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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-65457

Private replies in forum display blank space in discussion list

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 3.7
    • Fix Version/s: 3.7
    • Component/s: Forum
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    • Testing Instructions:
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      Prerequisites: 

      1. A course with a forum activity.
      2. Create a discussion within the forum. 
      3. A teacher and  2 students enrolled into the course. 

      Testing instructions:

      1. Login as student 1 and add a reply to the discussion
      2. Confirm when in the forum page, you can see student 1's details in the 'Last Post' column with the correct time of post
      3. Login as student 2 and add a reply to the discussion in the forum activity.
      4. Confirm when in the forum page, you can see student 2's details in the 'Last Post' column  with the correct time of post
      5. As a teacher, go to the discussion and click the "Reply" link on student 1's post.
      6. Click on the 'Advanced' link
      7. When on the new post page, add a subject and message and ensure the 'Reply privately' checkbox is selected.
      8. Submit the form and confirm you can see the new reply in the discussion page.
      9. Go back to the forum page, confirm you can see the teacher's details in the 'Last Post' column
      10. Login as student 1 and repeat #9
      11. Login as student 2 and confirm you can see student 2's details in the 'Last Post' column with the correct time of post
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      Prerequisites:  A course with a forum activity. Create a discussion within the forum.  A teacher and  2 students enrolled into the course.  Testing instructions: Login as student 1 and add a reply to the discussion Confirm when in the forum page, you can see student 1's details in the 'Last Post' column with the correct time of post Login as student 2 and add a reply to the discussion in the forum activity. Confirm when in the forum page, you can see student 2's details in the 'Last Post' column  with the correct time of post As a teacher, go to the discussion and click the "Reply" link on student 1's post. Click on the 'Advanced' link When on the new post page, add a subject and message and ensure the 'Reply privately' checkbox is selected. Submit the form and confirm you can see the new reply in the discussion page. Go back to the forum page, confirm you can see the teacher's details in the 'Last Post' column Login as student 1 and repeat #9 Login as student 2 and confirm you can see student 2's details in the 'Last Post' column with the correct time of post
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_37_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_37_STABLE
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    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-65457-master

      Description

      If you are not meant to see a private reply in a forum then instead of seeing the previous post (to which the private reply was given) you see a blank space. This is basically telling you there was a private reply but you can't see it. Image attached.

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                  Fix Release Date:
                  20/May/19

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