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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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Schedule the Publishing date of a file in Document Library using CSOM

I am having a hard time to schedule the publishing date of a document uploaded to a sharepoint document library. Basicaly, what I want is to upload a file to a document library and to schedule it´s ...
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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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can we assign the workflow to particular user,instead of all users

here how can we do the below steps: when the customer upload the document , he can abble to choose the approver with drop down box, instead of assigning to all approvers in the workflow group or list ...
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Workflow automtically starts when an item is created despite it being unchecked in Start Options

I have a workflow that I need to start when an item is changed but not when an item is created, as I have a separate workflow for that, so the "Start workflow automatically when an item is created" is ...
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Major version by approval workflow

I am fairly new to SharePoint and have some questions concerning approval workflows and SharePoint online. My company has different people responsible for different kind of documentation. So there are ...
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Get a specific List in Visual Studio 2012 Workflow (Sharepoint 2013)

designing a visual studio workflow for SP 2013 I wonder how to get values of list items from another list than current list. My workflow is not bound to a list has to access items of another list ...
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Visual designer in sharepoint designer 2013 show a blank windows

I have a windows 7 x64 with office 2010 installed. I want to create a workflow sharepoint designer 2013 With the visual mode but when I try to swap the views, the window goes blank and does not ...
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Missing data from a field in list

I have a list on which OOB approval workflow is running. In the list there is a column which shows the workflow status such as "Pending", "In Progress", "Completed" etc. Today I found out that the ...
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Does changing Item-Level-Permission trigger ItemUpdated/ItemUpdating in Event Receiver?

First of all: I know that setting item-level-permissions are bad :) I just wonder: When I created an Event-Receiver that set per-item-Permissions on the ItemAdding-Event: Will this trigger the ...
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Could not write to output file 'App_Web_wrksetng.aspx.9c9699a8.z9y24ca9.dll' — 'The directory name is invalid

We are always experiencing below error after publishing a workflow. We tried to restart our server and we successfully published the workflow but after a while the error occurs again. Workflow ...
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How to URL Encode a string in SharePoint Workflow

I am working on a SharePoint 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer. I'd like to send an email where the body contains a custom URL that would go somewhere outside SharePoint. I'd like to include ...
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Include image on Word document from Sharepoint workflow

I'm using a Sharepoint 2010 workflow (on Sharepoint Foundation 2013) in order to create Word document on a Document Library with a custom template with Quickpart included from a Sharepoint List. It's ...
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Can a workflow move a document?

More specifically I was wondering if a sharepoint designer workflow can move a document into a folder once it has been approved. And if it can move a document into a folder once it is approved can ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow extract part of URL

Reusable workflow (content type based) running on a Document set. I need to extract the name of the Parent Document set while a workflow is running on the documents inside a doc set. I get the full ...
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Change item permissions using 2013 workflow

I would like to create a 2013 workflow using Rest api call to break inheritance and change permissions on list items when they are created. This is in a Sharepoint Online environment. Have anyone ...
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Workflow Task: {Pick Reviewer and Approve doc | Reject doc}

Probably very easy but I can't figure out how to do this for my SP Online app in VS2012. I have a workflow that starts when a document is submitted to a library. A task is then assigned to a User ...
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SP13: Reminder Workflow

I created a workflow and the objective is to send a reminder email to any open item 7 days prior to the deadline date. I am not sure what I am doing incorrectly. Found below is the workflow that I ...
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Send e-mail to current user with Sharepoint designer 2010 workflow

I want to send an e-mail to the current user after updating a list item for error handling purposes. How can I capture data needed to tell the workflow who to e-mail? All the e-mail addresses seem to ...
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Looking For Help With SharePoint 2010 Workflow

I’m way behind schedule and need help with a list approval workflow in SharePoint 2010 or Designer. I can use the “Approval – SharePoint 2010” to auto generate approval requests to our same three ...
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find custom workflow template in feature receiver in sharepoint 2013

Task is to bind a workflow to a content type in feature activated event. Based on ...
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Event Receiver and workflow error

I have an event receiver that checks out the document when an item is added, updated or checked in. The items require content approval so I am using a workflow for this. The receiver works when the ...
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Workflow interopt bridge

In Office 365 Sharepoint online, is it possible to use the interopt bridge to use actions from a 2010 workflow within a 2013 workflow? http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj163929.aspx What i am ...
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SPD Workflow Emails Sporadically Sending

I have been witnessing a disturbing trend in my SP environment, slowly I am watching workflows begin to experience a problem where emails do not always send. It's very random. Worst of all is that on ...
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Creating a workflow with association columns using Visual Studio

I'm trying to create a workflow with association columns for SharePoint 2010. I cannot see a way to do this from within Visual Studio. I have tried creating a reusable workflow in SharePoint Designer ...
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Create email alert after performing multiple tasks

I have a list. Many users are having access to this list so it goes through multiple updates in a day. The requirement is to send a consolidated email alert to the users at the end of the day stating ...
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Copy lookup field

