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

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Why is Notes column in Project Tasks is grayed out?

I am using SharePoint server 2010. I have created a 'Project Tasks' page. I can see the Gnatt chart the default set of columns. I would like to add a column where people can add notes or text ...
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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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Using Workflow to set Task Outcome column value

I am trying to create a workflow that will change the "Task Outcome" value of a task. The task list is associated with an Approval Workflow and was created when the specific instance of the approval ...
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How to create a Task List based on Document Library Expiration Date?

SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Version | Task List / Time Line I have a contract library with 100s of contracts and their expiration dates. I want to create a separate Time Line (task) for display 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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Reset tasks for using multiple times

I'm creating a list with tasks that I don't want people to share at the same time, I don't want them to edit the exact same list simultaneously. But rather have it as a finished file that people can ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Not Assigning Task Process to Group Members

I'm using Sharepoint Online to try to fit the following workflow use case: User with very limited permissions submits a form to create a new list item. This kicks off an approval workflow and sends ...
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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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Hiding Timeline on Task list causes full page refresh when calling manual refresh with JS

I am using JavaScript to programmatically call the _doPostback for a task listview webpart using this in my function: setTimeout("__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl39$g_7fb81f26_0047_4c65_9ed0_0c625b5bb5d2$...
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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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Workflow Updating “% Compelte” to 100 for a Task List changes the value to 10,000% automatically

In my Tasks List have custom Task Status 'Archive'. When workflow runs, it checks if Task Status is 'Archive' then it Sets the Task Status column value to 100. When I check the updates in the Tasks ...
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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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Task locking Event Receiver Execution

I have an event receiver that creates 2 tasks. The task should be created immediately on ItemAdded but there is a delay for some reason. The first task is created immeditately as expected but then ...
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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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Calculated column in Task List is not updating when Task is changed

Scenario: I have a Tasks List A new calculated column added to it Task_ID a. Formula used - =CONCATENATE("TL_",ID) It produces a column having values like TL_1, TL_2 .. and so on. Now whenever ...
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create a dynamic task list

what I want to do is create a task list which is dynamic. Meaning when I have five tasks (task1 - task5) and I get another more important one (task6) which is more important than say task2, I need to ...
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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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Add an Enterprise Custom Field to Add New Task Interface

I have created an Enterprise custom field,I successfully add the filed in the Schedule page. But, when I try to create a new task in the Task->Add Row->Add a new Task I have not been able to add this ...
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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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Problems with task completion conditions

I have tried probably 1 billion different possibilities but nothing seems to work. I have a SharePoint 2010 workflow that starts an approval process with GROUP X as soon as any user creates a new ...
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Error on Task User Control when Loading Data

private void LoadData() { try { if (SPContext.Current != null) { SPList taskList = SPContext.Current.List; SPListItem task = ...
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Task process 2010 vs 2013

I have created a workflow that contains a step that starts an approval task process with users A, B, and C present in GROUP Z. If I use the task process in SharePoint 2013 workflow, after assigning ...
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Start Workflow Automatically Help

I am very new to sharepoint but my employer wants to use it for build orders. I have created what appears to be a successful workflow and task list but am having issues linking them. I want to make it ...
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Task Approve/Reject Permission

There are 3 participants in the workflow. They can approve/reject the task of the current item. I want every participant to be able to approve/reject only their own tasks, not other participants. For ...
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Error with Workflow that creates a Task

I've already created two workflows that create a task and both are giving me errors. What am I doing wrong? I've created a workflow that sends a e-mail already and it did just fine. Can I have some ...
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Using Gulp SharePoint Future, can we use others?

