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Helper V
Helper V

Why doesn't my filter work for Lists Tasks

I'm trying to filter the tasks returned by a project based on certain criteria. Initially I wanted to test it out with a custom field, but that didn't work so I tried just using the Id but it still doesn't seem to work.

 

So when I do a regular Lists tasks with no filter, I get a bunch of tasks and one of them has the Id: "92510c60-2e20-ea11-8302-7c050708edd3"

 

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But when I do a filter where I only want to return tasks that have that Id, I get nothing.

 

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I tried changing the syntax of my filter but then it complained so I'm guessing the one I'm using now is correct? Does anybody know why this wouldn't work?

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Super User II
Super User II

HI @Mgodby 

 

Just to be sure. When you insert that ID in the "Project ID" in the Get Tasks actions you get nothing correct?

 

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Manuel

No I just get an error saying that the project doesn't exist. But that Id is for a task, not for a project. My main issue is how when I add no filter to "Get tasks" I get results and one of the tasks has the Id: "92510c60-2e20-ea11-8302-7c050708edd3".

 

So then I try to do a filter with "Get tasks" saying I only want tasks that have that Id but it doesn't work. Even when I try values that aren't meant to be unique it fails. 

 

A lot of the returned tasks have value for "ActualOvertimeWorkTimeSpan".

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But when I try to filter on it, I still get  nothing back.

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My main issue is how my filters don't work. When I add no filter I get all the tasks returned for that project, but the moment I use a filter I get nothing back.

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