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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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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Difference between nintex workflow and basic sharepoint workflow [closed]

Please guide me on the difference between the workflow created using nintex and basic sharepoint workflow that is created using sharepoint designer or code.
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how to add list column values to workflow email?

I have a calendar list and I added several text box column values. I am using a customized workflow created in SharePoint Designer 2010 to send an email when there is a new event is added. I want to ...
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Wrong Start Time displayed in Workflow email

I am using a workflow email to alert the users about a new event. I am able to get the name of the event and end time of the event in email successfully using [%Current Item:Name of Event%] and ...
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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". ...
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Deleting a Task or List Item leads to “Item does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user.”

every time i try to delete either a list item or a task i get this error. it is nothing more than annoying, as i notice the deletion actually occurs, but i really want to turn it OFF. any way?? this ...
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Workflow not parsing 0:# data

So I'm checking if CurrentItem:field is empty or not, and so I put a log inside to figure out where the error was, heres what I got: 4/29/2013 1:53 PM Comment System Account 0;# 4/29/2013 1:53 ...
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How do I have a workflow wait until a date field is entered or changed in Sharepoint Designer 2013

I see examples with "Wait for Change" in an date field (column) for SharePoint Designer 2010, but in those examples the condition is selectable (equal, not equal, etc.) but in Designer 2013 it appears ...
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How to add workflow task's “Edit task” button (or link) in a workflow email?

I have a workflow designed for calendar events. As soon as the user adds an item, I initiate the workflow to send an email to the manager for approval. For example (I edit the workflow in SP ...
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How do I update an initiation form to reflect changes in Initiation parameters?

In my List Workflow I've updated some of the properties of an Initiation Parameter, including the description that's visible in the form. According to the workflow settings for the Library the ...
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SP2010 Workflow Copy Item Error

I'm having issues with a workflow that copies items from one document library to another after an approval process. The workflow starts automatically when an item is changed. It gets cancelled and I ...
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Is there any way to block editing on a document when a content approval workflow is active?

So I've got a Document under an approval workflow, but I'd rather not let the users edit the document while the workflow is active to keep consistency on everyone's approval (it's multi-step). I've ...
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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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Workflow history no longer accessible-object reference error WrkStat page

The workflow history was >6m records, so I have redirected all workflows to rite to other custom history logs while running a job to purge 1k records every 15 minutes. When I attempt to check the ...
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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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Are sharepoint workflows always sequential?

I have recently taken over a Sharepoint system in the last 3 months. Honestly I have never worked on Sharepoint before and most of my knowledge is via google and reading lots and lots of ...
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How to initiate workflow of a list based on user group permission?

I have calendar and I have 5 different groups. I have an approval workflow. Now I want to have 5 different workflows for 5 groups but each workflow has to detect the group of the user and send the ...
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Set the value of a primary workflow's associated list field using Secondary Task workflow

I have a primary list and workflow. i create a To-Do task from the primary workflow called "Setup Project Artifact Requirements". Creating of this task triggers a secondary workflow on the task list ...
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How do i discover what the Task name is from the Task list workflow?

I have a primary workflow that kicks off a To-Do task. the task goes to a task list that is shared with many other tasks. my problem is that i'm only allowed from the secondary task workflow to know ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow, set field

I have a workflow that sets the field to [Today] when status = Setup. Once that field is set (either when created or when status changes to Setup), I don't want the date field to change to the current ...
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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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email link to collect feedback form

I have a SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflow where I am taking advantage of the Collect Feedback Action. What I am trying to do is add a link to an email that the user can click to take them directly to ...
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i am sending an email from SPD to muliple recipients, want to make sure all recipients has been received the mail.

Through SPD Workflow I would like to send mail to 250 recipients in a single shot. Consider all recipients are valid. Incase workflow failed/crashed in the halfway, what will happen? it will rollback? ...
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SharePoint Workflow Best Practices [closed]

Any Points on the SharePoint Workflow Best Practices for both SPD and VS.
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changing forms in designer-workflow

I want to use 3 or maybe 4 different Infopath forms in my workflow and in each approve step my form will change for example the first approver will see the first form and the second approver will see ...
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Unable to uninstall SharePoint 2013 Workflow manager

I got a problem with my SP2013 Workflows so I decided to uninstall and reinstall it. At first I wanted to disconnect my my server from the farm, but this failed 'cause I can't start the Workflow ...
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Set Person field type in a SharePoint Designer Workflow best practices

In SP Designer, when using the "Set Field in Current Item" action, if the field you are setting is a Person type, there are several choices to "return" the data as. For example, if setting your Person ...
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Can I do bulk updates with SharePoint 2013 workflows?

