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Replace space with %20 in Url in the body of email in Workflow

I have created a workflow which sends some emails too. I have put this in the body of email [%WorkflowContext: Current Item Url%] The problem is when the name of the item (for example a file) contains ...
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow Email after Pause Until

I am trying to create simple workflow which will send an email on a particular day. I'm running into a problem each time I try to use pause for duration action, or pause until action. Each time I ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow 401 unauthorized

I am starting workflow on a list item using the server side code. It is getting started and immediately it is going to suspended state with 401: unauthorized exception. If I go the list with the same ...
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Custom workflows won't send email on doc lib with event receiver

I've got a ItemAdded even receiver running on a document library, and I just built a simple (send email) workflow in SPDesigner and I'm getting the following error below: RequestorId: 21d893a9-...
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Empty Check-in Comment cast as Lookup leads to coercion error?

Sharepoint 2010 workflow - trying to put Check-in Comment into workflow email. If a document library item is checked in, but the check-in comment is left blank, I get the following error: Coercion ...
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Check request submission workflow

Is there an example out there which shows how to create a workflow for check request or other document submitted for approval? All this needs to be done without infopath or any third party product. ...
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How to verify the workflow steps in sharepoint desinger 2010

Our SharePoint 2010 workflow is now not executing as it is. We would like to verify, which step in the WF is causing the issue. Is it possible to verify the steps in the Workflow within SharePoint ...
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Create a Workflow to find a particular Value in the list and send Email to the name associated with that item

I have a numbers of items in an list, with fields like "Creator of item", "Column1", "Column2", etc. I need to create a workflow, which will go through the Whole list of items, and find which items ...
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Person and Group Picker Error On InfoPath Form Load

So I have a SharePoint Designer workflow pulling a persons name from list1 to list2, which seems to work when viewing SP list2. However, when I open the InfoPath form embedded on list2 it spits out ...
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SharePoint 2010 Designer workflow starts but not executing action, how to fix this?

I've a workflow attached to form library run with item created or updated. When item created, workflow starts and show status as InProgress but not execute any action. My first action is to send email ...
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Workflow anonymous form

I am creating my first workflow in SharePoint 2010. The workflow will start by the receptionist when she adds an item to the list. The list will be sent to an anonymous user by email to fill up his/...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Issue - “The field or property 'GUID' does not exist”

I am having an issue with a SharePoint 2013 Workflow on SharePoint Designer. I can publish the workflow to the site with no problem. Once the workflow is in the started stage, it always gets suspended ...
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Loop an SP2010 Workflow

I have a list that contains all active employees using a person of group column. I am trying to create a workflow that would check if the employee is still active at intervals and if no longer active ...
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“Assign To Do Item” action is not available in SharePoint 2013 designer workflow

I want to create one SharePoint 2013 designer workflow which should create one task for one user without any outcomes of the task like Approve/Reject. I just want to assign one to-do task so that ...
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workflow to send Single mail for multiple items modified

I have an approve button on a page and a list. More than one list items are approved by clicking on this approve button. Now If I create a workflow to mail the specific person, it will send him mail ...
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How to elevate Workflow permission?

We have defined a SharePoint designer workflow in this case the workflow has full permission for CRUD operation on list called Employee. But the requirement is in conditional cases the same workflow ...
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Workflow for getting email's two days before the date

I have joining date as a column in a list. |Based on joining date I need mails to be triggered 2 days before the given date.
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Alternative URL for library item

I have a library of PDF documents that includes a column for the project associated with each document. The project id is unique within the library and I want to create a URL that uses this project id ...
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Calculated Column to extract text within file path

Due to SP limitations in workflows for extracting text strings, I'm looking for another way to skin the cat. If I have a single-line text column that has a file path like: C:\folder1\folder2\...
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Creating a 2010 SharePoint Workflow Condition “Is one of ” or “Starts with”

I want to create a 2010 SharePoint Designer workflow condition based on multiple options. For example, if a drop-down menu option has X, X1, X2, X3, Y, Z as a choice; I would like to create a ...
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Discussion Board Workflow for Replies

I have a Discussion Board on my SharePoint site that is used by the whole organization for weekly department updates. Usually what happens is: Department will post their weekly update as a new ...
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SharePoint Workflow Task Escalation

Does anyone know if when you use the action to escalate a task after it's expired if it completes the task for the person who let it expire? I'm not finding much out there about this. I do have a test ...
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Workflow to send reminder on recurring events. Email must state the next event

I am currently in a situation where we have recurring events (Birthday reminders) that send out an email to facilities to buy birthday card. The email (sent 3 days before) reads like this: Please buy ...
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SharePoint 2013 Calendar: Delete single item from recurrence event using Designer Workflow

I am able to delete single item from Calendar using "Delete Item in {this list}" action in Designer Workflow. However, I am not able to delete single instance of Recurrence Event. Does anyone know, ...
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Any tips to avoid SPD2013 crash

I am working on SP2013 on-premise standard. When I connect to a site collection and create a new workflow with SPD2013, there is no problem. Then I export the site (included the SPD workflow) and ...
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Problem of calling SOAP webservice from sharepoint designer 2013 workflow

Have any one called SOAP web service from SharePoint designer 2013 workflow? or faced problem for calling SOAP web service from SharePoint designer 2013 workflow? What problem generally arise in this ...
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Workflow Emails Sharepoint 2010 don't send what is in define message and go to wrong person

I'm trying to setup an email response that when I change "Completed by Data" to "yes" it will send an email back to the created by person. This didn't work so I tried a simple send to user "Bryan" ...
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How to build a workflow associate with retention policy?

