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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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 ...
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Task List - Expand on check box action

I did a search and couldnt find more info on this.. I created a Task List to keep track of various projects. The out of the box functionality has a check box which works with the 'Complete %' field. ...
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Task List - Using a custom JS Link file, but keeping original menu options

I have added a 'Task List' app to my site. Out the box, when you click on the '...' menu option, you see a pop-up with a whole bunch of useful task list related details. However, I have also created ...
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Send task mail notification programmicaly

I have a case, where I need to change task Assigned To field value. And when it is changed, then it should send notification to new person. Here is the question, is it possible to send (resend) 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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