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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Workflow copying a list item from one site to another site

I have site A (CRM) that contains a manager name. Depending on the manager's name, I'd like for the list item to be copied to site B. How do I get the copying to move from one subsite to another ...
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Why is my workflow DependencyProperty event handler not firing?

I have a custom workflow activity (SharePoint 2010) with a Dependency Property defined as follows: public static DependencyProperty TaskChangedEventPropertyEvent = ...
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workflow lookup to two column different list

Assume we have two different list List A: Name, Type (where the value can be Doc A, Doc B, Doc C), building List B building, Doc A how can i lookup two condition "if building x is found on list A ...
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Is there a way to route a record/policy to all employees to sign

I am looking into add a record library into my company's SharePoint site. The main use for this would be to store digital copies of records/forms/policies that employees are required to sign. I want ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Tasks and Outlook

I'm trying to find a way to have the 'Open this task' button in Outlook when a task notification from a SharePoint 2013 Workflow is sent to a user. We have been working on upgrading our SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Reports

I created a workflow in SharePoint 2013 and would like to start collecting information on how long it takes for each task to be completed. I know of ways to build this type of data into the workflow, ...
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SharePoint Online - Copy SharePoint List Items from multiple Subsites to a main site

I have a SharePoint site "Test", in which i have a Custom List "Test1 List". I also have a few Sub sites for the Test site and each subsite has a custom list associated with it (For example, Test2 ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow actions - how to get substring from start of variable until character “|”

Any way to get the susbstring from the start of the string until a specific character in a SharePoint designer workflow action? I cannot use "Extract Substring from Start of String" because there ...
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Workflow Error: Coercion Failed: Input cannot be null for this coercion

I have a workflow that is assigning a task based on a lookup value. This workflow runs successfully the first time then fails on subsequent attempts. Here's how the data looks: Look Up Title ...
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Workflow on separate sites

I have two separate sp sites. My aim: When user adding item in SPList on 1-st site - workflow add copy of this item in other SPList on 2-st site. SharePoint 2013. How do it?
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How to trigger a SharePoint 2013 workflow from a SharePoint 2010 workflow

Is it possible to trigger a SharePoint 2013 workflow from a SharePoint 2010 workflow. If yes then how can we achieve this. Suggest some help
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Create a 2010 workflow in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint hosted app

Is it possible to create workflow 2010 for SharePoint hosted app 2013 in visual studio 2012. If yes then how we can achieve this. Suggest some help
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How do I get each person from a multiple choice column?

So, the question does a poor job of outlining the problem. I've got one list where my clients track their projects; let's call it Projects. In it, they make a selection on a multiple choice column ...
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show related tasks in DispForm of an item with Start Feedback Process workflow

I have a list "My List" that has a "Start Feedback Process" workflow. The workflow creates multiple tasks in "Workflow Tasks". I want to modify the DispForm.aspx page of "My List" to show all the ...
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Check blank/null date in workflow

I have this simple workflow which checks to see if a Request Date field is blank to determine whether it goes to LIST or INITIATE as shown below. I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong. A ...
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Error message on Workflows page - unable to manually start a workflow

After some recent server patching and a security McAfee update I'm getting the following error when opening Workflows page on an individual item. This was found using the corelation id. Can anyone ...
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Workflow 2013 throws an error on start

I have workflow which works correct on a development machine. But on production it throws an error on start. "Started" status message: Retrying last request. Next attempt scheduled in less than one ...
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Form problems with 2010 Approval Workflow on 2013

I am running SharePoint 2013 and trying to implement a workflow based on the 2010 Approval workflow. When I click the link in the Approval email the document opens and I can check it out but when I ...
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Set a lookup column value from text column via 2013 Workflow

Using Workflow 2010 it is possible to set a lookup column value from either a text field, or calculated column or by using a workflow variable. If I have a calculated column value or variable inside ...
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SharePoint XAML Workflow - REST ISODateString to DateTime

I'm designing a SharePoint-hosted add-in declarative workflow. I'm calling a REST endpoint that returns me a DateTime value and I need to compare this date to current DateTime that I get using ...
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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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How to integrate SharePoint with existing .NET MVC web site to store digitally signed document?

