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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Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup data into the requested type

I am getting this error "Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup data into the requested type." intermittently in a SP designer Reusable workflow.This workflow is triggered on item Added ...
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Best practices for SP 2013 workflow development and deployment

I'm currently in the process of defining how workflow development should look like in my company and how the different environments (development, integration, qa and productive) are being updated. ...
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How to Remove “Relative Item” from alert notification send by a task

I enabled the alert notification for SharePoint 2010 task list. But in the notification Email i am getting "Related Items" link in the json format. I don't want to show that in the email notification. ...
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In SharePoint workflow to Reject Task ; I need to make the comment field required

In SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow on Rejected request; I need to make the comment field required. How do I do that?
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Workflow content missing when viewed from another PC

I created few workflows in my company site using SharePoint designer 2013 in my office computer. (My company is using SharePoint Online 2013). I saved the workflows and published them in the site.They ...
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SPD 2010 workflow, update (add and delete) lookup column

I have a list (with a custom InfoPath form) in which I have items that have a Parent / Child relationship with two lookup column to the title column of same list. The two lookups are "Child of" single ...
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Permissions to write to External List from Workflow

I'm attempting to create a SharePoint workflow that creates a new item in an external list using the "Create item in [External List Name]" action available in SharePoint Designer. Currently, I keep ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Workflow that triggers the same workflow for the next item - works only for 10 first items

I have this scenario where I need to loop through a list of items. As workflows don't offer a looping functionality, I created a following workflow: 1. It fires when an item is changed. 2. It does its ...
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How could I have a custom task list update all start dates if an item is changed?

I'm not exactly sure how to approach this problem. I am hoping it can be solved with calculated columns or thru a workflow. If it can only be accomplished with some advanced technique beyond the ...
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Reusable workflow skipping steps

I have a very pressing issue. I have exported all site content types and columns and imported them in another sharepoint environment. There were some lookup columns that were used in the REUSABLE ...
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Get Workflow ModificationID via JavaScript Client OM

I create a dynamic link to the workflow Midification form in SharePoint 2010. I can get all of required parameters such as ItemID, ListId and Workflow InstanceId via Javascript OM. The only problem ...
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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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Not able to use custom workflow template

I want to use a 2013 reusable workflow, which I have installed from a .wsp solution package. Here are the steps I took: Create very simple workflow(2013 reusable) in SPD2013 save the WF as a ...
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Issue with OOTB publishing Workflow

Yesterday I encounter a strange issue on SharePoint 2013 site I have a simple list with basic columns like Title, description, thumbnail (url of picture to displayed) on which a simple OOTB ...
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When using a field with lookup value, SharePoint says “List not found”

I have this list with a column that refers its values from another column of another list. During the workflow process, the internal status of the workflow becomes Suspended with an error: ...
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SharePoint 2010 designer workflow stuck at “Starting” status

I have created approval designer workflow on a sharepoint document library. The workflow runs when the item is created or updated. It was working for fine until last month.. Suddenly it stopped ...
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Best approach to archive the Workflow log?

We have a custom reusable workflow runs on the document library and logs the actions into a custom List. Now, we want to safely archive the workflow log. what would be the best approach? shall we do ...
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Cannot create SharePoint 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013

Has anybody encountered the error below in creating SharePoint 2010 workflows in SharePoint Designer 2013? The list of workflow actions on the server references an assembly that does not exist. ...
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Approver comments in workflow emails

I'm working with a SP '13 designer workflow which is simple. One approval task was created for a user. After this approval task, I need a email which states comments and a notification of approval or ...
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How to update an existing list item during a workflow to capture the newest list item

I have a custom build list to store status updates on a project. To add a new item, one simply click + NEW ITEM, fils in the Infopath 2013 form and clicks SAVE. Then a workflow is triggered to convert ...
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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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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 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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mailto in Workflow emails

I'm using SharePoint 2007 and I have created a workflow to send a reminder email to the owner of the item a few days before the due date. I'm using <a href="mailto:someone@somewhere.com?">Some ...
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SharePoint Designer 2007 Workflow - Copy list items based on common field

I have 2 lists. One is a master job tracker, the second is a job activity tracker. Jobs are assigned numbers, based on that number, if an activity is created in list 2, I want to pull certain fields ...
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is it possible to have a sharepoint workflow that can dynamically switch content types?

I have a document library that contains 5 content types ( different word documents that have quickparts in them ) I have another list that has some customer information. I want to start my workflow ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow not firing when document checked in but works if checked out

We have a document library that has both Document sets and Documents. We also have a Workflow that is manually started by the user on any item in this library. The problem we are having is that the ...
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Multiple approval workflow by sharepoint 2010 foundation

I have created custom approval workflow on sharepoint2010 foundation designer, I used "Collect Data from a user" action property but it is not allowing me to start workflow automatically, it's through ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 workflows stuck on in progress

I was following this blog http://sharepointgypsy.blogspot.co.uk/2011/10/create-state-machine-workflow-with.html about SharePoint Designer 2010 state machine workflows and edited the choices in the ...
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SharePoint event receiver ItemUpdating event behaves differently when a list item is updated through Workflow

I am having a SharePoint custom list which is having a designer workflow and event receiver attached to it. In the event receiver on ItemUpdating event I am having the below code to check if a ...
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Content type inheritance on Link to Document

I'm working on a reusable workflow in SP 2010 that moves documents through our management chain, where each member of that chain provides metadata input that can't be seen by those lower in the chain. ...
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SharePoint Designer Encountered an error Verifying Form Template

Good Morning I have created many workflows, so i know how to do it. Recently, i started getting this error. I have even went back to a fresh site collection, made a simple workflow of "Send an ...
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Sharepoint designer - Collect data from user error

I am new to sharepoint workflow development. I created my workflow in sharepoint designer 2010. My problem is the following: My workflow has a few steps, in every step I use the "collect data from ...
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Form_URN and Current Item URL - both do not work when used in a Task email notification to provide a clickable link

I found in a few threads that I could use Form_URN in my email notifications that a task was over due, but this does not work for me. I have tried in several different workflows, so I know it isn't ...
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Reusable workflow not showing anywhere (Sharepoint 2010)

I made a reusable workflow in Sharepoint Designer and checked that it's working in a site. Then I saved it as a template, downloaded it from the site assets, uploaded to a new site. Even after ...
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SharePoint Online ( Start automatically when an item is changed)

I have created a custom list, with an approval workflow on it. Now I want to copy the list item to another list once the workflow status changes to "Approved". So I created another workflow on the ...
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How to make it possible to set the due date in a approval/feedback workflow to current date?

I created two workflows, one based on the approval workflow and another based on the feedback workflow via SharePoint Designer 2010. When you start one of the workflows you can set a due date, but at ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow - Manager of Manager Look-up

I have a SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflow, and I'm trying to look-up managers of managers. So far I have been able to successfully go two levels deep, but after that the workflow seems to stop ...