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Questions tagged [pause]

a temporary stop in action or speech

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Limit to Pause Action?

Is there a limit to how long the pause action can handle before timing out? I.e. if I try to pause for 365 days, will the workflow timeout or actually pause for that long?
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Need Workflow to run only when a specific item is created or changed (Pause/Date-time workflow)

Need Workflow to run only when a specific item is created or changed (Pause/Date-time workflow) My workflow currently runs when any item is changed or created I need it to only run when the item is ...
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Pause for duration - problem

Workflow doesn't resume after a pause. I have 2 list workflows which are used to send reminder emails. Workflows work in the loop and in one of them I use 'Pause for Duration 1 minute'. To check if ...
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SharePoint 2010 Designer workflow fails to resume after a pause - Help convincing IT its a server issue?

For some context, I've only been using SharePoint for a few months and have no access to the server, as I'm actually just a tech minded HR person. So any help is greatly appreciated, even if it might ...
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I need an in progress workflow to cancel if an item is modified so a new workflow can be initiated

I need a workflow to check if an item has been updated within the past hour because I need a dashboard to flag items that have not been updated in the past hour. I tried to have a pause for duration 1 ...
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Rare “Error Occured” in workflow after pause

I have two Task lists: "Recurring Tasks" and "Task Queue". Recurring Tasks contains tasks that we have to do every day or every week and do not want to have to manually recreate the same task again in ...
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Is the currentdate in Worflow designer a static one

this is my workflow: Yesterday I received email from "if" condition. Today i received email from "else" condition. knowing that my calendar has entries for today! so my guess is that today is not ...
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Pause Vs Loops approaches

Lately I worked on a workflow that had to be restarted each day I used the Pause approach but I couldn't make it work, do you think Loops could handle the repetitions better than the Pause or are they ...
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Calendar Workflow not working

I am trying to read a calendar and whenever it finds a task it sends a mail.
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Unable to handle date change when pausing until date

I need a workflow to assign a task on EndDate. Initially I just tried this with a simple Pause until date, but this cannot handle date changes (the rest of the workflow is not actioned if someone ...
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Pause until… or restart workflow

Is there a preferred way to handle pause until workflows? I have a infopath form that has some basic approval process and I see I can pause until field changes or the workflow can simply end and ...
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Maximum amount of time a workflow can run

Is there a a limit to how long a workflow can run using the Pause function? I seem to have found that workflow history is deleted after 90 days, but would this have an effect on the workflow if it is ...
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Workflow not behaving correctly

I have a work flow that fires off email notifications at specific dates, based on the number of days between the Expiration date and Today. It works up until a user goes to change the date of the list ...
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Need to pause a workflow email until a date, but workflow still needs to continue to run before that date

I was going to use the technique linked below to send out a reminder email on a specified date. This requires the "Pause Until" functionality. If I use this in one section of my workflow where the ...
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How to apply deferreds to execute function 3 times in a row??

I am trying to executed the same function 3 times in a row, but get errors while doing that. Apparently the scripts runs faster than the execution. Code: $("document").ready(function () { ...
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How to fix Pause delay in Workflow

I am Usign 'pause' in Workflow with Sharepoint 2010 and I want to pause my Workflow for 1 minute: But this 1 minute has a delay of 5 minutes... Is there a way to fix this?
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Workflow PAUSE until past date

I have a workflow that checks the "Status" field. Certain Statuses will cause it to stop otherwise it will Pause Until a "Required Date". If that date is in the past and a workflow is started it stays ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow fail to run after pause

Situation: A Custom List and a approval workflow designed by SharePoint Designer 2010 The approval workflow will pause 5 mins when the item created , after pause, will start the approval process. ...
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Is it OK to pause the SharePoint dev VM?

We have installed SharePoint 2013 on a VM for development. At end of day we pause the VM. Does this have any adverse impact on any SharePoint services? Or is it good practice to shut down the VM ?