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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Using Sharepoint 2013 Task Lists

When I open a filtered Online Sharepoint Task List, I lose the ability to modify (insert, indent, move etc) the list in its full "Edit" mode. With the error message: "We can't modify hierarchy on a ...
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Quick Edit very slow while saving

I have one site on my SharePoint 2013 server where the Quick Edit function of lists seems to be corrupt. For example when a bulk of data is copied from Excel to a list in Quick Edit view the first ...
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Add task to tasks list through JavaScript in SharePoint 2013

Can't add task list item to tasks list through JavaScript in SharePoint 2013. Here is my code: $("#Button1").click(function(e){ var siteUrl = 'http://sharepointlive:1234/'; //function ...
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5000 item limit prevents opening item even if view works fine

I have a Sharepoint 2013 task list with 5001 items in it. I have talked with the department that uses it about limiting the size by clearing out old items, but that is probably a little ways off. ...
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Sharepoint designer workflow task action not initiating

I am using a SharePoint designer workflow and it works until it gets to the step where it assigns a task to a user. When the workflow is initiated it goes through all of the steps until it reaches the ...
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Java script: how to get Workflow Id from Workflow Task Form

I need to get the Workflow Id with java script after editing a Workflow Task. What I have this far is only a script that gets the Task Id when the EditForm is opened: $(document).ready(function () { ...
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Visual Studio Workflow: get individual Task Ids from Composite Task

I have a Visual Studio Workflow for my SharePoint Online App that assigns a composite task to 5 people. I am looking for a way to obtain all 5 individual task id's in the Workflow itself, so I can ...
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Customizing Workflow Task list 2013 form

I have created SP designer workflow (sharepoint 2013 platform) with the custom list. But what my issue is that, By default the task form (workflow task list 2013) showing Approve, Rejection, save and ...
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Jquery accessing an element in Approval Task Form

I've been dealing with an error I can't solve. I've got an approval task form in which I want to hide the ribbon depending on the value of a field. The HTML generated when clicking the task link: ...
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Approve Task from Application page

I have created an application page. After submitting the form all the required information is added in sharepoint list and an approval process is initiated. I want to use the same application page as ...
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Attaching workflows: Customize task list name

When attaching the workflow to a list, how do you customize the task list name? I did it before but can't for the life of me remember how to do it anymore.
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Assign some tasks

I created the app Contacts and filled it with my employees. Later, I created Tasks and wanted to assign some tasks to my employees. But when I type a name of my employee in the field assign to, ...
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How to programatically export task list data to MPP file in SharePoint 2013

How to programatically export task list data to MPP file in SharePoint 2013.
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Automating Calendar updates from task lists

I'm trying to set up calendars for my team that are based off of our campaign activities. I have created campaigns as task lists that can pull a calendar, but I need to also create a separate calendar ...
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Workflow To Send Out Task Every WeekDay To Nominated People

I have a requirement to create a workflow that generates a task once per day and sends the task as an email notification to the nominated person for that day (Monday to Friday). The process is that ...
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SharePoint 2010- Send reminders from Task assigned

I am working on a project and its on SharePoint. I have to send reminders to Team Members whom I have assigned a task. But the workflows in SharePoint are restricted. We don't have the designer ...
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Sharepoint Task Status functionality

We are new in sharepoint and we have to develop functionality like. Admin user will create 1 task for other groups. if the groups will read this task we need to store datetime when he read and set ...
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Task List Email Reminder

I have a list of tasks with multiple tasks per user. Is there a way to send one email that lists all the tasks that still need to be completed as a weekly reminder, instead of sending one email per ...
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Task list event handler not firing

I have created a project with two event receivers, one pointing to a custom list (id 100) and one pointing to a task list (id 107). The custom list handler runs perfectly but the task list doesn't ...
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How to return field from specific workflow task as Data source in Lookup tool?

In short . . . How do I do this: ? In Step 1 of my workflow, the first action is to create/assign a task with Task ID of TaskID1. For the next action, how do I assign a field the value of a ...
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Gantt Chart Scale Zoom

Is there a way to have scaling or even the zoom in zoom out functionality on a Task List Gantt Chart view in a Web Part on a dashboard. It's part of a dashboard and rather than going into the task ...
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Content Query Web Part: not returning assigned to field

I have a CQWP webpart in which I've configured the following set of fields to return from a Task list type (171 list): <property name="ServerTemplate" type="string">171</property> ...
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Sharepoint workflow tasks Items

I am trying to get a task id of a specific task in a workflow. I would like to do this in the createTask activity. I have tried using taskProperties.TaskItemId but i seem to get back "-1" Is there a ...
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Update a field value when workflow is in progress

I am working on SharePoint Designer 2010. My requirement is that when a new item is created in a list (List is content type enabled and my workflow is on content type) a new task is created in the ...
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Filter a List View based on data in another list

I'm looking for guidance on how to approach a problem. I have two lists, Goals and Tasks. Goals is a simple custom list with Name and People-Involved. Tasks is a task list with a lookup field to ...
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Workaround for secondary workflow on tasks list

