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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SharePoint workflow canceled on start only when automatic

I'm having a strange issue with a Visual Studio Sequential workflow. We're uploading files to SharePoint Document Library via Client Object Model using File.SaveBinaryDirect. Error in log is as ...
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Infopath form opens as read only and cannot be submitted by only some users

We have an infopath form that we created so our staff can submit their expenses through SharePoint. This form then needs to be signed and approved by someone in upper management. Once a form is ...
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Schedule the Publishing date of a file in Document Library using CSOM

I am having a hard time to schedule the publishing date of a document uploaded to a sharepoint document library. Basicaly, what I want is to upload a file to a document library and to schedule it´s ...
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Ending a Nintex workflow using JavaScript [on hold]

Hopefully someone has an answer out there and I am just unable to find it. My question is: Is there a way to end a Nintex workflow (on a list item) through the use of JavaScript? Points I've come ...
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How to document a workflow logic using CSOM?

Wondering if someone can help me directing with my requirement regarding workflow Is there any way to get the logic of a workflow (which is already created) and document it? User should able to get ...
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workflow consuming WCF Service in https - First Call takes too much time

I have a State machine Workflow that consumes a WCF Service in https (Basic Authentication, security mode transport). It works fine in our test environment, but it had problem in the integration ...
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Unable to create workflows in SPD

I'm currently trying to develop a workflow for my site but am having a hard time. When I access the site online through the web, I am able to create a workflow. However, whenever I access the site via ...
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Global workflows will not work well on a restored site collection

I have a site collection of type team site inside my SharePoint server 2013, where inside this site collection I did the following:- I publish a workflow globally, using SharePoint designer 2013. I ...
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How to move document from folder to same Document Library using workflow

I have moved document from library to folder within the same document library. For that I have used "Update List Item" action. Now I want to move that document from folder to library again.
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Send Email Extended action did not send email

I have created a sharepoint workflow in SP Designer 2010 for a automated email sending functionality when a list item is modified. 1. I am able to send email with 'Send an Email' action. But when i ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Service Application not visible in Central Admin nor in Get-SPServiceApplication

I found this posting Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager Missing Service when looking for an answer to the very same symptom -- and when I saw Andrew Connell answering figured I was saved! But, no ...
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nintex farm level workflow for Access request in Sharepoint 2013 [on hold]

I am looking for a nintex workflow that pulls / routes the access requests to a group which contains "Owner". The access request must reach the Owner group with reminders send twice from the day it ...
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Trigger SharePoint 2013 site workflow through REST APIs

Any suggestion how to trigger SharePoint online site workflow using REST APIs I'm trying to use: /_api/SP.WorkflowServices.WorkflowSubscriptionService.Current/EnumerateSubscriptions()?Select=Id to ...
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Mass check out SharePoint 2013 when copying to SharePoint 2010, retain Version History

I need to move most of the contents of our current SharePoint 2013 site, to a SharePoint 2010 site (due to Corporate merger). I have mapped the network drives so I can just drag and drop what we need, ...
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2013 Workflow Wait for Event Alternative

Let me start by saying I am very new to WFs. I am designing a 2013 WF in SPD 2013 and ran into a road block. As of right now my WF gets to a step where it checks to see if we need to create a new ...
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How does SharePoints Information Management Policy delete items?

Stumbled across some deadlocks in one of our content databases that i could track down to some workflows wrecking havoc in a site collection by creating over a million of list items in multiple ...
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Wokflow manager 1.0 refresh upgrades

While upgrading workflow manger 1.0 to Workflow Manager 1.0 refresh, do we need to run workflow manager config wizard after done installing workflow manager 1.0 refresh from web platform installer. ...
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Error Uploading a document

When I upload a document I am getting: Sorry, something went wrong The file Engineering Documents 2/IPSPD2013 Feed Back2.jpg has been modified by i:0#.w|dataoncloud\order_123456789 on 07 Dec ...
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Semicolon delimited text field used in email workflow

unfortunately, I still have some forms on SharePoint 2007. Somehow, a workflow that was created by a previous person disappeared (grew legs and walked away? idk). I am looking to recreate this ...
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Losing All Permissions upon editing List Item

I have access to SPD, and have SO permissions in the site collection. (no access to central admin) In a sub-site I have a list that tracks new-hires. I have workflows that run in the background. One ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Workflows: Why am I getting a (no title) link in my email messages?

Note: Not using SharePoint Designer 2013 since it has been discontinued! Does anyone have a workaround for the (no title) issue with workflow generated emails in SharePoint 2013 List workflows? I ...
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Create subtasks through workflow

I'm trying to have it set up so that when an item is created in a Project List (just a regular list) there are several tasks, which I know need to be completed, initiated in by Task List. I have the ...
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Programmatically altering approval workflow task in separate workflow

Here is my code to programmatically alter the task at hand, the only problem is that the code doesn't alter the "Outcome" of the approval task. The Outcome field is blank. "Task Status" is Complete, ...
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Workflow added to a site collection content type will not be added to the underlying sub sites lists content type

I am facing a problem in that when I add a workflow to a site collection content type, then the workflow will not get added to the lists content type at the sub site level. Here is my problem ...
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Document Template Causing Edit Lock

