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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Emtpy workflow initiation form when starting a worflow to publish a major version

I have a problem with my pages library publishing approval workflow. My Workflow inititation form will only show for the site collection administrator. I have tried to give the "ordinary" user the ...
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Error on publishing workflow from sharepoint designer

when I try to publish my workflow created with Workflow Designer I get this error message System.ServiceModel.ServerTooBusyException: The HTTP service located at ...
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Is it possible to move a SharePoint 2010 folder from one document library to another with a workflow?

I would have thought an overwhelming yes but it does not seem so... I know you can do it by opening in explorer but I need to do it with a workflow preferably with SharePoint designer but if it can ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow in VS - Namespace error

I'm trying to build a reusable workflow solution that I have imported into VS 2010 to add some code-behind. However, when I try and build the freshly imported workflow, I get the following error (27 ...
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How to extract data from file being uploaded?

I would like to process .msg files being uploaded and extract some data from them (from, to, and similar fields) to use it as file metadata. Could I achieve this writing a custom workflow action?
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Replacing List Permissions in Workflow (Sharepoint 2010)

I have a form that dumps out a text field that basically looks like this: ;domain\user1;domain\user2;domain\user3 I wish to use the 'Replace permissions of item' workflow action to add all of ...
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SharePoint Workflow/Process that can change a file name on a different server

I want to write a workflow that can modify/lockout a file on different server when started and revert modifications/unlock the file at the end of a workflow is that possible? any suggestions
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Why is my workflow status column intermittently blank

So this is weird, I've done a lot of searching but could not find any answers out there. Occasionally the 'Workflow Status' column is blank, even though a workflow is "In Progress". Today, one of my ...
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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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How to create approval workflow for multiple lists (hundreds or more)?

I have site which has hundreds of lists. Now, I want to add an Approval workflow for each of them. If I manually create approval list workflow, it works fine. However, is there a way to create these ...
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Register Workflow manager to sharepoint

Want to do the opposite operation to this : Register-SPWorkflowService -SPSite http:// my_site_name -WorkflowHostUri http://host_name :12291 -AllowOAuthHttp Because I have an error message : ...
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List/Workflow Calculations set field and display updated results in real-time?

I have what I can only assume is such a basic issue that I am overcomplicating and that is why I can't seem to find a solution. I have a list and want it to add two columns together and place the ...
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Initiation Form Error - Length of property is limited

I am really hoping that someone here either has run into this issue, or has a suggestion for me. I created a workflow to simply create a link to a document in a separate list when it is uploaded into ...
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Workflow “Error Occurred” After Task Reassignment Using Powershell

I had a task assigned to the wrong person in a custom visual studio workflow. Previously I have been able to reassign these types of tasks using Powershell and the following lines: $web = Get-SPWeb ...
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Send email to Outlook Group Mailbox through Workflow

I have a workflow that runs when a new list item is created in my SharePoint. I have the completed item being sent to individuals but now I need it to send to a group mailbox. How do I go about this ...
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Workflow 2013 still not available in SharePoint Designer 2013

I have already followed all of the steps to configure workflow manager in my SharePoint server, but it is still not showing in SharePoint Designer. Here are the steps I followed: ...
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How to customize workflow in the app?

Is it possbile to use an external workflow in a sharepoint provider hosted app? We can only design the workflow in Visual Studio, but our customer wants to use the existing workflow, which is designed ...
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Getting library name in reusable workflow on library

I have a reusable workflow on library to fill the values in a list. I also want to get library name value to be filled in list' one column. Probably using stringbuilder and using some string ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow not sending correct email

I am trying to create a Workflow using SharePoint Designer but the challenge I am having is my workflow is not sending the email I specified.It is only sending an email with a link to my main site.I ...
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Workflow runs fine sometimes, errors out at the start other times

I have a SharePoint workflow called "Associated Users". In this workflow I combine up all of the user pickers into one person / group. I also find the manager of each one of those users and add them ...
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Office 365: Workflow Custom Task Form Retrieve Parameters

I created a Workflow with SP2013 and I want to collect Feedback from the user and send it via mail. For this I created a new content type with a textfield named Feedback. So far the new field shows ...
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Can declarative workflow read xml (contained in listitem) created by InfoPath form?

Can I parse xml in listitem from declarative workflow or I need to create rest service that will parse xml? Can this rest service use CSOM to access xml or it must be running on Sharepoint server?
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2010 Email Outlook Calendar Invite

I'm trying to create calendar events in SharePoint that, through workflow, send attendees the event invitation and give them the option to click a link to add it to their personal calendars. I've ...
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How to add an existing workflow to a list?

