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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XML Content Type [on hold]

What I need is via a workflow to make and populate an xml file to then put into a file share. (Using Nintex) To achieve this, I have a site workflow that creates the item and sets the it's title (and ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager site stopped

I have a SharePoint 2013 server farm with a web server (lets say SERVER-web) and an app server (let's say SERVER-app). The Workflow Management Site is installed on both, under IIS. They each have an ...
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Multichoice field redirected to a word document

I'm having a multi choice field in a list and i need to fill a row in an word document in relation to the content of the field. In my case, that is a "language" field with the possibility to check ...
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Get Workflow Status using Javascript csom SharePoint Online

I have a requirement to allow/deny a button action from script editor web part based on the workflow status of an item. I tried the below code to get the status of a workflow var context = new ...
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Take current item to workflow

I want to write a workflow for sharepoint 2013 list in visual studio 2012. When user adds a new SPListItem to SPList -> starting my workflow. How to take this SPListItem to workflow and reuse it?
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Powershell script to automate, attaching workflow with association form data

I have a custom workflow with custom association form and my requirement is to attach the existing custom workflow to any of the newly created site and provide the values to the association ...
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Prevent user from viewing list but allowed to add through custom webpart

What is the best solution for such requirements? Allow users to add items to list from custom webpart Prevent same grp of users to view/edit items directly from list I cannot use elevated privilege ...
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Sharepoint Designer WF pausing till date but date changed

Sharepoint list item, user inputs contract name and when they want email notification of when the contract is due. Workflow takes the date, subtracts 14 days from it, then pauses till that date to ...
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when does 'deleted association' workflow gets executed by sharepoint

I just want to know when this workflow named 'deleted association' workflow is executed. If anyone knows please reply. Thanks
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Creating a Workflow to copy list items to a SharePoint Calendar

I am trying to copy list items in SharePoint 2013 by creating a Workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013. The SharePoint List contains the list of holidays in a year. I would like to copy this Information ...
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workflow lookup to two column different list

Assume we have two different list List A: Name, Type (where the value can be Doc A, Doc B, Doc C), building List B building, Doc A how can i lookup two condition "if building x is found on list A ...
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Is there a way to route a record/policy to all employees to sign

I am looking into add a record library into my company's SharePoint site. The main use for this would be to store digital copies of records/forms/policies that employees are required to sign. I want ...
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How to trigger a SharePoint 2013 workflow from a SharePoint 2010 workflow

Is it possible to trigger a SharePoint 2013 workflow from a SharePoint 2010 workflow. If yes then how can we achieve this. Suggest some help
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'deletion association' workflow instance in running workflow list [on hold]

I am using office 365 SharePoint 2013. I had installed docusign app for signing my library documents. I use nintex workflow for making workflow. It was working fine initially but now the workflow ...
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Create a 2010 workflow in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint hosted app

Is it possible to create workflow 2010 for SharePoint hosted app 2013 in visual studio 2012. If yes then how we can achieve this. Suggest some help
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List Item Reminder Emails

We are creating a process that needs to be a staged process in our WSS 3.0 list. We have a staged process where certain teams need to come in after another team, so we have "then Wait for so and so to ...
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show related tasks in DispForm of an item with Start Feedback Process workflow

I have a list "My List" that has a "Start Feedback Process" workflow. The workflow creates multiple tasks in "Workflow Tasks". I want to modify the DispForm.aspx page of "My List" to show all the ...
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How do I assign a custom task type in a SharePoint 2013 Online workflow?

I have created a workflow in which I need to have both an approve/reject task type and a type where the assignee must indicate they've processed the associated request. I have created custom task ...
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Error message on Workflows page - unable to manually start a workflow

After some recent server patching and a security McAfee update I'm getting the following error when opening Workflows page on an individual item. This was found using the corelation id. Can anyone ...
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Workflow on separate sites

I have two separate sp sites. My aim: When user adding item in SPList on 1-st site - workflow add copy of this item in other SPList on 2-st site. SharePoint 2013. How do it?
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Form problems with 2010 Approval Workflow on 2013

I am running SharePoint 2013 and trying to implement a workflow based on the 2010 Approval workflow. When I click the link in the Approval email the document opens and I can check it out but when I ...
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Trigger SP 2013 or 2010 Workflow from another workflow

I have created a REST API 2013 workflow that copies list information from a top level site to a sub site list. I now have the requirement to start a workflow upon item creation in the sub site list. ...
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Set a lookup column value from text column via 2013 Workflow

Using Workflow 2010 it is possible to set a lookup column value from either a text field, or calculated column or by using a workflow variable. If I have a calculated column value or variable inside ...
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SharePoint XAML Workflow - REST ISODateString to DateTime

I'm designing a SharePoint-hosted add-in declarative workflow. I'm calling a REST endpoint that returns me a DateTime value and I need to compare this date to current DateTime that I get using ...
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SharePoint Online - Copy SharePoint List Items from multiple Subsites to a main site

I have a SharePoint site "Test", in which i have a Custom List "Test1 List". I also have a few Sub sites for the Test site and each subsite has a custom list associated with it (For example, Test2 ...
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How to integrate SharePoint with existing .NET MVC web site to store digitally signed document?

