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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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Automatically create a new email list 30 days after the WF Status has chagned to complete in SPD

I have a list that basically sends an automated email when a task is due. This is working fine, but when the Status changes to Completed I want it to automatically generate another task/list 30 days ...
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Made a mess of this Workflow Application

Well, it started when I accidentally deleted the Workflow service from the Site App Permissions area. After I was unable to re-add the permissions to the site. I went to remove the SharePoint ...
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Add lookup field to task assign in sharepoint workflow

I need to create a task after user add a file to Documents list. I use for it "Assign task to" command. And i need fill lookup field link on added item. How can i do it? Or maybe i can use command ...
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PowerShell to get workflow status in a list items of the SharePoint Online

I need create a PowerShell code to get the status of a workflow in a list items of the SharePoint Online. It's simple in On Premise SharePoint, but in online I have serious difficulties. Someone can ...
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SP2013 VS Workflow Farm Solution deployment update workflow definition

We have SharePoint 2013 workflow developed using visual studio 2012. We need to send updates for the workflow in production. What is observed that after deployment the workflow definition doesn't ...
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How to update item permission using SP2013 workflow?

Previously I have Nintex workflow experience. Now I come to a project do not have Nintex. We only have SP2013 OOB Workflow (workflow 2010). May I know is it possible to change an item permission using ...
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SharePoint 2010 custom workflow - Adding approver to existing approvers list

I was asked to add a new user to the list of existing approvers in a SP2010 custom approval workflow. The workflow was created long back. I don't have the access to the code for that. Now, I am not ...
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SP 2013 - SP 2010 Workflow - Check in document before move to different view

We have a master document library that has multiple views, when the phase of the document gets changed to "archive" the document moves from one view to another using a filter in the view. The problem ...
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Workaround for secondary workflow on tasks list

I need to overcome the limitation when one VS workflow creates tasks on task list, which also has another workflow attached to ItemCreated, and the secondary workflow is not triggered. Any ideas? (I ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow not showing in App Permissions list

I have created a SharePoint 2013 workflow using Designer that is supposed to create a subsite. When I go into the App Permissions site setting to authorize the app, it is not showing up in the list of ...
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Change to workflow with existing paused workflows

I have a workflow that pauses for one or five days based on whether the added list item is "emergency" or "normal" priority. I’m changing the workflow so that it will pause until a specified ...
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Problems with the same workflow working in two web applications in the same server

I have a workflow to send emails when a new task is created. I have two web applications on the same server and I'm using that workflow on both. The problem is that on my default application the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - How to retrieve the SPWorkflow object associated with a SPListItem?

Here's the scenario: I have a SPListItem in hand, which i know has a started workflow associated. The workflow has a task created for approval. I want to access the SPWorkflow and then the ...
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Difference Between Content Approval and Document Approval Workflow?

Could somebody explain the differences between content approval and document approval workflow in SharePoint 2010 and how they work together when they are both turned on in a document library?
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Association: Task List in Workflow stopped working

Help please. I am using SharePoint 2013 in cunjuntion with SPD (no Code). JUst OOB solution. I have been using the to send emails to helpdesk based on wether the Manager changes those dropdowns to ...
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Use REST odata webservice to update a project in Project server

I am using a workflow to create a project in project server 2013. This seems like a fairly common operation, but I need to set a few pieces of information when I create the project that are not ...
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How to use Active Directory groups with workflows?

Is there a way to use Active Directory groups with Workflows 2013? From what I have experimented the workflow starts but then gives operation cancelled. I have read that someone saying that it's not ...
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Embed Approval Workflow into InfoPath Form?

I would like to find out whether its possible to embed approval workflow status 'approved' into an InfoPath form - filled in and completed on SharePoint 2013. We are able to approve workflows and ...
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Workflow to verify modified date and send email

I need to create a workflow that verifies the modified date of an item, and sends an email to remind the user if the file has not been changed between days 1 and 4 of the current month. This workflow ...
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Saving a form to a Library from a list workflow

So I had designed a workflow using lists, and it's worked well, but now a new requirement has been provided to also save a copy of the form from the completed workflow to a library. Can anyone tell me ...
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Visual Studio not seeing workflow 2013 task list fields in activity

I'm trying to use WaitForFieldChange activity in VS2013 for SP2013 on task list defined in VS solution. Yet the FieldName dropdown for this list is empty: ( http://i.stack.imgur.com/EMp5C.png ) ...
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Workflow Item Not available

I have installed office tools for 2012 but there is still not a template for workflow on the add new item page. What downloads am I missing in order to do Sharepoint 2013 development? i can;t find ...
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Move Item From One List to Another List that Has a Workflow Already (SP 2010 Designer)

I am attempting to move a document from a document library from its source list (that has a workflow assigned to it), to another list that has its own workflow assigned to it using SharePoint Designer ...
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Approval workflow create a extra task

When I start a specific Approval workflow, two tasks are created associated to the first user and a second task is created associated to a second user. The workflow should not create two tasks ...
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SharePoint 2013 custom workflow activities dll reference error on publish

I have created a custom workflow activity and it is coming fine in the designer. As soon as I publish my workflow, I get below error (0, 10) The type or namespace name ' For this, where do I need ...
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SharePoint workflow Status

I created a SharePoint designer workflow with name GraphicsWF. I want to get only the approved items, for that am using the query below <Where><Eq><FieldRef Name="GraphicsWF" ...
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SharePoint workflow will return .000 inside a link for the current Item URL Path

I have created the following list workflow inside SharePoint designer:- The workflow will be started manually on “Announcement” list, and will send email notifications to users. but the problem I ...
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Book lending list in Sharepoint 2007

This is my first question on this site. My task is to make a Book lending list in Sharepoint 2007. Requirements are: I need to store who has the book, from date - till date Users can request books, ...
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Can we call external web service from SharePoint workflow?

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow which needs to call a web service outside of SharePoint. The web service is hosted in some server say "http://www.abc.com/Service.svc". Is it possible?
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Workflow suddenly stopped

I have workflow which was starting for newly created items and after some days workflow stopped starting for newly created items. What could be the reason if workflow suddenly stopped starting?
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Associating Lists With OOTB Workflows

So I created a custom list and infopath form and published it to SharePoint. Then from that page I added a workflow and chose the globally reusable Approval workflow. Now I'm trying to edit the ...
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“Unexpected error on server associating the workflow”, when i define multiple If statement inside my workflow

I have created the following workflow inside SharePoint designer:- d now when i check the workflow for errors it mentioned that there are no errors, but when i try publishing the workflow i got the ...
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How to inform approvers about their initiator-selected role in a workflow?

I have a customized OOTB SP2010 approval workflow running in a SP2013 environment. This is started manually and there is an initiation form, where the initiator adds some metadata and also specifies ...
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Duplicate emails from a workflow are going to be sent when creating a new wiki page

I am working on an enterprise wiki site, and I know that when creating a new wiki page it goes through the following life cycle:- When a user clicks on add new page, and he enters the page title; a ...
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Could not send emails to users defined inside a custom site column, using List workflow

I have created a simple workflow using SharePoint designer, with the following settings:- Start workflow when an item is created or changes:- To send email to the “Assigned to Approvals”. ...
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Workflow does not starts for all created items

I have created workflow for Document library. I checked these options for workflow: Allow this workflow to be manually started by an authenticated user with Edit Items Permissions. Start this ...
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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 ...