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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Create sub site using workflow in SharePoint Online

I have one project list in site collection and want to create a subsite when a new item is inserted in Project list. Is it possible using workflow? Note: I am using Office365 account. If this is not ...
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Get list item by id in Workflow

I'm trying to set item level permissions from a SharePoint 2010 reusable workflow by passing the list name and item ID as its initial parameters. How I can locate the item by using the ...
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Create ListItem for each member of SharePoint 2010 Group using SPD Workflows

Is it possible to create a ListItem for each member of a SP 2010 group using the SharePoint Designer Workflow Actions? Let's say i have 5 people in a group, now the workflow has to create a simple ...
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Is it possible to populate a Lookup Field in a list with the List Content Types

What I'm trying to do is create a list-associated workflow that will start an Approval process with different Approvers, depending on Content Type. I cannot associate a workflow directly with each ...
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Email alert designed using SharePoint Designer doesnt display image

I created an email alert workflow in SharePoint 2010 using SharePoint Designer. This email alert has images embedded in them using the HTML tag . When i receive the email alert,it doesn't load in ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - Automatically goes to 'Canceled' state

Once I deploy the VS 2012 workflow and create a new List Item which will trigger the workflow. First I see is this Status Then after few seconds I see the Internal Status changing to 'Canceled'. ...
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Workflow to copy field between lists

I have 2 lists: "General information"(contains field "Current kilometers"(number), "Registration number") "Maintenance" (contains field "Kilometres"(number), "Registration Number"(lookup) ) I ...
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Start Workflow programmatically from timer job

I want to start a SharePoint 2013 workflow from C# code. The code is executed when a timer job runs. I have the following snippen which works perfectly in "normal" sharepoint code but not when the ...
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Workflow If/Else getting skipped

In SP2010, this workflow is triggered when I create or edit an item in a list. If Current Item:ID equals (other list):ID Set Comments to Blah Else Set Comments to Humbug I'm sure that's not ...
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Workflow to send E-mail when a list item is updated

I am trying to create a workflow for a list where in if one of the current items value is modified a E-mail should go to the person who has create a list item. below is what I have tried. Please ...
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How to force SharePoint tasks to be editable by “Assigned To” only?

I am creating task using visual studio workflow 2013, when user uploaded document we starting workflow which create task for group. But current logged in user is not member of that group. Then also he ...
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App Fabric Error in Workflow Manager Configuration Wizard

I have installed the Workflow Manager 1.0 on my Dev PC. and when I do a recommended configuration on the server. I get the following error Message: Here is the Error Log: Note: I have used the ...
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Workflow emails don't send

I have a very basic workflow that I added to a list. Basically, I just want to send an email to myself. I created the workflow to send an email and then end the workflow. When I add an item to the ...
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Send an email when a new item is added to a list based on a column value

I am trying to send an email to a user based on a column value. For instance, if the list looks like... +------------------+-----------+ | owner | data | ...
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Pause a custom workflow

Is there any easy way to pause an SPD workflow OOTB? I got a workflow attached to a list and need to update all the items in the list with an additional column, and the workflow is set to start upon ...
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Using a CAML query how to get a subfolders items based on the URL value the folder

If you right click on a sub folder in a library and select Copy Shortcut. How do you parse or use the Copy Shortcut value to CAML query the a single folder and its sub folders? Copy Shortcut value: ...
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Periodically trigger a workflow

Here's the situation. I have a list/content type with a column called "frequency". Based on the item's frequency value, a workflow should be triggered automatically every day / month / year. This ...
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Workflow cannot find list item when column has blank string

I am working in SharePoint 2010 Enterprise, building a workflow in SharePoint Designer. I have a very simple custom list which has a "Single line of text" column called "ProcessedState". I am trying ...
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SharePoint 2013: Start a workflow when a value in specific column is changed

I would like that my workflow will run only if a value on a specific colunm will change. Is there a way to do it without using a third colunm ?
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Update a field after running standard approval workflow

I copied the approval workflow available. After completing the approval, I want one field related with the item that was approved to be updated. I tried different ways but nothing works. Should I ...
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How do I access a Property argument in a SharePoint 2013 Workflow?

I have a "Property" argument in a workflow. I need to access it and pass it's value to another activity. It seems that I can't do this however. What am I missing? I found this which seems to be ...
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SP2010 Calendar workflow to send a form after each event

I want an workflow to see if the event ended yesterday, if so, then start a task process to ask if the event was cancelled. If it was cancelled, then remove from the calendar list. Else step two ...
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Not enough permissions to start workflow with read permissions

I have a SharePoint 2013 portal. I have created a workflow on a list. I have full control permissions and can start the workflow manual. But another user has only read permissions on the site. He ...
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Create own workflow with sending email based on item

I need to create my own workflow, based on a yes/no item. If the item is yes then it sends an email for approval to one person, but if it is no it send an email for approval to another person. I ...
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Get current user information and add to email action in workflow?

