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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Calendar to send email to user entering new item

My office has a 2010 SharePoint calendar for employees to request leave by adding a new item to the calendar (list with dates, etc). Currently, there is an alert that sends those new items to a leave ...
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Workflow regex to match at least two comma

I am trying to find if a column contains more than two comma in it. I tried If Variable: div matches regular expression /,[^,]*,/ Set Variable: test to more than two Else Set Variable: test ...
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Maximum number of tasks in a workflow SharePoint 2013

We work with SharePoint 2013. Our workflows used to have 10-13 individual tasks for every workflow. Since upgrading to 2013 the admins (or so-called admins) are telling us that the number of tasks ...
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Is it possible to “Praise” a user from a WorkFlow generated Yammer message?

There are two content types associated with the list I'm working on: {Target, Complete}. I have a workflow that converts a list item from a Target to a Complete. It was requested that this results ...
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Unable to edit document in 2010 workflow

This is my first post on this Stack site, I've searched and not come up with anything that solves my problem, here goes: I have a 2010 workflow that handles .xlsm files. When a file has a task ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Workflow not working

A specific part in my sharepoint 2013 workflow does not work. I have a custom list in my sharepoint website and I've created a custom workflow for this list to copy an element. To achieve that I have ...
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Why does my step 2 not email me?

I have a short workflow I'm trying to put together. The first step works fine and sends the task with + 3 days due date, but step 2 never fires when I go in and change the 2 required items to YES. I ...
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List workflow will create a task - I need to email the comment of an assigned task in the workflow

I have a list that triggers a workflow on creation. The workflow creates tasks assigned to a sharepoint group. The task has a comment field that i need to send in an email once approved or rejected. ...
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“The file has been modified by…” error, when the workflow starts automatically

Hello,I have created a SharePoint 2013 list workflow in library L1 which does the following actions:1- Create a document-set in library L22- Copy the current document from L1 to L23- Move the copied ...
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Extract Substring in workflow

I got words like "zzz_yyy_xxx" "zzzz_yyyy_xxxx" I would like to extract the middle part (yyy) in the workflow but can't find the way out.... Since this is the description text in URL column, I am ...
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Workflow 2013 Copy Document Issue

I have a document review workflow that, at one stage, copies the document over to another library. Recently, I started having a problem where, when it gets to the copy document action, the workflow ...
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SharePoint Designer, REST API and Loop workflow to send email

My aim is to create a looping workflow in SPD 2013 - this will send a daily summary email of a users active tasks. There should be 1 email per user with tasks. So the REST query should be for unique ...
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Task workflow not firing on task created by information management policy

I have a requirement to send out a custom notification email whenever a new task is assigned to a user. To achieve this I have turned off the standard notification on the Tasks list and attached a ...
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How to Filter by Workflow Status

We have a document library with many content types. They can all go through the same workflow with status updated into a column "Standard Approval". Not all documents go through the workflow, so I ...
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Sharepoint Workflow Email Notification

Am unable to insert a table and border to it into a sharepoint workflow body..When i try to do that the format of the table is changing.Is there a way to solve this? Thanks in advance
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start workflow automatically when an items changed in one column sharepoint 2010?

i have list ABC containing 3 columns Column Name : Name Type : single line of text Data : I-Touch Column Name : Address Type : multiple line of text Data : xyz Column Name ...
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save List workflow as template in sharepoint designer 2010?

I have list workflows on development site I want to move from development to production environment. I can't use the Export to Visio because it says I need to use Save as Template instead. I select ...
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Workflow cancelled by admin SharePoint 2007

I am currently trying to build an IT Helpdesk using a basic workflow. I am using SharePoint 2007 with windows server 2003. The workflow that I built creates a dynamic string to organize the help ...
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How to Change Workflow Message Class

I have a custom workflow in SharePoint 2013. The workflow sends emails to users. Our employees use Outlook, and after opening the emails, they always retain the "Unread" icon, which has led to ...
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Add Publishing comments to email workflow

I'm new here, I hope this is the right way to ask things. So I'm preparing a Sharepoint site for one of the departments in my office, it is a 2013 Sharepoint site. I did an email notification ...
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Visual Studio Sharepoint workflow return type

Good day, In Visual Studio (workflow) I have a problem to use actions assign and update list item because the types of the variables are not same and they cannot convert. I need the option like it is ...
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Custom action / SharePoint Designer ootb workflow to save previous column values?

i have created workflow in that i have to save previous column values and when workflow run i have to compare previous column values if not match then send email so is that possible using ...
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SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow - Change ChangeRequest and ReassignTask behaviors?

I'm trying to modify the OOTB Approval Workflow for SP 2010. We are using SP Online. I noticed when I was editing the Infopath forms that it submits data connections to ChangeRequest and ...
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How can I get a value out of an excel workbook stored in SharePoint document library?

