Sharepoint Designer 2007 -- Create a new workflow.  Am I an idiot?

Posted on 2011-03-15
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Step 1:  Open Site.  Done.
Step 2:  Browse to Sharepoint Site where you want to create workflow.  Done.
Step 3:  File Menu -> New -> Workflow.  Where?!?  (see screenshot)
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GeorgeGergues earned 500 total points
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Good news : You are not an Idiot :)

It is a bad UI for this tool  : you can blame Microsoft (or the company that built the tool before Microsoft bought them ) , or simply know you way around it.

Here  youfo

Select the SharePoint site on the left pane

File -> New : do not worry about the Menu at this time
SharePoint Content [TAB] -> Workflow

Best of luck

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Beautiful, thank you!

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