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Email Sending via SPD Workflow

I created one workflow to send email via SPD. The workflow sends the email to the person whose Work e-mail appear in userdisp.aspx page only. This page is accessible via Site Actions > Site ...
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Workflow not working when forms not modified

I have a workflow running on form Library (InfoPath in flier mode) with some promoted columns and some other columns created in SP (Outside of InfoPath) to deal with exceptional situations. These ...
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how to remove site name from the “from” of an email

My requirement is that I have to remove site name EAR which is automatically coming in Email. In place of that I have to keep Name of a person using workflows. It is coming like- EAR so I have to ...
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Can I use SPD workflow to copy an item's field A to the same item's field B?

On a list we have two column "Content" and "Approved Content". It is a rich html field. Whenever the list item's approval status = "Approved", the workflow will copy the "Content" value to "Approved ...
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Can a SPD workflow set variable to current item's latest approved version value?

We have a reusable workflow created with SharePoint designer. We are using SP2010 workflow engine. The workflow will be used on a list which content approval is enabled. We have a problem on "set ...
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Using SPD Workflow with non-standard JSON data

Personally, I think I'm not going to be able to use SPD workflows to do what I want here but I figured I might as well ask. What I'm doing Using a SharePoint designer workflow to call a REST web ...
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Need advice to solve conflict between Content Approval and SPD Workflow

I have a list with "Require Content Approval" turned on. The list have 2 columns "IsExpire" and "Expire date". A SPD global reusable workflow is setup on the list to check whether the item reach its ...
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Error to workflow if copying disabled user (from active directory) to another list

I have created designer workflow for a content type in SharePoint 2010 site. In the workflow there is an action to copy list items into another list. If for any reason (such as employee left the ...
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SP2013 WF Suspended - Security Token could not be authenticated

Currently having an issue with a workflow that some of the time goes into a suspended state with the following error message. An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow ...
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SharePoint Designer cannot display the item

User created a a list workflow using SPD 2013 and we need to edit the workflow, but we get the following error: SharePoint Designer cannot display the item I am not sure how to troubleshoot ...
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Get user notes in a item to which he doesnt have access

Situation I have a list on which person X will place an item. This will trigger a workflow. In this workflow I want to address person Y with a question about the item. Person Y may not alter or see ...
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Why a new permission group is getting created by default when a workflow is created in SharePoint Designer 2010

I am trying to add item permissions through workflow and I used "Add Permission" action from the ribbon in designer and changed the permissions of the item. But all i find now is a new group with ...
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Reusable workflow Start Time still not working in emails

We are using SharePoint 2013 Foundation build 15.0.4571.1502. I have a Reusable Workflow for Calendar Events built and still can't get the Start Time to display anything other than 1/1/0001 12:00:00 ...
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Create List Item using Call HTTP Web Service

I am trying to create a list item in an external list using the Call HTTP Web Service action. I've retrieved the X-RequestDigest, and include the following in my header: Accept; Content-Type; ...
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how to get all matching items in a list in the workflow

How to get all matching items in a list in the workflow. I want to write a condition like the below, if created date is today, return all items from the list. How will I get all the items with ...
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SharePoint Online/Office 365 - Using Rest Services in a SharePoint Designer Workflow

Good Morning All, does anyone have any good articles, notes and\or documentation on how to configure and develop a rest web service call within a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow? I've found plenty ...
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SharePoint cannot resolve user added to list by workflow

I have a list with a SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow attached which fires when a new item is created. One of the actions which the workflow performs is to call a SP 2010 workflow on the same list to ...
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Variable TaskId in workflow is empty

I built a workflow in SP designer that assigns a task depending on some actions on a list in SharePoint. then Assign a task to Current Item:Responsible user (Task outcome to Variable: Outcome1 | Task ...
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No code workflow solution to copy document from library to another library in the site collection (but not same site)

I am trying to build a very simple SPD workflow on a document library. All i need is that when a document is uploaded, a copy of this document is copied to another library in the site collection (not ...
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Replace space with %20 in Url in the body of email in Workflow

I have created a workflow which sends some emails too. I have put this in the body of email [%WorkflowContext: Current Item Url%] The problem is when the name of the item (for example a file) contains ...
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow Email after Pause Until

I am trying to create simple workflow which will send an email on a particular day. I'm running into a problem each time I try to use pause for duration action, or pause until action. Each time I ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow 401 unauthorized

I am starting workflow on a list item using the server side code. It is getting started and immediately it is going to suspended state with 401: unauthorized exception. If I go the list with the same ...
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Custom workflows won't send email on doc lib with event receiver

I've got a ItemAdded even receiver running on a document library, and I just built a simple (send email) workflow in SPDesigner and I'm getting the following error below: RequestorId: ...
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Empty Check-in Comment cast as Lookup leads to coercion error?

