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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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 ...
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Sharepoint 2013 multiple stages task

I just finished setting up a new team site on SharePoint and now I need to edit the functionality of the task list. Basically what I want to do is to create a task with multiple stages (as sub-tasks ...
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Which information is used to sort default view?

In a task list I can simply use the quick edit grid to change the order of the tasks and further more ident them. Internally the id of the item does not change even though it was moved e.g. from the ...
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How to Remove “Relative Item” from alert notification send by a task

I enabled the alert notification for SharePoint 2010 task list. But in the notification Email i am getting "Related Items" link in the json format. I don't want to show that in the email notification. ...
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SPListDataValidationException in an event receiver on a task list with Overdue tasks

I have a task list called Finance Department Tasks on this task list i have created an item updating event receiver which checks if all fields in the task list are filled and then sets the task status ...
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How to complete overdue tasks in SharePoint 2013

I want to know if there is a way to complete overdue(late) tasks in SharePoint 2013 but without using the "Mark as Complete" check box.Is this possible?
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SharePoint 2013 Task List Status cannot complete after due date

I have task list where the status remains "Not Started" if i try to complete the task after the due date has crossed. Even when i write and event receiver and try to overwrite the field task status to ...
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Hide “Mark as Complete Check Box” in Sharepoint 2013 Task List

I want to hide the "Mark as Complete Check Box" in Sharepoint 2013 Task List view. Is it possible? What is the best way to do so? Thanks.
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Getting tasks Assigned To the groups

I have one sharepoint group with contribute permission which has 3 users. If any one of the group member is logged in to the sharepoint site, he will get the tasks that are assigned to that group and ...
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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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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 ...