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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SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow - Change ChangeRequest and ReassignTask behaviors?

I'm trying to modify the OOTB Approval Workflow for SP 2010. We are using SP Online. I noticed when I was editing the Infopath forms that it submits data connections to ChangeRequest and ...
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How can I get a value out of an excel workbook stored in SharePoint document library?

I am reposting this question asked about six years ago to see if I can get a less technical or more modern way of achieving the end result: I am trying to create an automated process that takes some ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflows working for one site but not the other

What my workflow does is that when creating a new Task and I fill the Assigned To, the workflow sends a mail to the Assigned To user. On a site I got the workflow working and still working. But not ...
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Workflow: Add Person from text to Display Name

I want to achieve the following: we have a lot of report files which i want to publish with sharepoint for the users concerned. The files have a fixed filename pattern YYYYMMTYPEname given_name.pdf ...
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Get latest ItemID from list with workflow

how can I get the latest ItemID from a list with a Sharepoint workflow? Like these SQL Statement: SELECT MAX(id) FROM list WHERE title = "example1" Is there any solution? Thanks!
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Unable to activate a Workflow Feature invoking an external Web API from SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow

I have an On-Premise SharePoint 2013 Development environment with Visual Studio 2013 Workflow. It is a stand alone server. It also hosts a separate IIS site, which has a Web API. When I am trying to ...
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Help with my First workflow

Hey Sharepoint Experts, As a school project we are working for a non profit organisation. We are trying to build a SharePoint site for them. One module they want to see implemented is a module wich ...
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How do I get the name of the Approver into my Workflow Protocol

I've setup a custom approval workflow and I'm trying to write a protocol at each step. How can I lookup the name of the approver for the Protocol? I think I need to use the associated task list but I ...
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Custom Task Forms (Edit, Display, New) in SharePoint 2013 Online (Office 365)

I am currently using SharePoint Online and creating SharePoint 2013 workflow using SharePoint Hosted App project in Visual Studio 2015. My scenario is I want to create tasks at different stages and ...
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How can I update community badge information with workflow?

I have a group of users who utilize the SharePoint community template. The community template assigns users badges that a site admin/moderator can create. I was asked if it was possible to assign ...
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SharePoint 2013 WF doesn't run when item is updated by another WF

Problem: A SP 2013 WF set to start when an item is changed on a Contacts list does not start automatically if a field for that list item is updated by another workflow; however, it does start ...
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Updating a Reusable Workflow

I have a Reusable Workflow that is associated to a List. I would like to tweak this workflow and continue using it. Solutions that require a one-time migration (e.g. using a different type of work ...
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Move a pdf file to a specific Documenet Set using workflows in SP2010

I have around 500 PDF files in a library that need to be moved to their corresponding document sets. The pdf file name contains the name of the document set. I am using SharePoint 2010. For example ...
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SPD 2013 workflow - call HTTP web service - pass var value only

I have a web call to do with SP 2013. Using the string builder I can manipulate the value that I receive from a custom list. Now I need to pass this value directly to the Web Service. I obtain this ...
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Get Document FileRef value from SharePoint App Workflow

I am trying to get the document URL from a document in a document library from SharePoint App Workflow. I know the column name is FileRef but when I add a LookupSPListItem, I do not have FileRef ...
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Send JSON Payload in RequestContent of HttpSend with POST in SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio

I have a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio. I need to call an external Web API using POST and send some JSON payload. I couldn't find any proper documentation to achieve it. Can anyone please ...
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Send e-mail based on SharePoint list status

I'm a newbie with SharePoint at the moment and I'd like to get a status update when someone changes a status in my list. I currently have an extensive status list and have set up a calculated helper ...
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How to count the number of times a Workflow is triggered in Sharepoint 2010

I'm testing a SharePoint List which has been created for ticketing purpose.  We perform post production updates in the DB's we deliver. To track these changes we are using SharePoint List. The list is ...
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Lookup field is empty in workflow - ItemAdded

I want to view parent task ID in Task List. But it is hidden. So I created new field, that is not hidden. This works in View - When I use Why? What am I making wrong? Here is my definition of ...
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Can an email hyperlink be used to edit a field?

Is is possible to have a hyperlink in a SharePoint email that automatically edits a field (selecting a check-box for example) which will allow the workflow to continue? My colleagues would like to be ...
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Custom List workflow to copy blank infos from previous item to current

Greetings and thanks in advance to take time into this. I have a list of items (submitted by a form). Like you see, there are missing infos (pein, first name and name) starting at ID 39 and 40. I ...
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Problem with workflow running

I've started to learn SP workflows managing from SPD and VS. I use SP 2013 + SP1 and VS 2013 Ultimate. In my opinion everything looks good . I mean I installed and configured Workflow Manager and ...
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Email going through even though workflow is disabled

We have workflow that send the email to Manager once the item is raised in the list. The problem is that when someone submits the item it send two emails to manager both are with different info in the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board Comments Approval Workflow

We have one discussion broad list with approval workflow on discussion. Discussion will be visible to users after approval. We want to implement approval workflow for comments also on discussion ...
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how extract the workFlow , or create a Workflow model

