SharePoint workflow refers to the automation of a business process by step by step execution of steps. In many cases the workflow instances have indeterminate delays and overall duration due to the necessity to interact with human users. This differentiates workflow from other means of automation ...

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Where are permissions needed to start workflows?

My list has unique permissions. Group A has contribute and approve permission on this list, but only read permissions to the whole site. However, when trying to launch a workflow manually (via Files ->...
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Workflow Triggering - After every list update

I have two workflows on a list that track the status of issues entered by users. The first Workflow "Completed" does the following: Checks if a status indicator has been set to closed Emails the ...
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How do I create a workflow when the comment field has been updated

I want to create a workflow when there is a new comment added to an issue tracking ticket. I have managed to create workflows on SharePoint Designer when a ticket has been created or resolved ...
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trigger workflow event before file closed

Is there a way to trigger a WF event whist the file (xlsb) is still open. I have a XSL file that sets property parameters and when uploaded and closed the WF reads the props and triggers (so WF ...
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Send an email with a link to open document in browser to simultaneously edit a document

I'm very new to SharePoint so some help would be greatly appreciated. I'm trying to create a workflow for the following process: A user moves a document into a document library with several other ...
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List Summary Workflow

I would like to create a workflow that runs at the end of each month and send a "Summary" of all the items in which an individual has been listed as a "Manager"? Is this possible? The list will ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow update all items with “Value” using IF or Update?

How to use either IF or Update in workflow to all items that contain a value - I looked through answers to other The Objective The Objective - I have a list lets say"Test List" (for simplicity let's ...
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2013 Workflow Update Items in dictionary

Is it possible to build a dictionary, and then perform an actual action (such as set field value) on every item in that dictionary? The Objective - I have a list lets say"Test List" (for simplicity ...
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IF Statement in Workflow

I'm hoping this is a simple question but it's been a while since I touched SharePoint. I'm building out a simple InfoPath form that users will use for an escalation process. I need to build a ...
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sequential workflow vs state machine workflow

I have seen definition for sequential workflow and state machine workflow with an example in Difference Between Sequential Workflow & State machine workflow? . Can anyone say in which type of ...
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Sharepoint Online app and Workflow Code Activity

In Visual Studio I created SharePoint Add-In with a workflow: The solution builds and workflow is running correctly, does all the activities from the designer with expected results. I needed to ...
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How do I retrieve the value of a lookup-field in a workflow?

I'm very new to SharePoint, and I'm working through understanding lists, workflows, and relationships between the two. I'm working on a SharePoint page to keep track of tasks completed in a timeframe. ...
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Workflows not working for sending mail to a Group under Sharepoint Appstep

I have a workflow created using App Step and I am able to send the mail for a particular user, but when I try to send the mail for a group the workflow gets cancelled and returning the error as: ...
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Workflow SharePoint 2010

I am extremely new at SharePoint Designer. That being said, I need to set up a work flow to send an email to when a data is added to a field in a list. The email address would come from another list ...
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Get workflow associated list items

I have one requirement to get all the list items which has associated with a particular workflow in SharePoint 2013. Like, I have a designer 2013 workflow with name "Test Workflow" which is added in a ...
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Make Default Workflow Settings Mandatory

To my library I added a workflow, which is based on the 'approval with notification' template. The workflow is started to approve publishing of a major version and default groups for approval and ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 - setup a workflow to update items in a list from another list

I’m trying to create a workflow (2010 or 2013) to update all of the Department Names or the Department Codes in List 2 whenever there is change to the Department Names or Department Codes in List 1. ...
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Issue in workflow in Sharepoint 2013

I created workflow, its not working properly but previously its working fine, i restore the page to previous version and checked all the content types issue is same can anyone help me what are the ...
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Permissions in SharePoint between Libraries

We have a site that contains all of our Training Material. It is read-only to everyone except the training department. The Business is responsible for sending us changes through the mail. We thought ...
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Workflow - Three Conditions with Unique Approvers [closed]

How do I make a workflow with three scenarios? The workflow is dependent on the value of the following: Billing Information (2 possible values) Request Type (4 possible values) Business Unit (20 ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow - Fill information on Stage

I'm building a SharePoint 2013 workflow (a list workflow) and I'm having a problem. I have a list with some columns (City, Country, Date of Birth, Department and ID Number). I've created an approval ...
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Where do I find the workflow templates available for a list or content type?

When one browses to Add a Workflow (/_layouts/AddWrkfl.aspx?List=guid), there is a drop down list to choose a Workflow template. The default choices for a document library are "Disposition Approval" ...
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Complex Workflow [closed]

A Workflow with stages as 1. ManagerOne 2. ManagerTwo 3. Manager Three (4.a.HOD1 4.b. HOD2) hod1 and hod2 can approve parallely but both approval is necessary (5.a user1 5.b user2 + ...) parallel + ...
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Workflow to make user add a new item of a list on each stage

I have SharePoint Designer installed and Office 365. I have some custom lists created and want to make a workflow that asks the user to add a new item on the custom list in order to get into the next ...
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Why does my Sharepoint workflow not trigger for other users when they submit a form? (SP 2013)

I created a custom form and on my permissions when I click submit, it adds to the list and then the workflow fires and I'm emailed the details. When a user in my custom permissions group does it, it ...
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How can I get the current datetime in a SharePoint workflow created in Visual Studio 2015?

