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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Send Extended Email action throws error

I am creating a SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow. Normal email action is sending emails which means SMTP setup is fine on the server. But when I try Extended email action, it does not work. It says ...
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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 ...
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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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How do I fix a “Windows Workflow 3.0 required” error when editing a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 SP1?

I have a Windows 8.1 machine that needs to edit workflows within SharePoint Designer (2013 SP1). Whenever a workflow is clicked on one of two errors is received: 1) Server side activities have been ...
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Workflow cannot find list item when column has blank string

I am working in SharePoint 2010 Enterprise, building a workflow in SharePoint Designer. I have a very simple custom list which has a "Single line of text" column called "ProcessedState". I am trying ...
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SharePoint 2013: Start a workflow when a value in specific column is changed

I would like that my workflow will run only if a value on a specific colunm will change. Is there a way to do it without using a third colunm ?
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Block change in start date - task

I want to block users with edit permission to change the date in the field start date. Start date = today. Is this possible? This is required to allow calculate correct SLA.
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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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Sending a workflow email to a fax number formatted like an email

I have a workflow that will email to a specified customer using another list to look up the email address. This works well. However, when I plug in a fax number formatted like an email ...
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Remove List Item Author

I need a feature that would allow users to submit complaints anonymously. I was thinking of saving complaints in a SharePoint list, the problem is that Author needs to be empty in order to be ...
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Can I publish a workkflow on sharepoint 2013 without using visio professional 2013?

I have Sharepoint designer 2013, i am working on a workflow that is already build by the company who setup-ed the initial step of sharepoint 2013. When i came i connected to the site, i can see the ...
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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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Reassign Task Email Notification

In SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow, while sending email notification for Re-assign task to a person using workflow how to show him who Reassigned the task to him.
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In SharePoint workflow to Reject Task ; I need to make the comment field required

In SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow on Rejected request; I need to make the comment field required. How do I do that?
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Create own workflow with sending email based on item

I need to create my own workflow, based on a yes/no item. If the item is yes then it sends an email for approval to one person, but if it is no it send an email for approval to another person. I ...
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Workflow content missing when viewed from another PC

I created few workflows in my company site using SharePoint designer 2013 in my office computer.(My company is using SharePoint Online 2013).I saved the workflows and published them in the site.They ...
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Can't retrieve approval status in Globally Reusable Workflow (Approval - Sharepoint 2010)

For day's i am trying to implement the following in one of the standard, out of the box, Globally Reusable Workflow with Sharepoint Designer 2010: If Current Item:Approval Status not equals ...
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HTTP POST to External API with Basic Credentials (SP2013)

I'm trying to create a workflow in Sharepoint Designer which utilizes the HTTP Web Service action to send data to a non-Sharepoint API. (in my case, Leankit: ...
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Turning on management content types affect in progress Designer workflows?

I have a list of equipment and a Designer workflow which waits until the equipment's Expiry Date and then sends an email to the person in the Owner field. If I turn on management of content types (so ...
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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.
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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 ...
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SharePoint Workflow takes a long time to start

I have a SharePoint 2010 OOB list workflow that usually takes less than minute to complete. However, I found a list item where the workflow begun 30 minutes after the start time, but less than a ...
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Sharepoint: Create a task for 2 users and continue workflow if just one aprove the task

I do not know if it's possible but I need in a workflow create a task for 2 users and if only 1 of them approve the flow should continue. The problem so far is that he always waits for the approval of ...
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Imported workflows not visible in Sharepoint 2013 Desinger

If I save a SharePoint 2013 workflow as a template, then follow the process to add that workflow to a different site in a different site collection, the "imported" workflow is visible in the browser ...
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Retrieve approvers from SPD Approval workflow programmatically

I have configured SharePoint OOTB Approval workflow on a library. In workflow I have added 3 stages of approval and 1st stage of approval is completed so workflow is in 2nd stage of approval. Now I ...
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Items being checked out to me, the sharepoint developer

Hello again and thanks for taking the time to look at my issue. I've got a site that I've just taken ownership of and I'm tracking a major workflow bug that is disrupting my users' ability to work. ...
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SharePoint Designer restrictions - allowed number of variable and actions

Whether are some restrictions about numer of variables and actions in SharePoint Designer Workflows? I'm asking because I have to create workflow with a few hundreds of variable and actions and I'm ...
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Copy file in a library to a folder in another library with Workflow

