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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“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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How to send e-mail from non issue tracker if i have more than 1 task?

I have a problem with non-issues Tracker 4 Assigned To fields (persons or groups). I want these fields notification to be acknowledged by a different person and that is submitted to these people. How ...
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Extract users from “Everyone” Group in Sharepoint Online, which are not Present in People/group column of my list using workflow 2013

In my scenario. I am having a list which stores comments created by users against each announcements. i need to send a mail to all of those users, who haven't commented yet on that particular ...
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Permissions vanishing in SharePoint when using workflows

When I create a workflow in SharePoint designer and then test it in SharePoint 2013, after creating an item in a custom library (with the created workflow active) my permissions associated with the ...
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Workflow is not generating documents from templates - 2013

I have been trying to get this to work, I have created the content type and the template, set it up as the default content type. moreover, I have also specified the ContentTypeID in the workflow, but ...
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SP2013 WF: use workflow variable as data source in lookup

After manually starting my SP2013 zero-code reusable workflow, it collects the name of a list - NOT the list the WF is started on - using a default workflow initiation form. The list name is stored as ...
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Workflow all items on a list

I need to run a workflow for an entire list to change the items permissions. How could i do that? I've read about the extra column and the datasheet view but i'm looking for other approach. Datasheet ...
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Failure in connecting to SQL Server Workflow Manager Configuration

So I am Configuring workflow manager 1.0 using the wizard. When I test connection of SQL Server Instance, I receive a red error "Failure in connecting to SQL Server". I am using "machine name\instance ...
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SPFile.Publish does not start workflow

So it's not really SPFile because I'm using CSOM, but you get the point. PublishingPage.ListItem.File.Publish("my comment here") I have the workflow configured to "Start this workflow to approve ...
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Workflow wont trigger on email library, and 'declarativeworkflowautostartonemailenabled' is set to true

So I experienced the issue where a workflow I created to start on any new email items that get created in an Email configured library does not trigger. I did some quick digging and I was excited to ...
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1 email notification for each user

I have a custom list in SharePoint 2010.This list is to collect the metrics from each POC,which means each POC will have multiple metrics/items to update. Is there any way that I can send 1 email ...
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Keep track of comments made from multiple tasks

I am setting up a modified approval workflow, to run a task based on approvers in another list. The other list is made for this purpose, so that later on it will be easy to change approvers. There ...
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Updating a Workflow broke ALL automatic workflows

After an employee attempted to re-Publish an existing fully functional workflow. That had a custom Approval.xsn. He was asked to update the (template/form) via infopath? We don't use infopath. We ...
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traduction of <p:> in ActivityBuilder

Sequence DisplayName="MonWorkflow" p:GetCurrentItemId DisplayName="Activite_one"/ /Sequence in ActivityBuilder what is the traduction for p: ? ab.Implementation = new Sequence { ...
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add workflow to sharepoint list from visual studio

I want to create a custom workflow for an existing list or library with code in visual studio without using his tool for workflow design. I want to create it programmatically such as CSOM model but in ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Workflow and Tasks between multiple sites

I am working on Sharepoint 2010 an my problem is the following: I am creating a workflow for the approval of leave form. The Approval process should work in this way: The user fill the form and ...
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Deleted Task Behavior

I was creating a workflow and an issue was the sheer number of emails that were being sent to users / approvers. I wanted to have an Approval task that would only let the user know when the process ...
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Something went wrong. To try again, reload the page and then start the workflow, error on starting a workflow

i have already create a custom workflow with sharepoint designer and checked for error and it seem fine. i published it on my document library so apprear the first issue : the column that contain the ...
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“The associated workflow has been deprecated.” error

I've got 2013 workflows, deployed from WSP package. After last Deploy from VS2013 I've got workflows behaving the way that first execution on item created is ended after starting with the "The ...
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Sharepoint designer Workflow, “Title cannot be empty” error

I want to create a workflow with Sharepoint Designer 2013. If I create a new workflow it gets created but it doesn't generate an initial Stage for me, also if I try to add a new Stage it doesn't ...
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How to Retrieve Lookup Values Which Has Multi-Select Set To True value in SharePoint designer workflow using HTTP web service?

