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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Sharepoint Designer reusable Workflow not working well, some working good some working bad

I have one reusable workflow ,it is associated to sharepoint library . Library having documents .Many user are use the same workflow to finish the work. sometime workflow not performing well on items ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow - Multiple entry in single row

I've created SharePoint Designer Workflow to update the Balance Qty in same row whenever user will update Deliver Qty Deliver Date. Also activated the version history to view the previous Delivery ...
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Reusable workflow conditions gives wrong outputs

I have one reusable workflow. it having more conditions and statements, it is associated to Case Library(Library name-- which holds all case details) . Based on workflow outcome status cases are ...
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Create a decementing project budget with variance

Using SP 2010. I saw a post for using 2 lists (1 for budget amount, remaing budget) and (1 for budget spend items) but how do I show the total spend to date and variance to be able to create KPI ...
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Approval Workflow for several Categories

I am new to SharePoint workflows, so I would be very thankful for good lecture regarding my special use case. Employees have to fill out a Delegation Letter for several categories. Each category has ...
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Can a Workflow Be Approved Without Approval Permission To the Site?

The first step of my workflow needs to be approved by one of several hundred people within the organization but who do not have permissions to the SharePoint site. Is this possible? I came across ...
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2 step approval process setting status to “Approved” before both parties approve item

I have a 2 step approval process. Once the first person approves the item, the item status goes to "Approved" before the second person approves the item. I'm trying to keep it at state "In Progress" ...
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Task Being Assigned To Me Every Time

I have an approval workflow and have commented out all assigned to calls in my code. So theoretically it should not assign the task to anyone. But I am still getting an email every time saying that a ...
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Trigger workflows based on a certain date

Okay, I need to begin by showing my DB. Students (name, phone, email, etc...) Courses (title, description) Sessions (course, date, location, capacity) //This one is my calendar list, a session is ...
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Impact of workflow management stsadm commands

I have 2 SharePoint lists. The lists have 6000 and 10,000 items approx. Two Workflows are running on each list, these are 3 stage approval workflows. Everything was working absolutely fine until last ...
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Generating approval of workflow based on infopath form

I am wondering if I can dynamically create a SharePoint workflow based on the value of some fields in an Info Path form. For example, a field on the form might contain an ordered list of people that ...
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Is it possible to increase Workflow speed on Sharepoint Online?

So I have built a very simple holiday request workflow, but it takes literally 20 seconds to approve a request. My workflow is the following : A holiday request is created, and then it creates an ...
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Error Accessing Site Workflows Page in SharePoint

I am receiving an error when trying to access my Site Workflows page in SharePoint 2013. This is the stack trace I am receiving: [WebException: The remote server returned an error: (502) Bad ...
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Setting SharePoint 2013 Workflow Approval Status via Task Outcome

Moving from SharePoint 2010 OOTB workflows to the new SharePoint 2013 workflows is proving to be a bit painful IMO. On my document library I set content approval , content type management and ...
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Can't use additional fields from lookup column in workflow

I have a list with name, department, email and summary column (which is a calculated column from name/email/department). Then i have a document library. Here i have a lookup column called Guarantor ...
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Form approval workflow help required

We have developed an infopath form that we use in our team for doing our daily IT backup checks. We do this first thing in the morning and usually have to update the form later in the day as there ...
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Workflow error System.ArgumentException: listItemKey

I have a workflow attached to a list. When an item is created the workflow should add an item in another list (a document library) Unfortunately I get this error: System.ArgumentException: ...
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Stacking SP.UI.Status messages

In our implementation we are using SP.UI.status to display workflow tasks assigned to a user on their homepage. At one time, a user can have multiple such tasks assigned and the homepage gets flooded ...
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Collect signatures workflow - How to programmatically customize it and run

In SP 2013, a content type has an OOTB collect signatures workflow attached to it. How can I programmatically change the parameters, like the users that need to sign the content type? How can I run ...
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Workflow to refresh Calculated Column in a Document Library

I have a calculated column in a library which very simply truncates the version number to only its major version then multiplies it by 512. However when the item is updated the calculated column stops ...
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Infopath 2010 terminate Workflow for current document

Is it possible to create a button in an Infopath 2010 Document, so when the Documents Workflow is started the User is able to click on the Button to terminate the Workflow? I actually have no idea on ...
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How to open created item when completed workflow?

I have two list: Order and OrderDetailA, and OrderDetailB; and two manually start workflow which is used to copy item from Order to OrderDetailA or copy to OrderDetailB. When I created new item in ...
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Sp2013 Sp1 Upgrade and Workflow Servers

I just completed Upgrading Sp2013 Server, farm is healthy and all the services are working as expected. At the mean time i was going through the upgrade logs from last week and found out pretty ...
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Is it possible to wait for the “Publish it” event of a page in a workflow in SharePoint 2013?

