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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Error while publishing the workflow in sharepoint designer 2013

Currently, I've configured workflow manager in sharepoint server 2013 for using shareoint 2013 workflow in designer. But, while publishing the workflow, it shows following error: ...
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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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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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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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Workflow and Associated Task Form Names

I have question regarding the InfoPath Forms that autogenerated by the Workflow Tasks. I was wondering if it is possible to give these forms more meaingful names. The current problem example: If I ...
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Email cannot be sent: make sure the outgoing e-mail settings for the server are configured correctly

I made a three-state workflow in my issue list. But when I added a new item and assigned a user, a workflow is in progress the error appeared. the email cannot be sent. make sure the outgoing ...
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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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how to archive sharepoint 2013 list items using powershell

I have a list where user drop there request for new site within my farm. Request goes through workflow where i have 2 outcomes approved and rejected. If item is approved it goes though other approval ...
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SP 2010 Workflow Collect Data from CURRENT User

I'm working with SharePoint 2010 workflows. I need to collect data from the current user then send an email. Specifically, I need to collect the email address of the recipient of the email. What is ...
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ServiceBus Broker service failed to start, retry count 2. Exception message: Service type is already registered

Due to outage last night my workflow servers are having issues. Service Bus Broker Service is stuck at starting stage, But Service gateway and app fabric services are started. Here are some error i ...
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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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Cannot send email from VS2013 workflow - but can from another site collection!

Deploying a 2013 workflow from Visual Studio 2013 to one site collection - the workflow works perfectly. All emails from the workflow send correctly. Deploying it to another site collection - emails ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - Customize Collect Feedback

I have an InfoPath form in an SP2013 form library that currently uses the "Collect Feedback" SP2010 workflow. The requirement for this workflow is that the customer has an amorphous review process ...
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Reserve outlook resources in SharePoint 2013

So we have resources in Outlook, for example, room1@example.com and we would like to be able to reserve this room through SharePoint for events on one of our SP calendars. It's only ever going to be ...
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Custom Workflow Task with custom content type not working in VS 2012

I have created custom content type inherited from Workflow Task (SharePoint 2013) as i have to remove and add fields according to use. I also created a custom workflow task list, which uses ...
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Schedule Workflow to run daily

The workflow I have sends an email to a user depending on the number of days left until a document expires (90, 60, 30, <10) in a custom list. Is there a way to schedule a workflow to run at a ...
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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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How do I stop users changing a document going through approval workflow?

I am working with SharePoint 2013 and a document library. After numerous attempts at trying to coax the 2013 workflow process into doing what I needed, I gave up and resorted to a 2010 workflow. ...
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Enable to start workflow manually

I created a list worflow using SharePoint Designer that can be manually started. The problem is when I create an item in this list and try to manually start the workflow clicking the start button : ...
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Suddenly no custom 2010 workflows works anymore - SharePoint 2013

I've not access to the production environment so I can't see the ULS log. I've got several 2010 workflows that worked pretty well yesterday. But today they suddenly stopped working. When I try to ...
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Task List ItemAdded Receiver doesn't work for workflow created tasks

Why doesn't the ItemAdded Receiver get called when a task was created by a workflow, but when a user created a task it does? I tried setting the Receivers ListUrl to my list URL and tried using the ...
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How do I use a date collected from a user

When I use "set workflow variable" to assign a variable the value of "collect2", which is the variable created by the "collect" command, i get "Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup ...
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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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Workflow to 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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Sharepoint Hosted App : Loop through all list items using site workflow

I have to iterate through all list items for specific list using site workflow in sharepoint hosted app. My list is on app web.Based on Task Status column value of each list item ,I have to send email ...
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In workflow 'Set content approval status' do not change approval status

I have manual workflow, where I want to set content approval status to 'Approved'. I use Set content approval status action. It is executing, but it do not change my workflow. More info: I also have ...
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HTTP 500 Error - When trying to update a field in a Workflow

SharePoint Designer 2013 (2013 workflow on a Document Library) After much research I have found potential solutions were to: Set Required documents to be checked out before they can be edited? to ...
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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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List displays Latest Steps

I have a list in SharePoint tracking projects. I have 2 fields, Actions Taken and Next Steps. I have 2 columns, Latest Actions and Latest Steps. I have a workflow for each column that shows the ...
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Is it possible to link/sync 2 SharePoint lists together (that are being used as forms for users to fill out)

IS it possible to link or sync 2 SharePoint lists together - more specifically I'm using the SharePoint lists for fillable forms, so if a user clicks "new Item" it pops open a form I made in InfoPath ...
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Update list item from List B to List A with lookup field using workflow?

I have Two lists called List A and List B. List B has Title of the List A as look up. And also List A has Title of the List B as a look up. When new items creates in list B. Users will select List ...
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DATEDIF in Workflow

Is it possible to use DATEIF inside a workflow? Right now I have: =DATEDIF(TODAY(),[Expiration Date],"D") Is this possible inside a workflow if? is there a certain benefit to it? Thanks.
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Send email one at a time to multiple people picker

I have a list that has a people picker that accepts multiple value. I want to start a workflow that would email to all the value in the people picker one at a time.. Is this possible? Scenario: ...
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Using Additional fields of lookup in a worflow

For some reason, SharePoint saw fit that we would not be able to use a lookup in a lookup, so I have been doing the workaround where you use a workflow to copy the contents of the first lookup into a ...
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Using SharePoint as a Backend

I need to build a commercial service that provides a collaboration workflow. I'm pretty sure that I could build the entire thing in SharePoint, but since it's build for 'non-tech' people, I need to ...
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Workflow Question - how to send one email to “Created By” for multiple updates

I'm new to SharePoint, and I only have SharePoint designer 2010. I've been tasked with setting up a workflow wherein if there are 10 rows with one "Parent ID" and 9 of them have an updated status, to ...
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Register -SPWorkFlowService gives 500 not found internal server error

I am trying to install and configure workflow manager since last many days but I am getting this 500.24 Internal server error or 500 not found error. Workflow manager 1.0 refresh with cu2 installed ...
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List Workflow doesn't fire if site permissions assigned to group?

I'm trying to debug an incredibly frustrating scenario here and I'm at my wit's end. I have a simple SharePoint 2013 site with two lists. There is a workflow attached to the first list that is ...
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Include day of week in Long Date in Workflow Email

My workflow sends an email. CurrentItem:LongDate gives 16 October 2014. How can I get the day of the week inserted at the start? I'm using SharePoint Online.
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SharePoint 2013 custom workflow activities dll reference error on publish

I have created a custom workflow activity and it is coming fine in the designer. As soon as I publish my workflow, I get below error (0, 10) The type or namespace name ' For this, where do I need ...
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Set Dynamic Approvers in Approval Workflow

I need to implement an approval workflow on a list. Whenever a form is submitted, several Managers need to approve it. The selection of managers is based on a multiple selection box where users select ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 workflow copy element from one list to another

How to copy by workflow creating element in one list to another list. I can run a workflow, but manualy. I push a tick on "Start workflow automatically when an item is created", but it don't work.
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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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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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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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Can the author of a workflow instance be changed programmatically?

We have a custom workflow that has instances that run for months or years. With employees coming in and out of the company, an instance can last longer than the user who created it. When this ...