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

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Linked Data Source problems

I have some few questions regarding how to make Linked Data Sources work. Is there a way to have the column headers be able to sort by ascending or descending (this is not too important but is ...
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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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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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SingleTask activity in SharePoint 2013 workflow - Change Item values of the Task and its Content Type

I use the SingleTask activity in my Workflow to create Tasks for the User. But I need to give the User more information than just Body, Title, DueDate and AssignTo. So I created a Content Type which ...
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How do I display list item property on workflow custom task form

I have a document library that has a workflow attached to it for purposes of approving the document. The workflow is not the built-in Approval workflow but is instead a custom State workflow. The ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Task workflow notification email

I’ve created an involved AP workflow with 5 steps that feed off of the first. The tricky part is the task notification emails. (Hopefully, I can explain this properly.) After uploading invoice to a ...
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Creating recurring task workflows

So I'm looking at How to Create a Recurring Task Workflow via Sharepoint Designer 2010. Good content, but the recurrence is something the user will have to set via a choice (None, Daily, Weekly, ...
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Enable-SPFeature not working in scheduled task

I have a powershell script that runs every 5 minutes it creates a subsite on a Site Collection the last part of the script activates the SiteNoteBook feature in SharePoint 2013. I added all the new ...
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State Workflow and Custom Tasks

Using Visual Studio, I have created a custom state workflow for a SharePoint 2010 Document Library. As typical with most custom workflows, this is an approval workflow where the document in question ...
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Visual Studio Sequential Workflow: DeleteTask does not always delete the task

I have a workflow with various branches and loops, and multiple levels of approvals. My approvals are all laid out like this: About 90% of the time, this executes just fine and once the while loop ...
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Workflows and Task Properties

Like most developers, I am creating a workflow that will pass a document between a collection of users for approval and editing. Because the document can be passed back to a previous user (even the ...
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Workflow tasks are not completing after user clicks “Complete”

I am currently running on SP2010. Recently I hit the 5000 item mark on a list of mine, so I decided to move some old items to an archive folder. This operation locked SharePoint for a good 10 minutes ...
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User Tasks WebPart does not display any Tasks

The User Tasks WebPart provided by SharePoint (2013) does not really work, or at least I did something wrong. I simply added the WP from Web Part -> Social Collaboration -> User Tasks, no ...
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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 and ...
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Reassign an OOB WF Task via Code

We have a legacy WF that is running on SP 2010 system and I am attempting to add some new features to it without completely migrating it to a VS WF. I cannot seem to figure out how to reassign the ...
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SharePoint designer 2010 - Workflows - Task Form Fields

Two queries regarding task form fields. In a workflow task for the approval process, it seems only the "approve" and "reject" task form button text can be changed. How do we do this for "reassign" ...
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Approval workflow “request change” task

I have a query about the Approval workflow in SharePoint 2010. When an Item is saved to the List, the request is updated to “in progress”. At this point, a Worklow Task is created. Users can then ...
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Link uploaded files to tasks

Is there any way/app from the app store which allows files to be uploaded for specific tasks? Bit of a SharePoint newbie, and tried searching on Google and in the App Store with no luck. Don't really ...
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Using CQWP to fetch workflow tasks from all sites

I am using CQWP to fetch workflow tasks from all sites in a site collection. I am trying to apply a filter where "Assigned To" is equal to "Approvers" but it is not working because "Approvers" is a ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Designer workflow: assign existing survey

I have copied a form library and the corresponding task list from another site. I am in the process of recreating the workflows associated with the form. I need to assign a survey in the task list. ...
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Task List delegate task to the user

Hi I have got a difficult question. I have got a Task List with the some Task. Only One person, or group should can create a Task. The User which take a task Should Could edit a task, not delete a ...
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Task list and giving custom permissions to task assignee

I have got a list with a lot of task. The first column of the list contains the name of the task while the following ones are additional information. As now I have defined a "task Creator" role/user ...
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CreateTaskWithContentType Specialpermissions are set wrong

Okay, I'm using a statemachine workflow, and this type of task is used to reassign an item to a user, this can be done as many times as needed. So in the end, after the onTaskChanged, the workflow may ...
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Remove URL encoding from hyperlink field

I have a Task list, with some custom fields. One of the fields is a hyperlink field which contains a link to a document set that is related to the task. The task is created via the server object ...
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Upload a Document from a task form in a SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow

I am trying to get a handle on this new SharePoint 2013 declarative workflow in Visual Studio. Maybe I am thinking to hard on this, but I am having trouble coming up with a solution to enable a user ...
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Users can delete their own task assigned by workflow - permissions on list are not set to allow this

All, I am using a Sharepoint Workflow to assign a task to a list of users called 'assignees' who are listed on the Workflow initialization form. It is a manually intitialized Workflow. When ...
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Change Task Title In Custom Workflow Using Powershell

I have a Custom Visual studio workflow that assigns a Task with a static title e.g. "This Is Your Business Unit Task". The workflow is a long running workflow and cannot be redeployed easily so ...
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How do I create new Task Items from an entry form?

I have a Task List on a SharePoint Site and I want to be able to create a form on a page on another site that would add a new task to the task list when the information was entered and saved. I know ...
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Multiple task lists on one page - status refresh issue

I have a question regarding task status updates on SharePoint 2013 task lists (ListView web parts). If I put only one task list on the page, everything works fine and after marking the checkbox next ...
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Custom task outcome actions

I have a straightforward SPD2013 workflow which starts a Task Process. Using a custom Task Content Type I have added customised task outcome buttons to the task edit form. However, which ever one of ...
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notificaitons and email actions broken on sharepoint 2010 since domain move

We moved to a new domain and with it a new SMTP server. I updated the SMTP info to the new IP but my notifications as well as my email actions in workflow are still not working. Any ideas?
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Tasks List can't be shared with approvers

I've got tasks for approvers but when they click "Please review Task Name", on site page; Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you message displayed. And approver can't approve/reject ...
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Add a column to a workflow task list which references the original workflow

So, here's what I'm trying to do. I have a client who uses a custom approval workflow which originates on a list with a few custom fields. I want to take one field in particular from that list and ...
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Programatically Assign a content type id to 'CreateTaskWithContentType' in SharePoint 2013

I already have a content type created via the UI that inherits 'Task' and added to the 'Tasks' list. as show below: Via C#, How can I associate this content type id with the ...