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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Definitive answer to sending emails to SP Group from Workflow

I understand that there are some issues when you use SharePoint group in To/CC field in "Send Email" activity in a workflow designed using SharePoint 2010. I searched on internet for solution and I ...
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How to deploy a custom SharePoint Workflow Activity

I Created a VS 2010 project with a custom workflow activity and I wish to deploy that to the server. My development machine does not have SharePoint installed, so I decided to use WSP Builder. I haven'...
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How to develop a SharePoint Designer Workflow Action for use in SharePoint (2013) online

Over the past few years I have been developing custom workflow actions - for use in SharePoint Designer workflows - for SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 (on-premise). See this example for the kind of ...
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Update Sharepoint 2013 Workflow with custom activities

I want to update my workflow 2013 with custom activities keeping running workflows going. Now I can do it only with a workflow without activities: I've added ReplaceContent="TRUE" to the workflow's ...
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SharePoint 2013 Update Author/“Created By” Through Workflow or Custom Action

I need to update the author of list items. The list item is being created by a separate workflow. SharePoint (as expected) is using the workflow user as the creator. One of the fields in the list ...
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Correct way to fix “This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited”

I have a SharePoint 2010 workflow that creates a task. The task has custom form and custom code executed when the form is submitted. Inside the code I'm trying to set the Completed Status on the task ...
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Custom Workflow activities in SharePoint 2013 for 2010 Workflows

We need to create custom workflow activity in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013 using 2010 workflows. Can someone PLEASE guide me on how to do this as I am finding blogs for either SharePoint ...
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modify web.config programatically to add a workflow authorized type

I need to add a line in the web.config under authorizedtypes, I want to do it with a wsp solution so that sharepoint takes care of syncrhonizing it with other front end servers. I just want to put ...
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Custom Workflow Action With Code in SharePoint Online 2013

I have created Custom Workflow Action based on this msdn article and SPUserCodeWorkflowContext return Hashtable results with specific values. Its worked and implement on my SharePoint Workflow 2010(...
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How to Copy List item to Another list using sharepoint designer 2013 workflow

I have used this workflow action in past with designer 2007, 2010, but 2013 sharepoint designer has Copy List Item workflow action missing. i am building a workflow in 2013 deisnger, now i want to ...
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Debugging SharePoint Designer Workflow

I have email workflow in a SharePoint site. I created it using sharepoint designer. It sends an email whenever an item in list is created or modified. It was working fine few days before.Now,I have ...
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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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SPWeb.GetListItem returns null in custom workflow activity

I created an custom workflow activity with the following code: namespace Custom.SharePoint { public class CustomActivity : Activity { #region Fields public static readonly ...
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Workflow security exception with custom dll

I have a workflow that uses a custom dll that I built. I have placed the dll into Inetpub website bin folder. custom dll has 2 classes XMLUtilities now refferd to as xml Sharepoint helper now ...
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How can I add recipients to email created with Workflow?

I have a List with a column called "Add Recipients", Require that this column contains information: No Allow multiple selections: Yes Allow selection of: People and Groups Choose from:...
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delayactivity not workfing

I am trying to create a simple sequential workflow using delayactivity. before that i was using hard coded while loop as per : Custom workflow terminates automatically after some time but now still i ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 - “Unable to load workflow actions from the server…”

I have a few custom workflows created by another developer on my dev sharepoint farm. We recently realized that you can apparently not just migrate these things with the rest of the content in a site/...
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custom code as a part of SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I am creating a SharePoint 2013 workflow project using Visual Studio 2012. I have added a sequence where i need to update some database table. Is it possible to write custom code as a part of workflow?...
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Apply workflow to existing item using Sharepoint Designer?

I am working on a Sharepoint site which has existing items on it. I have been able to create workflows for whenever an item is created or changed, but not for the ones that were already there when i ...