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

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Enhanced SharePoint discussion forum/Q&A

A client is considering SharePoint 2010 as an information platform on their local intranet (not connected to the internet). One of the main focus points is an advanced discussion forum, including a ...
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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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Unable to Customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board

We are trying to customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board app and are unable to modify existing Flat, Subject, and Threaded views or create new views. Following are the error messages we are ...
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Person.gif shown for all posters in threaded view of Discussion Board

I have one farm where all Discussion Board threaded views show the cartoonish Person.gif picture for all users. I know the users posting have pictures in their profile that show in the site collection ...
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Iterate through discussion list

I have SharePoint 2007 discussion list. I want to iterate over all items in the list, so I do the following: var list = web.Lists["discussion"]; var listItems = list.Items; foreach (var listItem in ...
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Moving a Discussion from a Discussion Board to another?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Discussion Board and it has many Discussions. Would like to move a discussion from the discussion board to another in the same location (under same site collection). I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Discussion board Vs Community Site Vs Community portal

I want to build a Discussion board using SharePoint 2013, I did not work on discussion boards before, but after reading the web I found that there are three main approaches I can follow, either to ...
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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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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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What are my options for creating a Q&A in Sharepoint, similar to StackExchange?

I am new to SharePoint and I'm trying to create a simple, intuitive Q&A section on a company intranet page. The section must be simple or it simply won't get used. Basic discussion boards have ...
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How to highlight a reply in a discussion forum based on a condition in Flat.aspx

In the Flat.aspx page of a discussion forum, I have to highlight the reply if the poster belongs to a certain group. How do I achieve that? I tried modifying the Profile.xsl file that the list view ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sharepoint 2013 Community site: Get values from “Discussions List” list

Im trying to get values from "Discussions List", When I tried to get the values of "Body" field from that list its giving only the values of the replies of discussion. I couldn't access the values of ...
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Mark a Discussion board message as “Accepted Solution”

In MOSS 2007 discussion boards, is it possible to mark a message as "Accepted Solution"? This shall be done by the site admin or the query initiator.
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Permission to add replies but not to create new list items for discussion board

I have requirement in which a group is to be given a unique permission on discussion board where they can read and add replies but should not be able to add new list items(discussions). I tried ...
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REST Call to Post a Reply to a Discussion Board Topic w/o JSOM

I am trying to find a way to post a reply to an existing discussion on a Discussion board using the REST API. I cannot find a way to do this. I can only create a new discussion topic using REST. I ...
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How can I add and read replies of a discussion thread using REST API

How can I reply to a discussion. This is my add discussion code but not for reply. $("#submitReply").click(function (){ var newElement = new Object(); newElement.Body = document....
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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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Display more fields in Discussion Board SP 2013

Can anyone tell me which function or part of the code I have to override from SP.UI.discussion.js to display extra fields in subject view of discussion board? Other than the fields it has OOTB.
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Workflow for discussion board

I'm trying to create a workflow in SPD 2010 whereby if someone responds / replies to a discussion board, it sends an email to the original creator of that thread. I created a reusable workflow with ...
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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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List is not picking up the mail from Drop folder [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: incoming mail just sits in the drop folder I have followed all the steps as mentioned in this link: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/Video/ff679958to to enable ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Discussion Board Thread.xsl

Ok, I have searched and searched for an answer on how to customize the thread.xsl file. So I have copied the file, and renamed it as thread2.xsl. In the threaded.aspx page, I have changed the ...
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How to show the New icon when somebody replies in a discussion board?

Is it possible to show the New icon when somebody replies in a discussion board? If I create a new topic, the New icon is shown. After the default 2 days the icon's gone. I'd like to show it again if ...
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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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Discuss a Document

My users have requested the ability to start threaded conversations around documents in a document library. This can be achieved with a third party add-in, http://www.hhogdev.com/Products/Document-...
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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 enable “New Folder” under Team Discussion?

I'm quite new to SharePoint. Currently running SharePoint 2010 in our office. I need to setup folders in the Team Discussion so we can group various topics under each folder. I saw the New Folder ...
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Read permission with Discussion Lists?

I'm developing our first Sharepoint site, and have a specific question in regards to the read permission in conjunction with a discussion list. Well, to begin, I am setting up a sort of knowledge ...
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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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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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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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Adding Discussion board replies using REST API

Can anybody please help me by providing some sample code for adding replies to Discussion lists using REST API? I already have a look on this post, but the answered guy has given the jsom solution. ...
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Building a ticketing system in Sharepoint Online - which method is better?

Good day, everyone. We are planning to implement a discussion-board based ticketing system on SharePoint Online 2013. One of the important functional requirements would be restricting access to ...
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Add reply to a discussion board topic using jsom

I am using discussion board as a comment board for my Assets library in SharePoint 2013 I am very well able to retrieve the topic and replies from the discussion board. What I want is to post a ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Community site: Unable to reply on a post

Im working on Sharepoint 2013 Community site template. When I manually create a discussion in discussions list liking and replying features are working fine, but when I programmatically add a ...
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SharePoint Discussion Board View to show one discussion thread

I need to show a particular thread that resides in a discussion board. I am currently trying to use SPViews. The following is my code SPView threadedView = discussionBoard.Views["...
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Get discussion web part to display posts

I'm using a default SharePoint 2010 discussions web part in my site. By default it displays the top level posts that have been made to the discussion. When I click on a discussion it takes me away ...
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SPListItem.Add method bug. Always create Folder instead of Item

I have created a custom lookup field inherited from SPFieldLookup. It works exactly like SPLookupField but allows user to add new values. These new values gets added in the Lookup list and becomes ...
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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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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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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 use Javascript to update a Discussion Board reply?

I have a Discussion Board with a series of replies. Each 'Message' (Reply) Content Type has an 'Answer' dropdown with the values 'YES/NO' (NO being default) I have created a hyperlink on the property ...