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 Mobile site Workflows

Simple Question: SharePoint Foundation 2013 <-- does it support workflows on the "mobile site" and if so, how do I enable it? Currently I have to switch to "desktop view" to see the workflows on a ...
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Workflow Manager stopped processing workflows after AAM modification

After I modified alternative access mapping my workflow manager stopped working. My workflows are started but stuck on first stage. I can see that Workflow manager is trying to get item data from ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow doesn't start after AAM modification

After modifying alternative access mapping, my workflows don't start. Actually they got stuck at first stage. I have SharePoint 2013 latest updates, and Workflow Manager.
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Easily migrate List workflow from staging to production site in SharePoint 2013 online

Created a list workflow in staging Office 365/SharePoint 2013 online site but without rebuilding the same for the production how can I copy the same List workflow (same site definition & same list ...
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SPD Workflow not updating columns in a list

We are trying to build a new HR portal on a SP2013 server. We have the following workflows in place: Create leave requests Check for bank holiday Approve leave request Reject leave request Cancel ...
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SP Workflow App call ASP.NET WebAPI secured by Azure AD

I am writing a custom SP Workflow App in Visual Studio 2015. Now I need to call a custom ASP.NET Web API which is secured through Azure AD. I know I can use the HttpSend activity in workflows to ...
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After deleting items in Workflow History list, workflow history is not working

I used "Cleanup Workflow History" to purge over 400k items from a Workflow History list. It worked great, but now my workflow is no longer recording to the history list. I recycled the app pool in ...
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Add an app to a site with a workflow

Is there a way to add an app from the app library (list template I created) with a workflow? This workflow would be started at the creation of a list. The list, that will be starting the workflow, ...
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Custom Workflow Action - Reference File Missing

I made a custom workflow action which is meant to add a certain user to a given group. I have managed to deploy my action so that it was added to a workflow using Sharepoint Designer. When I run the ...
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Custom coded workflow activity issue

I'm trying to create custom coded activity for SP Workflow 2010 in SP 2013 environment using Visual Studio 2012. I've been following these 2 articles, but I ended up with the same result. 1) ...
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Visual Studio 2012 SharePoint 2013 Workflow - calling a method during manual workflow termination

I am using a Visual Studio 2012 SharePoint 2013 workflow. I need to perform a task once the workflow is terminated manually. Any idea of how to do that?
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Application error opening workflow history page

This error happens on all types of list item workflows (SharePoint Designer Workflows or SharePoint builtin workflows). This error happens when I click on workflow status hyperlink: ...
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Group/person field multiple values

I've created a 2010 workflow using SPD that takes values from the field in InfoPath form and copies it to the element column (both fields are group/person with multiple values allowed). The thing is, ...
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SharePoint 2013 VS Workflow - LookupSPGroup not returning results

I am using Visual Studio 2013 to develop a workflow for a SharePoint 2013 site. When creating my workflow I need to lookup a field in a document library to get the name of the document owner (this ...
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In O365, is it possible to create list item by setting Lookup Field in sub site list?

I have been implementing a workflow on a Parent Site List A. The workflow is then instructed to create a list item on an existing List B on a subsite. I have been able to create an item on List B ...
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Email alerts for existing list list items

I run a SharePoint Online site that my company uses for staffing. There is a List for Positions. Each position gets a status of open when it's first created and remains opened until it is filled. I'm ...
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Inconsistent Behavior in a SharePoint Designer 2007 workflow

I have a WSS 3.0 farm that is enabled for Winshuttle, which allows InfoPath form submission to a list I will call List A. There are Winshuttle workflows that work as expected when a new item is added ...
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Sufficient use of a Parallel Block?

In my workflow I send an email telling someone to make a change to a document. Once that person has made the change, they start a separate workflow that changes the request status and another email is ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow not updating linked metadata list

I have an InfoPath 2013 form published to a SharePoint 2013 document library. With this request form I designed an associated workflow to handle the task assignment process. The first time the form ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow - Approve on Expires

I am trying to setup the following: Use the OOB 2010 Approval Workflow Process to run task approvals in parallel Whenever a task expires, that task needs to get set to approved Kick out an email to ...
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How to show associated list item on out of the box task approval form of Workflow using visual studio

At the time of approval, I want to show list items in non-editable (view) mode. I have created worfklow in Visual studio. It works fine. But I also have to show Associated List items on the approval ...
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SharePoint Workflow Pulling data from list chooses oldest entry

Have a workflow that checks to see if user and date is listed. If not, create list. If so, update list. It works as long as there is only one list entry of that user is there, but once there are more ...
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Is there a way to lock a view (or essentially achieve that result) via a workflow in SharePoint 2010

Trying to create a site that will help automate our Bi-Weekly Reporting to Management by moving the Report to SharePoint through a series of list and webparts. One of the request is that once a ...
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Do not reject item if comments is empty

I have a Sharepoint 2010 workflow to approve or reject an item. The request is, if the approver doesn't provide any comments, he won't be able to reject an item (maybe show a popup that tells him he ...
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Discussion Board e-mail workflow issue in SharePoint 2010

I have a discussion board and a workflow that e-mails a hyperlink to an assignee to the discussion. This pops up in the window looking like a forum. Now, I want to add to the workflow to e-mail the ...
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Sharepoint Workflow 2010: Copy item action is changing value of list items

I am attempting to setup a workflow that archives an Item once its Status has been modified to Completed. When I run the workflow the item copies to my archive list but some of the fields change, ...
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Add custom workflow action to process the current Infopath Form Library XML file

I am posting this question again. I will really appreciate your help. I did create a workflow to approve a submitted infopath 2013 Form Library. The infoPath form is containing repetitive sections ...
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How can I count the number of events in a calendar list to determine approval for a new event?

