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Allow export to PDF of IBM Connections content like Forums, Blogs and Wiki's
Communities are quite often of a timely character. For instance when it is a project community or when a topic community is no longer needed. In those cases being able to 'archive' a community is important to keep the environment clean but if the community contains information that needs to be saved (for archiving or legal reasons) this can be nearly impossible. Files can be moved away but much of the other content (blogs, wiki's, forums, etc) cannot be easily taken out. Causing many organisations to have lots of inactive and unused communities.
I would be great if a community owner had an option to create a single pdf outprint of certain content (for instance a complete forum with every post starting on a new page listing it's responses, likes etc below it) so he can then archive these pdf's in another community or formal archive and remove the community.
The export to pdf option should be able to export a single item (blogpost, forumpost & it's responses, wiki page, etc) or a collection (e.g. all wiki posts to a single continuous pdf file, all forum posts&responses in a single forum, all blogposts, etc) and this should be available to a community owner, not just an admin.