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

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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 ...
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Task List Sharepoint 2010 [duplicate]

I have got a Task List. I want to give rights only one person, to create task. But if any of user choose this task, only he should edit this task. How should I do this. Manager could edit all tasks.
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Task list and giving custom permissions to task assignee

I have got a list with a lot of task. The first column of the list contains the name of the task while the following ones are additional information. As now I have defined a "task Creator" role/user -...
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How to store TaskID for later use?

Scenario: Have a SPD2007 approval workflow designed. A task is assigned to user1 and custom emails are sent. I'm not using the ootb email notification. Once the task is completed the workflow ...
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Change edit rights on an item based on task outcome

I have a workflow set up that is associated with a custom user list. Users can add, but also edit these items in a list. However, what I want to achieve its that users can edit an item in a list up ...
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Access all workflow tasks without being assigned to for validation

I have a request approval sequential workflow that has many tasks created upon approval. For each approval, Im using a custom webpart that shows different panels based on the status of the request. ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Show More by Default

I am using SharePoint 2013 and I have a custom contentype inherited from task. Because there are too many fields, by default there is a Show More option to show all the fields. Is there a way to ...
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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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Task Approve/Reject Permission

There are 3 participants in the workflow. They can approve/reject the task of the current item. I want every participant to be able to approve/reject only their own tasks, not other participants. For ...
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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 (i....
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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 ...