I seen todays video is many Gulp things http://dev.office.com/blogs/getting-started-with-sharepoint-framework We have Grunt in team, will thats work?
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How to show Overall Percentage of Task completed out of 7 Different Task Lists

I need to find a solution that would allow to show the overall % of Task completed till date based on the TASK completed in 7 Different TASK Lists. Environment: SharePoint 2013 Please suggest how ...
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Adding “request change” button to Sharepoint Task

I have created a workflow that is triggered when a new item is created in a SharePoint list. This workflow starts a task process with the approval board. However, there are only two options for these ...
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Issue with Completing Custom Workflow Task

I have created a (legacy) SP2010 workflow which is run when the new item is created. It creates a workflow task which has a custom edit form. The form has "Reviewed" button which should complete the ...
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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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Can I sync a task list to outlook and have the tasks show in the To-Do Bar

I have a task list in SharePoint that I have synced to my Outlook. I can view the SP tasks in Outlook under My Tasks and I can create new tasks in Outlook. What I can seem to figure out is how to ...
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How to create SPD Task to everyone in a group separately?

Is it possible to assign a simple SPD To-Do-Item to everyone in a group separately so that individual tasks are given to everyone?
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Show details from the list item on a “task e-mail” Workflow

I have a list that I have a workflow on. The workflow sends a task e-mail. Every thing works as expected. When the workflow runs the user gets an e-mail in Outlook they can click on to open the ...
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Hide completed tasks in task list

When I (or anyone else) mark the check-box to indicate a task in the Task List is completed, the task is crossed out. However, the completed task still stays in the All Items view. How do I hide these ...
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Copying tasks between lists

I am trying to copy several tasks from one list to another and I can't seem to find a way to do it. I've seen other questions (like this one) with the answer being to save the list as a template. I ...
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EnableAssignToEmail on List Creation via REST

I'm creating a task list using the REST API. This is what the beginning of the list's properties look like: "__metadata":{"type":"SP.List"},"AllowContentTypes":"true","BaseTemplate":171,"...
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Aggregating User's Tasks in SharePoint 2013

I have been scouring the internet for that past several weeks trying to come up with a solution, but I am lost. I need a web part that can do two things: Display all incomplete tasks for a ...
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How do I assign a custom task type in a SharePoint 2013 Online workflow?

I have created a workflow in which I need to have both an approve/reject task type and a type where the assignee must indicate they've processed the associated request. I have created custom task ...
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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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Carriage returns appear for no apparent reason in Sharepoint's task description field

I use Sharepoint's task description field as a log for my team's project status updates. I'll enter in a line by sometimes typing it and sometimes copy pasting something from an email. Later, when I ...
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How can I edit the task app to contain updates on the task?

I would like to be able to see the tasks as they are now which an extra column - a line or two of a current update status. However, I want to be able to view the old update statuses to see how things ...
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SharePoint 2013 Custom Workflow Task Pages with Parameters

I have custom aspx pages (residing in the 15\Template\Layouts folder) that are linked to SP 2013 Workflow Task content types as display forms. How can I send parameter values to the aspx pages when ...
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Create lookup column using AssignedTo column from Task List to Document Library

I made a task list, and some tasks are assigned to multiple people. A document webpart gets a filter view, of a selected task in the task list. When i add a new document to the document library, I'm ...
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submit data from infopath form to calling workflow

I have a workflow with a custom task. This custom task opens an InfoPath form and retrieves correctly data from an entry in a SharePoint list. To achieve this I created a receive data connection in ...
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My Tasks web part is not available

In my team site I want to add "My Tasks" web part. But it's not available in my site collection. Are there any feature I'm missing to activate?
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Update Status of an associated Task in a SharePoint list Column (Field)

I have a SharePoint list titled as "Request". I have a workflow associated to this SharePoint list, which has an action of "Starting a task process". I have custom task actions associated with the ...
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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 for ...
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get comment/feedback from “Start Feedback Process” workflow in SPD 2010

I have added a "Start Feedback Process" workflow to a list. The workflow works fine. The target user gets an email, they can click on it in Outlook, add their comments, and submit. Now I am trying to ...
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2010 SharePoint Designer Workflow Task Process

I re-built a 2013 WF on 2010 platform so I can have WF#1 trigger this (now 2010) WF#2. The WF runs, but the task doesn't send. If I change the task to an email it works fine. Is there some setting or ...
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Make fields required in Workflow Task

Environment : Sharepoint 2010 Foundation I have a workflow that ask someone to do a custom task (created myself). This task has just 3 fields like "Approval", "Assigned To" and "Comments". I want to ...