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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Recurring task with periodic reminders workflow

Parameters: SP2013 and SP Designer Relatively new to SP Designer, no coding background except for familiarity with html and generalized coding principles...but good enough grasp of logic and ...
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Unauthorized access on microfeed workflow error

I'm trying to create a workflow for a newsfeed and I'm having issues getting it to start. Workflow steps is to log message to history list, send email, and log sent message. I've used the same steps ...
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Consequence of changing running workflow task

In short, what would happen if I change one form of the workflow which has over 400 running instances? What are the potentials pitfalls of doing so? I'd like to add several more fields on ...
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Lookup field not showing up in 2013 workflows SPD

I created a lookup field called supervisor that pulls from another list with supervisor names and emails. In the option for creating the lookup field I had it add the email address as an extra column ...
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Start a workflow for a list item that was created by someone else

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow (let's call it LSR Status Workflow) that is associated with a list (called LSR List). When a user creates an item in the LSR List, it automatically starts the LSR ...
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Set field workflow - user-profile

I have a list which has: Created by Site Team Leader there are others, but don't need to list them Basically what I want is the site and manager to auto populate when the record is created. I'm ...
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check out page from SharePoint 2013 designer workflow throws an error

I have a somewhat complex requirement. We have implemented variations in our project. Now, when a page is created in the source site, we want to assign a unique id to this page. When this page is ...
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2013 workflows in SPD not working on newly created site

I can create 2013 workflows just fine on any other site in SPD. When I try to create a workflow from a list in my newly created site collection I receive the error. The option for the SharePoint ...
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workflow 2013 view permission does not execute

I have a workflow 2013 calling workflow 2010 to run the Impersonate step so that permissions on a custom list that is submitted by the user is set to view only. I want to change these permissions so ...
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SPD Workflow 'Get Item From Dictionary' throws error 'Indexing by an interger value is not supported'

I am using a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow attempting to use the "Get Items From A Dictionary" on JSON data obtained through a web service but it is always giving the error: ...
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Mapping InfoPath People Picker to SharePoint Person or Group

I have a form designed in InfoPath and published to SharePoint 2010. I have three fields that are "People Picker" in InfoPath and need to be able to filter them in SharePoint using [me]. I have ...
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Workflow 2013 waits until workflow 2010 finishes by passing parameter values

I want a workflow 2013 to call a workflow 2010 and wait for the workflow 2010 to finish executing. I want to make this call since the impersonate step is not available in workflow 2013. Both workflows ...
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Workflow Error: Coercion Failed: Input cannot be null for this coercion

I have a workflow that is assigning a task based on a lookup value. This workflow runs successfully the first time then fails on subsequent attempts. Here's how the data looks: Look Up Title ...
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Error assigning and creating tasks problem!

I am using Sharepoint Designer 2013 to create task in a workflow and I get the following message when publushing it: Microsoft.Workflow.Client.ActivityValidationException: Workflow XAML failed ...
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Workflow not firing for non-admin user

I created and tested a workflow which first (1) creates records on a list which 4 people have access to and (2) sends various emails. Neither (1) nor (2) are firing so i assume my workflow is failing ...
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How to publish a reusable workflow after deployed as package

I built a workflow at development farm with SPD 2013. Then I follow the procedure mentioned here to package the reusable workflow into a wsp package. Then upload to another site and activated the ...
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Error when trying to link two sharepoint lists together via Workflow

I populate a record in List A (R.O.W) (which I expected), the workflow says Error and in List B(District ROW Tracking). Instead of one record being populated of List A (R.O.W), it creates 7 records. ...
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Items in SharePoint List can only be seen by the initiator and the approver

We would like to define a Workflow in SharePoint list that, hide all the items and allow the items to be seen only by the Workflow initiator (Item recorder) and the approver and the items that have ...
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Sharepoint Designer and sass

I am working on Branding a Publishing Site on SharePoint Enterprise 2013 server and I am using SharePoint designer 2013 and I am looking for a way to use SASS to speed up my workflow because I am used ...
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Workflow Can't Create Link to a Document Content Type Item

i'm newbie in Sharepoint I'm using Sharepoint 2010. I have a workflow to create a 'Link to a Document' item to a Document Library. I already set the 'Content Type ID' with Link to a Document. I'm ...
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Workflow Suspended at Email

My SharePoint 2013 workflow keeps suspending itself at the point it's supposed to send an email. The email details have been specified in Central Admin but it's still not working. When the workflow ...
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Issue with outcome of task process defaulting to Approved

I am currently struggling with a designer workflow and hope to see if someone here has a solution. The environment is Office 365 SP 2013, so no option to use anything but SPD workflows. I have a ...
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Sharepoint Blog Notifications (workflow)

I'd like to create a workflow that generates an email notification whenever a blog post with a certain category is created. I originally planned to simply use the notification system in Sharepoint but ...
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How To Get Current Date In Long Date Format in a Site Workflow

