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 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 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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SharePoint creates second task because of approval workflow

I've got a problem when I am creating a Task in a Tasklist in SharePoint. I've made a workflow which starts automatically if a task is created and is also assigned to a team automatically. So I ...
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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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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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Creating links to specific content types in a list (Task List, adding summary and normal tasks)

We are using the OOTB Task List in SP2010 to manage tasks. The rule we are using is Summary Tasks (folder) always contains the tasks (task). But the feedback I am getting from users who add multiple ...
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Assigning Due Date of Task Created In Workflow From Initiation Parameters

I am attempting to create a Workflow that asks the user for a due date, then assigns a task with that due date. I cannot get it to assign the date I have asked for in the Initiation Form Parameters. ...
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My Tasks aggregates tasks only from root site collection

I wanted to ask if you need to enable some site/site collection feature(s) in SharePoint sites for My Tasks, to properly aggregate tasks across all SharePoint sites. As it seems, our My Tasks (web ...
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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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“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 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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2010: Query String URL Filter doesn't filter until postback

I have a Query String URL filter sending a value (ProjectID) to a task list which filters the tasks down to match the query string. On page load, however, all tasks are displayed, making it seem that ...
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After adding web front end server, Will my existing running workflow work?

Current we have following servers for SharePoint 2013 Server1 = SharePoint Server + Web Front End Server2 = SQL Server I have created 3 custom visual studio workflows and deployed to the server ...
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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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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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Color Code Due Date for All Tasks?

I am trying to format a Tasks list in SharePoint 2010 using Sharepoint Designer using the following settings under conditional formatting. Field > Due Date = Less Than > Value = Current Date ...
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How to force get the latest tasks by Work Management Service Application?

I already created a webpart which getting all tasks from current user cross-site. It works and I see the same tasks as in the task list on my mysite. I only see the tasks list in my webpart is not ...
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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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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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Reuse a Task List

I have a task list named NEO Tasks. This list contains a series of tasks to be completed by employees that have just completed their New Employee Orientation. I want to be able to assign the set of ...
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Can a Workflow in SP2013 have a repetitive field input?

I've this scenario (simplified): A project has process. In one stage (Providers involved), I have to let the user enter as many "providers-role" as he wants (a lookup field: role, and a text field: ...
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Sharepoint 2013 task list of all tasks created

A manager would like to have a list of all the tasks he has created instead of all the tasks assigned to him. Is there an out of the box way to do this? We are running Sharepoint 2013.
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Tasks in SharePoint Online don't show up in Outlook for all users

We have Tasks set up in SharePoint Online but they aren't showing up in everyone's Outlook (desktop or online). It works fine for some people but not all. Here are things I've confirmed: Everyone ...
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Pass data collected during the workflow into the right field of the related list without finishing the task

Is it possible to pass data collected during the workflow into the related SharePoint list without clicking "Complete Task"? My problem is, that my manager don't want to/ can't fill in all fields of ...
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Can you change the functionality of the completed check box in a task list or remove it from content type?

The mark completed check box in SP2013 task list changes the % complete to 100. This box is easily check by accident and then when you uncheck it changes the %complete to 0 no matter what it was ...
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SharePoint 2013 Emails

The workflow for my task it's created , it's should send an email to assigned user once the new task created and i publish the workflow without any error. My question is i'am using the SharePoint ...
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How do I get programmatically (SSOM) all tasks by the Work Management Service Application?

How do I get programmatically (SSOM) all tasks by the Work Management Service Application?
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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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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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How do I duplicate the formatting of a Web Part?

I'm building a page with tasks for my team and I can't figure out how to copy the Task Web Part formatting to each of the other team members. At the moment I ams doing this by hand setting: Web Part ...
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TASK list view web part does not let user leave the page after completed checkbox is clicked

I have a strange problem with the usage of Tasks list web part in a publishing page. Env: SharePoint 2013 ver 15.0.4569.1000 I added an App based on Tasks list in a Publishing Site home page. ...
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Firing an old workflow, but it's really just an old version in a Library

I have an interesting problem. At first I thought a deleted workflow was being triggered. It turns out an old version in a different library is being triggered. I created a 2013 workflow to trigger a ...
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Only Allow Task Assignee to Complete the Task

How can I prevent people other than the task assignee to complete a task? At the moment, for some reason, anyone is able to complete the task. I'm ideally looking for a solution that involves the ...
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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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The COMPLETED view of a task list is not working

The COMPLETED view shows both complete and incomplete tasks. I just want to see the completed tasks when that view is selected. Any suggestions?
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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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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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SP2013 edit form URL caching

I have a custom edit form, on a on-premises installation, in the layouts folder. Button in Edit column on listview (having a link like ...
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SharePoint Project Tasks - displaying gantt

I have a list with template of Project Tasks, I have a number of summary tasks and inside these a number of tasks. I'd like to create a page which displays the gantt view (as it is after I clicked ...
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Using Sharepoint 2013 Task Lists

When I open a filtered Online Sharepoint Task List, I lose the ability to modify (insert, indent, move etc) the list in its full "Edit" mode. With the error message: "We can't modify hierarchy on a ...
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Task list - alert on completed status

I have a task list and I have set up an alert so that it sends one when the task is completed. Does this only work on the default "completed" option? What if I added another option called "complete" ...
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Workflow “Error Occurred” After Task Reassignment Using Powershell

I had a task assigned to the wrong person in a custom visual studio workflow. Previously I have been able to reassign these types of tasks using Powershell and the following lines: $web = Get-SPWeb ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 Task Workflow handling Out of Office replies

Environment: Sharepoint 2010, Sharepoint Designer 2010, Outlook 2010 with Exchange 2010. I have an Approval workflow and so far it works properly. It is handling the way I wanted it to work. There ...
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Sharepoint designer workflow task action not initiating

I am using a SharePoint designer workflow and it works until it gets to the step where it assigns a task to a user. When the workflow is initiated it goes through all of the steps until it reaches the ...
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Create parallel approval workflow using Visual Studio in SharePoint 2013

I have a requirement wherein i need to trigger a workflow depends on a condition during the upload-a-document in the document library.end user needs to select primary approver,secondary approver in ...
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Hide subtasks in task list by default

I'm trying to find a way to hide the subtasks in a view by default. I've tried a few javascripts and snippets and can't get anything to work.
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In SharePoint 2013, how do you store a TaskID for later use?

A task process is started in the workflow, and I would like to determine the task id of the assigned task for use in a lookup on the task list. In the end, what I'm trying to accomplish is to be able ...
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Cannot find a direct link to a workflow task to automatically be in “Edit Item” mode to complete a task

I'm looking for a way to create a link that brings the user into "Edit Item" so they will not need to click on "Edit Item". Once in "Edit Item" I look at the URL and it looks like this. It is a very ...
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Workflow task - How to set priority when assigning a task

When assigning a workflow task in SharePoint 2013, how can I set the priority? By default it is set to "(2) Normal".
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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 ...