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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Online application form in SharePoint Office 365

We are using Office365 and would like to replace our existing paper applications with a SharePoint form so we can then start a new hire workflow and avoid the mistakes of keying this ourselves. Can ...
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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. I am able to send email with Send an Email action. But when I use ...
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Configuring document expiration library and auto deletion on sharepoint Online

I am trying to configure auto deletion on my site by setting up a document expiration policy for some documents in my site document library and specifying a retention stage to delete the documents at (...
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Sharepoint workflow email being reformatted

I have created a workflow which sends out an email containing this html: https://jsfiddle.net/e7Lpkme2/ However, upon opening it in outlook it appears jumbled with extra white spaces and misaligned ...
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Launch workflow with custom action doesn't work properly

I've created 3 custom actions (with the type "display ribbon") for one list. I have 3 workflows and I want each action to launch one workflow. I want "Nettoyer" to use the "Enlèvement_clean" ...
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Invalid text value in SharePoint workflow 2013 string builder

I have a text which is a letter template. This text contain workflow's variables and words. And when I start the workflow, it goes to stage where it creates the one-line string variable with this text ...
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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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“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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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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MOSS - Document Library - Quick Part - HTML Content

I am using sharepoint 2007. My situation is users input into a custom list. A workflow will copy this list item into a document library with the same structure (except the rich text field is a muti-...
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Approval Workflow Any user to Approve

I'm using the OOTB Approve Workflow.. When I add two people person1 and person2 in the Approvers field they both need to approve for the workflow to end. I want when either person approves then ...
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SharePoint workflow canceled on start only when automatic

I'm having a strange issue with a Visual Studio Sequential workflow. We're uploading files to SharePoint Document Library via Client Object Model using File.SaveBinaryDirect. Error in log is as ...
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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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Re-usable workflow duplicated in new list

I have created a re-usable workflow and attached it to a custom content type which is the default for a list I have saved as template and tried to re-use. When a new list is created from the template,...
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Infopath form opens as read only and cannot be submitted by only some users

We have an infopath form that we created so our staff can submit their expenses through SharePoint. This form then needs to be signed and approved by someone in upper management. Once a form is ...
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Send email from workflow to email enabled document library

Here is some background info: I was asked to create some new personnel action forms for HR, and then when one is submitted, have it sent in an email to certain recipients. They also want them archived ...
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“The file has been modified by…” error, when the workflow starts automatically

Hello,I have created a SharePoint 2013 list workflow in library L1 which does the following actions:1- Create a document-set in library L22- Copy the current document from L1 to L23- Move the copied ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflows with lookup columns

I have a document library where Country and State are lookup columns. When an new item is created in the list, i would like to trigger an email if the state that was selected is not part of that the ...
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Workflow 2013 still not available in SharePoint Designer 2013

I have already followed all of the steps to configure workflow manager in my SharePoint server, but it is still not showing in SharePoint Designer. Here are the steps I followed: https://technet....
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Is there a way to make a workflow run every Monday?

Context: I have a list that we use as a sort of newsfeed. I have a workflow which, when an item is created on the newsfeed, copies the contents into a new list item on a secondary list. What I am ...
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SharePoint 2013 document set multilevel approval workflow

How to create a multilevel approval workflow for document set in designer? . While uploading the documents user will select "Do you want to start the workflow ?" If it's Yes the document set approval ...
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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 to send an email when an item's status has been in pending for too long?

I have a workflow set up on my sharepoint 2010 site that will email an employee's manager when they've submitted a new list item. The manager will get the email, go to the site and approve the list ...
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SPD Workflow Emails Sporadically Sending

I have been witnessing a disturbing trend in my SP environment, slowly I am watching workflows begin to experience a problem where emails do not always send. It's very random. Worst of all is that on ...
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SPD 2010 Approval Workflow Failing after Years of Deployment?

We are having a lot of trouble this month with an SPD 2010 'Engineering Document Release' (EDR) workflow that I deployed in 2014. We use an InfoPath 2010 form that contains lists of Checker(s), ...
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copy item/document in same list,using OOTB workflow

I want to create new column and in that column I want any link/button and after clicking on it I want to make copy of same document/item inside same library/list. Is it possible with OOTB workflow?
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outgoing email configuration in sharepoint 2013 with zoho

my email server is configured with zoho.com with SSL. I had Configured Outgoing E-Mail Settings but OOTB approval workflow give error "The e-mail message cannot be sent. Make sure the outgoing e-mail ...
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Wokflow manager 1.0 refresh upgrades

While upgrading workflow manger 1.0 to Workflow Manager 1.0 refresh, do we need to run workflow manager config wizard after done installing workflow manager 1.0 refresh from web platform installer. ...
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How can I add notification for changing users?

