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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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 VS Workflow - LookupSPGroup not returning results

I am using Visual Studio 2013 to develop a workflow for a SharePoint 2013 site. When creating my workflow I need to lookup a field in a document library to get the name of the document owner (this ...
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In O365, is it possible to create list item by setting Lookup Field in sub site list?

I have been implementing a workflow on a Parent Site List A. The workflow is then instructed to create a list item on an existing List B on a subsite. I have been able to create an item on List B ...
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Email alerts for existing list list items

I run a SharePoint Online site that my company uses for staffing. There is a List for Positions. Each position gets a status of open when it's first created and remains opened until it is filled. I'm ...
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Exception error when using Powershell to start a workflow on SharePoint 2010 on an item

I am very new to powershell. I am trying to use it to start a (send Document Set to repository) workflow on selected Document Sets in a library. The workflow worked when I used it manually on one ...
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Inconsistent Behavior in a SharePoint Designer 2007 workflow

I have a WSS 3.0 farm that is enabled for Winshuttle, which allows InfoPath form submission to a list I will call List A. There are Winshuttle workflows that work as expected when a new item is added ...
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Error: “This operation can not be performed at runtime” when adding workflow activity at runtime

I am adding SharePoint workflow activity at runtime, depends on configuration done by user in Workflow Association form. I am adding simple log to history activity but getting error "This Operation ...
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Sufficient use of a Parallel Block?

In my workflow I send an email telling someone to make a change to a document. Once that person has made the change, they start a separate workflow that changes the request status and another email is ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow not updating linked metadata list

I have an InfoPath 2013 form published to a SharePoint 2013 document library. With this request form I designed an associated workflow to handle the task assignment process. The first time the form ...
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Workflow to change a managed metadata field in form when current date/time is greater than EndDate

I am working in a document library. I have a field, SessionType, that is a managed metadata field which can contain either a value of "Upcoming" or a value of "Past session". In addition, each item in ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow - Approve on Expires

I am trying to setup the following: Use the OOB 2010 Approval Workflow Process to run task approvals in parallel Whenever a task expires, that task needs to get set to approved Kick out an email to ...
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How to show associated list item on out of the box task approval form of Workflow using visual studio

At the time of approval, I want to show list items in non-editable (view) mode. I have created worfklow in Visual studio. It works fine. But I also have to show Associated List items on the approval ...
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SharePoint Workflow Pulling data from list chooses oldest entry

Have a workflow that checks to see if user and date is listed. If not, create list. If so, update list. It works as long as there is only one list entry of that user is there, but once there are more ...
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Is there a way to lock a view (or essentially achieve that result) via a workflow in SharePoint 2010

Trying to create a site that will help automate our Bi-Weekly Reporting to Management by moving the Report to SharePoint through a series of list and webparts. One of the request is that once a ...
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Apps cannot use External Content Types defined in the Business Data Connectivity Shared Service Application metadata catalog

My issue is getting Unauthoraized exception while accessing external data in workflow 2013 context throw REST call (HttpSend). I read several posts suggests to create BDC model inside App package, ...
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Do not reject item if comments is empty

I have a Sharepoint 2010 workflow to approve or reject an item. The request is, if the approver doesn't provide any comments, he won't be able to reject an item (maybe show a popup that tells him he ...
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Discussion Board e-mail workflow issue in SharePoint 2010

I have a discussion board and a workflow that e-mails a hyperlink to an assignee to the discussion. This pops up in the window looking like a forum. Now, I want to add to the workflow to e-mail the ...
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Sharepoint Workflow 2010: Copy item action is changing value of list items

I am attempting to setup a workflow that archives an Item once its Status has been modified to Completed. When I run the workflow the item copies to my archive list but some of the fields change, ...
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Add custom workflow action to process the current Infopath Form Library XML file

I am posting this question again. I will really appreciate your help. I did create a workflow to approve a submitted infopath 2013 Form Library. The infoPath form is containing repetitive sections ...
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How can I count the number of events in a calendar list to determine approval for a new event?

I've been tasked with building a shared calendar for my company for maintenance requests. One of the requirements is that there can not be 2 level 5 maintenances in the same week or 2 level 3 or ...
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How do I add Date and Time together for a Calendar view, maybe in workflow

We need the user to be able to select a Time slot when creating a new item, from between a cycle of 6 hours, so 12pm - 6pm, 6pm - 12am, 12am - 6am, and 6am - 12pm. They would also pick a Date. ...
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Is the Yes No Parameter able to receive the True False boolean in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I have a 2013 workflow that sets a deletionBool value to either Yes or No. I want to pass it as a parameter into a 2010 workflow. I know the contents of each workflow are both yes or no. But the 2013 ...
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How to avoid approver manually approve to override a workflow

We are using the OOTB "Approval - SharePoint 2010" workflow to manage a page library. We need every publishing be reviewed by Approver (with log). However, Microsoft come with an funny idea to allow ...
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AutoStart workflow from an incoming email to a document library on create new folder

I set property DeclarativeWorkflowAutoStartOnEmailEnabled to true Workflow autostart on create new documents from an incoming email, but doesn't autostart on create new folder.
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Worklfow for approving a PTO request

This is what i am looking for: Requester submits a PTO request. The approver gets the notification. Check the PTO calendar page, if anyone is on PTO for the same day.
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After adding web front end server, Will my existing running workflow work?

Current we have following servers for SharePoint 2013 Server1 = SharePoint Server + Web Front End Server2 = SQL Server I have created 3 custom visual studio workflows and deployed to the server ...
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Execute workflow from Lotus Notes using Buttons

There is an approval based system in which an email is sent from Visual Studio workflow to the designated approver. The email has a link, which will redirect the approver to a form, where he can ...
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SharePoint creates second task because of approval workflow

I've got a problem when I am creating a Task in a Tasklist in SharePoint. I've made a workflow which starts automatically if a task is created and is also assigned to a team automatically. So I ...
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Conditional Column look up Person on Group

So I have a conditional column in my sharepoint list. based on a dropdown, the conditional column sets the email address. (based on dropdown that person will get an email). So I went to setup the ...
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OOTB workflow tasks in a custom task list

Is there a way to make the task items from an OOTB workflow (in this case Collect Feedback) appear in the "Task List"? When setting up the workflow, there is the option to select which task list to ...
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sharepoint workflow daily reminder using information management policy

I don't want to break anything in my company's production SharePoint environment and I do not have access to a test one so I can't try this out to see if it'll work. I've never used information ...