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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Page for Creating a Workflow does not show

I have an issue that one of my colleagues is having and it is bizarre to me. I will provide an example of what is happening. The screenshot below just shows me creating a workflow: After I ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow in arguments - Visual Studio

I’m currently attempting to send some variables to my workflow instantiation. Workflow instantiations should be able to accept any variable to my knowledge. I've managed to successfully send a string, ...
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Comparing Infopath, Sharepoint Designer and ASPX to create Sharepoint Lists

Alot of debate has taken place regarding the pros and cons of each tool. It is now November of 2015, and a few updates are available regarding these tools: Infopath: InfoPath 2013 is now ...
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Workflow's status “Error Occurred”

I have an email-enabled library and a workflow attatchment with it. I have used this command stsadm -o setproperty -pn declarativeworkflowautostartonemailenabled -pv true to enable workflow start ...
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workflow web service error

I have a workflow web service call with accept and content-type variable in request and response header : ...
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SP 2010 Reusable workflow on SP2013 Enterprise- AutoStart Workflow: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: Recursive workflows are not allowed

First, what currently is the plan: I made a workflow (with the SP designer 2013) on a list called Nieuws (News) which looks for a checkbox to be checked. If it is, I give everyone full Read rights on ...
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Sharepoint workflow designer

I have a web service call to below path: https://[siteUrl]/_api/web/siteusers(@v)?@v=%27i%3A0%23.w%7Cdomain\username%27 This step is included in the application step. However, I find the status: ...
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Unable to view Designer 2013 WF associations in list via powershell

I am trying to set the AutoCleanUp values on WF that have been deployed to a SP list via SharePoint Designer 2013. The workflows are all 2013 workflows and list workflows. When I access the list and ...
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How to change SahrePoint Designer 2013 workflow actions language in a German site to English?

The language of my site collection is German. English is also activated as the alternative language of the site collection. My SharePoint designer is in English but, for this site collection I see the ...
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Log to the Workflow History List Action Not Writing Entries

I have a very small SharePoint 2010 Workflow in a SharePoint 2013 environment where some strange things are happening. First of all I have a Copy Item action that appears to be copying a document ...
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Workflow Activity running multiple times, not the whole workflow just one activity

We have a custom workflow (not from Designer) that we ported from WSS to SharePoint 2010. For some reason one activity runs multiple times. Any ideas how I can resolve this? Here's the ...
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SharePoint Designer Custom Email Workflow 2013

After my task is created I want to send a custom email to the Assigned To. However, 'Assigned To' is not in my pulldown like the examples I see on the internet. For the email address I am using ...
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Workflow status sometimes shows status cancelled, sometimes completed

I got some funny issue here. Sometimes when I tried to run sharepoint workflow the status was completed. Its good to got that result. No problem. But there is problem here when I tried to re-run the ...
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How to programmatically cancel a workflow with a specific history using powershell or SharePoint.Client api

The context is as follow: We are using SP 2010 and I have a large number of workflows associated to list items that are at "Running" state. Some are waiting for an event to happen (normal behavior) ...
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SharePoint/SPD 2010 – changing the URL that approvers are sent to after they complete form (editifs.aspx)

I am using SharePoint 2010 and have created a workflow using SharePoint Designer. The workflow has a simple approval process, containing a few emails. Within one of these emails, I have a dynamic ...
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Minor version comment with publishing workflow appears after approve it

I want to know where I can see the minor version comment on a publishing workflow, when it we click approve it. To explain more: I have a OOTB publishing workflow on Pages library with versioning ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflows are still marked as InProgress

I have a workflow which triggers an approval workflow. In some cases, the approval workflow is being approved/reject but my workflow is not set as completed and it remains as in progress. Using the ...
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Multi step Approval Workflow with dynamic approvers

I have a requirement to create a workflow that is multi step. Thats easy, the hard requirement is that the workflow must auto start and have the ability for the user uploading the document to select ...
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.xsn file missing and the workflow does not appear in All Files-Workflows?

I created a workflow which creates a number of tasks. Each task has its own content type & custom task form (I'm trying to create HR Onboarding similar to this one-> ...
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Workflow with custom async webservices Skip some Requests

I've built a custom workflow activity for Sp 2010. this one does nothing else than calling an Custom Web Services asynchronously private void codeActivity1_ExecuteCode(object sender, EventArgs e) ...
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Email is present in AD but WorkFlow returns empty string

I have an account ABC in Active Directory with email abc@abc.com When I run Workflow and log email of ABC account it show empty string. What's happening?
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Moving an item from a list to a document library based on reference number,

I am looking to create a workflow that matches a reference number within a list to a specific document library with the same reference number upon the item being completed within the list, E.g BTP ...
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2010 Approval Workflow - Dynamic Approver

In the OOTB Approval Workflow 2010 included in SharePoint 2013, the approver/approvers are fixed when the workflow is assigned to a list. I'd like to change it such that depending on a record ...
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filter list/library by 2013 workflow status

I am looking for a way to filter a list by a share point designer 2013 workflow. I can filter fine using a 2010 workflow however 2013 workflows do not appear on the filter options (although they do ...
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SP 2013 - Updating a multi-value lookup field via the REST API - Bad request

