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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Can I Change A Reusable Workflow to a :List Workflow

I created a reusable workflow in Designer by mistake. Is there a way to change this to a normal list workflow without recreating it? Also, how do I access it after publishing it? I don't see it in ...
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domain\username formatted address not resolving in Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow

I have a custom list on Sharepoint 2010 that has a SPD workflow attached that sends out an email to 2 Exchange distribution groups, and a small handful of individuals. This has been working fine for a ...
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sharepoint 2010 standard edition - workflow

Can I design a workflow in SharePoint 2010 Standard edition? Or this is only available in the enterprise edition? I can not find a template for the workflow
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Include day of week in Long Date in Workflow Email

My workflow sends an email. CurrentItem:LongDate gives 16 October 2014. How can I get the day of the week inserted at the start? I'm using SharePoint Online.
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Workflow automtically starts when an item is created despite it being unchecked in Start Options

I have a workflow that I need to start when an item is changed but not when an item is created, as I have a separate workflow for that, so the "Start workflow automatically when an item is created" is ...
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How to get all folders and subfolders from a sharepoint library using web services

I'm using workflow with a rest webservice to retrieve all empty folders for a document library. We want to email the administrator when a certain folder does not contain a document. We have ...
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How to URL Encode a string in SharePoint Workflow

I am working on a SharePoint 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer. I'd like to send an email where the body contains a custom URL that would go somewhere outside SharePoint. I'd like to include ...
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SP13: Reminder Workflow

I created a workflow and the objective is to send a reminder email to any open item 7 days prior to the deadline date. I am not sure what I am doing incorrectly. Found below is the workflow that I ...
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Unable to register the Workflow Service with SharePoint(HTTP)

Unable to register the Workflow Service with SharePoint(HTTP) When I run the command to register: Register-SPWorkflowService -SPSite http://servername:port/ -WorkflowHostUri ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013 crashes when I publish a workflow with a approval process action

From a few days I can no longer publish with the SharePoint Designer old and new Workflows that contain a simple approval process Action, like this -> Start Approval (7) process on Current ...
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Workflow cannot update list item

I have a workflow in sharepoint online. And it's workflow can do any things with current item and create task in association task list, but when i want update item in current list, my workflow nothing ...
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Check if current user belongs in group in workflow

I'm using SPD 2013, and want to know if there's a way to check if the current user is included in a group. I'm trying to use it for a conditional to either run an approval process or not. The ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Workflow, return field as Lookup Values, Comma Delimited getting both lookup id and lookup value

I'm working on a simple workflow in SPD 2010 which is going to send an email to multiple recipients based on lookup values and even though I set the "Return Field As: Lookup Values, Comma Delimited" ...
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Sharepoint reusable content type workflow

I am having a SharePoint 2010 type designer reusable workflow that is associated to a content type that sends an email when an item is created in a list. There are multiple sub sites where the list ...
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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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Excel Services REST API returns 401 Unauthorized in Workflow

I am trying to make a call to the Excel Services REST API in a workflow to retrieve information on a workbook's charts. The URL format is ...
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Approve workflow tasks for multiple items from a view of approved items list

I have a workflow on a list that starts a task process that requires users to Approve/Reject the item. Some of the users do a lot of these approvals each day, and would like a way to mass ...
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Setting managed metadata field via Sharepoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I'm trying to copy an item from one list to another via a workflow in Sharepoint 2013. I can create the item and set the fields to equal the Current Item's value for that corresponding field, and it ...
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How do I lookup string value from another list?

I'm having trouble using a "Lookup" type field to lookup values from another list. I have two lists. 'Invoices' list shows all the invoices' being entered by colleagues with all the general ...
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How to Run Copy List Item Workflow Across Whole List at Once

I want to archive a large list (list 1), therefore i saved template of that list without content and renamed it (list 2) and created brand new empty list off that template. Now i am using if statement ...
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SharePoint workflow will return .000 inside a link for the current Item URL Path

I have created the following list workflow inside SharePoint designer:- The workflow will be started manually on “Announcement” list, and will send email notifications to users. but the problem I ...
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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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Duplicate emails from a workflow are going to be sent when creating a new wiki page

I am working on an enterprise wiki site, and I know that when creating a new wiki page it goes through the following life cycle:- When a user clicks on add new page, and he enters the page title; a ...
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How to show role-specific version of EditForm.aspx?

is there a way to show different versions of EditForm.aspx, depending on who wants to edit the item, by using workflows only (as I have no access to the server and can't deploy any solutions)? The ...
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How to Copy 1 List Item to a List in Another Site - SP 2010 Workflow Designer

Does anyone know how to copy a list item from 1 list to another list in a different site using SharePoint Designer for workflows? I am using SharePoint 2010 Foundation, and would prefer not to use ...
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Manually start SharePoint 2010/2013 workflow in SharePoint 2013 farm?

