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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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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Encapsulating Sharepoint Task Activities into Custom Activity

I have couple of complicated (and long) workflows, I am seeing a pattern of using the "Create Task" -> On Task Created -> While [ On Task Changed ] activities. I am thinking of creating a custom ...
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Task Created event not firing when workflow is started from Event Receiver

I have upgraded an existing Sharepoint 2007 web app to Sharepoint 2010. One of the list has an Event Receiver (ItemAdded) that start the relevant workflow based on the added data. The Workflow is ...
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Error deploying SharePoint 2013 Workflow from Visual Studio 2013 with Custom Code Activity

I am currently trying to develop a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio, which includes a Custom Code Activity. While the Workflow is not finished, yet, before adding the Custom Activity, ...
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AppOnlySequence sharepoint hosted app

I have added an AppOnlySequence to my workflow and inside it there is a HttpSend activity which perform a GET operation on a host web list item. But I don't get any response back. Once I remove the ...
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Updating a list item from sharepoint online workflow using HttpSend

I'm trying to update an list item in the host web from a sharepoint app using workflow's HttpSend activity in visual studio. How should I set the RequestHeader and RequestContent values ?
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Sharepoint Designer workflow canceled when copying document with long file name to another library

As the title states, I have a SP Designer workflow that copies a document from one library to another. This works great except when the file name of the document being copied exceeds 40 characters or ...
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SharePoint 2013 - InfoPath - Workflow

is it possible to skip the InfoPath Form, when the Workflow starts? Thanks in advance! LG Gazza
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Move a document to another document library and update its version - Nintex workflow

I need to move a document from one document library to another. The problem is that I need to update the version in the destination library, not a complete overwrite. Consider the following scenario ...
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Workflow not running when item modified through data refresh

I've created a workflow for a SharePoint 2010 PowerPivot library that runs when an item is changed. The items in the library are changed every day when the data refresh runs. However, the items are ...
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Workflow Hates Certain Users

I have a workflow that uses the Modified By column in a library to trigger changes. If a certain user has made a change, the workflow acts. I indicate which user in the workflow in Designer. ...
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Used Workflows Recklessly; Need to Restore Former Speed

I strongly suspect I am not following best practices with SharePoint 2013 and its workflows, so just hear me out. In order to make correction of data of a extremely big list easier (and also to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Action inside and IF Versus defining an seperate Action inside sharepoint workflow 2010

I am working on an Enterprise Wiki site collection inside SP2013, and i have created a list workflow using SP designer, the workflow part i am asking about is the Action to set the wiki page title to ...
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cant see workflow in site solution's and feature's

I need to deploy my state machine workflow in SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2013. I created a sandbox solution , and I added a state machine workflow. when I deploy the solution it show this ...
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how i can force my wiki page title to be equal to the wiki page name using SP workflow

I am working on an EnterPriseWiki site collection, and i need to make sure that the wiki page title will always be equal to the wiki page name. so i wrote the following workflow which will execute ...
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Workflow Versions

I'm looking at the workflow settings for a particular list. I've noticed this a few times and wanted to know the reason for this, if there is one: I just published the Manual Archive workflow and ...
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SharePoint Hosted app with workflow works on Office365 but not on-premise SharePoint 2013

My SharePoint Hosted app works as expected on Office365. But when i add the app file to an On-premise SharePoint app catalog site and add it , it displays error saying "This app is not supported on ...