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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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager Missing Service

Got a weird issue with one of my SP2013 farms and was hoping for some guidance. Whenever I issue the register-spworkflowservice command it only creates the SP Workflow service proxy and not the ...
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Workflow to send reminder mail weekly if task not completed

I just got a task to create a workflow to auto send emails weekly to task owners until their task is completed. The field is called Status. My steps so far: Create a list workflow and use the ...
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How to show additional fields from InfoPath in Document Library?

I have a document library of type InfoPath Forms. Currently the columns in the list (Library) only showing some of the InfoPath Fields. I'd like to add the rest of them so they are visible in the ...
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can a sharepoint site have more than one DOMAIN e.i. DOMAIN\\UserName

I am very confused about the DOMAIN of username Which is actually the HostName(computer name). Is it will be same after hosting sharepoint site to some other remote server or it will get change. And ...
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Workflow: Wait for field change in current item does not fire

I have a work flow that looks like this: wait for field to be not empty email people wait for field to be not empty email people The problem is that from some reason, some of the time (it is not ...
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Workflow.xaml - Copy to SharePoint root

When I'm writing Assemblies, I can copy to GAC and avoid re-deploying them each time I want to make a code change. When I'm writing ASPX forms, I can copy them to SharePoint root, maybe give an IIS ...
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Duplicate tasks created from workflow

I have a workflow that creates a task when the task is modified. The task is duplicated if the user goes in and modifies the task a second or third time. How can I get the task to be created on the ...
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sharepoint 2013 approval workflow approvers from another list

I have a SharePoint 2013 farm and Workflow2013. My boss want me to make an approval Workflow where approvers come from a SharePoint list. I googled it but i couldn't find a solution for Workflow ...
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How to Automate Review Requests

My organization creates a lot of documents that vary in presentation and style. We have technical writers to revise documents in order to make them conform to our standard guidelines. The problem is ...
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Can the author of a workflow instance be changed programmatically?

We have a custom workflow that has instances that run for months or years. With employees coming in and out of the company, an instance can last longer than the user who created it. When this ...
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How to get Majority approval without canceling outstanding request change tasks

In SPD 2010 I have created a workflow that requires majority approval of a group before pushing the document to a separate read only library and cancelling the tasks assigned to the other group ...
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Calculating correct version after publishing major version creates new draft version of document

I created a workflow to calculate the correct version of a document, taking into account that the documents we are putting onto SharePoint already have a version number before transfer to SharePoint. ...
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Set Permissions on a Document Library with a Workflow

G'day everyone, wondering if someone can help me with this one. I have a workflow that is attached to a list that creates a subsite, and creates a Group for that site, that group has Contribute ...
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Back Up and Restore List with Retention of Workflow Status on SharePoint 2010 Site

I have a list in SharePoint 2010 web site with a simple workflow to test the possibility of back-up and restore of the list while retaining the status of work flow. The list currently has only ID and ...
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The “ExpressionTranslationBuildTask” task failed unexpectedly

I'm creating a Visual Studio sharepoint 2013 workflow, and I'm getting this error: The "ExpressionTranslationBuildTask" task failed unexpectedly. System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not ...
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Post to NewsFeed using SharePoint 2013 REST services from a workflow with POST method

In SharePoint 2013, workflows we can do a web service call. With this feature we can use SharePoint REST services within the workflow. I want to post to the current users newsfeed from a workflow by ...
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Workflow SP 2013 - Cannot retrieve a UserMulti Field value

I'm developing a SharePoint-hosted App with a workflow working with a List that contains a UserMulti Field. I'm currently trying to retrieve this field value to a variable with a ...
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Workflows 2013 cannot send Email

I have a Workflow (created in SPD 2013) that sends Emails, either directly or through a Approvaltask. The problem is that none of these Emails reach their destination. They don't even reach the ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 - Automatically add the parent folder name to a column

Is there a way to automatically add the name of the parent folder to a column in which the documents are stored? I have a SharePoint 2010 Foundation environment with a document library named IT. In ...
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Delay Activity in SharePoint State Machine Workflow

I Have created one State Machine workflow with delay activity (24 Hours) on Item creation and on Item change. When Item is Added into custom list my workflow has started with delay activity. My ...
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Workflow send email on due date even after date changes

I must create a couple of Workflows, which will send notification to users (something like a reminder). I have created a first WF that will be activated when item will be created or modified ...
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My workflow automatically jumps to the end of all of the steps. How can I fix this?

