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

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Discussion Board Best Reply Clost Thread

I am creating a discussion board app and want to know if I can amend the top button that has the text "Best Reply". I want users to be able to mark the discussion as complete. I am adding a choice ...
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Import discussion board from excel list

While migrating a from one sharepoint 2013 server to another I am still stuck at getting the discussion board from the old server to the new one. I was able to export the old discussion list into an ...
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Content Organiser & Discussion Board Office 365

I am currently implementing a discussion board. I am trying to use the content organiser to route the questions to the right department. Has anyone any ideas of how this could work. My plan is to ...
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Removing email notifications for specific members of a SharePoint site

We have a department SharePoint site which includes members who are not really part of the department (vice presidents, past department members who have gone on to other positions in the company, ...
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Moving Discussion Boards, News Feed, Surveys SP 2013

We are using SharePoint 2013 and have to move Newsfeeds, Surveys and Discussion boards from one site collection to another. For discussion boards i found a very good script here on this page: Moving a ...
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Disccussion Board Reply Form

I have users that want a sort of "kudos" board. The idea being that a user can post to a board with recognizing the another users and other user can post replies. I have a few columns: Employee ...
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Content Query webpart doesn't display 'Approved 'post from the Discussion board

OOTB - I'm trying to use a 'Content Query' webpart to display 'Approved' posts, from a discussion board that's on the same site. My 'Content Editors' group have 'Contribute' permission to this site ...
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Problem in Outlook and SharePoint list integration

I have integrated Outlook with the sharepoint Team Discussion list. It creates a folder inside the Outlook and if I manually drag and drop mail to the folder it works. But when I set rules to move ...
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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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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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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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Garbled display of discussion list with raw HTML codes

We have a SharePoint 2010 site that was migrated to SharePoint 2013. When I go to view a discussion page, each entry in the discussion is displayed as raw text with HTML codes displayed (making it ...
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Enhanced SharePoint discussion forum/Q&A

A client is considering SharePoint 2010 as an information platform on their local intranet (not connected to the internet). One of the main focus points is an advanced discussion forum, including a ...
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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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Issue with page title after WF creates new item

I recently learned how to create a WF that automatically creates a Discussion item everytime an item in the "Issue Tracker List" is created. (see here). However, I ran into an small cosmetic issue ...
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Moving a Discussion from a Discussion Board to another?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Discussion Board and it has many Discussions. Would like to move a discussion from the discussion board to another in the same location (under same site collection). I ...
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QueryString parameter to close modal dialog for Discussion Item

I'm using Modal Dialog to show a Discussion Thread from a Discussion List, There is an option to delete the Discussion in OOTB Thread View,The dialog has to be closed when the user deletes the ...
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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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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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How to display the Replied user name in Discussion board thread view

I have a discussion board in SharePoint 2010 which is customized and showing in threaded view. I want to show the name of the person who has given reply to the posts in the progress status bar. ...
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I can't change the “Return Field As” in SPD for a “lookup” type column

I recently used this topic to help me create a WF that creates a new discussion item every time a new issue item is added to the issue tracker, however I ran into a small issue when changing the ...
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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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Is there in sharepoint a Discussion board with State?

I am using SharePoint 2010, I have admin rights in the site of my team, but I am not the SharePoint Administrator. I need to have something similar to a Discussion board, where a person posts an ...
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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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Error when setting notification in discussion board

Sharepoint 2013, I add a discussion board via insert Web Part (also tried as App Part). I want to set notification on a topic by clicking "Alert me". On the next screen I adjust the settings and hit ...
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How to edit the flat.aspx page include other discussion board column values?

Any ideas on how to modify the flat.aspx page used for the discussion board list in order to show other data from other columns? I have added a lookup column to the discussion board pointing to the ...
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Discussion Forum - Change order of fields?

