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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Workflow send email on due date even after date changes

I must create a couple of Workflows, which will send notification to users (something like a reminder). I have created a first WF that will be activated when item will be created or modified ...
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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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How to move a document from SharePoint folder to local directory in a drive?

I know there is a workflow to move documents from one folder (or a library) to a different one inside the SharePoint based on their approval status or version number etc. But I want to move the ...
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SharePoint 2010 custom workflow - Adding approver to existing approvers list

I was asked to add a new user to the list of existing approvers in a SP2010 custom approval workflow. The workflow was created long back. I don't have the access to the code for that. Now, I am not ...
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PowerShell to get workflow status in a list items of the SharePoint Online

I need create a PowerShell code to get the status of a workflow in a list items of the SharePoint Online. It's simple in On Premise SharePoint, but in online I have serious difficulties. Someone can ...
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Problems with the same workflow working in two web applications in the same server

I have a workflow to send emails when a new task is created. I have two web applications on the same server and I'm using that workflow on both. The problem is that on my default application the ...
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How to use Active Directory groups with workflows?

Is there a way to use Active Directory groups with Workflows 2013? From what I have experimented the workflow starts but then gives operation cancelled. I have read that someone saying that it's not ...
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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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SP2013 VS Workflow Farm Solution deployment update workflow definition

We have SharePoint 2013 workflow developed using visual studio 2012. We need to send updates for the workflow in production. What is observed that after deployment the workflow definition doesn't ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - How to retrieve the SPWorkflow object associated with a SPListItem?

Here's the scenario: I have a SPListItem in hand, which i know has a started workflow associated. The workflow has a task created for approval. I want to access the SPWorkflow and then the ...
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SPD Workflow trigger emails at specific time intervals

Default Status is "Pending" as Drop down Menu: If requester submits a new form between 3:00 PM to 9:30 AM with Status as Pending Pause until 10:00 AM then send email to the person1 at 10:00 Am ,if ...
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Workaround for secondary workflow on tasks list

I need to overcome the limitation when one VS workflow creates tasks on task list, which also has another workflow attached to ItemCreated, and the secondary workflow is not triggered. Any ideas? (I ...
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Sharpoint designer 2013 Stopping when Workflow People/Group Selection

SharePoint Designer 2013 is stopping unexpectedly when click to People/Groups from SharePoint Site. As an example, Send an Email action and I want to send the email to a SharePoint Site Collection ...
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Workflow Manager 1.0 CU installation fails

we ran the install for workflow manager 1.0 from this link We get errors when tying to run the cumulative update for Workflow Manager 1.0 3 servers: SQL, Application and WFE SharePoint 2013 ...
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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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This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited

I'm getting an error on my workflow task (custom workflow with custom task page). Its been working without any problems for a while. The workflow states Completed but the associated task is not ...
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Calculated Column [Today] work around?

Ive been doing alot of reading into getting [Today] to work within a calculated column but im starting to wonder if theres a better solution staring me in the face Basically we have an asset register ...
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How to update item permission using SP2013 workflow?

Previously I have Nintex workflow experience. Now I come to a project do not have Nintex. We only have SP2013 OOB Workflow (workflow 2010). May I know is it possible to change an item permission using ...
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Workflow to trigger email notification when new document is added/edited not sending email

I am new to SharePoint, especially SharePoint 2013. I have created a workflow via SharePoint Designer 2013 with the following conditions- If a new document is created with the "Date Created" equaling ...
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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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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 Task assigned to multiple users in SP 2010

I have a first SharePoint List that contains two columns: Name of the application Name(s) of the developer(s) There is a second SharePoint List that fires a Sequential Workflow in Visual Studio ...
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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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SP 2013 - SP 2010 Workflow - Check in document before move to different view

We have a master document library that has multiple views, when the phase of the document gets changed to "archive" the document moves from one view to another using a filter in the view. The problem ...
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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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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 Out-of-the-box approval workflow stuck In progress

I am having an issue with the out-of-the-box SharePoint 2010 approval workflow. After the workflow is associated with a document library, the user starts the workflow. The appropriate task is created ...
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Change to workflow with existing paused workflows

I have a workflow that pauses for one or five days based on whether the added list item is "emergency" or "normal" priority. I’m changing the workflow so that it will pause until a specified ...
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Sharepoint Workflow change approval status

I have a simple sharepoint workflow This workflow start when file create or change. But problem is when i change "Approval status" to approved or rejected start this work flow and workflow status ...
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Association: Task List in Workflow stopped working

Help please. I am using SharePoint 2013 in cunjuntion with SPD (no Code). JUst OOB solution. I have been using the to send emails to helpdesk based on wether the Manager changes those dropdowns to ...
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Difference Between Content Approval and Document Approval Workflow?

