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How i can get the current wiki page version inside my list workflow 2013

Every major version will in UIVersion be based on version * 512, so you will have to compare on 1536. For completeness Minor versions will increment the version with 1, and every major with 512. So 0....
Robert Lindgren's user avatar
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Enable app step in SharePoint 2013 workflow

Make sure that You have saved and publish your workflow. You are using site owner. the "Workflow can use app permissions" feature is activated by going to Site Settings > Manage site features. If ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Workflow Manager Backend stop after insalling CU3 Update

This issue occurs because of the Workflow Resource Management Store version value at [WFResourceManagementDB].[dbo].[StoreVersionTable] is still 1.0.2.0 despite you have installed CU3 that should work ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Can i prevent my workflow 2013 with an Action to "Set Field in current Item" from creating new versions for the item

Use the 'Update List Item' command - it will default to 'current item', and you can add your 10 columns to the list.
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3 votes

cannot publish workflows

I experienced the same issue before. and actually, the workflow was had errors but it was not visible! So I did the following to show the errors: Save and close your workflow. Try to open it again. ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
3 votes

SPD 2013 Workflow doesnt start automatically on item creation

Since item creation is from system i.e. sharepoint site it is not treating as new item. So workflow not started. In doc library workflow, after task creation step try to start the workflow of task ...
Monica Jagani's user avatar
3 votes

Alert for when a contract is ending

You can create a SharePoint Designer workflow. Workflows start on item creation, so you will have to pause them (use Pause until activity): and then send an email to a person you wanted to be alerted ...
grisha's user avatar
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3 votes

how do I stop a 2013 workflow immediately after i have assigned a task

Use Stages. Once you have assigned your task within the workflow, then use the "Transition to Stage" : Go to End of Workflow.
James Hunter's user avatar
3 votes

Delete more than 1 List item based on Closing date in SPS2013 List

You can set up retention policy to start a workflow when any condition (in your case closing data is today) is satisfied. In that workflow you can set step to delete the item. This way multiple items ...
Monica Jagani's user avatar
3 votes

should we manully clear out the "Workflow History" list inside our online sharepoint site collection

SharePoint will not delete entries out of the History List on its own -- however, when this list inevitably exceeds the List View Threshold, it will not break any of the history lists displayed on ...
willman's user avatar
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SharePoint workflow 2013

It is not an issue if you do not have workflow manager installed on the machine where you have restored the backup. There are basically two type of designer workflows. Reusable workflows. list ...
Hardik's user avatar
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2 votes
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Impersonation step missing in 2013 Workflow

The app step in 2013 is the equivalent of impersonation in 2010 workflows. If you aren't seeing this option available in SharePoint Designer, make sure you have the Workflows can use app permissions ...
Eric Alexander's user avatar
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Impersonation step missing in 2013 Workflow

It is still available for you the 2010 template. I believe it was made redundant due to the problems it caused. See links for reference http://www.nothingbutsharepoint.com/2011/04/15/impersonation-...
susan's user avatar
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2 votes
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Ending a SP 2013 Workflow Task Process after Rejection

At Transition to Stage make a new if condition to check the value of the outcome variable as the following. If Variable: Outcome equals Rejected Go to End of Workflow Else Go to Stage 2
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
2 votes
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Can i reference the URL (Display form URL) for the item which was created inside SharePoint 2013 workflow (using "Create Item" action)

You can get the ID of the new item by using a lookup to the "CommentBox" list and then build the URL yourself. Try this: Create variable of type "Number" named "Id" Just after the action "Create ...
Dennis's user avatar
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2 votes

Workflow Manager Backend stop after insalling CU3 Update

Have a look at the steps in the post at https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com - while this refers to an earlier version of Workflow Manager, the issue described is exactly the same as yours and the steps ...
Andy Dawson's user avatar
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Previously developed SharePoint 2013 template workflows are not opening in SharePoint designer 2013 in SPOnline

Though I was clearing cache by removing files/folders from the paths suggested in many of the answers, I was not able to open workflow in designer. Even I have tried to remove cache using PowerShell ...
Dikesh Gandhi's user avatar
2 votes

Approaches we can follow to grant certain users permission on a list item based on a multi-values People or Group field

Microsoft Flow is recommended to achieve this requirement. Since you already have unique permission on this list, you can skip the “Break Inheritance” part. Please see the references below. ...
Chelsea_MSFT's user avatar
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2 votes

should we manully clear out the "Workflow History" list inside our online sharepoint site collection

The list will not be cleared automatically. You need to delete those items manually or maybe using any script. Note: If you have any extra "log to history list" actions in your workflow then you ...
Ganesh Sanap - MVP's user avatar
1 vote

sharepoint 2013: how to upload doc and doc library properties on a single request

Here is a sample code to upload file and update list item field value: <script src="https://ajax.aspnetcdn.com/ajax/jQuery/jquery-1.9.1.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script> <script ...
Jerry's user avatar
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1 vote

Check in comment field in workflow 2013

This is by design, as a workaround, we can start a SharePoint 2010 workflow in workflow 2013 to get this data. Refer to: How to trigger a SharePoint 2010 workflow from a SharePoint 2013 workflow
LZ_MSFT's user avatar
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Will installing Workflow Manager for Sharepoint 2013 affect any 2010 workflows that are currently running?

No... They are 2 different Frameworks. SP2010 Workflows are executed by SharePoint and SP2013 Workflows are executed by the WFM. There is no overlap.
Heiko Hatzfeld_MSFT's user avatar
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Start a 2013 site workflow from another workflow

It seems there is only a workaround: move all actions in the list workflow I wanted to use to launch the site workflow. It works perfectly (of course after re-configuring all parameters).
Marpio's user avatar
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1 vote

Yes/No (check box) - who updated field on the custom list item

Check the example below: 1.Create a custom list with Yes/No Column "YesNoColumn" and single line of text column "Updated by". 2.Add code below into a script editor web part in new form page. <...
LZ_MSFT's user avatar
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1 vote

Sharepoint 2013 designer 3 stage workflow

You can create custom content types that inherit from the Workflow 2013 task content type, and add them to your tasks list.
spguy's user avatar
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1 vote
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Copy/Paste list workflow 2013's IF statement from one workflow to another will change all the "ORs" to "ANDs"

Not sure why it happens, but can tell you you're not alone. You'll always need to reapply the actions/conditions and anything you've got in, say, emails that call up data.
Marc's user avatar
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1 vote
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cannot publish workflows

Did you install Workflow manager ? https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj658588.aspx
Raf's user avatar
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1 vote

Lookup from another list - Advanced Workflow SharePoint designer 2013 [out of the box]

Problem is resolved: I created new sub-site and start whole process from zero. workflow logic is same what i posted in 1st. It's really amazing.. Hope later it won't create similar problem again. ...
Hita Ji's user avatar
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1 vote
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Adding Approval/Reject Buttons to Form

I'm assuming you're doing the approvals through a task list? If so, you could just run the approval process through the existing list by creating an approval choice field (approved/denied) and ...
Nate's user avatar
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