I created a SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow attached to a Workflow Task List to Create Items in another list when the workflow task is completed. I have it set to run Manually, but the Ribbon Action Item for "Workflow" is disabled and also the workflow link in the Items context menu is not shown. What could I be doing wrong? This works on other lists.


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First thing to check is if you published the workflow! (just saving it is not enough).

  • Hmm, been there done that, I've actually re-created the Workflow to no avail. I thought maybe since it is a Workflow Task list that this is not allowed, but that doesn't appear to be the case either. Also, this was a site upgraded from SP2007 and I've already had to re-create failed workflows due to the upgrade.
    – Bismarck
    Nov 2, 2012 at 17:53
  • Strange. The only thing I can say is that there are no restrictions specific to Tasks lists.
    – Christophe
    Nov 2, 2012 at 17:56

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