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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route a document or not based on a condition for calendar entry

If a calendar entry is vacation I want it to route for approval else anything else I want it to auto approve and not route and automatically add it to the calendar Im new to sharepoint and tried ...
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Sharepoint 2007 sequential workflow in VS 2008

I installed Visual Studio 2008. I try to create Sharepoint 2007 sequential workflow. As soon as I hit: New project -> sharepoint 2007 sequential workflow I get the error: could not load file or ...
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Workflows - getting fields to populate look up fields before sending an email

I'm working between two sites (a) and site (b). I'm also using cross-site publishing. On site (a) each item from a document catalog on site (b) is displayed and the url contains the ItemID. On ...
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2013 Workflows do not start - works fine manually, but does not trigger on change or created

Anyone else having issues with workflows just not starting on change or created? Pretty simple pre-existing workflows in a migrated sharepoint app had to be recreated in Designer 2013 when we ...
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Update CRM 2013 Entity using Sharepoint Workflow 2013

I am trying to use SharePoint Workflow2013 to update Entity fields in CRM2013, is this possible? Thanks.
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Grant Anonymous User access to click start workflow

I apologize up front if this has been answered and I just can't find it. I need to be able to grant all Anonymous users access to start workflows. "click the physical start button for a workflow" (I ...
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how to send workflow emails in a specific time zone in sharepoint

We have a situation where the requests created in SharePoint list, go for approval to "Approvers". Now some approvers are in US and some in UK. Can we do something to send emails during a certain ...
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Change Workflow

I have workflows set up for items within a list. 1st workflow is manually kicked off. 2nd workflow is to run when an item is changed. What is happening is if the item is input, without setting off ...
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deleting a workflow if its run again

basically I have a workflow that runs if something has been modified or created. But if you modify it and then upload a new version replacing the old one it starts a new workflow not replacing the old ...
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Call a POST web method through a Workflow 2013

I'm trying to call an external web method via POST request during the execution of one of my workflows. I set up the dictionary for the headers (I specify Host, Content-Lenght, Content-Type and ...
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Run a Powershell Script from Workflow in SP Online

I'd like to trigger a powershell script from a workflow. Is it possible? Thanks, Joe
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Workflow Task List - View Filtered By Assigned To = [Me] not working for SPGroups

I want to filter my Workflow 2013 Tasks list only to display the tasks assigned to the current user. Hence I went ahead and set a filter 'Assigned To' is equal to [Me] in the view. However, I am not ...
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Reading a value from site collection list inside my workflow

I have created a site template which have a workflow inside it.and inside the template there is a workflow, now i need the workflow to be dynamic in a way that can work with newly added sites. the ...
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Approving workflow programaticaly

I am trying to reject a workflow task programaticaly but the problem I am facing is the outcome is not being updated.below is my code ht[SPBuiltInFieldId.PercentComplete] = 1.0f; ...
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Workflow Send Email If All Subquestions in Survey are Answered

I have a form that has rating questions and I want to send an email if all rating subquestions are answered, meaning every listed subquestion under the main question has one radio button selected. How ...
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Email a user from another list in a workflow

I want to email a department manager as a step in a workflow. In my form I make them specify which department the request is coming from and as a step in my workflow I need the department manager's ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow: open editable form from parent site list and fill in some fields automatically

I have a SharePoint 2010 workflow question with 3 main parts to the question: How to open a new item from a different custom list in the edit mode so the user can complete and save Automatically ...
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Why is my workflow failing to send a second email?

I made an approval workflow in SP Designer 2013 for my custom list on a 2013 site. My workflow waits for the column "submit for approval?" to equal yes then it sends an email to the approver. Then ...
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How to substract two calculated columns from two different lists in sharepoint 2013

I have 2 lists. In list 1 i have calculated column 1 and in list 2 calculated colum 2. How can i substract calculated column 1 and calculated column 2 and update that result in some oder column?
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Reminder email Workflow Help

I'm looking to create a calender workflow in sharepoint 2010. I want the workflow to send an email to people regarding a calendar event. I would like the email to be sent 7 days before the event is ...
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Is it possible to generate a single Word document with content from multiple list items via a workflow?

I have a scenario where users will be adding list items to a custom list. Once a week, a single word document needs to be generated that includes content from all of the list items added that week. ...
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Firing an old workflow, but it's really just an old version in a Library

I have an interesting problem. At first I thought a deleted workflow was being triggered. It turns out an old version in a different library is being triggered. I created a 2013 workflow to trigger a ...
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How to dynamically disable/enable pages depending on certain variable?

I need to disable a page(and it's link, which is in left side navigation menu) when certain variable in a table in home page is equal to 3. How do I do this? Is it do-able through workflow?
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Add Folder after List Item Creation - Set Default Value in Workflow

I am brand new to the more advanced side of Sharepoint. This being primarily done in the Online / Office365 version of it, I am planning an architecture that uses default column values within my ...
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get information of relatedItems from tasks item

I need to get information from the relatedItem in my tasks Like Id,Title... I tried this code but it show: private int GetItemFromTasks() { int info = 0; using (SPSite ...
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Custom initiation form for sequential work-flow?

