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 post a reoccurring email in Sharepoint using a workflow

Hello SharePoint masters. I am a novice when it comes to SharePoint tips and tricks, but I have had a bit of experience creating SharePoint sites using a lot of the common features, web parts, etc. ...
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SharePoint designer workflow unable to update a people picker field however other fields are updated

I've a SharePoint 2013 form library and i do need to update a item(not the current item) in the same list, however using my logic i am able to update other fields of the particular item i need to, but ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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how do I stop a 2013 workflow immediately after i have assigned a task

I have a requirement where in I have started a workflow. I have assigned a task and now I do not want to wait for task action. I want the workflow to end just after the task is created. How do I do ...
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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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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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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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Get related item of a task

I am starting workflow for a list item. Workflow creats tasks. How can i get a related item (list item) of a task programmaticaly? SPBuiltInFieldId.WorkflowListId does no work.
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Can SharePoint Workflow be triggered by date?

I know that SharePoint workflow can be triggered by ITEM CREATED, ITEM CHANGED, MANUALLY. But, is it possible for workflow to be triggered on a specific date (probably on 5th May every year) without ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Generating an email alert workflow not working

I built this workflow attached to my Microfeed and it doesn't seem to be working. Does anyone know why this isnt working? What I have My Micro Feed
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How do i know what user did in workflow? [closed]

I want to write a workflow for SharePoint 2013 in Visual Studio. How do I know what user using (add, update or delete) an item? And I have no columns with unique data.
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SPD 2010 workflow, cannot update item using newly created item id

This simple SPD 2010 workflow creates a folder in a document library and I'd like to update permissions using "created" variable. I am trying to match ID to var:created within Replace Item ...
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EnableAssignToEmail on List Creation via REST

I'm creating a task list using the REST API. This is what the beginning of the list's properties look like: "__metadata":{"type":"SP.List"},"AllowContentTypes":"true","BaseTemplate":171,"...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow from InfoPath 2013 form library

I've created a form in InfoPath 2013 with multiple view. 1st view - Requester (with Submit and Cancel buttons) 2nd view - Action By (with Submit, Approve and Reject buttons) 3rd view - Approved By (...
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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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Migrating SharePoint workflow from one site to another site

I have finished creating my list workflows on my development machine. It also has custom InfoPath Forms attached to each of them. Now I need to move it to Production. What will be my options? I read ...
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SP Workflow- How to start approval workflow based on multiple conditions?

Here is an example of what I am trying to do. I have the following list- List 1 Course-----Approver_Group---Approver_Level Course_1----Group_A------------Level1 Course_1----Group_B------------Level2 ...
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Unexpected error on server associating the workflow

I cannot proceed with publishing the workflow whenever I add more steps. But if I create a new workflow and copy the steps there, it works. Does the 2010 workflow have limited number of If statements ...
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name on TO field in email which is on a string value being reflected as different name

I created a workflow which will send email to action owner. I initially had the returned field as Display Name Semicolon Delimited but I keep on encountering error below: Coercion Failed: Unable ...
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Property access conversion to an activity is not supported for property 'Today' defined on type 'System.DateTime'

I am developing a Sharepoint 2013 add-in. Writing the workflow, when using DateTime.today, I get this error: Property access conversion to an activity is not supported for property 'Today' defined on ...
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Workflow doen's send email to person field

I need to configure a workflow which would send an email on item creation to the user in Person field of that item. So I've opened SPD, created a new workflow on that list, selected Send an Email ...
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Calculated Formula to mirror status

I have created a custom list with a dropdown field called Project Status with the following options Unassigned Work in Progress Hold Dropped Completed I have also created another hidden field ...
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How do we get a value from task form(flexi task) and update the same to the SharePoint list? Is that feature available in Nintex? [on hold]

Here is the scenario. We are using flexi task (InfoPath form) in which we would like to display some information from the associated list item and when we approve or reject the task some additional ...
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Set permissions on list item for anonymous user through workflow

I am facing a problem which I do not find solution. Here is my scenario: I have a list associated workflow. This list is accessible to the public (anonymous users) When the field status of the ...
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How do I create an email trigger/workflow from SP list?

I need to have an email sent to users based upon not completing an action in a sharePoint list. For instance if a task status was blank or incomplete, it would notify the user to provide the update. ...
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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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How to exact substring from string using index value in SharePoint 2010 workflow

How to create workflow where two substring can be exacted from one and can be saved in two different column of the list. I have title like arrow_black, I want to exact arrow and black from this title. ...
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workflow 2010 will show a Date equal to 01/01/0001 inside the email, if the Date is empty

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, and i create a new Workflow 2010 inside Sharepoint designer 2013. now inside the Workflow i set an email which contain the following value:- [%Current Item:...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow is stuck without any error

I have Visual Studio custom workflows running in SharePoint 2013 Workflow Manager 1.0. I am facing a weird issue that some of these workflows get stuck without any error. These workflows have 3 ...
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workflow to delete list item on subsite( Sharepoint designer call http web service )

I am trying to use the call http web service in sharepoint designer to delete a list item on a subsite( for example, when a list item is deleted on subsite 1 delete item on subsite 2). for this ...
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Workflow fired from ribbon runs previous version

In SharePoint 2013, I have developed a custom ribbon action that is associated to a Content Type, which is in turn also associated to a workflow. The exact same URL is built up under the ribbon action ...
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SharePoint webpart & workflow time is different

I have a record that is created through a custom webpart and updated through multiple workflows (Triggered on new item and also item update) The time that the record is created is totally different ...
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Approval Workflow with variable number of approvers

I am attempting to create an approval workflow with a variable number people who need to approve the item. For instance if employee A is pretty low on the org chart he or she may have 2-3 people ...