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 Online to FTP

Is it possible to export documents or other content from SharePoint online using a workflow (or other method) to an external location? The recipient will likely be an ftp location, and won't be an ...
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Cannot see reusable workflow after activate the feature

I am using SP2013 standard and Sharepoint designer 2013 I created a reusable workflow in a site collection. It only contains one step which is send an email to "this item" creator. Using SPD I saved ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow not showing up in the associated list's workflow settings page

I followed the steps mentioned by Prabath See steps here However when I deploy the SP 2013 workflow on the server, I can't see it in the 'Workflow Settings' page of the associated list. The ...
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Task Related list item

I've created an out of office approval workflow (we have SP 2007), and have everything working save for one thing. The manager clicks edit task and that form has a title, description, approve status ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow to automatically trigger another workflow to start

I have a workflow (1) that takes values from an infopath form and upates those values to a list called Employees. On the employees list I have another workflow (2) that is set to run when an item is ...
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What gets trigged fist List Workflow item added or List Event Receiver ItemAdded.? [duplicate]

Workflow Vs Event Receiver I have a list in a site collection called projects. I have a workflow on Item Added and now currently in the process of creating Event Receiver. I would like to know which ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow, log shipping supported?

We plan on implementing log shipping for SharePoint DR environment. I found details about SharePoint databases and Log shipping support here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj841106.aspx ...
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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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How to add a OOB Approval workflow to a document library using CSOM?

Can anyone help me on steps to associate the default approval workflow to a SharePoint Library through CSOM ? Update: When i call ennumeratedefinitions(true) on the workflowservices manager, it only ...
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Setting Group Owner using workflow 2013 and REST

We wanted to have a group created while specifying the group owner upon creation. Is that possible? The rest call to /_api/currentsite/sitegroups using POST will create a group, but there is an ...
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Approval/Feedback workflow: how to change the task status with a custom button on InfoPath Form?

I created two workflows, one based on the approval workflow and another based on the feedback workflow via SharePoint Designer 2010. For both workflows I'm trying to find a solution to add a custom ...
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SPD Workflow Approval Task- Unexpected Error When Viewing Task

I have a SPD 2010 workflow that is starting an approval process and assigning a task to a user. I'm running into an odd issue. When a user with contribute permissions on the Task list tries to view ...
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Workflows comparing a date for today

I am working on a sharepoint workflow and have a date column where I want it so its greater or equal to todays date to do something. Would I just put Today as a string? or do I have to do something ...
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Sharepoint 2013 flowchart workflow custom code

I'am SharePoint 2013 beginner and i have a project where i need to create a workflow (With Visual Studio), so i started my workflow as flowchart workflow then at some point i needed to write custom ...
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Sharepoint workflow not adding tasks to Workflow Tasks lists

IMPORTANT EDIT: It's happening in all sites and subsites! Not just in the newly created ones! Suddenly the workflows are not creating tasks anymore! I've created a Sharepoint Approval Workflow on a ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows not Associating with List

On my SharePoint site I have 2 collections, '/' and '/sites/dev/'. Everything works properly on the root site, but with with dev site collection any 2013 workflows that I publish are not being ...
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sharepoint 2010 workflow anonymous access

we have two Sharepoint farms. One uses windows authentication and the other is open to public. I am working on a workflow which will be initiated by HR. This form will be sent to end user to fill up ...
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SharePoint 2013: Unable to Update newly Created Item in a Different List - Error “Coercion Failed…”

Scenario: I have 2 lists. Lets say List 1 & List 2. I am trying to: In List 1 Workflow, I Create a New List Item on List 2. This works file. I see an empty List Item in List 2 as soon as I ...
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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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SharePoint Workflow Error -The given key was not present in the dictionary

I have created a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio 2012. This workflow is activated when a list item is modified. Once the list item modified, the workflow shows as the started. But on ...
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Initiate Workflow With Custom Action

