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How do I ensure "Anonymity" on a SharePoint Discussion Board?

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 10, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#

I want to encourage our team to use SharePoint's Discussion Board feature, while ensuring them that they will remain "anonymous".

I thought of creating a Discussion Board Webpart instance named "Suggestion Board" and then tried to associate workflow that basically would run on "Item creation" or "Update" to change the "Created By" column's content to "Anonymous" if "Today=Today" (...always...)

I got as far as the "If Today equals Today" and then I am stumped on how to update the "Created By" field to "Anonymous"...  There does not seem to be a way to stuff "Anonymous" into the"Created By" Column...  Can anyone offer a little help?


Charles Roberts

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