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 2010: 3 of 6 Workflows “Failed on Start”. SharePoint Designer Workflow Works Fine?

Three of the six workflows that are on one of my site collections in SharePoint 2010 are resulting in "Failed on Start" as soon as a document is submitted to a document library. The other three ...
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Daily e-mail reminders with workflows

I need a workflow which will check a custom list -for every row in this list- every day automatically and if the total value column is 0 then it will send an email to a user. Is it possible with ...
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Default Approval WF Unable to Start: CoercionException - Unable to serialize workflow

We receive the following error in the SharePoint logs when we try to start the OOB approval WF from within a SharePoint Designer WF. The odd thing is, the WF will function perfectly, no errors at all, ...
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Customized workflow by using SharePoint Designer 2010 has been cancelled by System Account

I've encountered a big issue on workflow. I designed a very simple workflow with Action "Send Email" on SharePoint Designer 2010 for email testing, as well as workflow process. All things were ...
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Changing an active Designer workflow

In SP2010, I have a list workflow that was built in Designer only - no code. I need to make a small change and must understand what happens to workflows in progress when I do this. I'm not changing ...
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Designer workflow through Jquery in sharepoint 2013

Can we trigger a designer workflow on item added event in sharepoint using jquery or SPWEBSERVICES. We have migrated from sharepoint 2010 to sharepoint 2013. In sharepoint 2010 we have a designer ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online adding a user to a group using a workflow

I am trying to add a user to a security group via a SharePoint 2013 workflow I am currently trying to do this using the Call HTTP web service action and I have 3 dictionary's built. All of this is ...
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Imported Workflow Error -Path needs to point to valid

I imported a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow into Visual Studio 2013. Once imported I got this error on all my activities Path needs to point to valid. Anyone know how to fix this?
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Post to Microfeed using SPD 2013 Workflow

I tried to create a new post in our Microfeed/newsfeed in Sharepoint 2013 using a Sharepoint Designer workflow. My idea was to create a list item in the list with the "Create item" action. When ...
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Reading a value from site collection list inside my workflow

I have created a site template which have a workflow inside it.and inside the template there is a workflow, now i need the workflow to be dynamic in a way that can work with newly added sites. the ...
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Sending email from workflow concatinated with task id

I have a custom web part that approves a task. I want to send an email from the workflow that includes the link of the web part and task id. So that the moment I click that link the web part will be ...
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Get all replies to post in NewsFeed

I have a workflow that sends an email to users when a new post gets added to a newsfeed. From looking at the MicroFeed list I can see that column MicroBlogType contain a 2 for posts and a 4 for ...
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Sharepoint Designer encountered an error generating the task form

I have made some minor changes on Approval workflow in the production environment using the SharePoint Designer 2013. This workflow was working properly earlier. It shows The workflow contains ...
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Designer based workflows issue

I have created a basic workflow that will duplicate an item(InfoPath form) and I set it to start manually. Everything is working fine for me, but when I ask other Site collection admins to test, they ...
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read content of list item attachment in SPD workflow and convert to base64 string

I need to write a workflow that reads the content of attachment of a list item, convert it to base64 encoded string and then invoke a custom REST service. I know I can access ...
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Can I programmatically access the values and modified dates for appended column entries?

I have a Projects list with a multi-line text column named Progress Update set to "Append" to create a record of updates. This appended Progress Update column saves a "blank" value when a list item ...
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Moving a SharePoint 2010 folder (with documents in it) from one document library to another

I have a document library with a lot of folders into it and i need to move them to another document library given that a site column had a certain value. The destination list was created from a ...
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Can we trigger a SP2013 WorkFlow using REST API + Jquery?

