This workflow is/ should be done by using SharePoint Designer. There are only a few ootb statements, new one have to be designed, with and without use of Visual Studio.

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“Unexpected error on server associating the workflow”, when i define multiple If statement inside my workflow

I have created the following workflow inside SharePoint designer:- d now when i check the workflow for errors it mentioned that there are no errors, but when i try publishing the workflow i got the ...
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Duplicate emails from a workflow are going to be sent when creating a new wiki page

I am working on an enterprise wiki site, and I know that when creating a new wiki page it goes through the following life cycle:- When a user clicks on add new page, and he enters the page title; a ...
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SPD Workflow - Handle Deletion/Modification

I'm using SPD to create a holidays approval workflow. I follow this (except for the last part), so please, click to understand my wf since I writing it in French in SPD. To resume, I send a mail, I ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Initiation form dropdown menu based on SharePoint list

I want to create a workflow initiation form with few dropdown menus where a person who starts the workflow can choose to whom the workflow should go. I want to base those dropdowns on one or more ...
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How to show role-specific version of EditForm.aspx?

is there a way to show different versions of EditForm.aspx, depending on who wants to edit the item, by using workflows only (as I have no access to the server and can't deploy any solutions)? The ...
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How to Copy 1 List Item to a List in Another Site - SP 2010 Workflow Designer

Does anyone know how to copy a list item from 1 list to another list in a different site using SharePoint Designer for workflows? I am using SharePoint 2010 Foundation, and would prefer not to use ...
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Manually start SharePoint 2010 workflow in SharePoint 2013 farm?

Is it just my SharePoint 2013 environment or does anyone else experience the follow issue: a SharePoint 2010 workflow attached to a SharePoint 2013 list cannot be started manually for individual ...
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Formulas not working in workflow generated word document

Im trying to generate a document in a document library from a workflow thats activated within a list based off of these instructions ...
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SP 2010 Workflow to validate Modified by in list1 with prepopulated people picker column in list2 return is updated yes/no field

I'm trying to write a workflow for when a user says Yes or No in one list it updates a prepopulated list with all of the folks who are required to validate they have read a handbook. I'm getting lost ...
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SharePoint workflow list item permission

I'm working on a 2010 workflow that runs when an item is created and should grant a user read/edit access to that specific list item. The list admins will have full control but the users will have ...
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which one is better considering performance, workflow or event receiver?

Using events like ItemAdded, ItemUpdated which one has the good performance on custom list. What can be preferred considering there are large lists?
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Is there a way to start a workflow on library item despite of library item beeing locked for shared use by another user?

We have library of documents called "procedures". By starting custom workflow on documents (procedures) of this library users can start a workflow which creates a new item in list called ...
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Workflow 2010 set list item permission

I have a sharepoint 2013 list set up with two kinds of users (Approver and Employees) needing access: Approvers - need full control on the list/site Employees - can only have edit/read access to ...
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How do I use property bag in Sharepoint designer Workflow

Is it possible to store and retrieve values from property bags in sharepoint designer workflows. Thanks Swayam
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Creating new discussion using designer 2010 workflow not showing discussion item correctly

I have created a designer 2010 workflow in SPD 2013 which will create a discussion in discussion board when a user will add an item to my custom list. Now item is created but when I checked its root ...
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Create a workflow that routes time-off approval requests directly to a Sharepoint calendar

I'm new to SharePoint designer, and I've created approval workflows that come pre-packaged with SP. However, my company is requesting to have a more complicated workflow in place. I need a workflow ...
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ASPX vs HTML forms

I would like to create a couple of custom new/edit forms for lists. In the past I used InfoPath but I wanted to move on to an alternative since InfoPath is going away. This would be my first attempt ...
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how to set a workflow to check for modified date

I'm trying to create an SP2010 workflow that does this: check document modified date, if modified date is more than 365 days old, send email, pause for 15 days, check document modified date, if ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflows read .XOML file programmically using c#

I need to get list of all the workflows using a custom activity. I visited a workflow using designer and have the name of the activity. I just need to read that xoml file and see whether that file ...
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Workflow or what ? - Help understanding the good way to create it

I'm using SPD to create my workflow. I was asking to create a process like this (holidays) : People1 create a item in a custom list, and People1 fill a field with a people picker with People2. Then ...
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Store Task List Item Attachment to Directory At End of Workflow

I am trying to develop a workflow using SharePoint 2010 Foundation, that moves a task list item with a PDF attachment from list to list, going from one department to another. When one person signs ...
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Cannot view globally reusable workflows

Background: I recently inherited a new SP site and have Full Control permissions for it. It is SP2010 / Designer 2010. I want to take a globally reusable workflow (approval), copy it, and and use a ...
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Check if more than one Metadata term is selected in list item

I have a list with the following 2 columns: Column name: IsMultiple, Type: Yes/No, Description: Should be set to Yes if column City has more than one term selected, else No Column name: City, Type: ...
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Identify SharePoint Designer Workflows using Custom actions

We have a very large Web Applications which has around hundred OOB workflows and some might be using custom actions as well. How can I get the list of the workflows which are using these custom ...
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Further question about expanding groups in workflows

