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

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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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Discussion board is linking to list rather than thread

In my sharepoint discussion board app, if I create a thread and click on it like so: It takes me to a list view for the question which looks like this: But that's not very helpful. I want it to link ...
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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 server ...
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Import discussion board from excel list

While migrating a from one sharepoint 2013 server to another I am still stuck at getting the discussion board from the old server to the new one. I was able to export the old discussion list into an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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XsltListViewWebPart provisioning of Community Discussion list is incorrect

I'm creating a SharePoint 2013 sandbox solution. On a Community site, OTB you have the Community Discussion list displayed on the home page. The view is based on Subject view. This gives you the graph ...
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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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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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Updating metadata for Discussions and Replies in Community site in SP 2013

I have successfully created discussions and replies using code in my Community site on SP 2013 server. Actually i received XML files containing the Discussions and Replies along with the corresponding ...
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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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SPO 2013 - Community Site category tiles showing incorrect amount of topics/replies

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. We have a community site in our intranet and we have added 9 categories there. The topic and reply counts that are showing in the "What's Happening" -web ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SP 2013 Discussion board list, how to set item limit?

Version 2013 I need to set item limit for a normal discussion list. The 'subject' view is not editable (grayed out) as well as the flat view. By going into the list settings and edit views from ...
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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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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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How to create/add discussion board to site using CSOM

Is it possible to add or create a discussion board for a site? Many of the resources I find describe how to add a post to an already existing discussion board, but no mention of how to create one. ...
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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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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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Email alerts discussion board

Is there a way for the user when creating a new discussion to select colleagues that they wish to email alerting them that there is a new discussion that they might be interested in? Can this be ...
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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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Content Type issue with the Discussion Board in SharePoint 2010?

I have changed the default content type from 'Discussion' to 'Message' is on the Discussion Board on SharePoint 2010 and reverted to its normal (Now, Discussion is the default content type). Now, If ...