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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Workflows and ISBLANK statement

I am fairly new to SP as well as workflows and was looking for some help. I have a list that contains a series of columns that we are using to track an employees hiring process. As part of this ...
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SharePoint 2013: download entire directory in Document Library?

Is it possible in SharePoint 2013 to download an entire directory (folder) in a Document Library with its contents? I did not find a button in the ribbon for that. Maybe it would be possible with a ...
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SharePoint 2013 document library: download several files at once?

We are working with SharePoint 2013. Is it possible in a Document Library in the List view to download several (selected) files at once? I did not find a corresponding button or control in the ...
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Create List Item in Another Site Collection Using REST API from Visual Studio Workflow

I have developed a List Workflow in Visual Studio 2013. In this, I am trying to read the current item's Title and create an item in another list in another site collection. Please read the last part ...
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Add value to external list - Workflow

I have two lists: "List1" with field CustomID (number field), "List2" with fields Company1 (number field). I want to have a workflow which will take a value from "List1, field CustomID" add value ...
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Mail body is not updating after changing Assigned To in Workflow Task (SharePoint 2013)

For some reason, sometime I need to change the Assigned To of a task. So I am editing the task item and saving it. So the new Assigned To is getting an email. Now the problem is lookup values ...
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How to move an item from a list “A” to list “B” when a checkbox is clicked in list “A”?

Is there a good tutorial which can show a SharePoint novice how to move an item from a list "A" to list "B" when a checkbox is clicked in list "A"? I have attempted to use a workflow in SharePoint ...
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Multiple Lines column adding extra lines automatically

I have a multiple lines column and when I use workflow to send it's value via email, it's adding an extra row in the beggining and in the end of the string. If I have only 1 line, it becomes 3. I ...
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Create State Machine Workflow with Custom ASPX forms as Approval Forms/TaskEdit Forms

I have gone through this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_mPvr5nJuo that explains how to create a state machine workflows for my document approvals in my SP 2013 site collection. But I am ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow different approvers for documents

Can I create a publishing approval workflow, applying different approvers and publishers for each document of the same library
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Adding custom column to Workflow Task content type makes workflow stop on assign task

I have been asking a few questions in here lately, as I'm beggining my journey as a Sharepoint Online 'developer' for my new internship. I have a new one for today: I have created a custom approval ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow- In a list workflow how to compare one field value from current list to another list

I working on a list wotkflow and want to compare one field value from current list to another list , for having same value or not to update the status for workflow? how can I give that in if ...
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ParallelForeach<T> activity in workflow designed via visio

In sharepoint online and workflow engine V4, there is possibility to create parallel foreach cycle in visual studio. Since there is option to edit XAML definition of workflow via combination of ...
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Repeating Table Submit to Start one Workflow

I have a SharePoint list with an InfoPath repeating form that submits multiple items at a time I have a workflow I need to run when the items are added, the workflow calls http and emails users based ...
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Cannot Break Role Inheritance on Task Items Using REST in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

The title pretty much says it all. I'm getting an 'Unauthorized' response when I try to /breakroleinheritance on a Tasks list item in a 2013 workflow (inside an App Step). The strange thing is that ...
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How to deploy a updated functionality in a workflow through farm solution

I have a visual studio workflow running on a list. Now the requirement is to update a particular functionality on this workflow. However, if I do a retract/deploy on the solution, details of all ...
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How customize document upload form for metadata along with document to upload in library?

My requirement is that- I have to upload document and some custom column(metadata properties) while uploading document in library. I have to customize document upload form so that can add document ...
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Populate Form B title with Form A title

I have two SharePoint forms that have been created in InfoPath. I want to populate the title of Form B with the same title from Form A. The process is that when the user completes Form A and I action ...
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Send daily email with multiple News Items

I have the below business case/scenario for implementation on SharePoint. Daily News items are issued by the Department. Currently, the Department attaches the news items to the email at the end of ...
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How to create variable in visual studio workflow

I am first time creating working in visual studio for sharepoint 2010. Now i need to create variable (Workflow variable) in my workflow but i am not getting any reference or tutorials for create ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow Not Generating Task

I have developed a project site workflow in SPD that moves the project through various phases and stages. At the beginning of each stage, the workflow assigns a task to the project owner. In some ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Workflow Email Reminder

I am using SP 2013, and hoping to create a workflow. I added a list that needs a workflow on it. The issue I am running into is that this is a list that gets updated at random, but the entire list ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - Update List Item Based on Two Columns

I'm not sure if this is possible. I would like to have a SharePoint 2013 workflow update a list item in another list only if: column A contains 'x' and column B contains 'y'. I know I am able to ...
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Group and Sum Workflow

I am wondering if there is a way I can get a running total to another list. So for instance I have orders that are processed, lets say fruit the orders would look like this, each order a new line. ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Not Starting Automatically

I have created a SharePoint Designer workflow (SharePoint 2010 Workflow Type) to setting up item level permission for newly created items.There I used Replace List Item Permissions (Impersonation ...
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Sharepoint 2010 OOTB Workflow

I have a SharePoint list with the fields; Name | Email | Age | I need to create a workflow to send a email using the Email field as a destination, but i cant use SharePoint designer and that email ...
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Review and approval workflow for list

