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WorkflowName field is null under task list

I have created a list workflow from SPD and assigned a task to the approvers group. The workflow is triggering fine but when i want to fetch some of the columns like WorkflowName is coming with blank. ...
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Send email to assigned user in Task

I am using Sharepoint 2010. I am trying to send the email to the 'assigned to' user after the task been assigned. I've marked 'Yes' in the advanced settings for 'Send e-mail when ownership is assigned?...
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How to read Assigned To column from SharePoint Workflow Tasks List using Powershell?

I am trying to fetch List details along with associated task columns to export into Excel using PowerShell. I am able to get all columns using following script except Assigned To column to show with ...
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Sharepoint workflow task can't be completed

after days of trial and error i hope you can guide me to the right direction. I create a complex solution in Sharepoint 2013 with 2010 Worflows to organize absences of our employees. Each employee ...
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How can i get the task id of a workflow?

How can i get the task Id of a workflow task? I tried to get it by using paralel blocks, like this With the parallel block, I do two things: Create the task Get the task ID with Rest API To get the ...
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How to edit color of button

I have a edit form of a task list, i am using the content type "Workflow Task (Sharepoint 2013)", it has 2 buttons, one for Approve and other for Deny. I need to change the color of the ...
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Approval action- reassigning the task to the approver that made a mistake during approval process

I have used the action Approval process in the Sharepoint designer. I am using the approval process to validated a lost item with multiple people. The approvers are determine in the list column. I ...
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SP2010 OOB Approval Workflow Error - Failed on start

In our SharePoint 2010 on premise farm, we have a document library which has 6 OOB approval workflows. All the workflows are triggered manually and all these workflows have been working fine for ...
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Setting person column with workflow

I am using a reusable workflow to collect feedback on a document. One of the initiation form parameters is "owner" with the "person or group" information type. I am trying to get the "owner" parameter ...
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Sharepoint 2013 REST API issue - Value does not fall within the expected range

I am trying to update a Tasks list item via REST and sending the following body to SharePoint API via POSTMAN tool: { "__metadata": { "type": "SP.Data.TasksListItem" }, "Status": "...
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Sharepoint tasks being carried over via template libraries?

I'm working on a SharePoint library which is derived from a template. The original Sharepoint library had a number of Sharepoint workflows applied onto it, and had columns which showed up as '...
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SharePoint Designer - problem with task list

we are using Workflow 2010 in SharePoint Designer 2013. We have workflow with Custom Task Process. However, we are struggling with several problems now. In "Change the behavior of a single task" we ...
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Need help with SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflows

I am working on SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflows and want to do the following task: - 1: Without user intervention, when the change start date/time is reached, notify a person that the change ...
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How to read value of columns WorkflowTaskId and WorkflowListId from SharePoint Task List using C#?

I am trying to read WorkflowTaskId and WorkflowListId fields from SharePoint Workflow Task List using SSOM C# but it says column doesn't exist While I can see both columns are displayed with values in ...
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2010 Workflow Spamming

I'm at a standstill, this is a task list where I've created a workflow (I only have WF 2010 available) to notify people during different stages. This is like the 6th iteration and I'm banging my head ...
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Powershell script to get workflow tasks for each list item

I have a lot of number of webs (sub-sites) within a site collection that have lists that have list items with Approval workflows running on them. How would I get all tasks for each list item in ...
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SharePoint workflow History list migration to SharePoint online

In our SharePoint 2013 on-premise environment, we have Approval workflows. Using SSRS reports, we display a report, who approved those tasks in a Grid view. Now we are migrating our complete on-...
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SharePoint designer 2010 unable to update task list due date

I created a task approval Serial Workflow Designer 2010. So once first user complete the task next user will get the task due date adding six minutes. I'm doing this Inside the task workflow BEFORE A ...
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SharePoint task assign email

I have a workflow where clients submit their expense requests, and it goes along with 2/3 attachments. The client completes the form in the list and add the invoice + quotes. Then the workflow ...
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Workflow Tasks list giving error "Sorry, something went wrong"

There is a "Workflow Tasks" list in my SharePoint online site and it is giving error as "Sorry, something went wrong" whenever I click on that list. I am unable to see the workflow tasks that were ...
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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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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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