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Questions tagged [task-list]

Task list is a list of tasks where editors can assign tasks to users. Tasks have properties like start, finish date and current status of the task.

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How to update SPO task list in case of below requirements

I am working with SharePoint online Task List for one of the implementations. Below is the screenshot of the same. I am using Below JS Snippet to highlight the tasks in Yellow for which the Due date ...
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SharePoint 2013 on-prem conditional formatting row by dueDate

I would like to change the backgroundColor(row) of items based on DueDate on a Task list.
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SharePoint 2013 RestAPI retrieve Task and subtask Parent id undefined

I am trying to retrieve the sub-task of the parent task from a list. query: ../_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Tasks')/items?$select=Title,Status,ParentID/Id&$expand=ParentID Code: function ...
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SharePoint 2013 group list task and subtask via the rest api not working [duplicate]

I am trying to fetch task and sub-task from a list via the rest api and display the in a page. here is my html: <div id="divSubTaskItems"> </div> <p>Get Site List via REST ...
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Is there a way for an individual to track their progress in sharepoint?

I have to create checklist (I am thinking on using tasks list to create a checklist). Tasks will be assigned to different users. Is there a way for each user to track their progress and somehow store ...
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Sharepoint REST API is not returning any item for some users

When I try to fetch Sharepoint items from Task list using REST API, for some users, it is returning correct values. But, for some other users, it is not returning any values. This is the first time I ...
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link task to list item

how can I link task to list item. I need to link between the related content field from task list and Name (linked to document with edit menu) field from the list itself. I need to email the ...
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How to customize the relationship between %Complete and Task Status in a task list

On an out-of-the-box task list, there is a checkmark column which in addition to displaying the completion status, can also be used to quickly set Task Status to Not Started or Completed. However, if ...
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associate task list

How to use the associate task list (field : subordinates ) from a custom approval task to send an approval task to multiple subordinate. What can I add in the list item section link between the list ...
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Connect to Outlook Capture More Columns

I created a task list and have connected the list to Outlook. All works well, but is there a way that I can capture more column types from SharePoint into Outlook? By default the title is entered ...
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Updating a custom Workflow field

I have inherited a list. It's on sharepoint 2016 with designer 2013. It's updated via a Workflow. I have a column called 'Outcome' which I need to change the status of on a few of the items. However, ...
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How to link Document to Related Items via workflow

I have a custom list Called " Read " and when an item is created in this list, a designer workflow starts a Task So this all works fine. Now what am trying to do is to add a document linked to the ...
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Similiar to WBS, can sharepoint percentage auto calculate percentages?

For instance, if I have one main task, with 5 subtasks under it....and each of those 5 subtasks has a percent complete filled out..... I then want the main task to auto-calculate a total percentage ...
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Simple Workflow For Automated Task Management

Looking for some help to create a simple task workflow in Sharepoint 2016. Please look at the following steps: This should be the workflow step by step: User receives automatic email to begin first ...
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Task List reorders items when I refresh page

Is there a way to make a SP2013 Task List not reorder items based on the ID? When I first created the list I started with my all my tasks, then later I added subtasks. Now when I refresh my screen the ...
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Task list Opens “Edit” form instead of “WrkTaskIP” page

We are using SharePoint Online and have Out of the box Approval workflow associated to content types. Whenever any approval task is created, "Open this task" link in email or directly opening the task ...
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Recurring task list sharepoint online

I'm attempting to create a recurring task list in sharepoint but I am having trouble on how to approach it. What I envisioned is a task list with tasks that need to be completed during various times ...
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Retrieve all task names from a task list

I have created a task list and a document library. I try to connect these so that it filters the same data at the same time In my document library I have a lookup-column that retrieves the task name, ...
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Task list - Timeline is not updated (views)

I have a task list and a timeline. When I create views to sort the list, the timeline is not updated accordingly. Do you have any ideas on how to get around this?
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Issue Syncing Predecessors from MS Project to SharePoint Task List

Currently i'm using MS Project Pro 2016 to create a task list. I created a template file that already has certain fields already mapped to the SharePoint task list that i'm using. This is so that it ...
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Automatically Create tasks across 2 lists

I currently have a task list in SharePoint Online 2016, which has a "timeline" displayed above the list. I have also created "views" on the list based on the category of tasks. The problem is that ...
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How to restrict task assignment to only juniors

I have a situation that some time a junior employee is assigning task to his manager or other senior employee of the organization. I want to restrict it ,to that any employee will only be able to ...
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want to create Set of Tasks workflow

its project management through stages. I tried to create a workflow which will run when new item in sharepoint list "Project" is generated, it will automatically assign set of tasks to different ...
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How can I show the person who has generated the task in a column of the task list?

I need to show in a field, the name of the person who has generated the task, either because he has approved the previous task or because he has delegated the task producing the new one. Is that ...
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Add SharePoint task in sorted task: built-in solutions

Did anybody end up with solution to this problem? When i try to add subtask i get an error: "We can't modify hierarchy on view that is sorted/filtered/grouped. Switch views and give it another try". ...
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How can I show the last workflow participant?