Sharepoint 2010 workflow - trying to put Check-in Comment into workflow email. If a document library item is checked in, but the check-in comment is left blank, I get the following error: Coercion ...
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Check request submission workflow

Is there an example out there which shows how to create a workflow for check request or other document submitted for approval? All this needs to be done without infopath or any third party product. ...
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How to verify the workflow steps in sharepoint desinger 2010

Our SharePoint 2010 workflow is now not executing as it is. We would like to verify, which step in the WF is causing the issue. Is it possible to verify the steps in the Workflow within SharePoint ...
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Create a Workflow to find a particular Value in the list and send Email to the name associated with that item

I have a numbers of items in an list, with fields like "Creator of item", "Column1", "Column2", etc. I need to create a workflow, which will go through the Whole list of items, and find which items ...
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Person and Group Picker Error On InfoPath Form Load

So I have a SharePoint Designer workflow pulling a persons name from list1 to list2, which seems to work when viewing SP list2. However, when I open the InfoPath form embedded on list2 it spits out ...
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SharePoint 2010 Designer workflow starts but not executing action, how to fix this?

I've a workflow attached to form library run with item created or updated. When item created, workflow starts and show status as InProgress but not execute any action. My first action is to send email ...
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Workflow anonymous form

I am creating my first workflow in SharePoint 2010. The workflow will start by the receptionist when she adds an item to the list. The list will be sent to an anonymous user by email to fill up ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Issue - “The field or property 'GUID' does not exist”

I am having an issue with a SharePoint 2013 Workflow on SharePoint Designer. I can publish the workflow to the site with no problem. Once the workflow is in the started stage, it always gets suspended ...
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Loop an SP2010 Workflow

I have a list that contains all active employees using a person of group column. I am trying to create a workflow that would check if the employee is still active at intervals and if no longer active ...
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“Assign To Do Item” action is not available in SharePoint 2013 designer workflow

I want to create one SharePoint 2013 designer workflow which should create one task for one user without any outcomes of the task like Approve/Reject. I just want to assign one to-do task so that ...
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workflow to send Single mail for multiple items modified

I have an approve button on a page and a list. More than one list items are approved by clicking on this approve button. Now If I create a workflow to mail the specific person, it will send him mail ...
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How to elevate Workflow permission?

We have defined a SharePoint designer workflow in this case the workflow has full permission for CRUD operation on list called Employee. But the requirement is in conditional cases the same workflow ...
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Workflow for getting email's two days before the date

I have joining date as a column in a list. |Based on joining date I need mails to be triggered 2 days before the given date.
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Alternative URL for library item

I have a library of PDF documents that includes a column for the project associated with each document. The project id is unique within the library and I want to create a URL that uses this project id ...
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Calculated Column to extract text within file path

Due to SP limitations in workflows for extracting text strings, I'm looking for another way to skin the cat. If I have a single-line text column that has a file path like: ...
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Creating a 2010 SharePoint Workflow Condition “Is one of ” or “Starts with”

I want to create a 2010 SharePoint Designer workflow condition based on multiple options. For example, if a drop-down menu option has X, X1, X2, X3, Y, Z as a choice; I would like to create a ...
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Discussion Board Workflow for Replies

I have a Discussion Board on my SharePoint site that is used by the whole organization for weekly department updates. Usually what happens is: Department will post their weekly update as a new ...
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SharePoint Workflow Task Escalation

Does anyone know if when you use the action to escalate a task after it's expired if it completes the task for the person who let it expire? I'm not finding much out there about this. I do have a test ...
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Workflow to send reminder on recurring events. Email must state the next event

I am currently in a situation where we have recurring events (Birthday reminders) that send out an email to facilities to buy birthday card. The email (sent 3 days before) reads like this: Please buy ...
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SharePoint 2013 Calendar: Delete single item from recurrence event using Designer Workflow

I am able to delete single item from Calendar using "Delete Item in {this list}" action in Designer Workflow. However, I am not able to delete single instance of Recurrence Event. Does anyone know, ...
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Any tips to avoid SPD2013 crash

I am working on SP2013 on-premise standard. When I connect to a site collection and create a new workflow with SPD2013, there is no problem. Then I export the site (included the SPD workflow) and ...
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Problem of calling SOAP webservice from sharepoint designer 2013 workflow

Have any one called SOAP web service from SharePoint designer 2013 workflow? or faced problem for calling SOAP web service from SharePoint designer 2013 workflow? What problem generally arise in this ...
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Workflow Emails Sharepoint 2010 don't send what is in define message and go to wrong person

I'm trying to setup an email response that when I change "Completed by Data" to "yes" it will send an email back to the created by person. This didn't work so I tried a simple send to user "Bryan" ...
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How to build a workflow associate with retention policy?

I am using SP2013 on-premise. However I want to stick with SP2010 workflow engine. After some research, I found there was an OOB "Decomposition approval" workflow in SP2007 but no longer available. ...
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Workflow - Items created by a group then email another group

What I'm trying to do is have a SharePoint Designer (2010) workflow for a list I have on the event when an item is created to send an email. That part is simple. Where I'm getting stuck is I want it ...
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Need help on nested If-Else workflow statement

I am still new to SharePoint and workflows, so please bear with me. I have a list consisting of sales orders that are on hold. I am trying to write a workflow so that when someone either A) enters a ...
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Updating list item permissions from 2013 SPD Workflow on SharePoint Online

I have a list with some simple workflow which includes setting a list item to read only once it reaches a certain status. To achieve this I have extended the existing SPD 2013 list workflow by adding ...