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Shared Mailbox and team workflows
I could use some recommendations and thought that this might be a good place. I don't think we have a unique problem here and figure that I'm missing something obvious. If not, well this is probably something that would be useful as a standard SharePoint feature. We have a series of workflows...
12/4/2013 9:52 PM
Approval Workflow-- use the open this task button to mark the task as completed
I run an Approval Workflow (OOB). It generates Outlook Web mails for the participants wich among other info also carry: 3. use the open this task button to mark the task as completed However I cannot locate that button for any user. Reading around in various forums I am coming to a thought...
11/25/2013 1:47 PM
renaming docs before they will sync
Why is it that when I open and edit a doc in my SkyDrive folder on my desktop, it will not sync until I rename it?
11/19/2013 9:45 AM
Re: publishing 2010 workflow with SPD2013 get error "SharePoint Designer 2010 Errors were found when compiling the workflow"
Hi Mike, According to the error messages, I’d like to confirm if you used the Copy/Paste actions during creating the workflow, because the issue could be related to the logic constructs in this workflow. If so, would you please manually recreate the workflow again without using the Copy/Paste...
Kevin Huang MSFT Support
11/13/2013 3:13 AM
Re: email attachment in sharepoint workflow
Hi Jeroen, If the email addresses of the external users are fixed, or you need to share the documents to only a few external users, you can consider inviting these external users to your SharePoint Sites, so that they can access the documents. For the help, you can refer to Share sites or documents...
Evan Zhang MSFT Support
11/12/2013 2:11 AM
Re: Word Documents created by Sharepoint Designer 2013 workflows are corrupt.
Hi Maneesh, I understand you are trying to create a new document with the “Create List Item” action in SharePoint Designer when creating workflows. We have seen a few reports on the issue. This is an issue with setting workflow to create documents of a specific content type, you can...
Evan Zhang MSFT Support
11/10/2013 1:14 AM
Automatically attach files from computer to list items
Dear all, I have a custom list containing about 2500 items, each containing coding information. Each item is linked to a PDF document found in a document library on the same site and in each item there is a field containing the link to its corresponding PDF document. However, I now...
11/5/2013 1:42 PM
Failed to load this workflow. To Correct the problem, restart SharePoint Designer.
Hi Folks, I'm developing workflows with SPD2013 and ran against this error. It's the second time it happends and all my work is lost. Does any one knows what is this about? The workflows are being deployed on a trial portal. Any help on this woo be aprreciated. Thanks.
Tiago Francisco Costa
11/5/2013 9:14 AM
Re: SharePoint online workflow Start button and complete task buttons not working
Hi Eric, Before addressing your query, I’d like to clarify which kind of workflow doesn’t work suddenly. Is it the SharePoint online out of the box workflow or the workflow with some InfoPath customizations? If it happens on the out of the box workflow, I’d appreciate it if you...
Maggie Li MSFT Support
10/18/2013 10:26 PM
SharePoint online workflow Start button and complete task buttons not working
Users just starting noticing today that the "start" button for workflows and the "complete task" buttons for assigned tasks in SharePoint no longer do anything. Click the button and it depresses but nothing happens. Is anyone experiencing this issue? As mentioned multiple...
10/18/2013 2:47 PM
Re: Infopath webform changes workflow permission
Hi Vincent, I have tested this problem on my end. I've created a simple SharePoint 2010 as well as a 2013 list workflow (Both workflows send a test email to a mailbox). I uploaded an InfoPath 2013 form (.xsn) to a library, manually ran the workflows on the item, both workflows could be started...
Evan Zhang MSFT Support
10/17/2013 4:39 AM
Custom Workflow Activity stopped working after running over 2000 instances
Hi, I have created a custom SharePoint Workflow Activity to migrate documents along with their meta data to a different library in the same site. Everything was working fine and I had to write another site workflow to run over 2000 instances of the list workflow to migrate the items...
