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 Designer Workflow 2010 - System Account Initiator

I am current running SharePoint 2013. I have a drop-off library which routes documents to the correct location. But when I use the drop-off library the workflow initiator shows up as "System Account". ...
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SharePoint 2013 document generation from list items using workflow

I have been able to generate docs from list items using sharepoint designer workflow.But i have been able to do this with using one document template. But i have like 6 templates i would like to use ...
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Approval workflow and 4 users who could approve wokflow

I have got 4 users who can approve by elements. How could I made by Designer in workflow the situation that only one user if approve the element the element could be seen on the list as approved ? ...
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Error sending Email from workflow

I've got a Sharepoint list inside a project server site. When a user creates an item in this list I want to send an Email to another user. I've been able to get the email address using REST and ...
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Visual Studio Workflow: get individual Task Ids from Composite Task

I have a Visual Studio Workflow for my SharePoint Online App that assigns a composite task to 5 people. I am looking for a way to obtain all 5 individual task id's in the Workflow itself, so I can ...
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How to associate workflow approval using asp page

Anyone, I've created a transport claim form using Infopath and uses the OOTB Workflow for approval process. (Sharepoint 2010) The workflow approval process by default uses infopath form. How do ...
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add items in column using a workflow

We have a new part-time Employee that only works 3 days a week. Usually, Mon, Wed, Fri. However, that can change. Right now he puts in his name, The date he worked and hours worked, plus line ...
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SP13 Online Workflow not triggering on List

I am having the following problem with SharePoint Online I have a workflow on list B that starts when a new item is created. If I created the item manually the workflow works. Now I have a list A ...
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Reuse custom workflow activities in another Visual Studio 2013 project

I have SharePoint 2013 project Project A with several SharePoint 2013 style custom workflow activities. This project is deployed as sandboxed solution and I can use these activities inside SharePoint ...
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Customizing Workflow Task list 2013 form

I have created SP designer workflow (sharepoint 2013 platform) with the custom list. But what my issue is that, By default the task form (workflow task list 2013) showing Approve, Rejection, save and ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2013 Call http web service to call a Java class

Is it possible to create a workflow which calls a Java class Usecase: The user selects a document from a document libary and a workflow button transfers that file to a Java class is this possible. I ...
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Form Action Button to start a LIST workflow (not a site workflow)

I have a custom Edit form (associated with a list on my sharepoint 2010 website) where I needed to have a button that triggers a workflow. I found that I could add a form action button and set it to ...
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Cannot find a direct link to a workflow task to automatically be in “Edit Item” mode to complete a task

I'm looking for a way to create a link that brings the user into "Edit Item" so they will not need to click on "Edit Item". Once in "Edit Item" I look at the URL and it looks like this. It is a very ...
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Workflow task - How to set priority when assigning a task

When assigning a workflow task in SharePoint 2013, how can I set the priority? By default it is set to "(2) Normal".
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Expiration notification 60 days, 30 days, 7 days and when expired workflow for 2013

I have an Asset Registry that we want to notify us when there is only 60 days left on the warranty, 30 days, 7 days and when the warranty has expired. I've seen some examples in SP 2010, but I'm ...
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Unable to get the list of all SP2010/SP2013 Work Flows (OOTB and SPD) which are associated with a List using CSOM

We came across an issue while pulling the workflow associations of lists, CSOM and Splist.WorkflowAssociations will not list the workflows created through SPD and attached to list. If anyone faced ...
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Sharepoint 2013 online workflow trigger not firing on Create and Update

I have a customer having a SP2013 Online with a list that has had a workflow attached to a list that is set to Create/Update a record on another list. It has been working for quite a while flawlessly ...
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Send notifications

This is my first question, and I thank you all guys for any help you can provide. I'm working in SP 2010 and basically what I want is to send a notification for every 'Site' that appears in a separate ...
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Problem Starting 2013 Workflow from Powershell

I have a scenario where I need to kick off a 2013 SPD workflow from a powershell script. This should be possible using the StartWorkflowOnListItem method. My script is as follows: Add-PSSnapin ...
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Updating External List via Workflow - Columns Missing

I have a BCS model that I've created a list instance in SharePoint off of and I'm using a workflow to copy over some values. Everything works great, except the identifier is not showing up as a field ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow

I don't have access to OOTB approval workflows as we use SharePoint 2010 Foundation. Does anyone have an example they can share, which shows an list approval workflow in SharePoint Designer, together ...
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Error while setting Variable of type String with value of GUID

Using SharePoint Designer 2010 I've made a workflow that contains of a couple of steps: First I'm setting a variable called GUID (type String) to the value of a List item from List1. Secondly, I'm ...
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow Error “Stage title is empty”

I've been developing a SharePoint Workflow for a Project Server site for almost a month, everything worked fine until yesterday. Now when I try to edit the workflow through Sharepoint designer I get ...
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Copy items from one library to other

I am trying to find out why it takes Workflow at least an hour to copy items from one library to another library within same site (50 items). But it takes less than a minute to copy the same number of ...
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SharePoint Contacts Automated Email Drip Campaign