I need to overcome the limitation when one VS workflow creates tasks on task list, which also has another workflow attached to ItemCreated, and the secondary workflow is not triggered. Any ideas? (I ...
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Tasks from multiple lists displayed on one timeline/project summary

I have a site with two lists for tracking tasks. I also have the Project summary webaprt on the homepage. Is it possible to display tasks from both lists on the project summary/timeline on the ...
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Visual Studio not seeing workflow 2013 task list fields in activity

I'm trying to use WaitForFieldChange activity in VS2013 for SP2013 on task list defined in VS solution. Yet the FieldName dropdown for this list is empty: ( http://i.stack.imgur.com/EMp5C.png ) ...
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Task list does not allow group by people picker column created later

We have a list created using task list template. Later on we added an Item content type to it and created an Action Owner column of type People Picker. But when we tried to create a view group by ...
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Collecting data from subsites at root site level

I have a team site with few subsites. Subsites are the projects that can be added at any time using template. Every subsite has a task list. Is there a way to setup a main task list on a root page ...
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Store Task List Item Attachment to Directory At End of Workflow

I am trying to develop a workflow using SharePoint 2010 Foundation, that moves a task list item with a PDF attachment from list to list, going from one department to another. When one person signs ...
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Audit for when tasks are “completed” - SP List

Have a list of ~500 tasks. Would like to be able to see when each task was completed and by who in order to create MI. No access to SP designer unfortunately! Have tried versioning, but that doesn't ...
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Tasks lists not showing in Firefox

I have been using our Sharepoint site on Firefox ever since we set it up a few months ago. Same for my coworker except he uses Chrome. Just a few days ago suddenly we can't see Tasks when we open ...
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How to get workflow task list by ItemId with relatedItems?

How can i get task list with itemId programatically? Task list has a column named ReletadeItems, but this is formatted string,json. I have ListItemId(ID) value, I want to get task list by this ...
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How To Roll Up Tasks Using SQL Reporting Services (Report Builder 3.0)

I have a site structure in SharePoint 2010 where there is a top level site collection and hundreds of sub sites below that top level. The same lists exist in each of those sub sites e.g. task lists, ...
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SQL Union of two task lists in Access - how to get the correct “Assigned to”?

As you all probably know, a Sharepoint task list has an "Assigned To" column. When I import a task list, I get a table for the list and another table, "UserInfo" with the users for that list. When I ...
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Connect list to Document Set in Sharepoint 2013

Scenario: We have document library "Incoming correspondence" where we want to store incoming correspondence. sometimes it's more than one document in package, so we want to use DocumentSet to store ...
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Can I automatically add Tasks to the Timeline

I am trying to setup a task list in SharePoint 2013 that will automatically add new tasks with start and end dates to the timeline. Has anyone had any luck with this? I looked around at creating a ...
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Sharepoint Task List Security Patch Error

We've just noticed a rather strange problem with all the Task Lists we're running on our production server. When we open a task to edit it (in the default EditForm.aspx), any people fields present are ...
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Consolidated task list

How to create a consolidated task list containing all the (task)list items within the site collection(including the subsites).
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Reusable Tasks - moving an process from excel workbooks to SharePoint

My team use a SharePoint 2013 team site. Currently when we deliver training we use an excel workbook which tracks student names, and tracks their scores and has a standard task list of content that ...
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Connect multiple task lists into one master task list or view

I have lots of project sites each with their own task list. I want to create a master task list (or view or whatever?) on the parent site that can display all tasks in all of these project task lists. ...
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Task list to display more than one 'Assigned To'

This is a pretty simple question but for some reason I can't get this to work. I have a Document Library which is used to add documents and assign them to other people. It's connected to my Task ...
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“My Tasks” filter does not display new tasks

I used the "My Tasks" filter which comes with the OOTB Task list. It shows older tasks which were created a few days ago, but in order to see the "new" tasks created within the past hour, I have to go ...
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Aggregate multiple task lists into one “Master task list”

I just started working with SharePoint and I have one question. I have multiple team sites under one site collection. I'd like to aggregate all of these task lists into one giant "master task list" on ...
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Task List Re-Adding Completed Checkbox to View

We had a user remove the "Completed" column from the All Items (default) view on a task list. When we try to add the "Completed" column back to the the view, it comes back as a (Yes/No) column ...
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How to set a group alert

I have created a task list in sharepoint and created groups for teams. I want to mark groups in the assigned to section instead of having individual users. Also , want to set alert alert for group if ...
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Display image based on task completion

I am trying to display a 'progress bar' on a page which includes 5 different images. I would like to create a workflow where the image would change based on the completion of tasks in a task list. The ...
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Are To-Do Items supposed to email the user when assigned?

When adding a to-do item in a Workflow, is it supposed to email the User when the item is assigned? How about adding it to the Task-List in Outlook?
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How to force SharePoint tasks to be editable by “Assigned To” only?

I am creating task using visual studio workflow 2013, when user uploaded document we starting workflow which create task for group. But current logged in user is not member of that group. Then also he ...