SharePoint workflow refers to the automation of a business process by step by step execution of steps. There are two types of workflows - Sequential Workflows - State Machine Workflow

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
144 views

SharePoint 2013 Workflow Error

When testing a workflow that sends a email when a list item is created with my account (the farm admin). The email is produced. When any other user create a list item the workflow cancels itsself ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

How to create Workflow Association Columns using Visual Studio

Using Visual Studio 2013, I have created a State Workflow and associated it with a Document Library on a SharePoint 2010 site. I would like to created Association Columns so I can present the user ...
0
votes
0answers
139 views

Workflow 2010 is not sending emails insdie sharePoint 2013

I have created a workflow 2010 using SharePoint designer 2013, as follow:- and i assign the workflow to a tracking list. and inside my CA 2013, under system setting --> Configure outgoing e-mail ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Workflow completion date Quick Part

Is it possible to add as a quick part in MSOffice the date that the workflow completed? I have an approval workflow. Once the workflow has completed and the document has been approved I want the the ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Workflow creates another task on item update rather than update task

I have developed an SP2013 app which uses a workflow to assign task based on my main list. The task creation is working when i add the item. When I update that item it would seem another task is ...
0
votes
0answers
89 views

Workflows and Task Properties

Like most developers, I am creating a workflow that will pass a document between a collection of users for approval and editing. Because the document can be passed back to a previous user (even the ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

OWSTimer (Sharepoint workflows) only using 1 core

I'm using Workflows in Sharepoint 2010 (on-prem) to run actions for a project that I'm working on. The workflows are executed every minute through use of the Sharepoint Timer service (OWSTimer). The ...
0
votes
0answers
213 views

Update item via SharePoint REST and SharePoint Designer Workflow

I'm trying to update a list item (from SPD 2013) I've successfully been able to create a new site via the REST api, but now I want to update a listitem in the page and it just responds with ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

Sharepoint Workflow - Column field folder

I want to create a new item into an sharepoint list created by an sharepoint workflow which is fired when creating a new list item on another list. I'm creating the workflow on sharepoint Designer ...
0
votes
0answers
107 views

How to resolve error while trying to publish 2013 workflow via designer. Probably a workflow manager backend user account issue?

I am getting error while publishing the 2013 workflow via designer. Also, under sharepoint designer if I try to delete any workflow then the page just refreshes and the workflow does not get deleted. ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Trigger SharePoint workflow after an SSIS import.

For some reason I am not able to trigger a SharePoint List workflow after adding a new item to the SharePoint list. I am using SSIS to add the items to the list. Things I tried: 1. Add the item ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Form not start a workflow

I using SharePoint 2013. I have several forms of editing for the same item. I also have a workflow that starts when editing an item. I would like a form not initiate this workflow. is this possible?
0
votes
0answers
51 views

Load a SharePoint list into a workflow variable?

I am trying to use a workflow to lookup data in a column in a list and then compare that data in another library column then update another column in the library based on if it equals eachother. ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Send Email doesn't work for multi-user fields

I can't seem to get my designer workflow to send an email to a field that is set to be multi-valued people picker that allows for groups too - any ideas how to work?
0
votes
0answers
157 views

“Wait for Field Change in Current Item” causing performance issues

We have an InfoPath 2010 form that contains read only fields edited by our approval workflow. We still require the item to restart the current workflow when a user makes an edit to a user editable ...
0
votes
0answers
118 views

Workflow tasks are not completing after user clicks “Complete”

I am currently running on SP2010. Recently I hit the 5000 item mark on a list of mine, so I decided to move some old items to an archive folder. This operation locked SharePoint for a good 10 minutes ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Workflow to Update Library Column with Data from List

When creating a new item within the library I want a workflow to lookup a field in a list and if it equals a column in my library I want to update another column in my library. The field I need to ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

SharePoint 2010 workflow appears to timeout and breaks browser

I'm looking after a small SharePoint 2010 farm that I inherited; I don't really know a lot about SharePoint so I'm looking for some assistance. Due to a hardware failure, we recently had to restore ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Edit Workflow Infopath Form

I have created a workflow which "collect data from a user" and "update list item column". So far so good, but there are 5 step which should be done one after another from different users. The plan ...
0
votes
0answers
449 views

2013 Workflow - Clearing a field

Using SP2013, SPD2013, 2013 Workflow I'm building some workflows that, at various stages, need to clear the data from a field. In this case it is a "Person or Group" field. The way I'm trying to do ...
0
votes
0answers
176 views

Tasks get completed but workflow Status shows 'Error Occured' and not 'COmpleted' in Sequential Workflow Visual Studio 2010

I have a custom approval sequential workflow which works properly, the task status gets completed When the tasks are 'In Progress' the workflow status also remains "In Progress" but when the task is ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Lookup of users from list using ID as filter in Workflow - Error Occured

So I have a workflow for a Purchase Order system. But when it runs, at a certain point, it pulls some approver display names from a list (finance admins) - using a predetermined number as the ID field ...
0
votes
0answers
108 views

Problem with SharePoint 2013 Azure workflow deployed on production farm

I am having a problem with a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow which has been deployed onto a production farm as part of a site feature. It is working perfectly on our development farm, upon ...
0
votes
0answers
339 views

Error on saving Site as template

This is my first post in this great forum. I have been working with SharePoint (especially Search Server 2010) for only a couple of weeks now and I am now struggling on a problem: I have a site with ...
0
votes
0answers
100 views

Save Conflict error on task when saving task

The idea of the task lifecycle is this: CreateTaskWithContentType: Set all the task properties OnTaskCreated: Set unique permissions for the task OnTaskChanged: Complete task and continue workflow ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Content Approval W/f initiator not getting start email

