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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Out of the box approval workflow suddenly failed on start (retrying)

SharePoint 2010. I've been using out of the box approval workflow for several month now. I did some minor changes to it, like to who and when emails should be send, but that's all. Then out of a ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - How to lookup custom string in workflow task

I'm creating a workflow that assigns a task to a person. After that person completes the task, they are required to input a string of text (a server URL) before they can press "Approve." Once this is ...
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Workflow To Send Out Task Every WeekDay To Nominated People

I have a requirement to create a workflow that generates a task once per day and sends the task as an email notification to the nominated person for that day (Monday to Friday). The process is that ...
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Approval workflow issue

I have created a simple approval workflow with 2 stages for a document library. User A will approve and then the approval has to go to User B User A is receiving a mail and editing the document and ...
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Is it possible to run automated workflows in Sharepoint Foundation 2010 by the System Account?

I have installed SharePoint Foundation server 2010 (Standalone) on a windows 7 machine for learning SharePoint development. I have created a workflow, but it is not getting started automatically when ...
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How can migrate Approval workflow from SP2007 to Sp2013 (Upgrade content db)

I upgrades application from SP 2007 to Sp2013 by Upgrade content database. In my app have a Approval Workflow of SP2007 When finished upgrade to SP2013, i can not start this workflow for ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow errors when started

When starting a published SharePoint Designer 2013 List Workflow manually on a list item, I get the following error: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. ...
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Programmatically Calling Workflow Issue

This is a longshot, but I figured I would check.I had a need to fire a workflow on an item from another workflow and searched around, ultimately finding two different methods that are detailed here ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow: Retrieving hidden field value always null

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow in a Visual Studio project. I use a LookUpSPListItem activity together with a GetDynamicValueProperties activity to get field values from a list. All field values ...
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Missing quick launch on workflow initiation form

After creating a workflow in SharePoint Foundation 2010, the workflow initiation form is always missing the quick launch bar on the left side. There is only an empty div in the page source code ...
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how to add attachment adding functionality in custom aspx task form in workflow?

I have a workflow with several custom aspx tasks. When the initiator starts the workflow he/she has the possibility to add/remove attachment into the list by using list's item add feature. But when ...
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Set column field with another field using workflow

I create a simple workflow using Sharepoint 2010 designer. basically set ProductCopied to [%CurrentIte:EData Process%]. EData Process field is a field where value from Manage Metadata. The issue is ...
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sharepoint 2013 pass data between custom lists

I am asking the question since this is my first project working with Sharepoint 2013. Here is the project requirements: 1. I created a custom list for users to enter data in a custom form that is ...
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SharePoint 2007 Designer Workflow create an item in a new list for each item in an existing list

I am working with SharePoint Designer 2007. I have 3 lists. I want to make it such that when items in List 1 are created the workflow will look at all of the items in List 2 and create items in List ...
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Sharepoint workflow 2010 - document versioning - Content type - field do not get updated

I've got a custom list with a CT (master list). When creating a new list item a workflow kickes in and creates a new document based on a CT in another document library. Problem is when I update a ...
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I cannot create a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010

I tried creating a list workflow in SharePoint 2010. When I click New Workflow, I could see Add new workflow to your list and I have entered the workflow name and clicked OK. It remains in the same ...
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Sharepoint workflow issue for users

I have 5 users in with full control over the site,But only when I create an item in the list,workflow will be initiated,what could be the solution to solve this issue?
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Multiple Approvers on one Document Set

I'm looking to create an approval workflow on a document set which can have multiple approvers. I know how to approve one document in the set at a time or approve the entire set at once, but how can I ...
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SP2010: Timed email reminders for list workflow

Using Sharepoint 2010 Designer or Infopath 2010, I would like to create timed email reminders after an item is created. My idea is: If a field is empty, send an email out 3, 7, and 14 days after ...
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Workflow doesn't send Mail

I created a workflow with send mail action. When users add new item to the list, the workflow works. It sends mail to admin. I created new item but mail doesn't send. When I look The e-mail ...
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Workflow Error in Sharepoint 2013

I created a new workflow. When users add new item to the, the workflow send an email to users. I checked workflow and i got the error as follow image. My email's content as follow: Why got I ...
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Promote People Picker from Infopath to Sharepoint

I wanted to promote a people picker field in my Infopath form to Sharepoint column. I know that we couldn't promote people picker(group) to SP as people/group column. So, I only promote the ...
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Sending debug messages in sequential workflow

I'm trying to send messages to the workflow history of a workflow at some point after the workflow starts, based on a condition. There are some values in the code I would like to verify as the ...
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CSWP and Workflow Task List

I have a particular requirement of showing a particular user their workflow tasks in a webpart. I want to make use of Content Search WebPart as it supports paging and I have used this Webpart across ...
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SiteUserInfoList not updating

I am running a workflow that Calls user information from http://site/_api/Web/SiteUserInfoList/Items(<UserID>) The workflow is pulling the information just fine however I noticed that not all ...
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Sharpoint designer 2013 crashes when Workflow People/Group Selection after adding AAM [duplicate]

