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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SPD13 Workflow - Only site admin can start it

I've put together a mildly complex workflow that is supposed to be able to be started by the average user making a change to a list item. However, my admin account seems to be the only one that can ...
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how to get with powershell the list items which have old versions of a workflow running Part 2

After trying for several hours I am struggling with powershell to do this: Please see my previos question here: how to get with powershell the list items which have old versions of a workflow running ...
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Would it be possible to move the List Workflows(SPD) to another site?

We have created a List Workflow using SPD and moved the site to another location using Export & Import-SPWeb cmdlets. Now, we are unable to the workflow on the new site? is that expected ...
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add under anonymous user listitem, but set created by field with an existing user?

I have a form with some fields like name, lastname, address, phonenumber etc. This page is accessable for anonymous users. The code behind is adding a new listitem under administrator privalidges. ...
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Copy new entry data to another list

I have 20 Calendars on a site. Is there a way to copy new calendar events (meaning whenever a user add an item in the calendar) to a list. Both calendars and list are on the same site. I can create ...
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Workflow debugging prerequisites failed to complete - VS2013 Autohosted App

I am creating an auto-hosted app on VS2013. I am working with SharePoint Online and not locally. The problem is that when I try to enable the workflow debugging on my project I receive the error: ...
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Error in VisualStudio 2012 when creating Workflow 2013

I receive an error in workflow designer when created new "Workflow" item in "SharePoint 2013 Empty Project" or "App for SharePoint 2013". An error when created new "Workflow" item in "SharePoint ...
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Look values for email should not show other email id's sharepoint desginer workflow

I need to send email to 2 users in a lookup column in a row. But i dont want both email ids to display for both users when they open the email. How to do this using SharePoint designer workflows? A ...
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Paused Workflow Prevents 2nd Workflow from Starting

I'm new to SharePoint but have used some info I found on here/other sites to setup some workflows on a site that I own. The site is part of a larger site that I don't own. I have one workflow that ...
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how to get with powershell the list items which have old versions of a workflow running

I have in the following screenshot many workflows, but some of them are abandoned by the users and I need to identify which ones. As I cant install sharepoint designer, then I need to do this with ...
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Updated Workflow

I have updated a workflow with items I have changed like who to email, and email body....but when I published it only works for documents that are newly uploaded into the library. It does not become ...
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Workflow Fails to Compile and Publish in SharePoint Designer 2010?

The SharePoint install is a SP2010 install on a 2008 R2 server. Everything is fully patched. I am running the SP Designer on the SharePoint Server directly. I have a workflow which is intended to ...
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Launch SharePoint 2013 Workflow w/Javascript

Looking to launch a list workflow from script tied to a button on a form. I've been referencing this article, as well as the code from example 5, and even tried using SPServices, but have yet to come ...
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Restore List Workflow in SharePoint 2010?

We have created a List workflow in SharePoint 2010 associated with List-X. Mistakenly, someone has deleted the List-X and it is not even available in Recyclebin. Now, How could we reassociated the ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow canceled with a strange error [duplicate]

I have created a workflow in sharepoint designer 2013. This workflow is a list workflow. When I create a new item in this list, the workflow starts automatically. But I can also start the workflow ...
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Workflow communication between two websites Sharepoin 2010

Good morning. Is there a possibility to let two lists communicate when they are on two different websites but on the same server? The only solution were Nintex or progamming an EventReceiver. Is ...
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sharepoint foundation 2013 workflow - how to collect the approval from list of approvers from a group

I need to create a workflow where in I need to collect approvals from list of approvers in a group in a sequentail manner as a sub task in the overall workflow. if any one person wont approve then ...
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Uninstall Workflow manager client

I have been fighting to get workflow manager installed and running on my dev server for about two weeks, installing/uninstalling/reinstalling over an over again. I was FINALLY able to get it working ...
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SP2013: Creating a Loop in a Workflow

I am attempting to create a workflow that has a loop. The idea is to have the loop check for date and time and returns the date/time to the list library that the workflow is connected to. As well ...
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Migrate workflow history list

I'm currently migrating a SharePoint 2010 website to another server, which contains a list workflow. The migration of the website and the workflow wasn't a problem at all, but I also want to migrate ...
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Workflow end/completion date

Does SharePoint contain the date when a workflow ends? I need to add the completion date of a workflow once the approval workflow has finish and has been approved. Mike
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If user is in 2 groups and workflow sends an e-mail to both groups, will user get 2 e-mails?

I have a workflow that runs whenever a new item is added to a list. It sends an e-mail of the contents of that new list item to two groups: Group A Group B If user X is member of both group A and ...
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SP13: Copying Workflows

Is there way to copy workflows (i.e. Publishing Workflows) that have been created in SP Designer? Shouldn't it be able to function the same way as creating a template of a page and/or list in SP2013. ...
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adding a condition to SP2010 workflow

If wfstatus equals contractingoffice update currentitem then email someabcperson ElseIf wfstatus equals pending in abc office then email somexyzperson This is the current situation and I ...
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Visual Studio 2013 - Workflow debugging prerequisites failed to complete

I am experiencing an issue with debugging SharePoint 2013 Workflows in a SharePoint App solution: Has anyone encountered this error?
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Why SharePoint Workflow starts after 5 minutes?

