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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Causing infinite loop for SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow using SharePoint Designer

I'm trying to setup an approval workflow for new and edited items in Document Library. I created an approval workflow that is set to start when a new item is created and when an item is edited. The ...
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Remove permissions inheritance for current list item using Workflow 2010

I'm trying set unique permissions on the current list item and then remove permissions inheritance for item through a workflow. How to achieve the above task?
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Create a workflow with Item Level permissions by using the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform

I'm creating a custom workflow on SharePoint Online (Office 365) in SharePoint Designer. I am trying to achieve below tasks: This workflow will execute on a SharePoint list, triggered when a new ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow loops

I have a question about SharePoint Designer Loops. If I create a Today variable using a workflow variable will the Today variable update inside the loop or will it remain the same date that the ...
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Error: “Forbidden” while accessing cross site lists using REST API in SPD 2013 workflows

I am not able to access the cross site lists using REST API in SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow. I am making a call using action "Call HTTP Web Service". I am facing the error in responseCode ...
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How to Update a list item from one list to another list using SP Designer workflow

I have two lists. List 1 is Parent ( project name, status etc) and list 2 is Child ( project name, status, etc). I have created a workflow using the Create Item when an item in List 1 is added it ...
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Adding An item to sharepoint list using WCF service does not start workflow on that list

I tried adding a new item to list using WCF Service . The item is added successfully to the list but sharepoint 2013 designer workflow does not start on that list item, no workflows where created at ...
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Easily migrate List workflow from staging to production site in SharePoint 2013 online

Created a list workflow in staging Office 365/SharePoint 2013 online site but without rebuilding the same for the production how can I copy the same List workflow (same site definition & same list ...
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Create generic task, not an approval one with SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow

I cannot figure out how to create a generic workflow task with SharePoint Designer 2013. I selected the action "Start a task process" and I tried executing my workflow but it creates only an approval ...
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SPD Workflow not updating columns in a list

We are trying to build a new HR portal on a SP2013 server. We have the following workflows in place: Create leave requests Check for bank holiday Approve leave request Reject leave request Cancel ...
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Workflow update list item 'write created date in date field' does not apply to items within folders

I have a document library that receives email and splits email and attachment grouping them with a folder (all by design in 2013 version). I have created a very simple workflow (SP designer) that ...
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Create Designer Workflow which is associated to particular list in all the sites

I want to create a designer workflow which is associated to particular list in all the sites. Which type of workflow I need to create? Site Workflow or Reusable workflow ?
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Can I show before and after values of columns in an email sent by workflow?

I am working in SharePoint Designer 2013 (the SharePoint site itself is SharePoint 2010, upgrading soon). We have a list to keep track of our tasks as a team. People can update these tasks. ...
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Designer Workflow Pause until… runs at wrong time when date column modified

We have a 2013 SharePoint Designer workflow with a Pause until... action. It is based on a Date-Time column. I've set it to run both on item creation and update. The problem comes in if the user ...
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More than one approval workflow in single workflow

Is it possible to call 3 approval workflows in a single list workflow?
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Designer workflow through Jquery in sharepoint 2013

Can we trigger a designer workflow on item added event in sharepoint using jquery or SPWEBSERVICES. We have migrated from sharepoint 2010 to sharepoint 2013. In sharepoint 2010 we have a designer ...
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SPD Workflow Custom Action - Cannot create unknown type

I have written a custom workflow activity in Visual Studio 2012. I have deployed the dll and allowedtypes.xml etc etc and it is showing up when I look in Sharepoint Designer to add an action. I can ...
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Workflow to send 1 email for multiple items with the same value (dont want multiple emails)

Hi guys I have a SharePoint list, where a few fields in the list have the same value, Id like to have a workflow send an email to the creator, but I don't want multiple emails for every item that was ...
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Need to Trigger a Workflow when a file is CheckIn in Sharepoint 2010

I am trying to trigger a SharePoint Work Flow when a document is CheckIN , So my Work flow should be triggered only when i checkin the particular document. Can anyone help on this
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow (greater than or equal to)

Just wondering if the below is possible in SharePoint designer or another way that I cant figure out. I want to change the status of a field say REQStatus so my rules would be: If Qreq is = 0 set ...
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Update List items using workflow - multiple items

I have two SharePoint lists, one list contains Tools and the other list contains Jobs. On the Jobs List, I enter a new job. I then will select the Tools needed for the job. The Tools are in a lookup ...
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Duplicating both lists and workflows

I am creating a sharepoint site and list to coordinate our quarterly reporting requirements. I have a list for this quarter and the workflows I need set up, but when I hand this over to client ...
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SPD 2010 Custom Workflow - Unknown Error, documents disappearing

I have created a List Workflow in SharePoint Designer on Custom Document Library with 2 custom Content Types. The workflow Checks-Out the current document, updates 3 text fields, Checks-In the ...
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Manage Document permission using SP Designer Workflow

I want to manage Document permission in document library using SharePoint Designer workflow like manage item level permission of list using workflow. Can I manage permission of document using ...
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Syntax for setting multi-value lookup fields in SPD 2013 workflows