I have two lists: Task List Project A" (Title, Project, Parent Task) and Task List all Projects" (Title, Project, Parent Task) In both lists "parent task" has to be a lookup field. I want to ...
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Workflow approval inside a group

Working on a sharepoint workflow to a group (of 5 people), where any three of the five needs to approve or only 1 needs to reject in order for the workflow to be approved/rejected. How do I set up ...
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The reference 'Microsoft.Activities' could not be added to the project while adding workflow to SharePoint app

I'm trying to create a Workflow in a Sharepoint 2013 app, but whenever I try to "add" - "new item" - "workflow" I get the following error: The reference 'Microsoft.Activities' could not be added ...
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“Workflow can use app permissions” feature is missing

I am using sharepoint 2013 sp1 on widnows server 2012 r2 with workflow manager 1.0 refresh. I want to create workflow in designer that will change permisions on item based on the status field. I read ...
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Workflows doesn't appear under the custom list and doesn't work

I created new custom list and list workflows as follow steps. -First, I created custom list. Then I want to add new workflows to this list and i clicked New. Then I'm creating new workflows with ...
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Get User from List Item in Visual Studio 2012 workflow for Sharepoint 2013

Got to implement a seq. workflow based on http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn584771(v=office.15).aspx#bm3 Notice: My Entity Type is "ListItem" (the workflow will be bound to the ...
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can I retrieve sharepoint 2010 workflow steps with powershell

I can use powershell to get the names of all SharePoint Designer workflows in my farm - but is there a way to look at the steps of the workflow? specifically, this farm has the ...
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Update long running workflow in SP 2013

I have a question concerning how to manage installation of new versions of workflow features, in case when there are already running instances. It seems on my development machine that after installing ...
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Workflow cannot update list item

I have a workflow in sharepoint online. And it's workflow can do any things with current item and create task in association task list, but when i want update item in current list, my workflow nothing ...
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Check if current user belongs in group in workflow

I'm using SPD 2013, and want to know if there's a way to check if the current user is included in a group. I'm trying to use it for a conditional to either run an approval process or not. The ...
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Assembly Issues with Workflow

I updated a custom workflow (pure c# code) in SharePoint. Everything looked fine at first, but now I found the following errors in the ULS-Log: Load Workflow Assembly: ...
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Sharepoint 2010 State MAchine Workflow Visual Studio 2013

When deploying my Workflow from visual studio, it must be assigning a new guid everytime. Would like this to stay the same so would not lose any of the previous Workflow history events
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What is the difference between MYSITE, INTRANET and SSPADMIN webapplications in Sharepoint-2007?

I am new to Sharepoint and want to create a new Team Site. I would like to setup a 3-State workflow and create 3 users who are involved in this worflow. Under which webapplication should I create the ...
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How to disable “Open this task” button in outlook?

When I receive a notification about a new task from a SharePoint 2010 workflow in Outlook Web App it doesn't have a "Open this task" button. Only links to this item in the task list. But in Outlook ...
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Sharepoint workflow tasks Items

Good day, Im trying to get a task id of a specific task in a workflow. I would like to do this in the createTask activity. I have tried using /taskProperties.TaskItemId/ but i seem to get back "-1" ...
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Return user to same folder after workflow

I have a list with folders and all items exist in a folder. I also have a custom approval workflow, but after a user starts the workflow on an item they are taken back to the default view at the top ...
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How fill Workflow status of all items in library?

Hello i made workflow which do some actions and change workflow status field. But i have many documents in document library which added before i add my workflow. And i want to fill this workflow ...
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How to bring dynamic form/item fields into notification emails?

I've created a simple item list for maintenance requests at work. New items can only be of an item content type I created for it. All the fields in the form are custom site columns. It's all very ...
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Create a list item in a different site collection

I have a List called 'Customers' in a site collection named 'A'. This Customers list is associated with a workflow. Also I have a another site collection called 'B'. It has a list called 'Products'. I ...
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Pass parameter to 2013 workflow

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow that is started programmatically. I am trying to pass a custom value to the workflow. The code to start the workflow looks like this var payload = new ...
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Distinguish between approved and not approved items (REST api)

I don´t want to ask the same question here again. But to understand the origin of my question this could be helpful ...
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Update a field value when workflow is in progress

I am working on SharePoint Designer 2010. My requirement is that when a new item is created in a list (List is content type enabled and my workflow is on content type) a new task is created in the ...
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Automatically create a new email list 30 days after the WF Status has chagned to complete in SPD

I have a list that basically sends an automated email when a task is due. This is working fine, but when the Status changes to Completed I want it to automatically generate another task/list 30 days ...
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Made a mess of this Workflow Application

Well, it started when I accidentally deleted the Workflow service from the Site App Permissions area. After I was unable to re-add the permissions to the site. I went to remove the SharePoint ...
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Add lookup field to task assign in sharepoint workflow

I need to create a task after user add a file to Documents list. I use for it "Assign task to" command. And i need fill lookup field link on added item. How can i do it? Or maybe i can use command ...