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Assign a task to a group - task not created, email not sent

Considering that you are using a SharePoint group and presuming that the Assign a task step is not running inside an App Step, then make sure that everyone can view the membership of the group. Go ...
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Workflow Updating "% Compelte" to 100 for a Task List changes the value to 10,000% automatically

Internally, percent complete is stored as a value from 0.00 to 1.00 so 100% would be 1. Change the Value you set in the workflow to 1 and the problem should be resolved.
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Calculated column in Task List is not updating when Task is changed

The ID field you are trying to use in your Calculated Column is not known until the Item is saved . Hence using it in your calculated column may not give you the required output.You can use an event ...
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Naming convention and %20

It isn't really an issue either way, but the preferred approach is to create a list or library like "ChangeRequests' then after it is created, rename it to "Change Requests". Emailing a link shouldn't ...
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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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Retrieve Office 365 Planner Tasks using CSOM C# or powershell

As it stands now, you can't use CSOM to access Planner, but you can use the Graph API: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/
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Retrieve Office 365 Planner Tasks using CSOM C# or powershell

This functionality is currently in beta in the Office Graph. See this page for documentation on retrieving tasks. For other capabilities, see the left nav on that page, scroll down to the beta section,...
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Reassigning multiple tasks to a new user

Go to the list with tasks, click on List>Quick Edit: The list will open in spreadsheet mode. You can sort the tasks to choose the ones that are due shortly: You can assign a new person to ...
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Update Status of an associated Task in a SharePoint list Column (Field)

Because this plagued me for almost a week and it seems so many people have had questions about it I have decided to share what I learned in this process. After reading almost everything online and ...
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How do I get the top item of a task list?

Use CSOM / JSOM with CAML to get all tasks where ParentID is NULL, i.e. all top level tasks. // Create Context etc first List list = context.Web.Lists.GetByTitle(listTitle); CamlQuery query = new ...
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Activity 'DynamicActivity' has 51 arguments

Also you can increase the limit through powershell, run from an elevated prompt on the workflow manager server: Set-WFServiceConfiguration -ServiceUri https://wfserver.example.com:12290 -Name ...
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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 ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Run task (file.js) schedule

It sounds like a very weird case, but you can still do it. Very roughly, this is what it takes: Create a separate SharePoint page with a Content Editor Web Part (CEWP) Optional. Make sure this page ...
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Run task (file.js) schedule

I like the powershell approach mentioned by Denis, but I'd go further and code the powershell to just do the task that is done by the js. Having a visible IE window run by a process that should be ...
Mike2500's user avatar
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Create a Gantt chart that only shows Main tasks

First, your script just show Top-Level Main Tasks (Summary Task) not the Sub-Level Main Tasks. For Example: If you have subtask (Task2 and Task 4) that is the Main Task for another child subtask (...
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Adding associated tasks to a meeting

Create a lookup column to tie items from the separate lists together. How you setup the viewing connection in the Tasks list and Calendar list varies. On the Tasks list side These steps will ...
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Adding a Hold option to task outcome, not available in SPD

Make sure you set Yes under "Update all content types inheriting from this type" for the Task Outcome field. After that, create a 2013 workflow again, it should have this outcome option. If this ...
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Set due date 1 day after each multiple tasks are created

I solved this by creating a calculated column in the main list, not the task list, with formula =NOW()+1. This will get the current date and time. Today() will not work as it will get the current date ...
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Read Comments in Tasks via JavaScript

you can use the below code to get the version history of Comments field, function getFieldHistory (itemId, fieldName) { //Get each item version history with comment using SPServices var HTML=''; var ...
Karthik Jaganathan's user avatar
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Task Approve/Reject Permission

This is only applies to 2010 workflow types. If you have a SharePoint 2013 type WF this setting is completely missing!
tig's user avatar
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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 ...
ns875's user avatar
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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). ...
Matthew McDermott's user avatar
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create a dynamic task list

What I understand is you want to rearrange your tasks in the Task List priority wise. So I am giving answer on my assumption. According to my assumption you did not need to create Task list ...
Aakash Maurya's user avatar
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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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Why is Notes column in Project Tasks is grayed out?

This is because the multi-line text type is a rich text that is disabled by design For SharePoint 2010 so you need to select a plain text as text type to can be able to edit columns in datasheet view ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Why is Notes column in Project Tasks is grayed out?

Multiple line of text field which has Rich Contents enabled is not editable in DataSheet View. I think this is locked because the HTML content can mess up with DataSheet view. Workaround is to ...
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how a task is displayed in the timeline

The simplest way (ie no programming or advanced setup) would be to add a zero duration task to follow each of your current tasks. Add these to the timeline and as the dates of your main tasks move, so ...
Matt B's user avatar
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Is it possible to roll up multiple timelines in a project summary

I have found that it is not possible to roll up multiple task list timelines into a single project summary. However, I've found that a great alternative is to just create a page (or use an existing ...
hoffie4's user avatar
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How do I enable automatic email updates once a List is updated?

Create a new alert. Choose users that belong to your team in "Send Alerts To". Choose the option "Existing items are modified" in "change type" Picture:
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