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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Cross Site Collection Workflows

Is it possible to create custom workflows which can update list/libraries across a site collection (under same web app)? Appreciate any help/guidance.
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SharePoint Designer 2007 Workflow subdirectories

I just want to confirm that it is not possible to attach a workflow to a subdirectory in SPD 2007? If not, is there a way to setup a workflow to look at the documents in a subdirectory. Thanks
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SPD 2010 Form Action Workflow Problem

I am having trouble initiating a form action workflow in SPD 2010. I am trying to save an item to an audit list prior to deleting it. I selected "Create a List Item" for the action in the workflow. ...
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workflowProperties.CreationData

While trying the Step by Step guide of SharePoint Workflow, I am stuck with CreationData collection. This is referred in Page 135 of 7 Development Projects for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 ...
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Custom workflow activity for SP 2007 appears in Designer's action picker but won't add

This is SharePoint 2007. I created a custom workflow activity in Visual Studio 2008 (using this and a few other blogs as a reference). I deployed it properly, I think. I can go into SharePoint ...
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MOSS Workflows: Which WorkflowInstanceId field should I be using?

Which workflow intance Id field should I use? I have two kind of workflows in my project (associated with document in doclib and associated with basic list item in task list. I have been told that ...
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View workflow feedback and approval comments for an item

Using MOSS 2007, I have some standard out-of-the-box 'approval' and 'collect feedback' workflows running against documents in a document library. For example, when a document needs to be verified, the ...
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limit visual studio workflow to base content type “document”

i want to limit my sharepoint 2010 workflow, which i developed in visual studio 2010, to the base content type "Document". Is there a way to accomplish that? i searched the sdk but have not found ...
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SPD Workflows - Assembly redirection doesn't work

I'm migrating a solution from MOSS2007 to SharePoint 2010. I have, among others, custom workflow actions in a DLL deployed to the GAC (e.g. MyWorkflows.dll version 3.0.0.0). My new solution contains ...
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Workflow not triggering on new item in e-mail enabled list

A simple workflow with only one step, update column, is set to "start on new item" on a E-Mail enabled list. When we send an email to the list, the email gets processed and a new item is created but ...
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Trouble copying a folder with a workflow

I'm using a "display" flag for people to only see what they care about, when display is set to "no" i just copy the item to a different list and remove it from the original list. I am using a ...
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Custom task form in a sharepoint workflow using vs2010

How can i use different approval task forms in each approval steps in sharepoint custom workflow using vs2010. How can i create new custom Approval task form for sharepoint 2010 using vs2010. ...
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Error with Pluggable Workflow Service while debugging

I was debugging my first pluggable service and I got this error just when I pressed F11 to test this http://tinypic.com/r/23jjogk/7 Thats the error, any idea how can I fix it?
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Task doesnt have the approve button

Finally I was able to start runing my workflow, it starts ok, and then it generates a task, but when I go to the task, it doesnt have the Approve or Reject buttons, What am I missing?
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Another problem with workflow

private void createTask1_MethodInvoking(object sender, EventArgs e) { createTask1.TaskId = Guid.NewGuid(); approvalTask_TaskProperties = new SPWorkflowTaskProperties(); ...
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Newbie errors with my 1st workflow

I am learning this with a nice book but after following all steps I have the 3 following errors Error 1 Activity 'onWorkflowActivated1' validation failed: Cannot resolve Activity 'Workflow1'. ...
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Find the missing workflow

Attempting to access Galleries --> Workflows (MOSS) generates an error: Failed to find the XML file at location '12\Template\Features\...COLETTEWF\feature.xml' This workflow(?) no longer exists. ...
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Workflow association with the list is not recognized by SharePoint

I created a very simple workflow with SharePoint Designer. From the workflow details window on SPD I can see that the workflow is associated with my list. I can click "Open associcated list" link and ...
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Workflow gives error: e-mail address 'someone@example.com' is unknown

The title of this question comes from the logs of SharePoint 2010. I defined a three-state workflow and the workflow gives errors when trying to send e-mail to the users participating in the workflow. ...
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Custom shape in Visio for workflows

I am trying to find a guide or tutorial to create custom Visio shapes for use in Visio created workflows. Can someone guide me in the right direction?
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow error on item update

I'm trying to create a simple workflow which will update a field in my current splistitem. It keeps giving me the following error. Any idea on this ?? The workflow could not update the item, possibly ...
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How do I start a workflow from a timer job?

