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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SP2013 - Problem with WorkFlows and InfoPath forms

There is a SharePoint Server 2013 of a client of our that just cannot create infoPath forms for the Collect Data workflow action anymore. The error message is extremely vague and I could not find ...
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SPD Workflows hanging in 'Starting' stage, and Timer Service failing to recycle

I'm having problems with the workflows and timer service on my SharePoint farm. I have a number of custom (SPD) workflows. When I set them off in multiples (simultaneously), they hang for ages in a ...
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Newly created site columns are no reflecting in Email these users' SPGroup in SP D Workflow Action

I have created a approval process workflow using SP D 2010. Added an Action in the SP D 2010 Email these users --> A pop up window appears and here, I am trying to add a newly created people/group ...
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Workflow using REST API returns different result from browser

In SP Online I have the following problem: The query: https://mysite/_api/search/query?querytext='contenttype:My content Type' if I query by the content-type using the browser I get the ...
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Sharepoint Designer Approval tasks assigned to old domain account

We recently migrated from Windows domain A, to Windows domain B. In our SharePoint Designer Workflow, we try to assign an approval task to a user which we lookup from another list, this user is the ...
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Office365 SharePoint Designer List WF not sending emails to all Recipients

In Office365\SharePoint Online, I created a list and attached a simple SharePoint Designer Work Flow (WF) with “send email” action that sends email to recipients selected from address book. I selected ...
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Approval Workflow is restarting when final task is approved due to setting to auto start when a change occurs

Our approval workflow is set to start automatically whenever a change occurs. We have the versioning settings set to include minor (draft) versions, which, when approved (either manually or through ...
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Designer workflow - Create List Item with multi choice column

I feel this has become more difficult for me than it needs to be! I am creating a relatively simple workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013, one portion of it creates a new list item which requires ...
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Workflow : test if a value is empty

I would like to start some actions in a workflow when a field doesn't have any value, when it doesn't have already been filled out. But when I choose the condition if a value is equal to a value, I ...
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sharepoint workflow copy document from one subsite to another subsite document library in office 365

I'm trying to create Designer Workflow to copy document from one subsite A document library to another subsite B document Library. I've tried but unable to done task using SharePoint Designer, is ...
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Why isn't my workflow sending Emails

I have a SharePoint Online list with an attached workflow which I want to send an email to a predefined address whenever a new list item is created. I have created the workflow and when an item is ...
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Workflow for specific file/folder

I have setup some content types in a document center site on sharepoint. I have two folders, one called NDA-Contracts and one called TSM-Contracts within the main Contracts Folder. If users click New, ...
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Remove a list element by the workflow of another list

I have 2 lists in the same site : listA and listB. When an element is entered in listA, it's copied into listB. I have an additional field called "OK?" in list B. Here is my problem : I would like ...
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Is it possible to create a site in a different Farm via SharePoint Designer Workflow

UPDATE: It looks a little bit like a cross domain limitation. I was able to successfully complete a site creation within farm the WF is executed on via REST, but as soon as I attempt to hit another ...
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Difference between Association, Initiation, Modification, and Task Edit form

What are the difference between these forms? Association form Initiation form Modification form Task edit form
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Remove the NO-REPLY from the workflow emails

I'm using workflows in Sharepoint 2010. I have a task that sends an email, but the sender is always NO-REPLY for the emails sent, how can I change that?
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How to move SharePoint 2010 list workflows from QA to Staging

Is there a way to move SharePoint 2010 list workflows from one environment to another without the use of "SharePoint Designer"? I know how to Export it to visio and do stuff but my main issue is, it ...
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How to create workflow for approval/rejection

I have a workflow for an approval request. Once the request is approved, it should assign a task to a particular user. If rejected, it should send an email to the user who created the item. I ...
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Workflow stops immediately with “Access Denied”

I have a SPD 2013 list workflow that is scheduled to start as soon as a list item is created or changed. The first phase of the workflow is an if-cascade that re-routes the flow to the correct phase. ...
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collect data from user in workflow custom email - link to approve

I have the exactly same question as mentioned here : Collect Data from User in Workflow - custom email - collect data URL creation I want to send a custom email but including the link to the form ...
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Using key-value defined in Site Options inside Designer Workflow

We have some key-value defined in Site Options for a site using SharePoint Designer. We want to use these values inside our Reusable Workflow designed using SharePoint Designer. I searched but cannot ...
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Publishing approval workflow

I need to design a Publishing Approval Workflow for Pages Library OOTB for SharePoint 2013 on premise environment using SharePoint Designer. There should be three approvals QA Manager Finance ...
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How to collect a login user's name after clicking on a SharePoint page and send to a list?

I am using SharePoint 2010. Is there a way using SharePoint Designer to collect a login users name and date and send it to a list using a workflow? It doesn't matter how many times they visit the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Email workflow lookup cannot be copied and pasted

New workflow created. To: field assigned to me Subject: typed in manually In the body I choose via the add or change lookup a text field and receive the error. A workflow lookup cannot be ...
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Info path view in Email Body in action of workflow

I have a InfoPath form with Three different View and the name of the form after I submit is concatenate(Weekly Reports, Initiation Date) fields where Initiation Date is a field in form. Now when i ...
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Access View in SharePoint 2010 and SP Designer Workflows on Change

Is there a way that when using a "Access View" view on a SharePoint 2010 list, that when i have a work flow to kick off on change, it doesn't kick off on a "per cell change" but rather a "per line/row ...
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How to start separate discussion over any item in SharePoint?

