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

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

Other users added to task list notification

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 05, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Using SharePoint 2007, MOSS.

A user edits a task that is assigned to him, once the task is updated a new notification email goes out with other people, who aren't assigned to the task. This happens occasionally, not all the time, on several sites. Never the same way twice!

View Complete Post

More Related Resource Links

E-Mail Alerts for users on Task List


Is there any way to send e-mail alerts to a specific user wihtout assigning them the task or having them subscribe to the list.

It's a Task List on WSS 3 on Win2k3 Enterprise'


sharepoint 2010 task list added new column


Hi everyone,

I've created a task list on sharepoint 2010 by default it has set of columns i.e title, priority, status, %complete etc...... then I added a new column called 'task group' but when I put information on a newly added column and click on save, the information that I entered on the new column does not save.

Any idea???


Thanks in advance.

Solution for assigning task to users in a list in a cycle process



I am having an issue developing the workflow for the following requirement.  

I am having a list of which contains of 6 employees and a workflow which is running on another list. the process is to find a employee from this user list to attend a meeting on requested date which is taken from the request raised in the main list which actually triggers the main workflow.

I have to assign a approval task to employee who is next to the employee who approved the previous task created for the previous request in the list. if he rejects then i have to assign the task to next employee and keeping on collecting the data from user until the due date, if it reaches the last employee then it has the assign the task to first employee and if everyone completed the tasks by rejecting then i have to update list item in the main list. exactly assigning the tasks until someone approves. if approved then it will update a field in the main list and workflow stops. 

if two requests have been raised simultaneously, do i get any workflow errors due to overlapping if we depend and use any custom status field for workflow to check and act according to it.



Connect to Outlook a Task list that has Tasks with Multiple users assigned


Using MOSS 2007 SP2 and Outlook 2007 SP2 

I go to a task list that has multiple users assigned to a task.

I setup the connect to outlook for this list, and in outlook I only see the tasks that have a single user assigned.

None of the multiple user assigned tasks are visable, is this how it is supposed to work?



Getting users list reporting to manager from LDAP


Dear All,

I need to get list of users reporting to a particular manager from the Active directory.

In the active directory there is manager property with contains the data in the following way.


Please help me in building the filter condition.

I am using the following

pUserName="Gegore Lid";

strSearch = "(&(objectClass=user)(objectCategory=user)((Manager cn=" + pUserName + "))";

DirectorySearcher dSearcher = new DirectorySearcher(dEntry, strSearch);

            //Account properites to load
            string[] arrPropertiesToLoad = { "displayName", "department", "manager", "sAMAccountName", "EmployeeNumber", "Title" };

          SearchResultCollection sResultColl = dSearcher.FindAll();

 the above code is not returning any result.

Please help me in this.



Getting list of users reporting from specific Manager from Active Directory


Dear All,

I am have requirement like displaying all the user information reporting to specific manager from Active Directory.

Please help me regarding this.



List Users from Active Directory


When i try to List the users from Active directory, i get this exception.

Error while processing.System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x80072020): An operations error occurred at System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry.Bind(Boolean throwIfFail) at System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry.Bind() at System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry.get_AdsObject() at System.DirectoryServices.DirectorySearcher.FindAll(Boolean findMoreThanOne) at System.DirectoryServices.DirectorySearcher.FindAll()

The code i used is :

DirectoryEntry de = new DirectoryEntry(_path);DirectorySearcher deSearch = new DirectorySearcher();

deSearch.SearchRoot =de;

deSearch.Filter = "(&(objectClass=user) (cn=" + UserName +"))";

SearchResultCollection results = deSearch.FindAll();

 But the DirectoyEntry method is getting validated if i use the overloaded method : DirectoryEntry(_path, domainAndUsername, password);

Please advice me.

How to Customize the Add Comment 'Items on this list require content approval...' notification in


WSS 3.0:

If content approval is turned on, the Add Comment section displays a fairly ugly notification. Is there any way I can customize that section through e.g. CSS or SPDesigner?

