SharePoint workflow refers to the automation of a business process by step by step execution of steps. There are two types of workflows - Sequential Workflows - State Machine Workflow

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Error from script tag for sp.runtime.js

I'm working to set-up the PreSaveItem() on an edit form for a list such that it evaluates parameters from the query string, and some list fields to execute workflows based on various criteria. Based ...
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workflow to keep record of a previous balance of a balance and add a project budget to that person once the project is acepted

How i create a workflow to keep record of a previous balance of a person's balance and add a project budget to that person's balance once the project is accepted.Also their balance can't exceed a ...
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Valid sharepoint user that doesn't have a user profile causing workflow errors

I have created a work flow that retrieves some details, such as the manager and some address details, about users on our SharePoint. The information is retrieved for after the fact analysis we do on ...
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SP2010 VS workflow that sets up a site

I'm attempting to essentially recreate the functionality of Project Server, such that when I add a new project to our Project List and check the "Create Site" option, a workflow kicks off and creates ...
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The option for the Sharepoint 2013 workflow platform is not available because the workflow service is not configured on the server

I am trying to create a workflow with sharepoint designer and the new sharepoint 2013 workflow option, however I got this: The option for the Sharepoint 2013 workflow platform is not available because ...
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How to debug a workflow?

[Please bear with me, I am NOT an SP Admin, and have very little experience with SP] I have a workflow that has been running effectively for a couple of years - but in the last 2 weeks it's suddenly ...
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How do I pass a set of custom workflows to a meeting workspace after it automatically created?

I wanted set an email notification to a meeting workspace after it get created in the Calendar. Since a meeting workspace is a subsite, how would this work? In my mind, I'm thinking there must be a ...
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Cannot validate argument on parameter 'SBClientConfiguration'. The Service Bus connection string contains invalid property.

I am trying install workflow manager using powershell. I first downloaded the offline package using these steps: ...
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No Connection between SP2013 and Workflow manger

Goal: Install Workflow manager in order to use SharePoint 2013 workflow. Problem: When I try registrating between SP2013 och WorkFlow manager based on the code: Give this command ...
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How to make a confirmation of SharePoint / Workflow Manager server?

http://sharepointdeal.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/register-spworkflowservice-failed-to-query-the-oauth-s2s-metadata-error/ hen looking at the SharePoint logs – the error details are ...
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How to use the Application “SharePoint ULS Log Viewer”

Goal: I want to review the log number "Client ActivityId : 66605702-15be-46f7-901a-9125dec855b8" Problem: I have downloaded the application "SharePoint ULS Log Viewer" and tried locating the error ...
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Workflow 2013 throws an error on start

I have workflow which works correct on a development machine. But on production it throws an error on start. "Started" status message: Retrying last request. Next attempt scheduled in less than one ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow question (using to publish text in various SQL Data Bases), is possible?

First Question: I Need Create one workflow to publish news, and other texts in other SQL. Is it possible? The workflow is: Step One: The Writer send the text with the sharepoint blog (for ...
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Locking ListItems for users but not workflows

Is it possible to "softlock" a SPListItem so that a user can't edit it but a workflow he had started can do it? Background: - ListItems should only be editable by users when no workflow is running - ...
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Upgrading SharePoint from 2010 to 2013 with Farm Solution

I am working on SharePoint multiple versions. One of the my customers is asking for the up-gradation from SharePoint 2010 (foundation) to 2013. I would like to know the below: steps to upgrade the ...
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Problem with Registration for SP:s Workflow 2013

Goal: Install SP Workflow 2013 in my SharePoint 2013 Problem: I have followed a guide line ...
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Currency Data in a Workflow variable rounds to nearest dollar, want to have cents, too

I have one list called Capital Projects with Orig Budget, Amount Spent, Amount Left. I have another list with invoices with Invoice number and TotalAmount. I wrote a workflow that runs every time an ...
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How to read value from custom user field in Workflow 2013

I have a custom user field (it's used in custom task content type): <Field ID="{d3773326-a0a8-45e2-9c60-82fc7f7ba01c}" Name="IM_Task_ResponsiblePerson" DisplayName="Responsible person" Type="User" ...
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Can't approve a workflow task after the initiator was removed from Active Directory

We have a rare but frustrating issue in which a workflow and task are initiated by someone who then is later removed from AD. These tasks can no longer be actioned by the assignee or anyone else for ...
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Old workflow messages sent

We randomly get old workflow messages sent. Recently many old messages from a single person were resent as "task changed" messages. It occurs once then again a week or two later. We are using ...
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How can I differentiate an user from a workflow while in an ItemUpdating Event

Is there a way to differentiate an user from a workflow while in an ItemUpdating Event? To show the my problem here's the ItemUpdating method: public override void ...
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retreive multi value lookup values in sharepoint 2010 workflow

I have list which has a lookup column which contains multiple values of the lookup id.For e.x. In a list Department, I have a lookup column called Comments which hold multiple values of lookup ids of ...
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Complete workflow tasks before starting another workflow

I have a requirement in my project and i am not sure how to do that task in best possible way. I have a reviewer workflow where i will be creating approval tasks for 'n' number of reviewers (the ...
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MOSS OOB Workflows Throwing Errors - The workflow failed to start due to an internal error

I have a SiteCollection which has subsites and evertime i try to assign a workflow on a documentlevel or list level i get the error message "*The workflow failed to start due to an internal error"* ...
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Approve Workflow Task With PowerShell [closed]

We have over a thousand approval workflows running and I would like to write a PowerShell script to go through and approve the items from the system account. I already wrote the script to get the ...
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How to customize existing workflow.aspx page?

