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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Workflows - No users seem to have permissions

I'm a site admin, farm admin, every admin type that should give me permissions to have full reign over the site I'm working on. However, it seems that I'm unable to edit workflows in anything but ...
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Mail sent with workflow takes a long time (Office 365 - E3)

I have made a workflow that sends an email when an item is added. The workflow does some tests and is completed in less than 1 minute. But the mail which is generated in that workflow takes hours ...
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New Field on InfoPath 2010 form not being picked up by workflow

I looked, but don't think this has been answered. I have an existing InfoPath form to which I am adding one TextBox control. I've named the field [ChargeCode] and created a column in my List (and ...
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Error when trying to link two sharepoint lists together via Workflow

I populate a record in List A (R.O.W) (which I expected), the workflow says Error and in List B(District ROW Tracking). Instead of one record being populated of List A (R.O.W), it creates 7 records. ...
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Items in SharePoint List can only be seen by the initiator and the approver

We would like to define a Workflow in SharePoint list that, hide all the items and allow the items to be seen only by the Workflow initiator (Item recorder) and the approver and the items that have ...
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Transform list item in Create New Item workflow

I have a workflow that creates a new list item in List B when a new item is added to Liast A. I use a simple Create Item in ____ (Output to Variable: Create) workflow. I want to change the value of ...
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List does not exist when trying to startworkflowonlistitem from CSOM

Using SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012 Standard. I believe this is an issue with permissions. When trying to start a workflow on a staging server, the following exception happens (as shown in ...
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How to move sub site and Workflow to another site collection

I have a sub site In this site have a list which using Sharepoint Workflow (Approval WF) How can i move this site to another sub site, keep all feature of Sharepoint WF. Run import/export site can ...
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Can I deploy workflow with the site using Import-SPWeb

We have two SharePoint 2013 on-premise environment. One for development and one for production. On the DEV I have created a subsite and build some workflows under this subsite. Right now I am planning ...
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Workflow Suspended at Email

My SharePoint 2013 workflow keeps suspending itself at the point it's supposed to send an email. The email details have been specified in Central Admin but it's still not working. When the workflow ...
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Create CV ( Curriculum vitae ) based on mysite properties - workflow / timerjob?

What's the best way to automatically create a CV based on users mysite? We've thinking of placing all the properties we need in the mysite properties, and then create a CV in word and just map ...
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Recomended starting point for creating custom SharePoint Online workflows with Visual Studio

Not typical question here on StackExchange, but hopefully somebody can point in the right direction to get started. I currently use SPD 2010 to create many workflows on our On Premise instance of ...
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App using workflow requires reboot

I have a really weird problem with a SharePoint App that deploys two workflows. I have a deployment script that creates a web app, some sites and adds an app to the global app catalog. Once I try to ...
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Duplicate entries to appended comments from workflow

There is a question that has been posted that had the same issue but the resolution did not work entirely for me. Multi-Line Text - Append Changes - Duplicate Entries on Save In my situation I am ...
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How To Get Current Date In Long Date Format in a Site Workflow

I have a requirement to get the day of the week into a workflow variable in a SharePoint Designer Site Workflow. This means I do not have a "Current Item" that the workflow runs on. How can I ...
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Sharepoint Approval Workflow - Task Approval sent to Directory List - Task Email not Sending

Created a Approval Workflow as follows: Start **Approval Process** process on **Current Item** with **PT.KT.Admin** Here PT.KT.Admin is a DL used by me.. which has approximately 16 members. When i ...
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Calling user profile service from spd 2013 workflow yields “unauthorized”

Trying to use the "call http web service" action from a SPD 2013 workflow to get the user's manager. The url for the web service is: ...
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Out of the box approval workflow suddenly failed on start (retrying)

SharePoint 2010. I've been using out of the box approval workflow for several month now. I did some minor changes to it, like to who and when emails should be send, but that's all. Then out of a ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - How to lookup custom string in workflow task

I'm creating a workflow that assigns a task to a person. After that person completes the task, they are required to input a string of text (a server URL) before they can press "Approve." Once this is ...
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Workflow To Send Out Task Every WeekDay To Nominated People

I have a requirement to create a workflow that generates a task once per day and sends the task as an email notification to the nominated person for that day (Monday to Friday). The process is that ...
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Approval workflow issue

I have created a simple approval workflow with 2 stages for a document library. User A will approve and then the approval has to go to User B User A is receiving a mail and editing the document and ...
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Is it possible to run automated workflows in Sharepoint Foundation 2010 by the System Account?

