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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Using “Call HTTP web service” to return part of a list

I'm building a Dictionary in SP2013 using the Call HTTP web service action. I've set the URL to: [%Workflow Context:Current Site URL%]/_api/web/Lists/getbytitle('mylist')/items?$select=Id, Title ...
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Approve / reject list item using workflow

I have an approve reject workflow attached to one of the document library. Is there any way I can "approve" or "reject" the item using a built in websevice, just like we approve/reject through the ...
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Workflow Activity running multiple times, not the whole workflow just one activity

We have a custom workflow (not from Designer) that we ported from WSS to SharePoint 2010. For some reason one activity runs multiple times. Any ideas how I can resolve this? Here's the ...
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How to set hyperlink field with SharePoint Designer WorkFlow

I'd like to know how to set with a WF sharepoint 2010 and hyperlink column. When i set a value, it's only for url and i can't set description. Do you have a sample or tutorial to do this?
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Trigger workflow to execute every month to send email notice of files (names) added in previous month (based on create date)

I'm new to SharePoint Designer and I wondering if there is a way to trigger a List Workflow to execute on 1st of every month to loop through a SharePoint to create an email notice of files added in ...
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Can I create a workflow without tasks?

For my customized workflow created in SharePoint Designer 2013 is it possible for me to not have an associated Task list. Having a task list is just adding confusion for the user and causing more ...
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Delete Current Item in Workflow

I am attempting to create a SharePoint 2010 workflow in a SharePoint 2013 instance that moves a document from one library to another if a certain field in the meta-data is set to "No". Given that ...
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Sharepoint Designer Tasks

Any and everytime I want to access the workflow tasks for my workflow by going to Assoication: Task List or Task List it reveals a pulldown that I do not understand. I dont understand how to use the ...
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SharePoint Designer Custom Email Workflow 2013

After my task is created I want to send a custom email to the Assigned To. However, 'Assigned To' is not in my pulldown like the examples I see on the internet. For the email address I am using ...
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Workflow to read data from external list

I have just recently started working with external lists using BDC and was quite surprised to discover that I can’t really interact with the data in any way using SharePoint 2013 workflows (Even just ...
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Workflow status sometimes shows status cancelled, sometimes completed

I got some funny issue here. Sometimes when I tried to run sharepoint workflow the status was completed. Its good to got that result. No problem. But there is problem here when I tried to re-run the ...
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How to programmatically cancel a workflow with a specific history using powershell or SharePoint.Client api

The context is as follow: We are using SP 2010 and I have a large number of workflows associated to list items that are at "Running" state. Some are waiting for an event to happen (normal behavior) ...
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SharePoint/SPD 2010 – changing the URL that approvers are sent to after they complete form (editifs.aspx)

I am using SharePoint 2010 and have created a workflow using SharePoint Designer. The workflow has a simple approval process, containing a few emails. Within one of these emails, I have a dynamic ...
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Workflow Manager Registration

I ran Workflow Manager on the server. In the SharePoint shell I have been running the following command with [myservername]/[mysitecollectionname] being the actual URL of server and site collection. ...
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How to get the document ID SharePoint Designer workflow

I want to know how can I get the current Item's document Id in a content publishing approval workflow using SharePoint Designer 2013?
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Minor version comment with publishing workflow appears after approve it

I want to know where I can see the minor version comment on a publishing workflow, when it we click approve it. To explain more: I have a OOTB publishing workflow on Pages library with versioning ...
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List Workflows start for item creator only

I'm having issues with SharePoint workflows on a certain list. I've found only the creator of a list item is able to manually initiate a workflow for the item. To test I created a simple workflow that ...
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Will SharePoint 2016 Support SharePoint 2010 Workflow

We are looking to implement a SharePoint 2010 Workflow in SharePoint 2013 which still supports SharePoint 2010 workflow. I was wondering if anyone has heard if SharePoint 2016 will continue to support ...
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Workflow manager WorflowHostUri

I cant find any reference to what exactly the -WorkflowHostURI is for. Do I need to create the URI first? or does the tag create the URI for me? is that the site I need to go to manage my workflows ...
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Trigger SharePoint 2013 site workflow through REST APIs

Any suggestion how to trigger SharePoint online site workflow using REST APIs I'm trying to use: /_api/SP.WorkflowServices.WorkflowSubscriptionService.Current/EnumerateSubscriptions()?Select=Id to ...
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Best SP design for my agenda

We are using SP 2013. I've a SP site within an organization. I've to design and set up my particular site within the companies SP site. I only have the authorization to manage and design my site, and ...
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How can one skip the workflow start/initiation page?

I have a workflow which I initiate from a list item. Upon initiating the workflow, SharePoint (2010) takes me to a start/initiation page/form (IniWrkflIP.aspx). I don't have any parameters or any ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Suspended — User Profile Service Authentication

I have an on-site custom installation of SharePoint Server 2013 and I'm looking to integrate the SharePoint Workflow Manager component into my current farm. For context, there are two servers in the ...
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How to send automatically triggered mails from SharePoint with dynamically acquired Excel table data?

I am trying to figure out how to make a SharePoint workflow send a email containing specific Excel data from a file on this respective SharePoint. Maybe there is a far better way, i do not know. For ...
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Is it possible to use same workflow for multiple libraries?

