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

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How do I assign a custom task type in a SharePoint 2013 Online workflow?

I have created a workflow in which I need to have both an approve/reject task type and a type where the assignee must indicate they've processed the associated request. I have created custom task ...
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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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Using Gulp SharePoint Future, can we use others?

I seen todays video is many Gulp things http://dev.office.com/blogs/getting-started-with-sharepoint-framework We have Grunt in team, will thats work?
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SharePoint 2013 Custom Workflow Task Pages with Parameters

I have custom aspx pages (residing in the 15\Template\Layouts folder) that are linked to SP 2013 Workflow Task content types as display forms. How can I send parameter values to the aspx pages when ...
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Create lookup column using AssignedTo column from Task List to Document Library

I made a task list, and some tasks are assigned to multiple people. A document webpart gets a filter view, of a selected task in the task list. When i add a new document to the document library, I'm ...
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My Tasks web part is not available

In my team site I want to add "My Tasks" web part. But it's not available in my site collection. Are there any feature I'm missing to activate?
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Update Status of an associated Task in a SharePoint list Column (Field)

I have a SharePoint list titled as "Request". I have a workflow associated to this SharePoint list, which has an action of "Starting a task process". I have custom task actions associated with the ...
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get comment/feedback from “Start Feedback Process” workflow in SPD 2010

I have added a "Start Feedback Process" workflow to a list. The workflow works fine. The target user gets an email, they can click on it in Outlook, add their comments, and submit. Now I am trying to ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Cloud - Workflow tasks fail to proceed randomly

I am creating a 2013 list workflow in SPD using 2013 Approval tasks. Every now and then one of the tasks will take upwards of 10 seconds to save and then the workflow does not proceed. I can reopen ...
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Make fields required in Workflow Task

Environment : Sharepoint 2010 Foundation I have a workflow that ask someone to do a custom task (created myself). This task has just 3 fields like "Approval", "Assigned To" and "Comments". I want to ...
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2010 SharePoint Designer Workflow Task Process

I re-built a 2013 WF on 2010 platform so I can have WF#1 trigger this (now 2010) WF#2. The WF runs, but the task doesn't send. If I change the task to an email it works fine. Is there some setting or ...
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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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Collect Feedback Workflow for most recent minor draft ONLY

I am new to SharePoint and I am looking to create a Collect Feedback workflow. My goal is to have an automatic workflow that triggers any time a new document is added to my Document Library, but I ...
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Transfer a task when a person is out of office

Environment : Foundation 2010 I created a new list with the "Issue Tracking" model. My workflows include some tasks automatically assigned to a specific person. But I would like to transfer these ...
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the type is not registered as safe custom task form

I have built state machine workflow which uses custom task form. The custom task form is based on custom content type. When I try to open custom task form I get below error: The base type ...
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SharePoint Online Edit Form JavaScript Errors

I am seeing JavaScript errors on the edit form of one of my tasks lists - see below. I have added my own custom JavaScript on this edit form. This is in the Chrome browser. I haven't tested ...
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Assign a task to a group - task not created, email not sent

I am using a custom workflow and I have created two groups: Group A - composed by me; Group B - composed by my superior. There is a "Assign task" action in my workflow. It is assigning the task to ...
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Auto Assignment of Task in SP 2010 list

I have created a custom list and created a datasheet view where I have upload the data. Now I want setup a rule or workflow so that whosoever is opening that particular entry then it will ...
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How to create link to another list within Start a Task Process

I have a WF in List A with 2 logics. The first is to Create an Item in List B (for other purposes). After Create an Item has finished, the 2nd logic will Start a Task Process for Admins. My question ...
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Is there a way to hide a generic notification “This project can only be edited through Project Web App. Edit project”

I am creating wiki pages on a project site, and the "Tasks" web part displays this message about the list... "This project can only be edited through Project Web App. Edit project." I understand ...
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A Task App for each project site or better once shared Task app on the top-site?

I have a dilema regarding tasks and project sites. Suppose I have a top site and it has some child-sites which are project sites. I want to track tasks for each project site independently but also I ...
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Associating ProjectSite Tasks list and Document Approval Workflow Tasklist

I have created a project site collection and few sub sites with project site template. In the tasks list of project sub site, i have entered few tasks like reqmnst analysis, design, design review ...
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Allow Office 2010 users to open docs from hyperlink in edit mode

I have SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow which assigns tasks to users. In the email of the task I have added a direct link to the related document. I was originally using [%Workflow Context:Current ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Task Missing Claim Release Button

Environment: I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow (built from scratch in SPD) that creates a task using the "Workflow Task (SharePoint 2013)" content type on a custom task list in a Community site. The ...
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Maximum number of tasks in a workflow SharePoint 2013

