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Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010 Inside Out by Penelope Coventry Errin O’Connor Troy Lanphier, Johnathan Lightfoot, Thomas Resing, and Michael Doyle

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Creating, Editing, and Managing Custom Workflows by Using SharePoint Designer

The Three-State workflow is a simple workflow template that you can use with lists and libraries. However, this workflow will not be sufficient for many of the business-process–related tasks that you want to automate. This is when you will use SharePoint Designer to create workflows. SharePoint Designer provides a Workflow Editor with which you can create no-code, rules-based declarative workflows. There are three types of workflows that you can create with SharePoint Designer:

  • List workflows Also known as content workflows, these workflows are created to automate tasks associated with content stored in lists and libraries.

  • Site workflows These workflows are not associated ...

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