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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Master Projects in SharePoint without Project Server

We have MS Project plans and synchronise them to SharePoint tasklists. When working offline with MS Project we are able to do a masterplan and manage resource access and dependencies between ...
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How to create a Project Tasks List view for Overdue tasks?

How do I create a dedicated view to display only the Overdue tasks based on three columns. Start Date and End Date (Actual End Date) and Target Date (projected completion date) Target Date - Start ...
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Outlook/SharePoint calendar sync 'error occurred connecting to site'

Our SharePoint site was originally setup under a test name (oldname). When brought into production, I added an AAM to extend it to our production name (prodname). About 6 months ago, I added an SSL ...
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Sharepoint: How to include a tasklist from a subsite in a wiki page

I have a site hierarchy that looks like: Roadmaps (/engineering/roadmaps) RM1 Meeting Site (/engineering/roadmaps/RM1Meet) RM2 Meeting Site (/engineering/roadmaps/RM2Meet) Now those meeting ...
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Assigned To blank in State Machine Workflow?

I created State Machine Workflow regarding on Client Requirement Avery thing is working fine but Approver name not available in Assigned To in Task list field but Task is Created. string ...
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Attach content type to task list

I have created a content type that inherits directly from the "workflow task" content type. I deployed it as a feature and activated it. Now, I want to attach it to the "Task" list in a site, but when ...
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jQuery to modify SharePoint 2010 Column Width

SharePoint 2010 - I have a Standard Task list in Gantt View that represents a list of projects (Sync from Project 2010). Since the column widths are not-persistent in SharePoint, I wrote a script to ...
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Are there advantages of workflows sharing a task list?

I have seen this approach as my company is currently upgrading from SP2007 to SP2010. Because the person who designed this left the company and there hasn't been anyone who continued maintaining the ...
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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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Duplicate task appearing in task list

I have created an "action items" list and every time I add a new item it adds to the list and then once you refresh the page it adds a second item below and calls it "action item initiated: task name" ...
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Programmatically get Workflow Task Outcomes (Sharepoint 2010)

I want to read all the Outcomes from a Workflow Task Outcomes (not only the standard but also the customized outcomes) from a Sharepoint 2010 Workflow Task. I searched all over the internet but didn'...
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Projects list, click to display tasks (Gantt)

We´r running SharePoint 2010 Server and i´m about to try out the projects part in SharePoint. I would like a list of projects, behind each project there is a list of tasks (Project Tasks List (Gantt)...
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Sharepoint 2010 grouping workflow tasks for a document library

We want SharePoint Experts Advice here What we have : 1- we have one document library ( many items). 2- we have many Tasks assign to document library item by workflow e.g. Require Manager Approval,...
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How to debug the error "This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited”?

From time to time, some of my SP2010 site workflows fail with this message: This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited I believed I have fixed this but from time to ...
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Task notification not send

How can I automatically send a notification if someone assigns a task to me? For some websites it is working but not for new ones. The assigned person is allowed to view the list. What do I need to ...
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Sharepoint Task Items Title Field - change URL to point at a custom form

I am currently developing a custom workflow which has it's own approval process when publishing documents to a list. I have created a new form for use which approves/rejects the file. The approval ...
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SP2010: How to count total items for a particular set of data (grouped via a specific column name).

I have a list of items and they are grouped via a certain classification depending on a column. How can I get that particular number of total items so I can use it on a status list/kpi? Thanks.
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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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How to change view of InfoPath form in WorkFlow

Can you help me with my task: I'm creating a view/edit InfoPath form, using InfoPath Designer, for a task list where a workflow creates tasks. In the workflow I change this: ...
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Summary Task in Task List - Display Name

Hello I have a Task List, and I want to add items to it programaticaly in C#. I have a problem with adding a summary task. Now I figured out how to add such item: var myList = SPContext.Current.Web....
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Limiting Concurrently Running Workflows

I've got a SharePoint 2007 site which is using list item workflows to direct the execution of a business process. The list items are large (100+ fields). These workflows create tasks to collect data ...
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Automated Sharepoint Task Creation with Powershell

This is a cross-post from stackoverflow, upon the suggestion of a user there. My organization is experimenting with new processes to coordinate developers as they integrate their code into our main ...
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Multiple Assigned To Field on Task Lists

