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Alfresco One 5.x Developer's Guide - second edition by Jeff Potts, Benjamin Chevallereau

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Assigning tasks to users and groups

A task is a step in a workflow that requires human interaction. Activiti maintains a list of tasks assigned to each participant. How users interact with the task list is up to the application embedding the Activiti engine. In Alfresco Share out-of-the-box, you have two options.

The first one is to use the My Tasks that we used previously. The second one is to use the page using the same name My Tasks. To open it, click on the top banner to Tasks|My Tasks. It will show a to-do list for the currently logged in user. As users complete their tasks, the tasks are removed from the to-do list. An empty to do list is shown here:

If tasks are steps a human performs, how do tasks get associated with the people who need ...

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