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updating help using bruce russell's help topics revision for settings stuff

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<h3>Friends Control</h3>
<p>Use Friends Control to choose whether other users on the site may add you to their Friends list. If you are added to someone&#8217;s Friends list they are automatically added to your list. When you remove someone from your Friends list you are also removed from their list. </p>
<h4>Nobody may add me as a friend</h4>
<p>No user on the site may add you to their Friends list.</p>
<h4>New friends require my authorisation</h4>
<p>People must request your authorisation in order to add you to their Friends list. Once you have approved a request they will be added as a Friend.</p>
<h4>New friends are automatically authorised</h4>
<p>Anyone may add you to their Friends list at any time.</p>
<p>Choose whether other users may add you to their friends list. If you are added to a friends list, the owner of that list is added to your list. When you remove someone from your friends list you are also removed from their list. Choose either:</p>
<p><strong>Nobody may add me as a friend:</strong> no one may add you to their list.</p>
<p><strong>New friends require my authorisation:</strong> your authorisation is needed for you to be added to a list. If you approve, they will be added to your list.</p>
<p><strong>New friends are automatically authorised:</strong> anyone may add you to their list.</p>
<h3>Language</h3>
<p>Depending on the site settings and availability of translation packages, you may be able customise the language in which your menu items and contextual help appear.</p>
<p>You may be able customise the language in which your menu items and contextual help will appear. Contact your site administrator if you have any questions.</p>
<h3>Messages from other users</h3>
<p>Use this setting to choose which users of the site you are happy to receive messages from.</p>
<p>Depending on your settings within your Activity Preferences you can receive these messages via an individual email, a daily email digest or via an activity notification.</p>
<p>Note that these contact restrictions do not apply to Site Administrators or Staff members.</p>
<h3>Messages from other users</h3>
<p>Use this setting to choose who you wish to receive messages from.</p>
<p>Use the activity preferences area to decide how you will receive these messages.</p>
<p><strong>Note:</strong> These restrictions will not apply to site administrators or teaching staff.</p>
<h3>Change Password</h3>
<p>To change your login password, enter your Current Password then what you would like as your new password in the New and Confirm Password boxes.</p>
<p>Your password must be at least six characters long and contain at least one digit and two letters. Your password may not be the same as your username and is <em>case sensitive</em>.</p>
<h3>Passwords</h3>
<p>To change your login password, first enter your current password here, then enter your preferred new password in both the other boxes.</p>
<p>Your password must total at least six characters. It must contain at least one number, and at least two letters. Passwords are case sensitive, and must be different from your username.</p>
<h3>HTML Editor</h3>
<p>AnHTML editor (also known a WYSIWYG editor) is available for use on some sections of the site. The HTML editor allows you to easily apply formatting to text you&#8217;ve entered. If the editor is turned off you will be able to enter in plain text only.</p>
<p>Please note that the HTML editor may appear and work slightly differently in certain browsers.</p>
<p>An HTML editor is available for use on some sections of the site. This is known as a ‘What you see is what you get’ (WYSIWYG) editor. This allows you to apply formatting to your text eg: bolded or italic text. If the editor is turned off you can only enter plain text.</p>
<p><strong>Note:</strong> HTML editors may appear and work slightly differently in some browsers.</p>
<h3>Notifications</h3>
<p>This is a list of activity or events taking place within the system that apply to you. </p>
<p>You can specify how you receive notifications of each kind of activity via your Activity Preferences area. Once you have read a message you can mark it as read to remove it from your messages notification. </p>
<p>Read notifications will automatically expire and be removed from your Notifications after 60 days.</p>
<p>This is a list of system activities or events that apply to you. Use the activity preferences area to decide how you will receive notifications of these. Once you have read a notification you can mark it for removal from your list.</p>
<p><strong>Note:</strong> Read notifications will automatically expire and be removed from your list after 60 days.</p>
<h3>Activity Preferences</h3>
<p>You may select how you receive notifications for each Activity Type .</p>
<p>You may select how you receive notifications for each activity type.</p>
<h4>Notification Types</h4>
<p><strong>Activity Log:</strong> your notifications area will display a list of activity notifications received.</p>
<p><strong>Email:</strong> your primary email address will receive an email each time the activity occurs.</p>
<p><strong>Email digest:</strong> your primary email address will receive an email each day with a list of the last 24 hours’ activities</p>
<p><strong>Note:</strong> If you select either email option all activities will also be recorded in your notifications log as they happen. They will all be marked as already read. These notifications automatically expire and are removed from your log after 60 days.</p>
<h4>Notification Types:</h4>
<dl>
<dt>Activity Log</dt>
<dd>
A record of notifications received are displayed within your
Notifications area.
</dd>
<dt>Email</dt>
<dd>
An individual email is sent to your primary email address as the
activity occurs.
