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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Calling user profile service from spd 2013 workflow yields “unauthorized”

Trying to use the "call http web service" action from a SPD 2013 workflow to get the user's manager. The url for the web service is: ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow copy element from one list to another

How to copy by workflow creating element in one list to another list. I can run a workflow, but manualy. I push a tick on "Start workflow automatically when an item is created", but it don't work.
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Workflow column does not appear

An out-of-the-box SP2010 Approval Workflow has been created to a list. The workflow works fine and workflows have successfully been created by end users (non-admins). However, now we noticed that ...
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Is it possible to run automated workflows in Sharepoint Foundation 2010 by the System Account?

I have installed SharePoint Foundation server 2010 (Standalone) on a windows 7 machine for learning SharePoint development. I have created a workflow, but it is not getting started automatically when ...
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Create Workflow programmatically

I'm about to create a custom workflow editor application for creating, configuring and publishing basic SharePoint 2013 List workflows. I've found this A new and interesting feature of the ...
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Infopath forms not added to central admin after deploying workflow

I am making changes to several SharePoint state machine workflows that each contain Infopath forms for the workflow tasks. I have been able to deploy all but one of them successfully. The problem I am ...
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Workflow To Send Out Task Every WeekDay To Nominated People

I have a requirement to create a workflow that generates a task once per day and sends the task as an email notification to the nominated person for that day (Monday to Friday). The process is that ...
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How to get approval status of a list item as a column to that list?

I have a Calendar list and an approval workflow. The workflow is initiated when a new item is added. The event gets approved in the task list. I want to get that "Outcome" column to the list. But when ...
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Approval workflow issue

I have created a simple approval workflow with 2 stages for a document library. User A will approve and then the approval has to go to User B User A is receiving a mail and editing the document and ...
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Users cannot view approval form in sharepoint

I have a customized approval workflow. Myself and other Site Collection administrators can view the approval form just fine. When someone who is not a site collection administrator tries to view the ...
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How can migrate Approval workflow from SP2007 to Sp2013 (Upgrade content db)

I upgrades application from SP 2007 to Sp2013 by Upgrade content database. In my app have a Approval Workflow of SP2007 When finished upgrade to SP2013, i can not start this workflow for ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow errors when started

When starting a published SharePoint Designer 2013 List Workflow manually on a list item, I get the following error: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. ...
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Programmatically Calling Workflow Issue

This is a longshot, but I figured I would check.I had a need to fire a workflow on an item from another workflow and searched around, ultimately finding two different methods that are detailed here ...
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'Claim Task' marks the task as complete

I'm having a problem with one of the SharePoint 2010 workflows I'm updating. One of the tasks in the workflow is assigned to a group in the site collection. When I login as one of its users and click ...
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Sending debug messages in sequential workflow

I'm trying to send messages to the workflow history of a workflow at some point after the workflow starts, based on a condition. There are some values in the code I would like to verify as the ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow replaces special characters from Rich Text Field with garbage

We are trying to build a very simple workflow so blog post users can email their posts to specific users/groups. The workflow should be pretty simple, just grabbing the body from the list item and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow: Retrieving hidden field value always null

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow in a Visual Studio project. I use a LookUpSPListItem activity together with a GetDynamicValueProperties activity to get field values from a list. All field values ...
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sharepoint 2013 pass data between custom lists

I am asking the question since this is my first project working with Sharepoint 2013. Here is the project requirements: 1. I created a custom list for users to enter data in a custom form that is ...
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Missing quick launch on workflow initiation form

After creating a workflow in SharePoint Foundation 2010, the workflow initiation form is always missing the quick launch bar on the left side. There is only an empty div in the page source code ...
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how to add attachment adding functionality in custom aspx task form in workflow?

I have a workflow with several custom aspx tasks. When the initiator starts the workflow he/she has the possibility to add/remove attachment into the list by using list's item add feature. But when ...
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I cannot create a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010

I tried creating a list workflow in SharePoint 2010. When I click New Workflow, I could see Add new workflow to your list and I have entered the workflow name and clicked OK. It remains in the same ...
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Set column field with another field using workflow

I create a simple workflow using Sharepoint 2010 designer. basically set ProductCopied to [%CurrentIte:EData Process%]. EData Process field is a field where value from Manage Metadata. The issue is ...
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SP13: Calendar Conflict Check

I am working in SharePoint 2013 and seeking a way to add a calendar conflict check therefore end-users can not enter events into the calendar that will overlap with another event. For instance, if ...
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Workflow gives error: e-mail address 'someone@example.com' is unknown

The title of this question comes from the logs of SharePoint 2010. I defined a three-state workflow and the workflow gives errors when trying to send e-mail to the users participating in the workflow. ...
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Coercion Failed: Can't get workflow to send notification to “Assigned To” user

I've created a simple workflow to send a notification email to the "Created By" user which works nicely. What I wanted to do is use the "Assigned To" built-in lookup instead, which is a "People ...
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How to update a list item's Workflow Status field?

