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Task List - Hide "There are no items" with CSR?

As promised, I found the solution. It can be done using CSR with this line of code when rendering : ctx.ListSchema.NoListItem = "";
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Why isn't Task List showing up under Quick Navigation?

Did you try this approach? go to site settings > Look and Feel > Navigation > Under 'Navigation Editing and sorting' > add an entry under current navigation.
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Can hours be added to a Task List?

You can achieve this by changing Date and Time Format of Start Date & Due Date columns. Go to Task list setting. Edit column Start Date/Due Date. Change Date and Time Format from Date only to '...
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Hide completed tasks in task list

You have to edit the view and filter completed tasks. It can be confusing because there isn't an intuitive value to filter for the Completed column. Open the view menu and click Modify this view. ...
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Set task list to standard view not quick edit mode

I've had the problem many times and solved it quite easily. I don't know the root cause, but the solution is to create a new view. I only experienced this when creating a new list. Typically making ...
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Three step Approval Workflow SharePoint 2013 Online

To can go back in workflow, you should use stages and transition to stage at SharePoint 2013 workflow Platform by doing the following Steps Create a list workflow with SharePoint 2013 workflow ...
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How to Get the Parent Id of a subtask on a SharePoint Task List via Workflow

I had a similar problem with trying to find the parent ID of a specific field in a 2013 workflow I solved mine in the following way (although for me I wanted to know the parent ID of the field I was ...
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What would I call this triangle next to the Task-SubTask?

I would call it an "Expander", based on the functionality it provides. Although in this case it is used for Tasks, that particular type of UI control exists in many other UIs, including the Windows ...
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CSR to render Task Status destroys Task checkboxes

It is not your CSR destroying the checkboxes, It is because Microsoft didn't test JSLink properly and shipped a failing product The Checkboxes are created by a JSLink on the View definition (each ...
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Can the Content Query Web Part be used to show all tasks marked as Complete during the current week?

Yes you can use CQWP to show the completed tasks through last week by filtering the following: The [Task Status] column equal to Completed Once the task set to completed, the [Modified Date] will be ...
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Import/Copy/Paste Data from Excel into Existing SharePoint List

The key points are recognizing the column types and formatting the data appropriately in Excel before the attempting the import. Certain column types are not able to be imported in this way, such as ...
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Is it possible to change the task colors in the timeline?

To manually change event/callout colors in a timeline or project summary: Go to your task list Select the Task in the timeline (opens the Timeline menu) Click the paint bucket and/or the font color ...
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How do I display attachments in column for Lists?

You can also use a multiple lines of text column. It allows you to create links (e.g. to a file in a document library).
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How to create a timeline view of a task list?

Yes, there is a way to add multiple time lines. The limitation on SharePoint is that for a task list, there is only one default timeline in which the tasks are added. We can add another timeline to ...
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How do I delete a view within Task List?

Click on the List tab in the ribbon and click on List Settings. On the resulting page, scroll down a bit until you see the Views section. Click on the name of the view and you can delete it. If that ...
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What should I call this tab icon within task timeline?

The term for the shape itself is brace/bracket. In context of a callout, you would probably call it a selector. Personally though, I would just refer to the whole thing as a Callout and identify the ...
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What's the difference between a Task List and a Custom List?

I dont think there is any difference because at the end both are lists.Only difference I am seeing is. Task list comes with pre-defined content type and columns, There are many Lists MSFT already ...
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Is there a way to add comments to tasks or the task list?

The default columns at Tasks content type do not have a comments column, meanwhile, it has a Description column that can be used as comments column to add more details about your task , and to show it ...
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How to show the total count of items in a task list on a seperate page in SharePoint 2013?

You can try following steps : step 1: GoTo modify this view step 2: Totals. Here you can Select one or more totals to display. (Refer below image. Here I have selected 'Title' field and in dropdown ...
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can't create subtask

This means you can not have a sort set for that view. Update your sort and choose None. Other views you can use the sort options as needed but the main view in a task list needs to be unsorted to ...
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How to add JS validation on SharePoint new item form to check date field populated or not

We can add the code below into a script editor web part in task list form page to achieve it. <script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script> &...
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How to prevent the creation of a task item when the value of column Date is a Holiday

You can do this with a validation formula. It can get quite long, depending on the number of holidays, and how far out into the future you want to go. =NOT( OR( [TaskDate]=Date(2019,12,25), ...
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How to return field from specific workflow task as Data source in Lookup tool?

I had a similar situation using SharePoint 2013 and a 2013 workflow, and the following worked for me (when other suggested steps didn't): Situation: I had a list of items and an approval task being ...
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How to create various timeline views of project tasks

Yes, there is a way to add multiple time lines. The limitation on SharePoint is that for a task list, there is only one default timeline in which the tasks are added. We can add another timeline to ...
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Error generating the task form

To Solve this issue activate the SharePoint 2007 Workflows Feature using the following steps: Open the problem site collection in Browser. Click on Site Actions > Site Settings > Site collection ...
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internal name of Default Task Status field on 2013 OnPrem?

I have a SP2013 OnPrem running and its showing Field=Status I just checked with powershell, its like this: StaticName Title InternalName ---------- ...
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Retrieve the Item ID from the Task List Related Item column

Base on your code, the value you get is a string not an object. so the code : var relateditmid = relateditm[0].ItemId; will return the item ID after converting the string relateditm to Object using ...
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Copying tasks between lists

You can copy Task list items in several ways Copy SharePoint list items from one site to another programmatically Copy item from one list to another, using SharePoint designer workflow Also, you ...
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Aggregating User's Tasks in SharePoint 2013

This is what the Work Management Service is for. On the User Profile Tasks page it accumulates the tasks from SharePoint, Project Server Sites and Exchange 2013 (if you have that and it's connected). ...
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Using Workflow to set Task Outcome column value

I'm now told over at MSDN that this is not possible OOTB. https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/sharepoint/en-US/511f5495-07af-457c-aa8b-bc45910cdcf1/using-spd-workflow-to-set-approval-workflow-...
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