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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Is it possible to deploy custom workflow activities to Office 365

Is it possible to deploy SharePoint 2013 style custom workflow activities and deploy it to Office 365 environment as sandboxed solution? Or maybe, it is possible to deploy it as an app and use it in ...
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Customizing Workflow Task list 2013 form

I have created SP designer workflow (sharepoint 2013 platform) with the custom list. But what my issue is that, By default the task form (workflow task list 2013) showing Approve, Rejection, save and ...
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Wait for Field to equal value not working

I have a calculated column that tells me how many days are left on a warranty. I have a workflow that checks this value and if it is more than 60 days to wait until field to equal 60 and then it is ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Limitations

Is there any limitation in the SharePoint designer workflow - "Send an email" action? Limitations like # of characters or # of recipients.
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Workflow task - How to set priority when assigning a task

When assigning a workflow task in SharePoint 2013, how can I set the priority? By default it is set to "(2) Normal".
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Unable to get the list of all SP2010/SP2013 Work Flows (OOTB and SPD) which are associated with a List using CSOM

We came across an issue while pulling the workflow associations of lists, CSOM and Splist.WorkflowAssociations will not list the workflows created through SPD and attached to list. If anyone faced ...
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notification email

I'm using workflow look up for user and return data az email address but workflow doesn't send email and give man an error that cant sent email verify the email address!! is there anyone has any idea
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Workflow - How to show a field without clicking “show more”

I have a SharePoint workflow with a "comments" field I would like to display when a user is completing a task. For my "Reviewer Comment" site content type, I have the ability to select one of the ...
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Error configuring Workflow 1.0 on Sharepoint 2013

I'm new to SharePoint so I may not be clear in my wording (terminology and all). I'm trying to get an on-premise installation of SharePoint 2013 Server. I've successfully installed SharePoint, set ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Document Library start custom workflow after item is published

I have a document library that uses major and minor versioning in library settings. I want to start a custom SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow as soon as an item gets published, inside this library. ...
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Moving a worksflow from site to site

I have two SharePoint 2010 environments which are nearly identical (dev/prod). I have a workflow in dev that I need to recreate in prod. How do I upload/transfer/publish the workflow that's in the ...
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WorkflowHistoryList feature not activating

I'm trying to attach a standard Approval Workflow 2010 to a document library however the powershell script I am using is throwing an exception in the following spot: # Create Workflow History list if ...
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Change permissions on Document Library

We want to create document libaries from previously stored templates or from new. When a library is created in a site it inherits the permissions. Is it possible to break inheritance when library is ...
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Using SharePoint Workflow to call a Java class

Is it possible to create a workflow which call a Java class? My main goal is to select a file and press a button in SharePoint document library which transfers this file to a Java class where I can ...
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Send notifications

This is my first question, and I thank you all guys for any help you can provide. I'm working in SP 2010 and basically what I want is to send a notification for every 'Site' that appears in a separate ...
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Problem Starting 2013 Workflow from Powershell

I have a scenario where I need to kick off a 2013 SPD workflow from a powershell script. This should be possible using the StartWorkflowOnListItem method. My script is as follows: Add-PSSnapin "...
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How to apply workflow to items that are already in a list?

Ok. I have a list of Asset Items. I want to write a workflow to send out an email when the item's warranty will expire within 30 days. I know that when I write the workflow it is triggered either ...
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Copy an item list with a kind of condition WHERE

I would like to know if it's possible with SharePoint designer 2010 (foundation) to copy an item from a list to an another list WHERE this another list name = targeted first list column value ? For ...
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Sequential Workflow: The file has been modified by SHAREPOINT\system on

I have a squential workflow that takes Account IDs as plain text from a InfoPath input and converts them into a SPUser field. I can't get the the item to update bc an exception is throw on the Update ...
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sharepoint workflow rest api add role assignment exception

I develop a workflow and i want to grant unique permission on item in list using sharepoint rest api http://sp_site/_api/web/lists/getByTitle('Test')/items(1)/breakroleinheritance(copyRoleAssignments=...
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Update recursive items

I have a list with this this structure: Id,Title ,Weight,ParentId that parentId reference to Item in this list. I want to update all parents "Weight" fields when a child "Wieght" field changed by ...
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SharePoint Workflows QA Environment

We have a 2013 SharePoint environment for a mid-sized company. I was discussing the need to develop OOTB SharePoint workflows in QA vs directly on production and we disagreed on what was best practice ...
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SPO Content Type Inheritance and Copying Content between Lists and Sites

Let's imagine I got 2 sites on SPO as follows: /sites/sales /sites/projects Let's also imagine I would have 3 content types (in content type hub) with the following inheritance Case Offer ...
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow Error “Stage title is empty”

I've been developing a SharePoint Workflow for a Project Server site for almost a month, everything worked fine until yesterday. Now when I try to edit the workflow through Sharepoint designer I get ...
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List item Approval Status by Workflow

I have made a 2013 workflow for a list but I cannot get it to work the way I want it too. At the moment it sends me a task to approve or reject the submitted item but it's only on the task itself not ...
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Can we trigger a SP2013 WorkFlow using REST API + Jquery?

