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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WorkflowHistoryList feature not activating

I'm trying to attach a standard Approval Workflow 2010 to a document library however the powershell script I am using is throwing an exception in the following spot: # Create Workflow History list if ...
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Change permissions on Document Library

We want to create document libaries from previously stored templates or from new. When a library is created in a site it inherits the permissions. Is it possible to break inheritance when library is ...
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Using SharePoint Workflow to call a Java class

Is it possible to create a workflow which call a Java class? My main goal is to select a file and press a button in SharePoint document library which transfers this file to a Java class where I can ...
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Send notifications

This is my first question, and I thank you all guys for any help you can provide. I'm working in SP 2010 and basically what I want is to send a notification for every 'Site' that appears in a separate ...
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Problem Starting 2013 Workflow from Powershell

I have a scenario where I need to kick off a 2013 SPD workflow from a powershell script. This should be possible using the StartWorkflowOnListItem method. My script is as follows: Add-PSSnapin ...
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How to apply workflow to items that are already in a list?

Ok. I have a list of Asset Items. I want to write a workflow to send out an email when the item's warranty will expire within 30 days. I know that when I write the workflow it is triggered either ...
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Copy an item list with a kind of condition WHERE

I would like to know if it's possible with SharePoint designer 2010 (foundation) to copy an item from a list to an another list WHERE this another list name = targeted first list column value ? For ...
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Sequential Workflow: The file has been modified by SHAREPOINT\system on

I have a squential workflow that takes Account IDs as plain text from a InfoPath input and converts them into a SPUser field. I can't get the the item to update bc an exception is throw on the Update ...
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sharepoint workflow rest api add role assignment exception

I develop a workflow and i want to grant unique permission on item in list using sharepoint rest api ...
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Update recursive items

I have a list with this this structure: Id,Title ,Weight,ParentId that parentId reference to Item in this list. I want to update all parents "Weight" fields when a child "Wieght" field changed by ...
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SharePoint Workflows QA Environment

We have a 2013 SharePoint environment for a mid-sized company. I was discussing the need to develop OOTB SharePoint workflows in QA vs directly on production and we disagreed on what was best practice ...
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SPO Content Type Inheritance and Copying Content between Lists and Sites

Let's imagine I got 2 sites on SPO as follows: /sites/sales /sites/projects Let's also imagine I would have 3 content types (in content type hub) with the following inheritance Case Offer ...
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow Error “Stage title is empty”

I've been developing a SharePoint Workflow for a Project Server site for almost a month, everything worked fine until yesterday. Now when I try to edit the workflow through Sharepoint designer I get ...
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List item Approval Status by Workflow

I have made a 2013 workflow for a list but I cannot get it to work the way I want it too. At the moment it sends me a task to approve or reject the submitted item but it's only on the task itself not ...
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Can we trigger a SP2013 WorkFlow using REST API + Jquery?

Can anyone suggest whether there is any possibility how to trigger a SP2013 WorkFlow using REST API & Jquery ?
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SharePoint Designer Notification workflow

I am using SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Designer to attempt to create a workflow that will notify a given user of an upcoming due date. This due date is defined in the list I am running the ...
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Hide list item with Workflow

Is there any way I can hide a list item that is posted to a custom list until it's approved by a content owner? If so how can I do that?
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Organizing specific content

Situation: I'm creating a "Technology Request for New Employees" form, using InfoPath, a custom list, and related workflow(s). My department has a information site, accessible to anyone that can log ...
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What happens to a paused workflow when the item is changed?

Let's suppose we have a workflow that is triggered when a task item is created or modified (as chosen in the settings for the workflow). The workflow contains a step that pauses until the day before ...
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How can I retrieve the AD account name for an email address using a sharepoint workflow

I am currently working on a list that will display contact information. I would like to set things up so that someone can just past several email addresses into a list (in the datasheet view), after ...
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Turn off pop-up window after downloading document

After I download the document using the button in document library I get this text: The document was uploaded successfully. Use this form to update the properties of the document. And this ...
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Sharepoint 2007: How to update an item of the attached library within a Workflow?

I am new user to SharePoint and creating a Workflow where an item in the attached Library needs to be updated upon certain conditions. The SharePoint Help tutorial mentions not to update a data field ...
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How can I make a workflow check a list field for existing data?

