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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SP2010: Use Workflow to move library item into folder

I need my workflow to move library documents into a folder in the same document library. I can copy items, then delete the original item. I'm not seeing how to specify a folder or sub-folder, just the ...
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How do I check if a collection is empty?

I can't figure out how I can do a simple null check on a Collection variable in a workflow. The variable is populated by a GetDynamicValueProperties activity, so it can (and will be, under certain ...
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Auto list item update

I have a number of list items in a single list that I would like to use a workflow from SharePoint Designer to update every day so that the 'status' changes based on the changing date. I have tried ...
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Linked Data Source problems

I have some few questions regarding how to make Linked Data Sources work. Is there a way to have the column headers be able to sort by ascending or descending (this is not too important but is ...
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SharePoint 2013 App. Workflow Permissions for an app web

I have prepared environment to host apps on SharePoint on-premises, then I have configured workflow manager to work through HTTP and implement simple SharePoint-hosted app with a workflow. My ...
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Using jQuery SPServices to start a SPD reusable workflow

I am trying to initiate a SPD workflow that has been defined at the web's content type level. The workflow is associated to the content type and I can start it from the SP UI without issue. The item I ...
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Getting exception “Unable to synchronously deliver start event via a manual-start workflow” while trying to start workflow programmatically

I am trying to start a SharePoint list workflow from a WPF application. The code snippet I am using is below. It is a SharePoint 2013 server. These are the class members: String _webURL = ...
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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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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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Email Snippet System using SharePoint Online Workflow

I am wondering if anyone has advice on a proposed system. Here is how it works. A weekly email is sent to employees every monday explaining to reply back in bulleted list what they got done last week ...
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Send custom emails when an item is added to a list

I am setting up a SharePoint 2013 website for my team, and part of the website includes a feature to fill out a form which then sends an email to our team with the contents of the form fields as well ...
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Error: The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not available in sharepoint designer

Currently, I need to develop a workflow with looping feature and I googled that it is available in sharepoint 2013 workflow. But, when I tried to create a workflow for sharepoint 2013 in sharepoint ...
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Possible to add a workflow on a website mailbox?

In SharePoint 2013 it is possible to create a website mailbox? Is it possible to add a workflow onto it? What I want is the following: The Postbox got an E-Mail and at this time the workflow must ...
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How to copy email body from a workflow step

I can't seem to copy from the body of an email from an action inside a workflow step. I can paste new content in, but can't seem to invoke the magic input to get copy to work. Is there some way to ...
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Assign a task to the person chosen in the people picker field

I'm fairly new to SharePoint and am just starting out with workflows. At the moment I am trying to create a simple Purchase Order Approval workflow, which should just have these stages: User clicks ...
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Workflow condition using a lookup column

I am sure this is something quite simple but I can't seem to figure this out (I am new to SPD and workflows in general). I am building a workflow to notify key individuals of a new item(s) being ...
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How do I start a workflow automatically when a document enters an existing library from a different library?

I am using a pre-workflow to move a document to an existing library after the recipient completes the task. Once it enters the new library I want it to automatically start the main workflow. Is this ...
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How to assign a particular column values of sharepoint List A 2010 from sharepoint ListB 2010

I have two list in sharepoint 2010. In List A i have Assigned to field column(people or user group). In List B i have two fields Name and Email id column. I need the email id values of List B should ...
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Sequential Workflow Transaction Aborted System.TimeoutException

Dear SharePoint StackExchange users, 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 ...
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Workflow to create a folder in the Shared Documents Library upon creation of a list item

I have a List that people create an item for new project requests. I have a workflow that notifies the Assigned To person, however I would like to also have it create a Sub Folder under the Shared ...
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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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Infopath Publish as Content type an Reusable workflow

Does anyone have any good links to web tutorials that demostrate how to publish and Infopath Form as a content type and then attach a reuasble workflow to the form?
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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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SPD Workflow Approval Task- Unexpected Error When Viewing Task

I have a SPD 2010 workflow that is starting an approval process and assigning a task to a user. I'm running into an odd issue. When a user with contribute permissions on the Task list tries to view ...
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Attaching a document to an email that's been sent as part of a workflow [duplicate]

I was wondering if it's at all possible to attach a document to an email that is sent as part of a workflow? I've managed to create a workflow to email users to let them know when their phone is ...
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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

How I can to get initiation form parameters of running SharePoint 2013 workflow using server object model? I'm use Microsoft.SharePoint.WorkflowServicesBase.dll for getting WorkflowInstanse and ...
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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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“Value cannot be null” exception while loading WorkflowServicesManager

I am trying to start a list workflow in SharePoint 2013 using client object model. But while loading WorkflowServicesManager, it throws the error below - Value cannot be null Parameter name: ...
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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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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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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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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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Open instead of prompt for download XML Documents on IE (Link emailed from a SPD WF)

i have a workflow that sends an email with the link to the current document (an infopath form with xml extension) so my users can go to the document directly from that email. The problem is when some ...
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SPD 2010 Workflow update Calendar list based on Condition

I have created a InfoPath 2010 form + SPD 2010 multi-level workflow(Leave Authorisation Form). The infopath form is stored on a Forms library(Leave Authorisation forms Library) once it is submitted ...
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Disabling “Request Change” and “Reassign Task” buttons on SP 2010 workflow with active tasks

I have a SP 2010 workflow that someone else created and left "Request Change" and "Reassign Task" buttons available. However, the workflow process is not meant to have these options, and they just ...
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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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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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Run PS Script from workflow SP2013

I saw the great feature developed by iLoveSharePoint here. But this is for SP 2010, and 2013 compatibility is not sure. Have you heard about any other stuff to do the job ? Running powershell scripts ...
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Migration of Custom Workflows from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010

I have never worked on Custom Workflows and for now I need to migrate a Custom Workflow solution from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010. I have converted the solution in VS2010 and it if error free. Will ...
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How can I hide “Publish Major a Version” link on call out?

I'm looking for ways I can hide the "Publish a Major Version" link from a document library. The users must use a workflow in order to request approval rather than use this link. Is there any way to ...
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Can a “Person or Group” column have a repeat user in one entry?

I am trying to fix a SharePoint 2010 workflow that a co-worker created and I came across this odd case. The client wants an approver workflow where the same person appears twice in the approval list. ...
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Submit Form Without Saving to List

How could one create a form which does not actually save form data to the list upon submission? The data will be used in a workflow which fires a powershell command using a workflow action solution by ...
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Add or update approvers programmatically in OOTB Approval workflow - Sharepoint 2010

Regarding SharePoint Approval Workflow in SP2010. Add or update approvers of Publication Workflow Task There is the ability to Add or update participants to this task process through SharePoint UI on ...
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Can SharePoint be used as the foundation/building block of an Asset Management System?

We want to develop a system that can create reports based on the condition ratings of our assets. Can SharePoint schedule, programme and prioritise works/tasks based on these recorded condition ...
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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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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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Can I implement workflows in Sharepoint without Desginer?

I need to know if there´s a chance to do a workflow on SP without using SP Designer. I am kind of new on these SP technologies and I will want to know if there´s a chance to do it.
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Problem with Registration for SP:s Workflow 2013

Goal: Install SP Workflow 2013 in my SharePoint 2013 Problem: I have followed a guide line ...
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Content Approval / Workflows

Stuck on this one. I have a list of Documents that I want to be: (1) Viewed & Modified by one list of users part of SharePoint Group_A (2) Approved by another list of users using SharePoint ...