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Creating sharepoint discussion list item using REST API

I am consuming sharepoint discussion REST API's in my application. While creating new discussion (Reference: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/25050112/creating-a-sharepoint-2013-discussion-item-...
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REST API to add replies to a share point discussion

I am able to post a reply to share point discussion with help of below link. REST Call to Post a Reply to a Discussion Board Topic w/o JSOM but here for posting a message ContentTypeId is required.As ...
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Sharepoint REST API to retrieve discussion replies

I used below URL to retrieve list of replies for a discussion in SharePoint. /_api/web/Lists/GetByTitle('DiscussionBoard')/GetItems(query=@v1)?@v1={"ViewXml":"<View Scope='Recursive'&...
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RESTAPI to retrieve replies to a particular discussion

To get the list of replies from a SP 2013 Distribution list, using Below REST API: /_api/lists/getByTitle("listname")/items?$filter=FSObjType eq 0 But this is retrieving list of all discussion ...
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What are the exposed REST api in Discussion board?

I am trying to utilize REST api to get/set discussion list fields. I am facing issue for following fields, I am able to set below fields using CSOM but I want to set it using REST api because I am ...
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How do I enable rating for SharePoint 2016 Discussion board and not send out an email notification?

I have a SharePoint 2016 site with a Discussion Board. We want to enable the Like ration option, but not send an email notification to the person who posted the topic. Here are the 2 scenarios I see ...
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Spview listview item count shows wrong?

We got a list and listview to group our items. But sometimes the total count is showing wrong number. I added sample picture to explain it. In this picture, Type is Form and it says there is one file ...
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Discussion Board - Missing Title

One of our Discussion Boards was configured to hide the Title field in the form (column was set to hidden in the Discussion Content Type). As a result people could add an entry but it would show up ...
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Can we allow the comment section (under All Replies >> Oldest) inside the “Discussion Board” list to show more than 20 replies on each page

We have added a Discussion Board list to our sharepoint online classic team site. Currently when we click on a discussion item, the main view (under All Replies >> Oldest) for each discussion will ...
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DiscussionBoard- SharePoint online

How to tag people in discussion board in SharePoint online? Also will they get notified if they are tagged? My view is this how to get the the site feed ??
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Discussion Board - Reply Email Workflow

I have a workflow that sends a notification to selected users when a new discussion topic has been added however when a person replies to a message i cannot get it to add the subject or the URL to ...
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Custom View of Discussion Board

the purpose of the discussion board is for company meetings and its actions. so the first list used for meeting title and once clicked on it, it will go to second list, which used for list actions for ...
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How to set unanswered questions as a default view on my discussion board?

I'm trying to create an "unanswered questions" view on my discussion board so that users cannot see previous questions I've answered. I've got SharePoint Designer 2013, however the software is still ...
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move discussion board library items?

I have a site where I have a Discussion Board which has Contribute permissions for a group. I want to add a webpart with the ability to read-only (not upload) files. I created 2 groups... one ...
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“Add new discussion” Is Creating a Message Instead of a Discussion

When I click New Item > Discussion, it correctly creates a discussion. However, when I click Add new discussion, it creates a message instead of a discussion. Note that the default content type is a ...
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Modern Communication site, discussion board, adding rating impossible?

If you turn on the site feature of Team sites you get to have the full stack of apps, however adding a discussion board there is no 'rating settings' in the settings and even if you go there by ...
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Add an Attachments section to a discussion board form

I have a discussion board and I want the users to have the ability to add attachments to their post. I know that this can be done through the ribbon but I was looking for a way to put it into the form ...
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Hiding User Info on a Discussion Board

We have a discussion board on SharePoint where we would like to prevent a general user from seeing who submitted or replied to a post. I have not been able to find a way to modify the view to remove ...
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Number of views in discussion board

how can show the number of views for each item in a discussion board I need to show the number of views as a new column in a discussion board subject || likes || views test. 5 200 ...
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what are the discussion board alternatives in SharePoint

please let me know if there are any alternatives for discussion board in sharepoint! what's the type of customization can be achieved in the current boring discussion board?
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Unable to hide custom columns in Discussion Board

I have added some custom fields to a Discussion Board list in SP 2013 that are populated using Workflow. I do not want these to appear in any of the create or edit item views. I have marked the items ...
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move shortcut to mark an answer “Best Reply” in a discussion board

The option to mark an answer as "Best Reply" is buried inside the "..." in an answer on a discussion board. I want to bring it out of the "..." and make it easier to see/access. Maybe right before the ...
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Discussion Board can't reply to some posts but can for others

I have created an OOTB discussion boards but for some users there is an issue with replying to some of the discussions. In some cases they get they don't have permissions to post a reply but in other ...
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How to stop mails from triggering via workflow when an item is liked in discussion forum in sharepoint 2013?

I have created a discussion forum in SharePoint 2013 it has a workflow which sends an email when a new item is added or an existing item is modifies. But, when an item in the discussion forum is liked ...
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How to adjust the length of Discussion Text Box?