I'm looking for an automated email drip campaign for SharePoint. I want to automatically respond and follow up with leads sending automated responses to leads that are captured thorough web forms. I ...
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SendMail activity problem in Visual Studio 2013 workflows

i am using visual studio 2013 and working on SharePoint Workflows In some Else branch i was inserting an SendMail, and surprise: the mail sending was not working even if in debug i have seen that ...
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How can I retrieve the AD account name for an email address using a sharepoint workflow

I am currently working on a list that will display contact information. I would like to set things up so that someone can just past several email addresses into a list (in the datasheet view), after ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow to create item in a folder does not work

I have a SPD 2013 workflow that is attempting to create an item in a folder within a list (NOT a doc library). I am using SharePoint online. I have seen a post elsewhere that says you can set the ...
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Approval Workflow with both serial and parallel steps

Is there any way to have both a serial and parallel steps in an Approval or Signature Collection Workflow? The rough workflow I am after looks like: User Submits Parallel Approval by users: A, B, ...
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Capacity planning for a Workflow Manager Farm

I'm planning a WFM farm deployment for my SharePoint farm. I'm having difficulty estimating the DB instance storage. Microsoft does not really have any recommendations for storage and I'm not sure ...
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Unable to set calendar event field in workflow

I need a list with all of Calendar fucntions, but do not need all of the columns. So, 1) I have created a custom content type with the same site columns defined in Event content type. I had to move ...
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Workflow for sitepages in sharepoint

is it possible to set workflow for sites pages in the SharePoint. We require user's to edit the site pages, but should trigger a content approval before publishing. is it possible?.
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SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow MS Office Permissions

I have an approval workflow setup which is running fine from within SharePoint, though when a user checks in a document from MS Office as a major version, the workflow initiation form never displays. ...
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How can I extract the InfoPath forms for a Visual Studio workflow from SharePoint?

I am looking to extract InfoPath forms from a SharePoint environment that are initiation / association forms of a Visual Studio workflow. The solution obviously puts the forms to the features folder ...
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Does STSADMIN support workflow migration?

I've been tasked to move several SP2013 sites/collections from our National farm to the International Farm. From what I can tell, STSADMIN backup/restore can handle this pretty easily. However, I ...
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Employee Birthday Reminder

I have SharePoint Online and I have custom list for employee profile information. I need to create workflow to send me/or HR Dept e-mail reminder before employee birthday by (x) days. How can this be ...
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Reusable Workflow in SharePoint Hosted App

I need a reusable Workflow in my SharePoint Hosted App. However on MSDN (link) I read that - In Visual Studio I cannot create Reusable Workflows and - In Sharepoint Designer I cannot create workflows ...
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Changing Permissions workflow

I am trying to change edit permissions of an entry on the list. If the entry is approved then you cannot edit the entry anymore If the entry is rejected you can edit the entry and it will resubmit ...
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Dynamic assignees/reviewers for collect feedback workflow

I would like to utilise the functionality of the collect feedback ootb workflow, however, my requirements are that reviewers be different depending on the document uploaded to the library. To that ...
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Sync Repeating Table with Another List

I have a form library template that looks like this: At the bottom I have a repeating table, where employees can be added as they're assigned to an event. I have another SharePoint list where I am ...
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Sharepoint Workflow for Audience Targeting

Is it possible to create a workflow that will assign a group in the audience targeting field based on a value of a field associated with the document that is uploaded? I am trying to make an Infopath ...
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Logging who approved a workflow from a group

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 and need to know how to log who pressed the accept button from a group. I can seem to log a individual user using Modified By, but with a group all I get is System ...
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Start a task process (Get user)

I am using "start a task process" to generate an approval task. The task is assigned to several users (so "assign task" is not an option) but is configured so that the first response is the good one. ...
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Create a workflow with form completion and fields validation

How can I create a workflow in which the users complete parts of a form (text inputs and radio buttons) at each step of the workflow? The input provided by the user must also be validated. Is it ...
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Approval Workflow Shared Mailbox

An approval workflow is being assigned to a SharePoint group, which has a shared mailbox. When sending the task the mailbox receives the task. This is working as expected. When a user who has access ...
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Approve Task from Application page

I have created an application page. After submitting the form all the required information is added in sharepoint list and an approval process is initiated. I want to use the same application page as ...
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Workflow to run on creation of a document set, but not on the items within that set

I have a library which is used for approval requests, with two workflows running on it once a document set is created. There is a 'Type' column which links to the document set and if it's not a ...
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Workflow to make all fields as mandatory after first change

I have more than 40 fields on my SharePoint list. Out of which, only 5-6 fields will be updated by me and rest all will be updated by different team. What I want is, once the first 5-6 fields are ...
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Approval workflow never rejected

Can anyone tell me what I i am doing wrong in this workflow? It always comes up as Approved but never rejected. I am trying to create a workflow that will approve or reject an entry in a list
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Sharepoint list IDs getting skipped without being created

We have 2 lists namely Service Health Input list and Service Health Reporting and Backup list. Any updates to Service Health Input list is updated in the Service Health Reporting and Backup list ...