I'm trying to set the value of a field in a lookup column using a SPD 2013 workflow. The column is set to allow multiple values in the lookup. I've seen many sources stating that the syntax for ...
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Workflow error during Impersonation Step for certain users

We use SP Online (Off-prem 2013) and we have created InfoPath forms with people pickers and workflows which read these people pickers and remove then add permissions during an Impersonation Step. The ...
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Design basic approval process within SharePoint Designer 2007

I am new to SharePoint Designer and am trying to replicate the basic 'Approve' workflow that can be built on the SharePoint browser via SharePoint Designer 2007. The reason for me wanting to ...
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SharePoint Designer Wokflow, Http web service action, pass windows credentials

I have deployed a WCF service on my production server and it is working with windows authentication, I want to call that server from Office 365 sharepoint workflow, I am using HTTP web service action ...
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How to get email address from user ID in Sharepoint Designer custom workflow?

I have a list of clients for which a report needs to be written, checked and sent. When I create an item and assign someone as 'Writer' 'Checker' I want those people to be sent an email. Currently I ...
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How can I count the number of events in a calendar list to determine approval for a new event?

I've been tasked with building a shared calendar for my company for maintenance requests. One of the requirements is that there can not be 2 level 5 maintenances in the same week or 2 level 3 or ...
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Is the Yes No Parameter able to receive the True False boolean in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I have a 2013 workflow that sets a deletionBool value to either Yes or No. I want to pass it as a parameter into a 2010 workflow. I know the contents of each workflow are both yes or no. But the 2013 ...
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How do I assign a task after an item has been approved?

How do I assign a task to someone after an item has been approved?
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SharePoint 2013 Online adding a user to a group using a workflow

I am trying to add a user to a security group via a SharePoint 2013 workflow I am currently trying to do this using the Call HTTP web service action and I have 3 dictionary's built. All of this is ...
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How to configure workflow

This may be very simple but I am very very new to SharePoint and I am trying to create workflows for a change management process. Can someone tell me how to configure a workflow to: Assign a task to ...
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Find list items have old workflow version running

How can I find out which items in my list are running the old version of the workflow?
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Forms Library workflow error — Could not publish the workflow because the workflow configuration file contains errors

Previously I've been able to edit workflows without any problem on our Sharepoint 2010, using Sharepoint Designer. when i try to publish it , have encounter message, that i have not enough right to ...
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By publishing this workflow, conditions and actions inside imprsonation stesp will run using your credentials.

I have a workflow in a sharepoint document library, i am doing some maintenance of it. I am using SP designer 2010. I have done some wording changes in one of the email of the workflow. it has ...
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SP2010 Custom Workflow - validate checkbox

I am trying to create a custom workflow that checks to see if "All Day Event" is checked but cannot seem to create the proper Condition in SPD. I have If CurrentItem:AllDayEvent contains "Yes" I ...
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OOTB workflow tasks in a custom task list

Is there a way to make the task items from an OOTB workflow (in this case Collect Feedback) appear in the "Task List"? When setting up the workflow, there is the option to select which task list to ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow to update list items in different site collections

Will I be able to use SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow to update list items in different site collections? Are there any alternative to update list items in different site collections?
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SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow - Option not available

We are using SharePoint Online, I wanted to created a SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow. But I am getting the following message: "The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not ...
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disabled workflow still running

Strangely even after un-checking workflow start options, it still fires when a primary workflow by email trigger. The workflow was save and publish multiple times but not working. It's a long workflow ...
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my requirement is to send the automated mails on every Monday to the all approvers which are pending on their names

requirement is to send the automated mails on every Monday to the all approvers which are pending on their names using the workflows can any help me in this.
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Looking up a person in sharepoint workflow?

I have one list called Teams. The Teams item has two columns Leader and Members. Both are people fields with the Members being multiple values. I have a second list called Requests. In a Requests ...
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send document to repository with Metadata

I have SharePoint website with default language as German. I added second language as English. I also have 2 Taxonomy language for English and German. I am using Send Document To Repository workflow ...
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Designer 2010 Workflow, custom .xsn

I must admit I have never really understood SharePoint licencing where InfoPath is concerned. If I create a workflow in designer then edit the .xsn file, should i have Enterprise licence?
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Workflow: Link in email causes weird behavior (e.g. “URL, URL”)

so my set up is an approval workflow onto a list. There is a column in the list that is a preview URL. I want to link users to it in the approval email. The problem is when I create a hyperlink in ...
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Imported Workflow Error -Path needs to point to valid

I imported a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow into Visual Studio 2013. Once imported I got this error on all my activities Path needs to point to valid. Anyone know how to fix this?
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Workflow to copy a record from one form library to another having different formss

I am trying to create a workflow using SharePoint Designer that will copy a record (row) from one InfoPath form library with a unique form template to another InfoPath form library with a different ...
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Initiate a string variable to empty

Is possible in SharePoint 2013 workflow to initiate a string variable to empty or null? Ex: Set Variable: v_temp_related to <Empty or null>