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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SP Online - Approval Workflow

Wanted: Create an approval workflow on a SharePoint List on deployment Problem: The lists and workflow is created, but when the workflow starts on an item, there is no buttons to approve/reject ...
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Error deploying SharePoint 2013 Workflow from Visual Studio 2013 with Custom Code Activity

I am currently trying to develop a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio, which includes a Custom Code Activity. While the Workflow is not finished, yet, before adding the Custom Activity, ...
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Sharepoint Designer workflow canceled when copying document with long file name to another library

As the title states, I have a SP Designer workflow that copies a document from one library to another. This works great except when the file name of the document being copied exceeds 40 characters or ...
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SharePoint 2013 - InfoPath - Workflow

is it possible to skip the InfoPath Form, when the Workflow starts? Thanks in advance! LG Gazza
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Workflow not running when item modified through data refresh

I've created a workflow for a SharePoint 2010 PowerPivot library that runs when an item is changed. The items in the library are changed every day when the data refresh runs. However, the items are ...
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Workflow Hates Certain Users

I have a workflow that uses the Modified By column in a library to trigger changes. If a certain user has made a change, the workflow acts. I indicate which user in the workflow in Designer. ...
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Used Workflows Recklessly; Need to Restore Former Speed

I strongly suspect I am not following best practices with SharePoint 2013 and its workflows, so just hear me out. In order to make correction of data of a extremely big list easier (and also to ...
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Workflows - getting fields to populate look up fields before sending an email

I'm working between two sites (a) and site (b). I'm also using cross-site publishing. On site (a) each item from a document catalog on site (b) is displayed and the url contains the ItemID. On ...
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Firing an old workflow, but it's really just an old version in a Library

I have an interesting problem. At first I thought a deleted workflow was being triggered. It turns out an old version in a different library is being triggered. I created a 2013 workflow to trigger a ...
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Add Folder after List Item Creation - Set Default Value in Workflow

I am brand new to the more advanced side of Sharepoint. This being primarily done in the Online / Office365 version of it, I am planning an architecture that uses default column values within my ...
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get information of relatedItems from tasks item

I need to get information from the relatedItem in my tasks Like Id,Title... I tried this code but it show: private int GetItemFromTasks() { int info = 0; using (SPSite ...
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Custom initiation form for sequential work-flow?

I am creating a custom initiation form my sequential work-flow using visual studio. In that form i have two people picker fields one with multiple selects and other with single select. I want to ...
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Workflow in SharePoint Hosted App

I'm having a requirement that when the user create a new item, the task will be created for the respective user. Suppose the item is edited again and new task should be created again and old task for ...
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Adding a Workflow Pause action will never resume

I have defined the following inside my workflow:- But seems that the Pause will never resume after one minute as I define it. I am using SharePoint 2013 with SP!1 + SharePoint designer 2013 + ...
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How to use REST on Form Libraries

I need to edit permissions on individual form items that have been added to a form library. This is within 2013 Workflows. So I only need the http call. I have tried to access using the standard ...
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Unable to create new list item in another list using Workflow

I am trying to create a list item in List 2, when List 1 form is submitted. But I'm getting below error The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item ...
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Need help with escalating a 2010 Approval Workflow

We have a 'request form' section on our SharePoint 2013 Online intranet site wherein people can request an official form be made for internal use. These requests need to be approved/rejected before ...
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Add workflow to sharePoint list using Activity builder or Dynamique Activity

How can I add a workflow to a SharePoint list using Activity builder or Dynamic Activity then Xaml I want to create an Xaml workflow for SharePoint as this sample
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Add workflow to sharePoint list using Activity builder

how can i add w workflow to an sharepoint list using Activity builder then Xaml i want to create an Xaml workflow for sharepoint as this samlpe : http://www.getcodesamples.com/src/5AEFC172/4DC32906
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Custom Workflow Code Activity

I am trying to create a custom workflow activity that inherits from CodeActivity and thus has code behind. In the XAML, I changed the declaration for and I added a partial class with the same name ...
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Visual Studio workflow and web part

I am still new to c# and I have been asked to design an Approval Workflow in visual studio. I want to concatenate a web Part link with the task id that is created by the workflow to send it through ...
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DateTime.ToLocal() in 2013 Workflow (British Summer Time problem)

I have a 2013 declarative workflow that I'm developing in Visual Studio. I grab the date from a column in a list and store it in a variable in the workflow. I have an email in which I want to display ...
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Action inside and IF Versus defining an seperate Action inside sharepoint workflow 2010

I am working on an Enterprise Wiki site collection inside SP2013, and i have created a list workflow using SP designer, the workflow part i am asking about is the Action to set the wiki page title to ...
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cant see workflow in site solution's and feature's

I need to deploy my state machine workflow in SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2013. I created a sandbox solution , and I added a state machine workflow. when I deploy the solution it show this ...
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how i can force my wiki page title to be equal to the wiki page name using SP workflow

I am working on an EnterPriseWiki site collection, and i need to make sure that the wiki page title will always be equal to the wiki page name. so i wrote the following workflow which will execute ...
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Workflow Versions

