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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Assign Permissions to Document on Upload Workflow

I am using SPD 2010 and I am wondering if the following workflow is possible: I would like to have a workflow that when a document is uploaded by a user, the workflow assigns read permissions to that ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow 2010 - System Account Initiator

I am current running SharePoint 2013. I have a drop-off library which routes documents to the correct location. But when I use the drop-off library the workflow initiator shows up as "System Account". ...
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PWA List access via REST from sub site

I've got a Project server site that needs to access to the values of a list stored in the PWA when a new row is added in a list of its own. For that I've created a workflow using Sharepoint ...
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Copy list data from one location to another in the same site collection SharePoint 2013 Online

I have a custom list for 'Products' in my top site collection, and I have two sub sites where I need to display the same information. I have copied the Products list as a list template into b oth sub ...
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2010 - Email workflow issues

I'm currently having issues with my email workflow and would like to get it double checked to make sure I'm understanding everything right. My goal is this: When a person enters their email in ...
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SharePoint 2013 document generation from list items using workflow

I have been able to generate docs from list items using sharepoint designer workflow.But i have been able to do this with using one document template. But i have like 6 templates i would like to use ...
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Using a Word document as a template for emails inside a workflow

I'm working on a project with other team members that are far less familiar with SharePoint than myself. We want to have a Word document that will serve as a template for email notifications in a ...
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Workflow won't switch back to text-Based Designer

I setup a Workflow using the text-Based Designer. It was working as expected, but I wanted to get a Visio Export and print out a visual of the flow. Now I can not return to text-based designer. ...
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Approval workflow and 4 users who could approve wokflow

I have got 4 users who can approve by elements. How could I made by Designer in workflow the situation that only one user if approve the element the element could be seen on the list as approved ? ...
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Error sending Email from workflow

I've got a Sharepoint list inside a project server site. When a user creates an item in this list I want to send an Email to another user. I've been able to get the email address using REST and ...
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Visual Studio Workflow: get individual Task Ids from Composite Task

I have a Visual Studio Workflow for my SharePoint Online App that assigns a composite task to 5 people. I am looking for a way to obtain all 5 individual task id's in the Workflow itself, so I can ...
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How to associate workflow approval using asp page

Anyone, I've created a transport claim form using Infopath and uses the OOTB Workflow for approval process. (Sharepoint 2010) The workflow approval process by default uses infopath form. How do ...
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Is it possible to create Document library on subsite automatically when someone adding new item to list on main site by using SharePoint Workflow?

I`m trying to make SharePoint Workflow which will automatically create Document Library on Subsite with name "Library for [item name]", where item name is title of just created item. Is it possible ...
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Form not saving field updates

I have a form that is regularly losing changes when I update fields and submit. I have seen this in very rare instances in the same (SP 2013) farm, but this is happening about 40% of the time. I ...
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State machine workflow delay problem

I have a state machine workflow (see below) When i start the workflow first log is made. By debuggging, the Debugger does not step into the delay. The workflow completes always, BUT the second log ...
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add items in column using a workflow

We have a new part-time Employee that only works 3 days a week. Usually, Mon, Wed, Fri. However, that can change. Right now he puts in his name, The date he worked and hours worked, plus line ...
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Is there a string length limit in sharepoint designer?

I have a workflow that is giving unexpected results. The workflow runs when a when an list item is added. It checks and retrieves all attachments on the list item and updates a field with the ...
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SP13 Online Workflow not triggering on List

I am having the following problem with SharePoint Online I have a workflow on list B that starts when a new item is created. If I created the item manually the workflow works. Now I have a list A ...
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Reuse custom workflow activities in another Visual Studio 2013 project

I have SharePoint 2013 project Project A with several SharePoint 2013 style custom workflow activities. This project is deployed as sandboxed solution and I can use these activities inside SharePoint ...
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Is it possible to deploy custom workflow activities to Office 365

Is it possible to deploy SharePoint 2013 style custom workflow activities and deploy it to Office 365 environment as sandboxed solution? Or maybe, it is possible to deploy it as an app and use it in ...
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Customizing Workflow Task list 2013 form

I have created SP designer workflow (sharepoint 2013 platform) with the custom list. But what my issue is that, By default the task form (workflow task list 2013) showing Approve, Rejection, save and ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2013 Call http web service to call a Java class

Is it possible to create a workflow which calls a Java class Usecase: The user selects a document from a document libary and a workflow button transfers that file to a Java class is this possible. I ...
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Wait for Field to equal value not working

I have a calculated column that tells me how many days are left on a warranty. I have a workflow that checks this value and if it is more than 60 days to wait until field to equal 60 and then it is ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Limitations

Is there any limitation in the SharePoint designer workflow - "Send an email" action? Limitations like # of characters or # of recipients.
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Form Action Button to start a LIST workflow (not a site workflow)

I have a custom Edit form (associated with a list on my sharepoint 2010 website) where I needed to have a button that triggers a workflow. I found that I could add a form action button and set it to ...
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Cannot find a direct link to a workflow task to automatically be in “Edit Item” mode to complete a task