New users to a .NET MVC web site I support need to sign a user access agreement and upload it to the web site. The current process is cumbersome and verification of user acceptance difficult. I think ...
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Is it possible to autocomplete In-Progress Visual Studio workflows in MOSS 2007

We have MOSS 2007 Custom List with 5 different Visual Studio Workflows on it. So currently the list has 16000 Workflow instances running on the items(Workflows in 'in-progress' state are about 16000). ...
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Select another list item based on multiple conditions

I've a discussion list, say L1. I've another custom list, say L2, with fields client, support person, start date, end date. ex client support person start date end date ...
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Sharepoint Workflow Task Wrongly assigned

I have created a task list where task are being assigned to different users. For the task: Related Content for texsting367 is first assigned to Jack. And an email link to accept/reject is sent to ...
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exported reusable workflow not working on other sites

i created a reusable workflow using sharepoint designer, and then i created 2 custom site columns to associate in the workflow. Then i published it and tested on the same site where i had it created. ...
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loading workflowservice manager from javascript giving “Invalid request” error

I have a web part page where a list view is added and need to start workflows on items in this list using java script, on click of a button. Below is the code snippet, which fails with error message ...
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SharePoint Designer Approval Workflow

I have 2 level approval workflow. The workflow starts when a user submits a form. Then an email will be sent to 1st level approver where he/she has to approve or reject. If accepted, then it will ...
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Create a workflow to notify manager that item needs to be updated

I am trying to create a workflow in SharePoint 2010 to send a notification to a person designated as a manager if an item in a list has not been modified within at least two days. I'm not exactly sure ...
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Update one list based on another in SharePoint

I am fairly new to SharePoint and just recently started to work on the feature called Limits. Basically, I have two lists: Source and Target. Target list have a column called SPR with unique ...
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Hiding list items

In SharePoint 2007, I was able to create a column to hide an line in an Excel spreadsheet that was loaded into SharePoint. I cannot locate this option in SharePoint 2010... (we have not yet updated ...
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Workflow 2013 and Request More Info

I'm new to SharePoint workflow. I have an InfoPath document which, once submitted to the SharePoint library, must pass four consecutive reviewers. I want each reviewer to be able to Approve, Reject ...
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New Item VS new Item using incoming email

I have a SharePoint List which has an email address. I want to know what is the functional difference between adding an item with the Add Item Link and adding an item when receiving an email? I ...
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System.InvalidOperationException: Namespace prefix 'xsd' is not defined on surface pro

I have an InfoPath form that has a people picker, and a Workflow that sets permissions on the item. Once the form is saved, an error occurs on the workflow and looking into the logs there is this ...
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Error on Workflow: The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item require a different type of information

I noticed that I started experiencing the error when I changed the name field from optional to required. Also, there are instances that the workflow works upon creation but errors out after 2nd or 3rd ...
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How does 'Current Date' work with 'Wait for variable to equal' in 2013 Workflows?

Imagine I have the following workflow : Where Contact Review Date = 12/05/2017 If the Workflow gets kicked off today (12/05/2016), will I receive the email on 12/05/2017, or will I never receive ...
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How to create a new document using a .docx template in a workflow

First of all, I am new to Sharepoint, and I am having trouble with some stuff. I need to make a new word document in a document library using an existing .docx template. The new document should be ...
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Overwrite Current Workflow Instance Each Time Item is Edited

I have the following Edit Item workflow set up on a list : Where I need New Review Date to be updated to a year from today each time an item is edited. However, when I edit an item which already ...
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Form checked out or locked for error

We have a Travel expense system developed using SharePoint 3.0 for submitting and approving travel claims. It's an old system and recently we changed all the user login information. For example: ...
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SPD workflow copy list item based upon other approval workflow

This is using SharePoint 2010. I have ListA that has a content approval workflow. I want to copy the list item to ListB only if the item is approved. Copy item in Current Item to ListB will copy ...
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Implement document workflow for multiple approvers

I need to setup a document workflow, where the uploader can specify upto 10 approvers, and the document should be published only when all approvers have approved the document. My questions: How to ...
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Make documents read only based on metadata

We are using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on-premise. I am looking for the most optimal approach to fulfill our requirements. Our requirement is to make a document read only when a column\metadata for ...
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SharePoint 2013 Custom Workflow Task Pages with Parameters

I have custom aspx pages (residing in the 15\Template\Layouts folder) that are linked to SP 2013 Workflow Task content types as display forms. How can I send parameter values to the aspx pages when ...
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Workflow copy between libraries with column validation error

I get an issue when a workflow does a copy command. The workflow could not copy the item. Make sure the source and destination lists have the same columns and column settings. Libraries are ...
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Error generating the task form

I had created a nice reusable 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer. It operates on a content type. The workflow had some custom infopath forms included and a bunch of variables. Recently I ran into ...
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How to Disabled Approval Workflow When Editing List Item

I have a list which users are able to submit new contacts to, but these contacts need approval before they can be accessed by everyone. In order to achieve this, I went to : List -> List Settings -> ...