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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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 ...
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Workflow to send 1 email for multiple items with the same value (dont want multiple emails)

Hi guys I have a SharePoint list, where a few fields in the list have the same value, Id like to have a workflow send an email to the creator, but I don't want multiple emails for every item that was ...
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Need to Trigger a Workflow when a file is CheckIn in Sharepoint 2010

I am trying to trigger a SharePoint Work Flow when a document is CheckIN , So my Work flow should be triggered only when i checkin the particular document. Can anyone help on this
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow (greater than or equal to)

Just wondering if the below is possible in SharePoint designer or another way that I cant figure out. I want to change the status of a field say REQStatus so my rules would be: If Qreq is = 0 set ...
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Update List items using workflow - multiple items

I have two SharePoint lists, one list contains Tools and the other list contains Jobs. On the Jobs List, I enter a new job. I then will select the Tools needed for the job. The Tools are in a lookup ...
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Duplicating both lists and workflows

I am creating a sharepoint site and list to coordinate our quarterly reporting requirements. I have a list for this quarter and the workflows I need set up, but when I hand this over to client ...
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SPD 2010 Custom Workflow - Unknown Error, documents disappearing

I have created a List Workflow in SharePoint Designer on Custom Document Library with 2 custom Content Types. The workflow Checks-Out the current document, updates 3 text fields, Checks-In the ...
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Manage Document permission using SP Designer Workflow

I want to manage Document permission in document library using SharePoint Designer workflow like manage item level permission of list using workflow. Can I manage permission of document using ...
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Syntax for setting multi-value lookup fields in SPD 2013 workflows

I'm trying to set the value of a field in a lookup column using a SPD 2013 workflow. The column is set to allow multiple values in the lookup. I've seen many sources stating that the syntax for ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online adding a user to a group using a workflow

I am trying to add a user to a security group via a SharePoint 2013 workflow I am currently trying to do this using the Call HTTP web service action and I have 3 dictionary's built. All of this is ...
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How to configure workflow

This may be very simple but I am very very new to SharePoint and I am trying to create workflows for a change management process. Can someone tell me how to configure a workflow to: Assign a task to ...
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Find list items have old workflow version running

How can I find out which items in my list are running the old version of the workflow?
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Forms Library workflow error — Could not publish the workflow because the workflow configuration file contains errors

Previously I've been able to edit workflows without any problem on our Sharepoint 2010, using Sharepoint Designer. when i try to publish it , have encounter message, that i have not enough right to ...
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By publishing this workflow, conditions and actions inside imprsonation stesp will run using your credentials.

I have a workflow in a sharepoint document library, i am doing some maintenance of it. I am using SP designer 2010. I have done some wording changes in one of the email of the workflow. it has ...
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SP2010 Custom Workflow - validate checkbox

I am trying to create a custom workflow that checks to see if "All Day Event" is checked but cannot seem to create the proper Condition in SPD. I have If CurrentItem:AllDayEvent contains "Yes" I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow - Option not available

We are using SharePoint Online, I wanted to created a SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow. But I am getting the following message: "The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not ...
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disabled workflow still running

Strangely even after un-checking workflow start options, it still fires when a primary workflow by email trigger. The workflow was save and publish multiple times but not working. It's a long workflow ...
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my requirement is to send the automated mails on every Monday to the all approvers which are pending on their names

requirement is to send the automated mails on every Monday to the all approvers which are pending on their names using the workflows can any help me in this.
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Looking up a person in sharepoint workflow?

I have one list called Teams. The Teams item has two columns Leader and Members. Both are people fields with the Members being multiple values. I have a second list called Requests. In a Requests ...
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Workflow: Link in email causes weird behavior (e.g. “URL, URL”)

so my set up is an approval workflow onto a list. There is a column in the list that is a preview URL. I want to link users to it in the approval email. The problem is when I create a hyperlink in ...
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Imported Workflow Error -Path needs to point to valid

I imported a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow into Visual Studio 2013. Once imported I got this error on all my activities Path needs to point to valid. Anyone know how to fix this?
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Initiate a string variable to empty

Is possible in SharePoint 2013 workflow to initiate a string variable to empty or null? Ex: Set Variable: v_temp_related to <Empty or null>
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Getting Lookup Values Sharepoint Workflow 2013

I'm having problems getting the values from a lookup field and then store in a variable Code: Set Variable: v_related_requirement_intID to Current Item:Release Error: An unhandled exception ...
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How can I have a custom workflow triggered to start at the completion of an Approval workflow?

