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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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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 ...
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How to make workflow update another list item based on a calculation SP2010

I have 2 lists. One list has a quantity field and the other list has assigned quantity field. When a user create or update a new item in the list with assigned quantity. I would like to do some ...
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Workflow taking a long time to start and causing a jump in sqlservr.exe

I have a workflow that checks an item in another list, and based on the data in that list item, will fill data in some of its own columns. The trouble I am having is that every time the workflow runs, ...
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Getting a managed metada field to use in sharepoint 2013 workflow condition

I'm working on a SharePoint 2013 publishing approval workflow that needs to compare if a managed metadata field in a newly created item is set to a specific value. This in order to assign a task to a ...
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow Error Occured at start

I have a couple of workflows made in SharePoint designer, that create a looping effect to process items in another list. Basically, one workflow starts when a yes/no field equals yes, the other starts ...
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SharePoint Approval Workflow customizing email notifications

I am working in Sharepoint Designer on an approval workflow. I am customizing the emails that are sent to the initiator and the approver. How do I rebuild that link, so the approver can click the ...
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Use count-related column value as int in a SP Designer-workflow

I have another problem concerning the count-related column-value of SP2010 in a workflow(see also: How to get count related Lookup value programmatically? ). my use-case: I have a column "actual ...
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I need to create an SPD2010 Designer workflow that will run when a date range is equal to Today -6

I am using SPD and SharePoint 2010 and I have a list where Project Manager's enter weekly updates and I'm looking for a way to automate a reminder to them. Currently we have a field called "Date PM ...
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SharePoint 2010: 3 of 6 Workflows “Failed on Start”. SharePoint Designer Workflow Works Fine?

Three of the six workflows that are on one of my site collections in SharePoint 2010 are resulting in "Failed on Start" as soon as a document is submitted to a document library. The other three ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow question using Designer

I need to create a workflow for a custom list (having two columns Title and Hyperlink). When an item is created in that list the workflow should ceate a corresponding item in a discussion list with ...
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How can I change an in-progress workflow created using SharePoint Designer 2007?

I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer that automatically starts when a new item is created. It has one step. In it, if a specific date field in the list item is greater than or equal to Today, ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflow Copy List Item Creates Duplicate Entries

I have a very simple workflow set on a list that does the following: A) If ColumnName:Random equals Approved, Copy item in Current Item to CopiedList That's it. If a choice column named 'Random' ...
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Workflow Email Not Sending to Some Recipients

I'm having an issue that I hope you guys can help with. I have a simple workflow that kicks off every time a particular user makes an edit to the list. Within the list, I have a field that is a ...
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How can I delete a list item with a workflow without it skipping the Recycle Bin? [SPO]

I created a very simple 2013 List Workflow in my SPO site using the designer. It does 3 things: "Delete item in Current Item" then Email "my email" Go to "End of Workflow" It deletes the item, ...
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How to get the current time in a SharePoint 2013 workflow?

I have two SP2013 workflows that I built in SP Designer. They both do pretty much the same thing, but for different fields. In both of them I set a DateTime workflow variable to Today. One of them ...
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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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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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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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How to break pause condition and execute next condition in workflow

I have a workflow like Pause till date in which on pausing till the specified date if my previous conditions satisfies then pausing has to stop and should go further, in my case the workflow pauses ...
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JSon REST API. Retrieving items in lists. Workflows

Using this: http://www.wonderlaura.com/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=224 I was able to make a workflow that loops through lists. Now I understand adding ?$top=5000 at the end of my URL I can pull more ...
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SP13 doesn't recognize list item changes when made by a workflow

SP13 doesn't recognize any list item changes when they are made by a workflow. (2010 workflows did) Therefore does not trigger any list workflows on "item change". Items need manual change to trigger ...
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Create Designer Workflow which is associated to particular list in all the sites

I want to create a designer workflow which is associated to particular list in all the sites. Which type of workflow I need to create? Site Workflow or Reusable workflow ?
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how to send approve variable in Sharepoint Designer WF

I have a requirement where i send an email using SharePoint Designer to a person and when he clicks on the link on the email in outlook it has to approve the task without opening SharePoint site. To ...
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read content of list item attachment in SPD workflow and convert to base64 string

I need to write a workflow that reads the content of attachment of a list item, convert it to base64 encoded string and then invoke a custom REST service. I know I can access ...
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How can I set up a workflow to count the number of items in a list?

I am trying to set up using a SharePoint 2010 workflow that will count the number of non priority 1 tickets in a custom SharePoint online list. What I would like to have it do is go through the list, ...
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Two workflows running on a Library with Check in Check out

I have two workflows on my Document Library that has Check in/Check out, my first workflow works fine, my second workflow won't work if I create a new document from a content type - it will work if I ...
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How do I add leading zeros to a variable in Sharepoint 2010 site workflow?

I'm using Sharepoint 2013, but this particular site workflow is a 2010 version. I'm trying to accomplish this in Sharepoint Designer. This workflow creates a new document, and assigns a given number ...
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Is it possible to get file content in workflow using rest API?

My workflow is 2013 and implemented in Office 365: my header: Accept: application/octet-stream Content-Type: application/octet-stream binaryStringResponseBody: true url call(rest api): ...
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Workflow Email not Sending

I created a workflow in SPD13 to send a reminder email until task result is changed to "closed". The workflow starts and the notification date is determined by the workflow. However, the workflow ...
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Person Is Valid SharePoint User [MultiUser]

I have a list with column named 'MultiUser' [DataType: Person or Group, Multiple Selection Yes] I want to validate all the Users in List using SharePoint Designer. I can do this if there is only one ...
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Insert users first name from SharePoint Security Group

I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. When an item is added to a library an email gets sent to all recipients. The recipients are being pulled from a custom SharePoint group that I ...
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How to URL Encode a string in SharePoint Workflow

I am working on a SharePoint 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer. I'd like to send an email where the body contains a custom URL that would go somewhere outside SharePoint. I'd like to include ...
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Why can't i get data from External List within my workflow?

Im trying to load a value (string) into my SPD 2010 workflow from an external list. I want to save that value in a workflow variable, so I lookup for that external list and set up my filter's ...