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

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create content type from workflow task

I have been looking all over the internet for instructions on how to create a content type based off the Workflow Task type. Everything I have found thus far seems like it is incomplete or has gaps ...
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SP2010 workflow task-mails: invalid html in sended mails

Sometimes (not always) some task-mails are not displayed correctly. xslt: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0" ...
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Custom Task Process

I am trying to create a custom task process using SharePoint Designer. Once the approver approves the task, the approver should be able to select a person/group that will be notified of this outcome. ...
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Check if task has already been submitted on opening InfoPath task form and switching view to reflect so

I am trying to make my custom task form (of Visual Studio Sequential Workflow) to switch view to "Submitted" in case someone has already submitted this task before, since this task could be assigned ...
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Multiple, sequential tasks in one workflow

I have a couple steps in a declarative workflow that each collect data from users. I need each collection task to be completed before the next step kicks off. Is this possible. Also, the workflow is ...
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Private and Public Tasks in Lists?

I am trying to create a Task List which would go on a user's My Site profile. This task list will have a column where the user can select Private vs Public. If a task is Public, anyone viewing his ...
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Sharepoint Task Items

I am using a workflow which generates a task on the creation of new item of list. I want that task visible to only 'Assigned To' people not the one who create it. Tell me any way to do this. I have ...
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Prevent Deletion of Task List Item Created in SharePoint Designer Workflow Approval Task

When you create an Approval Process using SharePoint Designer, the tasks that are created allow the user to edit (Approve, Reject, Reassign, etc) but also allow them to delete the task. How can you ...
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ontaskchanged Error occured

I'm trying to create a simple workflow containing a while in which you can find : createtaskwithcontenttypes while Ontaskchanged completetask When I try to launch the workflow by adding a new ...
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How bind a custom ContentType with activity CreateTaskWithContentType ?

When I create a task with activity "CreateTaskWithContentType", I can't bind a custom ContentType with the list "Tasks". For the moment I try to bind my CT with the correct path in properties ...
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Show all tasks from user

How can I make a list with all Tasks? It is possible to use the MyTasks webpart, this is after changing a list of all task within the sitecollection. But i want a list of all tasks of multiple ...
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Custom Task Email for SharePoint State Machine Workflows

I have created a SharePoint State Machine workflow in Visual Studio 2010 and all works fine and all emails are sent out correctly. I would like to change the content of the email that is sent out (i.e ...
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Routing Workflow Task Emails to groups based upon List value

I have developed a state machine workflow that is curretly working fine. Although this is working, users are complaining about being bombarded with workflow task emails that don't have anything to do ...
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Can I create a “next due date” field for recurring tasks with no coding?

We've got a task list of recurring reporting jobs. For instance, a security report that's generated daily, weekly stats from three different individuals, semi-annual rollups of data. Our task list, ...
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Special Permissions on task

I'm having a problem with 'SpecialPermissions' its underlined in red (last line of code) Error 1 'Microsoft.SharePoint.Workflow.SPWorkflowTaskProperties' does not contain a definition for ...
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Which task groups and permissions to use

I have a workflow site that creates tasks(tasksite). I also have a number of departments that need to complete the tasks. What permissions would I need to give to department to complete the tasks in ...
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Displaying data collected in previous step of workflow in current step

Here is the setup. Creating workflow in Sharepoint Designer with two steps: 1) Collect feedback 2) Collect feedback2 Is there a way that you can display the feedback collected in step 1 on the edit ...
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Assigning Tasks

If I assign a task to an Active Directory group or mailing list, will it autogenerate tasks for each person in that group or mailing list such that they all get an individual task to complete? ...
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Cannot edit task list item after completed/no “save as draft” for task forms

I have built a SPD workflow in SP2010 (collect data from user) that collects a single text field from the user (this is just a test case, my real task form has many more fields). When the user ...
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List, display form, change link

I've been banging my head against the wall trying to get my project "dashboard" to work. Currently i´ve got one list for my projects, one list for all project tasks and one site page with ...
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Sharepoint 2010 grouping workflow tasks for a document library

We want SharePoint Experts Advice here What we have : 1- we have one document library ( many items). 2- we have many Tasks assign to document library item by workflow e.g. Require Manager ...
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How to debug the error "This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited”?

From time to time, some of my SP2010 site workflows fail with this message: This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited I believed I have fixed this but from time to ...
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What type of permission user needs in order to approve workflow task?

Is read only permission enough for user to approve a task in workflow? or I need to grant the user contribute rights in order to approve or reject a worfklow task.
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SSL redirect and AAM not working on a Workflow which is using the original/install URL

A year ago, I created our SharePoint site under a test name. I then added an AAM to extend it to our production name. Just a month ago, I added an SSL redirect in IIS which sends all http requests ...
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Linking Approval Tasks on List Items with SharePoint Designer Workflows

I have a simple approval process that I built with SharePoint Designer 2010. It starts by assigning a task to the user. The user simply approves and rejects the task. Based on the status an email ...
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List with hierarchy

I want to create a list with tasks, subtasks of these tasks, etc. It should also be possible to add new tasks to a specific level in the hierarchy. The only thing I could find is the Managed Metadata ...
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Display Task Historic Data

I have a Tasks list with versioning enabled. Each task goes through several states (Not Started, In Progress, Completed). Is there an easy way to display for a given task its timeline? For example ...
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How can I make a task list show different tasks for different groups?

