SharePoint workflow refers to the automation of a business process by step by step execution of steps. There are two types of workflows - Sequential Workflows - State Machine Workflow

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“Value cannot be null” exception while loading WorkflowServicesManager

I am trying to start a list workflow in SharePoint 2013 using client object model. But while loading WorkflowServicesManager, it throws the error below - Value cannot be null Parameter name: ...
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Disabling “Request Change” and “Reassign Task” buttons on SP 2010 workflow with active tasks

I have a SP 2010 workflow that someone else created and left "Request Change" and "Reassign Task" buttons available. However, the workflow process is not meant to have these options, and they just ...
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Migration of Custom Workflows from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010

I have never worked on Custom Workflows and for now I need to migrate a Custom Workflow solution from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010. I have converted the solution in VS2010 and it if error free. Will ...
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How can I hide “Publish Major a Version” link on call out?

I'm looking for ways I can hide the "Publish a Major Version" link from a document library. The users must use a workflow in order to request approval rather than use this link. Is there any way to ...
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Open instead of prompt for download XML Documents on IE (Link emailed from a SPD WF)

i have a workflow that sends an email with the link to the current document (an infopath form with xml extension) so my users can go to the document directly from that email. The problem is when some ...
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Can a “Person or Group” column have a repeat user in one entry?

I am trying to fix a SharePoint 2010 workflow that a co-worker created and I came across this odd case. The client wants an approver workflow where the same person appears twice in the approval list. ...
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Submit Form Without Saving to List

How could one create a form which does not actually save form data to the list upon submission? The data will be used in a workflow which fires a powershell command using a workflow action solution by ...
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Add or update approvers programmatically in OOTB Approval workflow - Sharepoint 2010

Regarding SharePoint Approval Workflow in SP2010. Add or update approvers of Publication Workflow Task There is the ability to Add or update participants to this task process through SharePoint UI on ...
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Can SharePoint be used as the foundation/building block of an Asset Management System?

We want to develop a system that can create reports based on the condition ratings of our assets. Can SharePoint schedule, programme and prioritise works/tasks based on these recorded condition ...
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Run PS Script from workflow SP2013

I saw the great feature developed by iLoveSharePoint here. But this is for SP 2010, and 2013 compatibility is not sure. Have you heard about any other stuff to do the job ? Running powershell scripts ...
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Can I implement workflows in Sharepoint without Desginer?

I need to know if there´s a chance to do a workflow on SP without using SP Designer. I am kind of new on these SP technologies and I will want to know if there´s a chance to do it.
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Assign a task to the person chosen in the people picker field

I'm fairly new to SharePoint and am just starting out with workflows. At the moment I am trying to create a simple Purchase Order Approval workflow, which should just have these stages: User clicks ...
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Content Approval / Workflows

Stuck on this one. I have a list of Documents that I want to be: (1) Viewed & Modified by one list of users part of SharePoint Group_A (2) Approved by another list of users using SharePoint ...
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Workflow wait for task complete OR date/time

I'm just getting into sharepoint dev, and working on trying to create a workflow that is for "document approval" essentially. the logic needs to be that a document is created, it gets an "approval ...
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How to autostart a workflow before publish of major version (Sharepoint Designer)

I have a problem with a workflow automatic initialization (and I have banged my head against the wall for last 8hours with this and came up with no solution). What I want to achieve is a SPD ...
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Create custom workflow status values

I am relatively new to Office 365 (SharePoint Online), so bear with me. How can I create a custom status for my workflow? Say I have the following statuses Initiated First level approved ...
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Display image based on task completion

I am trying to display a 'progress bar' on a page which includes 5 different images. I would like to create a workflow where the image would change based on the completion of tasks in a task list. The ...
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Can a workflow start a console app in SharePoint?

I would just like to know, if it is possible to start a console app from a workflow in SharePoint?
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Workflow behavior after migrate SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

I want to migrate a SharePoint 2010 to a 2013 and to run it in compatibility-mode. So here is the questions: Will the Workflow's that are running now brun after integrate the SharePoint 2010 DB in ...
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Programatically start sharepoint workflow with comments

I'm trying to programatically start workflows in SharePoint (OOB Publishing workflow). Is there any way to add Comments in my starting workflow so the first approver can get the email with coments? ...
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SharePoint 2013 OOTB Workflows

I have experience with Nintex Workflow 2010 and never used OOTB workflows before. Now i am working on 2013 and my client is asking for Leave Approval and Travel desk type of Forms and 4 level approval ...
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Create sub site using workflow in SharePoint Online

I have one project list in site collection and want to create a subsite when a new item is inserted in Project list. Is it possible using workflow? Note: I am using Office365 account. If this is not ...
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How do I make a workflow that will automatically create folders into a specific list?

