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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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SP13 WorkFlow task capturing comment/feedback

I have a SP 2013 WorkFlow Task List that I'm using as a approve/deny feature. If the task is rejected, I wish to capture the comment left in the WorkFlow task and then email the user. Is this ...
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SharePoint Workflow “InternalServerError” when try to move a document using rest api

When I try to move document between libraries of same site using rest api, it shows "InternelServerError", file not move, but workflow status is completed. Note: Both are created by using same ...
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SharePoint Workflow defaulted to Approved

Can anyone please let me know why the SharePoint Workflow tasks defaulted "Approved"? Is there any reason behind this? Is this okay to add "Not Started" and set as default in the Task Outcome column. ...
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How can i disable CC section in Publish a major Version Approval Workflow?

I want to hide these sections , but every person can change the workflow. So how to hide this?
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workflow for an Item added to the list

Could you please help me in creating a workflow for one Item in the list. I need to get a notification email once I add an Item to a specific column and this column contain number and letter.
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Workflow for editing list items

SP 2013 I have two lists TestList and Test2. I have successfully set a workflow up that copies a couple of fields of data from TestList to Test2 when a new record is created. I now want to allow the ...
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Creating hyperlinks in a list using a workflow

I could use some help. To get this started, I am using Sharepoint Online through Office 365. There are three lists in this Sharepoint site. Quotes, Pending Jobs, and Active Jobs. I did not create ...
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Archiving Workflow History

Alright. I am very very new to using Sharepoint in any capacity. I have set up an Engineering Change process in our company Sharepoint so that people can create a change request. I can then send ...
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Can we create SharePoint 2010 workflow using visual studio 2015 for sharepoint Online?

When I created visual studio workflow for SharePoint hosted apps, it will create 2013 workflow, can I create SharePoint 2010 workflow using visual studio 2015?
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow conditions not working upon Publish

I have some existing workflows that all of a sudden stopped working - around September 12, 2018. I tried many things: I looked at logs, .NET updates, cache issues, etc. and I can't get to the source ...
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Email notifications not working except on “Share”

When sharing with other users, the email notification is sent correctly "Which mean my outgoing SMTP configuration is correct".But, when I assign a task to a user or send an email using a workflow, ...
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How to move items to a different list

Have two lists on Office 365 SharePoint. One list is the current entries and the second is an archive list. There is a workflow that stopped working 4 months ago and now I have about 1000 items to ...
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i need to create a sequential approval workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2010

I need to create a sequential approval workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2010 where Approve 2 can approve only when Approver 1 has approved it
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Updating a custom Workflow field

I have inherited a list. It's on sharepoint 2016 with designer 2013. It's updated via a Workflow. I have a column called 'Outcome' which I need to change the status of on a few of the items. However, ...
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Workflow: Send e-mail to assigned on creation if value is zero in another field?

Is it possible to create a workflow in SharePoint Designer with these specifications and how to do it?: Just after item creation send e-mail to assigned person. But only if the field 'Value' is ...
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copy document from Library-A to Library-B

I have added a field in my Document library called DocStatus. The values can be Editable, Restricted, or Published. I have another library titled Published Documents. When a document in the Document ...
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Inherit metadata from folder to all documents inside folder

I am having a document library with different folders. Each folder contains 100s of documents. I am creating a new column with name Status. When I change the status of the folder to "Locked" then ...
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Multiple Append Changes to Existing Text in SharePoint 2013 list-Workflow Help!

In my current SharePoint list I have 4 Multiple lines of text fields with Append Changes to Existing Text. I need to create a workflow that will gather those notes from each of those fields and drop ...
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Workflow will not transition to the next step or move to the “else” branch

Workflow will not transition to the else statement or the next step.
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OOTB Workflow (Collect Feedback) Won't Complete

We've got a Collect Feedback workflow on some permits. We've had the workflow going for a year or two now with no issues. Recently there's been a few instances where the workflow just will not ...
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Log message to history list

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow to assign tasks to the project team after that send log a message to the history list! I checked the site content to find the history list but it's not displayed !! ...
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SharePoint Designer giving error while publishing SharePoint Workflow

I am using SharePoint 2013 farm if I try to publish Workflow for Document library getting below error. (-1, -1) Type System.CodeDom.CodeBinaryOperatorExpression is not marked as authorized in the ...
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How do I select to send email to individual users in my workflow?

