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Assigning a task based on 'person' column.

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 09, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Hi All, I am creating an employee of the month type feature in Visual Studio. This involves a nominations list (where users can submit a nomination) and a custom task list (based on workflow tasks) In a nomination, a "Line Manager" is entered, and is set up as a Person Column. In code, I create a task, and I am trying to assign the task to the line manager. The code I have is: taskProperties.AssignedTo = workflowProperties.Item[ "Line Manager"].ToString(); This does return the name of the nominator (but with a prefix, usually #795; (or something like that)). How can I assign a task in code to a user based on the selection of a Person field (chosen using People Picker)?    Andrew Berry - Software analyst/Developer

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