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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How to reuse a workflow in my subsites?

I am using o365 a3. I am building a sharepoint 2013 Online site. I have created a workflow on a list on the top level website. Now i created 5 subsites. I would like to reuse This workflow nut dont ...
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Email notifications to customers from public facing Office 365

Here is what my end user wants. There's a list on the site of useful things (could be announcements, press releases, articles etc) and this list gets used to show people things all over the public ...
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When moving a document to another folder within same document library the workflow is not triggered

I have a Sharepoint 2010 document library with a folder structure containing documents. I have created a sequential workflow in C# in Visual Studio which is started when a document is added or ...
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WF in Relation to Invoice

If a company retrieve a invoice from a commerial company and the invoice belongs to human resource. The people from accounts department retrieve the invoice and they use SharePoint to deliver it to ...
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Deleting a SharePoint Infopath column leads to Workflow status page giving error

I deleted a column in my InfoPath sharepoint list form, and now when I try and visit the "Workflows" status page from any list item it throws an exception. the logs show this: ...
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Retrieve Custom Workflows Info

Via SharePoint Designer it's possible to verify all Site Collection Workflows (on the Workflows List) grouped by type. How can I via Powershell retrieve all that info displayed in the SPD Workflows ...
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Error while publishing the workflow in sharepoint designer 2013

Currently, I've configured workflow manager in sharepoint server 2013 for using shareoint 2013 workflow in designer. But, while publishing the workflow, it shows following error: ...
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How to update a list item's Workflow Status field?

I have created an Approval field for my list programmatically: var fieldName = mylist.Fields.Add("Approval", SPFieldType.WorkflowStatus, false) see ...
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Adding Approvers in a Sequential Workflow Visual Studio

I have a sequential workflow which is associated to a listwhich contains column name Business Process which could be Purchase Order, Sales, Leave Request etc I have another list 'Approvers' which ...
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Error: The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not available in sharepoint designer

Currently, I need to develop a workflow with looping feature and I googled that it is available in sharepoint 2013 workflow. But, when I tried to create a workflow for sharepoint 2013 in sharepoint ...
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Creating an Approval workflow based on the list values using visual studio 2010

I have a list with the company name, business process and workflow initiation. The Business Process could be Purchase Order/ Leave Request. Workflow Initiation is a radio button which could be ...
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Custom edit task form for list workflow

I have a sequential list workflow and the tasks created for that workflow is stored in a custom task list. Now whenever the task in custom task list is edited it should go to my custom aspx page in ...
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Workflow could not update the item - Unknown Error

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2010 with a List workflow and I'm receiving the following error. Description: "The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item ...
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Update list item person & group

I have two fields in list 1>User email(dropdown) 2>assigned to (person & group) When i select any option from 'user email' and save then automatically assigned to field should be populated with ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow

I have a list with 10 fields. It has a 'comments' field. If the 'comments' field is not filled or updated for next 14 days, a reminder email should trigger to the 'Assigned to' field. I do not want to ...
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SharePoint 2007 Automatic Workflows

Is there a way to create a workflow that will check an entire list. I want to create a workflow that will check all of the entries in a list for a particular item. I do not want to have to fire the ...
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Is there a NON-CODING way to trigger / start a workflow on an Infopath form that will allow for secondary actions without submitting the inital form?

I think what many others are asking for has not been answered yet in any variations of the questions posed. As a designer of a workflow, I'm using InfoPath to capture data from an end-user and I'm ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Workflow runs multiple times

I have a site was created based on a customised Site Template (created by using Save Site as Template); The template has a customised List, a workflow(via List Content Type, Global reusable associated ...
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SP 2013 VS Workflow error “MTW Client is invalid”

When deploying a Workflow enabled app from Visual Studio (2012/2013), receive the error "MTW Client is invalid". More of the same error in the ULS logs. SharePoint 2013 designer Workflows deploy ...
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Workflow Instance Blocking Calculated Field Update

Is it possible that an instance of a workflow can prevent a calculated field from being updated? My scenario: SharePoint 2013 Workflow 2010 Calculated field: (=IF([Dt Prox Contato]<Now(),"Old", ...
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Who accepted/rejected the task?

I have a workflow which is creating a task that can be approved by multiple users. (IE: there is a group in the "Assigned To" field). How can I tell, from within the workflow, which user ...
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special permission to task in sequential workflow

I am using SpecialPermission in my Sequential Workflow createTask_MethodInvoking() function HybridDictionary taskPermissions = new HybridDictionary(); taskPermissions.Add(SPTaskProperties.AssignedTo, ...
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Best approach for a custom workflow

My team will soon be building a workflow for a list in SP2013. The OOB approval workflow provides most of the needed functionality, but we need the approval flow set dynamically based on names ...
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Sharepoint 2010 create new list item and open edit form

I have an issue regarding two lists that I am hoping someone can help with. List B is created by a workflow from list A once the okay button is pressed, and it gets filled in with certain information ...
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Not able to use custom workflow template

I want to use a 2013 reusable workflow, which I have installed from a .wsp solution package. Here are the steps I took: Create very simple workflow(2013 reusable) in SPD2013 save the WF as a ...
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WorkFlow Canceled Automatically

New issue and I don't understand it! 2 weeks ago it was working fine but today, I don't know why, my workflow is automatically cancelled. Here's the message error: RequestorId: ...
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Issue with OOTB publishing Workflow

Yesterday I encounter a strange issue on SharePoint 2013 site I have a simple list with basic columns like Title, description, thumbnail (url of picture to displayed) on which a simple OOTB ...
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How to trace a users actions?

