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 2010 - Workflow Visualization

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010. I have created workflow on custom list. When I operate the workflow I want to see it visually. How can I do it? P.S. I am using the "Export To Visio" option. Is ...
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How can I have a user attach a file to a workflow task?

I'm using sharepoint designer 2010, custom list. I have created workflow on that list. I need to enable the user to enclose a file to the workflow task: What kind of task I need to use? P.S. I'm ...
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Custom State Machine Workflow with navigation based on user input

Here's what I have to do: I have a list of items called Projects, and for this I have developed a custom display form called DisplayProject.aspx, and a custom State Machine Workflow. I have to put a ...
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Submit to one Sharepoint Column from multiple Infopath fields?

Is it possible to have multiple fields in one form, but have them submit to the same column in a sharepoint library? If so can I have a detailed explanation as to how it would be done?
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Translation Management Library - Workflow

Can someone help me with this? I need to edit the translation management workflow and add a few things, but I can't find it anywhere... So is it possible to edit this workflow? And where can i find ...
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Changing the value of a field in another List from a Form Library

I have the following scenario: I have one SharePoint List - List_A and one SharePoint form - Form_A List_A has two columns (ConfigItem and ConfigValue) and it contain a few configuration settings. ...
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how manually activate site workflow in sharepoint designer 2010? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sharepoint Designer 2010 - Site workflow and list workflow I have creted site workflow from the sharepoint designer. (it is not possible to activate site workflow from ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 - Site workflow and list workflow

I'm using Sharepoint Designer 2010, I have created site worklow from the designer. How can I operate this workflow if site workflow do not associate to a list? How can I convert a site workflow to a ...
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associate workflow to custom list - sharepoint designer 2010

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010. I have created workflow in the designer. now I want to associate the workflow to custom list, so I have created custom list and then go back to the workflow in ...
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Send email for approval/rejection

We have enabled approval on a document library in SharePoint 2010 and would like the system to send an email to someone who can approve/reject when the user publishes a major version. A few questions: ...
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Update task list after collecting data from a user in Sharepoint Workflow

I'm attempting to update a value in a sharepoint task after collecting data from a user after it has been completed in sharepoint designer. What I am doing is creating a "Collect Data from a User ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Approval workflow fails to run

I have an approval workflow with at least two participants. The workflows still appear to be in progress but when looking at workflow history the workflows fail to run. the timestamp on all those ...
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What is the recommended way of giving one Sharepoint user control over deletion of list items?

I have many (29) Sharepoint calendars, each with a separate owner. I would like to have anyone able to book an appointment in these calendars, but for deletion to be handled only by the calendar ...
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workflow designer 2010 - associate workflow to a list

i'm using sharepoint designer 2010. I have created simlpe workflow from the designer. now I want to associate this workflow to specific list (sharepoint custom list). I do not find the way to do it. ...
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How do you update the task message links?

I have a Form Library that a feedback workflow is attached to. The issue is, every task the gets generated, embeddes a link to the file for which the workflow is running. Problem is, since this is a ...
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Workflow: Email with link to EditForm of lookup field

I have a list called "Alerts" that has a lookup field to "MyEvents". In Sharepoint designer I need to make a workflow that is sending email with a hyperlink pointing directly to EditForm of MyEvents, ...
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SharePoint 2007 - setting column to list creator's full name or email? Lookup site user properties?

We installed this codeplex soluiton and activiated in one of our web aps. We are on sp2007 SP2. http://sharepointapplied.com/2009/01/08/get-full-name-in-sharepoint-designer-workflow/#comment-419 ...
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workflow designer 2010

i'm using sharepoint designer 2010, custom list. I have created simlpe workflow. the workflow: 1. collect data from user. 2. Update list item. I recive a task, fill-in data, and then I expected to ...
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How can I use approval workflow to reject changes of any existing list item?

I've been creating reusable workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010. You can see a screenshot of the workflow code by clicking on the below link. My custom approval Worfklow code image I tried ...
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workflow in sharepoint designer 2010

I'm using ShgarePoint designer 2010, I have created custom list. I have associate workflow to this list and operate the workflow on list item. now I want to make some change in the workflow, but I ...
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Is there a way to start a workflow through an infopath button?

So let's say I have a submit button that I want to send a workflow email, how can I have it send the email once the submit button is clicked in infopath?
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SharePoint Designer 2007 button in a custom aspx file to trigger a workflow in Sharepoint 2007

May I know how to create a button in a customized aspx file (designed by SharePoint Designer 2007) that when pressed, it trigger a workflow in a SharePoint form library? Scenario: A web-based form ...
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Email to user who modified the web-based InfoPath 2007 form

May I know how to create a Workflow in a form library that email to the user who modify the form and also CC to a manager? (the manager is a fixed person while the person who modify the form is ...
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How to authenticate BDC to the external system?

I'm using the following tutorial to define a workflow on a SharePoint list to create an element in and external List. When the workflow action tries to create the item in the external list, it fails ...
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How can I negate a condition in a workflow?

