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 skipping steps

I have a very pressing issue. I have exported all site content types and columns and imported them in another sharepoint environment. There were some lookup columns that were used in the REUSABLE ...
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SharePoint 2010 designer workflow stuck at “Starting” status

I have created approval designer workflow on a sharepoint document library. The workflow runs when the item is created or updated. It was working for fine until last month.. Suddenly it stopped ...
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Cannot create SharePoint 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013

Has anybody encountered the error below in creating SharePoint 2010 workflows in SharePoint Designer 2013? The list of workflow actions on the server references an assembly that does not exist. ...
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How to update an existing list item during a workflow to capture the newest list item

I have a custom build list to store status updates on a project. To add a new item, one simply click + NEW ITEM, fils in the Infopath 2013 form and clicks SAVE. Then a workflow is triggered to convert ...
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sharepoint designer workflow: set outcome in case of change request

I have SharePoint Designer workflow and I've set change request and reassign button in my task form, I would like to set the outcome column into change request, or reassign status when each of them ...
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mailto in Workflow emails

I'm using SharePoint 2007 and I have created a workflow to send a reminder email to the owner of the item a few days before the due date. I'm using <a href="mailto:someone@somewhere.com?">Some ...
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is it possible to have a sharepoint workflow that can dynamically switch content types?

I have a document library that contains 5 content types ( different word documents that have quickparts in them ) I have another list that has some customer information. I want to start my workflow ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow not firing when document checked in but works if checked out

We have a document library that has both Document sets and Documents. We also have a Workflow that is manually started by the user on any item in this library. The problem we are having is that the ...
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Multiple approval workflow by sharepoint 2010 foundation

I have created custom approval workflow on sharepoint2010 foundation designer, I used "Collect Data from a user" action property but it is not allowing me to start workflow automatically, it's through ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 workflows stuck on in progress

I was following this blog http://sharepointgypsy.blogspot.co.uk/2011/10/create-state-machine-workflow-with.html about SharePoint Designer 2010 state machine workflows and edited the choices in the ...
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Content type inheritance on Link to Document

I'm working on a reusable workflow in SP 2010 that moves documents through our management chain, where each member of that chain provides metadata input that can't be seen by those lower in the chain. ...
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SharePoint Designer Encountered an error Verifying Form Template

Good Morning I have created many workflows, so i know how to do it. Recently, i started getting this error. I have even went back to a fresh site collection, made a simple workflow of "Send an ...
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Sharepoint designer - Collect data from user error

I am new to sharepoint workflow development. I created my workflow in sharepoint designer 2010. My problem is the following: My workflow has a few steps, in every step I use the "collect data from ...
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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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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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Can a SPD workflow set variable to current item's latest approved version value?

We have a reusable workflow created with SharePoint designer. We are using SP2010 workflow engine. The workflow will be used on a list which content approval is enabled. We have a problem on "set ...
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Using SPD Workflow with non-standard JSON data

Personally, I think I'm not going to be able to use SPD workflows to do what I want here but I figured I might as well ask. What I'm doing Using a SharePoint designer workflow to call a REST web ...
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Error to workflow if copying disabled user (from active directory) to another list

I have created designer workflow for a content type in SharePoint 2010 site. In the workflow there is an action to copy list items into another list. If for any reason (such as employee left the ...
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SP2013 WF Suspended - Security Token could not be authenticated

Currently having an issue with a workflow that some of the time goes into a suspended state with the following error message. An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow ...
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Reusable workflow Start Time still not working in emails

We are using SharePoint 2013 Foundation build 15.0.4571.1502. I have a Reusable Workflow for Calendar Events built and still can't get the Start Time to display anything other than 1/1/0001 12:00:00 ...
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Create List Item using Call HTTP Web Service

I am trying to create a list item in an external list using the Call HTTP Web Service action. I've retrieved the X-RequestDigest, and include the following in my header: Accept; Content-Type; ...
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SharePoint cannot resolve user added to list by workflow

I have a list with a SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow attached which fires when a new item is created. One of the actions which the workflow performs is to call a SP 2010 workflow on the same list to ...
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Variable TaskId in workflow is empty

I built a workflow in SP designer that assigns a task depending on some actions on a list in SharePoint. then Assign a task to Current Item:Responsible user (Task outcome to Variable: Outcome1 | Task ...
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Empty Check-in Comment cast as Lookup leads to coercion error?

Sharepoint 2010 workflow - trying to put Check-in Comment into workflow email. If a document library item is checked in, but the check-in comment is left blank, I get the following error: Coercion ...
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Check request submission workflow

Is there an example out there which shows how to create a workflow for check request or other document submitted for approval? All this needs to be done without infopath or any third party product. ...
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Create a Workflow to find a particular Value in the list and send Email to the name associated with that item

I have a numbers of items in an list, with fields like "Creator of item", "Column1", "Column2", etc. I need to create a workflow, which will go through the Whole list of items, and find which items ...
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Person and Group Picker Error On InfoPath Form Load

So I have a SharePoint Designer workflow pulling a persons name from list1 to list2, which seems to work when viewing SP list2. However, when I open the InfoPath form embedded on list2 it spits out ...
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Workflow anonymous form

I am creating my first workflow in SharePoint 2010. The workflow will start by the receptionist when she adds an item to the list. The list will be sent to an anonymous user by email to fill up ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Issue - “The field or property 'GUID' does not exist”

I am having an issue with a SharePoint 2013 Workflow on SharePoint Designer. I can publish the workflow to the site with no problem. Once the workflow is in the started stage, it always gets suspended ...
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Discussion Board Workflow for Replies

I have a Discussion Board on my SharePoint site that is used by the whole organization for weekly department updates. Usually what happens is: Department will post their weekly update as a new ...
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Workflow Emails Sharepoint 2010 don't send what is in define message and go to wrong person

I'm trying to setup an email response that when I change "Completed by Data" to "yes" it will send an email back to the created by person. This didn't work so I tried a simple send to user "Bryan" ...
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How to build a workflow associate with retention policy?

I am using SP2013 on-premise. However I want to stick with SP2010 workflow engine. After some research, I found there was an OOB "Decomposition approval" workflow in SP2007 but no longer available. ...
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Workflow - Items created by a group then email another group

What I'm trying to do is have a SharePoint Designer (2010) workflow for a list I have on the event when an item is created to send an email. That part is simple. Where I'm getting stuck is I want it ...
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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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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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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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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 ...