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SharePoint Workflow : Failed to Start when a document is added to library from server-side object mo

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 29, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

When I add a document using my server-side object model code, I get an exception "The type or namespace name 'Office' does not exist in the namespace 'Microsoft'" in the server logs and in the library I can see the Workflow status as "Failed to Start".





Interestingly, when I add a document to the same library from sharepoint site portal, it works just fine, the workflow kicks off with the state : in-progress.

Also, I modified the task form for the Approval workflow template from SharePoint Designer using infopath.(Not sure if that be a problem as adding from portal works fine.)

What am I missing out here??

 Details of the exception:

09/29/2010 18:11:19.15  w3wp.exe (0x2508)                        0x2710 SharePoint Foundation          Workflow Infrastructure        98d8 Unexpected Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: <Error><CompilerError Line="0" Column="20" Text="The type or namespace name 'Office' does not exist in the namespace 'Microsoft' (a

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