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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Is it possible to add a rich text field to a SharePoint 2013 site workflow initiation form?

I have what seems like a fairly simple task: Using SharePoint Designer 2013, create a site workflow with initiation form input fields that have "Rich Text" options for a multi-line text boxes (the ...
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SharePoint workflow shows Rejected after 1 user removed from workflow

I have a document approval workflow where I added 2 users. One of the users was added using a wrong account. I was not allowed to edit the task and redirect to the correct account, so the only option ...
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Email send to users and sharepoint group when list item changes status

I am very new to designer to write workflow. I hope you guys will help to figured it out. I have list which has one dropdown item called "App Change Request Status". Dropdown items are ...
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Tasks created in Workflow do not appear in My site

We have the My Tasks portion working fine for aggregating tasks from our Sharepoint sites when users create the tasks inside the browser. I created a workflow to create tasks and assign them to users ...
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Foundation 2010 workflow not starting automatically(not a system account)

Does anyone have any suggestions how to fix a workflow would not be starting automatically? This is NOT a system account (just a regular user with contribute permissions to list). This is a ...
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Workflow creates document set, but not its documents

I'm creating a workflow that will create a new instance of a document set in my document library. This step implemented like this: Creating the document set manually (using the SharePoint website) ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - ResolvePrincipalInCurrentcontext Unauthorized

I have a simple Workflow that sends an email when an item is approved. But when the workflow executes I get the following error: HTTP Unauthorized to ...
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App with workflows hangs “Your Apps” page

I have an app with two workflows. The app is SharePoint hosted. Once I add the .app file to the global catalog the "Your Apps" page hangs on "loading" when I open it. If I remove the workflows it ...
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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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Enable Rich Text in a Site Workflow Initiation Form for a Multiple Line Column w/o InfoPath?

I've created a site workflow that users manually start and that collects data through an initiation form, which then passes the data to a Word document in a library. The initiation form uses site ...
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Deleted Workflows Still Sending Emails

All! I have an issue that neither I nor the contractors that I have working for me have been able to figure out, and I'm hoping you all might be able to help me. I have several users that are getting ...
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Concurrent Workflows - Item changed by workflow(2) during lifecycle of workflow(1)

SP 2013 Teamsite-Template I got 2 lists in my Teamsite. When an item was created or changed on list A a WF starts and the Item is copied to list B (create or update if exist). On list B there is ...
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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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Visual Studio 2013 Error: workflow “could not generate view for item”

Yesterday I switched from VS12 to VS2013 Ultimate, opened my app in VS2013 and deployed it. Worked as expected. However I have one Workflow Issue, when I go to the XAML and drag an item from the ...
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How to send email to people from choice column with multiple selections

I would like to choice people from choice column with multiple selections and then send email to these people by using workflow SPD. Can I do it? I use SharePoint Foundation
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Workflow Approval - Sharepoint 2013

I have got a problem with Workflow. When I don't add a Approval Condition it's works great: But When I add a Approve to workflow its not starting the workflow after Aproving element: And the ...
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sharepoint 2013 infopath email lookup

I have a SharePoint list called dept managers with 3 columns which are departments, managers name , managers email. the purpose of this list is for look-up purposes. i have gone ahead and created an ...
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How can I have a workflow send an email to different users based on list field contents

I have a custom list with a field called Section which needs to send emails whenever a new item is added. The catch is that the email has to go to a different user for each of the predefined entry ...
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Custom Task assigned to multiple users in SP 2010

I have a first SharePoint List that contains two columns: Name of the application Name(s) of the developer(s) There is a second SharePoint List that fires a Sequential Workflow in Visual Studio ...
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Workflows stuck on starting Sharepoint 2010

We have an issue with a list that has some custom workflows we have created in SharePoint Designer. Each list item has 3 workflows attached to them, but the workflows just seem to sit at a ...
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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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How to move a document from SharePoint folder to local directory in a drive?

I know there is a workflow to move documents from one folder (or a library) to a different one inside the SharePoint based on their approval status or version number etc. But I want to move the ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Compare Current Item to List Item

We are using Sharepoint Online with 2010 workflows. We are creating a custom resource list outside of the OTB Resource List. What I am trying to do is first have the workflow compare the current item ...
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Sending a weekly form with SharePoint 2013

Using SharePoint 2013 I would like to be able to send out a simple form to team members allowing them to enter their weekly report (every Friday) from within Outlook, then have them submit it so that ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows List does not exist error

I am creating a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow and I encountered an error which suspends my workflow. I've noticed that it only occures when I reference a lookup column to another list. The error ...
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SPD 2010 workflow email based on value

I have a list that tracks the number of devices based on status by using a lookup "count" column. To this end, I know how many units I have left in inventory by the number of units with the ...
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Sequential Workflow Transaction Aborted System.TimeoutException

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 as I can see in my logging but after ...
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Is there a threshold when emailing a group via workflow?