Users have two ways of inserting document in a library: 1. Silverlight screen that uses httphandler to insert document 2. WCF that is hosted in windows service (this is called from external app) ...
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How to automate files upload?

I have a folder on a shared drive that contains 10 .csv files. The files get updated everyday automatically. I need to upload this 10 files to my SP website everyday at 8AM. Is there any way I could ...
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ECMA script for checking active workflows for an list item

Hi i am having more than 1 workflow associated with the list if there is any workflow that is active for an item then i need to prevent starting another workflow for the same item. I am using the ...
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Workflow Completed Event for correct workflow

Im writing an workflow event receiver that fires on workflowcompleted for a list. If I have two workflows on that list, how can I restrict the completed event to check its happening for the correct ...
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Error when manually starting migrated 2007 workflows in SP 2013

We are using a tool (DocAve) to migrate our SP 2007 instance to 2013. We installed and configured workflow (WFM) manager on the 2013 server so we could make use of the new framework. We have done a ...
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Workflow 2010 is not sending emails insdie sharePoint 2013

I have created a workflow 2010 using SharePoint designer 2013, as follow:- and i assign the workflow to a tracking list. and inside my CA 2013, under system setting --> Configure outgoing e-mail ...
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Find sharepoint workflow in site collection

Is there any way to check if there is any workflow either out of box or designer under any site collection. The issue is there are many list, library and site under a site collection and it is very ...
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Workflow Manager 1.0 will install but NOT configure

I have successfully installed Workflow Manager 1.0 (and its prerequisites) on my Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 machine that is hosting SharePoint 2013. I attempt to go into the Workflow Manager ...
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Workflow creates another task on item update rather than update task

I have developed an SP2013 app which uses a workflow to assign task based on my main list. The task creation is working when i add the item. When I update that item it would seem another task is ...
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Check out document to the document author at the end of the workflow

I am very new to workflows so I would appreciate any help. I have a standard approval workflow that I wish to change. When the workflow completes I would like the document to be checked out to the ...
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Custom Workflow Feature not available in Site Features or Site Collection Features

I have a Sequential Workflow created in Visual Studio. In VS I can right click and deploy the package without issue. On the TEST environment I use the command add-spsolution and then deploy it to my ...
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SharePoint 2013: Solution or App?

Hej there I have been developing some SP2007 and 2010 solutions in the past but got a new project a customer requested. A approval and publishing process for a specific type of word document (some ...
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WorkFlow Emailing

I have a workflow that I want to email people once the form is approved or disapproved. It emails the the person that uploaded the file, which is the person in the CC section, but does not email the ...
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cleanup tasks from workflows and deleted items

We have workflow associated to a list. The workflow is complicated and has many tasks on it. I noticed that the Workflow tasks still exists even if you delete the associated item. or when you cancel ...
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deployment of designer workflow from test to production

I have created a SPD designer workflow in my test environment and want to deploy onto production. Please let me know the each steps in details as I would be doing 1st time
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List Workflow doesn't fire if site permissions assigned to group?

I'm trying to debug an incredibly frustrating scenario here and I'm at my wit's end. I have a simple SharePoint 2013 site with two lists. There is a workflow attached to the first list that is ...
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Workflow to create a folder in the Shared Documents Library upon creation of a list item

I have a List that people create an item for new project requests. I have a workflow that notifies the Assigned To person, however I would like to also have it create a Sub Folder under the Shared ...
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Sharepoint Workflow - Column field folder

I want to create a new item into an sharepoint list created by an sharepoint workflow which is fired when creating a new list item on another list. I'm creating the workflow on sharepoint Designer ...
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Keep major version when working on minor version

My situation is this; I have a document library that contains reports (InfoPath 2010 forms). When an item is submitted it should clearly be marked as un-approved until it has passed an approval ...
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Coercion Failed: Can't get workflow to send notification to “Assigned To” user

I've created a simple workflow to send a notification email to the "Created By" user which works nicely. What I wanted to do is use the "Assigned To" built-in lookup instead, which is a "People ...
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Triggering a list workflow on every 10th item added to a list

SharePoint 2007 Standard License An internal customer has requested a basic document control facility, which has been built. Rather than receiving alerts on each item and change, they've asked if ...
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Generating an email alert for new post in site feed

I am working with sharepoint online 2013 and Sharepoint designer 2013. I wanted to generate an email alert for the Site Feed App. I wanted to send an email to a group of people with the posted ...
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Trigger SharePoint workflow after an SSIS import.

For some reason I am not able to trigger a SharePoint List workflow after adding a new item to the SharePoint list. I am using SSIS to add the items to the list. Things I tried: 1. Add the item ...
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Q: After adding a new item to a list, is there a way/workflow to automatically add new item to another list?

I am hoping someone could direct me to the right path on being able to do the following. I have an "issue tracker" list, and a "Team Discussion" list. When adding a new item to the "issue tracker, I ...
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List item field not updating during workflow SPD 2013

I have a workflow that isn't updating the current list item when run. I have tried using Set Field in Current Item Item and Update Item in Current Item, but neither will update the field. Step 1 of ...