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How do I change the number of file attachments a student can include with their post?

You will learn how to change the number of files a student can attach when creating a post for a discussion forum in TITANium.

Tip: By default, students can add 9 attachments. To prevent students from attaching any files to their discussion post, change the number to 0.

A different choice can be made for each forum as needed.

1. Edit the forum settings.

To edit an existing forum in TITANium, Turn editing on, click Edit, then choose Edit settings from the menu that appears.

To learn how to create a new forum, read our article.

Click Edit then Edit settings.

2. Click Attachments and word count.

Scroll to the Attachments and word count section header and click to expand.  Alternatively, click Expand All in top right corner of the page to expand all sections of the page at once.

Attachments and word count section: collapsed view.

3. View the options available

Expanding the section displays the options available.  Maximum number of attachments is the second item in the section. The default setting is 9.  This setting can be changed when adding a new forum or by updating an existing forum.

Attachments and word count section: expanded view. Default setting of 9 attachments displays.

4. Edit the number of attachments allowed.

Click the arrows next to 9 to expand and select the desired number from the menu. In the example below, the Maximum number of attachments will be changed to 1.

Tip: To prevent students from attaching any files to their discussion post, change the number to 0.

Dropdown menu for selecting the maximum number of attachments.

5. Click Save and return to course.

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save and return to course.

Save and return to course button

Article Summary

You have now learned how to change the number of files a student can attach to their post.

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