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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How can I rename the “Related Content” column that is used in workflows?

How can I rename the "Related Content" column that is used in workflows? I want to call it something more intuitive for my users so they know to click on it to open the document something like "Click ...
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Can code or workflow remove item level permissions, then return them back to what they once were?

I have an InfoPath 2007 form that has SPD 2007 workflow attached that uses Useful Sharepoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities from codeplex to grant item level permissions. Another requirement is ...
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C#: cannot get listitem field value but works fine in powershell?

back again with a strange issue. Using powershell I can get a handle on a SPListItem and do Item["My Field"] which prints its value. However, in a C# custm workflow activity, when I attempt to do ...
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Start workflow “on item change” when no visible field actually changes

The idea is to replace paper book called "exit book" that was lying several years at the exit of building where i work. So I created simple list with 2 content types, one of them called "employee ...
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Submit Announcement for Approval

What is the best way to save an announcement until it is ready to submit for approval. I have to build a News announcement that ANYONE can contribute to our Intranet News, however, the approver (my ...
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XML files to store user information or simpler solution?

We are assigning users (by group or individually) specific documents to read. I am looking to store user information such as email (the users are windows authenticated), groups that they belong, and ...
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Send notification to approver if approver has not approved task in pre-defined time

We have a requirement to send alert/notifications to approvers on pre-defined time if approver doesn't approve the task. We want this functionality for all approvers involved in each level of ...
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Approve multiple infopath forms at the same time in few clicks

I have a system where there 45-50 infopath forms filled every month. it becomes tedious to open each and every form and approve it. Is there any way or code to approve multiple forms by selecting them ...
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how to rename choice column options and see the changes in the workflows

I have a choice column in my document set and I have already written many workflows for each option. now I want to rename some of these options. how can I rename the column choices in one place and ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Approval workflow conditions

Using SharePoint designer, how do I route the approval email based on that category? I can not seem to figure out how to send the email address, as a variable, to the approver's email parameter.
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SharePoint workflow to send e-mail notification [closed]

SharePoint workflow to send e-mail notification...The notification mail should contains which column data is changed or updated in the form .. Get me the solution
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Setting Repeating Fields from a Workflow

Is it possible to set the value of a multi-select box from a workflow? I am working with a workflow that copies the data from a submitted form to several other forms, and there is a multi-select box ...
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Remove WorkFlow from List Instance

I have Created one Document Library Definition.I have Created two Document Library Instance from that Definition.I had created one workflow.I want to associate workflow for only one Document Library ...
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How to add workflow tasks to a currently running workflow?

I would like to know how I can add a new workflow task to a currently running workflow. Essentially, my scenario is this: created a custom application page approval form user can add new approvers ...
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difference in workflow design in sharepoint 2010 and sharepoint foundation 2010

I am working on creating workflow to achieve the task to be approved by multiple level of approvers. I am having SharePoint Foundation 2010. I have observed the less options/facility provided by ...
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Initiate Workflow With Custom Action

I have looked around on Google, and I have found tutorials on how to initiate a workflow from a custom action in the ribbon, but I have run into a problem. I am not sure why (I assume I have a ...
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InfoPath form submit gets broken when converted to a UDCX file?

Here's the scenario: We have a SPD custom workflow that is using the "collect data from user" action. So we have a number of fields in a Task list that the user needs to input. We are customizing ...
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Triggering a workflow from a incoming email account

All of the information I am finding on triggering a workflow from a incoming email seems to be related to SharePoint 07, and is unclear. What account will the workflow run as? My best guess is that ...
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Design Question

I am having trouble deciding what the best way to proceed here is. The project I am working on involves multiple asset types with multiple 'trips' that can require multiple assets of varying types. ...
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Possible to Change Column Default Value on Libraries through Workflow?

I have a list called IT Projects. Each item in this list is linked to Project.aspx with a different Query String passed in to filter the page depending one which project you click on. I also have a ...
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How do we stop a SharePoint 2013 workflow (Azure workflow) programmatically?

Our custom code starts the workflow using classes in the Microsoft.SharePoint.WorkflowServices namespace but we can't seem to find a method to end the workflow. Your help and time is greatly ...
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Create a Travel Request form in SharePoint Foundation 2010

I want to develop a travel request form in which the user will provide all details and will submit request for traveling. On submission a workflow will be started and it needs to be approved from 5-6 ...
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SPWorkflow.Tasks is empty when not in debug

I'm facing strange problem. I have following code to get last item workflow and its task item. var wfCol = item.Workflows; if ((wfCol == null) || (wfCol.Count == 0)) return null; var wfItem = ...
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Assigning a Task to a User From Lookup In Another List

I have a list with several fields, one being an ID (single line text) and another an Approver (person/group). I then have another list where the ID is the source for a lookup. What I would like to ...
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How to collect data from user on certain condtion once a Workflow is started

I have just started with Sharepoint Workflows and am able to create Association and Initiation forms in Visual Studio. Currently I am working on a Sequential Workflow and have a scenario wherein I ...
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Value of currency type colum is wrongly displayed in workflow email

