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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replace text in Sharepoint designer workflow

I have a List with a item of multistring value with length greater than 255.e.g 500 characters. The workflow needs to run on every change and not manually. I am using SharePoint 2013 online version ...
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Email outlook calender invite

I have spent all day reading up on this and starting to get really frustrated..so I have turned to stack for help. I have been tasked with making it possible so employees can more easily update their ...
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Alerts for new folders only

Would anyone know if there is a way to create an alert or a approval workflow anytime a folder is created in a document library. I am not interested in the actual documents at this point, just the ...
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How to get approval status of a list item as a column to that list?

I have a Calendar list and an approval workflow. The workflow is initiated when a new item is added. The event gets approved in the task list. I want to get that "Outcome" column to the list. But when ...
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Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup data into the requested type (sharepoint workflow)

I have 2 lists list1 and list2. I create workflow for the list1, but I want to update the list2. here is my workflow: Step: Create in list2 Create item in List2 (Output to Variable: create ) ...
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Use REST odata webservice to update a project in Project server

I am using a workflow to create a project in project server 2013. This seems like a fairly common operation, but I need to set a few pieces of information when I create the project that are not ...
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AppOnlySequence sharepoint hosted app

I have added an AppOnlySequence to my workflow and inside it there is a HttpSend activity which perform a GET operation on a host web list item. But I don't get any response back. Once I remove the ...
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How to Create WF with C#

I have learned about Workflow by dropping and clicking and the next phase is learn how to create WF with C# based this link ...
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Workflow content missing when viewed from another PC

I created few workflows in my company site using SharePoint designer 2013 in my office computer.(My company is using SharePoint Online 2013).I saved the workflows and published them in the site.They ...
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Why is my workflow failing to send an email to a specific person?

My workflow looks for the name in a people picker field and then emails that person. It works for every name I put in the field except for 1 person (that I have seen so far). Does anyone have any idea ...
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SP 2013 - Workflow Installed successfully and No error however, SP Designer does not show workflow 2013

I followed Microsoft's article and setup Workflow for SharePoint. Double verified with this article ...
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Pass data collected during the workflow into the right field of the related list without finishing the task

Is it possible to pass data collected during the workflow into the related SharePoint list without clicking "Complete Task"? My problem is, that my manager don't want to/ can't fill in all fields of ...
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add days to date in sharepoint designer

I have a date field Date of join and other field Date on induction (date type). Based on some selection I want to calculate If Date of join is 20/05/2015 then Date on induction should be auto selected ...
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Sharepoint Workflow 2013/2013 - Create list item to document library creates corrupt document

I have recently upgraded a 2010 site to 2013 with spd workflow running on the 2010 platform. The "create list item" to a library does not seem to work. It adds a document but the file is corrupt and ...
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Comparision between Nintex Workflow, SharePoint Designer workflow and SharePoint Vistual Studio Workflow 2012 [on hold]

I have to start working on SharePoint project, but get confused what should I used to develop the workflows in SharePoint 2013. Please suggest which workflow is best?
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Workflow Email not Sending

I created a workflow in SPD13 to send a reminder email until task result is changed to "closed". The workflow starts and the notification date is determined by the workflow. However, the workflow ...
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Storing a dynamic variable for Workflow in SPD 2013

I am new to Share Point designer 2013. I would like to Store a value to a variable as follows: Store 'field' in 'Variable'. When compared in SPD 2007, there is "Build Dynamic String" under Actions. ...
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Reminder email Workflow Help

I'm looking to create a calender workflow in sharepoint 2010. I want the workflow to send an email to people regarding a calendar event. I would like the email to be sent 7 days before the event is ...
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SharePoint 2013 Emails

The workflow for my task it's created , it's should send an email to assigned user once the new task created and i publish the workflow without any error. My question is i'am using the SharePoint ...
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Workflow initiation form after publish from Word does not open in web browser

I developed a custom workflow in VS2010 with a custom aspx initiation form (<Workflow InstantiationUrl="" /> is defined). Moreover this workflow has InitiationType OnMajorCheckIn. So if I ...
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Approval Process

I'm trying to implement a simple approval process in SharePoint Designer. Everything is running smoothly except for one thing. People who weren't assigned to the tasks are able to approve/reject the ...
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Update an Item from a List in Sharepoint 2013 Workflow

Let's say I have two lists, List A and List B. List A has a field named Quantity A. List B has a field named Quantity B. I want to create a workflow on List A that, when I add a new Item in List A, ...
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Setting value of infopath field by workflow

I have a requirement to set the value of infopath field by workflow. This link specifies the way to do it but in my case the value in the infopath field does not change on the execution of the ...
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Approve/reject buttons are greyed out when approver tries to approve workflow task

