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splitTopic

Description

General function to split off a topic.

Syntax

int splitTopic (int $split1_ID_TOPIC, array $splitMessages, string $new_subject)



Parameter $split1_ID_TOPIC

Expected type: Integer
Description: The ID of the original topic



Parameter $splitMessages

Expected type: Array of Integers
Description: An array containing the IDs of the messages being split



Parameter $new_subject

Expected type: String
Description: The subject for the new split topic (as specified by the user)



Return value

Expected type: Integer
Description: The topic ID of the new split topic


Notes

  • Creates a new topic and moves the messages with the IDs in array messagesToBeSplit to the new topic.
  • The subject of the newly created topic is set to 'newSubject'.
  • Marks the newly created message as read for the user splitting it.
  • Updates the statistics to reflect a newly created topic.
  • Logs the action in the moderation log.
  • A notification is sent to all users monitoring this topic.
  • Returns the topic ID of the new split topic.
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