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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In SharePoint workflow to Reject Task ; I need to make the comment field required

In SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow on Rejected request; I need to make the comment field required. How do I do that?
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When using a field with lookup value, SharePoint says “List not found”

I have this list with a column that refers its values from another column of another list. During the workflow process, the internal status of the workflow becomes Suspended with an error: ...
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Approver comments in workflow emails

I'm working with a SP '13 designer workflow which is simple. One approval task was created for a user. After this approval task, I need a email which states comments and a notification of approval or ...
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Getting a “Content types that are available to this Document Set have been added or removed”

I am creating document sets through workflows. Edit: I just tested and I'm getting this message for manually created documents sets as well. Every new document set is showing the message: Content ...
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How do I automatically get date and time when status of a task is changed?

How do I capture date and time when status of task is changed? I have 3 different columns Date Assigned, Date In Progress, Date Completed. When a task is assigned to a user, is there a way Date ...
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Sharepoint 2013 : SharePoint designer Workflow gets canceled

Workflow is getting cancelled on the first stage, I have not started workflow with System account, as well User profile is created and sych getting following error: RequestorId: ...
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Workflow lookup over another site

Is there any way to look up items from a soap data source in a workflow with sp 2010? I have a site (Organization) contains a sub site (Departments) and this sub site contains many other sub sites ...
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Under what permission does Workflow run?

I would like to know under which account does the workflow run when:- Start manually Automatically on item added/changed And under account does an impersonation step run?
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Populate field value from a look up with the same index as another column

I know the title may be confusing, but I'm not sure how to word it better. I have a column from which my users will select an value in a look up table. Based on what they have selected, I want a ...
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Copy file in a library to a folder in another library with Workflow

I using SharePoint Online 2013 and Workflow 2013. I need copy a file in the library "A", folder "Test1" to the library "B" to the folder "Test2". I need do this using Workflow. In the function ...
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Prevent target=“_blank” on Workflows

We have recently upgraded from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010. Now whenever a user clicks on a workflow to run on a list item it opens the initiation form in a new window. I have gotten 20+ ...
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Workflow files won't “Check In”, can't “Undo Checkout”

I have a problem in SharePoint 2010 where if I'm creating a SPD workflow to a list, that just has it run automatically and log "Hi" in the history list, it won't 'run' because the files show as ...
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Current Item Url for SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I need to give the link for current item url in workflow to open a form. For that I have used [%Workflow Context:Current Item URL%]?OpenIn=Browser But this is not working in SharePoint-2013.
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Need help on nested If-Else workflow statement

I am still new to SharePoint and workflows, so please bear with me. I have a list consisting of sales orders that are on hold. I am trying to write a workflow so that when someone either A) enters a ...
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How to read json output in SharePoint designer workflow?

I am getting response in following JSON format Affected_x0020_Program: { results: [2] 0: { __metadata: { id: "c6eb23d2-b6de-4f4b-a72c-052983faf36a" type: "SP.Data.ProgramsListItem" }- ...
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How to Copy List item to Another list using sharepoint designer 2013 workflow

I have used this workflow action in past with designer 2007, 2010, but 2013 sharepoint designer has Copy List Item workflow action missing. i am building a workflow in 2013 deisnger, now i want to ...
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Alert mail for “Pending” column in List SharePoint 2013

I'm using SharePoint 2013 online. I've created one List in which one Column is Choice (Completed, Pending) column named Status. For all Item If Status is Pending, weekly one mail should fire with List ...
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SharePoint Designer restrictions - allowed number of variable and actions

Whether are some restrictions about numer of variables and actions in SharePoint Designer Workflows? I'm asking because I have to create workflow with a few hundreds of variable and actions and I'm ...
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Alternatives to SharePoint 2013 deprecated workflow actions

I've just realized that in SP2013 workflows, a lot of actions (and some condition too) have been deprecated and when targeting the new workflow platform (WF4), they are simply not available anymore. ...
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Can a workflow be used to update a column's choice field values?

For example, I have a topic column that has 3 choices with the ability for user to "fill-in" their own topic. What i'd like to know is it possible to use workflows (or some OOB functionality) to ...
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Workflow send email on due date even after date changes

I must create a couple of Workflows, which will send notification to users (something like a reminder). I have created a first WF that will be activated when item will be created or modified ...
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Generate unique filenames

I was just wondering if there is a way of Generating unique filenames when uploading a new document or multiple new documents to a library. I am trying to avoid a situation where a user might ...
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Setting approvers in the Approval workflow using SPD workflow action

I need to build a document approval workflow for a sharepoint document library. The workflow needs to be exactly like the OOTB approval workflow with the exception that the Approvers depend on a ...
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Send an Email to Specific Column of a List via Site Workflow in Sharepoint 2010

I have a List named Subscriber which contains following Columns: Name IsSubscribe (Yes/No) Email I want to send an Email via workflow where To email addresses should be selected from my List ...
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Assign multiple users document permissions using one InfoPath people picker

I'm trying to have my InfoPath 2010 form (actually using InfoPath 2013 but set to 2010) be able to use one People Picker control to pass multiple account ID's in order to set document-level ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow in app

