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 list column to find the status changed time

I have three states like ready,inprogress,closed. when the status is changed to inprogress or closed and saved, is there a way to get the time when the status is changed in a separate column ...
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Insert users first name from SharePoint Security Group

I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. When an item is added to a library an email gets sent to all recipients. The recipients are being pulled from a custom SharePoint group that I ...
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Custom Workflow won't auto start, but only for one user

I am using Sharepoint Designer 2007 and Sharepoint WSS 3.0 (I know, time for an upgrade). Anyways, I have a workflow developed in Designer 2007 that simply populates a field in the relevant item with ...
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SP2010 workflow update a form from a task

I'm trying to create a workflow that starts when a drop down on a form is set to 'submitted'. This then creates a task in the task list. When the task is completed I want to then update another field ...
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Workflow String Builder not passing the answer

I have a workflow which has a pretty straightforward formula in the string builder. It sets a variable to a specificed multiplied by 5 then the next step sets that variable to a column for the ...
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SP 2013 workflow CompositeTask CompletionCriteria

Designing a declarative workflow with Visual Studio 2013 I try to use a CompositeTask to fulfill the following requirements approval workflow for multiple users with a parallel task if at least 50% ...
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Infopath 2010 terminate Workflow for current document

Is it possible to create a button in an Infopath 2010 Document, so when the Documents Workflow is started the User is able to click on the Button to terminate the Workflow? I actually have no idea on ...
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HTTP 500 Error When running a workflow

I have created a workflow that takes the version number (major and minor) of a document, truncates it to give only the major number and put it into another column in the library. However when I run ...
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Cancel a save of a list item, but still run the workflow

Is it possible to cancel a save of a list item but still run the workflow. How would I go about doing this? Example: I save an item in a list. It runs the workflow, but the save item does not appear ...
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Worklow - popup windows

All, I am just a newbie. Can I pop-up a windows to open a website after the workflow finishes? Please help.
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Implementing workflows to all sharepoint sites in Sharepoint 2010

I need to create an auto-generated email when items in a Sharepoint list are created or updated Based on above link I have generated an automatic email to items created. Now I want to implement the ...
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Call HTTP Web Service: Unauthorized

I have a workflow that I'd like to have call a web page inside of the web that it was run. I have turned on Site App Permissions at the site level, looked up the Workflow app id and granted it ...
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Update current list item c#

When using a custom workflow activity with elevated privileges to create an item in a list. It creates two instead of one. What I am doing is that when a user create an item in the list . It displays ...
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Can we dynamically assign an approver in sharepoint workflow

I am creating a task tracking project wherein the notification should go to the approvers dynamically before they could approve it. Can this be achieved using out of box feature?
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“The activity named 'WorkflowXaml_GUID' from scope was not found” when deploying SP 2013 Workflow

Ok. I have been getting this issue once in a while and I need to know how to fix it. Scenario: I wanted some custom actions performed on my workflow. So created an activity library and a class that ...
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Workflow Task List missing

I am new to SharePoint workflows. I am following along on this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ym-NlQgqihg&index=37&list=PLkxSkUuLZ3fTmkn0BP8L0nPtSz3TzETl0 starting at the 24min mark, ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow - if any value equals value

if any value equals value condition not allow to put value and also if I take it from lookup not allowed integer value
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How to decide between native SharePoint Lists or External Content Types?

We need some guidance on where we should house data for an application that will have all the data entry performed through SharePoint. Our team is building a HelpDesk ticketing system in SharePoint. ...
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Can I Change A Reusable Workflow to a :List Workflow

I created a reusable workflow in Designer by mistake. Is there a way to change this to a normal list workflow without recreating it? Also, how do I access it after publishing it? I don't see it in ...
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Project Server 2013 (SharePoint Based) send email when the task are sent to approval

I install the Project Server Web App in my SharePoint 2013 farm. I need create a workflow to send email when the task are sent to approval, but the list "Approvals" is not showed in "Site Content". ...
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SP 2013 approval workflow - collect comments from approvers

I have the following case: I need to establish an approval workflow with the option to leave comments by the approvers. No workflow templates are available on my server and I cannot administer it - ...
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sharepoint 2010 standard edition - workflow

Can I design a workflow in SharePoint 2010 Standard edition? Or this is only available in the enterprise edition? I can not find a template for the workflow
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Sp2013 Sp1 Upgrade and Workflow Servers

I just completed Upgrading Sp2013 Server, farm is healthy and all the services are working as expected. At the mean time i was going through the upgrade logs from last week and found out pretty ...
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Visual Studio 2013 Error: workflow “could not generate view for item”

Yesterday I switched from VS12 to VS2013 Ultimate, opened my app in VS2013 and deployed it. Worked as expected. However I have one Workflow Issue, when I go to the XAML and drag an item from the ...
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Customize OOB Publishing/Approval Workflow with Schedule

I have the following problem. I would like to customize the OOB publishing/content approval workflow with a schedule date. So the OOB workflow has the following functionality: Anyone edit or add a ...
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Workflow with REST call save as template