I am reposting this question asked about six years ago to see if I can get a less technical or more modern way of achieving the end result: I am trying to create an automated process that takes some ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflows working for one site but not the other

What my workflow does is that when creating a new Task and I fill the Assigned To, the workflow sends a mail to the Assigned To user. On a site I got the workflow working and still working. But not ...
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Workflow: Add Person from text to Display Name

I want to achieve the following: we have a lot of report files which i want to publish with sharepoint for the users concerned. The files have a fixed filename pattern YYYYMMTYPEname given_name.pdf ...
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Get latest ItemID from list with workflow

how can I get the latest ItemID from a list with a Sharepoint workflow? Like these SQL Statement: SELECT MAX(id) FROM list WHERE title = "example1" Is there any solution? Thanks!
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Unable to activate a Workflow Feature invoking an external Web API from SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow

I have an On-Premise SharePoint 2013 Development environment with Visual Studio 2013 Workflow. It is a stand alone server. It also hosts a separate IIS site, which has a Web API. When I am trying to ...
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Help with my First workflow

Hey Sharepoint Experts, As a school project we are working for a non profit organisation. We are trying to build a SharePoint site for them. One module they want to see implemented is a module wich ...
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How do I get the name of the Approver into my Workflow Protocol

I've setup a custom approval workflow and I'm trying to write a protocol at each step. How can I lookup the name of the approver for the Protocol? I think I need to use the associated task list but I ...
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Custom Task Forms (Edit, Display, New) in SharePoint 2013 Online (Office 365)

I am currently using SharePoint Online and creating SharePoint 2013 workflow using SharePoint Hosted App project in Visual Studio 2015. My scenario is I want to create tasks at different stages and ...
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How can I update community badge information with workflow?

I have a group of users who utilize the SharePoint community template. The community template assigns users badges that a site admin/moderator can create. I was asked if it was possible to assign ...
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SharePoint 2013 WF doesn't run when item is updated by another WF

Problem: A SP 2013 WF set to start when an item is changed on a Contacts list does not start automatically if a field for that list item is updated by another workflow; however, it does start ...
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Updating a Reusable Workflow

I have a Reusable Workflow that is associated to a List. I would like to tweak this workflow and continue using it. Solutions that require a one-time migration (e.g. using a different type of work ...
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Move a pdf file to a specific Documenet Set using workflows in SP2010

I have around 500 PDF files in a library that need to be moved to their corresponding document sets. The pdf file name contains the name of the document set. I am using SharePoint 2010. For example ...
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SPD 2013 workflow - call HTTP web service - pass var value only

I have a web call to do with SP 2013. Using the string builder I can manipulate the value that I receive from a custom list. Now I need to pass this value directly to the Web Service. I obtain this ...
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Get Document FileRef value from SharePoint App Workflow

I am trying to get the document URL from a document in a document library from SharePoint App Workflow. I know the column name is FileRef but when I add a LookupSPListItem, I do not have FileRef ...
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Send JSON Payload in RequestContent of HttpSend with POST in SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio

I have a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio. I need to call an external Web API using POST and send some JSON payload. I couldn't find any proper documentation to achieve it. Can anyone please ...
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Send e-mail based on SharePoint list status

I'm a newbie with SharePoint at the moment and I'd like to get a status update when someone changes a status in my list. I currently have an extensive status list and have set up a calculated helper ...
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How to count the number of times a Workflow is triggered in Sharepoint 2010

I'm testing a SharePoint List which has been created for ticketing purpose.  We perform post production updates in the DB's we deliver. To track these changes we are using SharePoint List. The list is ...
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Lookup field is empty in workflow - ItemAdded

I want to view parent task ID in Task List. But it is hidden. So I created new field, that is not hidden. This works in View - When I use Why? What am I making wrong? Here is my definition of ...
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Can an email hyperlink be used to edit a field?

Is is possible to have a hyperlink in a SharePoint email that automatically edits a field (selecting a check-box for example) which will allow the workflow to continue? My colleagues would like to be ...
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Custom List workflow to copy blank infos from previous item to current

Greetings and thanks in advance to take time into this. I have a list of items (submitted by a form). Like you see, there are missing infos (pein, first name and name) starting at ID 39 and 40. I ...
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Problem with workflow running

I've started to learn SP workflows managing from SPD and VS. I use SP 2013 + SP1 and VS 2013 Ultimate. In my opinion everything looks good . I mean I installed and configured Workflow Manager and ...
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Email going through even though workflow is disabled

We have workflow that send the email to Manager once the item is raised in the list. The problem is that when someone submits the item it send two emails to manager both are with different info in the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board Comments Approval Workflow

We have one discussion broad list with approval workflow on discussion. Discussion will be visible to users after approval. We want to implement approval workflow for comments also on discussion ...
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how extract the workFlow , or create a Workflow model

How Can i extract a workflow created with sharepoint designer. I succefully created a workFlow using Sharepoint designer on my test platform,now i need to apply it to my production plateforme So is ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflows are not running at all

I did an upgrade from SP 2010 to SP 2013. I have already installed and configured SharePoint Workflow Manager. I can create and publish workflows of type 2013 but they are not working at all ...
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Web/Lists/GetByTitle returns only 100 rows

I am facing a problem in Web/Lists/GetByTitle method. Be default it returns only 100 rows. I changed it to http://sitename/_api/Web/Lists/GetByTitle('list')/Items?$top=300. When i hit this url into ...
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Project Management in sharepoint online

Having a List and maintaining the list items as projects. I have seen workflow which changes a column value by the assigner. But Its not suitable to achieve a whole Project Management in Sharepoint ...