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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collect data from a user error (workflow name)

I have a problem with my workflow action collect data from a user When my workflow started, my status change to error and in history description i have the next message: Error on {workflow name} and ...
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How to hide/show list columns in SharePoint Online using a workflow

I have a List form which is divided into 3 part. Sales, Purchasing and AP. I want a functionality through workflow (or a way around if its not possible) where after the sales fields are filled, the ...
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Task Properties are not updated in state machine workflow

I have created state machine workflow using visual studio 2013. Now, I want to update task properties when user click on ok button on task list item. Code block of workflow events: // Invoked event ...
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Workflow fails to write REST call to Workflow History as log

I am trying to start a workflow from a Sharepoint Designer 2013 workflow via the REST API, and am logging to the Workflow History list in order to debug it. Trying to log the following string, ...
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Workflow not being triggered by users creating new item

Having some serious issues with triggering a workflow in SP Online (2013). We have built a vacation request system, consists of a list titled Leave Requests than lives in the Human Resources site. ...
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CompilerError occurs in Custom Activity - after publish and running manually workflow

Background I have a custom activity that I developed a year ago for a site in SharePoint 2010. The custom activity calls a string method which contains three strings parameters. Here is the relevant ...
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Visual Studio SharePoint App - Workflow not moving beyond started

I am building a SharePoint app and I cannot get the workflow to move beyond started. I am using visual studio 2015. The WF in question has one step which is to write hello world to the history list. ...
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How do I create a workflow to input a date from one list to another on item create or edit?

I am new to SP workflows and cannot work out how to create a workflow for the below. Can anyone help? I have 2 lists, list A and list B. In list A, I have a unique identifier (UID) field and a number ...
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why my workflow will never run on an item if the workflow last run had an Error Event

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, and i have defined a retention policy to start a workflow as follow:- now this retention policy will do these things:- if an item "Contract Review Date" = ...
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Sharepoint Visual studio workflow

I am new to developing apps in Visual Studio for SP. I have a problem to use the standard functions for creating a workflow. Currently I need the workflow action Set field in current item, but I don't ...
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WF logic to trigger based on 2 different controls on InfoPath form

I have an InfoPath form with an Approval Workflow attached to it shown below: Within the Workflow I'm trying to satisfy the condition "If Blue and Pick other colors is selected, then email the ...
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Ending a Nintex workflow using JavaScript [closed]

Hopefully someone has an answer out there and I am just unable to find it. My question is: Is there a way to end a Nintex workflow (on a list item) through the use of JavaScript? Points I've come ...
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How to document a workflow logic using CSOM?

Wondering if someone can help me directing with my requirement regarding workflow Is there any way to get the logic of a workflow (which is already created) and document it? User should able to get ...
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Unable to create workflows in SPD

I'm currently trying to develop a workflow for my site but am having a hard time. When I access the site online through the web, I am able to create a workflow. However, whenever I access the site via ...
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Global workflows will not work well on a restored site collection

I have a site collection of type team site inside my SharePoint server 2013, where inside this site collection I did the following:- I publish a workflow globally, using SharePoint designer 2013. I ...
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How to move document from folder to same Document Library using workflow

I have moved document from library to folder within the same document library. For that I have used "Update List Item" action. Now I want to move that document from folder to library again.
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nintex farm level workflow for Access request in Sharepoint 2013 [closed]

I am looking for a nintex workflow that pulls / routes the access requests to a group which contains "Owner". The access request must reach the Owner group with reminders send twice from the day it ...
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2013 Workflow Wait for Event Alternative

Let me start by saying I am very new to WFs. I am designing a 2013 WF in SPD 2013 and ran into a road block. As of right now my WF gets to a step where it checks to see if we need to create a new ...
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Mass check out SharePoint 2013 when copying to SharePoint 2010, retain Version History

I need to move most of the contents of our current SharePoint 2013 site, to a SharePoint 2010 site (due to Corporate merger). I have mapped the network drives so I can just drag and drop what we need, ...
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How does SharePoints Information Management Policy delete items?

Stumbled across some deadlocks in one of our content databases that i could track down to some workflows wrecking havoc in a site collection by creating over a million of list items in multiple ...
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Losing All Permissions upon editing List Item

I have access to SPD, and have SO permissions in the site collection. (no access to central admin) In a sub-site I have a list that tracks new-hires. I have workflows that run in the background. One ...
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Semicolon delimited text field used in email workflow

unfortunately, I still have some forms on SharePoint 2007. Somehow, a workflow that was created by a previous person disappeared (grew legs and walked away? idk). I am looking to recreate this ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Workflows: Why am I getting a (no title) link in my email messages?

