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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Send notifications

This is my first question, and I thank you all guys for any help you can provide. I'm working in SP 2010 and basically what I want is to send a notification for every 'Site' that appears in a separate ...
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Problem Starting 2013 Workflow from Powershell

I have a scenario where I need to kick off a 2013 SPD workflow from a powershell script. This should be possible using the StartWorkflowOnListItem method. My script is as follows: Add-PSSnapin ...
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How to apply workflow to items that are already in a list?

Ok. I have a list of Asset Items. I want to write a workflow to send out an email when the item's warranty will expire within 30 days. I know that when I write the workflow it is triggered either ...
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Updating External List via Workflow - Columns Missing

I have a BCS model that I've created a list instance in SharePoint off of and I'm using a workflow to copy over some values. Everything works great, except the identifier is not showing up as a field ...
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Copy an item list with a kind of condition WHERE

I would like to know if it's possible with SharePoint designer 2010 (foundation) to copy an item from a list to an another list WHERE this another list name = targeted first list column value ? For ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow

I don't have access to OOTB approval workflows as we use SharePoint 2010 Foundation. Does anyone have an example they can share, which shows an list approval workflow in SharePoint Designer, together ...
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Sequential Workflow: The file has been modified by SHAREPOINT\system on

I have a squential workflow that takes Account IDs as plain text from a InfoPath input and converts them into a SPUser field. I can't get the the item to update bc an exception is throw on the Update ...
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Error while setting Variable of type String with value of GUID

Using SharePoint Designer 2010 I've made a workflow that contains of a couple of steps: First I'm setting a variable called GUID (type String) to the value of a List item from List1. Secondly, I'm ...
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sharepoint workflow rest api add role assignment exception

I develop a workflow and i want to grant unique permission on item in list using sharepoint rest api ...
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Update recursive items

I have a list with this this structure: Id,Title ,Weight,ParentId that parentId reference to Item in this list. I want to update all parents "Weight" fields when a child "Wieght" field changed by ...
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Approval workflow with Nintex in SharePoint server 2010? [on hold]

How to create an approval workflow for SharePoint list using nintex workflow 2010 in SharePoint server 2010. Workflow process: Create deal Send for approval Approve/Reject: if approve it will ...
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SharePoint Workflows QA Environment

We have a 2013 SharePoint environment for a mid-sized company. I was discussing the need to develop OOTB SharePoint workflows in QA vs directly on production and we disagreed on what was best practice ...
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SPO Content Type Inheritance and Copying Content between Lists and Sites

Let's imagine I got 2 sites on SPO as follows: /sites/sales /sites/projects Let's also imagine I would have 3 content types (in content type hub) with the following inheritance Case Offer ...
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow Error “Stage title is empty”

I've been developing a SharePoint Workflow for a Project Server site for almost a month, everything worked fine until yesterday. Now when I try to edit the workflow through Sharepoint designer I get ...
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Copy items from one library to other

I am trying to find out why it takes Workflow at least an hour to copy items from one library to another library within same site (50 items). But it takes less than a minute to copy the same number of ...
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List item Approval Status by Workflow

I have made a 2013 workflow for a list but I cannot get it to work the way I want it too. At the moment it sends me a task to approve or reject the submitted item but it's only on the task itself not ...
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Can we trigger a SP2013 WorkFlow using REST API + Jquery?

Can anyone suggest whether there is any possibility how to trigger a SP2013 WorkFlow using REST API & Jquery ?
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SharePoint Contacts Automated Email Drip Campaign

I'm looking for an automated email drip campaign for SharePoint. I want to automatically respond and follow up with leads sending automated responses to leads that are captured thorough web forms. I ...
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SharePoint Designer Notification workflow

I am using SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Designer to attempt to create a workflow that will notify a given user of an upcoming due date. This due date is defined in the list I am running the ...
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Hide list item with Workflow

Is there any way I can hide a list item that is posted to a custom list until it's approved by a content owner? If so how can I do that?
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Organizing specific content

Situation: I'm creating a "Technology Request for New Employees" form, using InfoPath, a custom list, and related workflow(s). My department has a information site, accessible to anyone that can log ...
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What happens to a paused workflow when the item is changed?

Let's suppose we have a workflow that is triggered when a task item is created or modified (as chosen in the settings for the workflow). The workflow contains a step that pauses until the day before ...
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SendMail activity problem in Visual Studio 2013 workflows

i am using visual studio 2013 and working on SharePoint Workflows In some Else branch i was inserting an SendMail, and surprise: the mail sending was not working even if in debug i have seen that ...
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How can I retrieve the AD account name for an email address using a sharepoint workflow

I am currently working on a list that will display contact information. I would like to set things up so that someone can just past several email addresses into a list (in the datasheet view), after ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow to create item in a folder does not work

I have a SPD 2013 workflow that is attempting to create an item in a folder within a list (NOT a doc library). I am using SharePoint online. I have seen a post elsewhere that says you can set the ...
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Approval Workflow with both serial and parallel steps

