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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How to get the current site url in SharePoint 2013?

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow developed in Visual Studio 2012. How can I retrieve the current site url to a local variable?
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Using workflow VS alerts for sending notification emails

I have a publishing site collection based on the enterprise wiki inside SP2013, and I set that the wiki page library required content approval. So I want to be sending emails to approval/s users when ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Initiation form dropdown menu based on SharePoint list

I want to create a workflow initiation form with few dropdown menus where a person who starts the workflow can choose to whom the workflow should go. I want to base those dropdowns on one or more ...
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Best approach i can follow to send emails to “Approval/s” users to get their approval on a wiki page

I have the following inside my enterprise wiki site collection:- I have defined an “Approval” groups which allow specific users to approve/reject wiki pages. Inside the wiki library versioning ...
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Workflow manager 1.0 Configuration | Not installing, having some error

I have installed workflow manager and started to configured but it is showing me errors that "Failure to adding user in local group BUILTIN\Administrators" and then after completing 2 stapes at "Add ...
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How to call IIS hosted WCF Service from SharePoint 2013 workflow?

I have a WCF service deployed in IIS Website. I am able to invoke the service from web browser using service url - http://localhost/Service.svc/get/hello It returns data in XML format as desired ...
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SP 2010: How to create a subsite in a workflow without access to the server?

I'm using SharePoint 2010 Designer to create a group collaboration page. On this page the users should be able to create a project workspace/subsite with the use of a data form. Now I have a custom ...
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Sharepoint online Workflow CSOM or JSOM libraries for REST

Are there any workflow activities that will build A REST request, and send it off to the correct location, in the App Domain or in the Host-Web Domain. I am running into an issue of trying to copy a ...
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(Sharepoint 2010) How do I activate Approval, Collect Feedback, and Collect Signatures workflows for a site collection?

All workflows are active except for these 3. Everything I've read says to go to Site Collection Features and activate Workflows. I've done this, but these three workflows are still inactive. Is ...
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Document Approval Workflow in SharePoint 2013

Firstly, apologies if this has been answered somewhere, but I have spent 2 days hunting through Google, including results here, and I haven't found an answer yet, so I thought someone here may be able ...
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Secondary workflow doesn't run when primary workflow started by Information Management policy

I have a puzzling situation in my Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise environment. I have a Quiz forms library that holds Quizzes. When they are initially created, their status is 'Assigned'. And upon ...
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How to get document title in a workflow (2013) developped with Visual Studio 2012

I have got a 2013 workflow (developped with Visual Studio 2012) on a document library. It starts when a new document is created. How can I get the document title to use it in my workflow? Thanks ...
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Event reciever on item updated do not start when item is updated trough a workflow

When an item is updated maually the event reciever starts and work as expected. But when the item is updated through a SharePoint Designer Workflow, nothing happens. There is nothing about this in the ...
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Conditional Automated Email Alerts in SP2007 based on list entries

I need a SP 2007 list to auto generate and send an email to an email address that is an attribute in the list 60 days prior to an expiration date that is also an attribute in the list, without 3rd ...
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Is there a way to receive attachments through Workflow task?

I am trying to receive files from a user, if they forgot to attach it in the first place. Or when a task later requires more information from user. One of the approvers will return the item back to ...
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SPD 2010 Workflow - Multiple Serial Approval of a PDF-F

What I need to accomplish is to have a PDF-F go to several serial groups of parallel approvers once its added to a library. Ideally the PDF-F would go to an approver, get checked out, digitally ...
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How to call HTTP service from on-premise to On-Cloud SharePoint?

Is it possible to call an HTTP service using 'Call HTTP Service' action from On-premise SharePoint site to Office 365 SharePoint site. I believe the workflow should authenticate to the site first. ...
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Breakpoint not hit in SP2013 workflow

I have a VS 2013 workflow and am trying to debug it. I have installed Workflow manager tools for Visual studio 2013, seems to be fine. I've ran the configurator, but afterwards had to make some minor ...
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which one is better considering performance, workflow or event receiver?

Using events like ItemAdded, ItemUpdated which one has the good performance on custom list. What can be preferred considering there are large lists?
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SharePoint 2013: Developing Custom Workflow Designer

Technology: Using SharePoint 2013 Standard Edition. I am in process of creating a platform or an application that allows admin users create custom (any) workflows, in order to apply these workflows ...
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Powershell Automation of Workflow Visio Exports

In Sharepoint 2013 I'm working on a solution for automated backups at the list level (as opposed to full site backups). Thus far it's a two part solution involving powershell commands that would run ...
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Identify what items in list were modified

I am trying to setup a workflow that alerts me when a list item in SharePoint has been changed. I don't need the actual value, just the field name that has been modified. The closest I have come to ...
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How to start workflow independently

Good day, I have a list that has a custom workflow that starts when an idem is created. I the workflow i have a codeActivity that creates multiple items on the list. This in turn starts multiple ...
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How to display task assigned to field in document library view?

