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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Determine what triggered the workflow - Manual vs OnPublish

Trying to not duplicate a workflow (approval process), I'm trying to find a way to get how the workflow was triggered. My searches so far weren't really successful. The closest posts I could find ...
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Workflow app not showing in Site App Permissions Page

I have activated 'workflows can use app permissions feature' but workflow app doesn't shows up in Site App permissions list Step 1: Step 2:
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Any way to compare two workflows?

In SharePoint Designer, in the list of "List Workflows", I have two workflows with the same name. They have two different modified dates and they're pretty complex, so eyeballing them for the ...
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Get all user from SharePoint group using SharePoint Designer workflow 2013

I have a user group on my SharePoint Online site. The name of group is "Programmer". Now I want to retrieve all the user from "Programmer" using SharePoint Designer workflow. How could I call ...
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SPD Workflow Response Code: NotAcceptable

I am using the approach posted here by Vadim Gremyachev: Get current user information and add to email action in workflow? here the REST-URL: /_api/Web/SiteUserInfoList/items?$filter=(ID eq ...
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How to rename a file using a SharePoint 2013 reusable workflow

I'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint Designer that will automatically rename files as they are created/uploaded in various document libraries, to a pre-determined 'item ID' pattern. The idea ...
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How to run workflow multiple times on same form

Here is my scenario in steps ,I have a InfoPath form with 4 different views view1 view2 view 3 and view4. I have submit on view1 once clicked on it ,workflow will kick-off and will send an email to ...
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Infopath list display form convert into word document

I need to create a word document with the infopath browser based list display form using workflow. What are the possiblities ?. I have list with infopath browser based form( New, Edit and Display ...
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How to look up users email based on user name

I have a pair of fields, Project Manager Name and Project Manager Email. Project Manager Name is a people picker field allowing the user to select a PM by display name when they create or edit a ...
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Get Manager field of Active Directory from SharePoint Designer Workflow 2013

Is there any option in ShaerPoint Designer 2013 workflow to access Active Directory "Manager" field? So that we can get the manager of a user specified in particular field.
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SharePoint 2013 workflow, changes made in designer are not getting reflected.

I have a published a SharePoint 2013 workflow from designer and it is working fine. Now I made a change to it and published from designer. But the changes are not reflecting in SharePoint site when I ...
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How to design workflow 2010?

I want to design a workflow that users do not have access to deleted item , but do delete item by workflow. To do what I do. that's mean Users access denied delete item run workflow and workflow not ...
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How do I retrieve the Task ID of a task process?

I am trying to retrieve the task IDs of tasks in a task process in order to retrieve their task status. The only field that shows is the task outcome, which doesn't help. How do I get the task ID?
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Assign workflow task to each member of Active Directory group

When creating a task as part of a workflow, using the following settings I am getting different results when using Sharepoint groups as opposed to AD Groups. ExpandGroup: Yes ParallelAssignment: ...
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How to clear a multi-select choice field using SPD workflow

I have a field with type Choice (menu to choose from) which allows multiple selections (checkboxes). At a certain point in my workflow I want to uncheck all the current item's checkboxes. Is this ...
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Workflow based on two conditions not working

I have a workflow to trigger an email based on two conditions. One is a calculated field which a "Yes/No (checkbox)" type field. The other is a manually updated choice field. The workflow recognizes ...
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow to add file using REST api with some content in the file

I am creating a SharePoint Designer Workflow 2013 where I add a file using REST api call. File gets added perfectly, however it goes empty. I want some content in that file, let's say "Test File ...
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Workflows: What's the best way to expire an item in a list?

I have a list where people enter in items they are trying to sell (classifieds) on a form. They are supposed to set an expiration date for their items for one month, however some do not. I want to ...
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Can we send an email whenever the workflow met with an error?

I am having a sharepoint 2013 resuable designer workflow. So far it is running fine. However I need to know immediately if it went into an error state. Do we have an out of box configuration for it?
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Customize edit form of library with InfoPath

In lists it is possible to customize the form with InfoPath. For libraries this function is missing. Is there any way to use an InfoPath form to edit data in a library? I know that it's possible to ...
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Teamspace Overview in SharePoint 2013

I have planned a start site for our Collaboration-Part in SharePoint where the starting point should be this Overview. The Overview-Site itself is a aspx site with 2 listview webparts on it. The first ...
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Custom Status Value -SharePoint 2013 Workflow

i am new in this forum. i dont know if a selected the right category, but i making my quenstion anyway (please let me know) Context: Enviroment: SharePoint 2013 Foundation Tools: Sequential ...
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Determine if SPD workflow is saved or published?