I was wondering if one can get a Visual Studio 2013 Workflow in SharePoint 2013 to wait for the "Publish it" event of a page. So when the user clicks the "Publish it" link at the top left on a page ...
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Major version by approval workflow

I am fairly new to SharePoint and have some questions concerning approval workflows and SharePoint online. My company has different people responsible for different kind of documentation. So there are ...
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Visual designer in sharepoint designer 2013 show a blank windows

I have a windows 7 x64 with office 2010 installed. I want to create a workflow sharepoint designer 2013 With the visual mode but when I try to swap the views, the window goes blank and does not ...
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How to URL Encode a string in SharePoint Workflow

I am working on a SharePoint 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer. I'd like to send an email where the body contains a custom URL that would go somewhere outside SharePoint. I'd like to include ...
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Include image on Word document from Sharepoint workflow

I'm using a Sharepoint 2010 workflow (on Sharepoint Foundation 2013) in order to create Word document on a Document Library with a custom template with Quickpart included from a Sharepoint List. It's ...
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find custom workflow template in feature receiver in sharepoint 2013

Task is to bind a workflow to a content type in feature activated event. Based on ...
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Event Receiver and workflow error

I have an event receiver that checks out the document when an item is added, updated or checked in. The items require content approval so I am using a workflow for this. The receiver works when the ...
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SPD Workflow Emails Sporadically Sending

I have been witnessing a disturbing trend in my SP environment, slowly I am watching workflows begin to experience a problem where emails do not always send. It's very random. Worst of all is that on ...
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Creating a workflow with association columns using Visual Studio

I'm trying to create a workflow with association columns for SharePoint 2010. I cannot see a way to do this from within Visual Studio. I have tried creating a reusable workflow in SharePoint Designer ...
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Copy lookup field

I have two lists: Task List Project A" (Title, Project, Parent Task) and Task List all Projects" (Title, Project, Parent Task) In both lists "parent task" has to be a lookup field. I want to ...
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Workflows doesn't appear under the custom list and doesn't work

I created new custom list and list workflows as follow steps. -First, I created custom list. Then I want to add new workflows to this list and i clicked New. Then I'm creating new workflows with ...
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Workflow cannot update list item

I have a workflow in sharepoint online. And it's workflow can do any things with current item and create task in association task list, but when i want update item in current list, my workflow nothing ...
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Sharepoint 2010 State MAchine Workflow Visual Studio 2013

When deploying my Workflow from visual studio, it must be assigning a new guid everytime. Would like this to stay the same so would not lose any of the previous Workflow history events
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Sharepoint workflow tasks Items

Good day, Im trying to get a task id of a specific task in a workflow. I would like to do this in the createTask activity. I have tried using /taskProperties.TaskItemId/ but i seem to get back "-1" ...
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Return user to same folder after workflow

I have a list with folders and all items exist in a folder. I also have a custom approval workflow, but after a user starts the workflow on an item they are taken back to the default view at the top ...
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How fill Workflow status of all items in library?

Hello i made workflow which do some actions and change workflow status field. But i have many documents in document library which added before i add my workflow. And i want to fill this workflow ...
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How to bring dynamic form/item fields into notification emails?

I've created a simple item list for maintenance requests at work. New items can only be of an item content type I created for it. All the fields in the form are custom site columns. It's all very ...
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Create a list item in a different site collection

I have a List called 'Customers' in a site collection named 'A'. This Customers list is associated with a workflow. Also I have a another site collection called 'B'. It has a list called 'Products'. I ...
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Update a field value when workflow is in progress

I am working on SharePoint Designer 2010. My requirement is that when a new item is created in a list (List is content type enabled and my workflow is on content type) a new task is created in the ...
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Automatically create a new email list 30 days after the WF Status has chagned to complete in SPD

I have a list that basically sends an automated email when a task is due. This is working fine, but when the Status changes to Completed I want it to automatically generate another task/list 30 days ...
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Add lookup field to task assign in sharepoint workflow

I need to create a task after user add a file to Documents list. I use for it "Assign task to" command. And i need fill lookup field link on added item. How can i do it? Or maybe i can use command ...
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SP2013 VS Workflow Farm Solution deployment update workflow definition

We have SharePoint 2013 workflow developed using visual studio 2012. We need to send updates for the workflow in production. What is observed that after deployment the workflow definition doesn't ...
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SharePoint 2010 custom workflow - Adding approver to existing approvers list

I was asked to add a new user to the list of existing approvers in a SP2010 custom approval workflow. The workflow was created long back. I don't have the access to the code for that. Now, I am not ...
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SP 2013 - SP 2010 Workflow - Check in document before move to different view

We have a master document library that has multiple views, when the phase of the document gets changed to "archive" the document moves from one view to another using a filter in the view. The problem ...
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Workaround for secondary workflow on tasks list

I need to overcome the limitation when one VS workflow creates tasks on task list, which also has another workflow attached to ItemCreated, and the secondary workflow is not triggered. Any ideas? (I ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow not showing in App Permissions list

I have created a SharePoint 2013 workflow using Designer that is supposed to create a subsite. When I go into the App Permissions site setting to authorize the app, it is not showing up in the list of ...
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Workflow to verify modified date and send email

I need to create a workflow that verifies the modified date of an item, and sends an email to remind the user if the file has not been changed between days 1 and 4 of the current month. This workflow ...