With an understanding of conditions (the “when” of the workflow), you move into Actions (the “what” of the workflow). Actions perform the work, such as sending an email, assigning a task, or changing the approval status of an item.
Actions are grouped into the following sections:
• Core Actions
• Document Set Actions
• List Actions
• Relational Actions
• Task Actions
• Utility Actions
SharePoint 2010 introduces many new actions to SharePoint Designer. In earlier versions of the product you were not able to perform actions such as Lookup Manager of a user and custom logging to the history list.
Using Visual Studio you are also able to create your own custom actions. There are some projects available now on Codeplex that add additional ...