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How can you use the long web app URL in a custom workflow?

I have a custom approvals workflow made using Sharepoint designer 2010. I am having trouble with the links I have created to the documents in emails that the workflows send because not all our users ...
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Date Column showing “1/1/1900 5:30 AM”

Have created a custom list with below column 1.Title 2.Status (Drop-down column with "In progress" & "Completed") 3.In Progress Time (Date & Time Column) 4.Completed Time (Date & ...
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Reuse Approval process in same workflow

I have built a custom approval workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2010 that I want to send to different approvers based on what type of document it is (which is stored in a custom column called ...
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Reassign an OOB WF Task via Code

We have a legacy WF that is running on SP 2010 system and I am attempting to add some new features to it without completely migrating it to a VS WF. I cannot seem to figure out how to reassign the ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013: Cannot see workflow from another user

I can't locate a SharePoint Designer Workflow another user has developed. It is a associated to a Content Type, but nothing in Designer says it exists. Only the Web Browser shows it exists. How do I ...
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JavaScript OM to Approve Designer Workflow Task

I have a SharePoint Designer 2010 approval workflow and I am attempting to approve the tasks via JavaScript Client Object Model. I am able to change all of the fields to "Completed"/"Approved" but the ...
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Approver comments in workflow emails

I'm working with a SP '13 designer workflow which is simple. One approval task was created for a user. After this approval task, I need a email which states comments and a notification of approval or ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 - Approval task

Under general settings with an approval task, you can choose to enable/disable certain commands on the task form: reassignment and request change. The thing is that I have multiple participants. Some ...
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SharePoint designer 2010 - Workflows - Task Form Fields

Two queries regarding task form fields. In a workflow task for the approval process, it seems only the "approve" and "reject" task form button text can be changed. How do we do this for "reassign" ...
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Can workflow check conditions on multiple items?

Each quarter, I'll have 4 items created in a workflow. When each of the items has had a file attached, I'd like to send an email (but only when all of those 4 items have attachments, I don't want an ...
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Workflow not sending emails “The user does not exist or is not unique”

I am trying to set up a workflow that will send an email to the current user. Originally I had this working but for some reason it appears to have stopped. Since then, I removed the logic for the ...
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Unable to start a Sharepoint 2010 workflow from 2013 workflow

I am trying to start a 2010 SharePoint workflow from the 2013 workflow. First I was facing the HTTP 401 error while starting the 2013 workflow. For that, I activated the "workflow can use app ...
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Prevent checkout when custom workflow is approved

I have a custom workflow for an InfoPath form with a custom approval process that I would like to lock all modifications done, including checking in and out, of the form. Once approved or in the ...
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Calculating correct version after publishing major version creates new draft version of document

I created a workflow to calculate the correct version of a document, taking into account that the documents we are putting onto Sharepoint already have a version number before transfer to Sharepoint. ...
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Workflow skips updating version step within approval workflow

I have created a workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2010 for approval of documents in a library (see below). I also want this workflow to calculate the actual version of the document by adding a variable ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval workflow Failed on Start with SYSTEM.IO.IOEXCEPTION File System limitation Error

We have an Approval workflow, set up a content type, that everytime it runs, it throws a failed on start (retrying) error. When we look into the ULS logs for this event we get the following Stack ...
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Workflow Tasks are getting assigned to an OLD domain account

We migrated to a new domain by rebuilding a server in the new domain and plugging the old content database into it. Then we ran the migrate user scripts. STILL we are having problems with the old ...
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Workflow send email on due date even after date changes

I must create a couple of Workflows, which will send notification to users (something like a reminder). I have created a first WF that will be activated when item will be created or modified ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflows suddenly does not work/intermittent

I've been having this issue and been looking for a solution to no avail. Situation A: We have a SharePoint 2010 site which contains a list that has a SharePoint Designer workflow. Now everything ...
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Decision table SharePoint list

Does anybody know if there is some kind of function/method to fix my problem? I need to check 2 fields and based on those 2 fields I have to route my InfoPath/List item to that specific person. So I ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Designer workflow: assign existing survey

I have copied a form library and the corresponding task list from another site. I am in the process of recreating the workflows associated with the form. I need to assign a survey in the task list. ...
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calling workflow from another workflow in SharePoint 2010

I have requirement where user can do multiple requests with one entry. For this I created Master and child list where child list has 6 workflows attached with it and workflow runs according to request ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Designer Workflow Help

I cannot seem to figure out how to get a workflow to work the way I think it should work, and need some help or some suggestions as to how I can go about creating a workflow. Effectively for a certain ...
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Check for first time a choice field changes

When a status is changed to "failed" the first time, I want to create an item in a list. However, if the document is edited with the status still "failed", I do not want to create a new list item. ...
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Task Status out of sync with actual Status sharepoint 2010

I have a Workflow that Collects Data from a user. The problem is, the workflow isn't continuing/updating the status/outcome of the actual workflow once the task is completed. The workflow looks like ...
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Do sth for each User which is assigned in a multiple choice column

I have a List where you can specify one or more than one Users in a column called "Responsible". Now i want to make a eg.:Task for each User selected in that column with sharepoint designer. ...
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Why is “Task Status” being set to “Reassign Task”

This is so bizarre. I have a workflow that is a custom Approval workflow and enables users to Request Changes and to Reassign Tasks too. So I just realized instead of actually reassigning the task, ...
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Sending Content Approval notification aka Content Approval looping

There's probably a straightforward answer to this, but I can't think what it is! I have a list set to require content approval on new item/item edit. Against this list, I have a WF running to send ...
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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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SharePoint list item workflow add permission fail with multi-user in “User or Group Field”

I'm trying to make a personal calendar with sharepoint calendar view's filter conditions with "connect to outlook" feature, but it does not work(in the sharepoint view it's ok, but in outlook it ...
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workflows have same name in Sharepoint Designer 2010

We recently upgraded to SharePoint 2010 and thus I upgraded from SharePoint Designer 2007 to SharePoint Designer 2010. In Designer 2007, I had created copies of a workflow to keep backups. I changed ...
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Permissions based on task outcome

I have a custom item list with an associated workflow. In the workflow, there is an approval needed. I set up a task for this. Based on the approval status I want the user to be able to edit ...
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Enhanced Text Field in list Sending Format Errors in Email from SharePoint 2010

I have a workflow generating an automatic email to my customers. Within this email, I am bringing in the body of the email which contains tables, links, pics ect. I am using an Enhanced Text field to ...
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How to send email to a user referenced in a top-level lookup table in SPD workflow?

SharePoint 2010: I got a SharePoint Designer workflow attached to a custom list [A]. [A] has a lookup field [L] to a top-level (site collection root) list [B] which has a column of type "Person or ...
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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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Question regarding office 365/SharePoint online + workflow and external lists

I have two questions I need help with please. 1)Is it possible for a SharePoint online list workflow to update an external list in SharePoint online? IE When an item status has changed in a ...
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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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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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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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Passing SPD workflow variable to a task list item

I'm possibly having a dense moment, but I'm struggling to find a way of passing a SPD2013 workflow variable from the WF that assigns a task to a column in that related task list. I'm creating an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot find my Task field in Designer Workflow

I added a Column called "Release Phase" to my Task list via List Settings. I then went to my workflow in Designer and refreshed. I expected to see the Column name in "Task Field" workflow action but ...