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Task Type field not available when creating New Task

Knowledge Article Number 000193640
Description When creating a new task unable to find the "Task Type" field
Resolution Task Type field is set to Hidden by default. To correct this follow the steps below : 
 
 
  1. Setup | App Setup | Customize | Activities | Task Fields 
  2. click on field label 'Type' 
  3. click on 'Set Field-Level Security' Button 
  4. Set visibility to your preference > save 
  5. On the left hand panel click 'Task Page Layouts' 
  6. Edit Task Layout and make sure 'Type' is included in your current layout 
  7. Save changes
 Note: 

We can also set field level security for the field using the following steps: 

Setup > Security Controls > Field Accessibility
Task > View By Fields > On the Field drop-down look for Type
Set the permission by profile

 




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