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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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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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Document Discussion in SharePoint 2013

My users like to have threaded discussions about documents in a document library. For example, as a policy is developed. they have a forum based discussion - without the discussion happening in the ...
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Page with discussion board does not refresh after creating a new discussion within a modal dialog

I'm using the following code to allow users to create a new discussion topic in a modal dialog, rather than on a new page: // When called, this function opens the dialog. function openDialog(pUrl) { ...
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Users with “Contribute” access cannot edit document attached to a SharePoint 2010 Discussion Board post

Users on my 2010 site can't edit a document attached to a discussion board post even though they have "Contribute" access. Users with "Full Control" can, of course, but users with Contribute cannot. ...
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Discussion board: Notifications on top level

I can obviously set notifications ("Alert me") for a particular posting. However, if I want to get notified on any activity on the discussion board (e.g. new posts created) what would the recommend ...
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Discussion Forum - Change order of fields?

The Team Site template provides a default Team Discussion link. The New Discussion screen has Subject and Body input fields by default. Using the Discussion Board Settings, I was able to create a new ...
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CQWP and ViewFieldOverrides

I'm having trouble with ViewFieldOverrides in CQWP. I'm showing a CQWP that rolls up Discussion Items and the Site they belong to. I can get my needed properties using @LinkUrl and "URL" as the slot. ...
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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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SharePoint lists connected to Outlook lose fonts and bullets

I have connected my SharePoint discussion list to Outlook. The content of this list contains bullets and different fonts. When the discussion list is opened via Outlook the fonts are changed and the ...
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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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Sharepoint 2010 discussion comments and replies

We are having the issue where in a discussion list, the replies or comments can be deleted or edited by any user, as any other user forum, it should be only by the user who cread the comment. How can ...
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Approach for Discussion Boards

Scenario: Organisation of around 400 people, spread across different teams, across different offices. Sharepoint 2010 in place and already setup with multiple sub-sites per team. Need to setup ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Contributers unable to add pictures/upload documents to discussion board posts

I've recently set up a SharePoint 2013 site internally as a small intranet for our staff. I've set up a discussion board and managed to assign permissions so that all users are contributors and my ...
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Create a folder structure in a discussion board

How can I create a folder structure in a discussion board? I have already tried this solution: 1) Create a new Site Content Type say called 'Thread Folder' based on the Folder Content Type with ...
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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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Some incoming emails being rejected on new email-enabled list

I've just set up a new SP list to log purchases made by our department. Whenever we buy something, we'll use the email address corresponding to a distribution group that contains myself and an ...
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Discussion Board Web Part items' URLs wrong after WSS 3.0 to SharePoint Foundation 2010 migration

I recently migrated from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint Foundation 2010 without any website-breaking changes. The only issue I've run into so far is that the URL for two Discussion Board Web Parts on the ...
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Broken link when adding discussion board to page through listviewwebpart

Background: I have a discussion board in SharePoint where users will dump emails through an Outlook connection. Then they will associate the discussion board post with a particular contact. When ...
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Force all users to recieve emails to discussion board posts and reply

I want to be able to force users to receive emails from discussion board, whenever a new discussion is added, and the ability to un follow a specific discussion. I don't want users to subscribe to ...
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Custom Discussion Board Join User Profile Custom Properties

I have been tasked with modifying the SharePoint 2010 default Discussion Board to include two additional custom fields that have been definied in the User Profile list. In an ideal world I would like ...
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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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Add 'Display Name' in discussion list

Is there any way I can use the 'Display name' or some other user profile property in the view of a discussion list?
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Discussion Board: allow anonymous users to view post content, not just post list

I'm working on an area of my SP 2010 Server site (based on publishing template) that is open to anonymous users and includes a discussion board. I have a page that includes a web part to show the ...
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How do I set up alerts per Discussion Board in Sharepoint 2010?

In a Sharepoint 2010 site I have a Discussion Boards list. Now, each discussion board may have different participants, and I don't want to create a discussion board list per combination of ...
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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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Email EventReciever

I have a massive problem that I need to solve. I have a document library that is a catch all dumping ground for emails that are forwarded there by our users out in the field. With in these emails are ...
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Reflecting column updates in a discussion board

Consider a discussion board created from scratch in MOSS07 with the following additional column: Issue Status In the process of use: A user posts a discussion with a default status of Active (...
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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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Sharepoint 2013: Get url of discussions in Discussions List

Im working on Sharepoint 2013 Community site, Im developing a custom webpart where I filter the discussions and displaying the title of the discussions as a Hyperlink. How can I find the url of the ...
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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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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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Discussion Board - add a column with an icon that when clicked opens up the Flat/Threaded View?

Title says it all. I'd like to add an icon to each list item row that when clicked, performs the same function as the "Title (linked to item with edit menu)" i.e. it opens up the Flat or Threaded ...
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Discussion groups

I want to create a discussion group in sharepoint 2010: Create a discussion and alternatively add users to the group. Only the group users can participate in discussion. How would I go about ...
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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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How do I limit specific column options to moderators?

I added a column "sticky" to create sticky threads and posts (I followed this http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/36855/Sticky-posts-in-SharePoint-Discussion-boards guide) My questions is... how do I ...
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Discussion Board reply subject for workflow

I'm creating a workflow for a discussion board, that will create a new item in an announcements list. The idea is to have announcements such as New Forum Post: 'This is a new post' was posted by me@...
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Discussion Board XSLT

first off, here is the post that goes with this one. Sharepoint 2010 Discussion Board Thread.xsl Ok, I am trying to modify the ootb sharepoint discussion board xslt, with divs with id's so I can ...
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Text Formatting discussion board when Ribbon is hidden

I'm working on a new area of my public facing SharePoint 2010 site (i.e. using Publishing templates), that will include an ootb Discussion Board. The site is for our customers, who all have read ...
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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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Move discussions with content to a new site collection MOSS 2007

I have a few discussions in mysite.I want it to be moved to an other site. Let me know how to accomplish this.
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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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SP Alert email cuts off Excel table in Office 2010 but not Office 2003

I have an alert set up for a discussion board. We have been using Office 03 just fine, email comes in, the body is shown fully, everything is great. However, when we use Office 2010, not sure if its ...
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Mandatory fields in discussion board comments

The whole idea behind a discussion board is that it should work as a forum I suppose. Lets say that I created a new column in the discussionbard called category and that its mandatory. Then when ...
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SP2010 - Search in Discussion Board using search.asmx web service

I'm developing a client application that uses SP search web service to search in the discussion boards. I have created a scope using the contentclass STS_List_DiscussionBoard. Could you please help me ...
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MOSS2007 to 2010 - What tricks have you learnt?

The company I work for is currently in the planning stages of a MOSS to 2010 migration (we have a business critical environment with >500 users to port). With this in mind I was wondering what are ...
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Discussion Board. A view with the “more” button functionality

Is there a way to create a view in SharePoint for a Discussion Board that shows only a part of the body content and a link at the end that says "more". Then, when the user clicks on this link the ...
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What do you use for your internal documentation?

I've been tasked with creating an internal documentation system that lives within SharePoint. I've considered a wiki for this however the Wiki Library on MOSS is limited to the point of being unusable ...
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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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Customize discussion board xslt

I wanted to modify the xslt file that displays discussion board threads. I tried to find the xslt in "Style Library" -> "XSL Style Sheets" but could not find the stylesheet there. Where can I find the ...