How to send a custom Task notification email in Custom Task Process SharePoint Workflow designer

In custom task process in SharePoint workflow designer, it is possible to send the notification email of task assignments to users. The problem is you cannot customize the content of this notification email for each stage of your workflow and it sends a general formatted email notification to all parties in every stage of the workflow.Read More

How to set a due date for a single task in custom task process in SharePoint designer workflow

When you place a new Custom Task Process action in Microsoft SharePoint designer workflow, it gives you a configuration page to set the Title, CC, description, Due Date and some other related fields of tasks.   Figure 1 – custom task process assignment page You have to select a number of days (for example 3)Read More

How to change the title of individual tasks in custom task process in SharePoint designer workflow

As you now know, when you want to create a custom task process in Microsoft SharePoint designer, you have to write a general title for all tasks and it is not possible to change title of tasks individually. Figure 1 – it is not possible to have custom task title individually In this post IRead More

How to dynamically generate tasks in Custom Task Process in SharePoint Workflow Designer

As you see in that custom task process example, you have to determine the number of assignment stages and recipients before publishing the workflow and it seems it is not possible to change the number of tasks and number of recipients based on some workflow criteria. For example, a workflow may run several times onRead More

How to keep track of the stage in Custom Task Process of SharePoint designer workflow

In this post I want to introduce you a technique to keep track of in which stage you are in. when you are using the Custom Task Process in SharePoint workflow designer, it is very useful to know in which assignment stage you are in and based on that information you can do some customizations,Read More

Create a simple workflow with Custom Task Process in SharePoint Workflow designer

In the previous article, I discussed some ideas behind the SharePoint workflow designer custom task process and how SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 support this feature. In this article I will develop a simple approval workflow based on custom task process in SharePoint 2013 using SharePoint designer 2013, but with SharePoint 2010 workflow engine! YouRead More

CHALLENGE #9 IN IMPLEMENTING SHAREPOINT: View rendering problem

SharePoint Feature Description According to the challenge id #3, views are the most important way to present data in Microsoft SharePoint. In our test implementation of Microsoft SharePoint Portal, we extensively use views in order to have a smooth flow of users on the portal and users have minimum problem using the portal features. SharePointRead More

SharePoint Designer Workflow Custom Task Process

In a series of posts, I want to introduce you to a powerful workflow features of Microsoft SharePoint designer. To follow these posts, you have to have a basic understanding of Microsoft SharePoint designer workflow features. To create the sample presented in these posts, you have to accomplish the first two posts, after that thereRead More

How to have the Workflow history in notification emails?

If you are designing a BPM solution for your organization, you may be asked by end users to have the workflow history in the notification emails. SharePoint workflows don’t support this feature out-of-the-box and you should use some tricks in order to be able to show the workflow history in the notification emails. To showRead More