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Discussion Board reply subject for workflow

I'm creating a workflow for a discussion board, that will create a new item in an announcements list. The idea is to have announcements such as New Forum Post: 'This is a new post' was posted by ...
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SPListItem: get associated eml file

I have a discussion board set up with an email drop folder. Once an .eml file is copied into the drop folder, it would disappear and the new discussion/message would be added to my discussion board. ...
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Display discussion replies below discussion view page

Is it possible to display the discussion replies in the discussion view page? I mean when I display the discussion display form, I want to view all the discussion replies for that discussion.
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Creating discussion-forum using code

I wrote a little utility, which let's me import discussions from a different forum into SharePoint 2010. So far so good. It passed the "works on my machine" test successfully. Unfortunate I cannot say ...
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Emails on discussion board via workflow

I have a discussion board with a person column called as "Reviewer" in a discussion board. I want to set-up sending emails on a discussion board when: A mail to reviewer when he/she is added to ...
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How should I go about modifying the Discussion Board?

So our client wants a Discussion Board, but wants to change the functionality and look 'n' feel significantly. We want to be able to deploy changes via a VS 2010 solution (farm) and a deployable wsp. ...
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Sharepoint 2010 discussion comments and replies

We are having the issue where in a discussion list, the replies or comments can be deleted or edited by any user, as any other user forum, it should be only by the user who cread the comment. How can ...
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How to add categories to sharepoint discussion boards using only OOB functionality

Is there any way to add categories/heirarchies to sharepoint discussion boards without using coding or modifying 14 hive?
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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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Error while updating item from datasheet view

There is a problem while updating any item in datasheet view of discussion list. While editing any item I get error as "you must specify non-blank value for Name". even though there is no column named ...
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Discussion board: Notifications on top level

I can obviously set notifications ("Alert me") for a particular posting. However, if I want to get notified on any activity on the discussion board (e.g. new posts created) what would the recommend ...
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Document Discussion in SharePoint 2013

My users like to have threaded discussions about documents in a document library. For example, as a policy is developed. they have a forum based discussion - without the discussion happening in the ...
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Reply permissions for a Discussion Board in a Site with Read permissions

I currently have a site where all SharePoint groups have Read permissions. However, there is one special group called Discussion Participants that should be able to post and reply to one specific ...
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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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Discuss a Document

My users have requested the ability to start threaded conversations around documents in a document library. This can be achieved with a third party add-in, ...
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What do you use for your internal documentation?

I've been tasked with creating an internal documentation system that lives within SharePoint. I've considered a wiki for this however the Wiki Library on MOSS is limited to the point of being unusable ...
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Discussion groups

I want to create a discussion group in sharepoint 2010: Create a discussion and alternatively add users to the group. Only the group users can participate in discussion. How would I go about ...
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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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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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How can I see the fields available for retrieval via get_item()?

I'm using Javascript CSOM to try and integrate a Discussion list into a site I'm working on. However, I can't figure out what Discussion item fields are available for me to access via get_item(). I ...
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How to hide "There are no

We are customizing a Community site. On each category page we have a Discussion List webpart in "Featured Discussions" view. It works great if the category has a featured discussion. But if it doesn't ...
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Is there a way to allow commenting on a document? [duplicate]

Is it possible to allow users to leave comments to a document that lives in Sharepoint? I've seen document ratings, but is there a way to allow comments?
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Link to discussion detail view or flat view gets broken if new subject view is created

Whenever I try to create new subject view of discussion board with different name, the link to flat view for discussion detail is broken, rather it opens the new subject view again. Has anyone else ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Discussion Board OOB Webpart on a publishing page causes the Edit Page functionality not to work/function after publishing the page

Discussion Board OOB Webpart (xsltListViewWebpart) on a publishing page causes the Edit Page functionality not to work/function after publishing the page. Steps to reproduce: Create a Site ...
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Approach for Discussion Boards

Scenario: Organisation of around 400 people, spread across different teams, across different offices. Sharepoint 2010 in place and already setup with multiple sub-sites per team. Need to setup ...
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Custom Discussion Board Join User Profile Custom Properties

I have been tasked with modifying the SharePoint 2010 default Discussion Board to include two additional custom fields that have been definied in the User Profile list. In an ideal world I would like ...
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Discussion Board - add a column with an icon that when clicked opens up the Flat/Threaded View?

Title says it all. I'd like to add an icon to each list item row that when clicked, performs the same function as the "Title (linked to item with edit menu)" i.e. it opens up the Flat or Threaded ...
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Saved Web Part lists data but errors on link through

Im having a problem with a saved web part which lists recent discussion board posts from a different subsite within the same site collection. The web part shows all of the data correctly but when I ...
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How do I limit specific column options to moderators?

I added a column "sticky" to create sticky threads and posts (I followed this http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/36855/Sticky-posts-in-SharePoint-Discussion-boards guide) My questions is... how do I ...
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Can you see added fields in discussion boards after connecting to Outlook?

I have created a discussion board in my site and I have added extra fields of choice type and single line type in message content type so that i can add information to the fields in reply posts. When ...
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get discussion message url

I have an own UI for discussion messages. The issue is the Url of the actual SPListItem doesn't help: SPListItem message = //get message var url = message.Url; //returns "/Lists/forum/hello/2.000" ...
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SharePoint lists connected to Outlook lose fonts and bullets

I have connected my SharePoint discussion list to Outlook. The content of this list contains bullets and different fonts. When the discussion list is opened via Outlook the fonts are changed and the ...
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Merging two threads in a MOSS 2007 Discussion Board

I have an email-enabled discussion board on a MOSS site which is working fine except that sometimes people will be using obscure email clients that don't reply with all headers or otherwise operating ...
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Discussion board - add 'nickname' functionality (SharePoint 2010)

Currently we have a discussion board on a non-SharePoint site which allows users to use a nickname or their own name (just through a simple toggle) when posting a message. How can this functionality ...
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How can I get the discussions that a user has contributed to?

If a user has posted to various discussions across a SharePoint web application, how can I get the posts they have made in order to populate a web part (using C#)? Also is it possible to get topics ...
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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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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 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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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 ...