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Creating a Custom list with Parent and Child items

Is it possible to create a list with Parent and Child items in SharePoint 2013, OOTB or with SPD? If not, is there any way I can link an Excel workbook uploaded into a site with an Excel Web Access ...
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quick basic question: workflow with SPD 2013

SPdesigner 2013 forces you to add a condition to any workflow. If I recall in SPD 2010 you could delete the portion and still have a functioning workflow. At times you do not need a 'condition' and ...
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Send an email with a link to open document in browser to simultaneously edit a document

I'm very new to SharePoint so some help would be greatly appreciated. I'm trying to create a workflow for the following process: A user moves a document into a document library with several other ...
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IF Statement in Workflow

I'm hoping this is a simple question but it's been a while since I touched SharePoint. I'm building out a simple InfoPath form that users will use for an escalation process. I need to build a ...
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How to convert an ISO-formatted date string to a Date/Time variable in a SharePoint 2013 workflow?

I have a SharePoint Designer site workflow in SharePoint 2013 (Online) that I'm using to loop through a list, and collect properties from each item using the REST API. One of the columns I'm looking ...
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Parse Multivalue Managed Metadata Column and copy to another list with Single line of text column

I'm trying to copy some columns from Pages library to another SharePoint list using SPD 2010 Workflow. Whenever a new item is added to Pages library, I want to copy the metadata of that page to ...
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How do I retrieve the value of a lookup-field in a workflow?

I'm very new to SharePoint, and I'm working through understanding lists, workflows, and relationships between the two. I'm working on a SharePoint page to keep track of tasks completed in a timeframe. ...
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Get workflow associated list items

I have one requirement to get all the list items which has associated with a particular workflow in SharePoint 2013. Like, I have a designer 2013 workflow with name "Test Workflow" which is added in a ...
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Unable to deserialize HTTP response content - SharePoint Designer Call Web Service Workflow Activity

I am calling file REST API file method "GetFileByServerRelativeURL('Server Relative URL')/$value' to get the file contents (media resource) using 'Call HTTP Web Service Action' in SharePoint 2013 ...
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Updated SP Designer workflows doesn't replace old workflow

i have a weird problem. I happened on sp2010, so I thought switching to sp2013 might help. when I have a designer workflow published, and then I do an update to that workflow (like say a timesheet ...
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Workflow to make user add a new item of a list on each stage

I have SharePoint Designer installed and Office 365. I have some custom lists created and want to make a workflow that asks the user to add a new item on the custom list in order to get into the next ...
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Configuring Co-Authoring in SharePoint 2013 site collection?

How do I configure Configuring Co-Authoring for SharePoint 2013 site collection for MS Word or Excel documents?
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How to resume a suspended SPD workflow in SharePoint 2013

I had an issue with my workflows that they got in Suspended status immediately after creating item or sometimes after first or second stage. I followed these steps but the error is still there. ...
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SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow on item change

We have a SharePoint site where there are 3 workflows that are set to start on item change. All the 3 workflows have Update statements. Because of this these workflows are going on Round Robin. Now ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow connect to external web service

I am looking for simplest way to call an external web service from Sharepoint 2010 workflow. I am thinking about calling external web service (I need to pass a couple of files for processing once ...
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Using Workflow to set Task Outcome column value

I am trying to create a workflow that will change the "Task Outcome" value of a task. The task list is associated with an Approval Workflow and was created when the specific instance of the approval ...
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Are Exponential Notations in SP 2013 possible?

I'm using a Calculated column to calculate 'MD' using this formula: (A+B+C) /3 x2 / D x10 And then to calculate 'MC' another Calculate column using formula: MD x D x 10 D = 1E-06 (0.00001) ...
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Get Highest Value from Multiple Value Column

Currently using SP Online Office 365 For simplicity let's say my list has 5 columns, The Lookup Date is linked to the lookup title so it pulls through the corresponding date based which title/s were ...
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Can't look up multiple lines of text columns when creating a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013

I'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 that updates information in one list (a custom list) when information in another (a task list) changes. The custom list (called '...
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Workflow Running on Item that was copied to library from another workflow?

So I have the following. Two libraries. Library A and Library B. I have Workflow 1 that moves a document from Library A to Library B when a certain condition is met. I then have Workflow 2 that is on ...
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Workflow Icon Not Visible When Viewing an Item for Approval

I have two approvers: A and B. I have setup the permission level for both as approvers. So when a workflow is running, I am having a problem with A because he cannot see the workflow icon below: ...
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Parse Incoming Email Subject Line in Sharepoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I'm quite new to Sharepoint and I'm having some difficulty in working with incoming emails. I've modified an approval workflow to allow approvers to click "sendto" links to respond by email. These ...
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Displaying data collected in previous step of workflow in current step (details)

i have similar problem like Displaying data collected in previous step. I have multi steps workflow that collect data from 5 users. Each next step user have to see (read only) data from previous ...
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How to Archive folder or list in SharePoint

Can any one please suggest me how to "archive" the list items (say "related to 2015 year") that are listed in SharePoint. "Archive" means I should indicate that these forms are relate to 2015 year.
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SharePoint Designer Get an Excel Value (REST)

