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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Create an approval email workflow that inserts list item

I'm trying to create a workflow that will send out emails to users after someone creates an item in a document library or list. The user will receive the email in outlook and will use the voting ...
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Lock item when approval starts

I am making a Custom List that would route for an approval when the user wants to. When an item is routed for approval, I want the item to be locked for editing. How can I achieve that? I am only ...
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Workflow for discussion board

i'm trying to create a workflow in SPD 2010 whereby if someone responds / replies to a discussion board, it sends an email to the original creator of that thread. i created a reusable workflow with ...
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Workflow files won't “Check In”, can't “Undo Checkout”

I have a problem in SharePoint 2010 where if I'm creating a SPD workflow to a list, that just has it run automatically and log "Hi" in the history list, it won't 'run' because the files show as ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflow not emailing SharePoint Group members

SharePoint is returning a "Coercion warning: user or group does not have a valid e-mail address." when I attempt to target a SharePoint Group with users inside it via a SharePoint Designer 2010 ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow to update list based on multiple conditions

I'm having a little problem getting my aggregation list workflow to run correctly. I have two lists (A, B) on a site and a workflow associated to List A. My goal is to keep track of total project ...
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Need to kill all Workflows on a list in Sharepoint 2010

Can someone explain to me how to do this using Powershell?
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Form URL in Sharepoint Workflow Email

I have a workflow setup to run when I submit an infopath form. I am trying to create a HyperLink in the email to the infopath form using [%Current Item:URL Path%] However it generates this url ...
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SharePoint 2013 Certifications

It's been few days that I have decided to start preparing for my SharePoint Certifications. But, I am facing a lot of difficulty as in from where do I start? My interest are in SharePoint ...
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Workflow failed to get user profile for user when using SharePoint Designer- Just some particular users

When running send email activity in SharePoint Designer 2010 - Data Source: User Profiles, I see that some users get "Workflow failed to get user profile for user" while others are just fine. I also ...
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Importing a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio

I'm creating a simple workflow in Visual Studio: I can deploy it, and it works. I then try to open it with SharePoint designer: However, the steps/activities/stages are missing. How come I'm not ...
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Using workflow to set choice field value

I created a workflow which would change the dropdown value when the people picker field had a name, then it would send out an email. However, when i edit an item and select a name and save, the ...
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Retention policy and recurrence

I'd like to set up a retention policy in a document library so that the editor of a document recieves an e-mail when the document was not modified within the last year. Then the editor of the document ...
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Workflow Error Coercion Failed

I have a huge problem. We created a Sharepoint Designer Workflow. It works fine for more than one month. Yesterday we got an error message: Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup ...
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Refer to a Group in an 'If Modified By…' Workflow Action

I want to have a workflow that only allows a certain change to be made by certain people: I only want people in the permissions group Library Authorisers to be able to save a document after changing ...
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SPD-Workflow: how to send an email to username stroed in variable

How do I send an email to a user whose username is stored in a string variable? Do I need to lookup the email address first? how? thanks!
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow when item is published

I see that Designer has the option to see the approval status of an item, however how can i see if an item is published or not... I have a wiki page library and i want to run some logic when the user ...
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How to delete a Workflow History list?

I have a workflow history list that I keep accidentally using to create new workflows, but it is corrupt so I spend a lot of time recreating workflows because I can't figure out how to delete it, and ...
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Sharepoint package installation - Feature is not visible in Site collection -> settings

I am not very experienced with Sharepoint 2010 and I am having trouble installing a package. I downloaded a package from "iLove SharePoint" as I need to call web service from a workflow. The package ...
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What will happen if I upload a spreadsheet into a list with a workflow set to start for each new item?

This is a theoretical question at this point, but important for the design of a process I am being asked to spec. I am designing a process such that the source material for a list will be generated ...
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Workflow Action to Clear Field in Current Item

The Question Is there a way, either through a hack or an action I haven't noticed, to clear the value in a specific field of an item, using a workflow? The Issue All I want to do is clear the values ...
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Workflow won't automatically start. Initiation Parameter the problem?

My System Account is the one I used to publish the workflow. It is supposed to start when a list item is created or changed, and I've also selected allow to be started manually. I try to test it ...
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Cannot run a Workflow against a list - Failed on Start

I migrated our server to a new domain and we also moved our AD. Since then life has been interesting. We were able to recover the Lists, but our Workflows are broken, and even creating NEW workflows ...
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Why can't I open my List in Designer after Domain move?

