SharePoint workflow refers to the automation of a business process by step by step execution of steps. There are two types of workflows - Sequential Workflows - State Machine Workflow

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Link to a Document Set in a Workflow Email

I am using SharePoint 2010. We have setup Document Sets to collect contracts from Clients. The Document Set name is a short version of the client name (no special characters, etc). On the document ...
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Workflows - execution order

I have a list on which there are 2 workflows. Both workflows are created in SharePoint Designer 2010. Workflow "A" have the following triggers 'Start workflow automatically when an item is Created' ...
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Linking to edit properties in workflow

I am creating a workflow that requests a user to add information to a documents metadata. I can create a link to the document, but can't find a way of making the link to the edit properties for that ...
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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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Create Workflow programmatically

I'm about to create a custom workflow editor application for creating, configuring and publishing basic SharePoint 2013 List workflows. I've found this A new and interesting feature of the ...
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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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Generating an email alert for new post in site feed

I am working with sharepoint online 2013 and Sharepoint designer 2013. I wanted to generate an email alert for the Site Feed App. I wanted to send an email to a group of people with the posted ...
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Deploy List Workflow in Production Environment

I created list workflow using SharePoint Designer. How to deploy my list workflow in Production environment?
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How can I use approval workflow to reject changes of any existing list item?

I've been creating reusable workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. You can see a screenshot of the workflow code by clicking on the below link. My custom approval Worfklow code image I tried ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows List does not exist error

I am creating a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow and I encountered an error which suspends my workflow. I've noticed that it only occures when I reference a lookup column to another list. The error ...
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“If [user group] contains [user name]” condition in workflow?

I have a list which has one permission group (column A) linked to one type of food (column B. Is it possible for me to create a workflow that deletes an item if it were created by a user who ...
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Workflows Always Remain In Progress

I have a custom workflow that was created in VS. This workflow runs like it should about 50% of the time. I am researching/debugging to make it run right 100% of the time and I noticed in Site ...
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Automatically send an email with list and library attachments

Here is my requirement. I have a custom SharePoint list and Document library. When I add a list item into that custom list it will automatically create a word document in the specified document ...
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How to Create Approvers Group in sharepoint 2007 for workflow

I have site in sharepoint 2007. I had created custom workflow and I want to give Approve permission to Task list of workflow. The problem I'm facing is that If I put one user then only he or she ...
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Retrieve multiple values ​​in a workflow

Here is my problem: I have Two lists: Projects: Project Name Project Manager Project1 Name 1 Project2 Name 2 DevTeams: Project(Lookup) Developer ...
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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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Yes/no values with MS Word quick parts

I have a list that when a certain criteria is met creates an MS Word Document in a SP document library, copies over some data to the word form and creates a link to that document, then emails the user ...
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Visible or hidden dropdown field in the form when a checkbox is yes or no

When the checkbox is true or yes, the dropdown should be visible in the form. If not it should be invisible. This should be instantaneous. I'm using SharePoint Designer. I tried creating workflow ...
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Cannot edit Initiation Form of Designer Workflows with InfoPath

I've got a reusable SP Designer workflow in SharePoint 2010, and I'm trying to edit the Initiation Form for it. I can open the workflow within SP Designer, click the form, and it opens in InfoPath. I ...
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Workflow doesn't create tasks anymore

I created a custom workflow via copy&modify of the OOB feedback workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. When the workflow is started there are usually tasks created for every participant of the ...
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Workflow status does not get marked as completed even after approvals are done

We have a SharePoint Approval Workflow which is getting paused after the Approval is done . Below are the steps our workflow is following :- A new item is added to the list. The workflow is started ...
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Add icon hyperlinks to grouped SP2013 list view

In SharePoint 2013, I want to take the grouped view of a list and add 3 buttons to the left of each item. In previous versions of SharePoint, I would have duplicated the list view using a DVWP but ...
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How to remove autogenerated columns created by designer worflow?

I create reusable worflow in SharePoint designer, Everytime I modify the workflow and attach it to the library a new column for the workflow is being created. They are not even shown in library ...
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How to stop SQL time out issue

I keep getting "System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation or the server is not responding." 9 out of 10 times when I try to ...
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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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Check if SPWorkflow is running

I have a SPWorkflow object and I want to check if this workflow is running. It's a Sandbox solution so I don't have access to SPWorkflow.SPWorkflowStatus. I have tried the following: if ...
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Workflow to email one user if disapproved and another if approved, it has 6 approvers. Can this be done?

