Workflow activities are sets of actions within workflows that define the specific steps the workflow is to execute when it runs.

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SP Designer Workflow not firing in email enabled discussion list

I have enabled incoming email in a discussion board list and I can receive emails correctly. I want to trigger a workflow when emails are received or when items are added. I have a workflow but it ...
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Workflow Question: Email sent from SP upon posting a new announcement contains markup

I have an announcement list in SP 2013 that has a workflow which sends an email out to all staff once a new announcement is posted. This list is also enabled to receive content via email, which works ...
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Comment an Activity in Visual Studio Workflow

In Visual Studio Workflow for SharePoint 2013, is it possible to comment an activity (not Annotation)? I have a Visual Studio Workflow, in which I want to temporarily exclude an activity. So, I want ...
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Difference between Association, Initiation, Modification, and Task Edit form

What are the difference between these forms? Association form Initiation form Modification form Task edit form
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delayactivity not workfing

I am trying to create a simple sequential workflow using delayactivity. before that i was using hard coded while loop as per : sharepoint custom workflow terminates automatically after some time but ...
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Workflow Task Process

Is there a way to get the task ID , when using "START A TASK PROCESS" in SP 2013, it works when using "Assign a task process" however. The only reason I have to use this, is because I have dynamic ...
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NullReferenceException When Clicking a Task in Workflow Designer

When I click on a SingleTask activity in Visual Studio 2012 Workflow Designer I get the following exception: ------------------------- Workflow Designer ------------------------- ...
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Update Sharepoint 2013 Workflow with custom activities

I want to update my workflow 2013 with custom activities keeping running workflows going. Now I can do it only with a workflow without activities: I've added ReplaceContent="TRUE" to the workflow's ...
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Workflow Activity running multiple times, not the whole workflow just one activity

We have a custom workflow (not from Designer) that we ported from WSS to SharePoint 2010. For some reason one activity runs multiple times. Any ideas how I can resolve this? Here's the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Copy Item Action Succeeds but Throws Error

I have a very simple SharePoint 2010 workflow on a Document List in a SharePoint 2013 environment that checks a field on the current item an then copies the document to a different document list. The ...
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Minor version comment with publishing workflow appears after approve it

I want to know where I can see the minor version comment on a publishing workflow, when it we click approve it. To explain more: I have a OOTB publishing workflow on Pages library with versioning ...
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Workflow with custom async webservices Skip some Requests

I've built a custom workflow activity for Sp 2010. this one does nothing else than calling an Custom Web Services asynchronously private void codeActivity1_ExecuteCode(object sender, EventArgs e) ...
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Using Tasks:Assigned To from approval workflow in another workflow

In SharePoint Designer 2010, I want to run the OOB Approval workflow on a pdf. After that workflow completes I want to kick off another workflow that will check the Approval Status, and if that status ...
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Copying/moving document sets in SP 2013 Online

How can we copy/move document sets to a different library in the workflow.
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Prevent viewer accessing and search Task List

We are using SP2013 on-premise standard edition. On a site collection we have setup several Approval workflow. These workflows will create "task" on "Workflow Task" list. Only user with "contribute" ...
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Error trying create workflow with custom activity

In SharePoint Designer1 I'm trying to create a workflow which will execute once a document library receives a new document. The custom activity read all items of another list which has two columns: ...
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Workflow action when publish document

Are there a workflow action (SP 2013) who's fired when publishing a document. I need to transform .doc in pdf when the doc is published. How can i achieve this? thanks
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What is the characteristics of a site before configuration of Workflow manager?

I want to create a site and then I want to configure a workflow manager/client based on this site. Can you please tell me the site what characteristics should be?
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SP 2010 Workflow Created Discussion Board, Cannot see list of Replies in LIST

Created a discussion board in Sharepoint 2010. Added a workflow to display Reviewer 1, 2, & 3's status of disposition. I do not need any emails sent out or any special features, except i cannot ...
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Creating a 2010 SharePoint Workflow Condition “Is one of ” or “Starts with”

I want to create a 2010 SharePoint Designer workflow condition based on multiple options. For example, if a drop-down menu option has X, X1, X2, X3, Y, Z as a choice; I would like to create a ...
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Issue with SharePoint 2010/2013 workflow to rename documents

I have an workflow in SharePoint site 2013 which will rename all the documents uploaded/FTPed into the library. We recieve documents with the same names daily. E.g. If the document name is "Report", ...
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Custom Workflow Action - Reference File Missing

I made a custom workflow action which is meant to add a certain user to a given group. I have managed to deploy my action so that it was added to a workflow using Sharepoint Designer. When I run the ...
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SharePoint 2013 VS Workflow - LookupSPGroup not returning results

I am using Visual Studio 2013 to develop a workflow for a SharePoint 2013 site. When creating my workflow I need to lookup a field in a document library to get the name of the document owner (this ...
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SPD Workflow Custom Action - Cannot create unknown type

