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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Workflows - execution order

I have a list on which there are 2 workflows. Both workflows are created in SharePoint Designer 2010. Workflow "A" have the following triggers 'Start workflow automatically when an item is Created' ...
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Calculate Workflow Custom Task Due Date without weekends?

I'd like to set the value of "Due Date" on "Create Custom Task" within my workflow. However, I want it to be "weekend aware"...i.e. (Sunday-Thursday working week) if you create a task on Sunday to ...
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Error occurred when assigning permission to multiple user in impersonation step in SharePoint 2010 Designer workflow

I am trying to create a Collect Feedback and an Approval workflow in SharePoint 2010 Designer. I always get error occurred when permission is granted/revoked to multiple user (supplied by the user) in ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval Work Flow Form - Link to Attachment

I have created a custom approval workflow that works as expected. However I am trying to add a link on the approval form to any attachments that were assigned during the creation of the list item. ...
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No Option to Manually Start SPD Workflow on a Workflow Task List

I created a SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow attached to a Workflow Task List to Create Items in another list when the workflow task is completed. I have it set to run Manually, but the Ribbon ...
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SPD Workflow doesn't start automatically when creating or updating item under elevated privileges

As far as I understand, the workflows created in SharePoint designer that should launch under the credentials of the system account will no longer start automatically. So what should we do in cases ...
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Office 365 developer site SharePoint 2013 preview: SPD2013 workflow is always canceled

I try to create a workflow using SPD2013 preview on the Office 365 developer site (company.sharepoint.com). I can create and publish WF using SPD2013 without any problems, but when I start it on the ...
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Workflow made in designer not working in Production

I've made a workflow in Designer which I invoke trough code in Visual studio. The solution is working fine in my Development machine, but when I implement to the production I get an error: Object ...
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Generate unique filenames

I was just wondering if there is a way of Generating unique filenames when uploading a new document or multiple new documents to a library. I am trying to avoid a situation where a user might ...
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Some SharePoint 2007 Designer Workflow actions don't pop up when selected under SSL

I can't seem to get SharePoint Designer 2007 to give me a dialog box when I select Workflow actions SEND EMAIL EXTENDED OR 3rd party LOOKUP SITE USER PROPERTY. I select the action, and nothing happens ...
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Need help with creating/using a co-recursive workflow template in Sharepoint Designer 2010

I have co-recursive workflows, WF-A and WF-B, that work together to send out an email. I created and tested them on my own test SharePoint site and they are working great. But I need them on another ...
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Workflow in sharepoint 2010 code

I'm new in sharepoint user 2010,so i wanna ask the question about workflow in sharepoint. My supervisor asked me to do sharepoint programming in development server with copy down all the codes and do ...
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Gather Data From User not sending task emails

I have a workflow with a gather data from component. The email is sent to a user stored in current item: Assigned Manager field in the content type that triggers the workflow. When the user fills out ...
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How to copy email body from a workflow step

I can't seem to copy from the body of an email from an action inside a workflow step. I can paste new content in, but can't seem to invoke the magic input to get copy to work. Is there some way to ...
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How to resolve full names from a Person or Group column (that contains multiple entries) in a designer workflow

I have a custom list with a custom content type, with a workflow, on SharePoint 2007 as outlined in this other StackExchange question. I'm using a Person or Group typed column to contain a list of ...
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How to add values from a “Person or Group” list column type to workflow email To or CC field

On SharePoint 2007 I have a custom list with a custom content type. The content type contains (among other things) a Person or Group typed column that allows the creator to add additional ...
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iOS: implement SharePoint Designer (Workflows only) functionality

Is it possible to implement operations on Workflows (like in SharePoint Designer) on iOS? Maybe I could call SharePoint's services to get a list of workflows, nodes in each workflow and draw it as a ...
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How can I have two workflows that run on one list, with conditions?

I've got a list, which has two SharePoint Designer workflows running on them. Both are fairly simple workflows. The first workflow, New Request is initiated on item creation, and it set's a field ...
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Provide Workflow Approve/Reject option in InfoPath Form 2010

I have created a Leave Authorisation Form using Infopath 2010 and published it to Forms Library. I have also created a SharePoint designer 2010 custom approval workflow and published it to forms ...
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MOSS 2007 workflow not copying particular column to another list

MOSS 2007 workflow not copying particular column to another list I Created a workflow to move the list items to another list. A column with lookup field type is not moving to another list. The column ...
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SPD workflow impersonation step, who counts as author?

Impersonation Step quotes "The contents of this step will run as the workflow author" Will impersonation steps run with the credentials of the person who publishes a workflow the last time? If an ...
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How can I only perform an action once on workflow that starts when an item is changed?

I have a custom workflow that starts whenever an item is changed on a list. It sends an email when someone is added to the People and Groups field. However the email sends every time the item is ...
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SharePoint Designer 2007 Workflow - problem with generating Emails

Hope you can help: We've built a rather simple, custom workflow in SPD which is connected to a custom list. In the list there is a Status column, with a choice-drop down and one of the values being ...
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Approval workflow: can an approver reject an item that they previously approved?

