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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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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Set user permissions required to run workflow

How do I set permissions required for users to run/execute a SP2013 workflow? Somewhere in the MSDN I read "Edit Items" is required to run workflows. Somewhere else I read "Manage Lists" is required ...
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SharePoint cannot resolve user added to list by workflow

I have a list with a SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow attached which fires when a new item is created. One of the actions which the workflow performs is to call a SP 2010 workflow on the same list to ...
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In SharePoint workflow to Reject Task ; I need to make the comment field required

In SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow on Rejected request; I need to make the comment field required. How do I do that?
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remove all permissions from a list item using workflow

I am creating a workflow that removes permissions from a list item then adds a new set of permissions. I know how to add the permissions. but I was wondering with removing the permissions is there an ...
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Variable TaskId in workflow is empty

I built a workflow in SP designer that assigns a task depending on some actions on a list in SharePoint. then Assign a task to Current Item:Responsible user (Task outcome to Variable: Outcome1 | Task ...
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Document ID changes when I move a document to another library?

What happens with the document ID if a workflow moves the document to another library? According to this article the only way to keep the DocId is moving the document through the Site Content and ...
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Issue While deploying SharePoint 2013 workflow using visual studio 2013

The wf was working fine until i made few more changes and redeployed it again Below is the error i am receiving. I removed the changes and then again redeployed still same error. Error 1 Error ...
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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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Different Groups of Approver Based on Entry

I have a list with a lookup-column linked to another list (with items like 'Car', 'Plane', 'Train'). A simple content approval is enabled (List Settings -> Versioning Settings). Currently there is ...
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Link Approval Workflow to Content Approval

Is there any way to link the custom approval workflow with the content approval in a list? Items shall only be visible, once they are approved (through the approval workflow). As I understand only ...
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Move document to root path by workflow

I'm currently assigning permissions to documents by inheriting from folders. So everytime a document will be checked in a workflow starts which changes the property "path and name" to the appropriate ...
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Editing Appearance of Lookup Field in SP Workflow Email

I have a workflow that sends an email when a new item is added to a list. The email includes the creator of the new item, which uses a lookup value. CurrentItem-CreatedBy-String = [%Current ...
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Replace space with %20 in Url in the body of email in Workflow

I have created a workflow which sends some emails too. I have put this in the body of email [%WorkflowContext: Current Item Url%] The problem is when the name of the item (for example a file) contains ...
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How to Create WF with C#

I have learned about Workflow by dropping and clicking and the next phase is learn how to create WF with C# based this link ...
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This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited

I'm getting an error on my workflow task (custom workflow with custom task page). Its been working without any problems for a while. The workflow states Completed but the associated task is not ...
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How to look up field from last completed task in SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow

Is there a way to do a look up within a SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow to extract a field value from the last completed task? I'm struggling to find a way do to it. Thanks.
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WorkflowProperties.Item has uninitialized values on second run

I'm developing sequential workflow for Sharepoint 2010. It starts at item creation and it has activities as follows: onWorkflowActivated, then createTaskWithContentType and onTaskChanged in while ...
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SharePoint Designer - Pause until

I want to accomplish this using SharePoint Designer and OOTB features. Requirement : List with details - employee name , start date , end date. 30 days prior to end date send an email , 15 days prior ...
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Sequential Workflow Transaction Aborted System.TimeoutException

I have created a custom sequential workflow with VS for SharePoint 2007. When the workflow is activated 5 parallel tasks are created. All my tasks are created as I can see in my logging but after ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow stuck in started stage

I got the setup recently with workflow client and manager installed(on different servers). I started with developing a simplest of the workflow with just one activity "WriteToHistory". But upon ...
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How to check 2013 workflows availability from js

I need to check 2013 workflows availability from js. I assume I need to get existence of some service?
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Parse response of User Profile REST call in a workflow

I am trying to query the user profile service in a SharePoint 2013 workflow to retrive some properties. I am getting a valid response but unable to parse the json into workflow variables. I am using ...
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How can I change an in-progress workflow created using SharePoint Designer 2007?

