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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Event handler triggered multiple times in close succession on doc lib causing issues

I'm using an ItemUpdating event with a Document Library to run a Task generation procedure. After stepping through, it's causing issues when I check out the document which I'm forced to do after ...
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add workflow to sharepoint list from visual studio

I want to create a custom workflow for an existing list or library with code in visual studio without using his tool for workflow design. I want to create it programmatically such as CSOM model but in ...
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Create an item with REST API from workflow - Sharepoint 2013

The main idea of this is to create an item from workflow in another list which is located on different site collection. So i though if its possible to create an item in list with REST API trough the ...
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Cannot set unknown member 'LookupSPListItem.ItemId'. Error on Workflow Feature Activation

I have a SP 2013 workflow feature that needs activation, when I perform the stsadm command and get the below mentioned error: Microsoft.Workflow.Client.ActivityValidationException: Workflow XAML ...
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create workflow list with code

I want to create a custom workflow for an existing list or library with code in visual studio and I do not want to do it on this way : Create VS WorkFlow I want to create the workflow from the ...
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Copy document to another library using workflow SPD 2010

I need a workflow to be able to copy a PDF file from one library to another using SPD 2010 SP 2010 Enterprise. The trigger will be a user ticking a tick box.
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'useragent not available file operations may not be optimized' error when activating SP 2013 workflow feature

I have a staging environment where I restored a Production backup file. The site works fine. However when I deploy my custom SP 2013 workflow and activate the workflow feature, I get the below ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Workflow and Tasks between multiple sites

I am working on Sharepoint 2010 an my problem is the following: I am creating a workflow for the approval of leave form. The Approval process should work in this way: The user fill the form and ...
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Start Workflow using JavaScript or Ribbon Button

I'm using SharePoint 2010 Foundation. I've developed a SharePoint-Farm Solution and now I want start a SharePoint Workflow clicking a Ribbon Button. I know that with SharePoint Designer I can create ...
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Deleted Task Behavior

I was creating a workflow and an issue was the sheer number of emails that were being sent to users / approvers. I wanted to have an Approval task that would only let the user know when the process ...
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Cannot automatically start workflow for users outside of the active directory

I have a web part that is a form that links to a list that anyone who comes to the public site (i.e. people who are not in the active directory) can fill out. I have a workflow (created in SharePoint ...
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How to start SharePoint Workflow programmatically using CSOM

I am trying to start share-point workflow using CSOM(Client side object model) by following means of code. But i got the following error from the line mark in comment. Please help me to figure out ...
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Something went wrong. To try again, reload the page and then start the workflow, error on starting a workflow

i have already create a custom workflow with sharepoint designer and checked for error and it seem fine. i published it on my document library so apprear the first issue : the column that contain the ...
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“The associated workflow has been deprecated.” error

I've got 2013 workflows, deployed from WSP package. After last Deploy from VS2013 I've got workflows behaving the way that first execution on item created is ended after starting with the "The ...
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Reoccuring Events in Calendar

I am trying to design a workflow which will create a task list based on calendar entries in a SharePoint calendar. When a new calendar event is created, a task is create with this. For single events ...
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How to display information about active and inactive SP2007 workflows?

I'm new to the Workflow Object Model in MOSS 2007, and trying to find an example of C# code that does the same as this SP2010 PowerShell? //get all the lists $lists = $web.Lists foreach ($list in ...
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Call SQL procedure from Workflow - Sharepoint 2013

Is there a way to call an procedure stored on SQL server from SharePoint 2013 workflow?
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Sharepoint designer Workflow, “Title cannot be empty” error

I want to create a workflow with Sharepoint Designer 2013. If I create a new workflow it gets created but it doesn't generate an initial Stage for me, also if I try to add a new Stage it doesn't ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Update Item Lookup tangle

I have an OOB approval workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010. I created a column called "Approver Notes" for both the list the workflow is on (ASW Library) and the task list. I created a local ...
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Prevent moving of certain files

I have a document library with a folder structure. I have certain documents that get flagged "on hold", I'd use a custom column to do this. I need to prevent that those flagged documents get moved ...
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Duplicate workflow on the same list sharepoint 2007

i created a workflow on my custom list that does some actions. I want to duplicate the same workflow. I have to do that because many steps are the same. My problem is when i copy and past the ...
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workflow that checks if item is new or modified

I'm trying to create a workflow that starts automatically (simply sends an email) when an item is created (that part is easy), but will also send an email on certain conditions when modified (when box ...
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Schedule a workflow to run everyday

I want a workflow to run each day at 2.00 AM. Is there a way to achieve this? I found many posts but didn't work.
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How to read following format in Sharepoint designer workflow?

Affected_x0020_Program: { results: [2] 0: { __metadata: { id: "2fbd598f-c7b5-4f01-baf8-7853aada5f0f" type: "SP.Data.ProgramsListItem" }- Title: "Vijay" }- 1: { __metadata: { id: ...
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enable to start my workflow on my document library

i try to start my workflow an alert javascript apprear: a problem has occurred, reload the page to try again and start the workflow my workflow is a simple workflow to send an email when a document ...
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How to Retrieve Lookup Values Which Has Multi-Select Set To True value in SharePoint designer workflow using HTTP web service?

