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linking Issue Tracker to Discussion Board

  Asked By: Salvador    Date: Jul 18    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1990

I have a site, which contains among other things an Issue Tracker – “Issue List” and a Discussion Board – “Issue Discussion”. What I need to do is when the user Creates a new Issue (when he does a “Save and Close” from NewForm.aspx) I need to automatically create a new Discussion thread. I can then go on to add custom properties to the Issue and Discussion and create a cross reference by passing the IDs. I want to know if the Schema.xml under C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\60\TEMPLATE\1033\SPSSITES\LISTS\ISSUE can be manipulated to achieve this.

Conversely, how do I manipulate the same Schema.xml to add to the Standard toolbar an additional button “Discussion” and give it the functionality to add a discussion thread?



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Answer #1    Answered By: Barry Burke     Answered On: Jul 18

Unfortunately, only document libraries expose an event hook for custom  actions driven by custom code.
(see msdn.microsoft.com/.../tsptDocLibEvents.asp for info)

Here's the info for manipulating the toolbar:

Then, check the link below for info on using the object model to add  elements to lists:

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