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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Access User Properties within workflow in Visual Studio

I'm trying to access User Properties from within the workflow designer for Visual Studio. I've gotten as far as getting the User's ID, and then looking them up. My problem is that fields such as ...
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How to add C# code to SharePoint 2013 workflows?

I worked in workflows for SharePoint 2010. I am new for SharePoint 2013 Workflows. But I am wondered that there is no code action present in workflow actions. How do I proceed? Please guid or provide ...
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Create Workflow 2010 custom activity on Sharepoint 2013

I'm using a Sharepoint 2010 Workflow to change list item permissions. Everything's working fine but now I'm required to assign permissions to a list of users which will be contained on a user field ...
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Failure on setting Person/Group column via SPD

I have a SharePoint Online site where I am trying to set a person/group column via a SharePoint Designer workflow. The Library where I am trying to set the column has major versioning enabled and ...
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Workflow issues with submitting SharePoint Email

I am a novice sharepoint user and I have worked on a team that has created a sharepoint list that we are using to process requests. We have a built-in workflow that is designed to send users an email ...
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Why SharePoint 2013 Workflow sets 'Modified By' column to 'SharePoint App' when workflow is started programmatically?

I am starting a SharePoint 2013 workflow using CSOM as described in this article. When the workflow completes, the "Modified By" column of the list item on which the workflow instance had started is ...
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Workflow Service Application Proxy wasn't in default of connection group

When I check service connection of my web app, I found the "Workflow Service Application Proxy" wasn't in default group. I want to check but it was disabled. How can I add it to default group?
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How intensive on resources are workflows in wait?

I'm thinking about using a workflow that could run and then wait for a week or so and rerun. What is the workflow doing while in that wait period? I've shied away from doing this previously because ...
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How do you start a sharepoint 2013 list workflow in powershell?

I'm trying to figure out how to use powershell to start a list workflow. I found a few sites that give examples for sharepoint 2010 workflows, but only one for sharepoint 2013 workflows here. ...
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Find Interval Between Dates Problem

I have a very odd problem, one that's been baffling me for over a week now. I have a workflow designed to create a new task a set period of time in the future once a current task expires. These tasks ...
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How can i force checking in documents - SharePoint 2013

How can i force documents to check in after upload? It seems some users can't just get it.I have mandatory field which they cant save docs until fields are filled.But it seems to me they don't even ...
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Calendar and Workflow: Show Approval Status in Event List item

I am attempting to use the reusable Approval workflow for adding calendar events. I would like the current approval status to show up in the list item instead of having to click on the workflow button ...
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Custom SP Workflow within Visual Studio 2012 - Create Doc Set and then move document

First of all my apologies if this has already been asked and answered elsewhere, i have been trawling. I have the task of creating a workflow that is triggered on a specific list upon a items field ...
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Stopping workflow error emails

I have a number of sequential workflows but I've noticed eg when flow 5 is in progress if the list item is amended is throws an email saying error in flow 4 - is there anyway to stap either the error ...
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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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How to trigger a workflow from an incoming email to a document library

I have been trying a bunch of different stuff to get this to work, lots of great info here. I thought I might as well ask to get some answers for sure or see if anybody had any ideas! Some ...
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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 WorkFlow is not able to read all the column values

So quick run through of what is going on so far and the environment set in place. Number of Environments: 2 Environment Details: Dev: One front end server, One App Server, One SQL Server, ...
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How to detect when document is declared as a record with 2013 workflow

I have a biz requirement to give permission to external users to view a selected document when admin clicks on 'Declare Record' from the File menu. I figure this is something I may be able to do ...
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How to wait for two conditions in a Sharepoint Designer 2010 Workflow

I have a workflow in SPD10 and I want to tell the workflow to wait for two different conditions. So the workflow make the same thing after the wait of either the first or the second condition. How ...
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Approval workflow with specified approver

I am quite a newbie with SharePoint Designer. I have been playing around a bit with approval workflows, but I can't seem to get it right. Can someone please help me a bit with some kind of guide of ...
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Can a workflow move documents into a document set in Sharepoint 2013?

Can a workflow move documents into a document set (within the same library) in SharePoint 2013?
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Kick off Sharepoint 2013 workflow using JSOM in app

I'm trying to make a SharePoint 2013 app which kicks off a workflow. Already googled and tried samples, but keep getting this error : 0x800a139e - JavaScript runtime error: The property or field ...
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Workflow Doesn't Work with OU

I've created a workflow for a list in SharePoint 2013. When I give initiating users Contribute permission using OU, the workflow goes into suspended mode. But when I give initiating users ...
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The item is currently locked for editing & Open Task button not disappearing in InfoPath

I have an InfoPath form that submits to a SharePoint 2010 Library. It has promoted fields which can be edited by SharePoint. Basically, someone gets assigned an approval task via workflow, they then ...
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Can't create list workflows with SharePoint Designer

I have created a SharePoint Provider Hosted App. This app uses SharePoint lists for storing the data. Now I want to create a simple list workflow depending on a state in the SharePoint list. But ...
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Site Usage Information from Webservice

Is it possible to access site collection usage information via web services? We are looking to get information on last time a site was used so this can be added into a report. I thought that this ...
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SharePoint Workflow Error -The given key was not present in the dictionary

I have created a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio 2012. This workflow is activated when a list item is modified. Once the list item modified, the workflow shows as the started. But on ...
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Is it possible to create SharePoint workflow tasks in multiple lists?

