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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Link directly to Task

I am creating a workflow that creates multiple tasks on the same item for users, and I am using the assign a to-do item workflow step. I also am sending custom emails to each user. I need help ...
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Using CSOM to Start a SharePoint 2010 Workflow with an Assignment Stage Parameter

So I find myself needing to start a SharePoint 2010 Site workflow on a SharePoint Online site. Since this workflow starts a custom task process, it's been created with an Assignment Stage parameter to ...
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Using Visual Studio 2015 with SharePoint 2013 - WF Projects changing reference version automatically

I have some SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio workflow projects in my solution. Once I opened the solution using Visual Studio 2015, It changed the WF project dll reference as mentioned below. ...
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Unable to manually add a Sharepoint 2013 Approval Workflow to a document

I am using SP13 with only the admin rights and no access to SP Designer. I have created a document approval workflow from the SP OOTB feature and works like a charm for almost all the documents. I ...
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Sending Multiple Emails with Workflow Lookups in the same Workflow

I'm working on SharePoint 2013 using Designer to modify a workflow I created. The workflow is triggered by the creation of an item in the list. At the end of the workflow, I have the workflow ...
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People Picker Workflow Suspended

I have a 2013 SPD Workflow that sets a people picker based on the person that is selected in a text field. When I trigger the workflow half of the items in the list update the people picker and half ...
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Worfklow signature line not configured correctly?

I created a signature workflow for an excel sheet. Basically, the workflow tells people they need to fill out their portion of the excel sheet. However, I'm getting this message when I'm testing the ...
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How to make this workflow?

I need to make a workflow where a document goes through a chain of people. One person begins the workflow by opening this blank new document and filling out a portion of it. Once they are done, it ...
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Import Visio Workflow in SharePoint 2013 using powershell

I received a .vwi file, which is a Visio workflow and now I would like to add it to the SharePoint workflow of a site collection. So far I have found that it can only be imported using SharePoint ...
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Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'WorkflowServicesManager' of undefined from CSOM

SharePoint Online 2013. Trying to access SP.WorkflowServices.WorkflowServicesManager from NAPA (CSOM) I am getting error : Cannot read property 'WorkflowServicesManager' of undefined NAPA ...
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Powershell - Publish Designer workflow on all sites

As a follow up to my previous question on editing a workflow; Activating a Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Feature I have been able to change the contents of the workflow and publish it, however the ...
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SharePoint Workflow manager SQL Alias

I recently performed a separation of machines (from standalone to small farm). We choose the SQL Alias approach in order to keep everything as it is (I moved SQL Server to a new machine and add an ...
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SharePoint Sequential Approval Workflow is working fine in debugging stage but getting an error when deployed

I have developed a sequential approval workflow, which is working fine while I am debugging it. But once I deploy the workflow and start testing it again, I get inconsistent results. Some times it ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows - A binding instance has already been associated

I upgraded from .NET 4.5 to 4.5.2 via the Web Platform Installer. This utility offers no way to rollback or uninstall. I am getting the following error in SharePoint for a 2013 Workflow (also shown in ...
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Workflow SharePoint Online

When assigning a workflow, the approvers will receive an email notification containing the link of the item that they need to approve right? is it possible that when the approver re-assign the task to ...
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Send a email reminder for a SharePoint 2013 list by 2010 workflow

I want to do an email reminder using SPD 2013 for a SP list(for action item). The email should be send to action owner (we have a column named assigned to) 3 days before due date (the due date is set ...
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Update all related content types with these workflow association settings

There is this option on the workflow settings page for content type "Update all related content types with these workflow association settings" If there are 3 workflows associated with the parent ...
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Activating a Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Feature

I'll begin with the background of what I'm trying to accomplish. The system has a working workflow already, what I want to do is edit the workflow to meet some new requirements - so far I have only ...
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SharePoint cannot resolve user added to list by workflow

I have a list with a SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow attached which fires when a new item is created. One of the actions which the workflow performs is to call a SP 2010 workflow on the same list to ...
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Variable TaskId in workflow is empty

I built a workflow in SP designer that assigns a task depending on some actions on a list in SharePoint. then Assign a task to Current Item:Responsible user (Task outcome to Variable: Outcome1 | Task ...
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Document ID changes when I move a document to another library?

What happens with the document ID if a workflow moves the document to another library? According to this article the only way to keep the DocId is moving the document through the Site Content and ...
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Move document to root path by workflow

I'm currently assigning permissions to documents by inheriting from folders. So everytime a document will be checked in a workflow starts which changes the property "path and name" to the appropriate ...
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Check request submission workflow

Is there an example out there which shows how to create a workflow for check request or other document submitted for approval? All this needs to be done without infopath or any third party product. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow, log shipping supported?

