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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SharePoint task assignment email doesn't send to group

Task list has email enabled on task assignment, tasks can be assigned to multiple people or groups. When I create a task and assign it to myself, I get mail. When I update the task to assign it to a ...
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How to filter the timeline

I was just wondering if there is a way to filter the timeline web part, so that it does not show completed tasks for instance? I have tried adding a filter to the task list that the timeline belongs ...
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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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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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Programmatically get Workflow Task Outcomes (Sharepoint 2010)

I want to read all the Outcomes from a Workflow Task Outcomes (not only the standard but also the customized outcomes) from a Sharepoint 2010 Workflow Task. I searched all over the internet but didn'...
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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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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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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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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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Reusable Tasks - moving an process from excel workbooks to SharePoint

My team use a SharePoint 2013 team site. Currently when we deliver training we use an excel workbook which tracks student names, and tracks their scores and has a standard task list of content that ...
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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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Show all tasks from user

How can I make a list with all Tasks? It is possible to use the MyTasks webpart, this is after changing a list of all task within the sitecollection. But i want a list of all tasks of multiple ...
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Can I automatically add Tasks to the Timeline

I am trying to setup a task list in SharePoint 2013 that will automatically add new tasks with start and end dates to the timeline. Has anyone had any luck with this? I looked around at creating a ...
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SharePoint 2013 Task List Status cannot complete after due date

I have task list where the status remains "Not Started" if i try to complete the task after the due date has crossed. Even when i write and event receiver and try to overwrite the field task status to ...
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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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How can I give a large audience access to a SharePoint task list without giving them access to the rest of what's on the site?

Our department has a department site as part of our larger company SharePoint site. We've created a task list on the department site, and we want a large group of people from multiple departments to ...
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Design Workflow that Emails People in Assigned To (Except for Created By)

We have a custom list that tracks work tasks in our department; we track our own work and use it to assign work/tasks to other colleagues. I have a people/groups column called AssignedTo and need a ...
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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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SPListDataValidationException in an event receiver on a task list with Overdue tasks

I have a task list called Finance Department Tasks on this task list i have created an item updating event receiver which checks if all fields in the task list are filled and then sets the task status ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 App with Workflow and custom Task List

In my current project, I want to create a Workflow within a SharePoint App. This Workflow uses a History and a Task List. But I don't want to generate these Lists. I want to create my own custom ...
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Assign tasks to Document Library Items

I started a task list to track ACTIVE document expiration dates - Doc Name - Doc Type - Expiration Date - Review Date - Assigned To I wanted to create a sub-folder for the obsolete stuff, but that ...
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PowerShell script to update Task “Outcome” and “% Complete” fields

I have a problem (see Workflows do not continue after user completes a task nor do they update task outcome and percentage) that I can't get around. I thought about running a powershell script every ...
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Is there a way to assign a task to more than one user?

I am creating a tool that needs to assign a single task to one ore more users. The task list may not be in the same site collection so I cannot simply add a SPGroup or use AD Groups due to our farm ...
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How do I run a Workflow on a Task List as the Current User instead of Item Creator?

I've created a Workflow in SharePoint Foundation 2010. It creates items in a task list. (Collect Data From User) There is a workflow on the second task list that runs when the task is changed. For ...
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Stop change notification emails in Issue List

We want an email sent when the issues is assigned, but we do not want multiple emails when changes are made. Is there any way to still allow the assigned emails to be sent but turn off the changes ...
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How to show the parent task in a task list view?

I have synced a Project with Sharepoint using the Project 2010 blog instructions. This way I can create the tasks in Project and they appear automatically in a webpart where I put a view of the tasks, ...
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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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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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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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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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How to delete a Task that is associated to an item and workflow that have been deleted

I have a task that is associated with an item (in another list) that has a running workflow. However, the item was deleted over a year ago and therefore it is no longer recoverable from the recycle ...
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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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Sharepoint Task list and Microsoft Project sync problems

I've been using Microsoft Project to sync with a task list on SharePoint, which worked fine for a while, but then suddenly it stopped working saying it's not able to synchronize. Anyone know what ...
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Create multiple tasks from one single task

I am using SP2010. In Tasks, I create a task and assigned it to a specific group which has 5 people. What I want is that the task has to be individually assigned to each person i.e. 5 new tasks of ...
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Hide “Mark as Complete Check Box” in Sharepoint 2013 Task List

I want to hide the "Mark as Complete Check Box" in Sharepoint 2013 Task List view. Is it possible? What is the best way to do so? Thanks.
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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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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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How to debug the error "This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited”?

From time to time, some of my SP2010 site workflows fail with this message: This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited I believed I have fixed this but from time 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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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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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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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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Outlook/SharePoint calendar sync 'error occurred connecting to site'

Our SharePoint site was originally setup under a test name (oldname). When brought into production, I added an AAM to extend it to our production name (prodname). About 6 months ago, I added an SSL ...
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How to change view of InfoPath form in WorkFlow

Can you help me with my task: I'm creating a view/edit InfoPath form, using InfoPath Designer, for a task list where a workflow creates tasks. In the workflow I change this: ...
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Automated Sharepoint Task Creation with Powershell

This is a cross-post from stackoverflow, upon the suggestion of a user there. My organization is experimenting with new processes to coordinate developers as they integrate their code into our main ...
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How to automatically restart a workflow when a task is locked?

I get the following error for some workflows. Restarting them always solves the problem, but doing this manually for each instance is not practical in our setup. This task is currently locked by a ...
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How to Create Task Items With Custom List Dataview

I have created 2 custom lists in Sharepoint 2010: List #1: INTERNAL PROCESSES (fields: Process Title, Reference) List #2: PROCESS STEPS (fields: Step Title, Step Description, Process Title[lookup of ...
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How long does the “new” indicator show up next to a task in SharePoint 2010?

When creating a task in SharePoint 2010, the "new" indicator is shown after creating a task. How long is this displayed and is the amount of time it is displayed configurable from the GUI?
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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 ...