I am following this guide to create my workflow. However, I do not understand step 2-6 of the workflow creation. What am I supposed to put into the empty column "values". I have tried entering a lot ...
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How to Publish SharePoint 2010 Visual Studio List Workflow

I have a SharePoint 2010 Visual Studio List Workflow. The Workflow is packaged as a module and uploaded to the site fine but I have to open the site in SP Designer to publish the workflow. Is there a ...
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SharePoint Out-of-the-box approval workflow stuck In progress

I am having an issue with the out-of-the-box SharePoint 2010 approval workflow. After the workflow is associated with a document library, the user starts the workflow. The appropriate task is created ...
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Get list item by id in Workflow

I'm trying to set item level permissions from a SharePoint 2010 reusable workflow by passing the list name and item ID as its initial parameters. How I can locate the item by using the ...
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Adding Workflow services to Site page with web part

I am new to SharePoint so please try to understand that I can be not too clear and even not very logical. Basically the task which I have to do now is such: - Create site page with Visio services ...
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Generating a Outlook Calendar Invite from Information stored on Sharepoint

We have an informal booking system which we host on Microsoft Sharepoint 2007. At the moment, a calendar invite is created manually in Microsoft Outlook 2007 communicating some of the details held in ...
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Starting a workflow on “A site is being deleted” event receiver for sharepoint 2010

I would like to start a workflow on "A site is being deleted" event receiver under web events. This workflow will start an approval process for site delete. Any suggestion on how to achieve this?
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SP 2010 Approval workflow Current Assignment Stage - Stage

I've made a copy of the existing approval workflow. I know I'll be adding three stages (groups of approves) when initiating the workflow. Based on the stage I'd like to change the email notification ...
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get the value in EmailFrom when workflow is started on the folder

I have a document library where mails get saved with the attachments. Each mail is saved in a folder group by the topic of the mail. When I start the workflow on the mail I can get the 'mail from' ...
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Create ListItem for each member of SharePoint 2010 Group using SPD Workflows

Is it possible to create a ListItem for each member of a SP 2010 group using the SharePoint Designer Workflow Actions? Let's say i have 5 people in a group, now the workflow has to create a simple ...
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Is it possible to populate a Lookup Field in a list with the List Content Types

What I'm trying to do is create a list-associated workflow that will start an Approval process with different Approvers, depending on Content Type. I cannot associate a workflow directly with each ...
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I want to upload a document to sharepoint 2010 then ask me who it to be approved by

When I upload a document into a document library, I want SharePoint to let me decide who to send it to for approval. When I create a workflow it asks me to fill in a name. I don't want this because ...
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Email alert designed using SharePoint Designer doesnt display image

I created an email alert workflow in SharePoint 2010 using SharePoint Designer. This email alert has images embedded in them using the HTML tag . When i receive the email alert,it doesn't load in ...
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Are To-Do Items supposed to email the user when assigned?

When adding a to-do item in a Workflow, is it supposed to email the User when the item is assigned? How about adding it to the Task-List in Outlook?
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Remove “list” column from workflow library

I want to remove the column "list" completely (not hiding it) from a workflow library. This is supposed to solve my problems I've been having with a workflow, according to this article: ...
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Access Nintex Workflow Variable through code [closed]

Can we access the value of nintex workflow variable from C# code?
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How do I auto generate a number?

I want to create a auto generated number with some preceding text in Sharepoint 2010. I have done this several times before with other lists, but I cannot seem to get this working on the current one. ...
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Delete part of a return field

I have a managed metadata field in my SP 2013. I use Nintex workflow to trigger on one of these managed metadata fields. I have the metadata field return as a string but it takes the hidden value with ...
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How can I run a provider-hosted app automatically every given-time-period?

I have created a provider hosted app that runs in Azure. The app is responsible for getting external data into a SharePoint list. What are the options in getting the app to run automatically, let's ...
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Modify form in default approval workflow

I am using the OOTB approval functionality in my own workflow for an internal system I'm building. However, SharePoint comes with very misleading info on the default approval form such as "This item ...
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workflowservices.js Error (get_context) when attempting to start 2013 Workflow via JavaScript

I'm attempting to run the code provided in this thread: Launch SharePoint 2013 Workflow w/Javascript It's a function which starts a SP 2013 Workflow given input parameters of Item ID and Subscription ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows not Associating with List

On my SharePoint site I have 2 collections, '/' and '/sites/dev/'. Everything works properly on the root site, but with with dev site collection any 2013 workflows that I publish are not being ...
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Change a certain field of the document-set based of creation of a certain document type with workflows

In my document-set two different document types are allowed; let’s say document type A and document type B. Is it possible to change the field X in my document-set when document of type A is created ...
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Sharepoint Workflow triggers an email that contains data based on certain columns

I'm using Sharepoint 2010. I've created a list to track demerits. Each list item has a column for demerit, employee name, supervisor and expiration status. Expiration status can be valid or expired as ...
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New Task Form Field on Reassignment form for Approval Task Workflow

Creating an approval task workflow. Need to have another field added in the reassignment form view to allow the user to select an item from a drop down menu. I am able to display the new field in the ...
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How to separate out multiple names in a workflow?

I am building a workflow from a calendar list and am trying to extract the names of the attendees of a meeting and separate them. I have a list column in my calendar with multiple names (with ...
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How to find out if a certain type of document is available inside a document-set by the help of workflows?

Is it possible to find out if a certain type of document is available inside a document-set by the help of workflows?
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2013 Workflow not progressing after task complete

I'm having some issues with a workflow we have recently created to help assist us for IT Change Requests. The bulk of the workflow involves assigning approval tasks to two users, which change ...