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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Where can the logs of a SP Designer workflow be viewed?

Some SharePoint Designer actions have an option to "log" a message at that point in the workflow. Where are these logs available for viewing after the workflow actually runs? I checked under the ...
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Content type inheritance on Link to Document

I'm working on a reusable workflow in SP 2010 that moves documents through our management chain, where each member of that chain provides metadata input that can't be seen by those lower in the chain. ...
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Possible to Change Column Default Value on Libraries through Workflow?

I have a list called IT Projects. Each item in this list is linked to Project.aspx with a different Query String passed in to filter the page depending one which project you click on. I also have a ...
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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 Online 2013 Workflow to change file permission in Document Library?

1.What are my options with SPD 2013 If I want to change file permission in a workflow? 2.Where does SPO host 2013 Workfows? 3.If connecting to SPO Can I use Worklow Manager 1.0? 4.Will I need to ...
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Workflow Fails to start

I created a sharepoint designer workflow for list. Workflow fails for an item with error message '​ The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item require a ...
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Workflow Timer Interval

Can I change Workflow Timer Interval value from default "every 5 minutes" to "every minutes" without impact to performace? Thanks for supprt, Best regards
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Task notification email shows Due Date of “None”

The OOTB Approval workflow sends task notifications to the CC line you specify when triggered from a workflow. I've noticed in the email notification the Due By is None, even though I specify the ...
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SharePoint Designer Encountered an error Verifying Form Template

Good Morning I have created many workflows, so i know how to do it. Recently, i started getting this error. I have even went back to a fresh site collection, made a simple workflow of "Send an ...
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Getting a “Content types that are available to this Document Set have been added or removed”

I am creating document sets through workflows. Edit: I just tested and I'm getting this message for manually created documents sets as well. Every new document set is showing the message: Content ...
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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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Value of currency type colum is wrongly displayed in workflow email

In my list, I have a column called "Cost" which is a currency type column. When a user creates a new item in the list, I send a workflow email. In that email, I use [%Current Item:Cost%] to pull up ...
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Sharepoint designer - Collect data from user error

I am new to sharepoint workflow development. I created my workflow in sharepoint designer 2010. My problem is the following: My workflow has a few steps, in every step I use the "collect data from ...
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Save workflow as template not working

I need to save my reusable workflow as template in SharePoint Designer 2010. When i tried saving my workflow i am getting this error. "The server was unable to create your template. Please notify ...
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Workflow getting suspended after selecting Task outcome :Sharepoint designer Workflow 2013

Issue I am facing, Sharepoint designer List workflow Assign Task , OutCome => custom content type with three options. If statement if outcome=="someting" => go to next stage (here it is getting ...
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is there an online reference guide for Workflow lookup fields?

I really need a better way than trial and error of figuring out what the different Define Workflow Lookup Data source and Fields are. Is there a good book or online reference tool I could use?
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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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Workflow Approval

I have attached a workflow to a form ( with infopath ). I need to add a condition in Sharepoint designer 2010 ( Workflow Approval ) : like this : If List Purchase Orders: Total Price is greather than ...
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How do i automatically get date and time when status of a task is changed?

How do i capture date and time when status of task is changed? I have 3 different columns Date Assigned, Date In Progress, Date Completed. When a task is assigned to a user, is there a way Date ...
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Form_URN and Current Item URL - both do not work when used in a Task email notification to provide a clickable link

I found in a few threads that I could use Form_URN in my email notifications that a task was over due, but this does not work for me. I have tried in several different workflows, so I know it isn't ...
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Difference between nintex workflow and basic sharepoint workflow [closed]

Please guide me on the difference between the workflow created using nintex and basic sharepoint workflow that is created using sharepoint designer or code.
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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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Wrong date in workflow email

I am using a workflow for a calendar. In workflow email I use [%Current List:Start Time%] and [%Current List:End Time%] for the events. But the date is always displayed as "Monday, January, 01, 0001". ...
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Deleting a Task or List Item leads to “Item does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user.”

every time i try to delete either a list item or a task i get this error. it is nothing more than annoying, as i notice the deletion actually occurs, but i really want to turn it OFF. any way?? this ...
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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 have a workflow wait until a date field is entered or changed in Sharepoint Designer 2013

I see examples with "Wait for Change" in an date field (column) for SharePoint Designer 2010, but in those examples the condition is selectable (equal, not equal, etc.) but in Designer 2013 it appears ...
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How to add workflow task's “Edit task” button (or link) in a workflow email?

