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 archive sharepoint 2013 list items using powershell

I have a list where user drop there request for new site within my farm. Request goes through workflow where i have 2 outcomes approved and rejected. If item is approved it goes though other approval ...
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SP 2010 Workflow Collect Data from CURRENT User

I'm working with SharePoint 2010 workflows. I need to collect data from the current user then send an email. Specifically, I need to collect the email address of the recipient of the email. What is ...
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ServiceBus Broker service failed to start, retry count 2. Exception message: Service type is already registered

Due to outage last night my workflow servers are having issues. Service Bus Broker Service is stuck at starting stage, But Service gateway and app fabric services are started. Here are some error i ...
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How do I add leading zeros to a variable in Sharepoint 2010 site workflow?

I'm using Sharepoint 2013, but this particular site workflow is a 2010 version. I'm trying to accomplish this in Sharepoint Designer. This workflow creates a new document, and assigns a given number ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - Customize Collect Feedback

I have an InfoPath form in an SP2013 form library that currently uses the "Collect Feedback" SP2010 workflow. The requirement for this workflow is that the customer has an amorphous review process ...
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Reserve outlook resources in SharePoint 2013

So we have resources in Outlook, for example, room1@example.com and we would like to be able to reserve this room through SharePoint for events on one of our SP calendars. It's only ever going to be ...
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Custom Workflow Task with custom content type not working in VS 2012

I have created custom content type inherited from Workflow Task (SharePoint 2013) as i have to remove and add fields according to use. I also created a custom workflow task list, which uses ...
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Cannot send email from VS2013 workflow - but can from another site collection!

Deploying a 2013 workflow from Visual Studio 2013 to one site collection - the workflow works perfectly. All emails from the workflow send correctly. Deploying it to another site collection - emails ...
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Enable to start workflow manually

I created a list worflow using SharePoint Designer that can be manually started. The problem is when I create an item in this list and try to manually start the workflow clicking the start button : ...
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How do I use a date collected from a user

When I use "set workflow variable" to assign a variable the value of "collect2", which is the variable created by the "collect" command, i get "Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup ...
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Suddenly no custom 2010 workflows works anymore - SharePoint 2013

I've not access to the production environment so I can't see the ULS log. I've got several 2010 workflows that worked pretty well yesterday. But today they suddenly stopped working. When I try to ...
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Sharepoint Hosted App : Loop through all list items using site workflow

I have to iterate through all list items for specific list using site workflow in sharepoint hosted app. My list is on app web.Based on Task Status column value of each list item ,I have to send email ...
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In workflow 'Set content approval status' do not change approval status

I have manual workflow, where I want to set content approval status to 'Approved'. I use Set content approval status action. It is executing, but it do not change my workflow. More info: I also have ...
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HTTP 500 Error - When trying to update a field in a Workflow

SharePoint Designer 2013 (2013 workflow on a Document Library) After much research I have found potential solutions were to: Set Required documents to be checked out before they can be edited? to ...
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Is it possible to link/sync 2 SharePoint lists together (that are being used as forms for users to fill out)

IS it possible to link or sync 2 SharePoint lists together - more specifically I'm using the SharePoint lists for fillable forms, so if a user clicks "new Item" it pops open a form I made in InfoPath ...
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List displays Latest Steps

I have a list in SharePoint tracking projects. I have 2 fields, Actions Taken and Next Steps. I have 2 columns, Latest Actions and Latest Steps. I have a workflow for each column that shows the ...
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Update list item from List B to List A with lookup field using workflow?

I have Two lists called List A and List B. List B has Title of the List A as look up. And also List A has Title of the List B as a look up. When new items creates in list B. Users will select List ...
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DATEDIF in Workflow

Is it possible to use DATEIF inside a workflow? Right now I have: =DATEDIF(TODAY(),[Expiration Date],"D") Is this possible inside a workflow if? is there a certain benefit to it? Thanks.
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Send email one at a time to multiple people picker

I have a list that has a people picker that accepts multiple value. I want to start a workflow that would email to all the value in the people picker one at a time.. Is this possible? Scenario: ...
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Using SharePoint as a Backend

I need to build a commercial service that provides a collaboration workflow. I'm pretty sure that I could build the entire thing in SharePoint, but since it's build for 'non-tech' people, I need to ...
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Workflow Question - how to send one email to “Created By” for multiple updates

I'm new to SharePoint, and I only have SharePoint designer 2010. I've been tasked with setting up a workflow wherein if there are 10 rows with one "Parent ID" and 9 of them have an updated status, to ...
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Using Additional fields of lookup in a worflow

For some reason, SharePoint saw fit that we would not be able to use a lookup in a lookup, so I have been doing the workaround where you use a workflow to copy the contents of the first lookup into a ...
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How do I stop users changing a document going through approval workflow?

I am working with SharePoint 2013 and a document library. After numerous attempts at trying to coax the 2013 workflow process into doing what I needed, I gave up and resorted to a 2010 workflow. ...
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Set Dynamic Approvers in Approval Workflow

I need to implement an approval workflow on a list. Whenever a form is submitted, several Managers need to approve it. The selection of managers is based on a multiple selection box where users select ...
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Register -SPWorkFlowService gives 500 not found internal server error

I am trying to install and configure workflow manager since last many days but I am getting this 500.24 Internal server error or 500 not found error. Workflow manager 1.0 refresh with cu2 installed ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow internal status goes to Canceled with a System.FormatException

I am running a workflow attached with task pages. The workflow has been designed in visual studio 2012. After completing the first task page, the internal status of the workflow will change to ...
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Is it possible to get file content in workflow using rest API?

