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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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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Permissions to write to External List from Workflow

I'm attempting to create a SharePoint workflow that creates a new item in an external list using the "Create item in [External List Name]" action available in SharePoint Designer. Currently, I keep ...
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email action in workflow using AD groups

We're using Sharepoint Foundation 2013. I have a workflow (2010 workflow) which will send an email when some1 adds something to the list. Tried it both ways - add the AD group to the email action in ...
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Add custom workflow action to process the current Infopath Form Library XML file

I am posting this question again. I will really appreciate your help. I did create a workflow to approve a submitted infopath 2013 Form Library. The infoPath form is containing repetitive sections ...
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custom SPD workflow not working after server restart -'Failed on Start (retrying) '

MOSS 2007 WSS 3.0 Have an Infopath form library with custom SPD workflow which worked beautifully until the server was restarted.I can create basic workflows against this form library that will send ...
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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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How do I add Date and Time together for a Calendar view, maybe in workflow

We need the user to be able to select a Time slot when creating a new item, from between a cycle of 6 hours, so 12pm - 6pm, 6pm - 12am, 12am - 6am, and 6am - 12pm. They would also pick a Date. ...
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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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Is the Yes No Parameter able to receive the True False boolean in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I have a 2013 workflow that sets a deletionBool value to either Yes or No. I want to pass it as a parameter into a 2010 workflow. I know the contents of each workflow are both yes or no. But the 2013 ...
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No Stage in Designer 2013

I was trying to make workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013 and when I choose list workflow, give name and ok.. and appears windows with a name Step 1.. no Stage no such thing.. and I cannot make right ...
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How do you change the approval status back to Pending if an already approved document has been edited?

I have an approval workflow in a document library. It's manually started by the user because they may not want to start it everytime they edit a document. The workflow is as follows: If for UK ...
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How do I add leading zeros to a variable in Sharepoint 2010 site workflow?

I'm using Sharepoint 2013, but this particular site workflow is a 2010 version. I'm trying to accomplish this in Sharepoint Designer. This workflow creates a new document, and assigns a given number ...
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How to avoid approver manually approve to override a workflow

We are using the OOTB "Approval - SharePoint 2010" workflow to manage a page library. We need every publishing be reviewed by Approver (with log). However, Microsoft come with an funny idea to allow ...
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Workflow doesn't create tasks anymore

I created a custom workflow via copy&modify of the OOB feedback workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. When the workflow is started there are usually tasks created for every participant of the ...
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User permission to view only the item he must approve

How can I give permission to a user to view ONLY the item he must approve (in a workflow)? The user must approve/reject an item, but must not see the full list of items.
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How to configure workflow

This may be very simple but I am very very new to SharePoint and I am trying to create workflows for a change management process. Can someone tell me how to configure a workflow to: Assign a task to ...
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How to use HttpSend activity in 2013 workflow

I'm trying to call a .Net (asmx) web service that takes a UTC date and returns the local date. An input to the web service could look like this: 2015-04-30T23:00:00Z The output from this call will ...
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Send Email Extended action did not send email

I have created a sharepoint workflow in SP Designer 2010 for a automated email sending functionality when a list item is modified. 1. I am able to send email with 'Send an Email' action. But when i ...
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Permission Management list for SharePoint 2013

I want to create Permission Management list, I want to have an easy way to request access to the SharePoint site and to manage users. I want user to fill the form and request their respective managers ...
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Workflow error: The value 'Value' cannot be read as type 'Int32'

I've a list named APE - Opções with this values: Título | Nota Nunca | 1 Algumas vezes | 2 Frequente | 3 Sempre | 4 N/A | 0 And a list ...
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Deploy a sharepoint designer workflow to prod

I got already my sp workflow running on dev, is there anyway to export it to wsp and import it and install it with powershell? I dont have sharepoint designer on productions. thx
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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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Could not write to output file 'App_Web_wrksetng.aspx.9c9699a8.z9y24ca9.dll' — 'The directory name is invalid

We are always experiencing below error after publishing a workflow. We tried to restart our server and we successfully published the workflow but after a while the error occurs again. Workflow ...
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Creating an Approval workflow based on the list values using visual studio 2010

I have a list with the company name, business process and workflow initiation. The Business Process could be Purchase Order/ Leave Request. Workflow Initiation is a radio button which could be ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow: “Not supported in Windows authentication mode” error

I have three tier farm consisting of a WFE, App server and DB server. I have installed Windows Azure Workflow Manager + Client on the app server without any problems and registered it with ...
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AutoStart workflow from an incoming email to a document library on create new folder

I set property DeclarativeWorkflowAutoStartOnEmailEnabled to true Workflow autostart on create new documents from an incoming email, but doesn't autostart on create new folder.
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Sharepoint Designer 2013

so I'm trying to create a list workflow in sharepoint designer 2013. When i click on theok button it give me the error. Server Side activties have been updated. You need to restart SharePoint ...
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Appoach for SharePoint 2010 file upload workflow

[Crosspost from StackExchange.] I'm working on a project that is basically a file upload "wizard" that basically does the following: Entry form to select document library and enter some basic info. ...
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Approval workflow with specified approver

I am quite a newbie with SharePoint Designer. I have been playing around a bit with approval workflows, but I can't seem to get it right. Can someone please help me a bit with some kind of guide of ...
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the workflow runs only once!

