A Task is an activity that needs to be accomplished within a defined period of time or by a deadline.

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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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Assigning Due Date of Task Created In Workflow From Initiation Parameters

I am attempting to create a Workflow that asks the user for a due date, then assigns a task with that due date. I cannot get it to assign the date I have asked for in the Initiation Form Parameters. ...
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My Tasks aggregates tasks only from root site collection

I wanted to ask if you need to enable some site/site collection feature(s) in SharePoint sites for My Tasks, to properly aggregate tasks across all SharePoint sites. As it seems, our My Tasks (web ...
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2010: Query String URL Filter doesn't filter until postback

I have a Query String URL filter sending a value (ProjectID) to a task list which filters the tasks down to match the query string. On page load, however, all tasks are displayed, making it seem that ...
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After adding web front end server, Will my existing running workflow work?

Current we have following servers for SharePoint 2013 Server1 = SharePoint Server + Web Front End Server2 = SQL Server I have created 3 custom visual studio workflows and deployed to the server ...
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SharePoint creates second task because of approval workflow

I've got a problem when I am creating a Task in a Tasklist in SharePoint. I've made a workflow which starts automatically if a task is created and is also assigned to a team automatically. So I ...
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How to force get the latest tasks by Work Management Service Application?

I already created a webpart which getting all tasks from current user cross-site. It works and I see the same tasks as in the task list on my mysite. I only see the tasks list in my webpart is not ...
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Reuse a Task List

I have a task list named NEO Tasks. This list contains a series of tasks to be completed by employees that have just completed their New Employee Orientation. I want to be able to assign the set of ...
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Can a Workflow in SP2013 have a repetitive field input?

I've this scenario (simplified): A project has process. In one stage (Providers involved), I have to let the user enter as many "providers-role" as he wants (a lookup field: role, and a text field: ...
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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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Tasks in SharePoint Online don't show up in Outlook for all users

We have Tasks set up in SharePoint Online but they aren't showing up in everyone's Outlook (desktop or online). It works fine for some people but not all. Here are things I've confirmed: Everyone ...
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Pass data collected during the workflow into the right field of the related list without finishing the task

Is it possible to pass data collected during the workflow into the related SharePoint list without clicking "Complete Task"? My problem is, that my manager don't want to/ can't fill in all fields of ...
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Can you change the functionality of the completed check box in a task list or remove it from content type?

The mark completed check box in SP2013 task list changes the % complete to 100. This box is easily check by accident and then when you uncheck it changes the %complete to 0 no matter what it was ...
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SharePoint 2013 Emails

The workflow for my task it's created , it's should send an email to assigned user once the new task created and i publish the workflow without any error. My question is i'am using the SharePoint ...
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How do I get programmatically (SSOM) all tasks by the Work Management Service Application?

How do I get programmatically (SSOM) all tasks by the Work Management Service Application?
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How do I duplicate the formatting of a Web Part?

I'm building a page with tasks for my team and I can't figure out how to copy the Task Web Part formatting to each of the other team members. At the moment I ams doing this by hand setting: Web Part ...
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TASK list view web part does not let user leave the page after completed checkbox is clicked

I have a strange problem with the usage of Tasks list web part in a publishing page. Env: SharePoint 2013 ver 15.0.4569.1000 I added an App based on Tasks list in a Publishing Site home page. ...
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Firing an old workflow, but it's really just an old version in a Library

I have an interesting problem. At first I thought a deleted workflow was being triggered. It turns out an old version in a different library is being triggered. I created a 2013 workflow to trigger a ...
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Only Allow Task Assignee to Complete the Task

How can I prevent people other than the task assignee to complete a task? At the moment, for some reason, anyone is able to complete the task. I'm ideally looking for a solution that involves the ...
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The COMPLETED view of a task list is not working

The COMPLETED view shows both complete and incomplete tasks. I just want to see the completed tasks when that view is selected. Any suggestions?
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SP2013 edit form URL caching

I have a custom edit form, on a on-premises installation, in the layouts folder. Button in Edit column on listview (having a link like ...
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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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Task list - alert on completed status

I have a task list and I have set up an alert so that it sends one when the task is completed. Does this only work on the default "completed" option? What if I added another option called "complete" ...
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Workflow “Error Occurred” After Task Reassignment Using Powershell

I had a task assigned to the wrong person in a custom visual studio workflow. Previously I have been able to reassign these types of tasks using Powershell and the following lines: $web = Get-SPWeb ...
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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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Create parallel approval workflow using Visual Studio in SharePoint 2013

I have a requirement wherein i need to trigger a workflow depends on a condition during the upload-a-document in the document library.end user needs to select primary approver,secondary approver in ...
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Hide subtasks in task list by default

I'm trying to find a way to hide the subtasks in a view by default. I've tried a few javascripts and snippets and can't get anything to work.
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In SharePoint 2013, how do you store a TaskID for later use?

