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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How to add an existing workflow to a list?

I've a workflow in SharePoint 2010 and I'd like use this one on an existing document library. When I go to Library settings and Workflow settings, I don't see my workflow. If I go to SharePoint ...
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SP 2010: Collect Feedback Workflow - Word Doc Doesn't Open

I've created a Collect Feedback workflow using the default template included with SharePoint 2010. My library contains a Word doc created with Office 2010 and Track Changes has been enabled on the ...
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workflow for creating new item and updating list

I believe that the answer is easy, but because I am already having trouble with this issue for few days I am getting blind to see the solution:) I have two lists and a workflow running behind. ...
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How to activate Workflow Template for Visual Studio 2013

I hav installed Workflow maager and Office developer tools for VS 2013. but i still miss Workflow templae for SP 2013 like this:
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Workflow elevated permissions

I've been reading (and using) the actions mentioned in this article several times: Create a workflow with elevated permissions by using the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform Now I need to do ...
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How do you associate a workflow with a list in SharePoint 2013?

I have been migrating a list with ShareGate. The list's workflows were modified on the destination, but for the sake of quickness I deleted the list before I re-migrated it. The workflow for the list ...
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Create parallel approval workflow using Visual Studio in SharePoint 2013

I have a requirement wherein i need to trigger a workflow depends on a condition during the upload-a-document in the document library.end user needs to select primary approver,secondary approver in ...
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How to connect two workflows that are on different SharePoint sites?

Not being an expert of SharePoint at all, I would like to understand the complexity of connecting two workflows that are located in different SharePoint sites. In essence, what we would like to do is ...
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How to edit email notification workflow in InfoPath?

Is it possible to view or edit a workflow for email notifications only in InfoPath, and NOT with SharePoint Designer? I have been asked to manage a SharePoint site that someone else built. It uses ...
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Include Rich text web part in document template

I have a workflow which creates a word document in document library, when a new item is created in list. The list has a rich text field. The document is created successfully with all the contents but ...
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Send a customized email to users in a list

I've created a workflow that will send out an email to individuals with site access anytime a document is added to a document library. This workflow is replicated across several sites and the intended ...
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Do Task Approval Process owners have any added privileges?

An employee has been able to approve his managers tasks for a particular site. There's now a new site and he wants to be able to do the same thing. I can't find anything in the workflows or on the old ...
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Start survey on file creation

Is it possible to initiate a survey whenever a new document is created in a specified library? I was thinking to create a workflow, but i'm not sure how. Thanks in advance!
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Check in/Check Out Interaction with Workflows causing issues (SP2010)

The Check in/out on a library is causing issues with our workflow. If I create a simple workflow on library, it works correctly until I apply check in/out. With the Check in/out turned on my workflow ...
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copying a filled infopath form to a library with a workflow

I only manage to create workflows that only read a specific field in my infopath file. I want the entire package to join so those in the next step can be saved and exported to a pdf or doc.
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Multiple Approval/Signature required

I am trying to create a workflow to automate a Travel Form process that is currently being conducted through e-mail only. As a result, sometimes things fall through the cracks and documents are lost. ...
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Access Version History and Approval from Word Macro

Our word document templates include a table that includes a version history and a second table with the list of approvers of the document. I would like to populate these tables from a VBA macro that ...
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Sending an email as “High Importance” via SPD Workflow

Is it possible to send an email as high importance through a SharePoint Designer Workflow? Use case would be if a checkbox is checked, send email as high importance. If it is not, send regular ...
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Merge SharePoint List using Nintex Workflows [closed]

I have Two lists, I need to merge those 2 lists into a single list and update every week List-1 ID name age D.o.b Gender List-2 ID name department Salary Location List -3 (Combined List) ID ...
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Only send notification when certain items are changed

I have a List with two workflows. One that runs when an item is created/updated, and another that runs daily to perform a calculation. Emails go out when an item is created, updated, and expires. ...
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Workflow that converts Infopath-forms to PDF

I want a workflow that when a form is filled out in Infopath creates a PDF (alternate excel or word) file that is exported to a separate library. Any tips? I have tried the Harepoint thing but it ...
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App Permission (appinv.aspx) /app/manifest cannot contain text

I got the problem, that if I want to grant the Workflow to trust (/_layouts/15/appinv.aspx), I get the following error: The element 'AppPermissionRequests' in Namespace ...
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Content type not updated after adding column in library using powershell

I have added a new column in library in SharePoint 2010 site using powershell. The column is getting added, however content type is not getting updated for the libraries. When I try to get new column ...
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Prevent Workflow Status Column From Being Added To Default View

I'm creating a sequential workflow in Visual Studio 2013 for SharePoint 2010. The first time the workflow runs, a column is added to the default view for the workflow status. I have two questions: ...
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How can we get and set value of every row in repeating table using SharePoint Workflow 2013

Is there any way we can get and set value of every row in repeating table using SharePoint Workflow 2013? I would like to perform this using only workflows and not using C# code.
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Add list item only after workflow approval

