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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Different behavior on workflow start thru web service that thru document library?

I have a document library on Sharepoint 2010 with an associated workflow. I can start the workflow ”by hand” thru the document library. It’s a long processing workflow, so we have exended the ...
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Workflow: Copy document - history in TARGET library

I have a scenario whereby documents are initially created and edited in a "drafts" document library, but I want to "publish" approved major versions to a separate read-only library. This last library ...
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Why do I get the 'Heavy Load' note in my single user development environment?

This happens during workflow processing, not prior to (or upon) activation. I am the sole user of a virtual Dev environment developing a state machine workflow which uses custom Task Status content ...
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How to access workflow variable in association form created in SharePoint designer?

I need to access a worflow variable in an association form created using the action 'Collect data'.
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Sharepoint 2010 SPD Workflow Email SharePoint Group specified in Association Form?

Trying to do something, that I swear I've done before, and I think definitely should be possible, but wondering if I am missing something here. I am using SPD2010 to create a custom Resusable ...
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SharePoint 2007 Workflow to insert the content of attachment of a InfoPath form into the email

I have a InfoPath 2007 form that have 2 attachment field for people to upload any of the following type of files: PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPG, GIF, BMP. If the end-user submit any of above types of files as ...
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Workflow EventReceiver (how modify init (start) form of approval workflow)

My problem is: I think that I should create event receiver on SP approval workflow. My custom code in that "receiver" should need to do modification to init form (properties) of that workflow. ...
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Add repeating table when user submits?

I am using InfoPath and SharePoint, I have a question about a comment section and a repeating table. What I want to be able to happen is that once the comments are submitted a repeating table is added ...
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Workflow email for Approval process

I've created an "Approval - SharePoint 2010" workflow on a list that has content approval enabled. Each time a user adds, deletes, or edits a list item, it should send an email to the approver with a ...
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Retrieving item values from a workflow task dialog box to put in a web part in the same box

I have implemented a workflow and now I would like to develop a web part to be used with the Edit and View forms that are loaded in the modal dialog during, say, an approval task. May I know how do I ...
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Configure Task titles in SPD Custom Task Process

I'm in the process of creating a SharePoint designer approval process, based on the OOTB Approval workflow. One of the customisations required, is for the titles of tasks generated by the workflow to ...
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Create workflow that contains the state machine action

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010 in order to use the SharePoint workflow. I need to implement a "State Machine" action. so I assisted with: the Visual Studio program (I Create a project that use ...
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sharepoint, workflow, publish globally

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010, I have create reusble workflow and publish it. when I associate the workflow to a list, do I create a copy of that workflow or this is apointer to the source ...
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Sharepoint Out of the box Approval Workflow Approve/Reject comments issue when programmatically altering it

This Question already asked on stackoverflow but couldn't found solution. Hope this is the correct place to ask whether this can be done programmatically or alternative approaches. Need to update ...
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WSS 3.0 / SharePoint Intermitant Workflow Firing

I am experiencing some issues with workflows not starting on a Windows SharePoint Sevices 3.0 site at intermittent intervals. The issue I have got is as follows… I have several a SharePoint Designer ...
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Emails on discussion board via workflow

I have a discussion board with a person column called as "Reviewer" in a discussion board. I want to set-up sending emails on a discussion board when: A mail to reviewer when he/she is added to ...
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“Update item” action in SharePoint Designer 2010 on a List

Is my logic correct or am I going crazy. I have a few conditions before using the Update item action in SPD 2010. Example below: If A equals 1 and B equals 2 and C equals 3 and Date1 is greater ...
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Start approval process action in sharepoint designer workflow 2010

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010, I have create workflow. in the workflow I'm using the "Start Approval Process" action. I bump into an error when I operate this action: how I need to configure ...
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How can I have a user attach a file to a workflow task?

I'm using sharepoint designer 2010, custom list. I have created workflow on that list. I need to enable the user to enclose a file to the workflow task: What kind of task I need to use? P.S. I'm ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Approval workflow fails to run

I have an approval workflow with at least two participants. The workflows still appear to be in progress but when looking at workflow history the workflows fail to run. the timestamp on all those ...
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How do you update the task message links?

I have a Form Library that a feedback workflow is attached to. The issue is, every task the gets generated, embeddes a link to the file for which the workflow is running. Problem is, since this is a ...
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SharePoint 2007 - setting column to list creator's full name or email? Lookup site user properties?

We installed this codeplex soluiton and activiated in one of our web aps. We are on sp2007 SP2. http://sharepointapplied.com/2009/01/08/get-full-name-in-sharepoint-designer-workflow/#comment-419 ...
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Approval workflow: “Assigned to” field gets different user name in list and autogenerated e-mail

I've added an Approval workflow on my development server and manually copied the workflow in the production environment (since no efficient deployment tool for configured workflows seems to exist). ...
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Why is this Visual Studio workflow sending blank task notifications?