I have looked around on Google, and I have found tutorials on how to initiate a workflow from a custom action in the ribbon, but I have run into a problem. I am not sure why (I assume I have a ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Issue - “The field or property 'GUID' does not exist”

I am having an issue with a SharePoint 2013 Workflow on SharePoint Designer. I can publish the workflow to the site with no problem. Once the workflow is in the started stage, it always gets suspended ...
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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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Email alert designed using SharePoint Designer doesnt display image

I created an email alert workflow in SharePoint 2010 using SharePoint Designer. This email alert has images embedded in them using the HTML tag . When i receive the email alert,it doesn't load in ...
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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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Copy and update data Sharepoint Deisgner 2013

I would like to copy data from 6 lists (same column names) and paste them into one list with 5 additional columns. Copied data should also be updated according to changes in those 6 lists in 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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Can I add a start workflow link to a column in a list view?

I would like to add a link directly to a start workflow page in a column so that users don't have to go through several clicks to start a workflow. The link needs to change based on the item ID for ...
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Create custom workflow status values

I am relatively new to Office 365 (SharePoint Online), so bear with me. How can I create a custom status for my workflow? Say I have the following statuses Initiated First level approved ...
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Default App Permission Scope

I've created a list that creates subsites through the REST API that uses a project site template. The site template i'm using has workflows that talk back to the main site using the REST API. The ...
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How to update calendar item created by an other list?

Appreciate any thoughts on this: A user edits an existing list item to pick a date to select a project deadline. A custom workflow, initiated by that item change, takes that date and project title ...
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Backup & restore Designer workflow

How to backup & restore a SharePoint designer workflow and add it another site? I would appreciate a step by step guide.
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Apps cannot use External Content Types defined in the Business Data Connectivity Shared Service Application metadata catalog

My issue is getting Unauthoraized exception while accessing external data in workflow 2013 context throw REST call (HttpSend). I read several posts suggests to create BDC model inside App package, ...
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Visual Studio 2013 doesn't allow me to change Target List assignments in workflow

My Visual Studio 2013 (v12.0.30501.00 Update 2) doesn't allow me to change target task list assignments. I can see my new task list among items to choose but after selecting it nothing changes. ...
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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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How to create a new Moodle user from Sharepoint?

How to create a new Moodle user directly in mySQL with PHP script from Sharepoint? or is there a way to create user (write in MySQL) directly from SharePoint?
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Workflow not creating tasks

I have a List Workflow that fires every time a new element is added to the list. Untill now it has been working perfectly, but this morning I erased some items from the list, and now the workflow is ...
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Workflow automtically starts when an item is created despite it being unchecked in Start Options

I have a workflow that I need to start when an item is changed but not when an item is created, as I have a separate workflow for that, so the "Start workflow automatically when an item is created" is ...
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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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How to elevate Workflow permission?

We have defined a SharePoint designer workflow in this case the workflow has full permission for CRUD operation on list called Employee. But the requirement is in conditional cases the same workflow ...
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SharePont Workflow initiated automatically on item create via email not able to read from external list

I created a custom SharePoint 2010 workflow using SharePoint designer for a 2013 SharePoint environment. My workflow needs to read data from an external list, and works flawlessly when the workflow ...
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Global Workflow for document approval apply all libraries - will this work?

I've searched around and I think I understand Global Workflows but would like to know if this would work before I start developing it since it will take me a few hours. What I have is a site with 36 ...
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Workflow: send message when value “user” changed in reservation list

We have a reservation list for mobile devices. When the values "user" or "status" changed I would like to send a message to the former user. What do you guys advise?
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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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How can I send an email to an external recipient from a workflow

I am working on creating a 2013/SharePointOnline workflow that will start when a new document is added to a specific document library, and then send an email, to an external user, with a link to the ...
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Workflow find item in another list

I try a workflow on a list when item is created or modified : http://puu.sh/jfQwF/8a01a9f9b1.png Then I update item in another list. But it's not working, I think it don't find any item : ...
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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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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 ...