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 with Workflow that creates a Task

I've already created two workflows that create a task and both are giving me errors. What am I doing wrong? I've created a workflow that sends a e-mail already and it did just fine. Can I have some ...
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SPD : Workflow Item Added Item Updated not working

I have a doc Library with "CountryName" field (DDL), When the file is Uploaded to the Library, I need to copy it in the respsctive Library (exp file1, countryName = CH it will be copied to Library_CH)....
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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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Backup & restore Designer workflow

How to Backup & Restore a SharePoint Designer workflow and add it another site? I would appreciate a step by step guide.
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Calculating correct version after publishing major version creates new draft version of document

I created a workflow to calculate the correct version of a document, taking into account that the documents we are putting onto SharePoint already have a version number before transfer to SharePoint. ...
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Copying/moving document sets in SP 2013 Online

How can we copy/move document sets to a different library in the workflow.
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Office 365 Workflow development in Visual Studio

I have some experience with web applicaiton development in Visual Studio and some Sharepoint Workflow development in SP designer 2013. I am feeling a need to develop a more sophisticated workflow than ...
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Sequential Workflow: The file has been modified by SHAREPOINT\system on

I have a squential workflow that takes Account IDs as plain text from a InfoPath input and converts them into a SPUser field. I can't get the the item to update bc an exception is throw on the Update ...
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Workflow not working when copy files uploaded

I have a simple workflow, who copy items depending on the value of a field "CountryName", if equal CH, it copy the file in the folder CH ... In SPD I checked the 2 choices to run the workflow if new ...
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Office 365 Sharepoint missing some workflows?

I'm trying to set up a document approval workflow as well as a signature collection workflow in our Office 365 (E3) sharepoint. However, there are only 2 workflows available to choose from (see ...
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SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1 Installation Error - 'There are no products affected by this package installed on this system'

I have SharePoint 2013 Installed with version '15.0.4420.1017' as per Steve Chen's Page the version I have is RTM. So in order to get my workflow working As guided by Yevgeniy I have to installed SP1 ...
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Looping Workflow Dictionary Limit of 100 Items

Does anyone have a way to create a workflow that can loop through a list with more than 100 items. My looping workflow is working great but only loops through a hundred items. Unfortunately, my list ...
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Workflow not being triggered by users creating new item

Having some serious issues with triggering a workflow in SP Online (2013). We have built a vacation request system, consists of a list titled Leave Requests than lives in the Human Resources site. ...
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How to post a reoccurring email in Sharepoint using a workflow

Hello SharePoint masters. I am a novice when it comes to SharePoint tips and tricks, but I have had a bit of experience creating SharePoint sites using a lot of the common features, web parts, etc. ...
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Get related item of a task

I am starting workflow for a list item. Workflow creats tasks. How can i get a related item (list item) of a task programmaticaly? SPBuiltInFieldId.WorkflowListId does no work.
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SharePoint designer workflow unable to update a people picker field however other fields are updated

I've a SharePoint 2013 form library and i do need to update a item(not the current item) in the same list, however using my logic i am able to update other fields of the particular item i need to, but ...
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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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InfoPath/Workflow error: A button in the form template is missing an xd:CtrlID attribute?

I have a list with a custom InfoPath form. There is a workflow tied to the list which, in turn, starts an approval workflow, then sets fields when the approval workflow completes. I have full control ...
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Online application form in SharePoint Office 365

We are using Office365 and would like to replace our existing paper applications with a SharePoint form so we can then start a new hire workflow and avoid the mistakes of keying this ourselves. Can ...
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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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Send Email Extended action did not send email

I have created a SharePoint workflow in SP Designer 2010 for a automated email sending functionality when a list item is modified. I am able to send email with Send an Email action. But when I use ...
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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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Sharepoint workflow email being reformatted

I have created a workflow which sends out an email containing this html: https://jsfiddle.net/e7Lpkme2/ However, upon opening it in outlook it appears jumbled with extra white spaces and misaligned ...
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Launch workflow with custom action doesn't work properly

I've created 3 custom actions (with the type "display ribbon") for one list. I have 3 workflows and I want each action to launch one workflow. I want "Nettoyer" to use the "Enlèvement_clean" ...
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Invalid text value in SharePoint workflow 2013 string builder

I have a text which is a letter template. This text contain workflow's variables and words. And when I start the workflow, it goes to stage where it creates the one-line string variable with this text ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online adding a user to a group using a workflow

I am trying to add a user to a security group via a SharePoint 2013 workflow I am currently trying to do this using the Call HTTP web service action and I have 3 dictionary's built. All of this is ...
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“Pause until Date” workflows unable to handle changing dates?

