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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SharePoint 2010 List Workflow cancels on one device, works fine on anothe for same account

I'm facing a strange issue with a list Workflow that I've built in SPD. The Workflow is responsible for sending an email to speficic recipients based on 2 lookup fields (choice drop down). 1 of the ...
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Workflow with two email reminders

Here is scenario I'm trying to solve, but I have failed so far. I'm using SharePoint Online form Office 365. with SharePoint Designer 2013. First day every month users in security group shout get ...
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SharePoint Online Tenant Client issue when delete a site collection OR restore a site collection

Please follow below scenario using your browser: ( I tried in IE and Firefox) Go to http://-admin.SharePoint.com Login as administrator Try to delete a site collection Note: You can ...
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Custom Workflow Task List without Completion Percentage or Status

I am trying to create a "simple" task list that uses the characteristics of a Workflow Task, with the following specifications: Use in a workflow to "Assign A Task" to a user. Eliminate the ...
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SharePoint Calendar Sign-up Sheet

I've been thinking about this for a while now, but I can't think of a good way to solve this problem. I am making a calendar with a list of classes, and I need a way for students to either say they ...
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Workflow not firing for non-admin user

I created and tested a workflow which first (1) creates records on a list which 4 people have access to and (2) sends various emails. Neither (1) nor (2) are firing so i assume my workflow is failing ...
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List all workflows with WorkflowServices throws exception. GetWorkflowDeploymentService returns null

I try to list all site workflows. I followed several examples and try to get the workflows by using CSOM and JSOM. This always fails with the error message: Cannot invoke method or retrieve ...
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Transform list item in Create New Item workflow

I have a workflow that creates a new list item in List B when a new item is added to Liast A. I use a simple Create Item in ____ (Output to Variable: Create) workflow. I want to change the value of ...
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List does not exist when trying to startworkflowonlistitem from CSOM

Using SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012 Standard. I believe this is an issue with permissions. When trying to start a workflow on a staging server, the following exception happens (as shown in ...
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Automating Calendar updates from task lists

I'm trying to set up calendars for my team that are based off of our campaign activities. I have created campaigns as task lists that can pull a calendar, but I need to also create a separate calendar ...
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Workflow publish minor version only

Is it possible to publish a minor version only of a document via a workflow on SharePoint Designer 2013? By default if you check a document out then check it back in via a workflow there isn't an ...
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HTML tags around consolidated comments in Word 2010 quick part

I'm working with OOTB approval workflow in SPD 2010. I have a list of potential job positions, when the item there is approved, the workflow creates a Word document in a document library, where it ...
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Workflow - Can only see your own items

I have a simple list with a drop box column which can be either; Approved, Pending or Denied. It starts as Pending, but once it is set to Approved I want to the user who created that item to be ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow throws an error on start

I am getting following error when workflow initiated i.e SharePoint 2013 visual studio workflow in SharePoint hosted app Retrying last request. Next attempt scheduled after 1/21/2015 11:58 AM. ...
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Unable to obtain private key file name for certificate with thumbprint

I am reinstalling Workflow Manager 1.0 in the SharePoint Server 2013. I have 3 servers that hosts Workflow Manager. I was able to configure a farm successfully in first server, then when I attempted ...
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Coertion failed SPD 2010

The problem: A HR person wants to have control over the vacation so she wants a SharePoint solution to control this in stead of receiving tons of emails every day. The solution: I have 2 lists in ...
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Create CV ( Curriculum vitae ) based on mysite properties - workflow / timerjob?

What's the best way to automatically create a CV based on users mysite? We've thinking of placing all the properties we need in the mysite properties, and then create a CV in word and just map ...
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Iterating a Keyed Dictionary in a Sharepoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I'm fairly certain that I already know the answer to this, but just in case I've missed something: is there currently any built-in method for iterating a keyed (read as: keyed with textual non-numeric ...
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Start a workflow for collecting Items

I have a list that contains a number of Key Performance Indicators (KPI), each department have to insert their own KPI each month. I want to create a workflow (or something else) that send them a ...
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Sharepoint Blog Notifications (workflow)

I'd like to create a workflow that generates an email notification whenever a blog post with a certain category is created. I originally planned to simply use the notification system in Sharepoint but ...
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Check in/Check Out Interaction with SP2010 workflow

Hopefully this is something pretty simple, and I'm just making a rookie mistake. I have a sequential workflow that is on a library with forms that get checked in and checked out. The workflow has a ...
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Cannot use external list data in workflow to update another list field in SP Designer 2010

I have created an external content to bring my sql table and created an external list with that table. Now I can even read the external list in the browser. My problem is that I'm not able to use the ...
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Is it possible to reference the “Other Labels” field from the SharePoint term store to a SharePoint workflow.?

