Questions tagged [discussion-board]

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

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How to make discussion board management view link to response thread?

From subject view: If I click the title hyperlink it takes me to the response thread here: But I created a new view based off the management view, and I want it to be simple to click the item and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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@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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Numbers displayed in Discussion List Categories don't add up

When we look at the little boxes that preview the amount of replies and discussions in a SharePoint 2013 Discussion List we noticed that sometimes the numbers just don't add up. As you can see in this ...
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Restrict Replies in Discussion Board

Working on a small project. Task is to create a expert advice forum. Started using Discussion Board App for it. The main problem is, I want to restrict the users to make replies only upto 6. After ...
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How do I customize the Subject View for my SharePoint Community?

TLDR: Is there a way to change the UI for the default Subject View for SharePoint discussion forums? I've gone into SharePoint designer and changed the ReadOnly attribute of the view to FALSE, but all ...
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SharePoint 2013 Modify discussion Board View layout style

I have been searching for a while now on how can i modify the Discussion board look'n feel. My client wants to have the discussion functionnality on his site, but he wants to change significantly ...
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How can I include a thread from a Discussion Board on a page?

I have a feature on my SharePoint 2013 site that allows a user to create a list item, and then a workflow that sends out an email with details about that item. What I would like to do now is turn 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...