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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Error on Workflow: The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item require a different type of information

I noticed that I started experiencing the error when I changed the name field from optional to required. Also, there are instances that the workflow works upon creation but errors out after 2nd or 3rd ...
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How does 'Current Date' work with 'Wait for variable to equal' in 2013 Workflows?

Imagine I have the following workflow : Where Contact Review Date = 12/05/2017 If the Workflow gets kicked off today (12/05/2016), will I receive the email on 12/05/2017, or will I never receive ...
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How to create a new document using a .docx template in a workflow

First of all, I am new to Sharepoint, and I am having trouble with some stuff. I need to make a new word document in a document library using an existing .docx template. The new document should be ...
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Overwrite Current Workflow Instance Each Time Item is Edited

I have the following Edit Item workflow set up on a list : Where I need New Review Date to be updated to a year from today each time an item is edited. However, when I edit an item which already ...
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Form checked out or locked for error

We have a Travel expense system developed using SharePoint 3.0 for submitting and approving travel claims. It's an old system and recently we changed all the user login information. For example: ...
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SPD workflow copy list item based upon other approval workflow

This is using SharePoint 2010. I have ListA that has a content approval workflow. I want to copy the list item to ListB only if the item is approved. Copy item in Current Item to ListB will copy ...
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Implement document workflow for multiple approvers

I need to setup a document workflow, where the uploader can specify upto 10 approvers, and the document should be published only when all approvers have approved the document. My questions: How to ...
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Make documents read only based on metadata

We are using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on-premise. I am looking for the most optimal approach to fulfill our requirements. Our requirement is to make a document read only when a column\metadata for ...
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SharePoint 2013 Custom Workflow Task Pages with Parameters

I have custom aspx pages (residing in the 15\Template\Layouts folder) that are linked to SP 2013 Workflow Task content types as display forms. How can I send parameter values to the aspx pages when ...
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Workflow copy between libraries with column validation error

I get an issue when a workflow does a copy command. The workflow could not copy the item. Make sure the source and destination lists have the same columns and column settings. Libraries are ...
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Error generating the task form

I had created a nice reusable 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer. It operates on a content type. The workflow had some custom infopath forms included and a bunch of variables. Recently I ran into ...
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How to Disabled Approval Workflow When Editing List Item

I have a list which users are able to submit new contacts to, but these contacts need approval before they can be accessed by everyone. In order to achieve this, I went to : List -> List Settings -> ...
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unable to get SharePoint 2010 workflow instance id for list item using CSOM

I need to cancel workflow using CSOM for SharePoint 2010 workflow. For that I need to pass Workflow Instance ID. workflowInteropService.CancelWorkflow(instanceId); I am unable to get it using below ...
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Can a workflow populate values in a lookup field for all the items in the list?

I have a list called Contacts, with 4000+ entries. It currently has a dropdown choice column with four specified values for different offices (MAO, NHO, MEO and CTO). I want to convert this dropdown ...
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Workflow Question using lookup Field

I want to add a Workflow to a list. The list contains a lookup field that references a master client list. I want the Workflow to send an email every time a item is added to the list. I know how to do ...
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Edit Item Workflow Starting after Item Creation

I created the following workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 : Which sets the current item's review date to next year. It also automatically approves the item for submission (this is due to the ...
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Get the difference between two dates

I am new in Sharepoint 2013 and need a little help. I am trying to get the difference between two dates and the result should be a year. Is there a way to do this in the String Builder? Example: 1....
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Restrict Approval Requirement to List Item Creation

I have set an approval requirement on my list, so that whenever an item is created, it will be in "draft mode" until it is approved by the user with the required permissions. Here is a screenshot of ...
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Get User Details from User Profile using Web Service in SPD 2013 Workflow

I want to retrieve the user properties like Group,Email,Manager from User Profile using Web service in SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow. I trying with Call HTTP Web Service Action. Please explain me ...
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Reset Workflow Before Starting New one on Item Create

I have a list of useful contacts which can be added by any user. One of the columns on these list items is Contact Review Date - a value which is calculated at [Today]+365 on item creation. I would ...
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Workflow not Appearing on Associated List after Creation

I have now tried multiple times to create a new workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 by doing the following: 1 Select the list Under workflows, click 'New' Create the workflow 2 Select the list ...
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Move list items with current state

Is it possible for an item to be moved to another list with its current state? For example, I have an item with a running Workflow. When I move it, will it still have the same state? Thanks!
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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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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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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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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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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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Link workflow task to page with custom webpart

I am trying to put a URL on the workflow task, which will bring user to a page with a custom webpart page which will load the related list item's details. I will pass in the ItemID in the URL for the ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Add a new line / line break to a multi line field using workflow string builder in SharePoint Designer

From SharePoint Designer 2010, how can I add a new line or line break using the String Builder. I tried <br /> and that didn't work. I tried put the new lines right in the string builder and ...
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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: ECSDalMgr.ECSModule.updateItemRequest(old_data.__metadata.uri,...
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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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Setting alert in subfolder level (Sharepoint)

I have created a Document Library, inside which the Person names are listed as folders. Inside these Person folder there will be another set of sub folders which are their projects uploaded. (Inside ...
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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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workflows for variations in SharePoint 2013

I have created a site collection and implemented variations for the site collection. Now I am able to get all the lists, pages and list items that are created in the source site to target site. But ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to create a SharePoint 2010 list item by using a SharePoint 2013 workflow with REST POST?

I want to create a list item on a SharePoint 2010 Server Site by running a SharePoint 2013 Workflow using "Call Http web service" REST with POST method.
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Workflow to copy a document from a sharepoint 2013 to SP 2010 document library

This is the scenario: I have an instance of SharePoint 2013 Server with a Document Library. I have another server with SharePoint 2010 installed. I want to create Workflow in SP2013 instance that ...
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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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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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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 list....