Is there any way to find out if a user tried to complete a task? Scenario: We have a custom approval workflow (SP Designer). Each user updates a document, then completes a task. Pretty straight ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Tasks and Outlook

I'm trying to find a way to have the 'Open this task' button in Outlook when a task notification from a SharePoint 2013 Workflow is sent to a user. We have been working on upgrading our SharePoint ...
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Is it possible to start a workflow only when a specific column is changed?

I created a workflow with "start on change" and I was wondering if it is possible that the worklfow only starts if a specific column of mine changes ("reminder_send"; YES; NO). Because sometimes I ...
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sharpoint 2013 foundation: how to let user assign approver in approval workflow?

Since there is no out-of-box workflow in sharepoint 2013 foundation version, when I try to use designer to design workflow 2010, there is no way to let user assign approver in approval workflow. Is ...
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Email group when documents reaches expiry date

I have a requirement where a document column ‘Expiry’ = today to send an email to the document owner / group. Then the owner will need to modify the document and update the Expiry Date ready for the ...
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workflow pause until x - queued?

If I use a workflow which starts on change but I also add a pause until 12PM then this workflow will be "queued" right? But what happens if I change something again? Will the workflow start a second ...
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checking a workflow completion column in a workflow

Ive created an approval workflow that works fine. I have a send workflow that will move the document to the recycle bin if its rejected. Im my workflow i specified that if the column = "rejected" ...
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Manage custom list, Workflow History and Tasks

Is there a tool or procedure to manage completed workflows and its associates such as Tasks and Workflow History Lists ? The Custom List, Task List and History List has grown hugely. Custom List ...
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Workflow Manager anomaly when getting child scopes (for Sharepoint 2013 registration or using Workflow Explorer MSDN sample)

(I have originally posted this question to Azure forum few days ago and repeating it here as i get no response there and i just discovered this site. Thanks in advance...) I have installed Workflow ...
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Page approval doesn't work from the page

There are a few similar questions, but our issue is a little different. Here is the scenario: A user in the Approvers group (me), edits a page, checks it in, publishes it. When I approve from the ...
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SPD Workflow trigger emails at specific time intervals

Default Status is "Pending" as Drop down Menu: If requester submits a new form between 3:00 PM to 9:30 AM with Status as Pending Pause until 10:00 AM then send email to the person1 at 10:00 Am ,if ...
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Cannot trigger List Workflow with an item created by workflow (SP 2013 Online)

I cannot seem to trigger a list workflow using items created by another workflow. The items are created as me, not System Account. When I create an item manually through the browser it works fine. ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Permissions…create/save form but not view any from that library

I would like to know if it is possible to give permissions to users in a form library or document library where the users will be able to click on + add document link and submit and save their changes ...
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Custom Sharepoint Workflow throwing “WinWF Internal Error, terminating workflow” error

I recently migrated a Sharepoint 2010 site to Sharepoint 2013, since then my customized workflows developed in Visual Studio that works perfectly for 2 years without a glitch suddenly after the ...
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Approval workflow with email notifications

I am new to the Sharepoint workflow process and I am trying to do the following: When the user creates a new item in a list, I'd like them to be prompted to select an approver from a company Outlook ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Form Lookup

Is it possible to have a SharePoint 2013 workflow form pull the possible values of a combo box (drop down) with data from an external system (e.g. web service call)? I'm looking to use SharePoint 2013 ...
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problem with cancel button Triggering a workflow on file upload in document library

When a user clicks on Add Document, a File upload dialogue is displayed and the user browses for a file. Even though he clicks cancel button after file upload, workflow is triggering. How to avoid ...
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Link to a Document Set in a Workflow Email

I am using SharePoint 2010. We have setup Document Sets to collect contracts from Clients. The Document Set name is a short version of the client name (no special characters, etc). On the document ...
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SharePoint 2010: How do you add approvers to a specific position in a running Approval Workflow?

I am running SharePoint 2010 and working with approval workflows. I found the option in the running workflow to "Add or update approvers of Approval", and that appears to allow me to add users to the ...
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Approval workflow notification mail [closed]

I am customizing the existing approval workflow for my purchase order workflow. In that, I want a separate email notification sent when the "Change Request Form" is submitted. Now the same mail(sent ...
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Allow anonymous user to start workflow in MOSS 2007

I need to send email using workflow in 2007 MOSS when an anonymous user adds an item in the list. With logged in users, workflow gets completed successfully, but with anonymous user, the list item ...
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Create a SPD 2010 Workflow To Check, Verify Date, and Delete an Empty Folder

I am trying to find out if there is a way to create a workflow (SPD 2010) for a Document Library that will delete an empty folder from the library if it has been empty for more than a specific number ...
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Correct Way to Reassign Workflow Tasks in Visual Studio WF

What is the correct way to programmatically reassign a task to another individual in a SharePoint 2010 custom workflow? We do not want to simply change the person to whom the task is assigned although ...