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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Workflow 2013 - Task Status and Approval Status not updating

I wrote a simple approval workflow in 2013. I go into the task, approve it and submit. The approval is recorded. However, the Approval status in my documents view still shows as "Pending". The ...
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How can I start a Workflow from an Email Hyperlink?

Is it possible to fire a Workflow from a hyperlink in an Email? For example: I have an item which requires more steps than the basic 'Approval' Workflow. I would like Managers to be able to start the ...
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Add action on approve button

I want to trigger a custom javascript code when I click on the Approve button on an Approve form (during an Approval workflow). How can I do that?
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Auto-generate forms based on list entries

I work for an MSP, where I am creating a process in SharePoint 2013 Enterprise to assist in "on-boarding" our customers. We have a SharePoint list populated with some best practices and things to look ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online adding a user to a group using a workflow

I am trying to add a user to a security group via a SharePoint 2013 workflow I am currently trying to do this using the Call HTTP web service action and I have 3 dictionary's built. All of this is ...
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Report published from BIDS not trigger “new-item” workflow

SharePoint 2013, SSRS 2013 SharePoint integrated mode. Document library with correct content types for SSRS. Workflow on that library set to run on "new item" and "edit item". Workflow is set to a ...
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Imported Workflow Error -Path needs to point to valid

I imported a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow into Visual Studio 2013. Once imported I got this error on all my activities Path needs to point to valid. Anyone know how to fix this?
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SharePoint Online (Office 365) Alert email

In SharePoint Online (Office 365) I want to create a new list that does the following: We want to be able to put questions up on to the site, then assign the question to one of the site users. Once ...
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Updating a list item from sharepoint online workflow using HttpSend

I'm trying to update a list item in the host web from a sharepoint app using workflow's HttpSend activity in visual studio. How should I set the RequestHeader and RequestContent values ?
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Terminate workflow with Sharepoint 2013 Rest API

I was required to cancel some of running workflows. Is there any way to cancel or terminate Workflow using Sharepoint 2013 Rest API?
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Update CRM 2013 Entity using Sharepoint Workflow 2013

I am trying to use SharePoint Workflow2013 to update Entity fields in CRM2013, is this possible? Thanks.
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Grant Anonymous User access to click start workflow

I apologize up front if this has been answered and I just can't find it. I need to be able to grant all Anonymous users access to start workflows. "click the physical start button for a workflow" (I ...
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Change Workflow

I have workflows set up for items within a list. 1st workflow is manually kicked off. 2nd workflow is to run when an item is changed. What is happening is if the item is input, without setting off ...
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Reading a value from site collection list inside my workflow

I have created a site template which have a workflow inside it.and inside the template there is a workflow, now i need the workflow to be dynamic in a way that can work with newly added sites. the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow: open editable form from parent site list and fill in some fields automatically

I have a SharePoint 2010 workflow question with 3 main parts to the question: How to open a new item from a different custom list in the edit mode so the user can complete and save Automatically ...
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Is it possible to generate a single Word document with content from multiple list items via a workflow?

I have a scenario where users will be adding list items to a custom list. Once a week, a single word document needs to be generated that includes content from all of the list items added that week. ...
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Sending email from workflow concatinated with task id

I have a custom web part that approves a task. I want to send an email from the workflow that includes the link of the web part and task id. So that the moment I click that link the web part will be ...
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The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item require a different type of information

I am working on an EnterpriseWiki Site collection, and i define the following workflow which fires when modifying the wiki page,, where its first step is to check if the Wiki page name & title is ...
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Workflow Regular expression fails to check if date is empty

I am trying to create a document on a list if a date list field is set. So I have a workflow that executes when a list item is changed. In the workflow, I have set a workflow variable X to mydate ...
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Logical Operators in Workflow Designer SPD2013

I just can't figure out how to use the Logical Operations Workflow Designer in SPD2013. I want to just write the simple statement in the workflow designer: if field equals 'A' and field equals 'B' ...
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Way to calculate a column based off of a another column after filter is set?

This is the example after I filtered on what I need to calculate. JPP: = 14681369 WC/Site Code:= 386746 Bill =$1,138 ANOTHER Invoice is JPP: = 15091824B WC/Site Code:= 386734 Bill ...
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Apps Permission Request XML for Workflow, and Rest Workflow Help Please

The documentation on msdn is pure junk if you ask me, for setting up App permissions in a Workflow. Here is the link ...
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Failure in connecting to SQL Server Workflow Manager Configuration

So I am Configuring workflow manager 1.0 using the wizard. When I test connection of SQL Server Instance, I receive a red error "Failure in connecting to SQL Server". I am using "machine name\instance ...
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Is it possible to design a workflow that duplicates list items to a Main Site from a Subsite?

I am trying to build a workflow that originates on the creation of a post in a Sub-site, then it duplicates the fields from that post (Published, Title, Body) to a list on my main site. My question ...
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How to start SharePoint Workflow programmatically using CSOM

I am trying to start share-point workflow using CSOM(Client side object model) by following means of code. But i got the following error from the line mark in comment. Please help me to figure out ...
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How to display information about active and inactive SP2007 workflows?

