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I have created a 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 which creates a Word document in a Document Library. This functionality works as desired. I would like the workflow to also open the Word document once the document has been created. Is this possible?

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Open it for display? No. Workflows are asynchronous and do not directly interact with the user or the user interface. A workflow can add an item to a task list or send an email to give the user a link to the document.

  • Thanks Mike, much appreciated. I figured that was likely the case, but it's good to have it confirmed. I will most likely setup an email with a link to the document instead. – jars121 Jun 18 '18 at 1:59

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