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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Iterating a Keyed Dictionary in a Sharepoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I'm fairly certain that I already know the answer to this, but just in case I've missed something: is there currently any built-in method for iterating a keyed (read as: keyed with textual non-numeric ...
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How to delete a Task that is associated to an item and workflow that have been deleted

I have a task that is associated with an item (in another list) that has a running workflow. However, the item was deleted over a year ago and therefore it is no longer recoverable from the recycle ...
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Working draft of items?

I have workflows set up in SP 2010 that are triggered once a new item is saved to a list (once the new item is created); Is there a way for users to create a working version of the item so that the ...
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Empty date field goes to 1/1/1900 when updating target list with workflow

Say, I have a SourceList with date fields like these DateReceived, DateEntered. If these field or fields are null then in workflow updates the target list item with 1/1/1900 dates respectively. ...
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Start workflow after item moved

What I am trying to accomplish: User creates a document in Doc Lib A. Once they have finished working on that document they press a ribbon button and the document is copied into Doc Lib B for ...
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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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Sharepoint Workflow 2013/2013 - Create list item to document library creates corrupt document

I have recently upgraded a 2010 site to 2013 with spd workflow running on the 2010 platform. The "create list item" to a library does not seem to work. It adds a document but the file is corrupt and ...
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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. 1. I am able to send email with 'Send an Email' action. But when i ...
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Sharepoint Blog Notifications (workflow)

I'd like to create a workflow that generates an email notification whenever a blog post with a certain category is created. I originally planned to simply use the notification system in Sharepoint but ...
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Check in/Check Out Interaction with SP2010 workflow

Hopefully this is something pretty simple, and I'm just making a rookie mistake. I have a sequential workflow that is on a library with forms that get checked in and checked out. The workflow has a ...
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Cannot use external list data in workflow to update another list field in SP Designer 2010

I have created an external content to bring my sql table and created an external list with that table. Now I can even read the external list in the browser. My problem is that I'm not able to use the ...
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Duplicate entries to appended comments from workflow

There is a question that has been posted that had the same issue but the resolution did not work entirely for me. Multi-Line Text - Append Changes - Duplicate Entries on Save In my situation I am ...
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How To Get Current Date In Long Date Format in a Site Workflow

I have a requirement to get the day of the week into a workflow variable in a SharePoint Designer Site Workflow. This means I do not have a "Current Item" that the workflow runs on. How can I ...
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Sharepoint Approval Workflow - Task Approval sent to Directory List - Task Email not Sending

Created a Approval Workflow as follows: Start **Approval Process** process on **Current Item** with **PT.KT.Admin** Here PT.KT.Admin is a DL used by me.. which has approximately 16 members. When i ...
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Email current user in people picker

An Admin creates an item in a list. The admin then enters information onto the form. The Admin selects a user from the people picker and saves the item. It will then run a workflow. When the item is ...
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Is it possible to reference the “Other Labels” field from the SharePoint term store to a SharePoint workflow.?

I have a situation where I need to reference the "Other Labels" field from the SharePoint term store, to a SharePoint workflow, but cannot seem to find a suitable solution following a quick internet ...
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Out of the box approval workflow suddenly failed on start (retrying)

SharePoint 2010. I've been using out of the box approval workflow for several month now. I did some minor changes to it, like to who and when emails should be send, but that's all. Then out of a ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - How to lookup custom string in workflow task

I'm creating a workflow that assigns a task to a person. After that person completes the task, they are required to input a string of text (a server URL) before they can press "Approve." Once this is ...
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Two level approval workflow in sharepoint designer 2010

I want to create an approval workflow that goes like this. Form filled in -> click submit -> send to first person to approve ->(if not rejected)-> send to second person to approve ->(if not ...
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How to dynamically adjust Subsite Logo using the Call http Web Service action

I've been trying to build a workflow which automatically generates a subsite. Since these subsites are projects under a variety of the company's clients, it would be nice if each project site could ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 - Workflow Not Working

Our SharePoint Online site was updated to 2013 (from 2010) about a year ago. I am attempting to create my first workflow. I started with a very simple workflow. Stage 1: Email Shawn then Set Workflow ...
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Calling user profile service from spd 2013 workflow yields “unauthorized”

Trying to use the "call http web service" action from a SPD 2013 workflow to get the user's manager. The url for the web service is: ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow copy element from one list to another

How to copy by workflow creating element in one list to another list. I can run a workflow, but manualy. I push a tick on "Start workflow automatically when an item is created", but it don't work.
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Workflow column does not appear

An out-of-the-box SP2010 Approval Workflow has been created to a list. The workflow works fine and workflows have successfully been created by end users (non-admins). However, now we noticed that ...
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Is it possible to run automated workflows in Sharepoint Foundation 2010 by the System Account?

