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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 such as Event Receivers. There are two types of workflows - Sequential Workflows - State Machine Workflow

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Sharepoint: Sign-Off Status begins approval workflow

I have tried to find the answer here before I started this question. I have an approval workflow created that, as soon as a task list is created, an approval request will go out to a series of ...
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Sending entire SharePoint site along its subsites for approval

I want to send entire SharePoint site along with its subsites for approval and approver will approve the whole site and site will publish after approval All subsites will be submitted for approval ...
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ConversationBlockedByUser","message":"User blocked the conversation with the bot

I face an unexplainable issue today where the user side approval received an error as below: Request to the Bot framework failed with error: '{"error":{"code":"...
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How do we check if workflow manager service is running programmatically in SharePoint Subscription Edition on-premise?

We have SharePoint Subscription Edition instance on-premise. Often we find the the workflow manager service is down and that causes attached workflows to fail and to be restarted. We would like to ...
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User able to approve SharePoint 2013 workflow even though not part of group

I made a simple SharePoint 2013 workflow using SPD in SharePoint 2016. When an item is created, task is assigned to Group2 for approval. There are two security groups. Group1 - this group can create ...
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Power Automate Approval action - Can I replicate the "Approve/Reject - Everyone Must Approve" with custom responses?

I have a requirement for a Power Automate flow (SharePoint Library) in which the Start and Wait for an Approval action - "Approve/Reject - Everyone Must Approve" meets all of my requirements,...
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Power Automate Approval Flow - How to add a 3rd option to Everyone Must Approve

I have a flow that creates an Approval for whoever is identified in an Approver people-picker (multi-select). The requirement is to send parallel requests to the Approvers, which it does. BUT, the ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow not starting after migration

I have SharePoint 2013 production environment where SharePoint 2010 workflow is running which was made in SharePoint Designer. I moved site collection to another exact SharePoint 2013 DR environment ...
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How to create an All-Day event in SharePoint Online Calendar using Power Automate flow

I have a pretty basic flow that successfully creates a Calendar entry in a SharePoint online calendar. I had to write an expression for the Start and End dates because it was being created a day ...
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Content Organizer Rules Are Being Created Automatically?

We have a drop off library that's been operational since 2017, and only recently (last month) we started seeing some odd behavior where after a file is uploaded, the file is moved correctly according ...
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Workflow error 'ActionBranchingNot Satifisted

Can you explain to me this error am getting on my workflow: 'ActionBranchingConditionNotSatisfied. The execution of template action 'Send_an_email_(V2)' skipped: the branching condition for this ...
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Workflow running under App Step frequently Suspended but not always

I have Sharepoint 2019 on-premise. I have a Sharepoint 2013 workflow on a list (List A) which has an App step which updates items in other lists (List B and List C) based on a matching ID column. The ...
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Power Automate - Update specific List Item in a separate List

I have a strange request that I'm trying to work out, but keep getting stuck on one aspect. So I have a SP Online list with 20 entries - One row per staff member. Each row contains a People column (...
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Removing Workflow after item has been deleted

I had a list that had over 12000 items with worflows that were runnning. I have delete the list items but the workflows still appear in the workflow settings which is preventing other workflows from ...
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How can I avoid breaking links to DispForm.aspx (i.e. redirect to power app), using modern tools?

I'm replacing some sharepoint custom pages and workflow, and for the sake of this question, assume that there are links to xyz.sharepoint.com/sites/someSite/Lists/SomeList/DispForm.aspx?ID=X that are ...
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Create Unique ID in MS Lists using Power Automate - Error

I'm trying to create a unique id in my lists, which is exported from a MS form. But I keep getting errors. So my logic is very simple: Step 1: once a form is submitted, the responses will be ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 - Looping and Looping emails

I am trying to automate a process within my business and would like to see if this would even be possible in the way that I have envisioned. One of the things my team handles. Is our businesses domain ...
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Creating a List Approval Workflow that checks for conflicting dates

Apologies if this is not the best forum, but I am new to SharePoint and was looking for advice/solutions for an 'equipment checkout' list with the following columns: "ID" - Number "...
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Power Automate Approval Flow - Response provided in app - How to end Approval

I have an Approval workflow (Power Automate) that gets sent to a Project Manager when a user submits a new item. If the Approver provides a response in either Teams, or the Email notification, the ...
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What to use for Workflows after retirement?

SharePoint 2013 workflow will be turned off for new tenants as of April 2, 2024. It will be removed from existing tenants and will be fully retired as of April 2, 2026 So we are a big company with ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow that updates a field to a value after a submission or edit with an attachment

Is there a way to update a field within SharePoint Designer workflow whenever an attachment is added to a submission or edit? So someone submits a new form or an edit. They add an attachment. They ...
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How do I create a power automate workflow for Sharepoint Paige approvals?

I’m quite new to power automate, and the following requirements is what I need to achieve, and it’s all quite tricky to understand at my early stage. Has anyone got any ideas on how to construct a ...
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How to create a sub folder within an exisiting folder in a document library with power automate

I am trying to create a sub folder when a new request is added to my jobs list using power automate. At the root level of the document library, I have a root main folder, example; named Photo-Request-...
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How to start Power Automate workflow from code/SPFX solution web part?

