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The pause in Workflow is used by SharePoint Timer Job, when the timer job runs, the workflow run. The default time is 5 minutes. So If something starts at 15:02, at 15:05 the timer job will process. Note that this time can be extended if the timer job cannot complete all the tasks. Eg. 15:02 starts, but only at 15:10 timer job can complete the request to ...


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It is really depend upon you requirement. from simplest way to workflow to event receiver. Simple way is using the calculted column use the workflow( personally i dont like this) event Reciever: By using this strategy, users have advantage to edit the existing values, we can also avoid it by making field read-only on feature activation. Using item event ...


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Using an event receiver: You can check the last added item, then increment it with 1. Then modify the number as 2014/001, 2014/002 and ect... No need to have workflows. Another way is having a property bag value which stores the last added id, then increment it by 1 and save, set that value to the number to the list item. This too can be done using an ...


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If you want to restrict the users to have permission in only their tasks(ie Assigned to me), you have to use SharePoint 2010 workflow and replace permission on that item to allow only Assigned user edit rights on that item. Another workaround is to edit all the views in the Task list and filter to show only those items which has Assigned column value = ...


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We can also use "If" actions to evaluate who is the currently logged on user and compare that with the item and then allow or disallow updates.


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Yes of course you can and the this article recommends you to be considered on both these scenarios. Is Workflow Manager installed on a server that is part of the SharePoint farm? Will communication between Workflow Manager and SharePoint Server 2013 use HTTP or HTTPS?


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Yes, you can install on an existing SharePoint server or on a dedicated server.


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Okay so I stumbled apon a rather simple solution (though I didn't think it would actually work :D). Even though no one commented on this it did get one up vote so I hope my solution helps them. What I ended up doing was pulling up the site in Google chrome, I navigated to calendar that I was using as a test and exported one of the already created events (I ...


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Try including the inline CSS to the body of the email. Use the max-width property for images inside the body's div. For ex. if you blog post body's div has a class 'ms-BlogPost' add css as: <style type='text/css'> div.ms-BlogPost img {max-width: 600px; } </style>


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One of the benefits of the 2013 workflows is that they will run in the cloud, but this benefit does not apply to a code based custom activity. Also, any deployment instructions that involve manually copying files to particular directories are problematic, as a year from now an admin may extend the farm with another server, and needing to also copy the dlls ...



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