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Name instead of ID - SPD Workflow

I have created a SharePoint 2010 workflow using SPDesigner2010. This workflow sends out a html formatted email using several combined dynamic strings whenever someone publishes a blog post. The ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflows Will not delete properly

I have a workflow that I am creating in SharePoint Designer 2010. The issue I am running into is every time I publish a new version of the workflow, an older version keeps running. I have tried ...
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Sharepoint 2010 designer workflow ignoring step order

I created designer work flow with 5 steps. Later I realized I need a step to process before the rest. I added a step to the top, but when the workflow runs, it "skips" to the original first step. ...
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Reassign user in workflow task

We work with a workflow which "collect data from user". There is no approval element in the workflow. Is it possible to reassign the workflow task to another user?
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Workflow to copy multiple people from list to another list

Similar to this question here but different. It seems that person had a multiple entry people field in list one and had accidently not turned on multiple entry for the corresponding column in list ...
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How to autostart a workflow before publish of major version (Sharepoint Designer)

I have a problem with a workflow automatic initialization (and I have banged my head against the wall for last 8hours with this and came up with no solution). What I want to achieve is a SPD ...
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Workflow status remains 'In Progress'

I have a simple workflow that looks for a date in a list (Target date) and sets the 'Acknowledged Target Date' to 5 days after the 'Received date'. It then creates a task for the Complaints ...
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Replacement for Item Level Permissions

I have a SharePoint calender list and where i have given item level permissions for each event through designer workflow using the impersonation step. But now on the production site the number of ...
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Starting a workflow on “A site is being deleted” event receiver for sharepoint 2010

I would like to start a workflow on "A site is being deleted" event receiver under web events. This workflow will start an approval process for site delete. Any suggestion on how to achieve this?
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Multi-people picker in approval workflow

Is it possible to start a workflow which assigns approval tasks for an item to multiple people with a people picker field? My customer wants several people picker fields in the following format: ...
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Workflow only runs successfully once after publishing, then fails until I republish (on new copied files)

I have a workflow which runs a series of complicated steps (not sure it's necessary for me to sum them up, but please ask if it might help). My workflow runs on "create" and my users copy files from ...
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how to compare attachment name is designer workflow

I am creating a designer workflow on a share point list. Different people will attach different items to the item. I want to check if a particular file is uploaded on not in workflow. Lets say each ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow fail to run after pause

Situation: A Custom List and a approval workflow designed by SharePoint Designer 2010 The approval workflow will pause 5 mins when the item created , after pause, will start the approval process. ...
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If result from matching condition is null/does not exist in workflow

In my workflow, I return the ID from some list that I use as a look up based on some matching text field that exists in both lists. I use that ID to set a look up field in my current item. If that ...
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Warning message in SPD 2010 after migration from 2007 to 2010

I encountered the below warning message first time and after learning from few web articles I understand that this pop-up message appears when the workflow was created in SPD 2007 and the SharePoint ...
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22 views

Reject or Cancel workflow when the item is edited

I have created a designer workflow on a list. The workflow has an approval process. I want the workflow to stop when some edit the original item if the approval process is running. I see a ...
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Start list workflow from form action button on site page

We have a site page which is used to display an overall summary of projects (item on a list). The data is pooled from a few lists associated with each project. We already have a working list workflow ...
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Query list in designer workflow

I have created a approval workflow using SharePoint Designer workflow. I want to query the task list to get the task with minimum due date for the current task approver. Below is the scenario : I ...
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Send Extended Email action throws error

I am creating a SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow. Normal email action is sending emails which means SMTP setup is fine on the server. But when I try Extended email action, it does not work. It says ...
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Pause a custom workflow

Is there any easy way to pause an SPD workflow OOTB? I got a workflow attached to a list and need to update all the items in the list with an additional column, and the workflow is set to start upon ...
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Workflow copy document into document set?

Is there any SP 2010 workflow option to copy a file into a document set? I only found the option to copy into another list.
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SP2010 -Use Outlook 2010 .oft template to send email with attachments to recipients and to library

I've tried various methods but seem to run into different roadblocks in each. Objectives: Send an Outlook template email with standard attached documents and pretty content to outside individuals. ...
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1answer
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Can't retrieve approval status in Globally Reusable Workflow (Approval - Sharepoint 2010)

For day's i am trying to implement the following in one of the standard, out of the box, Globally Reusable Workflow with Sharepoint Designer 2010: If Current Item:Approval Status not equals ...
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54 views

SharePoint Workflow takes a long time to start

I have a SharePoint 2010 OOB list workflow that usually takes less than minute to complete. However, I found a list item where the workflow begun 30 minutes after the start time, but less than a ...
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Retrieve approvers from SPD Approval workflow programmatically

I have configured SharePoint OOTB Approval workflow on a library. In workflow I have added 3 stages of approval and 1st stage of approval is completed so workflow is in 2nd stage of approval. Now I ...
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Items being checked out to me, the sharepoint developer

Hello again and thanks for taking the time to look at my issue. I've got a site that I've just taken ownership of and I'm tracking a major workflow bug that is disrupting my users' ability to work. ...
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Task List ItemAdded Receiver doesn't work for workflow created tasks

Why doesn't the ItemAdded Receiver get called when a task was created by a workflow, but when a user created a task it does? I tried setting the Receivers ListUrl to my list URL and tried using the ...
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“If [user group] contains [user name]” condition in workflow?

