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SPARK Workflow LazyApproval

The LazyApproval feature of SPARK Workflow enables taking decision/action for assigned tasks such as approvals or rejections, when the user replies to the notification email by clicking on the respond email link generated by the feature in the email body. The link generates a reply email’s subject, which is recognized and interpreted by the system and affect that particular task in the workflow. In this video you will see how to configure and enable SPARK Workflow LAzyApproval feature on your farm, and how users will be able to respond to their assigned tasks without the need to login to the system and from any mobile device.


How to scan documents directly and attach them into your form using SPARK Forms Builder

Paper is a painful, costly part of any business. Physical workflows and file cabinets slow down productivity and cause massive losses in efficiency. SharePoint is a logical storage point for many businesses, and with SPARK Document Scanning, you can easily scan your content to SharePoint Online or On-Premise with minimal effort. In this video you will see how you can scan documents and attach them directly to your form, also how you can activate the OCR internal engine to recognize the text and create searchable PDF file to be crawled in SharePoint search engine. The scanned images can be edited using SPARK Imaged Editor feature without the need to have an external expensive image editing software.


Document Generation Using SPARK Workflow

In this video you will see how you can automate documents generation through SPARK Document Generation Workflow Activity and SPARK Document Tagger (Office add-in). You can generate Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF documents easily without the need to write any line of code. SPARK Document Tagger along with SPARK Workflow Document generation activity enable you to merge SharePoint lists/libraries properties with the generated documents, also you can query the site lists to pull up a specific collection of data and represent these data as tables in the documents, you can add images to the generated documents as well.


How To Work with Attachments Using SPARK Workflow

In this video you will see how you can attach files to emails sent through your workflow using Notification, Request Review, Request Approval and Custom Request activities, Also you'll see how you can attach files to a list item and copy its attachments to a destination document library, without the need to write any line of code using SPARK Workflow.


How To Schedule a Daily Site Backup Using PowerShell Activity in SPARK Workflow

In this video you will see how you can create a scheduled site backup using SPARK Workflow PowerShell activity. The PowerShell activity allows the user to execute PowerShell scripts in workflows and gain a massive power within your workflow to do unlimited actions that you never thought you could do with workflows.


How To Create Nested Repeaters Using SPARK Forms Builder

In this video you will see how you can create nested repeaters in your form and integrate them into other lists in two minutes, using SPARK Forms Builder without the need to write a single line of code.


Improve Your Form UX Using Accordion, Splitter and HTML Text Controls

In this video you will see how you can improve your form's user experience using the new set of controls in SPARK Forms Builder. By using Accordion, Splitter and the HTML Text controls you will be able to provide an art of design forms to your users and clients, easily simply and without the need to write a single line of code. have a look how you can leverage these great tools in your form to provide a great user interactive interface to the user and enhance the work he/she works.


How To Prevent Form Gaps When Hiding and Showing Controls Using Panels Table Control

In this video you will see how you can shift the controls vertically up and down when other controls are being hidden or shown, easily using “Panels Table” control. This control allows creating tabular forms style and allow hiding and showing group of controls without having gaps in the form. The designer can move each panel up and down easily in the form design to sort them out the way he/she wants, add and remove panels easily with a click.


How To Shift Forms Controls Position Automatically When Hiding and Showing Them

In this video you will see how you can shift the controls vertically up and down when other controls are being hidden or shown, this technique will allow the user to design tabular forms style and allow hiding and showing group of controls without having gaps in the form.


Adding SPARK Workflow Tasks Dashboard Web Part to your SharePoint Pages

In this video you will see how you can add SPARK Workflow Tasks Dashboard to you SharePoint pages. The SPARK Tasks Dashboard Web Part is used to display a list of pending workflow tasks from the current site as follows: 1. Displays only pending workflow tasks that have been assigned to the user currently logged in. 2. Displays all pending workflow tasks of all users to a user currently logged in and who is a member of a specific group. 3. Displays all pending workflow tasks of all users to a user currently logged in. 4. Displays all pending workflow tasks based on the organization hierarchy. You can sort the web part output ascending or descending by clicking on any column header. In addition, you can filter the result using Filter option. the web part has also visual indicators in order to warn the user about overdue tasks, the red color indicates that the pending task is overdue while the green color indicates that the pending task is not overdue.


Working With Scheduled Workflows In SPARK Workflow

In this video you will see how you can create a Schedule to run your workflows using SPARK Workflow. Using this great feature you will be able to run your Site workflows and your list item workflows on a specific data and time for one time or create a recurring schedule to always run these workflows in a specific date time period. the user will be to stop the scheduler timer job or delete it entirely through SPARK Workflow scheduler management page.


How To Create A Workflow Initiation Form In 2 Minutes (Options and Possibilities)

In this video you will see how you can create a workflow initiation (Startup) form for SPARK Workflows, simply and easily in 2 minutes, and how you can transfer users’ inputs to workflow variables and have them evaluated in the different workflow activities. You will also see how you can create the initiation form using SPARK Forms Builder in order to create a more customized form having complex rules to provide advanced solution for the system users.


How To Call A Web Service Using SPARK Workflow

In this video you will see how you can integrate SharePoint with external LoB through web services (SOAP / REST) using SPARK Workflow. You will be able to call any kind of web service directly in a few seconds, store the retrieved data as JSON or XML text format in workflow variables and use them with other workflow activities.


How To Integrate Your Workflow With LDAP Using SPARK Workflow

In this video you will see how you can integrate your SharePoint workflow with LDAP (Active Directory/Domain Controller) using SPARK Workflow. you will be able to execute LDAP queries directly in a few seconds, store the retrieved data in workflow variables and use them with other workflow activities.


How To Integrate Your Workflow With External Database Using SPARK Workflow

In this video you will see how you can integrate your SharePoint workflow with external databases (MS SQL / Oracle) using SPARK Workflow. you will be able to retrieve or execute SQL queries, commands and procedures directly in a few seconds, store the retrieved data in workflow variables and use them with other workflow activities.


How To Integrate Your Workflow With SharePoint User Profile Using SPARK Workflow

In this video you will see how you can integrate your SharePoint workflow with your SharePoint user profile services using SPARK Workflow. you will be able to get or set user/s profile properties data directly in a few seconds, store the retrieved data in workflow variables and use them on other workflow activities.


How To Manage Your Site’s Groups Using SPARK Workflow

In this video you will see how you can manage your SharePoint groups using SPARK Workflow. you will be able to create new groups, add or remove members to/form these groups, and even delete groups from sites using "Groups Settings" Activity. you will see how easy it is to do that in few seconds and empower your system's users using this great feature.


How To Escalate Tasks And Set A Reminder For Them in 5 minutes

In this video you will see how to configure your activity to escalate a pending task automatically to his manager if the "assigned to" user didn't respond to this task in a timely fashion. Also you will see how you can remind users about their pending tasks after a specific time in order to assure that all users will respond to their tasks within a reasonable time frame.


How to Create, Copy, Update, Move, Delete and Change Item Permissions Using SPARK Workflow

In this video you will see how can build a simple workflow to create new word document file form a word template in a document library, how to update its fields, how to copy this file from a document library to another document library, move it from the source document library to another library, and how to delete this file; simply without writing any code, just drag and drop activities to your workflow canvas, configure them they the way you want and publish the workflow, you could create a very complex workflow structure in few minutes. In this video you will also see how you could set permissions to the newly created file to prevent or grant access to this file.


How to hide /show the Attachments button of a form at runtime

This video shows you how to hide and show the attachments button in the form ribbon when changing a value of a control at runtime.


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