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OOB SharePoint Work Flow question: Difference between Workflow Task and Tasks (New)

These are just task lists. Each workflow can log its user tasks to a different task list. Selecting "Tasks (new)" will create a new task list named "yourWorkflowName Tasks". The default task list for ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows - assign task and get task fields from current Workflow

Create a variable to store your Task Field Value. Set this variable to a Task Field Value from the Association Task List based on the Task ID as shown below Set Variable: Value In Associated Task ...
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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 ...
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Get related item of a task

Assuming your workflow is an out-of-the-box Approval workflow or a workflow that has been created using the 2010 platform (containing the "Start Approval Process" action), then you need to use the ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Task Outcome Approve / Reject Buttons no longer display

As per my understanding, Your task is created of "Task" content type. You will need to add "Workflow Task(2013)" content type in your task list and then create task of "Workflow Task(2013)" content ...
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Prevent items in Tasks list from being deleted

As you've discovered, there is a timer job that runs which deletes "workflow instances and related task entries that still exist 60 days after a workflow is completed or cancelled." This quote is from ...
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Prevent items in Tasks list from being deleted

If you want a concrete answer as to whether items without the GUID will be deleted or not you either need to test it youself, or ask Microsoft directly. I don't think the community can give you the ...
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Who else can complete a task other than the 'Assigned to'?

There are two ways you can change a task (Approve, Reject, Reassign) which is not assigned to you: Have site collection admin permissions Specify ownership of a task process in SharePoint designer I ...
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Is there a way for an individual to track their progress in sharepoint?

A task list would do just fine for your needs. There are even ways to customize these taskers that have been shown in this group. Just make sure that everyone who can edit their own record has the ...
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SP13 WorkFlow task capturing comment/feedback

Reference Here The “Approver Comments” column only will be shown in the list when you set “Require content approval for submitted items” to “Yes” in the list, and we need to click “Approve/Reject” ...
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Hide fields in a Workflow 2013 Task Edit form

Add the code below into script editor web part into EditForm.aspx page in workflow task list to hide the '% Complete' and 'Task Status' columns. <script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4....
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How to edit color of button

1.Create new txt file and add this code (put your color code) <style> #Status_c15b34c3-ce7d-490a-b133-3f4de8801b76_\$DropDownChoice_Approved { background-color: greenyellow; } #...
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How to read value of columns WorkflowTaskId and WorkflowListId from SharePoint Task List using C#?

I suggest to use SPListItemCollection class instead of DataTable. Please try: using (SPSite site = new SPSite("YOUR SITE URL")) using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb()) { SPList list = web.Lists....
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Assigning Task to Group using REST and SharePoint JavaScript API

You are missing the "__metadata" property from the "AssignedToId" object: Try this out: data: JSON.stringify({ __metadata: { "type": "SP.Data.TasksListItem" }, Title: "Sample Task", ...
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Is there a way for an individual to track their progress in sharepoint?

Yes, you can very well use the task list in sharepoint to track the progress of individual's tasks. You can create different views by adding dynamic filters like Me, so that users can track the ...
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Hide fields in a Workflow 2013 Task Edit form

I believe you can hide them by changing the content type in the Library settings. Go to Library Settings > Advanced Settings > Content Types "Allow Management of content types." -> Yes A new ...
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How can I link a task In OneNote to a Sharepoint shared task list?

I don't believe SharePoint and OneNote share this particular feature like SharePoint does with Outlook. OneNote is simply for taking notes, if you want users to interact with the tasks I would add a ...
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Prevent items in Tasks list from being deleted

Well did you ever solve this Dinerdo? The answer I am presuming is NO - you cannot fool the task. This is because the Task is associated to the WF Instance ID, which has the date/time fields etc. ...
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Prevent items in Tasks list from being deleted

I'm using SharePoint Online. It allows me to add a retention policy for the workflow task. The navigation path is: List settings > Information management policy settings > Content type policies ...
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Sharepoint 2013 designer 3 stage workflow

You can create custom content types that inherit from the Workflow 2013 task content type, and add them to your tasks list.
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Show Custom List Data in Approval Task

To add a comment into mail body you need to Add a lookup inside it you will configure it like this this will give you a ability to write a comment and send it to Task-Travel creater Hope this would ...
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Adding description task field to approval email in workflow

Configure your Workflow like this and then you'll get description in your mail.
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Adding Approval/Reject Buttons to Form

I'm assuming you're doing the approvals through a task list? If so, you could just run the approval process through the existing list by creating an approval choice field (approved/denied) and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Task Outcome Approve / Reject Buttons no longer display

Please make sure that following features are not deactivated by mistake: Site collection features > SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure Manage Site Collection features > Publishing ...
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If I delete the Workflow History, will it delete items in the Workflow Task List?

SharePoint has a retention policy set in place that will delete items that are complete after 60days which I believe also includes the task list. So when the Workflow Auto Cleanup Job is triggered it ...
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