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

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Remove URL encoding from hyperlink field

I have a Task list, with some custom fields. One of the fields is a hyperlink field which contains a link to a document set that is related to the task. The task is created via the server object ...
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Upload a Document from a task form in a SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow

I am trying to get a handle on this new SharePoint 2013 declarative workflow in Visual Studio. Maybe I am thinking to hard on this, but I am having trouble coming up with a solution to enable a user ...
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SPWorkflowTask.AlterTask causing onTaskChanged to fire from a different SPWorkflow Instance

I have a complicated sequential SP2010 workflow with various paths, loops, different custom forms for submitting/editing/approving tasks, etc. Tasks are set up with the typical - createTask -> While ...
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Users can delete their own task assigned by workflow - permissions on list are not set to allow this

All, I am using a Sharepoint Workflow to assign a task to a list of users called 'assignees' who are listed on the Workflow initialization form. It is a manually intitialized Workflow. When ...
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How to programmatically add a custom html url to the Workflow Task's description column?

How can I update the description column of a workflow task in SharePoint 2013 using c# that will contain a html link that has to open in a new window. Any suggestions?
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Change Task Title In Custom Workflow Using Powershell

I have a Custom Visual studio workflow that assigns a Task with a static title e.g. "This Is Your Business Unit Task". The workflow is a long running workflow and cannot be redeployed easily so ...
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How do I give tasks a priority relative to other tasks

I have a list of tasks that should be completed in priority order. I want the ability for someone to add a task to the list and be able to place it anywhere in the order, for example, they could add a ...
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How do I create new Task Items from an entry form?

I have a Task List on a SharePoint Site and I want to be able to create a form on a page on another site that would add a new task to the task list when the information was entered and saved. I know ...
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How does SharePoint store tasks?

I am not very well versed in storage (databases), but how does SharePoint save tasks for multiple people? I understand excel and some Matlab. (note: vertical bars denote row changes) For example, if ...
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Multiple task lists on one page - status refresh issue

I have a question regarding task status updates on SharePoint 2013 task lists (ListView web parts). If I put only one task list on the page, everything works fine and after marking the checkbox next ...
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Custom task outcome actions

I have a straightforward SPD2013 workflow which starts a Task Process. Using a custom Task Content Type I have added customised task outcome buttons to the task edit form. However, which ever one of ...
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notificaitons and email actions broken on sharepoint 2010 since domain move

We moved to a new domain and with it a new SMTP server. I updated the SMTP info to the new IP but my notifications as well as my email actions in workflow are still not working. Any ideas?
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Tasks List can't be shared with approvers

I've got tasks for approvers but when they click "Please review Task Name", on site page; Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you message displayed. And approver can't approve/reject ...
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Show More by Default

I am using Sharepoint 2013 and I have a custom contentype inherted from task. Because there there are to many fields, by default there is a Show More option to show all the fields. Is there a way ...
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How can I copy and reuse a custom task process?

I have a fairly large workflow, created using SPD 2013, which has a number of custom task processes in it. This is automating the management of a cross-functional business process that is repeated ...
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Add a column to a workflow task list which references the original workflow

So, here's what I'm trying to do. I have a client who uses a custom approval workflow which originates on a list with a few custom fields. I want to take one field in particular from that list and ...
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Task Approve/Reject Permission

There is 3 participate for the workflow. They can approve/reject the task of the current item. I want every participate can approve/reject only their own tasks, not other participates. For example: ...
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How to add workflow tasks to a currently running workflow?

I would like to know how I can add a new workflow task to a currently running workflow. Essentially, my scenario is this: created a custom application page approval form user can add new approvers ...
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SPD Workflow - This task is currently locked

I have a big problem with a SPD Workflow. I created a workflow, based on the "Collect Feedback" workflow. After i published it, i can use it as i want to on my environment. So i created a wsp file out ...
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How to create form or survey with same multiple choice answers

I have a need to create a SharePoint questionnaire for building inspections. These inspections are to be performed weekly by different departments Each area to be inspected will have a reply of: ...
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Programatically Assign a content type id to 'CreateTaskWithContentType' in SharePoint 2013

I already have a content type created via the UI that inherits 'Task' and added to the 'Tasks' list. as show below: Via C#, How can I associate this content type id with the ...
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NullReferenceException: Task List, RelatedItems and New Item Forms

I started trying to make myself a custom New Item form for a OOTB task list in SharePoint Server 2013 with the latest CU's. I found that if my DataFormWebPart had the RelatedItems field present and ...
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SPWorkflow.Tasks is empty when not in debug

I'm facing strange problem. I have following code to get last item workflow and its task item. var wfCol = item.Workflows; if ((wfCol == null) || (wfCol.Count == 0)) return null; var wfItem = ...
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Assign a form to a Group doesn't create multiple task items to the users belonged to a group

I was creating a task using the SPD "Assign a form to a Group" in order to assign multiple task items of those persons inside that group. Unfortunately, when i view the Assigned To Column in the task ...
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Assigning a Task to a User From Lookup In Another List

I have a list with several fields, one being an ID (single line text) and another an Approver (person/group). I then have another list where the ID is the source for a lookup. What I would like to ...
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Unable to end a workflow on a list

I've got a SP workflow issue that I'm struggling with. I've got a list and a task list, a user submits an item to the list then a task is created which is automatically assigned to the "admin". After ...
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Update Custom InfoPath Task Form on Forms Library item update

The problem statement is quite simple actually but i guess i am just very new to Custom workflows and InfoPath. This is what i do with my code: Use a custom infoPath form to save values into a ...
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How to get approval status of a list item as a column to that list?

