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SharePoint workflow refers to the automation of a business process by step by step execution of steps. In many cases the workflow instances have indeterminate delays and overall duration due to the necessity to interact with human users. This differentiates workflow from other means of automation ...

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Updating multiple items in Sharepoint Librarybulk

So i have created a library in sharepoint 2016 on-prem that automatically applies values to fields based on an external list, and then modifies the file path accordingly based on these values. The ...
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Allow Only One User to Submit SP Form

I know this should be able to be possible but do not know where to start. I am working in sp13 and created a custom list. The custom list form I want users to be able to submit one form and not be ...
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Can workflow update the list columns of an item that has item level permission(Read Nothing/ None)

I have SharePoint list called 'Onboarding Particulars' that contains items belonging to different departments. Mr. 'A' in the company head office(full control permission on the site) creates an item ...
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IS this possible to do on SharePoint 2010 workflow

I’m currently working on the following list. The data that I’m working on is under ‘Tenanted’. This is a live list and is updated daily by officers in another team called Housing Initiatives. This is ...
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Exit a parallel block SPD 2013 but 2010 workflow

I've looked around a lot but haven't found a solution yet, so here goes: I am trying to create a parallel block in a workflow in SPD 2013 (making use of 2010 workflows) but instead of it being an AND ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 Approval Workflow Due Dates

I have an approval workflow created with impersonation steps. Is there a way to create an action where if an item is not approved in two days, the approval is re-routed back to the previous approver. ...
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how to call OneDrive web services to upload files [on hold]

Are there any good articles on how to call onedrive web services to upload files thru sharepoint workflow ?
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Completing Workflow changes data on item [closed]

I have a workflow for items created for a list. When the workflow is returned to me with a completed status, a data field in the item is auto-updated to me as the user. This field is a person of group ...
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SharePoint 2016 - Multiline text field lost data on workflow init

I have a strange problem with multiline text field on Document Library on SharePoint 2016 site. I have a workflow attached to a Document Library with manual start (not automatically with upload or ...
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Issue when assigning permission to multiple user in impersonation step in SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow

I'm trying to assign permissions on items but i'm using a sharepoint group and i want to be able to add multiple values of sharepoint groups. Is this possible using sharepoint designer wokflow? The ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Cannot delete workflow

Hello I cannot delete workflows in a site collection. I have tried the following with no success: -Delete from Sharepoint Designer in two different computers. Nothing happens. -I have tried ...
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Getting error while creating site by REST API in workflow

I tried to create a site via workflow by calling to REST API (_api/web/webinfos/add). Sometime I got "InteralServerError - The Web site address abc is already in use." but the site is created.......
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Code-Based Workflows in SharePoint 2013/2016

How to create a code-based SharePoint 2013/2016 workflow in Visual Studio or Microsoft has discontinued code-based workflow development? I had created sequential/state-machine workflows in SharePoint ...
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SharePoint workflow - selecting items

I am very inexperienced with SharePoint, but I was tasked with following project. Have our Company store moved online to sharepoint. The idea is to have an excel spreadsheet with all of our items on ...
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WorkFlow Approval Process for a custom document set

Currently I'm trying to figure out how to handle a approval process for SharePoint Online custom document set. The user will create a new custom document set in document library, fill in specific ...
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List Item Counts as a separate List Item?

I'm trying to create a scoreboard, of sorts, and I'm having quite a time making it work like I want. Here's the situation: In my primary list, each Representative puts an item into the list for their ...
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Fill Lookup field within workflow

Problem: I have 1 list and 1 document library. I want to automatically create a folder in the document library for each list item in the list. Then a lookup field named "Activity Documents" in the ...
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Cannot run SP2013 workflows after migration to SP2016

we have a single SP2016 VM, with SQL database on different VM. I have done the migration by detach-attach and mounting content database. There are few simple emailing workflows - some SP2010, some ...
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Simple Workflow For Automated Task Management

Looking for some help to create a simple task workflow in Sharepoint 2016. Please look at the following steps: This should be the workflow step by step: User receives automatic email to begin first ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Designer Workflows - Collect

I am having an odd and very specific issue with one of my workflows. The workflow is intended to collect some information that the user needs to enter. To reach this end, in the designer I have ...
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Visual Studio workflow “Custom Activity” to update item with SystemUpdate (avoid versioning), possible?

I'm creating a custom approval workflow using Visual Studio. When I use activities that update an item the system will automatically create a new major version of the item each time. The main need ...
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Disable Manually Starting of Workflow once it is completed

I have created OOTB workflow using Approval - SharePoint 2010 (Globally Reusable workflow) in SharePoint Online. That can be triggered manually only. Now I want to disable manually start of workflow ...
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Possible ways of debugging the “The workflow could not update the item..” error in SharePoint Designer's workflow

I know that questions related the "The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item require a different type of information." error message have been asked ...
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How to ask for approval with a custom Workflow in SPD 2013

I've created a custom document set and a custom Workflow in SPD 2013 to route a document set to multiple approvers. However, I am having an issue with how to initiate/handle the approvers. Is the ...
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Workflow fails when triggered

I am a complete noob at sharepoint so im here for some help. I am trying to create a sharepoint workflow using sharepoint designer 2013, but when the workflow is triggered I get the following errors ...
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Workflow Item Delete

I have a document library with a lot of documents. To clean the library up I want to remove all documents that are greater than 3 months. Also I want any document put into the library to be deleted 3 ...
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Update SP list #2 in middle of workflow running on list #1

Good morning! Using 2010 Approval workflow and SP Designer 2013 with two related, custom lists. User 1 fills out and saves form (demographic info: first, middle, last name, dept, hiring mgr, etc). ...
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How to check valid user of Sharepoint?

