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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Workflow with 3 levels of approvals (without taskforms) - Best way to implement

I have a List Form which is filled by employee and on submitting it has to go through three levels of approvals. Approval section(Approver Name, Date, Approved/Rejected) for each of these members is ...
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Problem reading list items from a custom SP list in a workflow

I don't see any workflow 2013 action that would let me readily retrieve items from a custom list in a SP online team site. Therefore I have to rely on REST/_API calls as discussed in this article. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Best Practice Moving Between Stages

Can someone tell me the best practice for transitioning between stages? I have two stages: Stage 1 and Stage 2 In Stage 1 I kick off a task process that requests that a bunch of users approve the ...
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Auto drop value everyday

So I have created a list that has a field that allows a user to input a rating of 1 - 4 which is then linked to another list that totals up each rating for that specific user. What I need to do is ...
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SPD 2013 Workflow

I have a "Team members" multiple person field that triggers an email to the people within the field. I do this by: If field is not empty send email. My question is... If the project manager adds a ...
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Inital Notification Email quit working - Coercion Failed: Input cannot be null for this coercion

Help! I have a pretty simple 6 step workflow that was working, and now all of a sudden the initial notification email is failing to send to the workflow participants and I see this error: Coercion ...
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See full list of recipients in the send email activity

I need to remove one email recipient from the list of about 6. Unfortunately, I can only see the first 2-3 users. The one I need to remove is hidden within the ellipses entry. Is there a way to see ...
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How to promote field to sharepoint form library from infopath list form

Greeting. Once again, this forum is great and thanks again to take the time into this. I have created an InfoPath list form with the "manage multiple list items with this form" activated. I need this ...
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Need to change WorkFlow to incorporate IF statement…not working!

I have this workflow that I am using, working great. Now I have a need to change the WF so that if the "Request Status" changes to "Access Denied", then email "xxxx" and stop workflow. Here is an ...
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Why does my step 2 not email me?

I have a short workflow I'm trying to put together. The first step works fine and sends the task with + 3 days due date, but step 2 never fires when I go in and change the 2 required items to YES. I ...
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What steps are required to allow custom workflows in my SharePoint list?

I am not an administrator for SharePoint just a user. I have in times past used custom workflows and custom ASPX pages for my sharepoint sites. I am in anew organization and they do not allow custom ...
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Exception details: System.ArgumentNullException: Value cannot be null

I cannot identify which detail is being indicated as Null. Can someone help me? Complete error message is: RequestorId: ac0d69b1-1903-ac70-0000-000000000000. Details: An unhandled exception occurred ...
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HttpSend activity timeout issue in SharePoint online declarative workflow

We have created a custom workflow activity using visual studio and declarative actions. It is deployed to a SharePoint online site collection using a sandbox solution. We have used HttpSend activity ...
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Task workflow not firing on task created by information management policy

I have a requirement to send out a custom notification email whenever a new task is assigned to a user. To achieve this I have turned off the standard notification on the Tasks list and attached a ...
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start workflow automatically when an items changed in one column sharepoint 2010?

i have list ABC containing 3 columns Column Name : Name Type : single line of text Data : I-Touch Column Name : Address Type : multiple line of text Data : xyz Column Name ...
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save List workflow as template in sharepoint designer 2010?

I have list workflows on development site I want to move from development to production environment. I can't use the Export to Visio because it says I need to use Save as Template instead. I select ...
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Workflow Status shows blank on completion

In my SharePoint 2010 Designer workflow, a custom status is set to the Workflow status in the last step. I understand that, "If the Set Workflow Status action is the last step in your workflow where ...
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How to get anonymous guest link for “Image” in Sharepoint 2010 Picture Library

i am trying to send email to gmail user , i am using images from picture library. but gmail user unable to see this images. is that possible to use image guest url ..?
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Custom action / SharePoint Designer ootb workflow to save previous column values?

i have created workflow in that i have to save previous column values and when workflow run i have to compare previous column values if not match then send email so is that possible using ...
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Can workflow 2013 be used to insert items into external list?

Can workflow 2013 be used to insert items into external list on adding new item in a sharepoint list?
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SharePoint designer workflow getting suspended, when we reassign the task

When I try reassigning the task to a different SharePoint workflow, it gets suspended with following error message: 272a70cf-3e68-ab2c-0000-000000000000. Details: An unhandled exception ...
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SharePoint 2013 WF doesn't run when item is updated by another WF

Problem: A SP 2013 WF set to start when an item is changed on a Contacts list does not start automatically if a field for that list item is updated by another workflow; however, it does start ...
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SharePoint workflow task - edit form -save action

I have simple workflow created using SharePoint designer 2013. Workflow assign task to certain user. If that user edit a assigned task and instead of clicking 'Approve' or 'Reject' click 'Save'; ...
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Organize the SharePoint Designer workflow fire?