I have a requirement to get the day of the week into a workflow variable in a SharePoint Designer Site Workflow. This means I do not have a "Current Item" that the workflow runs on. How can I ...
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Looking for Specific User Profile Property for Workflow but Don't Have Access User Profile Web Service

I've put together a workflow using SharePoint 2013 and SP Designer 2013 that fires off emails based certain user events in a SP library. I'm capturing these user events through the Account Name field ...
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Workflow Lookup not working in sharepoint 2013 designer

I have a list which was created to manage sharepoint site requests. When an item is submitted a workflow fires off(Assign a task) workflow action which stores id and outcome in the workflow variables ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Designer workflow suspended

Workflow suspended: Details: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. Exception details: System.InvalidOperationException: Looking up a value using a key is ...
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Workflow To Send Out Task Every WeekDay To Nominated People

I have a requirement to create a workflow that generates a task once per day and sends the task as an email notification to the nominated person for that day (Monday to Friday). The process is that ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow errors when started

When starting a published SharePoint Designer 2013 List Workflow manually on a list item, I get the following error: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow executing same lines\steps multiple time in single instance

I am working SharePoint 2010 workflow. I am facing an issue. Problem: 1) I have few workflows running on different situation 2) Out of all workflows one is set to execute on "Item Created" 3) This ...
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SharePoint 2007 Designer Workflow create an item in a new list for each item in an existing list

I am working with SharePoint Designer 2007. I have 3 lists. I want to make it such that when items in List 1 are created the workflow will look at all of the items in List 2 and create items in List ...
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Sharepoint workflow issue for users

I have 5 users in with full control over the site,But only when I create an item in the list,workflow will be initiated,what could be the solution to solve this issue?
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Useful Sharepoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities

I am using Useful Sharepoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities (dp.sharepoint.workflow.wsp) that contain Activity Send Email with List Attachments. Activity is added as an action to designer ...
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Update Workflow with PowerShell

I have a MOSS 2007 environment which we are upgrading to SharePoint 2013. I have a lot of Designer Workflows in 2007 that usually involve simple activities like sending mail. However some of the mail ...
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How know if current item was deleted?

I created a policy on a library which it's run after a month of document creation date and run a SharePoint 2010 workflow Workflow A which it gives the document creator a period 5 minutes to fill ...
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Workflow to send notification email to different group people

I am using SharePoint designer workflow 2010. I have a document library created with content type. When a member is trying to create an item, notification is sent to the members belonging to that ...
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Create Approval workflow for Blog in Sharepoint Designer

I am facing problem in creating a simple workflow for "Blogs". If a user writes one blog, then his/her manager would be responsible for "Approving/Rejecting" it. I am using SharePoint Designer, ...
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Sharepoint designer workflow does not automatically start for first list item insert

SharePoint designer workflow does not automatically start for first list item insert. Second item inserted start workflow automatically. What is the problem?
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How to find out whether item is updating in SharePoint designer workflow? [duplicate]

Is there anyway we can get when list item updating in sharepoint designer workflow?. I have status ="New" it is need to send only one time when new item created. But now it is sending emails when ...
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Sending emails per line item in a repeating table

Folks, I have one form that has a repeating table, two people picker fields that I want to send emails to when the conditions are met. My problem so far is the first email works, but if I Insert ...
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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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Starting workflows and moving documents

I am trying to create a Workflow in SharePoint designer 2010. Here are the steps If a document's property field "status" is changed to "pending team review" Then an email is sent to the Team ...
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Attachment workflow issue

I have a workflow associated on a list with 6 columns that sends out mails when an attachment is attached to the list item. I made the workflow to run when an item is created and modified. If I attach ...
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How to get Principal Id of a User in Workflow

I am trying to set unique permissions on a list for specific users, and in order to do this I must be able to pull the principalId of the user from within a workflow to be used in a REST call in the ...
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Update list item from List B to List A with lookup field using workflow?

I have Two lists called List A and List B. List B has Title of the List A as look up. And also List A has Title of the List B as a look up. When new items creates in list B. Users will select List ...
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Email Reminder Workflow Error 500

I have created a simple email reminder workflow for the owners of the site to know when a document has been added to a doc library. The workflow is set to start when a new item is created, it starts ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 List Lookup failing on large lists

In one instance of two large lists connected via SPD 2010 workflow I observe a strange behavior: Lookups in Build dynamic string and Set workflow variable sometimes work as expected and then almost ...
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change document file name via workflow - SharePoint Online

Is it possible to change the filename of document uploaded in sharepoint online/onpremises using workflow? We would like to have documents uploaded to sharepoint but unfortunately some have the same ...
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Is it possible to query an Item with two or more conditions in OOB Update List Item WF Step

In SharePoint Designer 2010, in Workflows, is it possible to give more then one condition when querying items? Let me explain, it is fairly easy to drop Update item in this list step, and say, for ...
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Workflow email integration

I have a workflow where a specific set of users will receive emails when there's an attachment for the list item. Its working fine but there users are getting too many emails. Lets say there are 20 ...