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

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Automating Calendar updates from task lists

I'm trying to set up calendars for my team that are based off of our campaign activities. I have created campaigns as task lists that can pull a calendar, but I need to also create a separate calendar ...
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Assigning Multiple People to Task

I created a Task app using SP13. Is there a way to add more than one more person per task without using a workflow? I have added a Person and Group column; therefore, the end-user can add the person ...
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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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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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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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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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'Claim Task' marks the task as complete

I'm having a problem with one of the SharePoint 2010 workflows I'm updating. One of the tasks in the workflow is assigned to a group in the site collection. When I login as one of its users and click ...
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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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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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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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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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Task Item is not deleted in My Task when Item deleted in SharePoint Task List?

We have configured My Task in our environment, when user create a new task item, it gets updated in My Task. But when user delete the item in Task list, SharePoint doesn't delete the item in My Task. ...
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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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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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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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The item is currently locked for editing & Open Task button not disappearing in InfoPath

I have an InfoPath form that submits to a SharePoint 2010 Library. It has promoted fields which can be edited by SharePoint. Basically, someone gets assigned an approval task via workflow, they then ...
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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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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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Sharepoint 2010 SPListItem.Tasks returns threw an exception of type 'System.ArgumentException'. What could be the cause?

I am going through a list item and getting each item, then get each workflow task for that item. I am able to retrieve the tasks for some items but not others. One difference I am able to find ...
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Tasks created in Workflow do not appear in My site

We have the My Tasks portion working fine for aggregating tasks from our Sharepoint sites when users create the tasks inside the browser. I created a workflow to create tasks and assign them to users ...
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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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Trying to extract comments from versioning, but not all the latest gets extracted

we are currently running on Sharepoint Online, and I was asked to build a task tool to track all our project etc. The last change we made is the possibility to add comments to the task through ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - How to retrieve the SPWorkflow object associated with a SPListItem?

Here's the scenario: I have a SPListItem in hand, which i know has a started workflow associated. The workflow has a task created for approval. I want to access the SPWorkflow and then the ...
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Using InfoPath form for custom content type (derived from Task)

I have Task library in which consists of several custom content types (all of them derived from Tasks content type.) For each custom content type I need to create form in InfoPath. How to assign those ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow initiator is System Account and the Task emails are not working

Here’s the scenario: I have a RunWithElevatedPrivileges method that adds a list item to my custom list. The custom list is associated with a workflow that gets triggered on Item Added. I have noticed ...
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Sharepoint Online 2013 - Retrieving a task by its related list item?

For the ticketing system I've been working on, a task will be created via workflow whenever a new ticket (discussion) is created, which is assigned to the specific personnel assigned to that ...
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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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Data view of linked data source displaying the wrong column's data

I have two task lists with identical columns that I am merging using a linked data source. I am displaying them using a data view of the linked data source, but I'm seeing some unexpected behavior ...
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SharePoint 2013 Timeline Coloring

I want to color a timeline with data of a specific column. This column is named Topic. So I wrote some code and added it to my SharePoint site but it didn't work. Here's the code I used: var ...
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MS Project 2010 -> SharePoint 2010 tasks

When syncing MS Project plan to SharePoint task list my Notes field is truncated to 255 characters. Is there a way of syncing >255 characters in the MS Project plan "Notes" field (or some other ...
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Approve listitem task from button with javascript

I am trying to find out the right way to approve a listitem workflow task clicking on a button using JavaScript (client object model). An approver should be able to approve/reject his own task by ...
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How to assign a task in a task list to a group of team members formed in a custom list?

I am using a team site to manage a project. I made a custom list that shows my project team. Team members might be individuals or lists of individuals. For example the title Finance Team Leader is ...
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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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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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Workaround for secondary workflow on tasks list

I need to overcome the limitation when one VS workflow creates tasks on task list, which also has another workflow attached to ItemCreated, and the secondary workflow is not triggered. Any ideas? (I ...
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Tasks from multiple lists displayed on one timeline/project summary

I have a site with two lists for tracking tasks. I also have the Project summary webaprt on the homepage. Is it possible to display tasks from both lists on the project summary/timeline on the ...
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How do I set a task to done on due date?

How do I set a task to done on due date when the user haven't taken any action on that task. Can I use/create a workflow in SharePoint 2013 designer? On due date completion the task should set to ...
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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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“Sync to Outlook” tasks from and to sharepoint for all users

Is there a way to activate "Sync to Outlook" from and to sharepoint for the mysite tasks for all our users? Every individual user can do it through the ribbon. But what if we want to activate it ...
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How to display task assigned to field in document library view?

When you assign a workflow to a document or item, under the task that gets created, you can see who the task is assigned to based on where you are within the workflow. My goal is to create a generic ...
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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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Missing workflow task

A user is receiving an email for task that is overdue. The document that it relates to has been deleted. I have searched for the task and looked in the task history but I can not find it. Any ...
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Sync with Outlook not working, ULS error: UserAgent not available, file operations may not be optimized

I am using SP2013 onpremise standard licence. I created a webapplication. I have created a project subsite. In this subsite I would like to make it possible to sync tasks with outlook. I did these ...
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Continue workflow after task creation

I need to create a workflow for expense note approval in SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on premise. One of the steps in the workflow is creating an approval task and assign it to a user. After this task ...
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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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Sharepoint Task List Security Patch Error

We've just noticed a rather strange problem with all the Task Lists we're running on our production server. When we open a task to edit it (in the default EditForm.aspx), any people fields present are ...
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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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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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Recurring Tasks only showing on calander view once

NOTE: I am using Sharepoint foundations 2010 I have a calendar view for a individual that is showing all recurring tasks they have assigned to them. However when I create a recurring tasks that is ...