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 - Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features'

When I deploy my workflow.. I get the following error... Any idea what Can be causing this? Error 10 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': ...
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e-mail not firing after the second pause until

I have defined the above workflow in Sharepoint 2007 Late Date is set by the workflow to be 1 day later than the due date (currently it is set to 5 minutes for testing purposes). It is the field ...
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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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custom SPD workflow not working after server restart -'Failed on Start (retrying) '

MOSS 2007 WSS 3.0 Have an Infopath form library with custom SPD workflow which worked beautifully until the server was restarted.I can create basic workflows against this form library that will send ...
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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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Identify what items in list were modified

I am trying to setup a workflow that alerts me when a list item in SharePoint has been changed. I don't need the actual value, just the field name that has been modified. The closest I have come to ...
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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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how to get filtered data from a parent site?

We have a site called Projects. It has a list in it that has a list item for each project that has all the meta data about all the projects. Under the projects site are sub sites - one for each ...
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Creating an Approval workflow based on the list values using visual studio 2010

I have a list with the company name, business process and workflow initiation. The Business Process could be Purchase Order/ Leave Request. Workflow Initiation is a radio button which could be ...
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How can I create a custom task form in Sharepoint 2010?

Is there an easy way to create a custom task form with asp.net/Visual Studio for Sharepoint 2010? I worked with WSS3 before, where you can easily add the form URL to the workflow.xml file but in ...
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SharePoint 2013: Developing Custom Workflow Designer

Technology: Using SharePoint 2013 Standard Edition. I am in process of creating a platform or an application that allows admin users create custom (any) workflows, in order to apply these workflows ...
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Custom State Machine Workflow with navigation based on user input

Here's what I have to do: I have a list of items called Projects, and for this I have developed a custom display form called DisplayProject.aspx, and a custom State Machine Workflow. I have to put a ...
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Powershell Automation of Workflow Visio Exports

In Sharepoint 2013 I'm working on a solution for automated backups at the list level (as opposed to full site backups). Thus far it's a two part solution involving powershell commands that would run ...
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Workflows; “If current item field equals value”; Why do I see some fields and not others?

I'm creating a workflow which uses fields from custom form. When I open the .xsn form in InfoPath, I'm able to see the names of all the field items on the form by clicking on the field. However, I ...
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How to start workflow independently

Good day, I have a list that has a custom workflow that starts when an idem is created. I the workflow i have a codeActivity that creates multiple items on the list. This in turn starts multiple ...
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Workflows 2013 cannot send Email

I have a Workflow (created in SPD 2013) that sends Emails, either directly or through a Approvaltask. The problem is that none of these Emails reach their destination. They don't even reach the ...
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Custom activity shows as “started” even after completion in list workflow settings

I have created a custom workflow activity and used it in another sequential workflow project. This custom activity is the last step in the workflow process.The workflow settings in list shows two ...
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SharePoint Workflow Error -The given key was not present in the dictionary

I have created a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio 2012. This workflow is activated when a list item is modified. Once the list item modified, the workflow shows as the started. But on ...
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How to get running workflow instances on listitems in powershell?

I have craeted a powershell script to terminate all the corrupted workflows which are older than 4 hours. But I think it is not looking only for the running workflows. It is looking for all the ...
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How to display task assigned to field in document library view?

When you assign a workflow to a document or item, under the task that gets created, you can see who the task is assigned to based on where you are within the workflow. My goal is to create a generic ...
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Authentication error when sending email from workflow but list alerts email work fine

I have a list. When a user enables alert on this list then he/she is able to receive email from SharePoint when someone adds a new item or change item. But emails sent by SharePoint workflow (OOB ...
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SharePoint 2010 calendar/list/views used/web part stats etc

As the title mentioned, is there a way or some sort of web part or workflow where I can collect stats on the amount of visits SharePoint gets on a certain page, calendar, what web is most used on the ...
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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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Powershell how to set a List field by Display User, or set by

I don't have a User Login Name. I have got a Display User Name. With this form - "User Surname User Name", If i have do it by workflow its works, but after 180 elements workflow crashed me. How could ...
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Automatic Storage of outlook emails

I'm looking for a way to automatically have my emails saved in Sharepoint as Custom Lists with specific metadata, in order for me to use the emails in a workflow. Basically, everytime I recieve an ...
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Launch SharePoint 2013 Workflow w/Javascript

Looking to launch a list workflow from script tied to a button on a form. I've been referencing this article, as well as the code from example 5, and even tried using SPServices, but have yet to come ...
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What permissions do I need to open site & workflows in Sharepoint Designer 2007

I'm trying to view/edit a workflow in Sharepoint 2007, but keep getting denied access. In Sharepoint Designer, I click open site, then I put in the URL of the site. Only a portion of the site ...
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Calling a WCF web service from a SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow

I have a scenario where I need to access a WCF web service (locally hosted) from a SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio workflow. Below given is what I have done so far: This is what the workflow does: ...
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How do you change the approval status back to Pending if an already approved document has been edited?

