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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WF argument not working properly

I have an InfoPath form that I have published to a Form Library called Test Forms. Along with the form, I have an Approval Workflow attached to it. I added the fields from the InfoPath form to the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow “Pause until date” Versus Defining a timer job

I am working on SharePoint 2013 list. and i want to send emails and change the item status field, when a list column named "Review Date" is met , and by "met" i mean when the "Review Date" is equal to ...
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Permissions to write to External List from Workflow

I'm attempting to create a SharePoint workflow that creates a new item in an external list using the "Create item in [External List Name]" action available in SharePoint Designer. Currently, I keep ...
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Configuring document expiration library and auto deletion on sharepoint Online

I am trying to configure auto deletion on my site by setting up a document expiration policy for some documents in my site document library and specifying a retention stage to delete the documents at ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest webservice from subsite

i have following problem. I am using SP 2013 Online and i am trying to access some informations from the sub site, like http://[SPOnlineUrl]/SubSite/_api/web/title. But i will always get the annoying ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 Send Email at specified time?

I have a workflow that sends out email reminders for items that have a specified due date. If the items are due 30 days out it sends a reminder every Monday. If they're 7 days out or under it sends ...
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How to start SharePoint Workflow programmatically using CSOM

I am trying to start share-point workflow using CSOM(Client side object model) by following means of code. But i got the following error from the line mark in comment. Please help me to figure out ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Foundation: Workflow to set up repeating Audit Tasks and reminders

Novice to Sharepoint. Looking for some advice regarding Workflows. I'm running Sharepoint 2010 Foundation. I've been asked to design an Audit Document Workflow. The Manager will create factory ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 workflow issues after migration to 2013

I have an issue which has come up after I had a site in my companies environment migrated to SharePoint 2013 via the database attach method. I was not part of the migration at all from the technical ...
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Workflow: how to UNSET (or set to NULL) a date/time type value in a custom column?

Trying to build a workflow that clears a date column when the task "Completed" box is unchecked. Have tried several different approaches but have not gotten anything to work. The workflow completes ...
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Unable to load workflow actions from the server problem

I have an issue in the sharepoint server I have a farm environment and sites and collocations. I have a problem with a specific user when he upload file and set the targeted to send an email the email ...
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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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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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Approval workflow with specified approver

I am quite a newbie with SharePoint Designer. I have been playing around a bit with approval workflows, but I can't seem to get it right. Can someone please help me a bit with some kind of guide of ...
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Putting a multiple choice checkbox in a workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013

I have a column in my SP which asks if 3 things are done and a checkbox for each. Once all 3 are checked as being done, I'd like an email sent to certain people in my Workflow. I don't understand how ...
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Can't publish workflow - Scope not found exception server returned an error: (404)

I am quite new to SharePoint and I need help to troubleshoot a problem we face. Currently I can't publish a workflow. As soon as I try to publish I get following exception: ...
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Announcement strips domain name from link

This is a weird one. So I post an announcement in an announcements list. In the message body I create a link that points to a document library and am sure to include the domain name in the link. ...
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Manage file properties in library in Sharepoint Online

Is there any way to manage properties (of custom fields) of uploaded files in Sharepoint Online 2013 using custom workflow actions?
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Copy-SPActivitiesToWorkflowService : Scope '/SharePoint' was not found

We are using SP2013 on-premise enterprise edition. Recently we patched our farm and receive this error: Error UpgradeWorkflowServiceActivities. Run Copy-SPLocalActivitiesToWorkflowService manually to ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Workflow Addin - Not Started Anonymous

I have a visual studio list workflow that is to be run on items in a list in the app web. However, when I try to run the workflow, it is just stuck with Internal Status Not Started and the workflow ...
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In SharePoint workflow to Reject Task ; I need to make the comment field required

In SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow on Rejected request; I need to make the comment field required. How do I do that?
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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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Calendar Approval Flow

If a member adds an item to a calendar I want a workflow to first check if that user is an admin, and if so I want that calendar item to be automatically added without a workflow... Then begin the ...
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The file could not be downloaded from the input libary Word Automation Service

i have the following problem in my SharePoint 2010 standard. There exists a complete configured Word Autmation Service. I tested this with a PowerShell and the Word documents will be converted into ...
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Sharepoint 365 the file has been modified […]

I have a simple document content type that has some fields. I have also attached a simple approval workflow to this content type. The workflow automatically start when a new item is created on the ...
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Workflow Error - Sharepoint logs

I am encountering strange behaviour of custom workflows and cannot find any clue for it. Error seems to be independent from the item data - even if the item data is the same, usually workflow works ...
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How to query person column based on a person column from another list in Workflow?

