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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if-and-else-if workflow

I am having a problem in my workflow. Basically I have two variables (1) Business Unit and (2) Billing Information. I am creating a workflow that would hold the following: If Business Unit = A AND ...
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Weird workflow problem with custom activity

We have a Visual Studio workflow that I built with VS2013 and running on SharePoint 2013 (it is a SP2013 workflow). The workflow is an application for leave, and after it had been in use for a few ...
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Workflow(s) vs Timer Job

I am setting up a fairly large workflow to assist our sales group. The list in question tracks orders through our design, manufacturing and installation, as such, from start to finish could be 3 ~ 6 ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Loop Value issue

I have a SharePoint list and I am writing a workflow against it. When I add a lookup to the and email action in the body of the email, it appears fine. %Current Item: Pro Desc% If I hit save and ...
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Workflows and ISBLANK statement

I am fairly new to SP as well as workflows and was looking for some help. I have a list that contains a series of columns that we are using to track an employees hiring process. As part of this ...
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Create List Item in Another Site Collection Using REST API from Visual Studio Workflow

I have developed a List Workflow in Visual Studio 2013. In this, I am trying to read the current item's Title and create an item in another list in another site collection. Please read the last part ...
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Create State Machine Workflow with Custom ASPX forms as Approval Forms/TaskEdit Forms

I have gone through this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_mPvr5nJuo that explains how to create a state machine workflows for my document approvals in my SP 2013 site collection. But I am ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow different approvers for documents

Can I create a publishing approval workflow, applying different approvers and publishers for each document of the same library
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ParallelForeach<T> activity in workflow designed via visio

In sharepoint online and workflow engine V4, there is possibility to create parallel foreach cycle in visual studio. Since there is option to edit XAML definition of workflow via combination of ...
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Cannot Break Role Inheritance on Task Items Using REST in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

The title pretty much says it all. I'm getting an 'Unauthorized' response when I try to /breakroleinheritance on a Tasks list item in a 2013 workflow (inside an App Step). The strange thing is that ...
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How customize document upload form for metadata along with document to upload in library?

My requirement is that- I have to upload document and some custom column(metadata properties) while uploading document in library. I have to customize document upload form so that can add document ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow move document to another library when the task ends

I have a document library in SharePint 2013, what I need is a workflow that triggers when a new document is uploaded to the library and that workflow specifies the people that can comment and edit on ...
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Custom components in OneDrive for Business

Can i Add Custom columns like TaskCompletedDate and AssignedTo for Collaboration purpose in One Drive for Business, where Enduser can enter TaskcompletedDate so that Email should automatically trigger ...
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Difference between Workflow, Sequential Workflow and State Machine Workflow Templates in Visual Studio 2013 for SharePoint 2013 [duplicate]

What is the difference between Workflow, Sequential Workflow and State Machine Workflow Templates in Visual Studio 2013 for SharePoint 2013? This doesn't seem to be clearly documented. Which one ...
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SP2010 Workflow not starting with custom code

Am using workflow from SPD2010 attached in item creation. Its working perfectly through OOB new form. In contrast, its not firing when the item was created through custom code and there is no workflow ...
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Workflow in SharePoint sending 2 email when the case is resolved

I have created 2 case in SharePoint to notify customer when the case is created and resolved. In the notify customer when the case is created workflow, I have ticked start workflow automatically when ...
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Why are new forms ASPX? - should be XSN

Recently SPD2010 has started creating workflow task forms as .aspx. Previously they were .xsn - which I need them to be - the forms must be editable in InfoPath. What might be causing this? Thanks
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Subsite creation trigger approval workflow and Workflow manager utility

First question. When you reach Site Contents you see all subsites and you can create new ones. I want to trigger a workflow that ask someone to approve subsites creation, the subsite is not create as ...
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Workflow farm infrastructure

We are planning on building a Workflow farm to use with an existing SharePoint 2013 farm. We have 7 servers in total split between 2 physical locations: Location 1: Server 1, Server 2, Server 3, ...
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Maximum number of tasks in a workflow SharePoint 2013

We work with SharePoint 2013. Our workflows used to have 10-13 individual tasks for every workflow. Since upgrading to 2013 the admins (or so-called admins) are telling us that the number of tasks ...
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Workflow 2013 Copy Document Issue

I have a document review workflow that, at one stage, copies the document over to another library. Recently, I started having a problem where, when it gets to the copy document action, the workflow ...
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Task workflow not firing on task created by information management policy

I have a requirement to send out a custom notification email whenever a new task is assigned to a user. To achieve this I have turned off the standard notification on the Tasks list and attached a ...
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start workflow automatically when an items changed in one column sharepoint 2010?

i have list ABC containing 3 columns Column Name : Name Type : single line of text Data : I-Touch Column Name : Address Type : multiple line of text Data : xyz Column Name ...
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How to Change Workflow Message Class

I have a custom workflow in SharePoint 2013. The workflow sends emails to users. Our employees use Outlook, and after opening the emails, they always retain the "Unread" icon, which has led to ...
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Get latest ItemID from list with workflow

how can I get the latest ItemID from a list with a Sharepoint workflow? Like these SQL Statement: SELECT MAX(id) FROM list WHERE title = "example1" Is there any solution? Thanks!
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SharePoint 2013 WF doesn't run when item is updated by another WF