New users to a .NET MVC web site I support need to sign a user access agreement and upload it to the web site. The current process is cumbersome and verification of user acceptance difficult. I think ...
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Is it supported to use shared mailboxes in SharePoint 2013 Workflows

We try to send an email to a shared mailbox (Exchange 2007) from a workflow in SharePoint 2013. No errors are shown in the workflow but the message does not arrive in the mailbox. If we do the same ...
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Is it possible to autocomplete In-Progress Visual Studio workflows in MOSS 2007

We have MOSS 2007 Custom List with 5 different Visual Studio Workflows on it. So currently the list has 16000 Workflow instances running on the items(Workflows in 'in-progress' state are about 16000). ...
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How to create your own approval custom workflow in spd 2013?

I am using sp 2013. I would like to create some custom workflow in spdesigner. In this workflow I would like to create a task to userA. userA is a "sharepoint user/group column" After userA has ...
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Select another list item based on multiple conditions

I've a discussion list, say L1. I've another custom list, say L2, with fields client, support person, start date, end date. ex client support person start date end date ...
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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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Sharepoint Workflow Task Wrongly assigned

I have created a task list where task are being assigned to different users. For the task: Related Content for texsting367 is first assigned to Jack. And an email link to accept/reject is sent to ...
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Upgrading SharePoint from 2010 to 2013 with Farm Solution

I am working on SharePoint multiple versions. One of my customer is asking for an upgrade from SharePoint 2010 (foundation) to 2013. I would like to know the below: Steps to upgrade SharePoint ...
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loading workflowservice manager from javascript giving “Invalid request” error

I have a web part page where a list view is added and need to start workflows on items in this list using java script, on click of a button. Below is the code snippet, which fails with error message ...
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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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Workflow Manager 1.0 will install but NOT configure

I have successfully installed Workflow Manager 1.0 (and its prerequisites) on my Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 machine that is hosting SharePoint 2013. I attempt to go into the Workflow Manager ...
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exported reusable workflow not working on other sites

i created a reusable workflow using sharepoint designer, and then i created 2 custom site columns to associate in the workflow. Then i published it and tested on the same site where i had it created. ...
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workflows for variations in SharePoint 2013

I have created a site collection and implemented variations for the site collection. Now I am able to get all the lists, pages and list items that are created in the source site to target site. But ...
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SharePoint Designer Approval Workflow

I have 2 level approval workflow. The workflow starts when a user submits a form. Then an email will be sent to 1st level approver where he/she has to approve or reject. If accepted, then it will ...
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Obtain workflow ID by title using CSOM?

This is for SP2010. I'm trying to implement a "launch" button for a workflow, inline in a SharePoint list. I do not want the users to go to the "Workflows" page, they want to click a button while ...
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Can I add a start workflow link to a column in a list view?

I would like to add a link directly to a start workflow page in a column so that users don't have to go through several clicks to start a workflow. The link needs to change based on the item ID for ...
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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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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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Create a workflow to notify manager that item needs to be updated

I am trying to create a workflow in SharePoint 2010 to send a notification to a person designated as a manager if an item in a list has not been modified within at least two days. I'm not exactly sure ...
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Set user permissions required to run workflow

How do I set permissions required for users to run/execute a SP2013 workflow? Somewhere in the MSDN I read "Edit Items" is required to run workflows. Somewhere else I read "Manage Lists" is required ...
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Update one list based on another in SharePoint

I am fairly new to SharePoint and just recently started to work on the feature called Limits. Basically, I have two lists: Source and Target. Target list have a column called SPR with unique ...
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Error Uploading a document

When I upload a document I am getting: Sorry, something went wrong The file Engineering Documents 2/IPSPD2013 Feed Back2.jpg has been modified by i:0#.w|dataoncloud\order_123456789 on 07 Dec ...
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WorkflowHistoryList feature not activating

I'm trying to attach a standard Approval Workflow 2010 to a document library however the powershell script I am using is throwing an exception in the following spot: # Create Workflow History list if ...
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Hiding list items

In SharePoint 2007, I was able to create a column to hide an line in an Excel spreadsheet that was loaded into SharePoint. I cannot locate this option in SharePoint 2010... (we have not yet updated ...
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Workflow 2013 and Request More Info

I'm new to SharePoint workflow. I have an InfoPath document which, once submitted to the SharePoint library, must pass four consecutive reviewers. I want each reviewer to be able to Approve, Reject ...
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New Item VS new Item using incoming email

I have a SharePoint List which has an email address. I want to know what is the functional difference between adding an item with the Add Item Link and adding an item when receiving an email? I ...
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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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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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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 ...