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 13 Approval Workflow. Can not select a template

I am unable to select a workflow template, and therefore unable to click Next I see "Disposition Approval" and "three-State" but can't select either of them. I enabled and disabled Workflows in the ...
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Sharepoint workflow 2013 - content approval comment

I wonder if anybody had similar issue, I have a simple workflow to approve content (documents) but cant seem to figure out a workflow way to populate comments in version history (pic below). Any ...
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Start Workflow from ModalPopup and close it using jquery

I am calling workflow from modalpopup on form submit and closed popup after it. Here is the code on submit button ECS_ProviderSubmit.js: ...
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List item Approval Status by Workflow

I have made a 2013 workflow for a list but I cannot get it to work the way I want it too. At the moment it sends me a task to approve or reject the submitted item but it's only on the task itself not ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow stuck in started stage

I got the setup recently with workflow client and manager installed(on different servers). I started with developing a simplest of the workflow with just one activity "WriteToHistory". But upon ...
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Restrict workflow to execute once in a lifetime for a library item

I am facing a problem in which I want the workflow to be executed only once when item in library is modified. We have an option for "execute workflow when item is modified". But I want to restrict ...
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How to get SharePoint 2013 task (Who approved?)

I have created Visual Studio workflow in SharePoint 2013 on Workflow Manager 1.0. I have added composite task which is sending 3 people task parallel, completion criteria is "Wait for first response". ...
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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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get comment/feedback from “Start Feedback Process” workflow in SPD 2010

I have added a "Start Feedback Process" workflow to a list. The workflow works fine. The target user gets an email, they can click on it in Outlook, add their comments, and submit. Now I am trying to ...
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add a new line / line break to a multi line field using workflow string builder in sharepoint designer

From SharePoint Designer 2010, how can I add a new line or line break using the String Builder. I tried <br /> and that didn't work. I tried put the new lines right in the string builder and ...
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SP13: Upload Image and Appear on a Page

Scenario: I am not sure if this is an out of box way to do this. If I upload a photo to a library I want the photo to appear on the home page in particular section of the page with a border...etc. ...
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Setting alert in subfolder level (Sharepoint)

I have created a document library, inside which the Person names are listed as folders. Inside these person folder there will be another set of sub folders which are their projects uploaded. (Inside ...
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workflow error - “The workflow is still processing. Refresh the page and try again.”

I have a problem with my workflows, can you help me please with this error? "The workflow is still processing. Refresh the page and try again." I changed my workflow to be very simple, after ...
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SharePoint PowerShell Client how to manage Workflow Events

I'm working on SharePoint Online site, and i need to desactivate a workflow when updating some values with PowerShell. Do you know if it's possible to modify EventTypes of an existing workflow ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow: “Not supported in Windows authentication mode” error

I have three tier farm consisting of a WFE, App server and DB server. I have installed Windows Azure Workflow Manager + Client on the app server without any problems and registered it with ...
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workflows for variations in SharePoint 2013

I have created a site collection and implemented variations for the site collection. Now I am able to get all the lists, pages and list items that are created in the source site to target site. But ...
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Sharpoint designer 2013 Stopping when Workflow People/Group Selection

SharePoint Designer 2013 is stopping unexpectedly when click to People/Groups from SharePoint Site. As an example, Send an Email action and I want to send the email to a SharePoint Site Collection ...
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Elapsed time driven Automated Reminder workflow

Am trying to create a workflow (SP 2013) that checks today's date, checks the date an item was created, and if it is a week old, sends an e-mail to to creator saying "we are still working on your ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Send Email Workflow only sends once

I set up a list workflow to email the creator whenever an item is created or updated in a custom list, but it only sends an email to the creator after they create their first item. For additional ...
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WorkflowProperties.Item has uninitialized values on second run

I'm developing sequential workflow for Sharepoint 2010. It starts at item creation and it has activities as follows: onWorkflowActivated, then createTaskWithContentType and onTaskChanged in while ...
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Visual studio longer build time

I have created SharePoint hosted app project in Visual studio. I was working fine. At that time my app didn't have any workflow and build time and installation time was arount 2.5 min. But after ...
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Workflow for sending email in SharePoint 2010

Is there any way to get an excel export from a SharePoint list and email to users in SharePoint 2010? We have a list which update weekly and I want to email all users in format of Excel
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Creating workflow action, No response

I have to ask about creating workflow in SharePoint website. It have some error as shown in the above picture. And when I try to add action to the workflow, it shows no response as shown in below ...
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Install Nintex workflow SharePoint Online [on hold]

I need to install Nintex workflow for my office 365 SharePoint site, but I don't have access to central administration of SharePoint Online. Is it possible? If yes then How do I do that? Thanks.
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How to create a sharepoint 2010 list item by using a sharepoint 2013 workflow with REST POST?

