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Workflow initiation form not updating the parameters

I have an existing workflow in SharePoint Online that uses a drop-down list on the initiation form. In the past I have been able to modify the available choices with no problem, but currently if I add/...
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Showing the Initiation Form "automatically"

Environment is Sharepoint online (Office 365) Trying to have a workflow run on a Sharepoint list, so that somebody adds a list item with a title, and then they are automatically shown the initiation ...
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Initiation and Association Form

As I am a newbie, 1) I want to know what actually is Initiation and Association in SharePoint? 2) How could they be created (with a detailed procedure, even a link that may help me out with it is ...
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Can we add client side validation to workflow initiation form (without infopath)?

We are using SP2013 standard so Infopath form service is not available. By using SharePoint Designer 2013, I copied and renamed the OOB workflow "Approval - SharePoint 2010" to build a new workflow. ...
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Initiation Form Error - Length of property is limited

I am really hoping that someone here either has run into this issue, or has a suggestion for me. I created a workflow to simply create a link to a document in a separate list when it is uploaded into ...
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How do I dynamically insert workflow GUID into URL I am building to open workflow initiation form in modal mode?

I was trying to follow the instructions in an excellent post "Open workflow initiation form in modal dialog" but did not know how to do this step: I'm able to dynamically insert the GUID of the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow initiation form: you don't have access to this page?

using a Sharepoint 2013 VisualStudio Workflow with initiation form I wonder why a member of the site can work on the library elements and trigger the workflow but when the workflow tries to show its ...
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Enable Rich Text in a Site Workflow Initiation Form for a Multiple Line Column w/o InfoPath?

I've created a site workflow that users manually start and that collects data through an initiation form, which then passes the data to a Word document in a library. The initiation form uses site ...
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SP 2013 workflow initiation form people picker

Using a WorkflowInitiationForm in an VisualStudio workflow for SharePoint 2013 I wonder how to get the Information from people picker. Adding to the project the form delivers code examples for string, ...
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How do I access Initiation Form data inside my SharePoint 2013 workflow

I am working in SharePoint 2013 SP1 on Windows Server 2012. I have a VS.NET 2013 solution that has a Workflow project and a custom Assn and Init. forms. I have been able to send Assn data to the ...
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Set choice field values in initiation form using workflow variables SPD2010?

I am creating a SPD 2010 workflow which will be manually started and collect a value from the user. The value in question needs to use a choice field during initiation form. These value to allow the ...
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How to collect data from user on certain condtion once a Workflow is started

I have just started with Sharepoint Workflows and am able to create Association and Initiation forms in Visual Studio. Currently I am working on a Sequential Workflow and have a scenario wherein I ...
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How do I update an initiation form to reflect changes in Initiation parameters?

In my List Workflow I've updated some of the properties of an Initiation Parameter, including the description that's visible in the form. According to the workflow settings for the Library the ...
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How can i add a Person and Group control to Workflow Initiation From in SharePoint Designer 2010 x64

For some reason there is no Person and Group type in Add Field dialog on workflow's Initiation Form creation process in SharePoint Designer 2010. I assume it should be there as it shown in screenshot ...
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Open workflow initiation form in modal dialog

Currently when I click on a custom action to run a workflow on a selected item the browswer navigates away from the current page to display the initiation form. This wouldn't be a such a problem ...
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SharePoint group in Person/Group Picker

I want to send an email from a reusable workflow to everybody in a SharePoint group. I created a test group from the site permissions and created a reusable workflow. In this workflow I added a ...
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How to close initiation workflow window?

I open a dialog initiation window of my sequential workflow from ECB menu. There is a start button on it. When this button is clicked the workflow starts working and the dialog window stays open. How ...
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How can you create a dynamic link to a workflow initiation form in a workflow-based e-mail?

Process: User Creates Item Admin receives "approve this" e-mail with a dynamic link Admin selects dynamic link in e-mail Admin is taken to initiation form of second approval workflow Admin selects ...
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Workflow with initialization form - Notify user of error

I have a SP 2010 site workflow with an InfoPath initialization form. After the user fills in the data in the init form he submits the form and the workflow starts with the WorkflowActivated event. If ...
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Process to Attach Initiation Infopath2010 Form with Sequential Workflow

Here I want Infopath2010 form will appear when I want to start manual Sequential Workflow in visual studio2010.For that I am using Initiation Form(created in Infopath2010) Process. DO anybody have any ...
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Workflow initiation form after publish from Word does not open in web browser

I developed a custom workflow in VS2010 with a custom aspx initiation form (<Workflow InstantiationUrl="" /> is defined). Moreover this workflow has InitiationType OnMajorCheckIn. So if I ...
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Workflow: Show initiation form after creating new item?

I want to start my Visual Studio 2010 sequential workflow automatically after adding a a new form (or any document for that matter) to a form library. This works flawlessly as long as I don't have an ...
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