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Post Discussion Backend

Can anyone point to me which file I need to edit if I customize the "start a new discussion" form? I found it months ago but couldn't locate it now.
I'm more of interested in the backend code that processes the form when a user hits the "post discussion" button.

Thanks.

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    Anyone please?

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    you generally don't edit the core file, if you you edit the core, that is is your fork and now you support that software entirely. You will not be able to upgrade without that info being overwritten.

    plugins are generally extended through hooks, you hook into an event. If you want to change how the discussion in saved, you can hook into the DicussionModel at the appropriate event. There are also events in the controller an view.

    it is not like the old days when the form process itself. the form is just a view.

    good idea to read up on MVC.

    grep is your friend.

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    Thanks, x00. I understand your point. So where is that file? I just need to peek. Thanks.

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    Found it : /applications/vanilla/controllers/class.postcontroller.php

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