I want to create a list item on a sharepoint 2010 server site by running a sharepoint 2013 workflow using "Call Http web service" REST with POST method.
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Workflow to copy a document from a sharepoint 2013 to SP 2010 document library

This is the scenario: I have an instance of sharepoint 2013 server with a document library. I have another server with sharepoint 2010 installed. I want to create workflow in SP2013 instance that ...
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Workflow keeps resending task even though statement changes to false

I've had to rebuild a workflow in 2010 because I need it to be kicked-off from another workflow. I learned here before that to get a workflow to NOT keep re-sending a task if the list is modified, put ...
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Initiate Workflow With Custom Action

I have looked around on Google, and I have found tutorials on how to initiate a workflow from a custom action in the ribbon, but I have run into a problem. I am not sure why (I assume I have a ...
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Value of field “Persons” is not being displayed in Workflow

I have a list called "Hotel Booking". It contain a field called "Persons" whose type is Person/Group. I have made a copy of SharePoint default approval workflow and making changes in it so this field ...
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Parse response of User Profile REST call in a workflow

I am trying to query the user profile service in a SharePoint 2013 workflow to retrive some properties. I am getting a valid response but unable to parse the json into workflow variables. I am using ...
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SharePoint workflow Status

I created a SharePoint designer workflow with name GraphicsWF. I want to get only the approved items, for that am using the query below <Where><Eq><FieldRef Name="GraphicsWF" ...
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Editing Appearance of Lookup Field in SP Workflow Email

I have a workflow that sends an email when a new item is added to a list. The email includes the creator of the new item, which uses a lookup value. CurrentItem-CreatedBy-String = [%Current ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow missing inside SPD

I was trying to test Offline Installation of SharePoint on my Virtual Machine. I installed SharePoint 2013 using Powershell, Installed WorkFlow Manager Refresh and Service Bus 1.1 using Web Platform ...
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Workflow Approve/Reject is disabled for the full controled users

I've a workflow. When I start the approval process I'm getting e-mail but when I try to approve/reject it, the option is disabled. I've got the full control permission but nothing happens. I selected ...
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Workflows Stopping and detaching themselves from Items : AutoStart Workflow: System.ArgumentException

We have a number of worflows on numerous list's, and they have recently detached them selves from the list , by that i mean that they no longer appear in the workflows area. Also they have stopped and ...
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Multi selection list box greyed out

I made a copy of SharePoint's default "Approval" workflow and then edited its approval form in InfoPath to add a multi selection list box (I am showing check boxes) which is reading values from a ...
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Progress/Status of Workflow 2010 in Sharepoint online not displayed in Visio Service Visualization

We have a workflow 2010 generated with Visio 2013 and Sharepoint Designer 2010 published to Sharepoint online. Visualization is switched on and in generall it works - the workflow is displayed by ...
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Condition and action missing from Workflows in SharePoint designer 2010

I was trying to add conditions / Actions to my SharePoint workflow through SP Designer 2010 and realised they had gone missing. I re-installed the designer to no avail. Any idea what is wrong? I am ...
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SharePoint Visio Workflow Visualization not updated

I have an approval workflow on SharePoint 2010. Problem is, the item's status is already "Approved" but the Visio Workflow Visualization is not checked. I have already refreshed it a couple of times ...
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SPD Workflow Approval Task- Unexpected Error When Viewing Task

I have a SPD 2010 workflow that is starting an approval process and assigning a task to a user. I'm running into an odd issue. When a user with contribute permissions on the Task list tries to view ...
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start list workflow on item delete?

I have seen elsewhere, that for whatever evil reason, SP2010 list workflows cannot be triggered by the delete of a list item. Glad the SP dev team didn't design soda machines or you'd never have a ...
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Parallel block in SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I'm stucked with a next problem: I have a parallel block in SPD Workflow, each of parallel thread - task for different groups of employees. Everything is ok if everybody agree and click "Approve" or ...
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Document Approval Workflow in SharePoint 2013

Firstly, apologies if this has been answered somewhere, but I have spent 2 days hunting through Google, including results here, and I haven't found an answer yet, so I thought someone here may be able ...
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Error: The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not available in sharepoint designer

Currently, I need to develop a workflow with looping feature and I googled that it is available in sharepoint 2013 workflow. But, when I tried to create a workflow for sharepoint 2013 in sharepoint ...
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2013 Workflows do not start - works fine manually, but does not trigger on change or created

Anyone else having issues with workflows just not starting on change or created? Pretty simple pre-existing workflows in a migrated sharepoint app had to be recreated in Designer 2013 when we ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Issue - The maximum entity size has been reached or exceeded for Topic

I am having an issue when starting a workflow. I receive an error message stating: Something went wrong. To try again, reload the page and then start the workflow Upon investigation of the logs I ...
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Send an email to an address I recovered from a web service

I am trying to send an email to an address retrived by a custom REST service. Having got the email address I set it to a variable myemailvariable Now I would like to send an email to that address. ...
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Overwrite item copied based on title

I have two lists, and I have a workflow that copies one item from one list to the second on a field change. Sometimes, one item can be copied even if it has already been. I would like to overwrite ...
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Approval/Feedback workflow: how to change the task status with a custom button on InfoPath Form?

I created two workflows, one based on the approval workflow and another based on the feedback workflow via SharePoint Designer 2010. For both workflows I'm trying to find a solution to add a custom ...
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Automating reply emails in discussion list

I'm trying to create something like a ticketing system but there needs to be some back and forth between creator and person responding. I thought a discussion list would be the best option to display ...