As I understand, the SharePoint 2010 workflow creates Task items for each approval, and once the task is closed (either approved or rejected), that's it. Can this be modified so that approvers can ...
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SharePoint 2010 approval workflows: how to pull data from against a different list

I'm adding an Approval workflow to an SP2010 list. The list will record change requests for certain items. There is a second list that tracks, for each item, which SharePoint group should be notified ...
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Custom Task Process

I am trying to create a custom task process using SharePoint Designer. Once the approver approves the task, the approver should be able to select a person/group that will be notified of this outcome. ...
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Updating an active Designer workflow

In SP2010, I have a list workflow that was built in Designer only - no code. I need to make a small change and must understand what happens to workflows in progress when I do this. The workflow ...
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How to return user or group in SharePoint Designer custom activity?

How can I return a user or group in SharePoint Designer custom activity? A return type of SPUser seems to be not possible. SharePoint Designer workflow does not recognize the return type. public ...
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Workflow to change title of uploaded documents?

Ok so I have a request from a user and I'm not sure how I can achieve this...I'm thinking workflows but not sure. Basically what she wants is to have a Document Library where she can upload ...
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Sharepoint workflow ignores approval condition

I have a custom workflow (created through SharePoint Designer) that starts with an approval task and then sends emails to different people if the submission is approved. I have an if clause in the ...
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The pause duration is (very)longer when number items are huge

We have a custom (SPD)workflow(manually starting) on a custom list which has 7000 to 8000 items and growing. "Pause For Duration" action is used to pause the workflow for 5mins and roughly 30 to 50 ...
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Workflow Task Process - email notifications

Is there any way to display the consolidated comments for task process in descending order for an approval workflow ? The comments are included in task notification emails. i could not find any ...
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SPD custom workflow takes more time to resume than expected…?

I have a custom workflow designed on SP designer with few sequence of actions. In one of the step, trying to pause the workflow for few mins(5mins) however noticed that it is taking more time to ...
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Remove line spacing from 'Full details' in workflow email

I have a workflow in SP 2010 that I use to send an email whenever an item is added. I've included the 'Full details' in the body of the email, however when the email arrives it has massive spacing in ...
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How to get the List URL in a SharePoint Designer workflow

I've gotten as far as below: But I don't know what they want me to choose in the "Find the List Item" section. I don't want anything from the list item... I want the URL of the list. Suggestions? ...
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Dynamic and Automatic approvers in SPD workflow (OOB)

I have a list items that need to be approved by a set of approvers. The list of approvers would change based on department, location and value of item. For example, if there an item to be moved from ...
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Workflow changing StartOnCreated via GUI in SPD

A few dumb SPD 2007 workflow issues. I'm trying to change startOn switches on a workflow config xml file but it causes the workflow to fail with errors when I try to recompile/finish it after ...
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Delete completed workflow after workflow completed

I have a workflow (created in SharePoint Designer) that notifies users when a survey is completed. The survey settings are that responses are anonymous and users may only see their own responses. ...
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How can I make a SharePoint 2010 list check if a specific serial number has been used before?

I'm trying to make an inventory list where we show who has been assigned a computer. What I want to see is a field that shows if a computer has been assigned to another person previously and the name ...
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Is it possible to have the round robin logic in the sharePoint list 2010?

Is it possible to have the round robin logic in the sharePoint list? I have two lists in SharePoint 2010. In List A i have Assigned to field column(people or user group). In List B i have two fields ...
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sharepoint designer workflow email

I have been using sharepoint designer workflows to send an email to a particular group when a requester fills a form in my sharepoint site. the problem is some other groups are even getting emails ...
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SPD 2010 Workflow update Calendar list based on Condition

I have created a InfoPath 2010 form + SPD 2010 multi-level workflow(Leave Authorisation Form). The infopath form is stored on a Forms library(Leave Authorisation forms Library) once it is submitted ...
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SD workflow not fired on adding a document

I am adding a document into a doc lib using custom code. I am doing this using the current logged in user account permission. after this i am editing the permission of the same document using system ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow “canceled” by system account when using impersonation

In our farm we have the following issue: Created a workflow with a few easy steps. The first step is a "assign a variable" step, all following steps are within an impersonation step. That workflow ...
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SharePoint 2010: 3 of 6 Workflows “Failed on Start”. SharePoint Designer Workflow Works Fine?

Three of the six workflows that are on one of my site collections in SharePoint 2010 are resulting in "Failed on Start" as soon as a document is submitted to a document library. The other three ...
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Setting approvers in the Approval workflow using SPD workflow action

I need to build a document approval workflow for a sharepoint document library. The workflow needs to be exactly like the OOTB approval workflow with the exception that the Approvers depend on a ...
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How to check if user has a permission to complete task in InfoPath task form?

Is it possible to check if the user has enough permissions to complete task in InfoPath 2010 task form? Or maybe it is possible to show to user read-only view if he has lack of the rights. The full ...
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Getting Information out of a “Collect Data from User” task

How do I get data out from the "Collect data from user" task that a workflow creates? So far my attempts have been failures.
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WSS 3.0 Uninstall SP 2

Is there any guidance on how to safely rip out service pack 2 for SharePoint Services 3.0? It appears to be causing some problems with designer-based WFs that are self-referencing.
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Two level approval workflow in sharepoint designer 2010

I want to create an approval workflow that goes like this. Form filled in -> click submit -> send to first person to approve ->(if not rejected)-> send to second person to approve ->(if not ...