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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Add a shortcut in ribon of task list

I've a task list and in the ribbon under Items I've a blue buton "Assign to me" Do you know how I can add this to my other lists? And how is it working?
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Consolidated task list

How to create a consolidated task list containing all the (task)list items within the site collection(including the subsites).
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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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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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Can't create any 'Outcomes' in a custom task in Designer

When I create a custom task in Designer it doesn't give me any 'Task Outcomes' options or allow me to add new outcomes. Designer won't allow me to publish the workflow until there are outcomes in the ...
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Task list to display more than one 'Assigned To'

This is a pretty simple question but for some reason I can't get this to work. I have a Document Library which is used to add documents and assign them to other people. It's connected to my Task ...
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Task process not populating actions

Occasionally when I'm trying to edit the behavior of a task process, I'll go in to edit it and all of the actions are gone. I believe that they're still there, but I'm trying to troubleshoot a task ...
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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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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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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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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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Varying Due Dates in Workflow

Is there some way to vary due dates in an approval workflow? For instance, if I have A, B, and C all on a serial approval workflow: A: due date = today + 7 days B: due date = completion of A's task ...
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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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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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“My Tasks” filter does not display new tasks

I used the "My Tasks" filter which comes with the OOTB Task list. It shows older tasks which were created a few days ago, but in order to see the "new" tasks created within the past hour, I have to go ...
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More than one user not getting email alerts (SharePoint 2010)

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2010, and I'm creating an application which assigns tasks to other people. In the application, whenever a person is assigned a task, that particular person (or group of ...
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SPD 2013 Workflow Subtask

Is there a way to create a workflow that automatically assigns a task as a subtask of another task. For example form is submitted, start work flow that creates main task, then creates 3 subtask for ...
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Identify person who completed a Collect Data task

I'm using "Collect Data From User" in a workflow to issue a task to a group. I need to be able to identify the member of the group who completed the task. The current solution is a People field in the ...
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No longer able to add new tasks to timeline

I can no longer add new tasks to my timeline by either of the two normal methods. Both have previously worked. The options are available but nothing happens when I click on them. I have given everyone ...
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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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Display image based on task completion

I am trying to display a 'progress bar' on a page which includes 5 different images. I would like to create a workflow where the image would change based on the completion of tasks in a task list. The ...
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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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SingleTask activity in SharePoint 2013 workflow - Change Item values of the Task and its Content Type

I use the SingleTask activity in my Workflow to create Tasks for the User. But I need to give the User more information than just Body, Title, DueDate and AssignTo. So I created a Content Type which ...
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How to create SPD Task to everyone in a group separatly?

is it possible to assign a simple SPD To-Do-Item to everyone in a group separatly so that individual tasks are given to everyone?
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Are To-Do Items supposed to email the user when assigned?

When adding a to-do item in a Workflow, is it supposed to email the User when the item is assigned? How about adding it to the Task-List in Outlook?
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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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Where is Timeline task color stored?

I've added a few tasks to the timeline and changed their background color using ribbon tab called "Timeline": So now I have something like this: The question is where does SharePoint store this ...
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SP2013 - Tasks updating automatically. Can't figure out why

So we have a homegrown IT request system built off of out-of-the-box lists and SPD workflows. The idea is that a user submits an IT request (request list), a workflow (on the request lists) gets ...
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Activity 'DynamicActivity' has 51 arguments

I am trying to publish my workflow after a revision, but I am getting this error whenever I try to publish. There are no errors when I check for them, but I cannot publish. There error message I get ...
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Javascript fails in chrome, works fine in IE

I have this JavaScript code for my SharePoint forms which does not work in other browsers but works in Internet Explorer. By using jQuery, when you initially open the task, the Rejected button will ...
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Randomly: Item does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user

I have a rather curious issue with some workflow tasks. My (state machine) workflow creates a handful of tasks while running. Users interact with the tasks to move the workflow between its states. ...
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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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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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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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Sharepoint 2013 multiple stages task

I just finished setting up a new team site on SharePoint and now I need to edit the functionality of the task list. Basically what I want to do is to create a task with multiple stages (as sub-tasks ...
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Block change in start date - task

I want to block users with edit permission to change the date in the field start date. Start date = today. Is this possible? This is required to allow calculate correct SLA.
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Viewing other users' tasks?

I am currently working on setting up the Project Site templates and utilizing the Tasks feature to assign tasks to users. I would like to be able to see another user's task list on their My Site page. ...
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Got error after I try to open a workflow task: This may be due to a misconfiguration of the Microsoft SharePoint Server State Service

I am using sharepoint 2013. I have builded a workflow. Inside this workflow I have a task. This task will be assigned to some sharepoint group. When I start this workflow I can see the created created ...
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Custom Workflow and Task Assignment Emails

I have a form library and have created a custom workflow (described below) which will be used to approve the documents. However, when the custom tasks of the workflow are assigned to the desired ...
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How to Remove “Relative Item” from alert notification send by a task

I enabled the alert notification for SharePoint 2010 task list. But in the notification Email i am getting "Related Items" link in the json format. I don't want to show that in the email notification. ...
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How to implement an easy workflow with a task, if task approved create an item in another task, otherwise do nothing

I am building a SharePoint 2010 portal. I have for example LISTA and LISTB. On LISTA I have created a workflow. In this workflow I have created an advanced task action. Now I would like to configure ...
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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 ...