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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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 ...
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Sharepoint designer Workflow, “Title cannot be empty” error

I want to create a workflow with Sharepoint Designer 2013. If I create a new workflow it gets created but it doesn't generate an initial Stage for me, also if I try to add a new Stage it doesn't ...
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How to Retrieve Lookup Values Which Has Multi-Select Set To True value in SharePoint designer workflow using HTTP web service?

I am working on a SharePoint Designer workflow and am able to retrive values using HTTP web service in JSON format. I'm getting problems trying to read a Multi-Select lookup value. How to read ...
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enable to publish workflow from sharepoint designer 2013

when I try to publish my workflow created with Workflow Designer I get this error message System.ServiceModel.ServerTooBusyException: The HTTP service located at ...
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Empty schema on Publishing Approval workflow

In an SharePoint 2013 on-premise environment we are using a workflow called Publishing Approval on Pages library. On the start options for the workflow we have set the following settings; When a ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow in VS - Namespace error

I'm trying to build a reusable workflow solution that I have imported into VS 2010 to add some code-behind. However, when I try and build the freshly imported workflow, I get the following error (27 ...
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Replacing List Permissions in Workflow (Sharepoint 2010)

I have a form that dumps out a text field that basically looks like this: ;domain\user1;domain\user2;domain\user3 I wish to use the 'Replace permissions of item' workflow action to add all of ...
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SharePoint Workflow/Process that can change a file name on a different server

I want to write a workflow that can modify/lockout a file on different server when started and revert modifications/unlock the file at the end of a workflow is that possible? any suggestions
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How to create approval workflow for multiple lists (hundreds or more)?

I have site which has hundreds of lists. Now, I want to add an Approval workflow for each of them. If I manually create approval list workflow, it works fine. However, is there a way to create these ...
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Workflow “Error Occurred” After Task Reassignment Using Powershell

I had a task assigned to the wrong person in a custom visual studio workflow. Previously I have been able to reassign these types of tasks using Powershell and the following lines: $web = Get-SPWeb ...
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Workflow 2013 still not available in SharePoint Designer 2013

I have already followed all of the steps to configure workflow manager in my SharePoint server, but it is still not showing in SharePoint Designer. Here are the steps I followed: ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow not sending correct email

I am trying to create a Workflow using SharePoint Designer but the challenge I am having is my workflow is not sending the email I specified.It is only sending an email with a link to my main site.I ...
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Office 365: Workflow Custom Task Form Retrieve Parameters

I created a Workflow with SP2013 and I want to collect Feedback from the user and send it via mail. For this I created a new content type with a textfield named Feedback. So far the new field shows ...
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Can declarative workflow read xml (contained in listitem) created by InfoPath form?

Can I parse xml in listitem from declarative workflow or I need to create rest service that will parse xml? Can this rest service use CSOM to access xml or it must be running on Sharepoint server?
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workflow for creating new item and updating list

I believe that the answer is easy, but because I am already having trouble with this issue for few days I am getting blind to see the solution:) I have two lists and a workflow running behind. ...
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How to activate Workflow Template for Visual Studio 2013

I hav installed Workflow maager and Office developer tools for VS 2013. but i still miss Workflow templae for SP 2013 like this:
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Workflow elevated permissions

I've been reading (and using) the actions mentioned in this article several times: Create a workflow with elevated permissions by using the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform Now I need to do ...
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Create parallel approval workflow using Visual Studio in SharePoint 2013

I have a requirement wherein i need to trigger a workflow depends on a condition during the upload-a-document in the document library.end user needs to select primary approver,secondary approver in ...
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Do Task Approval Process owners have any added privileges?

An employee has been able to approve his managers tasks for a particular site. There's now a new site and he wants to be able to do the same thing. I can't find anything in the workflows or on the old ...
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Start survey on file creation

Is it possible to initiate a survey whenever a new document is created in a specified library? I was thinking to create a workflow, but i'm not sure how. Thanks in advance!
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Check in/Check Out Interaction with Workflows causing issues (SP2010)

The Check in/out on a library is causing issues with our workflow. If I create a simple workflow on library, it works correctly until I apply check in/out. With the Check in/out turned on my workflow ...
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copying a filled infopath form to a library with a workflow

I only manage to create workflows that only read a specific field in my infopath file. I want the entire package to join so those in the next step can be saved and exported to a pdf or doc.
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Workflow that converts Infopath-forms to PDF

I want a workflow that when a form is filled out in Infopath creates a PDF (alternate excel or word) file that is exported to a separate library. Any tips? I have tried the Harepoint thing but it ...
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Prevent Workflow Status Column From Being Added To Default View

I'm creating a sequential workflow in Visual Studio 2013 for SharePoint 2010. The first time the workflow runs, a column is added to the default view for the workflow status. I have two questions: ...
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How can we get and set value of every row in repeating table using SharePoint Workflow 2013

Is there any way we can get and set value of every row in repeating table using SharePoint Workflow 2013? I would like to perform this using only workflows and not using C# code.
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Automatically re-numbering field on new item entry in Sharepoint list (SP 2010)

I am attempting to make a 'Priority Matrix' of tasking along with some contextual data. The idea is that each task would be given a unique priority from 1 to how ever many tasks are in the list. ...
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Workflow “Pause Until Date” and Event Receiver

Currently I am using SP2013 and I have met with this problem : I have a workflow created by using SPD. All it does is waits until a specific date and then ends. I also have an ItemAdded Event ...
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Update Sum from Total from one list into line of new list

I am trying to find a way to group list items, take the total of a column and have that number updated in another list automatically. So here is the process. Invoice-- Amount-- Tax ...
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Assign Permissions to Document on Upload Workflow

I am using SPD 2010 and I am wondering if the following workflow is possible: I would like to have a workflow that when a document is uploaded by a user, the workflow assigns read permissions to that ...
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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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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 ...