Got a client where we upgraded: 2010 to 2013. They have 5 forms that have content approval workflows on. One of them works 100%. the other 4 the initiator is not getting an email to say the workflow ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Usage of WF for Customized Website

I have seen alot of clips and the author use sharePoint's templete only when they are using workflow. If I create a customized website with a customized brand with customized functionality (the looks ...
0
votes
0answers
350 views

Prevent SharePoint 2013 SingleTask workflow activity from sending assignment e-mail

I'm creating a SharePoint App that contains a custom SharePoint 2013 Workflow made in Visual Studio 2013. My workflow assigns a task to user. However, I noticed the default e-mail that is sent when ...
0
votes
0answers
120 views

What has to be added in the replicatoractivity for the workflow to work

I have a sequential workflow which is associated to a list which contains column name " "Business Process" which could be Purchase Order, Sales, Leave Request etc I have another list 'Approvers' ...
0
votes
0answers
61 views

How to set unique user groups for each subsites sharing the same name?

I have a Sharepoint 2013 server farm. I am trying to create a multi-tier site collection for our QA documentation. Here is my situation. On my TopLevelSite(TLS). Only the site admin and a few ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Copy files from Document Library to another Document Library under corresponding folder

Currently I'm using Sharepoint 2013 and Sharepoint Designer 2010. I have two Document Librararies, - "Doc1" and "Doc2". "Doc1" has a lookup field with users. If I try to load any doc on "Doc1", ...
0
votes
0answers
115 views

Workflow to convert managed metatdata to string

I am looking to create a workflow that fires an email based on assigned managed metatdata. I understand that the metatdata column needs to be converted to string (Email of Managed Metadata term shows ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Can I add SP 2010 Workflows to lists in my SP 2013 App?

I have a Sharepoint-hosted app deployed to a site collection containing a custom list (contained within the app web). I open the app web list in my browser and from the ribbon I choose to create a ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

Status get completed in task list

I am using 'collect data from user' which contain a field 'ticket status'. When I fill the form and select 'progress' or 'pending' or anything in ticket status field anf finally click on task ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

create workflow maintenance using visual studio

I have to create workflow maintenance using visual studio, it should include all the conditions like SharePoint Designer. I should create something similar to a SharePoint Designer. Since I have just ...
0
votes
0answers
70 views

SharePoint 2013 Workflow Versioning

I'm trying to figure out how to prevent SP2013 from terminating existing WF instances upon a new version deployment. Workflow Manager can natively upgrade running instances, as reported in MSDN code ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

collect data from user for multiple line of text

I want to use 'collect data from user' action in designer 2010 for below purpose : When end user add item in list , email id which is selected in 'person responsible (dropdown list)' should get form ...
0
votes
0answers
203 views

Sharepoint 2010 Workflow runs multiple times

I have a site was created based on a customised Site Template (created by using Save Site as Template); The template has a customised List, a workflow(via List Content Type, Global reusable associated ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

How to copy running oob workflow

How to copy a listitem with a running out-of-the-box SP2010 (approval) workflow (using web services or server-side API), copying the status and history? The new list can reside on a different site ...
0
votes
0answers
571 views

Sharepoint 2010 create new list item and open edit form

I have an issue regarding two lists that I am hoping someone can help with. List B is created by a workflow from list A once the okay button is pressed, and it gets filled in with certain information ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

Connect to this Task List instead of Open\Edit the Task button in SharePoint Task assignment email

Have a weird issue occurring occasionally with a custom workflow I built for a client. The WF is kicked off when an entry is added to a list. The workflow then creates a task and assigns to a user. ...
0
votes
0answers
196 views

sharpoint 2013 foundation: how to let user assign approver in approval workflow?

Since there is no out-of-box workflow in sharepoint 2013 foundation version, when I try to use designer to design workflow 2010, there is no way to let user assign approver in approval workflow. Is ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Workflow automatically cancelling

I am creating a very simple workflow in SharePoint 2013 Designer. All the workflow has to do is send a mail to a person after a new document has been uploaded. I made the workflow and activated it ...
0
votes
0answers
86 views

Custom VS workflow fails

Recently and on occations I am recieving error on a custom VS workflow, it worked fine for months. I think it's because a task is being generated in a workflow when the SharePoint server is busy, but ...
0
votes
0answers
163 views

create workflow association on content type in sub site

First, let me share with you some backgound info on my current environment. I have a content type named "Contract" defined in my root site collection. Then I created a state machine workflow named ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

datasheet view showing duplicates only one time

Is there a way to show sort/filter a column, e.g. Assigned to to only show one time? For example John Doe John Doe Mark Miller James Bond Now I want to filter the datasheet view to only show: ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

retention policies workflows and moving documents to the recycle bin

Im testing the retention policies feature of sp2010 for a client. Its the first time i have used it and am not sure how to go about creating what they want. Basically they want the retention policy ...
0
votes
0answers
205 views

Workflow Manager anomaly when getting child scopes (for Sharepoint 2013 registration or using Workflow Explorer MSDN sample)

(I have originally posted this question to Azure forum few days ago and repeating it here as i get no response there and i just discovered this site. Thanks in advance...) I have installed Workflow ...
0
votes
0answers
97 views

How to send email with link or summary of all tasks?

I want to create a workflow which starts every "weekday" at "x time". But my problem is this: Everyone should only get 1 email with a summary of all open tasks for him and with a link to all of this ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

How do I set up custom logic in a document library?

I have a document library that I've modified with a view to display thumbnails of any pictures contained within it. The document library view has two levels of grouping to access the contents ...