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 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 ...
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How to check overdue tasks in SharePoint task list

I'm attempting to build a workflow for a task list. When a new item is added to the list, I want the workflow to begin looping to check if the task has been completed or not. If the task is not ...
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Disable Automatic Emails upon Task Assignment

I've developed a workflow in SPD 13 that assigns tasks to multiple users. Each time the workflow runs, these users get an email that they have been assigned a task. I do not want to send these ...
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Prevent items in Tasks list from being deleted

I knew that workflows were deleted every ~60 days, but I didn't know tasks were ever automatically deleted. My customers rely heavily on this information being available at all times. Is it possible ...
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Show All Tasks Assigned to Me (including those assigned to Me and Multiple Users)

I have a Task List WP on my Site Page and I want it to show all Tasks Assigned to Me (my name is Jay Scott). This includes both of the following Tasks: TASK 1: Assigned to Me only, ex. 'Assigned to: ...
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How to change the date font-size in a Task List Timeline milestone label?

it seems like a very simple thing to do, but I cannot get it done. I am working with a timeline generated by a Task List on Sharepoint 2013. If I add a task to the Timeline, I am able to change the ...
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Create workflow to notify members a task is complete

I'm newer to SharePoint and am wondering if there was a way to add a workflow onto a task list (originally opened with project then synced). Basically I want assigned team members to know when the ...
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View list item page and associated approval tasks webpart

I have custom list with an InfoPath form and a Nintex approval workflow associated with it. What I want to achieve: I would like approvers to be able to see their pending approval tasks for the item ...
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In a task list, how do I get the ID number to start with 1?

I created a task list in SharePoint 2010 and would like the ID column to start with the number 1, instead of the number 7. The next number is 15. Why is it not sequential. I am a novice. How do I ...
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How to enable asset browser in Add Related Item dialog?

When I click the "ADD RELATED ITEM" link in a task item view (standard task list on standard team site, SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise): I get a very simple "Type URL" dialog, which is not very ...
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Filter task list and have check box function at the same time

Both parts of my question have been answered other places but it is not clear if the two things I would like can happen simultaneously. I have a standard task list that I wish to filter by a lookup ...
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SharePoint Online calendar change display form to custom form in Pages library without using JavaScript

Within Sharepoint online, I have a Task list type that is displayed on a calendar according to the due date. When I hover over the entries in the calendar the link relates to the default Display form ...
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Create meeting in MS Outlook from SP list

I have calendar list in SharePoint 2013 site, which I synced with my MS Outlook. When item is created in calendar/task list, email should be sent to users from one SharePoint group, those users should ...
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SharePoint Task List Automatically Creating List Columns

Background: I have a SharePoint Site Template which previously we use in SharePoint 2010 but now upgraded and being used in SharePoint 2013. There is a Task list in that template where we have ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Help with check list that auto refreshes weekly

I am trying to get a weekly check list that our team uses from onenote onto our team sharepoint page. I would like the check boxes and names to auto clear weekly. Right now we have a shared notebook ...
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Notification pending alert

I want to send an notification mail to the owner and Pending approver if the task was pending for more than a 48 Hrs. I am using Sharepoint O365. How can this be done?
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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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Office 365 Flow - getting bad request error when trying to retrieve the email ID from SharePoint Assigned To field

I am creating a new flow process. I am trying to send a simple email notification to a person whom the task is assigned. I am using OOTB task list and the flow is working file except that it is ...
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Is there a way to make filtered tasks show up as originally created?

I am using SharePoint 2013. My question is about the filter view for task list items. I originally created the task items as follows Job Vacancies Resume Review Interviews Job Offers However, after ...
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Completed Task List question

I'm trying to understand the logic behind the columns for Task Lists. These Columns are for % Completed and Complete. I am using SharePoint 2013 on Windows. At first I thought the %Completed was ...
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How to make sequential task lists

I have a project where there are multiple tasks running in parallel, each with subtasks that must be completed in sequence before the whole task is complete. Eg. - Task 1 - Subtask 1 - ...
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Can MS Project files containing sub-projects be syncronized with SharePoint 2013 task list?

My end goal is to create a SharePoint list that contains multiple projects (Master and sub projects) created in and synchronized with MS Project. We want to use SharePoint to manage the multiple ...
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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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Add tasks to task list using a workflow and send email 7 days before due date?

I am a novice with SharePoint and would so greatly appreciate your guidance. We have SharePoint Online with SP Designer 2013. I have poured over the internet, but only find partial guidance. I need to ...
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Task lists that are editable by individual contributors Sharepoint 2013

On our team, we have daily tasks that we perform, and as of yet have no way of tracking completion. These are tasks that everyone will be completing individually. I know how to create a task and ...
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validate task form

We are using Office 365 i am trying to validate the task form.When the user clicks on Approved move forward and approve but when user rejects the document he should fill Description for rejection.When ...
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Sharepoint Tasks Updating when Permissions are added?

When a user is added to a permissions group on our sharepoint (version 2010), the actions on our sharepoint task list all have their due date automatically changed to one day later. This results in ...
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Reassign task in SharePoint 2013 using same workflow

I have a requirement to create a workflow with reassign feature. Example: I have a workflow with 10 tasks and second task is assign to abc group member and that member wants to reassign this task to ...
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Task list Due Date column

I have many problems in using a 2013 Reusable Workflow. I have to copy tasks from many task lists in the site to a single general list: in order to do it, I have created a Reusable Workflow and ...
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Filter [ME] is not working after migration from Domain A to Domain B. Working for user with entry in Only Domain B

I am the primary site collection administrator on my SharePoint 2013 environment. I have a task list with a filter view: "assigned to = [me]". My own tasks show fine when I am logged in. However ...
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Why has the Work Management SA been removed from Sharepoint 2016

Does anyone know why the Work Management Service Application was removed from Sharepoint 2016? Something to do with an overall goal of hybrid-everything in Sharepoint 2016 (wrt Sharepoint Online)? It ...
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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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Workflow progress depending on uploading documents

I'm quite new to Sharepoint and am learning on the way. I've read a lot about workflows and tasks but I can not seem to make it work right just yet. Basically I want to keep track of a purchase ...
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Is it possible to add value for Related Items filed on workflow task list display form

I have created reusable workflow for Document Set content type. Workflow is trigger when Document Set is created in Document library. then task list display form shows the related document set in ...
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How do I use the field OWS_ParentID to filter a view?

I have a task list and want to make a view that only shows items where ows_ParentID is empty. I have access to SPD and am willing to make a workflow if needed but I can't locate this field anywhere. ...
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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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Where do I go to find out all Alert Me?

I am using SharePoint 2013. Where do I go to find out all the Alert Me commands I have for my email? Can I add any other emails to the Alert Me function? Thanks
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Use timeline for a custom task list and custom content type

Good morning fellow Sharepointers ! I have a big question in my head : What i did : I have created a custom Content Type -called Actions -, child of Task content type. SO it herits from Task's ...
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what do I call Adding Task Box?

What should I call this Adding Task box?
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Send a weekly mail to inform about a library?

I want to send a weekly mail and inform about a library (Tasks!). It would be awesome if every person who has an active task assigned to receives this mail and maybe the tasks are even listed in the ...
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Show a filtered timeline/project summary

I am coordinating a project that has an overall timeline and four sub-groups. I have created a page for each of these groups. Each page includes a document web app where the default view is set to ...