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The problem is the following: I need to create a workflow using sharepoint designer, which will create tasks for chosen users and after, will send them email notifications, where every email will contain url of the corresponding task edit form. I made this functionality using "Task process" workflow activity. In this activity there is a way to put task view form URL in emails([%Current Task:URL%]), but how to get edit form url or at lest how to get task id in sharepoint designer I couldn`t find.

Any ideas? Is there a way to insert task edit form URL to notification emails without coding?

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If you look at the Task list which you are storing the task then you can get the URL of the EDIT form and then add that into your workflow with the required (task) ID.

So in effect the URL of the form is hard-coded in the email but has the variable of the TaskID attached to it.


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Yap, but there is still a problem - how to set taskID variable. In Task Properties picklist there is no such a variable. –  Vahag Nahapetyan Mar 18 '13 at 12:49
I thought you were using %Current Task:ID%? –  Stephen Mar 18 '13 at 12:55
I would like to use it, but it is not available in the list of available fields. Screenshot - dropbox.com/s/qj3rtileq6tdt1j/spw.png –  Vahag Nahapetyan Mar 18 '13 at 13:04
And there is one more property - "Task Assignee". –  Vahag Nahapetyan Mar 18 '13 at 13:07
Just fixed question, there mus be URL, not ID. ID is giving exception in SharePoint. I tried to write it manually before. –  Vahag Nahapetyan Mar 18 '13 at 13:12
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