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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How to fix the error “You do not have permission. Ask your web site administrator to change your permission on SharePoint Workflow”

I am trying to publish workflow on SharePoint 2013. I created workflow on my local system and trying to publish to live. But it returning a warning popup. I have full control, Design and Read of the ...
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Extract Excel file names into Sharepoint List

I have SharePoint online 2013 and workflow 2010. I have a list of excel files that I'd like to extract the names into SharePoint List. Is it possible?
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Workflow review and approval with multiple distribution lists - SharePoint 2013

I am creating a document library with a workflow for my architects and engineers so that they can gain review acceptance and ultimately approval for their documents before they are published. Each set ...
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Collect the latest Modified and Modified By info for each user that has contributed to a list. Javascript?

A customer has asked me to display a table that shows everyone who has modified a list and the most recent modification they each made. It would look like: Sally Modified 3 hours ago Jack Modified 4 ...
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Can I restrict one person from being change implementer and reviewer both in sharepoint workflow?

I do not have any SharePoint experience so I have hired a vendor to automate certain flows for me. The workflow goes from change implementer to change reviewer. All the people on "Apps" team ...
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How to find out if a SharePoint 2010 workflow ran in last 4 months?

I have a SharePoint 2010 workflow, which is associated with a document library. I want to know if the workflow ran in last 4 months.
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How to do a http call POST action in SharePoint Designer 2013?

I am using SharePoint Designer Workflow 2013 and would like to use the SharePoint Rest API to update some list item. I know how to use the "Call HTTP request" action with GET method. But how ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - App Permissions using java script

I have created a SharePoint 2013 workflow and using App Step in the workflow, I have saved the site as a template and created a new site using the JavaScript object model. The SharePoint 2013 workflow ...
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How to update a multiple lookup field in SharePoint Designer 2013 (REST API)

I would like to update a multiple lookup field in SharePoint Designer 2013. OOTB this is not possible. In SharePoint Designer 2010 it was possible. Now I would like to do this with for example a REST ...
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Replicate Data from one list to Another [duplicate]

Happy New Year..! I have two List, List A and List B in List A, i have column name Title, Status and Value In List B i have column name Title, Status and Value in both the sheet title value is same so ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow - Restart Workflow

I have created a workflow that on creation and update checks if an item has the Status "Archived". If it has, the workflow will pause for 7 days and check again if the item still has the ...
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“Get Items” returning incomplete list of items in Power Automate

This has been a maddening problem for a few weeks now and I can't seem to find the cause. I have a flow that simply needs to get the items from a list and filter them based on a field. I've tried this ...
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Hierarchy of Formulas In Calculated Columns

Is there an established hierarchy for formulas in calculated columns? Long story short our IT team got lazy and didn't complete user profiles. In order to get a proper name from a user field I'm using ...
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Email users based on results of choice column with checkboxes (multiple selections)

I am looking to create a workflow that sends an email to users based upon the results of column that allows multiple selections. The column has 8 selections and it basically needs to email user "...
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Intermittent workflow issue - Unable to properly communicate with workflow service

We recently patched a SP 2013 Farm and we are having intermittent issues with 2013 workflows When we try to start 2013 workflows, sometimes it works and sometimes it throws the below error Unable to ...
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How to keep Lookup values when cloning a list?

We have SharePoint 2016 and like to create some central maintained lists (a country list, flags, locations of our company, contacts etc.). Since we have a workflow that clones a list to a different ...
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Verify running workflows in SharePoint 2016

I have many running workflows in our SharePoint 2016 environment where I have seen - if we go to the workflow settings page from the library settings, there we could see multiple instances of running ...
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Workflow to be run for every specific document or content type?

I will need to look for the solution to implement the manual script initiation for specific file type in the document library (ex. force unlocking a document). Idea is that I will add additional ...
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Email not to use my details as on behalf

I have created shared mailbox for our team: TeamMail@inbox.com. Currently I am trying to use it in one of my flows. Flow gets triggered when new item is added to list, there is a condition that if ...
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Show related item properties for editing in SharePoint 2013 task form

Is it possible to show the list item properties of the related item in SharePoint 2013 task form? So that the users can change the properties and then approve in the same page I am thinking to add ...
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Shrink Pictures in rich-texts to defined width

I got a problem I can't solve. We have a small Ticket-System implemented in SharePoint. If a new item is created, an email will be sent to certain people. But there are rich-text-field in the items. ...
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Automate Flow Error

I know its wrong, I just don't know why. I have a library of images. I am trying to create a flow that will place the same content that auto-populates into the 'Name' column, when an image is uploaded,...
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API to get List field from SharePoint List to create a folder in a Shared Drive

We have a SharePoint 2019 on-premises instance. Currently we are using a workflow which will create a new folder in a Document Library within SharePoint and then files are copied into this folder. We ...
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Sharepoint Online 2010 Workflows Sending Emails to Workflow Initiator

I have a list for team idea submission in SharePoint 2010, with a workflow established to inform the leader of the team of a new idea submission. The workflow email is being sent to both the initiator ...
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WorkflowName field is null under task list

I have created a list workflow from SPD and assigned a task to the approvers group. The workflow is triggering fine but when i want to fetch some of the columns like WorkflowName is coming with blank. ...
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SharePoint 2013 designer workflow created documents inside library shows blank word document

I have one list and one library. The requirement is when any list item gets created automatically the 2013 designer workflow will create a corresponding record inside the library. The library uses one ...
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SharePoint 2013: Email approval if site or documents shared to “everyone”?