I have a workflow designed for calendar events. As soon as the user adds an item, I initiate the workflow to send an email to the manager for approval. For example (I edit the workflow in SP ...
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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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SP2010 Workflow Copy Item Error

I'm having issues with a workflow that copies items from one document library to another after an approval process. The workflow starts automatically when an item is changed. It gets cancelled and I ...
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Is there any way to block editing on a document when a content approval workflow is active?

So I've got a Document under an approval workflow, but I'd rather not let the users edit the document while the workflow is active to keep consistency on everyone's approval (it's multi-step). I've ...
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Reusable workflow not showing anywhere (Sharepoint 2010)

I made a reusable workflow in Sharepoint Designer and checked that it's working in a site. Then I saved it as a template, downloaded it from the site assets, uploaded to a new site. Even after ...
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Workflow history no longer accessible-object reference error WrkStat page

The workflow history was >6m records, so I have redirected all workflows to rite to other custom history logs while running a job to purge 1k records every 15 minutes. When I attempt to check the ...
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SharePoint Online ( Start automatically when an item is changed)

I have created a custom list, with an approval workflow on it. Now I want to copy the list item to another list once the workflow status changes to "Approved". So I created another workflow on the ...
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Are sharepoint workflows always sequential?

I have recently taken over a Sharepoint system in the last 3 months. Honestly I have never worked on Sharepoint before and most of my knowledge is via google and reading lots and lots of ...
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How to initiate workflow of a list based on user group permission?

I have calendar and I have 5 different groups. I have an approval workflow. Now I want to have 5 different workflows for 5 groups but each workflow has to detect the group of the user and send 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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How do i discover what the Task name is from the Task list workflow?

I have a primary workflow that kicks off a To-Do task. the task goes to a task list that is shared with many other tasks. my problem is that i'm only allowed from the secondary task workflow to know ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow, set field

I have a workflow that sets the field to [Today] when status = Setup. Once that field is set (either when created or when status changes to Setup), I don't want the date field to change to the current ...
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How to make it possible to set the due date in a approval/feedback workflow to current date?

I created two workflows, one based on the approval workflow and another based on the feedback workflow via SharePoint Designer 2010. When you start one of the workflows you can set a due date, but at ...
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email link to collect feedback form

I have a SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflow where I am taking advantage of the Collect Feedback Action. What I am trying to do is add a link to an email that the user can click to take them directly to ...
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i am sending an email from SPD to muliple recipients, want to make sure all recipients has been received the mail.

Through SPD Workflow I would like to send mail to 250 recipients in a single shot. Consider all recipients are valid. Incase workflow failed/crashed in the halfway, what will happen? it will rollback? ...
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SharePoint Workflow Best Practices [closed]

Any Points on the SharePoint Workflow Best Practices for both SPD and VS.
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changing forms in designer-workflow

I want to use 3 or maybe 4 different Infopath forms in my workflow and in each approve step my form will change for example the first approver will see the first form and the second approver will see ...
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Unable to uninstall SharePoint 2013 Workflow manager

I got a problem with my SP2013 Workflows so I decided to uninstall and reinstall it. At first I wanted to disconnect my my server from the farm, but this failed 'cause I can't start the Workflow ...
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Set Person field type in a SharePoint Designer Workflow best practices

In SP Designer, when using the "Set Field in Current Item" action, if the field you are setting is a Person type, there are several choices to "return" the data as. For example, if setting your Person ...
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Can I do bulk updates with SharePoint 2013 workflows?

I have a SharePoint site with two lists: list of assets list of maintenance tasks: each task is linked to an asset via a lookup column. Each asset has one or more related maintenance tasks My ...
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How to associate sharepoint 2013 designer workflow to content type for retention policy using powershell?

I am having a requirement to write a powershell script which should attache workflow to content type in sharepoint 2013. basically it is require to create a retention policy which should start a ...
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Is it possible to change the value of “Created By” in Comments list of a blog?

I have a SharePoint blog where few people can contribute but everyone can comment. But they want to comment as anonymous. So I created a new column in Comments list called "Post as anonymous" with a ...
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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 ...