We have developed a custom workflow using Visual Studio 2010 in which we are using the CreateTask Activity. For some reason, the first time a task is assigned to a user, the user will receive a ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Workflow creation failure

I'm adding na new item do my sharepoint project. It is a sequential workflow, wizard appears and after a screen where he asks about type of workflow List Workflow / Site Workflow it disappears, no ...
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VS2010 - How do I add association columns to workflow definition

I see in the SharePoint Designer that you can specify a list of Association Columns that will be automatically added to a list when a workflow is associated with the list (if the columns don't already ...
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Designer 2013 Dictionary Object

How to create SharePoint Designer Dictionary variable for the follow JSON. {  'userRoleAssignments': [{                 '__metadata': {'type': 'SP.Sharing.UserRoleAssignment'},                 ...
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SP2010 VS2010 Sequential Workflow not able to create a Task in Tasks List With Custom content type

I have created sequential workflow for three level approval workflow with while condition. i am starting workflow manually using SOM since i need to update one of the field later inserting data into ...
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XML Content Type

What I need is via a workflow to make and populate an xml file to then put into a file share. (Using Nintex) To achieve this, I have a site workflow that creates the item and sets the it's title (and ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager site stopped

I have a SharePoint 2013 server farm with a web server (lets say SERVER-web) and an app server (let's say SERVER-app). The Workflow Management Site is installed on both, under IIS. They each have an ...
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Multichoice field redirected to a word document

I'm having a multi choice field in a list and i need to fill a row in an word document in relation to the content of the field. In my case, that is a "language" field with the possibility to check ...
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Powershell script to automate, attaching workflow with association form data

I have a custom workflow with custom association form and my requirement is to attach the existing custom workflow to any of the newly created site and provide the values to the association ...
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Sharepoint Designer WF pausing till date but date changed

Sharepoint list item, user inputs contract name and when they want email notification of when the contract is due. Workflow takes the date, subtracts 14 days from it, then pauses till that date to ...
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when does 'deleted association' workflow gets executed by sharepoint

I just want to know when this workflow named 'deleted association' workflow is executed. If anyone knows please reply. Thanks
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workflow lookup to two column different list

Assume we have two different list List A: Name, Type (where the value can be Doc A, Doc B, Doc C), building List B building, Doc A how can i lookup two condition "if building x is found on list A ...
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How to trigger a SharePoint 2013 workflow from a SharePoint 2010 workflow

Is it possible to trigger a SharePoint 2013 workflow from a SharePoint 2010 workflow. If yes then how can we achieve this. Suggest some help
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show related tasks in DispForm of an item with Start Feedback Process workflow

I have a list "My List" that has a "Start Feedback Process" workflow. The workflow creates multiple tasks in "Workflow Tasks". I want to modify the DispForm.aspx page of "My List" to show all the ...
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How do I assign a custom task type in a SharePoint 2013 Online workflow?

I have created a workflow in which I need to have both an approve/reject task type and a type where the assignee must indicate they've processed the associated request. I have created custom task ...
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Workflow on separate sites

I have two separate sp sites. My aim: When user adding item in SPList on 1-st site - workflow add copy of this item in other SPList on 2-st site. SharePoint 2013. How do it?
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Form problems with 2010 Approval Workflow on 2013

I am running SharePoint 2013 and trying to implement a workflow based on the 2010 Approval workflow. When I click the link in the Approval email the document opens and I can check it out but when I ...
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Set a lookup column value from text column via 2013 Workflow

Using Workflow 2010 it is possible to set a lookup column value from either a text field, or calculated column or by using a workflow variable. If I have a calculated column value or variable inside ...
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SharePoint XAML Workflow - REST ISODateString to DateTime

I'm designing a SharePoint-hosted add-in declarative workflow. I'm calling a REST endpoint that returns me a DateTime value and I need to compare this date to current DateTime that I get using ...
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How to integrate SharePoint with existing .NET MVC web site to store digitally signed document?

New users to a .NET MVC web site I support need to sign a user access agreement and upload it to the web site. The current process is cumbersome and verification of user acceptance difficult. I think ...
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Is it possible to autocomplete In-Progress Visual Studio workflows in MOSS 2007

We have MOSS 2007 Custom List with 5 different Visual Studio Workflows on it. So currently the list has 16000 Workflow instances running on the items(Workflows in 'in-progress' state are about 16000). ...
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Sharepoint Workflow Task Wrongly assigned

I have created a task list where task are being assigned to different users. For the task: Related Content for texsting367 is first assigned to Jack. And an email link to accept/reject is sent to ...
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Update one list based on another in SharePoint

I am fairly new to SharePoint and just recently started to work on the feature called Limits. Basically, I have two lists: Source and Target. Target list have a column called SPR with unique ...
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Hiding list items

In SharePoint 2007, I was able to create a column to hide an line in an Excel spreadsheet that was loaded into SharePoint. I cannot locate this option in SharePoint 2010... (we have not yet updated ...
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Workflow 2013 and Request More Info

I'm new to SharePoint workflow. I have an InfoPath document which, once submitted to the SharePoint library, must pass four consecutive reviewers. I want each reviewer to be able to Approve, Reject ...
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New Item VS new Item using incoming email

I have a SharePoint List which has an email address. I want to know what is the functional difference between adding an item with the Add Item Link and adding an item when receiving an email? I ...
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How does 'Current Date' work with 'Wait for variable to equal' in 2013 Workflows?

Imagine I have the following workflow : Where Contact Review Date = 12/05/2017 If the Workflow gets kicked off today (12/05/2016), will I receive the email on 12/05/2017, or will I never receive ...