How do I like a reply in a course discussion as a student?

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You may be able to like discussion replies in your course.

Note: The liking feature may be restricted to users with grading permissions (e.g. instructors and TAs). If you cannot like a discussion reply, this feature is not available to you.

Open Discussions

Open Discussions

In Course Navigation, click the Discussions link.

Open Discussion

  Open Discussion 

Click the title of the discussion.

Like Discussion Reply

Like Discussion Reply

Locate the reply and click the Like icon.

View Liked Discussion

View Liked Discussion

The Like icon will change from gray to blue, indicating you have liked the reply [1].

When a reply is liked, the Like icon will also display the total number of likes for all users in the discussion [2].

View Liking Restriction

View Liking Restriction

If your instructor has restricted the liking option to only users with grading permissions, you will not be able to see the Like icon or like your favorite replies. However, you can still see the total number of likes given to each reply.

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