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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How i can i differentiate the SharePoint Designer workflow with the visual studio or default workflows through object model?

How i can i differentiate the SharePoint Designer workflow with the visual studio or default workflows through object model ? And is there any way to find all the designer workflows in a ...
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Overdue task email notifications out of the box?

I've created a simple SharePoint 2010 Designer workflow that starts the approval process on a document library. It assigns workflow tasks to users just fine and e-mails the initiator when the workflow ...
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Workflow taking a long time to start and causing a jump in sqlservr.exe

I have a workflow that checks an item in another list, and based on the data in that list item, will fill data in some of its own columns. The trouble I am having is that every time the workflow runs, ...
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Start workflow when file is checked in

I have a form created in InfoPath, that I would like to automatically start the workflow when the file is checked in. I have Sharepoint Designer, but I don't see the field for 'Checked in'. There is ...
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How to pass a default value to a Workflow Collect task?

Details: SharePoint 2010 Enterprise SharePoint Designer Building workflows in SP Designer My problem: I have a workflow which needs to collect some data from a user - lets say "Account Number" - ...
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Getting a managed metada field to use in sharepoint 2013 workflow condition

I'm working on a SharePoint 2013 publishing approval workflow that needs to compare if a managed metadata field in a newly created item is set to a specific value. This in order to assign a task to a ...
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Associated workflow links to wrong destination workflow

In a site with a number of lists and workflows, lets focus on two, which I'm viewing in SharePoint Designer List-A > Workflow-A and List-B > Workflow-B The problem: When I go to view List-B ...
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Ways of implementing “Change Requests” behaviour in SPD 2013 workflow

I am implementing SPD 2013 workflow and have to add possibility to change requests in every task. In SPD2010 WFs we could set the Change Requests button and it created all the behaviour behind the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow - Check field every 48 hours and send email if necessary

My customer has a list of problem tickets in SharePoint. When a new ticket item is created, they want the system to check every 48 hours if the item has been modified in the last 48 hours, and send an ...
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Updating a List Using SharePoint Designer 2010 - can't find an example of my use case

I have two lists - one administrative with lots of details, and one public with a subset of the information. There are close to 2000 entries in the list. The admin list has 3 states, which I track ...
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SharePoint Designer customized approval workflow- look up help

I am building a customized approval workflow. When the email is sent to the approver there is a link within the email that will direct the approver straight to the form that was filled out by the ...
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow Error Occured at start

I have a couple of workflows made in SharePoint designer, that create a looping effect to process items in another list. Basically, one workflow starts when a yes/no field equals yes, the other starts ...
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SharePoint Approval Workflow customizing email notifications

I am working in Sharepoint Designer on an approval workflow. I am customizing the emails that are sent to the initiator and the approver. How do I rebuild that link, so the approver can click the ...
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How to access User Information Columns in a Workflow

I need to access a custom column of User Information List in a work flow. I've create a new column named MyCol in User Information List and now in a workflow I want to access to in when I lookup ...
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Workflow Lookup to multiple values

Assume a three lists as below: User (Name) Process (Title, Members) How can we lookup a person where the person is one of the process members? In short, I don't know how to lookup over an array ...
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How to assign a value to Form field from association form?

In Sharepoint 2010 Workflow, there is a Association form with two fields. When associating the workflow with list, user is populating the association fields. Now, I would like to assign the ...
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Workflow lookup over another site

Is there any way to look up items from a soap data source in a workflow with sp 2010? I have a site (Organization) contains a sub site (Departments) and this sub site contains many other sub sites ...
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Schedule workflow or email notification

Just wondering, is there a way to schedule (e.g. 1st day of each Month) a workflow or send email notification for a list, without using powershell or C# code.
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Need help in training workflow with personalized training page

I have a training workflow requirement where the administrator uploads a document to a document library, which will initiate a training workflow. The workflow will consist of specifying which ...
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Use count-related column value as int in a SP Designer-workflow

I have another problem concerning the count-related column-value of SP2010 in a workflow(see also: How to get count related Lookup value programmatically? ). my use-case: I have a column "actual ...
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Can I store a date in a (Sharepoint Designer) workflow-variable?

So... I want to create a workflow to send a reminder-email 7 days before a date specified in a column of a custom list. So far so good, I have very little experience with workflows (created only one ...
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Workflows do not continue after user completes a task nor do they update task outcome and percentage

I'm testing this with a simple workflow: Log message "Workflow has started" Assign a To-do item Log message "Task is completed" Here's what we did to make it stop working: We went and changed ...
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How to Send Email using SPD Workflow ??

