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

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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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SP2013 - Tasks updating automatically. Can't figure out why

So we have a homegrown IT request system built off of out-of-the-box lists and SPD workflows. The idea is that a user submits an IT request (request list), a workflow (on the request lists) gets ...
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Viewing other users' tasks?

I am currently working on setting up the Project Site templates and utilizing the Tasks feature to assign tasks to users. I would like to be able to see another user's task list on their My Site page. ...
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Custom Workflow and Task Assignment Emails

I have a form library and have created a custom workflow (described below) which will be used to approve the documents. However, when the custom tasks of the workflow are assigned to the desired ...
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How to implement an easy workflow with a task, if task approved create an item in another task, otherwise do nothing

I am building a SharePoint 2010 portal. I have for example LISTA and LISTB. On LISTA I have created a workflow. In this workflow I have created an advanced task action. Now I would like to configure ...
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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 ...