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  • Forum Reply: RE: Workflow Create Item in Document Library with Content Type Problem

    Hi Chad, The issue may occur if you are doing the tests within the same document library. To better look into the issue, I'd like to clarify the following things: 1. How do you trigger the workflow to create a new document? 2. How do you set the "Path and Name" field? 3. Can you show...
  • Forum Thread: Start a Task Process (Serial: One at a Time) assigns tasks in a random order (or alphaetically?)

    Hello, I am using SPD2013 and Sharepoint 2013 Online. I am using 'Start a Task Process' using people from the Person or Group Lookup column that allows multiple selections. For some reason, the 'Start a Task Process' action assigns the participants in a random order (or it seems...
  • Forum Thread: SharePoint Online workflow emails

    Good day, Can anybody tell me if SharePoint Online workflow emails are blocked in China. We are currently experiencing a problem where a workflow gets triggered and sends a email. All emails work to the different countries except to China (Shanghai). I just want to make sure its not our exchange...
  • Forum Thread: SharePoint Online Workflow - Great firewall of Chine

    Good day, The great firewall of China is blocking email.microsoftonline.com. This is the domain name that MS uses when sending emails through SharePoint Online Workflow. It seems to be blocked?? Please advise on how I can get a workaround? Struggling with this problem Thank you, Regards
  • Forum Reply: RE: Workflow To Export Event .ics file from SharePoint Calendar

    Hi Harsimran, I have done some test on my side and didn't get the URL of the related event. In order to check if this requirement can be met, I suggest you go to our specific SharePoint customization support channel on https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/home?forum=sharepointcustomization...
  • Forum Thread: Workflow error

    Hi, I have created a custom workflow which copies a document to a drop-off library, so it can then have a retention policy set on it. This workflow is associated to a specific content type and attached to a custom site template. I am getting this error message: The workflow...
  • Forum Thread: Issue With Call an HTTP Web Service in Sharepoint Online 2013 Workflow

    I am experiencing an issue with workflow in sp online 2013, and wonder what can cause this? I basically need to loop through items in a list A in order to perform an action (create a task in another list B) for each item in list A. I have created a wf in SP Online 2013 with Designer and published it...
  • Forum Thread: Suspended Workflow due to Limited-Access user permission lockdown mode

    We have a site that has had a sharepoint designer 2013 workflow running on it for some time now. We recently enabled the Limited-Access user permission lockdown mode site collection feature, however this is now meaning all of our workflows are suspended as soon as they start with an access denied error...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013

    Hi Lizzie, I would totally agree with you on the point that the workflow needs to be published globally so it can be applied to the sub sites. However, it's expected that the error occurs due to the action Copy List Item. In this case, the workflow is not allowed to be published globally. Based...
  • Forum Reply: RE: What would terminate a workflow?

    Hi Run4it, The problem could be related to the workflow itself. For this customization/development problem, this forum has limited information about it. To ensure you get the best support, we suggest you post the question in the dedicated SharePoint development forum. You can provide the details about...
  • Forum Reply: Workflow SharePoint Designer 2013

    I've also then published my workflow and associated it to my content type, but it doesn't show in my workflow settings pages in any of my libraries containing this content type...
  • Forum Reply: RE: SharePoint workflow: modifying a URL field

    Hi Fred, I am afraid that the workflow cannot set the 'description' property in the URL column. The 'set the field' is set a String or lookup the properties from the other list, but the description property is not in his scope. Thanks, Andy Sek
  • Forum Reply: RE: Unable to load workflow actions from the server

    Hi Natalia, Could you check whether the following option in your Office 365 has been unchecked? Go to your SharePoint admin center > settings > Connected Services , then check whether you have blocked SharePoint 2013 workflows. If yes, uncheck it. You can refer to the screenshot below: If...
  • Forum Thread: Unable to load workflow actions from the server

    I have few workflows in my Sharepoint Online site. One workflow is 2010 version and the second one is 2013. When I am trying to edit the 2013 version (in Designer), I am getting the next error: The workflow of 2010 version I can edit without any problem. What happened? How can I find out...
  • Forum Thread: Workflow too slow

    Hi, I'm having trouble dealing with the workflow speed in my Sharepoint Online site. I have a holiday request workflow, which is very simple, but it takes more than 20 seconds to be approved or rejected. So in order to improve the situation, I increased the server resources quota, and I thought...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Email workflow not working in with SharePoint 2010 in Office 365

    Hi LingYu, Thank you so much for your prompt response. Here are the answers for the following questions that you have:; 1. Did the 2010 workflows successfully send emails before? Or does it always not work? YES, I tested a simple email workflow, but it's working fine 2. When other users create...
  • Forum Thread: Email workflow not working in with SharePoint 2010 in Office 365

    Before I have an issue regarding the content approval with workflow in Office 365 but it is now working, link here . Now I'm using SharePoint 2010 workflow in Office 365 library and everytime I added an email notification to send an alert notification, it's not working. I don't receive...
  • Forum Thread: "Block SharePoint 2013 Workflows" option not changing

    In the SharePoint Admin Center --> Settings there is an option to " Block SharePoint 2013 Workflows ". By default, this options is checked. I would like to enable 2013 workflows for my tenant, however when I uncheck the box and click Save, it doesn't remember my choice. If I return to...
  • Forum Thread: Moving document through REST give Unauthorised in Response Code due to long URL

    Hello, We are trying to build a document approval workflow where the documents should move from one folder to another. Our library structure is deep and the folder names are some what long. We are using REST to move the document between folders in order to preserve the history and versioning. ...
  • Forum Reply: RE: HTTP call in a workflow using GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl returns Forbidden

    Hi Matthew, Given your description, our community has limited support on it. Regarding such requirement related to workflow customization, MSDN is a good place to get the answer. I suggest you post a new thread in MSDN for further support. The support engineer there are the expert on such questions...
  • Forum Thread: Workflow to generate guest link

    Hi, I have a document library with a few hundred word documents. I need to share each one with different external users, so each document requires a guest link (anonymous link). Can i create a workflow to generate guest links for each document?
  • Forum Thread: Stop all the Workflows on a site

    Hello all, I need to export my site as a template for the new sites I will create. reading about how to do this correctly, I found that I have to stop all the workflows of my site. id like o know how to do this, because when I go to site settings->workflow settings the list is empty, but when...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Item deletion approval

    Hi ASEC, You may need to create a custom action to initiate a workflow, which takes approval from the manager and if he/she approves then the workflow deletes the document. Second part of this solution will be to create a custom permission level which is identical to contribute but without delete....
  • Forum Thread: Mail Merge List Items with Word Template - SharePoint Designer

    Hello, I'd like a workflow item to merge the information in a new row of a list with a Word Template within SharePoint. The newly created merged word document is to be saved in a new document library. I'm using SharePoint Online and SharePoint Designer 2013. I'm finding it very difficult...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Sharepoint, Document Set spreads its properties before internal Workflows are called

    Hi NataliaZ, If I change the Field1 to a shared column, I will get the same result as yours. After further testing, I think it's an expected behavior, here are the explanations for these symptoms: 1. If the Field1 value of DocSet1 is empty: When I change the Field1 value of the documents in DocSet1...