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Microsoft® SharePoint® Designer 2010 Unleashed by Kathy Hughes

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Associating a Workflow

To be able to make use of a workflow on your SharePoint site you must associate the workflow to a list, library, or content type. When you do this you make the workflow available to users. Workflows have three conditions when they run:

• When an item is created or uploaded to the library

• When an existing item is changed

• Manually started by a user

To associate a workflow, follow these steps:

1. Open the browser and select a list or library to associate your workflow to, in the example I use the Shared Documents library. Open the library and from the ribbon select Workflows.

2. From the workflow settings screen click Add a Workflow (if no workflows are already associated with the library, the workflow button in the ribbon ...

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