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

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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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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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JavaScript error with paging in community discussion SP 2013

I have a community site with many discusssions. One of them is a discussion divided into 3 pages (each answer has text and animated gif). When I try to go to page 2, in default (Flat) view mode, I ...
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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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Create View on Discussion Replies?

I am trying to find the number of replies posted within a date range. I wanted to a create a view with a total column but can't seem to find the list with replies in them. I can see the Discussions ...
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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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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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Exporting discussion board with all the replies

Is there any way to export a discussion board to Excel with all the replies? I've tried clicking on Export to Excel from the ribbon, but what I get isn't what I want as this does not give me the ...
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Can't see 'Attachment' option to a discussion in Discussion Board in SP 2013

I can't find a option in the ribbon for attaching a document/file to a discussion post in SharePoint 2013, either while creating a new discussion or Editing an existing one. I know while we have ...
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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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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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@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 = $web.EnsureUser("\...
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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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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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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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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 "Discussion ...
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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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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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How do I get the ID of the current Discussion Item using Javascript?

How can I dynamically get the ID of the current discussion thread in javascript? Currently, I have the following code: function submitReply() { var ctx = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); ...
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Deleting a discussion from a discussion board

Does anyone know how to delete a discussion from a discussion board SharePoint 2016? I have posted a question and now want to remove it
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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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Discussion Board link with List Item - File not found

I have created a List A and a Discussion Board B. In order to link discussion in B with the item in A, I created a lookup column which get the value ID from item in A. This works pretty well when I ...
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Discussion Board Post not in Recent, only under My discussions

A user added a new post to a discussion board. It is not showing up under 'Recent', but it is under 'My discussions'. I tested it by creating a new post and same thing. It appears pressing the 'new ...
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Missing “What's hot” link in discussion board list in SharePoint Online

I have team site in Office 365. I have created a discussion board list. The issue is it is not displaying all the filters like "What's hot". Please see below image for more details: Can anyone ...
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How to remove/hide the “What's Hot” link from my Discussion board inside SharePoint online 2013?

I am working on SharePoint online 2013. and inside a Team site collection i added a new "Discussion Board" APP. now by default I got this views/filters:- Now I am trying to remove the view/filter ...
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Count Discussion Board Posts without replies

I am working on building a trouble ticket system using a SharePoint 2010 discussion board as the foundation. How do I get a serial number (ID) for the posts and not count the replies. Currently I see ...
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Error : “Specified argument was out of the range of valid values”

I am facing this error while creating new discussion reply programmatically. I am using the below lines to create reply SPListItem topic = spListDisc.GetItemById(id); SPListItem reply = SPUtility....
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How to email notify a user when someone has replied to their discussion

I have created a declarative workflow in SP Designer that emails me when anything happens on a discussion board. That part works, but I am also trying to get that workflow to email the person who ...
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Working with Discussions/Replies using REST update DiscussionLastUpdated

I'm following this thread which shows how to create a reply to a discussion using REST api. Basically -- created the reply at top level of list, get the reply parent folder, get the FileRef info about ...
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What is the difference between Discussion board and newsfeed ? notifications can be done fo both?

We are using SharePoint online, and I wanted to know what is the difference between discussion board and newsfeed? and can we activate notifications for both? Thanks,
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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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Discussion list web part is different from the default web part

I am working on creating a discussion board/community site for my company's SharePoint site. Everything works perfectly, but I have run into a few stylistic issues that I cannot figure out. I created ...
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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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SharePoint Discussion Board Flat View

I am currently developing a page where I need to include a discussion board Flat view. I could provide the root folder and content type ID to access the page. Is t possible to add the flat view to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Discussion board Subscription

I am new to Sharepoint and have to achieve a requirement. I would like to give a functionality to User so that he/she can subscribe a Discussion board Post. For this I added custom lookup column '...
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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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Cancel event while ItemAdding

I am just trying to cancel the default behavior of event when adding Item public override void ItemAdding(SPItemEventProperties properties) { try { //my code ...
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How do I send an email to a specific Discussion Board category?

I have a SP 2013 Community site Discussion Board with incoming email enabled. How do I specify a category (the Categories are enables by default) for a new discussion created by an incoming email in ...
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Is there a way to change the URL Name & Href for one of my Discussion Board Subject view's links

I am working on a sharepoint server 2013, and i have added a Discussion Board list. where inside the default Subject view there is a link named "What's Hot" as follow:- so can i change the link text ...
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How to build a discussion around a document in SharePoint 2013?

I have a business requirement from a client to have the ability to build discussions around a document located in a document library. Threaded discussion would be a plus. Is there a way to implement ...
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Discussion board is linking to list rather than thread

In my sharepoint discussion board app, if I create a thread and click on it like so: It takes me to a list view for the question which looks like this: But that's not very helpful. I want it to link ...
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Whats a good way to do sentiment analysis on discussions?

Is there a good toolset or even API that I can use to analyze my SharePoint Online discussions and be able to identify trends in sentiment or even top 5 most talked about things etc?
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Problem with creating a new reply on discussion board

The purpose of my script is to copy all elements from one discussion board to another. I do it via powershell. All works great on my test server, but when we tried to test the script on another ...