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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Installer Workflow Manager SharePoint 2013

I cannot finish installing Workflow Manager SharePoint 2013. My environment is Windows Server 2012 R2, SharePoint Enterprise. I follow the steps according to this article SharePoint 2013 workflow ...
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Workflow change column on 2 lists

Can you help me to make this workflow : When I change value on column Y on list A WHERE name = "test" Then change value on column X on list B WHERE name = "test"
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Populating lookup column for importaed items

I have a list with a number of items, that were pasted into a SharePoint list from Excel using Datasheet view. Two of the columns are: Interaction Contact ID - Number Interaction Contact - Lookup to ...
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Custom WrkTaskIP.aspx page

How can I make changes to the task page's css (for example, change the title's dimension and hide deleteItem)? I cannot seem to find the WrkTaskIP.aspx page when I open my site (the site which ...
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Custom workflow call web service hosted in Azure through httpsend and use ADAL

I am writing a custom workflow in SharePoint (Visual Studio) I need to call a custom web service hosted in Azure (secure). In order to do this I need to use ADAL, however I cannot use code in the ...
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InfoPath/Workflow error: A button in the form template is missing an xd:CtrlID attribute?

I have a list with a custom InfoPath form. There is a workflow tied to the list which, in turn, starts an approval workflow, then sets fields when the approval workflow completes. I have full control ...
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Sync 2 columns between 2 list

I have 2 SharePoint list. One with ALL items. Another with "favorites" items. (10) These "favorites" items are sorted with column "order". Can I "sync" this column of my "favorites" list with "all ...
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Site collection upgraded to 2013 - help me identify what's missing

This is the first time I have dealt with SP2013 running in 2010 mode, so there may be some things that are fairly common knowledge that I do not know about. I have been brought in to help ...
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Workflow - How to convert string to number to date?

I have a string strExpDate and I get the value "130836384000000000" from ldap query. The active directory field is accountExpires. I need to convert this to date/time. The result should be 8/9/2015 ...
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submit data from infopath form to calling workflow

I have a workflow with a custom task. This custom task opens an infopath form and retrieves correctly data from an entry in a sharepoint list. To achieve this I created a receive data connection in ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2013 Always Suspended

We are having this issue in SP Workflow 2013 that even we create a simple workflow like sending email or just changing status name it always goes to Suspended stage. Below is the error we always ...
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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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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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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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Workflow condition using a lookup column

I am sure this is something quite simple but I can't seem to figure this out (I am new to SPD and workflows in general). I am building a workflow to notify key individuals of a new item(s) being ...
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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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Permissions to write to External List from Workflow

I'm attempting to create a SharePoint workflow that creates a new item in an external list using the "Create item in [External List Name]" action available in SharePoint Designer. Currently, I keep ...
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Workflow updating a multiple value lookup column

I have a couple of task lists for a project. One list is the list of main projects, the second is a list of tasks under each main project. The main projects has a lookup column that allows multiple ...
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Look-up from library to task list

I'm having problem with field look-up from document library to task list. Task created automatically with workflow when I creating item in Library. Could you ple help me with this matter? Please refer ...
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Issue with SharePoint 2010/2013 workflow to rename documents

I have an workflow in SharePoint site 2013 which will rename all the documents uploaded/FTPed into the library. We recieve documents with the same names daily. E.g. If the document name is "Report", ...
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Workflow variable 'WorkflowContext:ItemName' empty on first attempt

I'm working on SharePoint Workflows with SharePoint Designer, but I'm currently facing a strange behavior. In an approval workflow, when it comes to the "When task expire" stage, an e-mail is sent ...
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Send attendee a reminder email - workflow

SP & SP Designer 2013, no Visio 2013, I have Visio 2010 When I create a calendar event I just want an email reminder to be sent to the Attendee(s). Don't know why this isn't an OOB function. ...
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How to append to Event Attendee list using workflow

On a Sharepoint 2010 workflow, on List B, I want to look up the Attendees on a particular event in List A, append that list of users with the user who Created the list item in List B ...
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How to get 'form digest value' to use in REST call?

I am trying to delete a web by calling the REST service from a SharePoint 2013 workflow. The MSDN reference here tells the syntax is like below: $.ajax({ url: "http://<site url>/_api/web", ...
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Send mail activity after Create task results “Error Occured” in Workflow

I came across very strange behavior of SharePoint workflow (Using Visual Studio). If I add Send Email Activity after Create Task activity, it gives me result- Error Occured . I thought, there will be ...
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How do you change the approval status back to Pending if an already approved document has been edited?

