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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
2k views

How can I have two workflows that run on one list, with conditions?

I've got a list, which has two SharePoint Designer workflows running on them. Both are fairly simple workflows. The first workflow, New Request is initiated on item creation, and it set's a field ...
1
vote
2answers
7k views

Provide Workflow Approve/Reject option in InfoPath Form 2010

I have created a Leave Authorisation Form using Infopath 2010 and published it to Forms Library. I have also created a SharePoint designer 2010 custom approval workflow and published it to forms ...
1
vote
1answer
983 views

SharePoint 2010 approval workflows: how to pull data from against a different list

I'm adding an Approval workflow to an SP2010 list. The list will record change requests for certain items. There is a second list that tracks, for each item, which SharePoint group should be notified ...
1
vote
0answers
193 views

The pause duration is (very)longer when number items are huge

We have a custom (SPD)workflow(manually starting) on a custom list which has 7000 to 8000 items and growing. "Pause For Duration" action is used to pause the workflow for 5mins and roughly 30 to 50 ...
1
vote
1answer
738 views

Remove line spacing from 'Full details' in workflow email

I have a workflow in SP 2010 that I use to send an email whenever an item is added. I've included the 'Full details' in the body of the email, however when the email arrives it has massive spacing in ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

How to get the List URL in a SharePoint Designer workflow

I've gotten as far as below: But I don't know what they want me to choose in the "Find the List Item" section. I don't want anything from the list item... I want the URL of the list. Suggestions? ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

Workflow changing StartOnCreated via GUI in SPD

A few dumb SPD 2007 workflow issues. I'm trying to change startOn switches on a workflow config xml file but it causes the workflow to fail with errors when I try to recompile/finish it after ...
1
vote
0answers
274 views

How to check if user has a permission to complete task in InfoPath task form?

Is it possible to check if the user has enough permissions to complete task in InfoPath 2010 task form? Or maybe it is possible to show to user read-only view if he has lack of the rights. The full ...
1
vote
0answers
530 views

Irregular behavior in SharePoint Designer based workflows

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 to build list workflows. However, workflows that I have built and tested are unpredictably disappearing from the list of WFs available to run in the browser UI. ...
1
vote
0answers
675 views

“On Item Created” SharePoint Designer Workflow doesnt start when creating list items via Code Activity in Visual Studio Workflow

Any help on what authentication settings are required on the application pools for the below simplified scenario: My List item has two fields. "Title" and "Flag" I create a new List Item with the ...
0
votes
5answers
4k views

SharePoint Designer 2010 - “Unable to load workflow actions from the server…”

I have a few custom workflows created by another developer on my dev sharepoint farm. We recently realized that you can apparently not just migrate these things with the rest of the content in a ...
0
votes
3answers
3k views

Error: The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not available in sharepoint designer

Currently, I need to develop a workflow with looping feature and I googled that it is available in sharepoint 2013 workflow. But, when I tried to create a workflow for sharepoint 2013 in sharepoint ...
0
votes
2answers
881 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
230 views

Wrong date in workflow email

I am using a workflow for a calendar. In workflow email I use [%Current List:Start Time%] and [%Current List:End Time%] for the events. But the date is always displayed as "Monday, January, 01, 0001". ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Assigning unique item permissions to an item(When a new item is created) - office 365 sharepoint 2013

A client is using office 365 sharepoint online.I would like assign item permissions (from a field in the list that would list users or groups) automatically to an item. I reckon this can only be ...
0
votes
3answers
66 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
220 views

deployment of designer workflow from test to production

I have created a SPD designer workflow in my test environment and want to deploy onto production. Please let me know the each steps in details as I would be doing 1st time
0
votes
4answers
645 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Save as Template is not enabled - move workflow between site collections

I have several list workflows I want to move from one domain to another. I can't use the Export as Visio because it says I need to use Save as Template instead. I select the workflow in Designer and ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

OverDue Custom Task is firing when it shouldn't

This Workflow is running and sending the "Overdue" email even when the % Complete field for the item is 100. Can you tell me how my logic is incorrect?
0
votes
2answers
560 views

Workflow Timer Interval

Can I change Workflow Timer Interval value from default "every 5 minutes" to "every minutes" without impact to performace? Thanks for supprt, Best regards
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Calculate Workflow Custom Task Due Date without weekends?

I'd like to set the value of "Due Date" on "Create Custom Task" within my workflow. However, I want it to be "weekend aware"...i.e. (Sunday-Thursday working week) if you create a task on Sunday to ...
0
votes
1answer
226 views

iOS: implement SharePoint Designer (Workflows only) functionality

Is it possible to implement operations on Workflows (like in SharePoint Designer) on iOS? Maybe I could call SharePoint's services to get a list of workflows, nodes in each workflow and draw it as a ...
0
votes
2answers
493 views

Change Initiation Parameters for SharePoint 2007 Workflow

I created a workflow in SPD that initiates when a new item is added to a list. Unfortunately, the workflow is also initiated when an existing item is updated (a list field titled "Status", when ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Sharepoint 2013 beginner struggling with workflows on Mac

I've been working with Sharepoint 2013 for a week now and think I have some of the basics under control. However, I'm trying to build a simple workflow to automate our internal HR system to some ...
0
votes
2answers
232 views

How do you send emails to external email address in sharepoint online workflows

My client is using Office 365 and has SharePoint Online. Is there a way to send emails to external users or external email address using workflows? More Info: This is what happens when I try to ...
0
votes
1answer
196 views

Send Email notification if task is not completed 7 days prior to the due date

I am working with SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow. I am not sure how to Send Email notification if task is not completed before 7 days of a Due Date.
0
votes
2answers
67 views

Calculate stock remaining using 2 lists

Not sure if this is possible, its quite a simple thing I'm sure, but struggling to work out how to achieve it. I have two lists, a stock list and a customer list. In the stock list I have the ...
0
votes
2answers
86 views

Easiest way to execute JavaScript when listitem updates?

