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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 EventReceivers. There are two types of workflows - Sequential Workflows - State Machine Workflow

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Is it possible to simply select an image to kick off a workflow

I have an picture library setup on a site collection. I’m looking to simply have a user select an image from it to trigger a email notification that would relay the image properties or title, is this ...
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SharePoint column fill notification in SharePoint designer 2013 Workflow

I am using SharePoint designer 2013 and want to notify certain people if a specific column in the list has been updated by someone. I simply want to know what can I use in the stages so that it can ...
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how to convert currency type to number with workflow

I work on SharePoint 2019 and I have a list containing name(type: text) and price (type: currency) of food columns. How can I fetch them to other custom forms? I use lookup type in the custom form to ...
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how to return last N item in the list [closed]

I have workflow that loop throw SharePoint list but the list very huge and it's take time to loop through. So I want to return only last 100 items in the list. Is there any way to do that?
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Stop additional workflow emails [closed]

I have created a basic workflow which sends an email to a selected user. I don't want any additional emails sent to the user if for example the list is edited. Is there a way around this? Thanks ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow URL incorrect

Looking for some help. We recently moved a SharePoint 2013 environment from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2012. Whilst testing I setup some new alternate access mappings to test with, for ...
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How to collect signatures on a PDF in SharePoint worflow? [closed]

Using SharePoint 2013 Premises: Adobe PDF form needs to be digitally signed by multiple signers/approved. Trying to eliminate multiple copies/multiple emails to folks when people don’t respond to ...
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Replace “,” to “;” in single line of text column

I need an advice on the following situation. I have column that is single line of text which stores email addresses separated by comma (the value is created by lookup table). Example: ABC@yahoo....
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SharePoint 2010 List Custom ID Column Creation

My team is trying to create a custom ID column for our SharePoint 2010 list. The column should show YYMMDD-ID, with YYMMDD the date the item was created and ID the ID of the item. I tried using =[...
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Setting lookup value variable in SharePoint 2010 workflow

I am looking to set a variable in a SharePoint 2010 workflow in a SharePoint 2016 Enterprise env. as a lookup value. The issue that I am having is that the variable data is coming from the EditForm....
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How to tell which event triggered a workflow from inside the workflow?

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow created in VisualStudio (not Designer). Originally this workflow only ran on ItemAdded, but now I need it to also run on ItemUpdated. Is there a way to tell from ...
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Error In workflow after changing domain and Server

I have changed My Sharepoint2013 Server Name And Restore in New Serve And After Restoring I have Problem With SharePoint List Workflow And its Show Me an Error About Condition Clause A thing That I ...
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Calendar Overlay Workflow

I have a master corporate calendar that I would like to color code with other events (holidays, other business events, etc). Is it possible to create a workflow so that my overlay calendars ...
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Workflow or form history in InfoPath Form

I have created InfoPath form 2013 on which I have applied approval workflow (made in SharePoint Designer). Now what I want to do is displaying history like submitted by this, approved by this, close ...
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Approval workflow not properly and i do not have test ids to check its working for now

i have created a workflow with sharepoint designer 2013 in which multiple notification email will be sent. 1st of all email sent to initiator that form is submitted after that it will sent to reviewer ...
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How to read value of columns WorkflowTaskId and WorkflowListId from SharePoint Task List using C#?

I am trying to read WorkflowTaskId and WorkflowListId fields from SharePoint Workflow Task List using SSOM C# but it says column doesn't exist While I can see both columns are displayed with values in ...
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Index of numbers in Nintex workflow [closed]

I have numeric field in SharePoint list, let's say value in that is 912 where first digit indicates the year and last two digits indicates some other codes. So how can we extract this dynamically ...
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Terminate a workflow for an item that no longer exists?

I need to finish a workflow that is still running in a document library that no longer has items (all were deleted, from de Library and the Recycle Bin). Maybe with Powershell, but all the solutions ...
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Number Reset as Beginning of the Month

I have an ticket tracking system in a SharePoint list that runs by a Fiscal year, month, then counts for the month. And my leadership wants to automate the number assignment. Ex: ABC (current ...
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Is it possible to conditionally assign a Task to different Groups?

I am trying to create an Approval process for time-off requests for my department. We have three different groups of employees with their own Approvers. I've created Groups containing the approvers ...
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Simple multi-stage, multi-team process

I'm new to SharePoint and am having a bit of a problem figuring out how to build a simple multi-stage process. For example Team 1 Fills our a form. Submits the item to Team 2. Team 2 receives ...
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SharePoint workflow “now” function

I am trying to create a workflow that will automatically update a field based on creation date +3 days;3-5 days; 5> days. How can I tell the flow to calculate if 3; 3-5; 5> days have passed since ...
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Workflow to make the same edit in all word documents in a particular library or site

I am using sharepoint online. Ì have been trying to find a way to open all word documents in my document library and make a same edit in all the word document footer. I can do that manually, but there ...
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Cannot publish workflow to scope because it already contains the maximum number of workflows allowed

I'm getting the attached error (IDs hidden) when I'm running Powershell CSOM to delete existing List workflows and create a new workflow from a template.  Googled the error but it no results returned ...
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Updating a column using choices from other lists

I have a list A with a choice column (Choice 1,2,3). And a list B with the same choices column B. I have also a third list, List C with column A and B which are updated through workflow from the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer example using REST and RenderListDataAsStream

