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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SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflow not emailing SharePoint Group members

SharePoint is returning a "Coercion warning: user or group does not have a valid e-mail address." when I attempt to target a SharePoint Group with users inside it via a SharePoint Designer 2010 ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow to update list based on multiple conditions

I'm having a little problem getting my aggregation list workflow to run correctly. I have two lists (A, B) on a site and a workflow associated to List A. My goal is to keep track of total project ...
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a folder in every newly created document sets

I need to have a folder in every newly created document sets which is accessible(or visible) only to the document set creator and one more special group. Is it possible to achieve it with with ...
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Access all workflow tasks without being assigned to for validation

I have a request approval sequential workflow that has many tasks created upon approval. For each approval, Im using a custom webpart that shows different panels based on the status of the request. ...
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How to create a weekly email summarizing new content from multiple lists?

I've been tasked to create a week in review email that summarizes the latest news, events, job postings, and new documents on our intranet. However, they are currently all on separate lists. Is there ...
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How to send the Assignment Email with a link to the task in it SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow

I have developed a Visual Studio 2012 workflow for SharePoint 2013. I am trying to find a way to simply send a link to the actual Task in the Assignment email. I have created a variable and set the ...
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Workflow - Moving Actions Up/Down

I have a step in which 5 actions run in parallel. It's a Collect data from... task. If at any time I need to go into the workflow to make changes to this step (add action somewhere in the middle, move ...
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SPContext.Current is null in Execute(ActivityExecutionContext executionContext)

I have a custom workflow action derived from SequenceActivity protected override ActivityExecutionStatus Execute(ActivityExecutionContext executionContext) { var current = ...
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Site Workflow to Move Files to Different Libraries Based on Document Type

I have 5 libraries in a site, one is a scanning queue library where documents are scanned into the library and then the file is QA'd and moved to the other libraries based on the "Document Type" ...
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Sending email in SharePoint 2013 Workflow with the Email Utility

I have been searching for documentation on the SP - Utilities components in visual studio 2012 with no luck. Can anyone point me in the right direction. I am simply trying to figure out how to get ...
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Can't get DEFAULT Microsoft Template for Association form to work! Reproducible

The default association form template is giving an null reference exception. This is happening with a blank project and on two PCs with Workflow Foundation installed. I've taken a screenshot of every ...
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Preferable way to send notification for task list. Timer job or workflow?

I am new to sharepoint. I am having a task list in which I want to send e-mails to the person whom the task is assigned before 24 hours of due date. I am confused whether to use workflow or timer ...
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Error in viewing workflow reports

I have a workflow which seems to be problematic and when I run it I get "an error occured during approval". To see more detailed error logs I clicked on 'view wrokflow reports' in the workflow ...
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SharePoint 2013 Certifications

It's been few days that I have decided to start preparing for my SharePoint Certifications. But, I am facing a lot of difficulty as in from where do I start? My interest are in SharePoint ...
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Importing a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio

I'm creating a simple workflow in Visual Studio: I can deploy it, and it works. I then try to open it with SharePoint designer: However, the steps/activities/stages are missing. How come I'm not ...
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SharePoint Workflow Coercion Error - Document Library (when item is created)

I've setup a Document Library with some lookup fields for "Vendor" which is a required field, I then have a workflow to copy that lookup field into another text field "_Vendor" so it then can be used ...
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Using workflow to set choice field value

I created a workflow which would change the dropdown value when the people picker field had a name, then it would send out an email. However, when i edit an item and select a name and save, the ...
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Enable SharePoint 2013 Workflows

I am using SharePoint 2013. To activate Out of Box Workflows in SP2013 we generally activate these features that are mentioned below: Workflows. Three-state Workflow. SharePoint 2007 Workflows. ...
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Migrate Logged Workflow Data to New Farm

I found out how to manually migrate the actual workflow, however, is there a way to migrate all the workflow history and task log as well?
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start list workflow on item delete?

I have seen elsewhere, that for whatever evil reason, SP2010 list workflows cannot be triggered by the delete of a list item. Glad the SP dev team didn't design soda machines or you'd never have a ...
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workflows running slowly

I have a list with a workflow that runs for every item that is added or changed. I imported about 700 records in to the list via Microsoft Access. Immediately after the import only 100 or so items had ...
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Refer to a Group in an 'If Modified By…' Workflow Action

I want to have a workflow that only allows a certain change to be made by certain people: I only want people in the permissions group Library Authorisers to be able to save a document after changing ...
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Approval Workflow Cannot be Completed

I have created a workflow using the OOTB Approval workflow template in SP 2010. When I run the workflow, it sends a task to Outlook with the "Open this task" button. When I click on Approve, Reject or ...
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Show list name in workflow email

I created a reusable workflow in SPD 2010 to be used with Calendars (Event content type). Is there any way I can add a lookup to display the LIST(Calendar) name? An example: User has access to ...
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Custom Workflow in Visual Studio e-mail issue “The E-mail message cannot be sent”

I have a workflow that I have created in Visual Studio 2010 for publishing to my SharePoint 2010 site. It's for a list I created and the workflow itself is pretty simple. A while loop that contains ...
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Workflow - How to calculate next monday 10am?

