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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Multiple Approvers on one Document Set

I'm looking to create an approval workflow on a document set which can have multiple approvers. I know how to approve one document in the set at a time or approve the entire set at once, but how can I ...
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Promote People Picker from Infopath to Sharepoint

I wanted to promote a people picker field in my Infopath form to Sharepoint column. I know that we couldn't promote people picker(group) to SP as people/group column. So, I only promote the ...
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CSWP and Workflow Task List

I have a particular requirement of showing a particular user their workflow tasks in a webpart. I want to make use of Content Search WebPart as it supports paging and I have used this Webpart across ...
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SiteUserInfoList not updating

I am running a workflow that Calls user information from http://site/_api/Web/SiteUserInfoList/Items(<UserID>) The workflow is pulling the information just fine however I noticed that not all ...
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“There are no workflows templates available” error but actually workflow exist

I am using SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm. The workflow manager 1.0 is installed although we do not build any workflow on that. One a site collection, when user try to create a workflow on "Pages" ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow creating a list item in a discussion, subject line on reply is a reference number

I have a sharepoint designer 2010 workflow that is creating a list item in a discussion board. The workflow works as expected except for one piece; the subject. The subject line is created without ...
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WorkFlow creates .zip file instead of word document

I am trying to create a WorkFlow that takes user information from an InfoPath form and creates a word document in a separate library. As of right now my workflow creates an item in the library with ...
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Getting duplicate emails from SP2010 Workflow, why?

Folks, I have a workflow that send analysts emails from a SP library with repeating table. I'm only grabbing the Last Analyst in the table to send an email to, but I'm actually getting double the ...
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Sharepoint designer workflow does not automatically start for first list item insert

SharePoint designer workflow does not automatically start for first list item insert. Second item inserted start workflow automatically. What is the problem?
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send email based on Dropdown column in list

I have a folder content type associated with document library and the library is having a choice column "Departments" which has three different values (dept1, dept2, dept3), whenever new folder is ...
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ServiceBus Broker service failed to start, retry count 2. Exception message: Service type is already registered

Due to outage last night my workflow servers are having issues. Service Bus Broker Service is stuck at starting stage, But Service gateway and app fabric services are started. Here are some error i ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - Customize Collect Feedback

I have an InfoPath form in an SP2013 form library that currently uses the "Collect Feedback" SP2010 workflow. The requirement for this workflow is that the customer has an amorphous review process ...
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Reserve outlook resources in SharePoint 2013

So we have resources in Outlook, for example, room1@example.com and we would like to be able to reserve this room through SharePoint for events on one of our SP calendars. It's only ever going to be ...
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Sharepoint Hosted App : Loop through all list items using site workflow

I have to iterate through all list items for specific list using site workflow in sharepoint hosted app. My list is on app web.Based on Task Status column value of each list item ,I have to send email ...
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In workflow 'Set content approval status' do not change approval status

I have manual workflow, where I want to set content approval status to 'Approved'. I use Set content approval status action. It is executing, but it do not change my workflow. More info: I also have ...
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HTTP 500 Error - When trying to update a field in a Workflow

SharePoint Designer 2013 (2013 workflow on a Document Library) After much research I have found potential solutions were to: Set Required documents to be checked out before they can be edited? to ...
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List displays Latest Steps

I have a list in SharePoint tracking projects. I have 2 fields, Actions Taken and Next Steps. I have 2 columns, Latest Actions and Latest Steps. I have a workflow for each column that shows the ...
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Update list item from List B to List A with lookup field using workflow?

I have Two lists called List A and List B. List B has Title of the List A as look up. And also List A has Title of the List B as a look up. When new items creates in list B. Users will select List ...
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Using SharePoint as a Backend

I need to build a commercial service that provides a collaboration workflow. I'm pretty sure that I could build the entire thing in SharePoint, but since it's build for 'non-tech' people, I need to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow internal status goes to Canceled with a System.FormatException

I am running a workflow attached with task pages. The workflow has been designed in visual studio 2012. After completing the first task page, the internal status of the workflow will change to ...
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Is it possible to get file content in workflow using rest API?

My workflow is 2013 and implemented in Office 365: my header: Accept: application/octet-stream Content-Type: application/octet-stream binaryStringResponseBody: true url call(rest api): ...
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Tried to delete element by workflow

I tried with two list, but It don't work. How could I get a element name and delete this ? When I Write a element it deleting this but when I getting from lookap field its writing me this masage: The ...
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SP13: Capturing the Time of Day in Reminder Workflow

I am attempting to create a Reminder Email workflow that triggers an email to be sent every Wednesday at 11:00AM. I have found a way to recognize the weekday by converting the date into a weekday by ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Workflow Permissions

How can I succeed the following? The user can approve and view the document in the email but can not get into the site
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One PDF document, Many signatures

I need to pass along a PDF to many people for signature. How can I do this? The hangup is uploading the changed (recently signed) document so it can go to the next person.
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Sharepoint 2010 SPListItem.Tasks returns threw an exception of type 'System.ArgumentException'. What could be the cause?