Is there a way to restrict or hold the list item from adding into the list until it is approved? Once the user hits the save button from new user form, the workflow approval request starts and until ...
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Looping using SharePoint Designer 2013 to show available users

I have a task. I have a list called tickets where a user can submit trouble tickets. In addition, I have 3 engineers who handles these. If Engineer 1 receives the ticket he can either approve the ...
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How to disable workflow on sharepoint list 2010

I've a workflow on a SharePoint list, triggered manually and when an item is created. I don't want to remove it but just disable. How to do this?
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Getting variable from asp/aspx to workflow

I need to move a variable saved on a SP list item(LIST A) to a workflow that starts on the creation of a new item in a different list(LIST B). This new item on LIST B will be created upon pressing an ...
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Automatically re-numbering field on new item entry in Sharepoint list (SP 2010)

I am attempting to make a 'Priority Matrix' of tasking along with some contextual data. The idea is that each task would be given a unique priority from 1 to how ever many tasks are in the list. ...
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start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item. greyed out/disabled

I have got a problem. When I creating a workflow from the browser the start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item is greyed out/disabled. Please help.
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Workflow “Pause Until Date” and Event Receiver

Currently I am using SP2013 and I have met with this problem : I have a workflow created by using SPD. All it does is waits until a specific date and then ends. I also have an ItemAdded Event ...
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Update Sum from Total from one list into line of new list

I am trying to find a way to group list items, take the total of a column and have that number updated in another list automatically. So here is the process. Invoice-- Amount-- Tax ...
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Can I control who can and can't initiate workflows

Is it possible to control who can and can't initiate workflows? This seems like something that would be a standard feature but I can't find anything related to it. I looked into making a custom ...
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Possible to set permissions for running workflows?

Good morning, I have a site in SP2010 that has several workflows set up. They are started manually via buttons on the Actions ribbon. Is there a way to only grant certain users permission to run ...
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Error : <nativehr>0x80131904</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>] Microsoft.SharePoint.Library.SPRequestInternalClass.DeleteWorkflowAssociation

In SharePoint 2010 I am trying to remove a workflow association from a list. When I go to Workflow Settings -> Remove a Workflow -> Remove -> Click OK I get the following error: [COMException ...
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How to create a date spanning workflow?

I'm having trouble in SharePoint Designer 2010, trying to create weekly emails for all items listed within a weeks time. So for example I want a weekly email to go out each Monday that will show the ...
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Java script: how to get Workflow Id from Workflow Task Form

I need to get the Workflow Id with java script after editing a Workflow Task. What I have this far is only a script that gets the Task Id when the EditForm is opened: $(document).ready(function () { ...
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Assign Permissions to Document on Upload Workflow

I am using SPD 2010 and I am wondering if the following workflow is possible: I would like to have a workflow that when a document is uploaded by a user, the workflow assigns read permissions to that ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow 2010 - System Account Initiator

I am current running SharePoint 2013. I have a drop-off library which routes documents to the correct location. But when I use the drop-off library the workflow initiator shows up as "System Account". ...
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PWA List access via REST from sub site

I've got a Project server site that needs to access to the values of a list stored in the PWA when a new row is added in a list of its own. For that I've created a workflow using Sharepoint ...
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Copy list data from one location to another in the same site collection SharePoint 2013 Online

I have a custom list for 'Products' in my top site collection, and I have two sub sites where I need to display the same information. I have copied the Products list as a list template into b oth sub ...
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2010 - Email workflow issues

I'm currently having issues with my email workflow and would like to get it double checked to make sure I'm understanding everything right. My goal is this: When a person enters their email in ...
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SharePoint 2013 document generation from list items using workflow

I have been able to generate docs from list items using sharepoint designer workflow.But i have been able to do this with using one document template. But i have like 6 templates i would like to use ...
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Using a Word document as a template for emails inside a workflow

I'm working on a project with other team members that are far less familiar with SharePoint than myself. We want to have a Word document that will serve as a template for email notifications in a ...
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Workflow won't switch back to text-Based Designer

I setup a Workflow using the text-Based Designer. It was working as expected, but I wanted to get a Visio Export and print out a visual of the flow. Now I can not return to text-based designer. ...
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Workflow “Copy Item” in a foreach loop is super slow and eventually times out

in Production farm: Workflow "Copy Item" in a foreach loop is super slow and eventually times out. In TEST farm: foreach loop and copy item is normal and faster.
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Approval workflow and 4 users who could approve wokflow

I have got 4 users who can approve by elements. How could I made by Designer in workflow the situation that only one user if approve the element the element could be seen on the list as approved ? ...
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Error sending Email from workflow

I've got a Sharepoint list inside a project server site. When a user creates an item in this list I want to send an Email to another user. I've been able to get the email address using REST and ...
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Visual Studio Workflow: get individual Task Ids from Composite Task

I have a Visual Studio Workflow for my SharePoint Online App that assigns a composite task to 5 people. I am looking for a way to obtain all 5 individual task id's in the Workflow itself, so I can ...