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 to have a parameter for an entire list?

Is it possible to have an attribute, like start date, where other columns would use it to calculate their value? For example the due date column would take the start date and then add the amount of ...
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Sync to Outlook Removal

I have read that in SharePoint tasks the sync to Outlook button is being removed this September, is there going to be a new syncing feature, or another way to achieve this function? Also if anyone ...
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Change the interval in which SharePoint and Outlook sync their tasks?

SharePoint only syncs with Outlook tasks in intervals and for our company it is better if we can minimize the time between each sync. Is there a way to do that in SharePoint? And how?
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Set the due date of task through a custom list workflow

I'm trying to create a task through a workflow everytime a item is created in a custom list. The problem is when I'm trying to add a custom 'due date' that is not fixed or 'today'... I tried to ...
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Theme with Tasks Completed Check box

On our Tasks lists, we are getting a solid grey box in the Completed Check box field. Even when we deactivate the custom branding and change the Theme, it still shows as:
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Task list permissions

I am new to the SharePoint and I have some problem hope you help me in my task list I want to grant edit task permission only to Assigned to & Created by I have many departments in my company ...
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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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Reassign task to different user in SharePoint 2013 workflow using SPD

I have a requirement in which there is an approval for cost. In this request will be assigned to manager and if manager approves the task and if cost is more then 20000 then it should assign to COO ...
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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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SharePoint Task List Funtionality

Do SharePoint’s task lists have the capability to display documents that due for certification/modification within a given timeframe? For example, it would pick up that a document has an annual ...
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How to get the same tasks like inside the TaskListWebPart?

I am using sp2013. When you go to your mysite and go to the task list, you will see a webpart of the type TaskListWebPart. This webpart is showing all tasks from all site collections. I have a custom ...
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Workflow Task List - View Filtered By Assigned To = [Me] not working for SPGroups

I want to filter my Workflow 2013 Tasks list only to display the tasks assigned to the current user. Hence I went ahead and set a filter 'Assigned To' is equal to [Me] in the view. However, I am not ...
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Best way to filter by distribution groups user is in and show assigned to tasks for that group

Basically, the goal is that there is a task list web part that will use REST services to see what distribution groups a user is a part of and the view will filter based on if any distribution groups ...
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Migrating Task list from 2010 to 2013 by creating template

I am migrating Task List from 2010 to 2013 by Creating template. But I am not able to see that template in 2013. Steps: Created template of Task List in 2010. Uploaded the same in 2013 , under Site ...
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When I am adding content type to Task List , not able to see all content type group

When I am trying to add content type to Task List. It is not showing all groups. I am able to see folder content type group in sharpoint 2010.
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Using Sharepoint 2013 Task Lists

When I open a filtered Online Sharepoint Task List, I lose the ability to modify (insert, indent, move etc) the list in its full "Edit" mode. With the error message: "We can't modify hierarchy on a ...
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Quick Edit very slow while saving

I have one site on my SharePoint 2013 server where the Quick Edit function of lists seems to be corrupt. For example when a bulk of data is copied from Excel to a list in Quick Edit view the first ...
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Add task to tasks list through JavaScript in SharePoint 2013

Can't add task list item to tasks list through JavaScript in SharePoint 2013. Here is my code: $("#Button1").click(function(e){ var siteUrl = 'http://sharepointlive:1234/'; //function ...
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5000 item limit prevents opening item even if view works fine

I have a Sharepoint 2013 task list with 5001 items in it. I have talked with the department that uses it about limiting the size by clearing out old items, but that is probably a little ways off. ...
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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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Customizing Workflow Task list 2013 form

I have created SP designer workflow (sharepoint 2013 platform) with the custom list. But what my issue is that, By default the task form (workflow task list 2013) showing Approve, Rejection, save and ...
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Jquery accessing an element in Approval Task Form

I've been dealing with an error I can't solve. I've got an approval task form in which I want to hide the ribbon depending on the value of a field. The HTML generated when clicking the task link: ...
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Attaching workflows: Customize task list name

When attaching the workflow to a list, how do you customize the task list name? I did it before but can't for the life of me remember how to do it anymore.
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Assign some tasks

I created the app Contacts and filled it with my employees. Later, I created Tasks and wanted to assign some tasks to my employees. But when I type a name of my employee in the field assign to, ...
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How to programatically export task list data to MPP file in SharePoint 2013

How to programatically export task list data to MPP file in SharePoint 2013.
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Workflow To Send Out Task Every WeekDay To Nominated People

I have a requirement to create a workflow that generates a task once per day and sends the task as an email notification to the nominated person for that day (Monday to Friday). The process is that ...
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SharePoint 2010- Send reminders from Task assigned

I am working on a project and its on SharePoint. I have to send reminders to Team Members whom I have assigned a task. But the workflows in SharePoint are restricted. We don't have the designer access?...
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How to return field from specific workflow task as Data source in Lookup tool?

