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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get list item id of the workflow task list

I have a SP2010 workflow created in Visual Studio in which several tasks exist. At each task creation I need to send message to specific user which contains information about specific task, one of the ...
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Set field value in custom list when the task is completed :workflow in MOSS 2007

I have two lists one is my custom list named: Calender and another is task list named CalendarTasks. I've set workflow on Calender which gets fired on item added in that list. I'm using Assign To Do ...
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How to add TasksWithTimelineAndHierarchy web part to site definition

I am currently working on a site definition for a customer. Their wish is to create a team site with four subsites and some specified web parts on them. Safe to say all that works, but I am however ...
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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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SP2010: How to count total items for a particular set of data (grouped via a specific column name).

I have a list of items and they are grouped via a certain classification depending on a column. How can I get that particular number of total items so I can use it on a status list/kpi? Thanks.
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Multiple Assigned To Field on Task Lists

I have two people/group lookup fields on my task list. One field is the original 'Assigned to' and sends out an email when ownership is assigned. I would like both of my "Assigned to" fields to send ...
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A manager wanted to use a project task list, but wanted a running log of the comments entered as the task is being worked

The project task list allows a gantt view and can be used for status updates. Once the task is assigned, the assignee needs to provide regular status updates and update the task. With a regular ...
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Updating status of terminated workflows

I have a bunch of terminated workflows due to many reasons mostly inability(not catching exceptions) to send emails as part of task assignment. After the code has been fixed, is there a way to ...
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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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How can I convert the Taks in a Tasks list into PDF documents?

In order to document what happened on a project and why those decisions were made my customers needs to turn the tasks on a task list into documents, preferably PDFs. For now I only have to convert ...
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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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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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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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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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Connect list to Document Set in Sharepoint 2013

Scenario: We have document library "Incoming correspondence" where we want to store incoming correspondence. sometimes it's more than one document in package, so we want to use DocumentSet to store ...