SharePoint workflow refers to the automation of a business process by step by step execution of steps. There are two types of workflows - Sequential Workflows - State Machine Workflow

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Can a SharePoint 2010 lookup column point to a multi-line rich text field from same list

Can a SharePoint 2010 lookup column point to a multi-line rich text field in same list? i dont find multiline column while creating a lookup column. Is there any way to achieve this. Because my ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Tasks and Outlook

I'm trying to find a way to have the 'Open this task' button in Outlook when a task notification from a SharePoint 2013 Workflow is sent to a user. We have been working on upgrading our SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2013 | Content Approval with Workflow does not update approval state

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I have created a calendar (based on the Standard calendar list template). After that I switched on Content Approval for this calender in the versioning Settings. After ...
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Error from script tag for sp.runtime.js

I'm working to set-up the PreSaveItem() on an edit form for a list such that it evaluates parameters from the query string, and some list fields to execute workflows based on various criteria. Based ...
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Cannot validate argument on parameter 'SBClientConfiguration'. The Service Bus connection string contains invalid property.

I am trying install workflow manager using powershell. I first downloaded the offline package using these steps: ...
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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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workflow to keep record of a previous balance of a balance and add a project budget to that person once the project is acepted

How i create a workflow to keep record of a previous balance of a person's balance and add a project budget to that person's balance once the project is accepted.Also their balance can't exceed a ...
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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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SP2010 VS workflow that sets up a site

I'm attempting to essentially recreate the functionality of Project Server, such that when I add a new project to our Project List and check the "Create Site" option, a workflow kicks off and creates ...
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Create list using a Workflow

I have a list of projects called "Project Reference." I want to create a new project list (for project tracking) called "[Project Name] Tracking" when someone adds a new project to Project Reference. ...
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Workflow Status Tasks: One or more field types are not installed properly

In the workflow status tasks, I get the error: "One or more field types are not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete these fields" I have opened up the fields one by one and ...
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How to debug a workflow?

[Please bear with me, I am NOT an SP Admin, and have very little experience with SP] I have a workflow that has been running effectively for a couple of years - but in the last 2 weeks it's suddenly ...
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sharepoint foundation 2013 workflow - how to collect the approval from list of approvers from a group

I need to create a workflow where in I need to collect approvals from list of approvers in a group in a sequentail manner as a sub task in the overall workflow. if any one person wont approve then ...
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Sharepoint workflows show as rejected eventhough everyone has approved

Two approvals via workflow show as rejected. I don't know understand why as I believe everyone has provided their approval. but i could see one of the approver accidently deleted the doc and then ...
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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 add workflow tasks to a currently running workflow?

I would like to know how I can add a new workflow task to a currently running workflow. Essentially, my scenario is this: created a custom application page approval form user can add new approvers ...
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How do I pass a set of custom workflows to a meeting workspace after it automatically created?

I wanted set an email notification to a meeting workspace after it get created in the Calendar. Since a meeting workspace is a subsite, how would this work? In my mind, I'm thinking there must be a ...
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Issue with page title after WF creates new item

I recently learned how to create a WF that automatically creates a Discussion item everytime an item in the "Issue Tracker List" is created. (see here). However, I ran into an small cosmetic issue ...
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Prevent user from re-visit approval form. SharePoint 2010 Workflow

I created a custom Visual Studio Workflow. It works fine and is a simple approval workflow. There is a Workflow Task associated to a dynamic user and the user musst approve or reject it. The Problem ...
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How can I have a user attach a file to a workflow task?

I'm using sharepoint designer 2010, custom list. I have created workflow on that list. I need to enable the user to enclose a file to the workflow task: What kind of task I need to use? P.S. I'm ...
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How to use the Application “SharePoint ULS Log Viewer”

Goal: I want to review the log number "Client ActivityId : 66605702-15be-46f7-901a-9125dec855b8" Problem: I have downloaded the application "SharePoint ULS Log Viewer" and tried locating the error ...
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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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How to make a confirmation of SharePoint / Workflow Manager server?

http://sharepointdeal.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/register-spworkflowservice-failed-to-query-the-oauth-s2s-metadata-error/ hen looking at the SharePoint logs – the error details are ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow question (using to publish text in various SQL Data Bases), is possible?

