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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Workflows for default content type always executed

I have the following strange behaviour with SharePoint 2013 server and SharePoint 2010 workflows. I have a hierarchy of content types defined, where CT2 and CT3 inherit from CT1. For CT2 I have ...
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Update List Item action in a SharePoint Designer workflow

I have on SharePoint (WSS 3.0) item list like below: ID No Status start_datetime end_datetime 1 101 start 2015-04-27 16:21 2015-04-28 13:00 2 102 ...
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Minimal Master Pages

I am currently using SP2010, I had a questions regarding master pages. If I set up a minimal master page as default, would I be able to use workflows, lists, libraries etc.?
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How to send e-mail from non issue tracker if i have more than 1 task?

I have a problem with non-issues Tracker 4 Assigned To fields (persons or groups). I want these fields notification to be acknowledged by a different person and that is submitted to these people. How ...
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How To Upgrade Custom Workflow WSP Using PowerShell

I have a custom Visual Studio workflow. There are hundreds of instances of it running in a site collection. I now need to update it. The workflow consists of some custom task forms and the workflow ...
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Collect data from an user during a workflow and pass these data into the correct field of the list the workflow runs on

I have a SP list "Requests" to track customer requests in which different types of data is stored, e.g. dates. I want to create a workflow on this list which sends an email to the responsible person ...
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Extract users from “Everyone” Group in Sharepoint Online, which are not Present in People/group column of my list using workflow 2013

In my scenario. I am having a list which stores comments created by users against each announcements. i need to send a mail to all of those users, who haven't commented yet on that particular ...
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Create AutoNumber for Duplicate Field

How do I create autonumber in SharePoint List where the field contain duplicates. I want to use workflow with condition to identify these duplicate items and set the ID. For example, there are several ...
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Do SP2013 Workflows Run as the Current User by Default?

I have a workflow (developed in Visual Studio) that is started on creation of an item in List A. Most users have permission to create items in this list. The workflow subsequently updates another ...
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Permissions vanishing in SharePoint when using workflows

When I create a workflow in SharePoint designer and then test it in SharePoint 2013, after creating an item in a custom library (with the created workflow active) my permissions associated with the ...
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Workflow is not generating documents from templates - 2013

I have been trying to get this to work, I have created the content type and the template, set it up as the default content type. moreover, I have also specified the ContentTypeID in the workflow, but ...
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SP2013 WF: use workflow variable as data source in lookup

After manually starting my SP2013 zero-code reusable workflow, it collects the name of a list - NOT the list the WF is started on - using a default workflow initiation form. The list name is stored as ...
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How to prevent losing formatting when copying string text from one list to another

I have a document list configured for incoming email. I am using the EmailReceived event receiver and SPEmailMessage to parse the email and populate certain table fields. For my 'body' field, I am ...
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Workflow all items on a list

I need to run a workflow for an entire list to change the items permissions. How could i do that? I've read about the extra column and the datasheet view but i'm looking for other approach. Datasheet ...
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Failure in connecting to SQL Server Workflow Manager Configuration

So I am Configuring workflow manager 1.0 using the wizard. When I test connection of SQL Server Instance, I receive a red error "Failure in connecting to SQL Server". I am using "machine name\instance ...
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Is it possible to design a workflow that duplicates list items to a Main Site from a Subsite?

I am trying to build a workflow that originates on the creation of a post in a Sub-site, then it duplicates the fields from that post (Published, Title, Body) to a list on my main site. My question ...
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SPFile.Publish does not start workflow

So it's not really SPFile because I'm using CSOM, but you get the point. PublishingPage.ListItem.File.Publish("my comment here") I have the workflow configured to "Start this workflow to approve ...
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Workflow, Create list item to another site?

New to share point, don't have any .asp skills. I have 2 sites (for permission reasons) I need site A to be able to create a workflow to update a list on site B. I am able to use the "Create list ...
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Remove the workflow associations on the content type and document library using PowerShell

How to remove the workflow associations on the content type and document library using PowerShell? Currently I have added PowerShell to configure workflow in my document libraries and its associated ...
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Workflow won't trigger on email enabled document library

So I experienced the issue where a workflow I created to start on any new email items that get created in an Email configured library does not trigger. I did some quick digging and I was excited to ...
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1 email notification for each user

I have a custom list in SharePoint 2010.This list is to collect the metrics from each POC,which means each POC will have multiple metrics/items to update. Is there any way that I can send 1 email ...
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Keep track of comments made from multiple tasks

I am setting up a modified approval workflow, to run a task based on approvers in another list. The other list is made for this purpose, so that later on it will be easy to change approvers. There ...
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Watermark a document when the document is uploaded

I want to add a functionality of adding a watermark using itextSharp library to the pdf document that is being added to the library. For this I created an event listener that is triggered when item is ...
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Updating a Workflow broke ALL automatic workflows

After an employee attempted to re-Publish an existing fully functional workflow. That had a custom Approval.xsn. He was asked to update the (template/form) via infopath? We don't use infopath. We ...
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Workflow stuck on WaitForFieldChange