A task process is started in the workflow, and I would like to determine the task id of the assigned task for use in a lookup on the task list. In the end, what I'm trying to accomplish is to be able ...
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Cannot find a direct link to a workflow task to automatically be in “Edit Item” mode to complete a task

I'm looking for a way to create a link that brings the user into "Edit Item" so they will not need to click on "Edit Item". Once in "Edit Item" I look at the URL and it looks like this. It is a very ...
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Workflow task - How to set priority when assigning a task

When assigning a workflow task in SharePoint 2013, how can I set the priority? By default it is set to "(2) Normal".
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Lookup Column - Shows Some Additional Fields, But Missing Columns

I have created two related lists. The first list is keeps track of specific meetings, with the following: Name of meeting (Single Line Text) Date of meeting (Date and Time) Chair of meeting (Person) ...
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Assigned To field won't populate using content query

I am using a content query web part to roll up a group of tasks to the higher level site. I am using a custom item style template. <xsl:template name="TasksView" ...
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WorkManagement API TypeError: this.get_context is not a function

I have one requirement to show the aggregated task list as a webpart in any page of SP 2013 on premise, where user will see the assigned task list directly without going onto my site. After some ...
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Start a task process (Get user)

I am using "start a task process" to generate an approval task. The task is assigned to several users (so "assign task" is not an option) but is configured so that the first response is the good one. ...
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Approval Workflow Shared Mailbox

An approval workflow is being assigned to a SharePoint group, which has a shared mailbox. When sending the task the mailbox receives the task. This is working as expected. When a user who has access ...
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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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Start task process with SharePoint Group

I am developing a Workflow with SharePoint 2013. I want to start a task process with a SharePoint group, but when the workflow arrives to that action it gets canceled with this error: ...
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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.
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Assign some tasks

I created the app Contacts and filled it with my employees. Later, I created Tasks and wanted to assign some tasks to my employees. But when I type a name of my employee in the field assign to, ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Tasks SPQuery

I have a list item that gets triggered daily to send a workflow task. I created a web part to search based on different column values of the list item and the tasks. Currently: It goes through the ...
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Automating Calendar updates from task lists

I'm trying to set up calendars for my team that are based off of our campaign activities. I have created campaigns as task lists that can pull a calendar, but I need to also create a separate calendar ...
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Assigning Multiple People to Task

I created a Task app using SP13. Is there a way to add more than one more person per task without using a workflow? I have added a Person and Group column; therefore, the end-user can add the person ...
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“Start a task process” do not create tasks for all the users given in the recipient feild (SharePoint workflow 2013)

I have a problem that I want to discuss here and hopefully I will get some answers. I have recently created a workflow for a custom list (SharePoint online) in SharePoint Dsigner 2013. In workflow, ...
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Task Item is not deleted in My Task when Item deleted in SharePoint Task List?

We have configured My Task in our environment, when user create a new task item, it gets updated in My Task. But when user delete the item in Task list, SharePoint doesn't delete the item in My Task. ...
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'Claim Task' marks the task as complete

I'm having a problem with one of the SharePoint 2010 workflows I'm updating. One of the tasks in the workflow is assigned to a group in the site collection. When I login as one of its users and click ...
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Sharepoint 2010 SPListItem.Tasks returns threw an exception of type 'System.ArgumentException'. What could be the cause?

I am going through a list item and getting each item, then get each workflow task for that item. I am able to retrieve the tasks for some items but not others. One difference I am able to find ...
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Tasks created in Workflow do not appear in My site

We have the My Tasks portion working fine for aggregating tasks from our Sharepoint sites when users create the tasks inside the browser. I created a workflow to create tasks and assign them to users ...
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Trying to extract comments from versioning, but not all the latest gets extracted

we are currently running on Sharepoint Online, and I was asked to build a task tool to track all our project etc. The last change we made is the possibility to add comments to the task through ...
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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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Using InfoPath form for custom content type (derived from Task)

I have Task library in which consists of several custom content types (all of them derived from Tasks content type.) For each custom content type I need to create form in InfoPath. How to assign those ...