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MOSS Explained: An Information Worker’s Deep Dive into Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 by John Ross, Nicola Young

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Workflow Templates, Workflow Associations, and Workflow Instances

When working with workflows in SharePoint, it’s important to understand what we mean when we throw out a variety of terms. As stated at the beginning of the chapter, a workflow is a process. But what are templates, associations, and instances? Are they all related? The answer is yes. A workflow template is a packaged solution that is enabled as a feature and can then be used by a list or library as a workflow. When this workflow is being used by a list, library, or content type, that connection is a workflow association. Simply put, it means that a specific list or library is associated with a workflow. When the workflow is running on an item, each item is running a workflow instance ...

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