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 disable workflow on sharepoint list 2010

I've a workflow on a SharePoint list, triggered manually and when an item is created. I don't want to remove it but just disable. How to do this?
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Field Creating New Version With Each Stage of Workflow

I recently created a workflow that is attached to a document set. The workflow goes through a number of stages to create, update or delete a calendar item in a separate list. When the workflow was ...
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How to create your own approval custom workflow in spd 2013?

I am using sp 2013. I would like to create some custom workflow in spdesigner. In this workflow I would like to create a task to userA. userA is a "sharepoint user/group column" After userA has ...
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Workflow for email alerts on subfolders only

I've inherited a SharePoint site that includes sub-folders in the document libraries. When a customer attempts to set an alert on a particular sub-folder, they wind up receiving alert emails for the ...
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Error while publishing (programmatically) definition than includes 'workflow custom activity' in provider hosted app

I developed a SharePoint hosted provider app mvc, that contains list workflow (non-associated with lists) that include workflow custom activity, and while I publish the workflow definition into the ...
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Null response for PublishingPageImage, REST call through declarative workflow 2013

I am getting null HttpResponse while executing the following call from SharePoint declarative workflow 2013. HttpStatusCode returns "OK" but still it returns null response. ...
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workflow with consolidation stage sometimes comes back as error or cancelled

I have created a form library which takes an InfoPath form as its default. there are several workflows that created after a form has been created. One of the workflows contains a consolidation stage ...
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Sp2013 Sp1 Upgrade and Workflow Servers

I just completed Upgrading Sp2013 Server, farm is healthy and all the services are working as expected. At the mean time i was going through the upgrade logs from last week and found out pretty ...
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Unable to Execute Workflow on List Items

I created a 2013 workflow in SharePoint Designer which causes news articles to unstick themselves from the top of the news list after 2 minutes (for testing purposes), but I am seeing this error when ...
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How can I use approval workflow to reject changes of any existing list item?

I've been creating reusable workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010. You can see a screenshot of the workflow code by clicking on the below link. My custom approval Worfklow code image I tried ...
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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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The workflow template has specified no FormURN for this page

I have a workflow in SharePoint 2013 designer and it contains an InfoPath form. However, it works fine in one site collection, but it is not working in another one. I am getting the following error ...
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Changing Workflow Status from Error Occurred to Completed using Powershell

I have tried to Cancel and Restart Error Occurred Workflows using powershell script and it works fine. But, now I want to change the status from Error Occurred to Completed. I tried to search a lot ...
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Set value in lookup field in workflow?

how can I set only the one value to required lookup field, when I create new item in workflow. I tried use workflow variable, ID but I do something still wrong. So I have one list A wiht values AB, ...
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How to disable additional mails created by collect data from user - Workflow

I have a list workflow which collects data from the approver and based on the status, an email is sent. The workflow is working fine, but it is sending two additional mails as below 1 Subject : ...
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How to pass a default value to a Workflow Collect task?

Details: SharePoint 2010 Enterprise SharePoint Designer Building workflows in SP Designer My problem: I have a workflow which needs to collect some data from a user - lets say "Account Number" - ...
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SharePoint Help Desk

We are trying to implement a request center/help desk using an announcements list (reason, it will allow incoming emails). When a user sends an email to the mailbox, a new ticket is created, included ...
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sharepoint workflow copy document from one subsite to another subsite document library in office 365

I'm trying to create Designer Workflow to copy document from one subsite A document library to another subsite B document Library. I've tried but unable to done task using SharePoint Designer, is ...
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Coercion Failed: Can't get workflow to send notification to “Assigned To” user

I've created a simple workflow to send a notification email to the "Created By" user which works nicely. What I wanted to do is use the "Assigned To" built-in lookup instead, which is a "People ...
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Sharepoint Designer workflow very slow to start

I am designing a list with one workflow associated to it and the workflow does pretty much all the logic and has quite a few steps.. like ~20 steps. The workflow is set to start as soon as a new item ...
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Check in not working in variation publishing site

I have a variation site with publishing feature activated publishing site with workflow, so i have to check in, click on major version and approve the document. When I uploaded a document, this is ...
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2013 Workflows do not start - works fine manually, but does not trigger on change or created

Anyone else having issues with workflows just not starting on change or created? Pretty simple pre-existing workflows in a migrated sharepoint app had to be recreated in Designer 2013 when we ...
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GetListItems in Visual Studio Workflow for SharePoint 2013

I know there is a LookupListItem activity in Visual Studio Workflow for SharePoint 2013. Is there a GetListItems activity, which will return multiple list items based on a filter condition similar to ...
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Comment an Activity in Visual Studio Workflow

