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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How do I add leading zeros to a variable in Sharepoint 2010 site workflow?

I'm using Sharepoint 2013, but this particular site workflow is a 2010 version. I'm trying to accomplish this in Sharepoint Designer. This workflow creates a new document, and assigns a given number ...
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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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SharePoint Workflow Task Escalation

Does anyone know if when you use the action to escalate a task after it's expired if it completes the task for the person who let it expire? I'm not finding much out there about this. I do have a test ...
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Conditional workflow email automatically sent when a single field changes

I have a list (CRM) and there is a field where a representative is assigned. The rep gets an email when the field is filled in for the first time. How do I make a workflow so that if the rep is ...
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Error in viewing workflow reports

I have a workflow which seems to be problematic and when I run it I get "an error occured during approval". To see more detailed error logs I clicked on 'view wrokflow reports' in the workflow ...
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Discussion Board Workflow for Replies

I have a Discussion Board on my SharePoint site that is used by the whole organization for weekly department updates. Usually what happens is: Department will post their weekly update as a new ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflow Copy List Item Creates Duplicate Entries

I have a very simple workflow set on a list that does the following: A) If ColumnName:Random equals Approved, Copy item in Current Item to CopiedList That's it. If a choice column named 'Random' ...
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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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workflow form: get data from list

I have a workflow on the list RedList, started when an item in RedList is created. The first instruction of the workflow is: Collect New Information from BigUser (Output to Variable: tempVariable) ...
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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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Person or group field only displaying first entry

I have a workflow that asks the user to enter peoples' names into a Person or Group field. Multiple names are entered into this field, but only the first name entered gets published to the Person or ...
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Is it possible to display current workflows on the welcome page of a doc set?

I would like to have the workflows active for a particular doc set shown on the welcome page so that when a user clicks on the link for the doc set in the email they get they will see the task instead ...
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Add additional field to approval workflow form

I want to add an additional field to the approval workflow form so that approver can also fill the values for that field. The field exists in Tasks list.
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Initiate workflow on SharePoint 2013 when initiator is granted access only through Active Directory group

Has anyone successfully achieved the following: Using SharePoint 2013, in the browser, create a custom list or library Grant Full Access or Contribute access to this list or library for an Active ...
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Visual Studio Sequential Workflow : spexception was unhandled by user code

I have created simple sequential workflow in visual studio with one application page(which has 3 buttons like Approve,Reject & Close buttons) for editing the task. i deployed it to site collection ...
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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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ontaskchanged event is not triggered in a moss state machine workflow

I have this workflow which was working fine. But now it does not. It has the following states -inital, stage1, stage2, stage3, final. Initial stage works properly. In stage1, create task also works ...
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Workflow to send reminder on recurring events. Email must state the next event

I am currently in a situation where we have recurring events (Birthday reminders) that send out an email to facilities to buy birthday card. The email (sent 3 days before) reads like this: Please buy ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online: List of all suspended workflows

Is there a powershell script or service out there that gives you a list of all workflow statuses? Primarily we are looking for a way to get a list of all current suspended workflows. Update: Here ...
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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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email action in workflow using AD groups

We're using Sharepoint Foundation 2013. I have a workflow (2010 workflow) which will send an email when some1 adds something to the list. Tried it both ways - add the AD group to the email action in ...
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SPD Workflow trigger emails at specific time intervals

Default Status is "Pending" as Drop down Menu: If requester submits a new form between 3:00 PM to 9:30 AM with Status as Pending Pause until 10:00 AM then send email to the person1 at 10:00 Am ,if ...
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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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workflow - send notification everyday until status = complete

Is there a way to send daily notification if the status column is not Complete? If yes, how? I tried several ways like parallel workflow, etc. but can't get this to work. I declared a variable call ...
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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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Email cannot be sent: make sure the outgoing e-mail settings for the server are configured correctly

I made a three-state workflow in my issue list. But when I added a new item and assigned a user, a workflow is in progress the error appeared. the email cannot be sent. make sure the outgoing ...
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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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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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SharePoint List Workflow

I have two different lists with different items! let's call them for List A and List B I want to create a worflow that can do the following rows when I change something in the list so must the flea ...
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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 to get workflow instance id in workflow association form?

