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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Make Task Form Field Read-Only using SharePoint Designer

How would I make a task-form field (SP2013) read-only (not hidden) using SharePoint Designer?
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Hide Ribbon in Task Form?

How would I go about hiding the ribbon in a task form? I have the form default open in edit mode and don't want the user to be able to see the ribbon at all. Is this possible?
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View totals not working correctly for task list in 2013

The issue I'm having is that the Totals section in the task list view settings isn't updating with the filters of the view. It is working in a custom list as well as a task list in SharePoint Online. ...
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How to create a timeline view of a task list?

Is there a way to create a timeline view of a task list? From my experience, you can add tasks to a timeline, but there is no way to create a view based on that timeline. It's all or nothing it ...
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Hide Timeline using XML Code in share point Sandbox solution

How can I set ShowTimelineIfAvailable Property of Timeline in task list view using XML ? I want to hide time line from the task list view. I've Sandbox Solution with page provisioning. I'm creating ...
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Can You Display 'Related Content' in a Task List?

I would like to be able to display the related content (i.e. from a document library) in a task list that is tied to a 2013 workflow. Is this possible?
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Replying to Email from Task List Site

My task process generates an email for the user to whom it is assigned. The 'sent from' address in the email is the site where the task list resides. Is there any way to point a user reply to a ...
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How to Stop and Restart multiple tasks workflow?

I have 3 workflows: W1 is started on item created; assigns consecutive tasks to users and checks whether each task is completed before it assigns a new one; W2 works on the task list of W1 and is ...
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How to edit Create Item In List action task after the task has been completed?

I created a workflow which uses the Create Item In List action to assign custom tasks to users (such as fill in new employee details in a task form, then HR completes this task and 2nd task for giving ...
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link to a document in an attachment column within a task list in Sharpoint 2010

another link to a document question: I have a task list and by default, there is an attachment column. Whenever I add an item to that list, I may add an attachment. However sometimes I want to refer ...
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Cannot update task item in custom task from in document set workflow

I have a document set workflow. Also I have created a task list which is related to the workflow. When I click the button on custom task form, which indicates completing of the workflow it shows such ...
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Update list item from another list using SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow

I have two lists. First list is employees list which has two columns: Name(Person or Group) and Department(Lookup). Department column gets values from a list where names of the departments listed. ...
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Task list view permissions by department

I have a task list where task list of the entire company exists. I want task list can have permission to view such that a department member can only view his/her department tasks, but cannot view ...
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Assign task to user, then assign task to all users in group minus that user

Is there a way to assign a task or email a group of people, but restrict which users in that group get the task or email? I have a requirement for an approval workflow that is to initially be ...
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Task list does not show if timeline is switched on when using custom master page

I am using a custom master page. It had the problem of apps to add not showing up which got fixed with the below solution Link But the task lists are not visible if timeline is turned on (default ...
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Versioning draft Item security gives error “sorry, this item hasn't been shared with you”

I have content approval workflow in Pages Library. I have set the Draft Item security to "Any User Who can edit items". Now problem is when a user with only Read access wants to view the page (which ...
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Create task and subtask from a 2010 or 2013 workflow

I have custom list for my license renewal process and I want to know if it's possible to create a task and subtask from a workflow. If it is, I would love to have a hint on how to get this done! ...
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Task List Can't Send Alerts to User Group

I have a Task List I created called Events. When a new task is created I want it to send an Alert to a group called TaskEmailList. This group has Full Control. However, when I create an Alert using ...
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Add attachment to Task List in SharePoint Online from Site Mailbox

I'm looking for a way to add an attachment to a specific Task within a list from a library or list. We have SharePoint Online as part of our E3 subscription. The ideal scenario is files are emailed ...
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Customising SharePoint 2013 Workflow Task Form

I have a SharePoint list that has an attached SP 2013 Workflow. I plan to customize the task form using Visual Studio 2012. The idea is that for each task, I will ask the user to input some values ...
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Reminder in Tasks list [duplicate]

I have a SP13 list that when changed triggers a list workflow that creates tasks in a tasks list. These tasks are not marked "wait for completion" because i want the workflow to end immediately. ...
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Trigger Workflow in Task list

I have a SP13 list that when changed triggers a list workflow that creates tasks in a tasks list. These tasks are not marked "wait for completion" because I want the workflow to end immediately. ...
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Prevent viewer accessing and search Task List

We are using SP2013 on-premise standard edition. On a site collection we have setup several Approval workflow. These workflows will create "task" on "Workflow Task" list. Only user with "contribute" ...
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Multiple tasks lists created from workflow creation

I have the following inside my web application :- I have created a new site collection of type team site. and I added 5 sub-sites inside it. Now each subsite have 4 lists inside it and I added a ...
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Global view of all all tasks (sps 2013)

Is it possible to get a list of all (open) tasks for a website collection? I checked Sharepoint 2013 task list of all tasks created already but this approach isn't exactly what we need. For each ...
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Set task list to standard view not quick edit mode

