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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Remove text on task popup

With a workflow added to a document, is it possible to remove the text "This workflow task applies to " on the task popup?
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Randomly: Item does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user

I have a rather curious issue with some workflow tasks. My (state machine) workflow creates a handful of tasks while running. Users interact with the tasks to move the workflow between its states. ...
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Sorting tasks by due date?

We're using SharePoint's Microsoft Project-like functionality for a small project. I've entered the list of tasks into the system, and it's producing a nice little Gant chart. The problem is my tasks ...
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Color Code Due Date for All Tasks?

I am trying to format a Tasks list in SharePoint 2010 using Sharepoint Designer using the following settings under conditional formatting. Field > Due Date = Less Than > Value = Current Date ...
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How to alter SP2013 workflow task from an ASP task form?

I have created SPD workflow with a custom ASP form. My form opens when clicking on a task link and I can show information about the task. Now I want to alter the task after pressing a button, but ...
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SPD Workflow Approval Task- Unexpected Error When Viewing Task

I have a SPD 2010 workflow that is starting an approval process and assigning a task to a user. I'm running into an odd issue. When a user with contribute permissions on the Task list tries to view ...
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SPD Workflow not looping on item changed

I have a reminder workflow on a task list. It simply checks if the task has been completed and then sends a reminder email if it hasn't. It then pauses for a period of time and then updates a field in ...
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Grouping task so that one email will be sent for the group of task

I need to group all the task assigned to one person. This could be 50 task assigned at one time. At which point I want to alert the task owner that they have all these task assigned to them as well as ...
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How to programmatically restart a workflow

I have a workflow linked to my list. Is there any programmatically way to select a list item and restart the associated workflow? Something like: SPListItem item = List.Items.GetById(1); ...
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How to add additional workflow task in SharePoint workflow?

I am developing a sequence workflow. It contains a Replicator and its InitialChildData property is bound to the list of strings representing users. The activity that gets replicated is the workflow ...
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SharePoint workflow tasks don't wait to be executed

I have created a workflow in Visual Studio which contains a replicator which creates multiple tasks for approval. The replicator contains a sequence activity which is consisted of createTask, a while ...
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Comments field not updating

I am developing a workflow. I have extended the Workflow Task content type with the Comments field using SharePoint UI. I need to set some value for this field in my code when editing the task, but it ...
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Performance Point Dasboard for a sharepoint Projects Task List?

I have createed a "Projects Tasks List" in sharepoint with a couple of columns added for further detail. I am looking to create a Dashboard with atleast three visual aid sections to improve better ...
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SPListItem.Tasks always empty

I have a custom sharepoint (2007) list (named testlist) on which I attached a test workflow (built with sharepoint designer 2007 and named testwf), which only task defined in the 'Actions' section at ...
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Modify Feedback Workflow to transfer a custom column value from Shared Documents to the Tasks list

I would like to modify the default feedback workflow. I have already made a copy of the workflow and made some minor adjustments to fit my needs. Now I need the work flow to pull the information from ...
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How do I create this type of Task List, with columns “Status” and “Description” instead of “Task Status” and “Body”?

I have 2 site collections, A and B. In site collection A, when I create a new Task List, the columns are (I will call it "Type A"): % Complete Assigned To Body (this one is different) Due Date ...
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Gantt Chart in SharePoint— Timeline view disappears

The first time I load the page, the timeline view of tasks appears no problem. However, when I start to add an item, scroll along the timeline, or otherwise take an action on the page, the timeline ...
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Sharepoint doesnt send notifications for tasks

My question is about Sharepoint. I create a workflow via Sharepoint designer, and "Assign a To-do Item" in it. When workflow start it doesn't send any notifications via email. But when I add "Send ...
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Gather Data From User not sending task emails

I have a workflow with a gather data from component. The email is sent to a user stored in current item: Assigned Manager field in the content type that triggers the workflow. When the user fills out ...
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Task list field database location changed from 2007 to 2010

What I've witnessed I've just noticed something rather annoying with SharePoint following an upgrade from 2007 to 2010. The task list schema in SharePoint 2007 had the 'Assigned To' field first. ...