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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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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SharePoint Designer restrictions - allowed number of variable and actions

Whether are some restrictions about numer of variables and actions in SharePoint Designer Workflows? I'm asking because I have to create workflow with a few hundreds of variable and actions and I'm ...
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Copy file in a library to a folder in another library with Workflow

I using SharePoint Online 2013 and Workflow 2013. I need copy a file in the library "A", folder "Test1" to the library "B" to the folder "Test2". I need do this using Workflow. In the function ...
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Unable to activate List workflow 2013

I am unable to activate workflow feature. it is a list workflow which has assign task activity. This is a approval workflow. but after deployment i am not able to activate it throws the below error. ...
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IRM x Workflow in SharePoint Online 2013

Are there any restrictions on using a workflow in a library with IRM enabled? I'm using SharePoint Online 2013.
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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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Workflows in 2013 and 2010 can not change a library column with IRM enabled

I am using SharePoint Online, I'm trying, via workflow, define a column of text in a library that is enabled with IRM and demanding check out to edit a document. However, the flow can only update ...
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Multiple instances of the same workflow started

In previous versions of SharePoint, there was a rule that you couldn't have two instances of a workflow running at the same time on a given item. On SharePoint Online (2013 version), it seems that ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow 2013 Suspends with HTTP 500

I have created a SharePoint designer workflow which works perfectly but as soon as i put a send email action the workflow gets suspended and gives the following error RequestorId: ...
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Copying an attachment from one Custom List to another using a workflow

My initial requirement is to have column level permission in a custom list.(Set of users can see the column and set users cannot). Since SharePoint doesn't support column level permission i have ...
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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 Designer Issue while updating Multiple Line of Text Column

I am facing one issue in SharePoint Designer workflow. I have a field with type Multiple Line of text "Enhanced rich text (Rich text with pictures, tables, and hyperlinks)". Now when I am trying to ...
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How do I know that which server processes my custom workflow in SharePoint 2010?

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Workflow Timer Service is running on all the servers(2WFEs + 2APPs), How do I make sure that my custom workflow(SPD) is running on the specific server? I was trying to ...
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sharepoint designer workflow does not start automatically

I have created workflow for a list. When I select manual start in workflow setting, workflow work fine after manually doing it. But if I select "start workflow automatically when item get created and ...
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Alternatives to SharePoint 2013 deprecated workflow actions

I've just realized that in SP2013 workflows, a lot of actions (and some condition too) have been deprecated and when targeting the new workflow platform (WF4), they are simply not available anymore. ...
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Remove spaces from column

I am not sure if this is can be done with a calculated column or with a sharepoint designer workflow, therefore I used both tags. Basically I need a way to remove all spaces from an existing column. ...
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show progress bar or loading image while running spd 2010 workflow

I have a SP 2010 custom list which is fetching data from multiple lists. So I have written a workflow in SP Designer to get data (auto populate) from all lists. It's working fine, but taking more ...
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Sharepoint 2013 designer workflow error 401

I have created a designer workflow in SharePoint 2013 and i have published the workflow as a non system account (as required).But when i check the status of the workflow it say internal status ...
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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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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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Using workflow and BCS to sync external data - CRUD

I'm new to SharePoint and trying to get BCS working with external content. I need to "replicate" native list to an external SQL DB for my project. So I use the crated/changed workflow start options ...
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Can a workflow be used to update a column's choice field values?

For example, I have a topic column that has 3 choices with the ability for user to "fill-in" their own topic. What i'd like to know is it possible to use workflows (or some OOB functionality) to ...
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Backup of Workflow in SharePoint 2010/2013

Is there anyway in which we can take a backup of the SharePoint designer list workflow in SP2010 or SP2013? Or any workaround to do this? We were looking at replicatin a workflow from dev to test ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow create Folder (Problem with name / title)

I've got actually the same problem like in that post: Item name / title when creating a folder But I wanna fix it without a code solution. Is there any chance to fix it with one SP 2013 Workflow? The ...
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Workflow history reset whenever triggered

I'm working on SP Foundation 2010 I have a task list and whenever the task is reassigned to another person I need to track it. I've created a column called old-assigned to so whenever the task is ...
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Under what permission does Workflow run?

