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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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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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Add additional field to a Task form. The Task is generated using an OOTB Disposition Workflow

I need to add an additional field to a Task form page. The SP Settings cog does not give the option to 'edit page', so I think I need to do this in Designer. I have a document management system set ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2013 Task List Status cannot complete after due date

I have task list where the status remains "Not Started" if i try to complete the task after the due date has crossed. Even when i write and event receiver and try to overwrite the field task status to ...
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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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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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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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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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Workflow that is started by the information management policy is not assigning task to user

Our foundation has created a record retention policy that will be implemented on our new SharePoint 2013 site. I have created custom columns for "start retention date" "review date" "data owner" and "...
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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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How to delete a Task that is associated to an item and workflow that have been deleted

I have a task that is associated with an item (in another list) that has a running workflow. However, the item was deleted over a year ago and therefore it is no longer recoverable from the recycle ...
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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 do I create a view that groups by a person when the task has multiple people assigned?

I have a task list linked to MS project which links fine. However my SP13 list has two columns for different resource/people. Both people are working on the same particular project, but may be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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Sync Tasklist 2013 to Outlook 2010

I trying to sync those two. I fixed the RSS Feeds to be able to work but when i press sync i get this
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Hide Timeline using XML Code in share point Sandbox solution

How can I set ShowTimelineIfAvailable Property of Timeline in task list view using XML ? I want to hide time line from the task list view. I've Sandbox Solution with page provisioning. I'm creating ...
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How to edit Create Item In List action task after the task has been completed?

I created a workflow which uses the Create Item In List action to assign custom tasks to users (such as fill in new employee details in a task form, then HR completes this task and 2nd task for giving ...
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Create task and subtask from a 2010 or 2013 workflow

I have custom list for my license renewal process and I want to know if it's possible to create a task and subtask from a workflow. If it is, I would love to have a hint on how to get this done! ...
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Add attachment to Task List in SharePoint Online from Site Mailbox

I'm looking for a way to add an attachment to a specific Task within a list from a library or list. We have SharePoint Online as part of our E3 subscription. The ideal scenario is files are emailed ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Importing Project file to SharePoint task list without MS Project

I have an MPP file which I wish to display on a SharePoint task list. Is it possible to do this without opening the document up in MS Project first and syncing it there. Everything I have found ...
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SP2013 - Tasks not showing description for certain users

So I have an out-of-the-box task list on most of my department sub-sites. The task lists are using the standard Tasks content type. I've added an append-only comment field to the content type and ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Accidently deleted Tasks field Description. Can't get it back

I have been trying to find a way to restore the Tasks list Description column in the task list. The reason I need this column is so that it will sync with Outlook Tasks. The column can't just be named ...
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How to create daily checklist

Question for Sharepoint (SP) 2010 out-of-the-box or via SP Designer. I have 20+ tasks that's done by a team, recurring everyday, each with an assignee and due time. I want this checklist to do the ...
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To Do List Item's are not able to be Edited in Datasheet Mode on the Task List

I have several workflows connected to the Task list. When a user tries to edit their to-do items on the Task list, they have to edit each task as Complete one by one from the normal view. I want ...
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sharepoint 3.0 Project tasks list - showing dependent tasks and linking betweekn taks

Is there any option to show link between tasks and dependency between tasks in gantt chart.Please let me know is it possible with Sharepoint services 3.0? Or is there any webparts which fulfills my ...
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Asigning task to selective users from the list

I need advanced sharepoint help and hoping that someone can help me... I have 20 teams in my group and for each task I need to select certain teams each time and not all will be asked to review the ...
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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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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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Change Link in SharePoint Alert

Is there a way to change the URL at the bottom of a SharePoint Alert Email? Instead of going to the actual list, it goes to a page with a list in a web part?