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

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web URL variable doesn't like spaces in Powershell

I'm relatively new to PowerShell and getting my head around a script i am modifying for my environment. Simply put, I need to add a URL as a variable to my script, but there is a space in it. I have ...
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How to Identify and Terminate a Specific Approval Workflow from Another Flow

I'm creating an approval workflow using Power Automate for SharePoint Online. I would like the workflow to be closed when the user presses the "Cancel" button in PowerApps while waiting for ...
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How to get the workflow back using Power Automate for SPO

I'm trying to create a workflow using the Approval connector in PowerAutomate for SPO. I understand that I can create approvals and rejections as standard, but can I implement an approver sending the ...
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Hiding a column after being submitted

I am working on a SharePoint calendar workflow and with this client's request, they want the user's name to be hidden after submitting a reservation along with other users being able to see the ...
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How to stop the workflow myself for SPO with Power Automate

I am creating an approval workflow for SPO with Power Automate. I can send an approve or reject email to the approver using the default action, but the applicant also wants to interrupt or delete the ...
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Is it possible to import data from excel into a SharePoint list, and populate a multiple choice column with the correct data?

So I have a SharePoint List that contains an ID, and a multiple choice column. Now I have an excel sheet that I want to import into the SharePoint list. However, is it possible to populate the ...
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Workflow history is not available for the Completed workflows in SharePoint Online

We have Nintex workflow implemented in SharePoint Online. If the workflow is completed, then there is no data available under Completed workflow. But if the workflow is In progress then the workflow ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Email Workflow On SharePoint 365/Online Include List of Files Under Document Set

I have a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow on my SharePoint Online site that sends an email based on a metadata trigger linked to a Document Set with an choice 'Action' column - it works fairly well. ...
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SharePoint designer workflow getting suspended, when we manual change field 'AssignedTo'

SharePoint designer workflow getting suspended, when we manual change field 'AssignedTo';But I wrote a small program to modify this field through the code, so there is no problem with workflow ...
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How to refresh list after workflow completes

I'm using Sharepoint 2013 I need to refresh a list after a workflow completes to show the updated information. Any guidance? I need it directly tied to the completion of a workflow, not a general &...
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How to update a SharePoint Hyperlink field via a Workflow

I'm using Sharepoint 2013 One great feature in SharePoint is the Hyperlink/Picture field which allows URLs or pictures to be added to a SharePoint list quickly and easily, one frequent requirement ...
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Starting certain Workflows by certain Usergroups

is it possible that only certain usergroups are allowed to start certain workflows? As an example I got 3 groups A, B and C and the workflows 1, 2 and 3. A shall not be able to start any workflow ...
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Identifying the Field ID for updating an Item based on a condition in a Workflow

Based on a condition in a workflow I want to update an item that has been approved in the workflow. On the conditional branch that indicates "Yes", after I Identify the Site Address, and ...
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Update item flow

I would like to set up a flow so that when a choice column changes to a certain value, it triggers a flow to update a column on a different list. I included destination ID column entry so that the ...
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Complete task planner flow

SharePoint list item has 5 actions, which are sent to a planner task with flow. No issues here. Next flow, when a task completed change column status to completed. The issue is, if only one action is ...
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Workflow in a loop

I`m trying to create a workflow in SharePoint designer, to turn Pictures in to relative once posted on the blog. However each time a post is created the workflow runs 5 times. Any ideas on how i could ...
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creating auto increment id group by another column in sharepoint list

I would like to create an auto increment id for Project AR ID column - group by another column(Project associated ID). Project associated ID is taken from projects list which is another list by ...
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Workflow Outbound certificate still refers old thumbprint

I have three WF servers (WF1, WF2, WF3).The certificate was expired. so I decided to update the certificate. I have removed WF3 from WF farm and I did updating certificate in WF1 and WF2 (Followed by ...
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AD user having contribute permission to SharePoint via SharePoint group but workflow says unauthorized

The user A having Contribute permission through AD group(which is mapped to SharePoint Group). User could/can access the site and upload file without any issue. Issues: Workflow Rest API - result: ...
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Different Site Permission Levels showing for different site collection - When User from AD group which is mapped in both Site Collection

I have two different site collection A and B. We are using AD user groups inside the SharePoint Groups. But, while checking the site permission for the particular user, it is behaving different in ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflows with Survey | Design Question

My goal is to create a feedback process entirely in SharePoint 2013. The Owner can start a workflow which creates a Survey from a template. The users then fill out the survey and once its done, the ...
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How to redirect to the list where the document is located [duplicate]

I am defining an email message which I want to contain in its body a link to the list where the document is located. I am doing this to approve some documents within a Workflow that will be reaching ...
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Workflow reports

I am exploring SharePoint Online (Power Automate) for the workflow development. There is a requirement to show historical workflow information as a report so that previous interactions with the users ...
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Error while publishing SharePoint 2010 Designer workflow - Unexpected Error on server associating the workflow

We are still using SharePoint 2010 On-premise. I have two SP Designer 2010 workflows on a form library. First workflow is very big and complex and the second workflow is just a reminder workflow and ...
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Workflow, email with list attachments

Currently using SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint Designer 2013. I have a list workflow set up to send an email, with list attachments, to specific recipients when an item is created. I would like when ...
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Why does the notifications are sending

I have the next workflow created in SharePoint Designer: The goal is that when the due date is near (15 days), the workflow has to send a notification email. But at the moment I upload a file, the ...
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SP 2013 Workflow - OnItemAdded run only on directories on list

I have to create a SP2013 WF running on SP2019 onprem farm. I have a list, and the idea is to have a custom spfx webpart which will create one or more items on the list, so created once they will form ...
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How do I get my retention policy to work and can I test it the same day?

