Task list is a list of tasks where editors can assign tasks to users. Tasks have properties like start, finish date and current status of the task.

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Recalculate Calculated Columns with Javascript

Has anyone some sample javascript code to recalculate a calculated column in SharePoint 2013 tasks? This should work on new and edit form and also with the AllItems view. Many thanks.
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How to add Tasks Timeline to list view from XML?

I create my own Task list (I want to have some extra fields). I go to Visual Studio > New item... > List > "Create a customizable list template and a list instance of it:" > Tasks. When I deploy ...
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How to delete a Task that is associated to an item and workflow that have been deleted

I have a task that is associated with an item (in another list) that has a running workflow. However, the item was deleted over a year ago and therefore it is no longer recoverable from the recycle ...
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Add custom field to an OTB WorkFlowTaskList in Visual Studio

Why is it that you can't add a field to an OTB WorkFlowTaskList in Visual Studio??
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SP2013 - Filtering not working on Calendar view of Task list

I have a page with a Task list on it displaying its Calendar view. I have a filter on the Calendar view where it should only show items where "Show On Content Calendar" is equal to Yes, however the ...
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How to get list item id of the workflow task list

I have a SP2010 workflow created in Visual Studio in which several tasks exist. At each task creation I need to send message to specific user which contains information about specific task, one of the ...
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SharePoint 2013 App with Workflow and custom Task List

In my current project, I want to create a Workflow within a SharePoint App. This Workflow uses a History and a Task List. But I don't want to generate these Lists. I want to create my own custom ...
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Set field value in custom list when the task is completed :workflow in MOSS 2007

I have two lists one is my custom list named: Calender and another is task list named CalendarTasks. I've set workflow on Calender which gets fired on item added in that list. I'm using Assign To Do ...
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How to add TasksWithTimelineAndHierarchy web part to site definition

I am currently working on a site definition for a customer. Their wish is to create a team site with four subsites and some specified web parts on them. Safe to say all that works, but I am however ...
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How to filter the timeline

I was just wondering if there is a way to filter the timeline web part, so that it does not show completed tasks for instance? I have tried adding a filter to the task list that the timeline belongs ...
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get items in specific summary task folder in SharePoint 2010 via client object model in c# [duplicate]

i want to get items in android via web api web service. when user click on items web api return values step by step from sharepoint task list. using (ClientContext context = new ...
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SPD Update List Item - If “field” in Current List equals “Yes”, then Update status in List 2

I have a form library, with a SPD Custom Task associated with it for approvals. The approver just has to check a box when they approve the form. But in order for them to not get a reminder to ...
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Importing Project file to SharePoint task list without MS Project

I have an MPP file which I wish to display on a SharePoint task list. Is it possible to do this without opening the document up in MS Project first and syncing it there. Everything I have found ...
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How could I have a custom task list update all start dates if an item is changed?

I'm not exactly sure how to approach this problem. I am hoping it can be solved with calculated columns or thru a workflow. If it can only be accomplished with some advanced technique beyond the ...
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Should seperate Task Lists and History Lists be created for each workflow?

When creating Workflows, you have the option of creating new Task List for the Workflow or using an existing Workflow task list. The same type of option is available for the History list of the ...
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How can I give a large audience access to a SharePoint task list without giving them access to the rest of what's on the site?

Our department has a department site as part of our larger company SharePoint site. We've created a task list on the department site, and we want a large group of people from multiple departments to ...
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SP2013 - Tasks not showing description for certain users

So I have an out-of-the-box task list on most of my department sub-sites. The task lists are using the standard Tasks content type. I've added an append-only comment field to the content type and ...
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Can I add issue status to display near the time a comment was made?

so i have a task list and a Comments column. For each item if you click on view entries under the comments you get a form with info about the item. where the comments are we have the name of the user, ...
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List does not exist Error message in list view page

One of my web parts (almost basic list view web part) started giving an error, "List does not exist. The page you selected contains a list that does not exist. It may have been deleted by another ...
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Sync SharePoint Task Lists

I am using SharePoint 2010. Here's what I am trying to achieve. I've one main task list (A). Entries in task list A is broken down into three separate task sub lists (B,C,D). i.e. A = B + C + D ...
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Alert assigned user when predecessors completed

I have an out of the box SharePoint 2010 Tasks List setup using predecessors (a lookup column back to same task list, allows multiple selections) and I have a requirement to send an email alert to the ...
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Assign tasks to Document Library Items

I started a task list to track ACTIVE document expiration dates - Doc Name - Doc Type - Expiration Date - Review Date - Assigned To I wanted to create a sub-folder for the obsolete stuff, but that ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Accidently deleted Tasks field Description. Can't get it back

I have been trying to find a way to restore the Tasks list Description column in the task list. The reason I need this column is so that it will sync with Outlook Tasks. The column can't just be named ...
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Is Task list “Find an item” relying on the crawler?

