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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RESTRICT approval of custom list item creation to SPECIFIC USERS ONLY

I want to restrict approval of items by specific users, depending on the user input in a custom list. I used the "Start Approval" method of a workflow (Sharepoint Designer) and that works perfectly : ...
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How to pass a default value to a Workflow Collect task?

Details: SharePoint 2010 Enterprise SharePoint Designer Building workflows in SP Designer My problem: I have a workflow which needs to collect some data from a user - lets say "Account Number" - ...
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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 2013 Workflow Tasks and Outlook

I'm trying to find a way to have the 'Open this task' button in Outlook when a task notification from a SharePoint 2013 Workflow is sent to a user. We have been working on upgrading our SharePoint ...
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Add List Item in “List on Host Web” using sharepoint workflow in visual studio 2013

I have a list Test1 on my host web, and I want to insert an item on that list using sharepoint workflow. I want to do this using visual studio 2013 and not sharepoint designer. So far I have been ...
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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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use powershell to list all running workflows

We've got a couple of workflow templates that are running in a bunch of sub-sites. I need to produce a list of all running workflows, but I can't seem to get the workflow names to show up. I can get ...
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How to create list item in an external list using SharePoint workflow?

Environment: SharePoint 2013 SP1 I have an External List displaying data exposed through a WCF service. Creating, Reading, Updating and Deleting (CRUD) items in the external list works fine in the ...
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Unexpected WinWF internal error terminating workflow: Value cannot be null. Parameter name: user

What could be causing this unexpected error that is shutting down my workflow on a SharePoint list? Error (from ULS log): System.ArgumentNullException: Value cannot be null. Parameter name: ...
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How to install/use sharepoint 2013 workflow template

I have to use the SP 2013 workflow, but somehow that option is not available in the drop down menu "Choose the workflow platform for the new workflow" I have installed workflowmanager.exe and also ...
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How do I add leading zeros to a variable in Sharepoint 2010 site workflow?

I'm using Sharepoint 2013, but this particular site workflow is a 2010 version. I'm trying to accomplish this in Sharepoint Designer. This workflow creates a new document, and assigns a given number ...
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How to autostart a workflow before publish of major version (Sharepoint Designer)

I have a problem with a workflow automatic initialization (and I have banged my head against the wall for last 8hours with this and came up with no solution). What I want to achieve is a SPD ...
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Workflow Task Process in 2010

I am wondering if there is a way to edit a “collect feedback comments”completed task when all the tasks are complete and the overall task process is complete, with out changing the behavior of the ...
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How to package a workflow with a list definition in a Visual Studio feature?

Here is the scenario: I have created a custom list definition in Visual Studio 2015, and I'm packaging it in a Site scoped feature (Farm solution). I have also created an event receiver that will ...
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Problems with task completion conditions

I have tried probably 1 billion different possibilities but nothing seems to work. I have a SharePoint 2010 workflow that starts an approval process with GROUP X as soon as any user creates a new ...
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SharePoint 2013 Reusable workflow doesn't pick up fields in a different site collection

I've created a SharePoint 2013 Reusable Workflow using SharePoint Designer. It is based on a content type called Functional Design: If I publish that workflow to the site collection where it was ...
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Associate SharePoint 2013 workflow with a content type

Continuing from my previous call for help - SharePoint 2013 Reusable workflow doesn't pick up fields in a different site collection I assume you can associate SharePoint 2013 workflows with ...
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Action on a transition trigger in State Machine Workflow

What component can I place on a transition trigger in State Machine Action Workflow in order to solve this task: I have 3 states: "State 1", "State 2", "State 3". Exit action of "State 1" has "...
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SharePoint Add-in to create workflow in On-premise 2016 environment

I need to create Workflow in SharePoint Addin which is associated with Document Library in Host Web(Site) Task I have performed :- Created SharePoint Addin -> Added Workflow Item to the project -> ...
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Sharepoint 2013 flowchart workflow custom code

I'am SharePoint 2013 beginner and i have a project where i need to create a workflow (With Visual Studio), so i started my workflow as flowchart workflow then at some point i needed to write custom ...
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Workflow fired from ribbon runs previous version

In SharePoint 2013, I have developed a custom ribbon action that is associated to a Content Type, which is in turn also associated to a workflow. The exact same URL is built up under the ribbon action ...
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Task completion condition

I am trying to change the completion condition so that the process ends when 50% of the workflow participants approve it. My idea is to stop the process as soon as 50% of the approvers approve the ...
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Initiate workflow on SharePoint 2013 when initiator is granted access only through Active Directory group

Has anyone successfully achieved the following: Using SharePoint 2013, in the browser, create a custom list or library Grant Full Access or Contribute access to this list or library for an Active ...
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Task process 2010 vs 2013

I have created a workflow that contains a step that starts an approval task process with users A, B, and C present in GROUP Z. If I use the task process in SharePoint 2013 workflow, after assigning ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2010 is not triggering mail even after the expire date showing “In progress” still the date is lapsed