For the life of me I cannot find a way to get the current time in a workflow created from Visual Studio 2015 (SharePoint Designer seems to have no trouble grabbing the current date and time). I've ...
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Disable Item Created By Permissions in SP2007?

I have been editing the editform.aspx for a list I manage. I used some jquery and javascript in order to hide certain fields. However there comes a point in my workflow where I need to disable the ...
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Cannot edit or insert into a PublishingHTML column

We are currently trying to migrate all of our existing external facing sites from our old CMS into SharePoint. We have managed to get the required data out of the old CMS but are now struggling to ...
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How to resume a suspended SPD workflow in SharePoint 2013

I had an issue with my workflows that they got in Suspended status immediately after creating item or sometimes after first or second stage. I followed these steps but the error is still there. ...
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Free workflow plugins for SharePoint 2013 on-premises

Is there any free workflow plug-ins available to download,either from MSDN, or codeplex, or community provided that automates medium SharePoint workflow based business process, that has several ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow connect to external web service

I am looking for simplest way to call an external web service from Sharepoint 2010 workflow. I am thinking about calling external web service (I need to pass a couple of files for processing once ...
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How to add information to a request before approving or rejecting it?

I am trying to create this small program in SharePoint where a group of users send requests to one admin then the admin adds up information to the request then approve or decline it. Then the outcome ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Suspended

I have a workflow that is supposed to send an email to a set of addresses stored in the document metadata when "request action" is selected. It never seems to get passed the first stage and goes into ...
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SharePoint Visual Studio Sequencial Workflow

I want to create task dynamically on task change event of previous task in visual studio workflow. How can I do that?
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Get Highest Value from Multiple Value Column

Currently using SP Online Office 365 For simplicity let's say my list has 5 columns, The Lookup Date is linked to the lookup title so it pulls through the corresponding date based which title/s were ...
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How to generate task in sequential workflow

I have created sequential workflow in visual studio now i want to generate task one by one. for ex. first generate one task, on complete this task generate another task for another user. i want to ...
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multiple sandboxed code execution worker process proxy

I am trying to add a workflow to SharePoint 2013 site through Visual Studio by importing existing solution package (Deploy as sandboxed solution). However, when I push 'deploy' button it starts to ...
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How to create custom sequential workflow

How to create custom sequential workflow with association and initiation forms like publishing approval workflow. i want to create following forms with Sequential workflow in visual studio. ...
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“Basic” reference for SharePoint 2010 timer jobs

I am currently creating a custom timerjob that needs to execute a workflow. The timer job's schedule and the site collection on which the workflow is installed is installed should be configured ...
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Workflow Updating “% Compelte” to 100 for a Task List changes the value to 10,000% automatically

In my Tasks List have custom Task Status 'Archive'. When workflow runs, it checks if Task Status is 'Archive' then it Sets the Task Status column value to 100. When I check the updates in the Tasks ...
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How to start a “Workflow 2010” with CSOM in Sharepoint Online

I am creating a workflow that sends an email to internal & external users. Since, in sharepoint Online, workflows are not allowed to send emails to external users. It is not the case in "workflow ...
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If a User has no permission on site, Workflow throws null exception when trying to send Email

I have run into this problem many times and not yet able to find solution to it. Scenario: A user John is present in AD but have no permissions on the site. A user filling out InfoPath form selects ...
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How to get ID of the newly created folder from SPD 2010 workflow as an Integer?

I am not sure if this is a new feature / bug or if it was always there. Microsoft support couldn't explained this behaviour eventually saying it was beyond their support boundary (SharePoint Online). ...
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Workflow Running on Item that was copied to library from another workflow?

So I have the following. Two libraries. Library A and Library B. I have Workflow 1 that moves a document from Library A to Library B when a certain condition is met. I then have Workflow 2 that is on ...
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Parse Incoming Email Subject Line in Sharepoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I'm quite new to Sharepoint and I'm having some difficulty in working with incoming emails. I've modified an approval workflow to allow approvers to click "sendto" links to respond by email. These ...
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Workflows in SharePoint apps

I want to Add an Approval Workflow to a List within a SharePoint Hosted App. How can I achieve this in the simplest manner? Is the OOB Approval Workflow available to us in SharePoint Online?
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Automated Document Creation

I need a way to create an app called "New Project". This app should pull up a screen where there are various fields such as Project Title, Participants, Documents Needed etc. When the user fills in ...
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Powershell - Workflow is no Running

I created a PowerShell Script in the ISE Editor to Add Sharepoint list items. When I run the script in the ISE the items were added correctly and the workflow (Workflow runs for New Items) is running. ...
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Workflow to update all List Items

I have written a workflow many times that run for a single list item whenever it gets created/updated. I want to create a workflow to update all the existing list items. How can this be done? An ...
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Sharepoint App cannot start hostweb workflow

I have a site workflow on my Apps hostweb that I would like to call from within the app. The issue I am facing is that while I can successfully query the WorkflowServicesManager, find the specific ...