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Create Summary task

This activity allows creating summary task and returns summary task id that you can use as parent task.

Note: Using this activity you can create child summary tasks for new element. For example, a user creates a Summary Task 1 and then the workflow would create Summary Task 2 as a child of Summary Task 1, then Summary Task 3 as a child of Summary Task 2 and etc.

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Create a new summary task this title from start date to due date in parent task with bulk update at this list url. Trigger create event No. Store new task id in variable


Parameter Description
this title Title of task
start date Start date
due date Due date
parent task Optional. Parent task. The parent task string supports Parent Task ID or path to parent task. Otherwise a summary task would be created in root. Ex: 12 Summary Task 1\ Summary Task 2\ Summary Task 3 Summary Task 1/Summary Task 2/ Summary Task 3
this list url Full list url Ex: http://mysharepoint/Lists/Tasks
bulk update Optional. Bulk update string. Includes field name and field value lines. [FieldName1]=[Value1] … [FieldNameN]=[ValueN] Note: Use vti_titlte field to update title Use ModerationInformation.Status field to update content approval status for an item. Use ModerationInformation.Comment field to update comment that addresses why the item was approved or rejected. **Example: ** Description=Test Description Start Date=2010-12-10T12:30:00 Published=1 Choice=My Choice #3 Lookup=12;# ModerationInformation.Status= Approved
trigger create event Indicates that activity triggers item create event. Default value No. Note: Can loop workflow activities, if set YES.