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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SharePoint workflows timeout

I was working with SharePoint 2013 Workflows, but one of my manager's request is that the flow send an email to the person accountable, if a certain task hasn't been achieved for, lets say, 2 days (...
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SPD2013 Workflow - while loop

Is there any difference in a SPD2013 workflow between using the "Loop with condition" action and having a stage transition to itself given certain conditions? Can a stage even transition to itself and ...
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Start SP 2013 workflow using JavaScript object model does not start WF

I am using a SharePoint 2013 state machine workflow. In my page I attempt to start the workflow using below both ways Method 1 - using Item ID & WF subscription name var wfName = "notification ...
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SP2013 Customized Approval Workflow - how to ignore certain field changes (user comment, Like)

In my company we are using SP2013. I created one workflow which will be triggered whenever a list item was created resp updated. The list item (a Knowledge article) consists of a few fields. Now, ...
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How to find listItem by Person column in Workflow

I have a Custom list with column "User" of type "Person or Group". I want to find list item by ID of a user. When I trying to use LookupSPListItemID Workflow returns me a message Column "UserId" ...
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SPD workflow sometimes takes hours to run

I have a SharePoint Designer workflow on a list that is set up to start automatically when a list item is Created and Changed. The workflow consists of: Nine (9) "Set" actions to set the value of ...
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cancel all running workflows from another workflow in SharePoint designer 2010

Currently, I have a workflow [WF1] that would check if the item has been submitted or saved. If it has been submitted, then the workflow would start another workflow [WF2] for the approval process. ...
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Sequential Workflow with custom initiation form

I need to create Sequential Workflow with custom initiation form.After creating custom initiation form i need to perform the following task Create Task in task list After updating Status to "...
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Workflow Fails on Start when published by one user

I have a number of workflows that stop working whenever someone I work with publishes them. He doesn't get any errors when publishing. It's not all workflows but specific ones break every time he ...
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Users without permission able to access folder through URL

I'm very new to SharePoint 2010, and I've been working on a workflow for folder permissions that replaces all permissions so that only a certain group is given Contribute access to the folder. This ...
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Stop Redirect in SharePoint Designer Custom Action to initiate workflow?

I have a Document Library on SharePoint On premise. I have created SharePoint 2013 Workflow for Document Library. I have created Custom Action from SharePoint Designer to Initiate Workflow. so my ...
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Password Manager for SharePoint

Recently my company asked me to search for a Password Manager. Right now some of the employees save their passwords in .txt files on the Desktop. This is - obviously - not very safe. So instead of ...
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Collect data from user - weird interaction?

I'm working on a workflow involving collecting data from users. At the end of the workflow, it writes the data collected to certain fields in a custom list. To test the workflow, I have 2 accounts, ...
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Infopath form - New Item - Default Title

Is there a way in SPD to set the default value of the Title field? I want the default value to be CommentXX where XX is the ID of the list item that would be created. I tried using concat("Comment", ...
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Using workflow to email distinct list item to users

I have a custom list that I would like to use as a simple suggestion box. It does not need to be anonymous to management, and I have made it anonymous to each user so that users can only read or write ...
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RESTRICT approval of custom list item creation to SPECIFIC USERS ONLY

I want to restrict approval of items by specific users, depending on the user input in a custom list. I used the "Start Approval" method of a workflow (Sharepoint Designer) and that works perfectly. ...
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use powershell to list all running workflows

We've got a couple of workflow templates that are running in a bunch of sub-sites. I need to produce a list of all running workflows, but I can't seem to get the workflow names to show up. I can get ...
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Unexpected WinWF internal error terminating workflow: Value cannot be null. Parameter name: user

What could be causing this unexpected error that is shutting down my workflow on a SharePoint list? Error (from ULS log): System.ArgumentNullException: Value cannot be null. Parameter name: ...
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Add List Item in “List on Host Web” using sharepoint workflow in visual studio 2013

I have a list Test1 on my host web, and I want to insert an item on that list using sharepoint workflow. I want to do this using visual studio 2013 and not sharepoint designer. So far I have been ...
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How to install/use SharePoint 2013 workflow template

I have to use the SP 2013 workflow, but somehow that option is not available in the drop down menu "Choose the workflow platform for the new workflow" I have installed workflowmanager.exe and also ...
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Workflow Task Process in 2010

I am wondering if there is a way to edit a “collect feedback comments”completed task when all the tasks are complete and the overall task process is complete, with out changing the behavior of the ...
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Problems with task completion conditions

I have tried probably 1 billion different possibilities but nothing seems to work. I have a SharePoint 2010 workflow that starts an approval process with GROUP X as soon as any user creates a new ...
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Action on a transition trigger in State Machine Workflow

What component can I place on a transition trigger in State Machine Action Workflow in order to solve this task: I have 3 states: "State 1", "State 2", "State 3". Exit action of "State 1" has "...
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SharePoint Add-in to create workflow in On-premise 2016 environment

I need to create Workflow in SharePoint Addin which is associated with Document Library in Host Web(Site) Task I have performed :- Created SharePoint Addin -> Added Workflow Item to the project -> ...
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Task completion condition

I am trying to change the completion condition so that the process ends when 50% of the workflow participants approve it. My idea is to stop the process as soon as 50% of the approvers approve the ...
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Task process 2010 vs 2013

I have created a workflow that contains a step that starts an approval task process with users A, B, and C present in GROUP Z. If I use the task process in SharePoint 2013 workflow, after assigning ...
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Approval process in a 2010 workflow - Finishing too early

I have created a 2010 workflow to make possible to evaluate user requisitions. In order to configure the settings for the approval process in "Change the completion condition for this task process", I ...
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Associate SharePoint 2013 workflow with a content type

Continuing from my previous call for help - SharePoint 2013 Reusable workflow doesn't pick up fields in a different site collection I assume you can associate SharePoint 2013 workflows with ...
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How do I give permission to app using CSOM?

