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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Workflow on separate sites

I have two separate sp sites. My aim: When user adding item in SPList on 1-st site - workflow add copy of this item in other SPList on 2-st site. SharePoint 2013. How do it?
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How to trigger a SharePoint 2013 workflow from a SharePoint 2010 workflow

Is it possible to trigger a SharePoint 2013 workflow from a SharePoint 2010 workflow. If yes then how can we achieve this. Suggest some help
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'deletion association' workflow instance in running workflow list [on hold]

I am using office 365 SharePoint 2013. I had installed docusign app for signing my library documents. I use nintex workflow for making workflow. It was working fine initially but now the workflow ...
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Create a 2010 workflow in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint hosted app

Is it possible to create workflow 2010 for SharePoint hosted app 2013 in visual studio 2012. If yes then how we can achieve this. Suggest some help
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How do I get each person from a multiple choice column?

So, the question does a poor job of outlining the problem. I've got one list where my clients track their projects; let's call it Projects. In it, they make a selection on a multiple choice column ...
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show related tasks in DispForm of an item with Start Feedback Process workflow

I have a list "My List" that has a "Start Feedback Process" workflow. The workflow creates multiple tasks in "Workflow Tasks". I want to modify the DispForm.aspx page of "My List" to show all the ...
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Check blank/null date in workflow

I have this simple workflow which checks to see if a Request Date field is blank to determine whether it goes to LIST or INITIATE as shown below. I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong. A ...
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How do I assign a custom task type in a SharePoint 2013 Online workflow?

I have created a workflow in which I need to have both an approve/reject task type and a type where the assignee must indicate they've processed the associated request. I have created custom task ...
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Error message on Workflows page - unable to manually start a workflow

After some recent server patching and a security McAfee update I'm getting the following error when opening Workflows page on an individual item. This was found using the corelation id. Can anyone ...
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Workflow 2013 throws an error on start

I have workflow which works correct on a development machine. But on production it throws an error on start. "Started" status message: Retrying last request. Next attempt scheduled in less than one ...
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Form problems with 2010 Approval Workflow on 2013

I am running SharePoint 2013 and trying to implement a workflow based on the 2010 Approval workflow. When I click the link in the Approval email the document opens and I can check it out but when I ...
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Trigger SP 2013 or 2010 Workflow from another workflow

I have created a REST API 2013 workflow that copies list information from a top level site to a sub site list. I now have the requirement to start a workflow upon item creation in the sub site list. ...
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Set a lookup column value from text column via 2013 Workflow

Using Workflow 2010 it is possible to set a lookup column value from either a text field, or calculated column or by using a workflow variable. If I have a calculated column value or variable inside ...
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SharePoint XAML Workflow - REST ISODateString to DateTime

I'm designing a SharePoint-hosted add-in declarative workflow. I'm calling a REST endpoint that returns me a DateTime value and I need to compare this date to current DateTime that I get using ...
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Calculating correct version after publishing major version creates new draft version of document

I created a workflow to calculate the correct version of a document, taking into account that the documents we are putting onto SharePoint already have a version number before transfer to SharePoint. ...
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How to integrate SharePoint with existing .NET MVC web site to store digitally signed document?

New users to a .NET MVC web site I support need to sign a user access agreement and upload it to the web site. The current process is cumbersome and verification of user acceptance difficult. I think ...
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Is it supported to use shared mailboxes in SharePoint 2013 Workflows

We try to send an email to a shared mailbox (Exchange 2007) from a workflow in SharePoint 2013. No errors are shown in the workflow but the message does not arrive in the mailbox. If we do the same ...
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Is it possible to autocomplete In-Progress Visual Studio workflows in MOSS 2007

We have MOSS 2007 Custom List with 5 different Visual Studio Workflows on it. So currently the list has 16000 Workflow instances running on the items(Workflows in 'in-progress' state are about 16000). ...
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How to create your own approval custom workflow in spd 2013?

I am using sp 2013. I would like to create some custom workflow in spdesigner. In this workflow I would like to create a task to userA. userA is a "sharepoint user/group column" After userA has ...
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Select another list item based on multiple conditions

I've a discussion list, say L1. I've another custom list, say L2, with fields client, support person, start date, end date. ex client support person start date end date ...