First Question: I Need Create one workflow to publish news, and other texts in other SQL. Is it possible? The workflow is: Step One: The Writer send the text with the sharepoint blog (for ...
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Locking ListItems for users but not workflows

Is it possible to "softlock" a SPListItem so that a user can't edit it but a workflow he had started can do it? Background: - ListItems should only be editable by users when no workflow is running - ...
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Upgrading SharePoint from 2010 to 2013 with Farm Solution

I am working on SharePoint multiple versions. One of the my customers is asking for the up-gradation from SharePoint 2010 (foundation) to 2013. I would like to know the below: steps to upgrade the ...
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retreive multi value lookup values in sharepoint 2010 workflow

I have list which has a lookup column which contains multiple values of the lookup id.For e.x. In a list Department, I have a lookup column called Comments which hold multiple values of lookup ids of ...
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Can't approve a workflow task after the initiator was removed from Active Directory

We have a rare but frustrating issue in which a workflow and task are initiated by someone who then is later removed from AD. These tasks can no longer be actioned by the assignee or anyone else for ...
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Currency Data in a Workflow variable rounds to nearest dollar, want to have cents, too

I have one list called Capital Projects with Orig Budget, Amount Spent, Amount Left. I have another list with invoices with Invoice number and TotalAmount. I wrote a workflow that runs every time an ...
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How to read value from custom user field in Workflow 2013

I have a custom user field (it's used in custom task content type): <Field ID="{d3773326-a0a8-45e2-9c60-82fc7f7ba01c}" Name="IM_Task_ResponsiblePerson" DisplayName="Responsible person" Type="User" ...
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Waiting to send email

I have a workflow that will not send email out when when a date has been reached. If I make a change or create a new item with the contidition is true it works but if the condition is false and I want ...
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Old workflow messages sent

We randomly get old workflow messages sent. Recently many old messages from a single person were resent as "task changed" messages. It occurs once then again a week or two later. We are using ...
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How can I differentiate an user from a workflow while in an ItemUpdating Event

Is there a way to differentiate an user from a workflow while in an ItemUpdating Event? To show the my problem here's the ItemUpdating method: public override void ...
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow Error Occured at start

I have a couple of workflows made in SharePoint designer, that create a looping effect to process items in another list. Basically, one workflow starts when a yes/no field equals yes, the other starts ...
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How to customize existing workflow.aspx page?

I want to customize existing file in Sharepoint 2010 directory: TEMPLATE\LAYOUT\existing\workflow.aspx How can I achieve this? My purpose is to hide the section 'Start a New Workflow', it is OK to ...
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Complete workflow tasks before starting another workflow

I have a requirement in my project and i am not sure how to do that task in best possible way. I have a reviewer workflow where i will be creating approval tasks for 'n' number of reviewers (the ...
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MOSS OOB Workflows Throwing Errors - The workflow failed to start due to an internal error

I have a SiteCollection which has subsites and evertime i try to assign a workflow on a documentlevel or list level i get the error message "*The workflow failed to start due to an internal error"* ...
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Workflow: How to copy current item to a dynamically determined location

Scenario: I have a group of users; each has a private document library (named with their userid). When a person updates a list item I need to put copy of the item into their library (using a codeless ...
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Approve Workflow Task With PowerShell [closed]

We have over a thousand approval workflows running and I would like to write a PowerShell script to go through and approve the items from the system account. I already wrote the script to get the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features'

When I deploy my workflow.. I get the following error... Any idea what Can be causing this? Error 10 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': ...
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No SharePoint 2013 WorkFlow in the list

Goal: Use SharePoint 2013:s workflow in my custom list Problem: In the picture below it only has SharePoint 2010 Workflow only. What method should I do in order to find out why I don't have ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I created a form in Infopath 2013 and published. I created a Workflow in SP 2013 designer. I want to update a field in the form by using update item action but when I select current item, none of the ...
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Creating a Workflow Sending Form Automatically to Reviewer

Working in SP13. I am creating of a workflow that includes: The user fills out a form and submits it to a chosen reviewer. After submitting the form the form is submitted automatically to the ...
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Workflow Fails to Compile and Publish in SharePoint Designer 2010?

The SharePoint install is a SP2010 install on a 2008 R2 server. Everything is fully patched. I am running the SP Designer on the SharePoint Server directly. I have a workflow which is intended to ...
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Can I create a workflow that will not an item in a list from being visible once it has been selected once by it's ID number in another list

I have createad 2 custom lists, one attaches an ID number to each new item, the other picks up this ID number and allows the user to select the ID number they want. what I want to do is create logic ...
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Is it possible to replace the Check-in/Check-out buttons with custom workflows?

The requirement is that the user fill in a form describing the reason they want to check out the document, but not checking out the document until a manager reviews the collected data and approves the ...
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Randomly: Item does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user

I have a rather curious issue with some workflow tasks. My (state machine) workflow creates a handful of tasks while running. Users interact with the tasks to move the workflow between its states. ...
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Custom Workflow creates multiple tasks items when item created triggers workflow

I am brand new to sharepoint and suffice to say the journey has been somewhat problematic so far due to discovering a number of bugs with the software, such as crashes on importing a visio diagram ...
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How do I create a workflow that will allow a user to subscribe to a document?

Is it possible to create a workflow that would allow a user to "subscribe" to a document? Essentially, what I'm looking to end up with is a process that would allow a user to check a box to subscribe ...
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Workflow creates document set, but not its documents

I'm creating a workflow that will create a new instance of a document set in my document library. This step implemented like this: Creating the document set manually (using the SharePoint website) ...