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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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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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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workflow condition for mails to trigger when more than one field changes

I have a list where clicking on button more than one item changes.So I have to trigger mail when the item is changed, but if I do it by the normal method, it sends more than one mail at a time(Means ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Packaged and imported workflow activated as feature does not show up

I have created a reusable SharePoint 2013 workflow on my local developer machine using SPD (SharePoint Designer 2013). I then followed these MSDN instructions on how to package and deploy workflow in ...
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Workflow that will copy multiple documents from one library to several others

I'm using SP 2010 Designer Enabled. I have a need to create a workflow that will copy multiple documents in one list to several other lists on another site. Let me explain like this: Let's say ...