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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Can I implement workflows in Sharepoint without Desginer?

I need to know if there´s a chance to do a workflow on SP without using SP Designer. I am kind of new on these SP technologies and I will want to know if there´s a chance to do it.
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Assign a task to the person chosen in the people picker field

I'm fairly new to SharePoint and am just starting out with workflows. At the moment I am trying to create a simple Purchase Order Approval workflow, which should just have these stages: User clicks ...
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Workflow wait for task complete OR date/time

I'm just getting into sharepoint dev, and working on trying to create a workflow that is for "document approval" essentially. the logic needs to be that a document is created, it gets an "approval ...
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How to autostart a workflow before publish of major version (Sharepoint Designer)

I have a problem with a workflow automatic initialization (and I have banged my head against the wall for last 8hours with this and came up with no solution). What I want to achieve is a SPD ...
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Create custom workflow status values

I am relatively new to Office 365 (SharePoint Online), so bear with me. How can I create a custom status for my workflow? Say I have the following statuses Initiated First level approved ...
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Display image based on task completion

I am trying to display a 'progress bar' on a page which includes 5 different images. I would like to create a workflow where the image would change based on the completion of tasks in a task list. The ...
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Can a workflow start a console app in SharePoint?

I would just like to know, if it is possible to start a console app from a workflow in SharePoint?
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Workflow behavior after migrate SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

I want to migrate a SharePoint 2010 to a 2013 and to run it in compatibility-mode. So here is the questions: Will the Workflow's that are running now brun after integrate the SharePoint 2010 DB in ...
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Create sub site using workflow in SharePoint Online

I have one project list in site collection and want to create a subsite when a new item is inserted in Project list. Is it possible using workflow? Note: I am using Office365 account. If this is not ...
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SharePoint Out-of-the-box approval workflow stuck In progress

I am having an issue with the out-of-the-box SharePoint 2010 approval workflow. After the workflow is associated with a document library, the user starts the workflow. The appropriate task is created ...
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Get list item by id in Workflow

I'm trying to set item level permissions from a SharePoint 2010 reusable workflow by passing the list name and item ID as its initial parameters. How I can locate the item by using the ...
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SP 2010 Approval workflow Current Assignment Stage - Stage

I've made a copy of the existing approval workflow. I know I'll be adding three stages (groups of approves) when initiating the workflow. Based on the stage I'd like to change the email notification ...
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Create ListItem for each member of SharePoint 2010 Group using SPD Workflows

Is it possible to create a ListItem for each member of a SP 2010 group using the SharePoint Designer Workflow Actions? Let's say i have 5 people in a group, now the workflow has to create a simple ...
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Is it possible to populate a Lookup Field in a list with the List Content Types

What I'm trying to do is create a list-associated workflow that will start an Approval process with different Approvers, depending on Content Type. I cannot associate a workflow directly with each ...
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I want to upload a document to sharepoint 2010 then ask me who it to be approved by

When I upload a document into a document library, I want SharePoint to let me decide who to send it to for approval. When I create a workflow it asks me to fill in a name. I don't want this because ...
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Email alert designed using SharePoint Designer doesnt display image

I created an email alert workflow in SharePoint 2010 using SharePoint Designer. This email alert has images embedded in them using the HTML tag . When i receive the email alert,it doesn't load in ...
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Are To-Do Items supposed to email the user when assigned?

When adding a to-do item in a Workflow, is it supposed to email the User when the item is assigned? How about adding it to the Task-List in Outlook?
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Access Nintex Workflow Variable through code [closed]

Can we access the value of nintex workflow variable from C# code?
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How do I auto generate a number?

I want to create a auto generated number with some preceding text in Sharepoint 2010. I have done this several times before with other lists, but I cannot seem to get this working on the current one. ...
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How can I run a provider-hosted app automatically every given-time-period?

I have created a provider hosted app that runs in Azure. The app is responsible for getting external data into a SharePoint list. What are the options in getting the app to run automatically, let's ...
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Modify form in default approval workflow

I am using the OOTB approval functionality in my own workflow for an internal system I'm building. However, SharePoint comes with very misleading info on the default approval form such as "This item ...
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workflowservices.js Error (get_context) when attempting to start 2013 Workflow via JavaScript

I'm attempting to run the code provided in this thread: Launch SharePoint 2013 Workflow w/Javascript It's a function which starts a SP 2013 Workflow given input parameters of Item ID and Subscription ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows not Associating with List

On my SharePoint site I have 2 collections, '/' and '/sites/dev/'. Everything works properly on the root site, but with with dev site collection any 2013 workflows that I publish are not being ...
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Change a certain field of the document-set based of creation of a certain document type with workflows

In my document-set two different document types are allowed; let’s say document type A and document type B. Is it possible to change the field X in my document-set when document of type A is created ...
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Sharepoint Workflow triggers an email that contains data based on certain columns

I'm using Sharepoint 2010. I've created a list to track demerits. Each list item has a column for demerit, employee name, supervisor and expiration status. Expiration status can be valid or expired as ...
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New Task Form Field on Reassignment form for Approval Task Workflow

Creating an approval task workflow. Need to have another field added in the reassignment form view to allow the user to select an item from a drop down menu. I am able to display the new field in the ...
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2013 Workflow not progressing after task complete

I'm having some issues with a workflow we have recently created to help assist us for IT Change Requests. The bulk of the workflow involves assigning approval tasks to two users, which change ...
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Create sharepoint workflow using xoml file

How can i create a xoml file contains all activities of SharePoint Workflow such as: SendEmail, CreateTask, OnTaskChnged .... Any ideas? Thanks in advance
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How do I automatically generate a field in a list?

