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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Contact Us web app - want to create a workflow or look at laternatives

I have a SharePoint public website. I want a simple 'contact us' form for users to complete to send a message to the client. I have added the normal 'Contact Us' web part. However, all i can seem to ...
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Start a workflow for a list item that was created by someone else

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow (let's call it LSR Status Workflow) that is associated with a list (called LSR List). When a user creates an item in the LSR List, it automatically starts the LSR ...
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Csom Script insertion

I'm using SharePoint Designer workflow, I can,t use Visual Studio because of errors always popping when I deploy. I'm new to using SharePoint client objects, I use Jsom and include Js files in the ...
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Workflow increase version

I have a simple email alert workflow like below: If Current Item:Version = 1.0 then Pause for 0 days,0 hours,1 minutes then Email New document alert. Else then Pause for 0 days,0 hours,1 minutes ...
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Changed name of library, now can't publish workflow

I changed the name of a library I'm using and now am unable to publish a workflow from Designer. This is the error I'm getting: Microsoft.Workflow.Client.WorkflowEndpointNotFoundException. Are there ...
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SP13: Saving PDF to Document Library

My objective is to have a way to save a pdf directly back SharePoint to designated document library. I have multiple pdf documents too. When using a WORD document a way to make sure it's saved to the ...
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Can you redirect a user once a workflow completes?

I've created a form that starts a workflow when a new item is created. The user is redirected to a "Please Wait" page while the workflow takes the data that was entered and creates a calendar event. ...
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HTML button in the eMail notification sent by Workflow

I have a workflow which send eMail notification to the users. I want to add 2 HTML buttons for approve and reject on this email notification. For this I have embedded the following HTML snippet in ...
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Unable to publish 2010 workflow in SP Designer 2013

I am trying to create a 2010 workflow in SP Designer 2013. When I try to publish the workflow, I get the following error: (-1, -1) Could not write to output file ...
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Printing Full Workflow History

On the workflow status page of all workflows for a custom workflow, the number of items in the workflow history extends beyond 50 items. This means they are not visible on the status page. How can I ...
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Set image of a field in a Custom List according to the status of Workflow

I have to design an out of the box custom list which contains some Objective and their targets. I have to design a workflow which assigns tasks to three different groups serially. There is one status ...
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Document Library and linked list

I have a Document library with many Rich test box fields which uses a Infopath path to take inputs. I have a related Sharepoint list linked to this. The fields in the Document library matches with ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Workflow Custom Activity not going into workflow

Ok the scenario is this. I'm trying to create a Custom Workflow Activity in VS2013 that can be used in Sharepoint Designer 2010 when creating workflows. I've followed plenty of different examples but ...
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Person or Group field logic check

In response to this Workflow - send email on single field change? You said to "create an additional field for project lead that is hidden from the forms. On item creation, a workflow populates this ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Reports

I created a workflow in SharePoint 2013 and would like to start collecting information on how long it takes for each task to be completed. I know of ways to build this type of data into the workflow, ...
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Workflow 2013 waits until workflow 2010 finishes by passing parameter values

I want a workflow 2013 to call a workflow 2010 and wait for the workflow 2010 to finish executing. I want to make this call since the impersonate step is not available in workflow 2013. Both workflows ...
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Update Visual Studio Workflow

Trying to update Sharepoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow with feature upgarde process. Feature upgarde goes well, but no changes are apllied. I can still deploy WF from Vusual Studio 2013 and it ...
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Generate automatically SSRS reports via SharePoint Workflow

I have developed SSRS reports (.rdl) and I want when a user subscribes to a report, this one will be generated by a workflow periodically, how can i do that on SharePoint 2010 ?
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Workflow Error: Coercion Failed: Input cannot be null for this coercion

I have a workflow that is assigning a task based on a lookup value. This workflow runs successfully the first time then fails on subsequent attempts. Here's how the data looks: Look Up Title ...
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Migrate Workflow Manager 2013

Anyone can provide an official article / good resource on how to migrate SharePoint 2013 workflows from one farm to another?
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How to use a workflow to update the template of another document library?

I have a document library called 'Templates' which holds all the templates for my team, mostly word docs (*.docx). I would like to have the documents copied from here, once approved, to their ...
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How to create list item in an external list using SharePoint workflow?

Environment: SharePoint 2013 SP1 I have an External List displaying data exposed through a WCF service. Creating, Reading, Updating and Deleting (CRUD) items in the external list works fine in the ...
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SharePoint 2010 List Workflow cancels on one device, works fine on anothe for same account

I'm facing a strange issue with a list Workflow that I've built in SPD. The Workflow is responsible for sending an email to speficic recipients based on 2 lookup fields (choice drop down). 1 of the ...
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SharePoint Online Tenant Client issue when delete a site collection OR restore a site collection

Please follow below scenario using your browser: ( I tried in IE and Firefox) Go to http://-admin.SharePoint.com Login as administrator Try to delete a site collection Note: You can ...
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Custom Workflow Task List without Completion Percentage or Status

