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Microsoft® SharePoint® Designer 2010 Unleashed by Kathy Hughes

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Site Workflow

Traditionally, in SharePoint workflows have been attached to lists or associated with list data. For instance, sometimes a list was created as a container to capture data for workflows; the workflow would consume data from the list but would not be attached to the list or available to run as a workflow against items added to the list. This might have included setting up a simple survey list and then using the results as part of a workflow elsewhere in the site. In earlier versions of SharePoint you created a list or InfoPath form library that held the form with an attached workflow. The results were then written off to another location where it was compiled and analyzed.

You can now use site workflows to capture the same information ...

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