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I want to Create a video Library with a Q&A for each video. How?

I want to create a series of training videos for my organization. And I would like to publish them to our Sharepoint site for easy access. I know I can create an Asset Library where they can be ...
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How to set up alert on team discussion list in following scenario?

I am having the WebPart, which send a email to selected employees. Along with sending email, it is adding a discussion topic in OOTB Team discussion List. Adding this topic against the user to whom I ...
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How do you dynamically filter a SharePoint list using URL data?

I'm using SharePoint 2013. I want to automatically filter a discussion board view based on which category [tile] was clicked. Here's the view my users are starting from: When you click on a tile, ...
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Is it possible to create SharePoint Office 365 document discussion categories rather than individual questions in a discussion repo?

I would like to categorize "discussions" in SharePoint discussions - similar to forum categories. Is there way to do so, rather than have one discussion board with many questions? I have downloaded ...
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SP2013 Community Site category tiles: “Discussions” and “Replies” counts are frozen after migration

We recently moved a SharePoint 2013 Community site from a test environment to our company's live environment, where it has been getting regular use. It now has about 30 members and 30 discussion ...
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SPUtility.CreateNewDiscussionReply issue in multilingual site Discussion Board reply adding

I have a strange problem. I have multilinugual site. Both is having 2 visual web parts for custom developed discussion board. One is for english,one is for arabic. Only difference is UI. I have a ...
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ContentDB is not mount with new release showing old data in list and libraries

I normally do my local machine developments in to another server which is having same environment i have begin working locally by restoring the local .wsp solution backup and .bak site collection ...
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Sharepoint Discussion List not read the Folders

I have a WCF service which is having a service to get sharepoint discussion list items. But it is not returning data. I debug the WCF service and then identified that it is not read inside the list....
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Discussion list web part is different from the default web part

I am working on creating a discussion board/community site for my company's SharePoint site. Everything works perfectly, but I have run into a few stylistic issues that I cannot figure out. I created ...
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Discussion Board data missing in column

On a SharePoint 2013 intranet, I created a discussion with "Created By" being one of the column. The column is to show the Office, users are from. The office is displayed for some users while being ...
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Remove User Photo from Discussion Board

Is there a way to remove the user photos from a discussion board in SP2013? I would like to have the regular flat view but just without any user photos. My site is accessed from both internal AD ...
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Discussion Board - Link to 'featured'

Trying to create a 'News Layout' in sharepoint. What I need help with is useing a 'discussion board'. I wish to utilise the 'Featured' tab this will become my 'headlines section. The main feed will ...
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Discussion Board layout and images

Trying to expand on the default discussion board layout in SP13. Please see default visual. I am trying to enable the attachment image to display in the body of the post and have like and reply ...
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Automating reply emails in discussion list

I'm trying to create something like a ticketing system but there needs to be some back and forth between creator and person responding. I thought a discussion list would be the best option to display ...
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How to configure pagination for Team Discussion List in Sharepoint 2010?

I need to configure the pagination to the OOB Team discussion list. I could configured for discussion board but not for the List. What have to do?
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Make “New Folder” command available missing in List settings

I got tasked to create folders in a discussion board list library in SharePoint 2013. I noticed that the option to make a new folder was grayed out, so I went to the list settings >> advanced settings ...
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sharepoint discussion board show user photo

is there a way to display the user who has posted a new article on the discussion board app SharePoint 2013. Have tried adding in with CSS and I understand that once the post is clicked on the ...
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Discussion Board - categories

I ran into a situation where user created a discussion board with "categories" and they have views created to display the respective categories. So far so good. BUT seems like when a user responds to ...
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Best Response ID info Discussion board

When I export my data from default Discussion Board to an excel file, I'm getting "Best Response ID" in the excel file with some number in it. Can anyone please explain what that column contain? ...
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Filter a discussion board by category

I have a discussion board where I have added a category column. I would like to add a filter on top of the discussion to filter by category. Can I do that? If so, how?
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Retrieve all Comments by UserId in Discussion Board

It try retrieving all Comments from a single person inside a discussion board. This is the CAML: <View> <QueryOptions><ViewAttributes Scope='RecursiveAll' /></QueryOptions> ...
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SharePoint 2013: Discussion Board reply Alerts

I'm wondering if there is a way to set up an alert that lets me know if someone has added a reply to one MY posts on a discussion board. I can set alerts for the discussion board in general (new item ...
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Hide Viewed Items on Discussion Board

We have a web part for a discussion board on SharePoint 2013 (Enterprise) that we would like to be able to hide items for each user as they view them. So for example: Item 1 has been created and no ...
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Discussion board - Reply issue

I have a discussion board and have set an item level permission Manage Hierarchy depending upon the users. Means user can able to see the discussion in which that particular user have rights. My issue ...
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Incoming Email in SharePoint should have option of opening email from Outlook and reply