When you assign a workflow to a document or item, under the task that gets created, you can see who the task is assigned to based on where you are within the workflow. My goal is to create a generic ...
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Powershell how to set a List field by Display User, or set by

I don't have a User Login Name. I have got a Display User Name. With this form - "User Surname User Name", If i have do it by workflow its works, but after 180 elements workflow crashed me. How could ...
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Automatic Storage of outlook emails

I'm looking for a way to automatically have my emails saved in Sharepoint as Custom Lists with specific metadata, in order for me to use the emails in a workflow. Basically, everytime I recieve an ...
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Calling a WCF web service from a SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow

I have a scenario where I need to access a WCF web service (locally hosted) from a SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio workflow. Below given is what I have done so far: This is what the workflow does: ...
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SharePoint / InfoPath Workflow (One List To Another)

I created an InfoPath 2010 form to be used in our SharePoint 2010 Foundation intranet site. The workflow for this form is as followed: User initially fills out form a. if the user is a generic ...
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List does not appear in SharePoint Customization Wizard

I am creating a workflow in Visual Studio 2013 and when trying to associate the workflow with the list - the list is not in the drop down
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Custom activity shows as “started” even after completion in list workflow settings

I have created a custom workflow activity and used it in another sequential workflow project. This custom activity is the last step in the workflow process.The workflow settings in list shows two ...
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Email Service Access

We have an InfoPath form, published as a site content type, which feeds to 8 different lists on a site collection. In 2010, the form ran fine, and when an item was submitted to a site, the site's ...
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Additional Workflow Data Empty

I am trying to build a Project Server workflow using SharePoint Designer 2013. The workflow itself is working. It can create a task in the Project Server task list and approving it progresses the ...
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How to get 'form digest value' used in REST call?

I am trying to delete a web by calling the REST service from a SharePoint 2013 workflow. The MSDN reference here tells the syntax like $.ajax({ url: "http://<site url>/_api/web", type: ...
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Task Expiry in Workflow 2013 is not available

I'm using Designer Workflow 2013, in that i need to Start a Task process. In that there is no option for Task Expiry i can find only Due Date. In Workflow 2010 there is an option for Task Expiry so ...
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Updating a (calculated) field based on lookup field :: Workarounds

I am a site owner in SP2010 impl., at work. Not a farm admin / super admin. For one of my needs, I am designing a list using Datasheet View. I have columns of People, Lookup and Choice datatypes. ...
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Round-Robin Review Assignment in SharePoint 2010

It is possible to have round-robin review assignment in workflow sharepoint designer? For example, when someone upload document, it will be send to the review board. Assume this review board has 3 ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 calendar/list/views used/web part stats etc

As the title mentioned, is there a way or some sort of web part or workflow where I can collect stats on the amount of visits SharePoint gets on a certain page, calendar, what web is most used on the ...
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Query String URL Webpart on Project Server 2013 Workflow Tasks

Project Server 2013 I am trying to get a Project Detail Page (Workflow page) to show only the workflow approval tasks for the given project. I have a Query String (URL) Webpart on the page and the ...
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Best way to set up client onboarding process

I'm looking to create a workflow (I think) that would kick off a process to help onboard new clients. I'd like the process to look something like the below steps. Would a workflow be the best ...
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How to prevent users from adding items to a list when the same user already has another item pending approval in that list?

When a user adds an item to a list (called 'Conference List') an approval workflow is kicked off. During the approval process, the user should not be able to submit another item to the same list. If ...
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Removing “Due Date” from approval workflow form

Is it possible to completely remove the "Due Date" label from the approval workflow form? My customer does not use explicit due dates, and thinks it is confusing that the label for one even exists. I ...
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Have workflow add items in a list contained in a different site scope in SP 2010

I've been tasked to create two distinct site structures, which will contain one list each. One list will have a workflow associated with it, this workflow having to, once activated, add and update ...
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Document Approval Workflow with Rollback

I have this question and was wondering if someone could answer me. How can I implement a document approval workflow with notification rollback. Something like: User A sends to user B; user B ...
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CreateTaskWithContentType - The content type of a workflow task must be derived from the Workflow Task content type

I have build a workflow with task list which use two content types for SharePoint 2010. In my workflow I want to use the activity CreateTaskWithContentType which should create a new workflow task. The ...
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How to get running workflow instances on listitems in powershell?

I have craeted a powershell script to terminate all the corrupted workflows which are older than 4 hours. But I think it is not looking only for the running workflows. It is looking for all the ...
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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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What is the expected behavior of Sharepoint workflow

If I have a list A with a workflow named "Create Item in List B" that creates an item in list B, and list B has a workflow named "Log Info" that only creates a log in the history list an is configured ...
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Providing sharepoint groups as choice in the new item form

I want to create a field in the new Item form where in it should display names of 4 sharepoint groups (with users) as choices to the user, where in the user can multi-select one or more choice of ...
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Enable workflow with an Infopath 2010 form

I have an Infopath 2010 form with some custom code. The security of the form is at Full trust (the form is created with InfoPath Designer 2010). The form is working well but i can't make a workflow ...