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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Is there a limit of 5 iterations in a looping workflow? Is it documented somewhere?

I have a "looping" set of workflows, something like this: User creates item in List1, triggering a. The group of workflows then create a number of duplicates of the item in list1 (number of dupes ...
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When using a field with lookup value, SharePoint says “List not found”

I have this list with a column that refers its values from another column of another list. During the workflow process, the internal status of the workflow becomes Suspended with an error: ...
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Approver comments in workflow emails

I'm working with a SP '13 designer workflow which is simple. One approval task was created for a user. After this approval task, I need a email which states comments and a notification of approval or ...
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Is it possible to create a site in a different Farm via SharePoint Designer Workflow

UPDATE: It looks a little bit like a cross domain limitation. I was able to successfully complete a site creation within farm the WF is executed on via REST, but as soon as I attempt to hit another ...
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Designer workflow kicking off multiple times and sending multiple emails

I have created a designer workflow in SharePoint 2010 environment and users started using it it has multiple stages of approvals. Everything worked fine for 6 months of period.Users are having an ...
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How to break pause condition and execute next condition in workflow

I have a workflow like Pause till date in which on pausing till the specified date if my previous conditions satisfies then pausing has to stop and should go further, in my case the workflow pauses ...
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read content of list item attachment in SPD workflow and convert to base64 string

I need to write a workflow that reads the content of attachment of a list item, convert it to base64 encoded string and then invoke a custom REST service. I know I can access ...
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Is it possible to get file content in workflow using rest API?

My workflow is 2013 and implemented in Office 365: my header: Accept: application/octet-stream Content-Type: application/octet-stream binaryStringResponseBody: true url call(rest api): ...
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Person Is Valid SharePoint User [MultiUser]

I have a list with column named 'MultiUser' [DataType: Person or Group, Multiple Selection Yes] I want to validate all the Users in List using SharePoint Designer. I can do this if there is only one ...
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Insert users first name from SharePoint Security Group

I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. When an item is added to a library an email gets sent to all recipients. The recipients are being pulled from a custom SharePoint group that I ...
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Why can't i get data from External List within my workflow?

Im trying to load a value (string) into my SPD 2010 workflow from an external list. I want to save that value in a workflow variable, so I lookup for that external list and set up my filter's ...
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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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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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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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How to rename a list-associated SPD2013 WF?

I have 20 sites that all have the same SPD2013 WF - it is a WF that executes on a specific list when an item is added or changed. We goofed on the naming of the WF and would like to rename the WF. Is ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest web service call

I have followed the MSDN article to give app permission to the Workflow and added the app step in the Workflow with elevated privilege. Under this step, made a web service call to {web ...
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SharePoint Custom NewForm and EditForm Redirect to Workflow Initiation Page

I need assistance with redirecting my custom newform.aspx and editform.aspx to a custom sharepoint designer workflow initiation page. I've been testing form action buttons in both new and edit form ...
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Start SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow using Visual Studio Event Receiver

I have created one send email workflow using SPD 2010 for my custom list (like Licnese Management). Now, I need to start that workflow only on specific condition like, If Deactivation Date / Valid ...
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why my workflow will never run on an item if the workflow last run had an Error Event

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, and i have defined a retention policy to start a workflow as follow:- now this retention policy will do these things:- if an item "Contract Review Date" = ...
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Verify all check boxes in a repeating table are checked

I have created a very simple form in InfoPath. There is a part where I have added a repeating table. One column of the repeating table is a check box. My requirement is to set a textbox field with a ...
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JSOM Start workflow, pass parameters, use in sharepoint designer

I am starting a sharepoint online workflow in JSOM and passing parameters, workflow in working fine but how can I access those parameters in sharepoint designer?
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Sharepoint 365 the file has been modified […]

I have a simple document content type that has some fields. I have also attached a simple approval workflow to this content type. The workflow automatically start when a new item is created on the ...
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Issues with Single Farm, Multiple Web Applications and Workflows for FBA Users

General Info We have three Web Applications on a single SharePoint Farm. Each Web Application has its own FBA (SqlProvider) Database, ConnectionString, Membership and Role Providers with distinct ...
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How to create workflow for approval/rejection

I have a workflow for an approval request. Once the request is approved, it should assign a task to a particular user. If rejected, it should send an email to the user who created the item. I ...
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Send payroll email on a schedule

Hi guys I'm looking for some assistance on setting up a workflow. The basic goal: Send a payroll email to our payroll team (same email every two weeks) with total hours worked, hourly pay, and total ...
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Enterprise license required for modifying workflow initiation forms?