I using SharePoint Online 2013 and Workflow 2013. I need copy a file in the library "A", folder "Test1" to the library "B" to the folder "Test2". I need do this using Workflow. In the function ...
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Unable to activate List workflow 2013

I am unable to activate workflow feature. it is a list workflow which has assign task activity. This is a approval workflow. but after deployment i am not able to activate it throws the below error. ...
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IRM x Workflow in SharePoint Online 2013

Are there any restrictions on using a workflow in a library with IRM enabled? I'm using SharePoint Online 2013.
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Task List ItemAdded Receiver doesn't work for workflow created tasks

Why doesn't the ItemAdded Receiver get called when a task was created by a workflow, but when a user created a task it does? I tried setting the Receivers ListUrl to my list URL and tried using the ...
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Workflows in 2013 and 2010 can not change a library column with IRM enabled

I am using SharePoint Online, I'm trying, via workflow, define a column of text in a library that is enabled with IRM and demanding check out to edit a document. However, the flow can only update ...
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Multiple instances of the same workflow started

In previous versions of SharePoint, there was a rule that you couldn't have two instances of a workflow running at the same time on a given item. On SharePoint Online (2013 version), it seems that ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow 2013 Suspends with HTTP 500

I have created a SharePoint designer workflow which works perfectly but as soon as i put a send email action the workflow gets suspended and gives the following error RequestorId: ...
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Copying an attachment from one Custom List to another using a workflow

My initial requirement is to have column level permission in a custom list.(Set of users can see the column and set users cannot). Since SharePoint doesn't support column level permission i have ...
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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 ...
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SharePoint Designer Issue while updating Multiple Line of Text Column

I am facing one issue in SharePoint Designer workflow. I have a field with type Multiple Line of text "Enhanced rich text (Rich text with pictures, tables, and hyperlinks)". Now when I am trying to ...
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How do I know that which server processes my custom workflow in SharePoint 2010?

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Workflow Timer Service is running on all the servers(2WFEs + 2APPs), How do I make sure that my custom workflow(SPD) is running on the specific server? I was trying to ...
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sharepoint designer workflow does not start automatically

I have created workflow for a list. When I select manual start in workflow setting, workflow work fine after manually doing it. But if I select "start workflow automatically when item get created and ...
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Alternatives to SharePoint 2013 deprecated workflow actions

I've just realized that in SP2013 workflows, a lot of actions (and some condition too) have been deprecated and when targeting the new workflow platform (WF4), they are simply not available anymore. ...
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Remove spaces from column

I am not sure if this is can be done with a calculated column or with a sharepoint designer workflow, therefore I used both tags. Basically I need a way to remove all spaces from an existing column. ...
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show progress bar or loading image while running spd 2010 workflow

I have a SP 2010 custom list which is fetching data from multiple lists. So I have written a workflow in SP Designer to get data (auto populate) from all lists. It's working fine, but taking more ...
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Sharepoint 2013 designer workflow error 401

I have created a designer workflow in SharePoint 2013 and i have published the workflow as a non system account (as required).But when i check the status of the workflow it say internal status ...
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What is the proper way to push a variable into a “person or group” field with a workflow?

I want to capture a person field as a variable and then use that variable to update another person field. Both are limited to one person, if that makes it any easier.
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How to use “matching” field from one list to the same field in another list in designer?

I have a library which has a person field for each document. I have a list which has the same columns. When a document is added to my library, I want to update all items in my list with a line of ...
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Send email on multiple items selected

I have very specific requirement. Before i explain, please note that i can not use server side object model. I have to complete the task using client side and Designer. Below are the things which i ...
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Using workflow and BCS to sync external data - CRUD

I'm new to SharePoint and trying to get BCS working with external content. I need to "replicate" native list to an external SQL DB for my project. So I use the crated/changed workflow start options ...
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Can a workflow be used to update a column's choice field values?

For example, I have a topic column that has 3 choices with the ability for user to "fill-in" their own topic. What i'd like to know is it possible to use workflows (or some OOB functionality) to ...
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Backup of Workflow in SharePoint 2010/2013

Is there anyway in which we can take a backup of the SharePoint designer list workflow in SP2010 or SP2013? Or any workaround to do this? We were looking at replicatin a workflow from dev to test ...