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 2013 workflow to automatically trigger another workflow to start

I have a workflow (1) that takes values from an infopath form and upates those values to a list called Employees. On the employees list I have another workflow (2) that is set to run when an item is ...
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How to restart workflow if a document is reuploaded?

I have a workflow set up which works really well. Now I want to set a condition on the workflow so that it restarts from Step 1 if a document is re-uploaded (not edited in Office Online). Is there an ...
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SharePoint 2013 | Content Approval with Workflow does not update approval state

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I have created a calendar (based on the Standard calendar list template). After that I switched on Content Approval for this calender in the versioning Settings. After ...
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Send attendee a reminder email - workflow

SP & SP Designer 2013, no Visio 2013, I have Visio 2010 When I create a calendar event I just want an email reminder to be sent to the Attendee(s). Don't know why this isn't an OOB function. ...
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Get Identification/Configuration from server in Workflow

I am working in a system where changes in lists will trigger a workflow, which will call an external system (a Java WildFly/JBoss server). That system will connect to Sharepoint through WebServices to ...
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automatically create an item workflow, when a new item is created in the same list

Automatically create an item workflow, when a new item is created in the same list, so 2 item will display at the same time.. Is this possible in SP designer?
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automatically removed Content type association to workflow

I have created SharePoint workflow 2013 with an associated content type. I have observed that when SharePoint Designer 2013 reopens ,that time MyWorkflow automatically disassociates content type. ...
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Generate new task for workflow initiator in visual studio workflow Sp2013

I have three button controls in a custom task form. Approve Reject Resubmit. I want to apply new task for workflow initiator on the click of Resubmit button control. Can any one help me out? ...
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Use workflow to update source document fields

Given I have some experience with Sharepoint (user experience mind you!) I've been given the task of am creating a site where anyone can dump files in a document library, and then a separate area/site ...
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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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Coercion Failed: Can't get workflow to send notification to “Assigned To” user

I've created a simple workflow to send a notification email to the "Created By" user which works nicely. What I wanted to do is use the "Assigned To" built-in lookup instead, which is a "People ...
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How to get approval status of a list item as a column to that list?

I have a Calendar list and an approval workflow. The workflow is initiated when a new item is added. The event gets approved in the task list. I want to get that "Outcome" column to the list. But when ...
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Default App Permission Scope

I've created a list that creates subsites through the REST API that uses a project site template. The site template i'm using has workflows that talk back to the main site using the REST API. The ...
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Loop through each row in a repeating table using SharePoint Workflows

I have an InfoPath form published to a SharePoint library and I have created a workflow that gets values from some of the fields in form and inserts them into a SharePoint List. Now, in the form I ...
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Sharepoint Workflow 2013/2013 - Create list item to document library creates corrupt document

I have recently upgraded a 2010 site to 2013 with spd workflow running on the 2010 platform. The "create list item" to a library does not seem to work. It adds a document but the file is corrupt and ...
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Workflow Service: The HTTP request has timed out after 20000 milliseconds

I had configured Workflow Manager on my environment, everything was working as expected and suddenly i have started seeing Workflow Manage error. ...
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Unable to start 'Workflow Manager Backend' service

I have configured Workflow Manager 1.0 for SharePoint 2013. The backed service is not running. keeps on trying to run but fails, please check the error logs shown below: Log 1: The Workflow Manager ...
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if any value equals value condition not allow to put value

The SharePoint Designer workflow Condition if any value equals value do not allow to put value in it. I am trying to create a workflow. In workflow I use if any value equals value condition, But it ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow - if any value equals value

if any value equals value condition not allow to put value and also if I take it from lookup not allowed integer value
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Auto-Increment column in a SharePoint online list

My SharePoint list is being updated by several users. I want an auto-increment column which should generate a unique ID and i want my id in following formate. CaseOPT0001,CaseOPT0002 and so on.. I ...
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How to display WorkFlow Assigned To Column in Document Library

I have setup a Workflow which works really great. I can see the Assigned To column when I check the progress of the task. I want to show this particular Assigned To column in the Document Library. How ...
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SP 2013 Visual Studio Workflow - Internal Status Stuck on 'Not Started'

I updated my VS 2012 from Update 4 to Update 5. My workflows got mucked up. Now i reverted back to Update 4 yet, my workflow is stuck on 'Not Started' status. See the screen shot below. Update 1: ...
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Workflow updating a multiple value lookup column

