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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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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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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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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Infopath assembly error on publishing a simple workflow by sharepoint designer to sharepoint list

I have Sharepoint 2010 Server on windows 7 installed, and i created a simple List Workflow without any infopath form with Sharepoint Designer 2010, and i have Infopath 2010 Designer and Filler and ...
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Create more items in Workflow

I have workflow created in sharepoint designer associated with the list. When the workflow runs we need to create 10 items in another list. How to achieve this?
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Workflow was canceled by System Account

I am not using impersonation. I have been able to create and run many list workflows. Now however, when I create a simple workflow on a List that has other workflows running fine, just one that says ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow - Send email to item owner 1 month in advance

I'm very much learning the basics of Workflows and need to carry out the following to a list of meeting 'Agenda items' with the 'Date/time' and 'Presenter(s)' (sorry that this is probably ridiculously ...
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Why can't I reset a Due Date in a customized Approval Workflow?

I have a customized Sharepoint 2010 Approval Workflow that has triggered a Task. I want to be able to edit the Due Date manually, but when I try, it is a Read Only field. Any help?
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how to add list column values to workflow email?

I have a calendar list and I added several text box column values. I am using a customized workflow created in SharePoint Designer 2010 to send an email when there is a new event is added. I want to ...
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Wrong Start Time displayed in Workflow email

I am using a workflow email to alert the users about a new event. I am able to get the name of the event and end time of the event in email successfully using [%Current Item:Name of Event%] and ...
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Workflow not parsing 0:# data

So I'm checking if CurrentItem:field is empty or not, and so I put a log inside to figure out where the error was, heres what I got: 4/29/2013 1:53 PM Comment System Account 0;# 4/29/2013 1:53 ...
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How do I update an initiation form to reflect changes in Initiation parameters?

In my List Workflow I've updated some of the properties of an Initiation Parameter, including the description that's visible in the form. According to the workflow settings for the Library the ...
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Set the value of a primary workflow's associated list field using Secondary Task workflow

I have a primary list and workflow. i create a To-Do task from the primary workflow called "Setup Project Artifact Requirements". Creating of this task triggers a secondary workflow on the task list ...
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Send or Copy file by workflow which is editing in SharePoint

If in SharePoint is some way to send or copy file which is editing? In Windows even file is editing I can copy and paste copy of file but when I try to do it in SharePoint by workflow I get error and ...
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Workflow not triggered via custom webpart, but works if add item from UI

I have created a custom web part that insert an item into a list. I deployed this web part to production and all seems to be working well. I now created a workflow on this list in Designer. Once a ...
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Check SP group permissions in Designer Workflow

Is it possible to check if a particular user is in a Site Group from within a SharePoint Designer Workflow? For example, if the status column of my list item is set to "Approved", it will kick off a ...
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Run workflow when item added to specific column

Ok Say you have 3 columns in a list date1, date2 and date3. Each column has its own worklow: work1, work2 and work3. Is it possible using sharepoint designer to only run a workflow when a item is ...
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Check for empty date in SPD Workflow

Question How can I check for an empty date condition in a SharePoint Designer Workflow? Background I have a list called "Project" with multiple date fields. I have a calendar called "Project ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Some SharePoint 2007 Designer Workflow actions don't pop up when selected under SSL

I can't seem to get SharePoint Designer 2007 to give me a dialog box when I select Workflow actions SEND EMAIL EXTENDED OR 3rd party LOOKUP SITE USER PROPERTY. I select the action, and nothing happens ...
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Workflow in sharepoint 2010 code

I'm new in sharepoint user 2010,so i wanna ask the question about workflow in sharepoint. My supervisor asked me to do sharepoint programming in development server with copy down all the codes and do ...
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Gather Data From User not sending task emails

I have a workflow with a gather data from component. The email is sent to a user stored in current item: Assigned Manager field in the content type that triggers the workflow. When the user fills out ...
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MOSS 2007 workflow not copying particular column to another list

MOSS 2007 workflow not copying particular column to another list I Created a workflow to move the list items to another list. A column with lookup field type is not moving to another list. The column ...
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How to return user or group in SharePoint Designer custom activity?

How can I return a user or group in SharePoint Designer custom activity? A return type of SPUser seems to be not possible. SharePoint Designer workflow does not recognize the return type. public ...
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Workflow Task Process - email notifications

Is there any way to display the consolidated comments for task process in descending order for an approval workflow ? The comments are included in task notification emails. i could not find any ...
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SPD 2010 Workflow update Calendar list based on Condition

I have created a InfoPath 2010 form + SPD 2010 multi-level workflow(Leave Authorisation Form). The infopath form is stored on a Forms library(Leave Authorisation forms Library) once it is submitted ...
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SD workflow not fired on adding a document

I am adding a document into a doc lib using custom code. I am doing this using the current logged in user account permission. after this i am editing the permission of the same document using system ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow “canceled” by system account when using impersonation

In our farm we have the following issue: Created a workflow with a few easy steps. The first step is a "assign a variable" step, all following steps are within an impersonation step. That workflow ...
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Getting Information out of a “Collect Data from User” task

How do I get data out from the "Collect data from user" task that a workflow creates? So far my attempts have been failures.
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow Booleans

When using a Boolean variable in a SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow is Yes/No suppose to synonymous with true/false? My workflow uses the "Set Variable" action to set my boolean and then later tests ...
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Workflow: How to copy current item to a dynamically determined location

Scenario: I have a group of users; each has a private document library (named with their userid). When a person updates a list item I need to put copy of the item into their library (using a codeless ...
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Update item in list trouble (using multiple look up criteria)

I have a workflow attached to a task list that sends out an email to the assignee to asking them to fill out and submit a form. The workflow sends daily reminders (I followed this post) until the task ...
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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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Packaged and imported workflow activated as feature does not show up

I have created a reusable SharePoint 2013 workflow on my local developer machine using SPD (SharePoint Designer 2013). I then followed these MSDN instructions on how to package and deploy workflow in ...
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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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Used Workflows Recklessly; Need to Restore Former Speed

I strongly suspect I am not following best practices with SharePoint 2013 and its workflows, so just hear me out. In order to make correction of data of a extremely big list easier (and also to ...
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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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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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Add Folder after List Item Creation - Set Default Value in Workflow

I am brand new to the more advanced side of Sharepoint. This being primarily done in the Online / Office365 version of it, I am planning an architecture that uses default column values within my ...
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Adding a Workflow Pause action will never resume

I have defined the following inside my workflow:- But seems that the Pause will never resume after one minute as I define it. I am using SharePoint 2013 with SP!1 + SharePoint designer 2013 + ...