I am working on SharePoint 2010 sequential workflow. I have added association form to workflow. I want to store Workflow Instance id to one list while associating workflow. My questions are: Is it ...
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Workflow Emails Sharepoint 2010 don't send what is in define message and go to wrong person

I'm trying to setup an email response that when I change "Completed by Data" to "yes" it will send an email back to the created by person. This didn't work so I tried a simple send to user "Bryan" ...
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Why is Workflow sending Emails even when Status is Complete and %Complete = 100%?

We have a user that is receiving the Task assigned to emails about once a week. He is listed in the CC field of the emails (I think this indicates he created the list entry for which the Workflow is ...
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Appoach for SharePoint 2010 file upload workflow

[Crosspost from StackExchange.] I'm working on a project that is basically a file upload "wizard" that basically does the following: Entry form to select document library and enter some basic info. ...
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How can I send a daily task reminder email?

My teammates and I (4 of us total) use a task log in SharePoint to keep track of tasks. I have been tasked (hah!) with creating a daily summary email to be sent to each user containing tasks overdue, ...
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Create Task item from WorkFlow using SPServices

I am using SharePoint 2013 in the cloud. It is restricted, so modifications are done mostly through using jQuery. I have created some code that will update the current list item using SPServices to ...
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Need help on nested If-Else workflow statement

I am still new to SharePoint and workflows, so please bear with me. I have a list consisting of sales orders that are on hold. I am trying to write a workflow so that when someone either A) enters a ...
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Workflow - Items created by a group then email another group

What I'm trying to do is have a SharePoint Designer (2010) workflow for a list I have on the event when an item is created to send an email. That part is simple. Where I'm getting stuck is I want it ...
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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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Remove permissions inheritance for current list item using Workflow 2010

I'm trying set unique permissions on the current list item and then remove permissions inheritance for item through a workflow. How to achieve the above task?
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Approval workflow with specified approver

I am quite a newbie with SharePoint Designer. I have been playing around a bit with approval workflows, but I can't seem to get it right. Can someone please help me a bit with some kind of guide of ...
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Cannot save document properties with workflow enabled

I have created a simple workflow (through SharePoint designer 2013) on a document library. This workflow has one step, to email the users in a group when a new document is uploaded. The email ...
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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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SharePoint Foundation 2010 - Automatically add the parent folder name to a column

Is there a way to automatically add the name of the parent folder to a column in which the documents are stored? I have a SharePoint 2010 Foundation environment with a document library named IT. In ...
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Adding An item to sharepoint list using WCF service does not start workflow on that list

I tried adding a new item to list using WCF Service . The item is added successfully to the list but sharepoint 2013 designer workflow does not start on that list item, no workflows where created at ...
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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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SharePoint Mobile site Workflows

Simple Question: SharePoint Foundation 2013 <-- does it support workflows on the "mobile site" and if so, how do I enable it? Currently I have to switch to "desktop view" to see the workflows on a ...
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sharepoint designer - collect data from task - date and time

I'm using sharePoint designer 2010, I have creted workflow. I used the task "Collect Data From User", and I defined field as "date and time" type. the user filling the task field and I can see the ...
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Browser Infopath Form Doesn't Submit Data to SharePoint Library (but Saving the Form Does)

So I followed a CBT Nugget instruction on setting up an InfoPath 2013 Form and getting it all connected to SharePoint 2013 so that it could be filled out by users via the browser and then set up an ...
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Could not write to output file 'App_Web_wrksetng.aspx.9c9699a8.z9y24ca9.dll' — 'The directory name is invalid

We are always experiencing below error after publishing a workflow. We tried to restart our server and we successfully published the workflow but after a while the error occurs again. Workflow ...