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When creating a task in SharePoint 2010, the "new" indicator is shown after creating a task. How long is this displayed and is the amount of time it is displayed configurable from the GUI?

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By default it is displayed for 2 days. You can override it with STSADM:

If you are using SharePoint 2010, you should also be able to override it using PowerShell.

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