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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Reply (to whom) to reply in Discussion Board

I need to clone a whole available discussion board (DB) to another DB, and managed to copy the topics with their replies inside successfully. However, the replies do not show the "In response to sb's ...
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Notifications on Discussion Forum

I am using SharePoint 2013 and the notifications for the discussion forum don't seem to be working properly. I do get notified if I reply to myself but not if someone else does! Is there not an ...
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List Item to Discussion Board make title “ID_.000”

I have a workflow setup to create a Discussion Item on a Discussion Board when a new Item is made in another list. It works as expected, except that it sets the title of the discussion item to "ID_....
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Increasing the item limit for discussions web part on Community home page

How can you increase the number of discussions displayed on a Community Homepage in the Discussions List web part? If I edit the page and select the web part, the List Tab is displayed in the ribbon, ...
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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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Special Character in Subject field of discussion forum

I am creating a new discussion, in the subject when i enter "Portal Discussion?" then it gives error that special character is not allowed. But i want to use the "?" in the subject at the time of ...
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SharePoint 2013 Discussions - Subscribing to Alerts on an Individual Post

Believe I may have stumbled across a SharePoint qwirk, where users are unable to subscribe to alerts from an individual post. To note subscribing to alerts at the list level is fine (i.e. all items ...
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Contribute without delete permission level and Connect to Outlook

I know that I can create Contribute without delete permission level. Now suppose I create a discussion board and give users this permission level. When they connect this list to Outlook, they are ...
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SPListItem: get associated eml file

I have a discussion board set up with an email drop folder. Once an .eml file is copied into the drop folder, it would disappear and the new discussion/message would be added to my discussion board. ...
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Display discussion replies below discussion view page

Is it possible to display the discussion replies in the discussion view page? I mean when I display the discussion display form, I want to view all the discussion replies for that discussion.
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Creating discussion-forum using code

I wrote a little utility, which let's me import discussions from a different forum into SharePoint 2010. So far so good. It passed the "works on my machine" test successfully. Unfortunate I cannot say ...
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Emails on discussion board via workflow

I have a discussion board with a person column called as "Reviewer" in a discussion board. I want to set-up sending emails on a discussion board when: A mail to reviewer when he/she is added to ...
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How should I go about modifying the Discussion Board?

So our client wants a Discussion Board, but wants to change the functionality and look 'n' feel significantly. We want to be able to deploy changes via a VS 2010 solution (farm) and a deployable wsp. ...