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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SPD 2010 workflow, cannot update item using newly created item id

This simple SPD 2010 workflow creates a folder in a document library and I'd like to update permissions using "created" variable. I am trying to match ID to var:created within Replace Item ...
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How to get approval status of a list item as a column to that list?

I have a Calendar list and an approval workflow. The workflow is initiated when a new item is added. The event gets approved in the task list. I want to get that "Outcome" column to the list. But when ...
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SP13: Calendar Conflict Check

I am working in SharePoint 2013 and seeking a way to add a calendar conflict check therefore end-users can not enter events into the calendar that will overlap with another event. For instance, if ...
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EnableAssignToEmail on List Creation via REST

I'm creating a task list using the REST API. This is what the beginning of the list's properties look like: "__metadata":{"type":"SP.List"},"AllowContentTypes":"true","BaseTemplate":171,"...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow from InfoPath 2013 form library

I've created a form in InfoPath 2013 with multiple view. 1st view - Requester (with Submit and Cancel buttons) 2nd view - Action By (with Submit, Approve and Reject buttons) 3rd view - Approved By (...
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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 loop....
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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 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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Migrating SharePoint workflow from one site to another site

I have finished creating my list workflows on my development machine. It also has custom InfoPath Forms attached to each of them. Now I need to move it to Production. What will be my options? I read ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Workflow updating a multiple value lookup column

I have a couple of task lists for a project. One list is the list of main projects, the second is a list of tasks under each main project. The main projects has a lookup column that allows multiple ...
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SP Workflow- How to start approval workflow based on multiple conditions?

Here is an example of what I am trying to do. I have the following list- List 1 Course-----Approver_Group---Approver_Level Course_1----Group_A------------Level1 Course_1----Group_B------------Level2 ...
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Why is my workflow failing to send an email to a specific person?

My workflow looks for the name in a people picker field and then emails that person. It works for every name I put in the field except for 1 person (that I have seen so far). Does anyone have any idea ...
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name on TO field in email which is on a string value being reflected as different name

I created a workflow which will send email to action owner. I initially had the returned field as Display Name Semicolon Delimited but I keep on encountering error below: Coercion Failed: Unable ...
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Unexpected error on server associating the workflow

I cannot proceed with publishing the workflow whenever I add more steps. But if I create a new workflow and copy the steps there, it works. Does the 2010 workflow have limited number of If statements ...
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Property access conversion to an activity is not supported for property 'Today' defined on type 'System.DateTime'

I am developing a Sharepoint 2013 add-in. Writing the workflow, when using DateTime.today, I get this error: Property access conversion to an activity is not supported for property 'Today' defined on ...
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Workflow doen's send email to person field

I need to configure a workflow which would send an email on item creation to the user in Person field of that item. So I've opened SPD, created a new workflow on that list, selected Send an Email ...
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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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Use a workflow to filter a list

I have a spreadsheet that contains numerous products, each one with a unique PN, desc and price. There is similarity between products, contained in additional columns with simple YES or NO values ...
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Calculated Formula to mirror status

I have created a custom list with a dropdown field called Project Status with the following options Unassigned Work in Progress Hold Dropped Completed I have also created another hidden field ...
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SharePoint Workflow Subscription Service failed

I have one requirement to start the SP workflow through JavaScript. For this, I have wrote some lines of code to start the workflow. But I am getting a Subscription failed error due to undefined ...
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How I can show the alternative access mapping url inside a “current item url” inside workflow 2010

I am building a workflow inside SharePoint designer 2013. And inside the workflow I define to send an email and the email will contain the current item url, as follow:- Currently the item url ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow to delete items based on closing date

I`ve researched a lot, but cant find option that would allow to delete an item from SPS2013 list based on the closing date reaching Today date and workflow running all the time automatically. Imagine, ...
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Delete more than 1 List item based on Closing date in SPS2013 List

I`ve created a workflow from SPD2013 for SPS2013 List, that will delete the list item based on closing date equals to today. Issue, it does it for the only one item, even though if there are more ...
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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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How do we get a value from task form(flexi task) and update the same to the SharePoint list? Is that feature available in Nintex?

