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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Is it supported to use shared mailboxes in SharePoint 2013 Workflows

We try to send an email to a shared mailbox (Exchange 2007) from a workflow in SharePoint 2013. No errors are shown in the workflow but the message does not arrive in the mailbox. If we do the same ...
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Is it possible to have one workflow associated to more than one content type?

I have a subsite, where I have three document libraries. Each document library has its own content type. I have a task workflow that I would like to run on all of the lists. My problem with creating ...
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Workflow association to Doc library on new item and modify

I'm a SharePoint beginner and using 2010. I've associated a workflow for a document library which gets triggered on adding new document. Also one more Workflow to get triggered when the document's ...
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How do i create a site using sharepoint workflow?

I have to create a subsite in a different site collection from a sharepoint workflow 2013 attached to a list. How do i do that ? Thanks in advance.
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SharePoint group task notification with elevated permissions

On my SharePoint Site are more different Lists with their own permissions. But the Workflow has to write and read in all Lists. Because of this position I grant the Workflow Full Control permissions ...
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Got error after I try to open a workflow task: This may be due to a misconfiguration of the Microsoft SharePoint Server State Service

I am using sharepoint 2013. I have builded a workflow. Inside this workflow I have a task. This task will be assigned to some sharepoint group. When I start this workflow I can see the created created ...
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Try to assign a task to a dynamic sharepoint group and get error: user or group dont have a valid email address

I have created a reusable workflow for contentype "ContentTypeX". In this workflow I have an impersonate area. In this area I have a task. In this task I have some subject, comments and dynamic the ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflows from visual studio

My task List has the Following Fields 1) Start Date 2) Due Date 3) Survey Submitted By Through Visual Studio Workflows I want to achieve the below scenario. Can any one give me an idea which actions ...
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Can I publish a workkflow on sharepoint 2013 without using visio professional 2013?

I have Sharepoint designer 2013, i am working on a workflow that is already build by the company who setup-ed the initial step of sharepoint 2013. When i came i connected to the site, i can see the ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Permissions to allow item visibility not working

As a preface, I work in an organization that is considered a department, which comprises several branches. In this question, branches are sub-units of the department. I have a document library with ...
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Not enough permissions to start workflow with read permissions

I have a SharePoint 2013 portal. I have created a workflow on a list. I have full control permissions and can start the workflow manual. But another user has only read permissions on the site. He ...
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Strange error from document library only when clicked from the WebPart

I have a document library using an OOB approval workflow in SharePoint 2010. When I add the document library to my site home page as a WebPart I have added the field "Approval Workflow" to the ...
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SharePoint designer workflow, special task action, I dont receive emails after assigned task

I am using SharePoint 2013. I created a SharePoint Designer workflow. I created an advanced task action. I assign this task to a SharePoint group. In this group I have 2 users. These 2 users dont get ...
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Declarative SharePoint 2013 Workflow Sending Email to Person Specific in Item List Field of Type Person/Group

I've been looking everywhere... for days. (I'm stubborn so I don't like asking questions before trying.) So here is the hardest question ever: I have a SharePoint Online (2013) Custom List on which I'...
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State machine site level workflow activated but not showing in the workflow list

I developed my state machine workflow using Visual Studio 2010. It's successfully deployed; I can see the feature is activated on site collection level, but it's not showing up in the List Settings --&...
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How to implement an easy workflow with a task, if task approved create an item in another task, otherwise do nothing

I am building a SharePoint 2010 portal. I have for example LISTA and LISTB. On LISTA I have created a workflow. In this workflow I have created an advanced task action. Now I would like to configure ...
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Can't retrieve approval status in Globally Reusable Workflow (Approval - Sharepoint 2010)

For day's i am trying to implement the following in one of the standard, out of the box, Globally Reusable Workflow with Sharepoint Designer 2010: If Current Item:Approval Status not equals 0:#...
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Workflow for restricting document access in library

I'd like to create a document library for storing, say, exam papers. One group - Admin staff - should have full access and the other - Academics - should only have access to individual documents as ...
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Possible to start workflow when item added to network folder?

I am new to Sharepoint, but because I have development experience I am the 'Sharepoint Guy'. Sorry to all the professionals that I am giving a bad name, I am working on it - I swear! We have a ...
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Can not install Workflow Manager to work with SharePoint Server 2013 farm

I installed SP Server 2013 and Workflow Manager in one server. When I configure Workflow Manager to work with SharePoint Server 2013 farm (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj658588), I am ...
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SharePoint Workflow takes a long time to start

I have a SharePoint 2010 OOB list workflow that usually takes less than minute to complete. However, I found a list item where the workflow begun 30 minutes after the start time, but less than a ...
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Notification of Workflow Suspension

Is there a way to retrieve a listing of all suspended workflows for a given site? For a list? Even better, is there a way to have SharePoint send notification whenever a workflow suspends?
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How do I get a workflow to pause until a specific day of the month?

I'm using sharepoint 2007 and my requirement is to have an email sent to a user should it reach a certain date of the month and the user hasn't updated a list item. So the way it currently works is ...
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Workflow Completes, but email does not send. Error: Email message cannot be sent. Make sure email has valid recipient"

I have a workflow built in SPD 2010 that is set to email a user if a condition is met. The workflow shows completed, but the email does not send and gives the error message in my question. Here is ...
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2013 Workflows always set approval status to draft

I have a "pages" library in a publishing site and I have to use a workflow to fetch some information to compose some part of the page. Therefore I would like to set this workflow to start at any item ...
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What permissions needed for workflow to create subsite in sharepoint 2013 online?

