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Common Field between List and Task

  Asked By: Betsy    Date: Sep 01    Category: MOSS    Views: 1233

I found the SPD cannot find a common field between list and task.
/818b2e6c-c544-40a3-8ea9-a13302771880> post but I cannot use the
method supplied in the answer. When I added the code and saved the

1. The <PageParserPath... /> code was stripped out of the web.config -
I added this code in the workflow wfconfig.xml file.

2. I received an error message when opening the page that
AutoEventWireup is not allowed on the Task Form page.

I found several other posts that get close to what I am trying to do,
including Using a GUID to look up a SharePoint list item instead of an
ws/use-guid-lookup-sharepoint-list-item.htm> and Get a SharePoint list
item GUID using a SharePoint Designer workflow
ws/get-sharepoint-list-item-guid-sharepoint-designer-workflow.htm> ,
both very close but neither using the "Collect data from user" action,
where the task id is not returned to the parent until the task has been

I would like to know if there is another way to link a created "collect
data from user" task to its parent list item before the task has been
completed, or if there is another way to pass the due date from either
the parent list item column or the InfoPath Form itself, to a column in
the created task item using oob functionality.



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Maegan Ellison     Answered On: Sep 01

I found the very simple answer after going back to read information
on creating secondary workflows that I'd downloaded downloaded last week.

The simple solution was to create a secondary workflow on the task list and look
up the parent item ID using the current item Workflow Item ID.

I'd started to try this a couple days ago but didn't finish the test because I
was looking for Workflow Item ID in the parent item as well.

Answer #2    Answered By: Yahaira Shannon     Answered On: Sep 01

That was one of my favorite discoveries with SharePoint Designer. It
catapulted that which I thought SP was initially capable.

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