Start a discussion
You can start several discussions in Portals. A discussion represents an initial note and all the comments added to it.
To start a discussion, you add an initial note and select who should receive it. You can also create private notes, which are visible only to you.
Important: To participate in the same discussion, ensure that you are logged in to the same application and use the same tab as your collaborators.
- You have permission to collaborate. The permission is granted by an administrator in Access Manager.
- Open Portals.
On the application sidebar, click Collaborate.
The Collaborate pane appears.
Click in the Discussion area and type the initial note of the discussion.
Click the drop-down arrow in front of the note and select one of the following modes for the discussion:Start a public discussion
Public discussions are visible to all the users of the application.Start a group discussion
Group discussions are visible only to the selected users and user groups.
For this mode, you need to specify who should receive the messages:
- Groups – Click Groups, and then click the appropriate groups in the list.
- Members – Click Members, and then click the appropriate users in the list.
The selected groups and members appear in the list of the recipients.
To remove a recipient from the list, click next to the recipient's name.Write a message to yourself
These messages and any attachments and comments that you add to these messages are visible only to you.
Click Post to deliver the note.
For details on how to add comments to a note, see Manage comments.
For details on how to manage a discussion, see Manage discussions.