10/15/2013 3:18 PM
SPD 2013 Workflow If-Else branch missing
I'm trying to evaluate our migration from in house Sharepoint 2010 to hosted Sharepoint 2013. We have some workflows that use the IF-ELSE logic. When connected to our O365 environment, I'm unable to create a Sharepoint 2013 workflow with an "Else" branch. I can do "If"...
10/14/2013 8:52 AM
SharePoint Workflows in Templates
Hi, I created a site that includes a number of workflows for moving files between libraries and sending an email to a user when the action has been performed. The workflows all worked fine in the initial site. I then created a site template (content included) and created some additional...
10/14/2013 4:54 AM
Top Blue Bar Global Navigation "Newsfeed" "SkyDrive" "Sites" is there anyway for me to Edit those links and put my custom links in that blue bar to go across all team sites?
I've been researching and looking at forums, sites, Google, Microsoft forums and i still cant find a direct answer to my problem. Maybe i am not looking hard enough but its been a while since i had a problem with this Top Blue Bar Global Navigation issue. 1. Need to edit the links and header...
10/11/2013 9:01 AM
Custom Workflow/State Machine workflows in Sharepoint online
Hello all, I have to build custom and complex workflow in sharepoint online and its complexity is not achieved through Sequential workflow. Can we develop State machine workflow in Sandbox solutions? Any other suggestions for very complex workflows in Sharepoint online. Please...
10/11/2013 8:35 AM
Re: Error processing tasks in Approval Workflow
Hi Jean, Appreciate the update. To better look into this issue, I’d like to confirm the following things: 1. Are you always using the new version of Office 365 E plan or is it upgraded from the pre-upgrade? If your subscription is upgraded from the pre-upgrade, when was the workflow created...
Cherry Wang MSFT Support
10/8/2013 2:21 AM
I am working on creating a new 2013 workflow on a document library. The workflow is very basic. When a document is added, it checks the contentTypeID and if it matches a certain type is creates a work order in a custom list. Every time the workflow tries to start, I get the following message. It seems...
Kameron Berget MCSE
9/25/2013 7:50 PM
is workflow action call http web service available in the cloud?
I am reading that connecting to external data sources is not possible in Office 365, but then I came across this new Designer workflow option and am wondering if it is available in Office 365 SharePoint 2013? http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sharepointdesigner/archive/2012/09/05/how-to-work-with-web-service...
9/25/2013 6:11 PM
Re: Hide Document Set properties in New DS form only.
Hi tp, Thanks for the further clarification. I understand the situation you have encountered. The original Document Set is the parent type of Document Set test (the second DS). The columns are as same as the original columns (including the hidden columns). In other words, the second DS is the copy...
Mandy Meng MSFT Support
9/20/2013 3:59 AM
Anonymous Access Portal Page
I'm looking for suggestions on how to accomplish the following. I have a number of shared computers that are used by employees without Office 365 accounts. I would like to have the default home page on those computers be a SharePoint site with public information (documents) and links to...
9/17/2013 12:38 PM
Sharing files from yoru team site with an external company?
I have just shared a document in my Team Site with an external company also running Office365. They receive the email notifying them of the file access and can access the file. However there does not seem to be any option to "follow" the file, nor does it appear in the external...
9/10/2013 11:00 PM
Workflow Initiation Form with pick lists based on SharePoint lists
Hello, I have a SharePoint 2010 workflow that populates fields inside a Word document. The fields get their data from the Workflow initiation form, as filled in by a user. I would like the Workflow initiation form to have fields that can be selected by the user, that are based on another SharePoint...
9/4/2013 12:12 PM
Workflows using SP Designer 2010
Hi, I am using Sharepoint 365 and trying to create a custom workflow using SP Designer 2010. It prompts me to enter a name for the new workflow but does do anything after that. The status says its connecting to WEB Services but thats it. I have tried clearing the WEB cache as per some of the...
8/19/2013 6:20 AM
office 365/SharePoint online + workflow and external lists.
I have two questions I need help with please. 1)Is it possible for a SharePoint list workflow to update an external list in SharePoint online? IE When an item status has changed in a SharePoint generic list, a workflow updates an external list. I have tried setting the appropriate permissions...
8/15/2013 12:20 PM
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