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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Assign ID of workflow created list to lookup field

Hi I'm trying to find a solution to my logic process below, I'm new to workflows. Current Scenario: I create itemA in ListA. Workflow then creates itemB in ListB. I then open itemA and assign ...
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SharePoint Online or SharePoint Server 2013

I have been tasked with understanding the pro's and con's of rebuilding our SharePoint 2010 platform. This could either consist of a 2013 local install upgrade or moving to Online. There are many ...
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Starting a Sharepoint 2013 Workflow via js file

I´m trying to start a workflow 2013 from a custom ribbon icon. I have configured an elements.xml file where I call the Javascript file. The problem is, that I get a JavaScript runtime error “Type” ...
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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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Please guide me on create a sending report site workflow

I am new to Sharepoint designer 2013. What I am trying to do is: there is a list "report items" with a Yes/No column "Report sent" create a workflow and trigger bi-weekly to check "report items" ...
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Authentication error when sending email from workflow but list alerts email work fine

I have a list. When a user enables alert on this list then he/she is able to receive email from SharePoint when someone adds a new item or change item. But emails sent by SharePoint workflow (OOB ...
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SharePoint 2013 App with Workflow and custom Task List

In my current project, I want to create a Workflow within a SharePoint App. This Workflow uses a History and a Task List. But I don't want to generate these Lists. I want to create my own custom ...
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Workflow history reset whenever triggered

I'm working on SP Foundation 2010 I have a task list and whenever the task is reassigned to another person I need to track it. I've created a column called old-assigned to so whenever the task is ...
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Workflow HTTP PUT request error

Receiving this error when trying to update a list item via HTTP PUT in SPD Workflow: error":{"code":"-1, ...
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How to Update “Created By” column through workflow?

I am trying to make the Blog comments and discussion replies to be Anonymous. The only way to do this (a simple way) is through hiding the created by column in the view. Is it possible to update the ...
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Simple “set field =” workflow failing?

Multiple users are moving files into my library, and no one cares about the actual document file name, but SharePoint does. So to prevent overwriting "duplicates", I'm using a workflow which appends ...
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Overwrite version from a workflow

Is it possible to overwrite a current version of a document from a workflow? I need to update some fields in a list but when I update the fields versioning kicks in and changes the version number. I ...
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How to wait for all tasks completion in VS Workflow 2013

I have a workflow which create some number of tasks to different users. These tasks are created in web service method which invoked by workflow. It can create a different amount of tasks. I need to ...
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SP2013: Do I need to install Workflow manager on WFE or APP server?

I am using SP2013. When I create a workflow in SP designer I do not see the 2013 platform. I need to install it by the Workflow manager. Do I need to install the workflow manager on the WFE or APP ...
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Default Approval Workflow 'This task could not be updated at this time'

I have set up the default 2010 approval workflow on our 2013 systems. The workflow works perfectly apart from an error which is given when a document is approved/rejected. When a user accepts from ...
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Workflow does not wake up from delay activity in staging environment

I have a custom SharePoint 2010 (made in visual studio) workflow that contains a delay activity within a while loop. The workflow works fine in dev and test environments, but not i n the staging ...
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crmlistcomponent.wsp problem while Upgrading?

I want to upgrade SharePoint 2010 site to 2013 using content database attach Method. but I have " crmlistcomponent.wsp " installed in SharePoint 2010 farm. my questions are 1)it can cause any ...
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Create a List Item whenever an Item is created in differnet list using Nintex Workflows [closed]

I am using SharePoint 2013, Nintex 2013 Workflow. Basically, I want to add the List items from one list to another list using Nintex Workflows. Let us consider our source List as List1 & ...
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Populate field value from a look up with the same index as another column

I know the title may be confusing, but I'm not sure how to word it better. I have a column from which my users will select an value in a look up table. Based on what they have selected, I want a ...
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How to Create ViewFields in SharePoint 2013?

I have two different lists: List1 contains 4 Columns. List2 contains 4 Columns. (List1 columns and List2 columns are same) Lets say, List1 has four items stored. Now, I want List2 to have the same ...
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Can I get the site owner value with workflow 2010?

I am using SP2013 standard. We don't install workflow 2013 so we are using the built-in workflow 2010 engine. I need to build a workflow that will send email notification to site owner if an item ...
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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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Is there an event when a workflow is added or removed from a list

I need to perform some tasks (in this case, add/remove content types) when a workflow is associated/disassociated with a given list. Is there an event that I can listen for/hook into? I am using ...
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Set field value in custom list when the task is completed :workflow in MOSS 2007

I have two lists one is my custom list named: Calender and another is task list named CalendarTasks. I've set workflow on Calender which gets fired on item added in that list. I'm using Assign To Do ...
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Cannot see reusable workflow after activate the feature

I am using SP2013 standard and Sharepoint designer 2013 I created a reusable workflow in a site collection. It only contains one step which is send an email to "this item" creator. Using SPD I saved ...
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Approval Workflow in Sharepoint 2007

