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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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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SharePoint 2013 form workflow in SharePoint designer export dictionary to excel

I am new to SharePoint and I am a little bit lost in here. I am in the SharePoint designer making a workflow, this one I'll export into visual studio and then deploy it, the problem that I have is ...
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Project Server workflow, launch submit as workflow action

In a Project Server Workflow I am trying to save some custom fields within the workflow. I am able to edit them and change their value, but as I can't make a submit or a check-in of the project the ...
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Copy Item Action not available in share point 2013 workflows

I want to copy list item to other list , but in SharePoint Designer 2013 that particular (copy Item) Action is not available. What should i Do?
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Impersonation steps and SPD 2010 workflow stop with error issue

I had created one form library to submit the InfoPath Form and I granted the contribute permission on that library to all users. I had created the SPD 2010 workflow to get the approval base on user ...
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Starting an Approval Workflow on a list sets the Modified By to the creator of the workflow

I have a SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow running on a series of SharePoint 2013 lists and libraries. The libraries that have the workflow applied are not having any issues, this issue only applies ...
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Sharepoint Designer Workflow Error “Stage title is empty”

I've been developing a SharePoint Workflow for a Project Server site for almost a month, everything worked fine until yesterday. Now when I try to edit the workflow through Sharepoint designer I get ...
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Learning SharePoint 2013 & SharePoint Designer 2013

I am trying to learn how to use SharePoint 2013 OOTB and with SharePoint designer 2013. Creating Sites adding web parts/app parts creating workflows with sharepoint designer etc I have been searching ...
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Grant item permissions to group or users via workflow sharepoint online

I want to create a Document Set and upon doing that i want to grants users/ groups item level permissions to the document set. Can this be done via workflow? What are my options?
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Approval Workflow with both serial and parallel steps

Is there any way to have both a serial and parallel steps in an Approval or Signature Collection Workflow? The rough workflow I am after looks like: User Submits Parallel Approval by users: A, B, ...
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Sharepoint 2007: How to update an item of the attached library within a Workflow?

I am new user to SharePoint and creating a Workflow where an item in the attached Library needs to be updated upon certain conditions. The SharePoint Help tutorial mentions not to update a data field ...
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SharePoint 2007 Workflow

I need to create workflow where many item are there and to send out an alert to my mailbox every time, when “Planned End Date” has been reached. as given below in table. Can you please help..
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SP 2013 Workflow Manager - Can't publish workflows in SP Designer

facing a strange problem, following is the environment, Single Machine Farm Install Type is Application Server Role Win 2012 OS with SQL 2012 and SP 2013 Enterprise Installed No SSL or HTTPS ...
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Workflow firing at wrong time

I have created a workflow to fire when a form is edited (Start workflow automatically when an item is changed) by a user who is not the Assigned user for this form: 'If Current Item:Modified By not ...
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Move SharePoint 2010 designer list workflow from one server to another server

I have created SharePoint 2010 designer list workflow. Could you please give me suggestion on how to move the SharePoint 2010 designer list workflow from one server to another?
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Getting External XML Sharepoint Workflow

I have a link directly to an XML page of an RSS feed. I am trying to use a get call to access the page in a workflow, but I don't know how to tell the workflow to expect the input to be XML. The ...
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Start a task process (Get user)

I am using "start a task process" to generate an approval task. The task is assigned to several users (so "assign task" is not an option) but is configured so that the first response is the good one. ...
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Can we change workflow initiation form button name?

We have a Sharepoint 2013 farm and don't have InfoPath. Recently I create a workflow with an initiation form. The form have button "Start" and "Cancel" at the bottom. Can we change the button name?
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Sharepoint list IDs getting skipped without being created

We have 2 lists namely Service Health Input list and Service Health Reporting and Backup list. Any updates to Service Health Input list is updated in the Service Health Reporting and Backup list ...
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Recurring task with periodic reminders workflow

Parameters: SP2013 and SP Designer Relatively new to SP Designer, no coding background except for familiarity with html and generalized coding principles...but good enough grasp of logic and ...
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Consequence of changing running workflow task

In short, what would happen if I change one form of the workflow which has over 400 running instances? What are the potentials pitfalls of doing so? I'd like to add several more fields on ...
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Lookup field not showing up in 2013 workflows SPD

I created a lookup field called supervisor that pulls from another list with supervisor names and emails. In the option for creating the lookup field I had it add the email address as an extra column ...
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Start a workflow for a list item that was created by someone else

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow (let's call it LSR Status Workflow) that is associated with a list (called LSR List). When a user creates an item in the LSR List, it automatically starts the LSR ...
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Set field workflow - user-profile

I have a list which has: Created by Site Team Leader there are others, but don't need to list them Basically what I want is the site and manager to auto populate when the record is created. I'm ...
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check out page from SharePoint 2013 designer workflow throws an error

I have a somewhat complex requirement. We have implemented variations in our project. Now, when a page is created in the source site, we want to assign a unique id to this page. When this page is ...
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2013 workflows in SPD not working on newly created site

