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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Create a list column of Project Web Access project names

I'm trying to make a site column in Project Web Access which contains a list of the projects managed within that instance of PWA. There's a few types of data in the PWA that look like they should ...
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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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create custom field linking to library contents

Trying to create a change request list requiring the viewer to specify the artifact to change, based on the filenames in the artifact library (same sharepoint). The displayed control to select could ...
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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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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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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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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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Workflow that is started by the information management policy is not assigning task to user

Our foundation has created a record retention policy that will be implemented on our new SharePoint 2013 site. I have created custom columns for "start retention date" "review date" "data owner" and ...
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Sync Tasklist 2013 to Outlook 2010

I trying to sync those two. I fixed the RSS Feeds to be able to work but when i press sync i get this
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UserAgent not available, file operations may not be optimized, Task not filtering

I'm having the following exception when I try to filter the Task control by "Assigned to" in SharePoint 2013. The full stack trace is: UserAgent not available, file operations may not be optimized. ...
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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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Changing the display value in a control for a default, hidden field using SharePoint Designer 2013

I am on SharePoint Online, using Sharepoint Designer 2013 and InfoPath 2013. I have access to our site as an admin, but I do not have access to the server. Some background: For a task list, I needed ...
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Custom task column on reusable workflow

I had a workflow that was linked to a list. I noticed then that I could make a reusable workflow, which is more practical: I only need to link it to the list that I want, instead of making a new one! ...
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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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Populate New Task choice field via LocalStorage

We are using local storage to hold a text box/title value from a 'main' problem list. In this 'main' list, we first identify the issue/problem. We then add tasks in a task list associated to the ...
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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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“Head” count on a calculated column?

Can I get some help about how I do a "head" count on "no. of deliveries"? The column is a calculated column, so I cannot do in the way I know, also because it needs to put the numbers together and not ...
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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 get the top item of a task list?

I have a task list from a Sharepoint Online site that is synced with MS-Project. I created a top level task item that everything else is nested under. However the ID of that task is very large ...
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Rest API for searching list items from a task list from all sub sites in a site collection

I am looking for Rest API thus create a UI/webpart for searching list items from a task list from all sub sites in a site collection. I have created a site collection[project site collec.] and tasks ...
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Help with my First workflow

Hey Sharepoint Experts, As a school project we are working for a non profit organisation. We are trying to build a SharePoint site for them. One module they want to see implemented is a module wich ...
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SharePoint Tasks Outlook Categories Color Codes

I'm trying to get Tasks created in SharePoint to show in Outlook with a color category based on Priority. As of now, I can add existing site column Categories and manually type in "Red Category" and ...
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Full URL for Task in a list via powershell

I need to extract the full URL for a 'task' in a 'task list' via a PowerShell script. My goal here is to extract this URL, report on it and the end user can click on the URL and it would take him ...
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“Assigned To” field is empty when users edit a task

SharePoint 2013 Task List which is synchronized with MS Project 2013. We have a number of tasks which have multiple users in the "Assigned To" field. Our IT support person told me that I have ...
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Modify email message sent when task is assigned

Does anyone know how to modify the email that is sent from a task list when a person is added to the Assigned To field? I would like to move some fields around. The fields in the email are not in any ...
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App or way to add reports to a documentset

Dear SharePoint experts. Hi For a school project we were asked to set up a sharepoint for a non profit organisation. We made it so that we use a documentset for the creation of cases they keep for ...
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Display the Actual “Related Item” in a Task List using JSLINK?

How would I go about displaying a link to the actual related item within a task list? Currently, when I display the related item field in the view, all it shows is '1 Related Item'. Is it possible ...
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Using more than 9 row colours in a SharePoint 2013 task list

On a task list, I want all 17 staff members of a team to have their own colour. I made a calculated column with this script found on the web, and it works fine for member 1 to 9. Unfortunately, member ...
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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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Display 'Related Item' Field in a Task 'Edit' Form

Is there any way to display 'Related Items' in a task edit form? It's already available in the display form, but when you switch to edit, it drops off. Ideas?
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SharePoint 2013 task have no related item?

I hope someone can help me to solve my Problem. I have a workflow (Name approval) on a Liste that starts a process when I add a new item. As part of this it creates a task and emails to the users. ...
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How do I collapse all subtasks in a SharePoint 2013 task list?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 to keep track of projects and their sub-tasks. But the view is getting pretty long and it would be nice to have a button to collapse all subtasks, leaving only the top-level ...
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Office 365 Sharepoint Display Certain Columns for apps

My work has asked me to help with sharepoint, which I am new to. Basically, I'm trying to display certain columns for the Task app. Right now, when I go to site contents and click on a task app. ...
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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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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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Workflow Task Process

Is there a way to get the task ID , when using "START A TASK PROCESS" in SP 2013, it works when using "Assign a task process" however. The only reason I have to use this, is because I have dynamic ...
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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 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 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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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 ...