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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Multiple Approvers on one Document Set

I'm looking to create an approval workflow on a document set which can have multiple approvers. I know how to approve one document in the set at a time or approve the entire set at once, but how can I ...
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Promote People Picker from Infopath to Sharepoint

I wanted to promote a people picker field in my Infopath form to Sharepoint column. I know that we couldn't promote people picker(group) to SP as people/group column. So, I only promote the Person:...
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Sharepoint designer workflow does not automatically start for first list item insert

SharePoint designer workflow does not automatically start for first list item insert. Second item inserted start workflow automatically. What is the problem?
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Set Dynamic Approvers in Approval Workflow

I need to implement an approval workflow on a list. Whenever a form is submitted, several Managers need to approve it. The selection of managers is based on a multiple selection box where users select ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow internal status goes to Canceled with a System.FormatException

I am running a workflow attached with task pages. The workflow has been designed in visual studio 2012. After completing the first task page, the internal status of the workflow will change to ...
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How to put line break on Three state work flow body in SP2010?

How to put line break on Three state work flow body in SP2010 ? Is it possible to put line break on email body of three state work flow. If yes how can I do that?. I tried below: <<br>&...
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Foundation 2010 workflow not starting automatically(not a system account)

Does anyone have any suggestions how to fix a workflow would not be starting automatically? This is NOT a system account (just a regular user with contribute permissions to list). This is a ...
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Enable Rich Text in a Site Workflow Initiation Form for a Multiple Line Column w/o InfoPath?

I've created a site workflow that users manually start and that collects data through an initiation form, which then passes the data to a Word document in a library. The initiation form uses site ...
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SharePoint 2013 task url issue

Possible Duplicate I am working on SharePoint 2013 visual studio workflow, while creating the single task activity email body, I am using '%TaskSpecial: TaskUrl%' token <a href='%...
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Workflow Visual Designer Blank

I'm using SharePoint Designer to create a workflow. I have my 2013 workflows all set up but when I click on "Visual Designer" it load assets but then the screen where I assume the diagram should be ...
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Site Workflow Sharepoint 2010 calculate and ouput to field not variable

I'm trying to create a site workflow to add a date to every document in the site. I added a calculation action to a SharePoint 2010 Site Workflow. The only output offered is to workflow variable. ...
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Reusable Workflow - Associated Column change, now error

I created a reusable workflow with associated site columns. Everything was working great. I then decided to add another function to the workflow, which required me to add a new associated column to ...
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Assigning Workflow to Meeting Agenda

What I'm trying to accomplish is a recurring meeting that people can submit agenda ideas for, but those ideas have to be approved before ending up in the final agenda. The ideal solution for me would ...
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Programmatically Start Workflow Sharepoint 2013 Out of Range Exception

I am trying to programmatically start my WF in Visual Studio and deploy it along with my solution into SharePoint 2013. The WF is in the same solution file as my ASP.NET web form and code behind. I ...
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2013 workflow, get list item in parent web

In a sandboxed sharepoint 2013/office 365 workflow, I'm trying to query a list (using REST) in the root web, for a value. If the workflow fires in the root web, I get the value. If you call it in a ...
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How to create a SharePoint 2010 workflow with an email link that will be removing items in the list

Is it possible to deliver a link through the Work Flow email, which will delete item in library when clicked. I have seen a system that does something like this using application pages, I am on the ...
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Custom Workflow won't auto start, but only for one user

I am using Sharepoint Designer 2007 and Sharepoint WSS 3.0 (I know, time for an upgrade). Anyways, I have a workflow developed in Designer 2007 that simply populates a field in the relevant item with ...
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SP2010 workflow update a form from a task

I'm trying to create a workflow that starts when a drop down on a form is set to 'submitted'. This then creates a task in the task list. When the task is completed I want to then update another field ...
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Infopath 2010 terminate Workflow for current document

Is it possible to create a button in an Infopath 2010 Document, so when the Documents Workflow is started the User is able to click on the Button to terminate the Workflow? I actually have no idea on ...
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HTTP 500 Error When running a workflow

I have created a workflow that takes the version number (major and minor) of a document, truncates it to give only the major number and put it into another column in the library. However when I run ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow - if any value equals value

if any value equals value condition not allow to put value and also if I take it from lookup not allowed integer value
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Project Server 2013 (SharePoint Based) send email when the task are sent to approval

I install the Project Server Web App in my SharePoint 2013 farm. I need create a workflow to send email when the task are sent to approval, but the list "Approvals" is not showed in "Site Content". ...
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Does changing Item-Level-Permission trigger ItemUpdated/ItemUpdating in Event Receiver?

First of all: I know that setting item-level-permissions are bad :) I just wonder: When I created an Event-Receiver that set per-item-Permissions on the ItemAdding-Event: Will this trigger the ...
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Workflow approval inside a group

Working on a sharepoint workflow to a group (of 5 people), where any three of the five needs to approve or only 1 needs to reject in order for the workflow to be approved/rejected. How do I set up ...
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Workaround for secondary workflow on tasks list

I need to overcome the limitation when one VS workflow creates tasks on task list, which also has another workflow attached to ItemCreated, and the secondary workflow is not triggered. Any ideas? (I ...
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Embed Approval Workflow into InfoPath Form?

