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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 ...
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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 = ...
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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 ...
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REST Call to Post a Reply to a Discussion Board Topic w/o JSOM

I am trying to find a way to post a reply to an existing discussion on a Discussion board using the REST API. I cannot find a way to do this. I can only create a new discussion topic using REST. I ...
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How i can remove views from my discussion board List name “Answered Questions” & “Unanwered questions”

I have added a discussion board list inside my team site. but I want to remove some views such as: Answered question, unanswered questions, etc... I am not sure if these are standard view or just a ...
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Disable/remove the “Best Reply” link inside my discussion board app

I have added a new Discussion Board APP inside my team site collection, but i do not want users to mark specific replies as "Best Reply".. so is this possible to remove or hide the "Best Reply" link ? ...
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Hyperlinks in email body of an email enabled discussion board does not work

We have an email enabled discussion board in SharePoint 2013. The hyperlinks in the body of an email don't work after received by discussion board. Any idea why this is happening?
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Discussion board is linking to list rather than thread

In my sharepoint discussion board app, if I create a thread and click on it like so: It takes me to a list view for the question which looks like this: But that's not very helpful. I want it to ...
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Programmatically add XsltListViewWebPart to Community Homepage

As you may know, when you create a Community site, it automatically creates a discussion list which is added to /SitePages/Community Home.aspx which looks like so. I am trying to replace this with ...
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SSOM Embed Code when inserting list item

Clicking this button in the list's ribbon, I can properly embed HTML so SharePoint doesn't strip anything out. I have some HTML that I need to insert into a list item field via C# code. How do I ...
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Discussion Board Workflow for Replies

I have a Discussion Board on my SharePoint site that is used by the whole organization for weekly department updates. Usually what happens is: Department will post their weekly update as a new ...
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SP 2013 Discussion board list, how to set item limit?

Version 2013 I need to set item limit for a normal discussion list. The 'subject' view is not editable (grayed out) as well as the flat view. By going into the list settings and edit views from ...
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CSOM modify “new discussion” link when creating discussion board

I am creating a discussion board via CSOM and am wondering if there is a way to modify the "new discussion" text when creating the discussion board? Here is a snippet of how I am creating the list: ...
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How to make discussion board management view link to response thread?

From subject view: If I click the title hyperlink it takes me to the response thread here: But I created a new view based off the management view, and I want it to be simple to click the item ...
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Discussion Board Popularity Bar

I created a new site in SharePoint Online and enabled the Community Features which created a default discussion board and created a new page called Community Home.aspx. This page has a webpart showing ...
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How to create/add discussion board to site using CSOM

Is it possible to add or create a discussion board for a site? Many of the resources I find describe how to add a post to an already existing discussion board, but no mention of how to create one. ...
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Discussion Board e-mail workflow issue in SharePoint 2010

I have a discussion board and a workflow that e-mails a hyperlink to an assignee to the discussion. This pops up in the window looking like a forum. Now, I want to add to the workflow to e-mail the ...
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Notifications on Discussion Forum

I am using SharePoint 2013 and the notifications for the discussion forum don't seem to be working properly. I do get notified if I reply to myself but not if someone else does! Is there not an ...
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How to do Group by in Discussion Board in SharePoint 2013?

Can any one please help on this, how to create a "group by" for discussion board in SharePoint 2013. In list setting,i clicked on the view in the group by i selected a column,but the output is ...
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Discussion Board : An error occurred while processing this request REST Services

I have created a list using Discussion Board template in SharePoint Server 2010 site. I am accessing the list using REST services as below. http://[servername]/_vti_bin/listdata.svc/TeamDiscussion ...
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Adding Discussion board replies using REST API

Can anybody please help me by providing some sample code for adding replies to Discussion lists using REST API? I already have a look on this post, but the answered guy has given the jsom solution. ...
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Issue with attachment in SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board

I am having an issue with attachment to a discussion in a discussion board. When I try to attach a file, the file appears in the rich text editor and when I hit backspace I am able to delete letter ...
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Cancel event while ItemAdding

I am just trying to cancel the default behavior of event when adding Item public override void ItemAdding(SPItemEventProperties properties) { try { //my code ...
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Emails in discussion formus

I have tried implementing conversations in discussion forums using mails. i have been following it from this link which is quite an good post to customize discussions to use mails for posts and ...
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Can't see 'Attachment' option to a discussion in Discussion Board in SP 2013

I can't find a option in the ribbon for attaching a document/file to a discussion post in SharePoint 2013, either while creating a new discussion or Editing an existing one. I know while we have ...
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Get Members Group for discussion list

I am trying to develop custom alerts for a SharePoint Discussion List(in Community sub-site), I want to mail these alerts only to people in Members group of the Community (only those who have Joined ...
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Discussion replies via E-mail creates new thread

I have a Community site which contains a Discussion List, I have configured In-coming emails for this list and subscribed the alerts for the same list. When i send a email to the configured list email ...
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Remove “+ New Discussion” From Discussion Board

I've developed a sharepoint community site which is allowing some external users. I need these users to be able to read, comment, reply, to discussions, but not have ability to add new discussions. ...
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How may I add 'best reply' to Threaded view on Sharepoint 2013 Discussion Board?

I was wondering if it is possible to add a 'best reply' option to a Threaded view. Currently the threaded view I have for my discussion board does not have that option. This makes the 'Unanswered ...
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Share discussion post accross community sites

I am facing this requirement with the community sites that users from 2 different community sites want to access the post posted in one's community site. Let me simplify this, consider there is ...
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Assign Category to multiple already existing Discussions

I am dealing with Community Sites in SharePoint 2013. I have a Discussion Board with multiple discussions in it, all of them with a blank Category field associated. I've created a Category and I ...