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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Reusable workflow not showing anywhere (Sharepoint 2010)

I made a reusable workflow in Sharepoint Designer and checked that it's working in a site. Then I saved it as a template, downloaded it from the site assets, uploaded to a new site. Even after ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow - Manager of Manager Look-up

I have a SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflow, and I'm trying to look-up managers of managers. So far I have been able to successfully go two levels deep, but after that the workflow seems to stop ...
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Active remainder with interval between Create Date and Due Date

How to make workflow or action workflow which can find date/interval between Create Date and Due Date and send notification every day till Due Date? I will be very garteful for help. Best regards,
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SharePoint 2007 - False task assignment e-mails

I am experiencing a problem with the workflow that is currently being used to manage review tasks on some document. Once the workflow starts, false task assignment e-mails are sent to the requester ...
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Ways of implementing “Change Requests” behaviour in SPD 2013 workflow

I am implementing SPD 2013 workflow and have to add possibility to change requests in every task. In SPD2010 WFs we could set the Change Requests button and it created all the behaviour behind the ...
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SharePoint Designer customized approval workflow- look up help

I am building a customized approval workflow. When the email is sent to the approver there is a link within the email that will direct the approver straight to the form that was filled out by the ...
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Workflow Lookup to multiple values

Assume a three lists as below: User (Name) Process (Title, Members) How can we lookup a person where the person is one of the process members? In short, I don't know how to lookup over an array ...
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How to assign a value to Form field from association form?

In Sharepoint 2010 Workflow, there is a Association form with two fields. When associating the workflow with list, user is populating the association fields. Now, I would like to assign the ...
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Schedule workflow or email notification

Just wondering, is there a way to schedule (e.g. 1st day of each Month) a workflow or send email notification for a list, without using powershell or C# code.
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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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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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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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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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Irregular behavior in SharePoint Designer based workflows

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 to build list workflows. However, workflows that I have built and tested are unpredictably disappearing from the list of WFs available to run in the browser UI. ...
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“On Item Created” SharePoint Designer Workflow doesnt start when creating list items via Code Activity in Visual Studio Workflow

Any help on what authentication settings are required on the application pools for the below simplified scenario: My List item has two fields. "Title" and "Flag" I create a new List Item with the ...
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Workflow is not generating documents from templates - 2013

I have been trying to get this to work, I have created the content type and the template, set it up as the default content type. moreover, I have also specified the ContentTypeID in the workflow, but ...
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How to get task id on Visual Studio Workflow

I have designed a sequential workflow in Visual Studio and now I want to put a web part link on the email that will be send by workflow.My biggest problem is how do I send a link in email that will ...
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1 email notification for each user

I have a custom list in SharePoint 2010.This list is to collect the metrics from each POC,which means each POC will have multiple metrics/items to update. Is there any way that I can send 1 email ...
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Access Request list new Workflow

We are trying to do some initial testing on the Access Request list in SharePoint Designer and create custom workflows. I can create and publish the workflow, but when I go back into SharePoint ...
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Continue workflow if value doesn't already exist in another list

I seem to be having a little trouble with this.. I have created a workflow that takes a 'Candidate' and the 'Desired Position' he is looking to apply for, and then creates a new 'Application' object ...
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Updating a Workflow broke ALL automatic workflows

After an employee attempted to re-Publish an existing fully functional workflow. That had a custom Approval.xsn. He was asked to update the (template/form) via infopath? We don't use infopath. We ...
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DecodeClaim - By workflow Action

How could I prepere a workflow action, which could claim user name from two difrent user domains. One is AD, and the secound is ADFS users. i:05.t|adfs|user@xxx.xx How could I translete this for ...
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Email event invite to Lotus Notes — workflow? REST? something else?

We have a list of upcoming events on our SP site. We want users to be able to click a button and get invites to put on their Lotus notes calendar. We've found _vti_bin/owssvr.dll to generate ics ...
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Sharepoint designer Workflow, “Title cannot be empty” error

I want to create a workflow with Sharepoint Designer 2013. If I create a new workflow it gets created but it doesn't generate an initial Stage for me, also if I try to add a new Stage it doesn't ...
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calculated field in sharepoint site based on other field + workflow

I have created a calculated field which act on basis of BU(choice field) option as AAA, BBB, CCC. I have also created workflow to set ID increment. This work now as when user select BU = AAA Then ...
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How to look up SP Groups in Lookup for String dialogue

I'm trying to set a workflow Variable to a SP Group. When the Lookup for String box opens, I'm not sure where to find the name of the SP Group. Can someone give me a hand?
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Replacing List Permissions in Workflow (Sharepoint 2010)

I have a form that dumps out a text field that basically looks like this: ;domain\user1;domain\user2;domain\user3 I wish to use the 'Replace permissions of item' workflow action to add all of ...
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after updating February CU for SharePoint Server 2010 (KB 2597150) Workflow Issues