I have created a task list and added all necessary columns but when I navigate to the task list all views default to quick edit mode, like a datasheet, I want the list to default to the Standard view ...
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% Complete Roll up in Sharepoint 2013

I have a summary task and a couple of subtasks under the summary task. The %Complete on sub tasks are 10 and 20 % respectively. However, this is not rolling up tp the Summary task. The summary task ...
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SPSiteDataQuery for Task List not working

I am creating a visual web part for aggregating all task in all webs of a site collection I am using SPSiteDataQuery to get all tasks but it does not work for Task list i.e. Task List query....
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How to create various timeline views of project tasks

Since it is not possible to relate a timeline to different views of the same task list (See this question), has anyone found another way to use SharePoint task list and timeline features to show ...
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Outlook syncs tasks to wrong folder

I'm in pre-production with a new SharePoint 2013 (Enterprise) farm, and I'm having an odd issue with task sync between SharePoint and Outlook. I've been able to successfully sync calendars both ways ...
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Task List - Expand on check box action

I did a search and couldnt find more info on this.. I created a Task List to keep track of various projects. The out of the box functionality has a check box which works with the 'Complete %' field. ...
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Task List - Using a custom JS Link file, but keeping original menu options

I have added a 'Task List' app to my site. Out the box, when you click on the '...' menu option, you see a pop-up with a whole bunch of useful task list related details. However, I have also ...
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Visual Studio 2013 doesn't allow me to change Target List assignments in workflow

My Visual Studio 2013 (v12.0.30501.00 Update 2) doesn't allow me to change target task list assignments. I can see my new task list among items to choose but after selecting it nothing changes. ...
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Workflow not creating tasks

I have a List Workflow that fires every time a new element is added to the list. Untill now it has been working perfectly, but this morning I erased some items from the list, and now the workflow is ...
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How to display tasks from database in a sharepoint gantt view [duplicate]

I have been searching for a while for a solution to display tasks that are stored in database in a sharepoint gantt view. All what I found on the internet is how to create tasks instantly while ...
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Send task mail notification programmicaly

I have a case, where I need to change task Assigned To field value. And when it is changed, then it should send notification to new person. Here is the question, is it possible to send (resend) Task ...
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Is there to have a parameter for an entire list?

Is it possible to have an attribute, like start date, where other columns would use it to calculate their value? For example the due date column would take the start date and then add the amount of ...
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Sync to Outlook Removal

I have read that in SharePoint tasks the sync to Outlook button is being removed this September, is there going to be a new syncing feature, or another way to achieve this function? Also if anyone ...
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Change the interval in which SharePoint and Outlook sync their tasks?

SharePoint only syncs with Outlook tasks in intervals and for our company it is better if we can minimize the time between each sync. Is there a way to do that in SharePoint? And how?
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Set the due date of task through a custom list workflow

I'm trying to create a task through a workflow everytime a item is created in a custom list. The problem is when I'm trying to add a custom 'due date' that is not fixed or 'today'... I tried to ...
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Theme with Tasks Completed Check box

On our Tasks lists, we are getting a solid grey box in the Completed Check box field. Even when we deactivate the custom branding and change the Theme, it still shows as:
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Task list permissions

I am new to the SharePoint and I have some problem hope you help me in my task list I want to grant edit task permission only to Assigned to & Created by I have many departments in my company ...
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Sharepoint workflow not adding tasks to Workflow Tasks lists

IMPORTANT EDIT: It's happening in all sites and subsites! Not just in the newly created ones! Suddenly the workflows are not creating tasks anymore! I've created a Sharepoint Approval Workflow on a ...
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Reassign task to different user in SharePoint 2013 workflow using SPD

I have a requirement in which there is an approval for cost. In this request will be assigned to manager and if manager approves the task and if cost is more then 20000 then it should assign to COO ...
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Sharepoint 2013 task list of all tasks created

A manager would like to have a list of all the tasks he has created instead of all the tasks assigned to him. Is there an out of the box way to do this? We are running Sharepoint 2013.
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SharePoint Task List Funtionality

Do SharePoint’s task lists have the capability to display documents that due for certification/modification within a given timeframe? For example, it would pick up that a document has an annual ...
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How to get the same tasks like inside the TaskListWebPart?

I am using sp2013. When you go to your mysite and go to the task list, you will see a webpart of the type TaskListWebPart. This webpart is showing all tasks from all site collections. I have a ...
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Workflow Task List - View Filtered By Assigned To = [Me] not working for SPGroups

I want to filter my Workflow 2013 Tasks list only to display the tasks assigned to the current user. Hence I went ahead and set a filter 'Assigned To' is equal to [Me] in the view. However, I am not ...
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Best way to filter by distribution groups user is in and show assigned to tasks for that group

Basically, the goal is that there is a task list web part that will use REST services to see what distribution groups a user is a part of and the view will filter based on if any distribution groups ...
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Migrating Task list from 2010 to 2013 by creating template

I am migrating Task List from 2010 to 2013 by Creating template. But I am not able to see that template in 2013. Steps: Created template of Task List in 2010. Uploaded the same in 2013 , under Site ...