How Can i extract a workflow created with sharepoint designer. I succefully created a workFlow using Sharepoint designer on my test platform,now i need to apply it to my production plateforme So is ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflows are not running at all

I did an upgrade from SP 2010 to SP 2013. I have already installed and configured SharePoint Workflow Manager. I can create and publish workflows of type 2013 but they are not working at all ...
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Web/Lists/GetByTitle returns only 100 rows

I am facing a problem in Web/Lists/GetByTitle method. Be default it returns only 100 rows. I changed it to http://sitename/_api/Web/Lists/GetByTitle('list')/Items?$top=300. When i hit this url into ...
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Project Management in sharepoint online

Having a List and maintaining the list items as projects. I have seen workflow which changes a column value by the assigner. But Its not suitable to achieve a whole Project Management in Sharepoint ...
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Creating new Page in Sharepoint Designer Workflow created blank page ( no banner, no office 365 bar etc…)

When I create a new page in the Sharepoint Designer Workflow by using the action " Create item in Site Pages" and choosing Content Type ID ="Web Part Page" it created a new page like expected but the ...
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Use Workflow to transfer or display item in new list

The goal is to have list items move or show up in a different list after a certain criteria is met, eg items in progress stay in Current app and are moved to the Past app after reaching the end date. ...
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sharepoint online workflow app installation error

I tried Visual Studio 2015 to create a Document approval workflow following this link and once i done it. I followed this link to package the project and followed this link to create the App Catalog ...
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SharePoint Globally Reusable Workflow - lookup another list

Background: I'm creating an automatically incrementing document numbering system, for use through out the site. The numbering will be based on a list with counters for each category type. This should ...
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If [LookUp] equals [String] doesn't always work. Sometimes I have to use [1;#String] instead, why?

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010. I created a workflow in which I needed to test the value of a lookup column. I (perhaps naively) simply tested if the lookup column equals the literal string I ...
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How to hide/show list columns in SharePoint Online using a workflow

I have a List form which is divided into 3 part. Sales, Purchasing and AP. I want a functionality through workflow (or a way around if its not possible) where after the sales fields are filled, the ...
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Task Properties are not updated in state machine workflow

I have created state machine workflow using visual studio 2013. Now, I want to update task properties when user click on ok button on task list item. Code block of workflow events: // Invoked event ...
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Workflow fails to write REST call to Workflow History as log

I am trying to start a workflow from a Sharepoint Designer 2013 workflow via the REST API, and am logging to the Workflow History list in order to debug it. Trying to log the following string, ...
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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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CompilerError occurs in Custom Activity - after publish and running manually workflow

Background I have a custom activity that I developed a year ago for a site in SharePoint 2010. The custom activity calls a string method which contains three strings parameters. Here is the relevant ...
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Visual Studio SharePoint App - Workflow not moving beyond started

I am building a SharePoint app and I cannot get the workflow to move beyond started. I am using visual studio 2015. The WF in question has one step which is to write hello world to the history list. ...
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How do I create a workflow to input a date from one list to another on item create or edit?

I am new to SP workflows and cannot work out how to create a workflow for the below. Can anyone help? I have 2 lists, list A and list B. In list A, I have a unique identifier (UID) field and a number ...
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Sharepoint Visual studio workflow

I am new to developing apps in Visual Studio for SP. I have a problem to use the standard functions for creating a workflow. Currently I need the workflow action Set field in current item, but I don't ...
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WF logic to trigger based on 2 different controls on InfoPath form

I have an InfoPath form with an Approval Workflow attached to it shown below: Within the Workflow I'm trying to satisfy the condition "If Blue and Pick other colors is selected, then email the ...
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How to document a workflow logic using CSOM?

Wondering if someone can help me directing with my requirement regarding workflow Is there any way to get the logic of a workflow (which is already created) and document it? User should able to get ...
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Unable to create workflows in SPD

I'm currently trying to develop a workflow for my site but am having a hard time. When I access the site online through the web, I am able to create a workflow. However, whenever I access the site via ...
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Global workflows will not work well on a restored site collection

I have a site collection of type team site inside my SharePoint server 2013, where inside this site collection I did the following:- I publish a workflow globally, using SharePoint designer 2013. I ...
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How to move document from folder to same Document Library using workflow

I have moved document from library to folder within the same document library. For that I have used "Update List Item" action. Now I want to move that document from folder to library again.
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nintex farm level workflow for Access request in Sharepoint 2013 [closed]

I am looking for a nintex workflow that pulls / routes the access requests to a group which contains "Owner". The access request must reach the Owner group with reminders send twice from the day it ...
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2013 Workflow Wait for Event Alternative

Let me start by saying I am very new to WFs. I am designing a 2013 WF in SPD 2013 and ran into a road block. As of right now my WF gets to a step where it checks to see if we need to create a new ...
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Mass check out SharePoint 2013 when copying to SharePoint 2010, retain Version History

I need to move most of the contents of our current SharePoint 2013 site, to a SharePoint 2010 site (due to Corporate merger). I have mapped the network drives so I can just drag and drop what we need, ...
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How does SharePoints Information Management Policy delete items?

Stumbled across some deadlocks in one of our content databases that i could track down to some workflows wrecking havoc in a site collection by creating over a million of list items in multiple ...