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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OOTB workflow tasks in a custom task list

Is there a way to make the task items from an OOTB workflow (in this case Collect Feedback) appear in the "Task List"? When setting up the workflow, there is the option to select which task list to ...
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sharepoint workflow daily reminder using information management policy

I don't want to break anything in my company's production SharePoint environment and I do not have access to a test one so I can't try this out to see if it'll work. I've never used information ...
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SharePoint Onworkflowitemchanged event not firing consistently

I have state machine (Visual studio 2010) SharePoint workflow. I have edit form which updates the workflow item via code. But it seems upon update, Onworkflowitemchanged(within VS Workflow) is getting ...
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Avoid mathematical calculation in String Builder

I'm trying to set a string that will be used to set the title of documents in a library. I have three variables: [Year], [Year plus one] and [Year span]. [Year Span] is a string including the other ...
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paused workflow on item change

I don't have enough points to comment on this post so I am posting a new question: What happens to a paused workflow when the item is changed?. I have a workflow that runs on item change. It pauses ...
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Workflow send an email with a list of items

In Sharepoint I have a simple custom list, which has the following columns: task name; task status (started, ongoing, finished); finished date. By using a custom view of this list, I can filter out my ...
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Workflow: Changing item URL

Is there a way to change the item URL in the workflow so it goes somewhere else? Things like in related content or sharepoint generated pages create a URL that points to the item in the list, whereas ...
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SharePoint Workflow Id Changing

Ok. I don't know why this is happening but whenever I Create a new site collection Create a content type inside that site collection Associate a custom workflow with that content type It changes ...
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Sharepoint workflow not adding tasks to Workflow Tasks lists

IMPORTANT EDIT: It's happening in all sites and subsites! Not just in the newly created ones! Suddenly the workflows are not creating tasks anymore! I've created a Sharepoint Approval Workflow on a ...
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Reassign task to different user in SharePoint 2013 workflow using SPD

I have a requirement in which there is an approval for cost. In this request will be assigned to manager and if manager approves the task and if cost is more then 20000 then it should assign to COO ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow to update list items in different site collections

Will I be able to use SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow to update list items in different site collections? Are there any alternative to update list items in different site collections?
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How to make a form/workflow that allows users to add a variable amount of items to it

I have run into a problem where I need to create a form/workflow where users can add a variable amount of sub items as part of an application process. IT would also need to be displayed in a friendly ...
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Workflow on a list where user can add but not edit items

I don't get a lot of time on my organization's SP site and I don't have a way to install it at home. I'm wondering if something will work, or how. This is so I have all the information I need and ...
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SharePoint workflow formatted text sent to List

Hopefully this is a simple question. I have a workflow for users to select a, b, or c. Then the workflow creates a new list entry with X description. I have tried setting variable X to "description of ...
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Send value of a field created in a workflow as an email

I have a workflow which collects user input in regard to a hyperlink field. A second workflow then takes the value in this hyperlink field and copies it into the original list. Is it possible to send ...
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Workflow: send message when value “user” changed in reservation list

We have a reservation list for mobile devices. When the values "user" or "status" changed I would like to send a message to the former user. What do you guys advise?
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workflow email/add to list, ip address of submitter

I am making a clock in/out workflow in SharePoint for my users. Our site can be accessed off the network (still auth via ad). I would like for a way to report back either by email or a list that will ...
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User input date range in workflow, need to pull what days of the week are in that range

I have a workflow set up that request a date range from the user. "From" "To". Then they click start. I need a way to pull what days of the week (Mon, Tues, Wed) is within that date range. I need to ...
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Link to task page in email

I've created an Approval Workflow that runs when an item is added to a list. At creation of a new item, the workflow starts and sends an email to a specific user. The problem is, I want to add a link ...
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Microsoft.Xrm.sdk and Sharepoint 2013 workflow

I have written a custom code activity for a SharePoint 2013 workflow that updates CRM 2013. When the workflow runs, it stops with the status of cancelled and has the message - "Could not load file ...
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Looking up a person in sharepoint workflow?

I have one list called Teams. The Teams item has two columns Leader and Members. Both are people fields with the Members being multiple values. I have a second list called Requests. In a Requests ...
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SharePoint 2013 FBA Users and 2013 Workflows

I am having an issue regarding SharePoint 2013 FBA Users and 2013 workflows. FBA users can’t start 2013 SharePoint workflows. I used this tutorial to setup FBA: ...
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Can a Workflow in SP2013 have a repetitive field input?

