sharepoint discussion board sub-categories

We just upgraded to sharepoint 3.0 and have a discussion board on it. Is there away to have sub-categories within the discussion board?
LVL 1
k1ng87Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Andres PeralesCommented:
Under the Settings for the Discussion Board, you can add a new column and name it category or what you like.  So when you create a new discussion that option will be available.
Then create a new view filtered by that new column.
So that in the main discussion page on the top right under view when you select that view it will only display the items that you choose for that filter under that column.
Hope that makes sense.
 
0
k1ng87Author Commented:
I was kind of hoping to get actual category "folders" and in them "sub-categories" kind of like how online forums are...
0
Andres PeralesCommented:
Well there is nothing saying that you can't create a discussion thread for each of your categories, then create a page, and add them as a webpart to that page displaying all of them.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
k1ng87Author Commented:
Not really what I was looking for but then again...sharepoint isn't capable of doing what I would like it to do
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Microsoft SharePoint

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.