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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Prevent checkout when custom workflow is approved

I have a custom workflow for an InfoPath form with a custom approval process that I would like to lock all modifications done, including checking in and out, of the form. Once approved or in the ...
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Calculating correct version after publishing major version creates new draft version of document

I created a workflow to calculate the correct version of a document, taking into account that the documents we are putting onto Sharepoint already have a version number before transfer to Sharepoint. ...
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Workflow skips updating version step within approval workflow

I have created a workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2010 for approval of documents in a library (see below). I also want this workflow to calculate the actual version of the document by adding a variable ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval workflow Failed on Start with SYSTEM.IO.IOEXCEPTION File System limitation Error

We have an Approval workflow, set up a content type, that everytime it runs, it throws a failed on start (retrying) error. When we look into the ULS logs for this event we get the following Stack ...
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Workflow Tasks are getting assigned to an OLD domain account

We migrated to a new domain by rebuilding a server in the new domain and plugging the old content database into it. Then we ran the migrate user scripts. STILL we are having problems with the old ...
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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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Workflow send email on due date even after date changes

I must create a couple of Workflows, which will send notification to users (something like a reminder). I have created a first WF that will be activated when item will be created or modified ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflows suddenly does not work/intermittent

I've been having this issue and been looking for a solution to no avail. Situation A: We have a SharePoint 2010 site which contains a list that has a SharePoint Designer workflow. Now everything ...
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Decision table SharePoint list

Does anybody know if there is some kind of function/method to fix my problem? I need to check 2 fields and based on those 2 fields I have to route my InfoPath/List item to that specific person. So I ...
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How to find custom WorkflowInstanceID in Designer workflow?

I have a list with 3 workflows: A, B, C. I want to show their status in a single new field S. So, S should contain, for example this information: " Status of A: In Progress Status of B: In Progress ...
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Detect a new item and send an email

I am using the sharepoint 2007 designer workflow to create the following rule: If and item in the list is created, sends a mail. When I work with a library I check for the version field (if ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Designer workflow: assign existing survey

I have copied a form library and the corresponding task list from another site. I am in the process of recreating the workflows associated with the form. I need to assign a survey in the task list. ...
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My workflow is only kicking off an email to the first approver of a two level approver workflow

I am using the example from Laura Rogers book, Infopath Step By Step. I have built my form and Workflow identical to hers (so I thought) Here is the workflow: Step 1 Set Variable: FormLink to ...
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calling workflow from another workflow in SharePoint 2010

I have requirement where user can do multiple requests with one entry. For this I created Master and child list where child list has 6 workflows attached with it and workflow runs according to request ...
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Unable to edit my custom List workflow (SP Designer)

There is an existing Custom List workflow on our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise site that I can't figure out how to edit. My main goal is actually to export this workflow to be able to port it to another ...
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How to store TaskID for later use?

Scenario: Have a SPD2007 approval workflow designed. A task is assigned to user1 and custom emails are sent. I'm not using the ootb email notification. Once the task is completed the workflow ...
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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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Sharepoint 2010 Designer Workflow Help

I cannot seem to figure out how to get a workflow to work the way I think it should work, and need some help or some suggestions as to how I can go about creating a workflow. Effectively for a certain ...
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Check for first time a choice field changes

When a status is changed to "failed" the first time, I want to create an item in a list. However, if the document is edited with the status still "failed", I do not want to create a new list item. ...
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SharePoint Custom NewForm and EditForm Redirect to Workflow Initiation Page

I need assistance with redirecting my custom newform.aspx and editform.aspx to a custom sharepoint designer workflow initiation page. I've been testing form action buttons in both new and edit form ...
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Why sharepoint 2013 workflow canceles without any error?

I install and configure workflow manager and register it to sharepoint 2013. I create a very simple workflow to set a column. and I set that workflow can start automatically when an item added or ...
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Creating a dynamic list workflow?

