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Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint® Services Step by Step by James Edelen, Penelope Coventry, Todd C. Bleeker, Olga M. Londer

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Chapter 9. Working with Surveys and Discussion Boards

In this chapter you will learn to:

  • Create a survey.

  • Respond to a survey.

  • View the results of a survey.

  • Create and use a discussion board.

Chapter 4 introduced you to Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services lists. With two specialized SharePoint lists, surveys and discussion boards, you can gather feedback and information from users of your site.

By creating a survey, you can determine the format of the user's feedback. You can configure also whether respondents' names appear in the survey results. If names are configured to appear, you can see how each user responded; if names are configured not to appear, the survey is anonymous. Windows SharePoint Services tallies the results and can compile a graphical ...

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