I have a workflow in my subsite that is available when I activate a feature. The workflow has app step and also the workflow running on my list at subsite updates a list on my root site. To do so I ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2010 is not triggering mail even after the expire date showing “In progress” still the date is lapsed

I have a workflow which is running fine for past 1 year suddenly today it is working in abnormal. The scenario is : Workflow has to get trigger the mail at 2 days once. For Eg: 1st Mail has to go ...
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SharePoint 2013 “Start a Task Process” Overdue frequency Hourly

Can we add "Hourly" into the OverDue Repeat values in sharepoint 2013 Workflow Start a task process action. I need the overdue emails sent every 2 hours until the task gets approved. Is there any way ...
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How can I run code prior to document check-in?

I have a document library that contains source files (they're source text files for a circuit simulator). When a user begins checking in a new or updated file I want to run verification code against ...
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SharePoint 2013 Reusable workflow doesn't pick up fields in a different site collection

I've created a SharePoint 2013 Reusable Workflow using SharePoint Designer. It is based on a content type called Functional Design: If I publish that workflow to the site collection where it was ...
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Sequential Workflow

Can we create approval, reject, task assignment workflow using share point hosted app in sequential workflow ? How to assign task to other person? how to activate approval and reject task process?
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how to get group ID and set it in assigned to in SingleTask

I´m trying to collect Group ID to use it in Assigned to field... I´m using VS 2015 and SP 2013, I´ve a Owner column in my list. here u can see my workflow what I miss?? or what I need to ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Install SharePoint Add-in': There is no Workflow App Part registered

When creating SharePoint Addin in SharePoint 2016 after creating Initialization form for Sequential Workflow and for testing App deploying the App on server giving error. Error occurred in ...
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Sequencial Workflow Using Visual Studio

I have created sequential workflow in visual studio. I want to send email reminder before due date on different interval and also if due date pass and user has not approved item then email should sent....
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SPD 2010 Approval Workflow 'Request Change' 'Send Response' Fails

Using SDP 2010, I have a multi-step modified OOB Approval Workflow that has a Request Change option. When the user selects Request Change from the Task Dialog, the workflow initiator receives a ...
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Workflow to count total numeric value in a column and show on a new column

Environment: SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Is it possible to sum the numeric values in a column and show the output on a new column in SharePoint 2013 List using SharePoint Designer Workflow? List ...
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Workflow unable to send email to my own email address. but can send email to others

RequestorId: 86ebc278-c778-c6bd-0000-000000000000. Details: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. Exception details: System.ApplicationException: HTTP 400 {"...
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workflow manager 1.0 configuration

i'm trying configure WF manager 1.0 as part of it i'm having an error whose screen shot is as shown, please provide some insight
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How to package a workflow with a list definition in a Visual Studio feature?

Here is the scenario: I have created a custom list definition in Visual Studio 2015, and I'm packaging it in a Site scoped feature (Farm solution). I have also created an event receiver that will ...
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Start Workflow Automatically Help

I am very new to sharepoint but my employer wants to use it for build orders. I have created what appears to be a successful workflow and task list but am having issues linking them. I want to make it ...
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Linking the answers of one list into another

I have 2 SharePoint lists, a List A and a List B. If someone Adds a new item, on List A, I would like certain columns to be able to populate in List B. For instance, List A has a question that is ...
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Error: underlying connection was closed in sharepoint 2013 workflow in O365

Getting intermittent error: underlying connection was closed in SharePoint 2013 workflow in O365 when activating a the feature for the workflow or trying to associate the workflow to a library. It ...
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Workflow removal from List created based on other list template

Scenario: I have created once one list and it has two workflow which can be activated based on New item created and when item change. I have save that list as template. Now i have created New list ...
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Error with Workflow that creates a Task

I've already created two workflows that create a task and both are giving me errors. What am I doing wrong? I've created a workflow that sends a e-mail already and it did just fine. Can I have some ...
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SPD : Workflow Item Added Item Updated not working

I have a doc Library with "CountryName" field (DDL), When the file is Uploaded to the Library, I need to copy it in the respsctive Library (exp file1, countryName = CH it will be copied to Library_CH)....
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Office 365 Workflow development in Visual Studio

I have some experience with web applicaiton development in Visual Studio and some Sharepoint Workflow development in SP designer 2013. I am feeling a need to develop a more sophisticated workflow than ...
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Workflow not working when copy files uploaded

I have a simple workflow, who copy items depending on the value of a field "CountryName", if equal CH, it copy the file in the folder CH ... In SPD I checked the 2 choices to run the workflow if new ...