I would like to know under which account does the workflow run when:- Start manually Automatically on item added/changed And under account does an impersonation step run?
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send email when check box changes state

I have the following requirement I have an infopath FORM where there is a check box for urgent. when this field changes to true, i.e selected, an email is sent. at first it seamed obvious and I ...
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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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Send email to external address using SPD2013 workflow

I am trying to determine whether it is actually possible to send a SPD designer 2013 workflow to an external email address where SharePoint Online is being used. I have seen various fora posts and ...
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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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Using the ID Column to create customised ID value

SharePoint 2007 Standard SharePoint Designer 2007 I'd like to explore the possibilities around using the ID column in creating a customised ID value. For instance, for a change log, I'd like to use ...
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System Account canceling SPD workflows

I've created a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2007. It checks if a specific field of the item inside a query is empty, and if so, creates an item in another list. I checked the workflow in SPD, and ...
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workflow 2013 error

I have a sharepoint 2013 farm with 4 servers. I install and configure workflow manager 1.0 successfully. when I create a workflow of template workflow 2010 on my list it create and run properly. ...
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Call asmx service from SharePoint Designer workflow

I am trying to call admin asmx service from SharePoint Designer but am getting an unauthorized error. It require admin credential but I am unable to pass admin credential from SharePoint Designer. ...
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workflow to keep record of a previous balance of a balance and add a project budget to that person once the project is acepted

How i create a workflow to keep record of a previous balance of a person's balance and add a project budget to that person's balance once the project is accepted.Also their balance can't exceed a ...
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Where do the workflow title columns available to a list view reside?

When I create a SharePoint designer workflow it adds a column with the title of the workflow to the default view on the list that displays it's status, i.e. In Progress or Completed. My question is, ...
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Why does the time-date for document set members differ from the document set time-date after a move

When moving a document set from one library to a Records library via a modified ootb approval SP2010 workflow, the docset has the correct CST date and time, but its document set members are 6 hours ...
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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 which should run automaticly, does not

I am trying to implement a simple workflow (created in SPD 2010), which is supposed to fire an email to a user, as soon as a new list item is created. The whole process looks like this: The list ...
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Custom Workflow creates multiple tasks items when item created triggers workflow

I am brand new to sharepoint and suffice to say the journey has been somewhat problematic so far due to discovering a number of bugs with the software, such as crashes on importing a visio diagram ...
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Would it be possible to move the List Workflows(SPD) to another site?

We have created a List Workflow using SPD and moved the site to another location using Export & Import-SPWeb cmdlets. Now, we are unable to the workflow on the new site? is that expected ...
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SPD Update List Item - If “field” in Current List equals “Yes”, then Update status in List 2

I have a form library, with a SPD Custom Task associated with it for approvals. The approver just has to check a box when they approve the form. But in order for them to not get a reminder to ...
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Look values for email should not show other email id's sharepoint desginer workflow

I need to send email to 2 users in a lookup column in a row. But i dont want both email ids to display for both users when they open the email. How to do this using SharePoint designer workflows? A ...
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Updated Workflow

I have updated a workflow with items I have changed like who to email, and email body....but when I published it only works for documents that are newly uploaded into the library. It does not become ...
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Workflow Fails to Compile and Publish in SharePoint Designer 2010?

The SharePoint install is a SP2010 install on a 2008 R2 server. Everything is fully patched. I am running the SP Designer on the SharePoint Server directly. I have a workflow which is intended to ...
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office 365 outlook account not receiving emails from SPD workflow Send an Email action

I have made a simple workflow for Office 365 to send an email to the person who created an item in the list. But it's not sending the email to the office 365 users, instead i provide static others ...
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Restore List Workflow in SharePoint 2010?

We have created a List workflow in SharePoint 2010 associated with List-X. Mistakenly, someone has deleted the List-X and it is not even available in Recyclebin. Now, How could we reassociated the ...