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Questions tagged [workflow-activity]

Workflow activities are sets of actions within workflows that define the specific steps the workflow is to execute when it runs.

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Workflow stuck in “Started” and never completes

I have a SharePoint 2016 workflow that only needs to kick off an email to a group of users and it is stuck in a "Started" state and never completes/sends out the emails. The error I receive in the ...
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SharePoint designer 2010 workflow not starting when item is updated

I have written two SharePoint 2010 designer workflows both of which send emails to external users. The problem is both workflows are not getting started when I update the list item. One workflow is of ...
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How to send link to current item workflow status page

I would like to send a WorkFlow email that includes a link to the current items WorkFlow status page - wrkstat.aspx , is this possible?
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Add Hoc Workflow in SharePoint 2016

Sorry I'm new in Sharepoint 2016 for searching a feature. Is that Sharepoint 2016 have a feature supports ad hoc workflows? Ad hoc workflows are used for more dynamic processing flows such as ...
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trigger workflow when item is updated by user from specific group using SharePoint Designer

I want to start workflow,if item is updated by user who is member of specific group in SharePoint. Suppose my SharePoint user group is "Test", if any member of this group edits my list item, it ...
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SPD Cancelled WF still sending emails

I have a series of seven different reminder workflows that are designed to send an email to the client 45, 30, 15, 5 days prior to the event and 10 days after. I am having an issue where the workflow ...
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How to stop mails from triggering via workflow when an item is liked in discussion forum in sharepoint 2013?

I have created a discussion forum in SharePoint 2013 it has a workflow which sends an email when a new item is added or an existing item is modifies. But, when an item in the discussion forum is liked ...
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Running Parallel SharePoint tasks using powershell workflow

I am not sure if this is supported so looking for some help. workflow movesites { Param ( [Parameter (Mandatory=$true)] $sites, [Parameter (Mandatory=$true)] $movedToContentDb ) ...
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Create list item trough workflow fired by another list

I'm using SPD 2013, but the workflows are from 2010 version. I wrote a workflow meant to add a new item to a Discussion List. This workflow is started when another list is edited. For instance, when ...
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Workflow activity causing errors with type ViewStateNameValue

I am using visual studio 2017 2017 with SharePoint online (a developer site) to create a SharePoint hosted app. I have just been using the workflow designer so haven't touched the XAML. When I click ...
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How can I add assignees to a workflow more than once?

I created an approval workflow in SharePoint designer. When this is started, it is assigned to several people, with someone twice (by design), such as A, B, C, and then A again. This works fine, and ...
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SPUtility Error page isn't displaying

I tried to made a workflow in Visual Studio 2010 to Sharepoint 2010 and I need to send an error message to user. My code: private void codeActivity1_ExecuteCode(object sender, EventArgs e){ var ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow - how to set status when manually terminate workflow

I am developing a workflow using Vs 2013 for SharePoint 2013 on premise. I have used SetWorkflowStatus activity to set the status as workflow progress but if user manually terminate or cancel the ...
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Automatic numbering is now assigning 99 for the year

I created an auto-generating number assignment log. The log was working correctly until a few days ago and began assigning 99 for the 2 digit year instead of 18. What possibly went wrong? Could my ...
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Start workflow when a new item is added to library via email

I am using SharePoint 2013. I have a workflow that is automatically started when something is added to the library. Some things are added to the library via email. I noticed that the things added by ...
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Triggering workflow based upon Bulk Data Update

We have a SharePoint custom list named "Price List" with Customer Code and Products related to each customer e.g. I need to trigger the sharepoint workflow only once whenever 1 or multiple product ...
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Can I use a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow to change multiple explicit permissions on a document from contribute to read only?

I am trying to create a workflow that will check through all the permissions on a document in a library (including extra explicit permissions) and change them from contribute to read only. I'm quite ...
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Impact of stopping Workflow Timer Service on SharePoint 2010 server

I have a farm of 4 servers ( 2 WFE and 2 App ) and on both the App servers i would like to stop the workflow timer service. What would be the impact of that?
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Workflow core Action “Send an Email” for approval task

I am trying to use "Send an Email" work flow action to notify the approver for his approval with, Email has to contain the URL to the approval page. I am trying to create a leave request form. ...
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Work flow not running automatically

Here's the situation. I have a list & created a worke flow on it. The list has a Project Start Date & Due Dates. I need the work flow to run on or before the Project Start Date & then ...
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how to show graphically workflow of each items

I designed 4 forms library in infopath2013 which have dependency to each other (I mean for example when form 1 filled and approved then form 2 must be automatically created via workflow based on its ...
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View requirements for custom workflow

we are using SharePoint 2010. We have there some custom Workflows which created my former colleague. Is there any way to view the requirements for each workflow? I mean to view some requirements ...
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Workflow to Auto start 2 workflows one after the other

I have two workflows that need to start one after the other. How would I set this up?
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow to update list item and trigger another workflow to start on second list

I have searched and searched and have not found anything that is comparable to my situation, so if there is already an answer I apologize upfront. I have a calendar list (list a) with a custom ...
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Declarative Workflow : Get User properties

