SharePoint workflow refers to the automation of a business process by step by step execution of steps. There are two types of workflows - Sequential Workflows - State Machine Workflow

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SPD workflow - Stop workflow if item is deleted

Environment SharePoint 2010 standard I have create a SharePoint designer workflow attached to a content type. The content type is then attached to a SharePoint list. In the workflow I have set ...
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Can an Email Address On a Submitted Form Automatically Be the First Workflow Recipient?

I built a SharePoint 2010 workflow site that will use three people to review/approve requests for training. The person submitting the request form enters their managers email address in an email field ...
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How to fix Pause delay in Workflow

I am Usign 'pause' in Workflow with Sharepoint 2010 and I want to pause my Workflow for 1 minute: But this 1 minute has a delay of 5 minutes... Is there a way to fix this?
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Setting permissions in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I'm working on a SharePoint Workflow as a proof of concept for one of our clients. The requirements are that it must be accomplished as a SharePoint 2013 workflow with no custom code, created only in ...
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I try to add OOTB workflow to library, error: The form cannot be rendered. This may be due to a misconfiguration of

I am using SP2013 onpremise. I have a document library. I try to add the OOTB workflow " Approval - SharePoint 2010". I can see the first page where I can select the OOTB workflow and set title. I ...
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Workflow failing seconds after file upload

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow associated with a document library which starts after a file is created. After running some tests I found out that the workflow works perfectly fine when I upload ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow not showing up in the associated list's workflow settings page

I followed the steps mentioned by Prabath See steps here However when I deploy the SP 2013 workflow on the server, I can't see it in the 'Workflow Settings' page of the associated list. The ...
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Can I install Workflow Manager In one of my SP servers

I was wondering if I could install SharePoint Workflow manager in one of the Servers where SharePoint 2013 is installed. I couldn't find an example if this kind of infrastructure was possible. All ...
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Best practice for autonumber

What is in SharePoint 2013 on premise the best way to create an autonumber system? It's for an expense note system and it should be nice to have something like 2014/0001. I know there are different ...
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Email outlook calender invite

I have spent all day reading up on this and starting to get really frustrated..so I have turned to stack for help. I have been tasked with making it possible so employees can more easily update their ...
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Can a previous version of a document be restored via a SharePoint Designer Workflow?

I'm using a 2010 version workflow on SharePoint online. Can I restore a previous version of a document (preferrably the most recent published version) within the workflow?
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SP2013 - How to create a workflow to pull data from another list

I have 2 lists: List 2 has 2 text columns: Display Name and Email. List 1 is a form with a "Manager Notification" multiple values lookup into List 2 and pulling the Display Name field. The "Manager ...
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Workflow - Email body of blog post (width control)

I am using a workflow to email several users when a blog post is published (on sharepoint), this email includes the body of the blog post. This information comes from a lookup. My email is ...
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Automatically assign a number of tasks to a specific/user/group

How do you make a workflow, where in if the user belong to a specific group, a number of tasks will be assigned automatically to the user. Thanks!
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How to edit Microsoft Word document without checking it out

Our company using TFS 2010 and Sharepoint. I don't have rights to make changes in documents, but I want to edit their local copy. Unfortunately Microsoft Word doesn't allow me to do this - I need to ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Designer Workflow not automatically starting

Im a newbie to sharepoint workflows and sharepoint designer and am stuck. Im creating workflows associated with sharepoint lists. These workflows work perfectly if they are manually started from ...
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How to reproduce “collect feedback workflow 2010” using Sharepoint 2013 Workflow

We are using SharePoint 2013 Server, it is a greenfield project. So in this case, the intention is to use new Workflow Manager to develop workflow, which is said better performance and robust. (All ...
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Best practices - SharePoint 2013 code activies vs. custom web service

For example I need to declare an item as a record. Apparently there is no REST API for record management. So no declarative workflow activity and REST service calls. That leaves me with a custom ...
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Set user permissions required to run workflow

How do I set permissions required for users to run/execute a SP2013 workflow? Somewhere in the MSDN I read "Edit Items" is required to run workflows. Somewhere else I read "Manage Lists" is required ...
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SharePoint Workflow - Approval Task - Selecting approver from a look-up field's list

Now, first of all I apologise for the title; it wasn't the easiest request to word. I've had a look around, and although there's several queries around approval tasks, I can't actually find one that ...
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CAML query on Workflow History list 2013 after upgrade

I've just performed a 2010 > 2013 upgrade. A customisation in the original solution is querying the hidden 'Workflow History' list. There seems to be an issue with the field 'WorkflowInstance' in ...
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Access User Properties within workflow in Visual Studio

I'm trying to access User Properties from within the workflow designer for Visual Studio. I've gotten as far as getting the User's ID, and then looking them up. My problem is that fields such as ...
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How to add C# code to SharePoint 2013 workflows?

