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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Workflow “Error Occurred” After Task Reassignment Using Powershell

I had a task assigned to the wrong person in a custom visual studio workflow. Previously I have been able to reassign these types of tasks using Powershell and the following lines: $web = Get-SPWeb ...
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Getting library name in reusable workflow on library

I have a reusable workflow on library to fill the values in a list. I also want to get library name value to be filled in list' one column. Probably using stringbuilder and using some string ...
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Workflow 2013 still not available in SharePoint Designer 2013

I have already followed all of the steps to configure workflow manager in my SharePoint server, but it is still not showing in SharePoint Designer. Here are the steps I followed: ...
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How to customize workflow in the app?

Is it possbile to use an external workflow in a sharepoint provider hosted app? We can only design the workflow in Visual Studio, but our customer wants to use the existing workflow, which is designed ...
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Prevent SingleTask workflow activity from sending assignment e-mail

I'm creating a SharePoint App that contains a custom SharePoint 2013 Workflow made in Visual Studio 2013. My workflow assigns a task to a user. However, I noticed the default e-mail that is sent when ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow not sending correct email

I am trying to create a Workflow using SharePoint Designer but the challenge I am having is my workflow is not sending the email I specified.It is only sending an email with a link to my main site.I ...
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SharePoint workflow canceled on start only when automatic

I'm having a strange issue with a Visual Studio Sequential workflow. We're uploading files to SharePoint Document Library via Client Object Model using File.SaveBinaryDirect. Error in log is as ...
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Workflow runs fine sometimes, errors out at the start other times

I have a SharePoint workflow called "Associated Users". In this workflow I combine up all of the user pickers into one person / group. I also find the manager of each one of those users and add them ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 Task Workflow handling Out of Office replies

Environment: Sharepoint 2010, Sharepoint Designer 2010, Outlook 2010 with Exchange 2010. I have an Approval workflow and so far it works properly. It is handling the way I wanted it to work. There ...
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Office 365: Workflow Custom Task Form Retrieve Parameters

I created a Workflow with SP2013 and I want to collect Feedback from the user and send it via mail. For this I created a new content type with a textfield named Feedback. So far the new field shows ...
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Can declarative workflow read xml (contained in listitem) created by InfoPath form?

Can I parse xml in listitem from declarative workflow or I need to create rest service that will parse xml? Can this rest service use CSOM to access xml or it must be running on Sharepoint server?
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Editing Appearance of Lookup Field in SP Workflow Email

I have a workflow that sends an email when a new item is added to a list. The email includes the creator of the new item, which uses a lookup value. CurrentItem-CreatedBy-String = [%Current ...
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Getting variable from asp/aspx to workflow

I need to move a variable saved on a SP list item(LIST A) to a workflow that starts on the creation of a new item in a different list(LIST B). This new item on LIST B will be created upon pressing an ...
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Publishing workflow fails

Does anyone know what's the problem with a workflow (or sharepoint itself) if I cannot publish a workflow. If I check for errors I get a message that no errors are found and saving the workflow works. ...
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Is it possible to update multiple list items with a workflow?

I have a list which contains a value that I would like copied to all items in another list that share the same "Owner" field. This works with the Update List Item action if I set it to match ...
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Do I have to run Register-SPWorkflowService for each site collection?

As part of my SharePoint Server 2013 setup I sometimes need to integrate the new workflow infrastructure into the farm. I've followed the documentation starting from the SharePoint side of things: ...
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SharePoint Designer - Pause until

I want to accomplish this using SharePoint Designer and OOTB features. Requirement : List with details - employee name , start date , end date. 30 days prior to end date send an email , 15 days prior ...
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Creating an Approval workflow based on the list values using visual studio 2010

I have a list with the company name, business process and workflow initiation. The Business Process could be Purchase Order/ Leave Request. Workflow Initiation is a radio button which could be ...
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“Sorry this app is not supported on this server” when adding workflow to SharePoint app

I am facing the following issue while deploying a SharePoint hosted app. When I add 2013 workflow to app and deploy app in app catalog, I cannot install the app. This message comes up: Sorry, ...
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Only send notification when certain items are changed

I have a List with two workflows. One that runs when an item is created/updated, and another that runs daily to perform a calculation. Emails go out when an item is created, updated, and expires. ...
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SP 2010: Collect Feedback Workflow - Word Doc Doesn't Open

I've created a Collect Feedback workflow using the default template included with SharePoint 2010. My library contains a Word doc created with Office 2010 and Track Changes has been enabled on the ...
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workflow for creating new item and updating list

I believe that the answer is easy, but because I am already having trouble with this issue for few days I am getting blind to see the solution:) I have two lists and a workflow running behind. ...
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How to activate Workflow Template for Visual Studio 2013

I hav installed Workflow maager and Office developer tools for VS 2013. but i still miss Workflow templae for SP 2013 like this:
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Workflow elevated permissions

I've been reading (and using) the actions mentioned in this article several times: Create a workflow with elevated permissions by using the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform Now I need to do ...
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How do you associate a workflow with a list in SharePoint 2013?

