Creating a forum topic from a web page

Add the Discuss This button to your web browser so that you can create a forum topic from any web page or Connections source.

Procedure

  1. Open the Forums application, click Bookmarking Tools at the foot of the page and follow the instructions for adding the Discuss This button to your browser.
  2. Go to a web page that you want to discuss and click Discuss This .
  3. Specify the topic details for the web page:
    1. In the Forums field, change the scope to public forums or forums that you own, are a member of, or are following.
    2. In the Forum name field, start typing a name to find the forum you want.
    3. Enter the title of the new topic.
    4. Select Mark this topic as a question to flag the new topic as a question.
    5. Select Pin this topic to display the new topic at the beginning of the list of topics in the forum.
    6. Add comments, if relevant.
  4. Click Save.

Results

The new topic is posted to the forum that you selected.

Note: The Discuss This link in forum topics is different from the Discuss This browser button. Use the Discuss This link in a forum topic to post that topic as a new topic in a different forum.



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