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 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 ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow initiator is System Account and the Task emails are not working

Here’s the scenario: I have a RunWithElevatedPrivileges method that adds a list item to my custom list. The custom list is associated with a workflow that gets triggered on Item Added. I have noticed ...
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How do you access task form field data from approval workflows?

tldr: Need to access Task Form Field data in first Approval step, but nothing shows up. On the bigger scale, I have is a multi-step approval system. On the first approval step, the user inputs the ...
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Data view of linked data source displaying the wrong column's data

I have two task lists with identical columns that I am merging using a linked data source. I am displaying them using a data view of the linked data source, but I'm seeing some unexpected behavior ...
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SharePoint 2013 Timeline Coloring

I want to color a timeline with data of a specific column. This column is named Topic. So I wrote some code and added it to my SharePoint site but it didn't work. Here's the code I used: var ...
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MS Project 2010 -> SharePoint 2010 tasks

When syncing MS Project plan to SharePoint task list my Notes field is truncated to 255 characters. Is there a way of syncing >255 characters in the MS Project plan "Notes" field (or some other ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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. The 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 ...