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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SP2013 - Filtering not working on Calendar view of Task list

I have a page with a Task list on it displaying its Calendar view. I have a filter on the Calendar view where it should only show items where "Show On Content Calendar" is equal to Yes, however the ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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How to complete overdue tasks in SharePoint 2013

I want to know if there is a way to complete overdue(late) tasks in SharePoint 2013 but without using the "Mark as Complete" check box.Is this possible?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to set a group alert

I have created a task list in sharepoint and created groups for teams. I want to mark groups in the assigned to section instead of having individual users. Also , want to set alert alert for group if ...
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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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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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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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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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List does not exist Error message in list view page

One of my web parts (almost basic list view web part) started giving an error, "List does not exist. The page you selected contains a list that does not exist. It may have been deleted by ...
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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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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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Unable to find one user in SharePoint group bound to Assigned To column in Tasks List

I have a Tasks List in one of my SharePoint 2013 sites. I have mapped(Choose from attribute in column settings ) the Assigned To column with one of the SharePoint groups. When i am creating a new ...
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SharePoint 2013 - How to adjust amount of list items shown in a Timeline panel?

We have a timeline on our SP that is linked to a task list. Before I took over the timeline, someone another person had figured out how to add a panel onto the list so that any upcoming promotions ...
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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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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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Sharepoint designer workflow task action not initiating

I am using a SharePoint designer workflow and it works until it gets to the step where it assigns a task to a user. When the workflow is initiated it goes through all of the steps until it reaches the ...
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Visual Studio Workflow: get individual Task Ids from Composite Task

I have a Visual Studio Workflow for my SharePoint Online App that assigns a composite task to 5 people. I am looking for a way to obtain all 5 individual task id's in the Workflow itself, so I can ...
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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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Sharepoint workflow tasks Items

I am trying to get a task id of a specific task in a workflow. I would like to do this in the createTask activity. I have tried using taskProperties.TaskItemId but i seem to get back "-1" Is there a ...
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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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Approve Task from Application page

I have created an application page. After submitting the form all the required information is added in sharepoint list and an approval process is initiated. I want to use the same application page as ...
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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.