I am trying to set up incoming email for a SharePoint Discussion Board, i know for a fact that i can receive emails but is it possible to open the email via Outlook and then be able to reply and next ...
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SharePoint Discussion Board

How do I allow other employees in the organization to reply to our discussion board without giving them full permissions, at the moment it's read only for them. I'm currently using SharePoint 2013. ...
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Sharepoiont 2013 - Searching on Is Featured Discussion Column

I have a Discussion Board list and wish to use a Search results widget to only return a list of articles where the Is Featured Discussion column of the Discussion Board Article is set to YES. I can ...
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Discussion Board: HTML appearing in reply

I set up a discussion board a while ago (mid 2015) on our O365 SharePoint to test styling. I cannot see anything different to the default set up except for a custom view. But, when I reply to a post ...
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Automatic email notification when mentioned in discussion

We have set up a community site with a discussion board in sharepoint. When I mention someone in a discussion, using @[person], I would expect this person to get an email notification. Somehow this ...
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Few custom web parts on one site problem with RootFolder

I've problem with two webParts on one aplicationPage. This application page is a custom form for edit, view and adding items to list. First webpart is view of files from document library, second is a ...
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How to restore Management.aspx page/view (Manage discussions link - Community tools)

Hi I built a community site with custom views for the discussion board. However I thought I was being smart by removing all other views so that the user only has the custom ones. So I deleted the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board code snippet display

When posting in SharePoint Discussion boards, I don't know how to call out code snippets to differentiate it from the other text. Most other discussion boards, like this one, have the ability to ...
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SharePoint 2013 Community site + Discussion List comments should be in tree view

I have community site in which i have discussion list, for e.g take a new discussion topic in which another user made a comment in a . after that on more user is Replied on the comment , that should ...
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Share particular post from discussion

I know that we can share a site with users. But is there a way to share a particular post from a discussion board with a user? Suppose a discussion board has 10 posts and I want to share only a ...
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SharePoint Discussion Board Approval - Show All Unapproved Posts

I'm trying to create a discussion board view which shows all unapproved posts, whether they're a discussion topic or a post within a discussion. Is there any way to create this view? Thank you in ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 Anonymous Discussion Board for internal users

I am tasked with setting up an anonymous discussion board open for all company employees. From my understanding, there are two basic choices of implementation: open an anonymous discussion board. ...
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Open custom Page when clicking on discussion board item

I want to open a custom page when i click on any of the item in discussion board list.Rather then opening the default form on item click i need to open my custom page.
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Custom content type for discussion list

I have a subsite structure, each of the subsites contain a disussion board dealing with "How-Tos". I want to create a search that searches only those particular discussion lists. I thought of ...
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Error when openning a webpart

I've installed Discussion Board Plus on my SharePoint 2013 server. and I've created a forum. when I go to the forum I get the below error. TypeError: Object doesn't support property or method '...
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Discussion membership counter is not accurate

The membership counter on our SharePoint 2013 discussion board is not accurately counting the numbers of people who have joined the board. We think it may be related to the fact that the 'join the ...
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Discussion List showing wrong thread

I have a relatively large discussion list (~2000 discussions with ~8000 replies). Clicking through on any discussion in the discussion list does not take me to the correct thread, rather it surfaces ...
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Discussion board reply feature

Does anyone know how to set a discussion board to have only ONE reply button. Don't like the reply link being beside each comment. It's especially annoying when you connect your discussion board to ...
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Logs, Risk/Issue Log

How does one create a Log of various discussion points on SharePoint? How does another user add comments to a specific point on the Log? Is there a Template for SharePoint users to upload that is a ...
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Numbers displayed in Discussion List Categories don't add up

When we look at the little boxes that preview the amount of replies and discussions in a SharePoint 2013 Discussion List we noticed that sometimes the numbers just don't add up. As you can see in this ...
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Reply (to whom) to reply in Discussion Board

I need to clone a whole available discussion board (DB) to another DB, and managed to copy the topics with their replies inside successfully. However, the replies do not show the "In response to sb's ...
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Modal Dialog doesn't work with Community Site Discussion

I am trying to add a button to a page showing a community site discussion that launches a modal dialog showing the page with the discussion and all replies but when I click the button the modal dialog ...
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Get all discussion board discussions and replies with JSOM

How can I display all discussions in a discussion board with the replies displayed beneath each discussion with JSOM? Getting the discussions or the replies for a specific discussion is easy but I can'...
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Order Discussion Board by latest reply date else order by created date

I am trying to order a discussion list by the latest reply date, else if it doesn't have a reply order it by the thread created date. This is what I have: SPList discussionList = web.Lists["...
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SharePoint discussions on community site - Error: Page not found

I have created a SharePoint subsite. This subsite is a community site where people can share ideas, post different questions, etc. All of a sudden this morning, when I click on the one of the ...
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Allow Posts and Discussions to use same Categories lookup field

I am creating a Community site and activating the BlogContent feature on that site. There are conflicting issues, because the Community Site and the BlogContent feature both create a Lookup List ...