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Struggling with workflows

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 27, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint


I was hoping that I'd make the move from 2007, to 2010 with ease.  Unfortunately though I'm struggling with some of the basics whilst testing with SharePoint foundation, so if anyone could help out with any of these questions I'd be most greatful:

1.  I'm trying to make a re-usable workflow for a content type.  I create the site column, add the column to the content type, then within the workflow I add select the site column within association colums and everything looks good.  Unfortunately when I run the workflow I can neither use the associated column as a condition, nor can I write to the column.   Does anyone have any idea's what I'm doing wrong ?  Or any information you can point me to ? - I've already watched Asif Rehmani

2. For the life of me, I can't figure out how to set a condition for when an item has been created by a specific SharePoint group.  Is this possible without a custom action on SharePoint foundation ? If so again I'd be most greatful if anyone could tell me how to do it or point me in the direction of helpful info.


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