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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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 ...
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SharePoint 2010 Reusable workflow not listed in SharePoint Online

I have created SharePoint 2010 workflow by using SharePoint Designer on SharePoint online site. Then I saved that workflow as .wsp usign Save As Template option from SPD. When I deployed that ...
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Sending additonal data with document/form sent to the Records Center

I currently have a form that employees can fill out to request changes to ISO controlled documents, this form/form library is located under site A. I have been asked that after the requested ...
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workflow to lookup field in the same list for UserID

I did a few searches but didn't find an answer to my question(s). currently, I have a list where it's a linked access table so mainly all of the data field columns are single text. along with those, ...
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ScopeInactiveException when I try to deploy or start a workflow in SharePoint Online

I wrote an SharePoint App. In this, exists a Workflow (coded in VisualStudio), that is registered on a simple sharepoint list and will be executed when an element will be created in the list. The ...
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SP 2010 Workflow - Email SP Group but limited to one email a day

I have a library that the whole business needs alerting on when there are changes. If I use OOB daily alerts and use the all users group then any new staff are not automatically added to the alert. ...
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Getting “Application error when access /_layouts/15/Workflow.aspx, Error=The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found. ”

I suddenly started getting below error when i click "Workflow" option at top ribbon of List/Library. Application error when access /_layouts/15/Workflow.aspx, Error=The remote server returned an ...
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Prevent early leave requests

We use a SharePoint 2010 leave calendar at work to request leave. Employees can request leave for dates no further out than 120 days from the day they are creating the new item request. Is there a way ...
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Infopath form ignores form column data

I'm trying to replicate what this video is explaining (Automatically create InfoPath forms in a SharePoint Form Library using a SharePoint Designer workflow). I managed to do the following without ...
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SharePoint 2013 Approval Workflow not working

Good day all I have created the following workflow in SDP 2013 My problem is that it only moves to the Rejected stage does not matter wat is entered in the approval status so with other word if ...
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Workflow is not working on other pages in SharePoint 2013?

I have used workflow in my SharePoint site. I am taking feedback input from user and workflow is getting triggered when item is added to list. This workflow works fine in pages which are in folder ...
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List Workflows page throwing error

I am on SP 2013 and when I navigate to a List Item and click on ... and ... and click on workflows it throws and an error something went wrong and throws a correlation ID and its on the Dev ...
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Show approver name in email notification workflow

I'm creating an email notification workflow. It is a 2013 workflow, but it calls a 2010 workflow in the send email step. This workflow notifies the user whem his document is approved by a valid ...
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Email Workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010 Platform - Inheriting Other Workflows

Created a calendar in SharePoint to go over scheduled installs. Need missing information to be not only documented, but also corrected. Need a way to trace issues, if issues were corrected, phases ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow doesn't work

I created really simple SP app with workflow using VS 2013 as a shared hosted app. I have a problem , my workflow starts and doesn't go further. The status is "Started". I spent a lot of time trying ...
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SharePoint workflow update multiple items when item in another list changed

I got a list that contains information about all the computers in our company,for each computer there is another list which hold all the patches that once installed in that computer, so a computer ...
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Custom Code in SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio

Can we write Custom Code (C#) in a Visual Studio Workflow in SharePoint 2013?If yes, can someone please provide some examples and also the Dos and Don'ts of it?Note: This is for On-Premise deployment ...
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Unable to edit document in 2010 workflow

This is my first post on this Stack site, I've searched and not come up with anything that solves my problem, here goes: I have a 2010 workflow that handles .xlsm files. When a file has a task ...
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Why does my step 2 not email me?

I have a short workflow I'm trying to put together. The first step works fine and sends the task with + 3 days due date, but step 2 never fires when I go in and change the 2 required items to YES. I ...
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List workflow will create a task - I need to email the comment of an assigned task in the workflow

I have a list that triggers a workflow on creation. The workflow creates tasks assigned to a sharepoint group. The task has a comment field that i need to send in an email once approved or rejected. ...
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Workflow cancelled by admin SharePoint 2007

I am currently trying to build an IT Helpdesk using a basic workflow. I am using SharePoint 2007 with windows server 2003. The workflow that I built creates a dynamic string to organize the help ...
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Add Publishing comments to email workflow

I'm new here, I hope this is the right way to ask things. So I'm preparing a Sharepoint site for one of the departments in my office, it is a 2013 Sharepoint site. I did an email notification ...
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Visual Studio Sharepoint workflow return type

Good day, In Visual Studio (workflow) I have a problem to use actions assign and update list item because the types of the variables are not same and they cannot convert. I need the option like it is ...
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Custom action / SharePoint Designer ootb workflow to save previous column values?

i have created workflow in that i have to save previous column values and when workflow run i have to compare previous column values if not match then send email so is that possible using ...
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SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow - Change ChangeRequest and ReassignTask behaviors?

I'm trying to modify the OOTB Approval Workflow for SP 2010. We are using SP Online. I noticed when I was editing the Infopath forms that it submits data connections to ChangeRequest and ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflows working for one site but not the other

What my workflow does is that when creating a new Task and I fill the Assigned To, the workflow sends a mail to the Assigned To user. On a site I got the workflow working and still working. But not ...
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Unable to activate a Workflow Feature invoking an external Web API from SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow

I have an On-Premise SharePoint 2013 Development environment with Visual Studio 2013 Workflow. It is a stand alone server. It also hosts a separate IIS site, which has a Web API. When I am trying to ...
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How do I get the name of the Approver into my Workflow Protocol

I've setup a custom approval workflow and I'm trying to write a protocol at each step. How can I lookup the name of the approver for the Protocol? I think I need to use the associated task list but I ...
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How can I update community badge information with workflow?

I have a group of users who utilize the SharePoint community template. The community template assigns users badges that a site admin/moderator can create. I was asked if it was possible to assign ...
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SPD 2013 workflow - call HTTP web service - pass var value only

I have a web call to do with SP 2013. Using the string builder I can manipulate the value that I receive from a custom list. Now I need to pass this value directly to the Web Service. I obtain this ...