SharePoint workflow refers to the automation of a business process by step by step execution of steps. There are two types of workflows - Sequential Workflows - State Machine Workflow

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2013 Workflows always set approval status to draft

I have a "pages" library in a publishing site and I have to use a workflow to fetch some information to compose some part of the page. Therefore I would like to set this workflow to start at any item ...
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Start Workflow with Initiation Form via Ribbon

I want to start a workflow for selected items using JavaScript and a custom button on the Ribbon. I was able to get this working with the help of SPServices. In essence I needed to get the item id, ...
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How to create dashboard through CSOM to show workflow from external lists

We have following requirement. SharePoint 2013 standard edition environment is installed. SO no BI site template is possible. Development has to be through CSOM only. Vendor data is stored ...
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How to use workflow to coerce semi-colon delimited list of login names to email addresses in sharepoint designer 2010

My InfoPath form assembles a string of semi-colon delimited user names that look like this: MYSERVER\John.Doe;MYSERVER\Jane.Doe; I built the string values in InfoPath using the double eval over a ...
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InfoPath workflow initiation forms

In SharePoint 2010, is it possible to use InfoPath workflow initiation forms without the following: Site Collection Administrator (this one may be possible for my scenario) Access to the Central ...
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SingleTask activity in SharePoint 2013 workflow - Change Item values of the Task and its Content Type

I use the SingleTask activity in my Workflow to create Tasks for the User. But I need to give the User more information than just Body, Title, DueDate and AssignTo. So I created a Content Type which ...
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“If [user group] contains [user name]” condition in workflow?

I have a list which has one permission group (column A) linked to one type of food (column B. Is it possible for me to create a workflow that deletes an item if it were created by a user who ...
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How to Create Approvers Group in sharepoint 2007 for workflow

I have site in sharepoint 2007. I had created custom workflow and I want to give Approve permission to Task list of workflow. The problem I'm facing is that If I put one user then only he or she ...
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Yes/no values with MS Word quick parts

I have a list that when a certain criteria is met creates an MS Word Document in a SP document library, copies over some data to the word form and creates a link to that document, then emails the user ...
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Error Configuring Workflow Manager

I upgraded workflow manager to 1.0 Refresh but now I can't get it to configure, I get the following error: VERBOSE: [03/04/2014 11:09:30]: Validating input and configuration parameters. VERBOSE: ...
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Copying an item from one document library to another document library using a workflow

My initial requirement is to have column level permission in a custom list.(Set of users can see the column and set users cannot). Since SharePoint doesn't support column level permission i have ...
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skip people approval workflow

I am doing an approval workflow for the first time. I have everything I need in place except one thing. Scenario: There are 3 levels of approvers, each level has a line with the approver names on it ...
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How do I display list item property on workflow custom task form

I have a document library that has a workflow attached to it for purposes of approving the document. The workflow is not the built-in Approval workflow but is instead a custom State workflow. The ...
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How do I select multiple people from a list based upon a filter in a workflow? (SharePoint 2007)

I have a SharePoint list with assignments of individual persons to a specific real property. Any single property will have 1 or more people associated with it. The people assigned to any given ...
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How to move Workflows in Progress to the latest Workflow

I have a workflow and used Pause and Wait for Field change Action in it. So, most of time I have workflows in Progress status. Also, I have done modification to the workflow and want to run in ...
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Query if all grouped items have the same value

I have two lists that have a one to many relationship. I would like to kick off a workflow when all items within a group have a completed status. Example: List 1: Job List 2: Tasks So if list one ...
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In approval workflow SharePoint2013 based on current user's assign to a specific approver group

I have an use case for SharePoint2013 workflow. Consider there are 3 user groups (ManagerGroup, SeniorManagerGroup, TempUserGroup). ManagerGroup's approver group is ManagerGroup except for the ...
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Workflow status appears as pending even though task outcome has been registered as approved. How do I fix this?

I have a custom workflow that choses the approver from a list based on the department that the document is assigned to. It works in my on prem test environment but not in my O365 production ...
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SP13: Alert Me - Setup Email

I am not sure if this has already been addressed before. When setting up Alerts using "Alert Me" within a document library an notification email is sent to the any persons added to the "Send Alerts ...
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Submit Document Set workflow fails, when sub-folders are present

I am migrating some data stored in folders and subfolders, to using Document Sets so that we can leverage metadata on the document sets and more effectively manage them. I have a work-flow that ...
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Modifying Workflow History List

I am creating a workflow with Visual Studio. It creates two new lists - Workflow History and Task List. when I run the workflow on a certain list, the logs are saved to the Workflow History list. Now, ...
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How to create a custom workflow action

I need to use SPListItem.UpdateOverwriteVersion to prevent the version number from changing when using a workflow on a item. How do I do this? I do not have access to Visual Studio etc
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ItemDeleting Event Receiver Fires Workflow - How Does Item Get Deleted

i have a custom Visual Studio document workflow which runs on a single document library in the site collection. I also have an ItemDeleting event receiver to be invoked when someone attempts to delete ...
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Help creating a circulation list item with a workflow

I am working on our new team site and one of the requirements is to have a circulations list so that we can easily track acknowledgement of new procedures and policies. I have the list up and running ...
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Auto-hostep app with custom master page does not allow custom workflows

This has been troubling us all day. We have a sharepoint 2013 auto-hosted app. We wanted to simply change the site logo of the master page but it was easier said than done. Finally we had to create ...
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Sharepoint-hosted app - Missing workflow history fields

When running a workflow for a SharePoint-hosted app, the workflow history items are written without any data in the List ID or Primary Item ID columns. I'm trying to link the workflow history list ...
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Hide “Open this Task” workflow button in office

I have created a sharepoint designer workflow for approval. I have "open in client application" enabled in my document library. When a user opens a word/excel file by clicking on it, it opens in ...
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Approval Workflow in Sharepoint 2007

I want to create Approval Workflow in 2007 sharepoint server. I follow these links but don't find solution: ...
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How do I pass a set of custom workflows to a meeting workspace after it automatically created?