I have a situation where I need to reference the "Other Labels" field from the SharePoint term store, to a SharePoint workflow, but cannot seem to find a suitable solution following a quick internet ...
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Email current user in people picker

An Admin creates an item in a list. The admin then enters information onto the form. The Admin selects a user from the people picker and saves the item. It will then run a workflow. When the item is ...
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How to dynamically adjust Subsite Logo using the Call http Web Service action

I've been trying to build a workflow which automatically generates a subsite. Since these subsites are projects under a variety of the company's clients, it would be nice if each project site could ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 - Workflow Not Working

Our SharePoint Online site was updated to 2013 (from 2010) about a year ago. I am attempting to create my first workflow. I started with a very simple workflow. Stage 1: Email Shawn then Set Workflow ...
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Approval workflow issue

I have created a simple approval workflow with 2 stages for a document library. User A will approve and then the approval has to go to User B User A is receiving a mail and editing the document and ...
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How can migrate Approval workflow from SP2007 to Sp2013 (Upgrade content db)

I upgrades application from SP 2007 to Sp2013 by Upgrade content database. In my app have a Approval Workflow of SP2007 When finished upgrade to SP2013, i can not start this workflow for ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow errors when started

When starting a published SharePoint Designer 2013 List Workflow manually on a list item, I get the following error: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. ...
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Programmatically Calling Workflow Issue

This is a longshot, but I figured I would check.I had a need to fire a workflow on an item from another workflow and searched around, ultimately finding two different methods that are detailed here ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow: Retrieving hidden field value always null

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow in a Visual Studio project. I use a LookUpSPListItem activity together with a GetDynamicValueProperties activity to get field values from a list. All field values ...
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Missing quick launch on workflow initiation form

After creating a workflow in SharePoint Foundation 2010, the workflow initiation form is always missing the quick launch bar on the left side. There is only an empty div in the page source code ...
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how to add attachment adding functionality in custom aspx task form in workflow?

I have a workflow with several custom aspx tasks. When the initiator starts the workflow he/she has the possibility to add/remove attachment into the list by using list's item add feature. But when ...
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SharePoint 2007 Designer Workflow create an item in a new list for each item in an existing list

I am working with SharePoint Designer 2007. I have 3 lists. I want to make it such that when items in List 1 are created the workflow will look at all of the items in List 2 and create items in List ...
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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 ...
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CSWP and Workflow Task List

I have a particular requirement of showing a particular user their workflow tasks in a webpart. I want to make use of Content Search WebPart as it supports paging and I have used this Webpart across ...
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SiteUserInfoList not updating

I am running a workflow that Calls user information from http://site/_api/Web/SiteUserInfoList/Items(<UserID>) The workflow is pulling the information just fine however I noticed that not all ...
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“There are no workflows templates available” error but actually workflow exist

I am using SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm. The workflow manager 1.0 is installed although we do not build any workflow on that. One a site collection, when user try to create a workflow on "Pages" ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow creating a list item in a discussion, subject line on reply is a reference number

I have a sharepoint designer 2010 workflow that is creating a list item in a discussion board. The workflow works as expected except for one piece; the subject. The subject line is created without ...
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WorkFlow creates .zip file instead of word document

I am trying to create a WorkFlow that takes user information from an InfoPath form and creates a word document in a separate library. As of right now my workflow creates an item in the library with ...
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Getting duplicate emails from SP2010 Workflow, why?

Folks, I have a workflow that send analysts emails from a SP library with repeating table. I'm only grabbing the Last Analyst in the table to send an email to, but I'm actually getting double the ...
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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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send email based on Dropdown column in list

I have a folder content type associated with document library and the library is having a choice column "Departments" which has three different values (dept1, dept2, dept3), whenever new folder is ...
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how to archive sharepoint 2013 list items using powershell

I have a list where user drop there request for new site within my farm. Request goes through workflow where i have 2 outcomes approved and rejected. If item is approved it goes though other approval ...
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ServiceBus Broker service failed to start, retry count 2. Exception message: Service type is already registered

Due to outage last night my workflow servers are having issues. Service Bus Broker Service is stuck at starting stage, But Service gateway and app fabric services are started. Here are some error i ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - Customize Collect Feedback

I have an InfoPath form in an SP2013 form library that currently uses the "Collect Feedback" SP2010 workflow. The requirement for this workflow is that the customer has an amorphous review process ...
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Reserve outlook resources in SharePoint 2013

So we have resources in Outlook, for example, room1@example.com and we would like to be able to reserve this room through SharePoint for events on one of our SP calendars. It's only ever going to be ...
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Sharepoint Hosted App : Loop through all list items using site workflow

I have to iterate through all list items for specific list using site workflow in sharepoint hosted app. My list is on app web.Based on Task Status column value of each list item ,I have to send email ...
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In workflow 'Set content approval status' do not change approval status

I have manual workflow, where I want to set content approval status to 'Approved'. I use Set content approval status action. It is executing, but it do not change my workflow. More info: I also have ...