How to Create a Custom List Using Context Menu for Discussion Board Plus

One of the newest features in Discussion
Board Plus
is the ability to display tags or keywords. But how can you see all
tags of all Discussion Board Plus list in your site? In this blog post, I’ll
show you how to customize a list to view tags using the Context Menu to link to
the tags list using SharePoint Designer 2010.

First, create a Discussion Board Plus
list in your site, then open with SharePoint Designer 2010.

Click on Lists and Libraries menu. In the
Lists and Libraries tab, select Discussion Board Plus under the Lists category
as shown below.

Next, create new a custom menu in Custom
Action form located at bottom right of screen. Click on new icon.

Enter the name and description for custom
menu. Select Navigate to URL radio button, then enter URL of Tags list. For
example: http://servername/Sitename/Lists/Tags/AllItems.aspx

Enter URL to get icon for menu item and
then click OK.

Go back your site to open the Discussion
Board Plus list.  Expand the context
menu, to see the View Tags menu item.

When clicking on the View Tags, all tags
in the Discussion Board Plus lists will be displayed.


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