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To send internal LON-CAPA messages:

  1. Select Messages on the Inline Menu or Send and display messages on the Main Menu.

  2. At the Communication/Messages screen, select New Message.

  3. Type the "username" you want to send the message to. Please note that this is not an e-mail address but a LON-CAPA username.

    (*1) Note: If you don't know the username, click on the Select User link. Another screen will open and you can select a user from the list.

  4. Choose the user's domain from the dropdown list if different to your domain (which is selected as default).

  5. Enter any additional recipients.

  6. Type the Subject in the "subject" text box.

  7. Type the message in the text box.

  8. (*1) If this is a "critical message", select "Send as critical message", see Help.

  9. (*1) Select "Send copy to permanent e-mail address (if known)" to make sure that an external notification e-mail is additionally sent to the user's permanent e-mail address (if exists), independent from the user's personal message notification settings, see Help.

  10. Click Send.

(*1): Only available in course context, i.e. with selected Course Coordinator or Instructor role