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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Unable to start 'Workflow Manager Backend' service

I have configured Workflow Manager 1.0 for SharePoint 2013. The backed service is not running. keeps on trying to run but fails, please check the error logs shown below: Log 1: The Workflow Manager ...
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if any value equals value condition not allow to put value

The SharePoint Designer workflow Condition if any value equals value do not allow to put value in it. I am trying to create a workflow. In workflow I use if any value equals value condition, But it ...
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How to display WorkFlow Assigned To Column in Document Library

I have setup a Workflow which works really great. I can see the Assigned To column when I check the progress of the task. I want to show this particular Assigned To column in the Document Library. How ...
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Modifiy workflow mails and predefine initialisation data

i got the requirement that I must create an approval process. So I decide to use the Standard approval workflow. I use a visual Studio Solution to create an Association to the list. So now i got the ...
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Workflow action when publish document

Are there a workflow action (SP 2013) who's fired when publishing a document. I need to transform .doc in pdf when the doc is published. How can i achieve this? thanks
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Is there a downside to deleting Previous Versions of Sharepoint 2010 List workflows?

I have many workflows with (Previous Version: 1/1/2015... ) etc. Is there a downside to deleting these previous versions? I read this post by Nik Patel: link where he says: You can’t manage (or ...
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Move file from one sub-folder to another using SharePoint workflow

I have document which contains folder and sub-folder. Document library is having following metadata columns: Columns: Title: This is title for document. Name : Name of document Project Folder : This ...
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Determine via code if workflow is stuck in error state

There is a workflow (Visual Studio and SP 2010 style WF) that seems to be getting stuck every so often when it errors. I see the item in the WF history for the list item saying something like "An ...
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Workflow Service: The HTTP request has timed out after 20000 milliseconds

I had configured Workflow Manager on my environment, everything was working as expected and suddenly i have started seeing Workflow Manage error. ...
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Email Attachments as Individual Items in Document Library

There are many ways to receive this outcome, but they are not working exactly how I imagine. Issue: I created a document library and I have emails going into the library according to subject. The ...
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What is the difference between port number 80 and 443?

I know port number 443 is for SSL and certification (hhtps), but I think the reason that I cannot register workflow client/workflow manager is that I do not know what is their action in workflow ...
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Custom Approval Workflow and Credentials

We have developed several custom SharePoint workflows which are the same ones I have implemented in the past with no problem. We are an intranet site and the users are already directly logged in. I ...
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email notification on nintex workflow [closed]

Recently I have created new sharepoint account on office 365 and added nintex workflow.I designed simple workflow with nintex that will send confirmation to initiator. But I can't get email ...
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SP 2013 Visual Studio Workflow - Internal Status Stuck on 'Not Started'

I updated my VS 2012 from Update 4 to Update 5. My workflows got mucked up. Now i reverted back to Update 4 yet, my workflow is stuck on 'Not Started' status. See the screen shot below. Update 1: ...
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How do I hide columns which have not been changed (Nintex workflow: Request approval)?

I have developed a request approval workflow for my list. The list includes 70 columns which may or may not be edited by the user. I would like the Manager (approver) to only be able to see details of ...
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SharePoint Workflow

I am currently building a SharePoint info-path form with the following business cases below: An overtime form which has two conditions : Emergency and Planned. If Planned, the value of the total ...
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Use Event Receiver to Start SPD Workflow when Item is Updated

I've searched all day for guidance about how to create an event receiver that will start a SharePoint Designer workflow when a library item is updated, but haven't been able to find much. I'm very new ...
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Workflow or Script to prevent duplicates from being created

What is the easiest way to create a work flow or script to have a list searched before allowing a new entry to ensure a user doesn't create a duplicate record? Example: Client list, one of the fields ...
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Workflow where only one person from a group needs to approve

I would like to set up a workflow with about three stages. At each stage there would be multiple people a form would be sent to for approval. I want to make it where only one person from that group ...
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Restoring the entire list to a certain date in SharePoint online

It is possible to restore an entire list in SharePoint online (not individual items) to a certain date; for example, restoring the list to how it was last week.
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Error when adding workflow to more than one list - Exception from HRESULT: 0x80131904

I'm trying to add a feedback workflow to several lists with the BaseTemplate 101 via feature activated event receiver. I'm using SharePoint 2013 My problem is, that the first list works fine, but the ...
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Email workflow on document library

I want a little change in the email format. The from column appears like : From: Forms [mailto:intranet@nano.com] In above text I don't need the Forms to appear, instead of that i need some other ...
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Validation of Strict Text Formats in SharePoint Online

In my SharePoint Online list I have column Serial and I want users to fill Serial in specific format like 5CB34307L8, 2CE0031NWX I want users to input Only uppercase letters Only digits Without ...
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How to Set Item Level Permission Using SharePoint Designer 2013 Work Flow?

