Since we apparently have a number of new functionalities to play with it might be nice to have a section to test them in. Then if they don't work or behave unexpectedly we could ask for help somewhere else.
For example, I suspect getting the hang of the "Macro" feature might be one where we need to actually post a message using one or more macros to see if they generate intended results.
If there were designated area then the other more productive sections wouldn't get filled with multiple "I'm just testing this" posts.
According to SAS Technical Support, the PSS application was replaced by a set of tasks in SAS Studio 3.6, but does not include the Narratives (described near the bottom of this page: https://support.sas.com/documentation/cdl/en/statug/63962/HTML/default/viewer.htm#statug_clientpss_s...).
Narratives made it very easy to generate a sensible, accurate report. Please bring this option back!
I know admins will want to avoid creating too many forums/sub-forums but it seems to me that there might be a place for somewhere users could contribute SAS Studio Custom Tasks where it would be easy for people to find them. At the moment all we can do is place them in the General SAS Communities Library where, after a week or two, they'll get lost on page 5 or 6. I know I'd be up for writing some to get the ball rolling if that were created.
Of course there's also the excellent Custom Task Tuesday examples on GitHub https://github.com/sassoftware/sas-studio-tasks/tree/master/contributed/tasktuesdays but one issue SAS University Edition Students will find is that they can't use the repository as you need to use an https address which of course isn't supported in UE so another suggestion is to possibly make that clear on the GitHub page...
On visiting my profile recently I notice the "Autosaved Drafts" and thought I would poke around a bit.
I found out that those drafts, as of May 4 2017 go back to May of 2016. I manually deleted them for a couple months worth but decided that maybe there should be profile setting to set how long to keep such things. I have had zero, none, nadda, reasons to recover draft post text going back more than one or two weeks.
Perhaps removing some of this might free up disk or memory for forum performance.
I did spend a little time poking around the profile options in case I had missed a feature for controlling the duration such things were saved but did not find one.
Note that I see this was just autosaved. I likely wont need to reference that autosave after I post this.
Is there a way for a community user to unsubscribe to a particular thread within a community that they subscribe to? If not, it sure would be useful!
For example, I am subscribed to the SAS/GRAPH and ODS Graphics community and I get email notification for every post and response in that group.
However, I am not interested in maps. If there is a long and detailed discussion about maps, I would like the option to NOT receive email for that particular thread, while still receiving email notification about other threads.
I noticed in my profile that I can stop receiving notifications for topics that I have replied to, so one option would seem to be "reply to the thread, then edit my profile to stop receiving notifications about it." However, that solution doesn't seem optimal!
The caffiene stream may be getting too thin but a recent "thank you" for a solution triggered this (probably impractical) idea:
A $ or similar with a way to enter a value
the meaning being something like "This solution is worth $xxxx "
I would like to suggest 2 adjustments to the "Find a Community" menu: