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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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?) ...
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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sharepoint designer workflow does not start automatically

I have created workflow for a list. When I select manual start in workflow setting, workflow work fine after manually doing it. But if I select "start workflow automatically when item get created and ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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workflow to keep record of a previous balance of a balance and add a project budget to that person once the project is acepted

How i create a workflow to keep record of a previous balance of a person's balance and add a project budget to that person's balance once the project is accepted.Also their balance can't exceed a $...
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Why does the time-date for document set members differ from the document set time-date after a move

When moving a document set from one library to a Records library via a modified ootb approval SP2010 workflow, the docset has the correct CST date and time, but its document set members are 6 hours ...
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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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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 email",...
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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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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 (i....
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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: System.Workflow.Runtime....
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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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Parse Multivalue Managed Metadata Column and copy to another list with Single line of text column

I'm trying to copy some columns from Pages library to another SharePoint list using SPD 2010 Workflow. Whenever a new item is added to Pages library, I want to copy the metadata of that page to ...
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Unable to deserialize HTTP response content - SharePoint Designer Call Web Service Workflow Activity

I am calling file REST API file method "GetFileByServerRelativeURL('Server Relative URL')/$value' to get the file contents (media resource) using 'Call HTTP Web Service Action' in SharePoint 2013 ...
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Updated SP Designer workflows doesn't replace old workflow

i have a weird problem. I happened on sp2010, so I thought switching to sp2013 might help. when I have a designer workflow published, and then I do an update to that workflow (like say a timesheet ...
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Workflow to make user add a new item of a list on each stage

I have SharePoint Designer installed and Office 365. I have some custom lists created and want to make a workflow that asks the user to add a new item on the custom list in order to get into the next ...
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How to resume a suspended SPD workflow in SharePoint 2013

I had an issue with my workflows that they got in Suspended status immediately after creating item or sometimes after first or second stage. I followed these steps but the error is still there. ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow connect to external web service

I am looking for simplest way to call an external web service from Sharepoint 2010 workflow. I am thinking about calling external web service (I need to pass a couple of files for processing once ...
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Are Exponential Notations in SP 2013 possible?

I'm using a Calculated column to calculate 'MD' using this formula: (A+B+C) /3 x2 / D x10 And then to calculate 'MC' another Calculate column using formula: MD x D x 10 D = 1E-06 (0.00001) ...
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Workflow Icon Not Visible When Viewing an Item for Approval

I have two approvers: A and B. I have setup the permission level for both as approvers. So when a workflow is running, I am having a problem with A because he cannot see the workflow icon below: ...
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submit as new item button without changing the original item

What rule should I create in Infopath if I want to have a "sumbit as new item" button. I tried a solution of changing one hidden field to "Yes" and then in designer, if that field is "Yes", it will ...