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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Issue with SharePoint 2013 Worflow Platform Configuration

I am using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise version. I have four server in the farm. From where, two are Front End Server where web application is installed and they are behind load balancing. I have other ...
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Workflows being executed several times

I have a SharePoint 2013 platform and have several workflows created using SharePoint Designer. I have workflows using 2013 and 2010 engine. The workflows I created using 2010 are being executed ...
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Lookup field on 1 list doesn't update when the text field in another list changes value

I have a target list with Employee Status: Pre Hire by default. Once items are completed that changes to Active Employee. I have a field in list #2 with Employee Status as a lookup field pointing to ...
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Workflow to “Check Out” List Items - Help Needed on “Cancel” and “View” Modes

Long time lurker, first time poster! I have a SharePoint 2010 list that will be used to manage Personnel. When an employee has been with the team for 1 week, an email goes out to 3 different ...
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Survey for each list item

I would like to create an environment where an employee can add an idea to a custom list of ideas. Then I would like other employees to be able to rank each idea. How can I create such a thing? I ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow fails to assign a task for username with single quote (apostrophe)

We have an interesting case which I think is a bug in WorkflowManager SP2013. Maybe someone has seen it before and has a solution. We had the issue in the VS workflow, but managed to recreate issue in ...
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Add item in Azure storage queue from workflow

I'm trying to add an item in a Azure storage queue from a SharePoint 2013 workflow. I created a Dictionary named "Header" with two "rows" one with name "Authorization" and the value is: SharedKey ...
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Collect Feedback Workflow for most recent minor draft ONLY

I am new to SharePoint and I am looking to create a Collect Feedback workflow. My goal is to have an automatic workflow that triggers any time a new document is added to my Document Library, but I ...
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Transfer a task when a person is out of office

Environment : Foundation 2010 I created a new list with the "Issue Tracking" model. My workflows include some tasks automatically assigned to a specific person. But I would like to transfer these ...
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Approval workflow tutorial using Visual Studio 2010

I am new in Sharepoint 2010 and up to this point I was working with Sharepoint designer 2010 but it limits my choices so I need to learn how to develop approval workflows in visual studio 2010. I do ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow missing after being saved but not published

I created a SharePoint 2013 list workflow using SPD and added several stages, task assignment actions, email actions, stage transitions, etc. I saved the workflow but did not publish it. When I ...
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Creating link to list item in folder

I have a SP2010 site with a list of clients, generated by them filling out an online form. I have created a workflow that, When a new list item is created, creates a corresponding folder in a separate ...
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List workflow not visible in browser [duplicate]

Hi I have created both list and site workflows. All the workflows which i have created could be seen in sharepoint designer as in the below picture. But in the browser only site workflows are ...
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Initiation parameter's description displayed twice in the initiation form

Currently I'm creating a workflow using the 2013 template with the SP designer 2013 but now I'm in trouble. I tried to add a initiation parameter of people/group with its description so that users can ...
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Check blank/null date in workflow

I have this simple workflow which checks to see if a Request Date field is blank to determine whether it goes to LIST or INITIATE as shown below. I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong. A ...
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Custom task column on reusable workflow

I had a workflow that was linked to a list. I noticed then that I could make a reusable workflow, which is more practical: I only need to link it to the list that I want, instead of making a new one! ...
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Not able to break permission using SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow

I'm unable to break permission using SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow, it throws this error: {"error":{"code":"-2147024891, ...
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SP2013 Foundation, workflow assigning a task to multiple users

I have been searching for hours but I can't get a clear idea of how to do this. I have a document library, in that library some documents need to be acknowledged by some people based on their job. ...
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Couldn't find list workflows under my workflows

I have created two workflows, list and normal workflow. I have saved and published both the workflows. But under my workflows in the site I can only see the normal workflow, I am not able to see the ...
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Not able to see Approve and Reject buttons on Task form

I have a 2010 Approval Workflow with 4 approval processes. 3 of them are working fine, but for a single approval process the Approve / Reject buttons are not visible How can this be resolved?
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if-and-else-if workflow

I am having a problem in my workflow. Basically I have two variables (1) Business Unit and (2) Billing Information. I am creating a workflow that would hold the following: If Business Unit = A AND ...
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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 ...