I'm new to the Workflow Object Model in MOSS 2007, and trying to find an example of C# code that does the same as this SP2010 PowerShell? //get all the lists $lists = $web.Lists foreach ($list in ...
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Register Workflow manager to sharepoint

Want to do the opposite operation to this : Register-SPWorkflowService -SPSite http:// my_site_name -WorkflowHostUri http://host_name :12291 -AllowOAuthHttp Because I have an error message : ...
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Initiation Form Error - Length of property is limited

I am really hoping that someone here either has run into this issue, or has a suggestion for me. I created a workflow to simply create a link to a document in a separate list when it is uploaded into ...
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Getting library name in reusable workflow on library

I have a reusable workflow on library to fill the values in a list. I also want to get library name value to be filled in list' one column. Probably using stringbuilder and using some string ...
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Workflow runs fine sometimes, errors out at the start other times

I have a SharePoint workflow called "Associated Users". In this workflow I combine up all of the user pickers into one person / group. I also find the manager of each one of those users and add them ...
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SP 2010: Collect Feedback Workflow - Word Doc Doesn't Open

I've created a Collect Feedback workflow using the default template included with SharePoint 2010. My library contains a Word doc created with Office 2010 and Track Changes has been enabled on the ...
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Access Version History and Approval from Word Macro

Our word document templates include a table that includes a version history and a second table with the list of approvers of the document. I would like to populate these tables from a VBA macro that ...
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How to disable workflow on sharepoint list 2010

I've a workflow on a SharePoint list, triggered manually and when an item is created. I don't want to remove it but just disable. How to do this?
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Error : <nativehr>0x80131904</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>] Microsoft.SharePoint.Library.SPRequestInternalClass.DeleteWorkflowAssociation

In SharePoint 2010 I am trying to remove a workflow association from a list. When I go to Workflow Settings -> Remove a Workflow -> Remove -> Click OK I get the following error: [COMException ...
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How to create a date spanning workflow?

I'm having trouble in SharePoint Designer 2010, trying to create weekly emails for all items listed within a weeks time. So for example I want a weekly email to go out each Monday that will show the ...
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Using a Word document as a template for emails inside a workflow

I'm working on a project with other team members that are far less familiar with SharePoint than myself. We want to have a Word document that will serve as a template for email notifications in a ...
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State machine workflow delay problem

I have a state machine workflow (see below) When i start the workflow first log is made. By debuggging, the Debugger does not step into the delay. The workflow completes always, BUT the second log ...
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Is it possible to deploy custom workflow activities to Office 365

Is it possible to deploy SharePoint 2013 style custom workflow activities and deploy it to Office 365 environment as sandboxed solution? Or maybe, it is possible to deploy it as an app and use it in ...
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Unable to get the list of all SP2010/SP2013 Work Flows (OOTB and SPD) which are associated with a List using CSOM

We came across an issue while pulling the workflow associations of lists, CSOM and Splist.WorkflowAssociations will not list the workflows created through SPD and attached to list. If anyone faced ...
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Error configuring Workflow 1.0 on Sharepoint 2013

I'm new to SharePoint so I may not be clear in my wording (terminology and all). I'm trying to get an on-premise installation of SharePoint 2013 Server. I've successfully installed SharePoint, set ...
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Change permissions on Document Library

We want to create document libaries from previously stored templates or from new. When a library is created in a site it inherits the permissions. Is it possible to break inheritance when library is ...
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Using SharePoint Workflow to call a Java class

Is it possible to create a workflow which call a Java class? My main goal is to select a file and press a button in SharePoint document library which transfers this file to a Java class where I can ...
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SPO Content Type Inheritance and Copying Content between Lists and Sites

Let's imagine I got 2 sites on SPO as follows: /sites/sales /sites/projects Let's also imagine I would have 3 content types (in content type hub) with the following inheritance Case Offer ...
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Organizing specific content

Situation: I'm creating a "Technology Request for New Employees" form, using InfoPath, a custom list, and related workflow(s). My department has a information site, accessible to anyone that can log ...
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SPD workflow loop through multi-option loopup column

One of our users has a custom list with 50+ items which contain of a UID and a contact. In a different custom library they have a lookup field where users must select one or multiple items. Based on ...
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Creating sharepoint 2013 workflow in designer

I am new to topic of creating workflows in Sharepoint. What I would like to achieve is creating a workflow that acts as following: It starts automatically upon adding new item to document library ...
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Workflow with variables

I'm just getting started with workflows and need a little help. I have a list (Project tracker) that has the following fields: manager, project manager, resource 1, resource 2). I need help figuring ...
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Start a task process (Get user)

I am using "start a task process" to generate an approval task. The task is assigned to several users (so "assign task" is not an option) but is configured so that the first response is the good one. ...
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List Item to Discussion Board make title “ID_.000”

I have a workflow setup to create a Discussion Item on a Discussion Board when a new Item is made in another list. It works as expected, except that it sets the title of the discussion item to ...
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Workflow copy to a new list

I have a list (Project tracker) that has a column (Resource) that allows for multiple entries. I'd like to figure out a workflow where: An item is entered in the tracker and multiple names are added ...