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 delete a Task that is associated to an item and workflow that have been deleted

I have a task that is associated with an item (in another list) that has a running workflow. However, the item was deleted over a year ago and therefore it is no longer recoverable from the recycle ...
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Translation Management Workflow Side-by-Side comparison with English

I'm trying to evaluate whether SharePoint and specifically the Translation Management Library will be acceptable for our workflow. I have some questions: Is there a way to show say an English ...
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How to implement a custom action to run code with access to the current item columns

I am using sp2013. I have a custom list which is using a custom content type. I would like to implement some link or button which is running some code. First you will need to select a listitem. In ...
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VS2012 won't deploy my SharePoint 2013 Workflow

Well, I have got the same problem as this guy with the equally titled thread. I want to add a SharePoint 2013 Workflow to my App Web. It is a list Workflow. Workflow Manager and Service Bus are ...
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Can I create a workflow for an Excel spreadsheet?

I have an Excel365 spreadsheet in my Sharepoint13 user account which I am sharing with everyone except external users. Everyone needs to update this sheet, so I would like to create a workflow for it. ...
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How to read value from custom user field in Workflow 2013

I have a custom user field (it's used in custom task content type): <Field ID="{d3773326-a0a8-45e2-9c60-82fc7f7ba01c}" Name="IM_Task_ResponsiblePerson" DisplayName="Responsible person" Type="User" ...
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Workflow creates document set, but not its documents

I'm creating a workflow that will create a new instance of a document set in my document library. This step implemented like this: Creating the document set manually (using the SharePoint website) ...
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Migrate workflow history list

I'm currently migrating a SharePoint 2010 website to another server, which contains a list workflow. The migration of the website and the workflow wasn't a problem at all, but I also want to migrate ...
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Workflow Status Tasks: One or more field types are not installed properly

In the workflow status tasks, I get the error: "One or more field types are not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete these fields" I have opened up the fields one by one ...
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Add existing field to Approval workflow's approval form

I want to add a existing site column or a custom developed field to OTB Approval Workflow's approval form, so that approver have to fill that additional field. Can this be done without modifying the ...
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visual studio workflow

So I tried to follow the tutorial on the following site: ...
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Sharepoint Designer Set Task Field drop-down is showing empty

Using SPD 2010 I created an Approval process. I have added few custom field to my task list and now under "Before Task is assigned", the action "Set Task field" is not showing anything on the ...
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Routing InfoPath Forms

I'm looking at automating some forms for my organization utilizing SharePoint and InfoPath. I'm familiar with form development and saving them to SharePoint. Where we start getting stuck is managing ...
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Is the workflow attached to the list when saved as a template?

Is the workflow attached to the list when saved as a template also copied? If yes then why is it I cannot see the workflow in SPD when i tried creating a new list based on the list template. What im ...
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How do I get each person from a multiple choice column?

So, the question does a poor job of outlining the problem. I've got one list where my clients track their projects; let's call it Projects. In it, they make a selection on a multiple choice column ...
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Workflow failed to run after pause - SP2010

I am trying to fix a paused workflow issue following this KB Article from Microsoft. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2674684 However, when I try to run the powershell command I get this error as ...
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Workflow Permissions

I have learned from this article http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee428324.aspx that "the default setting for associating a workflow is to allow users with Edit Item permissions to manually ...
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Replicator in State Machine workflow

I'm working on a custom approval workflow with a few twists. Given the different states, and reviews, and the need to step back in some scenarios, I'm going with a state machine workflow. In one of ...
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Can I control the name of forms when using a custom task process in SharePoint Designer?

I use SPD 2010 to create a complex workflow. I use many custom task process to interact with the different users at different stages of the workflow. Each time I add a new custom task process in my ...
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Creating new Page in Sharepoint Designer Workflow created blank page ( no banner, no office 365 bar etc…)

When I create a new page in the Sharepoint Designer Workflow by using the action " Create item in Site Pages" and choosing Content Type ID ="Web Part Page" it created a new page like expected but the ...
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sharepoint online workflow app installation error

I tried Visual Studio 2015 to create a Document approval workflow following this link and once i done it. I followed this link to package the project and followed this link to create the App Catalog ...
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Workflow fails to write REST call to Workflow History as log

