Category Archives: Workflow Actions

Enhanced Workflow Initiation forms in SharePoint Designer

A powerful feature of WF technology is the ability to bind ASP.NET or InfoPath pages to workflow modules. These pages can play the role of Initiation, Association, Modification or Task forms. In SPD, you only get to play with Initiation, Modification and … Continue reading

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Update List Item or Set Field in Current Item?

When do I use Set Field in Current Item versus Update List Item in SharrePoint Designer 2007? Continue reading

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Custom Workflow Actions/Activities

Yesterday I had to implement a custom Action/Activity to satisfy the requirements of a particular scenario at a client engagement. I needed an Action for our SharePoint Designer workflows that could assign a permission level/role to a list item. I did not canvas … Continue reading

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The handy (if it worked) Pause action

Don’t try this at home! Dear SharePoint Designer, it’s lets you do so many things that just don’t work.  In this case you don’t want to use a Pause action right after checking-in a document (because of the property changes … Continue reading

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