I have an approval workflow in a document library. It's manually started by the user because they may not want to start it everytime they edit a document. The workflow is as follows: If for UK ...
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2010 Designer Workflow - add 1 condition and it won't publish

I have a very large list (column-wise) (no actual documents yet other than 2-3 testing ones) in SharePoint 2010 where I have customized the form using the InfoPath designer. I am trying to create a ...
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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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Creating a 2010 SharePoint Workflow Condition “Is one of ” or “Starts with”

I want to create a 2010 SharePoint Designer workflow condition based on multiple options. For example, if a drop-down menu option has X, X1, X2, X3, Y, Z as a choice; I would like to create a ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2013 Error: UserProfileApplicationProxy.ApplicationProperties ProfilePropertyCache does not have

We are having below error in event viewer when using SharePoint Workflow 2013: An exception occurred when trying to issue security token: UserProfileApplicationNotAvailableException_Logging :: ...
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How do you access task form field data from approval workflows?

tldr: Need to access Task Form Field data in first Approval step, but nothing shows up. On the bigger scale, I have is a multi-step approval system. On the first approval step, the user inputs the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Service Application not visible in Central Admin nor in Get-SPServiceApplication

I found this posting Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager Missing Service when looking for an answer to the very same symptom -- and when I saw Andrew Connell answering figured I was saved! But, no ...
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How do I add leading zeros to a variable in Sharepoint 2010 site workflow?

I'm using Sharepoint 2013, but this particular site workflow is a 2010 version. I'm trying to accomplish this in Sharepoint Designer. This workflow creates a new document, and assigns a given number ...
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Workflow copying a list item from one site to another site

I have site A (CRM) that contains a manager name. Depending on the manager's name, I'd like for the list item to be copied to site B. How do I get the copying to move from one subsite to another ...
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SharePoint Workflow Task Escalation

Does anyone know if when you use the action to escalate a task after it's expired if it completes the task for the person who let it expire? I'm not finding much out there about this. I do have a test ...
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Conditional workflow email automatically sent when a single field changes

I have a list (CRM) and there is a field where a representative is assigned. The rep gets an email when the field is filled in for the first time. How do I make a workflow so that if the rep is ...
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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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Discussion Board Workflow for Replies

I have a Discussion Board on my SharePoint site that is used by the whole organization for weekly department updates. Usually what happens is: Department will post their weekly update as a new ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflow Copy List Item Creates Duplicate Entries

I have a very simple workflow set on a list that does the following: A) If ColumnName:Random equals Approved, Copy item in Current Item to CopiedList That's it. If a choice column named 'Random' ...
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Workflow Manager 1.0 will install but NOT configure

I have successfully installed Workflow Manager 1.0 (and its prerequisites) on my Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 machine that is hosting SharePoint 2013. I attempt to go into the Workflow Manager ...
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workflow form: get data from list

I have a workflow on the list RedList, started when an item in RedList is created. The first instruction of the workflow is: Collect New Information from BigUser (Output to Variable: tempVariable) ...
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User permission Problem for workflows in wss-3.0

Im running wss-3.0 on a Windows Server 2003 machine. The User Accounts are AD based. I made a Calendar List with 3 different Permission Groups. Users that can only read the list Users that can add ...
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List items are not displayed in “AllItems” view but Ok in Display and Edit forms

I'd like to ask community for some help with the issue I am experiencing. Setup: I have a lookup list (#1) with more than one column and another list (#2) where I use lookup column to retrieve values ...
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Person or group field only displaying first entry

I have a workflow that asks the user to enter peoples' names into a Person or Group field. Multiple names are entered into this field, but only the first name entered gets published to the Person or ...
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Is it possible to display current workflows on the welcome page of a doc set?

I would like to have the workflows active for a particular doc set shown on the welcome page so that when a user clicks on the link for the doc set in the email they get they will see the task instead ...
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Add additional field to approval workflow form

I want to add an additional field to the approval workflow form so that approver can also fill the values for that field. The field exists in Tasks list.
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 List Workflow can't write to a file on a remote network host

I have created a list workflow in Visual Studio which writes XML to a file on a network drive. I have confirmed that I can access the drive from the SharePoint host. I can also manually ...
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Initiate workflow on SharePoint 2013 when initiator is granted access only through Active Directory group

Has anyone successfully achieved the following: Using SharePoint 2013, in the browser, create a custom list or library Grant Full Access or Contribute access to this list or library for an Active ...
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Visual Studio Sequential Workflow : spexception was unhandled by user code

I have created simple sequential workflow in visual studio with one application page(which has 3 buttons like Approve,Reject & Close buttons) for editing the task. i deployed it to site collection ...
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e-mail not firing after the second pause until

I have defined the above workflow in Sharepoint 2007 Late Date is set by the workflow to be 1 day later than the due date (currently it is set to 5 minutes for testing purposes). It is the field ...