I've been tasked with building a shared calendar for my company for maintenance requests. One of the requirements is that there can not be 2 level 5 maintenances in the same week or 2 level 3 or ...
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How do I add Date and Time together for a Calendar view, maybe in workflow

We need the user to be able to select a Time slot when creating a new item, from between a cycle of 6 hours, so 12pm - 6pm, 6pm - 12am, 12am - 6am, and 6am - 12pm. They would also pick a Date. ...
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Is the Yes No Parameter able to receive the True False boolean in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I have a 2013 workflow that sets a deletionBool value to either Yes or No. I want to pass it as a parameter into a 2010 workflow. I know the contents of each workflow are both yes or no. But the 2013 ...
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How to avoid approver manually approve to override a workflow

We are using the OOTB "Approval - SharePoint 2010" workflow to manage a page library. We need every publishing be reviewed by Approver (with log). However, Microsoft come with an funny idea to allow ...
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AutoStart workflow from an incoming email to a document library on create new folder

I set property DeclarativeWorkflowAutoStartOnEmailEnabled to true Workflow autostart on create new documents from an incoming email, but doesn't autostart on create new folder.
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Worklfow for approving a PTO request

This is what i am looking for: Requester submits a PTO request. The approver gets the notification. Check the PTO calendar page, if anyone is on PTO for the same day.
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After adding web front end server, Will my existing running workflow work?

Current we have following servers for SharePoint 2013 Server1 = SharePoint Server + Web Front End Server2 = SQL Server I have created 3 custom visual studio workflows and deployed to the server ...
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Execute workflow from Lotus Notes using Buttons

There is an approval based system in which an email is sent from Visual Studio workflow to the designated approver. The email has a link, which will redirect the approver to a form, where he can ...
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SharePoint creates second task because of approval workflow

I've got a problem when I am creating a Task in a Tasklist in SharePoint. I've made a workflow which starts automatically if a task is created and is also assigned to a team automatically. So I ...
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Conditional Column look up Person on Group

So I have a conditional column in my sharepoint list. based on a dropdown, the conditional column sets the email address. (based on dropdown that person will get an email). So I went to setup the ...
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OOTB workflow tasks in a custom task list

Is there a way to make the task items from an OOTB workflow (in this case Collect Feedback) appear in the "Task List"? When setting up the workflow, there is the option to select which task list to ...
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sharepoint workflow daily reminder using information management policy

I don't want to break anything in my company's production SharePoint environment and I do not have access to a test one so I can't try this out to see if it'll work. I've never used information ...
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SharePoint Onworkflowitemchanged event not firing consistently

I have state machine (Visual studio 2010) SharePoint workflow. I have edit form which updates the workflow item via code. But it seems upon update, Onworkflowitemchanged(within VS Workflow) is getting ...
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Avoid mathematical calculation in String Builder

I'm trying to set a string that will be used to set the title of documents in a library. I have three variables: [Year], [Year plus one] and [Year span]. [Year Span] is a string including the other ...
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Workflow send an email with a list of items

In Sharepoint I have a simple custom list, which has the following columns: task name; task status (started, ongoing, finished); finished date. By using a custom view of this list, I can filter out my ...
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Workflow: Changing item URL

Is there a way to change the item URL in the workflow so it goes somewhere else? Things like in related content or sharepoint generated pages create a URL that points to the item in the list, whereas ...
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SharePoint Workflow Id Changing

Ok. I don't know why this is happening but whenever I Create a new site collection Create a content type inside that site collection Associate a custom workflow with that content type It changes ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow to update list items in different site collections

Will I be able to use SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow to update list items in different site collections? Are there any alternative to update list items in different site collections?
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How to make a form/workflow that allows users to add a variable amount of items to it

I have run into a problem where I need to create a form/workflow where users can add a variable amount of sub items as part of an application process. IT would also need to be displayed in a friendly ...
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SharePoint workflow formatted text sent to List

Hopefully this is a simple question. I have a workflow for users to select a, b, or c. Then the workflow creates a new list entry with X description. I have tried setting variable X to "description of ...
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workflow email/add to list, ip address of submitter

I am making a clock in/out workflow in SharePoint for my users. Our site can be accessed off the network (still auth via ad). I would like for a way to report back either by email or a list that will ...
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User input date range in workflow, need to pull what days of the week are in that range

I have a workflow set up that request a date range from the user. "From" "To". Then they click start. I need a way to pull what days of the week (Mon, Tues, Wed) is within that date range. I need to ...
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SharePoint 2013 FBA Users and 2013 Workflows

I am having an issue regarding SharePoint 2013 FBA Users and 2013 workflows. FBA users can’t start 2013 SharePoint workflows. I used this tutorial to setup FBA: ...