I have configured SMTP in IIS and also configured outgoing e-mail settings in Central Administration. But still I am getting error "The e-mail message cannot be sent. Make sure the outgoing e-mail ...
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i can not deal with my if statement

i made my first Workflow using SPD 2010 but it doesn't work correctly . my issue is to automate vacations cycle in my organization. First ask the person about vacation type and his alternate person's ...
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Duplicate a list and associated custom workflows

I have a list with custom forms (created in Designer) and custom workflows (also created in Designer). It has been decided that that information entered into this list should be kept in two lists in ...
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Cannot insert action into sharepoint designer workflow

I’m creating a List Workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. In the first step I have a conditional under which I am trying to add a Start Approval Process step: When I try to insert the next line, the ...
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Start workflow when an item is created on another site

Ok Say i have 2 subsites on sharepoint; Site1 and Site2. Site1 has a list called "jobs". when an item is created on the jobs list i want to automatically create a folder on the other site "Site 2 ". I ...
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My list displays two columns of the same workflow

One of the oddest things I've seen on SharePoint to date... I have a list which was created from a template with a few workflows already attached to it. After I created the list, I deleted all of the ...
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sharepoint 2007 workflow restarts automatically after 30 minutes

I have this situation: a simple list with a workflow to collect data from user. Then on the Approval Tasks list I added another workflow to send an email to the user with the link to start the above ...
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How a Workflow can pass a list item through a site collection hierarchy

I have a site hierarchy like this: p c1 c2 I want to create a workflow to process a list item in c1 and under some conditions pass it to another list in c2 or as a workflow variable in p. ...
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Export 2007 workflows for display

I need to export my SharePoint Designer 2007 workflows so I can show people how they work/what the conditions are. I found a similar question here but I have Visio Standard 2007 and this is for 2010 ...
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Issue with customizing approval process in sharepoint designer

Update--- It appears the that the workflows are completing but it is taking an hour or so to process. Has anyone encounted this before???? I have created on a list a sharepoint designer workflow that ...
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I need to create an SPD2010 Designer workflow that will run when a date range is equal to Today -6

I am using SPD and SharePoint 2010 and I have a list where Project Manager's enter weekly updates and I'm looking for a way to automate a reminder to them. Currently we have a field called "Date PM ...
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If statement within If statement

i do hope you can help. Im very much an amatuer beginner when it comes to SharePoint Designer but am struggling with a list workflow issue. Im trying to set up a workflow to send emails to the ...
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How to reduce field on user profiles management using workflow in SP Online

I have some problem with my "holiday proposal" workflow in SharePoint Online (Office 365 - SharePoint 2010). I have created field (integer) "Free days" in user profiles. The main things is to ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Not Always Firing

I have a very simple SharePoint Designer workflow on a SharePoint list. All it does is fire when a new item is created, copying one column value into another. The workflow generally does exactly what ...
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How to get the correct reference to a Folder created within SharePoint Designer Workflow?

I have a SharePoint Designer workflow on a custom list that creates a corresponding folder in a document library. I then want to associate the firing list item to this newly created folder using the ...
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Problem with starting SPDesigner workflow programmatically

When we start SharePoint Designer workflow, which updates an item in the list, from code on custom web part page (with custom webpart added on it), we got following error: ...
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Using a lookup to set the To: address on a sharepoint designer 2010 workflow email action

I have a sharepoint designer 2010 workflow with a email action. I want to set the value for the To: address to a field of the Current Item using a lookup ( [%Current Item:Vendor Contact%]. ...
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Start SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow using Visual Studio Event Receiver

I have created one send email workflow using SPD 2010 for my custom list (like Licnese Management). Now, I need to start that workflow only on specific condition like, If Deactivation Date / Valid ...
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How to get item created in Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow

Here is the setup. I create an item in my Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow, which is output (the id I believe) to variable CREATE. I then want to send an email to a user where the URL of created ...
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Workflows - execution order

I have a list on which there are 2 workflows. Both workflows are created in SharePoint Designer 2010. Workflow "A" have the following triggers 'Start workflow automatically when an item is Created' ...
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Calculate Workflow Custom Task Due Date without weekends?

I'd like to set the value of "Due Date" on "Create Custom Task" within my workflow. However, I want it to be "weekend aware"...i.e. (Sunday-Thursday working week) if you create a task on Sunday to ...
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Error occurred when assigning permission to multiple user in impersonation step in SharePoint 2010 Designer workflow

I am trying to create a Collect Feedback and an Approval workflow in SharePoint 2010 Designer. I always get error occurred when permission is granted/revoked to multiple user (supplied by the user) in ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval Work Flow Form - Link to Attachment

I have created a custom approval workflow that works as expected. However I am trying to add a link on the approval form to any attachments that were assigned during the creation of the list item. ...
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No Option to Manually Start SPD Workflow on a Workflow Task List

I created a SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow attached to a Workflow Task List to Create Items in another list when the workflow task is completed. I have it set to run Manually, but the Ribbon ...
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SPD Workflow doesn't start automatically when creating or updating item under elevated privileges

As far as I understand, the workflows created in SharePoint designer that should launch under the credentials of the system account will no longer start automatically. So what should we do in cases ...
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Office 365 developer site SharePoint 2013 preview: SPD2013 workflow is always canceled

I try to create a workflow using SPD2013 preview on the Office 365 developer site (company.sharepoint.com). I can create and publish WF using SPD2013 without any problems, but when I start it on the ...
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Workflow made in designer not working in Production

I've made a workflow in Designer which I invoke trough code in Visual studio. The solution is working fine in my Development machine, but when I implement to the production I get an error: Object ...
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Generate unique filenames

I was just wondering if there is a way of Generating unique filenames when uploading a new document or multiple new documents to a library. I am trying to avoid a situation where a user might ...