Note: Not using SharePoint Designer 2013 since it has been discontinued! Does anyone have a workaround for the (no title) issue with workflow generated emails in SharePoint 2013 List workflows? I ...
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Workflow added to a site collection content type will not be added to the underlying sub sites lists content type

I am facing a problem in that when I add a workflow to a site collection content type, then the workflow will not get added to the lists content type at the sub site level. Here is my problem ...
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Create subtasks through workflow

I'm trying to have it set up so that when an item is created in a Project List (just a regular list) there are several tasks, which I know need to be completed, initiated in by Task List. I have the ...
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Display 'Related Item' Field in a Task 'Edit' Form

Is there any way to display 'Related Items' in a task edit form? It's already available in the display form, but when you switch to edit, it drops off. Ideas?
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Object reference not set to an instance of an object. - SPWorkflowManager

Getting an error "Object reference not set to an instance of an object." while using SPWorkflowManager. Below is my code using (SPSite spsite = new SPSite(url)) { using ...
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Manually change the status of the approval workflow after its completion

Is it possible to change manually the status of the completed workflow from "Approved" to "Rejected"? The final person in the list of approvers made a mistake and approved a contract, which has to be ...
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Workflow doesn't fire when new item is created through Event receiver

When new item is added through event receiver in a list, I have OOTB workflow on item created on that list. But unfortunately it doesn't works. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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What Permission Level is required to modify a library with unique permissions?

Need to be able to modify a Workflow on a library with broken inheritance. Do I need "Full Control" permissions at the library level, or at the Site level, in order to edit the workflow?
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Document Template Causing Edit Lock

Running into a bit of a problem with sharepoint 2013 workflows(2010 workflows platform) and a custom default document template. We have a document library with a workflow attached. This library is ...
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workflow triggering automatically without editing the item in list

Based on my conditions given in the workflow, is there any way that mail will go automatically without the item being edited once its created. if item == "" && item2 >=today email ...
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Workflow Manager config doesn't recognize open ports

Good afternoon, all! I'm trying to get Workflow Manager installed so I can do some dev. The Configuration for Service Bus section of the Config Wizard has a problem seeing the open ports on the ...
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How to set default value for the description field for a hyperlink type column in a custom list

Would like to set a default value for the description field for a hyperlink type column in a custom list. This is not an option when adding the column - a description for the column definition is ...
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WF argument not working properly

I have an InfoPath form that I have published to a Form Library called Test Forms. Along with the form, I have an Approval Workflow attached to it. I added the fields from the InfoPath form to the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow “Pause until date” Versus Defining a timer job

I am working on SharePoint 2013 list. and i want to send emails and change the item status field, when a list column named "Review Date" is met , and by "met" i mean when the "Review Date" is equal to ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 Send Email at specified time?

I have a workflow that sends out email reminders for items that have a specified due date. If the items are due 30 days out it sends a reminder every Monday. If they're 7 days out or under it sends ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow issues after migration to 2013

I have an issue which has come up after I had a site in my companies environment migrated to SharePoint 2013 via the database attach method. I was not part of the migration at all from the technical ...
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Workflow: how to UNSET (or set to NULL) a date/time type value in a custom column?

Trying to build a workflow that clears a date column when the task "Completed" box is unchecked. Have tried several different approaches but have not gotten anything to work. The workflow completes ...
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Unable to load workflow actions from the server problem

I have an issue in the sharepoint server I have a farm environment and sites and collocations. I have a problem with a specific user when he upload file and set the targeted to send an email the email ...
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Putting a multiple choice checkbox in a workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013

I have a column in my SP which asks if 3 things are done and a checkbox for each. Once all 3 are checked as being done, I'd like an email sent to certain people in my Workflow. I don't understand how ...
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Can't publish workflow - Scope not found exception server returned an error: (404)

I am quite new to SharePoint and I need help to troubleshoot a problem we face. Currently I can't publish a workflow. As soon as I try to publish I get following exception: ...
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Manage file properties in library in Sharepoint Online

Is there any way to manage properties (of custom fields) of uploaded files in Sharepoint Online 2013 using custom workflow actions?
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SharePoint 2013 - Workflow Addin - Not Started Anonymous

I have a visual studio list workflow that is to be run on items in a list in the app web. However, when I try to run the workflow, it is just stuck with Internal Status Not Started and the workflow ...
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The file could not be downloaded from the input libary Word Automation Service

i have the following problem in my SharePoint 2010 standard. There exists a complete configured Word Autmation Service. I tested this with a PowerShell and the Word documents will be converted into ...
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Sharepoint 365 the file has been modified […]

I have a simple document content type that has some fields. I have also attached a simple approval workflow to this content type. The workflow automatically start when a new item is created on the ...
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Workflow Error - Sharepoint logs

I am encountering strange behaviour of custom workflows and cannot find any clue for it. Error seems to be independent from the item data - even if the item data is the same, usually workflow works ...
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Copy-SPActivitiesToWorkflowService : Scope '/SharePoint' was not found

We are using SP2013 on-premise enterprise edition. Recently we patched our farm and receive this error: Error UpgradeWorkflowServiceActivities. Run Copy-SPLocalActivitiesToWorkflowService manually to ...
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How to query person column based on a person column from another list in Workflow?

I have issues retrieving a person stored in one column based on the value (person) in another by workflow (SPD2010) The real scenario looks like this: In the first list we store name of the team ...
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Calendar Approval Flow

If a member adds an item to a calendar I want a workflow to first check if that user is an admin, and if so I want that calendar item to be automatically added without a workflow... Then begin the ...