Currently i'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint 2013 workflow platform that sets item level permission, trying to set read item level permission to "XYZ" group in SharePoint 2013 workflow ...
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Workflow manager registration problems

I am configuring a Workflow manager client on my SP server 2013, but when I want to register it, I get the following error: There is a red line text with this content: Register-SPWorkflowService : ...
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Null pointer exception when executing 2013 workflow

I am fairly new to the SharePoint 2013 product, so please be gentle. My company has recently installed and setup SharePoint 2013 (no users yet) and we are trying to get workflows to work. However, we ...
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How To Wait For A Contact Change

I'm making a workflow that needs to be stopped whenever a field change. This is working find for a date field and a string field. I save the initial values at the top of flow and use wait for field ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - External Webservices and Workflows

I've been searching the internet for a little bit for an answer to this question with all my answers have been pointing to "No" and "you can do it in sharepoint 2013" Is there a way to have a ...
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Link directly to Task

I am creating a workflow that creates multiple tasks on the same item for users, and I am using the assign a to-do item workflow step. I also am sending custom emails to each user. I need help ...
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Using CSOM to Start a SharePoint 2010 Workflow with an Assignment Stage Parameter

So I find myself needing to start a SharePoint 2010 Site workflow on a SharePoint Online site. Since this workflow starts a custom task process, it's been created with an Assignment Stage parameter to ...
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Extract text/string from file name

Is it possible to extract parts of a file name and put the that information into a column? So for example file is called 2014-01-2-R00744.pdf. So can I using a workflow extract the 2014 part of the ...
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Using Visual Studio 2015 with SharePoint 2013 - WF Projects changing reference version automatically

I have some SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio workflow projects in my solution. Once I opened the solution using Visual Studio 2015, It changed the WF project dll reference as mentioned below. ...
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Get user notes in a item to which he doesnt have access

Situation I have a list on which person X will place an item. This will trigger a workflow. In this workflow I want to address person Y with a question about the item. Person Y may not alter or see ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow get id of created item

I'm currently creating a basic workflow, which inserts a list item into another list. While configuring I have the option to specify an output variable, however I'm not able to get the ID of the newly ...
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Workflow 2013: Creation and modification problem

Recently, I got an error when I modified my workflow in SharePoint 2013. It shows me this error: After restarting , it gives me the same message. It gives me another error message when i refresh: ...
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Unable to manually add a Sharepoint 2013 Approval Workflow to a document

I am using SP13 with only the admin rights and no access to SP Designer. I have created a document approval workflow from the SP OOTB feature and works like a charm for almost all the documents. I ...
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Workflow 2013 Task assigning and emailing to SharePoint 2013 Groups?

Just to confirm.. Is it possible to use a workflow 2013 to Assign a Task to a SharePoint 2013 Group? Is it possible to email a SharePoint 2013 Group from Workflow 2013?
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Sending Multiple Emails with Workflow Lookups in the same Workflow

I'm working on SharePoint 2013 using Designer to modify a workflow I created. The workflow is triggered by the creation of an item in the list. At the end of the workflow, I have the workflow ...
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People Picker Workflow Suspended

I have a 2013 SPD Workflow that sets a people picker based on the person that is selected in a text field. When I trigger the workflow half of the items in the list update the people picker and half ...
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Error when creating list views filtered by a column containing hyperlinks

I am trying to create a list view where I filter by a column containing a hyperlink. When I create the view this error "HRESULT: 0x80131904" shows in the list.
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Worfklow signature line not configured correctly?

I created a signature workflow for an excel sheet. Basically, the workflow tells people they need to fill out their portion of the excel sheet. However, I'm getting this message when I'm testing the ...
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How to make this workflow?

I need to make a workflow where a document goes through a chain of people. One person begins the workflow by opening this blank new document and filling out a portion of it. Once they are done, it ...
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Import Visio Workflow in SharePoint 2013 using powershell

I received a .vwi file, which is a Visio workflow and now I would like to add it to the SharePoint workflow of a site collection. So far I have found that it can only be imported using SharePoint ...
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Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'WorkflowServicesManager' of undefined from CSOM

SharePoint Online 2013. Trying to access SP.WorkflowServices.WorkflowServicesManager from NAPA (CSOM) I am getting error : Cannot read property 'WorkflowServicesManager' of undefined NAPA ...
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Powershell - Publish Designer workflow on all sites

As a follow up to my previous question on editing a workflow; Activating a Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Feature I have been able to change the contents of the workflow and publish it, however the ...
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SharePoint Workflow manager SQL Alias

I recently performed a separation of machines (from standalone to small farm). We choose the SQL Alias approach in order to keep everything as it is (I moved SQL Server to a new machine and add an ...
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Auto-Increment column in a SharePoint online list

My SharePoint list is being updated by several users. I want an auto-increment column which should generate a unique ID and i want my id in following formate. CaseOPT0001,CaseOPT0002 and so on.. I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow not getting updated (WSP Deployment)

Here's the scenario: I have a SP 2013 Visual studio workflow in my Staging Server. I want to replace the current workflow with the updated version. (Not add as a new version, I want to replace it) ...
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SharePoint Sequential Approval Workflow is working fine in debugging stage but getting an error when deployed

I have developed a sequential approval workflow, which is working fine while I am debugging it. But once I deploy the workflow and start testing it again, I get inconsistent results. Some times it ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows - A binding instance has already been associated

I upgraded from .NET 4.5 to 4.5.2 via the Web Platform Installer. This utility offers no way to rollback or uninstall. I am getting the following error in SharePoint for a 2013 Workflow (also shown in ...