I can create 2013 workflows just fine on any other site in SPD. When I try to create a workflow from a list in my newly created site collection I receive the error. The option for the SharePoint ...
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workflow 2013 view permission does not execute

I have a workflow 2013 calling workflow 2010 to run the Impersonate step so that permissions on a custom list that is submitted by the user is set to view only. I want to change these permissions so ...
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SPD Workflow 'Get Item From Dictionary' throws error 'Indexing by an interger value is not supported'

I am using a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow attempting to use the "Get Items From A Dictionary" on JSON data obtained through a web service but it is always giving the error: ...
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Mapping InfoPath People Picker to SharePoint Person or Group

I have a form designed in InfoPath and published to SharePoint 2010. I have three fields that are "People Picker" in InfoPath and need to be able to filter them in SharePoint using [me]. I have ...
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Workflow 2013 waits until workflow 2010 finishes by passing parameter values

I want a workflow 2013 to call a workflow 2010 and wait for the workflow 2010 to finish executing. I want to make this call since the impersonate step is not available in workflow 2013. Both workflows ...
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Workflow Error: Coercion Failed: Input cannot be null for this coercion

I have a workflow that is assigning a task based on a lookup value. This workflow runs successfully the first time then fails on subsequent attempts. Here's how the data looks: Look Up Title ...
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Error assigning and creating tasks problem!

I am using Sharepoint Designer 2013 to create task in a workflow and I get the following message when publushing it: Microsoft.Workflow.Client.ActivityValidationException: Workflow XAML failed ...
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Workflow not firing for non-admin user

I created and tested a workflow which first (1) creates records on a list which 4 people have access to and (2) sends various emails. Neither (1) nor (2) are firing so i assume my workflow is failing ...
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How to publish a reusable workflow after deployed as package

I built a workflow at development farm with SPD 2013. Then I follow the procedure mentioned here to package the reusable workflow into a wsp package. Then upload to another site and activated the ...
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Error when trying to link two sharepoint lists together via Workflow

I populate a record in List A (R.O.W) (which I expected), the workflow says Error and in List B(District ROW Tracking). Instead of one record being populated of List A (R.O.W), it creates 7 records. ...
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Sharepoint Designer and sass

I am working on Branding a Publishing Site on SharePoint Enterprise 2013 server and I am using SharePoint designer 2013 and I am looking for a way to use SASS to speed up my workflow because I am used ...
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Workflow Can't Create Link to a Document Content Type Item

i'm newbie in Sharepoint I'm using Sharepoint 2010. I have a workflow to create a 'Link to a Document' item to a Document Library. I already set the 'Content Type ID' with Link to a Document. I'm ...
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Sharepoint Blog Notifications (workflow)

I'd like to create a workflow that generates an email notification whenever a blog post with a certain category is created. I originally planned to simply use the notification system in Sharepoint but ...
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How To Get Current Date In Long Date Format in a Site Workflow

I have a requirement to get the day of the week into a workflow variable in a SharePoint Designer Site Workflow. This means I do not have a "Current Item" that the workflow runs on. How can I ...
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Looking for Specific User Profile Property for Workflow but Don't Have Access User Profile Web Service

I've put together a workflow using SharePoint 2013 and SP Designer 2013 that fires off emails based certain user events in a SP library. I'm capturing these user events through the Account Name field ...
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Workflow Lookup not working in sharepoint 2013 designer

I have a list which was created to manage sharepoint site requests. When an item is submitted a workflow fires off(Assign a task) workflow action which stores id and outcome in the workflow variables ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Designer workflow suspended

Workflow suspended: Details: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. Exception details: System.InvalidOperationException: Looking up a value using a key is ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow errors when started

When starting a published SharePoint Designer 2013 List Workflow manually on a list item, I get the following error: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. ...
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SharePoint 2007 Designer Workflow create an item in a new list for each item in an existing list

I am working with SharePoint Designer 2007. I have 3 lists. I want to make it such that when items in List 1 are created the workflow will look at all of the items in List 2 and create items in List ...
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Sharepoint workflow issue for users

I have 5 users in with full control over the site,But only when I create an item in the list,workflow will be initiated,what could be the solution to solve this issue?
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Useful Sharepoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities

I am using Useful Sharepoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities (dp.sharepoint.workflow.wsp) that contain Activity Send Email with List Attachments. Activity is added as an action to designer ...
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Update Workflow with PowerShell

I have a MOSS 2007 environment which we are upgrading to SharePoint 2013. I have a lot of Designer Workflows in 2007 that usually involve simple activities like sending mail. However some of the mail ...
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Workflow to send notification email to different group people

I am using SharePoint designer workflow 2010. I have a document library created with content type. When a member is trying to create an item, notification is sent to the members belonging to that ...
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Create Approval workflow for Blog in Sharepoint Designer

I am facing problem in creating a simple workflow for "Blogs". If a user writes one blog, then his/her manager would be responsible for "Approving/Rejecting" it. I am using SharePoint Designer, ...