail address No need to log in to Course N@vi
Private inbox message × ×
E-mail ×
Memo
[Allow others to send messages to your Private Inbox] and [Forward messages received in your Private Inbox] can be set in Personal Settings. By default, private inbox messages are set to be forwarded to your e-mail address. If you constantly log in to Course N@vi and do not need private inbox messages to be forwarded to your e-mail address, select No for [Forward messages received in your Private Inbox] in the "Personal Settings" window.
Reference
"03-01-01. How to read the My Courses window"
Memo
You cannot send messages to a person who has selected [No] for [Allow others to send messages to your Private Inbox].

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