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

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Approve listitem task from button with javascript

I am trying to find out the right way to approve a listitem workflow task clicking on a button using JavaScript (client object model). An approver should be able to approve/reject his own task by ...
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How to assign a task in a task list to a group of team members formed in a custom list?

I am using a team site to manage a project. I made a custom list that shows my project team. Team members might be individuals or lists of individuals. For example the title Finance Team Leader is ...
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Workflow Task: {Pick Reviewer and Approve doc | Reject doc}

Probably very easy but I can't figure out how to do this for my SP Online app in VS2012. I have a workflow that starts when a document is submitted to a library. A task is then assigned to a User ...
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Sharepoint Online 2013 - Retrieving a task by its related list item?

For the ticketing system I've been working on, a task will be created via workflow whenever a new ticket (discussion) is created, which is assigned to the specific personnel assigned to that ...
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Workaround for secondary workflow on tasks list

I need to overcome the limitation when one VS workflow creates tasks on task list, which also has another workflow attached to ItemCreated, and the secondary workflow is not triggered. Any ideas? (I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - How to retrieve the SPWorkflow object associated with a SPListItem?

Here's the scenario: I have a SPListItem in hand, which i know has a started workflow associated. The workflow has a task created for approval. I want to access the SPWorkflow and then the ...
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Tasks from multiple lists displayed on one timeline/project summary

I have a site with two lists for tracking tasks. I also have the Project summary webaprt on the homepage. Is it possible to display tasks from both lists on the project summary/timeline on the ...
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How do I set a task to done on due date?

How do I set a task to done on due date when the user haven't taken any action on that task. Can I use/create a workflow in SharePoint 2013 designer? On due date completion the task should set to ...
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“Sync to Outlook” tasks from and to sharepoint for all users

Is there a way to activate "Sync to Outlook" from and to sharepoint for the mysite tasks for all our users? Every individual user can do it through the ribbon. But what if we want to activate it ...
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How to display task assigned to field in document library view?

When you assign a workflow to a document or item, under the task that gets created, you can see who the task is assigned to based on where you are within the workflow. My goal is to create a generic ...
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Missing workflow task

A user is receiving an email for task that is overdue. The document that it relates to has been deleted. I have searched for the task and looked in the task history but I can not find it. Any ...
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Sync with Outlook not working, ULS error: UserAgent not available, file operations may not be optimized

I am using SP2013 onpremise standard licence. I created a webapplication. I have created a project subsite. In this subsite I would like to make it possible to sync tasks with outlook. I did these ...
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Continue workflow after task creation

I need to create a workflow for expense note approval in SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on premise. One of the steps in the workflow is creating an approval task and assign it to a user. After this task ...
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Got error when try to sync sharepoint tasks with exchange/outlook 2013

I am using sp2013 onpremise standard licence. I have created a project site. Inside this project site I have a tasks list. I try to sync the tasks list with exchange/Outlook 2013. But I got this ...
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Sharepoint Task List Security Patch Error

We've just noticed a rather strange problem with all the Task Lists we're running on our production server. When we open a task to edit it (in the default EditForm.aspx), any people fields present are ...
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Recurring Tasks only showing on calander view once

NOTE: I am using Sharepoint foundations 2010 I have a calendar view for a individual that is showing all recurring tasks they have assigned to them. However when I create a recurring tasks that is ...
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The item is currently locked for editing & Open Task button not disappearing in InfoPath

I have an InfoPath form that submits to a SharePoint 2010 Library. It has promoted fields which can be edited by SharePoint. Basically, someone gets assigned an approval task via workflow, they then ...
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Add a shortcut in ribon of task list

I've a task list and in the ribbon under Items I've a blue buton "Assign to me" Do you know how I can add this to my other lists? And how is it working?
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Consolidated task list

How to create a consolidated task list containing all the (task)list items within the site collection(including the subsites).
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Task list to display more than one 'Assigned To'

This is a pretty simple question but for some reason I can't get this to work. I have a Document Library which is used to add documents and assign them to other people. It's connected to my Task ...
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Task process not populating actions

Occasionally when I'm trying to edit the behavior of a task process, I'll go in to edit it and all of the actions are gone. I believe that they're still there, but I'm trying to troubleshoot a task ...
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Can't create any 'Outcomes' in a custom task in Designer

When I create a custom task in Designer it doesn't give me any 'Task Outcomes' options or allow me to add new outcomes. Designer won't allow me to publish the workflow until there are outcomes in the ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 Task Workflow handling Out of Office replies

Environment: Sharepoint 2010, Sharepoint Designer 2010, Outlook 2010 with Exchange 2010. I have an Approval workflow and so far it works properly. It is handling the way I wanted it to work. There ...
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Varying Due Dates in Workflow

Is there some way to vary due dates in an approval workflow? For instance, if I have A, B, and C all on a serial approval workflow: A: due date = today + 7 days B: due date = completion of A's task ...
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“My Tasks” filter does not display new tasks

I used the "My Tasks" filter which comes with the OOTB Task list. It shows older tasks which were created a few days ago, but in order to see the "new" tasks created within the past hour, I have to go ...
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More than one user not getting email alerts (SharePoint 2010)

