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 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. ...
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Carriage returns appear for no apparent reason in Sharepoint's task description field

I use Sharepoint's task description field as a log for my team's project status updates. I'll enter in a line by sometimes typing it and sometimes copy pasting something from an email. Later, when I ...
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How can I edit the task app to contain updates on the task?

I would like to be able to see the tasks as they are now which an extra column - a line or two of a current update status. However, I want to be able to view the old update statuses to see how things ...
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Retrieve the Item ID from the Task List Related Item column

Using JSOM, I getting all the task details which are not started. Using CAML query i got all the column values including related item column from Task list var relateditm = $(this).attr("...
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Task List email notification in SharePoint 2010

I have a task list with email notification set up. I am getting the email notification once I add a new item to the list. Is there a way that I get the email without title column in the form. I tried ...
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Error generating the task form

I had created a nice reusable 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer. It operates on a content type. The workflow had some custom infopath forms included and a bunch of variables. Recently I ran into ...
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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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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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Changing the display value in a control for a default, hidden field using SharePoint Designer 2013

I am on SharePoint Online, using Sharepoint Designer 2013 and InfoPath 2013. I have access to our site as an admin, but I do not have access to the server. Some background: For a task list, I needed ...
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Populate New Task choice field via LocalStorage

We are using local storage to hold a text box/title value from a 'main' problem list. In this 'main' list, we first identify the issue/problem. We then add tasks in a task list associated to the '...
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How do I get the top item of a task list?

I have a task list from a Sharepoint Online site that is synced with MS-Project. I created a top level task item that everything else is nested under. However the ID of that task is very large ...
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Help with my First workflow

Hey Sharepoint Experts, As a school project we are working for a non profit organisation. We are trying to build a SharePoint site for them. One module they want to see implemented is a module wich ...
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Full URL for Task in a list via powershell

I need to extract the full URL for a 'task' in a 'task list' via a PowerShell script. My goal here is to extract this URL, report on it and the end user can click on the URL and it would take him ...
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App or way to add reports to a documentset

Dear SharePoint experts. Hi For a school project we were asked to set up a sharepoint for a non profit organisation. We made it so that we use a documentset for the creation of cases they keep for ...
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Using more than 9 row colours in a SharePoint 2013 task list

On a task list, I want all 17 staff members of a team to have their own colour. I made a calculated column with this script found on the web, and it works fine for member 1 to 9. Unfortunately, member ...
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Display 'Related Item' Field in a Task 'Edit' Form

Is there any way to display 'Related Items' in a task edit form? It's already available in the display form, but when you switch to edit, it drops off. Ideas?
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How do I collapse all subtasks in a SharePoint 2013 task list?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 to keep track of projects and their sub-tasks. But the view is getting pretty long and it would be nice to have a button to collapse all subtasks, leaving only the top-level ...
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Office 365 Sharepoint Display Certain Columns for apps

My work has asked me to help with sharepoint, which I am new to. Basically, I'm trying to display certain columns for the Task app. Right now, when I go to site contents and click on a task app. ...
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Display the Actual “Related Item” in a Task List using JSLINK?

How would I go about displaying a link to the actual related item within a task list? Currently, when I display the related item field in the view, all it shows is '1 Related Item'. Is it possible ...
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Make Task Form Field Read-Only using SharePoint Designer

How would I make a task-form field (SP2013) read-only (not hidden) using SharePoint Designer?
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Hide Ribbon in Task Form?

How would I go about hiding the ribbon in a task form? I have the form default open in edit mode and don't want the user to be able to see the ribbon at all. Is this possible?
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View totals not working correctly for task list in 2013

The issue I'm having is that the Totals section in the task list view settings isn't updating with the filters of the view. It is working in a custom list as well as a task list in SharePoint Online. ...
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How to create a timeline view of a task list?

Is there a way to create a timeline view of a task list? From my experience, you can add tasks to a timeline, but there is no way to create a view based on that timeline. It's all or nothing it ...
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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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Can You Display 'Related Content' in a Task List?

I would like to be able to display the related content (i.e. from a document library) in a task list that is tied to a 2013 workflow. Is this possible?
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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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Task list view permissions by department

I have a task list where task list of the entire company exists. I want task list can have permission to view such that a department member can only view his/her department tasks, but cannot view ...
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Assign task to user, then assign task to all users in group minus that user

Is there a way to assign a task or email a group of people, but restrict which users in that group get the task or email? I have a requirement for an approval workflow that is to initially be ...
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Versioning draft Item security gives error “sorry, this item hasn't been shared with you”

I have content approval workflow in Pages Library. I have set the Draft Item security to "Any User Who can edit items". Now problem is when a user with only Read access wants to view the page (which ...
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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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Task List Can't Send Alerts to User Group

I have a Task List I created called Events. When a new task is created I want it to send an Alert to a group called TaskEmailList. This group has Full Control. However, when I create an Alert using ...
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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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Customising SharePoint 2013 Workflow Task Form

I have a SharePoint list that has an attached SP 2013 Workflow. I plan to customize the task form using Visual Studio 2012. The idea is that for each task, I will ask the user to input some values ...
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Trigger Workflow in Task list

I have a SP13 list that when changed triggers a list workflow that creates tasks in a tasks list. These tasks are not marked "wait for completion" because I want the workflow to end immediately. ...
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Global view of all all tasks (sps 2013)

Is it possible to get a list of all (open) tasks for a website collection? I checked Sharepoint 2013 task list of all tasks created already but this approach isn't exactly what we need. For each ...
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Set task list to standard view not quick edit mode

I have created a task list and added all necessary columns but when I navigate to the task list all views default to quick edit mode, like a datasheet, I want the list to default to the Standard view ...
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% Complete Roll up in Sharepoint 2013

I have a summary task and a couple of subtasks under the summary task. The %Complete on sub tasks are 10 and 20 % respectively. However, this is not rolling up tp the Summary task. The summary task ...
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SPSiteDataQuery for Task List not working

I am creating a visual web part for aggregating all task in all webs of a site collection I am using SPSiteDataQuery to get all tasks but it does not work for Task list i.e. Task List query....
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How to create various timeline views of project tasks

Since it is not possible to relate a timeline to different views of the same task list (See this question), has anyone found another way to use SharePoint task list and timeline features to show ...
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Outlook syncs tasks to wrong folder

I'm in pre-production with a new SharePoint 2013 (Enterprise) farm, and I'm having an odd issue with task sync between SharePoint and Outlook. I've been able to successfully sync calendars both ways ...