SharePoint workflow refers to the automation of a business process by step by step execution of steps. There are two types of workflows - Sequential Workflows - State Machine Workflow

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Nintex Workflows in SharePoint 2010 [closed]

I am new to Nintex workflows. Can you please suggest what are the limitations in implementing Nintex workflows? What would be the real things we need to consider when we are implementing them to be ...
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Remind users who has not added an item in the last 24hrs?

To start with: no custom code, only SPD is allowed. I have a requirement where users has to log in to a site each day and "sign in". List has some columns: Person, State, Country, Date. Can I somehow ...
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Workflow immediately rejects document when “End on Document Change” is selected

I have created a new "Approval SharePoint 2010" workflow for a document library. When I select the "End on Document Change" option, it says it will "Automatically reject the document if it is changed ...
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CAML Query to pull list items only if their approved?

Although the solution seems relatively strightforward it doesnt seem to work. Here is my CAML query to pull all items from a list that have been approved through the OOTB Sharepoint Approval ...
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What permissions do I need to open site & workflows in Sharepoint Designer 2007

I'm trying to view/edit a workflow in Sharepoint 2007, but keep getting denied access. In Sharepoint Designer, I click open site, then I put in the URL of the site. Only a portion of the site ...
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Copy column value with multiple people to another list?

I have two list 1) Title, Section, State, Persons 2) Title, Persons In list 1 Section is a lookup of Title in list 2. When I save an item in List 1 I want a workflow that updates the Item I just ...
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Finding source item in Workflow

I am new to Sharepoint and using Visual Studio 2008 I have created a workflow that uses custom content type based off workflow task list with additional columns for Approval Status and Approver Notes. ...
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Assigning the same task to multiple users with a specific completion

I am using SP Designer. I need to assign the same task to 2 people at the same time and if one of them completes the task, it must be enough in order to go to next step in workflow. How can I ...
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How to push a specific SPListItem through a workflow with code?

I would like to push a specific SPListItem to the final step in a State workflow, skipping all the intermediate steps (if a certain checkbox is checked). Currently, I have an event receiver hooked ...
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Code behind for Infopath Initiation/Association Form

Is it possible to have a c# file act as a code behind file for an infopath form? Just like you do for forms in aspx. Especially I would like to be able to execute code on page_load for an infopath ...
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Displaying data collected in previous step of workflow in current step

Here is the setup. Creating workflow in Sharepoint Designer with two steps: 1) Collect feedback 2) Collect feedback2 Is there a way that you can display the feedback collected in step 1 on the edit ...
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How to use a hyperlink column in a workflow email

I'm creating a workflow "Send an Email" action in SharePoint Designer that needs to use a "Hyperlink or Picture" column from the Current Item. Whenever I select the "Hyperlink or Picture" column ...
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Programmatically get Workflow Task Outcomes (Sharepoint 2010)

I want to read all the Outcomes from a Workflow Task Outcomes (not only the standard but also the customized outcomes) from a Sharepoint 2010 Workflow Task. I searched all over the internet but ...
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How to check if user has a permission to complete task in InfoPath task form?

Is it possible to check if the user has enough permissions to complete task in InfoPath 2010 task form? Or maybe it is possible to show to user read-only view if he has lack of the rights. The full ...
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Workflow to move an item from one list to another

I have two lists one is "to do tasks" and other one "completed tasks" Can we create a workflow so that when the users change the status of the Task to “Completed” or "% Column" to 100% the task get ...
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OnTaskCreated Sharepoint 2010 statemachine workflow not firing (Micorsoft Bug!!)

Workflow Scenario: State-A create task-A and we get OnTaskCreated event, where onchange of task-A we goto State-B where in it we created Task-B, now we are facing problem with Task-B as its ...
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Error in version display SharePoint 2010

I am getting below error when I try to see the version of an item. Error Item does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user. Troubleshoot issues with Microsoft SharePoint Foundation. ...
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Assign a calculated column a value

Is it possible to assign a value to a calculated column in a workflow, even if the formula for the column has already been set?
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Grant document approval in workflow

I have a form library with a people picker to determine the document approver. There is a workflow that runs when the item is submitted that grants OOTB Approval permission to whomever is in that ...
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Get Approvers Group - C#

I'm working on a workflow project, where I have to get all the users in the Approvers group. In order to get the approvals group, I run the following code: SPGroup approvals = ...
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Getting Information out of a “Collect Data from User” task

How do I get data out from the "Collect data from user" task that a workflow creates? So far my attempts have been failures.
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Assigning Tasks

If I assign a task to an Active Directory group or mailing list, will it autogenerate tasks for each person in that group or mailing list such that they all get an individual task to complete? ...
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Adding Dynamic Approval Assignment Selection to a Workflow

This one might be a tad tricky with just SPD, but my hands are tied in terms of what I can/cannot use. I've got to go and add the ability for a supervisor to go in on a workflow and say "These groups ...
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Setting value of infopath field by workflow

I have a requirement to set the value of infopath field by workflow. This link specifies the way to do it but in my case the value in the infopath field does not change on the execution of the ...
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Sharepoint designer 2010 doesn't show all fields of current item in workflow

Hi I'm working on a workflow and I'm trying to set a field in the current item to a value calculated. Im trying to do this: Calculate Current Item:GP Instance Run Count plus 1 (output to Variable: ...
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Deploying approval workflow in 2010 as wsp?

