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Can you assign two people?

  Asked By: Tim    Date: Jul 05    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1146

Assigned To lookup field in Issues List only allows for selection of
one name if I am not mistaken.

How can I assign an issue to two or more people in the Assigned To
column or otherwise and display both values in a view?



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Kareem Flynn     Answered On: Jul 05

I'm afraid that you'll need one column in the list  for each person you
want to assign  it to. To make matters worse, the email functionality in
the Issue's list will only work with the default Assigned To column.

Answer #2    Answered By: Tyron Calderon     Answered On: Jul 05

Some ways to work around this would be to assign  the issue  to a generic
AD account (if you use them) and then any user with access to that
generic account will see the email notifications.

You can also add another column to the list  for the secondary assignment
(can use a Lookup type for consistent names), and instruct the users on
how to set up a filtered alert based on parameters that include their

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