I've this scenario (simplified): A project has process. In one stage (Providers involved), I have to let the user enter as many "providers-role" as he wants (a lookup field: role, and a text field: ...
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Access denied while creating subsite from workflow

I am following this article to create a subsite from workflow. I am getting following error {"error":{"code":"-2147024891, ...
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Send email to external users of SharePoint Online using Visual Studio 2013 Workflow

Is it possible to send email to external users in SharePoint Online using a Visual Studio 2013 Workflow? I can't use the SharePoint Designer because I've created a custom application page and I need ...
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Workflow: Link in email causes weird behavior (e.g. “URL, URL”)

so my set up is an approval workflow onto a list. There is a column in the list that is a preview URL. I want to link users to it in the approval email. The problem is when I create a hyperlink in ...
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Enable “add or update assignees” option on running workflow

For some reason, on my client's SharePoint server, the highlighted links to add and update task assignees to an approval workflow in the image below are not present. According to all the online ...
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Imported Workflow Error -Path needs to point to valid

I imported a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow into Visual Studio 2013. Once imported I got this error on all my activities Path needs to point to valid. Anyone know how to fix this?
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Visual Studio declarative workflow version controlling and upgrade

I wonder how to do the version control of declarative workflow in VS 2013. App version control is just working file but when it comes to the workflow I couldn't figure it out how to do it. The basic ...
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Workflow for new and modified items

I'm creating a Document Library on Office 365. I've created a Workflow for a Document Library which gets triggered on creating a new Document within the Library. I've also created a separate ...
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replace text in Sharepoint designer workflow

I have a List with a item of multistring value with length greater than 255.e.g 500 characters. The workflow needs to run on every change and not manually. I am using SharePoint 2013 online version ...
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Alerts for new folders only

Would anyone know if there is a way to create an alert or a approval workflow anytime a folder is created in a document library. I am not interested in the actual documents at this point, just the ...
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Why is my workflow failing to send an email to a specific person?

My workflow looks for the name in a people picker field and then emails that person. It works for every name I put in the field except for 1 person (that I have seen so far). Does anyone have any idea ...
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SP 2013 - Workflow Installed successfully and No error however, SP Designer does not show workflow 2013

I followed Microsoft's article and setup Workflow for SharePoint. Double verified with this article ...
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Pass data collected during the workflow into the right field of the related list without finishing the task

Is it possible to pass data collected during the workflow into the related SharePoint list without clicking "Complete Task"? My problem is, that my manager don't want to/ can't fill in all fields of ...
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add days to date in sharepoint designer

I have a date field Date of join and other field Date on induction (date type). Based on some selection I want to calculate If Date of join is 20/05/2015 then Date on induction should be auto selected ...
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SharePoint 2013 Emails

The workflow for my task it's created , it's should send an email to assigned user once the new task created and i publish the workflow without any error. My question is i'am using the SharePoint ...
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Approval Process

I'm trying to implement a simple approval process in SharePoint Designer. Everything is running smoothly except for one thing. People who weren't assigned to the tasks are able to approve/reject the ...
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Approve/reject buttons are greyed out when approver tries to approve workflow task

I hope that I can get some help on this issue. Currently I have a form library in SharePoint 2010 which allows users to submit a form through InfoPath. I set up the workflow so that when the user ...
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Update an Item from a List in Sharepoint 2013 Workflow

Let's say I have two lists, List A and List B. List A has a field named Quantity A. List B has a field named Quantity B. I want to create a workflow on List A that, when I add a new Item in List A, ...
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SP Online - Approval Workflow

Wanted: Create an approval workflow on a SharePoint List on deployment Problem: The lists and workflow is created, but when the workflow starts on an item, there is no buttons to approve/reject ...
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SharePoint Online (Office 365) Alert email

In SharePoint Online (Office 365) I want to create a new list that does the following: We want to be able to put questions up on to the site, then assign the question to one of the site users. Once ...
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Error deploying SharePoint 2013 Workflow from Visual Studio 2013 with Custom Code Activity

I am currently trying to develop a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio, which includes a Custom Code Activity. While the Workflow is not finished, yet, before adding the Custom Activity, ...
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AppOnlySequence sharepoint hosted app

I have added an AppOnlySequence to my workflow and inside it there is a HttpSend activity which perform a GET operation on a host web list item. But I don't get any response back. Once I remove the ...
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Updating a list item from sharepoint online workflow using HttpSend

I'm trying to update a list item in the host web from a sharepoint app using workflow's HttpSend activity in visual studio. How should I set the RequestHeader and RequestContent values ?
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Sharepoint Designer workflow canceled when copying document with long file name to another library

As the title states, I have a SP Designer workflow that copies a document from one library to another. This works great except when the file name of the document being copied exceeds 40 characters or ...
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Synchronisation two list in Sharepoint 2013

I have got two lists with diffrent number of column: First List have got: Column "A", Column "B" and "Status" field with Choice: active, and non active. Secaund list have got this kind of column: ...
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SharePoint 2013 - InfoPath - Workflow

is it possible to skip the InfoPath Form, when the Workflow starts? Thanks in advance! LG Gazza
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Pause until… or restart workflow

Is there a preferred way to handle pause until workflows? I have a infopath form that has some basic approval process and I see I can pause until field changes or the workflow can simply end and ...
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check if checkbox is checked in SPD workflow

I have created an infopath form and published it as SharePoint list. the form contains 30 checkboxes I need to send email by a workflow, the email should contain the value of the checkbox. Is ...