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 SharePoint as a Backend

I need to build a commercial service that provides a collaboration workflow. I'm pretty sure that I could build the entire thing in SharePoint, but since it's build for 'non-tech' people, I need to ...
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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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Is it possible to get file content in workflow using rest API?

My workflow is 2013 and implemented in Office 365: my header: Accept: application/octet-stream Content-Type: application/octet-stream binaryStringResponseBody: true url call(rest api): ...
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Tried to delete element by workflow

I tried with two list, but It don't work. How could I get a element name and delete this ? When I Write a element it deleting this but when I getting from lookap field its writing me this masage: The ...
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SP13: Capturing the Time of Day in Reminder Workflow

I am attempting to create a Reminder Email workflow that triggers an email to be sent every Wednesday at 11:00AM. I have found a way to recognize the weekday by converting the date into a weekday by ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Workflow Permissions

How can I succeed the following? The user can approve and view the document in the email but can not get into the site
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One PDF document, Many signatures

I need to pass along a PDF to many people for signature. How can I do this? The hangup is uploading the changed (recently signed) document so it can go to the next person.
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Sharepoint 2010 SPListItem.Tasks returns threw an exception of type 'System.ArgumentException'. What could be the cause?

I am going through a list item and getting each item, then get each workflow task for that item. I am able to retrieve the tasks for some items but not others. One difference I am able to find ...
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How to start a Approval workflow

I have got a workflow which deletes an element, but first I want to send confirmation email about deleting this element. Can I use Approval workflow to send an email to the same users and ask them to ...
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Is it possible to add a rich text field to a SharePoint 2013 site workflow initiation form?

I have what seems like a fairly simple task: Using SharePoint Designer 2013, create a site workflow with initiation form input fields that have "Rich Text" options for a multi-line text boxes (the ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - ResolvePrincipalInCurrentcontext Unauthorized

I have a simple Workflow that sends an email when an item is approved. But when the workflow executes I get the following error: HTTP Unauthorized to ...
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Workflow Approval - Sharepoint 2013

I have got a problem with Workflow. When I don't add a Approval Condition it's works great: But When I add a Approve to workflow its not starting the workflow after Aproving element: And the ...
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sharepoint 2013 infopath email lookup

I have a SharePoint list called dept managers with 3 columns which are departments, managers name , managers email. the purpose of this list is for look-up purposes. i have gone ahead and created an ...
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How can I have a workflow send an email to different users based on list field contents

I have a custom list with a field called Section which needs to send emails whenever a new item is added. The catch is that the email has to go to a different user for each of the predefined entry ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Compare Current Item to List Item

We are using Sharepoint Online with 2010 workflows. We are creating a custom resource list outside of the OTB Resource List. What I am trying to do is first have the workflow compare the current item ...
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Sending a weekly form with SharePoint 2013

Using SharePoint 2013 I would like to be able to send out a simple form to team members allowing them to enter their weekly report (every Friday) from within Outlook, then have them submit it so that ...
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Workflow Custom Activity deploy in multi server environment

I have been working on a project that involves developing a custom workflow activity for SharePoint 2013. I am developing it in a single server environment working with http. My problem occurs when ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow with custom association form cannot be attached to a list

I can build a simple Visual Studio HellowWorldW/F Sandbox 2013 workflow and attach it a list. I can run it manually without any issues Next I build another workflow and add a custom association form, ...
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Can not change the task list of the SharePoint 2010 workflow

I have to create SharePoint 2010 workflow. I have created one Task list. I want that task list to be a task list to be workflow Task list. But when I creates workflow, it is not showing me the created ...
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2013 workflow decisions based on Managed Metadata terms

I have seen various postings on formatting GUID references to access Managed Metadata terms. How does one evaluate (IF or WAIT) the different terms of a term set in a workflow? Could someone provide a ...
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Item added not calling only for the first workflow task created through visual studio state machine workflow

I am facing an issue with a visual studio state machine workflow I created for share point 2010. I am triggering the workflow manually in the ItemCheckedIn event . Following is the code. { ...
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Workflow Added by an App doesn't get associated with SPList

I have a SharePoint hosted app, with a workflow in visual studio 2013, the workflow is associated with the list once created. When I click F5 to deploy my app, I go to the list, and I can't see my ...
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SendEmail on Custom Activity

I have a little problem with a custom activity on my very complex workflow. I follow this link to create what i need: Creating Multiple Tasks from a SharePoint 2010 Workflow Now I try to add a ...
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Can workflows or permissions be used to prevent a folder from being edited, created, or deleted? (SharePoint Online)

It appears that the permissions available on SharePoint Online only allow someone add/delete/edit access for all items in a library without breaking inheritance. That said, we will want the same ...
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Displaying parent data when selecting a child

I have a parent child relation between Organisation and Person and I need to select a person by displaying "Organisation name: Person name" to the user. From what I have read it seems the only way to ...
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Custom Workflow Actions Localization (WF 2013)