I have a form library and when a form gets uploaded it sends email with packet information. In the form it has a approve/disapproved drop-down. What I would like to do is send email to a person ...
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Assign tasks to multiple users using workflow without Visual Studio

My requirement is, we want our employees to read the document whenever the administrator asks them too. For this I can manually start a workflow against a document. The problem is, I can only create ...
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Copying an attachment from one Custom List to another using a workflow

My initial requirement is to have column level permission in a custom list.(Set of users can see the column and set users cannot). Since SharePoint doesn't support column level permission i have ...
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Copying an item from one document library to another document library using a workflow

My initial requirement is to have column level permission in a custom list.(Set of users can see the column and set users cannot). Since SharePoint doesn't support column level permission i have ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Manager 1.0 Causes High CPU on Server

I installed Workflow Manager 1.0 on my test SharePoint server following these links: Installing Workflow Manager 1.0 Install and Configure Workflow for SharePoint 2013 Blog on how to install ...
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Have an Association Column equal the field of another Column

I have created an association column as part of a reusable workflow in SharePoint designer. I am now trying to have this column equal the field of another column in Document Library. I have tried ...
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This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited

I'm getting an error on my workflow task (custom workflow with custom task page). Its been working without any problems for a while. The workflow states Completed but the associated task is not ...
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Attach ListItem to TaskItem

I've created a custom approval worfkflow for an listitem. Now I need to see the values of the item in the taskitem. So I think one way would be to attach the ListItem to the TaskItem. Does anybody ...
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skip people approval workflow

I am doing an approval workflow for the first time. I have everything I need in place except one thing. Scenario: There are 3 levels of approvers, each level has a line with the approver names on it ...
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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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Pass data from custom asp.net form to workflow (SharePoint 2010)

I've got a state-machine workflow with custom instantiation and task asp.net forms. My custom task form is pretty easy, it just shows the instantiation data and let the user approve or reject it. If ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow, set field

I have a workflow that sets the field to [Today] when status = Setup. Once that field is set (either when created or when status changes to Setup), I don't want the date field to change to the current ...
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Is it possible to update multiple list items with a workflow?

I have a list which contains a value that I would like copied to all items in another list that share the same "Owner" field. This works with the Update List Item action if I set it to match ...
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How do I display list item property on workflow custom task form

I have a document library that has a workflow attached to it for purposes of approving the document. The workflow is not the built-in Approval workflow but is instead a custom State workflow. The ...
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How do I select multiple people from a list based upon a filter in a workflow? (SharePoint 2007)

I have a SharePoint list with assignments of individual persons to a specific real property. Any single property will have 1 or more people associated with it. The people assigned to any given ...
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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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Workflow to trigger email notification when new document is added/edited not sending email

I am new to SharePoint, especially SharePoint 2013... I have created a workflow via SharePoint Designer 2013 with the following conditions- If a new document is created with the "Date Created" ...
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SharePoint 2013: Check Workflow status programmatically (javascript)?

I need to be able to get the status of a SharePoint workflow 2013 using javascript. My goal is to start in a loop for all selected items synchronously a workflow. For that I will check if the started ...
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how can we add workflow to visual web part?

I am a new developer in SharePoint and I developed a visual web part. I want to add a approval mechanism for my visual web part form. For example if user clicks the button(which I created in visual ...
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checking workflow completed status of item

Hi I have two workflows wf1 and wf2 on one list i've created in visual studio. I need to check from within wf2 if wf1 is completed. (Usually I see not started, in progress and completed) How can i ...
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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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How to move Workflows in Progress to the latest Workflow

I have a workflow and used Pause and Wait for Field change Action in it. So, most of time I have workflows in Progress status. Also, I have done modification to the workflow and want to run in ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow question using Designer

I need to create a workflow for a custom list (having two columns Title and Hyperlink). When an item is created in that list the workflow should ceate a corresponding item in a discussion list with ...
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Copying a single field item from a list to a related task list using SPD workflows

I'm really new to Sharepoint 2010 and was wondering if it is possible to copy a single field from an item in a list to a related task? Basically I have a holiday request list that triggers an ...