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 2010 Foundation: Workflow to set up repeating Audit Tasks and reminders

Novice to Sharepoint. Looking for some advice regarding Workflows. I'm running Sharepoint 2010 Foundation. I've been asked to design an Audit Document Workflow. The Manager will create factory ...
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Why is my SPD 2010 workflow running twice?

I've got a support case for a client, and they have a super simple workflow on a list. It simply sends an email to a user from a person field, whenever an item is added to the list. The client ...
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Provide Workflow Approve/Reject option in InfoPath Form 2010

I have created a Leave Authorisation Form using Infopath 2010 and published it to Forms Library. I have also created a SharePoint designer 2010 custom approval workflow and published it to forms ...
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how to maintain workflow task list data when retracting or removing workflow association

whenever i try to remove workflow association or retract workflow solution (.wsp) all associated task list data also gets deleted. i want to prevent this behavior as task list data is important for ...
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SP2010 workflow task-mails: invalid html in sended mails

Sometimes (not always) some task-mails are not displayed correctly. xslt: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0" ...
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What is the link to a workflow of a Library

I have multiple workflows attached to a Library. May I know what is the link to each workflow so that I can create a javascript button that will popup a window displaying the specific workflow? The ...
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SharePoint 2010 approval workflows: how to pull data from against a different list

I'm adding an Approval workflow to an SP2010 list. The list will record change requests for certain items. There is a second list that tracks, for each item, which SharePoint group should be notified ...
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The pause duration is (very)longer when number items are huge

We have a custom (SPD)workflow(manually starting) on a custom list which has 7000 to 8000 items and growing. "Pause For Duration" action is used to pause the workflow for 5mins and roughly 30 to 50 ...
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Workflows in SharePoint and User Views [closed]

I have a sharepoint 2010 portal running and we are financial institution with more then 700 users. We have recently bought NINTEX WORKFLOWS 2010 (Standard Edition) and would like to implemented to use ...
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Checking roles for an item

How can I check if current user has roles for editing, creating an item in a list in Sequential Workflow ?
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Start a workflow from the ECB

I want to add a custom action to the ECB to start a workflow automatically. To get to the workflow page I can do something like: <UrlAction ...
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How to get the List URL in a SharePoint Designer workflow

I've gotten as far as below: But I don't know what they want me to choose in the "Find the List Item" section. I don't want anything from the list item... I want the URL of the list. Suggestions? ...
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Workflow changing StartOnCreated via GUI in SPD

A few dumb SPD 2007 workflow issues. I'm trying to change startOn switches on a workflow config xml file but it causes the workflow to fail with errors when I try to recompile/finish it after ...
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SPD 2010 List workflow not resolving email addresses

I've got a list workflow that sends out an email to a user based on a workflow lookup for the current list item. I've set it up to send the email to the email address of the user named in the "Waiting ...
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Workflow to perform bulk changes on list?

I have a list with some 100 fixed entries. Already have a workflow on started that copies the rows and deletes them when a date columnis today. What i need to do instead clean out a buch of columns ...
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Is it possible to have the round robin logic in the sharePoint list 2010?

Is it possible to have the round robin logic in the sharePoint list? I have two lists in SharePoint 2010. In List A i have Assigned to field column(people or user group). In List B i have two fields ...
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User permission Problem for workflows in wss-3.0

Im running wss-3.0 on a Windows Server 2003 machine. The User Accounts are AD based. I made a Calendar List with 3 different Permission Groups. Users that can only read the list Users that can add ...
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How bind a custom ContentType with activity CreateTaskWithContentType ?

When I create a task with activity "CreateTaskWithContentType", I can't bind a custom ContentType with the list "Tasks". For the moment I try to bind my CT with the correct path in properties ...
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Restart an errored workflow programmatically

I am trying to figure out the best way to restart an errored out workflow. A little background: We get seemingly random error-outs (error and stack below) in a visual studio created workflow when ...
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update VS Workflow

I've created a worflow in VS. The workflow contains a feature which points to the elements xml file of the workflow. I've seen a few guides about updating workflow but they are not consistent. ...
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Manually Workflow printing items from list

I have a problem with list item and printing them. I must create workflow or jscript printing this item using template. Steps that I need to do: Select item/items on list Run workflow or jscript ...
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Start workflow only if some columns change

Does anyone have an idea how to stop custom approval workflow from running when a list item's ModerationInformation.Status is changed? I have a custom approval workflow that I wrote using Visual ...
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How to develop role based workflow in SharePoint Server?

