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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New Task Form Field on Reassignment form for Approval Task Workflow

Creating an approval task workflow. Need to have another field added in the reassignment form view to allow the user to select an item from a drop down menu. I am able to display the new field in the ...
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How to separate out multiple names in a workflow?

I am building a workflow from a calendar list and am trying to extract the names of the attendees of a meeting and separate them. I have a list column in my calendar with multiple names (with ...
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How to find out if a certain type of document is available inside a document-set by the help of workflows?

Is it possible to find out if a certain type of document is available inside a document-set by the help of workflows?
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2013 Workflow not progressing after task complete

I'm having some issues with a workflow we have recently created to help assist us for IT Change Requests. The bulk of the workflow involves assigning approval tasks to two users, which change ...
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Create sharepoint workflow using xoml file

How can i create a xoml file contains all activities of SharePoint Workflow such as: SendEmail, CreateTask, OnTaskChnged .... Any ideas? Thanks in advance
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Count the number of a certain document type in a document-set

The Content types allowed in my Document-Set are document type A and document type B. How can I count the number of document type A in the document-set with workflows? I need to know if there is ...
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How do I automatically generate a field in a list?

So what I want to do is automatically generate Field 2 in List 2 , depending on what value Field 1 has in List 1. Field 1 and Field 2 does not necessarily have to have the same value. This means that ...
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Deleting Orphaned Workflow

In SharePoint Designer, I see that there is a workflow I'd like to delete. When I select it and click Delete, I can tell it does something but the workflow never disappears. If I log into the ...
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Is there a way to have a notes section on a site and have those notes be saved to the document set?

We are trying to automate our funding process and we need a section where the employees can take notes for when they make their phone calls and verification. I have been trying to work with the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - Automatically goes to 'Canceled' state

Once I deploy the VS 2012 workflow and create a new List Item which will trigger the workflow. First I see is this Status Then after few seconds I see the Internal Status changing to 'Canceled'. ...
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Workflow to copy field between lists

I have 2 lists: "General information"(contains field "Current kilometers"(number), "Registration number") "Maintenance" (contains field "Kilometres"(number), "Registration Number"(lookup) ) I ...
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Start Workflow programmatically from timer job

I want to start a SharePoint 2013 workflow from C# code. The code is executed when a timer job runs. I have the following snippen which works perfectly in "normal" sharepoint code but not when the ...
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Start a workflow when specific column is modified

I am creating a workflow for sending mail on column password change. Mail will be send only if password column value is changed. New password can be anything. so how to set up condition for this in ...
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Error when automatically starting workflow

My workflow is set to automatically start when an item is created or changed. However, I automatically get "Error Occurred." If I manually start it, it works just fine. My workflow history seems to ...
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Error Occured in progress state

I am using SharePoint 2010 Designer. I have two workflows. The primary one checks for dates and then sends out a reminder email and then triggers the second workflow. The second workflow waits until ...
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Workflow If/Else getting skipped

In SP2010, this workflow is triggered when I create or edit an item in a list. If Current Item:ID equals (other list):ID Set Comments to Blah Else Set Comments to Humbug I'm sure that's not ...
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Edit & Add Items 2 corresponding lists

I have two lists: a list of contacts & a schedule list that pulls phone numbers, etc from the contacts list. I need to be able to add an item (schedule a time) on the schedule list & be able ...
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SP2013 - Tasks updating automatically. Can't figure out why

So we have a homegrown IT request system built off of out-of-the-box lists and SPD workflows. The idea is that a user submits an IT request (request list), a workflow (on the request lists) gets ...
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Workflow to send E-mail when a list item is updated

I am trying to create a workflow for a list where in if one of the current items value is modified a E-mail should go to the person who has create a list item. below is what I have tried. Please ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow copy element from one list to another

How to copy by workflow creating element in one list to another list. I can run a workflow, but manualy. I push a tick on "Start workflow automatically when an item is created", but it don't work.
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Show User List in Cell Value of Excel App

I had created an app using Import Excel SpreadSheet. I have one column named as "User" in the list. I want whenever any user add the record in the list, for "User" column it should show list of ...
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How to force SharePoint tasks to be editable by “Assigned To” only?

I am creating task using visual studio workflow 2013, when user uploaded document we starting workflow which create task for group. But current logged in user is not member of that group. Then also he ...
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How to start Secondary Workflow

I have created a secondary workflow but it won't start. At the end of the primary workflow, outside of the last step I have: then Start another workflow on Current Item, named Current ...
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SP13: Calendar Conflict Check

I am working in SharePoint 2013 and seeking a way to add a calendar conflict check therefore end-users can not enter events into the calendar that will overlap with another event. For instance, if ...
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Approval workflow: Is it possible to make workflow approver depend on the starter of the workflow?

