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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SPD workflow copy list item based upon other approval workflow

This is using SharePoint 2010. I have ListA that has a content approval workflow. I want to copy the list item to ListB only if the item is approved. Copy item in Current Item to ListB will copy ...
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Implement document workflow for multiple approvers

I need to setup a document workflow, where the uploader can specify upto 10 approvers, and the document should be published only when all approvers have approved the document. My questions: How to ...
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Make documents read only based on metadata

We are using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on-premise. I am looking for the most optimal approach to fulfill our requirements. Our requirement is to make a document read only when a column\metadata for ...
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SharePoint 2013 Custom Workflow Task Pages with Parameters

I have custom aspx pages (residing in the 15\Template\Layouts folder) that are linked to SP 2013 Workflow Task content types as display forms. How can I send parameter values to the aspx pages when ...
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unable to get SharePoint 2010 workflow instance id for list item using CSOM

I need to cancel workflow using CSOM for SharePoint 2010 workflow. For that I need to pass Workflow Instance ID. workflowInteropService.CancelWorkflow(instanceId); I am unable to get it using below ...
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SharePoint hosted app takes longer build time issue in Visual Studio 2012

In my SharePoint hosted app I have around 45 lists and 14 workflows. Whenever I tried to build the App in Visual Studio takes longer time to response. Around 30 min the output dialog display nothing ...
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Setting alert in subfolder level (Sharepoint)

I have created a Document Library, inside which the Person names are listed as folders. Inside these Person folder there will be another set of sub folders which are their projects uploaded. (Inside ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Send Email Workflow only sends once

I set up a list workflow to email the creator whenever an item is created or updated in a custom list, but it only sends an email to the creator after they create their first item. For additional ...
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Workflow to copy a document from a sharepoint 2013 to SP 2010 document library

This is the scenario: I have an instance of SharePoint 2013 Server with a Document Library. I have another server with SharePoint 2010 installed. I want to create Workflow in SP2013 instance that ...
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Multi selection list box greyed out

I made a copy of SharePoint's default "Approval" workflow and then edited its approval form in InfoPath to add a multi selection list box (I am showing check boxes) which is reading values from a ...
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Progress/Status of Workflow 2010 in SharePoint Online not displayed in Visio Service Visualization

We have a Workflow 2010 generated with Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2010 published to SharePoint Online. Visualization is switched on and in general it works - the Workflow is displayed by Visio ...
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Condition and action missing from Workflows in SharePoint designer 2010

I was trying to add conditions / Actions to my SharePoint workflow through SP Designer 2010 and realised they had gone missing. I re-installed the designer to no avail. Any idea what is wrong? I am ...
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Send an email to an address I recovered from a web service

I am trying to send an email to an address retrived by a custom REST service. Having got the email address I set it to a variable myemailvariable Now I would like to send an email to that address. ...
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How to add new approval form to workflow

I have made a copy of SharePoint's default "Approval" workflow and making changes in it. Let's call it "New Approval". I have attached this "New Approval" to a custom list. Workflow has two steps and ...
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Copy 2013 Workflow

Situation: I have copied a site from one site collection to another This site includes some lists and each list two workflows The workflows are SharePoint 2013 List Workflows created in SharePoint ...
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office 365- designer workflow for approval

I have created a list workflow for document approval and I want set condtion for two uploaded document on the basis of their category like- SIR and PPAP. If these two uploaded document is approved ...
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Export infopath Form

Is there a way to export an InfoPath from a form library using a SharePoint Workflow to a specified destination? I have done a lot of research but can't seem to find good help. Current ...
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Mail not sending

In my SharePoint 2013 environment, I have a approval workflow that configure to send mail at each level of approval, to concern person. The issue is, some time mail triggered successfully and some ...
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Trying to build a document approval workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013

We are running Sharepoint 2013 Foundation. I have found that you can use Sharepoint Designer to create Sharepoint 2010 workflows. Sharepoint Foundation does not come with an approval workflow so I am ...
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Infopath and JSON results in Dictionary builder for Sharepoint workflow 2013

I've been using the Build Dictionary action in SP13 workflows for a while now and it's working wonders. However, when I used it against a list that uses an Infopath-based form, I couldn't get any ...
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Start a workflow task and assign it with JSOM

I am trying to see if it would be possible to start an Approval or Collect Feedback workflow with JSOM. There is some documentation out there for kicking off a workflow with JSOM: ...
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Sharepoint Workflow - update while on pause

I do have a sharepoint workflow where I want to send emails to users based items in a sharepoint list. I have the following requirements: When a new item is created -> directly send email When ...
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How to set equivalent of “No New Instances” on Worflow in JSOM/CSOM code on Sharepoint Online?

