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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Document approval workflow in document library?

Do you know if it´s possible implement a document approval workflow only in one folder of the document library?
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Multiple tasks lists created from workflow creation

I have the following inside my web application :- I have created a new site collection of type team site. and I added 5 sub-sites inside it. Now each subsite have 4 lists inside it and I added a ...
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Sharepoint Permission Help

Situation: Approval Workflow I need a user to view the "approval" document, but should not be able to edit/delete it, BUT can approve it (Open this task). What permissions should I set? Should the ...
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Approval Workflow -Help - Versioning

So this is my situation, Using the pre-build approval workflow, I will send email to 2 other (Person A and B) in serial. A and B and Me all have full control on the document. Let's say I already ...
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Simple Search Question using a Workflow to return answer via email

Good Afternoon, I recieved a new feature request on a custom list today. The list currently that has item level security enabled. Currently, users can only read their own items. The manager of the ...
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Can you use multiple 'if's in a workflow?

For example, I want a workflow to send when First name equals "John" AND when the last name equals "Smith." But I don't want the workflow to send when the workflow is for someone named John Doe or Tom ...
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How to design workflow 2010?

I want to design a workflow that users do not have access to deleted item , but do delete item by workflow. To do what I do. that's mean Users access denied delete item run workflow and workflow not ...
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How do I retrieve the Task ID of a task process?

I am trying to retrieve the task IDs of tasks in a task process in order to retrieve their task status. The only field that shows is the task outcome, which doesn't help. How do I get the task ID?
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Assign workflow task to each member of Active Directory group

When creating a task as part of a workflow, using the following settings I am getting different results when using Sharepoint groups as opposed to AD Groups. ExpandGroup: Yes ParallelAssignment: ...
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Add Overlay specific label to all events in overlay filter

I have colored overlays and would also like to have a category label in front of the title. I was able to do so with a workflow for the event. The issue is that I need to be able to select multiple ...
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What is wrong with my Calculated Field Fomula?

I have a requirement for a workflow concatenate from several list columns into a single multi-line text column. One of the columns is a Managed meta-data column so I have to parse the data into a text ...
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Complete Workflow task by system using c#

Requirements I have a custom workflow with three forms 1)Custom association form 2)custom initiation form 3)Custom Task form Three user type 1) Reviewer 2) Approver 3) Final Approver i am ...
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Dynamically get field from workflow

I am creating a site wide workflow. I want to generate a workflow that gets a particular field from a list and displays it as part of the process. For example - CurrentList.Owners However, I cannot ...
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ItemUpdated event receiver not trigger when item update from workflow in sandbox solution

Itemupdated Event Receiver not triggered when item update from workflow I have created workflow on document library which simply update single column. And i have also create ItemUpdated event ...
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I want to take backup automatically of a SharePoint online list as excel file every day

I have a SharePoint online list with more than 9000 items and the list is being populated on daily basis. I am taking backup manually every morning by saving the list as excel file in the document ...
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Deploying a list workflow without a list association (SharePoint 2013)

I am creating a workflow which I want users of certain sites in a site collection to be able to use. When they activate the feature, the workflow should be created and automatically get attached to ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Disable approval workflow and its automatic link to versions

I have an existing document library where the approval workflow is linked to the versions (which I belive is one of SharePoint's fundamental processes). I need to 'dismantle' this workflow for PDF ...
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Sharepoint Workflow question

I have a pretty advanced workflow to design. I have to change permissions on items according to status (I believe I have that figured out via impersonation and if-else blocks.) However the user ...
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10,000 Activities - SharePoint 2013 Workflow (SPD)

I have a site workflow terminating automatically, after a short run time, with the error message: The workflow instance exceeded the throttle of 10000 activities executed in a row and could not ...
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Add multi valued lookup column into another list using sharepoint 2013 workflow

I have a requirement where I have two tables(say A and B) and one master table(say Tech). Both the list contains tech as multiple value lookup column and another column say status on which the ...
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CSOM: WorkflowInteropService is returned null

I'm trying to run SP2010 workflow in SP2013 portal and stuck on the nullable interop service... The following powershell script returns $interopService.ServerObjectIsNull == false, but when it's run ...
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Workflows: What's the best way to expire an item in a list?

I have a list where people enter in items they are trying to sell (classifieds) on a form. They are supposed to set an expiration date for their items for one month, however some do not. I want to ...
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Automatically workflow do not start

We have a huge sharepoint list which restore more than 8000 items, there were 4 automatically starting workflows on this list. we made a change in list datasheet view for 600 items. after that, all ...
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User changeable subscriptions for news in different categories

We have a SharePoint site with lots of technical documentation. When new documentation is uploaded or current documentation is updated we create a new "News" object in a custom list. The news object ...
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Customize edit form of library with InfoPath

In lists it is possible to customize the form with InfoPath. For libraries this function is missing. Is there any way to use an InfoPath form to edit data in a library? I know that it's possible to ...
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get user detail list of people who having access of ListItem/Folder SPD or Rest Api

