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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Can the Task List be substituted for workflow?

What is the 'Task List' and what is its importance to the workflow designed in SharePoint 2007? Can 'Task List' be considered to be a substitute for workflow?
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Design Workflow that Emails People in Assigned To (Except for Created By)

We have a custom list that tracks work tasks in our department; we track our own work and use it to assign work/tasks to other colleagues. I have a people/groups column called AssignedTo and need a ...
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Workflow updating a multiple value lookup column

I have a couple of task lists for a project. One list is the list of main projects, the second is a list of tasks under each main project. The main projects has a lookup column that allows multiple ...
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send email to task assignee using powershell?

I want to send daily reminders to users who have tasks assigned to them. It seems like a simple way to do this would be to write a Powershell script that sends an email for each item, and set up a ...
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How to display list data in 'Related Content' field in Tasks

I've got a holiday approval system on our Sharepoint 2010 Foundation intranet. The process is that the staff member requests a holiday by adding to a List called 'Holiday Requests', the workflow then ...
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How do I run a Workflow on a Task List as the Current User instead of Item Creator?

I've created a Workflow in SharePoint Foundation 2010. It creates items in a task list. (Collect Data From User) There is a workflow on the second task list that runs when the task is changed. For ...
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Why is Workflow sending Emails even when Status is Complete and %Complete = 100%?

We have a user that is receiving the Task assigned to emails about once a week. He is listed in the CC field of the emails (I think this indicates he created the list entry for which the Workflow is ...
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Not Getting Task Changed Emails

I am not getting the task has been changed emails. I am getting the assigned and reassigned emails. I have looked at the timerjobs and everything seems to be running and is not disabled. Anyone ...
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sharepoint 3.0 Project tasks list - showing dependent tasks and linking betweekn taks

Is there any option to show link between tasks and dependency between tasks in gantt chart.Please let me know is it possible with Sharepoint services 3.0? Or is there any webparts which fulfills my ...
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Comments field not updating

I am developing a workflow. I have extended the Workflow Task content type with the Comments field using SharePoint UI. I need to set some value for this field in my code when editing the task, but it ...
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How to get task name while deleting in EventReceiver?

I have written my Custom function into the EventReceiver created on Tasks. public override void ItemDeleted(SPItemEventProperties properties) { base.ItemDeleted(properties); ...
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Asigning task to selective users from the list

I need advanced sharepoint help and hoping that someone can help me... I have 20 teams in my group and for each task I need to select certain teams each time and not all will be asked to review the ...
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Master Projects in SharePoint without Project Server

We have MS Project plans and synchronise them to SharePoint tasklists. When working offline with MS Project we are able to do a masterplan and manage resource access and dependencies between ...
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How to create a Project Tasks List view for Overdue tasks?

How do I create a dedicated view to display only the Overdue tasks based on three columns. Start Date and End Date (Actual End Date) and Target Date (projected completion date) Target Date - Start ...
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Outlook/SharePoint calendar sync 'error occurred connecting to site'

Our SharePoint site was originally setup under a test name (oldname). When brought into production, I added an AAM to extend it to our production name (prodname). About 6 months ago, I added an SSL ...
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Sharepoint: How to include a tasklist from a subsite in a wiki page

I have a site hierarchy that looks like: Roadmaps (/engineering/roadmaps) RM1 Meeting Site (/engineering/roadmaps/RM1Meet) RM2 Meeting Site (/engineering/roadmaps/RM2Meet) Now those meeting ...
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Assigned To blank in State Machine Workflow?

I created State Machine Workflow regarding on Client Requirement Avery thing is working fine but Approver name not available in Assigned To in Task list field but Task is Created. string ...
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Attach content type to task list

I have created a content type that inherits directly from the "workflow task" content type. I deployed it as a feature and activated it. Now, I want to attach it to the "Task" list in a site, but when ...
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jQuery to modify SharePoint 2010 Column Width

SharePoint 2010 - I have a Standard Task list in Gantt View that represents a list of projects (Sync from Project 2010). Since the column widths are not-persistent in SharePoint, I wrote a script to ...
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Are there advantages of workflows sharing a task list?

I have seen this approach as my company is currently upgrading from SP2007 to SP2010. Because the person who designed this left the company and there hasn't been anyone who continued maintaining the ...
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Show all tasks from user

How can I make a list with all Tasks? It is possible to use the MyTasks webpart, this is after changing a list of all task within the sitecollection. But i want a list of all tasks of multiple ...
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Duplicate task appearing in task list

I have created an "action items" list and every time I add a new item it adds to the list and then once you refresh the page it adds a second item below and calls it "action item initiated: task name" ...
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Programmatically get Workflow Task Outcomes (Sharepoint 2010)

I want to read all the Outcomes from a Workflow Task Outcomes (not only the standard but also the customized outcomes) from a Sharepoint 2010 Workflow Task. I searched all over the internet but ...
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Projects list, click to display tasks (Gantt)

We´r running SharePoint 2010 Server and i´m about to try out the projects part in SharePoint. I would like a list of projects, behind each project there is a list of tasks (Project Tasks List ...
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Sharepoint 2010 grouping workflow tasks for a document library

We want SharePoint Experts Advice here What we have : 1- we have one document library ( many items). 2- we have many Tasks assign to document library item by workflow e.g. Require Manager ...
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How to debug the error "This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited”?

From time to time, some of my SP2010 site workflows fail with this message: This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited I believed I have fixed this but from time to ...