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 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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How do I collapse all subtasks in a SharePoint 2013 task list?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 to keep track of projects and their sub-tasks. But the view is getting pretty long and it would be nice to have a button to collapse all subtasks, leaving only the top-level ...
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Error While Approving the Nintex Workflow Task

We are getting an intermittent error when we approve a workflow task error. The error dosent occur once the workflow is terminated and restarted. The error is as shown below:
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How do you retrieve the last person to approve a task to insert into the task email in SharePoint 2013?

I am trying to retrieve the last person that approved a task and have it generate in the next task assigned to a user. I have a workflow which consist of several different approvers and I want to be ...
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SP 2010 - Creating a Daily task to do list

I'm looking to create a daily to do list, simple enough. However I want to set it so that it will autopopulate with the same few tasks every day at a certain time (say 8am) Is there a workflow or ...
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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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Got error when try to sync sharepoint tasks with exchange/outlook 2013

I am using sp2013 onpremise standard licence. I have created a project site. Inside this project site I have a tasks list. I try to sync the tasks list with exchange/Outlook 2013. But I got this ...
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Get completion date on tasks without custom coding

I am building project sites for projects that have already been partially completed. We want to use the project site to track tasks which have been already completed, and those dates. There is no ...
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Why does my SharePoint task have no related item?

I have a workflow that starts a process. As part of this it creates a task and emails the users. On one of the pages I have, I am retrieving the tasks and then getting the related items and ...
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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 share-point i can get them in this order ? all fields are not ...
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How to return field from specific workflow task as Data source in Lookup tool?

In short . . . How do I do this: ? In Step 1 of my workflow, the first action is to create/assign a task with Task ID of TaskID1. For the next action, how do I assign a field the value of a ...
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Error Opening Tasks from Outlook

When I click on the "Open this task" in Outlook 2013. I get the following message: "Sorry We couldn't open https://...and the lists the URLs" I can open the task from the tasks list in ...
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Create tasks programmatically in Project Server 2013

I'm trying to create a simple task in a Project, using Project Server 2013 CSOM. I have looked everywhere, but i couldn't find anything that would solve this issue. I can create a new empty project ...
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Can I get sharepoint to review an excel workbook and send email

I have an excel workbook on sharepoint which contains a list of tasks for people with their due date. Is it possible to get sharepoint to examine the workbook, see which tasks are coming due (i.e. 6 ...
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Workflow Task List

I am working on a custom workflow and I'm unable to figure out how to populate the "task" list with information captured on the workflow initiation form. I added a custom field to the initiation ...
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How do you access task form field data from approval workflows?

tldr: Need to access Task Form Field data in first Approval step, but nothing shows up. On the bigger scale, I have is a multi-step approval system. On the first approval step, the user inputs the ...
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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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How to apply a Sharepoint project site template when importing project site from MS Project?

I'm going to guess the answer to this might be to first create a new Sharepoint project site from the Sharepoint project site template, then open it in MS Project, and then open the existing project ...
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Sharepoint project site: notes field not synchronized from MS Project

I noticed when synchronizing projects from MS Project that the Notes field does not appear to be synchronized and is not an option to display on the Sharepoint project tasks page. Am I missing ...
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Task Management in My Sites

I want to filter the task in My Task. Below is the image: Here the Tasks are coming from different lists like Task, Timesheet etc. But I want to show the data only from Tasks and not from Timesheet. ...
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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 do I retrieve the Task ID of a task process?

I am trying to retrieve the task IDs of tasks in a task process in order to retrieve their task status. The only field that shows is the task outcome, which doesn't help. How do I get the task ID?
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Workflow Task Process

Is there a way to get the task ID , when using "START A TASK PROCESS" in SP 2013, it works when using "Assign a task process" however. The only reason I have to use this, is because I have dynamic ...
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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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Approve/Reject a task from a custom InfoPath form?

