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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Change Status of Workflow Approval Process Task

I have added an Approval Process to a list workflow which is creating tasks in a separate task list. When I approve or reject a task, the status of the particular task remains "In Progress". How can ...
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Delete multiple list items from workflow

I have a loop in a workflow that is inserting new items into a list. Before the loop runs, I need to clear out any existing values in the list that match the criteria of the data being inserted (for ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Loop Limitations

I have a project i'm currently working on that requires me to input items with expiration dates, typically a year out. I need a way to kick off emails when the items are within 7 days of expiration ...
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Is it a hindrance to have a workflow wait for a long period of time?

I have a request for notifications to be sent out 6 months, 3 months, and 1 month before an event occurs on a SharePoint calendar. I was looking into this issue and every one seems to be saying to ...
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Error Uploading a document

When I upload a document I am getting: Sorry, something went wrong The file Engineering Documents 2/IPSPD2013 Feed Back2.jpg has been modified by i:0#.w|dataoncloud\order_123456789 on 07 Dec ...
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Install Workflow Manager on which Servers

I would like to know which SharePoint servers I should install workflow manager. do I need to install the wf manager on a server that doesn't have sharepoint? or do I need to install it on web servers ...
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Sending data to another site in workflow permission

What permission is required for a user who is running the workflow, to send data to another site collection through: call web service. Does the user have to have permission on the other site ...
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Cannot update task item in custom task from in document set workflow

I have a document set workflow. Also I have created a task list which is related to the workflow. When I click the button on custom task form, which indicates completing of the workflow it shows such ...
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Update metadata w/2013 REST API in a Workflow

I am looking for an example of a REST PUT/MERGE method done from a workflow (no code) in SharePoint Designer to update a metadata field in a library. Specifically what the Build Dictionary and Call ...
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column name space

I am working on visual studio. I have written a code which updates columns and list in SharePoint programmatically using C#. But whenever I am creating a column name with a space it is taking as an ...
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How to break pause condition and execute next condition in workflow

I have a workflow like Pause till date in which on pausing till the specified date if my previous conditions satisfies then pausing has to stop and should go further, in my case the workflow pauses ...
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SharePoing Designer Workflow “Impersonation” Question

I'd like some advice on my workflow as it integrates with MS Access which is causing me some uncertainty. In terms of impersonation steps, I assume the best way to do this is to use the SP people ...
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Minimum permission level to create list workflows

We have a user who needs to be able to create some SP Designer 2013 work flows on a list. For various reasons it would be better if this user did not have full control of the list. We found this ...
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Update Sharepoint 2013 Workflow with custom activities

I want to update my workflow 2013 with custom activities keeping running workflows going. Now I can do it only with a workflow without activities: I've added ReplaceContent="TRUE" to the workflow's ...
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How to check if Date column is null in workflow sharepoint 2010?

In Infopath I have a Date Column which i need to check in workflow like if date column is empty i have to stop the workflow. How to achieve this? I tried using setting variable and parameters but ...
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Email workflow 2010 [duplicate]

I created a list (birthday's this month). In this list there are three columns (photo, employee and date birthday). I added new item in this list: upload a photo, choose employee from AD and choose ...
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How to triger a workflow on a daily basis?

I have a workflow for SharePoint 2013 (using SharePoint designer 2013) and would like to execute it on a daily basis? Could someone guide me how to start?
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Workflow to duplicate list item in the same list with SP 2013

I need to create a workflow that simply duplicates a list item and adds it to the same list. (when item is created). I know that there is the function in SP Designer 2010, but Im not allowed to use ...
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workflow that sends a reminder 10 days before start date field

I am trying to create a workflow that sends a reminder to the director approver in case he does not approve it 10 days before start date field. Here is how I initially though it: If current item ...
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Workflow Email Notification

How would I make a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 (for SharePoint 2013 on-premise) that sends out a notification to a person one week after the date datecolumn one passes and then continues to ...
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SharePoint 2010 Append List Template

I created a default task list that is used for every project of ours. It is a list of standard tasks to be done for each project. I have made this into a list template and generated a master task list ...
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Get a workflow's current step name

Is it possible to retrieve the current step name from within a workflow and assign it to a workflow variable?
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how to get sum of a column in sharepoint 2013 list

Not sure if i would get any answer from here. I have a column number and title text. The data would look like this: Title Paid ---------- Jacob 200 Patrick 100 Jacob 100 Patrick 300 What i ...
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Serial Approving

I am facing problem in config workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010. I want to create approval workflow (serial) in designer 2010. There are four groups: first group - (2 apporvers) second group - ...
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Workflow doesn't start on the document library which has “require document to be checked out before they can be edited”

I created a default document library in SharePoint 2013 designer.I went under library setting and turn "Require documents to be checked out before they can be edited" feature on. Then I created a ...
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Replaced action for `Wait for change in document checkout status` in SharePoint designer workflow 2013

I am changing my workflow code from 2010 to 2013. There I am not able to find the action for Wait for change in document checkout status in 2013. Is there any equivalent action in place of this one?
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Capture Content Approver in Workflow

I am using content approval on a piece of content and have a 2010 workflow that waits for the Approval Status to turn Approved. I then want to capture the approver in a new field called "Approved by". ...
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How can I determine where a workflow is getting manager information from?