Using SharePoint 2013, I have a Approval-SharePoint 2010 workflow (called Probe Long Term Hold) start when the item is created. I have a second workflow that is supposed to be triggered when the ...
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How to insert a sentence in a list workflow email depending on a condition?

I want to use a single email to either send a new or updated item email. If I create a column containing a choice of two sentences (one indicates the email contains a new item and the other an update)...
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Workflow that will copy multiple documents from one library to several others

I'm using SP 2010 Designer Enabled. I have a need to create a workflow that will copy multiple documents in one list to several other lists on another site. Let me explain like this: Let's say ...
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Approval task continues workflow if someone rejects

I am testing a 2010 list workflow in SharePoint designer 2013. I am assigning serial tasks based on user input from Infopath fields. Through the use of "Start Approval Process" If the first manager ...
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Retrieve all items from list column in one SPD variable

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow platform. Daily our user post some press clippings in SharePoint description column, then we have to send all these descriptions in single email at the ...
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Post to Microfeed using SPD 2013 Workflow

I tried to create a new post in our Microfeed/newsfeed in Sharepoint 2013 using a Sharepoint Designer workflow. My idea was to create a list item in the list with the "Create item" action. When ...
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Calculate date minus x days in Designer workflow

Why do I lose 4 hours when converting a date to a double and back again in a SharePoint designer workflow? More importantly, what's the proper way to do a date calculation in a workflow? Most ...
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Reading a value from site collection list inside my workflow

I have created a site template which have a workflow inside it.and inside the template there is a workflow, now i need the workflow to be dynamic in a way that can work with newly added sites. the ...
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Workflow Send Email If All Subquestions in Survey are Answered

I have a form that has rating questions and I want to send an email if all rating subquestions are answered, meaning every listed subquestion under the main question has one radio button selected. How ...
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Email a user from another list in a workflow

I want to email a department manager as a step in a workflow. In my form I make them specify which department the request is coming from and as a step in my workflow I need the department manager's ...
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Why is my workflow failing to send a second email?

I made an approval workflow in SP Designer 2013 for my custom list on a 2013 site. My workflow waits for the column "submit for approval?" to equal yes then it sends an email to the approver. Then ...
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How to change workflow email sender name

We have a Sharepoint designer workflow that sending notification email to users. I understand the "from address" is a farm setting and cannot change. It is fine. My concern is can we change the "...
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Why is my custom workflow not being shown in the associated list (SharePoint 2013)?

I am a bit new to SharePoint Designer and am having some trouble with custom workflows. I am tasked with migrating some SharePoint 2010 lists to a new SharePoint 2013 site. Due to complex workflows, ...
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how to send approve variable in Sharepoint Designer WF

I have a requirement where i send an email using SharePoint Designer to a person and when he clicks on the link on the email in outlook it has to approve the task without opening SharePoint site. To ...
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Sending email from workflow concatinated with task id

I have a custom web part that approves a task. I want to send an email from the workflow that includes the link of the web part and task id. So that the moment I click that link the web part will be ...
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Could we update Sharepoint Custom list with outlook email

I have a requirement which has to be done using oob or using sharepoint 2013 designer. I send an email to a person using OOB WF or Sharepoint 2013 designer when a new item is added to a custom list. ...
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Get all replies to post in NewsFeed

I have a workflow that sends an email to users when a new post gets added to a newsfeed. From looking at the MicroFeed list I can see that column MicroBlogType contain a 2 for posts and a 4 for ...
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How to remove the orphaned SPD Workflow Instance using PowerShell [duplicate]

How to clean-up or remove the orphaned workflows in a site collection? I have created a SPD 2010 reusable workflow and deployed in SP 2013 environment. But for some of the sub sites and some ...
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How to get the SPD Workflow Instance column name from the document library using PowerShell

I am having a SPD 2010 workflow created and deployed in my site collection and published globally as a reusable workflow. I have configured the workflow in my document library by associating it with ...
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Copy List Item to a new item in the same list with workflow designer 2007

I have a SharePoint list item with all of the fields filled in, and want to simply copy that item to create a new one. I want to create a button on a list item which will “copy to new” and then ...
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Sharepoint Designer encountered an error generating the task form

I have made some minor changes on Approval workflow in the production environment using the SharePoint Designer 2013. This workflow was working properly earlier. It shows The workflow contains ...