I need to have a field in the task list that shows me the last user that has participated in the workflow. I need it to know who the task is coming from. I need to show the user that delegated it or ...
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Creating tasks for multiple users

I am new to sharepoint, did not even know it existed last month. My boss would like me to create a sharepoint list with multiple tasks/jobs, with a field to assign those tasks to certain people. Then ...
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SharePoint List View open in Quick Edit mode as Default

Does anyone know, why my Task List View opens in Quick Edit by default? and how to fix it?
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can't create subtask

I can't create a new sub task in all tasks view under the parent task. It told me that We can't modify hierarchy on view that is sorted The view doesn't have sort or group or filter, the same ...
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On editing task list item creates duplicate/triplicate item

I added the task list as an app-part to a page. When I edit an item, on save it creates a duplicate item just like when we "Save as" any document. Any help would be appreciated.
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SharePoint List Lookup by ID

I have Main Page( listA) with all Projects and Project dates. ProjectA - 1/1/2018 ProjectB - 1/2/2018 ProjectC - 1/3/2018 And then I have separate task lists for each ProjectA,B,C with Task StartDate ...
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Create a way to edit a list and a task at the same time

I have a custom list that includes several fields for dates. I also have a task list that stores each of these dates as an individual task per date. This is done via a Workflow that generates the task ...
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Multiple textfield with timestamp didn´t copy to new created tasks

I would like to copy the content from a custom list with a multiple TextField and activated "Append changes to existing text" function to new item in a task-list description. But when I start the ...
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Remove call out/pop up from timeline blocks

I have looked around for a solution and can't seem to find anything about this. I have a task list with the timeline enabled. All tasks have been added to timeline as bars. I have used some CSS to ...
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Taks List/Workflow - Reflecting changes across lists

I have created a task list named 'Project Planner' and I have created 4 other identical lists for each business area. One of the columns in this list is a choice field named 'Business Area' with 4 ...
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SPO Autocomplete Text Field in Form that renders the Title Column(s) from Ten Lists

I was wondering if there is a way to get an autocomplete text field in a New Task Form that renders the 'Title' column from each of the (10) lists/document libraries in my SharePoint App. Currently, I ...
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Multi-step task approval workflow - SharePoint designer 2013

I have made a multi-step task approval workflow in SharePoint designer 2013. On list item creation, workflow assigns the task to user1, when user1 approves it, the task is created for the user2, and ...
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Add additional field to a Task form. The Task is generated using an OOTB Disposition Workflow

I need to add an additional field to a Task form page. The SP Settings cog does not give the option to 'edit page', so I think I need to do this in Designer. I have a document management system set ...
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How do I create a view that groups by a person when the task has multiple people assigned?

I have a task list linked to MS project which links fine. However my SP13 list has two columns for different resource/people. Both people are working on the same particular project, but may be ...
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Lookup column to task list, display only top-level items

I'm trying to create a lookup column to a task list, but I only want to display top-level task names in the lookup, not all the subtasks. Is there any way to do this?
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How should I structure Project Task lists

I've been asked to create a project and task list within a SharePoint Online site. It seems simple but I want to ensure I have a workable and maintainable structure. Base requirements: The site will ...
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SharePoint Online Customising Task Lists

I need a SharePoint task list which has different fields available for child tasks than the parent task. Is this possible within SharePoint Online and what areas would I need to look at to achieve ...
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Import/Copy/Paste Data from Excel into Existing SharePoint List

How can I import data from Excel into an existing Task List (or other list) for the various column types using the Datasheet View?
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SharePoint task list with multiple timeline views

I have a SharePoint 2013 Project site and I can have only one timeline to a task list. I want to be able to create multiple timelines tied to different views; may be? Is there a way to do this? ...
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Not getting Task List Columns under crawled Property

I am not able to get the task list fields in my crawled property. I have a field in the task list named "Related Content"and this is a default task list column. Even after running a full crawl I am ...
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Can the Content Query Web Part be used to show all tasks marked as Complete during the current week?

I have a dashboard, on which I want to show a list of tasks (from a task list) that have been marked with the status Complete during the current week. Is there a way to do this with the Content Query ...
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Indexing “Task Outcome” Column - possible?

We've just had a Workflow History list hit 5000 items - yay people are using sharepoint! A naive "Open Items" view filters on "Task Status" <> "Completed" and can be made to work with an index, ...
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How to show the total count of items in a task list on a seperate page in SharePoint 2013?

I have a task list that I'd like to be able to reference on a page - specifically the total number of items in the list. I've been looking through the web parts and haven't really found anything that ...
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Send remainders via email based on DueDates in tasklist

I have a SharePoint task list with DueDate field. Users would like to get notified via email 2 days before the DueDate and on DueDate. what would be an easy approach to send this email. Workflows ...
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How to create new task list each time workflow runs

I have a master project management list. When a new item is added to this list, I want to create a task list with about a dozen tasks. When another item is added to the original list, I want to ...