Is there any way to have both a serial and parallel steps in an Approval or Signature Collection Workflow? The rough workflow I am after looks like: User Submits Parallel Approval by users: A, B, ...
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Capacity planning for a Workflow Manager Farm

I'm planning a WFM farm deployment for my SharePoint farm. I'm having difficulty estimating the DB instance storage. Microsoft does not really have any recommendations for storage and I'm not sure ...
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Unable to set calendar event field in workflow

I need a list with all of Calendar fucntions, but do not need all of the columns. So, 1) I have created a custom content type with the same site columns defined in Event content type. I had to move ...
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Turn off pop-up window after downloading document

After I download the document using the button in document library I get this text: The document was uploaded successfully. Use this form to update the properties of the document. And this ...
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Workflow for sitepages in sharepoint

is it possible to set workflow for sites pages in the SharePoint. We require user's to edit the site pages, but should trigger a content approval before publishing. is it possible?.
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Sharepoint 2007: How to update an item of the attached library within a Workflow?

I am new user to SharePoint and creating a Workflow where an item in the attached Library needs to be updated upon certain conditions. The SharePoint Help tutorial mentions not to update a data field ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow MS Office Permissions

I have an approval workflow setup which is running fine from within SharePoint, though when a user checks in a document from MS Office as a major version, the workflow initiation form never displays. ...
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How can I extract the InfoPath forms for a Visual Studio workflow from SharePoint?

I am looking to extract InfoPath forms from a SharePoint environment that are initiation / association forms of a Visual Studio workflow. The solution obviously puts the forms to the features folder ...
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Does STSADMIN support workflow migration?

I've been tasked to move several SP2013 sites/collections from our National farm to the International Farm. From what I can tell, STSADMIN backup/restore can handle this pretty easily. However, I ...
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How can I make a workflow check a list field for existing data?

I want to use a workflow to populate a particular field in a list using data drawn from several other fields. I have set up the second part of the workflow with no problem but I need to know if there ...
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Employee Birthday Reminder

I have SharePoint Online and I have custom list for employee profile information. I need to create workflow to send me/or HR Dept e-mail reminder before employee birthday by (x) days. How can this be ...
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Reusable Workflow in SharePoint Hosted App

I need a reusable Workflow in my SharePoint Hosted App. However on MSDN (link) I read that - In Visual Studio I cannot create Reusable Workflows and - In Sharepoint Designer I cannot create workflows ...
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Changing Permissions workflow

I am trying to change edit permissions of an entry on the list. If the entry is approved then you cannot edit the entry anymore If the entry is rejected you can edit the entry and it will resubmit ...
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Dynamic assignees/reviewers for collect feedback workflow

I would like to utilise the functionality of the collect feedback ootb workflow, however, my requirements are that reviewers be different depending on the document uploaded to the library. To that ...
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Workflow 2013: Call HTTP Web Service

Is It possible to use the Call HTTP Web Service action in Workflow 2013 to make it send a document from a document library with meta-data to other system webs service that I have implemented?
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SPD workflow loop through multi-option loopup column

One of our users has a custom list with 50+ items which contain of a UID and a contact. In a different custom library they have a lookup field where users must select one or multiple items. Based on ...
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Two workflows running on a Library with Check in Check out

I have two workflows on my Document Library that has Check in/Check out, my first workflow works fine, my second workflow won't work if I create a new document from a content type - it will work if I ...
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Creating sharepoint 2013 workflow in designer

I am new to topic of creating workflows in Sharepoint. What I would like to achieve is creating a workflow that acts as following: It starts automatically upon adding new item to document library ...
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Sync Repeating Table with Another List

I have a form library template that looks like this: At the bottom I have a repeating table, where employees can be added as they're assigned to an event. I have another SharePoint list where I am ...
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Workflow with variables

I'm just getting started with workflows and need a little help. I have a list (Project tracker) that has the following fields: manager, project manager, resource 1, resource 2). I need help figuring ...
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Sharepoint Workflow for Audience Targeting

Is it possible to create a workflow that will assign a group in the audience targeting field based on a value of a field associated with the document that is uploaded? I am trying to make an Infopath ...
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Why is “Event: When an Item is changed” triggered when on all items in the list?

I have an action: Wait for Event: When an item is changed (Output to Variable: related item1 ). From what I can tell, this event is triggered whenever ANY item in this list is changed. So, all the ...
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Logging who approved a workflow from a group

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 and need to know how to log who pressed the accept button from a group. I can seem to log a individual user using Modified By, but with a group all I get is System ...
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How to differentiate Created and Modified in a workflow

I'm working on a workflow that needs to perform one action if the List item is being created for the first time and another if it's being updated. How do I say: If created - do this else if modified ...
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Do workflow instances resume after server/service restarts?

SharePoint 2013 Farm / 2010 Workflows I am wondering if running SP workflows resume after a server (or necessary services) restart? For example there is a workflow-action "pause until date" ...