We are using the OOTB Approval workflow for some tasks that is kicked off when a user enters info on a custom InfoPath form and clicks submit. The user receives the OOTB email with instructions to ...
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“Start a task process” do not create tasks for all the users given in the recipient feild (SharePoint workflow 2013)

I have a problem that I want to discuss here and hopefully I will get some answers. I have recently created a workflow for a custom list (SharePoint online) in SharePoint Dsigner 2013. In workflow, ...
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How Do I Hide (or make read-only) Certain Fields in a Task Form

In my task form, I can't figure out how to hide '% Complete' and/or 'Task Status' without losing the ability to complete the task. I am using a custom content type with only one option, 'Task ...
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Workflow Task without action/outcome

I would like to create and assign a task item to a person within a workflow. But the person should not be forced to enter any data or accept the task or anything else. The task should only be an ...
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How to see All Assigned tasks at once in SP 2010?

I have a site collection in SP 2010 with many subsites. Each subsite is for a department. In some cases the people working in the company have responsibilities in more than one department, therefore ...
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Document approval task - see also

Is there a way to turn off/disable the "See also" list that appears when you are viewing a Document approval task? I don't know how it decides what to display but none of these documents are related ...
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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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Web part development

Is it possible to download an existing web part and modify it in Visual Studio? I want to download the User Tasks web part and see if I can get it to pull from task lists created in 2013 - it pulls ...
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Content Search web part takes to long to update tasks to completed

I have a Content Search web part to show a users task list on our main landing page similar to this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KdB6jD23jE. We're on 2013 and my issue is that when a task is ...
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Hiding a Task List

I would like my users to be able to click a link straight to a new task form, then submit, but never see the actual task list. I want to be the only one that can ever view the task list and especially ...
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How To: Every Document Set Has Its Own Tasks List

I have a document library with document sets in it. Each document set represents a project. On the welcome page of each document set I want to show a tasks list (in Gantt chart view) that will be ...
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Assign a task to 1 or many users - how to find out the task completer?

I created a workflow which uses the Create Item In List action to assign tasks to users to complete (such as fill in new employee details in a task form). The workflow is using the Assign To field to ...
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How to get task and sub-task level % Complete to appear as total on summary task level % Complete

I created a Project Task list in SharePoint Foundation 2010. This list contains several Summary Tasks that contain Tasks. I am able to calculate the average % Complete for each task item in each ...
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Assign two users to a SharePoint 2013 workflow task

I want to assign a couple of users to a task in a SP 2013 workflow task that is developed via Visual Studio 2012. I tried assigning i:0#.w|mydomain\\spfarm;i:0#.w|mydomain\\muhammedh and I got the ...
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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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Faster way to process 120K List Items in SharePoint 2013?

We have around 120K List Items in a SharePoint 2013 List. Now, we want to introduce an additional column and update the value based on the existing columns. It is a dedicated - SharePoint farm and ...
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Selecting Next Workflow User at Completion of Task

I have a workflow that has a number of different assignment tasks. I want the user that marks the first task complete to be able to choose who gets the next task assignments. What are the steps I ...
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Multiple tasks lists created from workflow creation

I have the following inside my web application :- I have created a new site collection of type team site. and I added 5 sub-sites inside it. Now each subsite have 4 lists inside it and I added a ...
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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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Complete Workflow task by system using c#

Requirements I have a custom workflow with three forms 1)Custom association form 2)custom initiation form 3)Custom Task form Three user type 1) Reviewer 2) Approver 3) Final Approver i am ...
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Multi-Line Column works in email but not task

SP2013: When I create a task, I'm able to include multiple lines with line breaks in the Description column. When the email goes out to indicate a task has been assigned, the email displays the ...
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Is there some relation between a task columns: status and the completed?

Is there some relation between the task columns "Status" and "Completed" ? I am using 2013. I was wondering if you set the status to "Finished", the completed percentage will be 100%.
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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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How to list Group Task in Sharepoint 2013 Personnel site “My Task” webpart

In my Sharepoint 2013 Personnel site My Task webpart listing only the tasks assigned to current user . I want to list the tasks assigned to current user groups too. In the normal task list I used ...
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Add blog entry and assign tasks in one location

I have set up a blog with custom fields. Basically we would like to populate both the blog and assign associated tasks in one location. Another way to say it is we want to add data to two lists from ...
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Assigning Task in Workflow to Email Group

one of our customers wants to notification of a taks sent to an Outlook Email group. The users in the group receive the notification but not the task itself since the outlook group does not have a ...