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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add days to date in sharepoint designer

I have a date field Date of join and other field Date on induction (date type). Based on some selection I want to calculate If Date of join is 20/05/2015 then Date on induction should be auto selected ...
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Comparision between Nintex Workflow, SharePoint Designer workflow and SharePoint Vistual Studio Workflow 2012 [on hold]

I have to start working on SharePoint project, but get confused what should I used to develop the workflows in SharePoint 2013. Please suggest which workflow is best?
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SharePoint 2013 Emails

The workflow for my task it's created , it's should send an email to assigned user once the new task created and i publish the workflow without any error. My question is i'am using the SharePoint ...
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Approval Process

I'm trying to implement a simple approval process in SharePoint Designer. Everything is running smoothly except for one thing. People who weren't assigned to the tasks are able to approve/reject the ...
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Approve/reject buttons are greyed out when approver tries to approve workflow task

I hope that I can get some help on this issue. Currently I have a form library in SharePoint 2010 which allows users to submit a form through InfoPath. I set up the workflow so that when the user ...
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Move Documents to Local folder [on hold]

I have created a workflow and based on some condition, i want to store documents to local folder. Is there any way to do this ?
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Update an Item from a List in Sharepoint 2013 Workflow

Let's say I have two lists, List A and List B. List A has a field named Quantity A. List B has a field named Quantity B. I want to create a workflow on List A that, when I add a new Item in List A, ...
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SP Online - Approval Workflow

Wanted: Create an approval workflow on a SharePoint List on deployment Problem: The lists and workflow is created, but when the workflow starts on an item, there is no buttons to approve/reject ...
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SharePoint Online (Office 365) Alert email

In SharePoint Online (Office 365) I want to create a new list that does the following: We want to be able to put questions up on to the site, then assign the question to one of the site users. Once ...
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Encapsulating Sharepoint Task Activities into Custom Activity

I have couple of complicated (and long) workflows, I am seeing a pattern of using the "Create Task" -> On Task Created -> While [ On Task Changed ] activities. I am thinking of creating a custom ...
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Task Created event not firing when workflow is started from Event Receiver

I have upgraded an existing Sharepoint 2007 web app to Sharepoint 2010. One of the list has an Event Receiver (ItemAdded) that start the relevant workflow based on the added data. The Workflow is ...
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Error deploying SharePoint 2013 Workflow from Visual Studio 2013 with Custom Code Activity

I am currently trying to develop a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio, which includes a Custom Code Activity. While the Workflow is not finished, yet, before adding the Custom Activity, ...
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AppOnlySequence sharepoint hosted app

I have added an AppOnlySequence to my workflow and inside it there is a HttpSend activity which perform a GET operation on a host web list item. But I don't get any response back. Once I remove the ...
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Updating a list item from sharepoint online workflow using HttpSend

I'm trying to update an list item in the host web from a sharepoint app using workflow's HttpSend activity in visual studio. How should I set the RequestHeader and RequestContent values ?
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Sharepoint Designer workflow canceled when copying document with long file name to another library

As the title states, I have a SP Designer workflow that copies a document from one library to another. This works great except when the file name of the document being copied exceeds 40 characters or ...
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Synchronisation two list in Sharepoint 2013

I have got two lists with diffrent number of column: First List have got: Column "A", Column "B" and "Status" field with Choice: active, and non active. Secaund list have got this kind of column: ...
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SharePoint 2013 - InfoPath - Workflow

is it possible to skip the InfoPath Form, when the Workflow starts? Thanks in advance! LG Gazza
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Pause until… or restart workflow

Is there a preferred way to handle pause until workflows? I have a infopath form that has some basic approval process and I see I can pause until field changes or the workflow can simply end and ...
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check if checkbox is checked in SPD workflow

I have created an infopath form and published it as SharePoint list. the form contains 30 checkboxes I need to send email by a workflow, the email should contain the value of the checkbox. Is ...
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designer workflow not sending emails to user in sharepoint 2013

I am configuring a workflow in SharePoint Designer to send email when status is changed to draft or pending authorization. I want to send mail . so when I am changing status in this ...
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Move a document to another document library and update its version - Nintex workflow

I need to move a document from one document library to another. The problem is that I need to update the version in the destination library, not a complete overwrite. Consider the following scenario ...
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Workflow not running when item modified through data refresh

I've created a workflow for a SharePoint 2010 PowerPivot library that runs when an item is changed. The items in the library are changed every day when the data refresh runs. However, the items are ...
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Stat Workflow after certain time if not started already manually

I have a document library in Sharepoint Online with a Visual Studio Workflow that must be started manually after adding a document to a library. However, I want to automatically start the Workflow ...
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How to insert a sentence in a list workflow email depending on a condition?

