Add a response to an entry 

You can add a response to an entry in an activity to comment on a topic, make an announcement, ask a question, provide feedback on an existing entry, share a file, or share a web address with the team.


About this task

To add an entry, open an activity, and then complete the following actions:


Procedure

  1. From the entry to which you want to create a reply, click Add Comment.

      Note: If you cannot see the Add Comment link, then your view may be collapsed. Click the entry title to expand the entry.

  2. In the Comment field, add your response. You can use the toolbar buttons to format the added text.

  3. You can add more content to the entry by clicking the following links:

      Attach File

        Adds a file to the entry. Click the Browse button beside the File name field to locate the file.

      Add Bookmark

        Adds a web address to the entry. Enter the title of the web page in the Bookmark title field, and then add the web address to the field that begins with http://.

      You can add as many file or bookmark fields as you want. You can change the default field labels to names that make more sense to you and other members. Click a field label to edit it.

      If you want to remove a field that you added, click the X beside the field to delete it.

  4. To hide the response from other members, select Mark this entry private.

  5. If you want to notify activity members about the response...

    1. Select Notify people of this entry.

    2. Do one of the following:

      • Standard activity:

        • To notify everyone, select the All individual members of this activity check box.

        • To notify specific people, select Individual activity members, and then select the boxes next to the names of individual members that you want to notify. To find people, scroll through the alphabetic list of names or type a person's name into the Type to filter this list field.

        • If the activity has been shared with a community, then you can notify a subset of the community members by selecting Community: <community_name> where <community_name> is the name of the community, and then selecting the boxes next to the names of the members that you want to notify.

      • Community activity to which all community members were added:

        • Select the boxes next to the names of individual members that you want to notify. To find people, scroll through the alphabetic list of names or type a person's name into the Type to filter this list field.

            If the activity has more than 500 members, you can click Next to see additional names.

            Note: The filter searches the names on the current page only. If there are multiple pages, click Next until you get to a page with names in the same alphabetic range as the name you are looking for, and then type the name into the filter box.

      • Community activity to which only a subset of community members were added:

        • To notify a subset of community members, select Individual activity members, and then select the boxes next to the names of individual members that you want to notify. To find people, scroll through the alphabetic list of names or type a person's name into the Type to filter this list field.

            If the activity has more than 500 members, you can click Next to see additional names.

            Note: The filter searches the names on the current page only. If there are multiple pages, click Next until you get to a page with names in the same alphabetic range as the name you are looking for, and then type the name into the filter box.

        • To notify the community owners only, select <community_name> (community owners) where <community_name> is the name of the community.

    3. If you want to add a comment that is displayed in the notification that is sent to the members, add it to the Notify Message field.

        By default, the notification indicates that you want to inform the member about this entry.

  6. Click Save to finish adding the response.


Parent topic

What is an entry?


   

 

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