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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Sending an email as “High Importance” via SPD Workflow

Is it possible to send an email as high importance through a SharePoint Designer Workflow? Use case would be if a checkbox is checked, send email as high importance. If it is not, send regular ...
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Only send notification when certain items are changed

I have a List with two workflows. One that runs when an item is created/updated, and another that runs daily to perform a calculation. Emails go out when an item is created, updated, and expires. ...
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Workflow that converts Infopath-forms to PDF

I want a workflow that when a form is filled out in Infopath creates a PDF (alternate excel or word) file that is exported to a separate library. Any tips? I have tried the Harepoint thing but it ...
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App Permission (appinv.aspx) /app/manifest cannot contain text

I got the problem, that if I want to grant the Workflow to trust (/_layouts/15/appinv.aspx), I get the following error: The element 'AppPermissionRequests' in Namespace ...
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Content type not updated after adding column in library using powershell

I have added a new column in library in SharePoint 2010 site using powershell. The column is getting added, however content type is not getting updated for the libraries. When I try to get new column ...
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Prevent Workflow Status Column From Being Added To Default View

I'm creating a sequential workflow in Visual Studio 2013 for SharePoint 2010. The first time the workflow runs, a column is added to the default view for the workflow status. I have two questions: ...
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How can we get and set value of every row in repeating table using SharePoint Workflow 2013

Is there any way we can get and set value of every row in repeating table using SharePoint Workflow 2013? I would like to perform this using only workflows and not using C# code.
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Add list item only after workflow approval

Is there a way to restrict or hold the list item from adding into the list until it is approved? Once the user hits the save button from new user form, the workflow approval request starts and until ...
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Looping using SharePoint Designer 2013 to show available users

I have a task. I have a list called tickets where a user can submit trouble tickets. In addition, I have 3 engineers who handles these. If Engineer 1 receives the ticket he can either approve the ...
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How to disable workflow on sharepoint list 2010

I've a workflow on a SharePoint list, triggered manually and when an item is created. I don't want to remove it but just disable. How to do this?
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Getting variable from asp/aspx to workflow

I need to move a variable saved on a SP list item(LIST A) to a workflow that starts on the creation of a new item in a different list(LIST B). This new item on LIST B will be created upon pressing an ...
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Automatically re-numbering field on new item entry in Sharepoint list (SP 2010)

I am attempting to make a 'Priority Matrix' of tasking along with some contextual data. The idea is that each task would be given a unique priority from 1 to how ever many tasks are in the list. ...
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start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item. greyed out/disabled

I have got a problem. When I creating a workflow from the browser the start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item is greyed out/disabled. Please help.
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Workflow “Pause Until Date” and Event Receiver

Currently I am using SP2013 and I have met with this problem : I have a workflow created by using SPD. All it does is waits until a specific date and then ends. I also have an ItemAdded Event ...
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Update Sum from Total from one list into line of new list

I am trying to find a way to group list items, take the total of a column and have that number updated in another list automatically. So here is the process. Invoice-- Amount-- Tax ...
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Can I control who can and can't initiate workflows

Is it possible to control who can and can't initiate workflows? This seems like something that would be a standard feature but I can't find anything related to it. I looked into making a custom ...
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Possible to set permissions for running workflows?

Good morning, I have a site in SP2010 that has several workflows set up. They are started manually via buttons on the Actions ribbon. Is there a way to only grant certain users permission to run ...
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Error : <nativehr>0x80131904</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>] Microsoft.SharePoint.Library.SPRequestInternalClass.DeleteWorkflowAssociation

In SharePoint 2010 I am trying to remove a workflow association from a list. When I go to Workflow Settings -> Remove a Workflow -> Remove -> Click OK I get the following error: [COMException ...
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How to create a date spanning workflow?

I'm having trouble in SharePoint Designer 2010, trying to create weekly emails for all items listed within a weeks time. So for example I want a weekly email to go out each Monday that will show the ...
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Java script: how to get Workflow Id from Workflow Task Form

I need to get the Workflow Id with java script after editing a Workflow Task. What I have this far is only a script that gets the Task Id when the EditForm is opened: $(document).ready(function () { ...
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Assign Permissions to Document on Upload Workflow

I am using SPD 2010 and I am wondering if the following workflow is possible: I would like to have a workflow that when a document is uploaded by a user, the workflow assigns read permissions to that ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow 2010 - System Account Initiator

I am current running SharePoint 2013. I have a drop-off library which routes documents to the correct location. But when I use the drop-off library the workflow initiator shows up as "System Account". ...
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PWA List access via REST from sub site

I've got a Project server site that needs to access to the values of a list stored in the PWA when a new row is added in a list of its own. For that I've created a workflow using Sharepoint ...
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Copy list data from one location to another in the same site collection SharePoint 2013 Online

I have a custom list for 'Products' in my top site collection, and I have two sub sites where I need to display the same information. I have copied the Products list as a list template into b oth sub ...
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2010 - Email workflow issues

I'm currently having issues with my email workflow and would like to get it double checked to make sure I'm understanding everything right. My goal is this: When a person enters their email in ...
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SharePoint 2013 document generation from list items using workflow

