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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Reset tasks for using multiple times

I'm creating a list with tasks that I don't want people to share at the same time, I don't want them to edit the exact same list simultaneously. But rather have it as a finished file that people can ...
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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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Using Workflow to set Task Outcome column value

I am trying to create a workflow that will change the "Task Outcome" value of a task. The task list is associated with an Approval Workflow and was created when the specific instance of the approval ...
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Column indicating if task is within the timeline or not

I am looking for a way to add a column that indicates when an item is within the timeline on a task list, or not. I would like to use this so I can create a workflow that changes this column to 'No' ...
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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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Task List - Hide “There are no items” with CSR?

I'm new to SharePoint and I have been asked to remove the string "There are no items..." below a task view (which is a Web Part). I'm aware that it can be done by using JavaScript (with jQuery for ...
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task list: show author in outlook

a synchronized SharePoint task list shall show the author (created by) in the synced Outlook view. I can find the created field in the task field list in Outlook but not the created by. And there is ...
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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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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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Is there a way to customize the context menu in a Timeline?

I want to set up a Task List so that a user is able to click on a task and see a link to a page. The link would be stored in column of the Task List. An acceptable alternative would be to click on ...
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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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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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Task locking Event Receiver Execution

I have an event receiver that creates 2 tasks. The task should be created immediately on ItemAdded but there is a delay for some reason. The first task is created immeditately as expected but then ...
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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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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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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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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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How to consolidate the task list instead of multiple task lists?

I have multiple task lists using in different workflows and subsites. I want to consolidate all task lists using single task list instead of multiple task list. how to achieve this. Thanks in advance
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Workflow Task Process in 2010

I am wondering if there is a way to edit a “collect feedback comments”completed task when all the tasks are complete and the overall task process is complete, with out changing the behavior of the ...
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Start Workflow Automatically Help

I am very new to sharepoint but my employer wants to use it for build orders. I have created what appears to be a successful workflow and task list but am having issues linking them. I want to make it ...
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Trigger Email Notifications to Multiple Person or Group Fields Once Populated in Task List

I am looking for a way to use multiple people or group fields similar to the out of the box assigned to field within a task list. For example, the initial task will be assigned to Person A. I can ...
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how to set the checkbox(mark task complete) option in task list?

I have task list but I didn't find the checkbox (mark task complete) option in my task list. Thanks in adavance
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Can I sync a task list to outlook and have the tasks show in the To-Do Bar

I have a task list in SharePoint that I have synced to my Outlook. I can view the SP tasks in Outlook under My Tasks and I can create new tasks in Outlook. What I can seem to figure out is how to ...
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Hide completed tasks in task list

When I (or anyone else) mark the check-box to indicate a task in the Task List is completed, the task is crossed out. However, the completed task still stays in the All Items view. How do I hide these ...
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Copying tasks between lists

I am trying to copy several tasks from one list to another and I can't seem to find a way to do it. I've seen other questions (like this one) with the answer being to save the list as a template. I ...
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Aggregating User's Tasks in SharePoint 2013

I have been scouring the internet for that past several weeks trying to come up with a solution, but I am lost. I need a web part that can do two things: Display all incomplete tasks for a ...
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Error generating the task form

I had created a nice reusable 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer. It operates on a content type. The workflow had some custom infopath forms included and a bunch of variables. Recently I ran into ...
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internal name of Default Task Status field on 2013 OnPrem?

I don't have OnPrem at hand, can someone check what the internal fieldname is for the default Tasks List "Task Status" field. On Office365 it is Status, I know it was TaskStatus in SharePoint ...
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How to get task status from sub sites in SharePoint master site?

I want to fetch task status from sub sites and view in chart in master site, in master page in need show the status of overall sub site tasks list and in that task completed and not completed list. ...
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Carriage returns appear for no apparent reason in Sharepoint's task description field

I use Sharepoint's task description field as a log for my team's project status updates. I'll enter in a line by sometimes typing it and sometimes copy pasting something from an email. Later, when I ...
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How can I edit the task app to contain updates on the task?

I would like to be able to see the tasks as they are now which an extra column - a line or two of a current update status. However, I want to be able to view the old update statuses to see how things ...
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Retrieve the Item ID from the Task List Related Item column

Using JSOM, I getting all the task details which are not started. Using CAML query i got all the column values including related item column from Task list var relateditm = $(this).attr("...
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user can't open and edit list's element

We have a task list which contains data about purchases of different divisions (each purchase is formulated as new task/ new list item and has it's own separate row in the list). There is general ...
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Sharepoint add ID from list to task

I would like to add the ID from a list to a task list. I have created a column in the task list as lookup and SET field: ID (from list) to value: List ID However, the ID still does not appear in ...
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Project Summary Web Part is not showing correct number of late tasks

I have a custom Tasks List. It has a column- Task Status and it has following values- Not Started In Progress Completed Deferred Waiting on someone else User manually changes this value. When a ...
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Task List email notification in SharePoint 2010

I have a task list with email notification set up. I am getting the email notification once I add a new item to the list. Is there a way that I get the email without title column in the form. I tried ...
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limit a lookup input field on a document upload form (SP2013)

I've created a project site with a tasklist and put a document library on it. The task list WebPart is filtered to show only My tasks Every added document requires a task list a title to be entered (...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...