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Microsoft® SharePoint® Designer 2010 Unleashed by Kathy Hughes

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Publish Globally

Workflows are something you can reuse across an organization—sometimes with little to no changes being required. As discussed earlier in this chapter SharePoint Server comes with four workflows you can customize, these workflows are available in every site in SharePoint. Using SharePoint Designer you can publish your own workflows and make them globally reusable. This publishes the workflow to the _catalogs/wfpub directory in your site collection.

To publish the workflow globally, select a reusable workflow and from the settings page in the ribbon select Publish Globally. You are prompted to confirm you want the workflow to be available in every site across the site collection. If you open a subsite with SharePoint Designer you ...

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