I am going through a list item and getting each item, then get each workflow task for that item. I am able to retrieve the tasks for some items but not others. One difference I am able to find ...
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How to start a Approval workflow

I have got a workflow which deletes an element, but first I want to send confirmation email about deleting this element. Can I use Approval workflow to send an email to the same users and ask them to ...
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Is it possible to add a rich text field to a SharePoint 2013 site workflow initiation form?

I have what seems like a fairly simple task: Using SharePoint Designer 2013, create a site workflow with initiation form input fields that have "Rich Text" options for a multi-line text boxes (the ...
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Foundation 2010 workflow not starting automatically(not a system account)

Does anyone have any suggestions how to fix a workflow would not be starting automatically? This is NOT a system account (just a regular user with contribute permissions to list). This is a ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - ResolvePrincipalInCurrentcontext Unauthorized

I have a simple Workflow that sends an email when an item is approved. But when the workflow executes I get the following error: HTTP Unauthorized to ...
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Workflow Approval - Sharepoint 2013

I have got a problem with Workflow. When I don't add a Approval Condition it's works great: But When I add a Approve to workflow its not starting the workflow after Aproving element: And the ...
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sharepoint 2013 infopath email lookup

I have a SharePoint list called dept managers with 3 columns which are departments, managers name , managers email. the purpose of this list is for look-up purposes. i have gone ahead and created an ...
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How can I have a workflow send an email to different users based on list field contents

I have a custom list with a field called Section which needs to send emails whenever a new item is added. The catch is that the email has to go to a different user for each of the predefined entry ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Compare Current Item to List Item

We are using Sharepoint Online with 2010 workflows. We are creating a custom resource list outside of the OTB Resource List. What I am trying to do is first have the workflow compare the current item ...
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Sending a weekly form with SharePoint 2013

Using SharePoint 2013 I would like to be able to send out a simple form to team members allowing them to enter their weekly report (every Friday) from within Outlook, then have them submit it so that ...
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Workflow Custom Activity deploy in multi server environment

I have been working on a project that involves developing a custom workflow activity for SharePoint 2013. I am developing it in a single server environment working with http. My problem occurs when ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow with custom association form cannot be attached to a list

I can build a simple Visual Studio HellowWorldW/F Sandbox 2013 workflow and attach it a list. I can run it manually without any issues Next I build another workflow and add a custom association form, ...
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Can not change the task list of the SharePoint 2010 workflow

I have to create SharePoint 2010 workflow. I have created one Task list. I want that task list to be a task list to be workflow Task list. But when I creates workflow, it is not showing me the created ...
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2013 workflow decisions based on Managed Metadata terms

I have seen various postings on formatting GUID references to access Managed Metadata terms. How does one evaluate (IF or WAIT) the different terms of a term set in a workflow? Could someone provide a ...
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Item added not calling only for the first workflow task created through visual studio state machine workflow

I am facing an issue with a visual studio state machine workflow I created for share point 2010. I am triggering the workflow manually in the ItemCheckedIn event . Following is the code. { ...
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Workflow Added by an App doesn't get associated with SPList

I have a SharePoint hosted app, with a workflow in visual studio 2013, the workflow is associated with the list once created. When I click F5 to deploy my app, I go to the list, and I can't see my ...
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SendEmail on Custom Activity

I have a little problem with a custom activity on my very complex workflow. I follow this link to create what i need: Creating Multiple Tasks from a SharePoint 2010 Workflow Now I try to add a ...
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Can workflows or permissions be used to prevent a folder from being edited, created, or deleted? (SharePoint Online)

It appears that the permissions available on SharePoint Online only allow someone add/delete/edit access for all items in a library without breaking inheritance. That said, we will want the same ...
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Displaying parent data when selecting a child

I have a parent child relation between Organisation and Person and I need to select a person by displaying "Organisation name: Person name" to the user. From what I have read it seems the only way to ...
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Custom Workflow Actions Localization (WF 2013)

I want to create localized custom workflow action for SharePoint Designer 2013, but seems like .action4 file doesn't support any $Resources tags or something like that. Does anyone know how I can do ...
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Office 365 SharePoint Foundation

I am using SharePoint 2013 workflows in O365, and some people say it's not available where User Profile service application is not available, which is the case in sharepoint foundation, is there a ...
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Workflow status, Access Denied

I hope someone can help me here. I get the following when i enter data to a list, with a workflow that simply replaces permissions for the submitter. Work Flow status: Canceled Event: Error ...
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How to deploy workflow based on when listitem added to list

My app are deployed to the web host, and my list are in the host web, when adding something to the list from the apps, it adds, but i also have a workflow based on the list that are in the host web, ...
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SharePoint Document Library Approval workflow

In SharePoint Document Library I've created a Out Of Box workflow. Document will be uploaded by user It will go to lead once lead will approve it will go to manager once Manager will approve than ...
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Change the task in the Approval workflow

In the OOTB "Approval - SharePoint 2010" workflow, the "task" is to click Approve / Reject / Cancel, etc on an "Approval Form." (See below.) But instead of approving by clicking on a form, I want my ...