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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Send email to everyone using workflow

I am wanting to send an email notification to everyone when something has been posted to our blog site. I have set up a workflow and the email template, I have tested the workflow with myself and I ...
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SharePoint creates second task because of approval workflow

I've got a problem when I am creating a Task in a Tasklist in SharePoint. I've made a workflow which starts automatically if a task is created and is also assigned to a team automatically. So I ...
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Exception when updating my wiki page title to be equal to its Name using workflow [duplicate]

I am facing this problem inside my SharePoint server 2013 enterprise. I got the following:- 1. a site collection of type enterprise wiki. 2. since each wiki page have Name & title fields that are ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow stuck in started stage

I got the setup recently with workflow client and manager installed(on different servers). I started with developing a simplest of the workflow with just one activity "WriteToHistory". But upon ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow - Approve on Expires

I am trying to setup the following: Use the OOB 2010 Approval Workflow Process to run task approvals in parallel Whenever a task expires, that task needs to get set to approved Kick out an email to ...
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Workflows stuck on starting Sharepoint 2010

We have an issue with a list that has some custom workflows we have created in SharePoint Designer. Each list item has 3 workflows attached to them, but the workflows just seem to sit at a ...
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workflowAssociation not displaying workflow

I have created a feature. In the FeatureActivated event I am creating some lists. I am then trying to attach a custom workflow to one of the created lists. However when I do this the workflow history ...
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Approve listitem task from button with javascript

I am trying to find out the right way to approve a listitem workflow task clicking on a button using JavaScript (client object model). An approver should be able to approve/reject his own task by ...
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Duplicating both lists and workflows

I am creating a sharepoint site and list to coordinate our quarterly reporting requirements. I have a list for this quarter and the workflows I need set up, but when I hand this over to client ...
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Send email one at a time to multiple people picker

I have a list that has a people picker that accepts multiple value. I want to start a workflow that would email to all the value in the people picker one at a time.. Is this possible? Scenario: ...
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Sending email from 2010 workflow in 2013to user granted access through Active Directory group

In SharePoint 2013 on-premise, I have ListA, and grant Active Directory group GroupA Contribute rights to it. I assign a 2010 workflow to the list which should send an email to the person who created ...
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How to show associated list item on out of the box task approval form of Workflow using visual studio

At the time of approval, I want to show list items in non-editable (view) mode. I have created worfklow in Visual studio. It works fine. But I also have to show Associated List items on the approval ...
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SPD 2010 Custom Workflow - Unknown Error, documents disappearing

I have created a List Workflow in SharePoint Designer on Custom Document Library with 2 custom Content Types. The workflow Checks-Out the current document, updates 3 text fields, Checks-In the ...
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Using Forms in SharePoint

I'm currently working on a project that wants me to develop something in SharePoint that would allow me to upload multiple documents related to one another. The client wants to see each document in a ...
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Compare 4 dates with Workflow 2010

Folks , I have SharePoint 2010 Workflow that needs to send 4 different notifications based on 4 dates(variables) happened . How to get the nearest date then longer then longer ? How to make this ...
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Timer job vs. site workflow

When doing a comparison between the following approaches, which one would you choose for creating a daily recurring task? Timer job (classic) Site workflow + web service (custom code) Site workflow ...
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Change associated list in sharepoint designer approval workflow

Is it possible to change associated list in SharePoint designer approval workflow? I want to make the entry in other list instead of default list. Let me know if it is possible to do so.
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SP2010: Use Workflow to move library item into folder

I need my workflow to move library documents into a folder in the same document library. I can copy items, then delete the original item. I'm not seeing how to specify a folder or sub-folder, just the ...
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Manage Document permission using SP Designer Workflow

I want to manage Document permission in document library using SharePoint Designer workflow like manage item level permission of list using workflow. Can I manage permission of document using ...
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lookup field test if value is (none) from SPD Workflow

everything is in the title. I have a lookup field set to optional and I need from my Workflow to test this field. When you do not select any value, you have (none) in the interface but I cannot seem ...
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Custom State Machine Workflow with navigation based on user input

Here's what I have to do: I have a list of items called Projects, and for this I have developed a custom display form called DisplayProject.aspx, and a custom State Machine Workflow. I have to put a ...
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Can I get the site owner value with workflow 2010?

I am using SP2013 standard. We don't install workflow 2013 so we are using the built-in workflow 2010 engine. I need to build a workflow that will send email notification to site owner if an item ...
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(Solved) Start a Workflow of the Host-Web via SharePoint App and JSOM

The Last Update is the Solution I have got an App for SharePoint 2013, which needs to start a Workflow. This Workflow is in the HostWebContext, not in the AppContext. The List, the Workflow is ...
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Register -SPWorkFlowService gives 500 not found internal server error

I am trying to install and configure workflow manager since last many days but I am getting this 500.24 Internal server error or 500 not found error. Workflow manager 1.0 refresh with cu2 installed ...
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SharePoint Workflow Pulling data from list chooses oldest entry

Have a workflow that checks to see if user and date is listed. If not, create list. If so, update list. It works as long as there is only one list entry of that user is there, but once there are more ...
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How can I count the number of events in a calendar list to determine approval for a new event?

