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Author Topic: A way to show a topic/post in multiple boards?  (Read 182 times)

Offline avwebsites

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A way to show a topic/post in multiple boards?
« on: February 10, 2019, 04:07:39 PM »
Hi everyone:

So for Simple Machines Forum has been perfect for me.  It looks like you guys have thought of everything!

I did a brief search and couldn't find any further information:  Is there a way to show a topic/post in more than one board?  For example, a shortcut? (I'm running version 2.0.15

In advance, thanks for any input!

Offline Illori

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Re: A way to show a topic/post in multiple boards?
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2019, 04:09:16 PM »
you cant by default. you would need a mod to do so.

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Re: A way to show a topic/post in multiple boards?
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2019, 04:18:09 PM »
...I thought so.

I did a brief search on the SMF mod site, and didn't see anything, but perhaps I was searching using the wrong description.

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Re: A way to show a topic/post in multiple boards?
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2019, 04:26:00 PM »
Probably because there's been a few attempts at it (global topics or global announcements, I think they were called) but had some various bugs.
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Re: A way to show a topic/post in multiple boards?
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2019, 03:06:17 AM »
May be of some use?

https://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?mod=3491


Quote from: The Mod
This mod adds a new option to clone a topic to multiple boards by creating an alias or symbolic link to the original topic. This comes in handy when you want a topic to display in different boards in your forum.

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Re: A way to show a topic/post in multiple boards?
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2019, 10:28:47 AM »
Hi Shambles:

Wow, that is exactly what  I wanted, how did you find that?  LOL

Thanks for taking the time to post an answer.