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I have the following SharePoint 2010 site structure:

  • Root (SiteCollection)
    • Queue (List)
    • Subsite (Site)
      • Target (List)

I'm using the custom SPD activities from iLoveSharePoint to create a site based on a template in the "Subsite" whenever an item is created in the "Queue". This works fine, however, now i need to create a new list item in the "Target" list aswell.

Since the workflow is running on the "Queue" list, it seems that I cannot access the "Target" list because it's in a different (sub) site.

Any ideas how I can resolve this issue?

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I'm thinking this question may be exactly the same as yours:… – Kit Menke Aug 11 '11 at 14:02
I couldn't find anything similar to my problem, but the one you linked is the same indeed (for 2007). Maybe you can merge or link these questions? – int32 Aug 12 '11 at 8:13
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I agree with Kit that your question in the same as the one he references from stackoverflow, but I'll throw out an idea that wasn't offered for that question.

iLoveSharePoint includes a custom activity for executing a PowerShell's certainly feasible to leverage that to do just about anything you can do with custom code...i.e. use that instead of building a custom SPD activity as the answer to the stackoverflow question suggests.

For reference:

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I'd prefer a no-code solution, but this sounds like a very good idea. thank you very much :-) – int32 Aug 12 '11 at 8:10

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