I have two people/group lookup fields on my task list. One field is the original 'Assigned to' and sends out an email when ownership is assigned. I would like both of my "Assigned to" fields to send ...
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A manager wanted to use a project task list, but wanted a running log of the comments entered as the task is being worked

The project task list allows a gantt view and can be used for status updates. Once the task is assigned, the assignee needs to provide regular status updates and update the task. With a regular ...
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Sharepoint - Programatically check Project Task list hierarchy

I have a Project Task list in Sharepoint that contains Summary Tasks, which contain Tasks. What I would like to do, is to check which task items of this list are children elements of which summary ...
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How to automatically restart a workflow when a task is locked?

I get the following error for some workflows. Restarting them always solves the problem, but doing this manually for each instance is not practical in our setup. This task is currently locked by a ...
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Sharepoint Task list and Microsoft Project sync problems

I've been using Microsoft Project to sync with a task list on SharePoint, which worked fine for a while, but then suddenly it stopped working saying it's not able to synchronize. Anyone know what ...
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Can we create phased workflow in Sharepoint?

I am using a single tasklist at my work. I would like to notify the administrator at different times i,e in phases. For example, the data is presented in a tabular view categorized in to 5 phases. So ...
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Cant edit start date in a new MOSS task

This has me stumped I've gone to add a task to a task list on my Team Site. All of the fields are editable except Start Date, which is displayed as a label rather than a Date Picker. I'm using the ...
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Create multiple tasks from one single task

I am using SP2010. In Tasks, I create a task and assigned it to a specific group which has 5 people. What I want is that the task has to be individually assigned to each person i.e. 5 new tasks of ...
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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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How to Create Task Items With Custom List Dataview

I have created 2 custom lists in Sharepoint 2010: List #1: INTERNAL PROCESSES (fields: Process Title, Reference) List #2: PROCESS STEPS (fields: Step Title, Step Description, Process Title[lookup of ...
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Stop change notification emails in Issue List

We want an email sent when the issues is assigned, but we do not want multiple emails when changes are made. Is there any way to still allow the assigned emails to be sent but turn off the changes ...
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Updating status of terminated workflows

I have a bunch of terminated workflows due to many reasons mostly inability(not catching exceptions) to send emails as part of task assignment. After the code has been fixed, is there a way to ...
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How to show the parent task in a task list view?

I have synced a Project with Sharepoint using the Project 2010 blog instructions. This way I can create the tasks in Project and they appear automatically in a webpart where I put a view of the tasks, ...
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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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how to create a custom task form using aspx

How can i create a custom edit form for a task using aspx? All the examples i see seem to use infopath. Thanks
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Workflow createTask: How to customize regular InfoPath task template?

Can I customize the InfoPath task form which is used by the regular createTask activity? I know I can create my own form and reference that in the elements.xml file, but I like using myForm....
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How long does the “new” indicator show up next to a task in SharePoint 2010?

When creating a task in SharePoint 2010, the "new" indicator is shown after creating a task. How long is this displayed and is the amount of time it is displayed configurable from the GUI?
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Sharepoint 2010: How to customize standard task list to have dependency tasks

I have functional requirement to allow Sharepoint site users to put tasks in a task list with dependencies. For example there are tasks: "A" assigned to "User1" "B" assigned to "User2" "C" that ...
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Best practice: Task list item security, so only Assignee & Administrator can change tasks

I'm reading up on Sharepoint and it's security limitations in terms of unique permissions on items within lists (max 2000 per level). I will have a list/doclib with about ~800 entries, probably with ...
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Email not sending when task is assigned, but email sends when task changes (SP2010)

I had been using SP2010 Beta for 7 months or so, and had the task lists set up such that when a task was assigned to someone, an email was sent to that person. I moved over to RTM, and am having ...
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How can I convert the Taks in a Tasks list into PDF documents?

In order to document what happened on a project and why those decisions were made my customers needs to turn the tasks on a task list into documents, preferably PDFs. For now I only have to convert ...
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Connect a List (Calendar, Task) with Outlook Results in an Outlook Error 0x8000FFFF

When I try to connect a list (Tasks, Calendar) to Outlook via 'Action' -> 'Connect to Outlook' the connection is created. Outlooks asks to add the list, but the synchronization fails with: Task ‘...