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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Semicolon delimited text field used in email workflow

unfortunately, I still have some forms on SharePoint 2007. Somehow, a workflow that was created by a previous person disappeared (grew legs and walked away? idk). I am looking to recreate this ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Workflows: Why am I getting a (no title) link in my email messages?

Note: Not using SharePoint Designer 2013 since it has been discontinued! EDIT: Problem solved! - The default "Title" field was hidden and was void of data. Once I un-hid, modified, and populated ...
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Create subtasks through workflow

I'm trying to have it set up so that when an item is created in a Project List (just a regular list) there are several tasks, which I know need to be completed, initiated in by Task List. I have the ...
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Display 'Related Item' Field in a Task 'Edit' Form

Is there any way to display 'Related Items' in a task edit form? It's already available in the display form, but when you switch to edit, it drops off. Ideas?
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Object reference not set to an instance of an object. - SPWorkflowManager

Getting an error "Object reference not set to an instance of an object." while using SPWorkflowManager. Below is my code using (SPSite spsite = new SPSite(url)) { using ...
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Manually change the status of the approval workflow after its completion

Is it possible to change manually the status of the completed workflow from "Approved" to "Rejected"? The final person in the list of approvers made a mistake and approved a contract, which has to be ...
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Workflow doesn't fire when new item is created through Event receiver

When new item is added through event receiver in a list, I have OOTB workflow on item created on that list. But unfortunately it doesn't works. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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What Permission Level is required to modify a library with unique permissions?

Need to be able to modify a Workflow on a library with broken inheritance. Do I need "Full Control" permissions at the library level, or at the Site level, in order to edit the workflow?
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Document Template Causing Edit Lock

Running into a bit of a problem with sharepoint 2013 workflows(2010 workflows platform) and a custom default document template. We have a document library with a workflow attached. This library is ...
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workflow triggering automatically without editing the item in list

Based on my conditions given in the workflow, is there any way that mail will go automatically without the item being edited once its created. if item == "" && item2 >=today email ...
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Workflow Manager config doesn't recognize open ports

Good afternoon, all! I'm trying to get Workflow Manager installed so I can do some dev. The Configuration for Service Bus section of the Config Wizard has a problem seeing the open ports on the ...
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How to set default value for the description field for a hyperlink type column in a custom list

Would like to set a default value for the description field for a hyperlink type column in a custom list. This is not an option when adding the column - a description for the column definition is ...
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WF argument not working properly

I have an InfoPath form that I have published to a Form Library called Test Forms. Along with the form, I have an Approval Workflow attached to it. I added the fields from the InfoPath form to the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow “Pause until date” Versus Defining a timer job

I am working on SharePoint 2013 list. and i want to send emails and change the item status field, when a list column named "Review Date" is met , and by "met" i mean when the "Review Date" is equal to ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 Send Email at specified time?

I have a workflow that sends out email reminders for items that have a specified due date. If the items are due 30 days out it sends a reminder every Monday. If they're 7 days out or under it sends ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow issues after migration to 2013

I have an issue which has come up after I had a site in my companies environment migrated to SharePoint 2013 via the database attach method. I was not part of the migration at all from the technical ...
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Workflow: how to UNSET (or set to NULL) a date/time type value in a custom column?

Trying to build a workflow that clears a date column when the task "Completed" box is unchecked. Have tried several different approaches but have not gotten anything to work. The workflow completes ...
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Unable to load workflow actions from the server problem

I have an issue in the sharepoint server I have a farm environment and sites and collocations. I have a problem with a specific user when he upload file and set the targeted to send an email the email ...
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Putting a multiple choice checkbox in a workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013

I have a column in my SP which asks if 3 things are done and a checkbox for each. Once all 3 are checked as being done, I'd like an email sent to certain people in my Workflow. I don't understand how ...
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Can't publish workflow - Scope not found exception server returned an error: (404)

I am quite new to SharePoint and I need help to troubleshoot a problem we face. Currently I can't publish a workflow. As soon as I try to publish I get following exception: ...
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Manage file properties in library in Sharepoint Online

Is there any way to manage properties (of custom fields) of uploaded files in Sharepoint Online 2013 using custom workflow actions?
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SharePoint 2013 - Workflow Addin - Not Started Anonymous

I have a visual studio list workflow that is to be run on items in a list in the app web. However, when I try to run the workflow, it is just stuck with Internal Status Not Started and the workflow ...
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The file could not be downloaded from the input libary Word Automation Service

i have the following problem in my SharePoint 2010 standard. There exists a complete configured Word Autmation Service. I tested this with a PowerShell and the Word documents will be converted into ...
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Sharepoint 365 the file has been modified […]

I have a simple document content type that has some fields. I have also attached a simple approval workflow to this content type. The workflow automatically start when a new item is created on the ...
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Workflow Error - Sharepoint logs

I am encountering strange behaviour of custom workflows and cannot find any clue for it. Error seems to be independent from the item data - even if the item data is the same, usually workflow works ...
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Copy-SPActivitiesToWorkflowService : Scope '/SharePoint' was not found

We are using SP2013 on-premise enterprise edition. Recently we patched our farm and receive this error: Error UpgradeWorkflowServiceActivities. Run Copy-SPLocalActivitiesToWorkflowService manually to ...
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How to query person column based on a person column from another list in Workflow?

