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 unable to send email to my own email address. but can send email to others

RequestorId: 86ebc278-c778-c6bd-0000-000000000000. Details: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. Exception details: System.ApplicationException: HTTP 400 {"...
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Linking the answers of one list into another

I have 2 SharePoint lists, a List A and a List B. If someone Adds a new item, on List A, I would like certain columns to be able to populate in List B. For instance, List A has a question that is ...
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In a workflow running in Workflow Manager “a wait for field change” gets stuck with a yes/no checkbox ¿how to fix?

I have a SharePoint 2013 + Workflow Manager 1.0 installation that is using a "wait for field change" in a workflow. The workflow that has problems is "waiting for" a checkbox Yes/No field to change ...
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workflow manager 1.0 configuration

i'm trying configure WF manager 1.0 as part of it i'm having an error whose screen shot is as shown, please provide some insight
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Start Workflow Automatically Help

I am very new to sharepoint but my employer wants to use it for build orders. I have created what appears to be a successful workflow and task list but am having issues linking them. I want to make it ...
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Workflow removal from List created based on other list template

Scenario: I have created once one list and it has two workflow which can be activated based on New item created and when item change. I have save that list as template. Now i have created New list ...
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Task Approve/Reject Permission

There are 3 participants in the workflow. They can approve/reject the task of the current item. I want every participant to be able to approve/reject only their own tasks, not other participants. For ...
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Error: underlying connection was closed in sharepoint 2013 workflow in O365

Getting intermittent error: underlying connection was closed in SharePoint 2013 workflow in O365 when activating a the feature for the workflow or trying to associate the workflow to a library. It ...
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Error with Workflow that creates a Task

I've already created two workflows that create a task and both are giving me errors. What am I doing wrong? I've created a workflow that sends a e-mail already and it did just fine. Can I have some ...
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SPD : Workflow Item Added Item Updated not working

I have a doc Library with "CountryName" field (DDL), When the file is Uploaded to the Library, I need to copy it in the respsctive Library (exp file1, countryName = CH it will be copied to Library_CH)....
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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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Office 365 Workflow development in Visual Studio

I have some experience with web applicaiton development in Visual Studio and some Sharepoint Workflow development in SP designer 2013. I am feeling a need to develop a more sophisticated workflow than ...
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Workflow not working when copy files uploaded

I have a simple workflow, who copy items depending on the value of a field "CountryName", if equal CH, it copy the file in the folder CH ... In SPD I checked the 2 choices to run the workflow if new ...
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Office 365 Sharepoint missing some workflows?

I'm trying to set up a document approval workflow as well as a signature collection workflow in our Office 365 (E3) sharepoint. However, there are only 2 workflows available to choose from (see ...
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Looping Workflow Dictionary Limit of 100 Items

Does anyone have a way to create a workflow that can loop through a list with more than 100 items. My looping workflow is working great but only loops through a hundred items. Unfortunately, my list ...
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Workflow not being triggered by users creating new item

Having some serious issues with triggering a workflow in SP Online (2013). We have built a vacation request system, consists of a list titled Leave Requests than lives in the Human Resources site. ...
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How to post a reoccurring email in Sharepoint using a workflow

Hello SharePoint masters. I am a novice when it comes to SharePoint tips and tricks, but I have had a bit of experience creating SharePoint sites using a lot of the common features, web parts, etc. ...
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Get related item of a task

I am starting workflow for a list item. Workflow creats tasks. How can i get a related item (list item) of a task programmaticaly? SPBuiltInFieldId.WorkflowListId does no work.
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SharePoint designer workflow unable to update a people picker field however other fields are updated

I've a SharePoint 2013 form library and i do need to update a item(not the current item) in the same list, however using my logic i am able to update other fields of the particular item i need to, but ...
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Online application form in SharePoint Office 365

We are using Office365 and would like to replace our existing paper applications with a SharePoint form so we can then start a new hire workflow and avoid the mistakes of keying this ourselves. Can ...
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Sharepoint workflow email being reformatted

I have created a workflow which sends out an email containing this html: https://jsfiddle.net/e7Lpkme2/ However, upon opening it in outlook it appears jumbled with extra white spaces and misaligned ...
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Launch workflow with custom action doesn't work properly

I've created 3 custom actions (with the type "display ribbon") for one list. I have 3 workflows and I want each action to launch one workflow. I want "Nettoyer" to use the "Enlèvement_clean" ...
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Invalid text value in SharePoint workflow 2013 string builder

I have a text which is a letter template. This text contain workflow's variables and words. And when I start the workflow, it goes to stage where it creates the one-line string variable with this text ...
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“Pause until Date” workflows unable to handle changing dates?