In Visual Studio Workflow for SharePoint 2013, is it possible to comment an activity (not Annotation)? I have a Visual Studio Workflow, in which I want to temporarily exclude an activity. So, I want ...
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Getting and Setting SPUser / SPUserCollection field in Visual Studio Workflow 2013

Can anyone please guide me to Get and Set SPUser / SPUserCollection field using Visual Studio Workflow? When I read the field using REST API, it is only giving the User IDs (integers). Now, I have no ...
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Have contribute rights, but list is still Read-Only

If I'm trying to update a SharePoint List with Access, I get the following message: "Cannot update. Database or object is read-only." I've ensured that I've contribute rights to this list, ...
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Modify a workflow after it has been associated with a library

I need to make some changes to what actions a workflow takes. Currently, the workflow is associated with "My Library", and is manually started and assigned when a document is added to a library. ...
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Send Emails to people outside AD

Is there a way to send Emails from workflow to users outside the AD. For e.g. I want to send emails to xyz@yahoo.com from my workflow. I'm using SharePoint 2013 on premise and 2010 workflows are not ...
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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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What permissions do I need to open site & workflows in Sharepoint Designer 2007

I'm trying to view/edit a workflow in Sharepoint 2007, but keep getting denied access. In Sharepoint Designer, I click open site, then I put in the URL of the site. Only a portion of the site ...
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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 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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Difference between Association, Initiation, Modification, and Task Edit form

What are the difference between these forms? Association form Initiation form Modification form Task edit form
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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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Wokflow: Add 1 to a column when a document is uploaded [duplicate]

We are using SharePoint Enterprise 2013 On-Premises I have a procedures library and I would like to have a column called 'Code' so when a document is uploaded a value is added to the column for ...
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Workflow for items sent via email to announcement list [duplicate]

Good afternoon, I have an announcement list that is set to receiving items via email. I have a workflow associated with the list that sends an email to staff each time an item is added. Right now ...
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How to trigger a sharepoint custom list workflow programmatically

I have a custom list and associated workflow with it. It is working fine from within SharePoint, but the workflow is not triggered when new item is added from a WebPart. I have added ...
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Backup & restore Designer workflow

How to Backup & Restore a SharePoint Designer workflow and add it another site? I would appreciate a step by step guide.
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Cannot see reusable workflow after activate the feature

I am using SP2013 standard and Sharepoint designer 2013 I created a reusable workflow in a site collection. It only contains one step which is send an email to "this item" creator. Using SPD I saved ...
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Workflow doesn't create tasks anymore

I created a custom workflow via copy&modify of the OOB feedback workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. When the workflow is started there are usually tasks created for every participant of the ...
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How to make a field increment by one each time it a change is made via workflow?

I have a field called "rev" and it starts at 0 however I would like it to increment by 1 each time a change is made via workflow. What's the best easy to do this? Should the rev field be text and with ...
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First execution of workflow in the day always fails

I am experiencing a strange problem with a VS workflow deployed to the server. The workflow that runs when an item is added triggers fine (OnWorkflowActivated). After this there is a condition where ...
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I need to update an aggregated list that was copied from various sub-sites using work flows if possible

I have a main list that has a copy of each list item from several sub-sites. These sub-sties use a template list created so all information fields are the same. I am able to copy each sub-site's ...
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Save a SharePoint 2013 workflow as template using code behind

We have around 100 SharePoint 2013 workflows in our Farm. We need to save these workflows. It is tedious to manually open Sites in Designer and go to each workflow and store it as a template. Is there ...
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Sharepoint designer 2010 doesn't show all fields of current item in workflow

Hi I'm working on a workflow and I'm trying to set a field in the current item to a value calculated. Im trying to do this: Calculate Current Item:GP Instance Run Count plus 1 (output to Variable: ...
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Unable to edit my custom List workflow (SP Designer)

There is an existing Custom List workflow on our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise site that I can't figure out how to edit. My main goal is actually to export this workflow to be able to port it to another ...
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Workflow stops immediately with “Access Denied”

I have a SPD 2013 list workflow that is scheduled to start as soon as a list item is created or changed. The first phase of the workflow is an if-cascade that re-routes the flow to the correct phase. ...
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Dynamic workflow stage in approval workflow in sharepoint 2010

How can I create a workflow in SharePoint 2013 for dynamic approval level. My requirement is I have to create a workflow using SPD2013 or VS 2012. Workflow is associated on list. It will be ...
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System.MissingFieldException in Three-State Workflow

In SharePoint 2013 (August 2015 CU) we are unable to get any three-state workflows to work. Specifically the ones that are built within the browser and do not require SharePoint Designer. We have ...
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Possible to create other forms based on a form submission?

I am working on a problem where I need to generate tags automatically based upon information that users fill out in a form. I am working with Office 2010. Workflow: I have a repeating table for the ...