We're running a SharePoint Server 2013 Standard farm with Standard CALs for all users. Within a few site collections we're using ootb list workflows (2010 engine; no reusable workflows). For some ...
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How to edit Create Item In List action task after the task has been completed?

I created a workflow which uses the Create Item In List action to assign custom tasks to users (such as fill in new employee details in a task form, then HR completes this task and 2nd task for giving ...
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Get a workflow's current step name

Is it possible to retrieve the current step name from within a workflow and assign it to a workflow variable?
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SP2010 designer workflow — how to limit the user selection within a specific SP group or AD group?

We are building a SP designer workflow on SP2013 with SP2010 workflow platform. Basically it is just the OOTB Approval - SharePoint 2010 workflow (globally reusable). In OOTB approval workflow the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflows are not getting started

I have a SharePoint 2013 designer workflows configured with the start options as 'Manual'. It was working fine for few weeks. However one fine day, the workflow fails to get started. Even when I ...
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Number of Workflow instances that could be “In Progress”

I have created a SharePoint Designer Workflow for a document library. Whenever the user uploads a document the workflow is started and is completed only when they fill the meta data for it. The issue ...
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Designer workflows not working after migration from Sharepoint Foundation 2010 to 2013

We have a problem after migrating a site collection from SharePoint Foundation 2010 SP1 to a new SharePoint Foundation 2013 SP1 farm, following Microsoft guidelines Here are the details: Site ...
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Workflow status change

I have a field status in my list. The status field has three values as Approved, Rejected and Pending. Whenever these values get changed it should trigger a mail. And if it is approved it should store ...
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow to add file using REST api with some content in the file

I am creating a SharePoint Designer Workflow 2013 where I add a file using REST api call. File gets added perfectly, however it goes empty. I want some content in that file, let's say "Test File ...
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Determine if SPD workflow is saved or published?

How do I know if a SharePoint Designer workflow is only saved instead of published? If another user saves the workflow, will I see their changes?
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Cancel a task on reaching a timeout?

We are currently trying to build an approval workflow for employees to request training. The idea is to first have the employee's supervisor approve (or reject) the training, and if the supervisor ...
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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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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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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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“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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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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Create generic task, not an approval one with SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow

I cannot figure out how to create a generic workflow task with SharePoint Designer 2013. I selected the action "Start a task process" and I tried executing my workflow but it creates only an approval ...
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Imported Workflow Error -Path needs to point to valid

I imported a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow into Visual Studio 2013. Once imported I got this error on all my activities Path needs to point to valid. Anyone know how to fix this?
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Post to Microfeed using SPD 2013 Workflow

I tried to create a new post in our Microfeed/newsfeed in Sharepoint 2013 using a Sharepoint Designer workflow. My idea was to create a list item in the list with the "Create item" action. When ...
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Reading a value from site collection list inside my workflow

I have created a site template which have a workflow inside it.and inside the template there is a workflow, now i need the workflow to be dynamic in a way that can work with newly added sites. the ...
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Get all replies to post in NewsFeed

I have a workflow that sends an email to users when a new post gets added to a newsfeed. From looking at the MicroFeed list I can see that column MicroBlogType contain a 2 for posts and a 4 for ...
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Sharepoint Designer encountered an error generating the task form

I have made some minor changes on Approval workflow in the production environment using the SharePoint Designer 2013. This workflow was working properly earlier. It shows The workflow contains ...
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Designer based workflows issue

I have created a basic workflow that will duplicate an item(InfoPath form) and I set it to start manually. Everything is working fine for me, but when I ask other Site collection admins to test, they ...
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Can I programmatically access the values and modified dates for appended column entries?

I have a Projects list with a multi-line text column named Progress Update set to "Append" to create a record of updates. This appended Progress Update column saves a "blank" value when a list item ...