I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer that automatically starts when a new item is created. It has one step. In it, if a specific date field in the list item is greater than or equal to Today, ...
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Check request submission workflow

Is there an example out there which shows how to create a workflow for check request or other document submitted for approval? All this needs to be done without infopath or any third party product. ...
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Best approach for Forms solutions on SP 2013 on-prem, Sp 2016 and SP Online

I've been tasked with preparing an update for the team on the best solutions for forms on SharePoint, both 2013 on-prem, SP online and SP 2016. I know InfoPath will be supported until 2022, but ...
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Creating SharePoint 2010 Workflows in SharePoint 2013

We have developed workflows (2013) with Visual Studio 2013 for SharePoint 2013 for a long time. Now a customer doesn't have the infrastructure for SharePoint 2013 workflows (no wf-Manager ...
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workflowAssociation not displaying workflow

I have created a feature. In the FeatureActivated event I am creating some lists. I am then trying to attach a custom workflow to one of the created lists. However when I do this the workflow history ...
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Cross-Site Workflow

I'm writing a workflow in SPD2013 in which one of the events that should happen is kicking off another workflow that is cross-site. I know that one way to do so using SPD2013 is using the Web HTTP ...
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Sharpoint designer 2013 Stopping when Workflow People/Group Selection

SharePoint Designer 2013 is stopping unexpectedly when click to People/Groups from SharePoint Site. As an example, Send an Email action and I want to send the email to a SharePoint Site Collection ...
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SharePoint Online to FTP

Is it possible to export documents or other content from SharePoint online using a workflow (or other method) to an external location? The recipient will likely be an ftp location, and won't be an ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 workflow not showing up in the associated list's workflow settings page

I followed the steps mentioned by Prabath See steps here However when I deploy the SP 2013 workflow on the server, I can't see it in the 'Workflow Settings' page of the associated list. The ...
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Task Related list item

I've created an out of office approval workflow (we have SP 2007), and have everything working save for one thing. The manager clicks edit task and that form has a title, description, approve status ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow to automatically trigger another workflow to start

I have a workflow (1) that takes values from an infopath form and upates those values to a list called Employees. On the employees list I have another workflow (2) that is set to run when an item is ...
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What gets trigged fist List Workflow item added or List Event Receiver ItemAdded.? [duplicate]

Workflow Vs Event Receiver I have a list in a site collection called projects. I have a workflow on Item Added and now currently in the process of creating Event Receiver. I would like to know which ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow, log shipping supported?

We plan on implementing log shipping for SharePoint DR environment. I found details about SharePoint databases and Log shipping support here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj841106.aspx ...
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Sharepoint Workflow 2013/2013 - Create list item to document library creates corrupt document

I have recently upgraded a 2010 site to 2013 with spd workflow running on the 2010 platform. The "create list item" to a library does not seem to work. It adds a document but the file is corrupt and ...
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Setting Group Owner using workflow 2013 and REST

We wanted to have a group created while specifying the group owner upon creation. Is that possible? The rest call to /_api/currentsite/sitegroups using POST will create a group, but there is an ...
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Approval/Feedback workflow: how to change the task status with a custom button on InfoPath Form?

I created two workflows, one based on the approval workflow and another based on the feedback workflow via SharePoint Designer 2010. For both workflows I'm trying to find a solution to add a custom ...
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SPD Workflow Approval Task- Unexpected Error When Viewing Task

I have a SPD 2010 workflow that is starting an approval process and assigning a task to a user. I'm running into an odd issue. When a user with contribute permissions on the Task list tries to view ...
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Workflows comparing a date for today

I am working on a sharepoint workflow and have a date column where I want it so its greater or equal to todays date to do something. Would I just put Today as a string? or do I have to do something ...
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Sharepoint 2013 flowchart workflow custom code

I'am SharePoint 2013 beginner and i have a project where i need to create a workflow (With Visual Studio), so i started my workflow as flowchart workflow then at some point i needed to write custom ...
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Sharepoint workflow not adding tasks to Workflow Tasks lists

IMPORTANT EDIT: It's happening in all sites and subsites! Not just in the newly created ones! Suddenly the workflows are not creating tasks anymore! I've created a Sharepoint Approval Workflow on a ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows not Associating with List

On my SharePoint site I have 2 collections, '/' and '/sites/dev/'. Everything works properly on the root site, but with with dev site collection any 2013 workflows that I publish are not being ...
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sharepoint 2010 workflow anonymous access

we have two Sharepoint farms. One uses windows authentication and the other is open to public. I am working on a workflow which will be initiated by HR. This form will be sent to end user to fill up ...
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SharePoint 2013: Unable to Update newly Created Item in a Different List - Error “Coercion Failed…”

Scenario: I have 2 lists. Lets say List 1 & List 2. I am trying to: In List 1 Workflow, I Create a New List Item on List 2. This works file. I see an empty List Item in List 2 as soon as I ...
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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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SharePoint Workflow Error -The given key was not present in the dictionary

I have created a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio 2012. This workflow is activated when a list item is modified. Once the list item modified, the workflow shows as the started. But on ...
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Initiate Workflow With Custom Action

I have looked around on Google, and I have found tutorials on how to initiate a workflow from a custom action in the ribbon, but I have run into a problem. I am not sure why (I assume I have a ...