Is it just my SharePoint 2013 environment or does anyone else experience the follow issue: a SharePoint 2010 workflow attached to a SharePoint 2013 list cannot be started manually for individual ...
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SharePoint workflow list item permission

I'm working on a 2010 workflow that runs when an item is created and should grant a user read/edit access to that specific list item. The list admins will have full control but the users will have ...
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which one is better considering performance, workflow or event receiver?

Using events like ItemAdded, ItemUpdated which one has the good performance on custom list. What can be preferred considering there are large lists?
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How do I use property bag in Sharepoint designer Workflow

Is it possible to store and retrieve values from property bags in sharepoint designer workflows. Thanks Swayam
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Creating new discussion using designer 2010 workflow not showing discussion item correctly

I have created a designer 2010 workflow in SPD 2013 which will create a discussion in discussion board when a user will add an item to my custom list. Now item is created but when I checked its root ...
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Create a workflow that routes time-off approval requests directly to a Sharepoint calendar

I'm new to SharePoint designer, and I've created approval workflows that come pre-packaged with SP. However, my company is requesting to have a more complicated workflow in place. I need a workflow ...
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ASPX vs HTML forms

I would like to create a couple of custom new/edit forms for lists. In the past I used InfoPath but I wanted to move on to an alternative since InfoPath is going away. This would be my first attempt ...
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how to set a workflow to check for modified date

I'm trying to create an SP2010 workflow that does this: check document modified date, if modified date is more than 365 days old, send email, pause for 15 days, check document modified date, if ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflows read .XOML file programmically using c#

I need to get list of all the workflows using a custom activity. I visited a workflow using designer and have the name of the activity. I just need to read that xoml file and see whether that file ...
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Workflow or what ? - Help understanding the good way to create it

I'm using SPD to create my workflow. I was asking to create a process like this (holidays) : People1 create a item in a custom list, and People1 fill a field with a people picker with People2. Then ...
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Cannot view globally reusable workflows

Background: I recently inherited a new SP site and have Full Control permissions for it. It is SP2010 / Designer 2010. I want to take a globally reusable workflow (approval), copy it, and and use a ...
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Identify SharePoint Designer Workflows using Custom actions

We have a very large Web Applications which has around hundred OOB workflows and some might be using custom actions as well. How can I get the list of the workflows which are using these custom ...
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Further question about expanding groups in workflows

I read the earlier thread here: Custom Approval workflow Expand Groups, but I haven't had success in trying to include my own ExpandGroups field. I'm using SP Designer 2013, trying to create a 2010 ...
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Workflow HELP: Sharepoint designer 2010 template

On SP 2013 with SPD 2010 workflow template My need is the following when a document is uploaded in a document library: a topic (subject) is created in a discussion board with the name of 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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3 task outcomes in a SP Workflow

How do I create an "If / Else" statement in SPD2013 for 3 task outcomes in a SP workflow?
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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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CAML Query for SPServices parameter

I need to run a workflow on all items in a library. This SPServices example seems like a good plan but I'm running into problems. The library has folders and the CAML query returns only the folders, ...
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SPD 2010 Workflow: Intermittent item creation issue

I have an intermittent workflow issue that's proving exceptionally difficult to troubleshoot. Given the details below, what would be the next steps in finding a cause for this issue? Details: This ...
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Use workflow to move document within document library to different folder in same library

I am looking to use a workflow to move documents within a document library to a specific folder in the same document library (this to manage access rights on different documents via the libraries). ...
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WorkFlow email to summarize a days worth of infromation

I have a basic Workflow that emails an accounts department when a new payment is made. A simple list governs all of this. Instead of sending one email for each list entry I would like to send one ...
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Can we use SQL Server as a primary data storage for SharePoint 2013?

Is it possible to use external SQL Server as a primary data storage for SharePoint 2013? Having this implemented we can generate reports, query data and it would become very very powerful to use. Or ...
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Custom Approval workflow Expand Groups

SharePoint 2010 Enterprise I'm using SharePoint Designer OOTB approval workflow and I have question regarding the Initiation form parameter (Approvers and Expand Groups) and how the assignment stages ...
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Workflows Dissapearing SharePoint Designer 2010

I have been working on an workflow that automatically sends a HTML formatted email to a specific user group. However, sometimes when I open my site and look for the workflow in Sharepoint designer, ...
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Missing assembly reference on publishing workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013

I have used Custom actions for SharePoint Designer from the solution in codeplex http://spdactivities.codeplex.com/ I have installed the latest wsp and enabled the feature in my site. I have created ...