Could somebody explain the differences between content approval and document approval workflow in SharePoint 2010 and how they work together when they are both turned on in a document library?
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Approval workflow create a extra task

When I start a specific Approval workflow, two tasks are created associated to the first user and a second task is created associated to a second user. The workflow should not create two tasks ...
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Embed Approval Workflow into InfoPath Form?

I would like to find out whether its possible to embed approval workflow status 'approved' into an InfoPath form - filled in and completed on SharePoint 2013. We are able to approve workflows and ...
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Workflow to verify modified date and send email

I need to create a workflow that verifies the modified date of an item, and sends an email to remind the user if the file has not been changed between days 1 and 4 of the current month. This workflow ...
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Saving a form to a Library from a list workflow

So I had designed a workflow using lists, and it's worked well, but now a new requirement has been provided to also save a copy of the form from the completed workflow to a library. Can anyone tell me ...
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Visual Studio not seeing workflow 2013 task list fields in activity

I'm trying to use WaitForFieldChange activity in VS2013 for SP2013 on task list defined in VS solution. Yet the FieldName dropdown for this list is empty: ( http://i.stack.imgur.com/EMp5C.png ) ...
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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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How can I use approval workflow to reject changes of any existing list item?

I've been creating reusable workflow in 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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Workflow Item Not available

I have installed office tools for 2012 but there is still not a template for workflow on the add new item page. What downloads am I missing in order to do Sharepoint 2013 development? i can;t find ...
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Not enough permissions to start workflow with read permissions

I have a SharePoint 2013 portal. I have created a workflow on a list. I have full control permissions and can start the workflow manual. But another user has only read permissions on the site. He ...
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Sequential Workflow Transaction Aborted System.TimeoutException

Dear SharePoint StackExchange users, I have created a custom sequential workflow with VS for SharePoint 2007. When the workflow is activated 5 parallel tasks are created. All my tasks are created ...
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Move Item From One List to Another List that Has a Workflow Already (SP 2010 Designer)

I am attempting to move a document from a document library from its source list (that has a workflow assigned to it), to another list that has its own workflow assigned to it using SharePoint Designer ...
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SharePoint 2013 custom workflow activities dll reference error on publish

I have created a custom workflow activity and it is coming fine in the designer. As soon as I publish my workflow, I get below error (0, 10) The type or namespace name ' For this, where do I need ...
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Generating an email alert for new post in site feed

I am working with sharepoint online 2013 and Sharepoint designer 2013. I wanted to generate an email alert for the Site Feed App. I wanted to send an email to a group of people with the posted ...
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SharePoint workflow Status

I created a SharePoint designer workflow with name GraphicsWF. I want to get only the approved items, for that am using the query below <Where><Eq><FieldRef Name="GraphicsWF" ...
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SharePoint workflow will return .000 inside a link for the current Item URL Path

I have created the following list workflow inside SharePoint designer:- The workflow will be started manually on “Announcement” list, and will send email notifications to users. but the problem I ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow replaces special characters from Rich Text Field with garbage

We are trying to build a very simple workflow so blog post users can email their posts to specific users/groups. The workflow should be pretty simple, just grabbing the body from the list item and ...
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Error Configuring Workflow Manager

I upgraded workflow manager to 1.0 Refresh but now I can't get it to configure, I get the following error: VERBOSE: [03/04/2014 11:09:30]: Validating input and configuration parameters. VERBOSE: ...
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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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WSS3.0 Workflow timer job overloading server?

Everytime I enable the workflow timer job in central admin, our server cpu spikes to 100% and never drops. I have not added any new workflows, is there anyway to figure out which workflow could be ...