I would like to find out whether its possible to embed approval workflow status 'approved' into an InfoPath form - filled in and completed on SharePoint 2013. We are able to approve workflows and ...
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Can a previous version of a document be restored via a SharePoint Designer Workflow?

I'm using a 2010 version workflow on SharePoint online. Can I restore a previous version of a document (preferrably the most recent published version) within the workflow?
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Automatically assign a number of tasks to a specific/user/group

How do you make a workflow, where in if the user belong to a specific group, a number of tasks will be assigned automatically to the user. Thanks!
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Workflow is taking so long to execute

I have a workflow that runs every time an item is inserted/created in library. Workflow has two stages and it performs following operations In Stage 1- There are roughly around 120 IF statements ...
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Coercion Failed issue

I have this issue, it´s a simple workflow: users have to input two dates and the workflow should wait until one of those dates and send an email when that date is "today". It just doesn´t work at all, ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 Task Workflow handling Out of Office replies

Environment: Sharepoint 2010, Sharepoint Designer 2010, Outlook 2010 with Exchange 2010. I have an Approval workflow and so far it works properly. It is handling the way I wanted it to work. There ...
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how to dynamically assign approver in workflow?

We have a document library in which users upload document along with some meta data like doctype. There is another list that has mapping of doctype and approvername. There is a 2013 desigber work ...
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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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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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How do I fix a “Windows Workflow 3.0 required” error when editing a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 SP1?

I have a Windows 8.1 machine that needs to edit workflows within SharePoint Designer (2013 SP1). Whenever a workflow is clicked on one of two errors is received: 1) Server side activities have been ...
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Creating a Link to a Document via a workflow

This is with SPO 2013. I am trying to make it so that when you add a file to a library it will add a Link to a Document content type in a list. If I tell the workflow to add a document to the list it ...
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Form submit workflow fired without actual submit

I have a workflow for a form submit. Recently this got fired and sent out 100s of email all of them mentioning that the form has been modified by one particular user. And when checked with this user, ...
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workflow to create multiple items to list_B based on defined column information in list_A

I work with SharePoint 2010, only using SharePoint Designer. I have 2 lists: List_A which contains a list item with a multiselect column of locations. List_B to which I what a workflow to create as ...
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How do I access Initiation Form data inside my SharePoint 2013 workflow

I am working in SharePoint 2013 SP1 on Windows Server 2012. I have a VS.NET 2013 solution that has a Workflow project and a custom Assn and Init. forms. I have been able to send Assn data to the ...
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Authentication error when sending email from workflow but list alerts email work fine

I have a list. When a user enables alert on this list then he/she is able to receive email from SharePoint when someone adds a new item or change item. But emails sent by SharePoint workflow (OOB ...
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Workflow history reset whenever triggered

I'm working on SP Foundation 2010 I have a task list and whenever the task is reassigned to another person I need to track it. I've created a column called old-assigned to so whenever the task is ...
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Workflow HTTP PUT request error

Receiving this error when trying to update a list item via HTTP PUT in SPD Workflow: error":{"code":"-1, Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.InvalidClientQueryException","message":{"lang":"en-US","value"...
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Error from script tag for sp.runtime.js

I'm working to set-up the PreSaveItem() on an edit form for a list such that it evaluates parameters from the query string, and some list fields to execute workflows based on various criteria. Based ...
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workflow to keep record of a previous balance of a balance and add a project budget to that person once the project is acepted

How i create a workflow to keep record of a previous balance of a person's balance and add a project budget to that person's balance once the project is accepted.Also their balance can't exceed a $...
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Valid SharePoint user that doesn't have a user profile causing workflow errors

I have created a work flow that retrieves some details, such as the manager and some address details, about users on our SharePoint. The information is retrieved for after the fact analysis we do on ...
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SP2010 VS workflow that sets up a site

I'm attempting to essentially recreate the functionality of Project Server, such that when I add a new project to our Project List and check the "Create Site" option, a workflow kicks off and creates ...
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How to debug a workflow?

[Please bear with me, I am NOT an SP Admin, and have very little experience with SP] I have a workflow that has been running effectively for a couple of years - but in the last 2 weeks it's suddenly "...
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Can't approve a workflow task after the initiator was removed from Active Directory

We have a rare but frustrating issue in which a workflow and task are initiated by someone who then is later removed from AD. These tasks can no longer be actioned by the assignee or anyone else for ...
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Copy file and metadata to library having event handler timing problem

Using SP2010, I have a custom workflow (Visual Studio) that copies an Approved file from library A to library B (within the same site collection). I found that I must do the copy in two steps to ...
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SP2013: Creating a Loop in a Workflow

I am attempting to create a workflow that has a loop. The idea is to have the loop check for date and time and returns the date/time to the list library that the workflow is connected to. As well ...