You have a list with a Due Date column that is used to calculate a Reminder Date. That Reminder Date is used as the basis of a "Pause until Date" workflow named "Send Reminder". Some user creates an ...
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MOSS - Document Library - Quick Part - HTML Content

I am using sharepoint 2007. My situation is users input into a custom list. A workflow will copy this list item into a document library with the same structure (except the rich text field is a muti-...
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Approval Workflow Any user to Approve

I'm using the OOTB Approve Workflow.. When I add two people person1 and person2 in the Approvers field they both need to approve for the workflow to end. I want when either person approves then ...
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Re-usable workflow duplicated in new list

I have created a re-usable workflow and attached it to a custom content type which is the default for a list I have saved as template and tried to re-use. When a new list is created from the template,...
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Send email from workflow to email enabled document library

Here is some background info: I was asked to create some new personnel action forms for HR, and then when one is submitted, have it sent in an email to certain recipients. They also want them archived ...
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“The file has been modified by…” error, when the workflow starts automatically

Hello,I have created a SharePoint 2013 list workflow in library L1 which does the following actions:1- Create a document-set in library L22- Copy the current document from L1 to L23- Move the copied ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflows with lookup columns

I have a document library where Country and State are lookup columns. When an new item is created in the list, i would like to trigger an email if the state that was selected is not part of that the ...
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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: https://technet....
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Is there a way to make a workflow run every Monday?

Context: I have a list that we use as a sort of newsfeed. I have a workflow which, when an item is created on the newsfeed, copies the contents into a new list item on a secondary list. What I am ...
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SharePoint 2013 document set multilevel approval workflow

How to create a multilevel approval workflow for document set in designer? . While uploading the documents user will select "Do you want to start the workflow ?" If it's Yes the document set approval ...
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How to send an email when an item's status has been in pending for too long?

I have a workflow set up on my sharepoint 2010 site that will email an employee's manager when they've submitted a new list item. The manager will get the email, go to the site and approve the list ...
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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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SPD 2010 Approval Workflow Failing after Years of Deployment?

We are having a lot of trouble this month with an SPD 2010 'Engineering Document Release' (EDR) workflow that I deployed in 2014. We use an InfoPath 2010 form that contains lists of Checker(s), ...
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copy item/document in same list,using OOTB workflow

I want to create new column and in that column I want any link/button and after clicking on it I want to make copy of same document/item inside same library/list. Is it possible with OOTB workflow?
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outgoing email configuration in sharepoint 2013 with zoho

my email server is configured with zoho.com with SSL. I had Configured Outgoing E-Mail Settings but OOTB approval workflow give error "The e-mail message cannot be sent. Make sure the outgoing e-mail ...
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Wokflow manager 1.0 refresh upgrades

While upgrading workflow manger 1.0 to Workflow Manager 1.0 refresh, do we need to run workflow manager config wizard after done installing workflow manager 1.0 refresh from web platform installer. ...
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How can I add notification for changing users?

I have a list that contains authorities, authorized person, and delegatee. Authorized person can delegate his/her authority to anyone. I want to add a notification that is when he/she delegates, he ...
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how to use a reusable workflow in a different site collectoin

I have create a 2010 workflow in SharePoint designer 2013 I have globally published a workflow and it appears now in my site collection at root site and every sub site in it. I want to deploy this ...
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Permissions to write to External List from Workflow

I'm attempting to create a SharePoint workflow that creates a new item in an external list using the "Create item in [External List Name]" action available in SharePoint Designer. Currently, I keep ...
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Workflow Email - Lookup email address

I used SPD2010 to create a generic "send email" notification that cc's to a shared mailbox and has a "to" that directs to a personal mailbox on the same network. I'm using a lookup in the list to ...
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How to set Start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item using csom

i am associating a custom workflow to a library using csom. How do i select checkbox : Start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item using csom.
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Issue with Completing Custom Workflow Task

I have created a (legacy) SP2010 workflow which is run when the new item is created. It creates a workflow task which has a custom edit form. The form has "Reviewed" button which should complete the ...
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Locked Task Solution. Did I break it?

enter code hereI'm a site collection admin. My organization uses Sharepoint-online. We've been plagued by the "This task is currently locked by a running workflow..." messages. It's really crippling, ...
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How do you access task form field data from approval workflows?

tldr: Need to access Task Form Field data in first Approval step, but nothing shows up. On the bigger scale, I have is a multi-step approval system. On the first approval step, the user inputs the ...
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How to sort list items in specific sub-folder of the list after creation of new item?

I have a list with information (news). There are severel sub-folders in the list, and according to the content, a new list item shall be put in one of those sub-folders. If a new item is created in ...
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Re-curing email notification to all list entry

I have a list (contains hundreds of data) which I need to send email notification for each of the entry creator on every end of quarter. Is SharePoint workflow able to loop through the list and ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow issues after migration to 2013

I have an issue which has come up after I had a site in my companies environment migrated to SharePoint 2013 via the database attach method. I was not part of the migration at all from the technical ...