I wanted to notify via email all those users having access or shared the listitem/folder and file with given item level permission. As my solution I was sending notification to the shared with field ...
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Updating from Sharepoint 2007 to 2013 with focus specifically on workflows, need help on the changes

So for example does sharepoint 2013 have the capability to validate against thresh hold amounts e.g budget = £3000 but request goes for 3.500, will it be able to validate that we have exceeded the ...
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SharePoint Visio Workflow Visualization not updated

I have an approval workflow on SharePoint 2010. Problem is, the item's status is already "Approved" but the Visio Workflow Visualization is not checked. I have already refreshed it a couple of times ...
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Create Task Workflow for Annual Review

Is this possible? Can someone assist me with the correct way if it is. I would like to create a Workflow that will be run each year to create a task. One custom list has a choice field Yes/No. I have ...
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Create email link within a workflow

I am creating a workflow in SharePoint 2013 that will email the user that created the list item. Within that workflow Define E-Mail Message box I would like to create a link to generate an email to ...
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SharePoint Online (Office 365) Workflow to Copy New File Versions to Record Center Automatically

We have a design goal to copy every new version of files in our Office 365 / SharePoint Online-based Document Center site to a separate Records Center site automatically using a SharePoint 2013 ...
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Have a workflow send a different email based on yes/no answer combinations

I need some help with a work flow. Every morning we complete a daily checklist to make sure are several applications are working, each application has a different point to test. If the point is ...
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How to update multiple elements using workflow

Can i use Sharepoint 2010 (or 2013) Foundation workflow to start automatically when element on List A is changed (that's easy) find and update (set one field) elements from List B that have lookup ...
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Register-SPWorkflowService in SharePoint Foundation 2013

When I am using management shell(admin) the error "SPWorkflowService is not register with cmdlet" is showing up. Is it possible to configure SP Workflow Manager in SP Foundation 2013?
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Can a SharePoint 2010 workflow check out a document to a specific user?

Is it possible, within a SharePoint 2010 workflow, to check out the current item to a specific user?
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Sharepoint Workflow 2013 does not automatically start unless started using user has contribute permission on site level

I have created a SharePoint 2013 On Adding workflow using VS2012. If I login with an user that has site-level contribute permission, then the workflow is triggered normally as expected but if I ...
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Sending E-mails Externally through Sharepoint 2010 Workflow

My company currently has the 2013 farm. I have an SSIS process that runs nightly where data is deleted from a list then inserted into the same list from my database. I have created a 2010 workflow ...
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In SP O365, is there a way for metadata to be changed in a drop-off library based on the upload link?

I'm a new SharePoint administrator, so I'm trying to figure out why some parts of my site are suddenly not working... I have a content type in my SharePoint site that has an additional Document Type ...
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Add blog entry and assign tasks in one location

I have set up a blog with custom fields. Basically we would like to populate both the blog and assign associated tasks in one location. Another way to say it is we want to add data to two lists from ...
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Workflow error when publishing

I am trying to create a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013. I am doing a simple get the date and time when an item is created. But, every time I try to publish it I get the following error. ...
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Options how to change the status in another library via workflow

If I change the status from "risk" to "issue", I want to create a workflow that changes the status of a relevant file in another list. Just wondering what options or how I should go about this ...
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Workflow on update: get 'before' and 'after' values

The ODATA REST API on SharePoint online doesn't provide for querying for a specific version of a list item. I have an app that can only interact with this API. Accordingly, for a list in which I need ...
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Can we copy a document from Office365 sharepoint document library to external web service through workflow 2013?

I am trying to setup a workflow which would copy files out of a document library to an external source such as a folder on another server/external web services folder. Is this possible to achieve out ...
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Custom task process form add list field

I have workflow with custom task process. I want to add some other list fields to the custom task process infopath form dynamically. How can i do this ?.
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Is there any limitation to Share Point Collect Feedback Workflows Comment Box?

I am creating several collect feedback workflows for my company to review multiple documents. The goal is to set one workflow for each document, but several documents are 100 pages long and there will ...
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow Task Form Field cant be set

Background I’ve created a 2010 workflow on a list and added a custom task in Sharepoint Designer 2013. In the task I added one New task form field and one Existing. When the single task completes I ...
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Duplicate / split workflow

My workflow is too big and SharePoint Designer constantly throws following error when publishing the workflow: Errors were found when compiling the workflow. The workflow files were saved but ...
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Cancel a task on reaching a timeout?

We are currently trying to build an approval workflow for employees to request training. The idea is to first have the employee's supervisor approve (or reject) the training, and if the supervisor ...
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Lookups in SharePoint Workflow Emails

I've created a workflow that sends an email to all users when any new item is added to my "Payroll Processing" list. I want to be able to display the Client Name in the email that gets sent. The ...
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WaitForCustomEvent Sharepoint 2013 Workflow

I am trying to create a 2013 workflow for SharePoint 2013 in VS2012. Every thing works fine except for my "WaitForCustomEvent". The first thing my workflow does is collecting parameters and call this ...