I want to know if there is a way to complete overdue(late) tasks in SharePoint 2013 but without using the "Mark as Complete" check box.Is this possible?

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Create List Workflow to auto complete expired tasks:

Loop With Condition: DueDate > Today
   Pause for Duration: Interval 
Then Set Field: TaskStatus = Completed

SharePoint Designer Workflow

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How to update item in another list using Update List Item action

  • Select Update List Item action
  • Select List and Field and set field value

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  • hey thanks man! I have one more question, Is it possible to set the value of a field in another list with designer workflow working on a separated list... Commented Apr 25, 2014 at 12:40
  • For Example: i have listA on which i am running the designer workflow and now i want to set a field in listB from this workflow. Is this possible? Commented Apr 25, 2014 at 12:43
  • Sure, [Update List Item] or [Call HTTP Web Service] actions are intended for that purpose Commented Apr 25, 2014 at 12:53
  • can you show me which action to use in designer to do that? Commented Apr 25, 2014 at 12:56
  • the answer has been updated Commented Apr 25, 2014 at 13:07

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