How can I check a valid user of SharePoint and then use him in workflow without getting error? I know, that exist SPD validation "Is user valid user of SharePoint", but there is issue, that the valid ...
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SharePoint Workflow to create a task from email with attachment

On SharePoint 2016 (on-prem), I have a library which receives emails. I have created a workflow that creates a new task in a task list when a new email is received at the library. My question is how ...
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Date arithmetic in conditionals for a SharePoint workflow

I'm working on a SharePoint list that collects items submitted via a form. The items have various statuses, and I have workflows set up that send appropriate emails when these statuses change (e.g., ...
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Alert when the event is start datetime in the Calendar

Tell me, is there a SharePoint calendar with normal events, how to implement it so that when a date or date + time arrives in the calendar, would the email be sent to the user?
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How to send an email notification when an external users download a file shared

I have a situation where external users are given access to SharePoint. The Client wants to setup a functionality in such a way as let's say if an external user downloads a file shared with them then ...
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We get the error “Task is currently locked by a running workflow” for a specific list in the site

We have an approval workflow on a list where we keep getting the error called "Task is currently locked by a running workflow" and it does allow the tasks to be Approved. This happens only one ...
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Update item in another list with Workflow

I have two lists, List A and List B, both have lookups linked to each other. List A (Contacts): | Contact | Case(lookup from list B-case) | | Name1 | | Name2 | List B (Cases): | Case | Contact(...
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Workflow Column renders 'undefined' with attr selector

I'm using SPServices to get list items. I'm having difficulty getting the value for my workflow status column as it keeps coming back undefined. I am using the internal name so not sure why it would ...
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does creating a workflow history entry also create an audit log entry?

When a workflow creates a workflow history entry does this also cause an audit log entry to be created in SharePoint 2010 RTM with the auditing log enabled?
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SP 2013 Workflow: Update a property with an incremental value?

I have a Document Library with an associated Workflow in SP 2013. The workflow runs fines. I have a property in my DL called "Modified Count" I try to increment this value every time the WF runs. I ...
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How to set MultiLookupField in Workflow 2013 [duplicate]

I'm working on SharePoint 2016 OnPremise, Workflow 2013 and I'm trying to set a MultiLookupField with one ore more values. I tryied to set 1;#2;#3;#4 and 1;#;#2;#;#3;#;#4, or for one single item 1;#;# ...
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Recover tasks from a deleted workflow

I just made a new version of a Workflow, and so that users would not get confused I deleted the old one, but that also deleted all the task that were created by it. I tried restoring the Workflow from ...
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Workflow: Trigger If Item deleted work around

So I'm looking into triggering a workflow on delete and have stumbled upon something I can't get my head around.Now I know there isn't an OOTB solution to trigger a workflow on delete. However as ...
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How to implement a functionality to enable users suggest edits in an item of a custom list?

I have intermediate experience in Sharepoint. I have a custom list with about 20 fields. I want to create a functionality for end users where they can suggest edits in an existing item. It should ...
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Leave Request - Supervisor Comments

I have a working leave request workflow currently. Workflow is started once user submits information on list, if approved, email is sent to supervisor and requester. It is also automatically added ...
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6 digit ID SharePoint workflow

I currently have a workflow that creates an ID. (Put the actual listitem ID into another field). I put the listitem id into a variable and then apply this variable into my custom column. I am wanted ...
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SP Designer workflow - Assign a Task -parallel block -not getting TaskID

In SharePoint designer 2013 workflow, I'm trying to get the TaskID by running "Assign a task" and a loop in parallel block as per this link. Task is getting created but I can get Task ID only when ...
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Shortening output of Dynamic content

I have a Microsoft Flow setup where it's using the RSS to SharePoint List template. Here is the flow that I have setup: This is the problem that I'm having, the "Feed summary" trigger is grabbing a ...
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How to send full discussion thread in email?

I have created a discussion board and using workflow to send emails when a reply is given to a post. But only the new reply is getting sent in the mail. How do I send the entire conversation thread?
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Workflow Lookup

I have a custom list which contains the following columns1. Name2. Team3. Active Directory Account (This is a person/group lookup)I am now creating another list which will contain a workflow that will ...
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Open form for everyone- how to spot if a user can fill the form?

I've created a form which anyone that has link can access it, but I want my user to fill field that recognize his name (from our database, that's not the problem) and if the user is on some list - the ...
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Sharepoint workflow to update a list column with a new value

I have a column "X" that currently is a LookUp drop-down column with values A,B,C. I want to add a new value "D" in all items where "C" is found, but also keep the other choices. e.g. an item had A, ...
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When do changes to metadata impact a Workflow?

If I have a checkbox column for metadata and that checkbox is unchecked when the workflow starts, but is checked at some point during the workflow running, when will the workflow be able to realize ...