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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Continue workflow after task creation

I need to create a workflow for expense note approval in SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on premise. One of the steps in the workflow is creating an approval task and assign it to a user. After this task ...
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Service Account to Publish Workflows

SharePoint 2010 Standard I have created a SharePoint 2010 designer workflow which has an Impersonation step to remove permissions of certain group when the workflow is approved. I do understand that ...
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Workflow approval issue with multiple approvers

Seeking SharePoint 2010 advice: I am new to SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath, and I am taking over a project for a person who is no longer with the company. From my understanding he has created a form ...
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Sharepoint documents workflow

I need to create document workflow that should do some things: When person A creates documents and put it in the library, he should be in status X. Person B can change it's status to Y or reject it. ...
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Workflow Email Body Containing List People Within User Group

I am looking for a way to display all users within a particular group within the body of a workflow email. There will be several workflows related to different pages using hopefully displaying ...
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How to assign task to user stored in separate list?

I'm trying to assign task for a user stored in separate list using "Workflow lookup for a User...". But it doesn't work. As result I have a task without executor, this field is empty. And in letter ...
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Setting OnWorkflowItemChanged Before/After Properties in SharePoint 2010 Sequential Workflow

I’m noticing there doesn’t seem to be a way, at least through the designer, to set the Before/After Properties of an OnWorkflowItemChanged activity. What I currently get is a Object Collection Editor ...
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Routing Approval Workflow: Continues to next step after a user rejects the item

I was tasked with developing a approval routing workflow (SharePoint 2010) that would stop the routing if any person rejected the item. I figured out how to stop the first approval process, my issue ...
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How To Roll Up Tasks Using SQL Reporting Services (Report Builder 3.0)

I have a site structure in SharePoint 2010 where there is a top level site collection and hundreds of sub sites below that top level. The same lists exist in each of those sub sites e.g. task lists, ...
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Can an Email Address On a Submitted Form Automatically Be the First Workflow Recipient?

I built a SharePoint 2010 workflow site that will use three people to review/approve requests for training. The person submitting the request form enters their managers email address in an email field ...
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SP2013 - How to create a workflow to pull data from another list

I have 2 lists: List 2 has 2 text columns: Display Name and Email. List 1 is a form with a "Manager Notification" multiple values lookup into List 2 and pulling the Display Name field. The "Manager ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Designer Workflow not automatically starting

Im a newbie to sharepoint workflows and sharepoint designer and am stuck. Im creating workflows associated with sharepoint lists. These workflows work perfectly if they are manually started from ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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2010 Designer Workflow - add 1 condition and it won't publish

I have a very large list (column-wise) (no actual documents yet other than 2-3 testing ones) in SharePoint 2010 where I have customized the form using the InfoPath designer. I am trying to create a ...
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SharePoint Workflow Start Date

How can I find out the date a visual studio workflow workflow started? I need this for auditing purposes.
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Problem in sending email by Workflow but its work by Outlook Web Application

I create a very simple workflow by SharePoint Designer 2013 (platform 2010) just for testing email, it does work but doesn't send email. When I send email by Outlook Web App it do work and I can send ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 Task Workflow handling Out of Office replies

Environment: Sharepoint 2010, Sharepoint Designer 2010, Outlook 2010 with Exchange 2010. I have an Approval workflow and so far it works properly. It is handling the way I wanted it to work. There ...
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In Progress Status Link Not Working On Default.aspx

Have a strange issue where we have a normal team site in SharePoint 2010. On the default.aspx page we have added a web part to display list items. A custom workflow runs on those items and the "In ...
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How to get a PrincipalID from Announcement list instance in SharePoint 2013 workflow

I am trying to create a custom workflow project using the steps mentioned at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn584771(v=office.15).aspx. When getting properties ( such as "CreatedBy") ...
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SP2013 / Workflow Manager Issue (can't manually launch or end workflows)

I'm having a weird (and frustrating) issue with SP2013 workflows. We originally had a single server in our SP2013 farm, and that server was running everything successfully. One weekend during ...
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Create custom NewForm.aspx for existing list which will start a Workflow

I'm trying to create a custom list form which will start a Workflow when the User press the "OK"-Button. So I went to the SharePoint Designer and created a new form for the list and put some TextBoxes ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows - Cannot update field that begins with underscore?

I like to use underscores at the beginning of my column names if I'm going to set them to hidden. However, I've just discovered that SharePoint 2013 workflows throw HTTP 400 errors when I try to do ...
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Is it possible to add an Initiation Form to the Check-out workflow?

Business process requirement is that when checking out a file, users must provide a Change Request number. In a custom workflow, I would simply add an initiation form, collect the data, and add it to ...
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Get the Manager Name of mutliple users selected from people picker field or in sharepoint workflow

I have one Person or group type of column called "Requestor" in my sharepoint list which allowed multiple selections[It can be input only one user or multi-user], now my intention is to do lookup for ...
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2010 Workflow: Adding Domain Group Permissions Creates Extra Groups

I'm having a problem with a 2010 workflow causing SharePoint to create new permissions groups when I try to alter permissions on a document in a library. I want the permissions on a library item to ...
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How do I publish a workflow from a site list from C#?

I have a workflow in a site list. I want to republish the workflow (like you do in SharePoint Designer) from C#. How can I do this? The workflow I'm trying to republish is a project server workflow. ...
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Reassign user in workflow task

We work with a workflow which "collect data from user". There is no approval element in the workflow. Is it possible to reassign the workflow task to another user?
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Comments Field Truncated SharePoint 2010

I am having an issue with the default comments field in SharePoint 2010. When a < (less than) or > (greater than) symbol is entered into the comment field by a user the alert that a workflow ...
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Change From field in workflow email

If it is not possible using out of box is there any feasibility working using writing code? If yes kindly provide me the code for change only from address in workflow.
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Workflow lookup from list copied to another list

I'm trying to replace permissions on a list item that has been copied from another list, based on a field in the original list item. I've tried to set a workflow lookup on the original list, but it ...
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Workflow timeout and timer settings

We have an on-going issue with workflows (Nintex) occasionlly failing with "Fail to start" error. IT suggests to add a "pause" as the first step in the workflow. Their reasoning is that since our ...