I read the earlier thread here: Custom Approval workflow Expand Groups, but I haven't had success in trying to include my own ExpandGroups field. I'm using SP Designer 2013, trying to create a 2010 ...
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Workflow HELP: Sharepoint designer 2010 template

On SP 2013 with SPD 2010 workflow template My need is the following when a document is uploaded in a document library: a topic (subject) is created in a discussion board with the name of the ...
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Select All checkbox for a Multiple Item Data Viewer Webpart

Is there any way of making a "Select All" checkbox in Sharepoint Designer 2010 for a Multiple Item Form? Or perhaps a better way to run a workflow over a 300+ list items? I have very little ...
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Event receiver not firing when item added by workflow

event receiver not firing when item is added by workflow. Its working perfectly when we manually add item to list. I am using SP Designer 2013. When we add item through workflow, it shows that item is ...
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3 task outcomes in a SP Workflow

How do I create an "If / Else" statement in SPD2013 for 3 task outcomes in a SP workflow?
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SPD workflow - Stop workflow if item is deleted

Environment SharePoint 2010 standard I have create a SharePoint designer workflow attached to a content type. The content type is then attached to a SharePoint list. In the workflow I have set ...
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CAML Query for SPServices parameter

I need to run a workflow on all items in a library. This SPServices example seems like a good plan but I'm running into problems. The library has folders and the CAML query returns only the folders, ...
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SP2013 - How to create a workflow to pull data from another list

I have 2 lists: List 2 has 2 text columns: Display Name and Email. List 1 is a form with a "Manager Notification" multiple values lookup into List 2 and pulling the Display Name field. The "Manager ...
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SPD 2010 Workflow: Intermittent item creation issue

I have an intermittent workflow issue that's proving exceptionally difficult to troubleshoot. Given the details below, what would be the next steps in finding a cause for this issue? Details: This ...
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Use workflow to move document within document library to different folder in same library

I am looking to use a workflow to move documents within a document library to a specific folder in the same document library (this to manage access rights on different documents via the libraries). ...
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WorkFlow email to summarize a days worth of infromation

I have a basic Workflow that emails an accounts department when a new payment is made. A simple list governs all of this. Instead of sending one email for each list entry I would like to send one ...
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Can we use SQL Server as a primary data storage for SharePoint 2013?

Is it possible to use external SQL Server as a primary data storage for SharePoint 2013? Having this implemented we can generate reports, query data and it would become very very powerful to use. Or ...
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SPD 2013 Workflow Handling “__next” page of List Items

I have a Sharepoint list and a workflow that needs to loop through each list item. Currently there are 450 items. I can do an HTTP GET call within my workflow, but if I do $top=500 to get all of the ...
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How to Tag a Email ID to a name in SharePoint workflow

I am creating a Edit form where in there are various fields which has to be populated by the user. I want to create a workflow in which I can tag an Email Id to a name which the user selects. For ...
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Custom Approval workflow Expand Groups

SharePoint 2010 Enterprise I'm using SharePoint Designer OOTB approval workflow and I have question regarding the Initiation form parameter (Approvers and Expand Groups) and how the assignment stages ...
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Workflows Dissapearing SharePoint Designer 2010

I have been working on an workflow that automatically sends a HTML formatted email to a specific user group. However, sometimes when I open my site and look for the workflow in Sharepoint designer, ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow email users except 'current user' modified by

Trying to figure out a way to get a workflow to email users in a field except the user whom is modifying the list item. I can't see any way to exclude a specific user as yet, using SP Foundation 2013 ...
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Workflow does not recognize negative numbers?

My workflow checks some variable which has a value such as "-15000.84" and if that value is greater than or equal to 10,000 then it logs "Greater than 10,000". This variable is stored as a number, and ...
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Missing assembly reference on publishing workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013

I have used Custom actions for SharePoint Designer from the solution in codeplex http://spdactivities.codeplex.com/ I have installed the latest wsp and enabled the feature in my site. I have created ...
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Workflow error method PUT The remote server returned 400 bad request

I'm a new in Sharepoint. I have 2 server and both of them joined to the same domain name ABC The first server: 192.168.1.110 is a database server and domain name is SQLServer. I installed ...
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Find Interval Between Dates Problem

I have a very odd problem, one that's been baffling me for over a week now. I have a workflow designed to create a new task a set period of time in the future once a current task expires. These tasks ...
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Time variables with SharePoint Designer Workflows

I there a way to set up set up a workflow variable or condition to find [TODAY] - 180; using SharePoint Designer? Update: Would using this in SharePoint designer work for finding list items 180 days ...
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Calendar and Workflow: Show Approval Status in Event List item

I am attempting to use the reusable Approval workflow for adding calendar events. I would like the current approval status to show up in the list item instead of having to click on the workflow button ...
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Why is SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow people picker field from the list item showing wrong user?

We have a standard SharePoint 2013 list that contains several columns. One of the columns is your typical People Picker column. Let's call it the Employee Name column When we send out an email via a ...
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Identifying workflows in a suspended state

Working in SP Online, we have a number of SPD developed workflows running against list items. Most times, these WFs run happily but there are instances when a given WF instance ends up in a Suspended ...
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Sharepoint Workflow lists

I have a SP2010 Site where I have multiple lists. What I need it to do is when an item is created in list one (Contacts) a workflow takes that contact and puts their name into 2 different lists ...