</dd>
<dt>Email digest</dt>
<dd>
A single daily email is sent to your primary email address containing
all events that have taken place in the last 24 hours. When
notifications are sent via either of the email options the activity
notifications will still be recorded in your Notifications as they
happen, however they will automatically be Marked as Read. Read
notifications will automatically expire and be removed from your
Notifications after 60 days.
</dd>
</dl>
<h4>Activity Types:</h4>
<dl>
<dt>System messages</dt>
<dd>
Includes messages automatically generated by the system or sent to you by one of the Site Administrators.</dd>
<dt>Messages from other users</dt>
<dd>
Includes message sent to you directly from other users of the site.</dd>
<dt>Feedback</dt>
<dd>
Notification of any Feedback received on a View or Artefact within your ePortfolio. Comments received on any Blogs you have available will also be listed as Feedback.</dd>
<dt>Watchlist</dt>
<dd>
Notification of activity on any Artefact, View or Community you are monitoring via your Watchlist.</dd>
<dt>New Views</dt>
<dd>
Notification that you have been given access to another user&#8217;s new View either as an individual or as a member of a Community. You are not notified when a publicly available View is created.</dd>
<dt>New Views Access</dt>
<dd>
Notification that you have been given access to another user&#8217;s existing View either as an individual or as a member of a Community. You are not notified when a publicly available View is created.</dd>
<dt>Administration Messages</dt> (Site Administrators only)
<dd>
Notifications and service requests for Site Administrators. </dd>
</dl>
<h4>Activity Types</h4>
<p><strong>System messages:</strong> automatically generated by the system or sent to you by one of the site administrators.</p>
<p><strong>Messages from other users:</strong> sent to you directly from other users of the site.</p>
<p><strong>Feedback:</strong> notification of any feedback or comments received on any views, artefacts or blogs within your ePortfolio.</p>
<p><strong>Watchlist:</strong> notification of activity on any artefact, view, group or blog you are monitoring.</p>
<p><strong>New views access:</strong> notification you or one of your groups have been given access to a new or existing non-public view.</p>
<h3>My Account</h3>
<p>While your account is the record of your registration on the site, the My Account area is where you configure how you use the site and how the system will contact you with important information and notifications.</p>
<p>Your account will automatically expire after a period of time as specified by your Site Administrator. You will be sent a system generated message warning you of your upcoming account expiry. This message will also contain information regarding saving your portfolio.</p>
<p>In addition, a Site Administrator may suspend your account while any alleged breach of the Terms and Conditions listed on the site is being investigated. You will be notified of an account suspension when you attempt to log on. Please contact the Site Administrator if you have any questions.</p>
<h3>Settings</h3>
<p>The settings area lets you configure how you use the site and how you will be will contacted with important information and notifications.</p>
<p>Accounts automatically expire after a period of time specified by your site administrator. You will be warned of upcoming account expiry, and told how to save your portfolio.</p>
<p><strong>Note:</strong> It is important to save each new entry using the button at the foot of the section.</p>
<p><strong>Warning:</strong> Your account will be suspended while any alleged breach of the site terms and conditions is investigated. You will be notified of this when you attempt to log on. Contact your site administrator if you have any questions.</p>
<h3>Activity Type</h3>
<h4>System messages</h4>
<p>
Includes messages automatically generated by the system or sent to you by one of the Site Administrators.</p>
<h4>Messages from other users</h4>
<p>
Includes message sent to you directly from other users of the site.</p>
<h4>Feedback</h4>
<p>
Notification of any Feedback received on a View or Artefact within your ePortfolio. Comments received on any Blogs you have available will also be listed as Feedback.</p>
<h4>Watchlist</h4>
<p>
Notification of activity on any Artefact, View or Community you are monitoring via your Watchlist.</p>
<h4>New Views</h4>
<p>
Notification that you have been given access to another user&#8217;s new View either as an individual or as a member of a Community. You are not notified when a publicly available View is created.</p>
<h4>New Views Access</h4>
<p>
Notification that you have been given access to another user&#8217;s existing View either as an individual or as a member of a Community. You are not notified when a publicly available View is created.</p>
<h4>Administration Messages (Site Administrators only)</h4>
<p>
Notifications and service requests for Site Administrators.</p>
<p>Select from this drop down menu the types of notifications you wish to view in your list.</p>
<p><strong>System messages:</strong> automatically generated by the system or sent to you by one of the site administrators.</p>
<p><strong>Messages from other users:</strong> sent to you directly from other users of the site.</p>
<p><strong>Feedback:</strong> notification of any feedback or comments received on any views, artefacts or blogs within your ePortfolio. </p>
<p><strong>Watchlist:</strong> notification of activity on any artefact, view, group or blog you are monitoring.</p>
<p><strong>New views access:</strong> notification you or one of your groups have been given access to a new or existing non-public view.</p>
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