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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Assigning the same task to multiple users with a specific completion

I am using SP Designer. I need to assign the same task to 2 people at the same time and if one of them completes the task, it must be enough in order to go to next step in workflow. How can I ...
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Irregular behavior in SharePoint Designer based workflows

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 to build list workflows. However, workflows that I have built and tested are unpredictably disappearing from the list of WFs available to run in the browser UI. ...
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Different behavior on workflow start thru web service that thru document library?

I have a document library on Sharepoint 2010 with an associated workflow. I can start the workflow ”by hand” thru the document library. It’s a long processing workflow, so we have exended the ...
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Workflow: Copy document - history in TARGET library

I have a scenario whereby documents are initially created and edited in a "drafts" document library, but I want to "publish" approved major versions to a separate read-only library. This last library ...
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Why do I get the 'Heavy Load' note in my single user development environment?

This happens during workflow processing, not prior to (or upon) activation. I am the sole user of a virtual Dev environment developing a state machine workflow which uses custom Task Status content ...
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How to access workflow variable in association form created in SharePoint designer?

I need to access a worflow variable in an association form created using the action 'Collect data'.
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Sharepoint 2010 SPD Workflow Email SharePoint Group specified in Association Form?

Trying to do something, that I swear I've done before, and I think definitely should be possible, but wondering if I am missing something here. I am using SPD2010 to create a custom Resusable ...
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SharePoint 2007 Workflow to insert the content of attachment of a InfoPath form into the email

I have a InfoPath 2007 form that have 2 attachment field for people to upload any of the following type of files: PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPG, GIF, BMP. If the end-user submit any of above types of files as ...
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Workflow EventReceiver (how modify init (start) form of approval workflow)

My problem is: I think that I should create event receiver on SP approval workflow. My custom code in that "receiver" should need to do modification to init form (properties) of that workflow. ...
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Add repeating table when user submits?

I am using InfoPath and SharePoint, I have a question about a comment section and a repeating table. What I want to be able to happen is that once the comments are submitted a repeating table is added ...
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Workflow email for Approval process

I've created an "Approval - SharePoint 2010" workflow on a list that has content approval enabled. Each time a user adds, deletes, or edits a list item, it should send an email to the approver with a ...
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Retrieving item values from a workflow task dialog box to put in a web part in the same box

I have implemented a workflow and now I would like to develop a web part to be used with the Edit and View forms that are loaded in the modal dialog during, say, an approval task. May I know how do I ...
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Configure Task titles in SPD Custom Task Process

I'm in the process of creating a SharePoint designer approval process, based on the OOTB Approval workflow. One of the customisations required, is for the titles of tasks generated by the workflow to ...
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Create workflow that contains the state machine action

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010 in order to use the SharePoint workflow. I need to implement a "State Machine" action. so I assisted with: the Visual Studio program (I Create a project that use ...
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sharepoint, workflow, publish globally

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010, I have create reusble workflow and publish it. when I associate the workflow to a list, do I create a copy of that workflow or this is apointer to the source ...
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Sharepoint Out of the box Approval Workflow Approve/Reject comments issue when programmatically altering it

This Question already asked on stackoverflow but couldn't found solution. Hope this is the correct place to ask whether this can be done programmatically or alternative approaches. Need to update ...
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WSS 3.0 / SharePoint Intermitant Workflow Firing

I am experiencing some issues with workflows not starting on a Windows SharePoint Sevices 3.0 site at intermittent intervals. The issue I have got is as follows… I have several a SharePoint Designer ...
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Emails on discussion board via workflow

I have a discussion board with a person column called as "Reviewer" in a discussion board. I want to set-up sending emails on a discussion board when: A mail to reviewer when he/she is added to ...
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“Update item” action in SharePoint Designer 2010 on a List

Is my logic correct or am I going crazy. I have a few conditions before using the Update item action in SPD 2010. Example below: If A equals 1 and B equals 2 and C equals 3 and Date1 is greater ...
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Start approval process action in sharepoint designer workflow 2010

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010, I have create workflow. in the workflow I'm using the "Start Approval Process" action. I bump into an error when I operate this action: how I need to configure ...
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How can I have a user attach a file to a workflow task?

I'm using sharepoint designer 2010, custom list. I have created workflow on that list. I need to enable the user to enclose a file to the workflow task: What kind of task I need to use? P.S. I'm ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Approval workflow fails to run

I have an approval workflow with at least two participants. The workflows still appear to be in progress but when looking at workflow history the workflows fail to run. the timestamp on all those ...
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How do you update the task message links?

I have a Form Library that a feedback workflow is attached to. The issue is, every task the gets generated, embeddes a link to the file for which the workflow is running. Problem is, since this is a ...
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SharePoint 2007 - setting column to list creator's full name or email? Lookup site user properties?

We installed this codeplex soluiton and activiated in one of our web aps. We are on sp2007 SP2. http://sharepointapplied.com/2009/01/08/get-full-name-in-sharepoint-designer-workflow/#comment-419 ...
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Approval workflow: “Assigned to” field gets different user name in list and autogenerated e-mail

I've added an Approval workflow on my development server and manually copied the workflow in the production environment (since no efficient deployment tool for configured workflows seems to exist). ...
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Why is this Visual Studio workflow sending blank task notifications?

