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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Load Data in List Column based on another list

I tried searching before posting but I guess not getting the correct answer. I have two list: List A Created By Value ABC Value1 PQR Value2 List B Value Ok, my requirement is, when I click on ...
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How can I create a form that automatically hides or displays certain questions based on previous answers?

What is a good reference on how to create a work-flow based form? i.e. The form has ten fields, and the first five fields show up by default, but the next five fields show up only when a user has ...
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Share Point 2007 - Concept of an Agent?

I think I already know the answer to this question, but I'm hoping I am wrong. My background is in SQL, specifically T-SQL alongisde SSMS. I rely pretty heavily on agent jobs for periodic tasks. My ...
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Is it possible to update multiple list items with a workflow?

I have a list which contains a value that I would like copied to all items in another list that share the same "Owner" field. This works with the Update List Item action if I set it to match ...
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Email group when documents reaches expiry date

I have a requirement where a document column ‘Expiry’ = today to send an email to the document owner / group. Then the owner will need to modify the document and update the Expiry Date ready for the ...
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Wrong date in workflow email

I am using a workflow for a calendar. In workflow email I use [%Current List:Start Time%] and [%Current List:End Time%] for the events. But the date is always displayed as "Monday, January, 01, 0001". ...
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What service handles incoming TCP traffic for SharePoint 2010

I am trying to upload a file to an FTP site from a custom SharePoint workflow. When I enable all incoming TCP traffic on all ports from any program, the file uploads just fine (or if I disable Windows ...
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SharePoint workflow support?

I am using SharePoint 2007 Enterprise + Publishing portal template + Windows Server 2008. I want to know any built-in types of workflow -- which could be implemented by configuration without ...
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Unable to edit List column which is updated by SharePoint Designer workflow

In SharePoint List I'm updating the column using SharePoint Designer Workflow 2013. For Example if I enter 40 no manually in second item then SPD 2013 will deduct from 100 an update 60 in first row ...
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Calculated Column [Today] work around?

Ive been doing alot of reading into getting [Today] to work within a calculated column but im starting to wonder if theres a better solution staring me in the face Basically we have an asset register ...
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Setting permissions in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I'm working on a SharePoint Workflow as a proof of concept for one of our clients. The requirements are that it must be accomplished as a SharePoint 2013 workflow with no custom code, created only in ...
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Send custom emails when an item is added to a list

I am setting up a SharePoint 2013 website for my team, and part of the website includes a feature to fill out a form which then sends an email to our team with the contents of the form fields as well ...
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Q: Can I update values of an entire column from a workflow?

I'm using VBA to gather info based on their status. What I'd like to do is reset their status after the VBA operation is done. From my understanding, there is no way to update via Excel VBA. My only ...
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How can I use a Workflow to email the document in a document library

We have a vendor who is not on our network and cannot access our 2010 SharePoint sites. I have a document library for that vendor with a subscription so that Reporting Services creates a report for ...
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Would it be possible to move the List Workflows(SPD) to another site?

We have created a List Workflow using SPD and moved the site to another location using Export & Import-SPWeb cmdlets. Now, we are unable to the workflow on the new site? is that expected ...
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how to get with powershell the list items which have old versions of a workflow running

I have in the following screenshot many workflows, but some of them are abandoned by the users and I need to identify which ones. As I cant install sharepoint designer, then I need to do this with ...
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deployment of designer workflow from test to production

I have created a SPD designer workflow in my test environment and want to deploy onto production. Please let me know the each steps in details as I would be doing 1st time
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Keep major version when working on minor version

My situation is this; I have a document library that contains reports (InfoPath 2010 forms). When an item is submitted it should clearly be marked as un-approved until it has passed an approval ...
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Visual Designer in SPD 2013 is blank

Just some quick background I have a Windows 7 x64 machine with Office 2007 installed. I have SharePoint Designer 2013 and Visio Professional 2013 installed as well. I was hoping to utilize the ...
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Workflow Timer Interval

Can I change Workflow Timer Interval value from default "every 5 minutes" to "every minutes" without impact to performace? Thanks for supprt, Best regards
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I want to execute workflow when new item is inserted

private void codeActivity1_ExecuteCode(object sender, EventArgs e) { SPSite objsite = SPContext.Current.Site; using (SPWeb objWeb = SPContext.Current.Web) { ...
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Instances of older workflow version when deploying newer one

The question's about Sharepoint 2010. Let's consider a following scenario: there are instances of a workflow X in progress at the server (for example, waiting for user's interaction). Then, ...
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How to port the SharePoint project from development server to client server?

