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Assigning Task to Group using REST and SharePoint JavaScript API

I found myself in an unfortunate position of being unable to use SharePoint Designer to build workflows and thus am having to rebuild an approval workflow in JavaScript. I am using REST to insert a ...
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OOB SharePoint Work Flow question: Difference between Workflow Task and Tasks (New)

I'm studying up on adding an OOB Workflow for a list. When I am at the Add a Workflow form, there is a drop down element called "Select a Task List:" with two choices: "Workflow Tasks" and "Tasks (...
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SharePoint 2013 designer WF is unable to create task in share point task list

I am trying to execute one task process action in SharePoint 2013 designer WF. It gets stuck at this action and do n't proceed without any error. Even it does not create any task item in the ...
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Create a workflow that is triggered on a daily basis

I have a list of 7 tasks that need to be performed by 7 people on a daily basis. All tasks have different deadlines during the day. Every day, I would like the 7 people to get a reminder to perform ...
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Workflow task list - Add an additional column of information from a related list item

A new request came up to me to have a task (in the default workflow tasks list, generated by a workflow) show an additional column next to the task's Title (column) which shows information from the ...
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After task completion workflow still marked as running but doesn't continue to next activity

We have a Visual Studio workflow for SharePoint 2013 running correctly several hundred times over the last few years. There are however a few workflow instances that do not continue when completing ...
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Is there a way for an individual to track their progress in sharepoint?

I have to create checklist (I am thinking on using tasks list to create a checklist). Tasks will be assigned to different users. Is there a way for each user to track their progress and somehow store ...
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SP13 WorkFlow task capturing comment/feedback

I have a SP 2013 WorkFlow Task List that I'm using as a approve/deny feature. If the task is rejected, I wish to capture the comment left in the WorkFlow task and then email the user. Is this ...
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SharePoint Workflow defaulted to Approved

Can anyone please let me know why the SharePoint Workflow tasks defaulted "Approved"? Is there any reason behind this? Is this okay to add "Not Started" and set as default in the Task Outcome column. ...
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Hide fields in a Workflow 2013 Task Edit form

I need to hide the '% Complete' and 'Task Status' columns from the edit form of a 2013 Workflow Task. Is there way to hide them or make them read only so the user cant change them?? I need to be able ...
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We get the error “Task is currently locked by a running workflow” for a specific list in the site

We have an approval workflow on a list where we keep getting the error called "Task is currently locked by a running workflow" and it does allow the tasks to be Approved. This happens only one ...
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Issues with the task for the subsequent persons in Approval Workflow

I have an issue with Approval Workflows that I can't wrap my head around. Background We are using the Generic Approval workflow for a document library, with multiple approvers and serial order. We ...
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creating a task in calendar view

good day I wish to create the following: users will "book" themselves via task ( date only no time; username; preferred shift [day, night]). this should display accordingly. I created the task form ...
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Use workflow to automatically create task for insurance renewal invite

I have a list with contains information on insurance policies, such as "type of insurance", Client name, inception date, expiry date, premium as well as "staff responsible column (which contains the ...
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Start Task Process - Approve but not completing

I am starting a task process (2013) and the task goes to 2 recipients, parallel. I only care if one of them approves. I checked off wait for task completion with criteria wait for first response. My ...
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Task is approved and marked as completed but workflow is not

I am using an out of box SharePoint 2010 - Approval workflow in my SP 2016 site. In some of the cases when we approve the task, the task gets completed and document shows in approved state but the ...
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How can I link a task In OneNote to a Sharepoint shared task list?

When I add a task in OneNote 2016 Desktop via the Outlook Tasks Menu, this creates a task in my personal Outlook task list, but I want it in a task list from my Sharepoint that I have linked into ...
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What permissions to grant power-users on Tasks list?

What is the proper way to give power users the ability to see ALL workflow tasks on a site? Is breaking inheritance on the list itself a bad idea? I'm not sure if that can mess up user permissions ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows - assign task and get task fields from current Workflow

I have a workflow of SharePoint 2013 and I need to generate a workflow task to assign to a specific user, this user must enter information in a field of the task list, before approving or rejecting ...
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Multi-step task approval workflow - SharePoint designer 2013

I have made a multi-step task approval workflow in SharePoint designer 2013. On list item creation, workflow assigns the task to user1, when user1 approves it, the task is created for the user2, and ...
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Who else can complete a task other than the 'Assigned to'?

Is there another permission level that would be able to complete a task that's assigned to someone else? I've given a manager 'Full Control' and 'Approval permission on a task list and the associated ...
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Collect Feedback workflow still sending email notification for over due items

We have users complaining they are still receiving emails from Collect Feedback Workflow which was cancelled while ago. Here is the situation, Collect Feedback is one of many workflow associated with ...
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Can we add a confirmation box on button click in infopath form?

