Likes are helpful for you and others to help narrow in on the best answer(s) when reading a topic.
Liking a post helps identify good solutions since generally the post with the most likes will be considered the best answer/solution.
Likes are not fixed. If you decide later on that there was a better response, you can either like it as well and/or 'unlike' your original choice. To Like
After reading a posting on the forum, you have the option of letting others know if you believe this to be a good suggestion or a correct answer.
- You can do this by clicking on the Like at the top right hand side of the post.
- You may also come back into the post and remove the like by selecting the Unlike.
When reviewing a particular topic, at the top right hand side, you’ll see the total number of Likes found for this topic.
- Click on the Likes and a window will appear displaying all the posts that received a ‘Like' sorted by the most liked posts at the top of the list.
- Click on the n Like(s) entry in the list and the system will take you directly to that particular post.
The answer with the most likes is not necessarily correct or the best solution to a problem, it is merely the answer that most forum members preferred.