We plan on implementing log shipping for SharePoint DR environment. I found details about SharePoint databases and Log shipping support here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj841106.aspx ...
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Task Related list item

I've created an out of office approval workflow (we have SP 2007), and have everything working save for one thing. The manager clicks edit task and that form has a title, description, approve status ...
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Sharepoint 2013 flowchart workflow custom code

I'am SharePoint 2013 beginner and i have a project where i need to create a workflow (With Visual Studio), so i started my workflow as flowchart workflow then at some point i needed to write custom ...
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sharepoint 2010 workflow anonymous access

we have two Sharepoint farms. One uses windows authentication and the other is open to public. I am working on a workflow which will be initiated by HR. This form will be sent to end user to fill up ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Issue - “The field or property 'GUID' does not exist”

I am having an issue with a SharePoint 2013 Workflow on SharePoint Designer. I can publish the workflow to the site with no problem. Once the workflow is in the started stage, it always gets suspended ...
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Visual Studio 2013 doesn't allow me to change Target List assignments in workflow

My Visual Studio 2013 (v12.0.30501.00 Update 2) doesn't allow me to change target task list assignments. I can see my new task list among items to choose but after selecting it nothing changes. ...
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Workflow not creating tasks

I have a List Workflow that fires every time a new element is added to the list. Untill now it has been working perfectly, but this morning I erased some items from the list, and now the workflow is ...
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SharePont Workflow initiated automatically on item create via email not able to read from external list

I created a custom SharePoint 2010 workflow using SharePoint designer for a 2013 SharePoint environment. My workflow needs to read data from an external list, and works flawlessly when the workflow ...
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Workflow find item in another list

I try a workflow on a list when item is created or modified : http://puu.sh/jfQwF/8a01a9f9b1.png Then I update item in another list. But it's not working, I think it don't find any item : ...
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Workflow change column on 2 lists

Can you help me to make this workflow : When I change value on column Y on list A WHERE name = "test" Then change value on column X on list B WHERE name = "test"
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Sync 2 columns between 2 list

I have 2 SharePoint list. One with ALL items. Another with "favorites" items. (10) These "favorites" items are sorted with column "order". Can I "sync" this column of my "favorites" list with "all ...
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submit data from infopath form to calling workflow

I have a workflow with a custom task. This custom task opens an infopath form and retrieves correctly data from an entry in a sharepoint list. To achieve this I created a receive data connection in ...
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Workflow variable 'WorkflowContext:ItemName' empty on first attempt

I'm working on SharePoint Workflows with SharePoint Designer, but I'm currently facing a strange behavior. In an approval workflow, when it comes to the "When task expire" stage, an e-mail is sent ...
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Send mail activity after Create task results “Error Occured” in Workflow

I came across very strange behavior of SharePoint workflow (Using Visual Studio). If I add Send Email Activity after Create Task activity, it gives me result- Error Occured . I thought, there will be ...
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Discussion Board Workflow for Replies

I have a Discussion Board on my SharePoint site that is used by the whole organization for weekly department updates. Usually what happens is: Department will post their weekly update as a new ...
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workflow form: get data from list

I have a workflow on the list RedList, started when an item in RedList is created. The first instruction of the workflow is: Collect New Information from BigUser (Output to Variable: tempVariable) ...
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Person or group field only displaying first entry

I have a workflow that asks the user to enter peoples' names into a Person or Group field. Multiple names are entered into this field, but only the first name entered gets published to the Person or ...
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Issue with SharePoint 2010/2013 workflow to rename documents

I have an workflow in SharePoint site 2013 which will rename all the documents uploaded/FTPed into the library. We recieve documents with the same names daily. E.g. If the document name is "Report", ...
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Visual Studio Sequential Workflow : spexception was unhandled by user code

I have created simple sequential workflow in visual studio with one application page(which has 3 buttons like Approve,Reject & Close buttons) for editing the task. i deployed it to site collection ...
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ontaskchanged event is not triggered in a moss state machine workflow

I have this workflow which was working fine. But now it does not. It has the following states -inital, stage1, stage2, stage3, final. Initial stage works properly. In stage1, create task also works ...
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Workflow Emails Sharepoint 2010 don't send what is in define message and go to wrong person

I'm trying to setup an email response that when I change "Completed by Data" to "yes" it will send an email back to the created by person. This didn't work so I tried a simple send to user "Bryan" ...
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Create Task item from WorkFlow using SPServices

I am using SharePoint 2013 in the cloud. It is restricted, so modifications are done mostly through using jQuery. I have created some code that will update the current list item using SPServices to ...
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Workflow - Items created by a group then email another group

What I'm trying to do is have a SharePoint Designer (2010) workflow for a list I have on the event when an item is created to send an email. That part is simple. Where I'm getting stuck is I want it ...
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SharePoint Mobile site Workflows

Simple Question: SharePoint Foundation 2013 <-- does it support workflows on the "mobile site" and if so, how do I enable it? Currently I have to switch to "desktop view" to see the workflows on a ...
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Workflow Manager stopped processing workflows after AAM modification

After I modified alternative access mapping my workflow manager stopped working. My workflows are started but stuck on first stage. I can see that Workflow manager is trying to get item data from ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow doesn't start after AAM modification

After modifying alternative access mapping, my workflows don't start. Actually they got stuck at first stage. I have SharePoint 2013 latest updates, and Workflow Manager.
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Easily migrate List workflow from staging to production site in SharePoint 2013 online

Created a list workflow in staging Office 365/SharePoint 2013 online site but without rebuilding the same for the production how can I copy the same List workflow (same site definition & same list ...