I have a SharePoint site with two lists: list of assets list of maintenance tasks: each task is linked to an asset via a lookup column. Each asset has one or more related maintenance tasks My ...
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How to associate sharepoint 2013 designer workflow to content type for retention policy using powershell?

I am having a requirement to write a powershell script which should attache workflow to content type in sharepoint 2013. basically it is require to create a retention policy which should start a ...
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Is it possible to change the value of “Created By” in Comments list of a blog?

I have a SharePoint blog where few people can contribute but everyone can comment. But they want to comment as anonymous. So I created a new column in Comments list called "Post as anonymous" with a ...
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Send or Copy file by workflow which is editing in SharePoint

If in SharePoint is some way to send or copy file which is editing? In Windows even file is editing I can copy and paste copy of file but when I try to do it in SharePoint by workflow I get error and ...
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creating a document set library instance via workflow returns id variable that is -1 from the actual id

Steps: 1) using sharepoint 2010 designer workflow, create an instance of a Document Set and have the ID of the created instance returned. 2) set the returned ID to a field in the list that was used ...
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SP 2010: How to print comments collected in workfloow, in email

I have setup my first SharePoint Foundation 2010 system but I have hit a wall with regards to a workflow I have created. In the workflow, I collect two fields "Approval Status" and "Manager Notes," ...
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Open workflow initiation form in modal dialog

Currently when I click on a custom action to run a workflow on a selected item the browswer navigates away from the current page to display the initiation form. This wouldn't be a such a problem ...
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Remove permission from a directory in a designer workflow?

I guess I need at least ten reputation to post images, so here is a link to a screenshot of the entire workflow I have, and what happens when it is run on directories: http://i.imgur.com/St8Etxy.png ...
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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 ...
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SPD 2013 Workflow cancel when using email action

I try a basic workflow, just to send email when running the workflow but the workflow cancel with the following error, if I do something else like setting a field value the workflow works, but as soon ...
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How to set a value in a list based on the current filtered column value

I have edited my document set Welcome Page to include a web part of a "Notes" list. This list is filtered so that only notes pertaining to the currently viewed document set are visible. Question: ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013 workflow:How to send email to multiple users?

I am facing an issue of sending an email to multiple users in designer list workflow. Having one list field of type people and group, which allows multiple section. Requirement is I want to send an ...
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Using Hyperlink to Form in Custom Workflow Email

I am sending emails to several staff in an approval process. As each person approves the customized list form, an email is sent to the next person in line with a link to the form. I would like the ...
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How to replace “_” and “-” in my URL string using Sharepoint Designer 2010

I have a name that will always be in this format with varying numbers of _ and - symbols. e.g. CWTE_4_3-My_Friendly_Name e.g. Inette_5-Friendly_Again I need to convert these in my sharepoint ...
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Start workflow from within a workflow?

I have a workflow that is created from a default "Approval" template, and the basic startup conditions are not enough for my purposes. I also can't open this workflow in SP Designer (it doesn't even ...
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Active remainder with interval between Create Date and Due Date

How to make workflow or action workflow which can find date/interval between Create Date and Due Date and send notification every day till Due Date? I will be very garteful for help. Best regards,
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Designer Workflow: “Find Interval Between Dates” action not working

I am testing a default SP Designer 2010 workflow action called "Find Interval Between Dates" located under the "Utility Actions" category. I need to compare the amount of time passed between the ...
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Workflow not triggered via custom webpart, but works if add item from UI

I have created a custom web part that insert an item into a list. I deployed this web part to production and all seems to be working well. I now created a workflow on this list in Designer. Once a ...
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Trouble With a Step in an Infopath - SPD 2010 Workflow

I hope I can explain this clearly. I have created an InfoPath form linked to a SPD 2010 workflow. My workflow is repeating ONE step over and over (repeating an email function). Step 3 functionally ...
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Check SP group permissions in Designer Workflow

Is it possible to check if a particular user is in a Site Group from within a SharePoint Designer Workflow? For example, if the status column of my list item is set to "Approved", it will kick off a ...
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Sharepoint 2013 : SharePoint designer Workflow gets canceled

Workflow is getting cancelled on the first stage, I have not started workflow with System account, as well User profile is created and sych getting following error: RequestorId: ...
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Workflow not created after entering name in create list workflow dialog

I am creating a workflow in sharepoint designer 2010. After entering the name of the workflow the "create list workflow" dialog disappears but the workflow is not listed in the workflows menu.
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Run workflow when item added to specific column

Ok Say you have 3 columns in a list date1, date2 and date3. Each column has its own worklow: work1, work2 and work3. Is it possible using sharepoint designer to only run a workflow when a item is ...