Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [workflow]

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

3
votes
1answer
24 views

Mutliple Workflos nsted for an Item?

I am currently stuck. I have a form library with multiple days equaling different values. All the columns that I'm using are extracting information from the submitted form. I'm trying to have an ...
1
vote
1answer
73 views

Document Approval error message “This form cannot be opened in a web browser. To open this form, use Microsoft Infopath”

I have a well-established Globally Reusable Workflow which has been working for a few years. It now shows an error during approval. Nothing has changed in the workflow or on the Document Library, ...
2
votes
1answer
12 views

which server should i install the wf manager

I have two SharePoint servers web application I need to install the workflow manager and I don't know which server should I use?! thanks
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Infopath attachment field is not working in send email workflow

I have created an InfoPath form which has an attachment field. I also have a send email workflow. I have attachment field attached to email, however when the email is sent, attachment is not shown on ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

Sharepoint workflow. How to assign two or more field to one user?

Need to send email to workshop owner after audit. He may have more than one auditable place. How do I make assign workshop1 and workshop2 to user1? And so on. After that how to send email if workshop1 ...
3
votes
1answer
32 views

Creating a Multi Authorisation Process from scratch

I have never used SP Designer 2013 before but have to create the following workflow: 1) Users put a request in to say they want authorisation and why they want it to download files 2) The Request is ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

How to upgrade Visual Studio 2012 workflows to Visual studio 2013 workflows?

For using the Visual studio 2013 .Net Framework 4.5 workflows**, do I need to install Workflow Manager? When upgraded from VS 2012 Framework 3.5 to VS 2013 4.5 Framework, I got the warning message ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

Workflow not working properly

The workflow image is attached. I have fields such as Assigned to and Assigned by. Assigned to user receives an email when he is assigned an assignment. When the assigned to user completes the ...
0
votes
1answer
145 views

Powershell script that outputs all workflows,their title and status from sharepoint 2013 site that has workflows attached to every list

The SharePoint 2013 site has a few subsites and each subsite has further subsites that have lists in it. To these lists there is a workflow attached. How do I write a powershell script to retrieve ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow start then cancel

I installed the Workflow Manager on the same SharePoint 2016 farm. I can create a workflow that sometimes working, but sometimes gets canceled automatically! Where can I check the work flow log?
2
votes
0answers
48 views

SharePoint Online + MS Flow (Request manager approval for leave requests)

I'm currently interested in utilizing this MS Flow: https://us.flow.microsoft.com/en-us/galleries/public/templates/906bdcc238bb49f19879ab62a88f3aa7/request-manager-approval-for-leave-requests/ I'd ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Email last assigned user in list

We are currently using a SharePoint list to track assets loaned out to people. Currently, there is an email sent out when the asset is loaned out. However, we are also looking to email the user once ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

How to create timestamp workflow in sharepoint 2013

I have InfoPath form which has fields: Quiz Title Start Date Due date Quiz completed: check box I want to add timestamp workflow to see how long did it take for one to finish the quiz. How do i ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

Infopath form missing upload file on ribbon

I have customized a from in InfoPath and now i've lost the upload file ability in the rich text box. I've added an attachment section to my form which will allow me to upload a file but i then run ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

How to track down trigger for site workflow?

I have a few site workflows which get a bunch of items from a list, check their conditions, and if they meet the criteria then emails get sent about the items. At the end of the workflow it ...
1
vote
0answers
48 views

Exception calling “StartWorkflowOnListItem” with “3” argument(s): “subscription”

I can't find anything on Google about this and I've been searching for a while. I'm trying to call a SharePoint 2013 List Workflow on each item within a given list. Add-PSSnapin microsoft.sharepoint....
0
votes
2answers
114 views

Sharepoint 2013 - Workflow suddenly stopped working

I have a custom workflow which has suddenly failed. The workflow sends an email, copies the form list to another forms list and then deletes the original form list. I have read it may be a sql ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

HELP with workflow error: Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup data into the requested type

From reading other posts I know this error is related to null or blank values in the lookup but I don't have that problem. I have a list of about 10 items in a list called "Service Types" with an "...
2
votes
1answer
29 views

Tracking SharePoint Site Hits

Does anyone have any experience in tracking hits to a specific SP site? I'm trying to come up with a workflow to do just that, but can't seem to wrap my head around it. For example - Every time ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Is it possible to create workflow in sharepoint to track individual users

I want to track individual users who have viewed items on a particular(two or three) promoted links list. Is there a way to do it with sharepoint workflow? If not, is there any other way to do it.
0
votes
1answer
86 views

Workflow is not triggering when the sharepoint list item is updated programmatically

I am using the following code to update the list item and trigger the workflow. But the workflow is not triggering when the item is updated. Any thoughts on this. using (SPSite site = new SPSite("...
0
votes
2answers
27 views

Reminder Mails every week

I have a small workflow requirement where in i need to send reminder mails every week till the status of that item is pending. As soon as the item is completed, it should send one single mail to user ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

SharePoint 2013 workflow manager message queue count is not showing any value

We are running SharePoint 2013 with workflow manager components and workflows are working fine without any issues. whenever we notice the workflow message queue like the screen shot below, it is not ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Workflow task form built with InfoPath 2010 still work in SP2016?

