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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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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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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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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Updating List Item based on Current Task:Assigned To value

I'm trying to update a List Item column based on the a Current Task's Assigned To value. However, following code doesn't work for me: If Current Task:Assigned To contains Car Update Item in Current ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 - Approval task

Under general settings with an approval task, you can choose to enable/disable certain commands on the task form: reassignment and request change. The thing is that I have multiple participants. Some ...
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How to update an existing list item during a workflow to capture the newest list item

I have a custom build list to store status updates on a project. To add a new item, one simply click + NEW ITEM, fils in the Infopath 2013 form and clicks SAVE. Then a workflow is triggered to convert ...
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How to create a list item in a separate site collection using 2013 workflows and SPD?

How can I, using sharepoint designer, create a 2013 workflow that creates list items in other site collections than the one that the workflow was initiated in? I have read that it is possible with ...
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Workflow to send reminder mail weekly if task not completed

I just got a task to create a workflow to auto send emails weekly to task owners until their task is completed. The field is called Status. My steps so far: Create a list workflow and use the ...
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Can workflow check conditions on multiple items?

Each quarter, I'll have 4 items created in a workflow. When each of the items has had a file attached, I'd like to send an email (but only when all of those 4 items have attachments, I don't want an ...
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Workflow: Wait for field change in current item does not fire

I have a work flow that looks like this: wait for field to be not empty email people wait for field to be not empty email people The problem is that from some reason, some of the time (it is not ...
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Calculating correct version after publishing major version creates new draft version of document

I created a workflow to calculate the correct version of a document, taking into account that the documents we are putting onto SharePoint already have a version number before transfer to SharePoint. ...
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Workflow Tasks are getting assigned to an OLD domain account

We migrated to a new domain by rebuilding a server in the new domain and plugging the old content database into it. Then we ran the migrate user scripts. STILL we are having problems with the old ...
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sharepoint designer workflow: set outcome in case of change request

I have SharePoint Designer workflow and I've set change request and reassign button in my task form, I would like to set the outcome column into change request, or reassign status when each of them ...
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Workflow send email on due date even after date changes

I must create a couple of Workflows, which will send notification to users (something like a reminder). I have created a first WF that will be activated when item will be created or modified ...
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How to find custom WorkflowInstanceID in Designer workflow?

I have a list with 3 workflows: A, B, C. I want to show their status in a single new field S. So, S should contain, for example this information: " Status of A: In Progress Status of B: In Progress ...
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Detect a new item and send an email

I am using the sharepoint 2007 designer workflow to create the following rule: If and item in the list is created, sends a mail. When I work with a library I check for the version field (if ...
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My workflow is only kicking off an email to the first approver of a two level approver workflow

I am using the example from Laura Rogers book, Infopath Step By Step. I have built my form and Workflow identical to hers (so I thought) Here is the workflow: Step 1 Set Variable: FormLink to ...
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Unable to edit my custom List workflow (SP Designer)

There is an existing Custom List workflow on our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise site that I can't figure out how to edit. My main goal is actually to export this workflow to be able to port it to another ...
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How to store TaskID for later use?

Scenario: Have a SPD2007 approval workflow designed. A task is assigned to user1 and custom emails are sent. I'm not using the ootb email notification. Once the task is completed the workflow ...
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PowerShell script to update Task “Outcome” and “% Complete” fields

I have a problem (see Workflows do not continue after user completes a task nor do they update task outcome and percentage) that I can't get around. I thought about running a powershell script every ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Designer Workflow Help

I cannot seem to figure out how to get a workflow to work the way I think it should work, and need some help or some suggestions as to how I can go about creating a workflow. Effectively for a certain ...
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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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Why sharepoint 2013 workflow canceles without any error?

I install and configure workflow manager and register it to sharepoint 2013. I create a very simple workflow to set a column. and I set that workflow can start automatically when an item added or ...
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Creating a dynamic list workflow?