I've a workflow in SharePoint 2010 and I'd like use this one on an existing document library. When I go to Library settings and Workflow settings, I don't see my workflow. If I go to SharePoint ...
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SP 2010: Collect Feedback Workflow - Word Doc Doesn't Open

I've created a Collect Feedback workflow using the default template included with SharePoint 2010. My library contains a Word doc created with Office 2010 and Track Changes has been enabled on the ...
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workflow for creating new item and updating list

I believe that the answer is easy, but because I am already having trouble with this issue for few days I am getting blind to see the solution:) I have two lists and a workflow running behind. ...
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How to activate Workflow Template for Visual Studio 2013

I hav installed Workflow maager and Office developer tools for VS 2013. but i still miss Workflow templae for SP 2013 like this:
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Workflow elevated permissions

I've been reading (and using) the actions mentioned in this article several times: Create a workflow with elevated permissions by using the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform Now I need to do ...
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How do you associate a workflow with a list in SharePoint 2013?

I have been migrating a list with ShareGate. The list's workflows were modified on the destination, but for the sake of quickness I deleted the list before I re-migrated it. The workflow for the list ...
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Create parallel approval workflow using Visual Studio in SharePoint 2013

I have a requirement wherein i need to trigger a workflow depends on a condition during the upload-a-document in the document library.end user needs to select primary approver,secondary approver in ...
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How to connect two workflows that are on different SharePoint sites?

Not being an expert of SharePoint at all, I would like to understand the complexity of connecting two workflows that are located in different SharePoint sites. In essence, what we would like to do is ...
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How to edit email notification workflow in InfoPath?

Is it possible to view or edit a workflow for email notifications only in InfoPath, and NOT with SharePoint Designer? I have been asked to manage a SharePoint site that someone else built. It uses ...
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Include Rich text web part in document template

I have a workflow which creates a word document in document library, when a new item is created in list. The list has a rich text field. The document is created successfully with all the contents but ...
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Send a customized email to users in a list

I've created a workflow that will send out an email to individuals with site access anytime a document is added to a document library. This workflow is replicated across several sites and the intended ...
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Do Task Approval Process owners have any added privileges?

An employee has been able to approve his managers tasks for a particular site. There's now a new site and he wants to be able to do the same thing. I can't find anything in the workflows or on the old ...
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Start survey on file creation

Is it possible to initiate a survey whenever a new document is created in a specified library? I was thinking to create a workflow, but i'm not sure how. Thanks in advance!
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Check in/Check Out Interaction with Workflows causing issues (SP2010)

The Check in/out on a library is causing issues with our workflow. If I create a simple workflow on library, it works correctly until I apply check in/out. With the Check in/out turned on my workflow ...
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copying a filled infopath form to a library with a workflow

I only manage to create workflows that only read a specific field in my infopath file. I want the entire package to join so those in the next step can be saved and exported to a pdf or doc.
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Access Version History and Approval from Word Macro

Our word document templates include a table that includes a version history and a second table with the list of approvers of the document. I would like to populate these tables from a VBA macro that ...
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Sending an email as “High Importance” via SPD Workflow

Is it possible to send an email as high importance through a SharePoint Designer Workflow? Use case would be if a checkbox is checked, send email as high importance. If it is not, send regular ...
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Only send notification when certain items are changed

I have a List with two workflows. One that runs when an item is created/updated, and another that runs daily to perform a calculation. Emails go out when an item is created, updated, and expires. ...
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Workflow that converts Infopath-forms to PDF

I want a workflow that when a form is filled out in Infopath creates a PDF (alternate excel or word) file that is exported to a separate library. Any tips? I have tried the Harepoint thing but it ...
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App Permission (appinv.aspx) /app/manifest cannot contain text

I got the problem, that if I want to grant the Workflow to trust (/_layouts/15/appinv.aspx), I get the following error: The element 'AppPermissionRequests' in Namespace ...
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Content type not updated after adding column in library using powershell

I have added a new column in library in SharePoint 2010 site using powershell. The column is getting added, however content type is not getting updated for the libraries. When I try to get new column ...
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Prevent Workflow Status Column From Being Added To Default View

I'm creating a sequential workflow in Visual Studio 2013 for SharePoint 2010. The first time the workflow runs, a column is added to the default view for the workflow status. I have two questions: ...
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How can we get and set value of every row in repeating table using SharePoint Workflow 2013

Is there any way we can get and set value of every row in repeating table using SharePoint Workflow 2013? I would like to perform this using only workflows and not using C# code.
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Add list item only after workflow approval

Is there a way to restrict or hold the list item from adding into the list until it is approved? Once the user hits the save button from new user form, the workflow approval request starts and until ...
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Looping using SharePoint Designer 2013 to show available users

I have a task. I have a list called tickets where a user can submit trouble tickets. In addition, I have 3 engineers who handles these. If Engineer 1 receives the ticket he can either approve the ...
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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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Getting variable from asp/aspx to workflow

I need to move a variable saved on a SP list item(LIST A) to a workflow that starts on the creation of a new item in a different list(LIST B). This new item on LIST B will be created upon pressing an ...