I want to use a workflow to populate a particular field in a list using data drawn from several other fields. I have set up the second part of the workflow with no problem but I need to know if there ...
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Employee Birthday Reminder

I have SharePoint Online and I have custom list for employee profile information. I need to create workflow to send me/or HR Dept e-mail reminder before employee birthday by (x) days. How can this be ...
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Changing Permissions workflow

I am trying to change edit permissions of an entry on the list. If the entry is approved then you cannot edit the entry anymore If the entry is rejected you can edit the entry and it will resubmit ...
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Workflow 2013: Call HTTP Web Service

Is It possible to use the Call HTTP Web Service action in Workflow 2013 to make it send a document from a document library with meta-data to other system webs service that I have implemented?
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SPD workflow loop through multi-option loopup column

One of our users has a custom list with 50+ items which contain of a UID and a contact. In a different custom library they have a lookup field where users must select one or multiple items. Based on ...
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Two workflows running on a Library with Check in Check out

I have two workflows on my Document Library that has Check in/Check out, my first workflow works fine, my second workflow won't work if I create a new document from a content type - it will work if I ...
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Creating sharepoint 2013 workflow in designer

I am new to topic of creating workflows in Sharepoint. What I would like to achieve is creating a workflow that acts as following: It starts automatically upon adding new item to document library ...
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Workflow with variables

I'm just getting started with workflows and need a little help. I have a list (Project tracker) that has the following fields: manager, project manager, resource 1, resource 2). I need help figuring ...
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Why is “Event: When an Item is changed” triggered when on all items in the list?

I have an action: Wait for Event: When an item is changed (Output to Variable: related item1 ). From what I can tell, this event is triggered whenever ANY item in this list is changed. So, all the ...
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How to differentiate Created and Modified in a workflow

I'm working on a workflow that needs to perform one action if the List item is being created for the first time and another if it's being updated. How do I say: If created - do this else if modified ...
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Do workflow instances resume after server/service restarts?

SharePoint 2013 Farm / 2010 Workflows I am wondering if running SP workflows resume after a server (or necessary services) restart? For example there is a workflow-action "pause until date" ...
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Start a task process (Get user)

I am using "start a task process" to generate an approval task. The task is assigned to several users (so "assign task" is not an option) but is configured so that the first response is the good one. ...
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Which event is triggered by SharePoint when the workflow is terminated in VS workflow?

I have created a visual studio workflow (ShaerPoint 2010 sequential workflow). When the workflow is started I am managing the permission on the workflow item. But I have a requirement that when ...
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Emailing username

So I have a column set up for a people picker. The person searches his username and selects the correct one. I have an email workflow setup so when the appropriate parties are emailed his username ...
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Workflow set multiple people values to one Person column

I have a plain text field with Account Id's I'm trying to set a Person column with these values. I have a Visual Studio workflow doing this. I can insert 1 person but I can't seem to figure out the ...
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Visual Studio Workflow Set People Field

I am new to Visual Studio Workflows, so please excuse my ignorance. I am having an issue setting the value of a People field. I have an Account Id coming from an InfoPath form. I need my workflow to ...
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SP2013 VS WF - add process dynamically

I'm using VS2013 to create SP2013 Workflow. I need to provide user with ability to choose additional approvers while WF is running. For example, normal approval process route is User A -> User B - > ...
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Attaching workflows: Customize task list name

When attaching the workflow to a list, how do you customize the task list name? I did it before but can't for the life of me remember how to do it anymore.
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List Item to Discussion Board make title “ID_.000”

I have a workflow setup to create a Discussion Item on a Discussion Board when a new Item is made in another list. It works as expected, except that it sets the title of the discussion item to ...
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Alert when task is due

Is this something I can do in SP13? I created a task and I want the assigned to be notified via email days before the due date. Please let me know if there's any article I can read or a workaround I ...
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Workflow failing to update list item

I have a workflow that takes the Account Id inserted from an InfoPath form and updates a People column field with it. It will usually work as expected right after I publish the workflow but sequential ...
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Start a workflow for a list item that was created by someone else

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow (let's call it LSR Status Workflow) that is associated with a list (called LSR List). When a user creates an item in the LSR List, it automatically starts the LSR ...
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Workflow increase version

I have a simple email alert workflow like below: If Current Item:Version = 1.0 then Pause for 0 days,0 hours,1 minutes then Email New document alert. Else then Pause for 0 days,0 hours,1 minutes ...
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SP13: Saving PDF to Document Library

My objective is to have a way to save a pdf directly back SharePoint to designated document library. I have multiple pdf documents too. When using a WORD document a way to make sure it's saved to the ...
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HTML button in the eMail notification sent by Workflow

I have a workflow which send eMail notification to the users. I want to add 2 HTML buttons for approve and reject on this email notification. For this I have embedded the following HTML snippet in ...
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One email alert for new documents and another for modified documents

I'm trying to figure out if this is possible. In a document library I want to send alerts when a document is added to the library and another email when any documents are modified. So these are two ...
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SharePoint Automated Email Follow up

I am looking to complete an email drip campaign that has a workflow that can send automated email response to prospects who have no affiliation to SharePoint, just have their contact email in a list. ...
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Unable to publish 2010 workflow in SP Designer 2013

I am trying to create a 2010 workflow in SP Designer 2013. When I try to publish the workflow, I get the following error: (-1, -1) Could not write to output file ...