This is part of my workflow which works fine: wait for status to equal B If current Item:status equals B and Variable:IsItemApproved equals No set status to A My problem is that it only works one ...
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Worklfow for approving a PTO request

This is what i am looking for: Requester submits a PTO request. The approver gets the notification. Check the PTO calendar page, if anyone is on PTO for the same day.
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Set the due date of task through a custom list workflow

I'm trying to create a task through a workflow everytime a item is created in a custom list. The problem is when I'm trying to add a custom 'due date' that is not fixed or 'today'... I tried to ...
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How do I get each person from a multiple choice column?

So, the question does a poor job of outlining the problem. I've got one list where my clients track their projects; let's call it Projects. In it, they make a selection on a multiple choice column ...
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How to customize OOTB workflow emails

How can I make simple format-type customizations to ALL OOTB workflow related emails? I have found that many pre-Sharepoint 2010 posts indicated that OOTB workflow emails are in fact 'alerts', and ...
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Why is my SPD 2010 workflow running twice?

I've got a support case for a client, and they have a super simple workflow on a list. It simply sends an email to a user from a person field, whenever an item is added to the list. The client ...
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Workflow Manager 1.0 will install but NOT configure

I have successfully installed Workflow Manager 1.0 (and its prerequisites) on my Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 machine that is hosting SharePoint 2013. I attempt to go into the Workflow Manager ...
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Email cannot be sent: make sure the outgoing e-mail settings for the server are configured correctly

I made a three-state workflow in my issue list. But when I added a new item and assigned a user, a workflow is in progress the error appeared. the email cannot be sent. make sure the outgoing ...
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After adding web front end server, Will my existing running workflow work?

Current we have following servers for SharePoint 2013 Server1 = SharePoint Server + Web Front End Server2 = SQL Server I have created 3 custom visual studio workflows and deployed to the server ...
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Prevent Workflow Status Column From Being Added To Default View (CSOM)

I'm using CSOM, when I publish workflow I have got additional workflow column in my default view. I found similar question, but answer is not suits for CSOM. Can anyone advise what need to do to to ...
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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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Cannot see reusable workflow after activate the feature

I am using SP2013 standard and Sharepoint designer 2013 I created a reusable workflow in a site collection. It only contains one step which is send an email to "this item" creator. Using SPD I saved ...
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Execute workflow from Lotus Notes using Buttons

There is an approval based system in which an email is sent from Visual Studio workflow to the designated approver. The email has a link, which will redirect the approver to a form, where he can ...
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SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1 Installation Error - 'There are no products affected by this package installed on this system'

I have SharePoint 2013 Installed with version '15.0.4420.1017' as per Steve Chen's Page the version I have is RTM. So in order to get my workflow working As guided by Yevgeniy I have to installed SP1 ...
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Daily e-mail reminders with workflows

I need a workflow which will check a custom list -for every row in this list- every day automatically and if the total value column is 0 then it will send an email to a user. Is it possible with ...
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Trigger workflow daily

Is there a simple or OOTB way in SharePoint to trigger a workflow to execute daily? Maybe through the use of timer jobs? My goal is something that doesn't require the use of a solution or some type ...
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Conditional Column look up Person on Group

So I have a conditional column in my sharepoint list. based on a dropdown, the conditional column sets the email address. (based on dropdown that person will get an email). So I went to setup the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Workflow question

I am in the farm admin group and I think SharePoint prevents admin to run a workflow and gives "suspended" status for a given workflow. But there are cases where I need to be able to run workflow. for ...
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“Pause until Date” workflows unable to handle changing dates?

You have a list with a Due Date column that is used to calculate a Reminder Date. That Reminder Date is used as the basis of a "Pause until Date" workflow named "Send Reminder". Some user creates an ...
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Workflow to trigger email notification when new document is added/edited not sending email

I am new to SharePoint, especially SharePoint 2013. I have created a workflow via SharePoint Designer 2013 with the following conditions- If a new document is created with the "Date Created" equaling ...
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Workflow for new and modified items

I'm creating a Document Library on Office 365. I've created a Workflow for a Document Library which gets triggered on creating a new Document within the Library. I've also created a separate ...