I have the following problem: I want to get the values of excel cells with the REST Api and in SharePoint Designer 2013. So to do this I created a workflow with the "Call HTTP web service" action. But ...
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how to associate a sharepoint 2013 designer worklfow to a content type using csom

i want to associate a SharePoint 2013 designer workflow to a content type using CSOM. Has anybody implemented it?
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Creating form with Infopath designer [duplicate]

How to create form with condition drop down. Like If I click option "Other" then only a text box should appear in the form. How to do it ? Urgent Like : If I ans 6th question as "Yes: then only the ...
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Workflow being executed multiple times after editing an item

I have 5 workflows all automatically starting when an item is changed. However, these workflows keep on executing even after editing the item.
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Send workflow emails to the managers of multiple users added to “person or group” column/field

I have a simple SharePoint list and I want to send multiple emails when a new item is added: Email to the creator (straight-forward) Emails to each of the potentially multiple users added to "person ...
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SPD workflow sometimes takes hours to run

I have a SharePoint Designer workflow on a list that is set up to start automatically when a list item is Created and Changed. The workflow consists of: Nine (9) "Set" actions to set the value of ...
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Workflows triggering each other

There are 2 workflows(2010) WF1 and WF2 both set to trigger when item created/modified. And both the workflows does the same thing which is update a column. WF1 will set the column value to 1 and WF2 ...
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Collect data from user - weird interaction?

I'm working on a workflow involving collecting data from users. At the end of the workflow, it writes the data collected to certain fields in a custom list. To test the workflow, I have 2 accounts, ...
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How to install/use SharePoint 2013 workflow template

I have to use the SP 2013 workflow, but somehow that option is not available in the drop down menu "Choose the workflow platform for the new workflow" I have installed workflowmanager.exe and also ...
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submit as new item button without changing the original item

What rule should I create in Infopath if I want to have a "sumbit as new item" button. I tried a solution of changing one hidden field to "Yes" and then in designer, if that field is "Yes", it will ...
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Help about checking or comparing two lists

I have List A with a look-up dropdown from List B. How can I achieve to check who hasn't submit an entry yet? For example, if my List B has 10 people, List A should have 10 entries. Can this be ...
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How do I give permission to app using CSOM?

I have a workflow in my subsite that is available when I activate a feature. The workflow has app step and also the workflow running on my list at subsite updates a list on my root site. To do so I ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2010 is not triggering mail even after the expire date showing “In progress” still the date is lapsed

I have a workflow which is running fine for past 1 year suddenly today it is working in abnormal. The scenario is : Workflow has to get trigger the mail at 2 days once. For Eg: 1st Mail has to go ...
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SharePoint 2013 Reusable workflow doesn't pick up fields in a different site collection

I've created a SharePoint 2013 Reusable Workflow using SharePoint Designer. It is based on a content type called Functional Design: If I publish that workflow to the site collection where it was ...
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Workflow to count total numeric value in a column and show on a new column

Environment: SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Is it possible to sum the numeric values in a column and show the output on a new column in SharePoint 2013 List using SharePoint Designer Workflow? List ...
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Workflow unable to send email to my own email address. but can send email to others

RequestorId: 86ebc278-c778-c6bd-0000-000000000000. Details: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. Exception details: System.ApplicationException: HTTP 400 {"...
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Error: underlying connection was closed in sharepoint 2013 workflow in O365

Getting intermittent error: underlying connection was closed in SharePoint 2013 workflow in O365 when activating a the feature for the workflow or trying to associate the workflow to a library. It ...
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Start a designer Workflow from within a designer workflow

I don't see any Action items in the designer that would allow me to call a workflow from within a workflow in SP designer 2013. However I had seen an example that this could be done by making a REST ...
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SP2013 Workflow for Blog site approval

I need to create a workflow in SP2013, where I have a list of approvers and SharePoint should iterate through this list and pick one approver at one time when a blog is created and assign him the task....
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Is it possible to create a display only calendar?

I have a master calendar that links to multiple other calendars to show time off for the different teams in my IT department. Currently, there are seperate calendars for each department, which ...
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Had to reinstall SP Designer, now when I open a workflow it appears blank

I had a workflow running and published on my site that I created with sharepoint designer, however designer kept crashing and I had to reinstall it and now when I open the workflow it appears empty......
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can we add a new value to content approval status in designer workflow 2013

i am using action - set content approval status in my designer 2013 workflow. By default it gives 3 values - Approved, Rejected and pending. Is there a way i can add a new value "Change Required" to ...
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email notification with custom email template

I need to send an email notification through SharePoint designer workflow and the body of the template will be dynamic it is coming from list.
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Using REST to update list items - cannot set fields to null/blank or overwrite the ModifiedBy field

Using this resource: REST services in SPD2013, I was able to build a dictionary in order to update specific list items on demand. However, I cannot seem to find an acceptable way to set date fields ...
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Workflow loop from one stage to another

I created a workflow with 3 stages and each is a department. When you submit a form it must be approved by depA, depB and depC, however if deptB or depC reject it, the user must submit again but this ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflows with lookup columns

I have a document library where Country and State are lookup columns. When an new item is created in the list, i would like to trigger an email if the state that was selected is not part of that the ...