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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Using AD generic mailboxes in list alerts and workflow emails

I want to set up a SharePoint alert on a list that I have on my site to trap errors from custom code (JS, SP Solutions, and Workflows) and have it send an email to a generic mailbox once daily. This ...
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Reusable Workflow 2013 for lists and libraries not working

My aim is to create a reusable workflow which I can apply to a site collection, so that the workflow will run on all lists or libraries on all sites. I have experimented by creating simple workflows ...
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Problem with Registration for SP:s Workflow 2013

Goal: Install SP Workflow 2013 in my SharePoint 2013 Problem: I have followed a guide line ...
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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 2010 Workflow Loop Value issue

I have a SharePoint list and I am writing a workflow against it. When I add a lookup to the and email action in the body of the email, it appears fine. %Current Item: Pro Desc% If I hit save and ...
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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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Initiate Workflow With Custom Action

I have looked around on Google, and I have found tutorials on how to initiate a workflow from a custom action in the ribbon, but I have run into a problem. I am not sure why (I assume I have a ...
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Workflow to read data from external list

I have just recently started working with external lists using BDC and was quite surprised to discover that I can’t really interact with the data in any way using SharePoint 2013 workflows (Even just ...
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Workflow manager WorflowHostUri

I cant find any reference to what exactly the -WorkflowHostURI is for. Do I need to create the URI first? or does the tag create the URI for me? is that the site I need to go to manage my workflows ...
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Dynamically change second approver in workflow

We want to dynamically change the second approver in the approval workflow. This should be decided based on a choice field. The first approver will always be the same. Ex 1: student picks choice ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow with many variables

I got stuck with the problem of lookup workflow. I need to fill the SharePoint list based on the 2 variables introduced earlier to another list. After some searching lookup workflow seems to be the ...
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Cannot Break Role Inheritance on Task Items Using REST in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

The title pretty much says it all. I'm getting an 'Unauthorized' response when I try to /breakroleinheritance on a Tasks list item in a 2013 workflow (inside an App Step). The strange thing is that ...
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Workflows and ISBLANK statement

I am fairly new to SP as well as workflows and was looking for some help. I have a list that contains a series of columns that we are using to track an employees hiring process. As part of this ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow Not Generating Task

I have developed a project site workflow in SPD that moves the project through various phases and stages. At the beginning of each stage, the workflow assigns a task to the project owner. In some ...
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Approval workflow never reaches “Approved” status

I've a list with OOB approval workflow. on top of that, i created a workflow to send an email depending on the status, when the item is changed- if approval status="Approved", send one mail, else if ...
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SharePoint 2013 document library: download several files at once?

We are working with SharePoint 2013. Is it possible in a Document Library in the List view to download several (selected) files at once? I did not find a corresponding button or control in the ...
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SharePoint 2013: download entire directory in Document Library?

Is it possible in SharePoint 2013 to download an entire directory (folder) in a Document Library with its contents? I did not find a button in the ribbon for that. Maybe it would be possible with a ...
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Create Email Reminder for Recurring Calendar Events

I'm trying to figure out a way to create 2 calendar event items. 1 that sends an email reminder 30 days before it's start time to certain people and the other that sends an email reminder 7 days ...
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Continue started SharePoint 2013 workflows after farm moving

I have SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Farm and WorkFlow Manager on the same server SP-01. Now I need to migrate it to SharePoint Standard version What I've done: 1. Created new SharePoint Standard farm ...
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Email Notification for SharePoint list when minimum amount of entries have been reached

How would I create an email notification for a SharePoint list when a minimum amount of entries have been reached? For example, I have a basic list of 20 name entries, when that list reaches 15 names ...
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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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Create List Item in Another Site Collection Using REST API from Visual Studio Workflow

I have developed a List Workflow in Visual Studio 2013. In this, I am trying to read the current item's Title and create an item in another list in another site collection. Please read the last part ...
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Add value to external list - Workflow

I have two lists: "List1" with field CustomID (number field), "List2" with fields Company1 (number field). I want to have a workflow which will take a value from "List1, field CustomID" add value ...
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Mail body is not updating after changing Assigned To in Workflow Task (SharePoint 2013)

For some reason, sometime I need to change the Assigned To of a task. So I am editing the task item and saving it. So the new Assigned To is getting an email. Now the problem is lookup values ...
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Changing From Email Address in SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflows

For SharePoint 2007 there was a third-party addon we could install to allow the from email address to be configured in a SharePoint Designer workflow. Does anyone know if there is something similar ...
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How to move an item from a list “A” to list “B” when a checkbox is clicked in list “A”?