I have installed SharePoint Foundation server 2010 (Standalone) on a windows 7 machine for learning SharePoint development. I have created a workflow, but it is not getting started automatically when ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow errors when started

When starting a published SharePoint Designer 2013 List Workflow manually on a list item, I get the following error: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. ...
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Missing quick launch on workflow initiation form

After creating a workflow in SharePoint Foundation 2010, the workflow initiation form is always missing the quick launch bar on the left side. There is only an empty div in the page source code ...
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Set column field with another field using workflow

I create a simple workflow using Sharepoint 2010 designer. basically set ProductCopied to [%CurrentIte:EData Process%]. EData Process field is a field where value from Manage Metadata. The issue is ...
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sharepoint 2013 pass data between custom lists

I am asking the question since this is my first project working with Sharepoint 2013. Here is the project requirements: 1. I created a custom list for users to enter data in a custom form that is ...
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Sharepoint workflow 2010 - document versioning - Content type - field do not get updated

I've got a custom list with a CT (master list). When creating a new list item a workflow kickes in and creates a new document based on a CT in another document library. Problem is when I update a ...
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I cannot create a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010

I tried creating a list workflow in SharePoint 2010. When I click New Workflow, I could see Add new workflow to your list and I have entered the workflow name and clicked OK. It remains in the same ...
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Sharepoint workflow issue for users

I have 5 users in with full control over the site,But only when I create an item in the list,workflow will be initiated,what could be the solution to solve this issue?
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Multiple Approvers on one Document Set

I'm looking to create an approval workflow on a document set which can have multiple approvers. I know how to approve one document in the set at a time or approve the entire set at once, but how can I ...
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SP2010: Timed email reminders for list workflow

Using Sharepoint 2010 Designer or Infopath 2010, I would like to create timed email reminders after an item is created. My idea is: If a field is empty, send an email out 3, 7, and 14 days after ...
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Workflow doesn't send Mail

I created a workflow with send mail action. When users add new item to the list, the workflow works. It sends mail to admin. I created new item but mail doesn't send. When I look The e-mail ...
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Workflow Error in Sharepoint 2013

I created a new workflow. When users add new item to the, the workflow send an email to users. I checked workflow and i got the error as follow image. My email's content as follow: Why got I ...
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Promote People Picker from Infopath to Sharepoint

I wanted to promote a people picker field in my Infopath form to Sharepoint column. I know that we couldn't promote people picker(group) to SP as people/group column. So, I only promote the ...
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Sending debug messages in sequential workflow

I'm trying to send messages to the workflow history of a workflow at some point after the workflow starts, based on a condition. There are some values in the code I would like to verify as the ...
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SiteUserInfoList not updating

I am running a workflow that Calls user information from http://site/_api/Web/SiteUserInfoList/Items(<UserID>) The workflow is pulling the information just fine however I noticed that not all ...
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'Claim Task' marks the task as complete

I'm having a problem with one of the SharePoint 2010 workflows I'm updating. One of the tasks in the workflow is assigned to a group in the site collection. When I login as one of its users and click ...
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“Sorry this app is not supported on this server” when adding workflow to SharePoint app

I am facing the following issue while deploying a SharePoint hosted app. When I add 2013 workflow to app and deploy app in app catalog, I cannot install the app. This message comes up: Sorry, ...
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Assign Tasks to Users based on Job Title in another list

I have a list called Contacts which stores names and job titles. I also have a list called Project Tasks which is a list of all project tasks. In this list, I have a choice field called Assigned To ...
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Word Automation Service adds file to library - workflow fails to start

I have a feature which is enabled. Feature has a library and event receiver. The library is created when the feature is enabled on a site. The feature takes files submitted to this library, sends ...
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Stop a workflow when the item is deleted

I have a workflow that waits for a certain date to occur depending on the user input. However when the list item is deleted, the workflow still runs. Is there a way to say Wait for item to be ...
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Auto setting security settings of a subsite using workflow

I am wondering if it is possible at all to edit site permission settings using workflow? I work for a consulting company who takes small projects from various clients and wants to move their ...
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SPListItem.Workflows always returns zero items

SPList list = web.Lists.GetList(new Guid(listGuid), false); SPListItem item = list.GetItemById(int.Parse(listItemId)); string currentStatus = item["Status"].ToString(); if (currentStatus == "Pending ...
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Workflow Settings

I have set up a workflow for approval of an Item created, how do I create in the same workflow a way of notifying the creator of the item which stage in the workflow it is in?
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LookupSPListItemId and Person field in SharePoint 2013 workflow

I'm trying to use the LookupSPListItemId activity in a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio. The condition I'm trying to set is when a person field equals a specific person. The problem is I'm ...
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Infopath forms not added to central admin after deploying workflow

I am making changes to several SharePoint state machine workflows that each contain Infopath forms for the workflow tasks. I have been able to deploy all but one of them successfully. The problem I am ...
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How to disable list event firing from SharePoint 2013 workflow?

I have a list with an ItemUpdating event receiver that blocks all item updates. I have a workflow where I want to update an item in this list. Is there any way to disable the event receiver from the ...
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Getting duplicate emails from SP2010 Workflow, why?

Folks, I have a workflow that send analysts emails from a SP library with repeating table. I'm only grabbing the Last Analyst in the table to send an email to, but I'm actually getting double the ...
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Create Approval workflow for Blog in Sharepoint Designer

I am facing problem in creating a simple workflow for "Blogs". If a user writes one blog, then his/her manager would be responsible for "Approving/Rejecting" it. I am using SharePoint Designer, ...
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Sharepoint designer workflow does not automatically start for first list item insert

SharePoint designer workflow does not automatically start for first list item insert. Second item inserted start workflow automatically. What is the problem?