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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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 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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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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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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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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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.
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How to configure workflow

This may be very simple but I am very very new to SharePoint and I am trying to create workflows for a change management process. Can someone tell me how to configure a workflow to: Assign a task to ...
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Permission Management list for SharePoint 2013

I want to create Permission Management list, I want to have an easy way to request access to the SharePoint site and to manage users. I want user to fill the form and request their respective managers ...
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Workflow error: The value 'Value' cannot be read as type 'Int32'

I've a list named APE - Opções with this values: Título | Nota Nunca | 1 Algumas vezes | 2 Frequente | 3 Sempre | 4 N/A | 0 And a list ...
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AutoStart workflow from an incoming email to a document library on create new folder

I set property DeclarativeWorkflowAutoStartOnEmailEnabled to true Workflow autostart on create new documents from an incoming email, but doesn't autostart on create new folder.
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Worklfow for approving a PTO request

This is what i am looking for: Requester submits a PTO request. The approver gets the notification. Check the PTO calendar page, if anyone is on PTO for the same day.
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Set the due date of task through a custom list workflow

I'm trying to create a task through a workflow everytime a item is created in a custom list. The problem is when I'm trying to add a custom 'due date' that is not fixed or 'today'... I tried to ...
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After adding web front end server, Will my existing running workflow work?

Current we have following servers for SharePoint 2013 Server1 = SharePoint Server + Web Front End Server2 = SQL Server I have created 3 custom visual studio workflows and deployed to the server ...
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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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Execute workflow from Lotus Notes using Buttons

There is an approval based system in which an email is sent from Visual Studio workflow to the designated approver. The email has a link, which will redirect the approver to a form, where he can ...
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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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Conditional Column look up Person on Group

So I have a conditional column in my sharepoint list. based on a dropdown, the conditional column sets the email address. (based on dropdown that person will get an email). So I went to setup the ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 - Workflow question

I am in the farm admin group and I think SharePoint prevents admin to run a workflow and gives "suspended" status for a given workflow. But there are cases where I need to be able to run workflow. for ...
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Prevent Workflow Status Column From Being Added To Default View (CSOM)

I'm using CSOM, when I publish workflow I have got additional workflow column in my default view. I found similar question, but answer is not suits for CSOM. Can anyone advise what need to do to to ...
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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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sharepoint workflow wait or pause and performance

Using http://www.attunix.com/about/blog/2013/october/17/sharepoint-2010-daily-reminder-loop/ as a reference to create workflows for a task type list. I have workflows to send e-mails when there are ...
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OOTB workflow tasks in a custom task list

Is there a way to make the task items from an OOTB workflow (in this case Collect Feedback) appear in the "Task List"? When setting up the workflow, there is the option to select which task list to ...
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sharepoint workflow daily reminder using information management policy

I don't want to break anything in my company's production SharePoint environment and I do not have access to a test one so I can't try this out to see if it'll work. I've never used information ...
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SharePoint Onworkflowitemchanged event not firing consistently

I have state machine (Visual studio 2010) SharePoint workflow. I have edit form which updates the workflow item via code. But it seems upon update, Onworkflowitemchanged(within VS Workflow) is getting ...
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Avoid mathematical calculation in String Builder

I'm trying to set a string that will be used to set the title of documents in a library. I have three variables: [Year], [Year plus one] and [Year span]. [Year Span] is a string including the other ...
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paused workflow on item change

I don't have enough points to comment on this post so I am posting a new question: What happens to a paused workflow when the item is changed?. I have a workflow that runs on item change. It pauses ...
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Workflow send an email with a list of items

In Sharepoint I have a simple custom list, which has the following columns: task name; task status (started, ongoing, finished); finished date. By using a custom view of this list, I can filter out my ...
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Workflow: Changing item URL

Is there a way to change the item URL in the workflow so it goes somewhere else? Things like in related content or sharepoint generated pages create a URL that points to the item in the list, whereas ...
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SharePoint Workflow Id Changing

