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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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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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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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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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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 ...