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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Workflow History on a Form Library: how to view previous versions of an edited form?

Is it possible to get hyperlinks to previous versions of a form, or even just see a list of changes to a Form Library item via Workflow History? If that wouldn't be available, what are the ...
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Workflows not firing as I want them (New vs Changed)

To start with here is my scenario. I have a document library which all users have read-only access to. There are a few trusted people who can upload items to it. A small percentage of the items ...
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Can i undo changes made in a row in issue log?

I updated a column with my comments by mistake and saved. How can i undo that row in sharepoint under issue log?
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SharePoint workflow lookup multiple value

Assuming I have 2 list, SourceList and WorkingList. SourceList Team Manager WorkingList TeamColumn (lookup the field Team in SourceList and allow multiple values) ResponsibleManagers So, my ...
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Association Form for custom workflow in a subsite

I have a SP 2010 custom workflow built using Visual Studio 2010. The workflow specifies an association URL like this <Workflow Name="WF Name" Description="WF Description" ...
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SPD Workflow Approval Task- Unexpected Error When Viewing Task

I have a SPD 2010 workflow that is starting an approval process and assigning a task to a user. I'm running into an odd issue. When a user with contribute permissions on the Task list tries to view ...
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i can not deal with my if statement

i made my first Workflow using SPD 2010 but it doesn't work correctly . my issue is to automate vacations cycle in my organization. First ask the person about vacation type and his alternate person's ...
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Emtpy Data of Column in Item when Workflow successfully Rejects or Approves

I have created my own approval workflow.when Workflow successfully has done , i see Page content or Text Editor is Empty when Item copies to other library.i checked View Setting and Permission too. ...
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View the state of a state machine workflow

I created a state machine workflow (with off course different states) for a content type. When i create a library with that content type and start the workflow. I can not see in which state i am. Is ...
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How to add additional workflow task in SharePoint workflow?

I am developing a sequence workflow. It contains a Replicator and its InitialChildData property is bound to the list of strings representing users. The activity that gets replicated is the workflow ...
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SharePoint workflow tasks don't wait to be executed

I have created a workflow in Visual Studio which contains a replicator which creates multiple tasks for approval. The replicator contains a sequence activity which is consisted of createTask, a while ...
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How to send objects to sequence activity properties in workflow?

I am developing a SharePoint sequence workflow. It is consisted of the main part and a sequence activity which I have implemented separately. I have used that sequence activity for one of the workflow ...
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sharepoint 2007 workflow restarts automatically after 30 minutes

I have this situation: a simple list with a workflow to collect data from user. Then on the Approval Tasks list I added another workflow to send an email to the user with the link to start the above ...
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SharePoint workflow canceled on start only when automatic

I'm having a strange issue with a Visual Studio Sequential workflow. We're uploading files to SharePoint Document Library via Client Object Model using File.SaveBinaryDirect. Error in log is as ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Workflow Error

I have created a simple workflow in VS 2010. What it does is creating a task for a person, when the person changes the task status to "Complete", it logs a message to workflow history. When I change ...
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How to close initiation workflow window?

I open a dialog initiation window of my sequential workflow from ECB menu. There is a start button on it. When this button is clicked the workflow starts working and the dialog window stays open. How ...
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SharePoint Designer doesn't have “Create Workflow” option

I am trying to follow this tutorial for uploading multiple document to document libraries simultaneously but on my PC I couldn't find "Create New WorkFlow" option.
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Custom approval workflow to auto start

I want to implement auto start of workflow when item is published. That is done. But when user publish document from ms office, solution is not working. Is there any way to achieve this. I noticed ...
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Read init params of workflow after it started

There's a sharepoint 2010 site of which I'm administrator. This site has a library with many items and workflows. One of the workflows is behaving wrong. I would like to look at the initialization ...
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Can I create a workflow that will not an item in a list from being visible once it has been selected once by it's ID number in another list

I have createad 2 custom lists, one attaches an ID number to each new item, the other picks up this ID number and allows the user to select the ID number they want. what I want to do is create logic ...
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Workflow Assigned To Dynamic User?

I created State Machine workflow, in Workflow Initiation Form having Owner Field. Once start workflow task assigned to Owner (Dynamic User)?
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Custom aspx based data entry form and nintex workflow [closed]

I am building a workflow in which user initiates a request by submitting a form. Once submitted my approver workflow starts and control goes to 1st approver. Now if there is any mistake in form data i ...
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Infopath form opens as read only and cannot be submitted by only some users

We have an infopath form that we created so our staff can submit their expenses through SharePoint. This form then needs to be signed and approved by someone in upper management. Once a form is ...
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Button in InfoPath to start a workflow (Out of the box) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to start a workflow through an infopath button? I have a client that wants to start a workflow on a list item from the InfoPath form. I haven't actually ...
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Permissions required for deploying wsp files and debugging workflows

I am having issues at a client with regards to permissions that I need to request for my account to be able to deploy wsps (using WSPBuilder) to the development environment, and to debug workflows in ...
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Add automatically alert when user/record is added to the list

