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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One big tasks list in Office365 SharePoint online

I want to use SharePoint to manage projects. Logically this means creating a project site per project, but I also need to display all of the tasks from the individual projects on the home page of the ...
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How to prevent the creation of a task item when the value of column Date is a Holiday

Using SharePoint 2016 on-premises and I have a task list where I would like to prevent the creation of new items when the value of column Date is a Holiday. How can I do this?
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Customizing the contemporary mobile list view interface for use with MS project task lists

We are using the Sharepoint Online that is included with Office 365 as a means of managing our remote staff members and allowing them to update their status on MS Project tasks. We tried using the ...
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Workflow - designer 2013 - email reminder not working

I want to add a workflow to a task list, so it sends out an email reminder 2 and 3 months prior to due date. this is the workflow I created, but it's not working, nothing is happening. What's wrong ...
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Change Link in SharePoint Alert

Is there a way to change the URL at the bottom of a SharePoint Alert Email? Instead of going to the actual list, it goes to a page with a list in a web part?
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Only Showing Timeline in Task List

I know how and find many ways how to hide the timeline from the task list but I don't find where I can just show the timeline and hide everything to the list. Question: What can I do to show the ...
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How to add JS validation on SharePoint new item form to check date field populated or not

I am working with a Task list in SharePoint online. On the new item form, I have a field called 'Due Date' (Internal name: DueDate) which is set to optional and for one of the Flow requirements, I ...
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SHAREPOINT TASK LIST WITH RECURRENCE FIELD?

I'm trying to add the recurrence field on a sharepoint task list. Is there any way to import the recurrence field from sharepoint calendar and implement it on our task list?
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Add stopwatch to a SharePoint Online Task list

How can I capture current time spend on the task from start date in SharePoint Task list?
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Calculated formula not showing correct behavior

I have a calculated column called DaysDifference which calculates days difference between two date fields: [Due Date]- [DateToday], I am updating datetoday field everyday using Flow to set it to ...
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Assign task to specific user

I'm currently working on a workflow that assigns a task basked on a criteria. I'm fairly new to designer and workflows and would appreciate some assistance. I have 3 users to chose who the task is ...
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List Selection Options Same form - Show TextField

I have a simple ticket form, One of the dropdowns in a column include access. Below is a sample column, Upon selection of Access. I would like a text box to open up in the same form. How Should I ...
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How to highlight font color of task item to red for overdue task

In SharePoint online task list, I am using below code to highlight a row in yellow if task is overdue: <script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4.min.js" type="text/javascript"></...
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Hide the list below the timeline & Create callout to show PDF file

I would kindly ask for help to solve an issue with my tasklist webpart. I've created a timeline based in a task list and now I'm struugling to find a way to do 2 things: Hide the list below the ...
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Open this task approve and reject buttons in Outlook redirect back to task list

I'm creating a Sharepoint workflow using SP Designer 2013. I'm using the approval workflow where the approval task then gets emailed to someone in the workflow. In Outlook you then get a 'Open this ...
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Sending digest email every monday for tasks due in next 15 days

I am looking to automate an email alerting process for sharepoint online task list. I am working with SharePOint online and using OOTB task list not a custom list. Below is how my task list will be: ...
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How to leverage Assigned to equals to [Me] for a SP or O365 group

I have a task list (SPonline OOTB) setup and in the AssignedTO people picker column i want to assign tasks to O365/SP Groups and not to a single user as that's the requirement. The MY TASks view uses ...
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Flow to add recurring task with update due date not working correctly

I am working with SharePoint online Task List (OOTB). I have a flow setup that triggers when a task is marked as completed and if true it then creates another task as recurring task (all fields info ...
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flow unable to send digest email to more than one assigned to user for a task assigned

I have a flow setup on a SharePoint OOTB Task list (not a custom list) which lists tasks assigned to different users. The flow runs every monday and sends one email/consolidated email out to Assigned ...
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group by due date range in SPO task list

I am using OOTB task list in Sharepoint online and looking to leverage group by feature on my tasks view to group by due date range. Due Date column contains date values tagged for each task. So ...
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How to show a list of task lists on a site?

Have been searching the web and asked my SharePoint partner but haven't found a workable solution to what I want to achieve. I am hoping clever minds here can help me further. Scenario: I have a site ...
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Spfx web part to show task list on modern sharepoint UI

I am looking to leverage team sites for one of my projects. Since modern UI only supports custom lists in web part view, I am looking for some help on how Spfx can be used to show task list web part ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...