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Filter unanswered and answered questions

OK - so someone has asked this before. I'm going to do something I try to avoid. They got a good answer. I've lost the actual question/answer. So I clicked on the link.

It took me to https://answers.sap.com/tags/833755570260738661924709785639136

Here I could easily change the status from answered to unanswered using a status. Now if I go to my activity type - I can't filter by status. I don't think.

I go to ABAP development and display the questions. I don't see a way to check if it is answered or not.

I've bookmarked the link above. So my question is how do I change my screen to get that nice answered/unanswered feature from wherever I'm at?

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    Nov 09, 2017 at 07:21 PM

    "Now if I go to my activity type - I can't filter by status. I don't think." - sorry, but not clear what do you mean!

    On the Q&A tag page like https://answers.sap.com/tags/833755570260738661924709785639136

    you can select "Unanswered"

    What else?

    P.S. For each tag there is a Q&A tag page, you can find it using the link in the question.

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    • General tag page is a combined list of blogs and questions. Very slow. I use it only to view blogs.

      Q&A tag page is a list of questions with status filter. If you follow some tags you can switch between followed tags in the right menu.

  • Nov 09, 2017 at 07:40 PM

    You are using general tag page with Blogs and Questions instead of Q&A tag page!

    For general tag page the filter "unanswered" is nonsense - answer for the blog?

    Just open any question and click on the tag link. The Q&A Tag page will open!

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  • Nov 13, 2017 at 07:49 PM

    Hello Michelle,

    I am very fond of using those pages as well. These types of pages are generally referred to as Questions Roll pages or Q&A pages for a particular primary tag. For example, if I want to check the latest unanswered questions from "Using SAP.com", I go to the main Q&A page here:

    https://answers.sap.com/index.html

    You can access that link by hovering the mouse over "Community" on the mega-menu up top and then clicking on "Questions and Answers". Once on that page, I can see the primary tags that I am following on the right side of the screen:

    I can then click on one of my followed tags to filter all Q&A related activities from that primary tag. Next, to get a chronological view of unanswered questions only, I then select "Created" as the Sort by criteria and then filter the results further by selecting "Unanswered Questions" under Status. For a tag like Using SAP.com, these filters result in the following link:

    https://answers.sap.com/tags/486157991894093153608181816584982?sort=newest&filter=unanswered

    In this link, 486157991894093153608181816584982 is the tag ID, and ?sort=newest&filter=unanswered allows the browser to display only unanswered questions in a chronological view.

    Unfortunately our current functionalities do not allow us to distinguish unanswered questions from the user's activity streams. You can filter for general Q&A related activities by selecting the "Questions and Answers" from "Activity Type" to view all important Q&A activities from a particular followed primary tag.

    I understand that the different platforms generating and pulling content together can be confusing so I wanted to share what I do to keep track of questions from certain tags. Hope you find this useful!

    Best regard,

    Sajid
    Community Experience Team

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