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 get SharePoint 2013 task (Who approved?)

I have created Visual Studio workflow in SharePoint 2013 on Workflow Manager 1.0. I have added composite task which is sending 3 people task parallel, completion criteria is "Wait for first response". ...
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SharePoint hosted app takes longer build time issue in Visual Studio 2012

In my SharePoint hosted app I have around 45 lists and 14 workflows. Whenever I tried to build the App in Visual Studio takes longer time to response. Around 30 min the output dialog display nothing ...
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Multi-level Workflow not re-triggering on edit

Currently here is my workflow. I am using a normal sequential custom workflow, trying to mimic a state machine workflow. Goal of workflow : Multi-level approval. Rules : On approval, following ...
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Wait for field change in current item not triggering when field is not empty

I have created a workflow where the workflow waits for a single line field not NOT be empty. When this occurs the workflow should continue. I have two columns: WebinarTitle - This is a single line ...
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Update Status of an associated Task in a SharePoint list Column (Field)

I have a SharePoint list titled as "Request". I have a workflow associated to this SharePoint list, which has an action of "Starting a task process". I have custom task actions associated with the ...
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InfoPath Rule to run when dropdown is blank

I'm drawing a blank and don't know what to do at the moment. I have a list with InfoPath 2010 and Designer 2013 running on it. Within the form, I have a dropdown control called Status, which by ...
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Approach for SharePoint 2010 file upload workflow

[Crosspost from StackExchange.] I'm working on a project that is basically a file upload "wizard" that basically does the following: Entry form to select document library and enter some basic info. ...
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execute a workflow on multiple list items automatically even the items are not changed

Can a workflow automatically execute for all items that will meet the criteria even if the items are not modified anymore? My logic is: All items in List A that are closed, and aging >50 days ...
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workflow to show the amount of tree columns in one column

I have a list with tree columns that get year,month, day from user and I need to show the full date in another column. For example, if an user type 2 in day field, September in month field and 2004 in ...
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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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2013 Workflow - Clearing a field

Using SP2013, SPD2013, 2013 Workflow I'm building some workflows that, at various stages, need to clear the data from a field. In this case it is a "Person or Group" field. The way I'm trying to do ...
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How to create variable in visual studio workflow

I am first time creating Workflow 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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How to start SharePoint Workflow programmatically using CSOM

I am trying to start share-point workflow using CSOM(Client side object model) by following means of code. But i got the following error from the line mark in comment. Please help me to figure out ...
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Sharepoint workflow 2013 - content approval comment

I wonder if anybody had similar issue, I have a simple workflow to approve content (documents) but cant seem to figure out a workflow way to populate comments in version history (pic below). Any ...
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Sequential Workflow Transaction Aborted System.TimeoutException

I have created a custom sequential workflow with VS for SharePoint 2007. When the workflow is activated 5 parallel tasks are created. All my tasks are created as I can see in my logging but after ...
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SharePoint 13 Approval Workflow. Can not select a template

I am unable to select a workflow template, and therefore unable to click Next I see "Disposition Approval" and "three-State" but can't select either of them. I enabled and disabled Workflows in the ...
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Start Workflow from ModalPopup and close it using jquery

I am calling workflow from modalpopup on form submit and closed popup after it. Here is the code on submit button ECS_ProviderSubmit.js: ...
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List item Approval Status by Workflow

I have made a 2013 workflow for a list but I cannot get it to work the way I want it too. At the moment it sends me a task to approve or reject the submitted item but it's only on the task itself not ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow stuck in started stage

I got the setup recently with workflow client and manager installed(on different servers). I started with developing a simplest of the workflow with just one activity "WriteToHistory". But upon ...
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Restrict workflow to execute once in a lifetime for a library item

I am facing a problem in which I want the workflow to be executed only once when item in library is modified. We have an option for "execute workflow when item is modified". But I want to restrict ...
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How do you collect signatures on a PDF that's uploaded on a workflow?

Here's some basic information in order to help you ascertain an answer for me: I work for the government (Department of the Navy). a. This severely limits the ability for manipulation. I am not ...
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get comment/feedback from “Start Feedback Process” workflow in SPD 2010

I have added a "Start Feedback Process" workflow to a list. The workflow works fine. The target user gets an email, they can click on it in Outlook, add their comments, and submit. Now I am trying to ...
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SP13: Upload Image and Appear on a Page

Scenario: I am not sure if this is an out of box way to do this. If I upload a photo to a library I want the photo to appear on the home page in particular section of the page with a border...etc. ...
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workflow error - “The workflow is still processing. Refresh the page and try again.”

