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

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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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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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“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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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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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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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 ...
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Link directly to Task

I am creating a workflow that creates multiple tasks on the same item for users, and I am using the assign a to-do item workflow step. I also am sending custom emails to each user. I need help ...
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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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Task Related list item

I've created an out of office approval workflow (we have SP 2007), and have everything working save for one thing. The manager clicks edit task and that form has a title, description, approve status ...
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Visual Studio 2013 doesn't allow me to change Target List assignments in workflow

My Visual Studio 2013 (v12.0.30501.00 Update 2) doesn't allow me to change target task list assignments. I can see my new task list among items to choose but after selecting it nothing changes. ...
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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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Create Task item from WorkFlow using SPServices

I am using SharePoint 2013 in the cloud. It is restricted, so modifications are done mostly through using jQuery. I have created some code that will update the current list item using SPServices to ...
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How to convert a custom task to a sharepoint task

I have customised tasks that are created and stored in the db. I need to convert these tasks to sharepoint tasks in order to generate the gantt diagram. What I need exactly is to generate a gantt ...
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Creating links to specific content types in a list (Task List, adding summary and normal tasks)

We are using the OOTB Task List in SP2010 to manage tasks. The rule we are using is Summary Tasks (folder) always contains the tasks (task). But the feedback I am getting from users who add multiple ...
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My Tasks aggregates tasks only from root site collection

I wanted to ask if you need to enable some site/site collection feature(s) in SharePoint sites for My Tasks, to properly aggregate tasks across all SharePoint sites. As it seems, our My Tasks (web ...
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After adding web front end server, Will my existing running workflow work?

Current we have following servers for SharePoint 2013 Server1 = SharePoint Server + Web Front End Server2 = SQL Server I have created 3 custom visual studio workflows and deployed to the server ...
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SharePoint creates second task because of approval workflow

I've got a problem when I am creating a Task in a Tasklist in SharePoint. I've made a workflow which starts automatically if a task is created and is also assigned to a team automatically. So I ...
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Can a Workflow in SP2013 have a repetitive field input?

I've this scenario (simplified): A project has process. In one stage (Providers involved), I have to let the user enter as many "providers-role" as he wants (a lookup field: role, and a text field: ...
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Pass data collected during the workflow into the right field of the related list without finishing the task

Is it possible to pass data collected during the workflow into the related SharePoint list without clicking "Complete Task"? My problem is, that my manager don't want to/ can't fill in all fields of ...
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TASK list view web part does not let user leave the page after completed checkbox is clicked

I have a strange problem with the usage of Tasks list web part in a publishing page. Env: SharePoint 2013 ver 15.0.4569.1000 I added an App based on Tasks list in a Publishing Site home page. ...
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Firing an old workflow, but it's really just an old version in a Library

I have an interesting problem. At first I thought a deleted workflow was being triggered. It turns out an old version in a different library is being triggered. I created a 2013 workflow to trigger 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 ...