What is the easiest way, in SharePoint 2013, to execute JavaScript when listitem updates? For example, Can SharePoint Designer 2013 do this? Is there any way which does not involve WSPs, Apps or ...
0
votes
2answers
89 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
880 views

Can I store a date in a (Sharepoint Designer) workflow-variable?

So... I want to create a workflow to send a reminder-email 7 days before a date specified in a column of a custom list. So far so good, I have very little experience with workflows (created only one ...
0
votes
2answers
169 views

Export 2007 workflows for display

I need to export my SharePoint Designer 2007 workflows so I can show people how they work/what the conditions are. I found a similar question here but I have Visio Standard 2007 and this is for 2010 ...
0
votes
1answer
110 views

Using a lookup to set the To: address on a sharepoint designer 2010 workflow email action

I have a sharepoint designer 2010 workflow with a email action. I want to set the value for the To: address to a field of the Current Item using a lookup ( [%Current Item:Vendor Contact%]. ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

How to get item created in Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow

Here is the setup. I create an item in my Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow, which is output (the id I believe) to variable CREATE. I then want to send an email to a user where the URL of created ...
0
votes
2answers
685 views

SPD Workflow doesn't start automatically when creating or updating item under elevated privileges

As far as I understand, the workflows created in SharePoint designer that should launch under the credentials of the system account will no longer start automatically. So what should we do in cases ...
0
votes
2answers
617 views

SharePoint Designer 2007 Workflow - problem with generating Emails

Hope you can help: We've built a rather simple, custom workflow in SPD which is connected to a custom list. In the list there is a Status column, with a choice-drop down and one of the values being ...
0
votes
2answers
20 views

Can we use SQL Server as a primary data storage for SharePoint 2013?

Is it possible to use external SQL Server as a primary data storage for SharePoint 2013? Having this implemented we can generate reports, query data and it would become very very powerful to use. Or ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Time variables with SharePoint Designer Workflows

I there a way to set up set up a workflow variable or condition to find [TODAY] - 180; using SharePoint Designer? Update: Would using this in SharePoint designer work for finding list items 180 days ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

How do I perform an action with each item in a dictionary in a workflow?

I have a dictionary with a series of rates (percentages represented by decimals), one for each day of the week, stored in a Dictionary as numbers each titled by a day of the week. I would like to ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Workflow Doesn't Work with OU

I've created a workflow for a list in SharePoint 2013. When I give initiating users Contribute permission using OU, the workflow goes into suspended mode. But when I give initiating users ...
0
votes
2answers
32 views

Setting a reminder date with workflow

I'm trying to set a "Reminder Date" field in a task list to 3 days prior to the Due date. Unfortunately, I need to use SharePoint Designer's workflow designer. I have the following workflow so far, ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

SharePoint 2010 workflows Will not delete properly

I have a workflow that I am creating in SharePoint Designer 2010. The issue I am running into is every time I publish a new version of the workflow, an older version keeps running. I have tried ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

“My Tasks” filter does not display new tasks

I used the "My Tasks" filter which comes with the OOTB Task list. It shows older tasks which were created a few days ago, but in order to see the "new" tasks created within the past hour, I have to go ...
0
votes
2answers
69 views

PowerShell script to run a reusable workflow on all list Items

We came across a scenario where we want to run a reusable workflow on all List items in a list. I am not sure if this can be achieved through PowerShell. Can any one please help me to run reusable ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Email alert designed using SharePoint Designer doesnt display image

I created an email alert workflow in SharePoint 2010 using SharePoint Designer. This email alert has images embedded in them using the HTML tag . When i receive the email alert,it doesn't load in ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Workflow to copy field between lists

I have 2 lists: "General information"(contains field "Current kilometers"(number), "Registration number") "Maintenance" (contains field "Kilometres"(number), "Registration Number"(lookup) ) I ...
0
votes
2answers
34 views

Restricted permission

I have created a list which has a a column to choose different groups. I would like to retrict the permission for it. Suppose a HR guy logs in he should be able to view only the items updated by users ...
0
votes
2answers
27 views

Reuse SPD list workflow in different environments?

I am using SP2013. I have created a workflow on my development environment in SharePoint Designer. I would like to reuse this workflow on my test, acceptance and production environments. What is the ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

SharePoint Designer Start Feedback Process running two instances

I have a workflow in SharePoint Designer where I'm kicking off a Start Feedback Process workflow: and it was running fine, but at one point I republished it and now I'm getting everything twice ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Pause a custom workflow

Is there any easy way to pause an SPD workflow OOTB? I got a workflow attached to a list and need to update all the items in the list with an additional column, and the workflow is set to start upon ...