I have issues retrieving a person stored in one column based on the value (person) in another by workflow (SPD2010) The real scenario looks like this: In the first list we store name of the team ...
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Calendar Approval Flow

If a member adds an item to a calendar I want a workflow to first check if that user is an admin, and if so I want that calendar item to be automatically added without a workflow... Then begin the ...
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Announcement strips domain name from link

This is a weird one. So I post an announcement in an announcements list. In the message body I create a link that points to a document library and am sure to include the domain name in the link. ...
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Why the “401 Unauthorized” when using Call HTTP Web Service against a text file?

I have a mydata.txt file under SiteAssets whose contents are JSON (SharePoint prevented my use of a .json extension). I shared the file with Everyone. I can make a getJSON request with jQuery in the ...
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Issues with Single Farm, Multiple Web Applications and Workflows for FBA Users

General Info We have three Web Applications on a single SharePoint Farm. Each Web Application has its own FBA (SqlProvider) Database, ConnectionString, Membership and Role Providers with distinct ...
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Unable to send an email to multiple Email Ids

I am working on an Email Trigger Action in SharePoint Designer 2013 for SharePoint On-Prem. I have used multiple Email Ids (Group Id & some individual person's Id) to which I want to send an ...
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Copy element action

I am currently trying to implement a custom workflow where one can copy a list item in sharepoint 2013. This is what I did to achieve this: add a custom workflow ("copy list element") workflow ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow refuses to major check in

Is it possible to do 'major check in' action of the current item in a workflow? In SPD? It seems workflows only check in items as minor versions. Thanks, Ken
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WF gets canceled status while WS call

I’ m trying to call HTTP WS from WF. Unfortunately, it gets canceled every time and I can’t understand a reason. In a browser service works fine. Would you mind telling me what’s wrong? WS source ...
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Link InfoPath Form to Sharepoint Calendar (Create new event from Form Entry)

I created an InfoPath form, and I would like to use it to add events to a calendar. I need to create workflows so that when a new form is submitted a new event will be created on the calendar using ...
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Workflow not creating new site

I currently have a workflow that creates new subsites for each project when it is added to the project list. I updated the template used, went into the workflow and edited the variable for the ...
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SPD Workflows hanging in 'Starting' stage, and Timer Service failing to recycle

I'm having problems with the workflows and timer service on my SharePoint farm. I have a number of custom (SPD) workflows. When I set them off in multiples (simultaneously), they hang for ages in a ...
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create new publishing page using workflow in Sharepoint Online - Sharepoint Designer 2013

I can see there is a possibility to create new items in pages list by using the action: Create item in Pages (Output to Variable:SomeVariable) How can I create a page layout as a template ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow for writing Site name to a list Column

I have a site structure to organize project sites on SharePoint Online. Site Collection = Business unit (Eg. "Europe") -- Site = Country (Eg. "Norway") -- Subsite = Project name On ...
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some of persons or groups used in permission conditions/actions are missing workflow

I have created a workflow which has a consolidation stage which sets permissions for the form depending on who created it. For the most part it works but for a few people it gives the error occurred ...
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download all nintex workflow from sharepoint online site [closed]

How should I download all Nintex Workflows (nwp) file from SharePoint Online site without opening Lists or Library Thanks, Taha
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display list of cancelled and errored workflows?

This is for SP2010. I've got a list that has a number of workflows bound to it. The list has a few hundred list items in it, and I'm trying to troubleshoot why some workflows are failing. On a ...
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Workflow Question: Email sent from SP upon posting a new announcement contains markup

I have an announcement list in SP 2013 that has a workflow which sends an email out to all staff once a new announcement is posted. This list is also enabled to receive content via email, which works ...
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Approve Task from Javascript

I have the List1 which creates a Task when an item is inserted. I have to approve this task via Javascript. I found some examples, one of these: var clientContext = new ...
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Workflow staus values - how to find the numeric value of a manually defined custom workflow status?

I have a long and complex workflow with many stages and steps written in SharePoint Designer 2013. The workflow is associated with a SharePoint library that was published from a form designed in ...
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Approval Process and Task ID

When an approval process is re-assigned to someone else the current task is closed and a new task is created and hence a new TASK ID. However we need the TASK ID to be kept the same as this will be ...
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Setup item permissions using sharepoint workflow 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow that was created for us by a third party. There is one copy of the workflow deployed on a test install of sharepoint and one in production. It is applied to a ...
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Error while publishing (programmatically) definition than includes 'workflow custom activity' in provider hosted app

I developed a SharePoint hosted provider app mvc, that contains list workflow (non-associated with lists) that include workflow custom activity, and while I publish the workflow definition into the ...
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workflow with consolidation stage sometimes comes back as error or cancelled

I have created a form library which takes an InfoPath form as its default. there are several workflows that created after a form has been created. One of the workflows contains a consolidation stage ...