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2010, and I'm creating an application which assigns tasks to other people. In the application, whenever a person is assigned a task, that particular person (or group of ...
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SPD 2013 Workflow Subtask

Is there a way to create a workflow that automatically assigns a task as a subtask of another task. For example form is submitted, start work flow that creates main task, then creates 3 subtask for ...
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Identify person who completed a Collect Data task

I'm using "Collect Data From User" in a workflow to issue a task to a group. I need to be able to identify the member of the group who completed the task. The current solution is a People field in the ...
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No longer able to add new tasks to timeline

I can no longer add new tasks to my timeline by either of the two normal methods. Both have previously worked. The options are available but nothing happens when I click on them. I have given everyone ...
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Assign a task to the person chosen in the people picker field

I'm fairly new to SharePoint and am just starting out with workflows. At the moment I am trying to create a simple Purchase Order Approval workflow, which should just have these stages: User clicks ...
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Display image based on task completion

I am trying to display a 'progress bar' on a page which includes 5 different images. I would like to create a workflow where the image would change based on the completion of tasks in a task list. The ...
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How to create SPD Task to everyone in a group separatly?

is it possible to assign a simple SPD To-Do-Item to everyone in a group separatly so that individual tasks are given to everyone?
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Are To-Do Items supposed to email the user when assigned?

When adding a to-do item in a Workflow, is it supposed to email the User when the item is assigned? How about adding it to the Task-List in Outlook?
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2013 Workflow not progressing after task complete

I'm having some issues with a workflow we have recently created to help assist us for IT Change Requests. The bulk of the workflow involves assigning approval tasks to two users, which change ...
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SP2013 - Tasks updating automatically. Can't figure out why

So we have a homegrown IT request system built off of out-of-the-box lists and SPD workflows. The idea is that a user submits an IT request (request list), a workflow (on the request lists) gets ...
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Activity 'DynamicActivity' has 51 arguments

I am trying to publish my workflow after a revision, but I am getting this error whenever I try to publish. There are no errors when I check for them, but I cannot publish. There error message I get ...
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Javascript fails in chrome, works fine in IE

I have this JavaScript code for my SharePoint forms which does not work in other browsers but works in Internet Explorer. By using jQuery, when you initially open the task, the Rejected button will ...
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Where is Timeline task color stored?

I've added a few tasks to the timeline and changed their background color using ribbon tab called "Timeline": So now I have something like this: The question is where does SharePoint store this ...
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Workflow on tasks list will not run on items created by a workflow

I have a globally reusable workflow assigned to the 'tasks' content type that sends an email to remind a user one day before the due date of a task. When an item is manually created inside the tasks ...
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SharePoint 2013 and Outlook task synchronization without Exchange 2013?

I have the following problem: I'm trying to synch a task list ("Synchronize with Outlook" button in the ribbon). With SharePoint 2010 this button would lead to a pop up from Outlook ("do you really ...
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Why do I not see the tasks in the my tasks view on the tasks list?

I am using SharePoint 2013. Out of the box I have a task list. In this task list there are out of the box some views like "My Tasks". I have created some tasks which are assigned to some SharePoint ...
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Sharepoint 2013 multiple stages task

I just finished setting up a new team site on SharePoint and now I need to edit the functionality of the task list. Basically what I want to do is to create a task with multiple stages (as sub-tasks ...
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Block change in start date - task

I want to block users with edit permission to change the date in the field start date. Start date = today. Is this possible? This is required to allow calculate correct SLA.
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Viewing other users' tasks?

I am currently working on setting up the Project Site templates and utilizing the Tasks feature to assign tasks to users. I would like to be able to see another user's task list on their My Site page. ...
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Got error after I try to open a workflow task: This may be due to a misconfiguration of the Microsoft SharePoint Server State Service

I am using sharepoint 2013. I have builded a workflow. Inside this workflow I have a task. This task will be assigned to some sharepoint group. When I start this workflow I can see the created created ...
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Custom Workflow and Task Assignment Emails

I have a form library and have created a custom workflow (described below) which will be used to approve the documents. However, when the custom tasks of the workflow are assigned to the desired ...
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How to Remove “Relative Item” from alert notification send by a task

I enabled the alert notification for SharePoint 2010 task list. But in the notification Email i am getting "Related Items" link in the json format. I don't want to show that in the email notification. ...
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How to implement an easy workflow with a task, if task approved create an item in another task, otherwise do nothing

I am building a SharePoint 2010 portal. I have for example LISTA and LISTB. On LISTA I have created a workflow. In this workflow I have created an advanced task action. Now I would like to configure ...
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Duplicating tasks and subtasks SharePoint 2013

I have an instance of SharePoint 2013 that my company is testing to see if it fits our requirements for a task management point of view and there are 2 things that don't seem to be obvious. Is it ...
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SingleTask activity in SharePoint 2013 workflow - Change Item values of the Task and its Content Type

I use the SingleTask activity in my Workflow to create Tasks for the User. But I need to give the User more information than just Body, Title, DueDate and AssignTo. So I created a Content Type which ...