I have a workflow which is running fine for past 1 year suddenly today it is working in abnormal. The scenario is : Workflow has to get trigger the mail at 2 days once. For Eg: 1st Mail has to go ...
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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 ...
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Approval process in a 2010 workflow - Finishing too early

I have created a 2010 workflow to make possible to evaluate user requisitions. In order to configure the settings for the approval process in "Change the completion condition for this task process", I ...
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how to get group ID and set it in assigned to in SingleTask

I´m trying to collect Group ID to use it in Assigned to field... I´m using VS 2015 and SP 2013, I´ve a Owner column in my list. here u can see my workflow what I miss?? or what I need to ...
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How do I give permission to app using CSOM?

I have a workflow in my subsite that is available when I activate a feature. The workflow has app step and also the workflow running on my list at subsite updates a list on my root site. To do so I ...
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Sequencial Workflow Using Visual Studio

I have created sequential workflow in visual studio. I want to send email reminder before due date on different interval and also if due date pass and user has not approved item then email should sent....
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How to create your own approval custom workflow in spd 2013?

I am using sp 2013. I would like to create some custom workflow in spdesigner. In this workflow I would like to create a task to userA. userA is a "sharepoint user/group column" After userA has ...
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SharePoint 2013 “Start a Task Process” Overdue frequency Hourly

Can we add "Hourly" into the OverDue Repeat values in sharepoint 2013 Workflow Start a task process action. I need the overdue emails sent every 2 hours until the task gets approved. Is there any way ...
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How can I run code prior to document check-in?

I have a document library that contains source files (they're source text files for a circuit simulator). When a user begins checking in a new or updated file I want to run verification code against ...
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Getting library values in Reusable workflow

I have a custom doc library with columns "Dept Number" and "Dept Name" I am creating a reusable workflow in which I wish to send an email to a user containing the above columns. Please tell me how to ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013

I'm trying to create a list workflow in SharePoint designer 2013. When I click on the OK button it gives me the error. Server Side activities have been updated. You need to restart SharePoint ...
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Sequential Workflow

Can we create approval, reject, task assignment workflow using share point hosted app in sequential workflow ? How to assign task to other person? how to activate approval and reject task process?
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Install SharePoint Add-in': There is no Workflow App Part registered

When creating SharePoint Addin in SharePoint 2016 after creating Initialization form for Sequential Workflow and for testing App deploying the App on server giving error. Error occurred in ...
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Workflow to count total numeric value in a column and show on a new column

Environment: SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Is it possible to sum the numeric values in a column and show the output on a new column in SharePoint 2013 List using SharePoint Designer Workflow? List ...
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Is it supported to use shared mailboxes in SharePoint 2013 Workflows

We try to send an email to a shared mailbox (Exchange 2007) from a workflow in SharePoint 2013. No errors are shown in the workflow but the message does not arrive in the mailbox. If we do the same ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow actions - how to get substring from start of variable until character “|”

Any way to get the susbstring from the start of the string until a specific character in a SharePoint designer workflow action? I cannot use "Extract Substring from Start of String" because there isn'...
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SPD 2010 Approval Workflow 'Request Change' 'Send Response' Fails

Using SDP 2010, I have a multi-step modified OOB Approval Workflow that has a Request Change option. When the user selects Request Change from the Task Dialog, the workflow initiator receives a ...
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Workflow unable to send email to my own email address. but can send email to others

RequestorId: 86ebc278-c778-c6bd-0000-000000000000. Details: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. Exception details: System.ApplicationException: HTTP 400 {"...
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Linking the answers of one list into another

I have 2 SharePoint lists, a List A and a List B. If someone Adds a new item, on List A, I would like certain columns to be able to populate in List B. For instance, List A has a question that 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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workflow manager 1.0 configuration

i'm trying configure WF manager 1.0 as part of it i'm having an error whose screen shot is as shown, please provide some insight
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Start Workflow Automatically Help

I am very new to sharepoint but my employer wants to use it for build orders. I have created what appears to be a successful workflow and task list but am having issues linking them. I want to make it ...
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Workflow removal from List created based on other list template

Scenario: I have created once one list and it has two workflow which can be activated based on New item created and when item change. I have save that list as template. Now i have created New list ...
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Task Approve/Reject Permission

There are 3 participants in the workflow. They can approve/reject the task of the current item. I want every participant to be able to approve/reject only their own tasks, not other participants. For ...
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Error: underlying connection was closed in sharepoint 2013 workflow in O365

Getting intermittent error: underlying connection was closed in SharePoint 2013 workflow in O365 when activating a the feature for the workflow or trying to associate the workflow to a library. It ...
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Error with Workflow that creates a Task

I've already created two workflows that create a task and both are giving me errors. What am I doing wrong? I've created a workflow that sends a e-mail already and it did just fine. Can I have some ...