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Enter your Discussion Board forum. Next, find the drop-down menu that says Display. Click on the down-arrow, select Show All, and then click Go. You should now be able to locate your saved post. To edit it, click on the name of the post and then click Modify on the bottom right. To submit your post, click Submit to publish it.
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There is no guarantee that threads can be recovered if you receive an error message. If you receive an error message, click the Back button in your browser right away, and you might be able to see what you posted (there is no 100% guarantee because your browser only keeps pages cached for a temporary time).
This problem may be caused by a problem with the Java installation on your computer. See How to Install or Update Java for further information.
This is a known problem that has been reported to Blackboard. At the present time, if you want to save a Discussion Board entry as a draft before submitting it, we recommend creating and saving your entry using a separate program, such as Microsoft Word. Then, when you are ready to submit it, copy and paste the content into Discussion Board.
To submit an assignment to SafeAssign:
For additional information, see the SafeAssign Student Guide (PDF). May be viewed with Adobe Reader - Download Adobe Reader (Free).
This problem occurs when a course that uses SafeAssign needs to be "synchronized" with the SafeAssign central database; this must be done by the instructor. For more information, see How do I synchronize my course...? on the Blackboard FAQ: Instructor Information page.
This is most likely caused by difficulty connecting to the server located at SafeAssign. Try submitting the assignment at a later time. If that does not work, clear your browser cache and then try submitting the assignment. If you continue to experience problems submitting to SafeAssign, please contact the CTC HelpDesk, and provide the following information:
If the problem persists, a system administrator can contact SafeAssign to report the problem.
When submitting a file to SafeAssign:
For additional details, view Blackboard Maximum Upload Limits and Acceptable File Extensions. If the above suggestions do not resolve the problem, it is possible that a Java installation issue may be causing the problem. For more information, see How to Install or Update Java.
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