In SP 2013 online, when I add a new task to a task list, and then use "Find an item" to find it, it doesn't show up right away. If I wait a while, and search again, it shows up. Is this search ...
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Task list not visible in internet explorer - Internet explorer settings on server

I created a task list with the system account. This task list is not visible to other accounts. What could be the reason for this ? The Urls are the same and the second account (Jürgen Stürmer) has ...
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Task List delegate task to the user

Hi I have got a difficult question. I have got a Task List with the some Task. Only One person, or group should can create a Task. The User which take a task Should Could edit a task, not delete a ...
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Task List Sharepoint 2010 [duplicate]

I have got a Task List. I want to give rights only one person, to create task. But if any of user choose this task, only he should edit this task. How should I do this. Manager could edit all tasks.
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Task list and giving custom permissions to task assignee

I have got a list with a lot of task. The first column of the list contains the name of the task while the following ones are additional information. As now I have defined a "task Creator" role/user ...
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PowerShell script to update Task “Outcome” and “% Complete” fields

I have a problem (see Workflows do not continue after user completes a task nor do they update task outcome and percentage) that I can't get around. I thought about running a powershell script every ...
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Item task relation in list view

I have a worklfow that creates task in a custom task list. However, I also want to display the item that applies to the workflow task in the task list itself. How can I add this control to to the task ...
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Skip workflow confirmation page

I'm trying to add a "Mark Complete" option for the task list (I've noticed 2013 has it by default but 2010 does not). I made a workflow that sets the appropriate values on the task, added it to the ...
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Change edit rights on an item based on task outcome

I have a workflow set up that is associated with a custom user list. Users can add, but also edit these items in a list. However, what I want to achieve its that users can edit an item in a list up ...
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Why can't I open/view my OWN Task?

I have a Workflow that creates a Task and assigns it to me. From my domain account I login, and click on the Task. I get a permissions error ??? I do NOT get this error when I login as the System ...
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Is there a way to assign a task to more than one user?

I am creating a tool that needs to assign a single task to one ore more users. The task list may not be in the same site collection so I cannot simply add a SPGroup or use AD Groups due to our farm ...
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Preferable way to send notification for task list. Timer job or workflow?

I am new to sharepoint. I am having a task list in which I want to send e-mails to the person whom the task is assigned before 24 hours of due date. I am confused whether to use workflow or timer ...
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Remove URL encoding from hyperlink field

I have a Task list, with some custom fields. One of the fields is a hyperlink field which contains a link to a document set that is related to the task. The task is created via the server object ...
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How to create daily checklist

Question for Sharepoint (SP) 2010 out-of-the-box or via SP Designer. I have 20+ tasks that's done by a team, recurring everyday, each with an assignee and due time. I want this checklist to do the ...
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report field name or column header to workflow variable

How can I report a field name or header into a workflow variable rather than the lookup value for a list item. Then, how can I use this variable to update the field in the original list using update ...
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How do I update a task from a custom InfoPath form

We are in the process of figuring out how to use SharePoint and InfoPath to replace our current Workflow system. And I’m running through some test scenario’s/examples and have run into a problem. I’m ...
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Set Field to user who approved task

I have a custom task that gets assigned to a group (2 people) The ExpandGroups field is set to YES. Each user will be assigned a task individually. If one user approves their task before the other, ...
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How do I create new Task Items from an entry form?

I have a Task List on a SharePoint Site and I want to be able to create a form on a page on another site that would add a new task to the task list when the information was entered and saved. I know ...
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Multiple task lists on one page - status refresh issue

I have a question regarding task status updates on SharePoint 2013 task lists (ListView web parts). If I put only one task list on the page, everything works fine and after marking the checkbox next ...
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Alert user when due date is approaching in task list

I'm using SharePoint 2007 and I'd like to configure a task list to send an alert to the assigned-to user(s) and assigned-by user when the due date for a task is approaching (for instance, when the due ...
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InfoPath form submit gets broken when converted to a UDCX file?

Here's the scenario: We have a SPD custom workflow that is using the "collect data from user" action. So we have a number of fields in a Task list that the user needs to input. We are customizing ...
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Good Gantt Control that auto adjust the date ranges

I'm looking for a third party Gannt control. In wich I can edit the daterange. If an edit occurs, the gannt must be able to adjust the start dates from the child (following) tasks (like ms project). ...
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How to get approval status of a list item as a column to that list?

I have a Calendar list and an approval workflow. The workflow is initiated when a new item is added. The event gets approved in the task list. I want to get that "Outcome" column to the list. But when ...
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Load All Task Items in to Page?

I have Task list in home page containing multiple task items, Is it possible to approve multiple items at once, instead of one at a time (being redirected to the start page after each approval..) ?
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add SPListItem with more than one field of data

I want to add an item to a SharePoint task list, with data in the Title, AssignedTo, and Status columns. The code below adds the item with data in the Title column, but no data in the other columns. ...
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HierarchyTasksList with a custom schema and extra view gives error list not found

I am creating a HierarchyTasksList with a custom schema. When I add an extra view with a BaseViewId="10" or any other not used number I get an error. However when I change the BaseViewId to "1". ...
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To Do List Item's are not able to be Edited in Datasheet Mode on the Task List

I have several workflows connected to the Task list. When a user tries to edit their to-do items on the Task list, they have to edit each task as Complete one by one from the normal view. I want ...