Is there a way to automatically send an email approval to the site administrators if the site or a document is shared to everyone? Maybe by using OOTB workflows or SharePoint Desgigner? Thank you for ...
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Submitting Data via Infopath form to a Sharepoint List

We have an infopath form that is used to submit data to a sharepoint list. This form allows a user to enter multiple selections using a people picker and also multiple selections using a repeating ...
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How can I delete a list item if it keeps the same status after 7 days?

I have a list with a column named "Status". With a workflow, I would like to delete an item if it keeps the same status after 7 days. If the status changes, then the item would not be ...
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Change Default Column Values using Nintex workflow in SharePoint 2013

Quick summary of my setup: I have a list that uses a Nintex workflow to create a folder in a separate document library every time a new item in that list is created. The folder name will be the list ...
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Get SharePoint 2016 workflow inventory with the last run time

I am running the below PowerShell script to get the all workflow in a given web application: #For SharePoint 2007 Compatibility [void][System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft....
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Getting the value from a lookup column in Power Automate

Pretty simple: I have a lookup column that references another list of strings (multiple selection text field). In a workflow I want to get the values from that lookup column so I can put them in an ...
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Copy item and information from lookup column to another list

I have 2 SharePoint lists. I have List A which is list of types of devices (make, model, etc.) and List B which contains an inventory (serial number, computer names, ip address, etc.) List B has a ...
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Trigger recurring email SP2013 WF2010

I am using SP2013, with Workflow 2010. How can I trigger weekly email when a field doesn't meet condition? This is what I have so far: Only the first email is triggered. I've tried http://...
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Getting error "something went wrong. to try again, reload the page and start the workflow

hello I have tried all the following below restart service - Workflow Manager Backend restart service - Service Bus Message Broker restart service - Service Bus Gateway restart service - Windows ...
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SharePoint list modifying the existed item while retrieve and populate values from list A (using item id) to list B to create a new item

I have two SharePoint lists: list A & list B. For example list A fields: text 1, text 2, Button list B fields: Name, text 1, text 2 Workflow(2010) will generate a hyperlink in list A ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow doesn't show any custom fields

There's a list (kind of a catalogue) of subsites, which I've created a couple of years ago, and it has about 15 custom fields and a workflow to manage the list item lifecycle. Today I've tried to ...
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Cannot set sp2013 workflow variable to value from list field that holds 'count related' value form related list

In the light of sp2010 workflows going into retirement on November 1st I have an issue with the migration of one of our 2010 workflows. the context: We have two lists where one is a list of ...
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Sharepoint Workflow - No email notification once modified

I have created a leave request list in Sharepoint 2013. I also created workflow for it. Here's the flow. User will log a PTO then status set to For Approval. Email notification that i created in ...
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Approval workflow with email notifications using SharePoint Designer

I have a requisition order form created with Infopath and using SharePoint 2013 on prem and I want that a user that submits the form for approval will choose the approver from a drop-down list and ...
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Renaming an Apply to Each loop in Power Automate

In Power Automate I have an Update Item action that references a field containing (potentially) multiple user accounts. Every time I put in the field's value, Power Automate helpfully embeds the ...
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Serieal Workflow Issue

I have an old Sharepoint (2010) approval workflow that is going away on our cloud Sharepoint so I want to use Power Automate to recreate it. I do not seem to be able to accomplish this using any of ...
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Recurring Flow to Set Compliance

I have an 'Apparatus List'. I am currently using number of columns and calculations in calculated columns to update compliance status of annual pump test. Each piece of apparatus has a unique license ...
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Power Automate Workflow Send HTTP Request - Cannot handle the data at position 113

I have created a WorkFlow using Power Automate which fires when a SharePoint site list item is created, it performs the following actions: Collects the values of some of the fields in the newly ...
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Guide on how to use the “Update List Item Action” for a SharePoint 2010 Workflow in SPD

This is my first time asking a question on here, so please bare with me on this. I am creating a tool to collect averages based on a 1 to 5 scale over 4 different lists, and then collaborate those ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow solution to get manager information

I am converting sharepoint 2010 workflow to 2013. Part of the one 2010 workflow use find manager information of the user who create an item. But in 2013 its not exists. So I managed to find an ...
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Lookup list with entries from calendar only for the past two weeks

we have a calendar where we enter when and which trainings will take place. Now I would like to use a lookup column in another list and get the title of those trainings (which is no biggie) but we ...
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Workflow 2013 - Update list item to not replace existing text but add to it

I am using SharePoint 2019OP with a 2013 Workflow. I have a workflow that add's a line of text to a comments box, via Update List Item action. If there is existing text in the comment box, the ...
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Accessed Denied to Request Deletion for Users with Edit without Delete Permission

I have a group of users with edit without delete permission. And I am creating an approval workflow that allows these users to request for the deletion of files. The flow starts well once the admin ...
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SharePoint 2010 run powershell as a different user

I am trying to start a workflow with Powershell and when I do that it fails on start since its starting the workflow as a System Account Is there a way to execute the powershell and start workflow as ...