I've added a Tasks web part to the homepage of a Sharepoint 2010 site and I want it to show "My Tasks" for some groups (e.g. the employees), "All Tasks" for others (e.g. the managers), and would like ...
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Set the due date on a task at time of creation using Sharepoint Designer?

We are creating tasks in a workflow but we cannot find a way of setting the due date in the same workflow. We resorted to adding a workflow to the task list that adds the due date on item creation. ...
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Gantt Chart - Project Task - Can Not Edit Item (Row)

I have created a Project Task List (aka the one with the Gantt Chart) and we are having a problem because no one can edit anything. I have reviewed all the permissions and I can't find anything wrong. ...
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Not receiving e-email notification when creating new tasks in a custom sequential workflow

I am setting the AssignedTo and SendEmailNotification properties for the SPWorkflowTaskProperties object, the task gets created and assigned correctly but no email is received. How can I check if ...
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Workflow and Associated Task Form Names

I have question regarding the InfoPath Forms that autogenerated by the Workflow Tasks. I was wondering if it is possible to give these forms more meaingful names. The current problem example: If I ...
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Universal Task List

I suspect I am over-complicating this issue. At least it seems like such an obvious need that I would expect an obvious, pre-existing solution. Specifically, we want the user to be able to ...
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Custom Workflow and Task Time Limits

I have created a custom workflow for an approval process. The workflow is designed to accomplish this task by using the “Collect data from user (Output to variable: collect)” action. I wish to assign ...
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Strategy Queston : how would you implement this calendaring use-case

At my organization there is a process that goes in to preparing for our Board of Director's Meetings that begins 6 weeks beforehand and involves about 9 different steps. We have a template document ...
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complete task by 4pm or else?

I've built a state machine workflow that has several tasks. If any of the tasks are not completed by 4pm I need to signify (email) the team(s). I guess I need some sort of event that fires at 4pm, ...
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Correct way to fix “This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited”

I have a SharePoint 2010 workflow that creates a task. The task has custom form and custom code executed when the form is submitted. Inside the code I'm trying to set the Completed Status on the task ...
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Workflows with Custom Task Forms in InfoPath - More views in the same form

I'm following this article to create custom forms for workflow tasks. At one point the article says: If you are well versed with InfoPath 2010, you can create views in the same form for the ...
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SPD2010 Workflow “Collect Data From User” Activity + Multi User fields?

Creating a SPD 2010 workflow. Trying to do something that I think should be simple. Use a “Collect Data From a User” activity to collect 0 to many “people” that should be affiliated with a piece of ...
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Collecting approval from only one member of a group

Currently, I have an approval task process that assigns a task to an entire group. But only one member of the group has to approve, while it takes two to reject. I edited the task process completion ...
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Assign a task with due date on item creation

I have a discussion board which has a field called as Reviewer which is a person field. I want that whenever a reviewer is added to the discussion, a new task / reminder should get added with a due ...
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Canceling Workflow (Task Process) from Infopath

I have a workflow (in SP2010) Task Process that I need to be able to cancel. I had a parallel action in the "When the Task Process Is Running" that checked for Item deletion or a field change. Run ...
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Cannot assign task to user

I am attempting to create a task in my state machine workflow on SP2010. theTaskID = Guid.NewGuid(); theTask.AssignedTo = "domain\\dave.lozzi"; theTask.Title = "Application"; theTask.Description = ...
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sharepoint 2010, workflow, “start task process on current item with these user” action

I have created workflow. In the workflow I used the "start task process on current item with these user" action. my problem: the user do not receive any email/task notification. in the "edit task ...
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SharePoint Project Tasks - displaying gantt

I have a list with template of Project Tasks, I have a number of summary tasks and inside these a number of tasks. I'd like to create a page which displays the gantt view (as it is after I clicked ...
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sharepoint designer - collect data from task - date and time

I'm using sharePoint designer 2010, I have creted workflow. I used the task "Collect Data From User", and I defined field as "date and time" type. the user filling the task field and I can see the ...
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Suggestions for implementing relationships between two lists

Here is what I am trying to accomplish: I want a Sharepoint list(s) that can track received client calls and all follow-up attempts from our staff. What I initially envisioned this would look like ...
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How can I have a user attach a file to a workflow task?

I'm using sharepoint designer 2010, custom list. I have created workflow on that list. I need to enable the user to enclose a file to the workflow task: What kind of task I need to use? P.S. I'm ...
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How do you update the task message links?

I have a Form Library that a feedback workflow is attached to. The issue is, every task the gets generated, embeddes a link to the file for which the workflow is running. Problem is, since this is a ...
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add CC to sharepoint task

Is there any way to assign a person/group to be CC'd on a sharepoint task, so they get the same notifications as the assigned user? I have a custom workflow where I create tasks, and an administrator ...