I'm trying to create an approval workflow in order to get rid of a cumbersome paper based document process. Basic idea is that user fills a form and then submits it. The submit should start the ...
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Custom approval workflow: task isn't obvious

I have a custom workflow that uses the "Start Approval process" action in SP 2010. It fires off whenever a user creates or modifies an event on a specific calendar. The problem is that the approval ...
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If result from matching condition is null/does not exist in workflow

In my workflow, I return the ID from some list that I use as a look up based on some matching text field that exists in both lists. I use that ID to set a look up field in my current item. If that ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow error report

Is there a standard workflow report in SharePoint 2010, preferable not on Central Admin, which could show per list which workflows are in error or have stopped? Would Appreciate your help
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How to create your own approval custom workflow in spd 2013?

I am using sp 2013. I would like to create some custom workflow in spdesigner. In this workflow I would like to create a task to userA. userA is a "sharepoint user/group column" After userA has ...
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Why I can't active my workflow Feature?

First of all is my website workflow state. The second is my website response when i active my feature. And last one is my register workflow command. I find some more similar questions. But those ...
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Reusable workflow gives error after check out item and change approval status

I am using sp2013. I have created a workflow with 3 "approval processes" activities. The first one needs to be approved. After this the second approval task needs to be approved. And at the end there ...
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App Fabric Error in Workflow Manager Configuration Wizard

I have installed the Workflow Manager 1.0 on my Dev PC. and when I do a recommended configuration on the server. I get the following error Message: Here is the Error Log: Note: I have used the ...
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Sending a calendar invite from sharepoint

I would like to create a sharepoint calendar or a page on sharepoint which gives details of various events held in the company. We would like employees to access this page or calendar look at the ...
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Update document in another library using SP 2010 workflow

I have a basic workflow that, when manually run, copies a document from one library to another library with the same structure. This works great. What I'm having an issue with is if the document ...
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Prepopulating initiation form with approvers of the workflow from a list

I am using a 2010 workflow template to create a workflow in SP Designer 2013. I am trying to Prepopulate workflow a initiation form with approvers from a SharePoint list based on the person who starts ...
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Access webservice with username/password from workflow in SP2013?

I am using sp2013. I have created some workflow. Is it possible to access some webmethod in a webservice from my workflow? The webservice is on another environment and has a username/password to ...
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Same item being modified and accessed by workflows simultaneously

A general question, I wonder if the following will cause any issue. There are 2 workflows associated to a list item, both set to trigger on item modified. First workflow updates a field and ...
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Sometimes emails in a workflow never send. No error, says completed

I have several steps in a workflow that will send an email based on the selection of a field in InfoPath. They are bullet points with values assigned to them. All but one of these fire, I can't figure ...
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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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Workflow emails don't send

I have a very basic workflow that I added to a list. Basically, I just want to send an email to myself. I created the workflow to send an email and then end the workflow. When I add an item to the ...
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Send an email when a new item is added to a list based on a column value

I am trying to send an email to a user based on a column value. For instance, if the list looks like... +------------------+-----------+ | owner | data | ...
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Complex Approval workflow - start from scratch or use OOTB?

I have a complex approval requirement from my users who would like the approvers to be chosen based on some fields that they have chosen (e.g., if they select Marketing, I find the name in the ...
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I dont see the last version of a reusable workflow in sharepoint designer?

I am using sharepoint 2013. My colleage has created a reusable workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013. I see something strange. I dont see the last version of this workflow in my SharePoint designer. I ...
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Workflow erred. After fixing the error, how do I restart at the erring task?

I have a custom SharePoint 2010 sequential workflow, built with Visual Studio. Sometimes the workflow fails; and of those failures, they are sometimes caused by outside factors. When the workflow ...
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The site /sites/DynamicsGPWorkflow could not be created when reinstalling workflow for dynamics gp 2013 on sharepoint

I get The site /sites/DynamicsGPWorkflow could not be created. The following exception occurred: 0x80070057 when reinstalling workflow for dynamics gp 2013 on SharePoint. This occurs at ...
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SP13 Calendar Workflow

I am new to workflows but getting better daily. I am trying to create a workflow for a calendar. I would like for the workflow to operate as follows... when user enters a entry into "Calendar A" I ...
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Workflow on tasks list will not run on items created by a workflow

I have a globally reusable workflow assigned to the 'tasks' content type that sends an email to remind a user one day before the due date of a task. When an item is manually created inside the tasks ...
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How to get value of a column before it was changed

In SharePoint designer or Nintex workflow is it possible to check what the value of a list column was before it was updated? I need to perform certain operation based on the early values. In ...
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Email doesn't trigger by running a workflow

I got a workflow triggers email alert for an assigned task user and the alert functioned was down once but was fixed by web host. Now the function started working okay on one of our two sites but ...
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CSOM Workflow API InteropService cannot start new instances of Workflows

On my SharePoint Online site, I have created a SharePoint 2010 Site Workflow through SharePoint Designer. Now, I want to create an instance and start that workflow through the CSOM Workflow API. ...