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

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Discussion Board replies as threaded view in SharePoint 2016

I want to display replies on discussion topic as a threaded view instead of Flat view. In SP 2013, i see threaded view is available which might do this job but i cant see threaded view in SP 2016. Is ...
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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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DiscussionBoard- SharePoint online

How to tag people in discussion board in SharePoint online? Also will they get notified if they are tagged? My view is this how to get the the site feed ??
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Discussion replies via E-mail creates new thread

I have a Community site which contains a Discussion List, I have configured In-coming emails for this list and subscribed the alerts for the same list. When i send a email to the configured list email ...
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Add 'What's Hot' to additional Discussion Lists

I'm having trouble trying to leverage the "What's Hot" tab/Popularity column in SharePoint 2013's Discussion List. I've created a custom content query web part that can filter out discussions from ...
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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 i can remove views from my discussion board List name “Answered Questions” & “Unanwered questions”

I have added a discussion board list inside my team site. but I want to remove some views such as: Answered question, unanswered questions, etc... I am not sure if these are standard view or just a ...
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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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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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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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Discussion Board Workflow for Replies

I have a Discussion Board on my SharePoint site that is used by the whole organization for weekly department updates. Usually what happens is: Department will post their weekly update as a new ...
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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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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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Custom View of Discussion Board

the purpose of the discussion board is for company meetings and its actions. so the first list used for meeting title and once clicked on it, it will go to second list, which used for list actions for ...
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How to add categories to sharepoint discussion boards using only OOB functionality

Is there any way to add categories/heirarchies to sharepoint discussion boards without using coding or modifying 14 hive?
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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 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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move discussion board library items?

I have a site where I have a Discussion Board which has Contribute permissions for a group. I want to add a webpart with the ability to read-only (not upload) files. I created 2 groups... one ...
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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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“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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Modern Communication site, discussion board, adding rating impossible?

If you turn on the site feature of Team sites you get to have the full stack of apps, however adding a discussion board there is no 'rating settings' in the settings and even if you go there by ...
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Edit “new discussion” text in discussions list

Hi in sharepoint 2013 community site home page you can see a webpart named "discussions list". In that webpart I wanted to edit "new discussion" text. Webpart properties also has no option to edit ...
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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 an Attachments section to a discussion board form

I have a discussion board and I want the users to have the ability to add attachments to their post. I know that this can be done through the ribbon but I was looking for a way to put it into the form ...
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Hiding User Info on a Discussion Board

We have a discussion board on SharePoint where we would like to prevent a general user from seeing who submitted or replied to a post. I have not been able to find a way to modify the view to remove ...
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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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what are the discussion board alternatives in SharePoint

please let me know if there are any alternatives for discussion board in sharepoint! what's the type of customization can be achieved in the current boring discussion board?
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Discussion board reply, tagging a person to notify them

We are using the Discussion Board found in the Community Site (Sharepoint Online), and realizing that we cannot tag users in a reply to a discussion topic. When I start to tag, upon typing the @ sign,...
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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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Unable to hide custom columns in Discussion Board

I have added some custom fields to a Discussion Board list in SP 2013 that are populated using Workflow. I do not want these to appear in any of the create or edit item views. I have marked the items ...
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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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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 adjust the length of Discussion Text Box?

A simple question but i was not able to change the text box and it keeps cutting off words i have copied and pasted- as can be seen below with the line I have check properties but not having success ...
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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 to I change the URL in SideNav in Discussion Board

I would like to find out if there is a way to change the URL of the Side Navi/Bar items? For example i want to change the link for Categories to another Site Page called Navigation Tiles When i go ...
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Reply permissions for a Discussion Board in a Site with Read permissions

I currently have a site where all SharePoint groups have Read permissions. However, there is one special group called Discussion Participants that should be able to post and reply to one specific ...
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How to access 'Is Featured Discussion' column in 'Management' view discussion board list?

I want to know whether, 'Is Featured Discussion' column in Discussion Board List --> Management View is a Site Column or List Column ? How to access that column ? How to re-use that column in other ...
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Discussion board - add 'nickname' functionality (SharePoint 2010)

Currently we have a discussion board on a non-SharePoint site which allows users to use a nickname or their own name (just through a simple toggle) when posting a message. How can this functionality ...
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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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Create a discussion board/ forum embedded in SharePoint

I would like to pick your brain on the following issue: I am looking to create a discussion board, basically something similar to SharePoint Stack Exchange site: A site where users can share and ...
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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?