I want to create Approval Workflow in 2007 sharepoint server. I follow these links but don't find solution: ...
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Fire a workflow on item fetching

Is there a way to fire a workflow or event receiver for every item before its fetched from a list automatically? I need to update columns on every item every time a user enter the list or open a form. ...
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Execute JavaScript through a workflow? [closed]

I have a workflow that runs whenever a new item is created in a list, and I want the workflow to execute a piece of JavaScript code. So far I haven't found a way to call a function through a workflow, ...
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SP2010: How to automatically check in a document after X amount of time

In SP2010 I'm looking for a way to automatically check in a document using a system account if the user leaves it checked out for X amount of days. I imagine I'll probably have to use a VS workflow ...
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Error from script tag for sp.runtime.js

I'm working to set-up the PreSaveItem() on an edit form for a list such that it evaluates parameters from the query string, and some list fields to execute workflows based on various criteria. Based ...
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workflow to keep record of a previous balance of a balance and add a project budget to that person once the project is acepted

How i create a workflow to keep record of a previous balance of a person's balance and add a project budget to that person's balance once the project is accepted.Also their balance can't exceed a ...
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Valid sharepoint user that doesn't have a user profile causing workflow errors

I have created a work flow that retrieves some details, such as the manager and some address details, about users on our SharePoint. The information is retrieved for after the fact analysis we do on ...
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SP2010 VS workflow that sets up a site

I'm attempting to essentially recreate the functionality of Project Server, such that when I add a new project to our Project List and check the "Create Site" option, a workflow kicks off and creates ...
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The option for the Sharepoint 2013 workflow platform is not available because the workflow service is not configured on the server

I am trying to create a workflow with sharepoint designer and the new sharepoint 2013 workflow option, however I got this: The option for the Sharepoint 2013 workflow platform is not available because ...
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How to debug a workflow?

[Please bear with me, I am NOT an SP Admin, and have very little experience with SP] I have a workflow that has been running effectively for a couple of years - but in the last 2 weeks it's suddenly ...
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Cannot validate argument on parameter 'SBClientConfiguration'. The Service Bus connection string contains invalid property.

I am trying install workflow manager using powershell. I first downloaded the offline package using these steps: ...
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No Connection between SP2013 and Workflow manger

Goal: Install Workflow manager in order to use SharePoint 2013 workflow. Problem: When I try registrating between SP2013 och WorkFlow manager based on the code: Give this command ...
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How to make a confirmation of SharePoint / Workflow Manager server?

http://sharepointdeal.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/register-spworkflowservice-failed-to-query-the-oauth-s2s-metadata-error/ hen looking at the SharePoint logs – the error details are ...
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How to use the Application “SharePoint ULS Log Viewer”

Goal: I want to review the log number "Client ActivityId : 66605702-15be-46f7-901a-9125dec855b8" Problem: I have downloaded the application "SharePoint ULS Log Viewer" and tried locating the error ...
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Workflow 2013 throws an error on start

I have workflow which works correct on a development machine. But on production it throws an error on start. "Started" status message: Retrying last request. Next attempt scheduled in less than one ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow question (using to publish text in various SQL Data Bases), is possible?

First Question: I Need Create one workflow to publish news, and other texts in other SQL. Is it possible? The workflow is: Step One: The Writer send the text with the sharepoint blog (for ...
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Locking ListItems for users but not workflows

Is it possible to "softlock" a SPListItem so that a user can't edit it but a workflow he had started can do it? Background: - ListItems should only be editable by users when no workflow is running - ...
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Upgrading SharePoint from 2010 to 2013 with Farm Solution

I am working on SharePoint multiple versions. One of the my customers is asking for the up-gradation from SharePoint 2010 (foundation) to 2013. I would like to know the below: steps to upgrade the ...
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Problem with Registration for SP:s Workflow 2013

Goal: Install SP Workflow 2013 in my SharePoint 2013 Problem: I have followed a guide line ...
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Currency Data in a Workflow variable rounds to nearest dollar, want to have cents, too

I have one list called Capital Projects with Orig Budget, Amount Spent, Amount Left. I have another list with invoices with Invoice number and TotalAmount. I wrote a workflow that runs every time an ...
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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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Can't approve a workflow task after the initiator was removed from Active Directory

We have a rare but frustrating issue in which a workflow and task are initiated by someone who then is later removed from AD. These tasks can no longer be actioned by the assignee or anyone else for ...
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Old workflow messages sent

We randomly get old workflow messages sent. Recently many old messages from a single person were resent as "task changed" messages. It occurs once then again a week or two later. We are using ...
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How can I differentiate an user from a workflow while in an ItemUpdating Event

Is there a way to differentiate an user from a workflow while in an ItemUpdating Event? To show the my problem here's the ItemUpdating method: public override void ...
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retreive multi value lookup values in sharepoint 2010 workflow

I have list which has a lookup column which contains multiple values of the lookup id.For e.x. In a list Department, I have a lookup column called Comments which hold multiple values of lookup ids of ...