Is it possible to trigger start of Power Automate workflow and pass parameters to workflow through spfx solution/webpart on sharepoint (with React)? Without premium connector. I only found one way but ...
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Power Automate Starting Multiple Flows and sending multiple emails

I am attempting to build a flow that When an item is created or Modified It gathers email addresses using an HTTP request Does a select and join action to parse out an email address from a SP group ...
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Power Automate Send As - Co Owner's permissions

I have a Power Automate flow that sends an email after a form submission. My client wants those emails to come from a specific mailbox (PMOAdmin). I don't have Send As permissions for that mailbox, ...
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Power Automate - How to Update SharePoint list with Approval Response

I have a Power Automate flow that triggers on a New Item, then Creates an Approval (2 custom responses - Approved/Rejected). I've got it all set up so far. the notification gets sent when an item is ...
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What are the needed permissions of the initiator of a Nintex workflow

I have 2 Sharepoint-lists list_local and list_Global.. The users, who are working on list_local are not allowed to see the list_Global, but at the same time the list_Global should include all items ...
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Attaching a Workflow to an approved Document puts it into Draft

I have an issue where a Worklof (Basically just a request/confirmation Workflow to read the approved document) puts the document into draft status. I was tasked to fix this behaviour, the file should ...
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Relationship between workflow and capacity or shrinking log files?

This is on a newly configured Sharepoint 2019 on-premise site. We started to experience an issue with both the SharePoint_config_log and the WSS_Content_log (content database) log files being full. To ...
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How do I create a workflow that lets me know when someone has completed my Survey in SharePoint 2016?

I'm fairly new to SharePoint. I created a Survey in SharePoint 2016 and my boss wants to be notified when someone completes the survey. I have been looking for answers with no luck. I did learn that (...
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Nintex Workflow how to link Task table with History table?

I have a list which trigger a workflow when a new element is added. I have 3 tables: The table which contains all the element. The Tasks are stored in the table Task. The history is stored in the ...
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How to fix Workflow Task Mails using the wrong URL in Mails in On-Premises?

A simplified Version of the issue: Server DNS Name is server-001 SharePoint is accessed using intranet.company.com I have a List, that list has an EventReceiver, that EventReceiver creates SubWebs ...
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SharePoint Custom Action on document set in docsethomepage.aspx

I would like to create a custom action inside Manage ribbon group that would start a workflow on a document set not a file within. I have spent some time trying to enable the custom action created in ...
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Replace Docx header/footer

I have looked around and can't seem to find any recent answers. We need to update the header & footer on our documents in SharePoint. What I want to do is create a template header & footer, ...
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I need to change the "Title" from the workflow running Tasks

I want to change the title field (instead of title field I need document name) to document name in workflow link.
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Power Automate - Document Generation

I have a requirement to rebuild a Nintex workflow in Power Automate. This flow is about Document Generation. It’s fairly straight forward in Nintex, but not so much in Power Automate without a ...
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Workflow 2013 what does "Add to variable" means

I am redesigning a Workflow 2013 to Power Automate and I have this action inside Workflow 2013: So what this action do exactly? Thanks
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Workflow error notification

What is the best practice for handling if a workflow fails? I can see the error that appears in the column but is there an easy way to set up a notification that will immediately email specific people ...
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Approval workflow on list - older items 'fall off' the list. How do I keep them?

Please hang in there with me, I'm not a SharePoint guru - I have enough knowledge to be dangerous... I am in a SP2013 environment. Someone in my organization has a list ('Invoice Approvals'). The ...
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Send documents on upload to other app

I am wondering if it is possible to to send documents when they are uploaded to sharepoint to another app. I am new to sharepoint and have tried digging around the SPFx library and the CSOM API but ...
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How to locate workflows on a tenant

How do you find other workflows on your tenant if the end users that are creating them do not share them with you? Is this found in the Power Platform admin center?
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SPWeb.WorkflowTemplates.GetTemplateByName is empty, but WorkflowTemplate is assignable in UI

Here are the Steps I've taken: Create a Workflow (Reusable 2010, Content-Type linked) on any Web, Export it as a .WSP and Deploy it to the Site Collection in question (the Feature is Web Scoped). Due ...
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Any way to change "From" Text in Power Automate?

Good morning all, I have a requirement which needed me to build a form and an email notifcations workflow based on certain parameters. The team wants the emails' sender to read "CASE System ...
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Power Automate Flow that retrieves the name of a column in a sharepoint list

I'm creating a flow that alerts users whenever they have an expired certification inside a SharePoint list. When it comes to the part where I need to send the email to let the user know I can't find ...
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Collect specific User Data (File, Files or Folder) in a 2013 Workflow

Here are my contraints: I need to use a SP 2013 Workflow I need to ask the user to attach a single File, multiple Files or a Folder to said Workflow I already notice the CDFU Action is gone in SP 2013....
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How to exclude holidays from calculated column

Hey I am trying to calculated the difference between two dates excluding weekends and holidays but so fat I was only able to come across this formula IF(ISERROR(DATEDIF([Start Date], [End Date],"...
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SharePoint Online Workflows

Can a SharePoint online List have more than one workflow associated with it, or is it limited to just one?
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Power Automate Date condition problems

I have been working in a flow that alert a user once a certain certification expires, to achieve this I'm using a SharePoint list that contains the dates data. The idea was to create a counter column ...
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Power Automate Flow

Currently working on a workflow to alert a user when certain expiration dates in a SharePoint list inside 6 different columns reach an expiration point.I created a SharePoint column to be used as a ...
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