Sets, Maps and Symmetry Groups Course Discussion List Message Board
Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a brief explanation of some of the questions
you may have about using the Sets, Maps and Symmetry Groups Course Discussion List board.


Entering Your Name and Your Password

All postings to course discussion lists must include a name in the "Name" field. For private lists, it is also required to type in a password. The teaching staff of the course can provide usernames and passwords. These are not the same as your email username and password. They can be changed only by the course teaching staff. When posting to a private list, be very careful to type the username and password exactly as given to you by the teaching staff. Usernames and passwords are case sensitive and can read white space. So input these values vary carefully or you will not be able to post. field.
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Entering Your E-Mail Address

A valid email address is required to post within this board. Entering your email address allows others reading your message to respond to you via email. This is a required field.
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Entering The Subject

The subject should be a few words summarizing the topic of your message. After posting your message, this is the line that others see when viewing the index of messages. A good descriptive subject line helps others identify the subject matter of your message. This is a required field.
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Entering Your Message

By being clear and concise, your questions can be easily answered and your opinions more effectively conveyed. After you have typed in your posting, you are given the option of previewing the message before actually posting it for others to read. To edit your message, simply press the [Back] button on your browser. HTML may be included in messages, but is not required. This is a required field.
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Can I put HTML tags anywhere in my posts?

No. You can not use HTML tags in any field except body of the message.
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Why are there greater-than (>) in the message when I try to post a followup?

Colons appear in the message dialog box when you try to followup up on a message to indicate that those lines are quoting the previous document.
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Why didn't my post show up?

Your post most likely did not show up, because your browser did not reload the page, it simply pulled it out of cache. Please reload your browser and it should then appear.
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