We have developed a custom workflow using Visual Studio 2010 in which we are using the CreateTask Activity. For some reason, the first time a task is assigned to a user, the user will receive a ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Workflow creation failure

I'm adding na new item do my sharepoint project. It is a sequential workflow, wizard appears and after a screen where he asks about type of workflow List Workflow / Site Workflow it disappears, no ...
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VS2010 - How do I add association columns to workflow definition

I see in the SharePoint Designer that you can specify a list of Association Columns that will be automatically added to a list when a workflow is associated with the list (if the columns don't already ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Issue - “The field or property 'GUID' does not exist”

I am having an issue with a SharePoint 2013 Workflow on SharePoint Designer. I can publish the workflow to the site with no problem. Once the workflow is in the started stage, it always gets suspended ...
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Visual Studio 2013 doesn't allow me to change Target List assignments in workflow

My Visual Studio 2013 (v12.0.30501.00 Update 2) doesn't allow me to change target task list assignments. I can see my new task list among items to choose but after selecting it nothing changes. ...
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Workflow not creating tasks

I have a List Workflow that fires every time a new element is added to the list. Untill now it has been working perfectly, but this morning I erased some items from the list, and now the workflow is ...
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SharePont Workflow initiated automatically on item create via email not able to read from external list

I created a custom SharePoint 2010 workflow using SharePoint designer for a 2013 SharePoint environment. My workflow needs to read data from an external list, and works flawlessly when the workflow ...
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Workflow find item in another list

I try a workflow on a list when item is created or modified : http://puu.sh/jfQwF/8a01a9f9b1.png Then I update item in another list. But it's not working, I think it don't find any item : ...
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Workflow change column on 2 lists

Can you help me to make this workflow : When I change value on column Y on list A WHERE name = "test" Then change value on column X on list B WHERE name = "test"
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Sync 2 columns between 2 list

I have 2 SharePoint list. One with ALL items. Another with "favorites" items. (10) These "favorites" items are sorted with column "order". Can I "sync" this column of my "favorites" list with "all ...
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submit data from infopath form to calling workflow

I have a workflow with a custom task. This custom task opens an infopath form and retrieves correctly data from an entry in a sharepoint list. To achieve this I created a receive data connection in ...
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Workflow variable 'WorkflowContext:ItemName' empty on first attempt

I'm working on SharePoint Workflows with SharePoint Designer, but I'm currently facing a strange behavior. In an approval workflow, when it comes to the "When task expire" stage, an e-mail is sent ...
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Send mail activity after Create task results “Error Occured” in Workflow

I came across very strange behavior of SharePoint workflow (Using Visual Studio). If I add Send Email Activity after Create Task activity, it gives me result- Error Occured . I thought, there will be ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2013 Error: UserProfileApplicationProxy.ApplicationProperties ProfilePropertyCache does not have

We are having below error in event viewer when using SharePoint Workflow 2013: An exception occurred when trying to issue security token: UserProfileApplicationNotAvailableException_Logging :: ...
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Discussion Board Workflow for Replies

I have a Discussion Board on my SharePoint site that is used by the whole organization for weekly department updates. Usually what happens is: Department will post their weekly update as a new ...
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workflow form: get data from list

I have a workflow on the list RedList, started when an item in RedList is created. The first instruction of the workflow is: Collect New Information from BigUser (Output to Variable: tempVariable) ...
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Person or group field only displaying first entry

I have a workflow that asks the user to enter peoples' names into a Person or Group field. Multiple names are entered into this field, but only the first name entered gets published to the Person or ...
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Issue with SharePoint 2010/2013 workflow to rename documents

I have an workflow in SharePoint site 2013 which will rename all the documents uploaded/FTPed into the library. We recieve documents with the same names daily. E.g. If the document name is "Report", ...
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Visual Studio Sequential Workflow : spexception was unhandled by user code

I have created simple sequential workflow in visual studio with one application page(which has 3 buttons like Approve,Reject & Close buttons) for editing the task. i deployed it to site collection ...
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ontaskchanged event is not triggered in a moss state machine workflow

I have this workflow which was working fine. But now it does not. It has the following states -inital, stage1, stage2, stage3, final. Initial stage works properly. In stage1, create task also works ...
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Workflow Emails Sharepoint 2010 don't send what is in define message and go to wrong person

I'm trying to setup an email response that when I change "Completed by Data" to "yes" it will send an email back to the created by person. This didn't work so I tried a simple send to user "Bryan" ...
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Create Task item from WorkFlow using SPServices

I am using SharePoint 2013 in the cloud. It is restricted, so modifications are done mostly through using jQuery. I have created some code that will update the current list item using SPServices to ...
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Workflow - Items created by a group then email another group

What I'm trying to do is have a SharePoint Designer (2010) workflow for a list I have on the event when an item is created to send an email. That part is simple. Where I'm getting stuck is I want it ...
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SharePoint Mobile site Workflows

Simple Question: SharePoint Foundation 2013 <-- does it support workflows on the "mobile site" and if so, how do I enable it? Currently I have to switch to "desktop view" to see the workflows on a ...
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Workflow Manager stopped processing workflows after AAM modification

After I modified alternative access mapping my workflow manager stopped working. My workflows are started but stuck on first stage. I can see that Workflow manager is trying to get item data from ...