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to anyone who finds this in the future here is how i got around it.


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This may just be a work around, and not a real solution, but if you set those old workflows to fire when an item is changed, you can add a new column ('Fire Workflow' with a yes or no drop down) and then go into the datasheet view and set them all to Yes. That should force designer to see that every entry changed. Once the workflows have completed, you can ...


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You don't have the copy item in the 2013 workflow engine, indeed. This doesn't mean you can't do it in SharePoint 2013 - you just need to choose the 2010 platform, you have a dropdown when you create the workflow and the default is 2013 but you can change it. 2013 lost some actions as it's a platform that sits outside of SharePoint (WAW - Windows Azure ...


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This is a bug in workflow runtime System.Workflow.Runtime.dll. And after I installed Sharepoint 2010 Service Pack 2 the issue has been solved. To download SP2 , you should check Install Sharepoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2 Install Sharepoint Foundation 2010 Service Pack 2 Note :: it's heavily recommended to apply it first on your dev server.


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based on what your saying sounds like the workflow time job is not kicking in the time that your waiting for hence why it would run when you restart the computer because the workflow timer service and the w3wp service have been refreshed and kicked in to action. You can test it by doing: In CMD: net stop "Windows SharePoint Services Timer" net start "...


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CreatedBy is read only field in Sharepoint. So you might not be able to change this with worklfow. One thing you can try is: You can change the ReadOnly property of this field to false by SharePoint Manager in your server, and use a workflow to change it. You can download Sharepointmanager from: http://spm.codeplex.com/downloads/get/92976 Try with ...


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If you want to use Workflow Foundation 4.5 (that is used in SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online) you can use different approach to create custom action (but, it will work only in Sharepoint 2013, in Sharepoint Online you can use only declarative activities) The second way, you can deploy your action in SharePoint 2013 and use 3.5 Workflows Foundation for ...


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I've found an answer here - https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/a3acdbb0-079a-4c14-97f8-72d0af64eff8/updating-sp2013-workflow-custom-activities?forum=sharepointdevelopment So, the instruction how to update an existing workflow if it’s necessary to make changes to the workflow, but all running workflows must keep going: Add ReplaceContent=...


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The Association form is used when a user attaches (aka enables, associates) your workflow with a list/doc lib. This is the form that appears right after he choses the WF definition/name/task list/etc. when he clicks OK, if you have an Association form on your workflow, it will be displayed. Information from the first default page will be passed to the ...


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You can use Multiple line of text with selected Append Changes to Existing Text. Every time you set this column it will show information about the change (modified by, modified date and value itself). Unfortunately this can be done only in a list and not in document library.


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out of a blog that helped me saying: ...By default a parallel block will wait for ALL actions to complete before it moves on. This was a stumbling block that I had run into before. However, if you right click on the block and choose “advanced properties” you can tell it to continue if a Boolean workflow variable becomes true. So for my workflow I for ...


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A better way to set the configuration value via powershell (s. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj680843(v=azure.10).aspx). To set the timeout to 2 min open Worflow Manager Powershell and use Set-WFServiceConfiguration -ServiceUri *YourURI* -Name WorkflowServiceMaxHttpResponseTime -Value 00:02:00 See the Warning on MSDN Page about possible ...


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I do not believe there is a "standard" solution for this. But, it also depends on your definition of "standard." The only non-code way to do something like this that I know of is to use a complex set of Sharepoint Designer workflows to create a loop that will go through and initiate the workflow on all Items. See the reference for loops in SPD here. A ...


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Modify NewItem.aspx of the custom list, and when user clicks on Save button to insert a new list item, fire up your custom JSOM code that creates the subsite based on the details given on the NewItem form.


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You can create a workflow by browser ( ex. I.e ) or by SP Designer, to send the entry , to manager by email ... Then manager will find the url of the form and open it from email. And change the status field... You should keep a field as status and keep the default value as submitted. So any time a form is filled up, it's status will be submitted ...


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You've almost got it... you have to write an expression in that condition that evaluates to TRUE/FALSE. So something like testProp == 'something'


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Follow the same directions as for SP 2010. I've done this and installed onto SP 2013 just fine.


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You can write your Custom activity to write your custom code. You can follow following link to write your custom code activity. http://blogs.technet.com/b/sharepointdevelopersupport/archive/2013/08/28/how-to-develop-a-workflow-code-activity-in-sharepoint-2013.aspx Other approach would be write a WCF service to update the data in your service and call that ...


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One of the benefits of the 2013 workflows is that they will run in the cloud, but this benefit does not apply to a code based custom activity. Also, any deployment instructions that involve manually copying files to particular directories are problematic, as a year from now an admin may extend the farm with another server, and needing to also copy the dlls ...


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I had a similar situation using SharePoint 2013 and a 2013 workflow, and the following worked for me (when other suggested steps didn't): Situation: I had a list of items and an approval task being run on those items. The approval task included unique answer fields to be filled in by the approver, and I wanted to copy these answers to empty fields on the ...


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I am very new to SharePoint so I am not conversant with its jargon. Being someone that comes from a relational database background, am going to explain this best way I can and hope it helps out. So in my case, the conflict is as a result of a data type miss match. The lookup column in the library expects a value of data type integer while I was of input a ...


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Try Using Following steps Go to corresponding List's Setting and in list settings page click on "Workflow Settings" in Workflow settings page click on "Remove, Block, or Restore a Workflow". Remove all previously running workflow instance. Try to republish the the workflow with modified triggering condition from SharePoint designer. If still you don't see ...


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First Nice question...got me thinking and would like other members to post their approach.... What I can think of now is to have a different field (call it New Members) on the form where new users needs to be added. Once the members are added there... workflow email triggers to these new members and in next step of workflow, add the member from this new ...


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To Solve this issue activate the SharePoint 2007 Workflows Feature using the following steps: Open the problem site collection in Browser. Click on Site Actions > Site Settings > Site collection features. Activate the feature called SharePoint 2007 Workflows. Open the problem site collection in SharePoint Designer 2010. Open the problematic workflow and try ...


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Open Internet Explorer. Go to Internet Options. Under the Security tab, Click on the Sites Button. Add “*.yourdomain.com” to the trusted sites list. Click Close.


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The email address : Agility@microsft.com is missing "o" in word microsoft. Check for equality in text case i.e. CurrentItem:Responsibility might be returning agility@microsoft.com whereas we are comparing to "Agility@microsoft.com" - Difference in alphabet case for "A" in "Agility"


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you can use rest web api in sharepoint 2013 workflow platform. use below rest url and get level of file http://siteurl/_api/web/getfilebyserverrelativeurl('Serverrelativeurl')?$select=Level in json return please check level if Level: Gets a value that specifies the publishing level of the file. Represents an SP.FileLevel value: Published = 1; Draft ...


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To view the workflow details you could simply Open your site in SharePoint Designer, Open the required list and navigate to "Workflow" section. After opening the associated workflow you can easily view the workflow properties (including start mode etc) and workflow steps.


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Rule for SharePoint Workflow Timer service is: Start the Web Application Service on all servers that have the Workflow Timer Service running. Or Disable the Workflow Timer Service on servers that are not running the Web Application service. Read more here If you stop the Workflow timer but Web applcation service is running then you will not run properly....


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Yes, as long as it stay a SharePoint 2010 workflow in SharePoint 2013. Just deploy it just as you would and you should be able to use it.


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