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When we start an approval process in a SPD workflow, we can fill in the "duration of the task" and/or the "due date ". But what exactly happens when we cross the date?

A reminder to the person with the task?
The workflow ends?
My laptop explodes?


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Duration per task can be specified in days, weeks, or months. When the unit time is "crossed", an action can be taken (e.g, the task escalated). Here is a detailed example showing a task escalation: Task Escalation using Workflows.

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