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  1. Convert Documents to PDF via REST API or Workflow Action

    It's great that you can convert a document stored in a SharePoint library to PDF by using the item menus, but I would like to automate that capability through a workflow.

    What would be awesome is if I could have a Workflow Action to convert the current item to PDF. If not, then at least expose a REST API so that I could use the Call an HTTP Service to create the PDF file.

    48 votes
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    • End-User friendly tool for Workflow

      If SharePoint 2016 includes improvements to workflow, since SPD 2013 is not going to be improved, can I request a new end-user friendly tool so that workflows can be created as easily as they could in SharePoint 2013 with SPD2013. The tool should be free and not a add-in to Visual Studio.

      46 votes
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      • Workflow Actions

        I want to have ability to deploy custom workflow actions to hosted web from app web. Currently client object model doesn't support it.

        26 votes
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        • 特定 IP アドレスの場所からのアクセスのみを許可後、ワークフローが動作しない事象について

          *English follows Japanese
          ■件名 : 特定 IP アドレスの場所からのアクセスのみを許可後、ワークフローが動作しない事象について

          ■内容: 特定 IP アドレスの場所からのアクセスのみを許可後、Designerで作成された 2013 ワークフローが動作しなくなるのがとても業務に差支えるるため、至急改善、解決方法を提供してほしい

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          After only permitting the access from the specific IP address , the workflow can not move.

          After only permitting the access from the specific IP address , the 2013 workflow which is made by designer can not move, there is serious interference in business,please offer the solution method immediately.

          24 votes
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          • Send email to distribution groups from workflows

            We recently migrated to SharePoint online from SharePoint Server 2013. We heavily utilized using workflows to email to Distribution Groups when a new item was created.

            To our surprise, you are unable to send email to AD distribution groups from a Workflow. I tested this with both 2010 and 2013 workflows.

            Since distribution groups are an important part of Exchange as well as many companies, I suggest re-adding the ability to send to distribution groups without changing them all to security email-enabled groups.

            20 votes
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            • About the approval status of the workflow.

              *English follows Japanese

              ワークフローの承認状態について
              ワークフローの承認状態をドキュメントライブラリのほうで60日以降も保持できるようにしてほしい

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              About the approval status of the workflow.
              Please make it possible to maintain the approval status of the workflow at a way to the document library even after 60 days

              19 votes
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              • Built-in Workflows and Workflow Designer

                Give us basic workflows and the ability to design new workflows without the need for a desktop designer or third-party tool. Workflows are really important so it is unclear why we still need to activate SharePoint 2010 workflows instead of getting out-of-box workflow capabilities. Microsoft Flow is a nice product but going to a wholly separate website that is not fully integrated with SharePoint is not a very good answer either.

                16 votes
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                • Convert Documents to PDF via REST API or Workflow Action

                  It's great that you can convert a document stored in a SharePoint library to PDF by using the item menus, but I would like to automate that capability through a workflow.

                  What would be awesome is if I could have a Workflow Action to convert the current item to PDF. If not, then at least expose a REST API so that I could use the Call an HTTP Service to create the PDF file.

                  16 votes
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                  • Enable completing the Workflow approval task from the Approval workflow e-mail by 1-clicking.

                    *English follows Japanese

                    ■Title(件名):承認ワークフローのメールから 1 クリックで承認画面に遷移する機能を要望します。

                    Enable completing the Workflow approval task from the Approval workflow e-mail by 1-clicking.
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                    ■Description(内容):
                    承認ワークフローの承認者が受信するメールを Outlook クライアントで開くと、[このタスクを開く] ボタンが表示され、ワークフローの承認タスクを完了することができるが、現在 Outlook on The Web では利用ができない。Outlook on The Web でメールを開いた際は一旦アイテムにアクセスしてから、ワークフローの承認タスク画面にアクセスする必要があり、工数がかかる。Outlook on The Web でも [このタスクを開く] ボタンを表示させるか、タスクの URL を通知メールに含めるなどして、ワークフローの承認タスクを簡単に完了できるようにして欲しい。​

                    Currently, the [Open Tasks] button is displaying when opening the email received by the Approver of the "Approval workflow" from the Outlook Client and we are able to complete the workflow approval task within the email. However, the task cannot be completed in Outlook on The Web because the same function has not implemented yet.

                    When you open…

                    14 votes
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                    • Make it easier/possible to update Managed Metadata fields in SharePoint Designer workflows

                      Right now, trying to update a Managed Metadata field in a SharePoint 2013 workflow is almost a nightmare. It use to be that you could pass a string in a particular format (ex. "ID;#Label;GUID") but now you have to build a Dictionary object. And sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn't.

                      Please stop this madness. I would recommend a new workflow action like "Set *this managed metadata field* to *this term*" or perhaps enhancing the "Set *this item*" action in some way.

