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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sharepoint, workflow, publish globally

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010, I have create reusble workflow and publish it. when I associate the workflow to a list, do I create a copy of that workflow or this is apointer to the source ...
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Sharepoint Out of the box Approval Workflow Approve/Reject comments issue when programmatically altering it

This Question already asked on stackoverflow but couldn't found solution. Hope this is the correct place to ask whether this can be done programmatically or alternative approaches. Need to update ...
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WSS 3.0 / SharePoint Intermitant Workflow Firing

I am experiencing some issues with workflows not starting on a Windows SharePoint Sevices 3.0 site at intermittent intervals. The issue I have got is as follows… I have several a SharePoint Designer ...
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Emails on discussion board via workflow

I have a discussion board with a person column called as "Reviewer" in a discussion board. I want to set-up sending emails on a discussion board when: A mail to reviewer when he/she is added to ...
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“Update item” action in SharePoint Designer 2010 on a List

Is my logic correct or am I going crazy. I have a few conditions before using the Update item action in SPD 2010. Example below: If A equals 1 and B equals 2 and C equals 3 and Date1 is greater ...
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Start approval process action in sharepoint designer workflow 2010

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010, I have create workflow. in the workflow I'm using the "Start Approval Process" action. I bump into an error when I operate this action: how I need to configure ...
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associate list to workflow and use the list column from this workflow

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010, I have create Task List and I add to this list new field (field name: Reminder Date, Filed type:Date and time). I have create Reusable Workflow (Workflow name: ...
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How can I have a user attach a file to a workflow task?

I'm using sharepoint designer 2010, custom list. I have created workflow on that list. I need to enable the user to enclose a file to the workflow task: What kind of task I need to use? P.S. I'm ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Approval workflow fails to run

I have an approval workflow with at least two participants. The workflows still appear to be in progress but when looking at workflow history the workflows fail to run. the timestamp on all those ...
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How do you update the task message links?

I have a Form Library that a feedback workflow is attached to. The issue is, every task the gets generated, embeddes a link to the file for which the workflow is running. Problem is, since this is a ...
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SharePoint 2007 - setting column to list creator's full name or email? Lookup site user properties?

We installed this codeplex soluiton and activiated in one of our web aps. We are on sp2007 SP2. http://sharepointapplied.com/2009/01/08/get-full-name-in-sharepoint-designer-workflow/#comment-419 ...
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Approval workflow: “Assigned to” field gets different user name in list and autogenerated e-mail

I've added an Approval workflow on my development server and manually copied the workflow in the production environment (since no efficient deployment tool for configured workflows seems to exist). ...
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Why is this Visual Studio workflow sending blank task notifications?

We have developed a custom workflow using Visual Studio 2010 in which we are using the CreateTask Activity. For some reason, the first time a task is assigned to a user, the user will receive a ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Workflow creation failure

I'm adding na new item do my sharepoint project. It is a sequential workflow, wizard appears and after a screen where he asks about type of workflow List Workflow / Site Workflow it disappears, no ...
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VS2010 - How do I add association columns to workflow definition

I see in the SharePoint Designer that you can specify a list of Association Columns that will be automatically added to a list when a workflow is associated with the list (if the columns don't already ...
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“Unexpected error on server associating the workflow”, when i define multiple If statement inside my workflow

I have created the following workflow inside SharePoint designer:- d now when i check the workflow for errors it mentioned that there are no errors, but when i try publishing the workflow i got the ...
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How to inform approvers about their initiator-selected role in a workflow?

I have a customized OOTB SP2010 approval workflow running in a SP2013 environment. This is started manually and there is an initiation form, where the initiator adds some metadata and also specifies ...
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Could not send emails to users defined inside a custom site column, using List workflow

I have created a simple workflow using SharePoint designer, with the following settings:- Start workflow when an item is created or changes:- To send email to the “Assigned to Approvals”. ...
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Workflow does not starts for all created items

I have created workflow for Document library. I checked these options for workflow: Allow this workflow to be manually started by an authenticated user with Edit Items Permissions. Start this ...
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Using workflow VS alerts for sending notification emails

I have a publishing site collection based on the enterprise wiki inside SP2013, and I set that the wiki page library required content approval. So I want to be sending emails to approval/s users when ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Initiation form dropdown menu based on SharePoint list

I want to create a workflow initiation form with few dropdown menus where a person who starts the workflow can choose to whom the workflow should go. I want to base those dropdowns on one or more ...
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Best approach i can follow to send emails to “Approval/s” users to get their approval on a wiki page

I have the following inside my enterprise wiki site collection:- I have defined an “Approval” groups which allow specific users to approve/reject wiki pages. Inside the wiki library versioning ...
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Workflow manager 1.0 Configuration | Not installing, having some error

I have installed workflow manager and started to configured but it is showing me errors that "Failure to adding user in local group BUILTIN\Administrators" and then after completing 2 stapes at "Add ...
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How to call IIS hosted WCF Service from SharePoint 2013 workflow?

I have a WCF service deployed in IIS Website. I am able to invoke the service from web browser using service url - http://localhost/Service.svc/get/hello It returns data in XML format as desired ...
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SP 2010: How to create a subsite in a workflow without access to the server?

