Why can't I create a workflow on a list? RRS feed

  • Question

  • I can't create a workflow for a sharepoint list. The New > Workflow off the main menu does not show up.


    Tuesday, December 1, 2009 6:09 PM

All replies

  • Hi,


    I suppose you want to create a oob workflow, there is no workflow menu in the toolbar menu.

    To create a workflow, following the steps in Add or change a workflow for a list, library, or content type (http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointserver/HA101720071033.aspx)



    Lambert Qin
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    Friday, December 4, 2009 7:00 AM
  • Dave, in list main menu won't contain Workflow. Click on Settings-->List settings--->Workflow settings (under permissions management).
    Thanks & Regards, Neerubee
    Friday, December 4, 2009 10:24 AM
  • I'm sorry, I didn't specify that I'm trying to create the workflow in Sharepoint Designer.
    Monday, December 7, 2009 2:05 PM
  • Please check the following link for how to create workflow in SharePoint designer.

    After giving workflow name select the list this workflow be attached to.

    Hope this helps!

    Thanks & Regards, Neerubee
    Tuesday, December 8, 2009 6:01 AM
  • Hi,

    I think Dave is trying to say that whenever he attempts to create a workflow by clicking on New --> Workflow in SharePoint Designer, then the window (in which we create SPD workflow) does not appear. Please correct me if i am wrong.

    Tuesday, December 8, 2009 6:08 AM
  • Hi,

    I guess you running the SPD which is not in the moss 2007 machine.
    If you are running in client machine, I think you need to install .net framework 3.0 into it.

    Hope this help


    Monday, December 28, 2009 9:39 AM