Some of our users asked for a feature so they can start discussion or asking question over any item in specific place. It means that the Created By is not one of the people to participate in ...
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Designer workflow kicking off multiple times and sending multiple emails

I have created a designer workflow in SharePoint 2010 environment and users started using it it has multiple stages of approvals. Everything worked fine for 6 months of period.Users are having an ...
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Send payroll email on a schedule

Hi guys I'm looking for some assistance on setting up a workflow. The basic goal: Send a payroll email to our payroll team (same email every two weeks) with total hours worked, hourly pay, and total ...
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Lookup columns and count related in workflow

SharePoint designer 2013 with SharePoint 2013 list. I have seen great feature using the Lookup columns and count related, however, how to get the value of the Lookup - (count related) with a workflow ...
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How do I set workflow which starts when value changes?

I hope someone can help me with my issue I cant manage to solve. I am using SharePoint 2010 and SP Designer to create a workflow. My questions is how can I create a workflow which starts upon status ...
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Enterprise license required for modifying workflow initiation forms?

We're running a SharePoint Server 2013 Standard farm with Standard CALs for all users. Within a few site collections we're using ootb list workflows (2010 engine; no reusable workflows). For some ...
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Enable visitors to see last published version during OOTB approval workflow

How to enable visitors to see last published version during OOTB approval workflow if the Draft Item Security is set to Only Users Who can approve it. Currently no visitors are able to see the page ...
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Is there a limit of 5 iterations in a looping workflow? Is it documented somewhere?

I have a "looping" set of workflows, something like this: User creates item in List1, triggering a. The group of workflows then create a number of duplicates of the item in list1 (number of dupes ...
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Workflow failed to start. Workflow variable ReturnValue was null when a value was expected

we are running Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise Edition and have a very large custom list with several approval workflows created in Sharepoint Designer. The workflows run daily and very recently we noticed ...
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Person/Group Field Not Displaying All Values

I am trying to use a workflow (2013 with 2010 sub-workflows) to set a field in a document library. The field I am trying to set is to be a person/group field (set to multiple selections, person or ...
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Copy a specific item from one list to another

I have a form for collecting user info. I built a workflow that parses out the info and copies it to 3 different SP lists (List1, List2, List2). I am trying to add to the workflow a step that will ...
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How to get user who approved item and output to a separate list

I have a Designer 2013 WF that when the checkbox called Audit Item is set to yes then it would output any audit information I have to a separate list called Audit Report. Please see below for logic: ...
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Change field value from within the workflow email

I'm creating an on-boarding workflow for new personnel. I have a custom form that is filled out by Administrators and it kicks off the workflow. First stop is facilities to create a new badge. The ...
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SharePoint Workflow - Parallel Branches not Working as Expected

Last night I had to add a parallel branch to my workflow (see Step7 in my screenshot). I added this because I needed a way for the administrator to be able to reset the workflow easily and this ...
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How to edit Create Item In List action task after the task has been completed?

I created a workflow which uses the Create Item In List action to assign custom tasks to users (such as fill in new employee details in a task form, then HR completes this task and 2nd task for giving ...
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How to Create a Reusable Approval Workflow in Designer 2013

I'm trying to create a reusable approval WF via SP Designer 2013 (don't ask why). Long story short I'm trying to replicate the OOTB 2010 approval WF with Designer 2013. Below are my steps: I create ...
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SPD 2013 Workflow not sending emails

I have a SharePoint 2013 environment with FBA configured. I have a Tasks list in a site, which has an Assigned To field. I have created a SPD workflow which will read the email addresses of the users ...
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Restart workflow using a field?

I'm fairly new to workflows and SP Designer but know how they work. Based on a quick course I took online, one recommendation to kick off a workflow was to use a Date field and have the workflow fire ...
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Limitations or Guidelines - Using If else loop in SharePoint Designer Workflow

Whether the below structure is possible in SharePoint Designer Workflow (On Changed)? or Are there any guidelines to implement the same in efficient way? if(condition 1) Action 1 ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Loop Limitations

I have a project i'm currently working on that requires me to input items with expiration dates, typically a year out. I need a way to kick off emails when the items are within 7 days of expiration ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 - Reusable Workflow - Content Type Document - Name of Document Library

I am new in Sharepoint Platform, i have developed a reusable workflow on Document content type. The workflow is very easy, only send a email to "Document Owner". This workflow is prepared to apply on ...
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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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How to retrieve workflows in powershell?

I'm trying to write a script to check the status of workflows in a list. I have tried a couple different ways but I never get anything to return. foreach($item in $list.Items){ $item.Workflows ...
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SP Designer 2007 - Conditional statement order

I've created a conditional statement in a SPD 2007 Workflow which has the following logic: IF 1 AND 2 AND 3 OR 4 I want this code to be understood as: IF 1 AND 2 AND (3 OR 4) However it is ...