We moved our Content DB to a new server in a new forest in a new domain. I can access the List using Internet Explorer, but when I click on the list in Designer I see the following error: This ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows List does not exist error

I am creating a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow and I encountered an error which suspends my workflow. I've noticed that it only occures when I reference a lookup column to another list. The error ...
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Save as Template is not enabled - move workflow between site collections

I have several list workflows I want to move from one domain to another. I can't use the Export as Visio because it says I need to use Save as Template instead. I select the workflow in Designer and ...
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mailto in Workflow emails

I'm using SharePoint 2007 and I have created a workflow to send a reminder email to the owner of the item a few days before the due date. I'm using <a href="mailto:someone@somewhere.com?">Some ...
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Create Item task does not initiate 'On Creation' workflow in target list

Background: Using SharePoint Online 2013 / SharePoint Designer 2013 I have two lists (A & B). List A culminates by creating a new item in List B. List B has a 'on item creation' workflow. The ...
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Filter list on lookup column

I have a list "Events" It is related to an EventsInstructors" list, using the Related List available in SP2010. EVENTS Title EventId (number) InstructorsNeeded (number) InstructorsRegistered (Lookup ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 - Current and Pending list values in Workflow Email

I'm building a custom workflow in SPD 2010 and I need to create an approval workflow to send designated users an email when the list is updated. The email will need to include the current list field ...
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Automatically breaking down calendar events

I'm trying to create some sort of reservation system in SharePoint using a calendar list. It's been recommend to me to create events and add a column which allows a user to claim it. From there, ...
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Is the following Workflow possible to create?

Suppose a user wants access to a document that he does not have permission to see. He fills out a form in SharePoint that requests access. It sends an email to his supervisor, who has the option to ...
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Content Approval Field Missing

I've gone through and enabled content approval for a given document library. I've created a new 2013 list workflow and associated it with the library. I want to add an action to set the content ...
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SharePoint Designer 2007 Workflow - Copy list items based on common field

I have 2 lists. One is a master job tracker, the second is a job activity tracker. Jobs are assigned numbers, based on that number, if an activity is created in list 2, I want to pull certain fields ...
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is it possible to have a sharepoint workflow that can dynamically switch content types?

I have a document library that contains 5 content types ( different word documents that have quickparts in them ) I have another list that has some customer information. I want to start my workflow ...
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Approve multiple infopath forms at the same time in few clicks

I have a system where there 45-50 infopath forms filled every month. it becomes tedious to open each and every form and approve it. Is there any way or code to approve multiple forms by selecting them ...
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Update one list when another is updated

I have two lists. List 1 is Project Dashboard (has information about different projects such as project name, status, phase percent complete, project manager, etc) and list 2 is Project Review (has ...
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Can I manually add the fields that Sharepoint 2010 needs to PPT2007 in order to fill values to template when item is created

So I know how to do the basic workflow of creating a document and filling it with values via content types and SPD workflow. I am able to get this to work because of the document properties in Word ...
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Setting Repeating Fields from a Workflow

Is it possible to set the value of a multi-select box from a workflow? I am working with a workflow that copies the data from a submitted form to several other forms, and there is a multi-select box ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow not firing when document checked in but works if checked out

We have a document library that has both Document sets and Documents. We also have a Workflow that is manually started by the user on any item in this library. The problem we are having is that the ...
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workflow branch on update/add/delete

Is there a way to branch in a list workflow created using SharePoint Designer based on how the workflow was triggered? For example, if I add a record I want to add to a variable based on the new ...
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difference in workflow design in sharepoint 2010 and sharepoint foundation 2010

I am working on creating workflow to achieve the task to be approved by multiple level of approvers. I am having SharePoint Foundation 2010. I have observed the less options/facility provided by ...
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Multiple approval workflow by sharepoint 2010 foundation

I have created custom approval workflow on sharepoint2010 foundation designer, I used "Collect Data from a user" action property but it is not allowing me to start workflow automatically, it's through ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow losing line breaks when copying to another list

I'm having some trouble with something I thought would be quite simple. I was tasked with creating an InfoPath form attached to a document library that, when submitted, would extract some data from ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 workflows stuck on in progress

I was following this blog http://sharepointgypsy.blogspot.co.uk/2011/10/create-state-machine-workflow-with.html about SharePoint Designer 2010 state machine workflows and edited the choices in the ...
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Assign Approver based on lookup field to separate list

I am trying to make an approval workflow run off of an approver pulled from a separate list. For instance I have a SharePoint list called "access" that has a lookup of a choice field from a separate ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013

so I'm trying to create a list workflow in sharepoint designer 2013. When i click on theok button it give me the error. Server Side activties have been updated. You need to restart SharePoint ...
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Workflow with 'Copy Current Item' also copies the 'Created' field

I have no hopes that there is an easy answer to this, but still... I have 2 lists - Templates and Library. In Templates I only have 1 item. This item can be manually copied with a workflow assigned ...
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SharePoint event receiver ItemUpdating event behaves differently when a list item is updated through Workflow

I am having a SharePoint custom list which is having a designer workflow and event receiver attached to it. In the event receiver on ItemUpdating event I am having the below code to check if a ...
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Getting SPD workflows to run on a daily basis

I have a workflow that I need to run on a daily basis. It's going to run in a web application hosted in Sharepoint Online, so there is no access to Central Administration. Which means the timer jobs ...