I am trying to update a multi-value lookup field via the REST Api in a workflow. It works great in Fiddler. However, when I run the workflow I get a 400 bad request error. When I log everything in the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow assign AD Security group

Is there a way to create a workflow that would grant AD permissions to users after it's completed? I want to create a workflow that would grant users VPN access by adding them to a certain AD security ...
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SharePoint 2010 Increase Workflow cleanup days

There is a list with items that are modified daily, each time there is a change in the item a workflow is triggered. The issue is that the workflow history items are no longer available after 60 ...
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Trigger a workflow on item change, when that change was made by a workflow

I have two SPD workflows on a list. One is a reusable approval workflow which is used extensively throughout the site. The other is a custom 2013 list workflow which copies a portion of each list item ...
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Request failed. Uknown, exceptional

when i am running a workflow i am getting the below error. Error performing web request. Unable to connect to the remote server can any one tell what are the reasons for occuring these kind of ...
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“Something Went Wrong” error on workflow status page using workflow manager 1.0 (platform 2013)

with reference to this question of mine i am having error "Something Went Wrong" when ever i click a hyperlink showing workflow staus. Point to note is that this is my first worflow of platform type ...
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Send email in SharePoint 2010 workflow at the end of the day giving specific summary

I made a submission page for my employees to use to submit cost saving ideas. I have 6 different affected teams that can be selected. I have it set up now so the team leader is sent an email when a ...
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Approve Workflow in SharePoint Online (O365)

Is there a way to do a SharePoint Workflow which can approve a document? The recipient should just get a notification (through mail) and should be able to click "approve" or "not approve" somehow. ...
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Workflow e-mails not send to trusted domain

I have SharePoint on Domain A. A domain trust with Domain B is established. Users of Domain B can view and work with SharePoint. But workflow emails are not send to users of that domain. When I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow Overdue mail not getting triggered

I created a SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow. And in assign task I configured Overdue emails daily. But when assign task triggers it sends TASK CREATION email but overdue mail is not getting ...
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individual “List Item” permission is not working

I used workflow to change the "List" and the "List item" permission and I ended up at the following situation. Issue I have is: Usr0001 can edit the list item, when he clicks on the save changes, it ...
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Determine what triggered the workflow - Manual vs OnPublish

Trying to not duplicate a workflow (approval process), I'm trying to find a way to get how the workflow was triggered. My searches so far weren't really successful. The closest posts I could find ...
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Sharepoint - Import spreadsheet with workflow

is it possible in sharepoint that when a user uses the "import spreadsheet", the list that was created will automatically have a associated workflow. Or if there is a work around,. Thanks
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Sharepoint 2013 Foundation issues

Can anybody help me resolving few issues in SharePoint 2013 Foundation; Until, I do not give site administrator rights to a person or group, the user cannot see the attendee name in the event ...
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Sharepoint Workflow - Column Value

I have the following conditions: WorkflowCheck = Shared document Item Column to hold strings of In Progress,Rejected,Complete Status = Shared Document :A calculated column to show images based on ...
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SPD13 - Need Calculated column to include a lookup column in formula - workflow option

I have created a custom list called Account Code (which has 2 columns) Account Description Account code I have created another custom list called Codes (which has a few columns). Users will be ...
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Requirement for timesheet entry, workflow to manager, and approval - best way to build?

I have the following requirement: Each week I would like to submit an online timesheet and have it automatically routed to a client manager for approval They should be able to easily view and ...
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Prevent viewer accessing and search Task List

We are using SP2013 on-premise standard edition. On a site collection we have setup several Approval workflow. These workflows will create "task" on "Workflow Task" list. Only user with "contribute" ...
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SharePoint Workflow to copy document to another library creating multiple new documents

Here is what I am trying to do. I have 2 document libraries with identical metadata columns. A document gets uploaded into Library A, based on the metadata selection (draft, final, obsolete) of a ...
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Workflow Error Log

I have a list workflow that only fails for one user. The user has NEW and EDIT permissions to the list the same as all other users who are using the list and workflow correctly. The error the ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2013 Get Item From Nested Dictionary

I have a sharepoint workflow dictionary in which I have following data: Userlist: [{"Id":3,"Value":"Tim Meier"},{"Id":2,"Value":"Hans Müller"}] This is what I get when I run the log and choose ...
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Selecting Next Workflow User at Completion of Task

I have a workflow that has a number of different assignment tasks. I want the user that marks the first task complete to be able to choose who gets the next task assignments. What are the steps I ...
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Multiple tasks lists created from workflow creation

I have the following inside my web application :- I have created a new site collection of type team site. and I added 5 sub-sites inside it. Now each subsite have 4 lists inside it and I added a ...
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Sharepoint Permission Help

Situation: Approval Workflow I need a user to view the "approval" document, but should not be able to edit/delete it, BUT can approve it (Open this task). What permissions should I set? Should the ...
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Simple Search Question using a Workflow to return answer via email

Good Afternoon, I recieved a new feature request on a custom list today. The list currently that has item level security enabled. Currently, users can only read their own items. The manager of the ...
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Assign workflow task to each member of Active Directory group

When creating a task as part of a workflow, using the following settings I am getting different results when using Sharepoint groups as opposed to AD Groups. ExpandGroup: Yes ParallelAssignment: ...