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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SharePoint Workflow takes a long time to start

I have a SharePoint 2010 OOB list workflow that usually takes less than minute to complete. However, I found a list item where the workflow begun 30 minutes after the start time, but less than a ...
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Sharepoint: Create a task for 2 users and continue workflow if just one aprove the task

I do not know if it's possible but I need in a workflow create a task for 2 users and if only 1 of them approve the flow should continue. The problem so far is that he always waits for the approval of ...
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Imported workflows not visible in Sharepoint 2013 Desinger

If I save a SharePoint 2013 workflow as a template, then follow the process to add that workflow to a different site in a different site collection, the "imported" workflow is visible in the browser ...
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Retrieve approvers from SPD Approval workflow programmatically

I have configured SharePoint OOTB Approval workflow on a library. In workflow I have added 3 stages of approval and 1st stage of approval is completed so workflow is in 2nd stage of approval. Now I ...
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Items being checked out to me, the sharepoint developer

Hello again and thanks for taking the time to look at my issue. I've got a site that I've just taken ownership of and I'm tracking a major workflow bug that is disrupting my users' ability to work. ...
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Why are Workflow History List ListID and Primary Item ID blank?

I created list workflow in SharePoint 2013 with SharePoint Designer. Workflow is working fine but now I want to fetch Log information from history list. but ListID and PrimaryItemId is blank in ...
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SharePoint Designer restrictions - allowed number of variable and actions

Whether are some restrictions about numer of variables and actions in SharePoint Designer Workflows? I'm asking because I have to create workflow with a few hundreds of variable and actions and I'm ...
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Sharepoint 2010 designer workflow

I want to create an approval workflow that goes like this. step-1: fill out the form(choose role for contractor/employee/student) goes to step2 step-2: pass training yes to step-3 otherwise display ...
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Copy file in a library to a folder in another library with Workflow

I using SharePoint Online 2013 and Workflow 2013. I need copy a file in the library "A", folder "Test1" to the library "B" to the folder "Test2". I need do this using Workflow. In the function ...
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Unable to activate List workflow 2013

I am unable to activate workflow feature. it is a list workflow which has assign task activity. This is a approval workflow. but after deployment i am not able to activate it throws the below error. ...
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IRM x Workflow in SharePoint Online 2013

Are there any restrictions on using a workflow in a library with IRM enabled? I'm using SharePoint Online 2013.
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Task List ItemAdded Receiver doesn't work for workflow created tasks

Why doesn't the ItemAdded Receiver get called when a task was created by a workflow, but when a user created a task it does? I tried setting the Receivers ListUrl to my list URL and tried using the ...
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“If [user group] contains [user name]” condition in workflow?

I have a list which has one permission group (column A) linked to one type of food (column B. Is it possible for me to create a workflow that deletes an item if it were created by a user who ...
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Workflows in 2013 and 2010 can not change a library column with IRM enabled

I am using SharePoint Online, I'm trying, via workflow, define a column of text in a library that is enabled with IRM and demanding check out to edit a document. However, the flow can only update ...
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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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SharePoint Designer workflow 2013 Suspends with HTTP 500

I have created a SharePoint designer workflow which works perfectly but as soon as i put a send email action the workflow gets suspended and gives the following error RequestorId: ...
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Copying an item from one document library to another document library using a workflow

My initial requirement is to have column level permission in a custom list.(Set of users can see the column and set users cannot). Since SharePoint doesn't support column level permission i have ...
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Copying an attachment from one Custom List to another using a workflow

My initial requirement is to have column level permission in a custom list.(Set of users can see the column and set users cannot). Since SharePoint doesn't support column level permission i have ...
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Is it possible to update multiple list items with a workflow?

I have a list which contains a value that I would like copied to all items in another list that share the same "Owner" field. This works with the Update List Item action if I set it to match ...
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How do I select multiple people from a list based upon a filter in a workflow? (SharePoint 2007)

I have a SharePoint list with assignments of individual persons to a specific real property. Any single property will have 1 or more people associated with it. The people assigned to any given ...
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SharePoint Designer Issue while updating Multiple Line of Text Column

I am facing one issue in SharePoint Designer workflow. I have a field with type Multiple Line of text "Enhanced rich text (Rich text with pictures, tables, and hyperlinks)". Now when I am trying to ...
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SharePoint 2010 designer approval workflow On Hold issue

I have to create a SharePoint 2010 Designer Approval workflow in which I have to add a button called "On Hold" and When user clicks on it whole approval process will be stopped until some Date. Right ...
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How do I know that which server processes my custom workflow in SharePoint 2010?

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Workflow Timer Service is running on all the servers(2WFEs + 2APPs), How do I make sure that my custom workflow(SPD) is running on the specific server? I was trying to ...
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sharepoint designer workflow does not start automatically

I have created workflow for a list. When I select manual start in workflow setting, workflow work fine after manually doing it. But if I select "start workflow automatically when item get created and ...
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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 ...