I am creating a sharepoint 2010 designer workflow (Approval). I want to deploy this to the live server for the project I am on. Is it possible to produce a wsp package? How can I deploy this unit of ...
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What can I do with SharePoint workflow?

What can I do with WorkFlows and lists without using Visual Studio? Can I develope any system that I can develop with SQL server and C#? What are my limitations?
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How can I set up a workflow email to send weekly with changes occuring past week?

I know I am able to utilize a Sharepoint workflow when i need an email sent informing users of a change to a list or specific document. This email is sent as soon as something changes. Is it ...
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Updating a top level list from a subsite

I have a contracts list on the top level site because it needs to be accessed by multiple subsites, however one of the subsites has a list that gathers some pieces of information that I need to push ...
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Creating Document with workflow: The file test.docx cannot be opened because there are problems with the contents

I have a document library with two custom content types. If I use the web interface and choose New Document -> MyCustomType the document template opens up and I can create and modify the document and ...
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Workflow in sharepoint designer 2010 doesn't resume after pause

I'm working on a workflow that needs to pause for a few minutes and then resume. My problem is that it never resumes after the pause. This is the workflow I'm testing it on. Log start to the workflow ...
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Cannot edit task list item after completed/no “save as draft” for task forms

I have built a SPD workflow in SP2010 (collect data from user) that collects a single text field from the user (this is just a test case, my real task form has many more fields). When the user ...
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Monitor Document Downloads in SharePoint Foundation

Afternoon, Is there a way to monitor/audit who downloads files in SharePoint Foundation either using something out of the box or by creating a workflow? Thanks in advance Steve
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Adding a permissions structure to a state-machine workflow

is there any way to add permissions to a state-machine workflow for approvals so that if you try and set a state on an item that you are not supposed to, the change gets reversed? More specifically, ...
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Discussion Board reply subject for workflow

I'm creating a workflow for a discussion board, that will create a new item in an announcements list. The idea is to have announcements such as New Forum Post: 'This is a new post' was posted by ...
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Two level approval workflow in sharepoint designer 2010

I want to create an approval workflow that goes like this. Form filled in -> click submit -> send to first person to approve ->(if not rejected)-> send to second person to approve ->(if not ...
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How can I embed an HTML file from a document library into an outgoing email?

We are trying to leverage Sharepoint 2010 as an internal newsletter mailer within our company. So far we have a document library set up where HTML files are uploaded and then a site page where the ...
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Custom Workflow Error “The security validation for this page is invalid”

I'm getting this error when I Approve the Publishing Page. The workflow starts using WfMgr.StartWorkflow and the page enters "InProgress" State. And it waits for user to approve the page and Workflow ...
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The workflow could not create the list item?

I would be grateful for any help/pointers I am getting “The workflow could not create the list item. Make sure the list exists and the user has permissions to add items to the list.” My scenario ...
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Start workflow manual but don't show intitation form

I want to start a workflow manually, but not to show the initiation form. (It would use default values). Is there an easy way to do this? I couldn't find an option for it.
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How To Create a Customized (yet still semi-basic) State Machine Workflow with Sharepoint Designer 2k10

How can I create a basic multi-step State Machine workflow without any custom coding from Visual Studio or customized Visio or InfoPath workflows within Sharepoint Foundations 2010 or Sharepoint ...
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Infopath Publish as Content type an Reusable workflow

Does anyone have any good links to web tutorials that demostrate how to publish and Infopath Form as a content type and then attach a reuasble workflow to the form?
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Creating Bi-Directional Approval Workflows

Is it possible to create a bi-directional approval workflow for Sharepoint Server 2010 without Visual Studio or Visio? And if it can be done in Visual Studio, what information can you give me to ...
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How can you create a dynamic link to a workflow initiation form in a workflow-based e-mail?

Process: User Creates Item Admin receives "approve this" e-mail with a dynamic link Admin selects dynamic link in e-mail Admin is taken to initiation form of second approval workflow Admin selects ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow is looping itself when waiting for a field to change

I have a problem with a standard SharePoint Designer workflow on a forms library in SharePoint 2010 Foundation. When the workflow is firing off it is designed to fill some information in against the ...
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Custom workflow activity shows up but can't be selected?

I have created a custom workflow activity and successfully deployed it. The issue I am running into is that when I try to select it when creating a workflow using SharePoint designer, nothing ...
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how to create an infopath repeating section

I would like to know how will i be able to create a infopath form with the ability to have repeating sections and then submit that information into a sharepoint list. Hep would greatly be ...
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Daily e-mail reminders with workflows

I need a workflow which will check a custom list -for every row in this list- every day automatically and if the total value column is 0 then it will send an email to a user. Is it possible with ...
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Any method or way to bypass an automatically starting workflow?

I have a solution in C# where users are able to submit a lengthy form, which then automatically kicks off a workflow that was created in Designer. However, I am looking to add functionality to the ...
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When debugging project XYZ a page from ABC will pop up with an exception?

Not sure how much sense that title makes, but the issue that I am running into is that when I begin debugging a project (XYZ) a page from a completely different project (ABC), that is in a different ...