.NET Tutorials, Forums, Interview Questions And Answers
Welcome :Guest
Sign In
Win Surprise Gifts!!!

Top 5 Contributors of the Month
Gaurav Pal
Post New Web Links

Get related item id in task list to display all task items related to this item

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 02, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
this is my scenario i have a document library with customized workflow in this workflow i have 6 collect data from user all of them have description feild i need when user display any item in library to view all of its description feilds related to this document as its meta data   sooo any idea

View Complete Post

More Related Resource Links

Attach Workflow to Task List, don't get option to manually start workflow via dropdown on task item



I am running WSS 3.0 with other workflows which are functioning correctly.  I created a new workflow in Visual Studio 2008 and was able to successfully run it in my dev environment.  I attached the workflow to a task list in my dev environment and was able to manually start the workflow by using the drop down workflow option and using the menus to manually start it.  I installed this workflow in our production environment and attached it to the task list (which had a SPD workflow attached to it which stopped working about a month ago).  I made sure that the option to manually start the workflow was checked.  When I tried to manually start the workflow, (hover mouse over title, drop down) there isn’t a workflow option.  The workflow also will not start automatically when a task is changed.


I attached this same workflow to a different task list in production and get the option to start it.


I have tried creating a small workflow in SPD 2007 and attaching it to the task list.  It shows that it is attached, when I look at the workflows that are attached to the task list, but I still don’t get the option to manually start it.


I have checked my security and I have fu

Workflow Task And Relevant List Item


Hello there...

1. What is the name of  the field thats connect between the task item and  the list name or guid and the list item id or guid

2. SPD: how can when starting the workflow how can i ensure that the initial form variables will be saved at the workflow task list

Many Thanks



How to stop the mail trigger while editing a task list item in sharepoint 2007

I have a requirement to stop the mail trigger while editing a task list item in SharePoint 2007. When I am creating a task the mail is sending to the “Assigned to” Properly. But when I am editing the same task item again a mail is sent to the Assigned to user which I want to stop. Is there any out of box feature / settings to stop this mail trigger while editing. Early response is much appreciated.Deeptyranjan

task item not able to update custom list item


I have a site with NT authenticated users with READ permission only.

  • I have custom list 1 with disinherited permissions where users can add items. A column in this list captures the name of the persons Manager (person or Group). e.g item created by Person X
  • WorkFlow runs and copies the item from custom list 1 to custom list 2
  • Custom List 2 with disinherited permissions. The item continues to have Person X in the 'created by' column
  • WorkFlow runs on Custom List 2 assigning only contribute permission on Custom List 2 to the Manager entered in the item. Person X has no access to the item in Custom List 2
  • The WorkFlow has  a Collect Data From User task to be completed by the Manager. The WF runs and creates the Task in the task list. I've noticed that this item in the task list is created by Person X!
  • The Manager completes the Task successfully. Then Custom List 2 is supposed to get updated with the values the manager set in the Task.
  • The Manager has contribute permission on the item in Custom List 2, so they should be able to update the item, but the WF fails with either Access Denied, or unable to find item or some such.

Task List Item Transfer to Another Task List


Dear Friends,

I am a bigner in sharepoint, I want to develop a programe when I Added a list item in Task that same item adedd in another Task which is available in other site but all site are under a one web application, can you how to write programme item added event or item adding event.


Advance thanks to

I am waiting your quick response.

Tahnk you

Copying approval from Workflow task to List Item.


I have a system for entering info into sharepoint.  When the info is first entered, the list info is sent to the manager for approval using the workflow approval process.  This work, the email goes through, and then is approved on the workflow, but we have the require content approval checked, and this approval stays on pending.  I am trying to do a look up on the task list, and then approve or reject based on that.  It is not working.  The If statement always is ok, and then it is approved, even if i set reject.  Can anyone help me with this?


For the workflow lookup, the Field Data to Retrieve is

DataSource is the Tasks list for the workflow

Field from source is Approval Status


The Find the list Item is

Field is Workflow Item ID

Value is Current Item:ID


I am using this info to try to pull the approval status of the workflow and then based on

that set the approval of the list item.



Add Related/Child List Item? - How to automatically set the relationship?




I've got a parent/child relationship between two lists.  I have the parent form set to automatically include child records.

The problem I'm having is that when I "Add new item," it is not associating the new record with the parent record automatically.

How do I have it automatically set the key field?

Thanks in advance for any suggestions,




Task list item(s) not deleting when List Item Deleted


Sharepoint 2007 SP2
I am the Site Collection Admin and Owner of the site

I have a Infopath forms library that uses a workflow associated with a task list. When I delete the infopath form, due to rejection, the Task list items do not delete. I have to delete them manually. I know this is not the way Sharepoint works. Is this a Microsoft call support issue?

This is same issue is also happening on regular custom list associated with a task list.


Access Denied error on custom workflow task list item


We have created a two level custom approval workflow on (an InfoPath) form library using SharePoint Designer (SPD) with first and second approver. The workflow works fine as long as the approver is in the Site Collection Administrators group. The approvers who are not in the admin group can get to the custom Task form for approve/reject, but they can only view the form. When they click on the “Edit Item” button of the task list item, they receive “Access Denied” error. We have given these approvers “Approve”, “Contribute” permissions on the Form library and even Full Control on the task form list (all items). Note: The users use their domain account and the error they are getting is: Access Denied, You are currently signed as DomainName\LoginName, Sign in as a different user.