I have been able to generate docs from list items using sharepoint designer workflow.But i have been able to do this with using one document template. But i have like 6 templates i would like to use ...
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Using a Word document as a template for emails inside a workflow

I'm working on a project with other team members that are far less familiar with SharePoint than myself. We want to have a Word document that will serve as a template for email notifications in a ...
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Workflow won't switch back to text-Based Designer

I setup a Workflow using the text-Based Designer. It was working as expected, but I wanted to get a Visio Export and print out a visual of the flow. Now I can not return to text-based designer. ...
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Approval workflow and 4 users who could approve wokflow

I have got 4 users who can approve by elements. How could I made by Designer in workflow the situation that only one user if approve the element the element could be seen on the list as approved ? ...
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Error sending Email from workflow

I've got a Sharepoint list inside a project server site. When a user creates an item in this list I want to send an Email to another user. I've been able to get the email address using REST and ...
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Visual Studio Workflow: get individual Task Ids from Composite Task

I have a Visual Studio Workflow for my SharePoint Online App that assigns a composite task to 5 people. I am looking for a way to obtain all 5 individual task id's in the Workflow itself, so I can ...
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How to associate workflow approval using asp page

Anyone, I've created a transport claim form using Infopath and uses the OOTB Workflow for approval process. (Sharepoint 2010) The workflow approval process by default uses infopath form. How do ...
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Is it possible to create Document library on subsite automatically when someone adding new item to list on main site by using SharePoint Workflow?

I`m trying to make SharePoint Workflow which will automatically create Document Library on Subsite with name "Library for [item name]", where item name is title of just created item. Is it possible ...
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Form not saving field updates

I have a form that is regularly losing changes when I update fields and submit. I have seen this in very rare instances in the same (SP 2013) farm, but this is happening about 40% of the time. I ...
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State machine workflow delay problem

I have a state machine workflow (see below) When i start the workflow first log is made. By debuggging, the Debugger does not step into the delay. The workflow completes always, BUT the second log ...
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add items in column using a workflow

We have a new part-time Employee that only works 3 days a week. Usually, Mon, Wed, Fri. However, that can change. Right now he puts in his name, The date he worked and hours worked, plus line ...
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Is there a string length limit in sharepoint designer?

I have a workflow that is giving unexpected results. The workflow runs when a when an list item is added. It checks and retrieves all attachments on the list item and updates a field with the ...
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SP13 Online Workflow not triggering on List

I am having the following problem with SharePoint Online I have a workflow on list B that starts when a new item is created. If I created the item manually the workflow works. Now I have a list A ...
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Reuse custom workflow activities in another Visual Studio 2013 project

I have SharePoint 2013 project Project A with several SharePoint 2013 style custom workflow activities. This project is deployed as sandboxed solution and I can use these activities inside SharePoint ...
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Is it possible to deploy custom workflow activities to Office 365

Is it possible to deploy SharePoint 2013 style custom workflow activities and deploy it to Office 365 environment as sandboxed solution? Or maybe, it is possible to deploy it as an app and use it in ...
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Customizing Workflow Task list 2013 form

I have created SP designer workflow (sharepoint 2013 platform) with the custom list. But what my issue is that, By default the task form (workflow task list 2013) showing Approve, Rejection, save and ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2013 Call http web service to call a Java class

Is it possible to create a workflow which calls a Java class Usecase: The user selects a document from a document libary and a workflow button transfers that file to a Java class is this possible. I ...
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Wait for Field to equal value not working

I have a calculated column that tells me how many days are left on a warranty. I have a workflow that checks this value and if it is more than 60 days to wait until field to equal 60 and then it is ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Limitations

Is there any limitation in the SharePoint designer workflow - "Send an email" action? Limitations like # of characters or # of recipients.
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Form Action Button to start a LIST workflow (not a site workflow)

I have a custom Edit form (associated with a list on my sharepoint 2010 website) where I needed to have a button that triggers a workflow. I found that I could add a form action button and set it to ...
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Cannot find a direct link to a workflow task to automatically be in “Edit Item” mode to complete a task

I'm looking for a way to create a link that brings the user into "Edit Item" so they will not need to click on "Edit Item". Once in "Edit Item" I look at the URL and it looks like this. It is a very ...
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Workflow task - How to set priority when assigning a task

When assigning a workflow task in SharePoint 2013, how can I set the priority? By default it is set to "(2) Normal".
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Workflows emailing everyone except certain users

I have an issue where our workflows will email to me and the person developing the workflows, but it will not send to someone in our legal department. Where would I start looking for logs on the ...
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Expiration notification 60 days, 30 days, 7 days and when expired workflow for 2013

I have an Asset Registry that we want to notify us when there is only 60 days left on the warranty, 30 days, 7 days and when the warranty has expired. I've seen some examples in SP 2010, but I'm ...
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Unable to get the list of all SP2010/SP2013 Work Flows (OOTB and SPD) which are associated with a List using CSOM

We came across an issue while pulling the workflow associations of lists, CSOM and Splist.WorkflowAssociations will not list the workflows created through SPD and attached to list. If anyone faced ...