I have an approval workflow in a document library. It's manually started by the user because they may not want to start it everytime they edit a document. The workflow is as follows: If for UK ...
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SharePoint / InfoPath Workflow (One List To Another)

I created an InfoPath 2010 form to be used in our SharePoint 2010 Foundation intranet site. The workflow for this form is as followed: User initially fills out form a. if the user is a generic ...
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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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workflow status column empty in library

Guys i have a weird one here. Basically it has been reported to me that the workflow status column of one of our libraries is empty even though the workgflow has been completed. The user reports ...
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List does not appear in SharePoint Customization Wizard

I am creating a workflow in Visual Studio 2013 and when trying to associate the workflow with the list - the list is not in the drop down
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Workflow Task Escalation

I need to create a workflow which creates a task, then assign it to the manager1 of the user. If manager1 does not accept within 2 days, need it to escalate to the manager2. If manager2 does not ...
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How to add workflow task's “Edit task” button (or link) in a workflow email?

I have a workflow designed for calendar events. As soon as the user adds an item, I initiate the workflow to send an email to the manager for approval. For example (I edit the workflow in SP ...
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Workflow gives “Error Occured” when uploading file to document library

I am mapping one xml document to another. When it is done, I am uploading that document to a document library. Here is the code that does that: MemoryStream ms = new MemoryStream(); ...
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Email Service Access

We have an InfoPath form, published as a site content type, which feeds to 8 different lists on a site collection. In 2010, the form ran fine, and when an item was submitted to a site, the site's ...
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Additional Workflow Data Empty

I am trying to build a Project Server workflow using SharePoint Designer 2013. The workflow itself is working. It can create a task in the Project Server task list and approving it progresses the ...
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How to get 'form digest value' used in REST call?

I am trying to delete a web by calling the REST service from a SharePoint 2013 workflow. The MSDN reference here tells the syntax like $.ajax({ url: "http://<site url>/_api/web", type: ...
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How to update a site column field using workflow variable

First let me say I am new to sharepoint workflows. Having said that, here's my question: I need to create a workflow that fires when a document is added to [po request] document library. The workflow ...
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Workflow HELP: Sharepoint designer 2010 template

On SP 2013 with SPD 2010 workflow template My need is the following when a document is uploaded in a document library: a topic (subject) is created in a discussion board with the name of the ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow not showing up in the associated list's workflow settings page

I followed the steps mentioned by Prabath See steps here However when I deploy the SP 2013 workflow on the server, I can't see it in the 'Workflow Settings' page of the associated list. The ...
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Can a workflow on one list update fields in a linked (joined) list?

I have two lists in Sharepoint 2010 that have a 1:1 relationship. When a user creates an entry in the first list (call it "Requests"), this triggers a workflow that creates a corresponding entry in a ...
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Appoach 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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Task Expiry in Workflow 2013 is not available

I'm using Designer Workflow 2013, in that i need to Start a Task process. In that there is no option for Task Expiry i can find only Due Date. In Workflow 2010 there is an option for Task Expiry so ...
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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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Updating a (calculated) field based on lookup field :: Workarounds

I am a site owner in SP2010 impl., at work. Not a farm admin / super admin. For one of my needs, I am designing a list using Datasheet View. I have columns of People, Lookup and Choice datatypes. ...
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WF send reminder mail weekly if task not completed

I just got a task to create a workflow to auto send emails weekly to task owners until their task is completed. The field is called Status. My steps so far: Create a list workflow and use the ...
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Round-Robin Review Assignment in SharePoint 2010

It is possible to have round-robin review assignment in workflow sharepoint designer? For example, when someone upload document, it will be send to the review board. Assume this review board has 3 ...
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Automatically notify Admin when a Workflow fails

I need a function whereby an alert notification is sent automatically to Admin & List owner when a workflow is failed or not started or stops in between. Any help ??