I am trying to start a workflow from a Sharepoint Designer 2013 workflow via the REST API, and am logging to the Workflow History list in order to debug it. Trying to log the following string, ...
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Workflow not being triggered by users creating new item

Having some serious issues with triggering a workflow in SP Online (2013). We have built a vacation request system, consists of a list titled Leave Requests than lives in the Human Resources site. ...
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CompilerError occurs in Custom Activity - after publish and running manually workflow

Background I have a custom activity that I developed a year ago for a site in SharePoint 2010. The custom activity calls a string method which contains three strings parameters. Here is the relevant ...
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Unable to create workflows in SPD

I'm currently trying to develop a workflow for my site but am having a hard time. When I access the site online through the web, I am able to create a workflow. However, whenever I access the site via ...
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How does SharePoints Information Management Policy delete items?

Stumbled across some deadlocks in one of our content databases that i could track down to some workflows wrecking havoc in a site collection by creating over a million of list items in multiple ...
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Losing All Permissions upon editing List Item

I have access to SPD, and have SO permissions in the site collection. (no access to central admin) In a sub-site I have a list that tracks new-hires. I have workflows that run in the background. One ...
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Display 'Related Item' Field in a Task 'Edit' Form

Is there any way to display 'Related Items' in a task edit form? It's already available in the display form, but when you switch to edit, it drops off. Ideas?
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SharePoint 2010 workflow issues after migration to 2013

I have an issue which has come up after I had a site in my companies environment migrated to SharePoint 2013 via the database attach method. I was not part of the migration at all from the technical ...
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Putting a multiple choice checkbox in a workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013

I have a column in my SP which asks if 3 things are done and a checkbox for each. Once all 3 are checked as being done, I'd like an email sent to certain people in my Workflow. I don't understand how ...
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Sharepoint 365 the file has been modified […]

I have a simple document content type that has some fields. I have also attached a simple approval workflow to this content type. The workflow automatically start when a new item is created on the ...
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Workflow Error - Sharepoint logs

I am encountering strange behaviour of custom workflows and cannot find any clue for it. Error seems to be independent from the item data - even if the item data is the same, usually workflow works ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Possible to create other forms based on a form submission?

I am working on a problem where I need to generate tags automatically based upon information that users fill out in a form. I am working with Office 2010. Workflow: I have a repeating table for the ...
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InfoPath Form workflow approval buttons disappeared

I have a user who complained today that the workflow approval buttons she usually saw at the top of a completed InfoPath form (within the web browser) were missing today. I don't do any of these ...
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custom workflow failed on start

I have created a simple sequential workflow. In this workflow, I am not creating any task. I am just using code activity to: send an email to 4 members. wait for their feedback for 5 days. if ...
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Workflow Task Process

Is there a way to get the task ID , when using "START A TASK PROCESS" in SP 2013, it works when using "Assign a task process" however. The only reason I have to use this, is because I have dynamic ...
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How to remove workflow associations/subscriptions

Is there any method available in CSOM to delete workflow subscription from site. I tried with WorkflowDeploymentServiceDef.DeleteObject() and WorkflowDeploymentServiceDef.RemoveFromParentCollection() ...
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Integrated Visual Studio List Workflow from Sharepoint hosted app issue

I am trying to create the integrated visual studio workflows. I am able to create integrated( i.e. accessible in the host web) site workflows but getting error for the list workflows. When I install ...
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Workflow Email Notification

How would I make a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 (for SharePoint 2013 on-premise) that sends out a notification to a person one week after the date datecolumn one passes and then continues to ...
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Get a workflow's current step name

Is it possible to retrieve the current step name from within a workflow and assign it to a workflow variable?
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Update List Item using Visual Studio 2013 workflow

I am busy developing a Leave application using Visual Studio 2013 with a two stage approval workflow. I want the workflow to update a list(not the list on which the workflow runs) after the second ...
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Sharepoint Workflow “Replace item level permission” action

SP workflow : "Replace item level permission" action I would like to ask whether this action will replace all the original permission. If yes , how to add back the original and the new permission on ...
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Periodically Notification for Document deletion

I have a document library in SharePoint 2016. What I Want is when I share any document to any user, that user should be notified periodically about time remaining for that Document expiration or ...
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workflows and app permissions

Ive created a sp2013 workflow that queries ups and sets some permissions in various sites in various site collections. Ive set the app permissions of the workflow to have full control with a tenant ...