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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Imported Workflow Error -Path needs to point to valid

I imported a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow into Visual Studio 2013. Once imported I got this error on all my activities Path needs to point to valid. Anyone know how to fix this?
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add days to date in sharepoint designer

I have a date field Date of join and other field Date on induction (date type). Based on some selection I want to calculate If Date of join is 20/05/2015 then Date on induction should be auto selected ...
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Alerts for new folders only

Would anyone know if there is a way to create an alert or a approval workflow anytime a folder is created in a document library. I am not interested in the actual documents at this point, just the ...
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Visual Studio declarative workflow version controlling and upgrade

I wonder how to do the version control of declarative workflow in VS 2013. App version control is just working file but when it comes to the workflow I couldn't figure it out how to do it. The basic ...
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Calculating correct version after publishing major version creates new draft version of document

I created a workflow to calculate the correct version of a document, taking into account that the documents we are putting onto SharePoint already have a version number before transfer to SharePoint. ...
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replace text in Sharepoint designer workflow

I have a List with a item of multistring value with length greater than 255.e.g 500 characters. The workflow needs to run on every change and not manually. I am using SharePoint 2013 online version ...
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Email outlook calender invite

I have spent all day reading up on this and starting to get really frustrated..so I have turned to stack for help. I have been tasked with making it possible so employees can more easily update their ...
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Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup data into the requested type (sharepoint workflow)

I have 2 lists list1 and list2. I create workflow for the list1, but I want to update the list2. here is my workflow: Step: Create in list2 Create item in List2 (Output to Variable: create ) ...
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Use REST odata webservice to update a project in Project server

I am using a workflow to create a project in project server 2013. This seems like a fairly common operation, but I need to set a few pieces of information when I create the project that are not ...
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AppOnlySequence sharepoint hosted app

I have added an AppOnlySequence to my workflow and inside it there is a HttpSend activity which perform a GET operation on a host web list item. But I don't get any response back. Once I remove the ...
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Workflow content missing when viewed from another PC

I created few workflows in my company site using SharePoint designer 2013 in my office computer.(My company is using SharePoint Online 2013).I saved the workflows and published them in the site.They ...
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Why is my workflow failing to send an email to a specific person?

My workflow looks for the name in a people picker field and then emails that person. It works for every name I put in the field except for 1 person (that I have seen so far). Does anyone have any idea ...
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SP 2013 - Workflow Installed successfully and No error however, SP Designer does not show workflow 2013

I followed Microsoft's article and setup Workflow for SharePoint. Double verified with this article ...
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Pass data collected during the workflow into the right field of the related list without finishing the task

Is it possible to pass data collected during the workflow into the related SharePoint list without clicking "Complete Task"? My problem is, that my manager don't want to/ can't fill in all fields of ...
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Workflow Email not Sending

I created a workflow in SPD13 to send a reminder email until task result is changed to "closed". The workflow starts and the notification date is determined by the workflow. However, the workflow ...
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Storing a dynamic variable for Workflow in SPD 2013

I am new to Share Point designer 2013. I would like to Store a value to a variable as follows: Store 'field' in 'Variable'. When compared in SPD 2007, there is "Build Dynamic String" under Actions. ...
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Reminder email Workflow Help

I'm looking to create a calender workflow in sharepoint 2010. I want the workflow to send an email to people regarding a calendar event. I would like the email to be sent 7 days before the event is ...
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SharePoint 2013 Emails

The workflow for my task it's created , it's should send an email to assigned user once the new task created and i publish the workflow without any error. My question is i'am using the SharePoint ...
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Workflow initiation form after publish from Word does not open in web browser

I developed a custom workflow in VS2010 with a custom aspx initiation form (<Workflow InstantiationUrl="" /> is defined). Moreover this workflow has InitiationType OnMajorCheckIn. So if I ...
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Approval Process

I'm trying to implement a simple approval process in SharePoint Designer. Everything is running smoothly except for one thing. People who weren't assigned to the tasks are able to approve/reject the ...
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Update an Item from a List in Sharepoint 2013 Workflow

Let's say I have two lists, List A and List B. List A has a field named Quantity A. List B has a field named Quantity B. I want to create a workflow on List A that, when I add a new Item in List A, ...
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Approve/reject buttons are greyed out when approver tries to approve workflow task

I hope that I can get some help on this issue. Currently I have a form library in SharePoint 2010 which allows users to submit a form through InfoPath. I set up the workflow so that when the user ...
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SP Online - Approval Workflow

Wanted: Create an approval workflow on a SharePoint List on deployment Problem: The lists and workflow is created, but when the workflow starts on an item, there is no buttons to approve/reject ...
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SharePoint Online (Office 365) Alert email

In SharePoint Online (Office 365) I want to create a new list that does the following: We want to be able to put questions up on to the site, then assign the question to one of the site users. Once ...
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How to apply a activated feature/workflow to a list

