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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Document approved without major version?

We are using MOSS 2007. We have SharePoint set up to publish on major versions. One of my users pointed out that their document was approved but nobody could see it. I went in and this is what I saw: ...
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Set Hyperlink Field Using SPD 2010 Workflow

I've been doing a LOT of research to try to figure out how to do this, but nothing is working. I have a column named "Update Item" that I want to be a link to start a workflow. I have workflow setup ...
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The form cannot be submitted beacuse of an error

I am using SP2010 with infopath 2010. i've designed a custom approval which contains one approval process. this workflow prompts users to fill in reviewer, CC and comments on the workflow ...
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Copy List Item duplication

I have a bunch of clients setup for a site each with their own tracking gnatt chart. I have modified this so I can send a Copy List Item to to a calendar for that customer. Now When I run the workflow ...
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Trigger the start of a one time workflow via a data entry in a list

I have a workflow that is triggered via any change on a list and it is set to send email. Problem, the condition is set on any data point when I want it to be triggered on one data point when it ...
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Creating a workflow to be run by a timer

I have been attempting to resolve this issue for about two weeks now. So far, everything I try has a problem that makes it unworkable. Problem One of the current requirements is that I need to be ...
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Sharepoint workflows show as rejected eventhough everyone has approved

Two approvals via workflow show as rejected. I don't know understand why as I believe everyone has provided their approval. but i could see one of the approver accidently deleted the doc and then ...
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User permission Problem for workflows in wss-3.0

Im running wss-3.0 on a Windows Server 2003 machine. The User Accounts are AD based. I made a Calendar List with 3 different Permission Groups. Users that can only read the list Users that can add ...
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Is it possible to add something to a list without trigging the ItemAdded event

I have a situation where I don't want to trigger the ItemAdded event if an item is added to a list via a workflow. Is it possible not to trigger this event?
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How to prevent user profile error?

I've configured a new user profile service application and synchronisation service too, which I have also ran and can see it says there are 128 User Profiles. Also, under 'Manage User Profiles' I can ...
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Error on UpdateWorkflowAssociationsOnChildren()

I created a sandbox solution that creates following: Site Columns Content Type with these site columns A list based on this content type Attaching a workflow to the content type and push it down to ...
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How bind a custom ContentType with activity CreateTaskWithContentType ?

When I create a task with activity "CreateTaskWithContentType", I can't bind a custom ContentType with the list "Tasks". For the moment I try to bind my CT with the correct path in properties ...
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Attach ListItem to TaskItem

I've created a custom approval worfkflow for an listitem. Now I need to see the values of the item in the taskitem. So I think one way would be to attach the ListItem to the TaskItem. Does anybody ...
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A column is created by a workflow on one machine but not another

I have created my own approval workflow. On my test system the workflow does not create a column for the workflow state, but it does on my debug system. Do you have any ideas why?
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sharepoint custom workflow by visual studio

i wanted to know if it possible to create a workflow in visual studio for a form library to make approval for forms by manager and if it possible how ,and if it possible to make a certain code inside ...
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SPD Workflow “Start workflow when an item is created” when adding multiple items to list at once?

I have a custom site workflow with some logic that copies items to a custom list with Title and Email. On this list I have a SPD workflow with one OOTB activity - send email to Email when an item is ...
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Restart an errored workflow programmatically

I am trying to figure out the best way to restart an errored out workflow. A little background: We get seemingly random error-outs (error and stack below) in a visual studio created workflow when ...
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How to modify replicator activity

I'm using a Replicator Activity in my Workflow. I would like at some point, to modify the list I've given to InitialChildData. I've tried to do something like : ...
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SPD 2010 Workflow update Calendar list based on Condition

I have created a InfoPath 2010 form + SPD 2010 multi-level workflow(Leave Authorisation Form). The infopath form is stored on a Forms library(Leave Authorisation forms Library) once it is submitted ...
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Information Management Policy on list to kick off workflow that sends a weekly summary email

I am using SP 2010. My assignment is to create a process that sends one weekly email for updates/additions to List A, instead of on each change. I created a workflow on list A. Any time there has ...
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Routing Workflow Task Emails to groups based upon List value

I have developed a state machine workflow that is curretly working fine. Although this is working, users are complaining about being bombarded with workflow task emails that don't have anything to do ...
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sharepoint dns name not machine name

In my workflow I've used the following for a http link to an item in sharepoint workflowProperties.SiteUrl + ... which returns http:\machinename\myweb When people browse they use a domain name ...
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Workflow moving file and retaining meta data (can't copy/paste/delete)?