I have created a workflow which does a lot of REST calls. The workflow works perfectly and I have several other sites/lists were I will need the same workflow. Therefore I would like to save the ...
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Schedule the Publishing date of a file in Document Library using CSOM

I am having a hard time to schedule the publishing date of a document uploaded to a sharepoint document library. Basicaly, what I want is to upload a file to a document library and to schedule it´s ...
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Include day of week in Long Date in Workflow Email

My workflow sends an email. CurrentItem:LongDate gives 16 October 2014. How can I get the day of the week inserted at the start? I'm using SharePoint Online.
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can we assign the workflow to particular user,instead of all users

here how can we do the below steps: when the customer upload the document , he can abble to choose the approver with drop down box, instead of assigning to all approvers in the workflow group or list ...
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Workflow automtically starts when an item is created despite it being unchecked in Start Options

I have a workflow that I need to start when an item is changed but not when an item is created, as I have a separate workflow for that, so the "Start workflow automatically when an item is created" is ...
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Get a specific List in Visual Studio 2012 Workflow (Sharepoint 2013)

designing a visual studio workflow for SP 2013 I wonder how to get values of list items from another list than current list. My workflow is not bound to a list has to access items of another list ...
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Missing data from a field in list

I have a list on which OOB approval workflow is running. In the list there is a column which shows the workflow status such as "Pending", "In Progress", "Completed" etc. Today I found out that the ...
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Does changing Item-Level-Permission trigger ItemUpdated/ItemUpdating in Event Receiver?

First of all: I know that setting item-level-permissions are bad :) I just wonder: When I created an Event-Receiver that set per-item-Permissions on the ItemAdding-Event: Will this trigger the ...
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How to URL Encode a string in SharePoint Workflow

I am working on a SharePoint 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer. I'd like to send an email where the body contains a custom URL that would go somewhere outside SharePoint. I'd like to include ...
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Can a workflow move a document?

More specifically I was wondering if a sharepoint designer workflow can move a document into a folder once it has been approved. And if it can move a document into a folder once it is approved can ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow extract part of URL

Reusable workflow (content type based) running on a Document set. I need to extract the name of the Parent Document set while a workflow is running on the documents inside a doc set. I get the full ...
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Change item permissions using 2013 workflow

I would like to create a 2013 workflow using Rest api call to break inheritance and change permissions on list items when they are created. This is in a Sharepoint Online environment. Have anyone ...
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SP13: Reminder Workflow

I created a workflow and the objective is to send a reminder email to any open item 7 days prior to the deadline date. I am not sure what I am doing incorrectly. Found below is the workflow that I ...
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Send e-mail to current user with Sharepoint designer 2010 workflow

I want to send an e-mail to the current user after updating a list item for error handling purposes. How can I capture data needed to tell the workflow who to e-mail? All the e-mail addresses seem to ...
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Looking For Help With SharePoint 2010 Workflow

I’m way behind schedule and need help with a list approval workflow in SharePoint 2010 or Designer. I can use the “Approval – SharePoint 2010” to auto generate approval requests to our same three ...
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find custom workflow template in feature receiver in sharepoint 2013

Task is to bind a workflow to a content type in feature activated event. Based on ...
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Workflow interopt bridge

In Office 365 Sharepoint online, is it possible to use the interopt bridge to use actions from a 2010 workflow within a 2013 workflow? http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj163929.aspx What i am ...
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SPD Workflow Emails Sporadically Sending

I have been witnessing a disturbing trend in my SP environment, slowly I am watching workflows begin to experience a problem where emails do not always send. It's very random. Worst of all is that on ...
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Create email alert after performing multiple tasks

I have a list. Many users are having access to this list so it goes through multiple updates in a day. The requirement is to send a consolidated email alert to the users at the end of the day stating ...
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Workflow approval inside a group

Working on a sharepoint workflow to a group (of 5 people), where any three of the five needs to approve or only 1 needs to reject in order for the workflow to be approved/rejected. How do I set up ...
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The reference 'Microsoft.Activities' could not be added to the project while adding workflow to SharePoint app

I'm trying to create a Workflow in a Sharepoint 2013 app, but whenever I try to "add" - "new item" - "workflow" I get the following error: The reference 'Microsoft.Activities' could not be added ...
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“Workflow can use app permissions” feature is missing

I am using sharepoint 2013 sp1 on Windows Server 2012 R2 with workflow manager 1.0 refresh. I want to create workflow in SharePoint Designer that will change permisions on item based on the status ...
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Workflows doesn't appear under the custom list and doesn't work

I created new custom list and list workflows as follow steps. -First, I created custom list. Then I want to add new workflows to this list and i clicked New. Then I'm creating new workflows with ...
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Get User from List Item in Visual Studio 2012 workflow for Sharepoint 2013

Got to implement a seq. workflow based on http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn584771(v=office.15).aspx#bm3 Notice: My Entity Type is "ListItem" (the workflow will be bound to the ...
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Can I retrieve SharePoint 2010 workflow steps with PowerShell

I can use powershell to get the names of all SharePoint Designer workflows in my farm - but is there a way to look at the steps of the workflow? Specifically, this farm has the ...