I'm making an workflow with two steps on reviewing. Fist step after a list item is included. The reviewer will verify the item and choose to accept or reject. If he rejects, the item is rejected ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow move document to another library when the task ends

I have a document library in SharePint 2013, what I need is a workflow that triggers when a new document is uploaded to the library and that workflow specifies the people that can comment and edit on ...
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How to run programmatically Sharepoint 2010 designer workflow in Sharepoint 2013

How to run programmatically Sharepoint 2010 designer workflow in Sharepoint 2013. I would prefer CSOM. Scenario: I have list which store some information and get the approval name form another list ...
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Allow Office 2010 users to open docs from hyperlink in edit mode

I have SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow which assigns tasks to users. In the email of the task I have added a direct link to the related document. I was originally using [%Workflow Context:Current ...
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Create Office file from a template using workflows (Content types)

I want a workflow to create a new file that is based of an Excel sheet. I have created a content type with the .xlsx file and added it to the Document Library.Ffrom the "New" button I can create a ...
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2010 List workflows in Designer 2013 stop publishing

I was building a workflow that contains Approval actions and multiple field changes. It was publishing fine. At some point, when I reached Step 4, it stopped publishing, it didn't publish even after I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Best Practice Moving Between Stages

Can someone tell me the best practice for transitioning between stages? I have two stages: Stage 1 and Stage 2 In Stage 1 I kick off a task process that requests that a bunch of users approve the ...
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Reconfigurable approval workflow development through Visual Studio 2012

I have around 20 companies with different approval workflows (various levels) for a list item in SharePoint 2013. I want to develop a workflow that checks a custom Xml file for the approval steps and ...
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SharePoint 2010 Reusable workflow not listed in SharePoint Online

I have created SharePoint 2010 workflow by using SharePoint Designer on SharePoint online site. Then I saved that workflow as .wsp usign Save As Template option from SPD. When I deployed that ...
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Possible? Two mailboxes, auto response and auto follow-up?

Here's what I'd like to do in a nutshell. I was told this could work through sharepoint, but wasn't really given any detail on exactly how. MailboxA receives an e-mail from an outside contact and is ...
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Sending additonal data with document/form sent to the Records Center

I currently have a form that employees can fill out to request changes to ISO controlled documents, this form/form library is located under site A. I have been asked that after the requested ...
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workflow to lookup field in the same list for UserID

I did a few searches but didn't find an answer to my question(s). currently, I have a list where it's a linked access table so mainly all of the data field columns are single text. along with those, ...
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Custom components in OneDrive for Business

Can i Add Custom columns like TaskCompletedDate and AssignedTo for Collaboration purpose in One Drive for Business, where Enduser can enter TaskcompletedDate so that Email should automatically trigger ...
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Email Notice to User When Newsfeed is Posted

I want to send an email to one or more users when a newsfeed is posted on a specific site. I have used examples to create the site workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013. I have saved and published ...
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Two layer approval workflow

I come from a development background and have only been using SharePoint for a year, and i am need of some help, I have been dealing with a customer using SharePoint 2013 who have a specific ...
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How can I retrieve data from excel workbooks stored in SharePoint

I am creating a workflow on SharePoint online using SharePoint designer. In it, I would like an action that retrieves the contents of cell(s) in excel workbook in a SharePoint document library. Please ...
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Sending e-mail based on combo box dropdown selection in Sharepoint 2010

As far as capability, is SharePoint 2010 capable of doing the following? User selects combo box dropdown value in one of the fields on a SharePoint List. Lets call this field, Status. If Status gets ...
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ScopeInactiveException when I try to deploy or start a workflow in SharePoint Online

I wrote an SharePoint App. In this, exists a Workflow (coded in VisualStudio), that is registered on a simple sharepoint list and will be executed when an element will be created in the list. The ...
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Difference between Workflow, Sequential Workflow and State Machine Workflow Templates in Visual Studio 2013 for SharePoint 2013 [duplicate]

What is the difference between Workflow, Sequential Workflow and State Machine Workflow Templates in Visual Studio 2013 for SharePoint 2013? This doesn't seem to be clearly documented. Which one ...
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How do I get the top item of a task list?

I have a task list from a Sharepoint Online site that is synced with MS-Project. I created a top level task item that everything else is nested under. However the ID of that task is very large ...
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workflow stages not persistant

I have a list, and when items come in they need to progress through multiple stages. I have workflows set up, and expected that if an item is in stage 3 when it gets saved it might stay in stage 3, ...
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SP 2010 Workflow - Email SP Group but limited to one email a day

I have a library that the whole business needs alerting on when there are changes. If I use OOB daily alerts and use the all users group then any new staff are not automatically added to the alert. ...
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Getting “Application error when access /_layouts/15/Workflow.aspx, Error=The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found. ”

I suddenly started getting below error when i click "Workflow" option at top ribbon of List/Library. Application error when access /_layouts/15/Workflow.aspx, Error=The remote server returned an ...
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SP2010 Workflow not starting with custom code

Am using workflow from SPD2010 attached in item creation. Its working perfectly through OOB new form. In contrast, its not firing when the item was created through custom code and there is no workflow ...