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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In approval workflow SharePoint2013 based on current user's assign to a specific approver group

I have an use case for SharePoint2013 workflow. Consider there are 3 user groups (ManagerGroup, SeniorManagerGroup, TempUserGroup). ManagerGroup's approver group is ManagerGroup except for the ...
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Workflow status appears as pending even though task outcome has been registered as approved. How do I fix this?

I have a custom workflow that choses the approver from a list based on the department that the document is assigned to. It works in my on prem test environment but not in my O365 production ...
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sending email reminder through workflows stop after midnight

I have created SP2010 Designer Workflow for Email Notification reminder after 2 hours In that case I have created two workflows for Send notification after pause of 2 hours which fires on item ...
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Approval Workflow send email to participants with allocated task

I'm using the oob SharePoint approval workflow and set the workflow to reject if it gets changed. I need to send an email to the Approvers should the workflow come to an end if the document gets ...
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Alternatives to SharePoint 2013 deprecated workflow actions

I've just realized that in SP2013 workflows, a lot of actions (and some condition too) have been deprecated and when targeting the new workflow platform (WF4), they are simply not available anymore. ...
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Remove spaces from column

I am not sure if this is can be done with a calculated column or with a sharepoint designer workflow, therefore I used both tags. Basically I need a way to remove all spaces from an existing column. ...
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show progress bar or loading image while running spd 2010 workflow

I have a SP 2010 custom list which is fetching data from multiple lists. So I have written a workflow in SP Designer to get data (auto populate) from all lists. It's working fine, but taking more ...
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Is it possible that SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow returning value to SharePoint 2013 Workflow?

I have a requirement in which I have to create a SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow and in that I have to call SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow and from the output of Approval Workflow i.e. Approved ...
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Sharepoint 2013 designer workflow error 401

I have created a designer workflow in SharePoint 2013 and i have published the workflow as a non system account (as required).But when i check the status of the workflow it say internal status ...
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Can a wokflow created by SharePoint Designer be restarted from where it got terminated?

I have a workflow created with SharePoint Designer. Sometimes the workflow becomes non-responsive and terminates deleting all the tasks and states for the workflow. From this link I gather that a ...
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What is the proper way to push a variable into a “person or group” field with a workflow?

I want to capture a person field as a variable and then use that variable to update another person field. Both are limited to one person, if that makes it any easier.
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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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Creating recurring task workflows

So I'm looking at How to Create a Recurring Task Workflow via Sharepoint Designer 2010. Good content, but the recurrence is something the user will have to set via a choice (None, Daily, Weekly, ...
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sharepoint 2013 workflow triggered by 2010 approval workflow

I am stymied - we are on O365 - All i need to do is capture the fact that the 2010 approval workflow has approved a document - i will then copy the content to another list with a simple 2013 designer ...
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Send email on multiple items selected

I have very specific requirement. Before i explain, please note that i can not use server side object model. I have to complete the task using client side and Designer. Below are the things which i ...
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Using workflow and BCS to sync external data - CRUD

I'm new to SharePoint and trying to get BCS working with external content. I need to "replicate" native list to an external SQL DB for my project. So I use the crated/changed workflow start options ...
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Can a workflow be used to update a column's choice field values?

For example, I have a topic column that has 3 choices with the ability for user to "fill-in" their own topic. What i'd like to know is it possible to use workflows (or some OOB functionality) to ...
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Backup of Workflow in SharePoint 2010/2013

Is there anyway in which we can take a backup of the SharePoint designer list workflow in SP2010 or SP2013? Or any workaround to do this? We were looking at replicatin a workflow from dev to test ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow create Folder (Problem with name / title)

I've got actually the same problem like in that post: Item name / title when creating a folder But I wanna fix it without a code solution. Is there any chance to fix it with one SP 2013 Workflow? The ...
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How to get Task Id in Sharepoint Designer 2007 Workflow

I have created workflow using sharepoint designer 2007. I want to send mail to user with the reference of task which is allocated to his/her. I have created custom mail format for that in which there ...
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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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Under what permission does Workflow run?

