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Indented View Discussion List

I would be glad if someone could help me out with this. I just want configure discussion list view indented, as shown in the picture below rather than flat view. Thanks
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How to edit properties of reply in SharePoint 2013 discussion forum?

In our SharePoint 2013 discussion forum, I can add metadata if I ask a new question (open a new thread). How can I also assign (different) metadata to a reply to that question? Edit only lets me edit ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Discussion Board's Last Updated column not being updated

OOTB behaviour is whenever a reply is added to a thread, the Last Updated column gets updated. However, in one of our discussion boards, the Last Updated column does not get updated and stays on the ...
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Discussion Boards - Reply to Reply

Suppose there is a discussion list with a discussion item. It has 2 replies. Reply A and Reply B. Reply A is a direct reply to discussion item but Reply B is a reply to Reply A. With items IDs being ...
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How to add a field to Discussion Board

I have got Discussion Board in Community Site. I want to add a field with image, or picture to the discussion list. How could I add a field to discussion list?
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Discussion Board Alert Me On Only New Items

We are on SP2013 and I only want an alert when a new discussion is added. I choose "New items are added" for the change type but I don't want to be alerted whenever others keep making replies to the ...
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Pruning posts in the community discussion list

I would like to make my discussion list (on the community site) automatically prune discussions (entire thread) that has not been modified in 3 days. Does anyone have any suggestions on the best way ...