I want to create localized custom workflow action for SharePoint Designer 2013, but seems like .action4 file doesn't support any $Resources tags or something like that. Does anyone know how I can do ...
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Office 365 SharePoint Foundation

I am using SharePoint 2013 workflows in O365, and some people say it's not available where User Profile service application is not available, which is the case in sharepoint foundation, is there a ...
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Workflow status, Access Denied

I hope someone can help me here. I get the following when i enter data to a list, with a workflow that simply replaces permissions for the submitter. Work Flow status: Canceled Event: Error ...
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How to deploy workflow based on when listitem added to list

My app are deployed to the web host, and my list are in the host web, when adding something to the list from the apps, it adds, but i also have a workflow based on the list that are in the host web, ...
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SharePoint Document Library Approval workflow

In SharePoint Document Library I've created a Out Of Box workflow. Document will be uploaded by user It will go to lead once lead will approve it will go to manager once Manager will approve than ...
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Change the task in the Approval workflow

In the OOTB "Approval - SharePoint 2010" workflow, the "task" is to click Approve / Reject / Cancel, etc on an "Approval Form." (See below.) But instead of approving by clicking on a form, I want my ...
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How can you do task auto approval in SharePoint Designer workflow after their respective due date

I see a thread related here: Sharepoint Workflow - Conditional auto approval One challenge I have that's different is that we are dealing with date context specific scenario. Here's what we want to ...
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ConvertToLocal Send Email Workflow

Problem with display Hour in workflow, When adding hour to the list it gets fine for ex, 10:00 to 11:00 But then i have a workflow that's based on when a user adds an item to list the fields from ...
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Workflow add new item with lookup field to another list. Receiving coercion failed error

I just started using workflows and am trying to familiarize myself with the process. I have two lists, List1 and List2. List2 has a 'Title of List1' lookup field to List1. Once a list item gets ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow literature

I need to implement a multi-approval workflow in SharePoint 2013. Now im looking for a good book that explains workflows in detail by using SharePoint designer.First Research showed me that it is not ...
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Workflow Email string.Format(“Your Title is {0}.”, Title)?

I've created a workflow that when an item is created an email is sent to the user. I would like to show a value that was entered by the user in the email's body. I'm using the LookupSplistitem ...
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Sending email list column from a workflow in an app for SharePoint 2013 guide

I want to send an email to logged in user based on a List in a SharePoint-Hosted App, I want to send the content from the list that the user have added? I want to use Visual Studio to make it ...
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Creating document set with workflow

I have 1 list and 1 Document library. In the "list" they create a list item which triggers on create. When the trigger happens it should create a document set folder in the "Document library" which ...
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Copy a list using a workflow

I have an external list that pulls in info from an SQL database, I would like to create a workflow to copy the contents of the external list into a custom list How would I do this? I can only see ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow: Interval between the days is -0.7

My library having StartDate and DueDate columns, with one reusable workflow is associated. Using workflow Find Interval between days action, DueDate is updating with (days between Today and StartDate ...
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SharePoint 2013 and Outlook - Syncing Contacts with Attachments

I'm having some trouble finding an answer to a very specific situation, and I think I've Googled it to death so I am reaching out to your forums. We've set up a Contact list app on SharePoint 2013 ...
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How to capture Output to varible In Custm task Process Sharepoint designer 2010 workflow

I am trying to create a custom task process workflow to create Site requests Worflow in my site. I couldnt execute it using Collect data with user because i had to send the request back to owner who ...
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Workflow Approval Emails Not Displaying Title?

When I start a workflow (created in SharePoint Designer 2010) from a list in SharePoint 2010, the approval emails users receive do not display the title of the request. Email example: Approval (47) ...
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WorkFlow based on list and send email with the column that were added

How could i create WorkFlow In Visual Studio based on a list and send email with the column that were added. Does anybody have some guide how to solve this?
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SharePoint Designer 2007 Workflow - Maximum Number of conditions?

I am about to embark on a Workflow using SharePoint Designer 2007. One of the steps in the designer may require up to 43 or so else-if branches / conditions. Before I try and make all of them; I was ...
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Start Approval Process on Current Item with a Particular DL or Sharepoint Group

Start Approval Process process on Current Item with PS.KM.Admin I have started a approval workflow for a document verification. If I start an Approval Process on a particular DL or a Sharepoint ...
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What is actually done when “Publish” a workflow?

After we create a workflow with SharePoint designer, we click Publish button. But what actually is done when "Publish" occur? To be specific, any change will be made outside the Site Collection the ...
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Sharepoint Designer reusable Workflow not working well, some working good some working bad

I have one reusable workflow ,it is associated to sharepoint library . Library having documents .Many user are use the same workflow to finish the work. sometime workflow not performing well on items ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow - Multiple entry in single row

I've created SharePoint Designer Workflow to update the Balance Qty in same row whenever user will update Deliver Qty Deliver Date. Also activated the version history to view the previous Delivery ...