I am working on a SharePoint Designer workflow and am able to retrive values using HTTP web service in JSON format. I'm getting problems trying to read a Multi-Select lookup value. How to read ...
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SPD Workflows (No Coding) are excruciatingly slow on SP 2013, But, Fast on SP2010 - How to improve?

We have SharePoint 2013 environment enterprise edition, and a deployed Workflow Manager server. All our servers have very powerful resources (CPUs & RAMs) Our SPD Workflows (No Coding) are ...
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link to start my workflow on my list not showing

i already create my workflow with sharepoint desinger and i publish it to my libreary the column(send mail) was added but the link to start myworkflow does not exist
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Assign multiple users document permissions using one InfoPath people picker

I'm trying to have my InfoPath 2010 form (actually using InfoPath 2013 but set to 2010) be able to use one People Picker control to pass multiple account ID's in order to set document-level ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Customizing the Approval Workflow for Change Items

I'm trying to use Sharepoint Designer 2010 to create a workflow for a library. We want to have submitters and approvers in the library. Submitters would upload a document, fill out some metadata & ...
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Send email JavaScript SharePoint 2013

Is it possible to send an email in PreSaveAction function using JavaScript? I tried this example. But it is not working. Or is there a way to include the Email address provided in the NewForm to be ...
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How do you reference a SharePoint group in a workflow?

Look for a way to reference a SharePoint group in my workflow. I want to set a variable equal to the group. Not sure how to do that?
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Constructing a workflow to create a new list object when editing a different list object

im busy investigating how to do this, and if anybody has some guidance that would be great. :) I have 3 lists. Candidates Positions Applications An Application object consists of a Candidate and ...
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Office 365 workflow options

I have to create some custom workflows on an office 365 SharePoint environment. What are the options I have apart from SharePoint Designer. I used to do this using visual studio some time ago but I ...
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How to read json output in SharePoint designer workflow?

I am getting response in following JSON format Affected_x0020_Program: { results: [2] 0: { __metadata: { id: "c6eb23d2-b6de-4f4b-a72c-052983faf36a" type: "SP.Data.ProgramsListItem" }- Title: ...
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enable to publish workflow from sharepoint designer 2013

when I try to publish my workflow created with Workflow Designer I get this error message System.ServiceModel.ServerTooBusyException: The HTTP service located at ...
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How to create a SharePoint Workflow in Visual Studio?

I would like to design a workflow in Visual Studio. The workflow consists of 4 approvers. The workflow should start when a new task is created in SharePoint list and it should send an email to both ...
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Empty schema on Publishing Approval workflow

In an SharePoint 2013 on-premise environment we are using a workflow called Publishing Approval on Pages library. On the start options for the workflow we have set the following settings; When a ...
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Emtpy workflow initiation form when starting a worflow to publish a major version

I have a problem with my pages library publishing approval workflow. My Workflow inititation form will only show for the site collection administrator. I have tried to give the "ordinary" user the ...
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Error on publishing workflow from sharepoint designer

when I try to publish my workflow created with Workflow Designer I get this error message System.ServiceModel.ServerTooBusyException: The HTTP service located at ...
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Is it possible to move a SharePoint 2010 folder from one document library to another with a workflow?

I would have thought an overwhelming yes but it does not seem so... I know you can do it by opening in explorer but I need to do it with a workflow preferably with SharePoint designer but if it can ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow in VS - Namespace error

I'm trying to build a reusable workflow solution that I have imported into VS 2010 to add some code-behind. However, when I try and build the freshly imported workflow, I get the following error (27 ...
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How to extract data from file being uploaded?

I would like to process .msg files being uploaded and extract some data from them (from, to, and similar fields) to use it as file metadata. Could I achieve this writing a custom workflow action?
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Replacing List Permissions in Workflow (Sharepoint 2010)

I have a form that dumps out a text field that basically looks like this: ;domain\user1;domain\user2;domain\user3 I wish to use the 'Replace permissions of item' workflow action to add all of ...
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SharePoint Workflow/Process that can change a file name on a different server

I want to write a workflow that can modify/lockout a file on different server when started and revert modifications/unlock the file at the end of a workflow is that possible? any suggestions
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Why is my workflow status column intermittently blank

So this is weird, I've done a lot of searching but could not find any answers out there. Occasionally the 'Workflow Status' column is blank, even though a workflow is "In Progress". Today, one of my ...
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How do you collect signatures on a PDF that's uploaded on a workflow?

Here's some basic information in order to help you ascertain an answer for me: I work for the government (Department of the Navy). a. This severely limits the ability for manipulation. I am not ...
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How to create approval workflow for multiple lists (hundreds or more)?

I have site which has hundreds of lists. Now, I want to add an Approval workflow for each of them. If I manually create approval list workflow, it works fine. However, is there a way to create these ...
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Register Workflow manager to sharepoint

Want to do the opposite operation to this : Register-SPWorkflowService -SPSite http:// my_site_name -WorkflowHostUri http://host_name :12291 -AllowOAuthHttp Because I have an error message : ...
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List/Workflow Calculations set field and display updated results in real-time?

I have what I can only assume is such a basic issue that I am overcomplicating and that is why I can't seem to find a solution. I have a list and want it to add two columns together and place the ...