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

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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 separately?

Is it possible to assign a simple SPD To-Do-Item to everyone in a group separately 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 ...
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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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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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Accessing Workflow Task ExtendedProperties by name

According to all of the articles I have read, including this one from Microsoft itself -- http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ms520166(v=office.14).aspx, I should be able to access task ...
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SP2013 - Filtering not working on Calendar view of Task list

I have a page with a Task list on it displaying its Calendar view. I have a filter on the Calendar view where it should only show items where "Show On Content Calendar" is equal to Yes, however the ...
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How to get list item id of the workflow task list

I have a SP2010 workflow created in Visual Studio in which several tasks exist. At each task creation I need to send message to specific user which contains information about specific task, one of the ...
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SP 2013 My Site - Tasks - Page can't be displayed

On a SP 2013 My Site on 2 different environments we see the same behavior, that the page /personal/useraccountname/AllTasks.aspx could not be found. Has anybody come across this issue before or do ...
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Workflow history reset whenever triggered

I'm working on SP Foundation 2010 I have a task list and whenever the task is reassigned to another person I need to track it. I've created a column called old-assigned to so whenever the task is ...
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Webpart won't show tasks related to the list item

I have a 'Complaints' task webpart that's displayed under a (list) display form. The tasks are created by a workflow, when a complaint is created. I can get all of the tasks to appear in the webpart, ...
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How can I get the correct SPFieldUserValue to use SPSiteDataQuery to aggregate tasks for a certain user?

I'm trying to gather all the tasks of a certain content type for a certain user. To accomplish this I'm using a SPSiteDataQuery which looks like this: string where = String.Format(@"<Where> ...
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Can't approve a workflow task after the initiator was removed from Active Directory

We have a rare but frustrating issue in which a workflow and task are initiated by someone who then is later removed from AD. These tasks can no longer be actioned by the assignee or anyone else for ...
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Prevent user from re-visit approval form. SharePoint 2010 Workflow

I created a custom Visual Studio Workflow. It works fine and is a simple approval workflow. There is a Workflow Task associated to a dynamic user and the user musst approve or reject it. The Problem ...
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How tasks are related to sub tasks

I have tasks like this. Task 1 SubTask 1 SubSubTask 1 SubSubTask 2 SubSubSubTask 1 SubTask 2 How in SharePoint I can get them in this order ? All fields are not ...
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Workflow to create a folder in the Shared Documents Library upon creation of a list item

I have a List that people create an item for new project requests. I have a workflow that notifies the Assigned To person, however I would like to also have it create a Sub Folder under the Shared ...
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SP2013 - Tasks not showing description for certain users

So I have an out-of-the-box task list on most of my department sub-sites. The task lists are using the standard Tasks content type. I've added an append-only comment field to the content type and ...
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Send an Email after several Tasks are done

Like the title says: I'd like to send an email after three tasks are done. All in Sharepoint Designer 2010. I can't figure it out myself and Google didn't really help. EDIT: Ehm maybe I wansn't clear ...
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Who accepted/rejected the task?

I have a workflow which is creating a task that can be approved by multiple users. (IE: there is a group in the "Assigned To" field). How can I tell, from within the workflow, which user accepted/...
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How to trace a users actions?

Is there any way to find out if a user tried to complete a task? Scenario: We have a custom approval workflow (SP Designer). Each user updates a document, then completes a task. Pretty straight ...
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Delay a bit the Assigned e-mail

I want to send an Assigned task message to some people. But if we do it by default, it will send the e-mail in the next 5 minutes. Is there anyway to delay this message for maybe a month and making ...
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SharePoint 2013 My Tasks WebPart - update on loading

I created a custom page on MySites (installed with FeatureStapling) on that page the I added a View-WebPart for "My Tasks", which re-uses the List displayed in the "My Tasks"-Page of the MySite. The ...
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User Tasks WebPart does not display any Tasks

The User Tasks WebPart provided by SharePoint (2013) does not really work, or at least I did something wrong. I simply added the WP from Web Part -> Social Collaboration -> User Tasks, no ...
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Correct Way to Reassign Workflow Tasks in Visual Studio WF

What is the correct way to programmatically reassign a task to another individual in a SharePoint 2010 custom workflow? We do not want to simply change the person to whom the task is assigned although ...
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Retrieve user's tasks from mysites using server object model

I am having trouble aggregating info on all tasks from current user programmatically. This is what I got so far: SPWeb web = SPContext.Current.Web; SPSiteDataQuery query = new SPSiteDataQuery(); ...
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Workflow Status Tasks: One or more field types are not installed properly

In the workflow status tasks, I get the error: "One or more field types are not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete these fields" I have opened up the fields one by one ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Accidently deleted Tasks field Description. Can't get it back

I have been trying to find a way to restore the Tasks list Description column in the task list. The reason I need this column is so that it will sync with Outlook Tasks. The column can't just be named ...
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Users can see (and approve!) each other's tasks

Is there a quick and easy way to prevent users from seeing and approving each other's tasks? I do NOT want to create a task list per user and would like to avoid setting up item level permissions / ...
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How to automatically complete a workflow task on data modification?

I'm currently working on a Purchase Order workflow in Sharepoint, and have set this up to, on item creation, automatically run the workflow. I'm creating the workflow in SPD, and this is the key part ...
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Updating List Item based on Current Task:Assigned To value

I'm trying to update a List Item column based on the a Current Task's Assigned To value. However, following code doesn't work for me: If Current Task:Assigned To contains Car Update Item in Current ...
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Approval workflow “request change” task

I have a query about the Approval workflow in SharePoint 2010. When an Item is saved to the List, the request is updated to “in progress”. At this point, a Worklow Task is created. Users can then ...
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Duplicate tasks created from workflow

I have a workflow that creates a task when the task is modified. The task is duplicated if the user goes in and modifies the task a second or third time. How can I get the task to be created on the ...
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Task List delegate task to the user

Hi I have got a difficult question. I have got a Task List with the some Task. Only One person, or group should can create a Task. The User which take a task Should Could edit a task, not delete a ...
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Add new assignees to existing task using workflow

How do I add an assignee to a list of assignees on an existing task using a workflow? This question breaks down to, how can I get the users currently in the assignee field, combine them with the ...