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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check out page from SharePoint 2013 designer workflow throws an error

I have a somewhat complex requirement. We have implemented variations in our project. Now, when a page is created in the source site, we want to assign a unique id to this page. When this page is ...
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Workflow move to another list

I have an if statement which once satisfied, I want it to move to another list. If each of these columns is either "Approved" or "Not Applicable" it should move the item to a new list. This is what ...
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Workflow email latest document in library

I have a custom content type that is a excel spreadsheet. Users access this to create quote requests. At the moment, when a new request is saved to the library, an email is sent telling an admin user ...
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Wokflow manager 1.0 refresh upgrades

While upgrading workflow manger 1.0 to Workflow Manager 1.0 refresh, do we need to run workflow manager config wizard after done installing workflow manager 1.0 refresh from web platform installer. ...
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Workflow copy to a new list

I have a list (Project tracker) that has a column (Resource) that allows for multiple entries. I'd like to figure out a workflow where: An item is entered in the tracker and multiple names are added ...
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Starting a workflow after it's been cancelled

I'm trying to fix a basic workflow that's not currently working, for some reason it's cancelling the workflow - I think it's something to do with check in / check out. I'm not too worried about this ...
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Mulitiple Modified by

I'm not sure how to go about this but I am trying to make a column to store modified time and user. Something like: ID Title Multiple Reviewers 321 Dog House John Appleseed on ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Tasks SPQuery

I have a list item that gets triggered daily to send a workflow task. I created a web part to search based on different column values of the list item and the tasks. Currently: It goes through the ...
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How to Stop a Workflow from Generating Another Workflow - SharePoint 2010

I have two lists, Parent and Child, and both are using InfoPath to create items. When an item is created on either list a SharePoint Designer workflow also creates the same item on the other list. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Reports

I created a workflow in SharePoint 2013 and would like to start collecting information on how long it takes for each task to be completed. I know of ways to build this type of data into the workflow, ...
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Calculate Field with a Lookup Additional Column

Would like to ask some suggestion if i have 2 lists (Vendor List & Order List). Where Vendor List is contain with name & discount fields And i create new list "Order List" with field Items, ...
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Ways to route documents to a secure location in SharePoint Online 2013

I'm looking for a solution to allow for a a document to be uploaded by a user with a limited set of permissions. I'd like this document be to routed to another location into a folder. I was looking at ...
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Calculate filterd Items

For the given below list 1 I would like to calculate the total price of each category per store. So that list 2 can display that Store1 has a total of $75 in Clothing, Store2 has a total of $65 in ...
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Cannot save document properties with workflow enabled

I have created a simple workflow (through SharePoint designer 2013) on a document library. This workflow has one step, to email the users in a group when a new document is uploaded. The email ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Make assigning users easier

we are using Sharepoint 2010 and maintaining an Action Item/Issue tracker list (for a limited number of people, <10). To make assigning Action Items to users easier I want to implement to option to ...
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How to recognize which button was pressed in workflow task outcome

I am creating a workflow, and I have a modified task outcome with custom buttons. It looks like this: When the user presses "Extension Approved" I want the loop in my workflow to continue running, ...
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Update List Item when value is changed

We use two lists to keep track of some computers we refurbish. There is one list for Supply and one for Sales. In the Sales list there is a filtered lookup field that allows you to choose from items ...
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Trigger a workflow based the value of a date column

I have a list that contains an 'expiration date' field and I created a workfkow to email a user if that date is older than today's date. Right now I have it so you can manually trigger it on a list ...
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Update Visual Studio Workflow [duplicate]

Trying to update Sharepoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow with feature upgarde process. Feature upgarde goes well, but no changes are apllied. I can still deploy WF from Vusual Studio 2013 and it ...
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Impersonation Step that's dependent on an IF condition

I'm writing a workflow for a dispatch process in a warehouse. The item goes through several stages before it can be closed, and at each stage, the item must be edited by different groups. I'm ...
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Workflow Error: Coercion Failed: Input cannot be null for this coercion

I have a workflow that is assigning a task based on a lookup value. This workflow runs successfully the first time then fails on subsequent attempts. Here's how the data looks: Look Up Title ...
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How to make a very simple workflow for client A to approve his workers edited , new page and upload of new images?

SharePoint 2013. Not very familiar with workfliws and tried many solutions off the web. The best Inhad gotten was for the client to receive an email when the uodater woudlnworkmformy create a new page ...
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Migrate Workflow Manager 2013

Anyone can provide an official article / good resource on how to migrate SharePoint 2013 workflows from one farm to another?
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Visual Studio Workflow - assign variable

I need to assign variable on a certain step in Sharepoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow. I've created it on variables tab. How can I set it with a following value? "simple text" + OtherVariable + ...
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Configuring document expiration library and auto deletion on sharepoint Online

I am trying to configure auto deletion on my site by setting up a document expiration policy for some documents in my site document library and specifying a retention stage to delete the documents at ...
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How to create list item in an external list using SharePoint workflow?

Environment: SharePoint 2013 SP1 I have an External List displaying data exposed through a WCF service. Creating, Reading, Updating and Deleting (CRUD) items in the external list works fine in the ...
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SharePoint 2010 List Workflow cancels on one device, works fine on anothe for same account

I'm facing a strange issue with a list Workflow that I've built in SPD. The Workflow is responsible for sending an email to speficic recipients based on 2 lookup fields (choice drop down). 1 of the ...
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How to determine if event receiver runs in Workflow 2013 context

I've got an event receiver handling ItemUpdating; now, I'd like to know if the update was triggered from a SharePoint 2013 workflow (setting the workflow status for example) or directly by a user ...
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Workflow with two email reminders

Here is scenario I'm trying to solve, but I have failed so far. I'm using SharePoint Online form Office 365. with SharePoint Designer 2013. First day every month users in security group shout get ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow

How can you configure a workflow to call an HTTP Web Service request and evaluate the response headers to determine if the POST to an MVC Controller end-point was a success or failure
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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 ...