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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Replicator in State Machine workflow

I'm working on a custom approval workflow with a few twists. Given the different states, and reviews, and the need to step back in some scenarios, I'm going with a state machine workflow. In one of ...
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Add repeating table when user submits?

I am using InfoPath and SharePoint, I have a question about a comment section and a repeating table. What I want to be able to happen is that once the comments are submitted a repeating table is added ...
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Workflow email for Approval process

I've created an "Approval - SharePoint 2010" workflow on a list that has content approval enabled. Each time a user adds, deletes, or edits a list item, it should send an email to the approver with a ...
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Retrieving item values from a workflow task dialog box to put in a web part in the same box

I have implemented a workflow and now I would like to develop a web part to be used with the Edit and View forms that are loaded in the modal dialog during, say, an approval task. May I know how do I ...
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Configure Task titles in SPD Custom Task Process

I'm in the process of creating a SharePoint designer approval process, based on the OOTB Approval workflow. One of the customisations required, is for the titles of tasks generated by the workflow to ...
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Create workflow that contains the state machine action

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010 in order to use the SharePoint workflow. I need to implement a "State Machine" action. so I assisted with: the Visual Studio program (I Create a project that use ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow - if any value equals value

if any value equals value condition not allow to put value and also if I take it from lookup not allowed integer value
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Sp2013 Sp1 Upgrade and Workflow Servers

I just completed Upgrading Sp2013 Server, farm is healthy and all the services are working as expected. At the mean time i was going through the upgrade logs from last week and found out pretty ...
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Is it possible to wait for the “Publish it” event of a page in a workflow in SharePoint 2013?

I was wondering if one can get a Visual Studio 2013 Workflow in SharePoint 2013 to wait for the "Publish it" event of a page. So when the user clicks the "Publish it" link at the top left on a page ...
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Major version by approval workflow

I am fairly new to SharePoint and have some questions concerning approval workflows and SharePoint online. My company has different people responsible for different kind of documentation. So there are ...
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Visual designer in sharepoint designer 2013 show a blank windows

I have a windows 7 x64 with office 2010 installed. I want to create a workflow sharepoint designer 2013 With the visual mode but when I try to swap the views, the window goes blank and does not ...
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How to URL Encode a string in SharePoint Workflow

I am working on a SharePoint 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer. I'd like to send an email where the body contains a custom URL that would go somewhere outside SharePoint. I'd like to include ...
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Include image on Word document from Sharepoint workflow

I'm using a Sharepoint 2010 workflow (on Sharepoint Foundation 2013) in order to create Word document on a Document Library with a custom template with Quickpart included from a Sharepoint List. It's ...
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Workflow Task: {Pick Reviewer and Approve doc | Reject doc}

Probably very easy but I can't figure out how to do this for my SP Online app in VS2012. I have a workflow that starts when a document is submitted to a library. A task is then assigned to a User ...
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find custom workflow template in feature receiver in sharepoint 2013

Task is to bind a workflow to a content type in feature activated event. Based on ...
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Event Receiver and workflow error

I have an event receiver that checks out the document when an item is added, updated or checked in. The items require content approval so I am using a workflow for this. The receiver works when the ...
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SPD Workflow Emails Sporadically Sending

I have been witnessing a disturbing trend in my SP environment, slowly I am watching workflows begin to experience a problem where emails do not always send. It's very random. Worst of all is that on ...
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Creating a workflow with association columns using Visual Studio

I'm trying to create a workflow with association columns for SharePoint 2010. I cannot see a way to do this from within Visual Studio. I have tried creating a reusable workflow in SharePoint Designer ...
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Copy lookup field

I have two lists: Task List Project A" (Title, Project, Parent Task) and Task List all Projects" (Title, Project, Parent Task) In both lists "parent task" has to be a lookup field. I want to ...
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Workflows doesn't appear under the custom list and doesn't work

I created new custom list and list workflows as follow steps. -First, I created custom list. Then I want to add new workflows to this list and i clicked New. Then I'm creating new workflows with ...
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Workflow cannot update list item

I have a workflow in sharepoint online. And it's workflow can do any things with current item and create task in association task list, but when i want update item in current list, my workflow nothing ...
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Sharepoint 2010 State MAchine Workflow Visual Studio 2013

When deploying my Workflow from visual studio, it must be assigning a new guid everytime. Would like this to stay the same so would not lose any of the previous Workflow history events
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Sharepoint workflow tasks Items

Good day, Im trying to get a task id of a specific task in a workflow. I would like to do this in the createTask activity. I have tried using /taskProperties.TaskItemId/ but i seem to get back "-1" ...
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Return user to same folder after workflow

I have a list with folders and all items exist in a folder. I also have a custom approval workflow, but after a user starts the workflow on an item they are taken back to the default view at the top ...
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How fill Workflow status of all items in library?

Hello i made workflow which do some actions and change workflow status field. But i have many documents in document library which added before i add my workflow. And i want to fill this workflow ...
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How to bring dynamic form/item fields into notification emails?

I've created a simple item list for maintenance requests at work. New items can only be of an item content type I created for it. All the fields in the form are custom site columns. It's all very ...
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Create a list item in a different site collection

I have a List called 'Customers' in a site collection named 'A'. This Customers list is associated with a workflow. Also I have a another site collection called 'B'. It has a list called 'Products'. I ...
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Update a field value when workflow is in progress

I am working on SharePoint Designer 2010. My requirement is that when a new item is created in a list (List is content type enabled and my workflow is on content type) a new task is created in the ...
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Automatically create a new email list 30 days after the WF Status has chagned to complete in SPD

I have a list that basically sends an automated email when a task is due. This is working fine, but when the Status changes to Completed I want it to automatically generate another task/list 30 days ...
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Add lookup field to task assign in sharepoint workflow

I need to create a task after user add a file to Documents list. I use for it "Assign task to" command. And i need fill lookup field link on added item. How can i do it? Or maybe i can use command ...
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SP2013 VS Workflow Farm Solution deployment update workflow definition

We have SharePoint 2013 workflow developed using visual studio 2012. We need to send updates for the workflow in production. What is observed that after deployment the workflow definition doesn't ...
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SharePoint 2010 custom workflow - Adding approver to existing approvers list

I was asked to add a new user to the list of existing approvers in a SP2010 custom approval workflow. The workflow was created long back. I don't have the access to the code for that. Now, I am not ...
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SP 2013 - SP 2010 Workflow - Check in document before move to different view

We have a master document library that has multiple views, when the phase of the document gets changed to "archive" the document moves from one view to another using a filter in the view. The problem ...
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Workaround for secondary workflow on tasks list

I need to overcome the limitation when one VS workflow creates tasks on task list, which also has another workflow attached to ItemCreated, and the secondary workflow is not triggered. Any ideas? (I ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow not showing in App Permissions list

I have created a SharePoint 2013 workflow using Designer that is supposed to create a subsite. When I go into the App Permissions site setting to authorize the app, it is not showing up in the list of ...