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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
0answers
53 views

Sharepoint 2013 workflows are not getting started

I have a SharePoint 2013 designer workflows configured with the start options as 'Manual'. It was working fine for few weeks. However one fine day, the workflow fails to get started. Even when I ...
1
vote
0answers
43 views

Number of Workflow instances that could be “In Progress”

I have created a SharePoint Designer Workflow for a document library. Whenever the user uploads a document the workflow is started and is completed only when they fill the meta data for it. The issue ...
1
vote
0answers
145 views

Designer workflows not working after migration from Sharepoint Foundation 2010 to 2013

We have a problem after migrating a site collection from SharePoint Foundation 2010 SP1 to a new SharePoint Foundation 2013 SP1 farm, following Microsoft guidelines Here are the details: Site ...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

Workflow status change

I have a field status in my list. The status field has three values as Approved, Rejected and Pending. Whenever these values get changed it should trigger a mail. And if it is approved it should store ...
1
vote
0answers
160 views

How do I retrieve the Task ID of a task process?

I am trying to retrieve the task IDs of tasks in a task process in order to retrieve their task status. The only field that shows is the task outcome, which doesn't help. How do I get the task ID?
1
vote
0answers
113 views

Sharepoint Designer Workflow to add file using REST api with some content in the file

I am creating a SharePoint Designer Workflow 2013 where I add a file using REST api call. File gets added perfectly, however it goes empty. I want some content in that file, let's say "Test File ...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

Determine if SPD workflow is saved or published?

How do I know if a SharePoint Designer workflow is only saved instead of published? If another user saves the workflow, will I see their changes?
1
vote
0answers
185 views

Cancel a task on reaching a timeout?

We are currently trying to build an approval workflow for employees to request training. The idea is to first have the employee's supervisor approve (or reject) the training, and if the supervisor ...
1
vote
0answers
57 views

how to remove site name from the “from” of an email

My requirement is that I have to remove site name EAR which is automatically coming in Email. In place of that I have to keep Name of a person using workflows. It is coming like- EAR so I have to ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Need advice to solve conflict between Content Approval and SPD Workflow

I have a list with "Require Content Approval" turned on. The list have 2 columns "IsExpire" and "Expire date". A SPD global reusable workflow is setup on the list to check whether the item reach its ...
1
vote
0answers
118 views

SharePoint 2013 workflow 401 unauthorized

I am starting workflow on a list item using the server side code. It is getting started and immediately it is going to suspended state with 401: unauthorized exception. If I go the list with the same ...
1
vote
0answers
132 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
124 views

“Assign To Do Item” action is not available in SharePoint 2013 designer workflow

I want to create one SharePoint 2013 designer workflow which should create one task for one user without any outcomes of the task like Approve/Reject. I just want to assign one to-do task so that ...
1
vote
0answers
192 views

workflow to send Single mail for multiple items modified

I have an approve button on a page and a list. More than one list items are approved by clicking on this approve button. Now If I create a workflow to mail the specific person, it will send him mail ...
1
vote
0answers
68 views

SharePoint 2013 Calendar: Delete single item from recurrence event using Designer Workflow

I am able to delete single item from Calendar using "Delete Item in {this list}" action in Designer Workflow. However, I am not able to delete single instance of Recurrence Event. Does anyone know, ...
1
vote
0answers
59 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
106 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
187 views

Post to Microfeed using SPD 2013 Workflow

I tried to create a new post in our Microfeed/newsfeed in Sharepoint 2013 using a Sharepoint Designer workflow. My idea was to create a list item in the list with the "Create item" action. When ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Reading a value from site collection list inside my workflow

I have created a site template which have a workflow inside it.and inside the template there is a workflow, now i need the workflow to be dynamic in a way that can work with newly added sites. the ...
1
vote
0answers
90 views

Get all replies to post in NewsFeed

I have a workflow that sends an email to users when a new post gets added to a newsfeed. From looking at the MicroFeed list I can see that column MicroBlogType contain a 2 for posts and a 4 for ...
1
vote
0answers
294 views

Sharepoint Designer encountered an error generating the task form

I have made some minor changes on Approval workflow in the production environment using the SharePoint Designer 2013. This workflow was working properly earlier. It shows The workflow contains ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

Designer based workflows issue

I have created a basic workflow that will duplicate an item(InfoPath form) and I set it to start manually. Everything is working fine for me, but when I ask other Site collection admins to test, they ...
1
vote
0answers
139 views

Can I programmatically access the values and modified dates for appended column entries?