In short . . . How do I do this: ? In Step 1 of my workflow, the first action is to create/assign a task with Task ID of TaskID1. For the next action, how do I assign a field the value of a ...
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Gantt Chart Scale Zoom

Is there a way to have scaling or even the zoom in zoom out functionality on a Task List Gantt Chart view in a Web Part on a dashboard. It's part of a dashboard and rather than going into the task ...
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Content Query Web Part: not returning assigned to field

I have a Content Query webpart in which I have configured the following set of fields to return from a Task list type (171 list): <property name="ServerTemplate" type="string">171</property&...
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Filter a List View based on data in another list

I'm looking for guidance on how to approach a problem. I have two lists, Goals and Tasks. Goals is a simple custom list with Name and People-Involved. Tasks is a task list with a lookup field to ...
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Workaround for secondary workflow on tasks list

I need to overcome the limitation when one VS workflow creates tasks on task list, which also has another workflow attached to ItemCreated, and the secondary workflow is not triggered. Any ideas? (I ...
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Task list does not allow group by people picker column created later

We have a list created using task list template. Later on we added an Item content type to it and created an Action Owner column of type People Picker. But when we tried to create a view group by ...
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Collecting data from subsites at root site level

I have a team site with few subsites. Subsites are the projects that can be added at any time using template. Every subsite has a task list. Is there a way to setup a main task list on a root page ...
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Tasks lists not showing in Firefox

I have been using our Sharepoint site on Firefox ever since we set it up a few months ago. Same for my coworker except he uses Chrome. Just a few days ago suddenly we can't see Tasks when we open ...
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How to get workflow task list by ItemId with relatedItems?

How can i get task list with itemId programatically? Task list has a column named ReletadeItems, but this is formatted string,json. I have ListItemId(ID) value, I want to get task list by this ...
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Connect list to Document Set in Sharepoint 2013

Scenario: We have document library "Incoming correspondence" where we want to store incoming correspondence. sometimes it's more than one document in package, so we want to use DocumentSet to store ...
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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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Consolidated task list

How to create a consolidated task list containing all the (task)list items within the site collection(including the subsites).
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Reusable Tasks - moving an process from excel workbooks to SharePoint

My team use a SharePoint 2013 team site. Currently when we deliver training we use an excel workbook which tracks student names, and tracks their scores and has a standard task list of content that ...
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Connect multiple task lists into one master task list or view

I have lots of project sites each with their own task list. I want to create a master task list (or view or whatever?) on the parent site that can display all tasks in all of these project task lists. ...
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“My Tasks” filter does not display new tasks

I used the "My Tasks" filter which comes with the OOTB Task list. It shows older tasks which were created a few days ago, but in order to see the "new" tasks created within the past hour, I have to go ...
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How to set a group alert

I have created a task list in sharepoint and created groups for teams. I want to mark groups in the assigned to section instead of having individual users. Also , want to set alert alert for group if ...
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Display image based on task completion

I am trying to display a 'progress bar' on a page which includes 5 different images. I would like to create a workflow where the image would change based on the completion of tasks in a task list. The ...
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Are To-Do Items supposed to email the user when assigned?

When adding a to-do item in a Workflow, is it supposed to email the User when the item is assigned? How about adding it to the Task-List in Outlook?
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How to force SharePoint tasks to be editable by “Assigned To” only?

I am creating task using visual studio workflow 2013, when user uploaded document we starting workflow which create task for group. But current logged in user is not member of that group. Then also he ...
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Sharepoint 2013 multiple stages task

I just finished setting up a new team site on SharePoint and now I need to edit the functionality of the task list. Basically what I want to do is to create a task with multiple stages (as sub-tasks ...
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Which information is used to sort default view?

In a task list I can simply use the quick edit grid to change the order of the tasks and further more ident them. Internally the id of the item does not change even though it was moved e.g. from the ...
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How to Remove “Relative Item” from alert notification send by a task

I enabled the alert notification for SharePoint 2010 task list. But in the notification Email i am getting "Related Items" link in the json format. I don't want to show that in the email notification. ...
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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 ...