I am using SharePoint 2013. I hace created a workflow on a list. In this workflow I have created a "send email" action. I would like to add current user information like: Full name Phonenumber ...
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Workflow “Wait for field change” not waiting when a field is empty

I have a problem with my workflow where the "Wait for field change" isn't waiting when a field is empty. It goes on to create a task even though the field hasn't got a date set. The problem with this ...
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How can I send an email to an external recipient from a workflow

I am working on creating a 2013/SharePointOnline workflow that will start when a new document is added to a specific document library, and then send an email, to an external user, with a link to the ...
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Office 365 Sharepoint missing some workflows?

I'm trying to set up a document approval workflow as well as a signature collection workflow in our Office 365 (E3) sharepoint. However, there are only 2 workflows available to choose from (see ...
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Recurring designer workflow email notifications

I have a list which has "Due date" and "assigned To" ,"task status" Fields.and i want to write a designer workflow in such a way that a. Before the due date, send an alert to the "Assigned To" person ...
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sharepoint foundation workflow not starting automatically

I am working with Sharepoint Foundation 2010 and I am creating a workflow which must start automatically when an item from the listX is changed. However, this workflow not starting automatically. ...
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Unable to activate List workflow 2013

I am unable to activate workflow feature. it is a list workflow which has assign task activity. This is a approval workflow. but after deployment i am not able to activate it throws the below error. ...
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How do I know that which server processes my custom workflow in SharePoint 2010?

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Workflow Timer Service is running on all the servers(2WFEs + 2APPs), How do I make sure that my custom workflow(SPD) is running on the specific server? I was trying to ...
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Workflow queueing

I have a large list that needs to have every item in it updated nightly, with several fields recalculated and so forth. Currently it is updated en masse overnight by an application I wrote that is ...
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How to get list item id of the workflow task list

I have a SP2010 workflow created in Visual Studio in which several tasks exist. At each task creation I need to send message to specific user which contains information about specific task, one of the ...
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How to use the Application “SharePoint ULS Log Viewer”

Goal: I want to review the log number "Client ActivityId : 66605702-15be-46f7-901a-9125dec855b8" Problem: I have downloaded the application "SharePoint ULS Log Viewer" and tried locating the error ...
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Approve Workflow Task With PowerShell [closed]

We have over a thousand approval workflows running and I would like to write a PowerShell script to go through and approve the items from the system account. I already wrote the script to get the ...
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Creating a Workflow Sending Form Automatically to Reviewer

Working in SP13. I am creating of a workflow that includes: The user fills out a form and submits it to a chosen reviewer. After submitting the form the form is submitted automatically to the ...
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Unable to Create a Workflow in SP administration

Goal: Use a one of OOB:s workflow that is included in the SharePoint 2013 Problem: I retrieve a error message that says "The form cannot be rendered. This may be due to a misconfiguration of ...
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App with Workflow 2013

I added a Workflow in my SharePoint-hosted App. But the Workflow is not deployed correctly. After looking into the Feature of the App, I realized the Workflow is not included into it. Also the Scope ...
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how to get with powershell the list items which have old versions of a workflow running Part 2

After trying for several hours I am struggling with powershell to do this: Please see my previos question here: how to get with powershell the list items which have old versions of a workflow running ...
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Error in VisualStudio 2012 when creating Workflow 2013

I receive an error in workflow designer when created new "Workflow" item in "SharePoint 2013 Empty Project" or "App for SharePoint 2013". An error when created new "Workflow" item in "SharePoint ...
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Updated Workflow

I have updated a workflow with items I have changed like who to email, and email body....but when I published it only works for documents that are newly uploaded into the library. It does not become ...
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Restore List Workflow in SharePoint 2010?

We have created a List workflow in SharePoint 2010 associated with List-X. Mistakenly, someone has deleted the List-X and it is not even available in Recyclebin. Now, How could we reassociated the ...
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Workflow end/completion date

Does SharePoint contain the date when a workflow ends? I need to add the completion date of a workflow once the approval workflow has finish and has been approved. Mike
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Workflow Completed Event for correct workflow

Im writing an workflow event receiver that fires on workflowcompleted for a list. If I have two workflows on that list, how can I restrict the completed event to check its happening for the correct ...
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Workflow to create a folder in the Shared Documents Library upon creation of a list item

I have a List that people create an item for new project requests. I have a workflow that notifies the Assigned To person, however I would like to also have it create a Sub Folder under the Shared ...
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List item field not updating during workflow SPD 2013

I have a workflow that isn't updating the current list item when run. I have tried using Set Field in Current Item Item and Update Item in Current Item, but neither will update the field. Step 1 of ...
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Migrate listitem workflow?

We have an out-of-the-box approval workflow. Now we need to migrate items with workflow information (approval status, who approved, what comments were made) to another site. What needs to be done? ...
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2013 Workflow - Clearing a field

Using SP2013, SPD2013, 2013 Workflow I'm building some workflows that, at various stages, need to clear the data from a field. In this case it is a "Person or Group" field. The way I'm trying to do ...
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Retrieve multiple values ​​in a workflow

Here is my problem: I have Two lists: Projects: Project Name Project Manager Project1 Name 1 Project2 Name 2 DevTeams: Project(Lookup) Developer ...