I would like to know under which account does the workflow run when:- Start manually Automatically on item added/changed And under account does an impersonation step run?
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send email when check box changes state

I have the following requirement I have an infopath FORM where there is a check box for urgent. when this field changes to true, i.e selected, an email is sent. at first it seamed obvious and I ...
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Help creating a circulation list item with a workflow

I am working on our new team site and one of the requirements is to have a circulations list so that we can easily track acknowledgement of new procedures and policies. I have the list up and running ...
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Populate field value from a look up with the same index as another column

I know the title may be confusing, but I'm not sure how to word it better. I have a column from which my users will select an value in a look up table. Based on what they have selected, I want a ...
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Send email to external address using SPD2013 workflow

I am trying to determine whether it is actually possible to send a SPD designer 2013 workflow to an external email address where SharePoint Online is being used. I have seen various fora posts and ...
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Example of a workflow pulling lookup column data for use in a calculated value column

I'm looking for an example of a workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010 that pulls information from a lookup list or via a lookup column and places it within a hidden field for use in a calculated ...
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Using the ID Column to create customised ID value

SharePoint 2007 Standard SharePoint Designer 2007 I'd like to explore the possibilities around using the ID column in creating a customised ID value. For instance, for a change log, I'd like to use ...
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System Account canceling SPD workflows

I've created a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2007. It checks if a specific field of the item inside a query is empty, and if so, creates an item in another list. I checked the workflow in SPD, and ...
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workflow 2013 error

I have a sharepoint 2013 farm with 4 servers. I install and configure workflow manager 1.0 successfully. when I create a workflow of template workflow 2010 on my list it create and run properly. ...
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how to call asmx service from sharepoint designer workflow

i am trying to call admin asmx service from share point designer getting unauthorized error. it require admin credential but i am unable to pass admin credential from share point designer. ...
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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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Where do the workflow title columns available to a list view reside?

When I create a SharePoint designer workflow it adds a column with the title of the workflow to the default view on the list that displays it's status, i.e. In Progress or Completed. My question is, ...
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How do I pass a set of custom workflows to a meeting workspace after it automatically created?

I wanted set an email notification to a meeting workspace after it get created in the Calendar. Since a meeting workspace is a subsite, how would this work? In my mind, I'm thinking there must be a ...
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Workflow status page gives an error

Recently we migrated from SP 2010 to SP 2013. Our all designer and ootb approval workflows work but when i click on workflow status page it gives an error like 'An error occurred during the ...
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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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how to provide link to a list in dashboard for the user to create a new item

I have a list 'session Scheduler'. and another list 'Training Request' When user will create an item in Training Request it will go to manager and once manager approves A link should be there on the ...
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SharePoint 2010: Create a compilation email from multiple items

First of all, the tools I have available to me are SharePoint Designer and InfoPath, and I am much more comfortable in the former than the latter. I have a request to create a solution to facilitate ...
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Locking ListItems for users but not workflows

Is it possible to "softlock" a SPListItem so that a user can't edit it but a workflow he had started can do it? Background: - ListItems should only be editable by users when no workflow is running - ...
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Workflow which should run automaticly, does not

I am trying to implement a simple workflow (created in SPD 2010), which is supposed to fire an email to a user, as soon as a new list item is created. The whole process looks like this: The list ...
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Custom Workflow creates multiple tasks items when item created triggers workflow

I am brand new to sharepoint and suffice to say the journey has been somewhat problematic so far due to discovering a number of bugs with the software, such as crashes on importing a visio diagram ...
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Would it be possible to move the List Workflows(SPD) to another site?

We have created a List Workflow using SPD and moved the site to another location using Export & Import-SPWeb cmdlets. Now, we are unable to the workflow on the new site? is that expected ...
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SPD Update List Item - If “field” in Current List equals “Yes”, then Update status in List 2

I have a form library, with a SPD Custom Task associated with it for approvals. The approver just has to check a box when they approve the form. But in order for them to not get a reminder to ...
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Look values for email should not show other email id's sharepoint desginer workflow

I need to send email to 2 users in a lookup column in a row. But i dont want both email ids to display for both users when they open the email. How to do this using SharePoint designer workflows? A ...
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How to copy data form one list to another using designer workflows 2010?

I have two list named "Trial" and "Recruit". In "Trial" list i have a column named " Candidate" which is a lookup from other list. Once some user email id is added in " Candidate: column items shoud ...
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Updated Workflow

I have updated a workflow with items I have changed like who to email, and email body....but when I published it only works for documents that are newly uploaded into the library. It does not become ...
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Workflow Fails to Compile and Publish in SharePoint Designer 2010?

The SharePoint install is a SP2010 install on a 2008 R2 server. Everything is fully patched. I am running the SP Designer on the SharePoint Server directly. I have a workflow which is intended to ...
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office 365 outlook account not receiving emails from SPD workflow Send an Email action

I have made a simple workflow for Office 365 to send an email to the person who created an item in the list. But it's not sending the email to the office 365 users, instead i provide static others ...
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Restore List Workflow in SharePoint 2010?

We have created a List workflow in SharePoint 2010 associated with List-X. Mistakenly, someone has deleted the List-X and it is not even available in Recyclebin. Now, How could we reassociated the ...
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SharePoint 2010 list workflow with form action button

I have an edit item form on a list in SharePoint Designer 2010 and I want to run a specific list workflow (not site workflow) when clicked this button. How can I do this? If this is not possible, how ...