How to develop role based workflow with InfoPath form in SharePoint Server 2010? There are three roles: user1 - this user creates request form user2 - this user verifies and Approve/Reject form if ...
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Workflow not starting on adding new item to list via a custom aspx page/form?

I am using FB Authentication and have a custom sign in page for Users(External) to request new accounts. On request, their details are added to a custom list. I have workflow on this custom list ...
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New to SP, very confused about workflows - how can I accomplish a wizard / multi-step like “form”?

Very new to SP, and I've been reading up on workflows but cannot get my head around how to accomplish a wizard/multi-step type "form". I have set up subsites for individual client's wherein I have ...
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Get the Workflow Status for InfoPath Form Open Rule

I need to get the Workflow Status on an InfoPath form library in the InfoPath form. For instance, I want to place a rule on the form open that checks to see if the workflow is not "Completed" and set ...
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Sharepoint 2010 secondary workflow not starting automatically with incoming mail

After upgrading to sharepoint 2010. SharePoint Designer workflow is starting automatically on principal worklfow but not starting on secondary workflow on task list when the item is created by ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Update multiple items, Sharepoint workflow activity

I am new to share point, and I am trying to get my workflow to update every item in a list that match a particular expression. for instance lastname = 'smith'. From my understanding the update item ...
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Irregular behavior in SharePoint Designer based workflows

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 to build list workflows. However, workflows that I have built and tested are unpredictably disappearing from the list of WFs available to run in the browser UI. ...
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custom SPD workflow not working after server restart -'Failed on Start (retrying) '

MOSS 2007 WSS 3.0 Have an Infopath form library with custom SPD workflow which worked beautifully until the server was restarted.I can create basic workflows against this form library that will send ...
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Nintex Workflow Query Lookup Filter not working for User field [closed]

So I have a nintex workflow where a username is extracted from an infopath form via Query XML. Confirmed that it comes out into the user variable (of type person or group) in the format DOMAIN\USER ...
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Different behavior on workflow start thru web service that thru document library?

I have a document library on Sharepoint 2010 with an associated workflow. I can start the workflow ”by hand” thru the document library. It’s a long processing workflow, so we have exended the ...
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sharepoint 2010 cannot edit list item after approved

Working on a custom approval workflow, in which: A form is filled out, and Then the item is sent to an approver via email. Approver views item, and chooses approve/reject from the ribbon. Item steps ...
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Default SP2007 Workflows Upgrade Issues to SP2010

We recently completed an upgrade (database attach hybrid) from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010. We have come across an issue in which one of our sites used the default approval workflows, but since ...
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Create Subsite Time out

I am trying to create a custom workflow activity to create a subsite as a sandboxed solution. I know the site creation works, but the workflow throws a time out error (the site creation finishes after ...
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Workflow: Copy document - history in TARGET library

I have a scenario whereby documents are initially created and edited in a "drafts" document library, but I want to "publish" approved major versions to a separate read-only library. This last library ...
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Workflow column in a webpart on the home page issue

I have build a workflow using SharePoint Designer and attached it to a document library. The workflow itself is working with no problem. In the library, if I add the workflow column to the view, I ...
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Custom Workflow and Task Time Limits

I have created a custom workflow for an approval process. The workflow is designed to accomplish this task by using the “Collect data from user (Output to variable: collect)” action. I wish to assign ...
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Why do I get the 'Heavy Load' note in my single user development environment?

This happens during workflow processing, not prior to (or upon) activation. I am the sole user of a virtual Dev environment developing a state machine workflow which uses custom Task Status content ...
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Correct way to fix “This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited”

I have a SharePoint 2010 workflow that creates a task. The task has custom form and custom code executed when the form is submitted. Inside the code I'm trying to set the Completed Status on the task ...
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How to access workflow variable in association form created in SharePoint designer?

I need to access a worflow variable in an association form created using the action 'Collect data'.
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Sharepoint 2010 SPD Workflow Email SharePoint Group specified in Association Form?

Trying to do something, that I swear I've done before, and I think definitely should be possible, but wondering if I am missing something here. I am using SPD2010 to create a custom Resusable ...
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Limiting Concurrently Running Workflows

I've got a SharePoint 2007 site which is using list item workflows to direct the execution of a business process. The list items are large (100+ fields). These workflows create tasks to collect data ...
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SharePoint 2007 Workflow to insert the content of attachment of a InfoPath form into the email

I have a InfoPath 2007 form that have 2 attachment field for people to upload any of the following type of files: PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPG, GIF, BMP. If the end-user submit any of above types of files as ...