We have read through several forums and have found people having the same issue. We tried all of the suggestions described in the following links - but no success so far.

SharePoint Designer Workflows, Tasks, and the Annoying “Access Denied” Error

Display single item from List using XSLT and show total count of all items in list


I have a simple SharePoint 2010 list named "Tips". Each item consists of a Title and Description. I want to display a single item at a time in a sidebar on my site with arrows to advance to the next or previous item in the list. I've been able to accomplish this pretty easily using OOTB SharePoint XSLT list view web part settings and AJAX. However, when I tell the web part to only display 1 item at a time the pager always says it's showing item "1 of 1" or "2 of 2". It won't show the total number of items from the list. I'd like it to show something like item "1 of 25", etc. How do I get it to display the total count of items from the list?  I've looked at possibly using aggregation attributes on a FieldRef but I've not been able to get anything to work. I'm not even sure that's the right place to be looking. I'm needing to accomplish this without writing a custom web part. 


Choose Item from dropdown list and display in a separate URL ASP.NET

Hi, I've a dropdown list for departments (engineering, bio, chemistry,physics etc.) when somebody choose the departments from the dropdown list, it displays the opening closing time(hours) in a detailsview controls. I have separate homepage for these departments ( these are the static html pages and no way to send querystring value) and I want to link the hours for each department from the departmental homepage. When I choose the department from the DDL, everytime it's the same URL. How can I solve the problem  So that I can point the respective hours from the respective departments ?   Thanks in advance.    

Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts and related assemblies to develop custom ssis task are missing

Hi All, I tried to develop a simple ssis task but the problem that I can't refer the necessary assemblies like Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime And also Microsoft.SqlServer.DTSPipelineWrap Microsoft.Sqlserver.DTSRuntimeWrap Microsoft.Sqlserver.ManagedDTS Microsoft.SqlServer.PipelineHost What is certan that they aren't installed within the GAC in my case, so where could I find them? I have SQL server 2008 entrprise edition Other question, should I use Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Design and  Microsoft.SqlServer.ManagedDTS which are missed too, or they are part of the 2005 version only Thank you   The complexity resides in the simplicity

SSIS Execute Process Task Give "Access is Denied" error but it is not related to access control.

Hello All - I have a very weired SSIS problem. I am using BIDS in two machines - Windows 7 Professional Edition x64 bit (development workstation) and Windows 2003 Standard Edition x32 bit SP2 (server) . The visual studio version on both the machines are Version 2.0.50727 SP2. I found that my package's ExecuteProcessTask fails with "Access is denied" error in Windows2003 but runs ok in Windows 7 dev box. I then tried to debug the package in the Windows 2003 environment itself. The package failed in debug mode too with the same message. After looking for a while I found that when I shorten the Argument length of the failing ExecuteProcessTask the task did seem to work. So in Windows2003 environment if my argument exceeds 1846 characters the ExecuteProcessTask fails with message "Access is Denied". If the argument string is less than 1846 it works ok. In Windows 7 environment there is no problem at all. It does not seem like access problem but I may be wrong. Has anyone seen this? I will appreciate any reply. Thanks, Niben  

OOTB Approval Workflow SharePoint 2010 - Blank "Requested By" field appears in Task Item edit/view f



I am having a simple OOTB  approval worflow associated to the simple document library. Task is created when an document is uploaded to the library.  When I click the task item in task list, I see a blank field "Requested By"  right below the "Status" column and I am unable to understand from where this field is coming and how to populate this field. Any help would be great...

how can I display radio button list item


I have a radio button list item on the page.

I want that on the  selection of  the second list item , it will call a javascript function and display another radio button listitem on that page.

Now i can call the javascript function but cant able to make hidden or display of the radio button list item.

I need it using javascript only. 

Approval Workflow : Getting the name (or unique ID) of the item being approved in the infopath Task


I need to display the name/title of the item being approved in the infopath task form that is viewed by the approvers. How can I achieve this? The data fields in the Primary data connection seem to correspond to task item and not the item being approved itself.

Thanks in advance!

List Properties Supporting Files Display item form won't stay set


In Sharepoint designer I am trying to set a custom display form for a list, following the instructions in the Sharepoint designer help.


I've got a functional display form, called DispForm3.aspx. I know it works since I tested it by replacing the form name in the normal URL where a display form is opened.


However I can not get the list to accept this new form as the display item form.


In Sharepoint Designer, in the List Properties Supporting Files tab I set the Display item form to be DispForm3.aspx and press OK. When I look again I see that the Display item for is DispForm.aspx.


This happens on any list that I try to customise the display form for, even new ones.


Sharepoint designer is allowing me to set the display item form to DispForm3.aspx but is not saving it, or is failing silently when it tries to save it.


Any assistance appreciated.


ASP.NetWindows Application  .NET Framework  C#  VB.Net  ADO.Net  
Sql Server  SharePoint  Silverlight  Others  All   

Hall of Fame    Twitter   Terms of Service    Privacy Policy    Contact Us    Archives   Tell A Friend