SharePoint workflow refers to the automation of a business process by step by step execution of steps. There are two types of workflows - Sequential Workflows - State Machine Workflow

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Tasks get completed but workflow Status shows 'Error Occured' and not 'COmpleted' in Sequential Workflow Visual Studio 2010

I have a custom approval sequential workflow which works properly, the task status gets completed When the tasks are 'In Progress' the workflow status also remains "In Progress" but when the task is ...
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Retrieve multiple values ​​in a workflow

Here is my problem: I have Two lists: Projects: Project Name Project Manager Project1 Name 1 Project2 Name 2 DevTeams: Project(Lookup) Developer ...
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Lookup of users from list using ID as filter in Workflow - Error Occured

So I have a workflow for a Purchase Order system. But when it runs, at a certain point, it pulls some approver display names from a list (finance admins) - using a predetermined number as the ID field ...
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How to change outgoing Email address for Workflow SP2013

My workflow sending mails to several user... The mail adress from the workflow is "workflow@noreply"... is it possible to change this to something like "mypersonaladress@domain"? I checked into the ...
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Problem with SharePoint 2013 Azure workflow deployed on production farm

I am having a problem with a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow which has been deployed onto a production farm as part of a site feature. It is working perfectly on our development farm, upon ...
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Error on saving Site as template

This is my first post in this great forum. I have been working with SharePoint (especially Search Server 2010) for only a couple of weeks now and I am now struggling on a problem: I have a site with ...
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Send Email from approval task form

In my reusable workflow, I have added an approval action. Everything works perfectly. What I want is - When approver comes to approval form, he should be able to send notification email to the ...
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Handling workflow errors

Environment: 2013 Enterprise, Workflow Server on WFE, SPD 2013 This seems like a pretty simple question coming from a programming background, but I just can't find any information on it. When ...
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Display List View from Subsite on Parent Site

I've got a list setup on a HR subsite that keeps tracks of Scheduled Vacations for employees. I'd like a way to display a certain view from this list as a web part on the Parent of this site. I ...
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Start a new workflow when one workflow is completed

I have a state machine workflow and when that workflow completes ( I am using workflow completed event handler) i am starting another state machine workflow using the following function public void ...
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Save Conflict error on task when saving task

The idea of the task lifecycle is this: CreateTaskWithContentType: Set all the task properties OnTaskCreated: Set unique permissions for the task OnTaskChanged: Complete task and continue workflow ...
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How to Create WF with C#

I have learned about Workflow by dropping and clicking and the next phase is learn how to create WF with C# based this link ...
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Content Approval W/f initiator not getting start email

Got a client where we upgraded: 2010 to 2013. They have 5 forms that have content approval workflows on. One of them works 100%. the other 4 the initiator is not getting an email to say the workflow ...
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Send mail repeat

I have created a workflow in SPD 2010. When item get added it send me email that item has been added which is fine. But later when I edit item and change field value it again send me mail that item ...
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Package SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow in Visual Studio

Has anyone managed to package and successfully deploy a SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow as part of a Visual Studio Solution package? I have created a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow, performed a ...
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Usage of WF for Customized Website

I have seen alot of clips and the author use sharePoint's templete only when they are using workflow. If I create a customized website with a customized brand with customized functionality (the looks ...
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WF for list only?

I have watched alot of video clip about workflow for SharePoint 2013 and it tells me that it is only used for list table only. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qa1p3qBWfss) My question is: Is WF ...
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Item validation before workflow start

I want to start a approval workflow (SharePoint 2010) only on items that have certain criteria met. At the moment I'm thinking about adding javascript logic into the Workflow.aspx. This logic will ...
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Prevent SharePoint 2013 SingleTask workflow activity from sending assignment e-mail

I'm creating a SharePoint App that contains a custom SharePoint 2013 Workflow made in Visual Studio 2013. My workflow assigns a task to user. However, I noticed the default e-mail that is sent when ...
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Content Approval Publish: Problem with any user except Site Collection Admin

When pressing the "Publish" button with any user that is not the site collection admin, I get an empty screen with "Start workflow" and no options. This happens even to a user with full control on the ...
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What has to be added in the replicatoractivity for the workflow to work

I have a sequential workflow which is associated to a list which contains column name " "Business Process" which could be Purchase Order, Sales, Leave Request etc I have another list 'Approvers' ...
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Workflow to trigger email notification when new document is added/edited not sending email

I am new to SharePoint, especially SharePoint 2013... I have created a workflow via SharePoint Designer 2013 with the following conditions- If a new document is created with the "Date Created" ...
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Create lookup item with workflow

I have to create an item at the end of my workflow. The list that will contain the item has a lookup column... So I'm using the option : "Create item" and setting the values one by one. But how can I ...
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How to set unique user groups for each subsites sharing the same name?

I have a Sharepoint 2013 server farm. I am trying to create a multi-tier site collection for our QA documentation. Here is my situation. On my TopLevelSite(TLS). Only the site admin and a few ...
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Copy files from Document Library to another Document Library under corresponding folder

Currently I'm using Sharepoint 2013 and Sharepoint Designer 2010. I have two Document Librararies, - "Doc1" and "Doc2". "Doc1" has a lookup field with users. If I try to load any doc on "Doc1", ...
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How to reuse a workflow in my subsites?

