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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Elapsed time driven Automated Reminder workflow

Am trying to create a workflow (SP 2013) that checks today's date, checks the date an item was created, and if it is a week old, sends an e-mail to to creator saying "we are still working on your ...
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Visual studio longer build time

I have created SharePoint hosted app project in Visual studio. I was working fine. At that time my app didn't have any workflow and build time and installation time was arount 2.5 min. But after ...
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Workflow for sending email in SharePoint 2010

Is there any way to get an excel export from a SharePoint list and email to users in SharePoint 2010? We have a list which update weekly and I want to email all users in format of Excel
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Install Nintex workflow SharePoint Online [closed]

I need to install Nintex workflow for my office 365 SharePoint site, but I don't have access to central administration of SharePoint Online. Is it possible? If yes then How do I do that? Thanks.
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Creating workflow action, No response

I have to ask about creating workflow in SharePoint website. It have some error as shown in the above picture. And when I try to add action to the workflow, it shows no response as shown in below ...
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How to create a SharePoint 2010 list item by using a SharePoint 2013 workflow with REST POST?

I want to create a list item on a SharePoint 2010 Server Site by running a SharePoint 2013 Workflow using "Call Http web service" REST with POST method.
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Workflow to copy a document from a sharepoint 2013 to SP 2010 document library

This is the scenario: I have an instance of SharePoint 2013 Server with a Document Library. I have another server with SharePoint 2010 installed. I want to create Workflow in SP2013 instance that ...
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Workflow keeps resending task even though statement changes to false

I've had to rebuild a workflow in 2010 because I need it to be kicked-off from another workflow. I learned here before that to get a workflow to NOT keep re-sending a task if the list is modified, put ...
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Value of field “Persons” is not being displayed in Workflow

I have a list called "Hotel Booking". It contain a field called "Persons" whose type is Person/Group. I have made a copy of SharePoint default approval workflow and making changes in it so this field ...
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Multi selection list box greyed out

I made a copy of SharePoint's default "Approval" workflow and then edited its approval form in InfoPath to add a multi selection list box (I am showing check boxes) which is reading values from a list....
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Progress/Status of Workflow 2010 in SharePoint Online not displayed in Visio Service Visualization

We have a Workflow 2010 generated with Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2010 published to SharePoint Online. Visualization is switched on and in general it works - the Workflow is displayed by Visio ...
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Condition and action missing from Workflows in SharePoint designer 2010

I was trying to add conditions / Actions to my SharePoint workflow through SP Designer 2010 and realised they had gone missing. I re-installed the designer to no avail. Any idea what is wrong? I am ...
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Send an email to an address I recovered from a web service

I am trying to send an email to an address retrived by a custom REST service. Having got the email address I set it to a variable myemailvariable Now I would like to send an email to that address. ...
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Automating reply emails in discussion list

I'm trying to create something like a ticketing system but there needs to be some back and forth between creator and person responding. I thought a discussion list would be the best option to display ...
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Extract Workflow column value from AllUserData table

I have a SP 2010 content database and I am trying to extract list data from it. I cannot successfully restore the content database to a SP farm, that's why I am trying to directly retrieve the data ...
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Overwrite item copied based on title

I have two lists, and I have a workflow that copies one item from one list to the second on a field change. Sometimes, one item can be copied even if it has already been. I would like to overwrite ...
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How to add new approval form to workflow

I have made a copy of SharePoint's default "Approval" workflow and making changes in it. Let's call it "New Approval". I have attached this "New Approval" to a custom list. Workflow has two steps and ...
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attachments in Send a mail Workflow action

Is it possible to attach images as attachments in "send a mail " SharePoint Designer Action?
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Designer Workflow - remove current user from person lookup field

I have two user lookup fields on my form 'Accepted' and 'Declined'. I have a workflow, that adds current user to one or another field. But my problem is here, when person has already accepted, but ...
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Copy 2013 Workflow

Situation: I have copied a site from one site collection to another This site includes some lists and each list two workflows The workflows are SharePoint 2013 List Workflows created in SharePoint ...
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office 365- designer workflow for approval

I have created a list workflow for document approval and I want set condtion for two uploaded document on the basis of their category like- SIR and PPAP. If these two uploaded document is approved ...
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Export infopath Form

Is there a way to export an InfoPath from a form library using a SharePoint Workflow to a specified destination? I have done a lot of research but can't seem to find good help. Current ...
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Is it safe to deactivate Workflow feature

I am unable to publish a SharePoint 2010 workflow due to the following error: “Could not publish the workflow because the workflow configuration file contains errors.” Several posts suggest ...
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Workflow not getting triggered in target library from drop off library in Office 365

I have associated a reusable workflow with a content type in the content type hub. I am trying to use the workflow in another site collection for moving a document from one library to target library. ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow create new item with lookup to current item

I have two lists, "customers" and "expense Sheets". The list "expense sheets" has a lookup column "related customer" to the "title" field of the "customer" list. I am trying to create a workflow for ...
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Adding ListItem via CSOM trigger both Create and Update Workflows

I'm using CSOM to create listitems in a custom list on SharePoint 2013. On the list I have 2 workflows, one that executes on item create and one that executes on item change. Or "Start workflow ...
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How synchronization 2 SPList with workflow?