Here is the scenario. We are using flexi task (InfoPath form) in which we would like to display some information from the associated list item and when we approve or reject the task some additional ...
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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 Item:...
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Set permissions on list item for anonymous user through workflow

I am facing a problem which I do not find solution. Here is my scenario: I have a list associated workflow. This list is accessible to the public (anonymous users) When the field status of the ...
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SPD Workflow trigger emails at specific time intervals

Default Status is "Pending" as Drop down Menu: If requester submits a new form between 3:00 PM to 9:30 AM with Status as Pending Pause until 10:00 AM then send email to the person1 at 10:00 Am ,if ...
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workflow 2010 will show a Date equal to 01/01/0001 inside the email, if the Date is empty

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, and i create a new Workflow 2010 inside Sharepoint designer 2013. now inside the Workflow i set an email which contain the following value:- [%Current Item:...
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How do I create an email trigger/workflow from SP list?

I need to have an email sent to users based upon not completing an action in a sharePoint list. For instance if a task status was blank or incomplete, it would notify the user to provide the update. ...
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SharePoint webpart & workflow time is different

I have a record that is created through a custom webpart and updated through multiple workflows (Triggered on new item and also item update) The time that the record is created is totally different ...
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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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How to exact substring from string using index value in SharePoint 2010 workflow

How to create workflow where two substring can be exacted from one and can be saved in two different column of the list. I have title like arrow_black, I want to exact arrow and black from this title. ...
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Document Template Causing Edit Lock

Running into a bit of a problem with sharepoint 2013 workflows(2010 workflows platform) and a custom default document template. We have a document library with a workflow attached. This library is ...
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workflow to delete list item on subsite( Sharepoint designer call http web service )

I am trying to use the call http web service in sharepoint designer to delete a list item on a subsite( for example, when a list item is deleted on subsite 1 delete item on subsite 2). for this ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow is stuck without any error

I have Visual Studio custom workflows running in SharePoint 2013 Workflow Manager 1.0. I am facing a weird issue that some of these workflows get stuck without any error. These workflows have 3 ...
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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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Find the missing workflow

Attempting to access Galleries --> Workflows (MOSS) generates an error: Failed to find the XML file at location '12\Template\Features\...COLETTEWF\feature.xml' This workflow(?) no longer exists. ...
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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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Serial Approving

I am facing problem in config Workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010. I want to create approval Workflow (serial) in Designer 2010. There are four groups: first group - (2 approvers) second group - ...
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Workflow issue when copying a Wiki document

I have a situation where we have a wiki library we're setting up standardized layouts (templates) in. I've created a 2013 Workflow that does a document copy to a destination Wiki Library. Expectation ...
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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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Error while publishing the workflow in sharepoint designer 2013

Currently, I've configured workflow manager in sharepoint server 2013 for using shareoint 2013 workflow in designer. But, while publishing the workflow, it shows following error: System....
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Approval Workflow with variable number of approvers

I am attempting to create an approval workflow with a variable number people who need to approve the item. For instance if employee A is pretty low on the org chart he or she may have 2-3 people ...
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Approval/Feedback workflow: how to change the task status with a custom button on InfoPath Form?

I created two workflows, one based on the approval workflow and another based on the feedback workflow via SharePoint Designer 2010. For both workflows I'm trying to find a solution to add a custom ...
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How to get the List URL in a SharePoint Designer workflow

I've gotten as far as below: But I don't know what they want me to choose in the "Find the List Item" section. I don't want anything from the list item... I want the URL of the list. Suggestions? ...
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How to set permissions with updateTask workflow activity?

In workflow I need to reassign a task to someone else, which I do with the updateTask activity. However, here I cannot set permissions (no specialPermissions property), so the new user doesn't see the ...