My workflow is 2013 and implemented in Office 365: my header: Accept: application/octet-stream Content-Type: application/octet-stream binaryStringResponseBody: true url call(rest api): ...
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Tried to delete element by workflow

I tried with two list, but It don't work. How could I get a element name and delete this ? When I Write a element it deleting this but when I getting from lookap field its writing me this masage: The ...
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SP13: Capturing the Time of Day in Reminder Workflow

I am attempting to create a Reminder Email workflow that triggers an email to be sent every Wednesday at 11:00AM. I have found a way to recognize the weekday by converting the date into a weekday by ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Workflow Permissions

How can I succeed the following? The user can approve and view the document in the email but can not get into the site
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HTML to plain text

Does anybody know a way to convert an HTML text to plain text in a workflow? I tried using wildcards, but so far no success. To better explain: I have an html text in a column and I want to have a ...
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How to put line break on Three state work flow body in SP2010?

How to put line break on Three state work flow body in SP2010 ? How to put line break on Three state work flow body in SP2010 ? Is it possible to put line break on email body of three state work flow. ...
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Allow someone start a list workflow but forbid him add item to the list

I have a SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm. Workflow manager is not installed so I can only use Workflow 2010. I created a list workflow and it seems only users with "contribute" or higher permission ...
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One PDF document, Many signatures

I need to pass along a PDF to many people for signature. How can I do this? The hangup is uploading the changed (recently signed) document so it can go to the next person.
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Sharepoint 2010 SPListItem.Tasks returns threw an exception of type 'System.ArgumentException'. What could be the cause?

I am going through a list item and getting each item, then get each workflow task for that item. I am able to retrieve the tasks for some items but not others. One difference I am able to find ...
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Cannot set unknown member 'LookupSPListItem.ItemId' on Workflow activation

We have a customer who is using SharePoint Server 2013 RTM. We developed the workflows using VS 2013, and when pushing the workflow into the Staging servers, they do not activate. The error shown on ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow initiation form: you don't have access to this page?

using a Sharepoint 2013 VisualStudio Workflow with initiation form I wonder why a member of the site can work on the library elements and trigger the workflow but when the workflow tries to show its ...
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How to start a Approval workflow

I have got a workflow which deletes an element, but first I want to send confirmation email about deleting this element. Can I use Approval workflow to send an email to the same users and ask them to ...
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Pull multiple values through a lookup

I am rather new with SP so I apologise if I cant express myself too well. Problem at hand: Two lists - Shops and Managers with a many-to-many relationship between them. I.E. in Shops there can be ...
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Is it possible to add a rich text field to a SharePoint 2013 site workflow initiation form?

I have what seems like a fairly simple task: Using SharePoint Designer 2013, create a site workflow with initiation form input fields that have "Rich Text" options for a multi-line text boxes (the ...
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SharePoint workflow shows Rejected after 1 user removed from workflow

I have a document approval workflow where I added 2 users. One of the users was added using a wrong account. I was not allowed to edit the task and redirect to the correct account, so the only option ...
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Foundation 2010 workflow not starting automatically(not a system account)

Does anyone have any suggestions how to fix a workflow would not be starting automatically? This is NOT a system account (just a regular user with contribute permissions to list). This is a ...
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Email send to users and sharepoint group when list item changes status

I am very new to designer to write workflow. I hope you guys will help to figured it out. I have list which has one dropdown item called "App Change Request Status". Dropdown items are ...
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Tasks created in Workflow do not appear in My site

We have the My Tasks portion working fine for aggregating tasks from our Sharepoint sites when users create the tasks inside the browser. I created a workflow to create tasks and assign them to users ...
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Copying a lookup field of the current item in workflow gives an error

I'm generating a reference number in a custom list in sharepoint designer. The process then waits for that to be set and copies the reference number across to a new entry in a tasks list. The The ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - ResolvePrincipalInCurrentcontext Unauthorized

I have a simple Workflow that sends an email when an item is approved. But when the workflow executes I get the following error: HTTP Unauthorized to ...
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Enable Rich Text in a Site Workflow Initiation Form for a Multiple Line Column w/o InfoPath?

I've created a site workflow that users manually start and that collects data through an initiation form, which then passes the data to a Word document in a library. The initiation form uses site ...
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App with workflows hangs “Your Apps” page

I have an app with two workflows. The app is SharePoint hosted. Once I add the .app file to the global catalog the "Your Apps" page hangs on "loading" when I open it. If I remove the workflows it ...
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Workflow Approval - Sharepoint 2013

I have got a problem with Workflow. When I don't add a Approval Condition it's works great: But When I add a Approve to workflow its not starting the workflow after Aproving element: And the ...
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sharepoint 2013 infopath email lookup

I have a SharePoint list called dept managers with 3 columns which are departments, managers name , managers email. the purpose of this list is for look-up purposes. i have gone ahead and created an ...