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Sakai 12 - Site Info: How do I hide or show items in the Tool Menu?

 

How do I hide or show items in the Tool Menu?

The Tool Menu can be customized by instructors or site administrators to modify the appearance of menu items in the site, including hiding or showing tools to site participants.

Go to Site Info.

Image - Site Info tool in menu

Select the Site Info tool from the Tool Menu of your site.

Click Tool Order.

Tool order tab

Hide a tool from site participants.

Cog make tool invisible link
  1. Click the cog icon to the right of a visible tool.
  2. Select Make Tool Invisible to Students.

Example: Tool Menu with hidden tools

Image of tool menu with hidden tools

Hidden tools display for instructors and site administrators in italics, in light gray, with an eyeball with a slash icon. In the example pictured above, the instructor sees several hidden tools, while students do not.

Show a currently hidden tool to site participants.

Cog with Make tool Visible selected
  1. Click the cog icon to the right of a hidden tool.
  2. Select Make Tool Visible to Students.

Lock access to a tool.

Lock icon on tool

Tools can be locked so students or site members cannot access ANY content in the tool.  Locked tools display on the Tool Order page with an eyeball with a slash icon (Tool is hidden from normal users) AND a lock icon (Tool is disabled for normal users). However, the lock icon will not display on the site's Tool Menu.

Cog with Lock access to tool selected
  1. Click the cog icon to the right of a tool.
  2. Select Lock Access to this Tool.

Click Save.

Save button




Keywords:    Doc ID:86563
Owner:Sean H.Group:Pacific Lutheran University
Created:2018-10-09 15:41 PDTUpdated:2019-08-22 13:30 PDT
Sites:Pacific Lutheran University
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