We are having a default infopath form on task list using which we can Approve/Reject/Cancel the task. Form is working fine, But we want a confirmation box ("Are you sure?") on any button click. NOTE:...
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How to create new task list each time workflow runs

I have a master project management list. When a new item is added to this list, I want to create a task list with about a dozen tasks. When another item is added to the original list, I want to ...
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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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Disable Automatic Emails upon Task Assignment

I've developed a workflow in SPD 13 that assigns tasks to multiple users. Each time the workflow runs, these users get an email that they have been assigned a task. I do not want to send these ...
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Update Employee Name Task Field With Employee Name From List Data

I have a list that a user fills in their travel data. Once this data is submitted a 2013 Workflow is kicked off that includes a task for each manager. Management wants the submitter's name to appear ...
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Prevent items in Tasks list from being deleted

I knew that workflows were deleted every ~60 days, but I didn't know tasks were ever automatically deleted. My customers rely heavily on this information being available at all times. Is it possible ...
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Create workflow to notify members a task is complete

I'm newer to SharePoint and am wondering if there was a way to add a workflow onto a task list (originally opened with project then synced). Basically I want assigned team members to know when the ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 designer 3 stage workflow

I am working on SharePoint 2013 on-premise environment. I have three-stage scenario. In each stage, approver have different inputs like First Stage approver identifies the request and if he feels it'...
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Creating a Custom Workflow Task for SharePoint Designer 2013

I am trying to create a custom task workflow using a site content type. I read an article where I was instructed to create a Site Content Type and set the parent as "Workflow Task (SharePoint 2013)" (...
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Show Custom List Data in Approval Task

I have created a travel approval site where the user types in their data and a workflow creates an approval task for each manager as it moves along. The task "Workflow Task (SharePoint 2013)", shows ...
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Adding description task field to approval email in workflow

In SharePoint Online, I have a task list with default fields like 'Assigned to' and 'Description', and an approval workflow made in SharePoint Designer 2013. Whenever the assigned person adds a ...
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Give the Edit permission only to AssignedTo User on Tasks List

How Can I assign Edit permission on Tasks list to AssignedTo users only. Any other user can view the Tasks but can not edit/delete the task. Only AssignedTo users can edit that task.
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Display current Logged in user's Task and View all tasks when Admin login

I have a requirement where I want to display the tasks based on the current logged in user but when admin group logged in then he should be able to view all task. While searching, I found this ...
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Adding Approval/Reject Buttons to Form

I currently have a form that I created in SharePoint and assigned a 2013 SP Designer workflow to it. Within the workflow, I have 2 task processes that run after each other. The issue I'm running into ...
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Error on workflow task approval form

Current setup: When new infopath is created, it goes for admin approval. there is approval workflow running behind it. Task approval form, displays some important information from form submitted. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Task Outcome Approve / Reject Buttons no longer display

I created a simply custom workflow that up until recently had the approve and reject buttons on edit task form. Now I have a approve or reject drop down. How do I get the buttons back?
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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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Link to InfoPath form missing from Related Items field in SharePoint 2013 Workflow Task Display

I have created a number of InfoPath Filler Forms with associated SharePoint 2013 Workflows without any problem. I have one form and workflow though where the usual link to the associated InfoPath form ...
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Send a weekly mail to inform about a library?

I want to send a weekly mail and inform about a library (Tasks!). It would be awesome if every person who has an active task assigned to receives this mail and maybe the tasks are even listed in the ...
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Workflow on 2010 platform not sending tasks?

I have a workflow built the same way on 2 different lists. One works fine and sends the 2 tasks associated with it, the other - nothing. The workflow shows as completed, but the tasks nor an email I ...
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If I delete the Workflow History, will it delete items in the Workflow Task List?

I use Nintex to create workflows if that makes any difference. We are creating an audit reminder workflow and the workflow tasks need to be kept so we have a record of comments and attachments. ...
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create a dynamic task list

what I want to do is create a task list which is dynamic. Meaning when I have five tasks (task1 - task5) and I get another more important one (task6) which is more important than say task2, I need to ...
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Create multiple task using for each loop in sequential workflow SharePoint 2016

I need to create a task for which I have used create task from the toolbox in visual studio 2016 . In the event handler of create task I used for each loop to insert task for multiple approvers but ...
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Get related item of a task

I am starting workflow for a list item. Workflow creats tasks. How can i get a related item (list item) of a task programmaticaly? SPBuiltInFieldId.WorkflowListId does no work.
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Link to Custom list item from Workflow task in SharePoint 2013

How to implement a link field in Workflow task to show associated list item. Basically, user should able to open associated list item from workflow task(All tasks view or my task view)
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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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get comment/feedback from “Start Feedback Process” workflow in SPD 2010

I have added a "Start Feedback Process" workflow to a list. The workflow works fine. The target user gets an email, they can click on it in Outlook, add their comments, and submit. Now I am trying to ...