I'm looking for a way to create a link that brings the user into "Edit Item" so they will not need to click on "Edit Item". Once in "Edit Item" I look at the URL and it looks like this. It is a very ...
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Workflow task - How to set priority when assigning a task

When assigning a workflow task in SharePoint 2013, how can I set the priority? By default it is set to "(2) Normal".
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Workflows emailing everyone except certain users

I have an issue where our workflows will email to me and the person developing the workflows, but it will not send to someone in our legal department. Where would I start looking for logs on the ...
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Expiration notification 60 days, 30 days, 7 days and when expired workflow for 2013

I have an Asset Registry that we want to notify us when there is only 60 days left on the warranty, 30 days, 7 days and when the warranty has expired. I've seen some examples in SP 2010, but I'm ...
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Unable to get the list of all SP2010/SP2013 Work Flows (OOTB and SPD) which are associated with a List using CSOM

We came across an issue while pulling the workflow associations of lists, CSOM and Splist.WorkflowAssociations will not list the workflows created through SPD and attached to list. If anyone faced ...
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notification email

I'm using workflow look up for user and return data az email address but workflow doesn't send email and give man an error that cant sent email verify the email address!! is there anyone has any idea
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Sharepoint 2013 online workflow trigger not firing on Create and Update

I have a customer having a SP2013 Online with a list that has had a workflow attached to a list that is set to Create/Update a record on another list. It has been working for quite a while flawlessly ...
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Workflow - How to show a field without clicking “show more”

I have a SharePoint workflow with a "comments" field I would like to display when a user is completing a task. For my "Reviewer Comment" site content type, I have the ability to select one of the ...
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Error configuring Workflow 1.0 on Sharepoint 2013

I'm new to SharePoint so I may not be clear in my wording (terminology and all). I'm trying to get an on-premise installation of SharePoint 2013 Server. I've successfully installed SharePoint, set ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Document Library start custom workflow after item is published

I have a document library that uses major and minor versioning in library settings. I want to start a custom SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow as soon as an item gets published, inside this library. ...
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Moving a worksflow from site to site

I have two SharePoint 2010 environments which are nearly identical (dev/prod). I have a workflow in dev that I need to recreate in prod. How do I upload/transfer/publish the workflow that's in the ...
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WorkflowHistoryList feature not activating

I'm trying to attach a standard Approval Workflow 2010 to a document library however the powershell script I am using is throwing an exception in the follownig spot: # Create Workflow History list if ...
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Change permissions on Document Library

We want to create document libaries from previously stored templates or from new. When a library is created in a site it inherits the permissions. Is it possible to break inheritance when library is ...
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Using SharePoint Workflow to call a Java class

Is it possible to create a workflow which call a Java class? My main goal is to select a file and press a button in SharePoint document library which transfers this file to a Java class where I can ...
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Send notifications

This is my first question, and I thank you all guys for any help you can provide. I'm working in SP 2010 and basically what I want is to send a notification for every 'Site' that appears in a separate ...
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Problem Starting 2013 Workflow from Powershell

I have a scenario where I need to kick off a 2013 SPD workflow from a powershell script. This should be possible using the StartWorkflowOnListItem method. My script is as follows: Add-PSSnapin ...
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How to apply workflow to items that are already in a list?

Ok. I have a list of Asset Items. I want to write a workflow to send out an email when the item's warranty will expire within 30 days. I know that when I write the workflow it is triggered either ...
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Updating External List via Workflow - Columns Missing

I have a BCS model that I've created a list instance in SharePoint off of and I'm using a workflow to copy over some values. Everything works great, except the identifier is not showing up as a field ...
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Copy an item list with a kind of condition WHERE

I would like to know if it's possible with SharePoint designer 2010 (foundation) to copy an item from a list to an another list WHERE this another list name = targeted first list column value ? For ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow

I don't have access to OOTB approval workflows as we use SharePoint 2010 Foundation. Does anyone have an example they can share, which shows an list approval workflow in SharePoint Designer, together ...
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Sequential Workflow: The file has been modified by SHAREPOINT\system on

I have a squential workflow that takes Account IDs as plain text from a InfoPath input and converts them into a SPUser field. I can't get the the item to update bc an exception is throw on the Update ...
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Error while setting Variable of type String with value of GUID

Using SharePoint Designer 2010 I've made a workflow that contains of a couple of steps: First I'm setting a variable called GUID (type String) to the value of a List item from List1. Secondly, I'm ...
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sharepoint workflow rest api add role assignment exception

I develop a workflow and i want to grant unique permission on item in list using sharepoint rest api ...
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Update recursive items

I have a list with this this structure: Id,Title ,Weight,ParentId that parentId reference to Item in this list. I want to update all parents "Weight" fields when a child "Wieght" field changed by ...
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SharePoint Workflows QA Environment

We have a 2013 SharePoint environment for a mid-sized company. I was discussing the need to develop OOTB SharePoint workflows in QA vs directly on production and we disagreed on what was best practice ...