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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Is it possible to create SharePoint workflow tasks in multiple lists?

I am authoring a SharePoint 2013 workflow. This workflow needs to create tasks. In the workflow setting we can select Task and History list. And when tasks are assigned, task items are created on the ...
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Send Email when document is rejected

My scenario: In document library there are folders which are created automatically. Managers uploads files into them, client approves/rejects those folders as a whole. Well, setting a workflow which ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Field Creating New Version With Each Stage of Workflow

I recently created a workflow that is attached to a document set. The workflow goes through a number of stages to create, update or delete a calendar item in a separate list. When the workflow was ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow issue

We are developing custom workflow in our SharePoint 2013 project using Visual studio 2013. We have got one issue while updating list items in the custom workflow. Modified By field is changed to ...
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How to upload columns in the subsites when I upload a document?

I have a siteCollection with 2 subSites. When I upload a document, I have a workflow that upload this document in this 2 subSites. Here is my publishing library url: ...
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List fields missing in SharePoint 2013 workflow Activity window properties [Visual Studio 2012]

I am creating a sample workflow project in SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2012. An Announcement based List instance is also created. The workflow is linked to this list. In my Sequence window, i ...
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Created by display in email when creating a new task

So I created a workflow which sends an alert email to specific user. The content of email is to say which user created a task. In string builder of email content I use [%Current Item:Created By%] but ...
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how to copy/move pdf files available in one document library to another library/folder [duplicate]

I have a Document library with PDF files. I am trying to move this file to another document library using SPD 2013 Workflow. But it is not copied to the destination.
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How to get users from an Assigment Stage

I have an assignment stage in the initiaton form so the users can select what users are going to approve a document. I need to get those users to send them email notifications but i can't find the ...
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Property to override “SendEmail.To”?

I have a SharePoint workflow I have to maintain. In the workflow a mail is sent using Microsoft.SharePoint.WorkflowActions.SendEmail The To - property is set correctly to a valid value (like ...
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Generating the Word Document with SharePoint list data without using Open XML

I would like to have Word document which would be automatically filled with data stored in the SharePoint List. When data in The List would be added, changed or deleted corresponding data in Word ...
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Start site workflow after app is installed

I have created a SharePoint 2013 hosted app with a site workflow. I would like to start this workflow when the app is installed but can't figure out how to do this. I have the code for starting the ...
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Is There an Easy Way to Copy the Text of SharePoint Designer Workflows?

I have rather complicated SharePoint Designer Workflows, and I would like to document my code. I tried adding using the "Add Comment" action in SPD, but it just makes the whole thing messy and ...
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Build a folder template for a document library

I want to create a workflow that when I create a custom folder type, it then adds a collection of subfolders/files within that custom folderfolder. I've already done this with workflows before ...
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How to display item count of specific folder in list

I have a list, which has some columns including title and URL. URL column directs to specific folder related to list item. I want to add one more column in list, which would display items' count of ...
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Documents created via workflow show incorrect title in search results web part

I have a Sharepoint 2010 workflow (in a Sharepoint 2013 environment) that is used to create a document in a particular library. It also collects certain metadata up front from the user (via the ...
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Wheres my workflow

I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer, for the Document Library Costs. Now when I go to costs on SharePoint Online. Under Library, Workflow Settings. It does not show the workflow associated ...
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Workflow email - Send to “Created by” - Without using Designer?

I'm using a 3-state workflow, and I want to send an email to the user who initiates the workflow, but I can't figure out how to do it. The server on which SP is installed does not have Designer ...
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Sharepoint 2013 :How to populate multiple associated external data lists with a workflow?

I'm facing an issue where I have a workflow with an initiation form prompting multiple parameter to create items in multiple External data lists that are constrained by Foreign key. Initiation form : ...
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Setting a reminder date with workflow

I'm trying to set a "Reminder Date" field in a task list to 3 days prior to the Due date. Unfortunately, I need to use SharePoint Designer's workflow designer. I have the following workflow so far, ...
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Check if site uses custom Infopath forms and workflows using powershell

I have to scan my SharePoint environment to check how many of the sites have custom Infopath forms and Workflows (OOB or SPDesigner). I am planning to use PowerShell to scan my sites/subsites. Do ...
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how to delete duplicate values from a list

I have sharepoint list "histsList" . When the home page of my site is loaded the username and the current date is getting automatically saved in the list. I want to delete the rows which is having ...
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SharePoint 2013 App solutions structure

I have VS2012 app solution with two projects in it A B The workflow is included to the A project and I would like to add this workflow to the B project. I have not found the workflow's elements in ...
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2010 Designer Workflow - add 1 condition and it won't publish

I have a very large list (column-wise) (no actual documents yet other than 2-3 testing ones) in SharePoint 2010 where I have customized the form using the InfoPath designer. I am trying to create a ...
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SharePoint Workflow Start Date

How can I find out the date a visual studio workflow workflow started? I need this for auditing purposes.
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Problem in sending email by Workflow but its work by Outlook Web Application

I create a very simple workflow by SharePoint Designer 2013 (platform 2010) just for testing email, it does work but doesn't send email. When I send email by Outlook Web App it do work and I can send ...
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Where is the mistake in workflow?