I have a problem with my workflows, can you help me please with this error? "The workflow is still processing. Refresh the page and try again." I changed my workflow to be very simple, after ...
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SharePoint PowerShell Client how to manage Workflow Events

I'm working on SharePoint Online site, and i need to desactivate a workflow when updating some values with PowerShell. Do you know if it's possible to modify EventTypes of an existing workflow ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow: “Not supported in Windows authentication mode” error

I have three tier farm consisting of a WFE, App server and DB server. I have installed Windows Azure Workflow Manager + Client on the app server without any problems and registered it with ...
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Sharpoint designer 2013 Stopping when Workflow People/Group Selection

SharePoint Designer 2013 is stopping unexpectedly when click to People/Groups from SharePoint Site. As an example, Send an Email action and I want to send the email to a SharePoint Site Collection ...
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Elapsed time driven Automated Reminder workflow

Am trying to create a workflow (SP 2013) that checks today's date, checks the date an item was created, and if it is a week old, sends an e-mail to to creator saying "we are still working on your ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Send Email Workflow only sends once

I set up a list workflow to email the creator whenever an item is created or updated in a custom list, but it only sends an email to the creator after they create their first item. For additional ...
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WorkflowProperties.Item has uninitialized values on second run

I'm developing sequential workflow for Sharepoint 2010. It starts at item creation and it has activities as follows: onWorkflowActivated, then createTaskWithContentType and onTaskChanged in while ...
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Visual studio longer build time

I have created SharePoint hosted app project in Visual studio. I was working fine. At that time my app didn't have any workflow and build time and installation time was arount 2.5 min. But after ...
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Workflow for sending email in SharePoint 2010

Is there any way to get an excel export from a SharePoint list and email to users in SharePoint 2010? We have a list which update weekly and I want to email all users in format of Excel
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Creating workflow action, No response

I have to ask about creating workflow in SharePoint website. It have some error as shown in the above picture. And when I try to add action to the workflow, it shows no response as shown in below ...
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Install Nintex workflow SharePoint Online [closed]

I need to install Nintex workflow for my office 365 SharePoint site, but I don't have access to central administration of SharePoint Online. Is it possible? If yes then How do I do that? Thanks.
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Workflow keeps resending task even though statement changes to false

I've had to rebuild a workflow in 2010 because I need it to be kicked-off from another workflow. I learned here before that to get a workflow to NOT keep re-sending a task if the list is modified, put ...
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Initiate Workflow With Custom Action

I have looked around on Google, and I have found tutorials on how to initiate a workflow from a custom action in the ribbon, but I have run into a problem. I am not sure why (I assume I have a ...
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Value of field “Persons” is not being displayed in Workflow

I have a list called "Hotel Booking". It contain a field called "Persons" whose type is Person/Group. I have made a copy of SharePoint default approval workflow and making changes in it so this field ...
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Parse response of User Profile REST call in a workflow

I am trying to query the user profile service in a SharePoint 2013 workflow to retrive some properties. I am getting a valid response but unable to parse the json into workflow variables. I am using ...
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SharePoint workflow Status

I created a SharePoint designer workflow with name GraphicsWF. I want to get only the approved items, for that am using the query below <Where><Eq><FieldRef Name="GraphicsWF" ...
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Editing Appearance of Lookup Field in SP Workflow Email

I have a workflow that sends an email when a new item is added to a list. The email includes the creator of the new item, which uses a lookup value. CurrentItem-CreatedBy-String = [%Current ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow missing inside SPD

I was trying to test Offline Installation of SharePoint on my Virtual Machine. I installed SharePoint 2013 using Powershell, Installed WorkFlow Manager Refresh and Service Bus 1.1 using Web Platform ...
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Workflow Approve/Reject is disabled for the full controled users

I've a workflow. When I start the approval process I'm getting e-mail but when I try to approve/reject it, the option is disabled. I've got the full control permission but nothing happens. I selected ...
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Workflows Stopping and detaching themselves from Items : AutoStart Workflow: System.ArgumentException

We have a number of worflows on numerous list's, and they have recently detached them selves from the list , by that i mean that they no longer appear in the workflows area. Also they have stopped and ...
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Multi selection list box greyed out

I made a copy of SharePoint's default "Approval" workflow and then edited its approval form in InfoPath to add a multi selection list box (I am showing check boxes) which is reading values from a ...
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Condition and action missing from Workflows in SharePoint designer 2010

I was trying to add conditions / Actions to my SharePoint workflow through SP Designer 2010 and realised they had gone missing. I re-installed the designer to no avail. Any idea what is wrong? I am ...
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SharePoint Visio Workflow Visualization not updated

I have an approval workflow on SharePoint 2010. Problem is, the item's status is already "Approved" but the Visio Workflow Visualization is not checked. I have already refreshed it a couple of times ...
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SPD Workflow Approval Task- Unexpected Error When Viewing Task

I have a SPD 2010 workflow that is starting an approval process and assigning a task to a user. I'm running into an odd issue. When a user with contribute permissions on the Task list tries to view ...
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start list workflow on item delete?

I have seen elsewhere, that for whatever evil reason, SP2010 list workflows cannot be triggered by the delete of a list item. Glad the SP dev team didn't design soda machines or you'd never have a ...
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Parallel block in SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I'm stucked with a next problem: I have a parallel block in SPD Workflow, each of parallel thread - task for different groups of employees. Everything is ok if everybody agree and click "Approve" or ...
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Document Approval Workflow in SharePoint 2013

Firstly, apologies if this has been answered somewhere, but I have spent 2 days hunting through Google, including results here, and I haven't found an answer yet, so I thought someone here may be able ...