After installing February CU for SharePoint Server 2010 (KB 2597150), - I changed UserDefinedWorkflowMaximumComplexity to 10000 as I had 7 approval process in my SPD workflow. Now when the workflow ...
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“Remove List Item Permissions” missing in SharePoint Online workflow

I'm trying to change permissions at the item level via a SharePoint workflow. A lot of posts point to using 2010 workflows in 2013 SharePoint Designer, and one of the actions the posts say is ...
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Associated Lookup column

I have a SharePoint 2013 list that contains a lookup column, and additional columns associated to that lookup. For example lookup column 'Car' and the associated is 'Car:CarDescription'. I have a ...
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Sharepoint designer workflow task action not initiating

I am using a SharePoint designer workflow and it works until it gets to the step where it assigns a task to a user. When the workflow is initiated it goes through all of the steps until it reaches the ...
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Problem regarding SPD Workflows

I have a document library, and I have a SPD 2010 workflow with 4 different scenarios. In first scenario, I submit values and workflow starts In Second scenario, user approves or rejects (approval ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Initiation form - How do I display field values from the list item on which the workflow is being run?

I have seen this question asked in the context of SharePoint Designer 2010 workflows, but did not find a viable solution provided. I would like to throw this question out for SharePoint Designer 2013 ...
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Update Sum from Total from one list into line of new list

I am trying to find a way to group list items, take the total of a column and have that number updated in another list automatically. So here is the process. Invoice-- Amount-- Tax ...
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Workflow Call HTTP Web Service returns xml instead of Json

I developed a Workflow that uses http call webservice in our devlopment site on O365. When I rebuilt the identical workflow in production, it fails with the error: ...
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How to copy Calendar list(Event content type) recurrence data to another calendar list?

I am having two calendar lists(Event content type).One is master list.another one is child list. I want to copy an item from master to child using sharepoint designer workflow. How to do that? If i ...
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How to create Document Library via SharePoint Workflow?

Is it possible to create Document Library via Workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013? I'm using Windows 8.1, so I can't make it in Visual Studio.
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SharePoint Workflow Email From Display

I have SharePoint 2010 workflows that send emails to various users. Up until recently, the From field displayed the name of the library that generated the workflow email with our SharePoint email ...
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Simple way to put images in announcement body?

The Intranet is hosted by Office 365, and I have full admin rights on the website, and using SP Designer 2013 and the Intranet is SP 2013 as well. A little background information on what's going on: ...
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Form Action Button to start a LIST workflow (not a site workflow)

I have a custom Edit form (associated with a list on my sharepoint 2010 website) where I needed to have a button that triggers a workflow. I found that I could add a form action button and set it to ...
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Unable to get the list of all SP2010/SP2013 Work Flows (OOTB and SPD) which are associated with a List using CSOM

We came across an issue while pulling the workflow associations of lists, CSOM and Splist.WorkflowAssociations will not list the workflows created through SPD and attached to list. If anyone faced ...
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SharePoint 2013 form workflow in SharePoint designer export dictionary to excel

I am new to SharePoint and I am a little bit lost in here. I am in the SharePoint designer making a workflow, this one I'll export into visual studio and then deploy it, the problem that I have is ...
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Impersonation steps and SPD 2010 workflow stop with error issue

I had created one form library to submit the InfoPath Form and I granted the contribute permission on that library to all users. I had created the SPD 2010 workflow to get the approval base on user ...
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Starting an Approval Workflow on a list sets the Modified By to the creator of the workflow

I have a SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow running on a series of SharePoint 2013 lists and libraries. The libraries that have the workflow applied are not having any issues, this issue only applies ...
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow Error “Stage title is empty”

I've been developing a SharePoint Workflow for a Project Server site for almost a month, everything worked fine until yesterday. Now when I try to edit the workflow through Sharepoint designer I get ...
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Grant item permissions to group or users via workflow sharepoint online

I want to create a Document Set and upon doing that i want to grants users/ groups item level permissions to the document set. Can this be done via workflow? What are my options?
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Approval Workflow with both serial and parallel steps

Is there any way to have both a serial and parallel steps in an Approval or Signature Collection Workflow? The rough workflow I am after looks like: User Submits Parallel Approval by users: A, B, ...
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SP 2013 Workflow Manager - Can't publish workflows in SP Designer

facing a strange problem, following is the environment, Single Machine Farm Install Type is Application Server Role Win 2012 OS with SQL 2012 and SP 2013 Enterprise Installed No SSL or HTTPS ...
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Workflow firing at wrong time

I have created a workflow to fire when a form is edited (Start workflow automatically when an item is changed) by a user who is not the Assigned user for this form: 'If Current Item:Modified By not ...
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Getting External XML Sharepoint Workflow

I have a link directly to an XML page of an RSS feed. I am trying to use a get call to access the page in a workflow, but I don't know how to tell the workflow to expect the input to be XML. The ...