Can someone point me to a good, thorough example of how to use SharePoint 2013 Designer with a REST query that uses RenderListDataAsStream to retrieve values in lookup columns? I'm a newbie at this ...
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SPO Calculate Total Cost Per Group View

I will try to summarize my main goal if it's possible to achieve it. I have a list which contains the following columns: Invoice ID Number, Item Name, Quantity, Item Cost,Total Cost. What i want to ...
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Approve/reject workflow with comments client-side

I have a list which has a "SharePoint 2010 Approval workflow" associated to it and would like to provide the use with simple buttons to approve/reject the workflow after it was started. I managed to ...
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Best way to create several lines in a second Sharepoint list based on a template

Dear community members, I have built a Sharepoint site (Sharepoint 2013) for project management: One list with the projects pipeline: description, PM, baseline, client,... One list with the tasks/...
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Averages of Column values placed into either its own column, or workflow variable

I've researched this one - and while I have found many helpful articles CLOSE to it, nothing hits exactly what I'm needing. I'm trying to populate either a variable in a workflow OR a column with the ...
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View Perticular List Item MS-Flow History

I'm trying find the way to identify the MS-Flow instance history which was ran for particular list item in SharePoint Online. I found this post View SharePoint Item\Document Flow history for which ...
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COUNT of items in list, with more requirements

Here's my current predicament: I'm trying to assign a COUNT value in one list to a column in another list (on the same site, of course). But, here's the twist - I want a COUNT of columns of a certain ...
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sharepoint workflow error- content type ID

Using SharePoint designer 2013 workflow and getting below error: > One or more field types are not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete these fields. Workflow Start Task ...
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Is it possible to change the Time within “Pause until Date” workflows?

I have a Workflow that runs daily by using "Pause for 1 Day" at the time it was startet. If I start is at 1 P.M. it will forever run at that time until I terminate it. Is it possible, to change the ...
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SharePoint 2013 On Premises fires multiple emails for one trigger

I am absolutely sure our custom workflows fires only one time but sends multiple duplicate emails every 1 minute (exactly every 60 seconds, i saw it from exchange logs). Which is the timer job that ...
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What are the permissions needed for an account to start a SP2013 Workflow by Powershell?

I need to run a SP2013 workflow on a number of list item as a batch job. I would like to use Powershell to do this as I would be able to selectively run the workflow on items that have specific ...
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How to end workflow( to stop the running workflow) using rest API in SharePoint?

I have created one SharePoint 2013 designer workflow and it will run daily basis(Using : pause until Date).I want to "End the workflow" for the particular item by using Rest call or JSOM. How can I ...
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SharePoint 2010 item permissions workflow - getting user from look-up list

On SharePoint Online I have a 2010 workflow with an Impersonation Step to Replace permissions of the current item so only the person who created it and also the Administrator for the corresponding ...
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Create duplicate of list item in another list including ALL column content

I've seen other posts here discussing similar questions, but I believe this one may be unique. Here's what I've got - In SharePoint 2013, I'm trying to create a workflow that runs whenever a new ...
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Can not publish workflow but can not find the errors

I try to publish a workflow but it says there are some errors, at the advanced button I see this message: (0, 0) Activity 'ID4239' validation failed: Cannot resolve Activity 'ID4102'.) (0, 0) ...
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Sharepoint call external web service real time

i am using sharepoint workflow 2013 to call external web service from external web site. How to i set real time connection between external web service and sharepoint? In the other words , i want to ...
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Find a specific user into Sharepoint workflows

How can i find for a specific user, all the workflows that this user is related to ? I find a loop to discover all the workflows here: [Find all SPD workflows in site collection How can i adapt to ...
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Workflows get stuck on TerminateWorkflow

We recently upgraded our SharePoint server from 2013 to 2019, and after I re-deployed our Visual Studio workflows, I have encountered a rather strange problem: Workflows do not terminate. Well, ...
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Split delimited (, ; #) string using SPD 2013

Need support in splitting a text (Single line text field/Multi line text field- Plain Text) which has delimiters and create new items in other library/list. Tried using sample SPD 2013 workflow, but ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013 Email - Hyperlink Title

I currently have a Workflow set up in SharePoint Designer 2013 that sends an email when an item is created. I wanted to include a link to the specific newly created item in the body of the message. ...
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Workflow Application: how to change “App Domain” and “Redirect URL”

Good day, I have Workflow Application with granted permissions. Few weeks ago Application domain name was changed. When I open http://my_site/_layouts/15/appinv.aspx and set App ID, then click "...
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Approaches i can follow to automate creating sub-folders when we add a root folder inside our sharepoint online document library

I am working on a online document library inside out modern team site. and i want to automate the following:- 1- when a user create a root folder inside the document library, to create some sub-...
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SharePoint workflow if/else if

I created a simple SharePoint 2010 workflow for the purpose below: - when a new item is added, send an email to notify item approver - when a new item is rejected, send an email to notify item ...
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SharePoint designer 2013 workflow “send email” not working

We created normal workflow "Send email" using SharePoint 2013 workflow. But we are not receiving emails. We tried same with SharePoint 2010 workflow and its working. We also tried alerts me on the ...
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Add Time to Date Action Item - Add Business Days

I'd like use an "Add Time to Date" action item for my reminder notifications. I'd like to add 1 business day. Does anyone know how to specify "days" as "business days"?