I worked in workflows for SharePoint 2010. I am new for SharePoint 2013 Workflows. But I am wondered that there is no code action present in workflow actions. How do I proceed? Please guid or provide ...
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Create Workflow 2010 custom activity on Sharepoint 2013

I'm using a Sharepoint 2010 Workflow to change list item permissions. Everything's working fine but now I'm required to assign permissions to a list of users which will be contained on a user field ...
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Failure on setting Person/Group column via SPD

I have a SharePoint Online site where I am trying to set a person/group column via a SharePoint Designer workflow. The Library where I am trying to set the column has major versioning enabled and ...
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Workflow issues with submitting SharePoint Email

I am a novice sharepoint user and I have worked on a team that has created a sharepoint list that we are using to process requests. We have a built-in workflow that is designed to send users an email ...
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Why SharePoint 2013 Workflow sets 'Modified By' column to 'SharePoint App' when workflow is started programmatically?

I am starting a SharePoint 2013 workflow using CSOM as described in this article. When the workflow completes, the "Modified By" column of the list item on which the workflow instance had started is ...
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Workflow Service Application Proxy wasn't in default of connection group

When I check service connection of my web app, I found the "Workflow Service Application Proxy" wasn't in default group. I want to check but it was disabled. How can I add it to default group?
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How intensive on resources are workflows in wait?

I'm thinking about using a workflow that could run and then wait for a week or so and rerun. What is the workflow doing while in that wait period? I've shied away from doing this previously because ...
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How do you start a sharepoint 2013 list workflow in powershell?

I'm trying to figure out how to use powershell to start a list workflow. I found a few sites that give examples for sharepoint 2010 workflows, but only one for sharepoint 2013 workflows here. ...
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Find Interval Between Dates Problem

I have a very odd problem, one that's been baffling me for over a week now. I have a workflow designed to create a new task a set period of time in the future once a current task expires. These tasks ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows List does not exist error- Lookup column

SharePoint 2013 Workflows List does not exist error.RequestorId: 29235e5e-b907-f47c-0000-000000000000. Details: RequestorId: 29235e5e-b907-f47c-0000-000000000000. Details: An unhandled ...
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How can i force checking in documents - SharePoint 2013

How can i force documents to check in after upload? It seems some users can't just get it.I have mandatory field which they cant save docs until fields are filled.But it seems to me they don't even ...
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Calendar and Workflow: Show Approval Status in Event List item

I am attempting to use the reusable Approval workflow for adding calendar events. I would like the current approval status to show up in the list item instead of having to click on the workflow button ...
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Custom SP Workflow within Visual Studio 2012 - Create Doc Set and then move document

First of all my apologies if this has already been asked and answered elsewhere, i have been trawling. I have the task of creating a workflow that is triggered on a specific list upon a items field ...
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Stopping workflow error emails

I have a number of sequential workflows but I've noticed eg when flow 5 is in progress if the list item is amended is throws an email saying error in flow 4 - is there anyway to stap either the error ...
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Workflow is taking so long to execute

I have a workflow that runs every time an item is inserted/created in library. Workflow has two stages and it performs following operations In Stage 1- There are roughly around 120 IF statements ...
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How to trigger a workflow from an incoming email to a document library

I have been trying a bunch of different stuff to get this to work, lots of great info here. I thought I might as well ask to get some answers for sure or see if anybody had any ideas! Some ...
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Coercion Failed issue

I have this issue, it´s a simple workflow: users have to input two dates and the workflow should wait until one of those dates and send an email when that date is "today". It just doesn´t work at all, ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 WorkFlow is not able to read all the column values

So quick run through of what is going on so far and the environment set in place. Number of Environments: 2 Environment Details: Dev: One front end server, One App Server, One SQL Server, ...
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How to detect when document is declared as a record with 2013 workflow

I have a biz requirement to give permission to external users to view a selected document when admin clicks on 'Declare Record' from the File menu. I figure this is something I may be able to do ...
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How to wait for two conditions in a Sharepoint Designer 2010 Workflow

I have a workflow in SPD10 and I want to tell the workflow to wait for two different conditions. So the workflow make the same thing after the wait of either the first or the second condition. How ...
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Approval workflow with specified approver

I am quite a newbie with SharePoint Designer. I have been playing around a bit with approval workflows, but I can't seem to get it right. Can someone please help me a bit with some kind of guide of ...
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Can a workflow move documents into a document set in Sharepoint 2013?

Can a workflow move documents into a document set (within the same library) in SharePoint 2013?
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Kick off Sharepoint 2013 workflow using JSOM in app

I'm trying to make a SharePoint 2013 app which kicks off a workflow. Already googled and tried samples, but keep getting this error : 0x800a139e - JavaScript runtime error: The property or field ...
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Workflow Doesn't Work with OU

I've created a workflow for a list in SharePoint 2013. When I give initiating users Contribute permission using OU, the workflow goes into suspended mode. But when I give initiating users ...
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The item is currently locked for editing & Open Task button not disappearing in InfoPath

I have an InfoPath form that submits to a SharePoint 2010 Library. It has promoted fields which can be edited by SharePoint. Basically, someone gets assigned an approval task via workflow, they then ...
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Can't create list workflows with SharePoint Designer

I have created a SharePoint Provider Hosted App. This app uses SharePoint lists for storing the data. Now I want to create a simple list workflow depending on a state in the SharePoint list. But ...
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Site Usage Information from Webservice

Is it possible to access site collection usage information via web services? We are looking to get information on last time a site was used so this can be added into a report. I thought that this ...
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SharePoint Workflow Error -The given key was not present in the dictionary

I have created a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio 2012. This workflow is activated when a list item is modified. Once the list item modified, the workflow shows as the started. But on ...