In my list, I have a column called "Cost" which is a currency type column. When a user creates a new item in the list, I send a workflow email. In that email, I use [%Current Item:Cost%] to pull up ...
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workflow custom outcome choice site column takes always default value

I am facing a weird issue, Having one programmatically created Workflow custom task list , Content type and Custom outcome site column. Task outcome always return the taskOutcome: 0 (i.e default ...
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Change Approval Statu of List Items After x Days

I want to make list items Approval Status "Pending" again, after 60 days since it was created. I don't want to delete it. How can I do it? Thank you
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OnWorkflowItemChanged fire multiple times

I have been using a State Machine workflow (SharePoint 2010). Workflow design Main State: The Main State does not update the item. The Main State contains a OnWorkflowItemChanged. When the item ...
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Workflow not working for anonymous users

By default, it seems that SharePoint cannot execute a Workflow if an Anonymous user is creating a item. Can someone help me on this?
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workflow versioning

I have a sharepoint project and it contains 5 state machine workflows. I had deployed these workflows through VS and they are working as expected. Now here comes the tricky part versioning for these ...
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onWorkflowItemChanged triggered when attachment added through web service

A WCF Service hosted outside of SP will consume another external service to retrieve information. Then, the WCF will add/edit an item to a SharePoint List using COM, and add the attachment to the item ...
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How to embed image in SharePoint Workflow Association Form?

I am developing a custom SharePoint workflow in Visual Studio. I have a custom association form (ASPX) and I'd like to display an image, which is embedded into the project (and subsequently wsp). ...
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Is there any way to block editing on a document when a content approval workflow is active?

So I've got a Document under an approval workflow, but I'd rather not let the users edit the document while the workflow is active to keep consistency on everyone's approval (it's multi-step). I've ...
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Reusable workflows in Document Approval Processes

Currently I've been trying to build a solution wherein you would bind to a document library and a Task List by some means and conduct a workflow Document Approval Process using them; this could be a ...
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Progress indicator for amount of specific types of documents in a hierarchy

Im thinking of making a document libary with files that have a field "type_of_document" which gives the type of document e.g. "meeting notes". I wont make hem content types, just a column where ...
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TimerJob editing workflow and web config - Consuming external webservice

I have a list that is attached to a workflow (State machine, VS2010, SP2010). There is an OnWorkflowItemChanged activity that will check if a column of the list has been changed. If it changed, it ...
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Set SPBuiltInFieldId.WorkflowInstanceID value

I start worklfow programmaticaly on SPListItem (custom ContentType). When i try to save all fields but "WorkflowInstanceID", its ok. But, item[SPBuiltInFieldId.WorkflowInstanceID] = ...
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How to initiate workflow of a list based on user group permission?

I have calendar and I have 5 different groups. I have an approval workflow. Now I want to have 5 different workflows for 5 groups but each workflow has to detect the group of the user and send the ...
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Empty date field goes to 1/1/1900 when updating target list with workflow

Say, I have a SourceList with date fields like these DateReceived, DateEntered. If these field or fields are null then in workflow updates the target list item with 1/1/1900 dates respectively. ...
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Visual Studio 2012 deploying workflow

I uploaded the wsp file of a visual studio 2012 workflow to galleries->solutions in central admin. The feature appears in manage features on central admin but does not show up in site settings on ...
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Anonymous access problem on multi-lingual website

I created a new publishing site with anonymous access enabled and it was working fine. Then I made it multi lingual by making English and Arabic versions. You know by going to "Language Settings" and ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow stuck in starting status?

We have a SP 2010 workflow on a Document Library which sends an email notification out to certain users when a property is changed for a document. This workflow was working fine up until 2 weeks ago ...
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Approval Workflow OOTB SharePoint 2010

I am still learning how workflows work and this is the first time I have used OOTB so needless to say, I coded much more than I needed to. With that being said, today we tested the approval which goes ...
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Start workflow from within a workflow?

I have a workflow that is created from a default "Approval" template, and the basic startup conditions are not enough for my purposes. I also can't open this workflow in SP Designer (it doesn't even ...
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All Day Event = False throws a workflow error

I have a workflow item that I am stumped on. It is very basic... 1 If All Day Event equals True 2 Log >SET TIME< 3 then Store [%Date%] in Variable:TimeFrame 4 then Log - OK 5 Else If All ...
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Changing boolean text in workflow email

I have a list with some boolean (yes/no) columns that are included in an email that is sent by a workflow. The fields appear as true/false when the email is sent, but I would rather see yes/no. I ...
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Trying to create a date calculation in Sharepoint Workflow

I am trying to create a Data calculation to add 1 year to the Approved on (date field) and set this as the Sunset Date. My current workflow looks like this: If Status equals Approved and Custom ...
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Workflow doesnt start anymore after add new item, how can I find the problem?

I am using sharepoint 2010 and created a visual studio workflow which is creating some tasks and assign it to some user or group. I have deploy for a couple of 3 times new versions to my environment. ...
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2010 - Email a selection from a datasheet

Environment: 2010 Enterprise One of our sites has several lists created from uploading spreadsheets and viewing them in a datasheet view. Some users have been asking if there's a way to easily select ...