I have installed SharePoint Foundation server 2010 (Standalone) on a windows 7 machine for learning SharePoint development. I have created a workflow, but it is not getting started automatically when ...
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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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Infopath forms not added to central admin after deploying workflow

I am making changes to several SharePoint state machine workflows that each contain Infopath forms for the workflow tasks. I have been able to deploy all but one of them successfully. The problem I am ...
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Workflow To Send Out Task Every WeekDay To Nominated People

I have a requirement to create a workflow that generates a task once per day and sends the task as an email notification to the nominated person for that day (Monday to Friday). The process is that ...
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How to get approval status of a list item as a column to that list?

I have a Calendar list and an approval workflow. The workflow is initiated when a new item is added. The event gets approved in the task list. I want to get that "Outcome" column to the list. But when ...
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Approval workflow issue

I have created a simple approval workflow with 2 stages for a document library. User A will approve and then the approval has to go to User B User A is receiving a mail and editing the document and ...
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Users cannot view approval form in sharepoint

I have a customized approval workflow. Myself and other Site Collection administrators can view the approval form just fine. When someone who is not a site collection administrator tries to view the ...
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How can migrate Approval workflow from SP2007 to Sp2013 (Upgrade content db)

I upgrades application from SP 2007 to Sp2013 by Upgrade content database. In my app have a Approval Workflow of SP2007 When finished upgrade to SP2013, i can not start this workflow for ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow errors when started

When starting a published SharePoint Designer 2013 List Workflow manually on a list item, I get the following error: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. ...
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Programmatically Calling Workflow Issue

This is a longshot, but I figured I would check.I had a need to fire a workflow on an item from another workflow and searched around, ultimately finding two different methods that are detailed here ...
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'Claim Task' marks the task as complete

I'm having a problem with one of the SharePoint 2010 workflows I'm updating. One of the tasks in the workflow is assigned to a group in the site collection. When I login as one of its users and click ...
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Sending debug messages in sequential workflow

I'm trying to send messages to the workflow history of a workflow at some point after the workflow starts, based on a condition. There are some values in the code I would like to verify as the ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow replaces special characters from Rich Text Field with garbage

We are trying to build a very simple workflow so blog post users can email their posts to specific users/groups. The workflow should be pretty simple, just grabbing the body from the list item and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow: Retrieving hidden field value always null

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow in a Visual Studio project. I use a LookUpSPListItem activity together with a GetDynamicValueProperties activity to get field values from a list. All field values ...
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sharepoint 2013 pass data between custom lists

I am asking the question since this is my first project working with Sharepoint 2013. Here is the project requirements: 1. I created a custom list for users to enter data in a custom form that is ...
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Missing quick launch on workflow initiation form

After creating a workflow in SharePoint Foundation 2010, the workflow initiation form is always missing the quick launch bar on the left side. There is only an empty div in the page source code ...
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how to add attachment adding functionality in custom aspx task form in workflow?

I have a workflow with several custom aspx tasks. When the initiator starts the workflow he/she has the possibility to add/remove attachment into the list by using list's item add feature. But when ...
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I cannot create a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010

I tried creating a list workflow in SharePoint 2010. When I click New Workflow, I could see Add new workflow to your list and I have entered the workflow name and clicked OK. It remains in the same ...
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Set column field with another field using workflow

I create a simple workflow using Sharepoint 2010 designer. basically set ProductCopied to [%CurrentIte:EData Process%]. EData Process field is a field where value from Manage Metadata. The issue is ...
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SP13: Calendar Conflict Check

I am working in SharePoint 2013 and seeking a way to add a calendar conflict check therefore end-users can not enter events into the calendar that will overlap with another event. For instance, if ...
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Workflow gives error: e-mail address 'someone@example.com' is unknown

The title of this question comes from the logs of SharePoint 2010. I defined a three-state workflow and the workflow gives errors when trying to send e-mail to the users participating in the workflow. ...
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Coercion Failed: Can't get workflow to send notification to “Assigned To” user

I've created a simple workflow to send a notification email to the "Created By" user which works nicely. What I wanted to do is use the "Assigned To" built-in lookup instead, which is a "People ...
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How to update a list item's Workflow Status field?

I have created an Approval field for my list programmatically: var fieldName = mylist.Fields.Add("Approval", SPFieldType.WorkflowStatus, false) see ...
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How to pass a default value to a Workflow Collect task?

Details: SharePoint 2010 Enterprise SharePoint Designer Building workflows in SP Designer My problem: I have a workflow which needs to collect some data from a user - lets say "Account Number" - ...
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Empty word document created with template

I have a list with attached a 2013 workflow that should create a word document. I have followed this article Unfortunately, no matter what I write in my template.docx template, the workflow created ...