I have a problem with VS workflow which gets stuck on the WaitForFieldChange activity. Nothing is displayed, the activity simply does not detect a change in the field (change verified with SharePoint ...
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traduction of <p:> in ActivityBuilder

Sequence DisplayName="MonWorkflow" p:GetCurrentItemId DisplayName="Activite_one"/ /Sequence in ActivityBuilder what is the traduction for p: ? ab.Implementation = new Sequence { ...
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Workflow to send email to user once “assigned to” field is set by manager

I'm trying to create a workflow that as a step will email the user that gets set in the field "assigned to" on a task list. This will not be set by the creator, it will be set after the item is ...
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Event handler triggered multiple times in close succession on doc lib causing issues

I'm using an ItemUpdating event with a Document Library to run a Task generation procedure. After stepping through, it's causing issues when I check out the document which I'm forced to do after ...
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add workflow to sharepoint list from visual studio

I want to create a custom workflow for an existing list or library with code in visual studio without using his tool for workflow design. I want to create it programmatically such as CSOM model but in ...
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Create an item with REST API from workflow - Sharepoint 2013

The main idea of this is to create an item from workflow in another list which is located on different site collection. So i though if its possible to create an item in list with REST API trough the ...
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Cannot set unknown member 'LookupSPListItem.ItemId'. Error on Workflow Feature Activation

I have a SP 2013 workflow feature that needs activation, when I perform the stsadm command and get the below mentioned error: Microsoft.Workflow.Client.ActivityValidationException: Workflow XAML ...
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create workflow list with code

I want to create a custom workflow for an existing list or library with code in visual studio and I do not want to do it on this way : Create VS WorkFlow I want to create the workflow from the ...
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Copy document to another library using workflow SPD 2010

I need a workflow to be able to copy a PDF file from one library to another using SPD 2010 SP 2010 Enterprise. The trigger will be a user ticking a tick box.
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'useragent not available file operations may not be optimized' error when activating SP 2013 workflow feature

I have a staging environment where I restored a Production backup file. The site works fine. However when I deploy my custom SP 2013 workflow and activate the workflow feature, I get the below ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Workflow and Tasks between multiple sites

I am working on Sharepoint 2010 an my problem is the following: I am creating a workflow for the approval of leave form. The Approval process should work in this way: The user fill the form and ...
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Start Workflow using JavaScript or Ribbon Button

I'm using SharePoint 2010 Foundation. I've developed a SharePoint-Farm Solution and now I want start a SharePoint Workflow clicking a Ribbon Button. I know that with SharePoint Designer I can create ...
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Deleted Task Behavior

I was creating a workflow and an issue was the sheer number of emails that were being sent to users / approvers. I wanted to have an Approval task that would only let the user know when the process ...
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Cannot automatically start workflow for users outside of the active directory

I have a web part that is a form that links to a list that anyone who comes to the public site (i.e. people who are not in the active directory) can fill out. I have a workflow (created in SharePoint ...
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How to start SharePoint Workflow programmatically using CSOM

I am trying to start share-point workflow using CSOM(Client side object model) by following means of code. But i got the following error from the line mark in comment. Please help me to figure out ...
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Something went wrong. To try again, reload the page and then start the workflow, error on starting a workflow

i have already create a custom workflow with sharepoint designer and checked for error and it seem fine. i published it on my document library so apprear the first issue : the column that contain the ...
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“The associated workflow has been deprecated.” error

I've got 2013 workflows, deployed from WSP package. After last Deploy from VS2013 I've got workflows behaving the way that first execution on item created is ended after starting with the "The ...
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Reoccuring Events in Calendar

I am trying to design a workflow which will create a task list based on calendar entries in a SharePoint calendar. When a new calendar event is created, a task is create with this. For single events ...
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How to display information about active and inactive SP2007 workflows?

I'm new to the Workflow Object Model in MOSS 2007, and trying to find an example of C# code that does the same as this SP2010 PowerShell? //get all the lists $lists = $web.Lists foreach ($list in ...
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Call SQL procedure from Workflow - Sharepoint 2013

Is there a way to call an procedure stored on SQL server from SharePoint 2013 workflow?
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Sharepoint designer Workflow, “Title cannot be empty” error

I want to create a workflow with Sharepoint Designer 2013. If I create a new workflow it gets created but it doesn't generate an initial Stage for me, also if I try to add a new Stage it doesn't ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Update Item Lookup tangle

I have an OOB approval workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010. I created a column called "Approver Notes" for both the list the workflow is on (ASW Library) and the task list. I created a local ...
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Prevent moving of certain files

I have a document library with a folder structure. I have certain documents that get flagged "on hold", I'd use a custom column to do this. I need to prevent that those flagged documents get moved ...
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Duplicate workflow on the same list sharepoint 2007

i created a workflow on my custom list that does some actions. I want to duplicate the same workflow. I have to do that because many steps are the same. My problem is when i copy and past the ...
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workflow that checks if item is new or modified

I'm trying to create a workflow that starts automatically (simply sends an email) when an item is created (that part is easy), but will also send an email on certain conditions when modified (when box ...
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Schedule a workflow to run everyday

I want a workflow to run each day at 2.00 AM. Is there a way to achieve this? I found many posts but didn't work.