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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Can workflows or permissions be used to prevent a folder from being edited, created, or deleted? (SharePoint Online)

It appears that the permissions available on SharePoint Online only allow someone add/delete/edit access for all items in a library without breaking inheritance. That said, we will want the same ...
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Displaying parent data when selecting a child

I have a parent child relation between Organisation and Person and I need to select a person by displaying "Organisation name: Person name" to the user. From what I have read it seems the only way to ...
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Custom Workflow Actions Localization (WF 2013)

I want to create localized custom workflow action for SharePoint Designer 2013, but seems like .action4 file doesn't support any $Resources tags or something like that. Does anyone know how I can do ...
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Office 365 SharePoint Foundation

I am using SharePoint 2013 workflows in O365, and some people say it's not available where User Profile service application is not available, which is the case in sharepoint foundation, is there a ...
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SPD2007 workflow loop not working

Good day, I have a Worfklow in SharePoint Designer 2007 that is initiated when a new item is created. The workflow then does the following: 1. Updates a list item to "today's" date 2. Pause for 1 day ...
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Start Workflow by column without Designer

I got the following issue. First of all, im not allowed to use SharePoint Designer. i'm working with SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010. A column named "Airbase" gets his data from a dropdown list ...
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Copy files from 1 library to other - site content & structure vs Workflow

I can use "Site Content and Structure" to move bunch of selected files from one library to another in matter of seconds. For example, about 1 minute to copy all the files with metadata to target ...
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Workflow send Email SharePoint 2013 Host Web

I have a Calander list in the host web how could i create a workflow that based on when item is added to list, send email to that user. Regards, Martin
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Workflow status, Access Denied

I hope someone can help me here. I get the following when i enter data to a list, with a workflow that simply replaces permissions for the submitter. Work Flow status: Canceled Event: Error ...
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How to deploy workflow based on when listitem added to list

My app are deployed to the web host, and my list are in the host web, when adding something to the list from the apps, it adds, but i also have a workflow based on the list that are in the host web, ...
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Workflow creating task for user in Outlook

Is it possible to create a task in outlook for a specific user via workflow? My Boss want to have every user informed via mail that there is a new element in a list (that works fine) and one User ...
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SharePoint Document Library Approval workflow

In SharePoint Document Library I've created a Out Of Box workflow. Document will be uploaded by user It will go to lead once lead will approve it will go to manager once Manager will approve than ...
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Change the task in the Approval workflow

In the OOTB "Approval - SharePoint 2010" workflow, the "task" is to click Approve / Reject / Cancel, etc on an "Approval Form." (See below.) But instead of approving by clicking on a form, I want my ...
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Workflow to show how many days have passed based on a column

I have a list of our clients and a column with the last time we visited them, I would like to create a workflow that calculates how many days have passed based on the last visit date I had a ...
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How can you do task auto approval in SharePoint Designer workflow after their respective due date

I see a thread related here: Sharepoint Workflow - Conditional auto approval One challenge I have that's different is that we are dealing with date context specific scenario. Here's what we want to ...
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ConvertToLocal Send Email Workflow

Problem with display Hour in workflow, When adding hour to the list it gets fine for ex, 10:00 to 11:00 But then i have a workflow that's based on when a user adds an item to list the fields from ...
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Workflow add new item with lookup field to another list. Receiving coercion failed error

I just started using workflows and am trying to familiarize myself with the process. I have two lists, List1 and List2. List2 has a 'Title of List1' lookup field to List1. Once a list item gets ...
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Create subsite using an infopath form

Is it possible to create an infopath form which would allow me to create automatically a subsite when I click submit form? Can I configure workflow in that certain way or this is not possible?
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Button/Workflow to open New Email Form in List (EDIT: CSR & JS Link)

Right now in SharePoint (2013) if a column contains an email address by clicking on it an Outlook window pops up with the To: autofilled with that email address. Maybe the other way round is possible? ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow literature

I need to implement a multi-approval workflow in SharePoint 2013. Now im looking for a good book that explains workflows in detail by using SharePoint designer.First Research showed me that it is not ...
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Workflow Email string.Format(“Your Title is {0}.”, Title)?

I've created a workflow that when an item is created an email is sent to the user. I would like to show a value that was entered by the user in the email's body. I'm using the LookupSplistitem ...
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Can't find itemid and list (current list)

Use the combo boxes in the property grid to configure the LookupSPListItem activity to use "current item" for ItemId and "current list" as ListId, as shown in Figure 11. Look at this link cant find ...
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Expiration Alert email

I need to write design a SPD workflow that send email to the person based on expiry date. The workflow should automatically update when the expiry date is updated. I have been working with post by Mr. ...
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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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Sending email list column from a workflow in an app for SharePoint 2013 guide

I want to send an email to logged in user based on a List in a SharePoint-Hosted App, I want to send the content from the list that the user have added? I want to use Visual Studio to make it ...
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Display most recent comment in a list view

I have a list that appends comments so I have a historical view. I'd like to create a view of the list that only shows the most recent comment made in the two relevant fields, Actions Taken and Next ...
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Creating document set with workflow

I have 1 list and 1 Document library. In the "list" they create a list item which triggers on create. When the trigger happens it should create a document set folder in the "Document library" which ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow initiator is System Account and the Task emails are not working

Here’s the scenario: I have a RunWithElevatedPrivileges method that adds a list item to my custom list. The custom list is associated with a workflow that gets triggered on Item Added. I have noticed ...
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Copy a list using a workflow

I have an external list that pulls in info from an SQL database, I would like to create a workflow to copy the contents of the external list into a custom list How would I do this? I can only see ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow: Interval between the days is -0.7

My library having StartDate and DueDate columns, with one reusable workflow is associated. Using workflow Find Interval between days action, DueDate is updating with (days between Today and StartDate ...
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Unable to edit List column which is updated by SharePoint Designer workflow

In SharePoint List I'm updating the column using SharePoint Designer Workflow 2013. For Example if I enter 40 no manually in second item then SPD 2013 will deduct from 100 an update 60 in first row ...
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SharePoint 2013 and Outlook - Syncing Contacts with Attachments

I'm having some trouble finding an answer to a very specific situation, and I think I've Googled it to death so I am reaching out to your forums. We've set up a Contact list app on SharePoint 2013 ...
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How to capture Output to varible In Custm task Process Sharepoint designer 2010 workflow

I am trying to create a custom task process workflow to create Site requests Worflow in my site. I couldnt execute it using Collect data with user because i had to send the request back to owner who ...
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Workflow Approval Emails Not Displaying Title?

When I start a workflow (created in SharePoint Designer 2010) from a list in SharePoint 2010, the approval emails users receive do not display the title of the request. Email example: Approval (47) ...
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Parse response of User Profile REST call in a workflow

I am trying to query the user profile service in a SharePoint 2013 workflow to retrive some properties. I am getting a valid response but unable to parse the json into workflow variables. I am using ...