I've been tasked with building a shared calendar for my company for maintenance requests. One of the requirements is that there can not be 2 level 5 maintenances in the same week or 2 level 3 or ...
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Is there a way to lock a view (or essentially achieve that result) via a workflow in SharePoint 2010

Trying to create a site that will help automate our Bi-Weekly Reporting to Management by moving the Report to SharePoint through a series of list and webparts. One of the request is that once a ...
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Do not reject item if comments is empty

I have a Sharepoint 2010 workflow to approve or reject an item. The request is, if the approver doesn't provide any comments, he won't be able to reject an item (maybe show a popup that tells him he ...
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Is there a way to check if a workflow is completed using Javascript?

I created a form that start a workflow automatically when an item is created, and I redirect to html page that shows a message like "Processing... please wait.", and I wait 3 seconds and so redirect ...
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Report published from BIDS not trigger “new-item” workflow

SharePoint 2013, SSRS 2013 SharePoint integrated mode. Document library with correct content types for SSRS. Workflow on that library set to run on "new item" and "edit item". Workflow is set to a ...
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Approval Workflow and a Task

I used the built in approval workflow within SharePoint 2010 for a customized form created from InfoPath. Works perfectly, then I created a serparte workflow to assighn a task to users once the form ...
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Discussion Board e-mail workflow issue in SharePoint 2010

I have a discussion board and a workflow that e-mails a hyperlink to an assignee to the discussion. This pops up in the window looking like a forum. Now, I want to add to the workflow to e-mail the ...
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Error occurred when assigning permission to multiple user in impersonation step in SharePoint 2010 Designer workflow

I am trying to create a Collect Feedback and an Approval workflow in SharePoint 2010 Designer. I always get error occurred when permission is granted/revoked to multiple user (supplied by the user) in ...
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Sharepoint Workflow 2010: Copy item action is changing value of list items

I am attempting to setup a workflow that archives an Item once its Status has been modified to Completed. When I run the workflow the item copies to my archive list but some of the fields change, ...
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Suggestion for a workflow that remembers what it's done

I am new to workflows, but I'm experimenting. I have a workflow that I've built and if it's in State A, user A needs to get an email. There are similar states B, C, and D. Each has its analogous ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow task gets canceled when sending email

I have a custom list in a SharePoint 2013 site with just one column. Then I implemented a workflow using SharePoint Designer 2013. The workflow only send an email to myself with the title of the new ...
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Change value when item is approved

I have a MySQL table which contains the name and the quantity of a material. I access it from a Sharepoint page using Javascript and JQUERY Ajax (jsonp). The user adds a request to retrieve a ...
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How to attach a workflow to a list, and how to email the assigned person?

I am quite new with Sharepoint so please forgive me any errors in my understanding of how it works. I need to create a Sharepoint site that coordinates the creation of various reports across ...
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Workflow Suspended with This Error

We have a 2013 workflow that was created and published by a site collection administrator, it starts a 2010 workflow. I have given the "Everyone" Group as well as individual accounts full control on ...
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workflow person field into a text field returns 2

I am trying to put the person name of a person field into a text field with a workflow. So, when a new item is added to a list, the workflow should copy the name into a field. The work flow ...
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Check for empty date in SPD Workflow

Question How can I check for an empty date condition in a SharePoint Designer Workflow? Background I have a list called "Project" with multiple date fields. I have a calendar called "Project ...
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Add action on approve button

I want to trigger a custom javascript code when I click on the Approve button on an Approve form (during an Approval workflow). How can I do that?
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Add custom workflow action to process the current Infopath Form Library XML file

I am posting this question again. I will really appreciate your help. I did create a workflow to approve a submitted infopath 2013 Form Library. The infoPath form is containing repetitive sections ...
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Auto-generate forms based on list entries

I work for an MSP, where I am creating a process in SharePoint 2013 Enterprise to assist in "on-boarding" our customers. We have a SharePoint list populated with some best practices and things to look ...
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How do I add Date and Time together for a Calendar view, maybe in workflow

We need the user to be able to select a Time slot when creating a new item, from between a cycle of 6 hours, so 12pm - 6pm, 6pm - 12am, 12am - 6am, and 6am - 12pm. They would also pick a Date. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online adding a user to a group using a workflow

I am trying to add a user to a security group via a SharePoint 2013 workflow I am currently trying to do this using the Call HTTP web service action and I have 3 dictionary's built. All of this is ...
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Is the Yes No Parameter able to receive the True False boolean in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I have a 2013 workflow that sets a deletionBool value to either Yes or No. I want to pass it as a parameter into a 2010 workflow. I know the contents of each workflow are both yes or no. But the 2013 ...
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No Stage in Designer 2013

I was trying to make workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013 and when I choose list workflow, give name and ok.. and appears windows with a name Step 1.. no Stage no such thing.. and I cannot make right ...
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How to avoid approver manually approve to override a workflow

We are using the OOTB "Approval - SharePoint 2010" workflow to manage a page library. We need every publishing be reviewed by Approver (with log). However, Microsoft come with an funny idea to allow ...
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User permission to view only the item he must approve

How can I give permission to a user to view ONLY the item he must approve (in a workflow)? The user must approve/reject an item, but must not see the full list of items.