Creating your own workflows with Visio


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Creating your own workflows with Visio

If you have Microsoft Visio 2010 Premium Edition, you will find there is another thing you can do with workflow in SharePoint. In fact, in the flowchart section, you actually have a type of Visio diagram you can create which is a Microsoft SharePoint workflow and this is not just for looking at it. It's actually useful for creating it. If I create that kind of drawing, I will find the options available to me are the Workflow Actions and Workflow Conditions, the same things I could get in SharePoint Designer.

So I could start to actually set out a workflow by starting off with the start process, then I could ask a condition such as checking if a file was a certain file size, and performing certain actions such as sending an email, and then starting to connect those together. Now, it's not as fully featured as in SharePoint Designer but there is a lot of use to it, particularly if you are trying to communicate complex workflows to people.

However, there is a great thing that you can...

Creating your own workflows with Visio
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Creating your own workflows with Visio provides you with in-depth training on IT. Taught by Simon Allardice as part of the SharePoint 2010 Essential Training

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