The Team Site template provides a default Team Discussion link. The New Discussion screen has Subject and Body input fields by default. Using the Discussion Board Settings, I was able to create a new ...
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Search results for discussion board show post, not entire thread

I'm searching a collection of discussion boards in SP2013. The results have URLs to .../site/Lists/Forums/DispForm.aspx?ID=X which shows the post, but this may be part of a thread rather than an ...
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CQWP and ViewFieldOverrides

I'm having trouble with ViewFieldOverrides in CQWP. I'm showing a CQWP that rolls up Discussion Items and the Site they belong to. I can get my needed properties using @LinkUrl and "URL" as the slot. ...
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Sharepoint Discussion board error

Posting to SharePoint discussion threads I get the following error Your message didn't go through - there was an error adding your post Happens on any SharePoint discussion forum we have that I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Discussions - Subscribing to Alerts on an Individual Post

Believe I may have stumbled across a SharePoint qwirk, where users are unable to subscribe to alerts from an individual post. To note subscribing to alerts at the list level is fine (i.e. all items ...
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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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Add reply to a discussion board topic using jsom

I am using discussion board as a comment board for my Assets library in SharePoint 2013 I am very well able to retrieve the topic and replies from the discussion board. What I want is to post a ...
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SharePoint Discussion Board View to show one discussion thread

I need to show a particular thread that resides in a discussion board. I am currently trying to use SPViews. The following is my code SPView threadedView = ...
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Customising Discussion Boards XSLT: Subject Line

I'm having a play around with customising some SharePoint 2010 discussion boards as per this MSDN thread and am having some trouble locating the code block that Emir mentions. <a ...
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answering a discussion just for one person

I'm looking a solution for SharePoint Foundation 2010 that allows an user answering a discussion just for one person. Because rigth now a discussion is received by everybody, and the answer as well. ...
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Unable to Customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board

We are trying to customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board app and are unable to modify existing Flat, Subject, and Threaded views or create new views. Following are the error messages we are ...
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Permission to add replies but not to create new list items for discussion board

I have requirement in which a group is to be given a unique permission on discussion board where they can read and add replies but should not be able to add new list items(discussions). I tried ...
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Workflow for discussion board

i'm trying to create a workflow in SPD 2010 whereby if someone responds / replies to a discussion board, it sends an email to the original creator of that thread. i created a reusable workflow with ...
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SharePoint 2013 Discussion board Vs Community Site Vs Community portal

I want to build a Discussion board using SharePoint 2013, I did not work on discussion boards before, but after reading the web I found that there are three main approaches I can follow, either to ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2013 Alerts: Add Link to take you to the Discussion Thread

Can I change the link in a discussion alert email to point to that discussion thread instead of the reply itself? I have figured out how and where to edit the Alerts: SharePoint 2010 custom alert ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Contributers unable to add pictures/upload documents to discussion board posts

I've recently set up a SharePoint 2013 site internally as a small intranet for our staff. I've set up a discussion board and managed to assign permissions so that all users are contributors and my ...
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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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Contribute without delete permission level and Connect to Outlook

I know that I can create Contribute without delete permission level. Now suppose I create a discussion board and give users this permission level. When they connect this list to Outlook, they are ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Community Site category webpart discussions count not working properly

Im working on SharePoint 2013 Community Site, I have added many discussions to the discussions list but in the categories webpart number of discussions counts are mismatching. Is there a reason behind ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Discussion Board Disable Attachments

Do you know if you can disable attachments on sharepoint discussion board? I tried list settings - advanced settings - Attachments - Disable. But that doesn't seem to remove the options from ...
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Some incoming emails being rejected on new email-enabled list

I've just set up a new SP list to log purchases made by our department. Whenever we buy something, we'll use the email address corresponding to a distribution group that contains myself and an ...
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How to programmatically access and manipulate Discussion item and replies?

How to access and manipulate Discussion item and replies? I have a discussion board that has a check box, based on the input I switch the permissions of that discussion post for a specific user (from ...