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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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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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Correct way to fix “This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited”

I have a SharePoint 2010 workflow that creates a task. The task has custom form and custom code executed when the form is submitted. Inside the code I'm trying to set the Completed Status on the task ...
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unwanted sync on publishing Project Server and random task list in SharePoint farm

We designed a portal with SharePoint 2013 and Project 2013 and we have more than 60 custom lists and 10 Doc Libraries and more than 10 thousand items and docs there, but we haven't any tasks list ...
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Can You Display 'Related Content' in a Task List?

I would like to be able to display the related content (i.e. from a document library) in a task list that is tied to a 2013 workflow. Is this possible?
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Approval workflow for Task List is not working

It's almost 10 pm and I've been at this for about 12 hours already. So I am now throwing in the towel and asking for assistance, please. I am using SP Designer 2013. I created a simple "Allegedly" ...
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Why does renaming Task List not display %20?

Here is a question about naming conventions for SharePoint 2013 and the Task Lists. When I name a Task List "This_Task_List" and save I don't get the %20 in the URL for because of the naming ...
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Make Task Form Field Read-Only using SharePoint Designer

How would I make a task-form field (SP2013) read-only (not hidden) using SharePoint Designer?
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SharePoint task assignment email doesn't send to group

Task list has email enabled on task assignment, tasks can be assigned to multiple people or groups. When I create a task and assign it to myself, I get mail. When I update the task to assign it to a ...
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Design Workflow that Emails People in Assigned To (Except for Created By)

We have a custom list that tracks work tasks in our department; we track our own work and use it to assign work/tasks to other colleagues. I have a people/groups column called AssignedTo and need a ...
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Can I automatically add Tasks to the Timeline

I am trying to setup a task list in SharePoint 2013 that will automatically add new tasks with start and end dates to the timeline. Has anyone had any luck with this? I looked around at creating a ...
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How to create various timeline views of project tasks

Since it is not possible to relate a timeline to different views of the same task list (See this question), has anyone found another way to use SharePoint task list and timeline features to show ...
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Show all tasks from user

How can I make a list with all Tasks? It is possible to use the MyTasks webpart, this is after changing a list of all task within the sitecollection. But i want a list of all tasks of multiple ...
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Java script: how to get Workflow Id from Workflow Task Form

I need to get the Workflow Id with java script after editing a Workflow Task. What I have this far is only a script that gets the Task Id when the EditForm is opened: $(document).ready(function () { ...
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How to get approval status of a list item as a column to that list?

I have a Calendar list and an approval workflow. The workflow is initiated when a new item is added. The event gets approved in the task list. I want to get that "Outcome" column to the list. But when ...
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CSR to render Task Status destroys Task checkboxes

I'm using some JavaScript to provide a more visual approach to a task lists column Percentage Complete. The script works fine, but I noticed that the task column Completed is not being rendered as a ...
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Sharepoint workflow not adding tasks to Workflow Tasks lists

IMPORTANT EDIT: It's happening in all sites and subsites! Not just in the newly created ones! Suddenly the workflows are not creating tasks anymore! I've created a Sharepoint Approval Workflow on a ...
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SPListDataValidationException in an event receiver on a task list with Overdue tasks

I have a task list called Finance Department Tasks on this task list i have created an item updating event receiver which checks if all fields in the task list are filled and then sets the task status ...
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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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Customising SharePoint 2013 Workflow Task Form

I have a SharePoint list that has an attached SP 2013 Workflow. I plan to customize the task form using Visual Studio 2012. The idea is that for each task, I will ask the user to input some values ...
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SharePoint 2010: View tasks/list items from child sites

Our client, who runs a business that oversees a group of shops, would like to set up an intranet site, with this basic structure: A main landing/info site Child site for shop 1 Child site for ...
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SharePoint 2013 list all tasks created by me

A manager would like to have a list of all the tasks he has created instead of all the tasks assigned to him. Is there an out of the box way to do this? We are running Sharepoint 2013.
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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 -...