I'm having a problem to automatically add alert. I have a list "ListA" where I add new records. This records have address email field. I try to create workflow which use this address email to send ...
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Create an e-office using sharepoint site

I'm new to sharepoint and want to create an e-office for my organization. I want the manager can create works and assign the works to specific employees and they can do works and then write a report ...
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Get the URL from the hyperlink column for workflow

I have list with 500+ records. There is a hyperlink column called "TargetURL". As all of us know SP saves hyperlink in ["http://portal.site.com/sitecoll/doclib/Forms/someview.aspx", description ] ...
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workflow very slow

I went through this https://www.nothingbutsharepoint.com/sites/itpro/Pages/How-to-Improve-Workflow-Performance-in-SharePoint-Server-2010.aspx to make sure workflows run faster but it's very slow. ...
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Sharepoint doesnt send notifications for tasks

My question is about Sharepoint. I create a workflow via Sharepoint designer, and "Assign a To-do Item" in it. When workflow start it doesn't send any notifications via email. But when I add "Send ...
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Book/tutorial recommendations for very specific SharePoint 2010 requirements

Firstly, apologies for the nature of this question - I need to know this is at all possible BEFORE I begin to try to inderstand HOW! We are looking to expand our SP2010 installation from a basic ...
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Workflow Settings - How to start a workflow when an item is created ?

I am struggling with what is the proper setup when you want to kick off a workflow upon creating an item (but i need certain metadata). Do I need to select "Start when items are created" or "start ...
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CSS - Workflow pages are off

So I have a custom CSS for my SharePoint site and everything is fine except for the Workflow page - for example, the page where you enter the names of people who to route the document for the approval ...
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Attach content type to task list

I have created a content type that inherits directly from the "workflow task" content type. I deployed it as a feature and activated it. Now, I want to attach it to the "Task" list in a site, but when ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflows created in Visual studio deployment and redeployment strategies?

We need help from experts regarding workflows deployment strategies. We have several state machine workflows created using VS-2010, now after deployment, Client will ask for changes inside it e.g. ...
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Is it possible to run a workflow on all items using either workflow or plain javascript code?

Let say I have a forms library with a workflow (let's call it 'A') that is attached to it. I have configure that the workflow can be manually run. So, is it possible to create another workflow (let's ...
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Approval workflow: can an approver reject an item that they previously approved?

As I understand, the SharePoint 2010 workflow creates Task items for each approval, and once the task is closed (either approved or rejected), that's it. Can this be modified so that approvers can ...
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Submit data into repeating table in infopath to a sharepoint list [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to submit data from repeatable table in infopath form to a sharepoint list? I am trying to solve this problem of pulling data into a repeating table, then having the ...
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Customizing Manual Workflow Initialization Page

I have a custom action button that initiates a manual workflow within a list. When this button is clicked, a default initilization page with the title "Start Workflow" appears with a "Start" and ...
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Outlook 2010 does not open SharePoint 2010 Overdue task

Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 integrates with SharePoint 2010 workflow notifications by providing an option to "Open this Task" on the ribbon. We have an issue where when the user tries to open an ...
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Check if a workflow has crashed before triggering

We have a reasonably stable system running on SP 2007 which involved 3/4 key workflows. I've noticed that if a user starts a workflow but behind the scenes it crashed and they then try to run that ...
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In SharePoint 2007, how can I update a list item based on a question asked when the workflow is manually run?

I need to be able to update a field that is hidden on the edit form. I'd like to be able to run a manual workflow that asks a simple Yes/No question, then fills in the field accordingly. This seems ...
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Error on UpdateWorkflowAssociationsOnChildren()

I created a sandbox solution that creates following: Site Columns Content Type with these site columns A list based on this content type Attaching a workflow to the content type and push it down to ...
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A column is created by a workflow on one machine but not another

I have created my own approval workflow. On my test system the workflow does not create a column for the workflow state, but it does on my debug system. Do you have any ideas why?
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sharepoint custom workflow by visual studio

i wanted to know if it possible to create a workflow in visual studio for a form library to make approval for forms by manager and if it possible how ,and if it possible to make a certain code inside ...
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Change Workflow State to Approved

I've build my own approval workflow. My workflow is finished, but the state of the workflow (state in library) is "finished". When I finish the standard SharePoint approval workflow the state is ...
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Copy column value with multiple people to another list?

I have two list 1) Title, Section, State, Persons 2) Title, Persons In list 1 Section is a lookup of Title in list 2. When I save an item in List 1 I want a workflow that updates the Item I just ...
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How to use a hyperlink column in a workflow email

I'm creating a workflow "Send an Email" action in SharePoint Designer that needs to use a "Hyperlink or Picture" column from the Current Item. Whenever I select the "Hyperlink or Picture" column ...
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Start workflow manual but don't show intitation form

I want to start a workflow manually, but not to show the initiation form. (It would use default values). Is there an easy way to do this? I couldn't find an option for it.
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SharePoint Designer workflow is looping itself when waiting for a field to change

I have a problem with a standard SharePoint Designer workflow on a forms library in SharePoint 2010 Foundation. When the workflow is firing off it is designed to fill some information in against the ...