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

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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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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 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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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 2013 - Cloud - Workflow tasks fail to proceed randomly

I am creating a 2013 list workflow in SPD using 2013 Approval tasks. Every now and then one of the tasks will take upwards of 10 seconds to save and then the workflow does not proceed. I can reopen ...
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Assign a task to a group - task not created, email not sent

I am using a custom workflow and I have created two groups: Group A - composed by me; Group B - composed by my superior. There is a "Assign task" action in my workflow. It is assigning the task to ...
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UserAgent not available, file operations may not be optimized, Task not filtering

I'm having the following exception when I try to filter the Task control by "Assigned to" in SharePoint 2013. The full stack trace is: UserAgent not available, file operations may not be optimized. ...
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Transfer a task when a person is out of office

Environment : Foundation 2010 I created a new list with the "Issue Tracking" model. My workflows include some tasks automatically assigned to a specific person. But I would like to transfer these ...
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Collect Feedback Workflow for most recent minor draft ONLY

I am new to SharePoint and I am looking to create a Collect Feedback workflow. My goal is to have an automatic workflow that triggers any time a new document is added to my Document Library, but I ...
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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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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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the type is not registered as safe custom task form

I have built state machine workflow which uses custom task form. The custom task form is based on custom content type. When I try to open custom task form I get below error: The base type ...
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SharePoint Online Edit Form JavaScript Errors

I am seeing JavaScript errors on the edit form of one of my tasks lists - see below. I have added my own custom JavaScript on this edit form. This is in the Chrome browser. I haven't tested ...
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Auto Assignment of Task in SP 2010 list

I have created a custom list and created a datasheet view where I have upload the data. Now I want setup a rule or workflow so that whosoever is opening that particular entry then it will ...
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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 SharePoint I can get them in this order ? All fields are not ...
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How to create link to another list within Start a Task Process

I have a WF in List A with 2 logics. The first is to Create an Item in List B (for other purposes). After Create an Item has finished, the 2nd logic will Start a Task Process for Admins. My question ...
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Is there a way to hide a generic notification “This project can only be edited through Project Web App. Edit project”

I am creating wiki pages on a project site, and the "Tasks" web part displays this message about the list... "This project can only be edited through Project Web App. Edit project." I understand ...
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List with hierarchy

I want to create a list with tasks, subtasks of these tasks, etc. It should also be possible to add new tasks to a specific level in the hierarchy. The only thing I could find is the Managed Metadata ...
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A Task App for each project site or better once shared Task app on the top-site?

I have a dilema regarding tasks and project sites. Suppose I have a top site and it has some child-sites which are project sites. I want to track tasks for each project site independently but also I ...
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Associating ProjectSite Tasks list and Document Approval Workflow Tasklist

I have created a project site collection and few sub sites with project site template. In the tasks list of project sub site, i have entered few tasks like reqmnst analysis, design, design review ...
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How do I get the top item of a task list?

I have a task list from a Sharepoint Online site that is synced with MS-Project. I created a top level task item that everything else is nested under. However the ID of that task is very large ...
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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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Allow Office 2010 users to open docs from hyperlink in edit mode

I have SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow which assigns tasks to users. In the email of the task I have added a direct link to the related document. I was originally using [%Workflow Context:Current ...
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SharePoint 2013 Task Missing Claim Release Button

Environment: I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow (built from scratch in SPD) that creates a task using the "Workflow Task (SharePoint 2013)" content type on a custom task list in a Community site. The ...
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Maximum number of tasks in a workflow SharePoint 2013

We work with SharePoint 2013. Our workflows used to have 10-13 individual tasks for every workflow. Since upgrading to 2013 the admins (or so-called admins) are telling us that the number of tasks ...
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List workflow will create a task - I need to email the comment of an assigned task in the workflow

I have a list that triggers a workflow on creation. The workflow creates tasks assigned to a sharepoint group. The task has a comment field that i need to send in an email once approved or rejected. ...
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Task workflow not firing on task created by information management policy

I have a requirement to send out a custom notification email whenever a new task is assigned to a user. To achieve this I have turned off the standard notification on the Tasks list and attached a ...
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Assign Tasks to multiple people with multiple completions

Sharepoint 2010. Question 1: I need to create a task that can be assigned to 1 or more people at the same time, but creates a separate tasks for each of the so that they would mark the task as ...
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Lookup field is empty in workflow - ItemAdded

I want to view parent task ID in Task List. But it is hidden. So I created new field, that is not hidden. This works in View - When I use Why? What am I making wrong? Here is my definition of ...
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Custom Task Forms (Edit, Display, New) in SharePoint 2013 Online (Office 365)

I am currently using SharePoint Online and creating SharePoint 2013 workflow using SharePoint Hosted App project in Visual Studio 2015. My scenario is I want to create tasks at different stages and ...
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“Assigned To” field is empty when users edit a task

SharePoint 2013 Task List which is synchronized with MS Project 2013. We have a number of tasks which have multiple users in the "Assigned To" field. Our IT support person told me that I have ...
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Force Task URL to Open in IE

Is there a way to force a URL to open in a specific browser (Internet Explorer)? We have some people using chrome for their email, but I lose some of my task functionality if they open the email link ...
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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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Move one task item to another task

I was curious if there is a simple way to move an item in one task to another task. Example: We would have a task list called Requests. Once an item in that list is approved we would move that item ...
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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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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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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 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 ...