How do I know if a SharePoint Designer workflow is only saved instead of published? If another user saves the workflow, will I see their changes?
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Get the ID of a user in REST API 2013 Designer workflow

I am using: _api/web/siteusers?$select=Id,Title&$filter=startswith(Title, 'FirstName LastName') But my issue is that Title is not a unique value. We can have more than one user with the same ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013 Has Wrong URL in Workflow Context URL

I am building a workflow in Sharepoint 2013 that uses the Workflow Context URL. The problem is it returns HTTPS instead of HTTP. All my other sites in the site collection return an HTTP for the ...
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Get metadata column value in SPD Workflow

How to get metadata column value in SharePoint Designer Workflow 2010 or 2013 ?
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Match string to user/group field in Sharepoint workflows

My situation is that, I want to send email to a certain group of users based on a field in a document approval. It can have the same name as any user group except that the field is a string. Is it ...
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Custom task process form add list field

I have workflow with custom task process. I want to add some other list fields to the custom task process infopath form dynamically. How can i do this ?.
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Error in opening designer workflow after migration from MOSS 2007 to SP 2013

We recently migrated from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2013. Site is working properly. But we are getting error "SharePoint Designer cannot display the item" while opening workflow in designer. I am using ...
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Workflow custom task process infopath form button deactivate

I have a Sharepoint designer 2010 workflow. In the workflow i used the Start a custom task process action to create custom task. I want to disable the Approve Button when the infopath field is null. I ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Question - List Item comparison

Can you please help me with a particular problem I have within SharePoint Designer workflow. I can do most of it in the workflow. I have wrapped the the section I struggle with in asterisks. ...
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Sharepoint designer workflow error can't publish

I have a created a list workflow for task list. When the Value of the field equals something i want to start custom task process but iam getting this error "You can not use task process in this ...
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Cancel a task on reaching a timeout?

We are currently trying to build an approval workflow for employees to request training. The idea is to first have the employee's supervisor approve (or reject) the training, and if the supervisor ...
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How to update person or group field from SharePoint 2013 workflow?

I am stuck on very basic requirement. I have a person or group field on SharePoint Online list which I want to update from a SharePoint Designer workflow. When I assign the value "User who created ...
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automatically create an item workflow, when a new item is created in the same list

Automatically create an item workflow, when a new item is created in the same list, so 2 item will display at the same time.. Is this possible in SP designer?
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How to have a list auto update once a week and then email the people in the list?

There is a meeting that occurs every week, but has a rotating list of members. So one person from each department goes one week, and the next week it is a different person from each department, and so ...
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idiots guide to workflows !! [closed]

I am looking to build a workflow that is instigated based on the competition of a document to then send the completed document to a folder based on its Reference number i am completely new to ...
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if any value equals value condition not allow to put value

The SharePoint Designer workflow Condition if any value equals value do not allow to put value in it. I am trying to create a workflow. In workflow I use if any value equals value condition, But it ...
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Email Sending via SPD Workflow

I created one workflow to send email via SPD. The workflow sends the email to the person whose Work e-mail appear in userdisp.aspx page only. This page is accessible via Site Actions > Site ...
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Workflow not working when forms not modified

I have a workflow running on form Library (InfoPath in flier mode) with some promoted columns and some other columns created in SP (Outside of InfoPath) to deal with exceptional situations. These ...
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how to remove site name from the “from” of an email

My requirement is that I have to remove site name EAR which is automatically coming in Email. In place of that I have to keep Name of a person using workflows. It is coming like- EAR so I have to ...
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Can I use SPD workflow to copy an item's field A to the same item's field B?

On a list we have two column "Content" and "Approved Content". It is a rich html field. Whenever the list item's approval status = "Approved", the workflow will copy the "Content" value to "Approved ...
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Can a SPD workflow set variable to current item's latest approved version value?

We have a reusable workflow created with SharePoint designer. We are using SP2010 workflow engine. The workflow will be used on a list which content approval is enabled. We have a problem on "set ...
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Using SPD Workflow with non-standard JSON data

Personally, I think I'm not going to be able to use SPD workflows to do what I want here but I figured I might as well ask. What I'm doing Using a SharePoint designer workflow to call a REST web ...
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Need advice to solve conflict between Content Approval and SPD Workflow

I have a list with "Require Content Approval" turned on. The list have 2 columns "IsExpire" and "Expire date". A SPD global reusable workflow is setup on the list to check whether the item reach its ...
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Error to workflow if copying disabled user (from active directory) to another list

I have created designer workflow for a content type in SharePoint 2010 site. In the workflow there is an action to copy list items into another list. If for any reason (such as employee left the ...
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SP2013 WF Suspended - Security Token could not be authenticated

Currently having an issue with a workflow that some of the time goes into a suspended state with the following error message. An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow ...
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SharePoint Designer cannot display the item

User created a a list workflow using SPD 2013 and we need to edit the workflow, but we get the following error: SharePoint Designer cannot display the item I am not sure how to troubleshoot ...
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Get user notes in a item to which he doesnt have access

Situation I have a list on which person X will place an item. This will trigger a workflow. In this workflow I want to address person Y with a question about the item. Person Y may not alter or see ...
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Why a new permission group is getting created by default when a workflow is created in SharePoint Designer 2010

I am trying to add item permissions through workflow and I used "Add Permission" action from the ribbon in designer and changed the permissions of the item. But all i find now is a new group with ...