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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SPD Workflows (No Coding) are excruciatingly slow on SP 2013, But, Fast on SP2010 - How to improve?

We have SharePoint 2013 environment enterprise edition, and a deployed Workflow Manager server. All our servers have very powerful resources (CPUs & RAMs) Our SPD Workflows (No Coding) are ...
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link to start my workflow on my list not showing

i already create my workflow with sharepoint desinger and i publish it to my libreary the column(send mail) was added but the link to start myworkflow does not exist
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Assign multiple users document permissions using one InfoPath people picker

I'm trying to have my InfoPath 2010 form (actually using InfoPath 2013 but set to 2010) be able to use one People Picker control to pass multiple account ID's in order to set document-level ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Customizing the Approval Workflow for Change Items

I'm trying to use Sharepoint Designer 2010 to create a workflow for a library. We want to have submitters and approvers in the library. Submitters would upload a document, fill out some metadata & ...
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Send email JavaScript SharePoint 2013

Is it possible to send an email in PreSaveAction function using JavaScript? I tried this example. But it is not working. Or is there a way to include the Email address provided in the NewForm to be ...
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How do you reference a SharePoint group in a workflow?

Look for a way to reference a SharePoint group in my workflow. I want to set a variable equal to the group. Not sure how to do that?
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Constructing a workflow to create a new list object when editing a different list object

im busy investigating how to do this, and if anybody has some guidance that would be great. :) I have 3 lists. Candidates Positions Applications An Application object consists of a Candidate and ...
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Office 365 workflow options

I have to create some custom workflows on an office 365 SharePoint environment. What are the options I have apart from SharePoint Designer. I used to do this using visual studio some time ago but I ...
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How to read json output in SharePoint designer workflow?

I am getting response in following JSON format Affected_x0020_Program: { results: [2] 0: { __metadata: { id: "c6eb23d2-b6de-4f4b-a72c-052983faf36a" type: "SP.Data.ProgramsListItem" }- Title:...
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How to create a SharePoint Workflow in Visual Studio?

I would like to design a workflow in Visual Studio. The workflow consists of 4 approvers. The workflow should start when a new task is created in SharePoint list and it should send an email to both ...
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Emtpy workflow initiation form when starting a worflow to publish a major version

I have a problem with my pages library publishing approval workflow. My Workflow inititation form will only show for the site collection administrator. I have tried to give the "ordinary" user the "...
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Error on publishing workflow from sharepoint designer

when I try to publish my workflow created with Workflow Designer I get this error message System.ServiceModel.ServerTooBusyException: The HTTP service located at http://serversp:32843/...
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Is it possible to move a SharePoint 2010 folder from one document library to another with a workflow?

I would have thought an overwhelming yes but it does not seem so... I know you can do it by opening in explorer but I need to do it with a workflow preferably with SharePoint designer but if it can ...
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How to extract data from file being uploaded?

I would like to process .msg files being uploaded and extract some data from them (from, to, and similar fields) to use it as file metadata. Could I achieve this writing a custom workflow action?
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Why is my workflow status column intermittently blank

So this is weird, I've done a lot of searching but could not find any answers out there. Occasionally the 'Workflow Status' column is blank, even though a workflow is "In Progress". Today, one of my ...
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How do you collect signatures on a PDF that's uploaded on a workflow?

Here's some basic information in order to help you ascertain an answer for me: I work for the government (Department of the Navy). a. This severely limits the ability for manipulation. I am not ...
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Register Workflow manager to sharepoint

Want to do the opposite operation to this : Register-SPWorkflowService -SPSite http:// my_site_name -WorkflowHostUri http://host_name :12291 -AllowOAuthHttp Because I have an error message : ...
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List/Workflow Calculations set field and display updated results in real-time?

I have what I can only assume is such a basic issue that I am overcomplicating and that is why I can't seem to find a solution. I have a list and want it to add two columns together and place the ...
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Initiation Form Error - Length of property is limited

I am really hoping that someone here either has run into this issue, or has a suggestion for me. I created a workflow to simply create a link to a document in a separate list when it is uploaded into ...
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Send email to Outlook Group Mailbox through Workflow

I have a workflow that runs when a new list item is created in my SharePoint. I have the completed item being sent to individuals but now I need it to send to a group mailbox. How do I go about this ...
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Workflow 2013 still not available in SharePoint Designer 2013

I have already followed all of the steps to configure workflow manager in my SharePoint server, but it is still not showing in SharePoint Designer. Here are the steps I followed: https://technet....
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How to customize workflow in the app?

Is it possbile to use an external workflow in a sharepoint provider hosted app? We can only design the workflow in Visual Studio, but our customer wants to use the existing workflow, which is designed ...
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Getting library name in reusable workflow on library

I have a reusable workflow on library to fill the values in a list. I also want to get library name value to be filled in list' one column. Probably using stringbuilder and using some string ...
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Workflow runs fine sometimes, errors out at the start other times

I have a SharePoint workflow called "Associated Users". In this workflow I combine up all of the user pickers into one person / group. I also find the manager of each one of those users and add them ...
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2010 Email Outlook Calendar Invite

I'm trying to create calendar events in SharePoint that, through workflow, send attendees the event invitation and give them the option to click a link to add it to their personal calendars. I've ...
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How to add an existing workflow to a list?