I wanted set an email notification to a meeting workspace after it get created in the Calendar. Since a meeting workspace is a subsite, how would this work? In my mind, I'm thinking there must be a ...
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How to make a confirmation of SharePoint / Workflow Manager server?

http://sharepointdeal.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/register-spworkflowservice-failed-to-query-the-oauth-s2s-metadata-error/ hen looking at the SharePoint logs – the error details are ...
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Complete workflow tasks before starting another workflow

I have a requirement in my project and i am not sure how to do that task in best possible way. I have a reviewer workflow where i will be creating approval tasks for 'n' number of reviewers (the ...
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MOSS OOB Workflows Throwing Errors - The workflow failed to start due to an internal error

I have a SiteCollection which has subsites and evertime i try to assign a workflow on a documentlevel or list level i get the error message "*The workflow failed to start due to an internal error"* ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features'

When I deploy my workflow.. I get the following error... Any idea what Can be causing this? Error 10 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': ...
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How do I create a workflow that will allow a user to subscribe to a document?

Is it possible to create a workflow that would allow a user to "subscribe" to a document? Essentially, what I'm looking to end up with is a process that would allow a user to check a box to subscribe ...
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Custom Workflow creates multiple tasks items when item created triggers workflow

I am brand new to sharepoint and suffice to say the journey has been somewhat problematic so far due to discovering a number of bugs with the software, such as crashes on importing a visio diagram ...
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Workflow with EF Does not Execute Properly When Called Programatically. The specified named connection is either not found in the configuration

I have a WF that is using EF 6.0 that needs to be started by another workflow. If I call the WF manually, it runs without any problems and an entry is added in the database. The problem is when the ...
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SPD13 Workflow - Only site admin can start it

I've put together a mildly complex workflow that is supposed to be able to be started by the average user making a change to a list item. However, my admin account seems to be the only one that can ...
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State Workflow and Custom Tasks

Using Visual Studio, I have created a custom state workflow for a SharePoint 2010 Document Library. As typical with most custom workflows, this is an approval workflow where the document in question ...
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Can't get Workflow 2013 to work

In my Farm Solution, I want to add a new Workflow with Visual Studio. It's a 2013 Workflow. I run the wizard to create it, and add something to the sequence. Then I click on Deploy. It's a List ...
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workflow to copy document from one document library to another library in different site

I am aware about setting up workflow which can move a document from on document library to another within the same site. I use this workflow heavily. I don't get an option to select document library ...
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What will happen if we reactivate the workflow features at the site collection level?

What will happen if we reactivate the following features at the site collection level? does it cause any issues? does it impact the existing workflows? Disposition Approval Workflow Publishing ...
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Visual Studio Sequential Workflow: DeleteTask does not always delete the task

I have a workflow with various branches and loops, and multiple levels of approvals. My approvals are all laid out like this: About 90% of the time, this executes just fine and once the while loop ...
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assigning approvers to a task in a 3 state workflow

Ive been looking at tutorials that show how to setup and use a 3 state workflow. All the tutorials I find show setting the assignee for the first step but not for the 2nd and 3rd steps. Are these ...
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Create a Workflow in Farm Solution. DefinitionID is zero

I want to create a new Workflow in my Farm Solution. So I right click in VS 2012 and add a new Workflow. It is a List Associated Workflow and has a History and a Task List associated. I'm running ...
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Issue with page title after WF creates new item

I recently learned how to create a WF that automatically creates a Discussion item everytime an item in the "Issue Tracker List" is created. (see here). However, I ran into an small cosmetic issue ...
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Sharepoint 2013: Workflow for Survey item created

How can I create a workflow for a survey item created in SharePoint 2013 version. I need to insert survey ID and survey name to another list. It would be more helpful, if this thing can be achieved ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Workflow Document Approval

I have workflow created in SharePoint 2010 designer. Workflow is attached to list which is called bid list. In that site there is also a document library related to bid list(lookup of bid title in ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Error

When testing a workflow that sends a email when a list item is created with my account (the farm admin). The email is produced. When any other user create a list item the workflow cancels itsself ...
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How to create Workflow Association Columns using Visual Studio

Using Visual Studio 2013, I have created a State Workflow and associated it with a Document Library on a SharePoint 2010 site. I would like to created Association Columns so I can present the user ...
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Workflow 2010 is not sending emails insdie sharePoint 2013

I have created a workflow 2010 using SharePoint designer 2013, as follow:- and i assign the workflow to a tracking list. and inside my CA 2013, under system setting --> Configure outgoing e-mail ...