So what I want to do is automatically generate Field 2 in List 2 , depending on what value Field 1 has in List 1. Field 1 and Field 2 does not necessarily have to have the same value. This means that ...
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Deleting Orphaned Workflow

In SharePoint Designer, I see that there is a workflow I'd like to delete. When I select it and click Delete, I can tell it does something but the workflow never disappears. If I log into the ...
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Is there a way to have a notes section on a site and have those notes be saved to the document set?

We are trying to automate our funding process and we need a section where the employees can take notes for when they make their phone calls and verification. I have been trying to work with the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - Automatically goes to 'Canceled' state

Once I deploy the VS 2012 workflow and create a new List Item which will trigger the workflow. First I see is this Status Then after few seconds I see the Internal Status changing to 'Canceled'. ...
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Workflow to copy field between lists

I have 2 lists: "General information"(contains field "Current kilometers"(number), "Registration number") "Maintenance" (contains field "Kilometres"(number), "Registration Number"(lookup) ) I ...
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Start Workflow programmatically from timer job

I want to start a SharePoint 2013 workflow from C# code. The code is executed when a timer job runs. I have the following snippen which works perfectly in "normal" sharepoint code but not when the ...
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Error when automatically starting workflow

My workflow is set to automatically start when an item is created or changed. However, I automatically get "Error Occurred." If I manually start it, it works just fine. My workflow history seems to ...
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Workflow If/Else getting skipped

In SP2010, this workflow is triggered when I create or edit an item in a list. If Current Item:ID equals (other list):ID Set Comments to Blah Else Set Comments to Humbug I'm sure that's not ...
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SP2013 - Tasks updating automatically. Can't figure out why

So we have a homegrown IT request system built off of out-of-the-box lists and SPD workflows. The idea is that a user submits an IT request (request list), a workflow (on the request lists) gets ...
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Workflow to send E-mail when a list item is updated

I am trying to create a workflow for a list where in if one of the current items value is modified a E-mail should go to the person who has create a list item. below is what I have tried. Please ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow copy element from one list to another

How to copy by workflow creating element in one list to another list. I can run a workflow, but manualy. I push a tick on "Start workflow automatically when an item is created", but it don't work.
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How to force SharePoint tasks to be editable by “Assigned To” only?

I am creating task using visual studio workflow 2013, when user uploaded document we starting workflow which create task for group. But current logged in user is not member of that group. Then also he ...
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SP13: Calendar Conflict Check

I am working in SharePoint 2013 and seeking a way to add a calendar conflict check therefore end-users can not enter events into the calendar that will overlap with another event. For instance, if ...
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Approval workflow: Is it possible to make workflow approver depend on the starter of the workflow?

I'm trying to create an approval workflow in order to get rid of a cumbersome paper based document process. Basic idea is that user fills a form and then submits it. The submit should start the ...
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Custom approval workflow: task isn't obvious

I have a custom workflow that uses the "Start Approval process" action in SP 2010. It fires off whenever a user creates or modifies an event on a specific calendar. The problem is that the approval ...
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If result from matching condition is null/does not exist in workflow

In my workflow, I return the ID from some list that I use as a look up based on some matching text field that exists in both lists. I use that ID to set a look up field in my current item. If that ...
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How to create your own approval custom workflow in spd 2013?

I am using sp 2013. I would like to create some custom workflow in spdesigner. In this workflow I would like to create a task to userA. userA is a "sharepoint user/group column" After userA has ...
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Reusable workflow gives error after check out item and change approval status

I am using sp2013. I have created a workflow with 3 "approval processes" activities. The first one needs to be approved. After this the second approval task needs to be approved. And at the end there ...
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App Fabric Error in Workflow Manager Configuration Wizard

I have installed the Workflow Manager 1.0 on my Dev PC. and when I do a recommended configuration on the server. I get the following error Message: Here is the Error Log: Note: I have used the ...
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Update document in another library using SP 2010 workflow

I have a basic workflow that, when manually run, copies a document from one library to another library with the same structure. This works great. What I'm having an issue with is if the document ...
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Prepopulating initiation form with approvers of the workflow from a list

I am using a 2010 workflow template to create a workflow in SP Designer 2013. I am trying to Prepopulate workflow a initiation form with approvers from a SharePoint list based on the person who starts ...
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Access webservice with username/password from workflow in SP2013?

I am using sp2013. I have created some workflow. Is it possible to access some webmethod in a webservice from my workflow? The webservice is on another environment and has a username/password to ...