I am using SharePoint 2013. I am reading a row in a SP list based on a field value I need to send to the Manager of that particular item. In the list there is a field as "Manager" which is People type ...
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Counting value from one list column to another list column

I have 2 list, 1st have valie: ProductName, Price, Quantity. In second list i have Customer, ProductName(lookup with ProduceName from list1), and QuantityCustomerBuying. Now, how can i make workflow ...
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How to get list of member login names within a group using SP workflow action

I am creating a custom workflow activity in SharePoint 2013 Workflow. I need to get the set of user logins in a SharePoint site group so that I can send a mail to all users in the group. In the ...
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SPD Workflow - Wait for Field to equal value issue

I need to be able to use the action "Wait for field to equal value" to make the workflow wait for the user to make a change in the current item. The field it would look at has two options, Approved ...
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I'm the only one who can get my workflow to work

I have SharePoint Online. I created a workflow using SharePoint Designer 2013 that is fairly simple: When I have tested the workflow - it sends all the emails & notifications that it is supposed ...
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Is there a way to add a hyper-link to a discussion board item inside workflow 2010 that reference the flat.aspx view rather than on the DispForm.aspx

I have added a global workflow using sharepoint designer 2013, which is associated with a Discussion content type. now i am tying to add a link inside the workflow which reference the discussion board ...
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Reassigning the Workflow dynamically

I would like to reassign the workflow not the task in O365 Sharepoint. Example: I have 5 workflows naming 1,2,3,4,5. Item 1 to 3 has been approved. 4th person found there was an issue on 2 stage of ...
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Create popup dialogue box on workflow

I have created a workflow to send an email request to site admin for selected line item (It can be for changes or deletion). As & when I select particular line item to run workflow, it should ...
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How to check if a sharepoint page from Page Library is published major using sharepoint designer workflow?

Basically, i need to initiate a task process after the page is published. Is there are way to check if the page is published major using sharepoint designer workflow ? I have the concept of using ...
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How to set date/time variable in SharePoint Designer to null/empty?

How to set date/time variable in SharePoint Designer to null/empty? I am creating a workflow where I have to set date variable = empty value. But in a lookup, I can't define value=null. Is there any ...
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how to create history column?

I have implemented a document library in which a person assign a document to review to a responsible person. He assigns it selecting his name from the Responsible column. Then an email goes to that ...
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Email notification one week before to assigned date

I am trying to create a workflow that send an email notification before one week to the task assign date. I am beginner to workflow, so can anyone help me regarding this to develop a logic. Thanks
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Can someone please point out any mistake in workflow screenshot?

I have implement a workflow which has only one stage. I try to apply some logic through If-else statements which you can see in Screen Shot below. I want to send an email message for this particular ...
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Error while creating a workflow

I was creating a workflow and all went well up to receiving the e-mail. After receiving the mail, I tried to open the task but then the following warning message appeared on the screen: So my ...
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How to Start SharePoint 2013 Workflows on Selected Items

I want to edit multiple items on a Sharepoint list with a workflow. But when i select more then one item the workflow button is grayed out. Is there any way to solve this?
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How to install/use SharePoint 2013 workflow template

I have to use the SP 2013 workflow, but somehow that option is not available in the drop down menu "Choose the workflow platform for the new workflow" I have installed workflowmanager.exe and also ...
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Sequential Workflow Delay Activity won't resume

I'm trying build a pause into a Visual Studio Sequential Workflow. I can add steps, then add a delay and it works fine. But any step I insert into the workflow (either before or after the delay) ...
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Error generating the task form

I had created a nice reusable 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer. It operates on a content type. The workflow had some custom infopath forms included and a bunch of variables. Recently I ran into ...
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attachments in Send a mail Workflow action

Is it possible to attach images as attachments in "send a mail " SharePoint Designer Action?
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Collect Feedback Workflow for most recent minor draft ONLY

I am new to SharePoint and I am looking to create a Collect Feedback workflow. My goal is to have an automatic workflow that triggers any time a new document is added to my Document Library, but I ...
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Approval workflow tutorial using Visual Studio 2010

I am new in Sharepoint 2010 and up to this point I was working with Sharepoint designer 2010 but it limits my choices so I need to learn how to develop approval workflows in visual studio 2010. I do ...
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Weird workflow problem with custom activity

We have a Visual Studio workflow that I built with VS2013 and running on SharePoint 2013 (it is a SP2013 workflow). The workflow is an application for leave, and after it had been in use for a few ...
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How to set ContentTypeID in CreateTaskWithContentType activity using VS 2013

When I create a task with activity "CreateTaskWithContentType", I can't bind a custom ContentType with the list "Tasks". I created a new content type and select the "Task" as parent, then added this ...
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SharePoint 2013- How update multiple list item using sharepoint designer workflow?

I have created a list workflow and want to update multiple item update(By using Update list item action) in a list on specific condition but only one item is updating . Is It possible to update ...
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SPD 2013 Workflow

I have a "Team members" multiple person field that triggers an email to the people within the field. I do this by: If field is not empty send email. My question is... If the project manager adds a ...
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Activity Duration Per Task within specified hours

I use the OOB 3 state workflow and the Activity Duration Report to calculate the length of time a list item stays in each state. The OOB duration includes non-business hours. Can I set the time range ...