I have a list with a multiple choice column - 'Department'(dropdown). I essentially need to send out an email notification to the department group (Sharepoint Security group) depending on which ...
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Task Status out of sync with actual Status sharepoint 2010

I have a Workflow that Collects Data from a user. The problem is, the workflow isn't continuing/updating the status/outcome of the actual workflow once the task is completed. The workflow looks like ...
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Do sth for each User which is assigned in a multiple choice column

I have a List where you can specify one or more than one Users in a column called "Responsible". Now i want to make a eg.:Task for each User selected in that column with sharepoint designer. ...
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Why is “Task Status” being set to “Reassign Task”

This is so bizarre. I have a workflow that is a custom Approval workflow and enables users to Request Changes and to Reassign Tasks too. So I just realized instead of actually reassigning the task, ...
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Sending Content Approval notification aka Content Approval looping

There's probably a straightforward answer to this, but I can't think what it is! I have a list set to require content approval on new item/item edit. Against this list, I have a WF running to send ...
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Please suggest SharePoint 2013 certifications

Currently i am working on SharePoint 2013 environment as SharePoint Administrator Have done 70-667 Microsoft Office SharePoint Configuring and 70-536 Microsoft .NET frame work application ...
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Create an approval email workflow that inserts list item

I'm trying to create a workflow that will send out emails to users after someone creates an item in a document library or list. The user will receive the email in outlook and will use the voting ...
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SharePoint list item workflow add permission fail with multi-user in “User or Group Field”

I'm trying to make a personal calendar with sharepoint calendar view's filter conditions with "connect to outlook" feature, but it does not work(in the sharepoint view it's ok, but in outlook it ...
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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 for discussion board

i'm trying to create a workflow in SPD 2010 whereby if someone responds / replies to a discussion board, it sends an email to the original creator of that thread. i created a reusable workflow with ...
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workflows have same name in Sharepoint Designer 2010

We recently upgraded to SharePoint 2010 and thus I upgraded from SharePoint Designer 2007 to SharePoint Designer 2010. In Designer 2007, I had created copies of a workflow to keep backups. I changed ...
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Workflow files won't “Check In”, can't “Undo Checkout”

I have a problem in SharePoint 2010 where if I'm creating a SPD workflow to a list, that just has it run automatically and log "Hi" in the history list, it won't 'run' because the files show as ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflow not emailing SharePoint Group members

SharePoint is returning a "Coercion warning: user or group does not have a valid e-mail address." when I attempt to target a SharePoint Group with users inside it via a SharePoint Designer 2010 ...
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Permissions based on task outcome

I have a custom item list with an associated workflow. In the workflow, there is an approval needed. I set up a task for this. Based on the approval status I want the user to be able to edit ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow to update list based on multiple conditions

I'm having a little problem getting my aggregation list workflow to run correctly. I have two lists (A, B) on a site and a workflow associated to List A. My goal is to keep track of total project ...
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Enhanced Text Field in list Sending Format Errors in Email from SharePoint 2010

I have a workflow generating an automatic email to my customers. Within this email, I am bringing in the body of the email which contains tables, links, pics ect. I am using an Enhanced Text field to ...
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How to send email to a user referenced in a top-level lookup table in SPD workflow?

SharePoint 2010: I got a SharePoint Designer workflow attached to a custom list [A]. [A] has a lookup field [L] to a top-level (site collection root) list [B] which has a column of type "Person or ...
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Need to kill all Workflows on a list in Sharepoint 2010

Can someone explain to me how to do this using Powershell?
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Form URL in Sharepoint Workflow Email

I have a workflow setup to run when I submit an infopath form. I am trying to create a HyperLink in the email to the infopath form using [%Current Item:URL Path%] However it generates this url ...
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SharePoint 2013 Certifications

It's been few days that I have decided to start preparing for my SharePoint Certifications. But, I am facing a lot of difficulty as in from where do I start? My interest are in SharePoint ...
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Workflow failed to get user profile for user when using SharePoint Designer- Just some particular users

When running send email activity in SharePoint Designer 2010 - Data Source: User Profiles, I see that some users get "Workflow failed to get user profile for user" while others are just fine. I also ...
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Importing a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio

I'm creating a simple workflow in Visual Studio: I can deploy it, and it works. I then try to open it with SharePoint designer: However, the steps/activities/stages are missing. How come I'm not ...
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Question regarding office 365/SharePoint online + workflow and external lists

I have two questions I need help with please. 1)Is it possible for a SharePoint online list workflow to update an external list in SharePoint online? IE When an item status has changed in a ...
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Using workflow to set choice field value

I created a workflow which would change the dropdown value when the people picker field had a name, then it would send out an email. However, when i edit an item and select a name and save, the ...
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Retention policy and recurrence

I'd like to set up a retention policy in a document library so that the editor of a document recieves an e-mail when the document was not modified within the last year. Then the editor of the document ...
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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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SPD-Workflow: how to send an email to username stroed in variable

How do I send an email to a user whose username is stored in a string variable? Do I need to lookup the email address first? how? thanks!
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow when item is published

I see that Designer has the option to see the approval status of an item, however how can i see if an item is published or not... I have a wiki page library and i want to run some logic when the user ...