I'm using SharePoint 2010 Designer to create a group collaboration page. On this page the users should be able to create a project workspace/subsite with the use of a data form. Now I have a custom ...
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Sharepoint online Workflow CSOM or JSOM libraries for REST

Are there any workflow activities that will build A REST request, and send it off to the correct location, in the App Domain or in the Host-Web Domain. I am running into an issue of trying to copy a ...
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(Sharepoint 2010) How do I activate Approval, Collect Feedback, and Collect Signatures workflows for a site collection?

All workflows are active except for these 3. Everything I've read says to go to Site Collection Features and activate Workflows. I've done this, but these three workflows are still inactive. Is ...
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Secondary workflow doesn't run when primary workflow started by Information Management policy

I have a puzzling situation in my Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise environment. I have a Quiz forms library that holds Quizzes. When they are initially created, their status is 'Assigned'. And upon ...
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Is there a way to receive attachments through Workflow task?

I am trying to receive files from a user, if they forgot to attach it in the first place. Or when a task later requires more information from user. One of the approvers will return the item back to ...
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SPD 2010 Workflow - Multiple Serial Approval of a PDF-F

What I need to accomplish is to have a PDF-F go to several serial groups of parallel approvers once its added to a library. Ideally the PDF-F would go to an approver, get checked out, digitally ...
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How to call HTTP service from on-premise to On-Cloud SharePoint?

Is it possible to call an HTTP service using 'Call HTTP Service' action from On-premise SharePoint site to Office 365 SharePoint site. I believe the workflow should authenticate to the site first. ...
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Breakpoint not hit in SP2013 workflow

I have a VS 2013 workflow and am trying to debug it. I have installed Workflow manager tools for Visual studio 2013, seems to be fine. I've ran the configurator, but afterwards had to make some minor ...
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SharePoint 2013: Developing Custom Workflow Designer

Technology: Using SharePoint 2013 Standard Edition. I am in process of creating a platform or an application that allows admin users create custom (any) workflows, in order to apply these workflows ...
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Powershell Automation of Workflow Visio Exports

In Sharepoint 2013 I'm working on a solution for automated backups at the list level (as opposed to full site backups). Thus far it's a two part solution involving powershell commands that would run ...
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How to start workflow independently

Good day, I have a list that has a custom workflow that starts when an idem is created. I the workflow i have a codeActivity that creates multiple items on the list. This in turn starts multiple ...
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Powershell how to set a List field by Display User, or set by

I don't have a User Login Name. I have got a Display User Name. With this form - "User Surname User Name", If i have do it by workflow its works, but after 180 elements workflow crashed me. How could ...
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Automatic Storage of outlook emails

I'm looking for a way to automatically have my emails saved in Sharepoint as Custom Lists with specific metadata, in order for me to use the emails in a workflow. Basically, everytime I recieve an ...
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SharePoint / InfoPath Workflow (One List To Another)

I created an InfoPath 2010 form to be used in our SharePoint 2010 Foundation intranet site. The workflow for this form is as followed: User initially fills out form a. if the user is a generic ...
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Custom activity shows as “started” even after completion in list workflow settings

I have created a custom workflow activity and used it in another sequential workflow project. This custom activity is the last step in the workflow process.The workflow settings in list shows two ...
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Email Service Access

We have an InfoPath form, published as a site content type, which feeds to 8 different lists on a site collection. In 2010, the form ran fine, and when an item was submitted to a site, the site's ...
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Additional Workflow Data Empty

I am trying to build a Project Server workflow using SharePoint Designer 2013. The workflow itself is working. It can create a task in the Project Server task list and approving it progresses the ...
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Task Expiry in Workflow 2013 is not available

I'm using Designer Workflow 2013, in that i need to Start a Task process. In that there is no option for Task Expiry i can find only Due Date. In Workflow 2010 there is an option for Task Expiry so ...
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Updating a (calculated) field based on lookup field :: Workarounds

I am a site owner in SP2010 impl., at work. Not a farm admin / super admin. For one of my needs, I am designing a list using Datasheet View. I have columns of People, Lookup and Choice datatypes. ...
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Round-Robin Review Assignment in SharePoint 2010

It is possible to have round-robin review assignment in workflow sharepoint designer? For example, when someone upload document, it will be send to the review board. Assume this review board has 3 ...
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SharePoint 2010 calendar/list/views used/web part stats etc

As the title mentioned, is there a way or some sort of web part or workflow where I can collect stats on the amount of visits SharePoint gets on a certain page, calendar, what web is most used on the ...
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Query String URL Webpart on Project Server 2013 Workflow Tasks

Project Server 2013 I am trying to get a Project Detail Page (Workflow page) to show only the workflow approval tasks for the given project. I have a Query String (URL) Webpart on the page and the ...
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Best way to set up client onboarding process

I'm looking to create a workflow (I think) that would kick off a process to help onboard new clients. I'd like the process to look something like the below steps. Would a workflow be the best ...
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Removing “Due Date” from approval workflow form

Is it possible to completely remove the "Due Date" label from the approval workflow form? My customer does not use explicit due dates, and thinks it is confusing that the label for one even exists. I ...
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Have workflow add items in a list contained in a different site scope in SP 2010

I've been tasked to create two distinct site structures, which will contain one list each. One list will have a workflow associated with it, this workflow having to, once activated, add and update ...
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Document Approval Workflow with Rollback

I have this question and was wondering if someone could answer me. How can I implement a document approval workflow with notification rollback. Something like: User A sends to user B; user B ...