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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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....
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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hide ribbon menu for workflow

I want to hide the workflow button: Ribbon.List.Settings.ManageWorkflows Which scope should the feature have (web or site)? Now I try: <HideCustomAction Id="RemoveRibbonButton" Location="...
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Access Denied on wfpub

I tried to google it but can't find a concrete definition. I have an "Access Denied" error on this list. The browser gives me this http://servername/_layouts/AccessDenied.aspx?Source=http%3A%2F%...
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Logical operators in the workflow designer

Sorry for asking a non programming question, but I just can't figure out how to use the Workflow Designer in SPD2010. I want to just write the simple statement in the workflow designer: if field ...
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Workflow task set to completed by mistake

I would like to learn if it is possible to set back the state of a workflow created task from Completed back to Not Started state.
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Can a single SharePoint Designer workflow run concurrently on a single item?

I have a document library and simple workflow I created in SharePoint Designer that runs automatically when the item is created AND automatically when the item is changed. The workflow will pause of ...
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Create a workflow in SharePoint

I am new to the SharePoint technology. I need to create a workflow when a new document has been uploaded to the document library, it should fire an email to a particular user. How to do this?
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How can I create a reusable workflow which takes advantage of the attendees field in the OOTB calendar list?

I'm working on creating a workflow that sends notification emails to attendees involved in an event. I switched my calendar to "Use this calendar to share member's schedule" mode, so that I get the "...
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How can I get a workflow moving a document into a document set?

I have a workflow that creates a document set based on metadata I enter on documents that I upload. Does anyone know how I can move the same documents with a workflow into the document set?
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Customize OOTB Approval workflow and deploy in other environments

I would like to customize the OOTB approval workflow of a 2010 site and change the email bodies to include column values from lists in the site. The site is in a QA environment. How would I go about ...
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Workflow task edit form

I want to add a new button to a workflow task edit form. I want to call this button "Incomplete". The purpose of this button is to mark an item as incomplete instead of rejecting it. If the task item ...
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SharePoint and FTP Uploads

I have a custom workflow in SharePoint 2010 and at one stage in the workflow I will be uploading an xml to file to an FTP site from within the SharePoint workflow. (I am not uploading anything to the ...
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Is it possible to access a list in a different (sub) site in a Workflow Activity using SPD?

I have the following SharePoint 2010 site structure: Root (SiteCollection) Queue (List) Subsite (Site) Target (List) I'm using the custom SPD activities from iLoveSharePoint to create a site ...
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How to require approval around adding users to SP groups?

We have a site owner who we want to be able to create lists, etc. and assign SharePoint groups to have access to them. However, we need to verify (approve) the people she wants to add to those groups ...
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Share Point task list email notifications

I created the workflow in sharepoint designer using Collect data from user option. The approver receives three automated mail. 1) Notification to approve - Task assigned email 2) After approval, task ...
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Workflow on Task Modified (using Collect data from user - task form)

I have the requirement to make a workflow fire when a task is modified and after it has been completed. After the task has been completed, I am trying to set it back to an uncompleted status. From ...
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Show the workflow tasks below the list item the workflow belongs to

I would like to see the workflow tasks related to a list item directly under the items itself. Is this possible (without using the sharepoint designer). We are using Sharepoint 2007.
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Retrieve associated tasks from custom workflow activity

I created an custom workflow activity specified here: SPWeb.GetListItem returns null in custom workflow activity Now I need to know the user who last updated the associated workflow task. Before my ...
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Problem in creating custom workflow action in SharePoint [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to deploy a custom SharePoint Workflow Activity I am trying to create a custom Workflow Action for SharePoint Designer 2010. I am using Visual studio 2010 and followed ...
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WSS3.0 Workflow not attaching itself to items to be started

I have a sharepoint (WSS 3.0) site with several workflows on it. The problem I have got is that it seems all the workflows have unattached themselves from the list items. For example when I go to ...
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How to track status of InfoPath form through SPD workflow?

I am a total newbie on SharePoint, workflows, InfoPath technology... I had never heard of any of it until about two weeks ago. Our environment is all 2007 - SharePoint, InfoPath, everything. I have ...
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Edit recurring calendar item instance from workflow

I've created a workflow that edit the title of a calendar item. When applying the workflow on a recurring item all items are changed ... How to make only the current calendar item instance changing?
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DataForm webpart generated by Collect data from user action

Hello I really need help with this... , I am using Sharepoint 2007. I have the 'collect data from user' action in a workflow - which generates a custom form within the workflow folder. The form uses ...
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How do I display the current row value to info path form when creating custom workflow?

I am creating custom work flow for SharePoint 2010 site list. I have to display current row value to info path form. If I use data connection it return full data from the list is that possible to ...
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Why has sending emails from workflows stopped?

We have a SharePoint system installed. The customer has changed the email system. After that emails that are sent out in our code using SPMail, and as the user uses the system work OK. Mails that ...
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workflow “update item” help

I set up a workflow that let's a user create and populate a word document using an input form from a custom list. I followed Todd's blog post to achieve this: http://ochoco.blogspot.com/2009/04/...
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How do I run javascript or C# on list item submission?

The reason I offer both of those languages is that I can achieve what I'm trying to accomplish using either javascript, or C#, but they are completely different languages. I couldn't find any sort of ...
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SharePoint Approval workflows being cancelled [closed]

In our 2007 MOSS environment we have started seeing an intermittent problem with approval workflows being cancelled. This seems to be random and only started happening a few weeks ago. I cannot see ...
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Absolutely stuck on Workflow 'Failed to start (retrying)'

I had started building a custom VS2010 workflow, and I was able to test it, and everything worked fine. I then had to make some changes in my project (feature receiver, custom task edit form), and now ...
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Why do I only see three-state workflow? How to add more?

I have a Sharepoint 2010 site hosted by a company, I am the admin and have all the rights. My questions is I only see one workflow three-state is this because I'm not using Moss and is there any way ...
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Why are workflow emails not triggering?

I have been tackling a WSS 3 install side by side with WSS 2 on SBS 2003. The WSS 3 install went off with out a hitch but up against an issue with sending emails from a workflow designed with SP ...
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What service handles incoming TCP traffic for SharePoint 2010

I am trying to upload a file to an FTP site from a custom SharePoint workflow. When I enable all incoming TCP traffic on all ports from any program, the file uploads just fine (or if I disable Windows ...
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Solution for periodic surveys

I have a list (Account Exec Distribution List) in SharePoint 2007 that provides the Client Name and the associated Account Exec (AE). The AE team would like to complete a survey of sorts that will ...
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SPD2010-WorkFlow - how to get people picker value from Task form

I have "Start Custom Task Process Action" and in task form fields I have a people picker. After task completed, I want to get selected user from people picker and use this value to send mail to this ...
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How to maintain workflow associations when deploying a SharePoint Designer wsp file on my customer's machine?

I know this might be a silly question but here goes... I created an event calendar site and it has some customized webparts (done using visual studio), custom views (XLV webpart views) and workflows (...
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WorkFlow with SharePoint Designer 2010 - how to set value from current list item

How to set value from current list item to a field in a custom task? Is it possible? Thanks.
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Extending InfoPath outside of Sharepoint

Our business unit is currently trying to implement change management application for SOX reason. I thought to piggyback on the existing Sharepoint in use and utilize its workflow and InfPath instead ...
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Can't deactivate a user solution without breaking the site

[Edit] Rewrote the question, as there are simpler ways to reproduce the problem. [/Edit] I have built a reusable workflow with SharePoint Designer 2010. I saved the workflow as template, grab the ...