I have same issue as mention in this post. Sharpoint designer 2013 Stopping when Workflow People/Group Selection And also as answer mentioned My website has same thing. like http://<systemname> ...
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'Claim Task' marks the task as complete

I'm having a problem with one of the SharePoint 2010 workflows I'm updating. One of the tasks in the workflow is assigned to a group in the site collection. When I login as one of its users and click ...
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“Sorry this app is not supported on this server” when adding workflow to SharePoint app

I am facing the following issue while deploying a SharePoint hosted app. When I add 2013 workflow to app and deploy app in app catalog, I cannot install the app. This message comes up: Sorry, ...
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Assign Tasks to Users based on Job Title in another list

I have a list called Contacts which stores names and job titles. I also have a list called Project Tasks which is a list of all project tasks. In this list, I have a choice field called Assigned To ...
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Word Automation Service adds file to library - workflow fails to start

I have a feature which is enabled. Feature has a library and event receiver. The library is created when the feature is enabled on a site. The feature takes files submitted to this library, sends ...
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Stop a workflow when the item is deleted

I have a workflow that waits for a certain date to occur depending on the user input. However when the list item is deleted, the workflow still runs. Is there a way to say Wait for item to be ...
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Auto setting security settings of a subsite using workflow

I am wondering if it is possible at all to edit site permission settings using workflow? I work for a consulting company who takes small projects from various clients and wants to move their ...
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SPListItem.Workflows always returns zero items

SPList list = web.Lists.GetList(new Guid(listGuid), false); SPListItem item = list.GetItemById(int.Parse(listItemId)); string currentStatus = item["Status"].ToString(); if (currentStatus == "Pending ...
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Workflow Settings

I have set up a workflow for approval of an Item created, how do I create in the same workflow a way of notifying the creator of the item which stage in the workflow it is in?
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“There are no workflows templates available” error but actually workflow exist

I am using SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm. The workflow manager 1.0 is installed although we do not build any workflow on that. One a site collection, when user try to create a workflow on "Pages" ...
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LookupSPListItemId and Person field in SharePoint 2013 workflow

I'm trying to use the LookupSPListItemId activity in a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio. The condition I'm trying to set is when a person field equals a specific person. The problem is I'm ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow creating a list item in a discussion, subject line on reply is a reference number

I have a sharepoint designer 2010 workflow that is creating a list item in a discussion board. The workflow works as expected except for one piece; the subject. The subject line is created without ...
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Infopath forms not added to central admin after deploying workflow

I am making changes to several SharePoint state machine workflows that each contain Infopath forms for the workflow tasks. I have been able to deploy all but one of them successfully. The problem I am ...
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WorkFlow creates .zip file instead of word document

I am trying to create a WorkFlow that takes user information from an InfoPath form and creates a word document in a separate library. As of right now my workflow creates an item in the library with ...
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How to disable list event firing from SharePoint 2013 workflow?

I have a list with an ItemUpdating event receiver that blocks all item updates. I have a workflow where I want to update an item in this list. Is there any way to disable the event receiver from the ...
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Getting duplicate emails from SP2010 Workflow, why?

Folks, I have a workflow that send analysts emails from a SP library with repeating table. I'm only grabbing the Last Analyst in the table to send an email to, but I'm actually getting double the ...
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Create Approval workflow for Blog in Sharepoint Designer

I am facing problem in creating a simple workflow for "Blogs". If a user writes one blog, then his/her manager would be responsible for "Approving/Rejecting" it. I am using SharePoint Designer, ...
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Sharepoint designer workflow does not automatically start for first list item insert

SharePoint designer workflow does not automatically start for first list item insert. Second item inserted start workflow automatically. What is the problem?
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Workflow not behaving correctly

I have a work flow that fires off email notifications at specific dates, based on the number of days between the Expiration date and Today. It works up until a user goes to change the date of the list ...
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send email based on Dropdown column in list

I have a folder content type associated with document library and the library is having a choice column "Departments" which has three different values (dept1, dept2, dept3), whenever new folder is ...
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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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how to archive sharepoint 2013 list items using powershell

I have a list where user drop there request for new site within my farm. Request goes through workflow where i have 2 outcomes approved and rejected. If item is approved it goes though other approval ...
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SP 2010 Workflow Collect Data from CURRENT User

I'm working with SharePoint 2010 workflows. I need to collect data from the current user then send an email. Specifically, I need to collect the email address of the recipient of the email. What is ...
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ServiceBus Broker service failed to start, retry count 2. Exception message: Service type is already registered

Due to outage last night my workflow servers are having issues. Service Bus Broker Service is stuck at starting stage, But Service gateway and app fabric services are started. Here are some error i ...
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How do I add leading zeros to a variable in Sharepoint 2010 site workflow?

I'm using Sharepoint 2013, but this particular site workflow is a 2010 version. I'm trying to accomplish this in Sharepoint Designer. This workflow creates a new document, and assigns a given number ...