I want to customize existing file in Sharepoint 2010 directory: TEMPLATE\LAYOUT\existing\workflow.aspx How can I achieve this? My purpose is to hide the section 'Start a New Workflow', it is OK to ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features'

When I deploy my workflow.. I get the following error... Any idea what Can be causing this? Error 10 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': ...
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Creating a Workflow Sending Form Automatically to Reviewer

Working in SP13. I am creating of a workflow that includes: The user fills out a form and submits it to a chosen reviewer. After submitting the form the form is submitted automatically to the ...
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How can I use a Workflow to email the document in a document library

We have a vendor who is not on our network and cannot access our 2010 SharePoint sites. I have a document library for that vendor with a subscription so that Reporting Services creates a report for ...
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No SharePoint 2013 WorkFlow in the list

Goal: Use SharePoint 2013:s workflow in my custom list Problem: In the picture below it only has SharePoint 2010 Workflow only. What method should I do in order to find out why I don't have ...
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Unable to Create a Workflow in SP administration

Goal: Use a one of OOB:s workflow that is included in the SharePoint 2013 Problem: I retrieve a error message that says "The form cannot be rendered. This may be due to a misconfiguration of ...
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Prevent user from re-visit approval form. SharePoint 2010 Workflow

I created a custom Visual Studio Workflow. It works fine and is a simple approval workflow. There is a Workflow Task associated to a dynamic user and the user musst approve or reject it. The Problem ...
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Is it possible to replace the Check-in/Check-out buttons with custom workflows?

The requirement is that the user fill in a form describing the reason they want to check out the document, but not checking out the document until a manager reviews the collected data and approves the ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I created a form in Infopath 2013 and published. I created a Workflow in SP 2013 designer. I want to update a field in the form by using update item action but when I select current item, none of the ...
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How do I create a workflow that will allow a user to subscribe to a document?

Is it possible to create a workflow that would allow a user to "subscribe" to a document? Essentially, what I'm looking to end up with is a process that would allow a user to check a box to subscribe ...
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Workflow creates document set, but not its documents

I'm creating a workflow that will create a new instance of a document set in my document library. This step implemented like this: Creating the document set manually (using the SharePoint website) ...
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App with Workflow 2013

I added a Workflow in my SharePoint-hosted App. But the Workflow is not deployed correctly. After looking into the Feature of the App, I realized the Workflow is not included into it. Also the Scope ...
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Sending a half yearly reminder on SharePoint 2010 foundation

My customer using SharePoint 2010 foundation and it is not able to use "Information management policy settings". Is there any alternatives to setup workflows sending reminders as documents/pages are ...
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Custom Workflow creates multiple tasks items when item created triggers workflow

I am brand new to sharepoint and suffice to say the journey has been somewhat problematic so far due to discovering a number of bugs with the software, such as crashes on importing a visio diagram ...
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Workflow with EF Does not Execute Properly When Called Programatically. The specified named connection is either not found in the configuration

I have a WF that is using EF 6.0 that needs to be started by another workflow. If I call the WF manually, it runs without any problems and an entry is added in the database. The problem is when the ...
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Add Content Type to existing List when associating Workflow

Using Visual Studio I have created a package for SharePoint 2010 that deploys a Workflow that creates Tasks of a custom Content Type Id. When I first deployed it, I noticed that Tasks were being ...
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Copy file and metadata to library having event handler timing problem

Using SP2010, I have a custom workflow (Visual Studio) that copies an Approved file from library A to library B (within the same site collection). I found that I must do the copy in two steps to ...
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SPD13 Workflow - Only site admin can start it

I've put together a mildly complex workflow that is supposed to be able to be started by the average user making a change to a list item. However, my admin account seems to be the only one that can ...
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how to get with powershell the list items which have old versions of a workflow running Part 2

After trying for several hours I am struggling with powershell to do this: Please see my previos question here: how to get with powershell the list items which have old versions of a workflow running ...
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Would it be possible to move the List Workflows(SPD) to another site?

We have created a List Workflow using SPD and moved the site to another location using Export & Import-SPWeb cmdlets. Now, we are unable to the workflow on the new site? is that expected ...
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State Workflow and Custom Tasks

Using Visual Studio, I have created a custom state workflow for a SharePoint 2010 Document Library. As typical with most custom workflows, this is an approval workflow where the document in question ...
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add under anonymous user listitem, but set created by field with an existing user?

I have a form with some fields like name, lastname, address, phonenumber etc. This page is accessable for anonymous users. The code behind is adding a new listitem under administrator privalidges. ...
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Copy new entry data to another list

I have 20 Calendars on a site. Is there a way to copy new calendar events (meaning whenever a user add an item in the calendar) to a list. Both calendars and list are on the same site. I can create ...
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Workflow debugging prerequisites failed to complete - VS2013 Autohosted App

I am creating an auto-hosted app on VS2013. I am working with SharePoint Online and not locally. The problem is that when I try to enable the workflow debugging on my project I receive the error: ...
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Can't get Workflow 2013 to work

In my Farm Solution, I want to add a new Workflow with Visual Studio. It's a 2013 Workflow. I run the wizard to create it, and add something to the sequence. Then I click on Deploy. It's a List ...