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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SharePoint Online to FTP

Is it possible to export documents or other content from SharePoint online using a workflow (or other method) to an external location? The recipient will likely be an ftp location, and won't be an ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow, log shipping supported?

We plan on implementing log shipping for SharePoint DR environment. I found details about SharePoint databases and Log shipping support here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj841106.aspx ...
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What gets trigged fist List Workflow item added or List Event Receiver ItemAdded.? [duplicate]

Workflow Vs Event Receiver I have a list in a site collection called projects. I have a workflow on Item Added and now currently in the process of creating Event Receiver. I would like to know which ...
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Task Related list item

I've created an out of office approval workflow (we have SP 2007), and have everything working save for one thing. The manager clicks edit task and that form has a title, description, approve status ...
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Setting Group Owner using workflow 2013 and REST

We wanted to have a group created while specifying the group owner upon creation. Is that possible? The rest call to /_api/currentsite/sitegroups using POST will create a group, but there is an ...
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Workflows comparing a date for today

I am working on a sharepoint workflow and have a date column where I want it so its greater or equal to todays date to do something. Would I just put Today as a string? or do I have to do something ...
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How to add a OOB Approval workflow to a document library using CSOM?

Can anyone help me on steps to associate the default approval workflow to a SharePoint Library through CSOM ? Update: When i call ennumeratedefinitions(true) on the workflowservices manager, it only ...
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Sharepoint 2013 flowchart workflow custom code

I'am SharePoint 2013 beginner and i have a project where i need to create a workflow (With Visual Studio), so i started my workflow as flowchart workflow then at some point i needed to write custom ...
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sharepoint 2010 workflow anonymous access

we have two Sharepoint farms. One uses windows authentication and the other is open to public. I am working on a workflow which will be initiated by HR. This form will be sent to end user to fill up ...
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SharePoint 2013: Unable to Update newly Created Item in a Different List - Error “Coercion Failed…”

Scenario: I have 2 lists. Lets say List 1 & List 2. I am trying to: In List 1 Workflow, I Create a New List Item on List 2. This works file. I see an empty List Item in List 2 as soon as I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Issue - “The field or property 'GUID' does not exist”

I am having an issue with a SharePoint 2013 Workflow on SharePoint Designer. I can publish the workflow to the site with no problem. Once the workflow is in the started stage, it always gets suspended ...
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Copy and update data Sharepoint Deisgner 2013

I would like to copy data from 6 lists (same column names) and paste them into one list with 5 additional columns. Copied data should also be updated according to changes in those 6 lists in the ...
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Default App Permission Scope

I've created a list that creates subsites through the REST API that uses a project site template. The site template i'm using has workflows that talk back to the main site using the REST API. The ...
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Can I add a start workflow link to a column in a list view?

I would like to add a link directly to a start workflow page in a column so that users don't have to go through several clicks to start a workflow. The link needs to change based on the item ID for ...
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Visual Studio 2013 doesn't allow me to change Target List assignments in workflow

My Visual Studio 2013 (v12.0.30501.00 Update 2) doesn't allow me to change target task list assignments. I can see my new task list among items to choose but after selecting it nothing changes. ...
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Workflow not creating tasks

I have a List Workflow that fires every time a new element is added to the list. Untill now it has been working perfectly, but this morning I erased some items from the list, and now the workflow is ...
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How to create a new Moodle user from Sharepoint?

How to create a new Moodle user directly in mySQL with PHP script from Sharepoint? or is there a way to create user (write in MySQL) directly from SharePoint?
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How to elevate Workflow permission?

We have defined a SharePoint designer workflow in this case the workflow has full permission for CRUD operation on list called Employee. But the requirement is in conditional cases the same workflow ...
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SharePont Workflow initiated automatically on item create via email not able to read from external list

I created a custom SharePoint 2010 workflow using SharePoint designer for a 2013 SharePoint environment. My workflow needs to read data from an external list, and works flawlessly when the workflow ...
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Global Workflow for document approval apply all libraries - will this work?

I've searched around and I think I understand Global Workflows but would like to know if this would work before I start developing it since it will take me a few hours. What I have is a site with 36 ...
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Workflow find item in another list

I try a workflow on a list when item is created or modified : http://puu.sh/jfQwF/8a01a9f9b1.png Then I update item in another list. But it's not working, I think it don't find any item : ...
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Workflow change column on 2 lists

Can you help me to make this workflow : When I change value on column Y on list A WHERE name = "test" Then change value on column X on list B WHERE name = "test"
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Installer Workflow Manager SharePoint 2013

I cannot finish installing Workflow Manager SharePoint 2013. My environment is Windows Server 2012 R2, SharePoint Enterprise. I follow the steps according to this article SharePoint 2013 workflow ...
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Custom WrkTaskIP.aspx page

How can I make changes to the task page's css (for example, change the title's dimension and hide deleteItem)? I cannot seem to find the WrkTaskIP.aspx page when I open my site (the site which ...
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Sync 2 columns between 2 list

I have 2 SharePoint list. One with ALL items. Another with "favorites" items. (10) These "favorites" items are sorted with column "order". Can I "sync" this column of my "favorites" list with "all ...
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Workflow - How to convert string to number to date?