I have a list with a multiple choice column - 'Department'(dropdown). I essentially need to send out an email notification to the department group (Sharepoint Security group) depending on which ...
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Task Status out of sync with actual Status sharepoint 2010

I have a Workflow that Collects Data from a user. The problem is, the workflow isn't continuing/updating the status/outcome of the actual workflow once the task is completed. The workflow looks like ...
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Do sth for each User which is assigned in a multiple choice column

I have a List where you can specify one or more than one Users in a column called "Responsible". Now i want to make a eg.:Task for each User selected in that column with sharepoint designer. ...
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Why is “Task Status” being set to “Reassign Task”

This is so bizarre. I have a workflow that is a custom Approval workflow and enables users to Request Changes and to Reassign Tasks too. So I just realized instead of actually reassigning the task, ...
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Please suggest SharePoint 2013 certifications

Currently i am working on SharePoint 2013 environment as SharePoint Administrator Have done 70-667 Microsoft Office SharePoint Configuring and 70-536 Microsoft .NET frame work application ...
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Create an approval email workflow that inserts list item

I'm trying to create a workflow that will send out emails to users after someone creates an item in a document library or list. The user will receive the email in outlook and will use the voting ...
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Lock item when approval starts

I am making a Custom List that would route for an approval when the user wants to. When an item is routed for approval, I want the item to be locked for editing. How can I achieve that? I am only ...
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Workflow for discussion board

I'm trying to create a workflow in SPD 2010 whereby if someone responds / replies to a discussion board, it sends an email to the original creator of that thread. I created a reusable workflow with ...
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Workflow files won't “Check In”, can't “Undo Checkout”

I have a problem in SharePoint 2010 where if I'm creating a SPD workflow to a list, that just has it run automatically and log "Hi" in the history list, it won't 'run' because the files show as ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflow not emailing SharePoint Group members

SharePoint is returning a "Coercion warning: user or group does not have a valid e-mail address." when I attempt to target a SharePoint Group with users inside it via a SharePoint Designer 2010 ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow to update list based on multiple conditions

I'm having a little problem getting my aggregation list workflow to run correctly. I have two lists (A, B) on a site and a workflow associated to List A. My goal is to keep track of total project ...
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Need to kill all Workflows on a list in Sharepoint 2010

Can someone explain to me how to do this using Powershell?
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Form URL in Sharepoint Workflow Email

I have a workflow setup to run when I submit an infopath form. I am trying to create a HyperLink in the email to the infopath form using [%Current Item:URL Path%] However it generates this url ...
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SharePoint 2013 Certifications

It's been few days that I have decided to start preparing for my SharePoint Certifications. But, I am facing a lot of difficulty as in from where do I start? My interest are in SharePoint ...
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Workflow failed to get user profile for user when using SharePoint Designer- Just some particular users

When running send email activity in SharePoint Designer 2010 - Data Source: User Profiles, I see that some users get "Workflow failed to get user profile for user" while others are just fine. I also ...
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Importing a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio

I'm creating a simple workflow in Visual Studio: I can deploy it, and it works. I then try to open it with SharePoint designer: However, the steps/activities/stages are missing. How come I'm not ...
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Using workflow to set choice field value

I created a workflow which would change the dropdown value when the people picker field had a name, then it would send out an email. However, when i edit an item and select a name and save, the ...
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Retention policy and recurrence

I'd like to set up a retention policy in a document library so that the editor of a document recieves an e-mail when the document was not modified within the last year. Then the editor of the document ...
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Workflow Error Coercion Failed

I have a huge problem. We created a Sharepoint Designer Workflow. It works fine for more than one month. Yesterday we got an error message: Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup ...
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Refer to a Group in an 'If Modified By…' Workflow Action

I want to have a workflow that only allows a certain change to be made by certain people: I only want people in the permissions group Library Authorisers to be able to save a document after changing ...
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SPD-Workflow: how to send an email to username stroed in variable

How do I send an email to a user whose username is stored in a string variable? Do I need to lookup the email address first? how? thanks!
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow when item is published

I see that Designer has the option to see the approval status of an item, however how can i see if an item is published or not... I have a wiki page library and i want to run some logic when the user ...
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How to delete a Workflow History list?

I have a workflow history list that I keep accidentally using to create new workflows, but it is corrupt so I spend a lot of time recreating workflows because I can't figure out how to delete it, and ...
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Sharepoint package installation - Feature is not visible in Site collection -> settings

I am not very experienced with Sharepoint 2010 and I am having trouble installing a package. I downloaded a package from "iLove SharePoint" as I need to call web service from a workflow. The package ...
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What will happen if I upload a spreadsheet into a list with a workflow set to start for each new item?

This is a theoretical question at this point, but important for the design of a process I am being asked to spec. I am designing a process such that the source material for a list will be generated ...
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Workflow Action to Clear Field in Current Item

The Question Is there a way, either through a hack or an action I haven't noticed, to clear the value in a specific field of an item, using a workflow? The Issue All I want to do is clear the values ...