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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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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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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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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creating a document set library instance via workflow returns id variable that is -1 from the actual id

Steps: 1) using sharepoint 2010 designer workflow, create an instance of a Document Set and have the ID of the created instance returned. 2) set the returned ID to a field in the list that was used ...
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Remove permission from a directory in a designer workflow?

I guess I need at least ten reputation to post images, so here is a link to a screenshot of the entire workflow I have, and what happens when it is run on directories: http://i.imgur.com/St8Etxy.png ...
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Using Hyperlink to Form in Custom Workflow Email

I am sending emails to several staff in an approval process. As each person approves the customized list form, an email is sent to the next person in line with a link to the form. I would like the ...
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Start workflow from within a workflow?

I have a workflow that is created from a default "Approval" template, and the basic startup conditions are not enough for my purposes. I also can't open this workflow in SP Designer (it doesn't even ...
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Designer Workflow: “Find Interval Between Dates” action not working

I am testing a default SP Designer 2010 workflow action called "Find Interval Between Dates" located under the "Utility Actions" category. I need to compare the amount of time passed between the ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2007 Multiple Step Workflow Causes Error: “Failed On Start (Retrying)”

I am designing a workflow in sharepoint designer to manage the approval process for an infopath form. I am using sharepoint server 2007. My sharepoint site already has a form library dedicated to the ...
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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 add a lookup field to workflow custom task form?

I'm trying to create a task in a workflow which collects data from user with sp designer 2010. Some predefined available type for custom form fields single line of text, choice and such things. I want ...
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Prevent SharePoint Designer Workflow from triggering a “On Item Modified” workflow

I have two SharePoint Designer 2007 workflows associated with a "Request" list. The first workflow automatically fires whenever a new request is submitted and sends an email to the requester. The ...
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how to make workflow update another list item based on a calculation SP2010

I have 2 lists. One list has a quantity field and the other list has assigned quantity field. When a user create or update a new item in the list with assigned quantity. i would like to do some ...
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Designer workflow emails don't work after site migration

I just migrated a Sharepoint subsite to its own site collection. The site has Sharepoint designer workflows that send emails in certain conditions. In the new site collection, none of my designer ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow Approval criteria

I have created a SharePoint Designer workflow and at one step it should send an email to user if it is approved else send an email to user if it is rejected. so I gave a condition like "If ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Need help with creating/using a co-recursive workflow template in Sharepoint Designer 2010

I have co-recursive workflows, WF-A and WF-B, that work together to send out an email. I created and tested them on my own test SharePoint site and they are working great. But I need them on another ...
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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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How can I have two workflows that run on one list, with conditions?

I've got a list, which has two SharePoint Designer workflows running on them. Both are fairly simple workflows. The first workflow, New Request is initiated on item creation, and it set's a field ...
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How can I only perform an action once on workflow that starts when an item is changed?

I have a custom workflow that starts whenever an item is changed on a list. It sends an email when someone is added to the People and Groups field. However the email sends every time the item is ...
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Approval workflow: can an approver reject an item that they previously approved?

As I understand, the SharePoint 2010 workflow creates Task items for each approval, and once the task is closed (either approved or rejected), that's it. Can this be modified so that approvers can ...
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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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Dynamic and Automatic approvers in SPD workflow (OOB)

I have a list items that need to be approved by a set of approvers. The list of approvers would change based on department, location and value of item. For example, if there an item to be moved from ...
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Delete completed workflow after workflow completed

I have a workflow (created in SharePoint Designer) that notifies users when a survey is completed. The survey settings are that responses are anonymous and users may only see their own responses. ...
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sharepoint designer workflow email

I have been using sharepoint designer workflows to send an email to a particular group when a requester fills a form in my sharepoint site. the problem is some other groups are even getting emails ...
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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 is looping itself when waiting for a field to change

I have a problem with a standard SharePoint Designer workflow on a forms library in SharePoint 2010 Foundation. When the workflow is firing off it is designed to fill some information in against the ...
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SP Approval Workflow error when publishing

I have developed an Approval Workflow in Visio and imported into SharePoint Designer. After I finished with the configurations of WF in SPD, I have attempted to publish. Each time I have received an ...
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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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Upgrading a sandbox solution SPD reusable workflow

So, I made sure to follow all the best practices right from the beginning... use content types, create SPD reusable workflow, export the workflow as a template (sandbox solution WSP)... Built it out ...
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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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SharePoint Workflow Best Practices [closed]

Any Points on the SharePoint Workflow Best Practices for both SPD and VS.