I am creating a custom initiation form my sequential work-flow using visual studio. In that form i have two people picker fields one with multiple selects and other with single select. I want to ...
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Sending email from workflow concatinated with task id

I have a custom web part that approves a task. I want to send an email from the workflow that includes the link of the web part and task id. So that the moment I click that link the web part will be ...
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Workflow in SharePoint Hosted App

I'm having a requirement that when the user create a new item, the task will be created for the respective user. Suppose the item is edited again and new task should be created again and old task for ...
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Adding a Workflow Pause action will never resume

I have defined the following inside my workflow:- But seems that the Pause will never resume after one minute as I define it. I am using SharePoint 2013 with SP!1 + SharePoint designer 2013 + ...
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SharePoint OnPremise 2013. Workflow on item change infinite loop question

I am worried that I will create an infinite loop. Please let me know if this does. I have workflow 1 that triggers automatically when a new item is added to library A.(this item is added by ...
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The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item require a different type of information

I am working on an EnterpriseWiki Site collection, and i define the following workflow which fires when modifying the wiki page,, where its first step is to check if the Wiki page name & title is ...
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Workflow Regular expression fails to check if date is empty

I am trying to create a document on a list if a date list field is set. So I have a workflow that executes when a list item is changed. In the workflow, I have set a workflow variable X to mydate ...
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Storing a dynamic variable for Workflow in SPD 2013

I am new to Share Point designer 2013. I would like to Store a value to a variable as follows: Store 'field' in 'Variable'. When compared in SPD 2007, there is "Build Dynamic String" under Actions. ...
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SP2013: Attach a workflow to a custom list

I'm starting to work quite a bit more on Sharepoint - and using a lot of custom workflows. Many of them are the same just on different sites. Is it in any way possible to export a workflow and attach ...
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Logical Operators in Workflow Designer SPD2013

I just can't figure out how to use the Logical Operations Workflow Designer in SPD2013. I want to just write the simple statement in the workflow designer: if field equals 'A' and field equals 'B' ...
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Can we publish SP2010 OOB approval workflow without SPD?

On the development farm I have setup a site collection with OOB "Approval - SharePoint 2010". I "copy" the site collection to a user test farm using Backup-SPSite and Restore-SPSite method. The ...
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How to use REST on Form Libraries

I need to edit permissions on individual form items that have been added to a form library. This is within 2013 Workflows. So I only need the http call. I have tried to access using the standard ...
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App Permission requests

I am trying to create a 2013 workflow that uses an App step to break inheritance on a form library and give individual forms unique permissions. I am having problems, and constantly receiving ...
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Way to calculate a column based off of a another column after filter is set?

This is the example after I filtered on what I need to calculate. JPP: = 14681369 WC/Site Code:= 386746 Bill =$1,138 ANOTHER Invoice is JPP: = 15091824B WC/Site Code:= 386734 Bill ...
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Unable to create new list item in another list using Workflow

I am trying to create a list item in List 2, when List 1 form is submitted. But I'm getting below error The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item ...
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Need help with escalating a 2010 Approval Workflow

We have a 'request form' section on our SharePoint 2013 Online intranet site wherein people can request an official form be made for internal use. These requests need to be approved/rejected before ...
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Add workflow to sharePoint list using Activity builder or Dynamique Activity

How can I add a workflow to a SharePoint list using Activity builder or Dynamic Activity then Xaml I want to create an Xaml workflow for SharePoint as this sample
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Add workflow to sharePoint list using Activity builder

how can i add w workflow to an sharepoint list using Activity builder then Xaml i want to create an Xaml workflow for sharepoint as this samlpe : http://www.getcodesamples.com/src/5AEFC172/4DC32906
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Is there any way to run a workflow on site creation?

In our SharePoint online environment we have an app that provisions new sites. My problem is that this app is developed by an external company and it is not easy to get access to the code (due to ...
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Do I need to care OOB approval workflow's (global reusable workflow) publisher?

We are using SharePoint 2013 on-premise. On one of site collection, I login as test.com\admin and created a workflow using OOB Approval Workflow. It works fine on the test environment. We are going ...
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Custom Workflow Code Activity

I am trying to create a custom workflow activity that inherits from CodeActivity and thus has code behind. In the XAML, I changed the declaration for and I added a partial class with the same name ...
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Visual Studio workflow and web part

I am still new to c# and I have been asked to design an Approval Workflow in visual studio. I want to concatenate a web Part link with the task id that is created by the workflow to send it through ...
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How to use HttpSend activity in 2013 workflow

I'm trying to call a .Net (asmx) web service that takes a UTC date and returns the local date. An input to the web service could look like this: 2015-04-30T23:00:00Z The output from this call will ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow missing inside SPD

I was trying to test Offline Installation of SharePoint on my Virtual Machine. I installed SharePoint 2013 using Powershell, Installed WorkFlow Manager Refresh and Service Bus 1.1 using Web Platform ...
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DateTime.ToLocal() in 2013 Workflow (British Summer Time problem)

I have a 2013 declarative workflow that I'm developing in Visual Studio. I grab the date from a column in a list and store it in a variable in the workflow. I have an email in which I want to display ...