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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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Person.gif shown for all posters in threaded view of Discussion Board

I have one farm where all Discussion Board threaded views show the cartoonish Person.gif picture for all users. I know the users posting have pictures in their profile that show in the site collection ...
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Iterate through discussion list

I have SharePoint 2007 discussion list. I want to iterate over all items in the list, so I do the following: var list = web.Lists["discussion"]; var listItems = list.Items; foreach (var listItem in ...
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What are my options for creating a Q&A in Sharepoint, similar to StackExchange?

I am new to SharePoint and I'm trying to create a simple, intuitive Q&A section on a company intranet page. The section must be simple or it simply won't get used. Basic discussion boards have ...
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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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Mark a Discussion board message as “Accepted Solution”

In MOSS 2007 discussion boards, is it possible to mark a message as "Accepted Solution"? This shall be done by the site admin or the query initiator.
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List is not picking up the mail from Drop folder [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: incoming mail just sits in the drop folder I have followed all the steps as mentioned in this link: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/Video/ff679958to to ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Discussion Board Thread.xsl

Ok, I have searched and searched for an answer on how to customize the thread.xsl file. So I have copied the file, and renamed it as thread2.xsl. In the threaded.aspx page, I have changed the ...
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How to show the New icon when somebody replies in a discussion board?

Is it possible to show the New icon when somebody replies in a discussion board? If I create a new topic, the New icon is shown. After the default 2 days the icon's gone. I'd like to show it again if ...
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How to enable “New Folder” under Team Discussion?

I'm quite new to SharePoint. Currently running SharePoint 2010 in our office. I need to setup folders in the Team Discussion so we can group various topics under each folder. I saw the New Folder ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 Community site: Unable to reply on a post

Im working on Sharepoint 2013 Community site template. When I manually create a discussion in discussions list liking and replying features are working fine, but when I programmatically add 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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SPListItem.Add method bug. Always create Folder instead of Item

I have created a custom lookup field inherited from SPFieldLookup. It works exactly like SPLookupField but allows user to add new values. These new values gets added in the Lookup list and becomes ...
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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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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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SP2010 - Search in Discussion Board using search.asmx web service

I'm developing a client application that uses SP search web service to search in the discussion boards. I have created a scope using the contentclass STS_List_DiscussionBoard. Could you please help me ...
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What discussion alternatives have you used with SharePoint 2010…?

I'm just wondering what solutions people have implemented for discussion forums in SharePoint 2010. Do you mostly opt to use the out-of-the-box discussion lists and web parts? Are there alternative ...
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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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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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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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How do I set up alerts per Discussion Board in Sharepoint 2010?

In a Sharepoint 2010 site I have a Discussion Boards list. Now, each discussion board may have different participants, and I don't want to create a discussion board list per combination of ...
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Discussion Board Web Part items' URLs wrong after WSS 3.0 to SharePoint Foundation 2010 migration

I recently migrated from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint Foundation 2010 without any website-breaking changes. The only issue I've run into so far is that the URL for two Discussion Board Web Parts on the ...
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Programatically creating Discussion List Posts - and replying to them from Outlook

We are Programatically creating a Discussion List Post/Topic (using JavaScript) based on an entry in a custom list. The idea is to synchronize this Discussion List with Outlook. That does happen ...
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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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How to highlight a reply in a discussion forum based on a condition in Flat.aspx

In the Flat.aspx page of a discussion forum, i have to higlight the reply if the poster belongs to a certain group. How do I achieve that? I tried modifying the Profile.xsl file that the listview ...
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Change XSLT for Discussion Board, deploy via VS2010

So we are creating a branded web site for a client to deploy internally (kind of an intranet), but 99% of users won't see the ribbon, just a branded information site. They want to use the Discussion ...
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MOSS2007 to 2010 - What tricks have you learnt?

The company I work for is currently in the planning stages of a MOSS to 2010 migration (we have a business critical environment with >500 users to port). With this in mind I was wondering what are ...
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Move discussions with content to a new site collection MOSS 2007

I have a few discussions in mysite.I want it to be moved to an other site. Let me know how to accomplish this.
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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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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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Read permission with Discussion Lists?

I'm developing our first Sharepoint site, and have a specific question in regards to the read permission in conjunction with a discussion list. Well, to begin, I am setting up a sort of knowledge ...
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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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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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Sharepoint 2013 Community site: Get values from “Discussions List” list

Im trying to get values from "Discussions List", When I tried to get the values of "Body" field from that list its giving only the values of the replies of discussion. I couldn't access the values of ...
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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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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 ...