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 to query person column based on a person column from another list in Workflow?

I have issues retrieving a person stored in one column based on the value (person) in another by workflow (SPD2010) The real scenario looks like this: In the first list we store name of the team ...
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Calendar Approval Flow

If a member adds an item to a calendar I want a workflow to first check if that user is an admin, and if so I want that calendar item to be automatically added without a workflow... Then begin the ...
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Announcement strips domain name from link

This is a weird one. So I post an announcement in an announcements list. In the message body I create a link that points to a document library and am sure to include the domain name in the link. ...
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Why the “401 Unauthorized” when using Call HTTP Web Service against a text file?

I have a mydata.txt file under SiteAssets whose contents are JSON (SharePoint prevented my use of a .json extension). I shared the file with Everyone. I can make a getJSON request with jQuery in the ...
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Issues with Single Farm, Multiple Web Applications and Workflows for FBA Users

General Info We have three Web Applications on a single SharePoint Farm. Each Web Application has its own FBA (SqlProvider) Database, ConnectionString, Membership and Role Providers with distinct ...
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Unable to send an email to multiple Email Ids

I am working on an Email Trigger Action in SharePoint Designer 2013 for SharePoint On-Prem. I have used multiple Email Ids (Group Id & some individual person's Id) to which I want to send an ...
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Copy element action

I am currently trying to implement a custom workflow where one can copy a list item in sharepoint 2013. This is what I did to achieve this: add a custom workflow ("copy list element") workflow ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow refuses to major check in

Is it possible to do 'major check in' action of the current item in a workflow? In SPD? It seems workflows only check in items as minor versions. Thanks, Ken
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WF gets canceled status while WS call

I’ m trying to call HTTP WS from WF. Unfortunately, it gets canceled every time and I can’t understand a reason. In a browser service works fine. Would you mind telling me what’s wrong? WS source ...
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Link InfoPath Form to Sharepoint Calendar (Create new event from Form Entry)

I created an InfoPath form, and I would like to use it to add events to a calendar. I need to create workflows so that when a new form is submitted a new event will be created on the calendar using ...
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Workflow not creating new site

I currently have a workflow that creates new subsites for each project when it is added to the project list. I updated the template used, went into the workflow and edited the variable for the ...
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SPD Workflows hanging in 'Starting' stage, and Timer Service failing to recycle

I'm having problems with the workflows and timer service on my SharePoint farm. I have a number of custom (SPD) workflows. When I set them off in multiples (simultaneously), they hang for ages in a ...
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create new publishing page using workflow in Sharepoint Online - Sharepoint Designer 2013

I can see there is a possibility to create new items in pages list by using the action: Create item in Pages (Output to Variable:SomeVariable) How can I create a page layout as a template ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow for writing Site name to a list Column

I have a site structure to organize project sites on SharePoint Online. Site Collection = Business unit (Eg. "Europe") -- Site = Country (Eg. "Norway") -- Subsite = Project name On ...
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some of persons or groups used in permission conditions/actions are missing workflow

I have created a workflow which has a consolidation stage which sets permissions for the form depending on who created it. For the most part it works but for a few people it gives the error occurred ...
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download all nintex workflow from sharepoint online site [closed]

How should I download all Nintex Workflows (nwp) file from SharePoint Online site without opening Lists or Library Thanks, Taha
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display list of cancelled and errored workflows?

This is for SP2010. I've got a list that has a number of workflows bound to it. The list has a few hundred list items in it, and I'm trying to troubleshoot why some workflows are failing. On a ...
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Workflow Question: Email sent from SP upon posting a new announcement contains markup

I have an announcement list in SP 2013 that has a workflow which sends an email out to all staff once a new announcement is posted. This list is also enabled to receive content via email, which works ...
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Approve Task from Javascript

I have the List1 which creates a Task when an item is inserted. I have to approve this task via Javascript. I found some examples, one of these: var clientContext = new ...
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Workflow staus values - how to find the numeric value of a manually defined custom workflow status?

I have a long and complex workflow with many stages and steps written in SharePoint Designer 2013. The workflow is associated with a SharePoint library that was published from a form designed in ...
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Approval Process and Task ID

When an approval process is re-assigned to someone else the current task is closed and a new task is created and hence a new TASK ID. However we need the TASK ID to be kept the same as this will be ...
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Setup item permissions using sharepoint workflow 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow that was created for us by a third party. There is one copy of the workflow deployed on a test install of sharepoint and one in production. It is applied to a ...
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Error while publishing (programmatically) definition than includes 'workflow custom activity' in provider hosted app

I developed a SharePoint hosted provider app mvc, that contains list workflow (non-associated with lists) that include workflow custom activity, and while I publish the workflow definition into the ...
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workflow with consolidation stage sometimes comes back as error or cancelled

I have created a form library which takes an InfoPath form as its default. there are several workflows that created after a form has been created. One of the workflows contains a consolidation stage ...
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Null response for PublishingPageImage, REST call through declarative workflow 2013

I am getting null HttpResponse while executing the following call from SharePoint declarative workflow 2013. HttpStatusCode returns "OK" but still it returns null response. ...
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The workflow template has specified no FormURN for this page

