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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Is there a way to add comments to tasks or the task list?

I cannot find how to add comments to the project tasks. For example, if we have "Task A" and we need to update the status, we would like to leave a comment for this task.
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What does these red boxes mean within a Task List?

What do these red boxes mean within the Task List? Thanks
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Can I automate a process of checking SharePoint list column's property changes?

I have 300 SharePoint 2010 lists. Occasionally users change Groups in the column "Assigned To". I have to check if those groups were changed and choose original group back. Is there any way (code free)...
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How can I know what kind of App I am in?

Is there a way for a user to find out what kind of app she/he is using once already inside? Say a SharePoint 2013 user is inside of a Custom List. How would this user know if she was using a Custom ...
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What would I call this triangle next to the Task-SubTask?

I'm looking for the correct terminology for the little triangle next to the task that will display the subtask.
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Can hours be added to a Task List?

I am using SharePoint 2013. I created a Task List and am taking advantage of the Start Date, Due Date and Timeline. Instead of a Start Date, Due Date, is there anyway for Hours to be added to just ...
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Task list using inplview.aspx in projectsites but not teamsites

When I create a new PROJECTsite using the standard Projectsite template, the Tasks webpart on the homepage automatically opens in Quickedit mode. From my research I understood that a call is made to ...
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Why isn't Filter A on Top Z on Top not working?

I am using SharePoint 2013. Within a Task List I want to use the filter A on Top Z on Top. However, it's not changing the titles of the Tasks. Is this something from the Administrator Permission's end ...
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What's the difference between a Task List and a Custom List?

Is there much of a difference between SharePoint's Task List vs the Custom List? I know a Task List offers a Timeline that can be customized, whereas the Custom List does not. Other than that they ...
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how a task is displayed in the timeline

Is it possible to show a task that has a start and end date as a single date callout based only on one of the dates? I have a lot of tasks with soft start dates and hard due dates. I want to display ...
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What should I call this tab icon within task timeline?

What should I call this tab graphic for the Display as Callout and Display as Bar fuction within the Task Timeline? I'm writing a tutorial and I want to make sure I have the terminology correct. ...
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Is this considered the Blue Ribbon Edit Bar?

I would like to know I am correct. Is this the SharePoint's blue ribbon editing bar within the Task List Timeline?
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can the name of a task in the timeline be different from the task title

Does anyone know if it is possible to add additional info/text to the title of a task in the timeline without having to add it to the actual task title (basically, can I modify the title of a task in ...
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Specify what fields show when creating/editing a list item

When a user opens/edits/creates a list item, how do you specify what fields are shown by default (as opposed to having to click Show More to see)? In the example image below, the Task Name, Start ...
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Why isn't Task List showing up under Quick Navigation?

Why isn't my Task List showing up on the Quick Nav bar after I go to List Settings/List name, description and navigation/and selected yes under Display this list on the Quick Launch?
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How can I create a traffic light status column

I want to create a traffic light status column in my task list. I have referenced the Path to SharePoint solution (and most of the others out there) but using a calculated column to display HTML and ...
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set/change timeline color based on column value

Is it possible to set/change the color of a callout or block in the timeline of a task list based on the value of a column in the relevant task? I am trying to develop a task list with a Status column....
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How do I delete a view within Task List?

I want to delete a view called Attachments within a Task List. Where do I go again to do that? I also get the following error when I click on the Attachments view. Please see below. By the way, it is ...
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How do I display attachments in column for Lists?

I am using SharePoint 13. I am creating a Task List and a Custom List. I am attaching a resume as a Word file to the Task List and Custom List. Under Columns which type of column should I use to allow ...
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A question about Copying SharePoint Lists

I want to make sure I have this correct. When I copy a SharePoint List, is it saved as a stp file to my local computer and I must have administrator rights in order to use that stp file as a template? ...
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Can I restore a deleted Task Item?

I know I can restore the Task List itself because it remains in the recycle bin. If I create a Task Item within a Task List using SharePoint 2013, can I restore that deleted Task Item? Thanks
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show USER TASKS (webPart)

I am new here as well as new to SharePoint 2013. I wanted to use the USER TASKS webpart to show the user's tasks on the page, instead of the user having to navigate to MySite > Tasks I found ...
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Property Bag values in task summary search

I've created a task summary overall project sites with a search results webpart. We've also stored some properties in the propertybag of the sites like project number, project area, ... Is it ...
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Is it possible to change the task colors in the timeline?

I want to change the colors of tasks in a timeline that I have. Can this be done? How? Thanks you!
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Three step Approval Workflow SharePoint 2013 Online

What I want: I want to create workflow on list which contain three steps approval process. When task is approved then next level task will be created and if it is rejected then previous level task is ...
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Creating a Task list and Assigning to preset groups

I want to set up a task list that will be used by same Organization to Task different sub organizations beneath them. I want to have the one organization be able to choose with radio buttons who it ...
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How to add data in task after running workflow?