I'm working in a sub-site of a sharepoint 2013 online site called "projects". Following the blog post at http://www.dmcinfo.com/latest-thinking/blog/id/8661/create-site-from-template-using-sharepoint-...
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Unable to trigger workflow

A sharepoint info path form calls this ASMX web service. The webservice inserts items into a sharepoint list like so... item["Area"] = Area; ...
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SP2013 Custom Workflow Deployment issues

I have a custom sequential workflow that works fine when deployed from Visual Studio in my development environment. To deploy to the test environment I follow the following procedure Deactivate ...
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Linking to edit properties in workflow

I am creating a workflow that requests a user to add information to a documents metadata. I can create a link to the document, but can't find a way of making the link to the edit properties for that ...
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Add icon hyperlinks to grouped SP2013 list view

In SharePoint 2013, I want to take the grouped view of a list and add 3 buttons to the left of each item. In previous versions of SharePoint, I would have duplicated the list view using a DVWP but ...
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Pass data from custom asp.net form to workflow (SharePoint 2010)

I've got a state-machine workflow with custom instantiation and task asp.net forms. My custom task form is pretty easy, it just shows the instantiation data and let the user approve or reject it. If ...
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SP13: Alert Me - Setup Email

I am not sure if this has already been addressed before. When setting up Alerts using "Alert Me" within a document library an notification email is sent to the any persons added to the "Send Alerts ...
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Deploy a Workflow without changing the Content Type ID everytime

I have a SharePoint 2010 State-Machine-Workflow with a custom Content Type. Everytime I want to deploy the Workflow to my test SharePoint Server I've to change the Content Type ID because it throws me ...
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Using workflow and BCS to sync external data - CRUD

I'm new to SharePoint and trying to get BCS working with external content. I need to "replicate" native list to an external SQL DB for my project. So I use the crated/changed workflow start options ...
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ItemDeleting Event Receiver Fires Workflow - How Does Item Get Deleted

i have a custom Visual Studio document workflow which runs on a single document library in the site collection. I also have an ItemDeleting event receiver to be invoked when someone attempts to delete ...
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crmlistcomponent.wsp problem while Upgrading?

I want to upgrade SharePoint 2010 site to 2013 using content database attach Method. but I have " crmlistcomponent.wsp " installed in SharePoint 2010 farm. my questions are 1)it can cause any ...
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Create a List Item whenever an Item is created in differnet list using Nintex Workflows [closed]

I am using SharePoint 2013, Nintex 2013 Workflow. Basically, I want to add the List items from one list to another list using Nintex Workflows. Let us consider our source List as List1 & ...
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How to Create ViewFields in SharePoint 2013?

I have two different lists: List1 contains 4 Columns. List2 contains 4 Columns. (List1 columns and List2 columns are same) Lets say, List1 has four items stored. Now, I want List2 to have the same ...
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Cannot see reusable workflow after activate the feature

I am using SP2013 standard and Sharepoint designer 2013 I created a reusable workflow in a site collection. It only contains one step which is send an email to "this item" creator. Using SPD I saved ...
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Approval Workflow in Sharepoint 2007

I want to create Approval Workflow in 2007 sharepoint server. I follow these links but don't find solution: http://sharepointsolutions.com/sharepoint-help/blog/2010/03/create-a-detailed-custom-task-...
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Locking ListItems for users but not workflows

Is it possible to "softlock" a SPListItem so that a user can't edit it but a workflow he had started can do it? Background: - ListItems should only be editable by users when no workflow is running - ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I created a form in Infopath 2013 and published. I created a Workflow in SP 2013 designer. I want to update a field in the form by using update item action but when I select current item, none of the ...
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Custom Workflow creates multiple tasks items when item created triggers workflow

I am brand new to sharepoint and suffice to say the journey has been somewhat problematic so far due to discovering a number of bugs with the software, such as crashes on importing a visio diagram ...
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SPD13 Workflow - Only site admin can start it

I've put together a mildly complex workflow that is supposed to be able to be started by the average user making a change to a list item. However, my admin account seems to be the only one that can ...
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Copy new entry data to another list

I have 20 Calendars on a site. Is there a way to copy new calendar events (meaning whenever a user add an item in the calendar) to a list. Both calendars and list are on the same site. I can create ...
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Look values for email should not show other email id's sharepoint desginer workflow

I need to send email to 2 users in a lookup column in a row. But i dont want both email ids to display for both users when they open the email. How to do this using SharePoint designer workflows? A ...
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sharepoint foundation 2013 workflow - how to collect the approval from list of approvers from a group

I need to create a workflow where in I need to collect approvals from list of approvers in a group in a sequentail manner as a sub task in the overall workflow. if any one person wont approve then ...
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adding a condition to SP2010 workflow

If wfstatus equals contractingoffice update currentitem then email someabcperson ElseIf wfstatus equals pending in abc office then email somexyzperson This is the current situation and I ...
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How to automate files upload?

I have a folder on a shared drive that contains 10 .csv files. The files get updated everyday automatically. I need to upload this 10 files to my SP website everyday at 8AM. Is there any way I could ...
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Error when manually starting migrated 2007 workflows in SP 2013

We are using a tool (DocAve) to migrate our SP 2007 instance to 2013. We installed and configured workflow (WFM) manager on the 2013 server so we could make use of the new framework. We have done a ...