I have a workflow in SharePoint 2013 designer and it contains an InfoPath form. However, it works fine in one site collection, but it is not working in another one. I am getting the following error ...
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Error Opening Tasks from Outlook

When I click on the "Open this task" in Outlook 2013. I get the following message: "Sorry We couldn't open https://...and the lists the URLs" I can open the task from the tasks list in ...
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Changing Workflow Status from Error Occurred to Completed using Powershell

I have tried to Cancel and Restart Error Occurred Workflows using powershell script and it works fine. But, now I want to change the status from Error Occurred to Completed. I tried to search a lot ...
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Unable to Execute Workflow on List Items

I created a 2013 workflow in SharePoint Designer which causes news articles to unstick themselves from the top of the news list after 2 minutes (for testing purposes), but I am seeing this error when ...
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Set value in lookup field in workflow?

how can I set only the one value to required lookup field, when I create new item in workflow. I tried use workflow variable, ID but I do something still wrong. So I have one list A wiht values AB, ...
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How to disable additional mails created by collect data from user - Workflow

I have a list workflow which collects data from the approver and based on the status, an email is sent. The workflow is working fine, but it is sending two additional mails as below 1 Subject : ...
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SharePoint Help Desk

We are trying to implement a request center/help desk using an announcements list (reason, it will allow incoming emails). When a user sends an email to the mailbox, a new ticket is created, included ...
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sharepoint workflow copy document from one subsite to another subsite document library in office 365

I'm trying to create Designer Workflow to copy document from one subsite A document library to another subsite B document Library. I've tried but unable to done task using SharePoint Designer, is ...
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Check in not working in variation publishing site

I have a variation site with publishing feature activated publishing site with workflow, so i have to check in, click on major version and approve the document. When I uploaded a document, this is ...
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Getting and Setting SPUser / SPUserCollection field in Visual Studio Workflow 2013

Can anyone please guide me to Get and Set SPUser / SPUserCollection field using Visual Studio Workflow? When I read the field using REST API, it is only giving the User IDs (integers). Now, I have no ...
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Comment an Activity in Visual Studio Workflow

In Visual Studio Workflow for SharePoint 2013, is it possible to comment an activity (not Annotation)? I have a Visual Studio Workflow, in which I want to temporarily exclude an activity. So, I want ...
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GetListItems in Visual Studio Workflow for SharePoint 2013

I know there is a LookupListItem activity in Visual Studio Workflow for SharePoint 2013. Is there a GetListItems activity, which will return multiple list items based on a filter condition similar to ...
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Sharepoint Designer workflow very slow to start

I am designing a list with one workflow associated to it and the workflow does pretty much all the logic and has quite a few steps.. like ~20 steps. The workflow is set to start as soon as a new item ...
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Wokflow: Add 1 to a column when a document is uploaded [duplicate]

We are using SharePoint Enterprise 2013 On-Premises I have a procedures library and I would like to have a column called 'Code' so when a document is uploaded a value is added to the column for ...
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Workflow for items sent via email to announcement list [duplicate]

Good afternoon, I have an announcement list that is set to receiving items via email. I have a workflow associated with the list that sends an email to staff each time an item is added. Right now ...
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Have contribute rights, but list is still Read-Only

If I'm trying to update a SharePoint List with Access, I get the following message: "Cannot update. Database or object is read-only." I've ensured that I've contribute rights to this list, ...
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How to trigger a sharepoint custom list workflow programmatically

I have a custom list and associated workflow with it. It is working fine from within SharePoint, but the workflow is not triggered when new item is added from a WebPart. I have added ...
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Passing contact from Sharepoint (2007) to Infopath (2007) form

I want to automate the creation of a form that includes several fields that are passed from other Sharepoint lists. So far I've managed to accomplish the task through the use of promoted fields and a ...
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Modify a workflow after it has been associated with a library

I need to make some changes to what actions a workflow takes. Currently, the workflow is associated with "My Library", and is manually started and assigned when a document is added to a library. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Email Notifications

I have three workflows set up that are linked to a SharePoint list created by an InfoPath form. The first workflow is kicked off when a user submits the InfoPath form - an email is sent notifying me ...
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How to make a field increment by one each time it a change is made via workflow?

I have a field called "rev" and it starts at 0 however I would like it to increment by 1 each time a change is made via workflow. What's the best easy to do this? Should the rev field be text and with ...
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Difference between Association, Initiation, Modification, and Task Edit form

What are the difference between these forms? Association form Initiation form Modification form Task edit form
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Send Emails to people outside AD

Is there a way to send Emails from workflow to users outside the AD. For e.g. I want to send emails to xyz@yahoo.com from my workflow. I'm using SharePoint 2013 on premise and 2010 workflows are not ...
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Save a SharePoint 2013 workflow as template using code behind

We have around 100 SharePoint 2013 workflows in our Farm. We need to save these workflows. It is tedious to manually open Sites in Designer and go to each workflow and store it as a template. Is there ...
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I need to update an aggregated list that was copied from various sub-sites using work flows if possible

I have a main list that has a copy of each list item from several sub-sites. These sub-sties use a template list created so all information fields are the same. I am able to copy each sub-site's ...