I'm attempting to determine where the following workflow is getting a submitting user's manager's email address from: It doesn't appear to be coming out of Active Directory as when I try to submit ...
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Workflow issue when copying a Wiki document

I have a situation where we have a wiki library we're setting up standardized layouts (templates) in. I've created a 2013 Workflow that does a document copy to a destination Wiki Library. Expectation ...
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Linkage between Task created from sharepoint workflow

I have a Sharepoint 2013 List called L1 (Vacation Request). I created a SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow on change of L1 and the workflow creates a Task and assigns it to a user (Approver) Now on ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow to send a reminder

I have created a document library (but it could also be a list, not a problem) and in this library I have a column"End date" and a column "Owner" which the user needs to fill in. Now I want that ...
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How to create custom task list view targeting only “Assigned To” user / group programmatically?

I have one document library. And a workflow attached to it, when this workflow is executed a task gets created which is assigned to users. I want to have a view which shows the tasks that are ...
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SharePoint Approval Workflow Issue

I have created a SharePoint Approval workflow and coming across an issue. The wiki page goes to a team for approval which works fine, someone in the team then reviews it and makes changes where ...
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Workflow automatically cancels, but only for me, the creator/administrator

I am creating a simple calendar workflow (Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise) that sends emails to "Instructors" automatically when a new calendar item is added. At the current time, I'm using a test Team ...
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Unable to Compile MS Project with Visual Studio Sequential Workflow

While trying to deploy a Microsoft Visual Studio Project with a Sequential Workflow we are stuck with the below listed error. Any help is highly appreciated. Error Message from Visual Studio: ...
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Workflow does not start on first item of the calendar day

I have a very strange behaviour of a workflow in a document library. The SPD workflow is set to automatically start on creation. However, it does not start on the first uploaded document of a calendar ...
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cannot upload workflow wsp file to sharepoint solution gallery

Today when I try to upload a workflow wsp solution to SharePoint solution gallery, I got this error message. Any idea what's going wrong?
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Using workflow to create a new page

Using sharepoint 2010 workflows, I would like to create new item in "pages library" = (a new page) when a new item is created in list A. And give this new page name a specified list A value. Is this ...
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WF4InstanceId field missing - workflow app sharepoint 2013

i'm trying to get instance of workflow by rest api using WF4InstanceId but i don't find this field when i create my workflow in sharepoint app
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Page for Creating a Workflow does not show

I have an issue that one of my colleagues is having and it is bizarre to me. I will provide an example of what is happening. The screenshot below just shows me creating a workflow: After I ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow in arguments - Visual Studio

I’m currently attempting to send some variables to my workflow instantiation. Workflow instantiations should be able to accept any variable to my knowledge. I've managed to successfully send a string, ...
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Comparing Infopath, Sharepoint Designer and ASPX to create Sharepoint Lists

Alot of debate has taken place regarding the pros and cons of each tool. It is now November of 2015, and a few updates are available regarding these tools: Infopath: InfoPath 2013 is now ...
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Workflow's status “Error Occurred”

I have an email-enabled library and a workflow attatchment with it. I have used this command stsadm -o setproperty -pn declarativeworkflowautostartonemailenabled -pv true to enable workflow start ...
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How to move subsite and Workflow to another site collection

I want to move subsite to a site collection with all the workflows (Nintex), their running status and history? Can anyone let me know how this is possible. Is there any third party tool available to ...
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workflow web service error

I have a workflow web service call with accept and content-type variable in request and response header : ...
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SP 2010 Reusable workflow on SP2013 Enterprise- AutoStart Workflow: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: Recursive workflows are not allowed

First, what currently is the plan: I made a workflow (with the SP designer 2013) on a list called Nieuws (News) which looks for a checkbox to be checked. If it is, I give everyone full Read rights on ...
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Collect an email address in survey then submit to that email address for approval

Just getting started into SharePoint 2010 in work and wondering if something like this is possible. Firstly, 2 groups of people are using a survey: Group 1 - Contribute access Group 2 - Approve ...
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Get Email from Name using workflow

I am using SharePoint 2013 Online and I need to get the email address using the name of the person. A single text field had the user name in it and using that, I need to retrieve the email address of ...
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Is there any way to set workflow notification without setting up a new task list?

Today I got a request of setting Email notification within a SharePoint list that when a new item is added, send an Email to the person in "owner"conlumn. I try to use workflow but since the list I ...
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Sharepoint workflow designer

I have a web service call to below path: https://[siteUrl]/_api/web/siteusers(@v)?@v=%27i%3A0%23.w%7Cdomain\username%27 This step is included in the application step. However, I find the status: ...