I am unable to show data in task after generating the task via workflow. I want to show list items metadata in one of the task list column.
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changing how tasks on a timeline are displayed

I've been messing around with timelines and I was wondering if anyone has found a way to change how tasks on a timeline are displayed. Some of the things I would like to be able to do: Show the ...
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Copy Person or Group column value to Task list using Approval Workflow in SharePoint Online

I have a Library in SharePoint Online, the Library has a Person or Group Column named Followers which stores multiple users. I need to move this information to the Task List using Approval Workflow in ...
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How to Get the Parent Id of a subtask on a SharePoint Task List via Workflow

I am attempting to write a SharePoint workflow for an Office 365 site that will operate on “families” of parent tasks and subtasks. I have a parent task and subtasks that look like this: I created a ...
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add a task to two timelines

I want to know if it's possible to add a task to two timelines. I have a task list on a project site that has several timelines to display the tasks by department, but I want to also have a timeline ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Gantt chart - time line - slow

We have a SharePoint task list that displays a Timeline to the users. In my production system it takes about 22-25 seconds to load, UAT 10 seconds. Some notes: The time line colour coded based on a ...
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Workflow task - complete without edit?

Is it possible to assign a task to a user without them having to hit "Edit" to select an option and hit submit? this is what it currently looks like, and it allows a user to rename the task and is ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online - Is it possible to freeze panes for a task list (header row)

We have a task list containing many items. The idea is to update the list in datasheet view. but Users complain that they can't freeze the top header row. I have suggested filtering the content ...
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showing tasks collapsed

Is it possible to show tasks in a task list collapsed by default? And if so, is it possible to specify some tasks/sub-tasks as collapsed by default and others to be expanded by default?
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Task List - Hide “There are no items” with CSR?

I'm new to SharePoint and I have been asked to remove the string "There are no items..." below a task view (which is a Web Part). I'm aware that it can be done by using JavaScript (with jQuery for ...
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Reset tasks for using multiple times

I'm creating a list with tasks that I don't want people to share at the same time, I don't want them to edit the exact same list simultaneously. But rather have it as a finished file that people can ...
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Is there a way to customize the context menu in a Timeline?

I want to set up a Task List so that a user is able to click on a task and see a link to a page. The link would be stored in column of the Task List. An acceptable alternative would be to click on ...
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Using Workflow to set Task Outcome column value

I am trying to create a workflow that will change the "Task Outcome" value of a task. The task list is associated with an Approval Workflow and was created when the specific instance of the approval ...
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How to consolidate the task list instead of multiple task lists?

I have multiple task lists using in different workflows and subsites. I want to consolidate all task lists using single task list instead of multiple task list. how to achieve this. Thanks in advance
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Workflow Task Process in 2010

I am wondering if there is a way to edit a “collect feedback comments”completed task when all the tasks are complete and the overall task process is complete, with out changing the behavior of the ...
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Start Workflow Automatically Help

I am very new to sharepoint but my employer wants to use it for build orders. I have created what appears to be a successful workflow and task list but am having issues linking them. I want to make it ...
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how to set the checkbox(mark task complete) option in task list?

I have task list but I didn't find the checkbox (mark task complete) option in my task list. Thanks in adavance
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Can I sync a task list to outlook and have the tasks show in the To-Do Bar

I have a task list in SharePoint that I have synced to my Outlook. I can view the SP tasks in Outlook under My Tasks and I can create new tasks in Outlook. What I can seem to figure out is how to ...
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Task locking Event Receiver Execution

I have an event receiver that creates 2 tasks. The task should be created immediately on ItemAdded but there is a delay for some reason. The first task is created immeditately as expected but then ...
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Hide completed tasks in task list

When I (or anyone else) mark the check-box to indicate a task in the Task List is completed, the task is crossed out. However, the completed task still stays in the All Items view. How do I hide these ...
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Copying tasks between lists

I am trying to copy several tasks from one list to another and I can't seem to find a way to do it. I've seen other questions (like this one) with the answer being to save the list as a template. I ...
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Aggregating User's Tasks in SharePoint 2013

I have been scouring the internet for that past several weeks trying to come up with a solution, but I am lost. I need a web part that can do two things: Display all incomplete tasks for a specific ...
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internal name of Default Task Status field on 2013 OnPrem?

I don't have OnPrem at hand, can someone check what the internal fieldname is for the default Tasks List "Task Status" field. On Office365 it is Status, I know it was TaskStatus in SharePoint 2010 ...
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How to get task status from sub sites in SharePoint master site?

I want to fetch task status from sub sites and view in chart in master site, in master page in need show the status of overall sub site tasks list and in that task completed and not completed list. ...