As an unfortunate consequence of poor planning the system I work on has a reliance on meta data (date created, date modified) for some reporting. Although we're currently in the process of phasing ...
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Workflow statuses (9-14)

I have theoretical question, according to this post the first 15 values in the Microsoft.SharePoint.Workflow.SPWorkflowStatus enumeration are reserved by Windows SharePoint Services for internal use. ...
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Change Workflow State to Approved

I've build my own approval workflow. My workflow is finished, but the state of the workflow (state in library) is "finished". When I finish the standard SharePoint approval workflow the state is ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow “canceled” by system account when using impersonation

In our farm we have the following issue: Created a workflow with a few easy steps. The first step is a "assign a variable" step, all following steps are within an impersonation step. That workflow ...
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InfoPath2010 Rules don't work, sometimes

I have a few basic rules on an InfoPath2010 form. I'm setting a flag value, sending data using main connection and close the form. It works fine for me and for generally all people in my company. ...
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Link to ONE New Form and Link to Open That Saved Form with Workflow

Using SharePoint Online - Office 365, with SharePoint Designer and InfoPath. So, I am looking for a no code solution - if possible. I am setting up individual client sub-sites. Each client will have ...
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fault handling state machine workflows

I've built a state machine workflow with several states. I have not incorporated any form of error control. I was reading about error control within state machine workflows and have come to the ...
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update VS Workflow

I've created a worflow in VS. The workflow contains a feature which points to the elements xml file of the workflow. I've seen a few guides about updating workflow but they are not consistent. ...
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Manually Workflow printing items from list

I have a problem with list item and printing them. I must create workflow or jscript printing this item using template. Steps that I need to do: Select item/items on list Run workflow or jscript ...
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Start workflow only if some columns change

Does anyone have an idea how to stop custom approval workflow from running when a list item's ModerationInformation.Status is changed? I have a custom approval workflow that I wrote using Visual ...
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workflowAssociation not displaying workflow

I have created a feature. In the FeatureActivated event I am creating some lists. I am then trying to attach a custom workflow to one of the created lists. However when I do this the workflow history ...
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How to develop role based workflow in SharePoint Server?

How to develop role based workflow with InfoPath form in SharePoint Server 2010? There are three roles: user1 - this user creates request form user2 - this user verifies and Approve/Reject form if ...
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How to send email to a specific list item

Is there a way to for a user to reply to a workflow(generated on create item) email and make that email content attach to that particular list item? This list is a issue tracking list and part of a ...
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Copy SharePoint Designer Workflow to another Farm

I have created a infopath form and attached a custom approval workflow and infopath form is published to a forms library. I have done everything in my development VM. I have also published the ...
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Workflow not starting on adding new item to list via a custom aspx page/form?

I am using FB Authentication and have a custom sign in page for Users(External) to request new accounts. On request, their details are added to a custom list. I have workflow on this custom list ...
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Current approver of sequential approver workflow

We have a standard SP2010 OOB approval workflow on a document library. There are 5 approvers in the workflow. I'm looking for a way to put a new column on document library that show current approver ...
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SharePoint 2010: 3 of 6 Workflows “Failed on Start”. SharePoint Designer Workflow Works Fine?

Three of the six workflows that are on one of my site collections in SharePoint 2010 are resulting in "Failed on Start" as soon as a document is submitted to a document library. The other three ...
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“Update List Item” link Sharepoint Designer 2010 - To send in Workflow email

I am a young developper, and the marketing department of my compagny need a approval workflow that send a email with buttons or links stated "Approved" or "Rejected". I have a document library, and ...
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Can I chain together InfoPath forms in a library using workflow?

I am wondering whether or not it is possible to utilize workflow with several InfoPath forms (library) and whether or not this is something workable. I'm opting for splitting out into multiple ...
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New to SP, very confused about workflows - how can I accomplish a wizard / multi-step like “form”?

Very new to SP, and I've been reading up on workflows but cannot get my head around how to accomplish a wizard/multi-step type "form". I have set up subsites for individual client's wherein I have ...
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How do I split a 2007 sharepoint collection that has a large number of SPD Workflows

Our site collection is growing rapidly and we would like to split it into a number of new collections. Our concern is that when we secure a number of sites and recover them into the new collection, ...
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Get the Workflow Status for InfoPath Form Open Rule

I need to get the Workflow Status on an InfoPath form library in the InfoPath form. For instance, I want to place a rule on the form open that checks to see if the workflow is not "Completed" and set ...
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SharePoint designer workflow to manage list item permissions for employee/manager

I used SharePoint Designer and created a workflow for a list and made some permissions. I want to: Give the the manager of every department permission to view the employee item in the list and edit ...
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Username() in infopath form return empty string on sharepoint workflow form

I have an infopath form loaded as an initiation/association form for a sharepoint workflow. I added a text field wich I want to be prefilled with the current user username. I'm using username() to get ...
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Sharepoint 2010 secondary workflow not starting automatically with incoming mail

After upgrading to sharepoint 2010. SharePoint Designer workflow is starting automatically on principal worklfow but not starting on secondary workflow on task list when the item is created by ...
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WSS 3.0 Give user contribute access to a list but preventing them from seeing it?

I'm working on a workflow in WSS 3.0 that involves copying an item from list #1 to list #2. The issue I'm having is that the user that initiates the workflow on list #1 must have contribute ...
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Nintex Workflows in SharePoint 2010 [closed]

I am new to Nintex workflows. Can you please suggest what are the limitations in implementing Nintex workflows? What would be the real things we need to consider when we are implementing them to be ...
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Remind users who has not added an item in the last 24hrs?

To start with: no custom code, only SPD is allowed. I have a requirement where users has to log in to a site each day and "sign in". List has some columns: Person, State, Country, Date. Can I somehow ...