User add item to SPList 'one'. How do we add it item in SPList 'two with workflow? NB: SPList on different servers
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Mail not sending

In my SharePoint 2013 environment, I have a approval workflow that configure to send mail at each level of approval, to concern person. The issue is, some time mail triggered successfully and some ...
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Trying to build a document approval workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013

We are running Sharepoint 2013 Foundation. I have found that you can use Sharepoint Designer to create Sharepoint 2010 workflows. Sharepoint Foundation does not come with an approval workflow so I am ...
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Infopath and JSON results in Dictionary builder for Sharepoint workflow 2013

I've been using the Build Dictionary action in SP13 workflows for a while now and it's working wonders. However, when I used it against a list that uses an Infopath-based form, I couldn't get any ...
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Start a workflow task and assign it with JSOM

I am trying to see if it would be possible to start an Approval or Collect Feedback workflow with JSOM. There is some documentation out there for kicking off a workflow with JSOM: https://msdn....
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Sharepoint Workflow - update while on pause

I do have a sharepoint workflow where I want to send emails to users based items in a sharepoint list. I have the following requirements: When a new item is created -> directly send email When ...
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Change the color of a row when Date >= today's date

Note: I am pretty new to SharePoint, so be gentle. We are using SharePoint online, and I have complete control of the site. One of my users would like to have the row change color when a column (...
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Cannot start workflow from JS in Display Form

I need to add a button on the Display Form of a custom list to start a specific workflow. If I run the code in the Workflows page (from the item click on Workflows which takes you to all available ...
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SharePoint PowerShell Client how to manage Workflow Events

I'm working on SharePoint Online site, and i need to desactivate a workflow when updating some values with PowerShell. Do you know if it's possible to modify EventTypes of an existing workflow ...
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Copy list attachment to document library using REST

Is it possible to copy an attachment on a list item to a document library within the same site using SPD workflows and the REST api? I have tried using the copyto function, but I cannot get it to ...
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Unable to delete WF 2013: “Workflow revision number mismatch”

I can't delete my 2013 workflow. When I try to delete it with SPD, nothing happens. SPD does a refresh but the workflow is not deleted. When I try it directly in SharePoint, I get an error: "...
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How to set equivalent of “No New Instances” on Worflow in JSOM/CSOM code on Sharepoint Online?

We have created a SharePoint 2013 (SP Online/Office 365) hosted add-in which allows admins to set various column values on all items on a document library, or recursively from a provided folder. ...
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Workflow Variable "Return Field As' : User ID's , Semicolon Delimited not adding last semicolon

In a workflow I have a multi-checkbox that lets a user select SharePoint group names to email to. When in the workflow I use a workflow variable to take the value of the aforementioned checkbox value ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Cloud - Workflow tasks fail to proceed randomly

I am creating a 2013 list workflow in SPD using 2013 Approval tasks. Every now and then one of the tasks will take upwards of 10 seconds to save and then the workflow does not proceed. I can reopen ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Issue - The maximum entity size has been reached or exceeded for Topic

I am having an issue when starting a workflow. I receive an error message stating: Something went wrong. To try again, reload the page and then start the workflow Upon investigation of the logs I ...
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Workflow that is started by the information management policy is not assigning task to user

Our foundation has created a record retention policy that will be implemented on our new SharePoint 2013 site. I have created custom columns for "start retention date" "review date" "data owner" and "...
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Associate workflow on External list in Sharepoint 2013

I am able to get data from SQL 2012 to SharePoint 2013 external list. I wish to associate or attach workflow on this list. I am aware that workflows cannot be associated on external lists, but is ...
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workflow to show the amount of tree columns in one column

I have a list with tree columns that get year,month, day from user and I need to show the full date in another column. For example, if an user type 2 in day field, September in month field and 2004 in ...
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execute a workflow on multiple list items automatically even the items are not changed

Can a workflow automatically execute for all items that will meet the criteria even if the items are not modified anymore? My logic is: All items in List A that are closed, and aging >50 days ...
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Give Permission To A User Using Workflow From One Site To Another

I have two sites say S1 and S2. On the S1 I have a workflow which checks particular condition in a list and performs an action (provides permission to a users on S1). Somehow, I need to check the ...
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Email notifications to AD group members - no access to Exchange

Using SharePoint Designer 2010, I created a group and had AD group as a member. I tried to send email notification to the individuals in that AD group but the email only received by the group email ...
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Workflow doesn't start when Item is created

I have an initial workflow that is independent of this discussion where an item gets copied into list1. After this occurs, the workflow in question starts as expected since I have the workflow set to ...
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Version comments in Workflow comments

When someone checks in a document which then publishes a major version. Is there any way to get the comments of the last document version and insert them into the workflow comments?
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Run SPD workflow on list items when items are updated using Powershell

I have a SharePoint List. I update each item in the list every morning using the following PowerShell script (because I need a calculated column to update daily): Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell $...