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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How can I use approval workflow to reject changes of any existing list item?

I've been creating reusable workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010. You can see a screenshot of the workflow code by clicking on the below link. My custom approval Worfklow code image I tried ...
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How I can show the alternative access mapping url inside a “current item url” inside workflow 2010

I am building a workflow inside SharePoint designer 2013. And inside the workflow I define to send an email and the email will contain the current item url, as follow:- Currently the item url ...
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How to properly set email hyperlinks inside a form email in a workflow step

The first hyperlink works and when you open attachment the form opens with the submitter's auto populated data. The problem is when a manager approves the form it goes to me and when I open attachment ...
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SP2013: Do I need to install Workflow manager on WFE or APP server?

I am using SP2013. When I create a workflow in SP designer I do not see the 2013 platform. I need to install it by the Workflow manager. Do I need to install the workflow manager on the WFE or APP ...
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2013 Workflow not progressing after task complete

I'm having some issues with a workflow we have recently created to help assist us for IT Change Requests. The bulk of the workflow involves assigning approval tasks to two users, which change ...
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Created a e-mail chain around Project Status Held and Expiry dates

I have created a custom list that tracks projects and within this created a workflow that will send an e-mail to a certain user if the Project Status is changed to Hold. Then when the Hold Expiry ...
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Workflow that starts onboarding and finishes with another user?

I'm trying to create an onboarding workflow for my company and I'm not sure how the best way to go about it would be. I'd like the HR Manager to select if this is a new/existing/terminating employee, ...
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Create Multiple items with workflow (sp designer)

When someone asks some vacations, i have to create items in a sharepoint list...one item per days...is it possible with a workflow to create multiple items? Lambda situation: The user creates a list ...
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Nintex list workflow [on hold]

G'day all We have about 50 pre existing sub sites with tasks in each site. The sub sites are derived from a standard template deployed when they are created. This template did not have an associated ...
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“The e-mail message cannot be sent. Make sure the e-mail has a valid recipient”

So I've made a browser form in InfoPath 2013 to be used to request new space for employees. This first goes to the appropriate office manager at the appropriate branch location before being sent to ...
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Designer 2013 Dictionary Object

How to create SharePoint Designer Dictionary variable for the follow JSON. {  'userRoleAssignments': [{                 '__metadata': {'type': 'SP.Sharing.UserRoleAssignment'},                 ...
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SP2010 VS2010 Sequential Workflow not able to create a Task in Tasks List With Custom content type

I have created sequential workflow for three level approval workflow with while condition. i am starting workflow manually using SOM since i need to update one of the field later inserting data into ...
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SharePoint Document Library New Document Form

I am building a proposal (job quotation) system which is linked to a Clients list which contains a bunch of data. Proposals are issued to clients via email, and need to be Word documents. For this I ...
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Check for empty date in SPD Workflow

Question How can I check for an empty date condition in a SharePoint Designer Workflow? Background I have a list called "Project" with multiple date fields. I have a calendar called "Project ...
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Get Workflow Status using Javascript csom SharePoint Online

I have a requirement to allow/deny a button action from script editor web part based on the workflow status of an item. I tried the below code to get the status of a workflow var context = new ...
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designer workflow

can we open sharepoint workflows in sharepoint designer ?i was asked this question in interview , I said yes but frankly speaking I have doubt on the question itself .Can someone explain me?
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Error: The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not available in sharepoint designer

Currently, I need to develop a workflow with looping feature and I googled that it is available in sharepoint 2013 workflow. But, when I tried to create a workflow for sharepoint 2013 in sharepoint ...
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XML Content Type

What I need is via a workflow to make and populate an xml file to then put into a file share. (Using Nintex) To achieve this, I have a site workflow that creates the item and sets the it's title (and ...
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Prevent user from viewing list but allowed to add through custom webpart

What is the best solution for such requirements? Allow users to add items to list from custom webpart Prevent same grp of users to view/edit items directly from list I cannot use elevated privilege ...
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MOSS OOB Workflows Throwing Errors - The workflow failed to start due to an internal error

I have a SiteCollection which has subsites and evertime i try to assign a workflow on a documentlevel or list level i get the error message "*The workflow failed to start due to an internal error"* ...
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List shows an associated workflow but cant find it under the workflows page

I recently found many Workflows that are configured in our SharePoint site , under different lists and libraries, which can be seen in both the SharePoint site, under the list settings > workflow ...
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Error generating the task form

I had created a nice reusable 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer. It operates on a content type. The workflow had some custom infopath forms included and a bunch of variables. Recently I ran into ...
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Workflow - How to get the ID of a lookup field?

I have a lookup field "Customer" in a list (Sales) from Customers List. I have a workflow on the Sales list. I need to get the ID from the lookup field. Is there a way to do that with workflow?
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager site stopped

I have a SharePoint 2013 server farm with a web server (lets say SERVER-web) and an app server (let's say SERVER-app). The Workflow Management Site is installed on both, under IIS. They each have an ...
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List Item Reminder Emails

We are creating a process that needs to be a staged process in our WSS 3.0 list. We have a staged process where certain teams need to come in after another team, so we have "then Wait for so and so to ...
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SharePoint Designer - Pause until

I want to accomplish this using SharePoint Designer and OOTB features. Requirement : List with details - employee name , start date , end date. 30 days prior to end date send an email , 15 days prior ...
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Designer Workflow - remove current user from person lookup field

I have two user lookup fields on my form 'Accepted' and 'Declined'. I have a workflow, that adds current user to one or another field. But my problem is here, when person has already accepted, but ...
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Multichoice field redirected to a word document

I'm having a multi choice field in a list and i need to fill a row in an word document in relation to the content of the field. In my case, that is a "language" field with the possibility to check ...
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Stop workflow associated to a list via JSOM

I want to stop a workflow when user clicks on the Cancel request button. To achieve this I am trying with the JSOM code. My code as follows SP.SOD.executeOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(function(){ ...
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Take current item to workflow

I want to write a workflow for sharepoint 2013 list in visual studio 2012. When user adds a new SPListItem to SPList -> starting my workflow. How to take this SPListItem to workflow and reuse it?
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How to pass a default value to a Workflow Collect task?

Details: SharePoint 2010 Enterprise SharePoint Designer Building workflows in SP Designer My problem: I have a workflow which needs to collect some data from a user - lets say "Account Number" - ...
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Powershell script to automate, attaching workflow with association form data

I have a custom workflow with custom association form and my requirement is to attach the existing custom workflow to any of the newly created site and provide the values to the association ...
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Sharepoint Designer WF pausing till date but date changed

Sharepoint list item, user inputs contract name and when they want email notification of when the contract is due. Workflow takes the date, subtracts 14 days from it, then pauses till that date to ...
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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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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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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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when does 'deleted association' workflow gets executed by sharepoint

I just want to know when this workflow named 'deleted association' workflow is executed. If anyone knows please reply. Thanks
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How to autostart a workflow before publish of major version (Sharepoint Designer)

I have a problem with a workflow automatic initialization (and I have banged my head against the wall for last 8hours with this and came up with no solution). What I want to achieve is a SPD ...
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How to create list item in an external list using SharePoint workflow?

Environment: SharePoint 2013 SP1 I have an External List displaying data exposed through a WCF service. Creating, Reading, Updating and Deleting (CRUD) items in the external list works fine in the ...
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Creating a Workflow to copy list items to a SharePoint Calendar

I am trying to copy list items in SharePoint 2013 by creating a Workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013. The SharePoint List contains the list of holidays in a year. I would like to copy this Information ...
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Create an item with REST API from workflow - SharePoint 2013

The main idea of this is to create an item from workflow in another list which is located on different site collection. So I thought is it possible to create an item in list with REST API through the ...
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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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Why is my workflow DependencyProperty event handler not firing?

I have a custom workflow activity (SharePoint 2010) with a Dependency Property defined as follows: public static DependencyProperty TaskChangedEventPropertyEvent = ...
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workflow lookup to two column different list

Assume we have two different list List A: Name, Type (where the value can be Doc A, Doc B, Doc C), building List B building, Doc A how can i lookup two condition "if building x is found on list A ...
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Is there a way to route a record/policy to all employees to sign

I am looking into add a record library into my company's SharePoint site. The main use for this would be to store digital copies of records/forms/policies that employees are required to sign. I want ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Tasks and Outlook

I'm trying to find a way to have the 'Open this task' button in Outlook when a task notification from a SharePoint 2013 Workflow is sent to a user. We have been working on upgrading our SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Reports

I created a workflow in SharePoint 2013 and would like to start collecting information on how long it takes for each task to be completed. I know of ways to build this type of data into the workflow, ...
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SharePoint Online - Copy SharePoint List Items from multiple Subsites to a main site

I have a SharePoint site "Test", in which i have a Custom List "Test1 List". I also have a few Sub sites for the Test site and each subsite has a custom list associated with it (For example, Test2 ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow actions - how to get substring from start of variable until character “|”

Any way to get the susbstring from the start of the string until a specific character in a SharePoint designer workflow action? I cannot use "Extract Substring from Start of String" because there ...
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Workflow Error: Coercion Failed: Input cannot be null for this coercion

I have a workflow that is assigning a task based on a lookup value. This workflow runs successfully the first time then fails on subsequent attempts. Here's how the data looks: Look Up Title ...