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How to get the name of the user changing a Task in a Custom workflow code

I was asked by one of my colleagues on how to have access to the name of the user who is modifying a task programmatically within the Workflow code. Every time a task gets modified by a user (SPTaskProperties.AssignedTo) the OnTaskChanged activity populates the OnTaskChanged.ExecutorProperty and the name of the user can be retrieved by referencing this property.


Note:
SPWorkflowActivationProperties.Web.CurrentUser.Name has “System Account” as value as by design all custom Workflow instances (Implemented by Visual Studio 2005/2008) run under that account.


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