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Office 365 – SharePoint Designer workflows calling long running web services


Today I created a SharePoint Designer workflow calling a web service. The web service call creates a SharePoint site and applies a PnP template to the site. In general the setup used by the PnP partner pack where a web job creates the sites and applies PnP templates would work, however in my solution I've… Continue reading Office 365 – SharePoint Designer workflows calling long running web services

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Office 365 – SharePoint – Are workflows important?


In SharePoint there are many different options for workflows. Microsoft and Microsoft partners have invested a lot of time creating different sorts of workflow solutions. For the more experienced user and developers there is a long list of options: SharePoint Designer 2010 workflows SharePoint Designer 2013 workflows SharePoint out of the box workflows Visual Studio… Continue reading Office 365 – SharePoint – Are workflows important?

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SharePoint 2013 – An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance


My Problem I had a problem with a SharePoint Designer Workflow I was creating a task and assigned it to a SharePoint group. Then I got the error: Details: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. Exception details: System.ApplicationException: HTTP 401 {"error":{"code":"-2147024891, System.UnauthorizedAccessException","message":{"lang":"en-US","value":"Access denied. You do not have permission to perform… Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance

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SharePoint 2013 – System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.WorkflowServices, Version=15.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c’ or one of its dependencies


System.IO.FileNotFoundException During the deployment of a solution to my test environment I got the following error: System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.WorkflowServices, Version=15.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. at triad.customer.intranet.Features.CGFixNewCaseLibrary.CGFixNewCaseLibraryEventReceiver.FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFeature.DoActivationCallout(Boolean fActivate, Boolean fForce) at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFeature.Activate(SPSite siteParent, SPWeb webParent, SPFeaturePropertyCollection props, SPFeatureActivateFlags… Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.WorkflowServices, Version=15.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c’ or one of its dependencies

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SharePoint 2013 – Get TemplateID for starting a workflow from the ribbon in SharePoint 2013 workflow


Background: To start a workflow from a SharePoint ribbon a URL needs to be build up in the following format: SPUserCustomAction action = web.Lists[listname].UserCustomActions.Add(); string workflowTemplateId = workflowId.ToString(); action.Title = title; action.ImageUrl = "/_layouts/15/images/wfComment.png"; action.Url = "{SiteUrl}/wfsvc/06f8de2413bc41fe869414fc061435f9/WFInitForm.aspx?List={ListId}&ID={SelectedItemId}&TemplateID={"+ workflowTemplateId +"}&WF4=1&Source={Source}"; action.Location = "CommandUI.Ribbon.ListView"; action.Sequence = 0; action.CommandUIExtension = "<CommandUIExtension xmlns='http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/'>"+ "<CommandUIDefinitions>"+ " <CommandUIDefinition Location='Ribbon.Documents.Manage.Controls._children'>" + "… Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – Get TemplateID for starting a workflow from the ribbon in SharePoint 2013 workflow