I'm looking at the workflow settings for a particular list. I've noticed this a few times and wanted to know the reason for this, if there is one: I just published the Manual Archive workflow and ...
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SharePoint Hosted app with workflow works on Office365 but not on-premise SharePoint 2013

My SharePoint Hosted app works as expected on Office365. But when i add the app file to an On-premise SharePoint app catalog site and add it , it displays error saying "This app is not supported on ...
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how to set the wiki page title to be always equal to the wiki page name

I am working on an Enterprise wiki page, and each wiki page come with two properties Title & Name . Now SharePoint by defualt allow to modify the wiki page name , and i can add the Title to the ...
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Create Document Set with specific Content types with SPD 2010 Workflow

I want to create a document set Content type through workflow so that only specific documents are created in it. The Document set settings allows default content to be loaded with predefined content ...
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In approval workflow, do not allow initiator approve the item?

I have a document library and an reusable workflow is added. The workflow is a simple Approval workflow which request the approval from a group of users 'ApproverGroup'. The initiator of the ...
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Workflows for default content type always executed

I have the following strange behaviour with SharePoint 2013 server and SharePoint 2010 workflows. I have a hierarchy of content types defined, where CT2 and CT3 inherit from CT1. For CT2 I have ...
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Update List Item action in a SharePoint Designer workflow

I have on SharePoint (WSS 3.0) item list like below: ID No Status start_datetime end_datetime 1 101 start 2015-04-27 16:21 2015-04-28 13:00 2 102 ...
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How to send e-mail from non issue tracker if i have more than 1 task?

I have a problem with non-issues Tracker 4 Assigned To fields (persons or groups). I want these fields notification to be acknowledged by a different person and that is submitted to these people. How ...
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Extract users from “Everyone” Group in Sharepoint Online, which are not Present in People/group column of my list using workflow 2013

In my scenario. I am having a list which stores comments created by users against each announcements. i need to send a mail to all of those users, who haven't commented yet on that particular ...
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Permissions vanishing in SharePoint when using workflows

When I create a workflow in SharePoint designer and then test it in SharePoint 2013, after creating an item in a custom library (with the created workflow active) my permissions associated with the ...
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Workflow is not generating documents from templates - 2013

I have been trying to get this to work, I have created the content type and the template, set it up as the default content type. moreover, I have also specified the ContentTypeID in the workflow, but ...
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SP2013 WF: use workflow variable as data source in lookup

After manually starting my SP2013 zero-code reusable workflow, it collects the name of a list - NOT the list the WF is started on - using a default workflow initiation form. The list name is stored as ...
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Workflow all items on a list

I need to run a workflow for an entire list to change the items permissions. How could i do that? I've read about the extra column and the datasheet view but i'm looking for other approach. Datasheet ...
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Failure in connecting to SQL Server Workflow Manager Configuration

So I am Configuring workflow manager 1.0 using the wizard. When I test connection of SQL Server Instance, I receive a red error "Failure in connecting to SQL Server". I am using "machine name\instance ...
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SPFile.Publish does not start workflow

So it's not really SPFile because I'm using CSOM, but you get the point. PublishingPage.ListItem.File.Publish("my comment here") I have the workflow configured to "Start this workflow to approve ...
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Workflow won't trigger on email enabled document library

So I experienced the issue where a workflow I created to start on any new email items that get created in an Email configured library does not trigger. I did some quick digging and I was excited to ...
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1 email notification for each user

I have a custom list in SharePoint 2010.This list is to collect the metrics from each POC,which means each POC will have multiple metrics/items to update. Is there any way that I can send 1 email ...
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Keep track of comments made from multiple tasks

I am setting up a modified approval workflow, to run a task based on approvers in another list. The other list is made for this purpose, so that later on it will be easy to change approvers. There ...
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Updating a Workflow broke ALL automatic workflows

After an employee attempted to re-Publish an existing fully functional workflow. That had a custom Approval.xsn. He was asked to update the (template/form) via infopath? We don't use infopath. We ...
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traduction of <p:> in ActivityBuilder

Sequence DisplayName="MonWorkflow" p:GetCurrentItemId DisplayName="Activite_one"/ /Sequence in ActivityBuilder what is the traduction for p: ? ab.Implementation = new Sequence { ...
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add workflow to sharepoint list from visual studio

I want to create a custom workflow for an existing list or library with code in visual studio without using his tool for workflow design. I want to create it programmatically such as CSOM model but in ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Workflow and Tasks between multiple sites

I am working on Sharepoint 2010 an my problem is the following: I am creating a workflow for the approval of leave form. The Approval process should work in this way: The user fill the form and ...
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Deleted Task Behavior

I was creating a workflow and an issue was the sheer number of emails that were being sent to users / approvers. I wanted to have an Approval task that would only let the user know when the process ...
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Something went wrong. To try again, reload the page and then start the workflow, error on starting a workflow

i have already create a custom workflow with sharepoint designer and checked for error and it seem fine. i published it on my document library so apprear the first issue : the column that contain the ...
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“The associated workflow has been deprecated.” error

I've got 2013 workflows, deployed from WSP package. After last Deploy from VS2013 I've got workflows behaving the way that first execution on item created is ended after starting with the "The ...