I want to use a single email to either send a new or updated item email. If I create a column containing a choice of two sentences (one indicates the email contains a new item and the other an ...
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Approval task continues workflow if someone rejects

I am testing a 2010 list workflow in SharePoint designer 2013. I am assigning serial tasks based on user input from Infopath fields. Through the use of "Start Approval Process" If the first manager ...
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Terminate workflow with Sharepoint 2013 Rest API

I was required to cancel some of running workflows. Is there any way to cancel or terminate Workflow using Sharepoint 2013 Rest API?
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Workflow Hates Certain Users

I have a workflow that uses the Modified By column in a library to trigger changes. If a certain user has made a change, the workflow acts. I indicate which user in the workflow in Designer. ...
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Used Workflows Recklessly; Need to Restore Former Speed

I strongly suspect I am not following best practices with SharePoint 2013 and its workflows, so just hear me out. In order to make correction of data of a extremely big list easier (and also to ...
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route a document or not based on a condition for calendar entry

If a calendar entry is vacation I want it to route for approval else anything else I want it to auto approve and not route and automatically add it to the calendar Im new to sharepoint and tried ...
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Sharepoint 2007 sequential workflow in VS 2008

I installed Visual Studio 2008. I try to create Sharepoint 2007 sequential workflow. As soon as I hit: New project -> sharepoint 2007 sequential workflow I get the error: could not load file or ...
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Workflows - getting fields to populate look up fields before sending an email

I'm working between two sites (a) and site (b). I'm also using cross-site publishing. On site (a) each item from a document catalog on site (b) is displayed and the url contains the ItemID. On ...
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2013 Workflows do not start - works fine manually, but does not trigger on change or created

Anyone else having issues with workflows just not starting on change or created? Pretty simple pre-existing workflows in a migrated sharepoint app had to be recreated in Designer 2013 when we ...
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Update CRM 2013 Entity using Sharepoint Workflow 2013

I am trying to use SharePoint Workflow2013 to update Entity fields in CRM2013, is this possible? Thanks.
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Grant Anonymous User access to click start workflow

I apologize up front if this has been answered and I just can't find it. I need to be able to grant all Anonymous users access to start workflows. "click the physical start button for a workflow" (I ...
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how to send workflow emails in a specific time zone in sharepoint

We have a situation where the requests created in SharePoint list, go for approval to "Approvers". Now some approvers are in US and some in UK. Can we do something to send emails during a certain ...
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Change Workflow

I have workflows set up for items within a list. 1st workflow is manually kicked off. 2nd workflow is to run when an item is changed. What is happening is if the item is input, without setting off ...
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deleting a workflow if its run again

basically I have a workflow that runs if something has been modified or created. But if you modify it and then upload a new version replacing the old one it starts a new workflow not replacing the old ...
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Call a POST web method through a Workflow 2013

I'm trying to call an external web method via POST request during the execution of one of my workflows. I set up the dictionary for the headers (I specify Host, Content-Lenght, Content-Type and ...
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Run a Powershell Script from Workflow in SP Online

I'd like to trigger a powershell script from a workflow. Is it possible? Thanks, Joe
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Workflow Task List - View Filtered By Assigned To = [Me] not working for SPGroups

I want to filter my Workflow 2013 Tasks list only to display the tasks assigned to the current user. Hence I went ahead and set a filter 'Assigned To' is equal to [Me] in the view. However, I am not ...
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Reading a value from site collection list inside my workflow

I have created a site template which have a workflow inside it.and inside the template there is a workflow, now i need the workflow to be dynamic in a way that can work with newly added sites. the ...
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Approving workflow programaticaly

I am trying to reject a workflow task programaticaly but the problem I am facing is the outcome is not being updated.below is my code ht[SPBuiltInFieldId.PercentComplete] = 1.0f; ...
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Workflow Send Email If All Subquestions in Survey are Answered

I have a form that has rating questions and I want to send an email if all rating subquestions are answered, meaning every listed subquestion under the main question has one radio button selected. How ...
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Email a user from another list in a workflow

I want to email a department manager as a step in a workflow. In my form I make them specify which department the request is coming from and as a step in my workflow I need the department manager's ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow: open editable form from parent site list and fill in some fields automatically

I have a SharePoint 2010 workflow question with 3 main parts to the question: How to open a new item from a different custom list in the edit mode so the user can complete and save Automatically ...
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Why is my workflow failing to send a second email?

I made an approval workflow in SP Designer 2013 for my custom list on a 2013 site. My workflow waits for the column "submit for approval?" to equal yes then it sends an email to the approver. Then ...
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How to substract two calculated columns from two different lists in sharepoint 2013

I have 2 lists. In list 1 i have calculated column 1 and in list 2 calculated colum 2. How can i substract calculated column 1 and calculated column 2 and update that result in some oder column?
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Reminder email Workflow Help

I'm looking to create a calender workflow in sharepoint 2010. I want the workflow to send an email to people regarding a calendar event. I would like the email to be sent 7 days before the event is ...
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Is it possible to generate a single Word document with content from multiple list items via a workflow?

I have a scenario where users will be adding list items to a custom list. Once a week, a single word document needs to be generated that includes content from all of the list items added that week. ...
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Firing an old workflow, but it's really just an old version in a Library

I have an interesting problem. At first I thought a deleted workflow was being triggered. It turns out an old version in a different library is being triggered. I created a 2013 workflow to trigger a ...