Discussion boards provide forums for site participants to discuss important and useful topics with each other.

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Page with discussion board does not refresh after creating a new discussion within a modal dialog

I'm using the following code to allow users to create a new discussion topic in a modal dialog, rather than on a new page: // When called, this function opens the dialog. function openDialog(pUrl) { ...
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Create a folder structure in a discussion board

How can I create a folder structure in a discussion board? I have already tried this solution: 1) Create a new Site Content Type say called 'Thread Folder' based on the Folder Content Type with ...
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Discussion Board XSLT

first off, here is the post that goes with this one. Sharepoint 2010 Discussion Board Thread.xsl Ok, I am trying to modify the ootb sharepoint discussion board xslt, with divs with id's so I can ...
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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 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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Q: After adding a new item to a list, is there a way/workflow to automatically add new item to another list?

I am hoping someone could direct me to the right path on being able to do the following. I have an "issue tracker" list, and a "Team Discussion" list. When adding a new item to the "issue tracker, I ...
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Edit “new discussion” text in discussions list

Hi in sharepoint 2013 community site home page you can see a webpart named "discussions list". In that webpart I wanted to edit "new discussion" text. Webpart properties also has no option to edit ...
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Email EventReciever

I have a massive problem that I need to solve. I have a document library that is a catch all dumping ground for emails that are forwarded there by our users out in the field. With in these emails are ...
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Threaded view on discussion board: is it possible to sort by reverse chronological order

I've tried to figure out how to configure the threaded view of a discussion board (Sharepoint 2010) to sort the thread by reverse chronological order (most recent post first). No success so far. ...
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Discussion Board close thread

How do I take a duscussion board and make it read only for the case of it being closed so that no one can post any more? Is there a way that a button to close the thread can be created to make it easy ...
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SP Alert email cuts off Excel table in Office 2010 but not Office 2003

I have an alert set up for a discussion board. We have been using Office 03 just fine, email comes in, the body is shown fully, everything is great. However, when we use Office 2010, not sure if its ...
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Discussion Board. A view with the “more” button functionality

Is there a way to create a view in SharePoint for a Discussion Board that shows only a part of the body content and a link at the end that says "more". Then, when the user clicks on this link the ...
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Get discussion web part to display posts

I'm using a default SharePoint 2010 discussions web part in my site. By default it displays the top level posts that have been made to the discussion. When I click on a discussion it takes me away ...
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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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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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Email alerts discussion board

Is there a way for the user when creating a new discussion to select colleagues that they wish to email alerting them that there is a new discussion that they might be interested in? Can this be ...
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SharePoint discussion board item with specific rights and premessions

I have a blank site in SharePoint 2013 in which i activated CommunityFeature and i created a discussion board app which is displayed in a web part. Now, i want to be able to change the discussion ...
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Sharepoint Online - Followed Site activity in Newsfeed

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013 Plan 1. I've been trying to search the internet for information about the issue but cannot find anything recent. So my problem/question is that why there are ...
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Building a ticketing system in Sharepoint Online - which method is better?

Good day, everyone. We are planning to implement a discussion-board based ticketing system on SharePoint Online 2013. One of the important functional requirements would be restricting access to ...
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Migrating discussion board between site collections

In our sharepoint (where I can only access the client, nothing from the server) we switched (or had to switch) from one site collection to another on another server. The two servers are running under ...
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Force all users to recieve emails to discussion board posts and reply

I want to be able to force users to receive emails from discussion board, whenever a new discussion is added, and the ability to un follow a specific discussion. I don't want users to subscribe to ...
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Users with “Contribute” access cannot edit document attached to a SharePoint 2010 Discussion Board post

Users on my 2010 site can't edit a document attached to a discussion board post even though they have "Contribute" access. Users with "Full Control" can, of course, but users with Contribute cannot. ...
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Discussion Board: allow anonymous users to view post content, not just post list

I'm working on an area of my SP 2010 Server site (based on publishing template) that is open to anonymous users and includes a discussion board. I have a page that includes a web part to show the ...
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Mandatory fields in discussion board comments

The whole idea behind a discussion board is that it should work as a forum I suppose. Lets say that I created a new column in the discussionbard called category and that its mandatory. Then when ...
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Customize discussion board xslt

I wanted to modify the xslt file that displays discussion board threads. I tried to find the xslt in "Style Library" -> "XSL Style Sheets" but could not find the stylesheet there. Where can I find the ...
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How do I set up a sharepoint discussion board so the new discussions must be approved before they are public?

I need to set up a discussion board for product tech info. The discussion must be reviewed by a product specialist before it can be made public to sales staff for replies.
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Discussion board post display

When someone posts a message in discussion board, his/her name appears on the left along with Photo, if available. Suppose the site owner/admin changes the post, then only the name of the person who ...
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Changing Discussion Folder Names in SharePoint 2010

Is there a way to change the name of a folder within the discussion area of SharePoint 2010? The folder by default is given the name of the discsussion name when it is created, however, if you then ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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List Item to Discussion Board make title “ID_.000”

I have a workflow setup to create a Discussion Item on a Discussion Board when a new Item is made in another list. It works as expected, except that it sets the title of the discussion item to "ID_....
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Increasing the item limit for discussions web part on Community home page

How can you increase the number of discussions displayed on a Community Homepage in the Discussions List web part? If I edit the page and select the web part, the List Tab is displayed in the ribbon, ...
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JavaScript error with paging in community discussion SP 2013

I have a community site with many discusssions. One of them is a discussion divided into 3 pages (each answer has text and animated gif). When I try to go to page 2, in default (Flat) view mode, I ...
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Forms Based Authentication Discussion SharePoint 2013

I want a to have a discussion forum, with forms based authentication mode and a registration module. (it will be done in a webPart) This forum includes topics, questions, answers... I basically ...
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Restrict Replies in Discussion Board

Working on a small project. Task is to create a expert advice forum. Started using Discussion Board App for it. The main problem is, I want to restrict the users to make replies only upto 6. After ...
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Discussion Forums - View only own discussions, but view all replies?

Good day again. Earlier, I posted about creating a discussion board-based ticketing system on SharePoint Online 2013, where only the original poster (and certain assigned personnel) can view/reply to ...
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Discussion Board Definition

What is the definition of a Discussion Board? I'm just looking for a basic definition including some of the features that may be also found on d Discussion Board.