I have a string strExpDate and I get the value "130836384000000000" from ldap query. The active directory field is accountExpires. I need to convert this to date/time. The result should be 8/9/2015 ...
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submit data from infopath form to calling workflow

I have a workflow with a custom task. This custom task opens an infopath form and retrieves correctly data from an entry in a sharepoint list. To achieve this I created a receive data connection in ...
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Custom workflow call web service hosted in Azure through httpsend and use ADAL

I am writing a custom workflow in SharePoint (Visual Studio) I need to call a custom web service hosted in Azure (secure). In order to do this I need to use ADAL, however I cannot use code in the ...
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Workflow variable 'WorkflowContext:ItemName' empty on first attempt

I'm working on SharePoint Workflows with SharePoint Designer, but I'm currently facing a strange behavior. In an approval workflow, when it comes to the "When task expire" stage, an e-mail is sent ...
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Send mail activity after Create task results “Error Occured” in Workflow

I came across very strange behavior of SharePoint workflow (Using Visual Studio). If I add Send Email Activity after Create Task activity, it gives me result- Error Occured . I thought, there will be ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2013 Error: UserProfileApplicationProxy.ApplicationProperties ProfilePropertyCache does not have

We are having below error in event viewer when using SharePoint Workflow 2013: An exception occurred when trying to issue security token: UserProfileApplicationNotAvailableException_Logging :: ...
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Creating a 2010 SharePoint Workflow Condition “Is one of ” or “Starts with”

I want to create a 2010 SharePoint Designer workflow condition based on multiple options. For example, if a drop-down menu option has X, X1, X2, X3, Y, Z as a choice; I would like to create a ...
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InfoPath/Workflow error: A button in the form template is missing an xd:CtrlID attribute?

I have a list with a custom InfoPath form. There is a workflow tied to the list which, in turn, starts an approval workflow, then sets fields when the approval workflow completes. I have full control ...
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How to append to Event Attendee list using workflow

On a Sharepoint 2010 workflow, on List B, I want to look up the Attendees on a particular event in List A, append that list of users with the user who Created the list item in List B ...
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Workflow copying a list item from one site to another site

I have site A (CRM) that contains a manager name. Depending on the manager's name, I'd like for the list item to be copied to site B. How do I get the copying to move from one subsite to another ...
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Conditional workflow email automatically sent when a single field changes

I have a list (CRM) and there is a field where a representative is assigned. The rep gets an email when the field is filled in for the first time. How do I make a workflow so that if the rep is ...
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Discussion Board Workflow for Replies

I have a Discussion Board on my SharePoint site that is used by the whole organization for weekly department updates. Usually what happens is: Department will post their weekly update as a new ...
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workflow form: get data from list

I have a workflow on the list RedList, started when an item in RedList is created. The first instruction of the workflow is: Collect New Information from BigUser (Output to Variable: tempVariable) ...
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Person or group field only displaying first entry

I have a workflow that asks the user to enter peoples' names into a Person or Group field. Multiple names are entered into this field, but only the first name entered gets published to the Person or ...
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SharePoint Workflow Task Escalation

Does anyone know if when you use the action to escalate a task after it's expired if it completes the task for the person who let it expire? I'm not finding much out there about this. I do have a test ...
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Add additional field to approval workflow form

I want to add an additional field to the approval workflow form so that approver can also fill the values for that field. The field exists in Tasks list.
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 List Workflow can't write to a file on a remote network host

I have created a list workflow in Visual Studio which writes XML to a file on a network drive. I have confirmed that I can access the drive from the SharePoint host. I can also manually ...
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Is it possible to display current workflows on the welcome page of a doc set?

I would like to have the workflows active for a particular doc set shown on the welcome page so that when a user clicks on the link for the doc set in the email they get they will see the task instead ...
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Issue with SharePoint 2010/2013 workflow to rename documents

I have an workflow in SharePoint site 2013 which will rename all the documents uploaded/FTPed into the library. We recieve documents with the same names daily. E.g. If the document name is "Report", ...
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Visual Studio Sequential Workflow : spexception was unhandled by user code

I have created simple sequential workflow in visual studio with one application page(which has 3 buttons like Approve,Reject & Close buttons) for editing the task. i deployed it to site collection ...
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ontaskchanged event is not triggered in a moss state machine workflow

I have this workflow which was working fine. But now it does not. It has the following states -inital, stage1, stage2, stage3, final. Initial stage works properly. In stage1, create task also works ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2013 Always Suspended

We are having this issue in SP Workflow 2013 that even we create a simple workflow like sending email or just changing status name it always goes to Suspended stage. Below is the error we always ...
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Workflow to send reminder on recurring events. Email must state the next event

I am currently in a situation where we have recurring events (Birthday reminders) that send out an email to facilities to buy birthday card. The email (sent 3 days before) reads like this: Please buy ...
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workflow - send notification everyday until status = complete

Is there a way to send daily notification if the status column is not Complete? If yes, how? I tried several ways like parallel workflow, etc. but can't get this to work. I declared a variable call ...
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SharePoint List Workflow

I have two different lists with different items! let's call them for List A and List B I want to create a worflow that can do the following rows when I change something in the list so must the flea ...