I have been migrating a list with ShareGate. The list's workflows were modified on the destination, but for the sake of quickness I deleted the list before I re-migrated it. The workflow for the list ...
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No Connection between SP2013 and Workflow manger

Goal: Install Workflow manager in order to use SharePoint 2013 workflow. Problem: When I try registrating between SP2013 och WorkFlow manager based on the code: Give this command ...
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How to connect two workflows that are on different SharePoint sites?

Not being an expert of SharePoint at all, I would like to understand the complexity of connecting two workflows that are located in different SharePoint sites. In essence, what we would like to do is ...
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Create parallel approval workflow using Visual Studio in SharePoint 2013

I have a requirement wherein i need to trigger a workflow depends on a condition during the upload-a-document in the document library.end user needs to select primary approver,secondary approver in ...
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Change item permissions using 2013 workflow

I would like to create a 2013 workflow using Rest api call to break inheritance and change permissions on list items when they are created. This is in a Sharepoint Online environment. Have anyone ...
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Approval (OOB) Workflow modified as System account Issue

We are having a problem with an out of the box approval workflow. Environment: 5 Server Farm (2 wfe, 2 app,1 db) SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. (upgraded from moss enterprise) Problem Every time a ...
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How to edit email notification workflow in InfoPath?

Is it possible to view or edit a workflow for email notifications only in InfoPath, and NOT with SharePoint Designer? I have been asked to manage a SharePoint site that someone else built. It uses ...
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Send a customized email to users in a list

I've created a workflow that will send out an email to individuals with site access anytime a document is added to a document library. This workflow is replicated across several sites and the intended ...
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Do Task Approval Process owners have any added privileges?

An employee has been able to approve his managers tasks for a particular site. There's now a new site and he wants to be able to do the same thing. I can't find anything in the workflows or on the old ...
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Start survey on file creation

Is it possible to initiate a survey whenever a new document is created in a specified library? I was thinking to create a workflow, but i'm not sure how. Thanks in advance!
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Check in/Check Out Interaction with Workflows causing issues (SP2010)

The Check in/out on a library is causing issues with our workflow. If I create a simple workflow on library, it works correctly until I apply check in/out. With the Check in/out turned on my workflow ...
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copying a filled infopath form to a library with a workflow

I only manage to create workflows that only read a specific field in my infopath file. I want the entire package to join so those in the next step can be saved and exported to a pdf or doc.
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Copy an Attachement from one list to another with SharePoint Designer

I'm having issues copying over an attachment from one list to another via SharePoint designer. I was able to copy over other fields using the Create Item Action in SharePoint Designer. However, the ...
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Access Version History and Approval from Word Macro

Our word document templates include a table that includes a version history and a second table with the list of approvers of the document. I would like to populate these tables from a VBA macro that ...
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Sending an email as “High Importance” via SPD Workflow

Is it possible to send an email as high importance through a SharePoint Designer Workflow? Use case would be if a checkbox is checked, send email as high importance. If it is not, send regular ...
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App Permission (appinv.aspx) /app/manifest cannot contain text

I got the problem, that if I want to grant the Workflow to trust (/_layouts/15/appinv.aspx), I get the following error: The element 'AppPermissionRequests' in Namespace ...
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Workflow that converts Infopath-forms to PDF

I want a workflow that when a form is filled out in Infopath creates a PDF (alternate excel or word) file that is exported to a separate library. Any tips? I have tried the Harepoint thing but it ...
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Content type not updated after adding column in library using powershell

I have added a new column in library in SharePoint 2010 site using powershell. The column is getting added, however content type is not getting updated for the libraries. When I try to get new column ...
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Prevent Workflow Status Column From Being Added To Default View

I'm creating a sequential workflow in Visual Studio 2013 for SharePoint 2010. The first time the workflow runs, a column is added to the default view for the workflow status. I have two questions: ...
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Unable to edit my custom List workflow (SP Designer)

There is an existing Custom List workflow on our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise site that I can't figure out how to edit. My main goal is actually to export this workflow to be able to port it to another ...
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How can we get and set value of every row in repeating table using SharePoint Workflow 2013

Is there any way we can get and set value of every row in repeating table using SharePoint Workflow 2013? I would like to perform this using only workflows and not using C# code.
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Add list item only after workflow approval

Is there a way to restrict or hold the list item from adding into the list until it is approved? Once the user hits the save button from new user form, the workflow approval request starts and until ...
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Send Email Extended action did not send email

I have created a sharepoint workflow in SP Designer 2010 for a automated email sending functionality when a list item is modified. 1. I am able to send email with 'Send an Email' action. But when i ...
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How to disable workflow on sharepoint list 2010

I've a workflow on a SharePoint list, triggered manually and when an item is created. I don't want to remove it but just disable. How to do this?
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Looping using SharePoint Designer 2013 to show available users

I have a task. I have a list called tickets where a user can submit trouble tickets. In addition, I have 3 engineers who handles these. If Engineer 1 receives the ticket he can either approve the ...
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Visual Studio Workflow: get individual Task Ids from Composite Task

I have a Visual Studio Workflow for my SharePoint Online App that assigns a composite task to 5 people. I am looking for a way to obtain all 5 individual task id's in the Workflow itself, so I can ...