I created 2 groups in SharePoint 2010. One has approximately 20 users and the other has 1600 users. I created a workflow that uses Group 1 (20 users) in the BCC field to send an email to this group. ...
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Workflow Custom Activity deploy in multi server environment

I have been working on a project that involves developing a custom workflow activity for SharePoint 2013. I am developing it in a single server environment working with http. My problem occurs when ...
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(Solved) Start a Workflow of the Host-Web via SharePoint App and JSOM

The Last Update is the Solution I have got an App for SharePoint 2013, which needs to start a Workflow. This Workflow is in the HostWebContext, not in the AppContext. The List, the Workflow is ...
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Workflow only triggered on manual execution even though it's set to trigger on creation

My workflow on sharepoint doesn't execute when a new item is created in the associated list. The workflow uses a list item which contains a number and copies that into a reference number field on ...
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Designer 2010 Workflow does not overwrite old version when published

Whenever I publish a workflow from the Designer, the workflow will create a new workflow instead of updating the old one. For example: Workflow A is published as a list workflow and can be manually ...
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Creating SharePoint 2013 Workflow Associations with Powershell

Summary: How do I create SharePoint 2013 Workflow Associations through Powershell? SharePoint 2013 workflows do not show up on the WorkflowTemplates list of the SPWeb. I am attempting to associate a ...
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Unable to fetch the SPWorkflow object programmatically

I have a requirement of fetching the SPWorkflow object on a SPListItem object. The assocaiated workflow is a sharepoint 2013 visual studio workflow. I have tried the following approaches, but none of ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Workflow with custom association form cannot be attached to a list

I can build a simple Visual Studio HellowWorldW/F Sandbox 2013 workflow and attach it a list. I can run it manually without any issues Next I build another workflow and add a custom association form, ...
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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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This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited

I'm getting an error on my workflow task (custom workflow with custom task page). Its been working without any problems for a while. The workflow states Completed but the associated task is not ...
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Update field in SharePoint 2010 list to current user

We have created a list that tracks service tickets. This ticket has a status field with "Open" and "Closed" as options and then another field called "Closed by" that's linked to people/groups. What ...
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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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Can not change the task list of the SharePoint 2010 workflow

I have to create SharePoint 2010 workflow. I have created one Task list. I want that task list to be a task list to be workflow Task list. But when I creates workflow, it is not showing me the created ...
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2013 workflow decisions based on Managed Metadata terms

I have seen various postings on formatting GUID references to access Managed Metadata terms. How does one evaluate (IF or WAIT) the different terms of a term set in a workflow? Could someone provide a ...
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Item added not calling only for the first workflow task created through visual studio state machine workflow

I am facing an issue with a visual studio state machine workflow I created for share point 2010. I am triggering the workflow manually in the ItemCheckedIn event . Following is the code. { ...
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How do I have a workflow update/set a field in the current list?

The situation is as follows: I have a library of documents. Each document has a metadata column representing the status of this document with possible choices derived from a look-up column in ...
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Sharpoint designer 2013 Stopping when Workflow People/Group Selection

SharePoint Designer 2013 is stopping unexpectedly when click to People/Groups from SharePoint Site. As an example, Send an Email action and I want to send the email to a SharePoint Site Collection ...
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Workflow to trigger email notification when new document is added/edited not sending email

I am new to SharePoint, especially SharePoint 2013. I have created a workflow via SharePoint Designer 2013 with the following conditions- If a new document is created with the "Date Created" equaling ...
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Workflow Added by an App doesn't get associated with SPList

I have a SharePoint hosted app, with a workflow in visual studio 2013, the workflow is associated with the list once created. When I click F5 to deploy my app, I go to the list, and I can't see my ...
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SendEmail on Custom Activity

I have a little problem with a custom activity on my very complex workflow. I follow this link to create what i need: Creating Multiple Tasks from a SharePoint 2010 Workflow Now I try to add a ...
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Developing new SP2010 workflows for SP2013?

I have an interesting scenario where I have to develop a workflow for an SP2013/O365 environment, but it has to be an SP2010 workflow, because Azure is not supported / allowed. This is a new ...