I've a workflow in SharePoint 2010 and I'd like use this one on an existing document library. When I go to Library settings and Workflow settings, I don't see my workflow. If I go to SharePoint ...
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SP 2010: Collect Feedback Workflow - Word Doc Doesn't Open

I've created a Collect Feedback workflow using the default template included with SharePoint 2010. My library contains a Word doc created with Office 2010 and Track Changes has been enabled on the ...
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How do you associate a workflow with a list in SharePoint 2013?

I have been migrating a list with ShareGate. The list's workflows were modified on the destination, but for the sake of quickness I deleted the list before I re-migrated it. The workflow for the list ...
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How to connect two workflows that are on different SharePoint sites?

Not being an expert of SharePoint at all, I would like to understand the complexity of connecting two workflows that are located in different SharePoint sites. In essence, what we would like to do is ...
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How to edit email notification workflow in InfoPath?

Is it possible to view or edit a workflow for email notifications only in InfoPath, and NOT with SharePoint Designer? I have been asked to manage a SharePoint site that someone else built. It uses ...
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Include Rich text web part in document template

I have a workflow which creates a word document in document library, when a new item is created in list. The list has a rich text field. The document is created successfully with all the contents but ...
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Send a customized email to users in a list

I've created a workflow that will send out an email to individuals with site access anytime a document is added to a document library. This workflow is replicated across several sites and the intended ...
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Access Version History and Approval from Word Macro

Our word document templates include a table that includes a version history and a second table with the list of approvers of the document. I would like to populate these tables from a VBA macro that ...
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Sending an email as “High Importance” via SPD Workflow

Is it possible to send an email as high importance through a SharePoint Designer Workflow? Use case would be if a checkbox is checked, send email as high importance. If it is not, send regular ...
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Only send notification when certain items are changed

I have a List with two workflows. One that runs when an item is created/updated, and another that runs daily to perform a calculation. Emails go out when an item is created, updated, and expires. ...
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App Permission (appinv.aspx) /app/manifest cannot contain text

I got the problem, that if I want to grant the Workflow to trust (/_layouts/15/appinv.aspx), I get the following error: The element 'AppPermissionRequests' in Namespace 'http://schemas.microsoft.com/...
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Content type not updated after adding column in library using powershell

I have added a new column in library in SharePoint 2010 site using powershell. The column is getting added, however content type is not getting updated for the libraries. When I try to get new column ...
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Add list item only after workflow approval

Is there a way to restrict or hold the list item from adding into the list until it is approved? Once the user hits the save button from new user form, the workflow approval request starts and until ...
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Looping using SharePoint Designer 2013 to show available users

I have a task. I have a list called tickets where a user can submit trouble tickets. In addition, I have 3 engineers who handles these. If Engineer 1 receives the ticket he can either approve the ...
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How to disable workflow on sharepoint list 2010

I've a workflow on a SharePoint list, triggered manually and when an item is created. I don't want to remove it but just disable. How to do this?
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Getting variable from asp/aspx to workflow

I need to move a variable saved on a SP list item(LIST A) to a workflow that starts on the creation of a new item in a different list(LIST B). This new item on LIST B will be created upon pressing an ....
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start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item. greyed out/disabled

I have got a problem. When I creating a workflow from the browser the start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item is greyed out/disabled. Please help.
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Can I control who can and can't initiate workflows

Is it possible to control who can and can't initiate workflows? This seems like something that would be a standard feature but I can't find anything related to it. I looked into making a custom ...
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Possible to set permissions for running workflows?

Good morning, I have a site in SP2010 that has several workflows set up. They are started manually via buttons on the Actions ribbon. Is there a way to only grant certain users permission to run ...
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Error : <nativehr>0x80131904</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>] Microsoft.SharePoint.Library.SPRequestInternalClass.DeleteWorkflowAssociation

In SharePoint 2010 I am trying to remove a workflow association from a list. When I go to Workflow Settings -> Remove a Workflow -> Remove -> Click OK I get the following error: [COMException (...
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How to create a date spanning workflow?

I'm having trouble in SharePoint Designer 2010, trying to create weekly emails for all items listed within a weeks time. So for example I want a weekly email to go out each Monday that will show the ...
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Java script: how to get Workflow Id from Workflow Task Form

I need to get the Workflow Id with java script after editing a Workflow Task. What I have this far is only a script that gets the Task Id when the EditForm is opened: $(document).ready(function () { ...
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PWA List access via REST from sub site

I've got a Project server site that needs to access to the values of a list stored in the PWA when a new row is added in a list of its own. For that I've created a workflow using Sharepoint Designer....
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Copy list data from one location to another in the same site collection SharePoint 2013 Online

I have a custom list for 'Products' in my top site collection, and I have two sub sites where I need to display the same information. I have copied the Products list as a list template into b oth sub ...
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2010 - Email workflow issues

I'm currently having issues with my email workflow and would like to get it double checked to make sure I'm understanding everything right. My goal is this: When a person enters their email in ...