Copying/Moving SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflows

Most often, we required moving or copying a workflow that is created using SharePoint designer between sites or site collections. This was straight forward in SharePoint Designer 2007. You just need to copy the content of the workflow's config(workflow.xoml.wfconfig.xml) file and the rules file & replaced the list GUID's. But in SharePoint Designer 2010, there... Continue Reading →


Copying SharePoint Designer Workflows

Whenever you save a list as a template & use it somewhere else, the designer workflow you have associated with the old list will not be restored.  There is no option OOB to copy/move a workflow. But luckily this can be done through the SharePoint Designer. Here below two files play a major role, The... Continue Reading →

Access Denied while creating a workflow in SharePoint designer – Permission issue

Sometimes while creating a workflow using a SharePoint Designer you may encounter the error Access Denied even if the user is having Full Control for the site. First thing you should check is, whether you are having permissions on the list to which you are attaching the workflow. If you face the problem even after... Continue Reading →

SharePoint Workflow status codes

Here are the workflow status codes which are required, for example, you want to filter a view on the workflow status. The status enumeration is defined by the SPWorkFlowStatus enum, within the Microsoft.SharePoint.Workflow namespace in the Microsoft.SharePoint assembly. In case if you are retrieving the list values in a SQL Reports using the SharePoint provided web... Continue Reading →

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