We are using SP2010 Enterprise. We built customized task form using SharePoint Designer 2010 + InfoPath 2010. I checked SharePoint 2016 still support InfoPath and workflow 2010 framework. My ...
1
vote
1answer
84 views

How can I restart failed sharepoint 2010 workflow

How can I restart failed sharepoint 2010 workflow automatically which shows "Error Occurred"? I know we can trigger the workflow manually. But I want to restart workflow automatically when workflow ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

Sharepoint Impersonation Workflow Modified By Value in custom list

I have a custom workflow for submitting proposals. This was designed by my predecessor as a long single step. A user creates a proposal which is added to a custom list and the workflow begins. The ...
0
votes
2answers
32 views

SharePoint Online Flow to send an email a year after modified date

I need to create a flow that will send an email to a specific address a year after a KB article was last modified in a document library, the email needs to contain a link to the KB article and also ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

SharePoint 2010 workflow to send email only thursdays

Please help I have a requirement to send a reminder email on Thursdays if the item has not been approved. How can I achieve this with SharePoint 2010 designer?? How do I define a Thursday? thanks in ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Email user when their name has been added to a list item

I have a sales leads list that users add a sales leads into. Salespersons will come in and view these sales and can edit them and add a name of another salesperson to the item in a 'refer to' column. ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

SharePoint Workflow - Email Specific Person email depending on a field choice

I want a workflow that will send a individual a email if a specific option is choose from a list. So if someone choose Access Control Mechanism standard then it would automatically send that persona ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

Passing a SharePoint Site Workflow Variable Value to List Item Column

I have created a SharePoint Site Workflow to capture the Today date. The value will be stored in a SharePoint workflow variable (a local variable). Please refer the below screenshot. Then I have ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

SharePoint Foundation 2013: XML declaration issue for my custom task form

I'm using SharePoint Foundation 2013 and I have a sequential list workflow, I'd like to create a custom task form using my custom content type already created in visual studio which the attribute ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Workflow 2013 for SP Designer

First off I'm kind of new to SP Admin work. I'm trying to get 2013 w/f in Designer (this is a 2016 Farm w/eval Enterprise license). successfully installed Web Platform Installer, Workflow Manager 1....
0
votes
1answer
24 views

How many time workflow gets rescheduled if error happens?

I am setting workflow start on creation. It shows error and keep retrying every 17 minutes. But I want to know how many times or how much hours this retrying happens? Please let me know if anyone ...
0
votes
2answers
128 views

Is it possible to send email to specific people using workflow?

I have created a form using InfoPath in one of my SharePoint list. I have added a send email workflow on the same list. I want to send an email when people submit this form. The send email workflow ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Online - SharePoint Workflow 2010 always return “Canceled” as status

In my SharePoint Online site I have created a SharePoint 2010 Workflow that starts when items are created. I've a list, where users insert new items, then a Workflow creates a Word document and saves ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Email a 7 day agenda from a calendar

I haven't worked with SharePoint in years. Is there a built-in mechanism for sending an email of 7 day agenda from a calendar?
0
votes
3answers
80 views

SharePoint 2013 workflow does not send email

I have created an approval SharePoint 2013 workflow. However, it executes all the actions before 'Send email' action but executing 'Send email' gives below exception: RequestorId: f679ccb9-2fc0-...
1
vote
1answer
95 views

Are there any risks if we enable our workflow 2013 to run on elevated privileges (to use app permissions)

I am working on a SharePoint online site collection. We have a list which can only be viewed by certain users. But inside our workflow we want to be able to add items in this list and to be able to do ...
0
votes
2answers
43 views

Can i reference the URL (Display form URL) for the item which was created inside SharePoint 2013 workflow (using “Create Item” action)

I have created the following workflow 2013 inside our sharepoint online site, the workflow will get executed when the item is created inside ListA:- The workflow will do these 3 steps:- Create a ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Reminder Workflow

I have a small requirement regarding a basic workflow that i want to build. What i am trying to achieve is to send a mail to the user as soon as a new item is created and then pause for a week and ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Accidentally Deleted a Globally Reusable Workflow On SharePoint Designer

In trying to figure out how to edit Globally Reusable Workflows automated emails I deleted my Collection Feedback Form. I REALLY need it back. It does not appear in SharePoint Designer, on my ...
0
votes
3answers
195 views

SharePoint 2013 workflow stuck on “Not started”

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow. Whenever the workflow is triggered or started manually, it's Internal status is "Not started". I have tried to write a simple workflow just to log and send email ...
4
votes
3answers
102 views

Overdue task emails suddenly stopped sending?

I have a 2013 workflow for Document Approval, and as part of the workflow, a task process is started with a SharePoint group, and sometime within the past 1-2 months, overdue task emails have stopped ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Replace string action for SPD 2010 Workflow

I'm working on an approval workflow and I need to send email during the approval/reject process. I have an email template list through which I fetch the body for the email. The body for one of the ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

Retention /Information management policy workflow issue where duplicate files created in destination

The policy is setup at the library/folder level. The associated action is to start a workflow. This is one of 2 active wfs enabled on that library. The workflow copies the item to another existing ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

Workflow Email Reminder

I've create workflow reminder with sharepoint 2010 workflow. the picture below. the reminder consist of 3 steps, workflow initialization, Email Reminder Wika to Aurecon and Email Reminder Aurecon to ...
0
votes
1answer
134 views

Increment Workflow Variables

I've done quite a bit of research, but unable to find a solution or tutorial to help me with this problem. I am looking for an out-of-box solution using SharePoint Designer 2010. I have a document ...
1
vote
1answer
66 views

Workflows not working after backup and restore to new site collection

We have site collection with data in it with workflows2013 that have app steps. Task was to create site collection on another WA with same data as old SC, so we created new site collection and new db ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

Check in comments missing in Office 365 workflow

I am trying to get Check-in comments from SharePoint forms library with versioning enabled but in the workflow there is no option of "Check in item " showing in workflow current item.