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Workflow will only auto start with browser forms

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I am using an out of the box feedback workflow and have selected 'start this workflow when a new item is created'.

The workflow will only start when I manually kick it off

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