Managing account settings in Course Manager by Skytap

Course Manager administrators can change many of the settings in their Course Manager account.

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Accessing account settings

To access account settings

From the Course Manager navigation bar, click Admin > Settings. The Settings page displays.

The Admin menu is visible only to Course Manager administrators. For more information, see User permissions within Course Manager.

Finding an account setting

To find an account setting

On the Settings page, use one of the following tools:

  • Search – Type a term in the search field. The table of contents displays all categories, subcategories, and setting names that contain the term. Click a category, subcategory, or setting name to navigate to it in the scrollable settings form.

    search

    Notes

    • To search for a term anywhere on the Settings page, including in setting descriptions and values, use your browser menu to find the term on the page (alternatively, while on the page, press Ctrl+F for Windows or +F for macOS).
    • To clear the search field and display the default table of contents, click clear (Clear) in the search field.
  • The table of contents – Click a category in the table of contents. The subcategories and setting names in the category display, and the scrollable settings form navigates to the category.

    table of contents

    Notes

    • Click a subcategory in the table of contents to display additional subcategories and setting names and navigate to the subcategory in the scrollable settings form.
    • Click a setting name in the table of contents to navigate to the setting in the scrollable settings form. Course Manager highlights the setting entry field for text and drop-down fields.
    • Click an expanded category or subcategory in the table of contents to collapse it and navigate to it in the scrollable settings form.
  • The scrollable settings form – Hover over the scrollable settings form and scroll up or down to find the setting you are looking for.

Making changes to an account setting

To make changes to an account setting
  1. On the Settings page, click the entry field next to the setting you want to change in the scrollable settings form.
  2. Edit the setting.

    Notes

    • For more information about editing email body settings, see Editing an email body setting.
    • For more information about editing settings that allow multiple values, see Editing a setting that allows multiple values.
    • Settings marked with an asterisk can't be left blank.
    • Changing the value of a setting may change the visibility of related settings in the scrollable settings form. The table of contents adjusts to match the scrollable settings form.
    • If certain features are disabled in your account, the associated settings on the Settings page are hidden. Work with the Course Manager team to enable these features and access the associated settings.
  3. (Optional) Edit other settings.

  4. Click update settings (Update settings) to save your changes, or click clear changes (Clear changes) to discard them.

Editing an email body setting

To edit an email body setting
  1. On the Settings page, in the entry field next to an Email body setting in the scrollable settings form, click edit (Edit). The rich text editor displays.

    rich text editor

  2. Use the rich text editor to customize the email body. For more information about how to use the rich text editor, see Editing an email body.
  3. Click close editor (Close editor) to close the rich text editor.

Editing a setting that allows multiple values

To edit a setting that allows multiple values
  1. In the scrollable settings form on the Settings page, click add (Add) to the right of a setting that allows multiple values. A new text entry field displays.
  2. Click add (Add) again to add additional values. A new text entry field displays for each one.
  3. Type a value into each text entry field.

    Notes

    • To delete a value, click delete (Delete) next to the text entry field.
    • To move a value one earlier in a list of values, click move earlier (Move earlier) next to the text entry field.
    • To move a value one later in a list of values, click move later (Move later) next to the text entry field.