Can anyone suggest whether there is any possibility how to trigger a SP2013 WorkFlow using REST API & Jquery ?
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problem with date conversion sharepoint 2010

The following Workflow is returning the wrong date time. Can you help explain why and how to fix it? Set Variable:CurrentDay to Today Then Set Time as 00:00 for Variable:CurrentDay (Output to ...
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Creating sharepoint 2013 workflow in designer

I am new to topic of creating workflows in Sharepoint. What I would like to achieve is creating a workflow that acts as following: It starts automatically upon adding new item to document library ...
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2013 workflow multiple value managed metadata

I've got a 2013 workflow that looks up a value in another list based upon the value in a managed metadata column. It was based on this discussion. And it is working if the column is restricted to one ...
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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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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 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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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 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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Send Task Overdue email 2 days before the due date of the task SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I have created assign a task Workflow action where i have set expireddate calculated column to assign a value to createddate+7 to due date column. So now due date is set to 7 days after that task has ...
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Site Workflow Sharepoint 2010 calculate and ouput to field not variable

I'm trying to create a site workflow to add a date to every document in the site. I added a calculation action to a SharePoint 2010 Site Workflow. The only output offered is to workflow variable. ...
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Starting custom workflow from custom form page

I have a library which has an InfoPath form as its content type with a custom workflow built into it (example of workflow in my other question ages ago: Are sharepoint workflows always sequential?) ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - delay in process and duplicating in history on my work flow

I had delay more than 5 minuets waiting for update status or start workflow and also have many duplicates in actions like: Log in history - as in following pic
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Creating a Custom List Workflow using SharePoing Designer

I am trying to prove the concept that SharePoint can solve some of our business problems using custom lists and workflows. The scenario I have is that a manager will report a health and safety ...
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domain\username formatted address not resolving in Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow

I have a custom list on Sharepoint 2010 that has a SPD workflow attached that sends out an email to 2 Exchange distribution groups, and a small handful of individuals. This has been working fine for a ...
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Unable to register the Workflow Service with SharePoint(HTTP)

Unable to register the Workflow Service with SharePoint(HTTP) When I run the command to register: Register-SPWorkflowService -SPSite http://servername:port/ -WorkflowHostUri ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013 crashes when I publish a workflow with a approval process action

From a few days I can no longer publish with the SharePoint Designer old and new Workflows that contain a simple approval process Action, like this -> Start Approval (7) process on Current ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Workflow, return field as Lookup Values, Comma Delimited getting both lookup id and lookup value

I'm working on a simple workflow in SPD 2010 which is going to send an email to multiple recipients based on lookup values and even though I set the "Return Field As: Lookup Values, Comma Delimited" ...
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Sharepoint reusable content type workflow

I am having a SharePoint 2010 type designer reusable workflow that is associated to a content type that sends an email when an item is created in a list. There are multiple sub sites where the list ...
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Setting managed metadata field via Sharepoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I'm trying to copy an item from one list to another via a workflow in Sharepoint 2013. I can create the item and set the fields to equal the Current Item's value for that corresponding field, and it ...
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Creating new discussion using designer 2010 workflow not showing discussion item correctly

I have created a designer 2010 workflow in SPD 2013 which will create a discussion in discussion board when a user will add an item to my custom list. Now item is created but when I checked its root ...
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Event receiver not firing when item added by workflow

event receiver not firing when item is added by workflow. Its working perfectly when we manually add item to list. I am using SP Designer 2013. When we add item through workflow, it shows that item is ...
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Workflow error method PUT The remote server returned 400 bad request

I'm a new in Sharepoint. I have 2 server and both of them joined to the same domain name ABC The first server: 192.168.1.110 is a database server and domain name is SQLServer. I installed ...
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Updating item in List B when item in List A is updated (using workflow)

I have two list (one in List section and second is a document in Library). Both Lists have the same columns. When an item in the Lista A is updated, corresponding item in List B would be updated. How ...
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Is There an Easy Way to Copy the Text of SharePoint Designer Workflows?

I have rather complicated SharePoint Designer Workflows, and I would like to document my code. I tried adding using the "Add Comment" action in SPD, but it just makes the whole thing messy and ...
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How can I include a thread from a Discussion Board on a page?

I have a feature on my SharePoint 2013 site that allows a user to create a list item, and then a workflow that sends out an email with details about that item. What I would like to do now is turn the ...
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How to create your own approval custom workflow in spd 2013?

I am using sp 2013. I would like to create some custom workflow in spdesigner. In this workflow I would like to create a task to userA. userA is a "sharepoint user/group column" After userA has ...
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Check in/out current item in a sharepoint designer reusable workflow

I am using sharepoint 2013. I have created a reusable worklow. In this workflow I do some logic to publish approval stuff. After I approve the task I got some error that the item is not checked out ...
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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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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 ...