I have written a custom workflow activity in Visual Studio 2012. I have deployed the dll and allowedtypes.xml etc etc and it is showing up when I look in Sharepoint Designer to add an action. I can ...
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Error: “This operation can not be performed at runtime” when adding workflow activity at runtime

I am adding SharePoint workflow activity at runtime, depends on configuration done by user in Workflow Association form. I am adding simple log to history activity but getting error "This Operation ...
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How to show associated list item on out of the box task approval form of Workflow using visual studio

At the time of approval, I want to show list items in non-editable (view) mode. I have created worfklow in Visual studio. It works fine. But I also have to show Associated List items on the approval ...
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Imported Workflow Error -Path needs to point to valid

I imported a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow into Visual Studio 2013. Once imported I got this error on all my activities Path needs to point to valid. Anyone know how to fix this?
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replace text in Sharepoint designer workflow

I have a List with a item of multistring value with length greater than 255.e.g 500 characters. The workflow needs to run on every change and not manually. I am using SharePoint 2013 online version ...
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Error deploying SharePoint 2013 Workflow from Visual Studio 2013 with Custom Code Activity

I am currently trying to develop a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio, which includes a Custom Code Activity. While the Workflow is not finished, yet, before adding the Custom Activity, ...
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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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Workflow codeactivity to download file from document library

The following code works in a console application but returns a 401 error from a workflow code activity. The aim is to download and process a .eml file from a Sharepoint 2013 document library. SP and ...
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Workflow stuck on WaitForFieldChange

I have a problem with VS workflow which gets stuck on the WaitForFieldChange activity. Nothing is displayed, the activity simply does not detect a change in the field (change verified with SharePoint ...
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traduction of <p:> in ActivityBuilder

Sequence DisplayName="MonWorkflow" p:GetCurrentItemId DisplayName="Activite_one"/ /Sequence in ActivityBuilder what is the traduction for p: ? ab.Implementation = new Sequence { ...
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Why won't my workflow work with multiple if conditions?

I am trying to create a SharePoint 2010 workflow with multiple if conditions. The problem is that on the first if condition is running. Example: If Inspection equals Yes<br> and Form Received ...
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SP2010 workflow activity on SP2013

We have a custom workflow activity created for SP2010. Now we are deploying it to SP2013. It gets deployed but can't see it in SP Designer 2013. Is there anyway I can reuse the activity as is in SP ...
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“Remove List Item Permissions” missing in SharePoint Online workflow

I'm trying to change permissions at the item level via a SharePoint workflow. A lot of posts point to using 2010 workflows in 2013 SharePoint Designer, and one of the actions the posts say is ...
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How to activate Workflow Template for Visual Studio 2013

I hav installed Workflow maager and Office developer tools for VS 2013. but i still miss Workflow templae for SP 2013 like this:
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Update Sum from Total from one list into line of new list

I am trying to find a way to group list items, take the total of a column and have that number updated in another list automatically. So here is the process. Invoice-- Amount-- Tax ...
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Reuse custom workflow activities in another Visual Studio 2013 project

I have SharePoint 2013 project Project A with several SharePoint 2013 style custom workflow activities. This project is deployed as sandboxed solution and I can use these activities inside SharePoint ...
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Approval Workflow with both serial and parallel steps

Is there any way to have both a serial and parallel steps in an Approval or Signature Collection Workflow? The rough workflow I am after looks like: User Submits Parallel Approval by users: A, B, ...
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Sharepoint 2007: How to update an item of the attached library within a Workflow?

I am new user to SharePoint and creating a Workflow where an item in the attached Library needs to be updated upon certain conditions. The SharePoint Help tutorial mentions not to update a data field ...
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SQL Server patching and Running workflow instances

One of the SharePoint 2013 application had approval workflows. When an item was added/modified, it send out the notification for approval. The approver actioned item by approving the same. But the ...
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Can you redirect a user once a workflow completes?

I've created a form that starts a workflow when a new item is created. The user is redirected to a "Please Wait" page while the workflow takes the data that was entered and creates a calendar event. ...
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Useful Sharepoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities

I am using Useful Sharepoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities (dp.sharepoint.workflow.wsp) that contain Activity Send Email with List Attachments. Activity is added as an action to designer ...
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Update Workflow with PowerShell

I have a MOSS 2007 environment which we are upgrading to SharePoint 2013. I have a lot of Designer Workflows in 2007 that usually involve simple activities like sending mail. However some of the mail ...
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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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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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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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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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How to Copy List item to Another list using sharepoint designer 2013 workflow

I have used this workflow action in past with designer 2007, 2010, but 2013 sharepoint designer has Copy List Item workflow action missing. i am building a workflow in 2013 deisnger, now i want to ...