I have a workflow connected to a list with a column named "Names Assigned" where multiple people can be selected (people picker). My workflow is designed to send an email to "CurrentItem : Names ...
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SharePoint2010 Workflow Error

We just started getting the following errors when trying to run simple "out of the box" workflows. The workflow history shows an Event Type of “Workflow Cancelled” and the description is “Workflow My ...
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Quick Parts replacement with SharePoint Workflow

I've created a SharePoint Workflow that replace about 30 quick parts in a Word document. This is working fine when all fields are filled. In this case all quick parts are replaced. But if there are ...
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Cancel a workflow when a item is changed in a list using PowerShell

I found code to cancel all workflows that are completed using powershell. However I was looking for code (using powershell) that will cancel a workflow (in Progress) on a specific workflow for a ...
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need to create a workflow to send an email after 30 days of the receiving date

I have created a list in SharePoint and on the list I have a column for "receiving date". I need to have a workflow to send an email 30 days after the receiving date. Is there any way to make this ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Workflow Solution Architecture Advice

We have built a SP 2010 workflow solution in SP designer. Very basically, there are 10 steps in the workflow. Before and after each step, there are some custom elements, which we have coded in visual ...
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Workflow failed to start

I made few workflows that check the current item's status and updates few counters, using SharePoint Designer 2010. Until now they were working well. After trying to update specific item's ...
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Failed on Start : SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflows failed on start

I have created 3 SharePoint 2010 workflows before several months.Those were working fine till now. But suddenly before a week it is getting failed. I haven't published any newer newer version for ...
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SharePoint Calendar Workflow Issue

Months before I arrived at this job, my current organization contracted a 3rd party to build an Out of Office calendar that essentially was going to be used as a requested time off kind of system. The ...
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workflow failed to start due to an internal error

I have a workflow that is manually started. but when I click on start. it shows an error ' The workflow failed to start due to an internal error. ' . I took the correlation id to know the issue. The ...
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Parallel conditional task process assignments

I'm building a rather large workflow in SPD 2013 that will route a document set to different individuals in the company depending on the criteria entered for the new document set. However, I'm coming ...
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Why is my workflow sending multiple emails to the defined user?

I have created a 2010 workflow for my SharePoint online environment using SharePoint Designer. The workflow is a reusable one which used by 3 different calendars. When an item is created or change ...
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Sharepoint 2013 copy values from request list to task list or vice-versa using workflow

I´m creating a Sharepoint 2013 workflow where there is a Resquest List and a Task List. In the request list, a user can create a request and the approver answer on the Task List. In the workflow, I´...
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Workflow not be triggered when first approver click approve button

There is a problem has pluzzed me for a week, so come here and ask everyone for assistance. I have two form view (using infopath rule to change) : 1. Appply Form "Submit" button => set "Action" ...
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Creating a Weekly Summary Reminder Email workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013?

I recently started a new job (intern) where I am in charge of my team's SharePoints. I have been tasked with creating a workflow that sends weekly emails reminding people of their incomplete tasks ...
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Uninstall Workflow Manager Help!

Some time ago I thought it was a wise idea to install Workflow Manager for SharePoint 2013. Unfortunately, it's become more of a headache than a help. Long story short, at one point I stood up a ...
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Advice sought to build Workflow to automate Scheduled Document Reviews in SharePoint

I'm new to using and setting up workflows in SharePoint so hoping for some direction - hopefully, I make some sense! My company has a library of documents, such as Procedures, Forms etc on ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow - get url of file by compairing file names of different libraries

I'm using a workflow with "Sharepoint" add-in to convert a InfoPath form to a pdf. The conversion works fine, and when it convert it to a PDF it puts the PDF in a separate document library. I'm ...
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Stop workflow when an item is changed

I am trying to stop the workflow when “Status” is changed to something other than “Pending”. Do I create another step? Is it supposed to look like this: or:
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Sharepoint approval form customization

I work for a global company that has a factory in Russia. Headquarters gave us a SharePoint site and I made a "super-light" version of electronic document flow. What I exactly want to do: I have an ...
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Query List and add 1

I am really new to SharePoint and have the Problem with a Form. I have a list like the following: ID Title Year No DateFrom DateTo When a user opens a form for a new Entry and the View should ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow not triggers when item is created programmatically

I have created a SharePoint 2010 workflow to send an email on list. when I add item into list using code, it not triggers the workflow. however when I enter Item manually it works fine.
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Automatic Birthday wishes

I have a list where in i have the employees name in people picker field and a date column where the birthday is given. I want to send an automatic email to each employee whenever their birthday is. ...
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Does setting workflow variable count as item modification?

I am currently building a workflow that will require changing workflow variables However when the workflow runs I am receiving the email it sends out three times.The only thing I can think of is that ...
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Can I use 2010 Designer workflows on 2013 Sharepoint sites?

Background: We are using SharePoint 2013 and the portal has very minimal workflows (if any) created so far. We are in the process of getting Nintex. Initial Problem: My designer gives me the error: ...
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Cannot start / assign workflows; after Publishing the Workflow disappears (Sharepoint Designer 2013 Workflows)

I cannot create new Designer Workflows (2013, very basic: create a workflow history entry). What I tested so far: Okay to be honest: I can create new ones and they are correctly published and ...
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I want to create a workflow that automatically sends an email to respondents who choose 'no' for a specific question in sharepoint survey

I want to create a workflow that automatically sends an email to respondents who choose 'no' for a specific question in sharepoint survey.
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WorkFlow logic for parallel task processes

I'm attempting to create a WorkFlow that uses task processes in a parallel block in SPD 2013. The code I currently have is: These actions will run in parallel: Start task process with these users ...