Our team is developing a SharePoint 2010 project. The project contains some workflows developed in SharePoint Designer. And there are workflows developed in visual studio 2010. For workflow developed ...
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iOS: implement SharePoint Designer (Workflows only) functionality

Is it possible to implement operations on Workflows (like in SharePoint Designer) on iOS? Maybe I could call SharePoint's services to get a list of workflows, nodes in each workflow and draw it as a ...
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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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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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Why are my list workflow email send events firing twice?

I have a workflow on a list that is started ONLY when a new item is created. I recreated this workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010 while looking at the old workflow from SharePoint Designer 2007. ...
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Error using SPContext.Current.Web.AllUsers in Visual Studio workflow

I have the following code running in a Visual Studio workflow. I am trying to specify the user who is adding list items in the code because I guess the system account (default for VS) will not allow ...
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Trigger workflow email when item created

We have a list called employee details, which has client name as one of the columns which is of the type lookup (from another list name columns value). So when the users create a new item in the ...
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workflow designer 2010

i'm using sharepoint designer 2010, custom list. I have created simlpe workflow. the workflow: 1. collect data from user. 2. Update list item. I recive a task, fill-in data, and then I expected to ...
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Workflow task set to completed by mistake

I would like to learn if it is possible to set back the state of a workflow created task from Completed back to Not Started state.
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How to require approval around adding users to SP groups?

We have a site owner who we want to be able to create lists, etc. and assign SharePoint groups to have access to them. However, we need to verify (approve) the people she wants to add to those groups ...
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The user does not exist or is not unique

Since a few days I have the above error message flooding my trace logs. I noticed that my Workflow timer job is stuck on "initialized". Any idea how I can determine which workflow is causing this ...
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List item created through SPD workflow does not start “when a new item created” workflow

For some reason my workflow (Workflow A) designed in SPD to start when a new item is created does not start when a new item is created in another SPD workflow using the "Create List Item" action. My ...
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SharePoint 2007 + Visual Studio 2010 + 64bit : SharePoint toolbox items disabled

In order to develop SharePoint 2007 workflows in Visual Studio 2008 on 64 bit, I would create a new (non-SharePoint) Workflow project. Then, I would add the appropriate onWorkflowActivated activities, ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow general question

Want to know after create the workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 for Custom List (OOTB) in SharePoint 2013, once I save and publish the workflow in SharePoint Designer it will start working for my ...
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Unable to pair WF & SP2013

When I try to pair SharePoint 2013 with WF on Windows Server 2012 R2, it throws the following error: Have tried with both HTTP and HTTPS > Register-SPWorkflowService -SPSite ...
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Include day of week in Long Date in Workflow Email

My workflow sends an email. CurrentItem:LongDate gives 16 October 2014. How can I get the day of the week inserted at the start? I'm using SharePoint Online.
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Missing data from a field in list

I have a list on which OOB approval workflow is running. In the list there is a column which shows the workflow status such as "Pending", "In Progress", "Completed" etc. Today I found out that the ...
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What is the difference between MYSITE, INTRANET and SSPADMIN webapplications in Sharepoint-2007?

I am new to Sharepoint and want to create a new Team Site. I would like to setup a 3-State workflow and create 3 users who are involved in this worflow. Under which webapplication should I create the ...
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custom code as a part of SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I am creating a SharePoint 2013 workflow project using Visual Studio 2012. I have added a sequence where i need to update some database table. Is it possible to write custom code as a part of ...
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Can I install Workflow Manager In one of my SP servers

I was wondering if I could install SharePoint Workflow manager in one of the Servers where SharePoint 2013 is installed. I couldn't find an example if this kind of infrastructure was possible. All ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow issue

We are developing custom workflow in our SharePoint 2013 project using Visual studio 2013. We have got one issue while updating list items in the custom workflow. Modified By field is changed to ...
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Are To-Do Items supposed to email the user when assigned?

When adding a to-do item in a Workflow, is it supposed to email the User when the item is assigned? How about adding it to the Task-List in Outlook?
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How to attach visual studio workflow 2013 to content type

I am creating visual studio workflow 2013, I am able to attach it with list, but I want to attach workflow with content type. Please suggest me, how to do this
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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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Send Email notification if task is not completed 7 days prior to the due date

I am working with SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow. I am not sure how to Send Email notification if task is not completed before 7 days of a Due Date.
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Why does SharePoint create a “Workflow Users” group automatically?

Why does SharePoint create a 'Workflow Users' group automatically? I've noticed that this group doesn't appear when any workflow is created, it's only created when a specific type of workflow is ...
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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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Howto start workflow when item changed by workflow from another list?

I have two SPLists. On List1 there is reusable workflow (with some functionality created in Visual Studio) that is changing some fields on List2. When item on list2 is updated then on list2 should be ...