I have created an Approval field for my list programmatically: var fieldName = mylist.Fields.Add("Approval", SPFieldType.WorkflowStatus, false) see ...
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How to pass a default value to a Workflow Collect task?

Details: SharePoint 2010 Enterprise SharePoint Designer Building workflows in SP Designer My problem: I have a workflow which needs to collect some data from a user - lets say "Account Number" - ...
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Empty word document created with template

I have a list with attached a 2013 workflow that should create a word document. I have followed this article Unfortunately, no matter what I write in my template.docx template, the workflow created ...
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How can i force checking in documents - SharePoint 2013

How can i force documents to check in after upload? It seems some users can't just get it.I have mandatory field which they cant save docs until fields are filled.But it seems to me they don't even ...
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Workflow updating a multiple value lookup column

I have a couple of task lists for a project. One list is the list of main projects, the second is a list of tasks under each main project. The main projects has a lookup column that allows multiple ...
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How to update a site column field using workflow variable

First let me say I am new to sharepoint workflows. Having said that, here's my question: I need to create a workflow that fires when a document is added to [po request] document library. The workflow ...
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SharePoint 2007 Designer Workflow create an item in a new list for each item in an existing list

I am working with SharePoint Designer 2007. I have 3 lists. I want to make it such that when items in List 1 are created the workflow will look at all of the items in List 2 and create items in List ...
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Sharepoint workflow 2010 - document versioning - Content type - field do not get updated

I've got a custom list with a CT (master list). When creating a new list item a workflow kickes in and creates a new document based on a CT in another document library. Problem is when I update a ...
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Sharepoint workflow issue for users

I have 5 users in with full control over the site,But only when I create an item in the list,workflow will be initiated,what could be the solution to solve this issue?
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Publishing Infopath/Workflow form updates

I've got a simple update to a workflow association/initiation form that isn't deploying correctly. I am setting a tooltip on a validation but when I deploy my updated solution package the change isn't ...
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Multiple Approvers on one Document Set

I'm looking to create an approval workflow on a document set which can have multiple approvers. I know how to approve one document in the set at a time or approve the entire set at once, but how can I ...
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SP2010: Timed email reminders for list workflow

Using Sharepoint 2010 Designer or Infopath 2010, I would like to create timed email reminders after an item is created. My idea is: If a field is empty, send an email out 3, 7, and 14 days after ...
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Workflow doesn't send Mail

I created a workflow with send mail action. When users add new item to the list, the workflow works. It sends mail to admin. I created new item but mail doesn't send. When I look The e-mail ...
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Workflow Error in Sharepoint 2013

I created a new workflow. When users add new item to the, the workflow send an email to users. I checked workflow and i got the error as follow image. My email's content as follow: Why got I ...
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Custom State Machine Workflow with navigation based on user input

Here's what I have to do: I have a list of items called Projects, and for this I have developed a custom display form called DisplayProject.aspx, and a custom State Machine Workflow. I have to put a ...
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Error in viewing workflow reports

I have a workflow which seems to be problematic and when I run it I get "an error occured during approval". To see more detailed error logs I clicked on 'view wrokflow reports' in the workflow ...
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Promote People Picker from Infopath to Sharepoint

I wanted to promote a people picker field in my Infopath form to Sharepoint column. I know that we couldn't promote people picker(group) to SP as people/group column. So, I only promote the ...
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How to call a soap webservice with the “Call HTTP Service” action in a workflow

I'm trying to call this Sharepoint 2013 SOAP WebService from a workflow : https://mysite.sharepoint.com/_vti_bin/Sites.asmx My workflow is hosted on the same sharepoint online farm than the soap WS I ...
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Workflow and Associated Task Form Names

I have question regarding the InfoPath Forms that autogenerated by the Workflow Tasks. I was wondering if it is possible to give these forms more meaingful names. The current problem example: If I ...
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Calculating correct version after publishing major version creates new draft version of document

I created a workflow to calculate the correct version of a document, taking into account that the documents we are putting onto SharePoint already have a version number before transfer to SharePoint. ...
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Sending a weekly form with SharePoint 2013

Using SharePoint 2013 I would like to be able to send out a simple form to team members allowing them to enter their weekly report (every Friday) from within Outlook, then have them submit it so that ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Service Application not visible in Central Admin nor in Get-SPServiceApplication

I found this posting Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager Missing Service when looking for an answer to the very same symptom -- and when I saw Andrew Connell answering figured I was saved! But, no ...
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SiteUserInfoList not updating

I am running a workflow that Calls user information from http://site/_api/Web/SiteUserInfoList/Items(<UserID>) The workflow is pulling the information just fine however I noticed that not all ...
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Custom Task assigned to multiple users in SP 2010

I have a first SharePoint List that contains two columns: Name of the application Name(s) of the developer(s) There is a second SharePoint List that fires a Sequential Workflow in Visual Studio ...
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CSWP and Workflow Task List

I have a particular requirement of showing a particular user their workflow tasks in a webpart. I want to make use of Content Search WebPart as it supports paging and I have used this Webpart across ...