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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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 ...
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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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Project task and my task in SharePoint 2010

I have created a project Task and My tasks in sharepoint 2010. I have noticed that this is not getting linked. eg: When I create a project task and assign it to me, it does not display on my tasks ...
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Task List Email Alert Links Go to Wrong Address

I have a task list in SharePoint 2013 Foundation. My users receive email alerts when tasks have been reassigned. This was an OOB thing, I never set anything up. The users just set alerts to the list ...
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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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Creating links to specific content types in a list (Task List, adding summary and normal tasks)

We are using the OOTB Task List in SP2010 to manage tasks. The rule we are using is Summary Tasks (folder) always contains the tasks (task). But the feedback I am getting from users who add multiple ...
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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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Sync Outlook tasks to Sharepoint

I know you can sync SharePoint tasks to Outlook, but how can you sync Outlook tasks to SharePoint? I have SharePoint and Outlook 2013.
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Project Summary

I set up a Project Summary webpart. I have linked it to a task list. However, now it is showing late tasks even though the tasks have been completed. (example: Due date 6/15/15. Start date: 6/11/15, ...
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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 ...
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When I am adding content type to Task List , not able to see all content type group

When I am trying to add content type to Task List. It is not showing all groups. I am able to see folder content type group in sharpoint 2010.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...