I need to start a particular workflow in a list from a timer job. Is there any sample code for starting the workflow in the timer job's Execute() method?
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Starting a SharePoint Workflow in One Click

I have a list in SharePoint 2007 with a Workflow bound to it. No parameters required to start the workflow. What I'd like to do is create a column in one of the views with either a button or ...
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Workflow question

I created a workflow in sp designer, it generated 2 forms, then I associted the workflow to a content type and it opens a browser when I selected the user I got this error Its important to note there ...
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How to edit the email sent by out of the box approval workflow

Is there any way to edit the body of an email sent by SharePoint's out-of-the-box Approval Workflow? I'd really like to add some additional information to the emails. Changing the formatting would be ...
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Problem validating StringBuilder fields in SharePoint 2010 Custom Workflow Validators

One of our custom SharePoint Designer workflow activities, which have always worked fine in SharePoint 2007, fails to validate. This appears to happen when a Workflow Activity that contains a ...
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Copying a List Item with Different Field Names

currently I'm trying to copy from one list to another. However I have an issue in that the field names are different and can't really change without causing more headaches (example: First Name is ...
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Add workflow to a list programmatically

We have created a workflow that checks the status of a task list. If we associate the workflow with the list in the SharePoint UI it works fine. We were wondering how we could automatically ...
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How should the RollbackTask componenet be used? [closed]

I've been looking for some information/examples on exactly how, or in what scenarios, the RollbackTask component should be used. I've done quite a bit of searching and found a lot of posts asking for ...
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escalation workflow for overdue task

I want to create a workflow, which is update the task status if task is overdue. Can any body give me some code on this. Thanks
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SharePoint 2007 + Visual Studio 2010 + 64bit : SharePoint toolbox items disabled

In order to develop SharePoint 2007 workflows in Visual Studio 2008 on 64 bit, I would create a new (non-SharePoint) Workflow project. Then, I would add the appropriate onWorkflowActivated activities, ...
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Workflow Predictably but Bizarrely ending in “Stopped” status

Using WSS 3.0 running on SBS2008. I have an Infopath form library, to which I have used SharePoint Designer 2007 to attach a custom workflow. It's a pretty normal workflow which updates a property in ...
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Workflow stuck in 'Starting' status - MOSS 2007

Maybe someone can help me debug this I've created a simple sequential workflow in VS2008 on server 2003(64 bit) and wspbuilder workflow feature tempalte. When I trigger the workflow manually it ...
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Managing the deployment of lists/workflows in 2010

If we are creating workflows and lists using the out of the box tools in 2010 on a development machine, is there a preferred way of moving them to test and live once we are happy? Thanks for any ...
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Windows service and sharepoint 2007 workflows

I have a custom windows service, which supposed to check expired workflow tasks and send them back to the originator (run new workflow) plus then cancels the originator`s expired workflow completely. ...
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Invalid parameter @tp_WokflowInstanceId passed to proc_UpdateListItem from SPRequest in updated database

We're having a problem with workflows in a site collection. We see invalid parameter @tp_WokflowInstanceId passed to proc_UpdateListItem from SPRequest in V2V upgrated database when a ...
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Permission to trigger SharePoint 2007 custom approval workflow

I've created a custom approval workflow using SharePoint Designer 2007. The workflow is attached to a Forms library where InfoPath 2007 forms will be stored. The workflow is getting triggered under ...
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Project Approval using InfoPath form and workflows

I have an InfoPath form embedded in a MOSS 2007 page. The form is for requesting approval for a project. The submit button submits the form data to a form library. That triggers a workflow to get ...
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SharePoint Workflows not Sending Emails to Task: Created By

I did a SharePoint workflow according to this article: http://www.informationworker.co.za/blogs/mirror/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=873 and it does everything except send the email. How can I get this or ...
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How can I assign concurrent tasks based on user selections?

I am trying to create a workflow on SharePoint 2007 that should go like so: User adds a new item in the "Faults" list. When creating it, he ticks the boxes for whatever departments needs to address ...
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Multi-level approval workflow

I have a requirement to design a multi level approval workflow using SPD 2007. The workflow has three levels of approval. If the 1st or 2nd or 3rd level of approvers rejects the task it should go back ...
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How to deploy a workflow as part of a site definition?

We have a customer that will be creating many sites based on a site definition. The sites include a list. We would like to connect a workflow to that list such that the workflow starts whenever a new ...
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Missing finished tasks and successful workflows

We have a InfoPath Form Library with Visual Studio Workflows on an MOSS 2007. Now to some of the form we're missing tasks in the tasklist and there isn't a status in the column of the workflow. But ...
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Forms Auth, Sharepoint Group, Form Group, Workflow Email notification

We have a publishing site using MOSS2007 that is using a Forms authentication and our own Membership and Role Provider We want to have a workflow that sends emails to the Approvers sharepoint group ...
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Task created by SharePoint Designer Workflow not firing a workflow [closed]

I have a MOSS2007 site that requires me to use the primary/secondary workflow approach. My workflows work perfectly on their own when I create tasks manually. When I use the primary workflow to ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Workflows

I have an initial workflow in Sharepoint Designer that triggers whenever an item is created and also whenever an item has changed in the 'Employee' list . Within second workflow I am updating the ...
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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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simple approval workflow

I have a simple "out of the box" approval workflow attached to a sharepoint calendar that kicks off when a user creates a new calendar item. I want the calender to only show items that have been ...
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Define Workflow Lookup

I'm updating a list that requires Lookup Details on 2 fields, but I can't for the life of me see how to do that. Is it possible?
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DVWP, xsl choose

I'm looking at building a solution that will use this as it's base: Content Types as Statuses and I'd like to know if it's possible to create a DVWP form that only allows the first form, eg the ...