[LON-CAPA-users] deleting old discussion posts

Nathan Schoenack lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Mon, 13 Feb 2006 15:42:42 -0600

Ok.  I will talk to him about cloning the course for next quarter  
(he's our only high school teacher that's using LON-CAPA).

In the meantime I'll tell him how to do it as I've described.  Thanks  
for the help, Gerd!


On Feb 13, 2006, at 3:31 PM, Gerd Kortemeyer wrote:

> Hi,
> On Feb 13, 2006, at 4:15 PM, Nathan Schoenack wrote:
>> I've got a course coordinator that uses the same LON-CAPA course  
>> for each semester.
> Arghh ... really not a good idea. That's what we have "Clone  
> Course" for.
>>   He wants to delete all of the old discussion posts.  The only  
>> way I found to do this was to navigate to the problem with  
>> discussion, mark all NEW posts no longer, then change the current  
>> discussion settings to display only new posts.
> There is no other way ... except "Clone Course"
>> This seems to do exactly what we want, but as far as I can tell,  
>> we have to do this for each problem with discussion.  Is there any  
>> way to do that for the entire course as a global setting?
> Nope.
> - Gerd.
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Nathan Schoenack
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