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How to Disable "Topic Description" Being Displayed [message #158086] Wed, 28 January 2009 21:40 Go to next message
jm2morri is currently offline  jm2morri   Canada
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Hello everyone,

Does anyone know how to disable the "Topic Description" that shows up--both when creating a new message and when viewing.

I find that entry confusing and I don't really understand the difference between that and "Title". And more importantly, it's not part of a news group message and I'm mirroring a bunch of news groups.

James.
Re: How to Disable "Topic Description" Being Displayed [message #158087 is a reply to message #158086] Wed, 28 January 2009 23:59 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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There are several ways to do it:

1) If you can use the field for something else, like a product version or so, just change its description in your "msg" file and recompile your themes:

post_descr:                     Topic Description:


2) Remove the line referencing "post_descr" from your theme's "post.tmpl" file and recompile your themes.

<tr class="RowStyleB"><td class="GenText">{MSG: post_descr}</td><td><input ...
Re: How to Disable "Topic Description" Being Displayed [message #158088 is a reply to message #158087] Thu, 29 January 2009 00:06 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Thank you very much, worked like a charm.
Re: How to Disable "Topic Description" Being Displayed [message #161152 is a reply to message #158088] Tue, 17 November 2009 14:40 Go to previous message
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This was also documented in the FAQ.
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