SP 2010 - Workflow I have a situation where I need to send a "Task Reminder" every monday only if the "Task" was not completed by next Monday 9:00am. Could you please provide some ideas on how to ...
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All workflows stay on starting mode

We installed Sharpeoint 2010 SP2 and then suddently all workflows stopped working, they are all in start mode. According to this thread, it should be fixed with June CU, we installed it, but this ...
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SharePoint Web Service to Query All User Profile for use in Workflow? [closed]

I am looking for a way to call a web service that will get and return All User Profiles stored in the User Profile Manager for SharePoint 2013? To make it more specific, I am not getting a information ...
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SPWorkflowTask.AlterTask causing onTaskChanged to fire from a different SPWorkflow Instance

I have a complicated sequential SP2010 workflow with various paths, loops, different custom forms for submitting/editing/approving tasks, etc. Tasks are set up with the typical - createTask -> While ...
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Unhiding field in a custom list

I have a custom list definition and a workflow associated to that list. I got a field that is initially hidden but in my workflow upon activation I try to unhide it: SPListItem currentItem = ...
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How can I run a workflow on all the documents which are already available in the document library?

How can I run a workflow on all the documents which are already available in the document library? (for example a workflow that change the permissions of all the available documents in my library)
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How can I rename the “Related Content” column that is used in workflows?

How can I rename the "Related Content" column that is used in workflows? I want to call it something more intuitive for my users so they know to click on it to open the document something like "Click ...
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How to display checked out user name on notification email [closed]

I have set up an extremely basic Nintex workflow which simply sends an email on document change. As part of the email I wish to include the name of the person who checked it out. I have tried to ...
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SPD 2013 Workflow fails when started with System Account Credentials

I have an SPD 2013 workflow attached to a list. The workflow is set to start when an item is added to the list. The workflow works just fine when a list item is added from the sharepoint website ...
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How do I start a workflow automatically when a document enters an existing library from a different library?

I am using a pre-workflow to move a document to an existing library after the recipient completes the task. Once it enters the new library I want it to automatically start the main workflow. Is this ...
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Sharepoint package installation - Feature is not visible in Site collection -> settings

I am not very experienced with Sharepoint 2010 and I am having trouble installing a package. I downloaded a package from "iLove SharePoint" as I need to call web service from a workflow. The package ...
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What will happen if I upload a spreadsheet into a list with a workflow set to start for each new item?

This is a theoretical question at this point, but important for the design of a process I am being asked to spec. I am designing a process such that the source material for a list will be generated ...
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How to programmatically add a custom html url to the Workflow Task's description column?

How can I update the description column of a workflow task in SharePoint 2013 using c# that will contain a html link that has to open in a new window. Any suggestions?
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Update Workflow Task from an external webpart

I have a sequential workflow which creates a task that contains the custom url to a custom webpart. The web part provides the option to select different statuses. When the user selects 'Approved' I ...
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Cannot run a Workflow against a list - Failed on Start

I migrated our server to a new domain and we also moved our AD. Since then life has been interesting. We were able to recover the Lists, but our Workflows are broken, and even creating NEW workflows ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows List does not exist error

I am creating a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow and I encountered an error which suspends my workflow. I've noticed that it only occures when I reference a lookup column to another list. The error ...
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How do I update a task from a custom InfoPath form

We are in the process of figuring out how to use SharePoint and InfoPath to replace our current Workflow system. And I’m running through some test scenario’s/examples and have run into a problem. I’m ...
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Can code or workflow remove item level permissions, then return them back to what they once were?

I have an InfoPath 2007 form that has SPD 2007 workflow attached that uses Useful Sharepoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities from codeplex to grant item level permissions. Another requirement is ...
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C#: cannot get listitem field value but works fine in powershell?

back again with a strange issue. Using powershell I can get a handle on a SPListItem and do Item["My Field"] which prints its value. However, in a C# custm workflow activity, when I attempt to do ...
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Approval Workflow Any user to Approve

I'm using the OOTB Approve Workflow.. When I add two people person1 and person2 in the Approvers field they both need to approve for the workflow to end. I want when either person approves then ...
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Nintex webservice for publishing workflow [closed]

I've installed Nintex Workflows 2013. But when I'm trying to publish a workflow through the Nintex Webservice, it fails. What I've done: 1) Got my file as a string 2) Changed values in workflow 3) ...
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workflow status column empty in library

Guys i have a weird one here. Basically it has been reported to me that the workflow status column of one of our libraries is empty even though the workgflow has been completed. The user reports ...
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Automatically move list item to folder within the same list using SPD WorkFlow?

In my site there is a custom list with the field customer( Type of Choice). List having different folders with customer names. Now my requirement is when you add an item to that list, it will move to ...
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Issues with uploading documents to SharePoint 2010

Users in our SharePoint 2010 environment have had intermittent problems when uploading docs. Usually it sits trying to process until after about 5-10 minutes it goes through, and after that it's fine. ...
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Is there a way to check if a workflow is completed using Javascript?

I created a form that start a workflow automatically when an item is created, and I redirect to html page that shows a message like "Processing... please wait.", and I wait 3 seconds and so redirect ...