I am trying to create a "simple" task list that uses the characteristics of a Workflow Task, with the following specifications: Use in a workflow to "Assign A Task" to a user. Eliminate the ...
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SharePoint Calendar Sign-up Sheet

I've been thinking about this for a while now, but I can't think of a good way to solve this problem. I am making a calendar with a list of classes, and I need a way for students to either say they ...
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Workflow not firing for non-admin user

I created and tested a workflow which first (1) creates records on a list which 4 people have access to and (2) sends various emails. Neither (1) nor (2) are firing so i assume my workflow is failing ...
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List all workflows with WorkflowServices throws exception. GetWorkflowDeploymentService returns null

I try to list all site workflows. I followed several examples and try to get the workflows by using CSOM and JSOM. This always fails with the error message: Cannot invoke method or retrieve ...
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List does not exist when trying to startworkflowonlistitem from CSOM

Using SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012 Standard. I believe this is an issue with permissions. When trying to start a workflow on a staging server, the following exception happens (as shown in ...
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Automating Calendar updates from task lists

I'm trying to set up calendars for my team that are based off of our campaign activities. I have created campaigns as task lists that can pull a calendar, but I need to also create a separate calendar ...
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Workflow publish minor version only

Is it possible to publish a minor version only of a document via a workflow on SharePoint Designer 2013? By default if you check a document out then check it back in via a workflow there isn't an ...
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HTML tags around consolidated comments in Word 2010 quick part

I'm working with OOTB approval workflow in SPD 2010. I have a list of potential job positions, when the item there is approved, the workflow creates a Word document in a document library, where it ...
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Workflow - Can only see your own items

I have a simple list with a drop box column which can be either; Approved, Pending or Denied. It starts as Pending, but once it is set to Approved I want to the user who created that item to be ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow throws an error on start

I am getting following error when workflow initiated i.e SharePoint 2013 visual studio workflow in SharePoint hosted app Retrying last request. Next attempt scheduled after 1/21/2015 11:58 AM. ...
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Unable to obtain private key file name for certificate with thumbprint

I am reinstalling Workflow Manager 1.0 in the SharePoint Server 2013. I have 3 servers that hosts Workflow Manager. I was able to configure a farm successfully in first server, then when I attempted ...
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Coertion failed SPD 2010

The problem: A HR person wants to have control over the vacation so she wants a SharePoint solution to control this in stead of receiving tons of emails every day. The solution: I have 2 lists in ...
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Iterating a Keyed Dictionary in a Sharepoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I'm fairly certain that I already know the answer to this, but just in case I've missed something: is there currently any built-in method for iterating a keyed (read as: keyed with textual non-numeric ...
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Start a workflow for collecting Items

I have a list that contains a number of Key Performance Indicators (KPI), each department have to insert their own KPI each month. I want to create a workflow (or something else) that send them a ...
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Sharepoint Blog Notifications (workflow)

I'd like to create a workflow that generates an email notification whenever a blog post with a certain category is created. I originally planned to simply use the notification system in Sharepoint but ...
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Check in/Check Out Interaction with SP2010 workflow

Hopefully this is something pretty simple, and I'm just making a rookie mistake. I have a sequential workflow that is on a library with forms that get checked in and checked out. The workflow has a ...
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Cannot use external list data in workflow to update another list field in SP Designer 2010

I have created an external content to bring my sql table and created an external list with that table. Now I can even read the external list in the browser. My problem is that I'm not able to use the ...
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Is it possible to reference the “Other Labels” field from the SharePoint term store to a SharePoint workflow.?

I have a situation where I need to reference the "Other Labels" field from the SharePoint term store, to a SharePoint workflow, but cannot seem to find a suitable solution following a quick internet ...
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Email current user in people picker

An Admin creates an item in a list. The admin then enters information onto the form. The Admin selects a user from the people picker and saves the item. It will then run a workflow. When the item is ...
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How to dynamically adjust Subsite Logo using the Call http Web Service action

I've been trying to build a workflow which automatically generates a subsite. Since these subsites are projects under a variety of the company's clients, it would be nice if each project site could ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 - Workflow Not Working

Our SharePoint Online site was updated to 2013 (from 2010) about a year ago. I am attempting to create my first workflow. I started with a very simple workflow. Stage 1: Email Shawn then Set Workflow ...
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Approval workflow issue

I have created a simple approval workflow with 2 stages for a document library. User A will approve and then the approval has to go to User B User A is receiving a mail and editing the document and ...
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How can migrate Approval workflow from SP2007 to Sp2013 (Upgrade content db)

I upgrades application from SP 2007 to Sp2013 by Upgrade content database. In my app have a Approval Workflow of SP2007 When finished upgrade to SP2013, i can not start this workflow for ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow errors when started

When starting a published SharePoint Designer 2013 List Workflow manually on a list item, I get the following error: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. ...
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Programmatically Calling Workflow Issue

This is a longshot, but I figured I would check.I had a need to fire a workflow on an item from another workflow and searched around, ultimately finding two different methods that are detailed here ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow: Retrieving hidden field value always null

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow in a Visual Studio project. I use a LookUpSPListItem activity together with a GetDynamicValueProperties activity to get field values from a list. All field values ...