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Announcements Tool

The Announcements Tool displays all or selected categories of the announcements added to the Announcements Database. All announcements are stored in Announcements Database and displayed on a page using the Announcements Tool. The Announcements Tool can be added to the Main Body or the Right Side of a page.

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Announcements Tool Properties

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The Edit Announcements Listing screen opens after adding the Announcements Tool.

  1. Announcement Categories: Use the radio buttons to select if All Categories or Selected Categories to be displayed. If Selected Categories is chosen, use the checkboxes to indicate which categories to display.
  2. If there are no announcements: The default text is "There are currently no announcements.". This text can be updated or removed to leave the area blank if there are no announcements.
  3. Click the Update button to add the tool to the page.

Announcements Tool Options

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  1. edit: Add/edit/remove tool heading, change tool status to inactive/active, or schedule a status change. See the Tool Heading and Status article for more details.
  2. Edit Announcement Properties: This opens the Edit Announcements Listing screen. You can change the categories of announcements that will be displayed, update the text that displays if there are no announcements
  3. Add/Edit/Delete Announcements: Opens the Announcements Database
    Note: This link will only show for users with permissions to the Announcements Database
  4. Edit Categories: Opens the Announcements Categories in the Announcements Database
    Note: This link will only show for users with permissions to the Announcements Database
  5. Change Position: Change the position of the tool on the current page
  6. Move: Change the location of this tool to another page by selecting the desired category and page 
  7. Preview: Opens a new tab to preview the page
  8. Delete: Deletes the tool from the page

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