I'd like to change at least the text, and preferably the yellow exclamation image, and also the background if possible.

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 field not being added to list or views when adding a workflow


This problem just started happening in my entire site collection.  Anytime I associate a workflow to any list or doc lib the Workflow column that shows the status and links to the history is not beind added to the list or any views and is nowhere to be found.   Here's exactly what I'm doing:

1.  Go the List settings -> workflow settings -> add a workflow (for this example the OOB approval workflow)

2.  After adding I go to the List, the workflow column doesn't exist.

3.  I go to "modify view", and the workflow column is not listed in the available columns.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

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



Assigning users when creating a list item in a workflow


I'm using a workflow to assign tasks to users.  When I try to assign the task to a group (set in the workflow designer), the workflow gives me an error.  When I change the assign to property to a single user, the workflow works perfectly.  How do I get the workflow to assign the task to the group?  Or if that's not possible, can I get it to assign it to more than one user?


Is there any way to list WebPart's authorised users?


Actually, I set access to some of the WebParts to desired group of SP users. (Web Part edition->Advance->last option on the bottom)

Is there any way to list this access? I'd like to have some kind of list with WebParts and users signed to its.

Can I create several steps to be run on a SharePoint list as a task to run on a daily basis?


We have a manual process that we do on a SharePoint list to export data from SharePoint to a spreadsheet that can then be used by non SharePoint programs.  I'd like to be able to automate this process so that it can be scheduled as a Task to run on a daily basis.   Not sure if a workflow can do what I'd like it to.  I have SharePoint Designer 2007 as well.

Here are the steps:

1. Load a particular View of a SharePoint List

2. From the view's Action menu, "Open with Access"

3. Save the resulting Access database as a file to a specific Folder on the computer hosting SharePoint

This would be run as a Task on the computer hosting SharePoint.

Customized list views and permissions to specific group users

Hi, I have created a custom list with 20 field/columns in wss3.0. I had four user groups(group1, group2,....3.....4) in my site collection with various levels of permissions. I have created four custom views (Group 1 view, Group2 view,...etc)in my list. Each view contains only certain fields out of 20. For example group 1 view contains field 1, 5, 7,10 and 13 of every item in my list.  My requirement is that when a user login, who is a member of group1. he should be able to view only Group1 view fields. He should not able to view other field/columns. I tried creating another field/column called as restricted users and wrote group names in that. In the View edit page I selected " show item when the column 'restricted users' is equl to [Me]. But I did not get it. Kindly help it out any one either programmatically or UI based. Thanks   

C# newbie stuck - trying to access column data in a SharePoint list in an SSIS script task

Hello, I'm sure this is the simplest question but I can't figure it out, even with Google's help. I am trying to stumble through some C# code in an SSIS script task and I am frustrated that I can't figure out how to do the easiest things.  I eventually want to find data in a column,and then use another list as a lookup to replace that value with another where the existing value matches a value in the lookup list.  So, the data in my (multiple choice) column might be "apples; bananas" and in another list I have a row that contains two columns, the first holding the value "Apples" and the second containing "Red Delicious" and my original column should read: "Red Delicious; bananas." But, alas, I can't even figure out how to see the data that is in a column. Here is my code: /*<br/> Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services Script Task<br/> Write scripts using Microsoft Visual C# 2008.<br/> The ScriptMain is the entry point class of the script.<br/> */<br/> <br/> using System;<br/> using System.Data;<br/> using Microsoft.SharePoint;<br/> using Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime;<br/> using System.Windows.Forms;<br/> using Microsoft.SharePoint.Utilities;<br/> <br/> namespace ST_08becda4c05c49cd9f30ea76110076cd.csproj<br/> {<br/> [

Sharepoint 2010 List Added Event Problem

Hi All, I have created List Added Event Handler. In that Event I want to Add Custom Field in List as List is created. I get an Error "The Specified Program Requires    a newer version of windows" Is there ant solution for it. I have tried it also creating new instances of spweb and spsite rather than getting it from "Properties" Thanks Saumil Thakkar
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