I have a list that contains authorities, authorized person, and delegatee. Authorized person can delegate his/her authority to anyone. I want to add a notification that is when he/she delegates, he ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Foundation: Workflow to set up repeating Audit Tasks and reminders

Novice to Sharepoint. Looking for some advice regarding Workflows. I'm running Sharepoint 2010 Foundation. I've been asked to design an Audit Document Workflow. The Manager will create factory ...
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how to use a reusable workflow in a different site collectoin

I have create a 2010 workflow in SharePoint designer 2013 I have globally published a workflow and it appears now in my site collection at root site and every sub site in it. I want to deploy this ...
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List item Approval Status by Workflow

I have made a 2013 workflow for a list but I cannot get it to work the way I want it too. At the moment it sends me a task to approve or reject the submitted item but it's only on the task itself not ...
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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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Workflow Email - Lookup email address

I used SPD2010 to create a generic "send email" notification that cc's to a shared mailbox and has a "to" that directs to a personal mailbox on the same network. I'm using a lookup in the list to ...
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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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How to set Start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item using csom

i am associating a custom workflow to a library using csom. How do i select checkbox : Start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item using csom.
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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 (http://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Reimagine-SharePoint-Development/...
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Issue with Completing Custom Workflow Task

I have created a (legacy) SP2010 workflow which is run when the new item is created. It creates a workflow task which has a custom edit form. The form has "Reviewed" button which should complete the ...
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Locked Task Solution. Did I break it?

enter code hereI'm a site collection admin. My organization uses Sharepoint-online. We've been plagued by the "This task is currently locked by a running workflow..." messages. It's really crippling, ...
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Task List ItemAdded Receiver doesn't work for workflow created tasks

Why doesn't the ItemAdded Receiver get called when a task was created by a workflow, but when a user created a task it does? I tried setting the Receivers ListUrl to my list URL and tried using the ...
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How do you access task form field data from approval workflows?

tldr: Need to access Task Form Field data in first Approval step, but nothing shows up. On the bigger scale, I have is a multi-step approval system. On the first approval step, the user inputs the ...
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Accidentally removed custom workflow from list

I've accidentally removed a custom workflow from list :( I was doing a bulk data import and didnt want the workflow(s) firing against each item. I've now come back in to turn the workflows back on ...
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Calculate Field with a Lookup Additional Column

Would like to ask some suggestion if i have 2 lists (Vendor List & Order List). Where Vendor List is contain with name & discount fields And i create new list "Order List" with field Items, ...
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How to sort list items in specific sub-folder of the list after creation of new item?

I have a list with information (news). There are severel sub-folders in the list, and according to the content, a new list item shall be put in one of those sub-folders. If a new item is created in ...
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Re-curing email notification to all list entry

I have a list (contains hundreds of data) which I need to send email notification for each of the entry creator on every end of quarter. Is SharePoint workflow able to loop through the list and ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow issues after migration to 2013

I have an issue which has come up after I had a site in my companies environment migrated to SharePoint 2013 via the database attach method. I was not part of the migration at all from the technical ...
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Will SharePoint 2016 Support SharePoint 2010 Workflow

We are looking to implement a SharePoint 2010 Workflow in SharePoint 2013 which still supports SharePoint 2010 workflow. I was wondering if anyone has heard if SharePoint 2016 will continue to support ...
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Workflows Stopping and detaching themselves from Items : AutoStart Workflow: System.ArgumentException

We have a number of worflows on numerous list's, and they have recently detached them selves from the list , by that i mean that they no longer appear in the workflows area. Also they have stopped and ...
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Submit content of SPS 2013 custom form to Email

I`ve a custom form using SPD 2013 and remove save and close button. Added Submit button and would like to associate a workflow to submit the form content to a specific email id. Environment: ...
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Show details from the list item on a “task e-mail” Workflow

I have a list that I have a workflow on. The workflow sends a task e-mail. Every thing works as expected. When the workflow runs the user gets an e-mail in Outlook they can click on to open the ...