I have a couple of task lists for a project. One list is the list of main projects, the second is a list of tasks under each main project. The main projects has a lookup column that allows multiple ...
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workflow designer 2010 - associate workflow to a list

i'm using sharepoint designer 2010. I have created simlpe workflow from the designer. now I want to associate this workflow to specific list (sharepoint custom list). I do not find the way to do it. ...
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Publishing Infopath/Workflow form updates

I've got a simple update to a workflow association/initiation form that isn't deploying correctly. I am setting a tooltip on a validation but when I deploy my updated solution package the change isn't ...
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Validation of Strict Text Formats in SharePoint Online

In my SharePoint Online list I have column Serial and I want users to fill Serial in specific format like 5CB34307L8, 2CE0031NWX I want users to input Only uppercase letters Only digits Without ...
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Restoring the entire list to a certain date in SharePoint online

It is possible to restore an entire list in SharePoint online (not individual items) to a certain date; for example, restoring the list to how it was last week.
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How to Set Item Level Permission Using SharePoint Designer 2013 Work Flow?

Currently i'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint 2013 workflow platform that sets item level permission, trying to set read item level permission to "XYZ" group in SharePoint 2013 workflow ...
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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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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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Backup & restore Designer workflow

How to backup & restore a SharePoint designer workflow and add it another site? I would appreciate a step by step guide.
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Modifiy workflow mails and predefine initialisation data

i got the requirement that I must create an approval process. So I decide to use the Standard approval workflow. I use a visual Studio Solution to create an Association to the list. So now i got the ...
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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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Workflow condition using a lookup column

I am sure this is something quite simple but I can't seem to figure this out (I am new to SPD and workflows in general). I am building a workflow to notify key individuals of a new item(s) being ...
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Workflow column does not appear

An out-of-the-box SP2010 Approval Workflow has been created to a list. The workflow works fine and workflows have successfully been created by end users (non-admins). However, now we noticed that ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online: List of all suspended workflows

Is there a powershell script or service out there that gives you a list of all workflow statuses? Primarily we are looking for a way to get a list of all current suspended workflows. Update: Here ...
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Is there a downside to deleting Previous Versions of Sharepoint 2010 List workflows?

I have many workflows with (Previous Version: 1/1/2015... ) etc. Is there a downside to deleting these previous versions? I read this post by Nik Patel: link where he says: You can’t manage (or ...
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Error Configuring Workflow Manager

I upgraded workflow manager to 1.0 Refresh but now I can't get it to configure, I get the following error: VERBOSE: [03/04/2014 11:09:30]: Validating input and configuration parameters. VERBOSE: ...
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Email Attachments as Individual Items in Document Library

There are many ways to receive this outcome, but they are not working exactly how I imagine. Issue: I created a document library and I have emails going into the library according to subject. The ...
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Move file from one sub-folder to another using SharePoint workflow

I have document which contains folder and sub-folder. Document library is having following metadata columns: Columns: Title: This is title for document. Name : Name of document Project Folder : This ...
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Determine via code if workflow is stuck in error state

There is a workflow (Visual Studio and SP 2010 style WF) that seems to be getting stuck every so often when it errors. I see the item in the WF history for the list item saying something like "An ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow get id of created item

I'm currently creating a basic workflow, which inserts a list item into another list. While configuring I have the option to specify an output variable, however I'm not able to get the ID of the newly ...
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What is the difference between port number 80 and 443?

I know port number 443 is for SSL and certification (hhtps), but I think the reason that I cannot register workflow client/workflow manager is that I do not know what is their action in workflow ...
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Custom Approval Workflow and Credentials

We have developed several custom SharePoint workflows which are the same ones I have implemented in the past with no problem. We are an intranet site and the users are already directly logged in. I ...
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Lookup field not showing up in 2013 workflows SPD

I created a lookup field called supervisor that pulls from another list with supervisor names and emails. In the option for creating the lookup field I had it add the email address as an extra column ...
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email notification on nintex workflow [closed]

Recently I have created new sharepoint account on office 365 and added nintex workflow.I designed simple workflow with nintex that will send confirmation to initiator. But I can't get email ...
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Do I have to run Register-SPWorkflowService for each site collection?

As part of my SharePoint Server 2013 setup I sometimes need to integrate the new workflow infrastructure into the farm. I've followed the documentation starting from the SharePoint side of things: ...
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Can I add a start workflow link to a column in a list view?

I would like to add a link directly to a start workflow page in a column so that users don't have to go through several clicks to start a workflow. The link needs to change based on the item ID for ...
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How do I hide columns which have not been changed (Nintex workflow: Request approval)?

I have developed a request approval workflow for my list. The list includes 70 columns which may or may not be edited by the user. I would like the Manager (approver) to only be able to see details of ...
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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 ...