I've 3 SharePoint workflow associated for a list. Each Workflow will run for specific status of that list. Also workflows will trigger when item created & Changed. Currently What I'm worrying is ...
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Limit Editable User Fields by Workflow Stage in SharePoint Online

I am in the process of creating a purchase approvals workflow in sharepoint designer 2013 and need some advice in design best practice. The first stage involves routing requests to management based ...
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Email going through even though workflow is disabled

We have workflow that send the email to Manager once the item is raised in the list. The problem is that when someone submits the item it send two emails to manager both are with different info in the ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow - Add a person to a person or group field from an initiation form

I have a custom list. On the custom list there is a person or group field that allows for multiple selections. I am trying to create a workflow which has an initiation form. The initiation form has ...
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Delay in getting started - SharePoint designer 2013 manual workflow

I have created a simple SharePoint designer workflow and configured it to be manually started. But when the workflow is started it gets stuck in start page for 5 mins before getting started. The ...
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SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board Comments Approval Workflow

We have one discussion broad list with approval workflow on discussion. Discussion will be visible to users after approval. We want to implement approval workflow for comments also on discussion ...
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Creating new Page in Sharepoint Designer Workflow created blank page ( no banner, no office 365 bar etc…)

When I create a new page in the Sharepoint Designer Workflow by using the action " Create item in Site Pages" and choosing Content Type ID ="Web Part Page" it created a new page like expected but the ...
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Running total of choice data from several lists

I'm using SP 2010. I have a few lists that have many of the same set of Choice columns. I want to be able to output a running total of how many there are of each choice from all lists. Maybe in a ...
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SharePoint Globally Reusable Workflow - lookup another list

Background: I'm creating an automatically incrementing document numbering system, for use through out the site. The numbering will be based on a list with counters for each category type. This should ...
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How to get the current time in a SharePoint 2013 workflow?

I have two SP2013 workflows that I built in SP Designer. They both do pretty much the same thing, but for different fields. In both of them I set a DateTime workflow variable to Today. One of them ...
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Sharepoint 2013 setting time zone from UTC to Local Time in workflow email

I am very much a SharePoint "newbie"--the end user version, not the farm manager version. That means I need the simplest answer possible to my question, please! I am working on a time off (approval) ...
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Second View in InfoPath not displaying data entered in First View

I have a very simple Infopath form with a very simple workflow attached to it for testing purposes below: Within the form, I created a Second View and then drag and dropped the controls from the ...
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Workflow errors on final step

I have a WF with the logic shown below: As far as the logic is concerned everything fires off correctly and sends email to the user who are in blue. However, the only thing that does not work ...
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How to update a Lookup field in one list with info from another list using Powershell or Workflow

I have a site that an SSIS package dumps thousands of items on to. The manager of the department wants a second list created. He wants to use a lookup column on list two to grab a single field called ...
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How to move document from folder to same Document Library using workflow

I have moved document from library to folder within the same document library. For that I have used "Update List Item" action. Now I want to move that document from folder to library again.
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Verify all check boxes in a repeating table are checked

I have created a very simple form in InfoPath. There is a part where I have added a repeating table. One column of the repeating table is a check box. My requirement is to set a textbox field with a ...
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JSOM Start workflow, pass parameters, use in sharepoint designer

I am starting a sharepoint online workflow in JSOM and passing parameters, workflow in working fine but how can I access those parameters in sharepoint designer?
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Queries regarding Workflow history list

I have a list that has a workflow running on it and all its relevant information is stored in the Workflow History list. Now in SharePoint designer, I'm changing the default list to another history ...
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SP Designer Workflow not firing in email enabled discussion list

I have enabled incoming email in a discussion board list and I can receive emails correctly. I want to trigger a workflow when emails are received or when items are added. I have a workflow but it ...
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Custom Activity for String Replace

In SharePoint 2010 designer, there is no direct option to replace the string with some other values. but in 2013, this is available. Is there any option to make this activity? I a column which is ...
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SharePoint Workflow Timer job issue

We have created on approval workflow (SharePoint 2010) using SharePoint designer in SharePoint 2013 standard edition environment. The workflow is customized as per below requirement. We have one ...
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Email Count of SharePoint 2013 Survey Responses

Business Case: Surveys are sent out for each new KB my team builds and they are live anywhere from 2-4 weeks. The business has requested that each week a survey is live, an email be sent out that ...
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Need help identifying source of error

I'm pretty new to SharePoint and designing task workflows and having some difficulties troubleshooting the following error. If anybody could offer some assistance I would be greatly appreciative. ...
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Workflow to count major versions

I need to look at the major versions for a document and send an email out when that major version count gets to a certain number. Is there a way via SharePoint 2013 designer workflow to count major ...
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Sharepoint 365 the file has been modified […]

I have a simple document content type that has some fields. I have also attached a simple approval workflow to this content type. The workflow automatically start when a new item is created on the ...
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Publish a page on pages list using Workflow on SP2013 Online

The Workflow has the option to check in a file, but I can't see the option to publish it. It is a site Workflow. I have use the POST method with the type:SP.Data.PagesItem like in the post on the ...
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Issues with Single Farm, Multiple Web Applications and Workflows for FBA Users

General Info We have three Web Applications on a single SharePoint Farm. Each Web Application has its own FBA (SqlProvider) Database, ConnectionString, Membership and Role Providers with distinct ...