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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SPWorkflowTask.AlterTask causing onTaskChanged to fire from a different SPWorkflow Instance

I have a complicated sequential SP2010 workflow with various paths, loops, different custom forms for submitting/editing/approving tasks, etc. Tasks are set up with the typical - createTask -> While ...
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Unhiding field in a custom list

I have a custom list definition and a workflow associated to that list. I got a field that is initially hidden but in my workflow upon activation I try to unhide it: SPListItem currentItem = ...
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How can I run a workflow on all the documents which are already available in the document library?

How can I run a workflow on all the documents which are already available in the document library? (for example a workflow that change the permissions of all the available documents in my library)
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How can I rename the “Related Content” column that is used in workflows?

How can I rename the "Related Content" column that is used in workflows? I want to call it something more intuitive for my users so they know to click on it to open the document something like "Click ...
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How to display checked out user name on notification email [closed]

I have set up an extremely basic Nintex workflow which simply sends an email on document change. As part of the email I wish to include the name of the person who checked it out. I have tried to ...
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SPD 2013 Workflow fails when started with System Account Credentials

I have an SPD 2013 workflow attached to a list. The workflow is set to start when an item is added to the list. The workflow works just fine when a list item is added from the sharepoint website ...
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How do I start a workflow automatically when a document enters an existing library from a different library?

I am using a pre-workflow to move a document to an existing library after the recipient completes the task. Once it enters the new library I want it to automatically start the main workflow. Is this ...
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Sharepoint package installation - Feature is not visible in Site collection -> settings

I am not very experienced with Sharepoint 2010 and I am having trouble installing a package. I downloaded a package from "iLove SharePoint" as I need to call web service from a workflow. The package ...
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What will happen if I upload a spreadsheet into a list with a workflow set to start for each new item?

This is a theoretical question at this point, but important for the design of a process I am being asked to spec. I am designing a process such that the source material for a list will be generated ...
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How to programmatically add a custom html url to the Workflow Task's description column?

How can I update the description column of a workflow task in SharePoint 2013 using c# that will contain a html link that has to open in a new window. Any suggestions?
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Update Workflow Task from an external webpart

I have a sequential workflow which creates a task that contains the custom url to a custom webpart. The web part provides the option to select different statuses. When the user selects 'Approved' I ...
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Cannot run a Workflow against a list - Failed on Start

I migrated our server to a new domain and we also moved our AD. Since then life has been interesting. We were able to recover the Lists, but our Workflows are broken, and even creating NEW workflows ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows List does not exist error

I am creating a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow and I encountered an error which suspends my workflow. I've noticed that it only occures when I reference a lookup column to another list. The error ...
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How do I update a task from a custom InfoPath form

We are in the process of figuring out how to use SharePoint and InfoPath to replace our current Workflow system. And I’m running through some test scenario’s/examples and have run into a problem. I’m ...
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Can code or workflow remove item level permissions, then return them back to what they once were?

I have an InfoPath 2007 form that has SPD 2007 workflow attached that uses Useful Sharepoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities from codeplex to grant item level permissions. Another requirement is ...
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C#: cannot get listitem field value but works fine in powershell?

back again with a strange issue. Using powershell I can get a handle on a SPListItem and do Item["My Field"] which prints its value. However, in a C# custm workflow activity, when I attempt to do ...
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Approval Workflow Any user to Approve

I'm using the OOTB Approve Workflow.. When I add two people person1 and person2 in the Approvers field they both need to approve for the workflow to end. I want when either person approves then ...
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Nintex webservice for publishing workflow [closed]

I've installed Nintex Workflows 2013. But when I'm trying to publish a workflow through the Nintex Webservice, it fails. What I've done: 1) Got my file as a string 2) Changed values in workflow 3) ...
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workflow status column empty in library

Guys i have a weird one here. Basically it has been reported to me that the workflow status column of one of our libraries is empty even though the workgflow has been completed. The user reports ...
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Automatically move list item to folder within the same list using SPD WorkFlow?

In my site there is a custom list with the field customer( Type of Choice). List having different folders with customer names. Now my requirement is when you add an item to that list, it will move to ...
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Issues with uploading documents to SharePoint 2010

Users in our SharePoint 2010 environment have had intermittent problems when uploading docs. Usually it sits trying to process until after about 5-10 minutes it goes through, and after that it's fine. ...
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Is there a way to check if a workflow is completed using Javascript?

I created a form that start a workflow automatically when an item is created, and I redirect to html page that shows a message like "Processing... please wait.", and I wait 3 seconds and so redirect ...
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Can a SharePoint 2010 lookup column point to a multi-line rich text field from same list

Can a SharePoint 2010 lookup column point to a multi-line rich text field in same list? i dont find multiline column while creating a lookup column. Is there any way to achieve this. Because my ...
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how to send approval email thru Workflow which can read more than one persons in ( persons and group) feild

I have one field of (person / group) or people picker box in info path form library, and I apply the setting to accept more than one person at the same time in check boxes, and I want to design a ...
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InfoPath metadata for columns that are not user input; making an acknowledgment form

I am currently building a workflow that allows an admin to upload a pdf, assign it to users, and email a link to assignees requiring them to tick a checkbox saying they read the pdf. Most of the data ...
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timer job not appearing- SharePoint 2007

I have created a Timer Job and deployed the wsp to the central admin. The feature is installed and activated fine. I don't get any error. But i can't see the timer job in the Timer job list in ...
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Automatically breaking down calendar events

I'm trying to create some sort of reservation system in SharePoint using a calendar list. It's been recommend to me to create events and add a column which allows a user to claim it. From there, ...
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Is the following Workflow possible to create?

