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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Features Not Available in the SharePoint 2013 Workflow Platform

With the new workflow infrastructure in SharePoint 2013, some actions, conditions and blocks that were available in SharePoint 2010 are only available in 2013 when using the SharePoint workflow interop. The following features below are available only on the SharePoint 2010 Workflow platform (source).

Actions:

  • Stop Workflow
  • Capture a Version of the Document Set
  • Send Document Set to Repository
  • Set Content Approval Status for the Document Set
  • Start Document Set Approval Process
  • Declare Record
  • Set Content Approval Status
  • Undeclare Record
  • Add List Item
  • Inherit List Item Parent Permissions
  • Remove List Item Permissions
  • Replace List Item Permissions
  • Lookup Manager of a User
  • Assign a Form to a Group
  • Assign a To-Do Item
  • Collect Data from a User
  • Start Approval Process
  • Start Custom Task Process
  • Start Feedback Process
  • Copy List Item (SP Designer 2013 supports only the document-copying action)

Conditions:

  • If current item field equals value
  • If current item field equals value
  • Check list item permission levels
  • Check list item permissions

Blocks:

  • Impersonation block

Data Sources:

  • User Profile lookup

Other features:

  • Visio integration
  • Association Column
  • Content Type Association for reusable workflow
  • ‘Require Manage List/Web Permission’ feature for list/site workflow
  • Globally reusable workflow type
  • Workflow visualization option

To see how to still use these features in SharePoint Designer 2013, check out my Create a 2010 Workflow In SharePoint Designer 2013 post.

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