Is there a good tutorial which can show a SharePoint novice how to move an item from a list "A" to list "B" when a checkbox is clicked in list "A"? I have attempted to use a workflow in SharePoint ...
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Multiple Lines column adding extra lines automatically

I have a multiple lines column and when I use workflow to send it's value via email, it's adding an extra row in the beggining and in the end of the string. If I have only 1 line, it becomes 3. I ...
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How to deploy a updated functionality in a workflow through farm solution

I have a visual studio workflow running on a list. Now the requirement is to update a particular functionality on this workflow. However, if I do a retract/deploy on the solution, details of all ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow different approvers for documents

Can I create a publishing approval workflow, applying different approvers and publishers for each document of the same library
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Adding custom column to Workflow Task content type makes workflow stop on assign task

I have been asking a few questions in here lately, as I'm beggining my journey as a Sharepoint Online 'developer' for my new internship. I have a new one for today: I have created a custom approval ...
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Move document to root path by workflow

I'm currently assigning permissions to documents by inheriting from folders. So everytime a document will be checked in a workflow starts which changes the property "path and name" to the appropriate ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow- In a list workflow how to compare one field value from current list to another list

I working on a list wotkflow and want to compare one field value from current list to another list , for having same value or not to update the status for workflow? how can I give that in if ...
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Workflow for email alerts on subfolders only

I've inherited a SharePoint site that includes sub-folders in the document libraries. When a customer attempts to set an alert on a particular sub-folder, they wind up receiving alert emails for the ...
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ParallelForeach<T> activity in workflow designed via visio

In sharepoint online and workflow engine V4, there is possibility to create parallel foreach cycle in visual studio. Since there is option to edit XAML definition of workflow via combination of ...
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Can I add a start workflow link to a column in a list view?

I would like to add a link directly to a start workflow page in a column so that users don't have to go through several clicks to start a workflow. The link needs to change based on the item ID for ...
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Repeating Table Submit to Start one Workflow

I have a SharePoint list with an InfoPath repeating form that submits multiple items at a time I have a workflow I need to run when the items are added, the workflow calls http and emails users based ...
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Send daily email with multiple News Items

I have the below business case/scenario for implementation on SharePoint. Daily News items are issued by the Department. Currently, the Department attaches the news items to the email at the end of ...
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How customize document upload form for metadata along with document to upload in library?

My requirement is that- I have to upload document and some custom column(metadata properties) while uploading document in library. I have to customize document upload form so that can add document ...
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Populate Form B title with Form A title

I have two SharePoint forms that have been created in InfoPath. I want to populate the title of Form B with the same title from Form A. The process is that when the user completes Form A and I action ...
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How to create variable in visual studio workflow

I am first time creating working in visual studio for sharepoint 2010. Now i need to create variable (Workflow variable) in my workflow but i am not getting any reference or tutorials for create ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Workflow Email Reminder

I am using SP 2013, and hoping to create a workflow. I added a list that needs a workflow on it. The issue I am running into is that this is a list that gets updated at random, but the entire list ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Not Starting Automatically

I have created a SharePoint Designer workflow (SharePoint 2010 Workflow Type) to setting up item level permission for newly created items.There I used Replace List Item Permissions (Impersonation ...
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Group and Sum Workflow

I am wondering if there is a way I can get a running total to another list. So for instance I have orders that are processed, lets say fruit the orders would look like this, each order a new line. ...
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How to display list data in 'Related Content' field in Tasks

I've got a holiday approval system on our Sharepoint 2010 Foundation intranet. The process is that the staff member requests a holiday by adding to a List called 'Holiday Requests', the workflow then ...
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Sharepoint 2010 OOTB Workflow

I have a SharePoint list with the fields; Name | Email | Age | I need to create a workflow to send a email using the Email field as a destination, but i cant use SharePoint designer and that email ...
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Cancel running workflows

I need a way to stop 100 running workflows. I know that I can do it manually by clicking the elements in a list and canceling the associated workflow. However, this would take a while, and I can't ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow move document to another library when the task ends

I have a document library in SharePint 2013, what I need is a workflow that triggers when a new document is uploaded to the library and that workflow specifies the people that can comment and edit on ...
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Workflows comparing a date for today

I am working on a sharepoint workflow and have a date column where I want it so its greater or equal to todays date to do something. Would I just put Today as a string? or do I have to do something ...
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How do I get the top item of a task list?

I have a task list from a Sharepoint Online site that is synced with MS-Project. I created a top level task item that everything else is nested under. However the ID of that task is very large ...
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How to run programmatically Sharepoint 2010 designer workflow in Sharepoint 2013

How to run programmatically Sharepoint 2010 designer workflow in Sharepoint 2013. I would prefer CSOM. Scenario: I have list which store some information and get the approval name form another list ...