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

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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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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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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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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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Accessing Workflow Task ExtendedProperties by name

According to all of the articles I have read, including this one from Microsoft itself -- http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ms520166(v=office.14).aspx, I should be able to access task ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Approval Workflow Shared Mailbox

An approval workflow is being assigned to a SharePoint group, which has a shared mailbox. When sending the task the mailbox receives the task. This is working as expected. When a user who has access ...
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Approve Task from Application page

I have created an application page. After submitting the form all the required information is added in sharepoint list and an approval process is initiated. I want to use the same application page as ...
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Start task process with SharePoint Group

I am developing a Workflow with SharePoint 2013. I want to start a task process with a SharePoint group, but when the workflow arrives to that action it gets canceled with this error: ...
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Automating Calendar updates from task lists

I'm trying to set up calendars for my team that are based off of our campaign activities. I have created campaigns as task lists that can pull a calendar, but I need to also create a separate calendar ...
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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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Task Item is not deleted in My Task when Item deleted in SharePoint Task List?

We have configured My Task in our environment, when user create a new task item, it gets updated in My Task. But when user delete the item in Task list, SharePoint doesn't delete the item in My Task. ...
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Sharepoint 2010 SPListItem.Tasks returns threw an exception of type 'System.ArgumentException'. What could be the cause?

I am going through a list item and getting each item, then get each workflow task for that item. I am able to retrieve the tasks for some items but not others. One difference I am able to find ...
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Trying to extract comments from versioning, but not all the latest gets extracted

we are currently running on Sharepoint Online, and I was asked to build a task tool to track all our project etc. The last change we made is the possibility to add comments to the task through ...
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Data view of linked data source displaying the wrong column's data

I have two task lists with identical columns that I am merging using a linked data source. I am displaying them using a data view of the linked data source, but I'm seeing some unexpected behavior ...
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Workaround for secondary workflow on tasks list

I need to overcome the limitation when one VS workflow creates tasks on task list, which also has another workflow attached to ItemCreated, and the secondary workflow is not triggered. Any ideas? (I ...
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Tasks from multiple lists displayed on one timeline/project summary

I have a site with two lists for tracking tasks. I also have the Project summary webaprt on the homepage. Is it possible to display tasks from both lists on the project summary/timeline on the ...
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Continue workflow after task creation

I need to create a workflow for expense note approval in SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on premise. One of the steps in the workflow is creating an approval task and assign it to a user. After this task ...
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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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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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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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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 ...