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I am currently developing a custom workflow which has it's own approval process when publishing documents to a list. I have created a new form for use which approves/rejects the file. The approval form successfully works and I am sending out the link for it to the approver. My problem is that on creation of the task list item I also want to change the url that is attached to the Sharepoint Built in Field "Title". I cannot find this anywhere within either the Task Properties object or within Extended properties.

Does anyone know if I can set this property, something like:

createApproval_TaskProperties.ExtendedProperties["Title URL"] = "http://url/"

Or is this something you can't edit, and would have to create my own custom content type to hold the Title/link to my custom approval form, then Hide sharepoints "Title" Column?

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You have to create a List with a List Schema (Template) where you can specify which Forms are to be used.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa543477.aspx

Refer to Forms Element.

You can do it manually using Sharepoint Manager 2010 or similar tool.

Hope it helps!

Best Regards

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I would build my own custom content type with a new URL field. That way you don't change the default Title field. And the custom content type will be specific to that workflow.

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Thanks, sorry for taking so long to reply, this worked though :) –  lostlain Jul 12 '12 at 12:30
    
You can mark this as your answer. –  Mike Jul 13 '12 at 13:56

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