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What is a workflow?

Posted By :Gowthammanju     Posted Date :November 30, 2011    Points :40   Category :SharePoint 

Ans. Workflows are the way an organization functions, a series of actions that correspond to a work process, such as the process for purchase orders.SharePoint 2010 helps you automate these workflows, thereby increasing the efficiency and productivity of the organization.

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Workflow can be applied to what all elements of SharePoint ?

  
Workflow associations are often created directly on lists and libraries, a workflow association can also be created on a content type that exists within the Content Type Gallery for the current site or content types defined within a list. In short, it can be applied ...
At the level of a list/library
At the level of a content type defined at site scope
At the level of a content type defined at list scope
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What are the types of input forms that can be created for a workflow ?

  
You can create four different types of input forms including
1. An association form
2. An initiation form
3. A modification form
4. A task edit form.

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What are ways to create input forms for workflow ?

  
Two
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What is the difference between method activity and event activity in WorkFlow ?

  
A method activity is one that performs an action, such as creating or updating a task. An event activity is one that runs in response to an action occurring. (More...)

how many new workflow Add in sharepoint designer 2010?

  
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what is IMPERSINATE in work flow when we work on workflow in designer?

  
The default mechanism of running workflows as the person who initiates it presents some challenges when trying to implement some processes via workflows - e.g. copying a document to a confidential location that the person updating the document doesn't have permissions to.


Set Content Approval Status (as Owner)

Create List Item (as Owner)
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Delete List Item (as Owner
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What is Workflow

  
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How do you initiate a workflow, which check for a value in all the items of a list

  
Using third party tool called nintex workflow, this can be achived (More...)

What is a declarative workflow? Can non-authenticated users participate in workflows?

  

Workflows created by using Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010, the default setting enables deployment of declarative workflows. Yes, however you do not give non-authorized users access to the site. The e-mail message and attachments sent from notifications might contain sensitive information (More...)

What are the types of input forms that can be created for a workflow ?

  



You can create four different types of input forms including
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2. An initiation form
3. A modification form
4. A task edit form.

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What are ways to create input forms for workflow ?

  



Two
1. You can create your forms by using custom application pages, which are standard .aspx pages deployed to run out of the _layouts directory. ( disadv: lot of code required when compared to Infopath approach)
2. Using Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007 (disadv: picks up a dependenct on MOSS, i.e. it cannot run in a standalone WSS environment) (More...)

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What are the types of workflow that you can design in SharePoint 2010.

  
Ans. you can design List Workflows, Reusable List Workflows and Site workflows using SharePoint designer 2010. (More...)

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