Ok. I don't know why this is happening but whenever I Create a new site collection Create a content type inside that site collection Associate a custom workflow with that content type It changes ...
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Sharepoint workflow not adding tasks to Workflow Tasks lists

IMPORTANT EDIT: It's happening in all sites and subsites! Not just in the newly created ones! Suddenly the workflows are not creating tasks anymore! I've created a Sharepoint Approval Workflow on a ...
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Reassign task to different user in SharePoint 2013 workflow using SPD

I have a requirement in which there is an approval for cost. In this request will be assigned to manager and if manager approves the task and if cost is more then 20000 then it should assign to COO ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow to update list items in different site collections

Will I be able to use SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow to update list items in different site collections? Are there any alternative to update list items in different site collections?
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How to make a form/workflow that allows users to add a variable amount of items to it

I have run into a problem where I need to create a form/workflow where users can add a variable amount of sub items as part of an application process. IT would also need to be displayed in a friendly ...
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Workflow on a list where user can add but not edit items

I don't get a lot of time on my organization's SP site and I don't have a way to install it at home. I'm wondering if something will work, or how. This is so I have all the information I need and ...
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SharePoint workflow formatted text sent to List

Hopefully this is a simple question. I have a workflow for users to select a, b, or c. Then the workflow creates a new list entry with X description. I have tried setting variable X to "description of ...
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Send value of a field created in a workflow as an email

I have a workflow which collects user input in regard to a hyperlink field. A second workflow then takes the value in this hyperlink field and copies it into the original list. Is it possible to send ...
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Workflow: send message when value “user” changed in reservation list

We have a reservation list for mobile devices. When the values "user" or "status" changed I would like to send a message to the former user. What do you guys advise?
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workflow email/add to list, ip address of submitter

I am making a clock in/out workflow in SharePoint for my users. Our site can be accessed off the network (still auth via ad). I would like for a way to report back either by email or a list that will ...
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User input date range in workflow, need to pull what days of the week are in that range

I have a workflow set up that request a date range from the user. "From" "To". Then they click start. I need a way to pull what days of the week (Mon, Tues, Wed) is within that date range. I need to ...
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Link to task page in email

I've created an Approval Workflow that runs when an item is added to a list. At creation of a new item, the workflow starts and sends an email to a specific user. The problem is, I want to add a link ...
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Microsoft.Xrm.sdk and Sharepoint 2013 workflow

I have written a custom code activity for a SharePoint 2013 workflow that updates CRM 2013. When the workflow runs, it stops with the status of cancelled and has the message - "Could not load file ...
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Looking up a person in sharepoint workflow?

I have one list called Teams. The Teams item has two columns Leader and Members. Both are people fields with the Members being multiple values. I have a second list called Requests. In a Requests ...
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SharePoint 2013 FBA Users and 2013 Workflows

I am having an issue regarding SharePoint 2013 FBA Users and 2013 workflows. FBA users can’t start 2013 SharePoint workflows. I used this tutorial to setup FBA: ...
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Can a Workflow in SP2013 have a repetitive field input?

I've this scenario (simplified): A project has process. In one stage (Providers involved), I have to let the user enter as many "providers-role" as he wants (a lookup field: role, and a text field: ...
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Access denied while creating subsite from workflow

I am following this article to create a subsite from workflow. I am getting following error {"error":{"code":"-2147024891, ...
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Send email to external users of SharePoint Online using Visual Studio 2013 Workflow

Is it possible to send email to external users in SharePoint Online using a Visual Studio 2013 Workflow? I can't use the SharePoint Designer because I've created a custom application page and I need ...
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Workflow: Link in email causes weird behavior (e.g. “URL, URL”)

so my set up is an approval workflow onto a list. There is a column in the list that is a preview URL. I want to link users to it in the approval email. The problem is when I create a hyperlink in ...