I have issues retrieving a person stored in one column based on the value (person) in another by workflow (SPD2010) The real scenario looks like this: In the first list we store name of the team ...
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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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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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How to use onWorkflowItemChanged in a State Machine Workflow?

I'm using a simple Workflow for demonstration purposes: Init sets State1. State 1 waits for item changed and set's state 2. State 2 waits for item change and finishes the workflow. The problem: ...
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Application error opening workflow history page

This error happens on all types of list item workflows (SharePoint Designer Workflows or SharePoint builtin workflows). This error happens when I click on workflow status hyperlink: ...
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SharePoint cannot access Workflow details anymore

I did the following: $oldWorkflow="MyOldWorkflow"; $oldAssoc=$list.WorkflowAssociations.GetAssociationByName($oldWorkflow,"en-US"); $list.RemoveWorkflowAssociation($oldAssoc); After that I can see ...
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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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Sequential Workflow Transaction Aborted System.TimeoutException

I have created a custom sequential workflow with VS for SharePoint 2007. When the workflow is activated 5 parallel tasks are created. All my tasks are created as I can see in my logging but after ...
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Calculate Field with a Lookup Additional Column

Would like to ask some suggestion if i have 2 lists (Vendor List & Order List). Where Vendor List is contain with name & discount fields And i create new list "Order List" with field Items, ...
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Setup item permissions using sharepoint workflow 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow that was created for us by a third party. There is one copy of the workflow deployed on a test install of sharepoint and one in production. It is applied to a ...
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WF gets canceled status while WS call

I’ m trying to call HTTP WS from WF. Unfortunately, it gets canceled every time and I can’t understand a reason. In a browser service works fine. Would you mind telling me what’s wrong? WS source ...
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Issues with Single Farm, Multiple Web Applications and Workflows for FBA Users

General Info We have three Web Applications on a single SharePoint Farm. Each Web Application has its own FBA (SqlProvider) Database, ConnectionString, Membership and Role Providers with distinct ...
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Why the “401 Unauthorized” when using Call HTTP Web Service against a text file?

I have a mydata.txt file under SiteAssets whose contents are JSON (SharePoint prevented my use of a .json extension). I shared the file with Everyone. I can make a getJSON request with jQuery in the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Email Notifications

I have three workflows set up that are linked to a SharePoint list created by an InfoPath form. The first workflow is kicked off when a user submits the InfoPath form - an email is sent notifying me ...
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Unable to send an email to multiple Email Ids

I am working on an Email Trigger Action in SharePoint Designer 2013 for SharePoint On-Prem. I have used multiple Email Ids (Group Id & some individual person's Id) to which I want to send an ...
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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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Copy element action

I am currently trying to implement a custom workflow where one can copy a list item in sharepoint 2013. This is what I did to achieve this: add a custom workflow ("copy list element") workflow ...
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No Connection between SP2013 and Workflow manger

Goal: Install Workflow manager in order to use SharePoint 2013 workflow. Problem: When I try registrating between SP2013 och WorkFlow manager based on the code: Give this command ...
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Migrating List workflow to production server in SharePoint 2010

We have a list workflow that needs to be taken to production server. But problem is with ListId. Can anyone pl send good link which shows how to modify list ids in XOML file. Thanks
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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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Approve Task from Javascript

I have the List1 which creates a Task when an item is inserted. I have to approve this task via Javascript. I found some examples, one of these: var clientContext = new ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow refuses to major check in

Is it possible to do 'major check in' action of the current item in a workflow? In SPD? It seems workflows only check in items as minor versions. Thanks, Ken
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some of persons or groups used in permission conditions/actions are missing workflow

I have created a workflow which has a consolidation stage which sets permissions for the form depending on who created it. For the most part it works but for a few people it gives the error occurred ...