The Topic Messages window displays all messages posted to this discussion topic.
This window has
4 parts: the
title bar, the topic summary,
the text to search box and the topic's message list.
- The title bar tells
you where you are in AceProject. At the end of the title
bar you will find a link to add a new message as well as a link to
this contextual help. The title bar will
also display your total number of messages for this discussion
- The Text to Search box lets your search all messages
in the topic. Your search term will be displayed in
red font in the replies.
table displays the selected forum's
and creation date.
- The Topic's Message
List displays the actual messages.
- If you
created the topic or if you have
"project manager" access
rights in this
project, you can also click on the
"Edit" link to
delete the reply.
This function is useful to moderate or manage the discussion
forum in case inappropriate content is posted.
- Under the name of the Author is the number of replies
he/she has contributed to your account's discussion forums.
- Messages are sorted in
chronological order, with the oldest message in the conversation
at the top of the list and the most recent one at the bottom.
- You can invert message order by clicking on the
Ascending or Descending links above the table.
- You can sort messages by author by clicking on the
Author link in the table.
- Click the Post Reply link to add a message to the topic or
click Back to Topics to return to the topics list.
Who can modify/delete a discussion topic?
A topic can be deleted or modified by its creator and the project's manager(s). All other users are
not allowed to delete it or make changes to its title and
description. When a topic is deleted, all its messages
are also deleted.
Who can contribute to a discussion topic? Who can add
messages to a topic?
Any user who is assigned to the project can post messages to a
discussion topic. Once a message is added to the topic, it cannot
be modified. Administrators and project managers can delete a
reply in case it contains inappropriate content.