I am using o365 a3. I am building a sharepoint 2013 Online site. I have created a workflow on a list on the top level website. Now i created 5 subsites. I would like to reuse This workflow nut dont ...
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Email notifications to customers from public facing Office 365

Here is what my end user wants. There's a list on the site of useful things (could be announcements, press releases, articles etc) and this list gets used to show people things all over the public ...
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When moving a document to another folder within same document library the workflow is not triggered

I have a Sharepoint 2010 document library with a folder structure containing documents. I have created a sequential workflow in C# in Visual Studio which is started when a document is added or ...
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WF in Relation to Invoice

If a company retrieve a invoice from a commerial company and the invoice belongs to human resource. The people from accounts department retrieve the invoice and they use SharePoint to deliver it to ...
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Workflow to convert managed metatdata to string

I am looking to create a workflow that fires an email based on assigned managed metatdata. I understand that the metatdata column needs to be converted to string (Email of Managed Metadata term shows ...
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Deleting a SharePoint Infopath column leads to Workflow status page giving error

I deleted a column in my InfoPath sharepoint list form, and now when I try and visit the "Workflows" status page from any list item it throws an exception. the logs show this: ...
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Retrieve Custom Workflows Info

Via SharePoint Designer it's possible to verify all Site Collection Workflows (on the Workflows List) grouped by type. How can I via Powershell retrieve all that info displayed in the SPD Workflows ...
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Error while publishing the workflow in sharepoint designer 2013

Currently, I've configured workflow manager in sharepoint server 2013 for using shareoint 2013 workflow in designer. But, while publishing the workflow, it shows following error: ...
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How to update a list item's Workflow Status field?

I have created an Approval field for my list programmatically: var fieldName = mylist.Fields.Add("Approval", SPFieldType.WorkflowStatus, false) see ...
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Adding Approvers in a Sequential Workflow Visual Studio

I have a sequential workflow which is associated to a listwhich contains column name Business Process which could be Purchase Order, Sales, Leave Request etc I have another list 'Approvers' which ...
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Error: The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not available in sharepoint designer

Currently, I need to develop a workflow with looping feature and I googled that it is available in sharepoint 2013 workflow. But, when I tried to create a workflow for sharepoint 2013 in sharepoint ...
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Can I add SP 2010 Workflows to lists in my SP 2013 App?

I have a Sharepoint-hosted app deployed to a site collection containing a custom list (contained within the app web). I open the app web list in my browser and from the ribbon I choose to create a ...
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Creating an Approval workflow based on the list values using visual studio 2010

I have a list with the company name, business process and workflow initiation. The Business Process could be Purchase Order/ Leave Request. Workflow Initiation is a radio button which could be ...
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Custom edit task form for list workflow

I have a sequential list workflow and the tasks created for that workflow is stored in a custom task list. Now whenever the task in custom task list is edited it should go to my custom aspx page in ...
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Status get completed in task list

I am using 'collect data from user' which contain a field 'ticket status'. When I fill the form and select 'progress' or 'pending' or anything in ticket status field anf finally click on task ...
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create workflow maintenance using visual studio

I have to create workflow maintenance using visual studio, it should include all the conditions like SharePoint Designer. I should create something similar to a SharePoint Designer. Since I have just ...
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Workflow could not update the item - Unknown Error

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2010 with a List workflow and I'm receiving the following error. Description: "The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Versioning

I'm trying to figure out how to prevent SP2013 from terminating existing WF instances upon a new version deployment. Workflow Manager can natively upgrade running instances, as reported in MSDN code ...
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Update list item person & group

I have two fields in list 1>User email(dropdown) 2>assigned to (person & group) When i select any option from 'user email' and save then automatically assigned to field should be populated with ...
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collect data from user for multiple line of text

I want to use 'collect data from user' action in designer 2010 for below purpose : When end user add item in list , email id which is selected in 'person responsible (dropdown list)' should get form ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow

I have a list with 10 fields. It has a 'comments' field. If the 'comments' field is not filled or updated for next 14 days, a reminder email should trigger to the 'Assigned to' field. I do not want to ...
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SharePoint 2007 Automatic Workflows

Is there a way to create a workflow that will check an entire list. I want to create a workflow that will check all of the entries in a list for a particular item. I do not want to have to fire the ...
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Is there a NON-CODING way to trigger / start a workflow on an Infopath form that will allow for secondary actions without submitting the inital form?

I think what many others are asking for has not been answered yet in any variations of the questions posed. As a designer of a workflow, I'm using InfoPath to capture data from an end-user and I'm ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Workflow runs multiple times

I have a site was created based on a customised Site Template (created by using Save Site as Template); The template has a customised List, a workflow(via List Content Type, Global reusable associated ...
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SP 2013 VS Workflow error “MTW Client is invalid”

When deploying a Workflow enabled app from Visual Studio (2012/2013), receive the error "MTW Client is invalid". More of the same error in the ULS logs. SharePoint 2013 designer Workflows deploy ...