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 create new list item in another list using Workflow

I am trying to create a list item in List 2, when List 1 form is submitted. But I'm getting below error The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item ...
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Need help with escalating a 2010 Approval Workflow

We have a 'request form' section on our SharePoint 2013 Online intranet site wherein people can request an official form be made for internal use. These requests need to be approved/rejected before ...
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Add workflow to sharePoint list using Activity builder or Dynamique Activity

How can I add a workflow to a SharePoint list using Activity builder or Dynamic Activity then Xaml I want to create an Xaml workflow for SharePoint as this sample
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Add workflow to sharePoint list using Activity builder

how can i add w workflow to an sharepoint list using Activity builder then Xaml i want to create an Xaml workflow for sharepoint as this samlpe : http://www.getcodesamples.com/src/5AEFC172/4DC32906
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Is there any way to run a workflow on site creation?

In our SharePoint online environment we have an app that provisions new sites. My problem is that this app is developed by an external company and it is not easy to get access to the code (due to ...
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Do I need to care OOB approval workflow's (global reusable workflow) publisher?

We are using SharePoint 2013 on-premise. On one of site collection, I login as test.com\admin and created a workflow using OOB Approval Workflow. It works fine on the test environment. We are going ...
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Custom Workflow Code Activity

I am trying to create a custom workflow activity that inherits from CodeActivity and thus has code behind. In the XAML, I changed the declaration for and I added a partial class with the same name ...
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Visual Studio workflow and web part

I am still new to c# and I have been asked to design an Approval Workflow in visual studio.I want to concatenate a web Part link with the task id that is created by the workflow to send it through ...
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How to use HttpSend activity in 2013 workflow

I'm trying to call a .Net (asmx) web service that takes a UTC date and returns the local date. An input to the web service could look like this: 2015-04-30T23:00:00Z The output from this call will ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow missing inside SPD

I was trying to test Offline Installation of SharePoint on my Virtual Machine. I installed SharePoint 2013 using Powershell, Installed WorkFlow Manager Refresh and Service Bus 1.1 using Web Platform ...
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DateTime.ToLocal() in 2013 Workflow (British Summer Time problem)

I have a 2013 declarative workflow that I'm developing in Visual Studio. I grab the date from a column in a list and store it in a variable in the workflow. I have an email in which I want to display ...
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Action inside and IF Versus defining an seperate Action inside sharepoint workflow 2010

I am working on an Enterprise Wiki site collection inside SP2013, and i have created a list workflow using SP designer, the workflow part i am asking about is the Action to set the wiki page title to ...
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cant see workflow in site solution's and feature's

I need to deploy my state machine workflow in SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2013. I created a sandbox solution , and I added a state machine workflow. when I deploy the solution it show this ...
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how i can force my wiki page title to be equal to the wiki page name using SP workflow

I am working on an EnterPriseWiki site collection, and i need to make sure that the wiki page title will always be equal to the wiki page name. so i wrote the following workflow which will execute ...
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Workflow that sets values on a list, based on another list

I have two lists: UserRequests Access Profiles "UserRequests" have a field "Access Profile" that connects to another list. How can I feed my list "UserRequests" with values from "Access ...
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Workflow Versions

I'm looking at the workflow settings for a particular list. I've noticed this a few times and wanted to know the reason for this, if there is one: I just published the Manual Archive workflow and ...
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SharePoint Hosted app with workflow works on Office365 but not on-premise SharePoint 2013

My SharePoint Hosted app works as expected on Office365. But when i add the app file to an On-premise SharePoint app catalog site and add it , it displays error saying "This app is not supported on ...
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Send an email if an Item is older than 7 days workflow

I have a SP2010 site with a list that records each persons weekly update. If the personb doesn't update their entry after 7 days I want them to get an email. I created a reminder field that calculates ...
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Adding Item Level Permissions to InfoPath 2010 Document on SharePoint

I have an InfoPath 2010 form/document with a person picker field. Because InfoPath people picker fields cannot be properly promoted to user columns in SharePoint, when the document is saved to the ...
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How to automate SharePoint document electronic signature workflow with DocuSign [closed]

I have been trying to integrate DocuSign with our SharePoint Environment. So far I have found only 2 ways to do so: 1) Installing the DocuSign Add-on solution in our SharePoint environment. 2) With ...
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how to set the wiki page title to be always equal to the wiki page name

I am working on an Enterprise wiki page, and each wiki page come with two properties Title & Name . Now SharePoint by defualt allow to modify the wiki page name , and i can add the Title to the ...
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Maximum amount of time a workflow can run

Is there a a limit to how long a workflow can run using the Pause function? I seem to have found that workflow history is deleted after 90 days, but would this have an effect on the workflow if it is ...
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Create Document Set with specific Content types with SPD 2010 Workflow

I want to create a document set Content type through workflow so that only specific documents are created in it. The Document set settings allows default content to be loaded with predefined content ...
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In approval workflow, do not allow initiator approve the item?

I have a document library and an reusable workflow is added. The workflow is a simple Approval workflow which request the approval from a group of users 'ApproverGroup'. The initiator of the ...
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Apps Permission Request XML for Workflow, and Rest Workflow Help Please

The documentation on msdn is pure junk if you ask me, for setting up App permissions in a Workflow. Here is the link ...
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How to send an email if a field value is changed

I am working on an Issue Tracking List inside SP 2013. And I have a field named Issue Owner. I want to create a workflow that should be executed when an issue item is edited and at the same time the ...
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How to run a declarative SP Designer workflow using a different account

How to run a Declarative SP Designer workflow using a different account other than the system account.I am not using Workflow Manager in my scenario.
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Document Approval Workflow - SharePoint Designer 2013

I've spent many days scouring the internet for something that will help me, but I'm not finding what I'm looking for. I need a document approval workflow for SharePoint 2013, with what would be ...
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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 ...