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I am customizing the Email task notification message body in SharePoint Designer and need to include a link to the task. I can get all the pieces of the url except the task list id. I have:

[%Task Process:Web URL %]/_layouts/WrkTaskIP.aspxList=**?????**&ID=[%Current Task:ID%]

I've tried:

Field Data to Retrieve

Data Source: Association: Task List

Field from source: ID

Find the List Item

Field: Workflow Item ID

Value: Current Item:ID

which evaluates to an integer, not a GUID.

I also tried, Field from source: GUID, which did not evaluate to the ID of the task list.

Is there any way I can obtain the ID of the task list? I prefer not to hardcode the guid, since this workflow will be exported/imported when I promote it to production.

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You should add your solution as answer and accept it. :))))) –  Toni Frankola Apr 27 '11 at 7:27
Thanks. I just did. Since I'm a new user the system made me wait 8 hours to post an answer to my own question. –  Laurie Apr 27 '11 at 15:58
Well, I tried to accept my answer, but I must wait 2 days to do that. –  Laurie Apr 27 '11 at 16:16
does NOT work in my workflow Tasks. just takes me to top level site. very frustrating. i can't find anything that works. –  April Drake May 2 '13 at 1:33

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up vote 5 down vote accepted

It turns out that SharePoint Designer provides the entire URL to the task, exactly what I need:

[%Current Task:Form_URN%]
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