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 Out of the box Approval Workflow Approve/Reject comments issue when programmatically altering it

This Question already asked on stackoverflow but couldn't found solution. Hope this is the correct place to ask whether this can be done programmatically or alternative approaches. Need to update ...
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sharepoint, workflow, publish globally

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010, I have create reusble workflow and publish it. when I associate the workflow to a list, do I create a copy of that workflow or this is apointer to the source ...
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programing in SharePoint designer 2010

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010. I have created 2 workflow: workflow A, Workflow B. I want to call 'workflow B' from 'workflow A', I know that in a designer workflow, there is no option for ...
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How can i add a textbox control to a workflow?

I want to create a Shopping System on a Sharepoint site. There is a Products list and My Shopping Cart list. in Products list i added a Workflow to copy a list item from product list to My Shopping ...
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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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Is it possible to only allow people in a particular SharePoint group to be selected in a workflow?

Is it possible to set up the Page Approval workflow so that only people in the Approvers group can be selected in the "Assign To" field?
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sharepoint 2010 showing user names as lastname first name how to swap it?

i'm using SPD and the web interface. And made a workflow to send an Email. The first line in the email looks like: Hello Clinton, Bill But i would like to have: Hello Bill Clinton Is it possible ...
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WSS 3.0 / SharePoint Intermitant Workflow Firing

I am experiencing some issues with workflows not starting on a Windows SharePoint Sevices 3.0 site at intermittent intervals. The issue I have got is as follows… I have several a SharePoint Designer ...
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Emails on discussion board via workflow

I have a discussion board with a person column called as "Reviewer" in a discussion board. I want to set-up sending emails on a discussion board when: A mail to reviewer when he/she is added to ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Workflow design limitations?

I´m searching for the default design limitations from SharePoint 2010 Workflows. How many Workflows can simultaneously run? How many Workflow instances can be created?
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Suggestions for implementing relationships between two lists

Here is what I am trying to accomplish: I want a Sharepoint list(s) that can track received client calls and all follow-up attempts from our staff. What I initially envisioned this would look like ...
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“Update item” action in SharePoint Designer 2010 on a List

Is my logic correct or am I going crazy. I have a few conditions before using the Update item action in SPD 2010. Example below: If A equals 1 and B equals 2 and C equals 3 and Date1 is greater ...
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Why is there space at the beginning of my SharePoint Designer Custom Emails?

Every time I setup a custom email and use the slightest bit of HTML within the email, there's a block (for lack of a better term) of dead space at the top of the email. I can't seem to get rid of it. ...
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Is it possible to compare current user to a SharePoint list/group and switch views if they belong?

So I have a list of managers in my SharePoint site, and I am able to get the current user by using a web service and storing their name into a control. Is it possible to compare this name to everyone ...
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Workflow to transfer custom list item to another sharepoint custom list

I am stuck using workflows, so no C# is allowed - I'm trying to copy only certain items, on which the workflow will be triggered, to another custom list within the same domain Setup is as follow: ...
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Start approval process action in sharepoint designer workflow 2010

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010, I have create workflow. in the workflow I'm using the "Start Approval Process" action. I bump into an error when I operate this action: how I need to configure ...
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How do I list what workflow tasks are pending for a specific user programmatically?

I'm trying to write an application page that will list the pending workflow tasks for the logged-in user. Is there an object in the SharePoint model I can query to give me a list of the pending tasks ...
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InfoPath form editable to some people and read only to others?

Is it possible to have some controls in an InfoPath form editable to only a certain group of people and read only to everyone else?
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Send email via code in Office365

I am developing a custom web part in an Office 365 environment. I am trying to send email to a user during the execution of the code in the web part. I have tried two alternatives: SPUtility....
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Email sent to a document library: “Created By” is sometimes set to “System Account”

On SharePoint 2007, I enabled a document library to receive emails. I then use a workflow to send a response to the user who sent the message. The workflow uses the field "Created By" whose value is ...
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If my workflow errors out, can I roll it back to before the latest event activity?

I would like to be able to recover long-running workflows, analyze the fault and maybe deploy a new package that handles the error gracefully. I can't do it if the workflow just up and dies on me.
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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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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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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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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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Custom Workflow status?

Hi I have a SPD workflow , it works like this If form is incomplete ,stop the workflow. If form is complete , start the approval workflow. When the form is incomplete ,user just save the form in the ...
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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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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 owner....
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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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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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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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Workflow creates document approval task and triggers email alerts even after workflow has been deleted

We have SP2010 Environment. Our HR team activated document approval workflow on one of the library and since then it creates document approval task and triggers email alerts to few people to approve. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Suggestions for SharePoint event attendee management

I want to manage attendees attending a number of events in SharePoint. The idea I have, and I believe IW site is the same, is to: Create a list for events - basic custom list. Create a list for ...
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Why is this Visual Studio workflow sending blank task notifications?

We have developed a custom workflow using Visual Studio 2010 in which we are using the CreateTask Activity. For some reason, the first time a task is assigned to a user, the user will receive a ...
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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 System....