I am working in SharePoint Designer 2010. I have created workflows in the past that are set up to run when an InfoPath Form has been submitted to a library. In the past, they have ran properly. ...
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Workflow column does not appear

An out-of-the-box SP2010 Approval Workflow has been created to a list. The workflow works fine and workflows have successfully been created by end users (non-admins). However, now we noticed that ...
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Set list item permissions in Workflow 2013

I've created a workflow inside an "App for SharePoint 2013" project. I need to set special permissions to the curent list item inside this workflow. I read this ...
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Understanding “approval” workflow on List

I am totally confused regarding approval workflow on List. I thought I had figured it out but looks like that's not the case. I simply want to achieve the following. I have a list named "Test" This ...
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SharePoint state machine wf

I have a problem. I have three things in project: content type, state machine wf and a list. At now, my workflow associate whith list on web, but I need associate this workflow with my list from ...
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Add Company Letter head to sharepoint 2013 workflow generated emails

I'm working on a purchase order form and it is required to have a letter head which consist of a .png logo. I have connected a SharePoint list to an automatically generated email within a workflow. As ...
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Workflow Approval Error in Second Step

There are two steps for the workflow. They can approve/ reject the task of the current item. But got the error once the second step is approve. for example, when we apply the leave, firstly,the task ...
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SharePoint 2013: How to get workflow status?

I need to be able to get the status of a SP 2013 workflow using C#. I've tried getting the WorkflowManager for the SPSite and calling the GetItemWorkflows, but I never get any results from that. The ...
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Workflow Manager - Authentication Issue

I've been trying to install Workflow Manager to work on my SP2013 farm but getting some odd errors that I'm unable to diagnose. When browsing to the https://workflow.domain:12290 via an elevated IE ...
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Add new assignees to existing task using workflow

How do I add an assignee to a list of assignees on an existing task using a workflow? This question breaks down to, how can I get the users currently in the assignee field, combine them with the ...
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Run site-level workflow programmatically

I have created a site-level workflow and now I need to run it from some code. For test purpose I wrote event receiver: public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties properties) { ...
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Unable to edit my custom List workflow (SP Designer)

There is an existing Custom List workflow on our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise site that I can't figure out how to edit. My main goal is actually to export this workflow to be able to port it to another ...
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Customizing Workflow Email Design

So i have a workflow that sends out an email to a people chosen in a Person/Group field on a list. Is it possible to customize the look of these emails so they look more professional? For example, ...
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Copy an Attachement from one list to another with SharePoint Designer

I'm having issues copying over an attachment from one list to another via SharePoint designer. I was able to copy over other fields using the Create Item Action in SharePoint Designer. However, the ...
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SharePoint 2013 | Content Approval with Workflow does not update approval state

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I have created a calendar (based on the Standard calendar list template). After that I switched on Content Approval for this calender in the versioning Settings. After ...
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Workflow tasks not visible in My Tasks list

I am using standard Publishing workflow on one of my list. I have two users in "Approvers" group and this group is added to this workflow. I have deselected the Expand Groups option which says "For ...
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Updating approval status at end of workflow

I have created a custom approval workflow using Sharepoint Designer 2010. The workflow starts when a document is selected for publish a major version and routes it to different approvers depending on ...
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Create Email Reminder for Recurring Calendar Events

I'm trying to figure out a way to create 2 calendar event items. 1 that sends an email reminder 30 days before it's start time to certain people and the other that sends an email reminder 7 days ...
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Filter not working when I create custom view (screenshots attached)

I have a list named "Test". On this list I enabled approval workflow named "Test". If you take a look at screenshot below which shows "All Items" view you will see 3 items, 2 approved and 1 ...
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How can I create an approval workflow for changes to firstname and lastname in user profile properties?

Is it possible to create an approval workflow that captures the event of a user changing their first name or last name properties in their user profile?
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Sharepoint 2010 Designer Workflow Help

I cannot seem to figure out how to get a workflow to work the way I think it should work, and need some help or some suggestions as to how I can go about creating a workflow. Effectively for a certain ...
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SharePoint 2007 not sending Emails

I have created a standard Collect Feedback Workflow within Sharepoint which is set to trigger when a new file is added into a document library. When I add a new document, SharePoint sends an email to ...
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Item task relation in list view

I have a worklfow that creates task in a custom task list. However, I also want to display the item that applies to the workflow task in the task list itself. How can I add this control to to the task ...
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Hyperlink to open latest item in a document library

I have a document library that holds the company newsletter each month. On the main page of our Intranet I have a link that always goes to the latest version of this newsletter without my having to ...
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SharePoint 2013 - 2010 Approval Workflow Status Canceled When Completed

I have built a 2 party approval workflow using the 2010 workflow engine in SharePoint 2013. The workflow begins and ends with Impersonation steps to handle permissions and the declaration of the form ...
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Creating a Vacation/Holiday Request Form in SharePoint 2013

I am having difficulty in creating a holiday/vacation request form in SharePoint 2013. I have loosely based my solution from a different guide which was tailored for SharePoint 2007 which can be found ...
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Automatically send an email with list and library attachments

Here is my requirement. I have a custom SharePoint list and Document library. When I add a list item into that custom list it will automatically create a word document in the specified document ...
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Creating a dynamic list workflow?

I have a list with a multiple choice column - 'Department'(dropdown). I essentially need to send out an email notification to the department group (Sharepoint Security group) depending on which ...
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Check for field value before continuing with closing form

I have a listview that is filtered for values that are populated by a workflow that starts when an item is created or edited. The problem is that by the time the form is closed and the parent page ...