I have created a global workflow and added it to a SP 2010 site as a solution (which I have activated), but when I go to apply this workflow to my list/library the new workflow template is not in the ...
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Error deploying SharePoint 2013 Workflow from Visual Studio 2013 with Custom Code Activity

I am currently trying to develop a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio, which includes a Custom Code Activity. While the Workflow is not finished, yet, before adding the Custom Activity, ...
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Updating a list item from sharepoint online workflow using HttpSend

I'm trying to update an list item in the host web from a sharepoint app using workflow's HttpSend activity in visual studio. How should I set the RequestHeader and RequestContent values ?
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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 ...
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Sharepoint Designer workflow canceled when copying document with long file name to another library

As the title states, I have a SP Designer workflow that copies a document from one library to another. This works great except when the file name of the document being copied exceeds 40 characters or ...
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Valid sharepoint user that doesn't have a user profile causing workflow errors

I have created a work flow that retrieves some details, such as the manager and some address details, about users on our SharePoint. The information is retrieved for after the fact analysis we do on ...
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Creating SharePoint 2013 Workflow Associations with Powershell

Summary: How do I create SharePoint 2013 Workflow Associations through Powershell? SharePoint 2013 workflows do not show up on the WorkflowTemplates list of the SPWeb. I am attempting to associate a ...
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Synchronisation two list in Sharepoint 2013

I have got two lists with diffrent number of column: First List have got: Column "A", Column "B" and "Status" field with Choice: active, and non active. Secaund list have got this kind of column: ...
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SharePoint 2013 - InfoPath - Workflow

is it possible to skip the InfoPath Form, when the Workflow starts? Thanks in advance! LG Gazza
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How to update a site column field using workflow variable

First let me say I am new to sharepoint workflows. Having said that, here's my question: I need to create a workflow that fires when a document is added to [po request] document library. The workflow ...
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Pause until… or restart workflow

Is there a preferred way to handle pause until workflows? I have a infopath form that has some basic approval process and I see I can pause until field changes or the workflow can simply end and ...
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check if checkbox is checked in SPD workflow

I have created an infopath form and published it as SharePoint list. the form contains 30 checkboxes I need to send email by a workflow, the email should contain the value of the checkbox. Is ...
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designer workflow not sending emails to user in sharepoint 2013

I am configuring a workflow in SharePoint Designer to send email when status is changed to draft or pending authorization. I want to send mail . so when I am changing status in this ...
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Workflows 2013 cannot send Email

I have a Workflow (created in SPD 2013) that sends Emails, either directly or through a Approvaltask. The problem is that none of these Emails reach their destination. They don't even reach the ...
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Stat Workflow after certain time if not started already manually

I have a document library in Sharepoint Online with a Visual Studio Workflow that must be started manually after adding a document to a library. However, I want to automatically start the Workflow ...
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Move a document to another document library and update its version - Nintex workflow

I need to move a document from one document library to another. The problem is that I need to update the version in the destination library, not a complete overwrite. Consider the following scenario ...
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Workflow not running when item modified through data refresh

I've created a workflow for a SharePoint 2010 PowerPivot library that runs when an item is changed. The items in the library are changed every day when the data refresh runs. However, the items are ...
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Approval task continues workflow if someone rejects

I am testing a 2010 list workflow in SharePoint designer 2013. I am assigning serial tasks based on user input from Infopath fields. Through the use of "Start Approval Process" If the first manager ...
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Call a POST web method through a Workflow 2013

I'm trying to call an external web method via POST request during the execution of one of my workflows. I set up the dictionary for the headers (I specify Host, Content-Lenght, Content-Type and ...
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How to insert a sentence in a list workflow email depending on a condition?

I want to use a single email to either send a new or updated item email. If I create a column containing a choice of two sentences (one indicates the email contains a new item and the other an ...
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Terminate workflow with Sharepoint 2013 Rest API

I was required to cancel some of running workflows. Is there any way to cancel or terminate Workflow using Sharepoint 2013 Rest API?
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Workflow Hates Certain Users

I have a workflow that uses the Modified By column in a library to trigger changes. If a certain user has made a change, the workflow acts. I indicate which user in the workflow in Designer. ...
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Sharepoint 2007 sequential workflow in VS 2008

I installed Visual Studio 2008. I try to create Sharepoint 2007 sequential workflow. As soon as I hit: New project -> sharepoint 2007 sequential workflow I get the error: could not load file or ...
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Used Workflows Recklessly; Need to Restore Former Speed

I strongly suspect I am not following best practices with SharePoint 2013 and its workflows, so just hear me out. In order to make correction of data of a extremely big list easier (and also to ...
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How do I create a Custom Action for a Workflow?

I need to create a Custom Action that's displayed in the Action list for a Workflow. How would I go about this?
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route a document or not based on a condition for calendar entry

If a calendar entry is vacation I want it to route for approval else anything else I want it to auto approve and not route and automatically add it to the calendar Im new to sharepoint and tried ...