In Sharepoint Designer 2010, how can I negate a "If the file size is between x and y kilobytes" condition? I need an action to be performed if the file is NOT in that file size interval. So far I ...
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Approval workflow: “Assigned to” field gets different user name in list and autogenerated e-mail

I've added an Approval workflow on my development server and manually copied the workflow in the production environment (since no efficient deployment tool for configured workflows seems to exist). ...
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Finding pages that are pending approval across an entire site collection

I am in the process of creating an administrative view which allows our intranet authors to view all the pages across the entire site collection that are awaiting their approval. As our site ...
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Start on Item Creation is Always True

In my workflow I want to send two different e-mails based on how the workflow is started. I'm checking whether Association:Start on Item Change or Association:Start on Item Creation equal to 'Yes' ...
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Workflows Stopping and detaching themselves from Items : AutoStart Workflow: System.ArgumentException

We have a number of worflows on numerous list's, and they have recently detached them selves from the list , by that i mean that they no longer appear in the workflows area. Also they have stopped and ...
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How do I associate Workflows to SharePoint 2010 External Lists?

I've read that you can't associate workflows to SharePoint 2010 external lists but that there are workarounds for doing it. What do those workarounds involve? Can I do all of it in the Sharepoint ...
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How to remove autogenerated columns created by designer worflow?

I create reusable worflow in SharePoint designer, Everytime I modify the workflow and attach it to the library a new column for the workflow is being created. They are not even shown in library ...
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add CC to sharepoint task

Is there any way to assign a person/group to be CC'd on a sharepoint task, so they get the same notifications as the assigned user? I have a custom workflow where I create tasks, and an administrator ...
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Programmatically added workflows unavailable

I've written some code to add a couple of workflows to an existing document library. Basically, it's not more then these lines of code: // Create an association for the default ...
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How to automatically restart a workflow when a task is locked?

I get the following error for some workflows. Restarting them always solves the problem, but doing this manually for each instance is not practical in our setup. This task is currently locked by a ...
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Sort users in sharepoint group

I have several groups of users that have either Create or Approve permissions, each group with Create permissions has a matching Approve group, so that anytime User1 in CreateGroup1 creates an item ...
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How many workflows can a SharePoint 2007 Library / List contain?

What is the maximum workflow can a Library & List in SharePoint 2007 can have? Information in http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx mention that SharePoint 2010 can have 15 ...
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Auto-generate for InfoPath Form using YYYYMMDD-HHMMSS-{AUTHOR_NAME}

May I know if a field (probably text field) in InfoPath 2007 form that can auto-generate the following format: YYYYMMDD-HHMMSS-{LIST_NAME} where YYYYMMDD is the year, month, day HHMMSS is the hour, ...
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A workflow in SharePoint 2007 that start every last day 2359Hrs for each month

Is it possible to have a workflow in SharePoint 2007 that run on the last day at 2359 Hrs every month to modify some values in a SharePoint List or SharePoint Document Library?
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Changing From Email Address in SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflows

For SharePoint 2007 there was a third-party addon we could install to allow the from email address to be configured in a SharePoint Designer workflow. Does anyone know if there is something similar ...
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Problems with “Pause Until Date” activity in SPD-created workflows

I have a workflow and I'm trying to send an email when an item is added or updated from a calendar list. I tried using the Pause Until Date activity as I need to send the email 2 days before the due ...
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Workflow kicks off before metadata is entered

I'm adding documents to a records library by clicking 'Add new item', upload the document, set the metadata, then click OK. Up until now, I've been working with this workflow in my VM & local ...
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Workflow Custom Action Error

I wrote a quick custom action for SharePoint Designer workflow. SPD recognizes the action and lets me add it, and specify my variables. When I go to publish it I receive errors (0, 0) Type ...
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How to identify if a document is newly created in a SharePoint document library or moved from other document library by a Workflow

May I know if it is possible to identify a document status whether is it newly created in a particular document library itself or moved from other document library due to a work flow?
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How to identify if a item is newly created in a SharePoint list or moved from other list by a Workflow

May I know if it is possible to identify a item status whether is it newly created in a particular list itself or moved from other list due to a work flow?
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Workflow in 1st List controlling items in the 2nd List - Possible?

May I know if it is possible to create workflow in the 1st list that control items in the 2nd List?
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Items looping between two List cause by Workflow - Possible?

I have two SharePoint List and each of them have a workflow. Both list's workflow have the option 'start this workflow when a new item is created' ticked. Workflow in the 1st list may move item to ...
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Help with workflow on SP2010 designer

This has been bugging me for sometime and now with a important deadline tonight i need to find a solution to my Workflow issues. I have 2 workflows i need to construct and through all my testing and ...
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Create a workflow for a list that will trigger depending on the item author

I'm trying to create a WF that will be associated with a list and trigger every time a specific user creates a new item for that list. So basically I need to run a workflow automatically depending on ...
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lookup field test if value is (none) from SPD Workflow

everything is in the title. I have a lookup field set to optional and I need from my Workflow to test this field. When you do not select any value, you have (none) in the interface but I cannot seem ...
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Books on Sequential Workflow & State Workflow for Visual Studio 2008

Are there any good books that fulfill the below requirements: [1] Provide at least 1 simple and 1 advance step-by-step on how to create a sequential workflow using Visual Studio 2008 (and also using ...