A simple question but i was not able to change the text box and it keeps cutting off words i have copied and pasted- as can be seen below with the line I have check properties but not having success ...
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Aggregated Search

I am trying to make the search bar on my SharePoint page search both a wiki library and previous posts on a discussion board. The page I am working on is a resource center, so I want users to be able ...
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Create list item trough workflow fired by another list

I'm using SPD 2013, but the workflows are from 2010 version. I wrote a workflow meant to add a new item to a Discussion List. This workflow is started when another list is edited. For instance, when ...
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How to I change the URL in SideNav in Discussion Board

I would like to find out if there is a way to change the URL of the Side Navi/Bar items? For example i want to change the link for Categories to another Site Page called Navigation Tiles When i go ...
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How to access 'Is Featured Discussion' column in 'Management' view discussion board list?

I want to know whether, 'Is Featured Discussion' column in Discussion Board List --> Management View is a Site Column or List Column ? How to access that column ? How to re-use that column in other ...
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How is Discussion post “Popularity” calculated

Does anybody know how the "Popularity" column value is calculated for a Community discussion post? I found this thread, but the "answers" all point to how to access or something else about popularity ...
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Create a discussion board/ forum embedded in SharePoint

I would like to pick your brain on the following issue: I am looking to create a discussion board, basically something similar to SharePoint Stack Exchange site: A site where users can share and ...
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“Email a link” list function working inconsistently in SharePoint Online

I migrated a discussion board from SP2013 to SPOnline, but have had users complain about the "Email a link" function sometimes generating broken links. After a bit of testing I found that the issue is ...
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No email notification on custom discussion list

On my social profile, I've configured the newsfeed settings in order to receive all the emails, as follows : When someone answers to a discussion I've created on the default Discussions list of a ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Discussion list webpart access denied

I'm facing issues with forum discussion. I'm trying to add one in my page. I did the following steps: -Go to Site Contents and add a new Discussion Board list. -Create a discussion -Go to the page ...
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Discussion board topic URL

Following situation: I have a calendar with events, where attendees can register. When the event starts a topic for the event is created in a discussion board. When it is created every attendee should ...
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Online - Missing spaces in emails sent from Workflow

I've created a SharePoint 2010 Workflow. This Workflow sends an email with a simple body (no tables, just regular/bold text) when a new post is created in the discussion board on SharePoint Online. ...
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Restricting Reply on Discussion Board

How can I set the permissions for the discussion board so that anyone can post a topic, but only certain users are able to reply?
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On item creation in Discussion List send email with JavaScript

I am working on discussion list, i am trying to send the item link to the users with JavaScript, as soon as the item is created. But i can find something like, Post Save Action. Any suggestion on ...
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Discussion board reply, tagging a person to notify them

We are using the Discussion Board found in the Community Site (Sharepoint Online), and realizing that we cannot tag users in a reply to a discussion topic. When I start to tag, upon typing the @ sign,...
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SharePoint 2010 discussion board item link in workflow

I am trying to create a designer workflow in SharePoint 2010 for a discussion board. I am sending out email to the users associated to that discussion when ever an item is created/changed. Now i am ...
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How to allow Contributor users to mark discussion board items as Featured

I am working on a Discussion Board list inside sharepoint on-premises 2013. and i added a discussion board list inside my team site. where this team site have the publishing features enabled. But i ...
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@Mention someone inside some discussion boards will be shown inside the “MySite>NewsFeed>Mentions”, while on other Discussion Boards it will not

I am facing this weird behavior inside my SharePoint enterprise farm 2013. when i have enabled the "Community Site Feature" inside my team sites. The problem details is as follow:- I have 2 site ...
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Use Search API to get all discussion items with null ParentItemID

I'm using a Sharepoint Discussion Board, and trying to display search results on my page, displaying only the items, without the replies. I tried only getting results without a ParentItemID by adding ...
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Like a discussion board item using powershell

I want to write a power-shell script to like a discussion item by a user. now i tried the following :- $web = Get-SPWeb "http://**/" $list=$web.Lists.TryGetList("News"); $user = $...
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Inside the Discussion Board list the number of Likes for an item is not equal to the popup which show who like an item

I am working on an on-premises farm 2013. and inside a team site i added a new Discussion Board list. now i checked a discussion item which have 26 like count, and this discussion item does not have ...
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Add discussion to each Document Uploaded

I need to add a new discussion to discussion board when uploading a document to the document Library How can this be achieved is it possible using OOTB? Or is customization required?
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Creating a JavaScript file which can trigger 2 clicks events to select the web part default view

I have spent many hours to try to write a script which allow me to do the following :- Currently i have a Discussion Board list which contain many items. where inside my site home page i added a new ...
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Why un-like a discussion board list will not decrease the Like count for the discussion item in sharepoint on-premises 2013

I have added a discussion board list inside our team site. now i login as a test user where i Like an existing article to test if the Like functionality will be available to users with Read permission....
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Is there a way to show certain discussion board items at top all the time inside the “Recent” view

I am working on a team site inside our on-premises farm 2013. and i have add a new "Discussion Board" list, then i edit the home page, and i add a new App part which represent the new "...
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How to add Flat View discussion board to web part?

Currently, I'm having a Custom list and a Discussion board. Each item in the custom list is associated with one in the discussion board. The thing that I want to achieve is to: Insert the item in ...

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