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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Send mail activity after Create task results “Error Occured” in Workflow

I came across very strange behavior of SharePoint workflow (Using Visual Studio). If I add Send Email Activity after Create Task activity, it gives me result- Error Occured . I thought, there will be ...
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Creating a 2010 SharePoint Workflow Condition “Is one of ” or “Starts with”

I want to create a 2010 SharePoint Designer workflow condition based on multiple options. For example, if a drop-down menu option has X, X1, X2, X3, Y, Z as a choice; I would like to create a ...
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InfoPath/Workflow error: A button in the form template is missing an xd:CtrlID attribute?

I have a list with a custom InfoPath form. There is a workflow tied to the list which, in turn, starts an approval workflow, then sets fields when the approval workflow completes. I have full control ...
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How to append to Event Attendee list using workflow

On a Sharepoint 2010 workflow, on List B, I want to look up the Attendees on a particular event in List A, append that list of users with the user who Created the list item in List B ...
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Workflow copying a list item from one site to another site

I have site A (CRM) that contains a manager name. Depending on the manager's name, I'd like for the list item to be copied to site B. How do I get the copying to move from one subsite to another ...
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Conditional workflow email automatically sent when a single field changes

I have a list (CRM) and there is a field where a representative is assigned. The rep gets an email when the field is filled in for the first time. How do I make a workflow so that if the rep is ...
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Discussion Board Workflow for Replies

I have a Discussion Board on my SharePoint site that is used by the whole organization for weekly department updates. Usually what happens is: Department will post their weekly update as a new ...
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workflow form: get data from list

I have a workflow on the list RedList, started when an item in RedList is created. The first instruction of the workflow is: Collect New Information from BigUser (Output to Variable: tempVariable) ...
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Person or group field only displaying first entry

I have a workflow that asks the user to enter peoples' names into a Person or Group field. Multiple names are entered into this field, but only the first name entered gets published to the Person or ...
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SharePoint Workflow Task Escalation

Does anyone know if when you use the action to escalate a task after it's expired if it completes the task for the person who let it expire? I'm not finding much out there about this. I do have a test ...
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Add additional field to approval workflow form

I want to add an additional field to the approval workflow form so that approver can also fill the values for that field. The field exists in Tasks list.
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 List Workflow can't write to a file on a remote network host

I have created a list workflow in Visual Studio which writes XML to a file on a network drive. I have confirmed that I can access the drive from the SharePoint host. I can also manually ...
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Is it possible to display current workflows on the welcome page of a doc set?

I would like to have the workflows active for a particular doc set shown on the welcome page so that when a user clicks on the link for the doc set in the email they get they will see the task instead ...
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Issue with SharePoint 2010/2013 workflow to rename documents

I have an workflow in SharePoint site 2013 which will rename all the documents uploaded/FTPed into the library. We recieve documents with the same names daily. E.g. If the document name is "Report", ...
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Visual Studio Sequential Workflow : spexception was unhandled by user code

I have created simple sequential workflow in visual studio with one application page(which has 3 buttons like Approve,Reject & Close buttons) for editing the task. i deployed it to site collection ...
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ontaskchanged event is not triggered in a moss state machine workflow

I have this workflow which was working fine. But now it does not. It has the following states -inital, stage1, stage2, stage3, final. Initial stage works properly. In stage1, create task also works ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2013 Always Suspended

We are having this issue in SP Workflow 2013 that even we create a simple workflow like sending email or just changing status name it always goes to Suspended stage. Below is the error we always ...
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Workflow to send reminder on recurring events. Email must state the next event

I am currently in a situation where we have recurring events (Birthday reminders) that send out an email to facilities to buy birthday card. The email (sent 3 days before) reads like this: Please buy ...
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workflow - send notification everyday until status = complete

Is there a way to send daily notification if the status column is not Complete? If yes, how? I tried several ways like parallel workflow, etc. but can't get this to work. I declared a variable call ...
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SharePoint List Workflow

I have two different lists with different items! let's call them for List A and List B I want to create a worflow that can do the following rows when I change something in the list so must the flea ...
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Workflow Emails Sharepoint 2010 don't send what is in define message and go to wrong person

I'm trying to setup an email response that when I change "Completed by Data" to "yes" it will send an email back to the created by person. This didn't work so I tried a simple send to user "Bryan" ...
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Initiate workflow on SharePoint 2013 when initiator is granted access only through Active Directory group

Has anyone successfully achieved the following: Using SharePoint 2013, in the browser, create a custom list or library Grant Full Access or Contribute access to this list or library for an Active ...
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How to get workflow instance id in workflow association form?

I am working on SharePoint 2010 sequential workflow. I have added association form to workflow. I want to store Workflow Instance id to one list while associating workflow. My questions are: Is it ...
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Create Task item from WorkFlow using SPServices

I am using SharePoint 2013 in the cloud. It is restricted, so modifications are done mostly through using jQuery. I have created some code that will update the current list item using SPServices to ...
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Workflow - Items created by a group then email another group

What I'm trying to do is have a SharePoint Designer (2010) workflow for a list I have on the event when an item is created to send an email. That part is simple. Where I'm getting stuck is I want it ...
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Need help on nested If-Else workflow statement

I am still new to SharePoint and workflows, so please bear with me. I have a list consisting of sales orders that are on hold. I am trying to write a workflow so that when someone either A) enters a ...
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SharePoint Mobile site Workflows

Simple Question: SharePoint Foundation 2013 <-- does it support workflows on the "mobile site" and if so, how do I enable it? Currently I have to switch to "desktop view" to see the workflows on a ...
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How can I send a daily task reminder email?