Suppose a user wants access to a document that he does not have permission to see. He fills out a form in SharePoint that requests access. It sends an email to his supervisor, who has the option to ...
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In a workflow running in Workflow Manager “a wait for field change” gets stuck with a yes/no checkbox ¿how to fix?

I have a SharePoint 2013 + Workflow Manager 1.0 installation that is using a "wait for field change" in a workflow. The workflow that has problems is "waiting for" a checkbox Yes/No field to change ...
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Does SharePoint 2003 has Workflow?

I have one simple question, Does SharePoint 2003 has Workflow? because I'm working with client who has SharePoint 2003 and I'm not sure if it has workflow or not.
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Approval - sharePoint 2013 Template Missing?

I installed SharePoint Server 2013 in my development environment and using the web platform installer 4.0 i done the workflow configuration. After that I checked workflow service Application, there i ...
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How to give autonumber to item list but every day start from 1

How to give autonumber to item list but every day start from 1? I would like to achieve that every day counter(or with out counter) of item list will be reset and first item in day will give 1 and ...
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Sharepoint WSS 3.0 2007: Automatic workflow not starting most of the time

Running exactly version 12.0.0.6535. I have created a couple workflows to help the automate vacation approval process. When a new item is added to a list, the workflow should start and send an email ...
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Use workflow to delete or amend list items

I have a holiday booking system that creates list items showing the name and dates of holiday for employees. After management approval, the requests sit in a list called "Holiday Requests". They are ...
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Workflow speed in SharePoint Online (Office 365 E3)

I have a simple SharePoint 2013 Workflow which copies a template document from one document library to another in order to update it. If I start the workflow and navigate to the destination library, ...
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How does SharePoint store tasks?

I am not very well versed in storage (databases), but how does SharePoint save tasks for multiple people? I understand excel and some Matlab. (note: vertical bars denote row changes) For example, if ...
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How to find out the logged in user in workflow?

I have a sequential workflow in SharePoint 2013. I want to update a list item field with the name of the user who modified a specific workflow task. How can I get this done in c#?
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Visible or hidden dropdown field in the form when a checkbox is yes or no

When the checkbox is true or yes, the dropdown should be visible in the form. If not it should be invisible. This should be instantaneous. I'm using SharePoint Designer. I tried creating workflow ...
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Start workflow “on item change” when no visible field actually changes

The idea is to replace paper book called "exit book" that was lying several years at the exit of building where i work. So I created simple list with 2 content types, one of them called "employee ...
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workflow on all documents in a document set

Using SharePoint Designer 2010, I was wandering if it is possible to some how retrieve all of the documents inside a document set? I eventually want a workflow to run against all of these documents ...
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Submit Announcement for Approval

What is the best way to save an announcement until it is ready to submit for approval. I have to build a News announcement that ANYONE can contribute to our Intranet News, however, the approver (my ...
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XML files to store user information or simpler solution?

We are assigning users (by group or individually) specific documents to read. I am looking to store user information such as email (the users are windows authenticated), groups that they belong, and ...
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Editing workflow mail before sending SharePoint 2010

Is there any possibility to edit workflow mial before sending? I would like to achive that workflow first open mail window and I will able to edit this mail then I click "Send" in for example Outlook ...
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Stop All Running Workflows on DEV Enviroment

We have created a DEV environment by attaching the content DBs from the live environment to the DEV environment. We faced an issue where users were receiving workflow task notification emails for ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow: Can't get them to work again

I currently get the error "Invalid JWT token. Could not resolve issuer token" (401 error) when trying to start a new SP2013 Workflow instance. I deleted the WF farm already and recreated it (and ...
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What's the SPSite do in the Register-SPWorkflowService command?

The Register-SPWorkflowService command has a required property SPSite. MSDN says Specifies a site collection to configure. To register the workflow service with SharePoint I would have to run ...
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Send notification to approver if approver has not approved task in pre-defined time

We have a requirement to send alert/notifications to approvers on pre-defined time if approver doesn't approve the task. We want this functionality for all approvers involved in each level of ...
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Migrating List workflow to production server in SharePoint 2010

We have a list workflow that needs to be taken to production server. But problem is with ListId. Can anyone pl send good link which shows how to modify list ids in XOML file. Thanks
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Start workflow after item moved

Using SP 2013. What I am trying to accomplish: User creates a document in Doc Lib A. Once they have finished working on that document they press a ribbon button and the document is copied into Doc ...
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Can i create a workflow without Sharepoint Designer 2007?

I dont have the ability to edit sites in SPD 2007 but I do have SPD. Could I somehow create a workflow template and upload it to the site? Or is there any 3rd part software that will work to create ...