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I found in a few threads that I could use Form_URN in my email notifications that a task was over due, but this does not work for me.

I have tried in several different workflows, so I know it isn't specific to just one. I have a secondary workflow that sets due dates and also emails the user if the due date is in the past.

I used the Form URN as you can see from the pic. Any advice?

form_urn pic

I also tried using Workflow Context: Current Item URL and look at this odd behavior, the link is DUPLICATED as you can see in the flyout.

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i tried also using Workflow Context: Current Item URL and that doesn't work returns DOUBLE url. – April Drake May 1 '13 at 21:08
It returns Double the URL because that is the format of the inofpath URL field. – April Drake May 31 '13 at 20:51

Use Current Task:Form_URN to get a link to the currently assigned task.

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Does anyone have a better answer to this? I've tried both the options below and neither one show a link in the email body. Sharepoint strips the link out and then the only way to get to the task is by the "open this task.." button.

[%Current Task:Form_URN%]

[%Workflow Tasks:Form_URN%]

Why would they not place the "open this task..." button in a more intuitive place? You know like the FIRST highlighted blue link the user would see. Why did they choose to place it at the top of the email where the user overlooks it. It's a very poor user experience.

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