I have a Projects list with a multi-line text column named Progress Update set to "Append" to create a record of updates. This appended Progress Update column saves a "blank" value when a list item ...
1
vote
0answers
66 views

Moving a SharePoint 2010 folder (with documents in it) from one document library to another

I have a document library with a lot of folders into it and i need to move them to another document library given that a site column had a certain value. The destination list was created from a ...
1
vote
0answers
475 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
135 views

problem with date conversion sharepoint 2010

The following Workflow is returning the wrong date time. Can you help explain why and how to fix it? Set Variable:CurrentDay to Today Then Set Time as 00:00 for Variable:CurrentDay (Output to ...
1
vote
0answers
119 views

Creating sharepoint 2013 workflow in designer

I am new to topic of creating workflows in Sharepoint. What I would like to achieve is creating a workflow that acts as following: It starts automatically upon adding new item to document library ...
1
vote
0answers
90 views

Start a task process (Get user)

I am using "start a task process" to generate an approval task. The task is assigned to several users (so "assign task" is not an option) but is configured so that the first response is the good one. ...
1
vote
0answers
283 views

2013 workflow multiple value managed metadata

I've got a 2013 workflow that looks up a value in another list based upon the value in a managed metadata column. It was based on this discussion. And it is working if the column is restricted to one ...
1
vote
0answers
112 views

SharePoint Designer workflow executing same lines\steps multiple time in single instance

I am working SharePoint 2010 workflow. I am facing an issue. Problem: 1) I have few workflows running on different situation 2) Out of all workflows one is set to execute on "Item Created" 3) This ...
1
vote
0answers
51 views

Update Workflow with PowerShell

I have a MOSS 2007 environment which we are upgrading to SharePoint 2013. I have a lot of Designer Workflows in 2007 that usually involve simple activities like sending mail. However some of the mail ...
1
vote
0answers
91 views

Sharepoint designer workflow does not automatically start for first list item insert

SharePoint designer workflow does not automatically start for first list item insert. Second item inserted start workflow automatically. What is the problem?
1
vote
0answers
153 views

change document file name via workflow - SharePoint Online

Is it possible to change the filename of document uploaded in sharepoint online/onpremises using workflow? We would like to have documents uploaded to sharepoint but unfortunately some have the same ...
1
vote
0answers
487 views

Send Task Overdue email 2 days before the due date of the task SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I have created assign a task Workflow action where i have set expireddate calculated column to assign a value to createddate+7 to due date column. So now due date is set to 7 days after that task has ...
1
vote
0answers
131 views

How to retrieve list item URl when Approval Status is Pending

I am creating a approval workflow, where i collect data from diffrent users in diffrent stages. My workflow logic is as follows: When new item is created and if item approval status is pending. ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Site Workflow Sharepoint 2010 calculate and ouput to field not variable

I'm trying to create a site workflow to add a date to every document in the site. I added a calculation action to a SharePoint 2010 Site Workflow. The only output offered is to workflow variable. ...
1
vote
0answers
94 views

Starting custom workflow from custom form page

I have a library which has an InfoPath form as its content type with a custom workflow built into it (example of workflow in my other question ages ago: Are sharepoint workflows always sequential?) ...
1
vote
0answers
122 views

SharePoint 2013 Workflow - delay in process and duplicating in history on my work flow

I had delay more than 5 minuets waiting for update status or start workflow and also have many duplicates in actions like: Log in history - as in following pic
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Sharepoint reusable content type workflow

I am having a SharePoint 2010 type designer reusable workflow that is associated to a content type that sends an email when an item is created in a list. There are multiple sub sites where the list ...
1
vote
0answers
213 views

Creating new discussion using designer 2010 workflow not showing discussion item correctly

I have created a designer 2010 workflow in SPD 2013 which will create a discussion in discussion board when a user will add an item to my custom list. Now item is created but when I checked its root ...
1
vote
0answers
94 views

How can I include a thread from a Discussion Board on a page?

I have a feature on my SharePoint 2013 site that allows a user to create a list item, and then a workflow that sends out an email with details about that item. What I would like to do now is turn the ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

SP2013 - Tasks updating automatically. Can't figure out why

So we have a homegrown IT request system built off of out-of-the-box lists and SPD workflows. The idea is that a user submits an IT request (request list), a workflow (on the request lists) gets ...
1
vote
0answers
2k views

Check in/out current item in a sharepoint designer reusable workflow

I am using sharepoint 2013. I have created a reusable worklow. In this workflow I do some logic to publish approval stuff. After I approve the task I got some error that the item is not checked out ...
1
vote
0answers
375 views

Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup data into the requested type

I am getting this error "Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup data into the requested type." intermittently in a SP designer Reusable workflow.This workflow is triggered on item Added ...
1
vote
0answers
488 views

How do I fix a “Windows Workflow 3.0 required” error when editing a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 SP1?

I have a Windows 8.1 machine that needs to edit workflows within SharePoint Designer (2013 SP1). Whenever a workflow is clicked on one of two errors is received: 1) Server side activities have been ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

How to Remove “Relative Item” from alert notification send by a task

I enabled the alert notification for SharePoint 2010 task list. But in the notification Email i am getting "Related Items" link in the json format. I don't want to show that in the email notification. ...
1
vote
0answers
180 views

SPD 2010 workflow, update (add and delete) lookup column

I have a list (with a custom InfoPath form) in which I have items that have a Parent / Child relationship with two lookup column to the title column of same list. The two lookups are "Child of" single ...
1
vote
0answers
137 views

How to use “matching” field from one list to the same field in another list in designer?

I have a library which has a person field for each document. I have a list which has the same columns. When a document is added to my library, I want to update all items in my list with a line of ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

Workflow history reset whenever triggered

I'm working on SP Foundation 2010 I have a task list and whenever the task is reassigned to another person I need to track it. I've created a column called old-assigned to so whenever the task is ...