I have a SharePoint 2013 designer workflow which I would like to add to an app. I can find no documentation on this (how to do or even if it's possible). Is this possible, and if so, how can it be ...
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Workflow only triggered on manual execution even though it's set to trigger on creation

My workflow on sharepoint doesn't execute when a new item is created in the associated list. The workflow uses a list item which contains a number and copies that into a reference number field on ...
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SharePoint Designer Weekly Alert Mail

In below print screen I need to send weekly alert mail for items which have "NOT ORDERED". I don't have access for VS or TimerJob. I've only access for SharePoint Designer. Please provide steps or ...
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Unable to register the Workflow Service with SharePoint(HTTP)

Unable to register the Workflow Service with SharePoint(HTTP) When I run the command to register: Register-SPWorkflowService -SPSite http://servername:port/ -WorkflowHostUri ...
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Manually start SharePoint 2010/2013 workflow in SharePoint 2013 farm?

Is it just my SharePoint 2013 environment or does anyone else experience the follow issue: a SharePoint 2010 workflow attached to a SharePoint 2013 list cannot be started manually for individual ...
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Cannot view globally reusable workflows

Background: I recently inherited a new SP site and have Full Control permissions for it. It is SP2010 / Designer 2010. I want to take a globally reusable workflow (approval), copy it, and and use a ...
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Identify person who completed a Collect Data task

I'm using "Collect Data From User" in a workflow to issue a task to a group. I need to be able to identify the member of the group who completed the task. The current solution is a People field in the ...
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Multiple instances of the same workflow started

In previous versions of SharePoint, there was a rule that you couldn't have two instances of a workflow running at the same time on a given item. On SharePoint Online (2013 version), it seems that ...
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Call asmx service from SharePoint Designer workflow

I am trying to call admin asmx service from SharePoint Designer but am getting an unauthorized error. It require admin credential but I am unable to pass admin credential from SharePoint Designer. ...
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XOML file in Workflow in designer

How to paste that XOML file in the workflow in production in detail.I have followed the steps you given and related to that other sites.But still i did not succeeded. Please specify in detail
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Configurable Email Templates - SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow

We are planning to store email templates for SP 2010 Designer Workflows in a SharePoint list. The emails which the workflow will send out will contain dynamic content, for e.g. Current user's name, ...
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Workflow to trigger email notification when new document is added/edited not sending email

I am new to SharePoint, especially SharePoint 2013. I have created a workflow via SharePoint Designer 2013 with the following conditions- If a new document is created with the "Date Created" equaling ...
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Workflow could not update the item - Unknown Error

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2010 with a List workflow and I'm receiving the following error. Description: "The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item ...
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How to create a Document Library Item without a file in sharepoint 2010?

wish you save my life. I am now doing a sharepoint project but I have little experience. My requirement: Design a contract creation/approval process for a company There are many kinds of contracts, ...
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Event Receiver not triggered by Approval Workflow

I have a simple workflow that approves a List Item. I have an ItemUpdated Event Receiver that is supposed to compute some fields and update another List Item. My event receiver gets triggered when I ...
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PowerShell script to update Task “Outcome” and “% Complete” fields

I have a problem (see Workflows do not continue after user completes a task nor do they update task outcome and percentage) that I can't get around. I thought about running a powershell script every ...
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Lock item when approval starts

I am making a Custom List that would route for an approval when the user wants to. When an item is routed for approval, I want the item to be locked for editing. How can I achieve that? I am only ...
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Workflow Error Coercion Failed

I have a huge problem. We created a Sharepoint Designer Workflow. It works fine for more than one month. Yesterday we got an error message: Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup ...
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Refer to a Group in an 'If Modified By…' Workflow Action

I want to have a workflow that only allows a certain change to be made by certain people: I only want people in the permissions group Library Authorisers to be able to save a document after changing ...
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How to delete a Workflow History list?

I have a workflow history list that I keep accidentally using to create new workflows, but it is corrupt so I spend a lot of time recreating workflows because I can't figure out how to delete it, and ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 - Current and Pending list values in Workflow Email

I'm building a custom workflow in SPD 2010 and I need to create an approval workflow to send designated users an email when the list is updated. The email will need to include the current list field ...
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Automatically breaking down calendar events

I'm trying to create some sort of reservation system in SharePoint using a calendar list. It's been recommend to me to create events and add a column which allows a user to claim it. From there, ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 Workflow to change file permission in Document Library?

1.What are my options with SPD 2013 If I want to change file permission in a workflow? 2.Where does SPO host 2013 Workfows? 3.If connecting to SPO Can I use Worklow Manager 1.0? 4.Will I need to ...
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Is it possible to change the value of “Created By” in Comments list of a blog?

I have a SharePoint blog where few people can contribute but everyone can comment. But they want to comment as anonymous. So I created a new column in Comments list called "Post as anonymous" with a ...
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How do I kickoff workflow after new document added to library?

I've created a workflow for a library. I have it associated as I can see in SharePoint Designer. How to I set the workflow to trigger automatically and begin the workflow once a document is added. I'm ...