Running into a bit of a problem with sharepoint 2013 workflows(2010 workflows platform) and a custom default document template. We have a document library with a workflow attached. This library is ...
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Display 'Related Item' Field in a Task 'Edit' Form

Is there any way to display 'Related Items' in a task edit form? It's already available in the display form, but when you switch to edit, it drops off. Ideas?
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Approach for SharePoint 2010 file upload workflow

[Crosspost from StackExchange.] I'm working on a project that is basically a file upload "wizard" that basically does the following: Entry form to select document library and enter some basic info. ...
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Object reference not set to an instance of an object. - SPWorkflowManager

Getting an error "Object reference not set to an instance of an object." while using SPWorkflowManager. Below is my code using (SPSite spsite = new SPSite(url)) { using ...
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Manually change the status of the approval workflow after its completion

Is it possible to change manually the status of the completed workflow from "Approved" to "Rejected"? The final person in the list of approvers made a mistake and approved a contract, which has to be ...
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Workflow doesn't fire when new item is created through Event receiver

When new item is added through event receiver in a list, I have OOTB workflow on item created on that list. But unfortunately it doesn't works. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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What Permission Level is required to modify a library with unique permissions?

Need to be able to modify a Workflow on a library with broken inheritance. Do I need "Full Control" permissions at the library level, or at the Site level, in order to edit the workflow?
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Visual Studio workflow and StatusColumnCreated property

Apparently you do not get a custom status column if you are using farm solutions in contrast to any SPD workflow or VS app based workflows. However you can set "StatusColumnCreated" property to "1" ...
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Importing a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio

I'm creating a simple workflow in Visual Studio: I can deploy it, and it works. I then try to open it with SharePoint designer: However, the steps/activities/stages are missing. How come I'm not ...
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Create custom workflow status values

I am relatively new to Office 365 (SharePoint Online), so bear with me. How can I create a custom status for my workflow? Say I have the following statuses Initiated First level approved ...
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Nintex or K2 - which one is better function and price wise?

I just finished testing Nintex. So far so good. However, I'm not happy with their pricing structure. The standard edition is like $10k + $3.5k (for support per year). This is per WFE, so we have 3 ...
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Workflow Manager config doesn't recognize open ports

Good afternoon, all! I'm trying to get Workflow Manager installed so I can do some dev. The Configuration for Service Bus section of the Config Wizard has a problem seeing the open ports on the ...
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Workflow Manager 1.0 will install but NOT configure

I have successfully installed Workflow Manager 1.0 (and its prerequisites) on my Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 machine that is hosting SharePoint 2013. I attempt to go into the Workflow Manager ...
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why Reusable workflow is not going to be associted with its base content type

I have created a Reusable work flow inside SharePoint designer 2013. and i set its base content type to be equal to a custom content type named "incoming invoices" as follow:- then i successfully ...
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How to Create WF with C#

I have learned about Workflow by dropping and clicking and the next phase is learn how to create WF with C# based this link ...
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workflow triggering automatically without editing the item in list

Based on my conditions given in the workflow, is there any way that mail will go automatically without the item being edited once its created. if item == "" && item2 >=today email ...
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Create Multiple items with workflow (sp designer)

When someone asks some vacations, i have to create items in a sharepoint list...one item per days...is it possible with a workflow to create multiple items? Lambda situation: The user creates a list ...
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Workflow Manager - Authentication Issue

I've been trying to install Workflow Manager to work on my SP2013 farm but getting some odd errors that I'm unable to diagnose. When browsing to the https://workflow.domain:12290 via an elevated IE ...
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How to set default value for the description field for a hyperlink type column in a custom list

Would like to set a default value for the description field for a hyperlink type column in a custom list. This is not an option when adding the column - a description for the column definition is ...
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In a workflow running in Workflow Manager “a wait for field change” gets stuck with a yes/no checkbox ¿how to fix?

I have a SharePoint 2013 + Workflow Manager 1.0 installation that is using a "wait for field change" in a workflow. The workflow that has problems is "waiting for" a checkbox Yes/No field to change ...
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How to add an existing workflow to a list?

I've a workflow in SharePoint 2010 and I'd like use this one on an existing document library. When I go to Library settings and Workflow settings, I don't see my workflow. If I go to SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2010: 3 of 6 Workflows “Failed on Start”. SharePoint Designer Workflow Works Fine?

Three of the six workflows that are on one of my site collections in SharePoint 2010 are resulting in "Failed on Start" as soon as a document is submitted to a document library. The other three ...
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Activate Approval, Collect Feedback, and Collect Signatures workflows for a site collection?

All workflows are active except for Approval, Collect Feedback, and Collect Signatures. Everything I've read says to go to Site Collection Features and activate Workflows. I've done this, but ...
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InfoPath/Workflow error: A button in the form template is missing an xd:CtrlID attribute?

I have a list with a custom InfoPath form. There is a workflow tied to the list which, in turn, starts an approval workflow, then sets fields when the approval workflow completes. I have full control ...
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what book would you recommend for developing workflows in visual studio

What books would you recommend for developing workflows in visual studio 2010? I'm wanting something that doesn't just cover the basics. -thanks,
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User permission Problem for workflows in wss-3.0

Im running wss-3.0 on a Windows Server 2003 machine. The User Accounts are AD based. I made a Calendar List with 3 different Permission Groups. Users that can only read the list Users that can add ...