I set a retention policy on a list. The retention policy is supposed to trigger a workflow the day after an item has been created. I waited a day for it to work and t did not. Today I try to test to ...
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Create a PDF when an item is approved

I'm trying to automate a SharePoint site, so that when an item is approved, a PDF will be automatically created. The PDF will be based on an existing template and when an item is approved, I want to ...
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SharePoint 2019 Installation problem in SharePoint Workflow Manager

I am facing issue "Downloaded file failed system verification and may have been tampered with" while installing new Work flow manager. I have tried through Web Platform Installer and also ...
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Sending reminder email only to those who have not approved

Need your support. I have created a workflow where I have 2 approvers to approve a document. I need to enhance the workflow by sending out email reminders to those who have not approved. The issue I ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Send Calendar view by email using workflow

I have created a Leave Calendar in SharePoint 2013 and employees add their leave request on the calendar which goes through workflow approval process. I would like to send a monthly view of the leave ...
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What permissions are required to invoke a custom WCF web service deployed to the ISAPI folder (exposed through /_vti_bin/)?

Related / follow up to this question. Because a site's email settings (SMTP server, "from" address, etc.) are not available through any client-side APIs, I created a mini WCF web service ...
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Can we automate the changes which we are manually doing in SharePoint designer workflows?

Firstly sorry if the question was weird. I had a 80 similar lists and each and every list had a workflow. Now i had a change in the list and based on that i need to add a condition in designer ...
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Upload document in Sharepoint Online or 2019

When uploading a document in a SharePoint Online or On Prem (2019 version) the workflows starts before the document properties can be set. The properties is required for the workflow to work. In ...
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Excel cell value needs to be updated in a SharePoint List using Power Automate

I have a document library in which there are different folders which contains excel files. Excel file has name SA_0012ABCD_201901_Report. So here the 0012 is the folder name. So we Match the excel ...
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capturing the time that the issue spent in each department

I have a custom list that used to manage the issues and complaints of customers and there is a column called "Dept." to show where the complaint is right now. Once the issue is closed, I ...
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Can I create an automated approval workflow for other people in the organisation & email notification does not have my name?

I am new to sharepoint! I have been given a task to create automated document approval workflow for Person A & Person B. So if Person A uploads a document on a folder Person B will be notified ...
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How to get a task list from “Assign a Task” on the Document Set Welcome Page

We are about to upgrade to SharePoint Online but all workflows must be upgraded to 2013 before they will migrate. In the past the SP2010 Approval Flow process, I could crack open and add a Document ...
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Workflow Manager Offline Installation Dowloading Error

I am trying to install Workflow Manager on one of our SharePoint server where Internet is not available. So as part of Offline Installation I am downloading the WPI 5.1 bits and Workflow Manager 1.0 ...
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Re-creating Resource Planning Tool in SharePoint

I've been tasked with re-creating the attached spreadsheet image in SharePoint, and I'm kind of stuck on where to start. Basically, I need a way to add an employee to a list, attach multiple projects ...
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Change the background color of a value if it has been modified

So I have a SharePoint list and I implemented a flow that sends me an email if a value in a certain column has been changed. However, I have many columns and I was wondering if there is a way to ...
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Sharepoint list field 'Created by' shows username

I created a workflow that every form that is submitted gets recorded in sharepoint list. The flow works perfectly, but the 'created by' field does not show the user name of the person who submitted ...
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Error when trying to expand an action in a flow

I'm building a rather large workflow and it's gotten fairly unwieldy to edit in the browser. Refreshing the page takes a full minute, expanding a scope takes several clicks and 30 seconds, and now I ...
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Is it possible to use a flow to move an item from an active list to archive list based on values in certain fields and then…?

Good afternoon everyone, I have 2 SP Lists, The first is the Active List, within this list (several columns) i have one column "Status" that is a choice [New, Assigned, CM Active, Completed] ...
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Read/Reviewed Group Workflow Ending Too Soon

I need to send out documents to particular groups. I'm using the Read/Reviewed workflow because we want to be able to track each person that opens the document and when, for auditing purposes. However,...
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I need to get must recent run of a workflow from a SharePoint site using PowerShell

I am trying to get the most recent run time of a list of workflows. I have an export of data that gives me the Site URL and the Subscription ID of the workflow. My thought process is to some how ...
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Send E-Mail via workflow fails suddenly

I have a 2013 workflow on my 2016 on-premise farm, which sends emails. Today suddenly it stopped working and now it throws the following error: System.Net.WebException: Exception encountered while ...
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Lookup field to same list not available in SPD workflow?

I have a list called "Requests". This list has a text field called REQ-ID that is an "ID" field that corresponds exactly with the built in ID field (a workflow on item created ...
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SharePoint : Workflow > Send an Email > Customizations (CSS)

I'm customizing the body of an email send by SharePoint's Workflow action "Send an Email". Knowing that this action does not support what's inserted in the <"style"></&...

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