My teammates and I (4 of us total) use a task log in SharePoint to keep track of tasks. I have been tasked (hah!) with creating a daily summary email to be sent to each user containing tasks overdue, ...
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Workflow mail triggering issue

I have created List Workflows using sharepoint designer. As per the design or code, as soon as new item is created, mail should trigger to the enabled list. Workflow is succesfully running but mails ...
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Causing infinite loop for SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow using SharePoint Designer

I'm trying to setup an approval workflow for new and edited items in Document Library. I created an approval workflow that is set to start when a new item is created and when an item is edited. The ...
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Site collection upgraded to 2013 - help me identify what's missing

This is the first time I have dealt with SP2013 running in 2010 mode, so there may be some things that are fairly common knowledge that I do not know about. I have been brought in to help ...
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Remove permissions inheritance for current list item using Workflow 2010

I'm trying set unique permissions on the current list item and then remove permissions inheritance for item through a workflow. How to achieve the above task?
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Update an existing SharePoint 2013 visual studio workflow

An article gave me the below steps to perform the update: Change the workflow assembly's version number Update the workflow assembly version number in the attribute of the Workflow element in ...
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Create a workflow with Item Level permissions by using the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform

I'm creating a custom workflow on SharePoint Online (Office 365) in SharePoint Designer. I am trying to achieve below tasks: This workflow will execute on a SharePoint list, triggered when a new ...
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Workflow Manager stopped processing workflows after AAM modification

After I modified alternative access mapping my workflow manager stopped working. My workflows are started but stuck on first stage. I can see that Workflow manager is trying to get item data from ...
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Build a simple event sign up solution - problems

I am new to SP 2010 and I'm trying to build a simple sign up solution which is not that simple (at least for me) :/ I tried to implement solutions from the internet but they are either to complicated ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow doesn't start after AAM modification

After modifying alternative access mapping, my workflows don't start. Actually they got stuck at first stage. I have SharePoint 2013 latest updates, and Workflow Manager.
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Adding An item to sharepoint list using WCF service does not start workflow on that list

I tried adding a new item to list using WCF Service . The item is added successfully to the list but sharepoint 2013 designer workflow does not start on that list item, no workflows where created at ...
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Easily migrate List workflow from staging to production site in SharePoint 2013 online

Created a list workflow in staging Office 365/SharePoint 2013 online site but without rebuilding the same for the production how can I copy the same List workflow (same site definition & same list ...
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SPD Workflow not updating columns in a list

We are trying to build a new HR portal on a SP2013 server. We have the following workflows in place: Create leave requests Check for bank holiday Approve leave request Reject leave request Cancel ...
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SP Workflow App call ASP.NET WebAPI secured by Azure AD

I am writing a custom SP Workflow App in Visual Studio 2015. Now I need to call a custom ASP.NET Web API which is secured through Azure AD. I know I can use the HttpSend activity in workflows to ...
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Look-up from library to task list

I'm having problem with field look-up from document library to task list. Task created automatically with workflow when I creating item in Library. Could you ple help me with this matter? Please refer ...
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SP2013 Workflow - Including payload in HTTP POST StartWorkflowOnListItemBySubscriptionId

I am using a HTTP POST call within a SharePoint 2013 Workflow to start another SharePoint 2013 workflow - I would like to know how to add a payload to pass parameters to the second workflow that I am ...
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Browser Infopath Form Doesn't Submit Data to SharePoint Library (but Saving the Form Does)

So I followed a CBT Nugget instruction on setting up an InfoPath 2013 Form and getting it all connected to SharePoint 2013 so that it could be filled out by users via the browser and then set up an ...
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After deleting items in Workflow History list, workflow history is not working

I used "Cleanup Workflow History" to purge over 400k items from a Workflow History list. It worked great, but now my workflow is no longer recording to the history list. I recycled the app pool in ...
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Workflow Report by person

I am using the approval workflow to assign a list of documents to various employees. I know you can click on the individual documents to see who has and has not signed off, but is there any way to ...
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SP2010 workflow usage and limits

I have recently seen a commonly used workflow being placed in a 'starting' state where as before it was instantly run. I have added several new lists each with multiple workflows that trigger on ...
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Add an app to a site with a workflow

Is there a way to add an app from the app library (list template I created) with a workflow? This workflow would be started at the creation of a list. The list, that will be starting the workflow, ...
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Workflow 2013 - Task Status and Approval Status not updating

I wrote a simple approval workflow in 2013. I go into the task, approve it and submit. The approval is recorded. However, the Approval status in my documents view still shows as "Pending". The ...
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Create Designer Workflow which is associated to particular list in all the sites

I want to create a designer workflow which is associated to particular list in all the sites. Which type of workflow I need to create? Site Workflow or Reusable workflow ?