I have created two workflows for Library Products. I have created a template to use same library on different sub-site. Will these two workflow work as expected on other libraries which I have ...
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SP 2013 - What's the point of folders in regular lists?

I've run into an eventually-to-be issue here. I have a list of items (NOT documents) that needs to have their permission changed from the main list once the item is marked complete. In order to ...
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Update to Calendar Once Approved

I have an Approval - Sharepoint 2010 workflow set up. Staff fill in the form and submit and I then approve or reject. Once it has been approved I would like it to be entered into the calendar on ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflows are still marked as InProgress

I have a workflow which triggers an approval workflow. In some cases, the approval workflow is being approved/reject but my workflow is not set as completed and it remains as in progress. Using the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Reusable Workflow Unable to send Email to multiple contacts

I need to create a reusable Workflow, I have 2 Columns News NewsSubscriber My Task is to send an Email when News:Column Approved then send an Email to the contacts in NewsSubscriber:Email Column ...
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Multi step Approval Workflow with dynamic approvers

I have a requirement to create a workflow that is multi step. Thats easy, the hard requirement is that the workflow must auto start and have the ability for the user uploading the document to select ...
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Limiting the Number of Attendees

Created a list that keep tracks of people signing up for a class. Is there a way I can set a custom list that will not allow anyone to be able to sign-up if it reaches a certain number of people. I ...
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.xsn file missing and the workflow does not appear in All Files-Workflows?

I created a workflow which creates a number of tasks. Each task has its own content type & custom task form (I'm trying to create HR Onboarding similar to this one-> ...
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Move doc from one sub site to another sub site by document name

Scenario - My field technicians are submitting PDF docs by email to a document center and a workflow then moves the doc from the drop off library to the correct branch office library. We also have ...
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Send an Email to Specific Column of a List via Site Workflow in Sharepoint 2010

I have a List named Subscriber which contains following Columns: Name IsSubscribe (Yes/No) Email I want to send an Email via workflow where To email addresses should be selected from my List ...
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Obtain workflow ID by title using CSOM?

This is for SP2010. I'm trying to implement a "launch" button for a workflow, inline in a SharePoint list. I do not want the users to go to the "Workflows" page, they want to click a button while ...
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Powershell to run 2 workflows

I have a Powershell that runs 2 workflows. The first workflow is on every list item and the second simply sends an email to let people know that the Powershell ran successfully. I'm getting errors ...
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Workflow with custom async webservices Skip some Requests

I've built a custom workflow activity for Sp 2010. this one does nothing else than calling an Custom Web Services asynchronously private void codeActivity1_ExecuteCode(object sender, EventArgs e) ...
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Unable to send emails to address stored as a String

I am having trouble with a helpdesk we are using. It had been set for internal staff to use and so when they raised a ticket, it remembered who they were and could then send email updates out nice ...
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Email is present in AD but WorkFlow returns empty string

I have an account ABC in Active Directory with email abc@abc.com When I run Workflow and log email of ABC account it show empty string. What's happening?
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Moving an item from a list to a document library based on reference number,

I am looking to create a workflow that matches a reference number within a list to a specific document library with the same reference number upon the item being completed within the list, E.g BTP ...
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Sharepoint Workflow “Replace item level permission” action

SP workflow : "Replace item level permission" action I would like to ask whether this action will replace all the original permission. If yes , how to add back the original and the new permission on ...
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2010 Approval Workflow - Dynamic Approver

In the OOTB Approval Workflow 2010 included in SharePoint 2013, the approver/approvers are fixed when the workflow is assigned to a list. I'd like to change it such that depending on a record ...
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filter list/library by 2013 workflow status

I am looking for a way to filter a list by a share point designer 2013 workflow. I can filter fine using a 2010 workflow however 2013 workflows do not appear on the filter options (although they do ...
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SP 2013 - Updating a multi-value lookup field via the REST API - Bad request

I am trying to update a multi-value lookup field via the REST Api in a workflow. It works great in Fiddler. However, when I run the workflow I get a 400 bad request error. When I log everything in the ...
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Add x character to variable in Sharepoint Designer workflow

I need to generate an id when an item is added in my custom list. I wanna try to use a workflow 2010 in sharepoint designer. i have to add x zero before the id sharepoint. For example i add an item ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow assign AD Security group

Is there a way to create a workflow that would grant AD permissions to users after it's completed? I want to create a workflow that would grant users VPN access by adding them to a certain AD security ...
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Dynamic Choice Field

I have a questions about choice fields. I am using a content control combo box in a word document which users fill out depending on a document topic. I would like to be able to easily manage that ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow LookUp in emails don't return data

I have a strange situation... From SharePoint Designer, for a List, I create a workflow, for SharePoint 2013 platform. As my first action, I ask SPD to send an email to the user that created the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Increase Workflow cleanup days

There is a list with items that are modified daily, each time there is a change in the item a workflow is triggered. The issue is that the workflow history items are no longer available after 60 ...
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Trigger a workflow on item change, when that change was made by a workflow

I have two SPD workflows on a list. One is a reusable approval workflow which is used extensively throughout the site. The other is a custom 2013 list workflow which copies a portion of each list item ...