I am authoring a SharePoint 2013 workflow. This workflow needs to create tasks. In the workflow setting we can select Task and History list. And when tasks are assigned, task items are created on the ...
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Send Email when document is rejected

My scenario: In document library there are folders which are created automatically. Managers uploads files into them, client approves/rejects those folders as a whole. Well, setting a workflow which ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Field Creating New Version With Each Stage of Workflow

I recently created a workflow that is attached to a document set. The workflow goes through a number of stages to create, update or delete a calendar item in a separate list. When the workflow was ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow issue

We are developing custom workflow in our SharePoint 2013 project using Visual studio 2013. We have got one issue while updating list items in the custom workflow. Modified By field is changed to ...
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How to upload columns in the subsites when I upload a document?

I have a siteCollection with 2 subSites. When I upload a document, I have a workflow that upload this document in this 2 subSites. Here is my publishing library url: ...
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List fields missing in SharePoint 2013 workflow Activity window properties [Visual Studio 2012]

I am creating a sample workflow project in SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2012. An Announcement based List instance is also created. The workflow is linked to this list. In my Sequence window, i ...
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Created by display in email when creating a new task

So I created a workflow which sends an alert email to specific user. The content of email is to say which user created a task. In string builder of email content I use [%Current Item:Created By%] but ...
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how to copy/move pdf files available in one document library to another library/folder [duplicate]

I have a Document library with PDF files. I am trying to move this file to another document library using SPD 2013 Workflow. But it is not copied to the destination.
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How to get users from an Assigment Stage

I have an assignment stage in the initiaton form so the users can select what users are going to approve a document. I need to get those users to send them email notifications but i can't find the ...
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Property to override “SendEmail.To”?

I have a SharePoint workflow I have to maintain. In the workflow a mail is sent using Microsoft.SharePoint.WorkflowActions.SendEmail The To - property is set correctly to a valid value (like ...
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Generating the Word Document with SharePoint list data without using Open XML

I would like to have Word document which would be automatically filled with data stored in the SharePoint List. When data in The List would be added, changed or deleted corresponding data in Word ...
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Start site workflow after app is installed

I have created a SharePoint 2013 hosted app with a site workflow. I would like to start this workflow when the app is installed but can't figure out how to do this. I have the code for starting the ...
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Is There an Easy Way to Copy the Text of SharePoint Designer Workflows?

I have rather complicated SharePoint Designer Workflows, and I would like to document my code. I tried adding using the "Add Comment" action in SPD, but it just makes the whole thing messy and ...
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Build a folder template for a document library

I want to create a workflow that when I create a custom folder type, it then adds a collection of subfolders/files within that custom folderfolder. I've already done this with workflows before ...
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How to display item count of specific folder in list

I have a list, which has some columns including title and URL. URL column directs to specific folder related to list item. I want to add one more column in list, which would display items' count of ...
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Documents created via workflow show incorrect title in search results web part

I have a Sharepoint 2010 workflow (in a Sharepoint 2013 environment) that is used to create a document in a particular library. It also collects certain metadata up front from the user (via the ...
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Wheres my workflow

I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer, for the Document Library Costs. Now when I go to costs on SharePoint Online. Under Library, Workflow Settings. It does not show the workflow associated ...
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Workflow email - Send to “Created by” - Without using Designer?

I'm using a 3-state workflow, and I want to send an email to the user who initiates the workflow, but I can't figure out how to do it. The server on which SP is installed does not have Designer ...
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Sharepoint 2013 :How to populate multiple associated external data lists with a workflow?

I'm facing an issue where I have a workflow with an initiation form prompting multiple parameter to create items in multiple External data lists that are constrained by Foreign key. Initiation form : ...
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Setting a reminder date with workflow

I'm trying to set a "Reminder Date" field in a task list to 3 days prior to the Due date. Unfortunately, I need to use SharePoint Designer's workflow designer. I have the following workflow so far, ...
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Check if site uses custom Infopath forms and workflows using powershell

I have to scan my SharePoint environment to check how many of the sites have custom Infopath forms and Workflows (OOB or SPDesigner). I am planning to use PowerShell to scan my sites/subsites. Do ...
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how to delete duplicate values from a list

I have sharepoint list "histsList" . When the home page of my site is loaded the username and the current date is getting automatically saved in the list. I want to delete the rows which is having ...