Problem: A SP 2013 WF set to start when an item is changed on a Contacts list does not start automatically if a field for that list item is updated by another workflow; however, it does start ...
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Move a pdf file to a specific Documenet Set using workflows in SP2010

I have around 500 PDF files in a library that need to be moved to their corresponding document sets. The pdf file name contains the name of the document set. I am using SharePoint 2010. For example ...
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Send JSON Payload in RequestContent of HttpSend with POST in SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio

I have a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio. I need to call an external Web API using POST and send some JSON payload. I couldn't find any proper documentation to achieve it. Can anyone please ...
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Send e-mail based on SharePoint list status

I'm a newbie with SharePoint at the moment and I'd like to get a status update when someone changes a status in my list. I currently have an extensive status list and have set up a calculated helper ...
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Creating new Page in Sharepoint Designer Workflow created blank page ( no banner, no office 365 bar etc…)

When I create a new page in the Sharepoint Designer Workflow by using the action " Create item in Site Pages" and choosing Content Type ID ="Web Part Page" it created a new page like expected but the ...
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Use Workflow to transfer or display item in new list

The goal is to have list items move or show up in a different list after a certain criteria is met, eg items in progress stay in Current app and are moved to the Past app after reaching the end date. ...
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sharepoint online workflow app installation error

I tried Visual Studio 2015 to create a Document approval workflow following this link and once i done it. I followed this link to package the project and followed this link to create the App Catalog ...
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Workflow fails to write REST call to Workflow History as log

I am trying to start a workflow from a Sharepoint Designer 2013 workflow via the REST API, and am logging to the Workflow History list in order to debug it. Trying to log the following string, ...
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Workflow not being triggered by users creating new item

Having some serious issues with triggering a workflow in SP Online (2013). We have built a vacation request system, consists of a list titled Leave Requests than lives in the Human Resources site. ...
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CompilerError occurs in Custom Activity - after publish and running manually workflow

Background I have a custom activity that I developed a year ago for a site in SharePoint 2010. The custom activity calls a string method which contains three strings parameters. Here is the relevant ...
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Unable to create workflows in SPD

I'm currently trying to develop a workflow for my site but am having a hard time. When I access the site online through the web, I am able to create a workflow. However, whenever I access the site via ...
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nintex farm level workflow for Access request in Sharepoint 2013 [closed]

I am looking for a nintex workflow that pulls / routes the access requests to a group which contains "Owner". The access request must reach the Owner group with reminders send twice from the day it ...
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2013 Workflow Wait for Event Alternative

Let me start by saying I am very new to WFs. I am designing a 2013 WF in SPD 2013 and ran into a road block. As of right now my WF gets to a step where it checks to see if we need to create a new ...
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How does SharePoints Information Management Policy delete items?

Stumbled across some deadlocks in one of our content databases that i could track down to some workflows wrecking havoc in a site collection by creating over a million of list items in multiple ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Workflows: Why am I getting a (no title) link in my email messages?

Note: Not using SharePoint Designer 2013 since it has been discontinued! EDIT: Problem solved! - The default "Title" field was hidden and was void of data. Once I un-hid, modified, and populated ...
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workflow triggering automatically without editing the item in list

Based on my conditions given in the workflow, is there any way that mail will go automatically without the item being edited once its created. if item == "" && item2 >=today email ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow issues after migration to 2013

I have an issue which has come up after I had a site in my companies environment migrated to SharePoint 2013 via the database attach method. I was not part of the migration at all from the technical ...
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Putting a multiple choice checkbox in a workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013

I have a column in my SP which asks if 3 things are done and a checkbox for each. Once all 3 are checked as being done, I'd like an email sent to certain people in my Workflow. I don't understand how ...
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Sharepoint 365 the file has been modified […]

I have a simple document content type that has some fields. I have also attached a simple approval workflow to this content type. The workflow automatically start when a new item is created on the ...
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Workflow Error - Sharepoint logs

I am encountering strange behaviour of custom workflows and cannot find any clue for it. Error seems to be independent from the item data - even if the item data is the same, usually workflow works ...
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Calendar Approval Flow

If a member adds an item to a calendar I want a workflow to first check if that user is an admin, and if so I want that calendar item to be automatically added without a workflow... Then begin the ...
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Issues with Single Farm, Multiple Web Applications and Workflows for FBA Users

General Info We have three Web Applications on a single SharePoint Farm. Each Web Application has its own FBA (SqlProvider) Database, ConnectionString, Membership and Role Providers with distinct ...
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Copy element action

I am currently trying to implement a custom workflow where one can copy a list item in sharepoint 2013. This is what I did to achieve this: add a custom workflow ("copy list element") workflow ...
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some of persons or groups used in permission conditions/actions are missing workflow

I have created a workflow which has a consolidation stage which sets permissions for the form depending on who created it. For the most part it works but for a few people it gives the error occurred ...
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download all nintex workflow from sharepoint online site [closed]

How should I download all Nintex Workflows (nwp) file from SharePoint Online site without opening Lists or Library Thanks, Taha