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

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Approve/Reject a task from a custom InfoPath form?

We are using the OOTB Approval workflow for some tasks that is kicked off when a user enters info on a custom InfoPath form and clicks submit. The user receives the OOTB email with instructions to ...
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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 to get task and sub-task level % Complete to appear as total on summary task level % Complete

I created a Project Task list in SharePoint Foundation 2010. This list contains several Summary Tasks that contain Tasks. I am able to calculate the average % Complete for each task item in each ...
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Assign two users to a SharePoint 2013 workflow task

I want to assign a couple of users to a task in a SP 2013 workflow task that is developed via Visual Studio 2012. I tried assigning i:0#.w|mydomain\\spfarm;i:0#.w|mydomain\\muhammedh and I got the ...
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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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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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Can I control the name of forms when using a custom task process in SharePoint Designer?

I use SPD 2010 to create a complex workflow. I use many custom task process to interact with the different users at different stages of the workflow. Each time I add a new custom task process in my ...
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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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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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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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Sharepoint project site: notes field not synchronized from MS Project

I noticed when synchronizing projects from MS Project that the Notes field does not appear to be synchronized and is not an option to display on the Sharepoint project tasks page. Am I missing ...
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Task Management in My Sites

I want to filter the task in My Task. Below is the image: Here the Tasks are coming from different lists like Task, Timesheet etc. But I want to show the data only from Tasks and not from Timesheet. ...
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Workflow Task Process

Is there a way to get the task ID , when using "START A TASK PROCESS" in SP 2013, it works when using "Assign a task process" however. The only reason I have to use this, is because I have dynamic ...
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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 do I retrieve the Task ID of a task process?

I am trying to retrieve the task IDs of tasks in a task process in order to retrieve their task status. The only field that shows is the task outcome, which doesn't help. How do I get the task ID?
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“Assign To Do Item” action is not available in SharePoint 2013 designer workflow

I want to create one SharePoint 2013 designer workflow which should create one task for one user without any outcomes of the task like Approve/Reject. I just want to assign one to-do task so that ...
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Start a task process (Get user)

I am using "start a task process" to generate an approval task. The task is assigned to several users (so "assign task" is not an option) but is configured so that the first response is the good one. ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Duplicating tasks and subtasks SharePoint 2013

I have an instance of SharePoint 2013 that my company is testing to see if it fits our requirements for a task management point of view and there are 2 things that don't seem to be obvious. Is it ...
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Workflow history reset whenever triggered

I'm working on SP Foundation 2010 I have a task list and whenever the task is reassigned to another person I need to track it. I've created a column called old-assigned to so whenever the task is ...
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Can't approve a workflow task after the initiator was removed from Active Directory

We have a rare but frustrating issue in which a workflow and task are initiated by someone who then is later removed from AD. These tasks can no longer be actioned by the assignee or anyone else for ...
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SP2013 - Tasks not showing description for certain users

So I have an out-of-the-box task list on most of my department sub-sites. The task lists are using the standard Tasks content type. I've added an append-only comment field to the content type and ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Accidently deleted Tasks field Description. Can't get it back

I have been trying to find a way to restore the Tasks list Description column in the task list. The reason I need this column is so that it will sync with Outlook Tasks. The column can't just be named ...
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SPD Workflow - This task is currently locked

I have a big problem with a SPD Workflow. I created a workflow, based on the "Collect Feedback" workflow. After i published it, i can use it as i want to on my environment. So i created a wsp file out ...
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NullReferenceException: Task List, RelatedItems and New Item Forms

I started trying to make myself a custom New Item form for a OOTB task list in SharePoint Server 2013 with the latest CU's. I found that if my DataFormWebPart had the RelatedItems field present and ...
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SharePoint 2007 - False task assignment e-mails

I am experiencing a problem with the workflow that is currently being used to manage review tasks on some document. Once the workflow starts, false task assignment e-mails are sent to the requester ...
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Ways of implementing “Change Requests” behaviour in SPD 2013 workflow

I am implementing SPD 2013 workflow and have to add possibility to change requests in every task. In SPD2010 WFs we could set the Change Requests button and it created all the behaviour behind the ...
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Grouping task so that one email will be sent for the group of task

I need to group all the task assigned to one person. This could be 50 task assigned at one time. At which point I want to alert the task owner that they have all these task assigned to them as well as ...
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Performance Point Dasboard for a sharepoint Projects Task List?

I have createed a "Projects Tasks List" in sharepoint with a couple of columns added for further detail. I am looking to create a Dashboard with atleast three visual aid sections to improve better ...
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SPListItem.Tasks always empty

I have a custom sharepoint (2007) list (named testlist) on which I attached a test workflow (built with sharepoint designer 2007 and named testwf), which only task defined in the 'Actions' section at ...
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Modify Feedback Workflow to transfer a custom column value from Shared Documents to the Tasks list

I would like to modify the default feedback workflow. I have already made a copy of the workflow and made some minor adjustments to fit my needs. Now I need the work flow to pull the information from ...
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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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How can I have a user attach a file to a workflow task?

I'm using sharepoint designer 2010, custom list. I have created workflow on that list. I need to enable the user to enclose a file to the workflow task: What kind of task I need to use? P.S. I'm ...
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How do you update the task message links?

I have a Form Library that a feedback workflow is attached to. The issue is, every task the gets generated, embeddes a link to the file for which the workflow is running. Problem is, since this is a ...
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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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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 ...
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Document approval task - see also

Is there a way to turn off/disable the "See also" list that appears when you are viewing a Document approval task? I don't know how it decides what to display but none of these documents are related ...
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Web part development

Is it possible to download an existing web part and modify it in Visual Studio? I want to download the User Tasks web part and see if I can get it to pull from task lists created in 2013 - it pulls ...
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Content Search web part takes to long to update tasks to completed

I have a Content Search web part to show a users task list on our main landing page similar to this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KdB6jD23jE. We're on 2013 and my issue is that when a task is ...
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Faster way to process 120K List Items in SharePoint 2013?

We have around 120K List Items in a SharePoint 2013 List. Now, we want to introduce an additional column and update the value based on the existing columns. It is a dedicated - SharePoint farm and ...
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Selecting Next Workflow User at Completion of Task

I have a workflow that has a number of different assignment tasks. I want the user that marks the first task complete to be able to choose who gets the next task assignments. What are the steps I ...
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Multiple tasks lists created from workflow creation

I have the following inside my web application :- I have created a new site collection of type team site. and I added 5 sub-sites inside it. Now each subsite have 4 lists inside it and I added a ...
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Multi-Line Column works in email but not task

SP2013: When I create a task, I'm able to include multiple lines with line breaks in the Description column. When the email goes out to indicate a task has been assigned, the email displays the ...
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How to list Group Task in Sharepoint 2013 Personnel site “My Task” webpart

In my Sharepoint 2013 Personnel site My Task webpart listing only the tasks assigned to current user . I want to list the tasks assigned to current user groups too. In the normal task list I used ...
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Add blog entry and assign tasks in one location

I have set up a blog with custom fields. Basically we would like to populate both the blog and assign associated tasks in one location. Another way to say it is we want to add data to two lists from ...
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Assigning Task in Workflow to Email Group

one of our customers wants to notification of a taks sent to an Outlook Email group. The users in the group receive the notification but not the task itself since the outlook group does not have a ...