                      12 votes
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                      • Enable displaying the user who approved the workflow in the View of the Library.

                        *English follows Japanese

                        ■件名: ワークフローの承認を行ったユーザーをライブラリのビューに表示したい。
                        ■内容:
                        ドキュメント ライブラリにて承認ワークフローを実行し、担当者が承認をしても、更新者の名前が変更にならない。
                        そのため、誰がそのアイテムを承認したのかがわかるようにビューに表示できるようにしてほしい。
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                        Enable displaying the user who approved the workflow in the View of the Library.

                        I am aware of that the name of the updater will not be changed even if the user is running workflow and making an approval in the Document Library so far. Therefore, I hope the feature will be improved to display the users approved the workflow in the View of the Library in order to confirm who made an approval to the item.

                        Thank you for your continued support.

                        10 votes
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                        • Sending Meeting Request on SharePoint Online

                          On Calendar of current SharePoint Online version, users are not able to send out meeting request and receive replies from participants.

                          As SharePoint Online supports Calendar project, please add the meeting request feature as same as Microsoft Outlook.

                          10 votes
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                          • Sharepoint Designer Workflow status - Online

                            The workflow status field, previously used OnPremise to reflect the status of the workflow (surprisingly ) NOW updates the date modified of the associated Doc/Item. This means an approval workflow, successfully set the document to Approved, Then the 'Completed' status is set, and the document goes back to Pending.

                            the Workflow status is regularly be used to show the workflow is complete, but this can nolonger be used online..

                            How are we expected to easily show the workflow is complete?

                            This is a regression in functionality..

                            9 votes
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                            • Update the Information Rights Management Retention to allow SharePoint 2013 Workflows

                              Information Rights Management Retention stages currently only allow the usage of SharePoint 2010 workflows.

                              Please also allow us to use SharePoint 2013 Workflows.

                              8 votes
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                              • About "Set-RetentionCompliancePolicy " command

                                *English follows Japanese

                                Set-RetentionCompliancePolicy において、-AddSharePointLocation と -RemoveSharePointLocation でサイト指定をする際、ワイルドカードを用いて指定することは可能かについて
                                アイテム保持ポリシーの"Set-RetentionCompliancePolicyコマンド"において、-AddSharePointLocationと-RemoveSharePointLocationでサイト指定をする際、以下のように複数のワイルドカードを用いて指定する機能を実装してほしいです。
                                例: -AddSharePointLocation "http://contoso.sharepoint.com/*/teams/* "
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                                About the possibility of specifying sites with -Addsharepointlocation and –Removesharepointlocatioin the retention policy "Set-retentioncompliancepolicy command "
                                In the retention policy "Set-retentioncompliancepolicy command ", when specifying sites with -Addsharepointlocation and -Removesharepointlocation,
                                Please implement a function that can make multiple wildcards be specified as follows.
                                Ex: -AddSharePointLocation "http://contoso.sharepoint.com/*/teams/* "

                                7 votes
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                                • About the display of time on the start page of Due Date for All Tasks of the SharePoint Online workflow

                                  *English follows Japanese

                                  SharePoint Online ワーク フローの開始画面の [すべてのタスクの期限] の時間表示について
                                  タイム ゾーンを日本時間に設定したにも関わらず、SharePoint Online ワークフローの開始画面の [すべてのタスクの期限] を設定するカレンダーの [今日は xxxx年xx月xx日です] の表示が、日本時間で表示されないため、これを改善されたい。
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                                  About the display of time on the start page of Due Date for All Tasks of the SharePoint Online workflow
                                  Even I set the time zone to Japan time, on the start page of Due Date for All Tasks in the SharePoint Online workflow, the display of “Today is xxxx-xx-xx” is not Japan Time.
                                  Please help to improve this function.

                                  7 votes
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                                  • The workflow in SharePoint Online

                                    In SharePoint Online,even if it takes 60 days since the workflow is completed,the history list will not be deleted, but there is no
                                    public information about it,I want some public information.

                                    7 votes
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                                    • Speed up the processing time of the approval of the workflow in SharePoint.

                                      I am concerned about that the processing time to complete the approval of the workflow is taking a while. In our operation, when the user frequently requires executing about 10 items, s/he is in trouble because the processing is slow. (even if the function performs 30 seconds per case)

                                      Therefore I hope the feature will be improved to speed up the processing of the approval of the workflow.

                                      7 votes
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                                      • Create a declare record workflow action for SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflows

                                        Or create a http/rest service for the record center which can be called from the SharePoint 2013 workflows.

                                        7 votes
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                                        • Allow Microsoft Flow to be attached to content types

                                          Add the option in Microsoft Flow to be triggered when a new item of a certain content type is created or modified. This will allow the creation of 1 flow to run a multiple sites which contain a library/list on which the flow needs to run.

                                          6 votes
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