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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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How to move document from folder to same Document Library using workflow

I have moved document from library to folder within the same document library. For that I have used "Update List Item" action. Now I want to move that document from folder to library again.
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SharePoint Workflow Timer job issue

We have created on approval workflow (SharePoint 2010) using SharePoint designer in SharePoint 2013 standard edition environment. The workflow is customized as per below requirement. We have one ...
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why Reusable workflow is not going to be associted with its base content type

I have created a Reusable work flow inside SharePoint designer 2013. and i set its base content type to be equal to a custom content type named "incoming invoices" as follow:- then i successfully ...
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Need help identifying source of error

I'm pretty new to SharePoint and designing task workflows and having some difficulties troubleshooting the following error. If anybody could offer some assistance I would be greatly appreciative. ...
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sp2013 online workflow email to external users doesnt include image

How can I send images to external users through send mail functionality in sp workflow? I have a designer workflow that sends emails. I also have a multiple line of text field that contains a mix of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SharePoing Designer Workflow “Impersonation” Question

I'd like some advice on my workflow as it integrates with MS Access which is causing me some uncertainty. In terms of impersonation steps, I assume the best way to do this is to use the SP people ...
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Getting Unauthorized 401 when trying to run workflow periodically

So this morning I upload a new change to a workflow and now every workflow for the site is getting the 401 error: There has been an error authenticating the request When this happens I usually ...
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SharePoint 2013 Foundation Workflow not picking field value after first pass

I implemented SharePoint 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 to modify the item level permission of document based on the category field value. I created SP2010 workflow as it provides ...
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2nd WF not sending email notifications to other users, instead all are redirected to the person who created the item

I have a situation where 2013 WF from list-1 will create a new item to a SP list-2, but when a new item is created it didn't trigger the 2nd 2013 WF attached to the list-2. I tried the same with the ...
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Workflow does not start on first item of the calendar day

I have a very strange behaviour of a workflow in a document library. The SPD workflow is set to automatically start on creation. However, it does not start on the first uploaded document of a calendar ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow collect data from user gives values blank sometime when user select approve/reject

I created approval workflow using SharePoint designer. In which having action Collect Data from User e.g. Approval Status drop down (Approve and Reject). When user approve or reject (not leaving ...
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Unable to view Designer 2013 WF associations in list via powershell

I am trying to set the AutoCleanUp values on WF that have been deployed to a SP list via SharePoint Designer 2013. The workflows are all 2013 workflows and list workflows. When I access the list and ...
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Assign task to user, then assign task to all users in group minus that user

Is there a way to assign a task or email a group of people, but restrict which users in that group get the task or email? I have a requirement for an approval workflow that is to initially be ...
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SharePoint 2010 approval workflow assigned to group

We have a list where there is a single approver, but that approver can change at any time. Can the approval workflow have the task participant assigned to a group where only one member of that group ...
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Log to the Workflow History List Action Not Writing Entries

I have a very small SharePoint 2010 Workflow in a SharePoint 2013 environment where some strange things are happening. First of all I have a Copy Item action that appears to be copying a document ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Copy Item Action Succeeds but Throws Error

I have a very simple SharePoint 2010 workflow on a Document List in a SharePoint 2013 environment that checks a field on the current item an then copies the document to a different document list. The ...
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Approved all workflow task assigned to particular SharePoint Group using button click of Infopath from

I post question here because i want to approve more than one workflow task using info path form button click,i am using SharePoint Office 365 and SharePoint Designer 2013. I have developed Approval ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow not proceeding to next stage though no error

I have a workflow that has three stages, namely Stage 1, Stage 2 and Stage 3. The workflow is working fine 90% of times. Sometimes the workflow hangup at any stage. Say for example when at Stage2 ...
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SPD 2010 or 2013 get column header as string

I want to create a List Workflow on a list in SharePoint 2013 using SharePoint Designer. I've a list where the Column headers essentially are "Product descriptions" and the values of the field are ...
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Workflow created using Sharepoint designer 2010 always shows the status 'completed' when triggered, but does not give the output

I have created a list workflow in SharePoint designer 2010. The workflow is published successfully to my sharepoint site list. The workflow must start whenever an item is created or any changes are ...
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Multi step Approval Workflow with dynamic approvers

I have a requirement to create a workflow that is multi step. Thats easy, the hard requirement is that the workflow must auto start and have the ability for the user uploading the document to select ...
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.xsn file missing and the workflow does not appear in All Files-Workflows?

I created a workflow which creates a number of tasks. Each task has its own content type & custom task form (I'm trying to create HR Onboarding similar to this one-> ...
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How can I post json data from sharepoint designer workflow

How can I post json data from share point designer work flow ? Currently I am stuck with pass or post json data from workflow designer for sending email. Thanks in advance
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Changing Approval Status to Pending Upon Check In

I'm working with Foundation, so I don't have the fancy publishing workflows OOTB at my disposal. I'm trying to create some basic functions on my own that will at least help out with content approval ...
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Approve Workflow in SharePoint Online (O365)

Is there a way to do a SharePoint Workflow which can approve a document? The recipient should just get a notification (through mail) and should be able to click "approve" or "not approve" somehow. ...
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Determine what triggered the workflow - Manual vs OnPublish

Trying to not duplicate a workflow (approval process), I'm trying to find a way to get how the workflow was triggered. My searches so far weren't really successful. The closest posts I could find ...
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Workflow app not showing in Site App Permissions Page

I have activated 'workflows can use app permissions feature' but workflow app doesn't shows up in Site App permissions list Step 1: Step 2:
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How to rename a file using a SharePoint 2013 reusable workflow

I'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint Designer that will automatically rename files as they are created/uploaded in various document libraries, to a pre-determined 'item ID' pattern. The idea ...