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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Button that changes yes/no field to trigger list workflow

I have a task list that I have created a customised 'newform' for. I am hoping to add a button to this form which when clicked will change a field from no to yes (for the current item). This change in ...
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Send notification based on column data (calculate date) [closed]

I'm using SP2010 and Nintex Workflows, I am unable to use SPD. I have a calculated column 'Next Review Date' in a document library. I need to send an email notification on the date on 'Next Review ...
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Create Parallel Tasks in WorkFlow

scenario is if user raises request approval tasks should create for Group 1 and Group 2 people. if any one approves another approval task should create for Group 3. post approval of Group 3 workflow ...
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Weird workflow problem with custom activity

We have a Visual Studio workflow that I built with VS2013 and running on SharePoint 2013 (it is a SP2013 workflow). The workflow is an application for leave, and after it had been in use for a few ...
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Workflow gets stuck on WaitForFieldChange

I have a rather strange problem. We have Visual Studio running on SharePoint 2013 for managing applications for leave. As part of the application, users have to name a substitute and a supervisor, ...
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Assign a task to a group - task not created, email not sent

I am using a custom workflow and I have created two groups: Group A - composed by me; Group B - composed by my superior. There is a "Assign task" action in my workflow. It is assigning the task to ...
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Workflow to send alerts every 2 hours in the period of work

I created three lists , department working period List , containing (deaprtment name, start work, and the end of the work), Employee List, containing fields (employee's name, postal address, ...
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How do I create a workflow that presents user with a 'Draft Email' that can be edited and sent?

Is it possible to create an e-mail workflow that doesn't directly send the email, but instead presents the user with a draft of the message (perhaps via their default email client), thus allowing them ...
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External List Without BDS

I am developing a Sharepoint site mostly as a document management solution for reports and invoices generated in the billing department. I have two tables in SQL that I would like to have access to in ...
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Can I trigger a workflow from a hyperlink in a list?

I'm trying to incorporate functionality in one of my lists that will allow users to submit candidate resumes for open jobs that appear in the list. My initial thought was to just have a hyperlink ...
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Workflow(s) vs Timer Job

I am setting up a fairly large workflow to assist our sales group. The list in question tracks orders through our design, manufacturing and installation, as such, from start to finish could be 3 ~ 6 ...
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Workflow not starting automatically when a document is created in target library from a source library by Workflow?

I am using a pre-workflow to move a document from source library to target library after the pre-workflow does certain actions. Once the document enters the new library I want it to automatically ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Task Process

I have a workflow that has a task process in it. In this process it is looking for a response from four different users. Lets say three of these users approve the document, but the fourth user is out ...
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Error Publishing Workflow SharePoint 2013

Errors were found when compiling the workflow. The workflow files were saved but cannot be run. Microsoft.Workflow.Client.InternalServerException: Exception thrown from the data layer.... ...
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Looping a workflow to copy multiple lookup items from a list field and into another list field

Workflow newbie here. we have a workflow that takes data that is added into a field via a lookup column, and it takes that data and adds it into another list's field. However, the issue is that it ...
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Change Lookup Field Trying to Retrieve from AD

I'm new to SharePoint, so please bear with me. In a workflow I get employee work email, and I'm trying to retrieve employee account name using Active Directory. In lookup window, I only get to use ...
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Trying to Start SharePoint workflow from code

I have what may be a familiar piece of code for starting a SharePoint 2013 workflow, except mine fails with an error of "Error: Value cannot be null. Parameter name: subscription undefined." The log I ...
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Using AD generic mailboxes in list alerts and workflow emails

I want to set up a SharePoint alert on a list that I have on my site to trap errors from custom code (JS, SP Solutions, and Workflows) and have it send an email to a generic mailbox once daily. This ...
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Reusable Workflow 2013 for lists and libraries not working

My aim is to create a reusable workflow which I can apply to a site collection, so that the workflow will run on all lists or libraries on all sites. I have experimented by creating simple workflows ...
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Trigger List Workflow Using Form Action Button

I am using SharePoint Designer to customise a 'new' form. I would like it to include a form action button that triggers a list workflow. I can easily get it to trigger a site workflow but not list. ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Loop Value issue

I have a SharePoint list and I am writing a workflow against it. When I add a lookup to the and email action in the body of the email, it appears fine. %Current Item: Pro Desc% If I hit save and ...
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Retrieving List<T> collection from a REST method within a SharePoint 2013 Workflow

Here is the deal.. I have a REST method that returns Generic.List<DTOSupervisor> which has to be retrieved by using a HTTP Send and GetDynamicValueProperties components. My REST method ...
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create item for the list From Another Workflow

i created two workflows for the same list. The first workflow starts automatically when creating an item, and the second workflow starts when editing an item, so i want to create an item from the 2nd ...
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Workflow in SP designer 2013

I'm having problems when using SharePoint Designer 2013, this problem is , when i create more than one workflow to the same list , if another workflow start for example to create list item to my list ...
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Dynamically change second approver in workflow

We want to dynamically change the second approver in the approval workflow. This should be decided based on a choice field. The first approver will always be the same. Ex 1: student picks choice ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow with many variables

I got stuck with the problem of lookup workflow. I need to fill the SharePoint list based on the 2 variables introduced earlier to another list. After some searching lookup workflow seems to be the ...
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Approval workflow never reaches “Approved” status

I've a list with OOB approval workflow. on top of that, i created a workflow to send an email depending on the status, when the item is changed- if approval status="Approved", send one mail, else if ...
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Continue started SharePoint 2013 workflows after farm moving

I have SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Farm and WorkFlow Manager on the same server SP-01. Now I need to migrate it to SharePoint Standard version What I've done: 1. Created new SharePoint Standard farm ...
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Email Notification for SharePoint list when minimum amount of entries have been reached

How would I create an email notification for a SharePoint list when a minimum amount of entries have been reached? For example, I have a basic list of 20 name entries, when that list reaches 15 names ...
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Looping Workflow Dictionary Limit of 100 Items

Does anyone have a way to create a workflow that can loop through a list with more than 100 items. My looping workflow is working great but only loops through a hundred items. Unfortunately, my list ...
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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 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 ...