I am working on a SharePoint Designer workflow and am able to retrive values using HTTP web service in JSON format. I'm getting problems trying to read a Multi-Select lookup value. How to read ...
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enable to publish workflow from sharepoint designer 2013

when I try to publish my workflow created with Workflow Designer I get this error message System.ServiceModel.ServerTooBusyException: The HTTP service located at ...
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Empty schema on Publishing Approval workflow

In an SharePoint 2013 on-premise environment we are using a workflow called Publishing Approval on Pages library. On the start options for the workflow we have set the following settings; When a ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow in VS - Namespace error

I'm trying to build a reusable workflow solution that I have imported into VS 2010 to add some code-behind. However, when I try and build the freshly imported workflow, I get the following error (27 ...
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Replacing List Permissions in Workflow (Sharepoint 2010)

I have a form that dumps out a text field that basically looks like this: ;domain\user1;domain\user2;domain\user3 I wish to use the 'Replace permissions of item' workflow action to add all of ...
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SharePoint Workflow/Process that can change a file name on a different server

I want to write a workflow that can modify/lockout a file on different server when started and revert modifications/unlock the file at the end of a workflow is that possible? any suggestions
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How to create approval workflow for multiple lists (hundreds or more)?

I have site which has hundreds of lists. Now, I want to add an Approval workflow for each of them. If I manually create approval list workflow, it works fine. However, is there a way to create these ...
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Workflow “Error Occurred” After Task Reassignment Using Powershell

I had a task assigned to the wrong person in a custom visual studio workflow. Previously I have been able to reassign these types of tasks using Powershell and the following lines: $web = Get-SPWeb ...
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Workflow 2013 still not available in SharePoint Designer 2013

I have already followed all of the steps to configure workflow manager in my SharePoint server, but it is still not showing in SharePoint Designer. Here are the steps I followed: ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow not sending correct email

I am trying to create a Workflow using SharePoint Designer but the challenge I am having is my workflow is not sending the email I specified.It is only sending an email with a link to my main site.I ...
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Office 365: Workflow Custom Task Form Retrieve Parameters

I created a Workflow with SP2013 and I want to collect Feedback from the user and send it via mail. For this I created a new content type with a textfield named Feedback. So far the new field shows ...
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Can declarative workflow read xml (contained in listitem) created by InfoPath form?

Can I parse xml in listitem from declarative workflow or I need to create rest service that will parse xml? Can this rest service use CSOM to access xml or it must be running on Sharepoint server?
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workflow for creating new item and updating list

I believe that the answer is easy, but because I am already having trouble with this issue for few days I am getting blind to see the solution:) I have two lists and a workflow running behind. ...
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How to activate Workflow Template for Visual Studio 2013

I hav installed Workflow maager and Office developer tools for VS 2013. but i still miss Workflow templae for SP 2013 like this:
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Workflow elevated permissions

I've been reading (and using) the actions mentioned in this article several times: Create a workflow with elevated permissions by using the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform Now I need to do ...
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Create parallel approval workflow using Visual Studio in SharePoint 2013

I have a requirement wherein i need to trigger a workflow depends on a condition during the upload-a-document in the document library.end user needs to select primary approver,secondary approver in ...
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Do Task Approval Process owners have any added privileges?

An employee has been able to approve his managers tasks for a particular site. There's now a new site and he wants to be able to do the same thing. I can't find anything in the workflows or on the old ...
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Start survey on file creation

Is it possible to initiate a survey whenever a new document is created in a specified library? I was thinking to create a workflow, but i'm not sure how. Thanks in advance!
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Check in/Check Out Interaction with Workflows causing issues (SP2010)

The Check in/out on a library is causing issues with our workflow. If I create a simple workflow on library, it works correctly until I apply check in/out. With the Check in/out turned on my workflow ...
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copying a filled infopath form to a library with a workflow

I only manage to create workflows that only read a specific field in my infopath file. I want the entire package to join so those in the next step can be saved and exported to a pdf or doc.
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Workflow that converts Infopath-forms to PDF

I want a workflow that when a form is filled out in Infopath creates a PDF (alternate excel or word) file that is exported to a separate library. Any tips? I have tried the Harepoint thing but it ...