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How to Edit or Delete a Discussion

Editing a discussion forum gives you the ability to change the forum name and any other options.  Editing a discussion topic gives you the ability to reassign the topic to a different forum, rename the topic, and change the availability and locking options, restrictions, and assessment options.

To Edit a Discussion Forum or Topic

  1. On the navbar in your course, select "Communication" > "Discussions"

  2. On the Discussions List page, select the context menu (down arrow) of the forum or topic you want to edit and select "Edit Forum" or "Edit Topic.

  3. Make your changes.

  4. Select "Save and Close."

To Delete a Discussion Forum, Topic, Thread, or Post

Important: When you delete a post, any replies to that post are also deleted.

  1. On the navbar in your course, select "Communication" > "Discussions"

  2. On the Discussions List page, click the context menu of the forum, topic, thread or post you want to delete and click "Delete", "Delete Thread", or "Delete Post."

  3. To confirm the deletion, Select "Yes."

 The written tutorials and video simulations on the D2L Solutions site are developed and brought to you by the

Faculty Development and Innovation Center

phone 217-581-7051 :: email :: web 

Contact the FDIC for questions about the tutorials, to suggest topics for new tutorials, or to schedule a consultation appointment.  The FDIC staff can recommend integration solutions using D2L and other instructional technologies for your online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses.

For Help with D2L

Call 217-581-HELP (4357), email, or
contact the Instructional Support Specialist (ISS) for your department.

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