I am using SP2013 on-premise. However I want to stick with SP2010 workflow engine. After some research, I found there was an OOB "Decomposition approval" workflow in SP2007 but no longer available. ...
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Workflow - Items created by a group then email another group

What I'm trying to do is have a SharePoint Designer (2010) workflow for a list I have on the event when an item is created to send an email. That part is simple. Where I'm getting stuck is I want it ...
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Need help on nested If-Else workflow statement

I am still new to SharePoint and workflows, so please bear with me. I have a list consisting of sales orders that are on hold. I am trying to write a workflow so that when someone either A) enters a ...
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Updating list item permissions from 2013 SPD Workflow on SharePoint Online

I have a list with some simple workflow which includes setting a list item to read only once it reaches a certain status. To achieve this I have extended the existing SPD 2013 list workflow by adding ...
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How can I send a daily task reminder email?

My teammates and I (4 of us total) use a task log in SharePoint to keep track of tasks. I have been tasked (hah!) with creating a daily summary email to be sent to each user containing tasks overdue, ...
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Deploy list workflow on Client production server (using browser)

I have created a list item workflow using SharePoint 2010 Workflow platform. Now I am trying to deploy my workflow in our clients production environment using browser. Is it Possible using browser? ...
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Causing infinite loop for SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow using SharePoint Designer

I'm trying to setup an approval workflow for new and edited items in Document Library. I created an approval workflow that is set to start when a new item is created and when an item is edited. The ...
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Remove permissions inheritance for current list item using Workflow 2010

I'm trying set unique permissions on the current list item and then remove permissions inheritance for item through a workflow. How to achieve the above task?
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Create a workflow with Item Level permissions by using the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform

I'm creating a custom workflow on SharePoint Online (Office 365) in SharePoint Designer. I am trying to achieve below tasks: This workflow will execute on a SharePoint list, triggered when a new ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow loops

I have a question about SharePoint Designer Loops. If I create a Today variable using a workflow variable will the Today variable update inside the loop or will it remain the same date that the ...
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Error: “Forbidden” while accessing cross site lists using REST API in SPD 2013 workflows

I am not able to access the cross site lists using REST API in SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow. I am making a call using action "Call HTTP Web Service". I am facing the error in responseCode ...
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How to Update a list item from one list to another list using SP Designer workflow

I have two lists. List 1 is Parent ( project name, status etc) and list 2 is Child ( project name, status, etc). I have created a workflow using the Create Item when an item in List 1 is added it ...
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Adding An item to sharepoint list using WCF service does not start workflow on that list

I tried adding a new item to list using WCF Service . The item is added successfully to the list but sharepoint 2013 designer workflow does not start on that list item, no workflows where created at ...
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Easily migrate List workflow from staging to production site in SharePoint 2013 online

Created a list workflow in staging Office 365/SharePoint 2013 online site but without rebuilding the same for the production how can I copy the same List workflow (same site definition & same list ...
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Create generic task, not an approval one with SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow

I cannot figure out how to create a generic workflow task with SharePoint Designer 2013. I selected the action "Start a task process" and I tried executing my workflow but it creates only an approval ...
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SPD Workflow not updating columns in a list

We are trying to build a new HR portal on a SP2013 server. We have the following workflows in place: Create leave requests Check for bank holiday Approve leave request Reject leave request Cancel ...
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Workflow update list item 'write created date in date field' does not apply to items within folders

I have a document library that receives email and splits email and attachment grouping them with a folder (all by design in 2013 version). I have created a very simple workflow (SP designer) that ...
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Create Designer Workflow which is associated to particular list in all the sites

I want to create a designer workflow which is associated to particular list in all the sites. Which type of workflow I need to create? Site Workflow or Reusable workflow ?
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Can I show before and after values of columns in an email sent by workflow?

I am working in SharePoint Designer 2013 (the SharePoint site itself is SharePoint 2010, upgrading soon). We have a list to keep track of our tasks as a team. People can update these tasks. ...
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Designer Workflow Pause until… runs at wrong time when date column modified

We have a 2013 SharePoint Designer workflow with a Pause until... action. It is based on a Date-Time column. I've set it to run both on item creation and update. The problem comes in if the user ...
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More than one approval workflow in single workflow

Is it possible to call 3 approval workflows in a single list workflow?
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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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SPD Workflow Custom Action - Cannot create unknown type

I have written a custom workflow activity in Visual Studio 2012. I have deployed the dll and allowedtypes.xml etc etc and it is showing up when I look in Sharepoint Designer to add an action. I can ...