We work with SharePoint 2013. Our workflows used to have 10-13 individual tasks for every workflow. Since upgrading to 2013 the admins (or so-called admins) are telling us that the number of tasks ...
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List workflow will create a task - I need to email the comment of an assigned task in the workflow

I have a list that triggers a workflow on creation. The workflow creates tasks assigned to a sharepoint group. The task has a comment field that i need to send in an email once approved or rejected. ...
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Task workflow not firing on task created by information management policy

I have a requirement to send out a custom notification email whenever a new task is assigned to a user. To achieve this I have turned off the standard notification on the Tasks list and attached a ...
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Custom Task Forms (Edit, Display, New) in SharePoint 2013 Online (Office 365)

I am currently using SharePoint Online and creating SharePoint 2013 workflow using SharePoint Hosted App project in Visual Studio 2015. My scenario is I want to create tasks at different stages and ...
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Lookup field is empty in workflow - ItemAdded

I want to view parent task ID in Task List. But it is hidden. So I created new field, that is not hidden. This works in View - When I use Why? What am I making wrong? Here is my definition of ...
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“Assigned To” field is empty when users edit a task

SharePoint 2013 Task List which is synchronized with MS Project 2013. We have a number of tasks which have multiple users in the "Assigned To" field. Our IT support person told me that I have ...
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Force Task URL to Open in IE

Is there a way to force a URL to open in a specific browser (Internet Explorer)? We have some people using chrome for their email, but I lose some of my task functionality if they open the email link ...
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Move one task item to another task

I was curious if there is a simple way to move an item in one task to another task. Example: We would have a task list called Requests. Once an item in that list is approved we would move that item ...
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How do I collapse all subtasks in a SharePoint 2013 task list?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 to keep track of projects and their sub-tasks. But the view is getting pretty long and it would be nice to have a button to collapse all subtasks, leaving only the top-level ...
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How do you retrieve the last person to approve a task to insert into the task email in SharePoint 2013?

I am trying to retrieve the last person that approved a task and have it generate in the next task assigned to a user. I have a workflow which consist of several different approvers and I want to be ...
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SP 2010 - Creating a Daily task to do list

I'm looking to create a daily to do list, simple enough. However I want to set it so that it will autopopulate with the same few tasks every day at a certain time (say 8am) Is there a workflow or ...
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Error Opening Tasks from Outlook

When I click on the "Open this task" in Outlook 2013. I get the following message: "Sorry We couldn't open https://...and the lists the URLs" I can open the task from the tasks list in ...
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Can I get sharepoint to review an excel workbook and send email

I have an excel workbook on sharepoint which contains a list of tasks for people with their due date. Is it possible to get sharepoint to examine the workbook, see which tasks are coming due (i.e. 6 ...
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Workflow Task List

I am working on a custom workflow and I'm unable to figure out how to populate the "task" list with information captured on the workflow initiation form. I added a custom field to the initiation ...
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Sharepoint project site: notes field not synchronized from MS Project

I noticed when synchronizing projects from MS Project that the Notes field does not appear to be synchronized and is not an option to display on the Sharepoint project tasks page. Am I missing ...
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Get completion date on tasks without custom coding

I am building project sites for projects that have already been partially completed. We want to use the project site to track tasks which have been already completed, and those dates. There is no ...
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Task Management in My Sites

I want to filter the task in My Task. Below is the image: Here the Tasks are coming from different lists like Task, Timesheet etc. But I want to show the data only from Tasks and not from Timesheet. ...
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Workflow Task Process

Is there a way to get the task ID , when using "START A TASK PROCESS" in SP 2013, it works when using "Assign a task process" however. The only reason I have to use this, is because I have dynamic ...
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Approve/Reject a task from a custom InfoPath form?

We are using the OOTB Approval workflow for some tasks that is kicked off when a user enters info on a custom InfoPath form and clicks submit. The user receives the OOTB email with instructions to ...
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How Do I Hide (or make read-only) Certain Fields in a Task Form

In my task form, I can't figure out how to hide '% Complete' and/or 'Task Status' without losing the ability to complete the task. I am using a custom content type with only one option, 'Task ...
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Workflow Task without action/outcome

I would like to create and assign a task item to a person within a workflow. But the person should not be forced to enter any data or accept the task or anything else. The task should only be an ...
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How to see All Assigned tasks at once in SP 2010?

I have a site collection in SP 2010 with many subsites. Each subsite is for a department. In some cases the people working in the company have responsibilities in more than one department, therefore ...
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Document approval task - see also

Is there a way to turn off/disable the "See also" list that appears when you are viewing a Document approval task? I don't know how it decides what to display but none of these documents are related ...
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Create tasks programmatically in Project Server 2013

I'm trying to create a simple task in a Project, using Project Server 2013 CSOM. I have looked everywhere, but i couldn't find anything that would solve this issue. I can create a new empty project ...