You have a list with a Due Date column that is used to calculate a Reminder Date. That Reminder Date is used as the basis of a "Pause until Date" workflow named "Send Reminder". Some user creates an ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Service Application not visible in Central Admin nor in Get-SPServiceApplication

I found this posting Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager Missing Service when looking for an answer to the very same symptom -- and when I saw Andrew Connell answering figured I was saved! But, no ...
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MOSS - Document Library - Quick Part - HTML Content

I am using sharepoint 2007. My situation is users input into a custom list. A workflow will copy this list item into a document library with the same structure (except the rich text field is a muti-...
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Approval Workflow Any user to Approve

I'm using the OOTB Approve Workflow.. When I add two people person1 and person2 in the Approvers field they both need to approve for the workflow to end. I want when either person approves then ...
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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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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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Re-usable workflow duplicated in new list

I have created a re-usable workflow and attached it to a custom content type which is the default for a list I have saved as template and tried to re-use. When a new list is created from the template,...
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Infopath form opens as read only and cannot be submitted by only some users

We have an infopath form that we created so our staff can submit their expenses through SharePoint. This form then needs to be signed and approved by someone in upper management. Once a form is ...
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Send email from workflow to email enabled document library

Here is some background info: I was asked to create some new personnel action forms for HR, and then when one is submitted, have it sent in an email to certain recipients. They also want them archived ...
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“The file has been modified by…” error, when the workflow starts automatically

Hello,I have created a SharePoint 2013 list workflow in library L1 which does the following actions:1- Create a document-set in library L22- Copy the current document from L1 to L23- Move the copied ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflows with lookup columns

I have a document library where Country and State are lookup columns. When an new item is created in the list, i would like to trigger an email if the state that was selected is not part of that the ...
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Workflow 2013 still not available in SharePoint Designer 2013

I have already followed all of the steps to configure workflow manager in my SharePoint server, but it is still not showing in SharePoint Designer. Here are the steps I followed: https://technet....
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Is there a way to make a workflow run every Monday?

Context: I have a list that we use as a sort of newsfeed. I have a workflow which, when an item is created on the newsfeed, copies the contents into a new list item on a secondary list. What I am ...
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SharePoint 2013 document set multilevel approval workflow

How to create a multilevel approval workflow for document set in designer? . While uploading the documents user will select "Do you want to start the workflow ?" If it's Yes the document set approval ...
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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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How to send an email when an item's status has been in pending for too long?

I have a workflow set up on my sharepoint 2010 site that will email an employee's manager when they've submitted a new list item. The manager will get the email, go to the site and approve the list ...
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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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SPD 2010 Approval Workflow Failing after Years of Deployment?

We are having a lot of trouble this month with an SPD 2010 'Engineering Document Release' (EDR) workflow that I deployed in 2014. We use an InfoPath 2010 form that contains lists of Checker(s), ...
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copy item/document in same list,using OOTB workflow

I want to create new column and in that column I want any link/button and after clicking on it I want to make copy of same document/item inside same library/list. Is it possible with OOTB workflow?
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outgoing email configuration in sharepoint 2013 with zoho

my email server is configured with zoho.com with SSL. I had Configured Outgoing E-Mail Settings but OOTB approval workflow give error "The e-mail message cannot be sent. Make sure the outgoing e-mail ...
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Wokflow manager 1.0 refresh upgrades

While upgrading workflow manger 1.0 to Workflow Manager 1.0 refresh, do we need to run workflow manager config wizard after done installing workflow manager 1.0 refresh from web platform installer. ...
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How can I add notification for changing users?

I have a list that contains authorities, authorized person, and delegatee. Authorized person can delegate his/her authority to anyone. I want to add a notification that is when he/she delegates, he ...
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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 ...