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

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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); item....
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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. ...
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Current User Task using CAML Qurey

Here's my query to get current user task using CAML but it's not working SPUser me = web.CurrentUser; SPList list = web.Lists["Tasks"]; SPQuery qurey = new SPQuery(); qurey.Query = @"&...
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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" xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/...
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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? NOTE:...
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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 Approval,...
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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 I'...
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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, ...