Link not set in list of Topics by Forum

Jul 4, 2011 at 8:56 PM

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    List of Topics by Forum does not generate a link. TopicShortName field does not contain null or empty strings.

    I cannot determine why. Please help.

    Jul 4, 2011 at 10:39 PM


    This is probably caused because the routes are missconfigured. The Html.ActionLink helper returns empty string if routing can not resolve the route, check the Routes.config file (Url and constraints).

    Hope it helps, if not, please provide more info

    Kind Regards,



    Jul 5, 2011 at 1:08 AM

    I thought about that. It does not happen uniformly. I imported messages and users from another system. All messages that I created on the board work. I cannot find where there is a difference in the records I imported and the ones that were entered online. I thought about the routes, but have not changed anything. I will look again.

    Jul 5, 2011 at 9:10 AM


    Try removing the constraints on the route, leaving the eleme<constrains /> empty.



    Jul 8, 2011 at 2:52 AM


    It was not as complicated as that. After reading your first post, I ran an sql procedure to change the content of the TopicShortName to something distinctive. Worked like a charm. If you're routing it has to be unique.

    Thank you for pointing me in the right direction. Love the Message Board.