I have a list which has one permission group (column A) linked to one type of food (column B. Is it possible for me to create a workflow that deletes an item if it were created by a user who ...
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Is it possible to update multiple list items with a workflow?

I have a list which contains a value that I would like copied to all items in another list that share the same "Owner" field. This works with the Update List Item action if I set it to match ...
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SharePoint 2010 designer approval workflow On Hold issue

I have to create a SharePoint 2010 Designer Approval workflow in which I have to add a button called "On Hold" and When user clicks on it whole approval process will be stopped until some Date. Right ...
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What is the proper way to push a variable into a “person or group” field with a workflow?

I want to capture a person field as a variable and then use that variable to update another person field. Both are limited to one person, if that makes it any easier.
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How to use “matching” field from one list to the same field in another list in designer?

I have a library which has a person field for each document. I have a list which has the same columns. When a document is added to my library, I want to update all items in my list with a line of ...
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227 views

Send email on multiple items selected

I have very specific requirement. Before i explain, please note that i can not use server side object model. I have to complete the task using client side and Designer. Below are the things which i ...
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78 views

Populate field value from a look up with the same index as another column

I know the title may be confusing, but I'm not sure how to word it better. I have a column from which my users will select an value in a look up table. Based on what they have selected, I want a ...
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Example of a workflow pulling lookup column data for use in a calculated value column

I'm looking for an example of a workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010 that pulls information from a lookup list or via a lookup column and places it within a hidden field for use in a calculated ...
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how to provide link to a list in dashboard for the user to create a new item

I have a list 'session Scheduler'. and another list 'Training Request' When user will create an item in Training Request it will go to manager and once manager approves A link should be there on the ...
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SharePoint 2010: Create a compilation email from multiple items

First of all, the tools I have available to me are SharePoint Designer and InfoPath, and I am much more comfortable in the former than the latter. I have a request to create a solution to facilitate ...
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Locking ListItems for users but not workflows

Is it possible to "softlock" a SPListItem so that a user can't edit it but a workflow he had started can do it? Background: - ListItems should only be editable by users when no workflow is running - ...
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Workflow Status URL in EMail

I have a list A with a workflow which starts a new task for an user. In the associated task list is a seperate workflow which sends an email to the relevant user.(We stopped sending the automatic ...
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Force SPD 2010 to use ListURL instead of ListID

I have a reusable Workflow, deployed in a SiteCollection (SC1) the workflow has growed up with lots of stuff. Especially some list associations. Now another SiteCollection (SC2) needs this WF ...
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Workflow that triggers the same workflow for the next item - works only for 10 first items

I have this scenario where I need to loop through a list of items. As workflows don't offer a looping functionality, I created a following workflow: 1. It fires when an item is changed. 2. It does its ...
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Workflow Failed on Start (retrying)

I built a workflow with sharepoint designer to update an item in list A when an item is changed in list B. The workflow starts when the item is changed. Sometimes i get an error message: "Failed on ...
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Start Workflow programmatically

We work with an Doc Library which receives the files via E-Mail. This works great, but now we want to change the filename via workflow. The problem in this situation is that the workflow doesn't start ...
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Reassign an OOB WF Task via Code

We have a legacy WF that is running on SP 2010 system and I am attempting to add some new features to it without completely migrating it to a VS WF. I cannot seem to figure out how to reassign the ...
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147 views

JavaScript OM to Approve Designer Workflow Task

I have a SharePoint Designer 2010 approval workflow and I am attempting to approve the tasks via JavaScript Client Object Model. I am able to change all of the fields to "Completed"/"Approved" but the ...
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Upgrading a sandbox solution SPD reusable workflow

So, I made sure to follow all the best practices right from the beginning... use content types, create SPD reusable workflow, export the workflow as a template (sandbox solution WSP)... Built it out ...
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Send Plain Text Email from SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflow

In Microsoft's infinite knowledge it appears as though they force all emails to be sent as HTML in SharePoint 2010+. This is causing a great deal of pain as the emails that are sent from the ...
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Workflow not sending emails “The user does not exist or is not unique”

I am trying to set up a workflow that will send an email to the current user. Originally I had this working but for some reason it appears to have stopped. Since then, I removed the logic for the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval workflow Failed on Start with SYSTEM.IO.IOEXCEPTION File System limitation Error

We have an Approval workflow, set up a content type, that everytime it runs, it throws a failed on start (retrying) error. When we look into the ULS logs for this event we get the following Stack ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflows suddenly does not work/intermittent

I've been having this issue and been looking for a solution to no avail. Situation A: We have a SharePoint 2010 site which contains a list that has a SharePoint Designer workflow. Now everything ...