SharePoint Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for SharePoint enthusiasts. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I've seen several people asking this question trhoughout the web, with no real solution.

Using SharePont 2007, and SharePoint Designer.

What I am attempting to do is to create a workflow which creates a task for each user in a group to review a document.

The current implementation in SharePoint seems to only create a single task for the group, and then anyone in that group can complete it for the entire group.

Yes I could add every person individually to the action, but then what if that group changes? People are removed or added, then I have to continually update the workflow everytime that occurs.

Is there a way to do this? Do I have to create a custom action?

share|improve this question

You could modify the task page:

  • Save the response of the current user
  • Check to see if all users from a group have provided a response
share|improve this answer
Well the response is actually going to be done in a discussion thread. The task item itself, I just want them to click on "Complete". I would much rather have the functionality of comments residing in the document library itself, which I have seen in codeplex as a project, but I cannot install any custom components. But what do you mean by "Modify the task page"? Am I interpreting what you are trying to convey correctly? – Anonymous May 27 '10 at 19:13

Before going into SharePoint Designer, have you considered the out of the box Approval workflow?

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.