I have the following issue. To make the automatization of the process I need to fix the date & time for each process step. First I used the calculated column but it didn't work. I found suggestion ...
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Using a Word document in a work flow

We are trying to create a document workflow where a Word document/form would be completed by the user then emailed to the supervisor for approval. We'd also like to be able to add the email with the ...
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Retaining workflow history when upgrading to SharePoint 2013

I'm currently in the process of upgrading our SharePoint 2010 environment to Sharepoint 2013 on some test servers. After the upgrade I noticed a lot of our workflow history has disappeared. SharePoint ...
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Sharepoint Designer - Trigger Approval WF with specific changes to an item

Is there a way I can trigger an approval workflow only with a change in a specific column of an item in the sharepoint site and not by every change to any column of the item? I am working with ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 Task Workflow handling Out of Office replies

Environment: Sharepoint 2010, Sharepoint Designer 2010, Outlook 2010 with Exchange 2010. I have an Approval workflow and so far it works properly. It is handling the way I wanted it to work. There ...
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visual studio list workflow / move from test to live

I created a sharepoint list workflow on my test environment. On creation i had to select a list instance in the GUI. Now my workflow is finished and i want to move it to my live environment. The ...
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In Progress Status Link Not Working On Default.aspx

Have a strange issue where we have a normal team site in SharePoint 2010. On the default.aspx page we have added a web part to display list items. A custom workflow runs on those items and the "In ...
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workflow debugging prerequisites failed to complete - Visual Studio SharePoint hosted Apps

When trying to debug a workflow created in SharePoint 2013 App using Visual Studio 2012 version, i am getting the error "workflow debugging prerequisites failed to complete". I tried to publish the ...
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How to get a PrincipalID from Announcement list instance in SharePoint 2013 workflow

I am trying to create a custom workflow project using the steps mentioned at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn584771(v=office.15).aspx. When getting properties ( such as "CreatedBy") ...
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SP2013 / Workflow Manager Issue (can't manually launch or end workflows)

I'm having a weird (and frustrating) issue with SP2013 workflows. We originally had a single server in our SP2013 farm, and that server was running everything successfully. One weekend during ...
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Create custom NewForm.aspx for existing list which will start a Workflow

I'm trying to create a custom list form which will start a Workflow when the User press the "OK"-Button. So I went to the SharePoint Designer and created a new form for the list and put some TextBoxes ...
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Start workflow list action

I would like to start 2010 WF from 2013 WF using the action "start workflow on list". When I start the 2013 WF I get the message : HTTP‏ Unauthorized to- ...
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Error in sharepoint workflow “Invalid WorkflowInstanceID parameter in URL.”

I am currently trying to move a workflow from one site onto another. It has imported correctly but I am getting a strange error. The forms on my workflow are producing this error whenever I press the ...
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Suspend and resume SharePoint Online workflow using CSOM - Ecmascript

I have a requirement where the Master user has power to interrupt any workflow and put it on hold and the approvals should be stopped on that workflow until the Master user resumes the workflow. When ...
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Retaining workflow history for auditing purposes

I am in the process of upgrading our SharePoint environment from 2010 to 2013. As you may know SharePoint only keeps workflow associations around for a period of 60 days, after which they're deleted. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows - Cannot update field that begins with underscore?

I like to use underscores at the beginning of my column names if I'm going to set them to hidden. However, I've just discovered that SharePoint 2013 workflows throw HTTP 400 errors when I try to do ...
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Is it possible to add an Initiation Form to the Check-out workflow?

Business process requirement is that when checking out a file, users must provide a Change Request number. In a custom workflow, I would simply add an initiation form, collect the data, and add it to ...
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Get the Manager Name of mutliple users selected from people picker field or in sharepoint workflow

I have one Person or group type of column called "Requestor" in my sharepoint list which allowed multiple selections[It can be input only one user or multi-user], now my intention is to do lookup for ...
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This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited, when due date is passed

I am using sharepoint 2010. We have 2 differant endusers. Users from domainA and users from domainExternal. We have a document library with a workflow. This workflow is creating a task. This task has ...
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Varying Due Dates in Workflow

Is there some way to vary due dates in an approval workflow? For instance, if I have A, B, and C all on a serial approval workflow: A: due date = today + 7 days B: due date = completion of A's task ...
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2010 Workflow: Adding Domain Group Permissions Creates Extra Groups

I'm having a problem with a 2010 workflow causing SharePoint to create new permissions groups when I try to alter permissions on a document in a library. I want the permissions on a library item to ...
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How do I publish a workflow from a site list from C#?

I have a workflow in a site list. I want to republish the workflow (like you do in SharePoint Designer) from C#. How can I do this? The workflow I'm trying to republish is a project server workflow. ...
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Reassign user in workflow task

We work with a workflow which "collect data from user". There is no approval element in the workflow. Is it possible to reassign the workflow task to another user?
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Comments Field Truncated SharePoint 2010

I am having an issue with the default comments field in SharePoint 2010. When a < (less than) or > (greater than) symbol is entered into the comment field by a user the alert that a workflow ...