I hope that I can get some help on this issue. Currently I have a form library in SharePoint 2010 which allows users to submit a form through InfoPath. I set up the workflow so that when the user ...
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Move Documents to Local folder [on hold]

I have created a workflow and based on some condition, i want to store documents to local folder. Is there any way to do this ?
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SharePoint 2013 workflow stuck in started stage

I got the setup recently with workflow client and manager installed(on different servers). I started with developing a simplest of the workflow with just one activity "WriteToHistory". But upon ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1 Installation Error - 'There are no products affected by this package installed on this system'

I have SharePoint 2013 Installed with version '15.0.4420.1017' as per Steve Chen's Page the version I have is RTM. So in order to get my workflow working As guided by Yevgeniy I have to installed SP1 ...
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SharePoint Online (Office 365) Alert email

In SharePoint Online (Office 365) I want to create a new list that does the following: We want to be able to put questions up on to the site, then assign the question to one of the site users. Once ...
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workflowAssociation not displaying workflow

I have created a feature. In the FeatureActivated event I am creating some lists. I am then trying to attach a custom workflow to one of the created lists. However when I do this the workflow history ...
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Publishing Infopath/Workflow form updates

I've got a simple update to a workflow association/initiation form that isn't deploying correctly. I am setting a tooltip on a validation but when I deploy my updated solution package the change isn't ...
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Workflow column does not appear

An out-of-the-box SP2010 Approval Workflow has been created to a list. The workflow works fine and workflows have successfully been created by end users (non-admins). However, now we noticed that ...
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How to update a list item's Workflow Status field?

I have created an Approval field for my list programmatically: var fieldName = mylist.Fields.Add("Approval", SPFieldType.WorkflowStatus, false) see this msdn article Now I want to add list item ...
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Coercion Failed: Can't get workflow to send notification to “Assigned To” user

I've created a simple workflow to send a notification email to the "Created By" user which works nicely. What I wanted to do is use the "Assigned To" built-in lookup instead, which is a "People ...
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Custom State Machine Workflow with navigation based on user input

Here's what I have to do: I have a list of items called Projects, and for this I have developed a custom display form called DisplayProject.aspx, and a custom State Machine Workflow. I have to put a ...
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Workflow Approve/Reject is disabled for the full controled users

I've a workflow. When I start the approval process I'm getting e-mail but when I try to approve/reject it, the option is disabled. I've got the full control permission but nothing happens. I selected ...
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Error in viewing workflow reports

I have a workflow which seems to be problematic and when I run it I get "an error occured during approval". To see more detailed error logs I clicked on 'view wrokflow reports' in the workflow ...
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How to apply a activated feature/workflow to a list

I have created a global workflow and added it to a SP 2010 site as a solution (which I have activated), but when I go to apply this workflow to my list/library the new workflow template is not in the ...
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Error while publishing the workflow in sharepoint designer 2013

Currently, I've configured workflow manager in sharepoint server 2013 for using shareoint 2013 workflow in designer. But, while publishing the workflow, it shows following error: ...
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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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Updating a list item from sharepoint online workflow using HttpSend

I'm trying to update an list item in the host web from a sharepoint app using workflow's HttpSend activity in visual studio. How should I set the RequestHeader and RequestContent values ?
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SharePoint 2013 workflow not showing in App Permissions list

I have created a SharePoint 2013 workflow using Designer that is supposed to create a subsite. When I go into the App Permissions site setting to authorize the app, it is not showing up in the list of ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Foundation: Workflow to set up repeating Audit Tasks and reminders

Novice to Sharepoint. Looking for some advice regarding Workflows. I'm running Sharepoint 2010 Foundation. I've been asked to design an Audit Document Workflow. The Manager will create factory ...
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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 workflow copy element from one list to another

How to copy by workflow creating element in one list to another list. I can run a workflow, but manualy. I push a tick on "Start workflow automatically when an item is created", but it don't work.
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Workflows stuck on starting Sharepoint 2010

We have an issue with a list that has some custom workflows we have created in SharePoint Designer. Each list item has 3 workflows attached to them, but the workflows just seem to sit at a ...
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Valid sharepoint user that doesn't have a user profile causing workflow errors

I have created a work flow that retrieves some details, such as the manager and some address details, about users on our SharePoint. The information is retrieved for after the fact analysis we do on ...
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Creating SharePoint 2013 Workflow Associations with Powershell

Summary: How do I create SharePoint 2013 Workflow Associations through Powershell? SharePoint 2013 workflows do not show up on the WorkflowTemplates list of the SPWeb. I am attempting to associate a ...
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Synchronisation two list in Sharepoint 2013

I have got two lists with diffrent number of column: First List have got: Column "A", Column "B" and "Status" field with Choice: active, and non active. Secaund list have got this kind of column: ...
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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