We have created a SharePoint 2013 (SP Online/Office 365) hosted add-in which allows admins to set various column values on all items on a document library, or recursively from a provided folder. ...
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Workflow Variable "Return Field As' : User ID's , Semicolon Delimited not adding last semicolon

In a workflow I have a multi-checkbox that lets a user select SharePoint group names to email to. When in the workflow I use a workflow variable to take the value of the aforementioned checkbox value ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Cloud - Workflow tasks fail to proceed randomly

I am creating a 2013 list workflow in SPD using 2013 Approval tasks. Every now and then one of the tasks will take upwards of 10 seconds to save and then the workflow does not proceed. I can reopen ...
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Associate workflow on External list in Sharepoint 2013

I am able to get data from SQL 2012 to SharePoint 2013 external list. I wish to associate or attach workflow on this list. I am aware that workflows cannot be associated on external lists, but is ...
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Pulling in a task field in lookup for string

Here's my scenario 1. I have a task which is asking a user to add details in a task field called 'Additional Details' 2. Once user fills in and submits the task, another task is created with approval ...
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Lookup field on 1 list doesn't update when the text field in another list changes value

I have a target list with Employee Status: Pre Hire by default. Once items are completed that changes to Active Employee. I have a field in list #2 with Employee Status as a lookup field pointing to ...
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Collect Feedback Workflow for most recent minor draft ONLY

I am new to SharePoint and I am looking to create a Collect Feedback workflow. My goal is to have an automatic workflow that triggers any time a new document is added to my Document Library, but I ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow missing after being saved but not published

I created a SharePoint 2013 list workflow using SPD and added several stages, task assignment actions, email actions, stage transitions, etc. I saved the workflow but did not publish it. When I ...
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Initiation parameter's description displayed twice in the initiation form

Currently I'm creating a workflow using the 2013 template with the SP designer 2013 but now I'm in trouble. I tried to add a initiation parameter of people/group with its description so that users can ...
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Custom task column on reusable workflow

I had a workflow that was linked to a list. I noticed then that I could make a reusable workflow, which is more practical: I only need to link it to the list that I want, instead of making a new one! ...
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SP2013 Foundation, workflow assigning a task to multiple users

I have been searching for hours but I can't get a clear idea of how to do this. I have a document library, in that library some documents need to be acknowledged by some people based on their job. ...
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Create Parallel Tasks in WorkFlow

scenario is if user raises request approval tasks should create for Group 1 and Group 2 people. if any one approves another approval task should create for Group 3. post approval of Group 3 workflow ...
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Workflow gets stuck on WaitForFieldChange

I have a rather strange problem. We have Visual Studio running on SharePoint 2013 for managing applications for leave. As part of the application, users have to name a substitute and a supervisor, ...
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External List Without BDS

I am developing a Sharepoint site mostly as a document management solution for reports and invoices generated in the billing department. I have two tables in SQL that I would like to have access to in ...
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Looping a workflow to copy multiple lookup items from a list field and into another list field

Workflow newbie here. we have a workflow that takes data that is added into a field via a lookup column, and it takes that data and adds it into another list's field. However, the issue is that it ...
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Change Lookup Field Trying to Retrieve from AD

I'm new to SharePoint, so please bear with me. In a workflow I get employee work email, and I'm trying to retrieve employee account name using Active Directory. In lookup window, I only get to use ...
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Using AD generic mailboxes in list alerts and workflow emails

I want to set up a SharePoint alert on a list that I have on my site to trap errors from custom code (JS, SP Solutions, and Workflows) and have it send an email to a generic mailbox once daily. This ...
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Reusable Workflow 2013 for lists and libraries not working

My aim is to create a reusable workflow which I can apply to a site collection, so that the workflow will run on all lists or libraries on all sites. I have experimented by creating simple workflows ...
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Continue started SharePoint 2013 workflows after farm moving

I have SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Farm and WorkFlow Manager on the same server SP-01. Now I need to migrate it to SharePoint Standard version What I've done: 1. Created new SharePoint Standard farm ...
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Looping Workflow Dictionary Limit of 100 Items

Does anyone have a way to create a workflow that can loop through a list with more than 100 items. My looping workflow is working great but only loops through a hundred items. Unfortunately, my list ...
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Add value to external list - Workflow

I have two lists: "List1" with field CustomID (number field), "List2" with fields Company1 (number field). I want to have a workflow which will take a value from "List1, field CustomID" add value ...
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Repeating Table Submit to Start one Workflow

I have a SharePoint list with an InfoPath repeating form that submits multiple items at a time I have a workflow I need to run when the items are added, the workflow calls http and emails users based ...
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Populate Form B title with Form A title

I have two SharePoint forms that have been created in InfoPath. I want to populate the title of Form B with the same title from Form A. The process is that when the user completes Form A and I action ...
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Group and Sum Workflow

I am wondering if there is a way I can get a running total to another list. So for instance I have orders that are processed, lets say fruit the orders would look like this, each order a new line. ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Not Starting Automatically

I have created a SharePoint Designer workflow (SharePoint 2010 Workflow Type) to setting up item level permission for newly created items.There I used Replace List Item Permissions (Impersonation ...
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How to run programmatically Sharepoint 2010 designer workflow in Sharepoint 2013

How to run programmatically Sharepoint 2010 designer workflow in Sharepoint 2013. I would prefer CSOM. Scenario: I have list which store some information and get the approval name form another list ...
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Create Office file from a template using workflows (Content types)

I want a workflow to create a new file that is based of an Excel sheet. I have created a content type with the .xlsx file and added it to the Document Library.Ffrom the "New" button I can create a ...
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Reconfigurable approval workflow development through Visual Studio 2012

I have around 20 companies with different approval workflows (various levels) for a list item in SharePoint 2013. I want to develop a workflow that checks a custom Xml file for the approval steps and ...