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

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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Adding a reply for a Discussion board item using powershell will not place the Discussion item on top

I am working on a Discussion board list inside SharePoint 2013 and inside its default view, it will always show the discussion which got the latest reply on top (regardless when the discussion was ...
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Sharepoint 2013 discussion board sending email to creator when people reply to discussion

I am working on sharepoint 2013 discussion board, the scenarios is when ever any user replies to a discussion, an email is sent to the author. I have checked there is no workflow associated with the ...
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Unable to add a Reply to a Discussion Board item. Exception calling “GetItemById” with 1 argument(s): “Value does not fall within the expected range”

I have a Discussion Board list inside my team site collection in SharePoint 2013. Now I want to add some replies to existing Discussion Board items using PowerShell. First I have a Discussion with ...
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Problem when creating a new Discussion Board item using PowerShell. the item Name for the new item will have the following format “ITEMID_.000”

I am working on a Discussion Board list inside SharePoint 2013 on-premise. The Discussion Board list is inside a Team Site collection which have the publishing infrastructure features enabled (both at ...
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How i can change the Label for my Discussion Board App from “new discussion” to something else

I am working on SharePoint online 2013. and i add a new Discussion Board App inside my Team site collection. now i name the new app as "News & Announcement", so i was expecting that the defualt ...
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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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Creating a New Site Content Type which have the built-in Discussion CT as its parent , will show a discussion item without the subject

I am facing this strange scenario inside my sharepoint 2013 online. Now i want to create a new discussion list , but i want to hide the Question checkbox column. to do so i follow the recommended ...
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Contribute users can not delete Discussion items while they can delete Tracking items and Documents

I have a Team site collection inside my sharepoint 2013. now inside the team site i have 3 lists, which share the same permissions:- tracking list Discussion list docuemnt library now users with ...
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Q&A in Sharepoint

Is it possible to have a Q&A in Sharepoint Online? As in, for someone to ask a question and there might be a discussion happen and when the question is answered or marked as answered an email is ...
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How to get Reply value of any discussion from discussion list using javascript

i am trying to get text value from reply of any discussion using JavaScript. i am easily getting the reply count but don't require that. i want show top most reply on the basis of rating. Not able ...
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Invalid data has been used to update the list item. The field you are trying to update may be read only

I am getting this error while updating discussion item's any property on SharePoint online. Error doesn't occur in case of document library and custom lists. Error Code is -2147024809 my code goes ...
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Discussion list filters

I have an issue with Discussion list topic filters. So when you open a new topic the post automatically shows "Oldest" -messages and I need to change it to show "Newest" by default. I haven't been ...
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Get all Discussion board URL using PowerShell SharePoint 2010

How to retrieve the URL of all Discussion Board in a web application using PowerShell?
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How to add other filed on reply click of discussion board

I have discussion board list with some filed like lookup and other. Now problem is when user click on reply to particular Question then its only allow to add Body part not other field. So is there ...
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How to get All Replies for particular Question of Discussion board using Sharepoint REST API

I am able to get Questions from Discussion board using REST API. Now I want to get its replies for particular Question using REST API. I didn’t found any hint or example to get Replies using REST. ...
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Discussion Board - SharePoint

I am creating a Discussion Board. How can I show each discussion in a single Page (Like List View Webpart) and Like, Comment buttons will be available beside each discussion and user don't need to ...
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Why I am Getting All Records with reply when get Data from Sharepoint Discussion board using REST

I am trying to get all question from Discussion board list using REST API. Now, what problem I am faced. I am fetching Only question but I am getting replay also inside response. And how can I ...
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Add Question in Discussion board with attachment using REST API

I am trying to add a Question to a discussion board with a file attachment using REST API. I am able to add other data in discussion list, but I am not able to attach a file inside it. How can this ...
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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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How do you dynamically filter a SharePoint list using URL data?

I'm using SharePoint 2013. I want to automatically filter a discussion board view based on which category [tile] was clicked. Here's the view my users are starting from: When you click on a tile, ...
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Is it possible to create SharePoint Office 365 document discussion categories rather than individual questions in a discussion repo?

I would like to categorize "discussions" in SharePoint discussions - similar to forum categories. Is there way to do so, rather than have one discussion board with many questions? I have downloaded ...
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SP2013 Community Site category tiles: “Discussions” and “Replies” counts are frozen after migration

We recently moved a SharePoint 2013 Community site from a test environment to our company's live environment, where it has been getting regular use. It now has about 30 members and 30 discussion ...
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Sharepoint Discussion List not read the Folders

I have a WCF service which is having a service to get sharepoint discussion list items. But it is not returning data. I debug the WCF service and then identified that it is not read inside the list....
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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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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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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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How to configure pagination for Team Discussion List in Sharepoint 2010?

I need to configure the pagination to the OOB Team discussion list. I could configured for discussion board but not for the List. What have to do?
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Make “New Folder” command available missing in List settings [duplicate]

I got tasked to create folders in a discussion board list library in SharePoint 2013. I noticed that the option to make a new folder was grayed out, so I went to the list settings >> advanced settings ...
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sharepoint discussion board show user photo

is there a way to display the user who has posted a new article on the discussion board app SharePoint 2013. Have tried adding in with CSS and I understand that once the post is clicked on the ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2013: Discussion Board reply Alerts

I'm wondering if there is a way to set up an alert that lets me know if someone has added a reply to one MY posts on a discussion board. I can set alerts for the discussion board in general (new item ...
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Hide Viewed Items on Discussion Board

We have a web part for a discussion board on SharePoint 2013 (Enterprise) that we would like to be able to hide items for each user as they view them. So for example: Item 1 has been created and no ...
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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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Incoming Email in SharePoint should have option of opening email from Outlook and reply

I am trying to set up incoming email for a SharePoint Discussion Board, i know for a fact that i can receive emails but is it possible to open the email via Outlook and then be able to reply and next ...
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Discussion Board: HTML appearing in reply

I set up a discussion board a while ago (mid 2015) on our O365 SharePoint to test styling. I cannot see anything different to the default set up except for a custom view. But, when I reply to a post ...
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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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Open custom Page when clicking on discussion board item

I want to open a custom page when i click on any of the item in discussion board list.Rather then opening the default form on item click i need to open my custom page.
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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 '...