Can anyone suggest whether there is any possibility how to trigger a SP2013 WorkFlow using REST API & Jquery ?
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SharePoint Designer Notification workflow

I am using SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Designer to attempt to create a workflow that will notify a given user of an upcoming due date. This due date is defined in the list I am running the ...
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Hide list item with Workflow

Is there any way I can hide a list item that is posted to a custom list until it's approved by a content owner? If so how can I do that?
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Organizing specific content

Situation: I'm creating a "Technology Request for New Employees" form, using InfoPath, a custom list, and related workflow(s). My department has a information site, accessible to anyone that can log ...
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What happens to a paused workflow when the item is changed?

Let's suppose we have a workflow that is triggered when a task item is created or modified (as chosen in the settings for the workflow). The workflow contains a step that pauses until the day before ...
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How can I retrieve the AD account name for an email address using a sharepoint workflow

I am currently working on a list that will display contact information. I would like to set things up so that someone can just past several email addresses into a list (in the datasheet view), after ...
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Turn off pop-up window after downloading document

After I download the document using the button in document library I get this text: The document was uploaded successfully. Use this form to update the properties of the document. And this ...
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Sharepoint 2007: How to update an item of the attached library within a Workflow?

I am new user to SharePoint and creating a Workflow where an item in the attached Library needs to be updated upon certain conditions. The SharePoint Help tutorial mentions not to update a data field ...
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How can I make a workflow check a list field for existing data?

I want to use a workflow to populate a particular field in a list using data drawn from several other fields. I have set up the second part of the workflow with no problem but I need to know if there ...
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Employee Birthday Reminder

I have SharePoint Online and I have custom list for employee profile information. I need to create workflow to send me/or HR Dept e-mail reminder before employee birthday by (x) days. How can this be ...
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Changing Permissions workflow

I am trying to change edit permissions of an entry on the list. If the entry is approved then you cannot edit the entry anymore If the entry is rejected you can edit the entry and it will resubmit ...
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Workflow 2013: Call HTTP Web Service

Is It possible to use the Call HTTP Web Service action in Workflow 2013 to make it send a document from a document library with meta-data to other system webs service that I have implemented?
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SPD workflow loop through multi-option loopup column

One of our users has a custom list with 50+ items which contain of a UID and a contact. In a different custom library they have a lookup field where users must select one or multiple items. Based on ...
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Two workflows running on a Library with Check in Check out

I have two workflows on my Document Library that has Check in/Check out, my first workflow works fine, my second workflow won't work if I create a new document from a content type - it will work if I ...
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Creating sharepoint 2013 workflow in designer

I am new to topic of creating workflows in Sharepoint. What I would like to achieve is creating a workflow that acts as following: It starts automatically upon adding new item to document library (...
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Workflow with variables

I'm just getting started with workflows and need a little help. I have a list (Project tracker) that has the following fields: manager, project manager, resource 1, resource 2). I need help figuring ...
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Why is “Event: When an Item is changed” triggered when on all items in the list?

I have an action: Wait for Event: When an item is changed (Output to Variable: related item1 ). From what I can tell, this event is triggered whenever ANY item in this list is changed. So, all the ...
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How to differentiate Created and Modified in a workflow

I'm working on a workflow that needs to perform one action if the List item is being created for the first time and another if it's being updated. How do I say: If created - do this else if modified ...
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Do workflow instances resume after server/service restarts?

SharePoint 2013 Farm / 2010 Workflows I am wondering if running SP workflows resume after a server (or necessary services) restart? For example there is a workflow-action "pause until date" available....
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Start a task process (Get user)

I am using "start a task process" to generate an approval task. The task is assigned to several users (so "assign task" is not an option) but is configured so that the first response is the good one. ...
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Which event is triggered by SharePoint when the workflow is terminated in VS workflow?

I have created a visual studio workflow (ShaerPoint 2010 sequential workflow). When the workflow is started I am managing the permission on the workflow item. But I have a requirement that when ...
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Emailing username

So I have a column set up for a people picker. The person searches his username and selects the correct one. I have an email workflow setup so when the appropriate parties are emailed his username ...
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Workflow set multiple people values to one Person column

I have a plain text field with Account Id's I'm trying to set a Person column with these values. I have a Visual Studio workflow doing this. I can insert 1 person but I can't seem to figure out the ...
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Visual Studio Workflow Set People Field

I am new to Visual Studio Workflows, so please excuse my ignorance. I am having an issue setting the value of a People field. I have an Account Id coming from an InfoPath form. I need my workflow to ...
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SP2013 VS WF - add process dynamically

I'm using VS2013 to create SP2013 Workflow. I need to provide user with ability to choose additional approvers while WF is running. For example, normal approval process route is User A -> User B - > ...