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sharepoint 2007 workflow restarts automatically after 30 minutes

I have this situation: a simple list with a workflow to collect data from user. Then on the Approval Tasks list I added another workflow to send an email to the user with the link to start the above ...
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How a Workflow can pass a list item through a site collection hierarchy

I have a site hierarchy like this: p c1 c2 I want to create a workflow to process a list item in c1 and under some conditions pass it to another list in c2 or as a workflow variable in p. ...
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Export 2007 workflows for display

I need to export my SharePoint Designer 2007 workflows so I can show people how they work/what the conditions are. I found a similar question here but I have Visio Standard 2007 and this is for 2010 ...
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Issue with customizing approval process in sharepoint designer

Update--- It appears the that the workflows are completing but it is taking an hour or so to process. Has anyone encounted this before???? I have created on a list a sharepoint designer workflow that ...
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I need to create an SPD2010 Designer workflow that will run when a date range is equal to Today -6

I am using SPD and SharePoint 2010 and I have a list where Project Manager's enter weekly updates and I'm looking for a way to automate a reminder to them. Currently we have a field called "Date PM ...
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If statement within If statement

i do hope you can help. Im very much an amatuer beginner when it comes to SharePoint Designer but am struggling with a list workflow issue. Im trying to set up a workflow to send emails to the ...
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How to reduce field on user profiles management using workflow in SP Online

I have some problem with my "holiday proposal" workflow in SharePoint Online (Office 365 - SharePoint 2010). I have created field (integer) "Free days" in user profiles. The main things is to ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Not Always Firing

I have a very simple SharePoint Designer workflow on a SharePoint list. All it does is fire when a new item is created, copying one column value into another. The workflow generally does exactly what ...
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How to get the correct reference to a Folder created within SharePoint Designer Workflow?

I have a SharePoint Designer workflow on a custom list that creates a corresponding folder in a document library. I then want to associate the firing list item to this newly created folder using the ...
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Problem with starting SPDesigner workflow programmatically

When we start SharePoint Designer workflow, which updates an item in the list, from code on custom web part page (with custom webpart added on it), we got following error: ...
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Using a lookup to set the To: address on a sharepoint designer 2010 workflow email action

I have a sharepoint designer 2010 workflow with a email action. I want to set the value for the To: address to a field of the Current Item using a lookup ( [%Current Item:Vendor Contact%]. ...
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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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How to get item created in Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow

Here is the setup. I create an item in my Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow, which is output (the id I believe) to variable CREATE. I then want to send an email to a user where the URL of created ...
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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 ...