I have a Calendar list and an approval workflow. The workflow is initiated when a new item is added. The event gets approved in the task list. I want to get that "Outcome" column to the list. But when ...
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Load All Task Items in to Page?

I have Task list in home page containing multiple task items, Is it possible to approve multiple items at once, instead of one at a time (being redirected to the start page after each approval..) ?
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“Send email when ownership is assigned?” Due Date functionality

I'm writing a blog article about the above feature (under lists' Advanced settings) and I'm finding it goshdarn hard to find a definitive reference on the subject. In short, I've heard passing ...
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Deleted Workflows Still Sending Emails

All! I have an issue that neither I nor the contractors that I have working for me have been able to figure out, and I'm hoping you all might be able to help me. I have several users that are getting ...
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Stop user adding tasks to document approval tasks list

I explained to the users of my SharePoint to upload a document to the library and start the Approval workflow. All was going well until one user went to the tasks list, created a new task and attached ...
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ListData.svc and Task Approval

How can I approve a workflow task using the ListData.svc? I am attempting to just set the value of ApprovalValue to "Approved" but this is not working at all. Any help you can give will probably save ...
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How to set start and end date in Timeline webpart in SharePoint 2013?

So here is the scenario. I want to "hijack" the Timeline webpart used for project sites in SP2013 and set a fixed start and end date. There is an option to lock the timeline in it's current state in ...
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SP 2010: How to print comments collected in workfloow, in email

I have setup my first SharePoint Foundation 2010 system but I have hit a wall with regards to a workflow I have created. In the workflow, I collect two fields "Approval Status" and "Manager Notes," ...
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Workflow form display error

I am trying to create a workflow that has an approval process. Once i create the workflow and start it. I get a task added in a Task list but when i try to view it i get this error. The form ...
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SharePoint2013 “Start Task Process” workflow activity

The problem is the following: I need to create a workflow using sharepoint designer, which will create tasks for chosen users and after, will send them email notifications, where every email will ...
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Linked Data Source problems

I have some few questions regarding how to make Linked Data Sources work. Is there a way to have the column headers be able to sort by ascending or descending (this is not too important but is ...
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SharePoint 2007 - False task assignment e-mails

I am experiencing a problem with the workflow that is currently being used to manage review tasks on some document. Once the workflow starts, false task assignment e-mails are sent to the requester ...
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Workflow doesnt start anymore after add new item, how can I find the problem?

I am using sharepoint 2010 and created a visual studio workflow which is creating some tasks and assign it to some user or group. I have deploy for a couple of 3 times new versions to my environment. ...
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How to add a lookup field to workflow custom task form?

I'm trying to create a task in a workflow which collects data from user with sp designer 2010. Some predefined available type for custom form fields single line of text, choice and such things. I want ...
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Can I set my own subject in the task notification email

I have created a workflow which is creating tasks and sets the body, subject and assigned to some user or group. SharePoint is adding some extra text to my subject. This is the text: "has been ...
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Why I got this task email subject: “has been assigned to you again”?

I have a workflow which is creating tasks. When creating these tasks I set the title, body, status etc fields. When the workflow start It creates the task and I will receive an email because the task ...
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Order Tasks in a List View

I'm new to Sharepoint. Google hasn't given me a straight answer on this so hoping to find it here. Can I custom order a Task list view? In case that is not clear, I would like to order tasks in a ...
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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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Custom Task assigned to multiple users in SP 2010

I have a first SharePoint List that contains two columns: Name of the application Name(s) of the developer(s) There is a second SharePoint List that fires a Sequential Workflow in Visual Studio ...
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Tasks and SubTasks with CSOM

I have a Sharepoint 2013 Tasks App which I am accessing using CSOM. It contains SubTasks. I would like firstly (1) to get the Tasks excluding the SubTasks, and then (2) when I get a Task, to get it's ...
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Overdue task email notifications out of the box?

I've created a simple SharePoint 2010 Designer workflow that starts the approval process on a document library. It assigns workflow tasks to users just fine and e-mails the initiator when the workflow ...
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Receive a task notification for any task assigned to you - your group or not

Is there a general place to set up notifications on tasks so that anyone who has a task assigned to them will receive a notification - not dependant on if they have set up an alert for that list or ...
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Ways of implementing “Change Requests” behaviour in SPD 2013 workflow

I am implementing SPD 2013 workflow and have to add possibility to change requests in every task. In SPD2010 WFs we could set the Change Requests button and it created all the behaviour behind the ...