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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How do I assign a custom task type in a SharePoint 2013 Online workflow?

I have created a workflow in which I need to have both an approve/reject task type and a type where the assignee must indicate they've processed the associated request. I have created custom task ...
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How I can show the alternative access mapping url inside a “current item url” inside workflow 2010

I am building a workflow inside SharePoint designer 2013. And inside the workflow I define to send an email and the email will contain the current item url, as follow:- Currently the item url ...
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InfoPath 2013 Form Library workflow creation

I've created a form in InfoPath 2013 with multiple view. 1st view - Requester (with Submit and Cancel buttons) 2nd view - Action By (with Submit, Approve and Reject buttons) 3rd view - Approved By ...
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SPD-Workflow: how to send an email to username stored 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 it can be done?
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Workflow that starts onboarding and finishes with another user?

I'm trying to create an onboarding workflow for my company and I'm not sure how the best way to go about it would be. I'd like the HR Manager to select if this is a new/existing/terminating employee, ...
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“The e-mail message cannot be sent. Make sure the e-mail has a valid recipient”

So I've made a browser form in InfoPath 2013 to be used to request new space for employees. This first goes to the appropriate office manager at the appropriate branch location before being sent to ...
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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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Error: The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not available in sharepoint designer

Currently, I need to develop a workflow with looping feature and I googled that it is available in sharepoint 2013 workflow. But, when I tried to create a workflow for sharepoint 2013 in sharepoint ...
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2010 Workflow Designed in Sharepoint Designer 2013 Fails on Start

Using Designer 2013 I created a 2010 WF (d/t having certain capabilities that a 2013 WF does not) and deployed it. It is set to start manually. I went to the list added a new item and started the WF. ...
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List shows an associated workflow but cant find it under the workflows page

I recently found many Workflows that are configured in our SharePoint site , under different lists and libraries, which can be seen in both the SharePoint site, under the list settings > workflow ...
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wsp package created using Save as Template does not include a Workflow associated with a list

Created a site in SharePoint Online. Then created a list. Through SharePoint Designer 2013, I created a Workflow for the list. The workflow is working on the site. Then I save the site as a template ...
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Workflow not starting for second item added

I have created a SharePoint 2010 designer workflow for document approval everything works as per designed when an item is added for the first time. Workflows completes as designed.But when I add ...
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Several Approval processes mix outcomes

I am working in SharePoint 2013, creating one workflow (2010 platform) in SharePoint Designer 2013. This workflow has 3 approval processes. The first one has Approved or Rejected as possible ...
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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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How do I add leading zeros to a variable in Sharepoint 2010 site workflow?

I'm using Sharepoint 2013, but this particular site workflow is a 2010 version. I'm trying to accomplish this in Sharepoint Designer. This workflow creates a new document, and assigns a given number ...
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How to autostart a workflow before publish of major version (Sharepoint Designer)

I have a problem with a workflow automatic initialization (and I have banged my head against the wall for last 8hours with this and came up with no solution). What I want to achieve is a SPD ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Workflow, return field as Lookup Values, Comma Delimited getting both lookup id and lookup value

I'm working on a simple workflow in SPD 2010 which is going to send an email to multiple recipients based on lookup values and even though I set the "Return Field As: Lookup Values, Comma Delimited" ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 Designer Workflow stuck on Starting

Hi I have a Designer workflow that runs when an item is created or edited. All of a sudden, the workflow gets stuck at starting. If I terminate the workflow and start it again manually, it runs fine ...
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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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show related tasks in DispForm of an item with Start Feedback Process workflow

I have a list "My List" that has a "Start Feedback Process" workflow. The workflow creates multiple tasks in "Workflow Tasks". I want to modify the DispForm.aspx page of "My List" to show all the ...
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Insert the values from list to another list when item created or updated

I have a List 'Product' (Parent site) with column 'IDManager' and another List 'Roadmap' (subsite) with column 'IDManager'. I need to get the 'IdManager' column values from Product List to ...
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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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Can a SharePoint 2010 workflow be created with CSOM in SharePoint 2013?

I would like to be able to create definitions for SharePoint 2010 workflows using XAML from an existing workflow in SharePoint 2013 without deploying a solution. Sharepoint 2013 includes methods ...
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How to create your own approval custom workflow in spd 2013?

I am using sp 2013. I would like to create some custom workflow in spdesigner. In this workflow I would like to create a task to userA. userA is a "sharepoint user/group column" After userA has ...
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Sharepoint Workflow Task Wrongly assigned

I have created a task list where task are being assigned to different users. For the task: Related Content for texsting367 is first assigned to Jack. And an email link to accept/reject is sent to ...
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Include day of week in Long Date in Workflow Email

My workflow sends an email. CurrentItem:LongDate gives 16 October 2014. How can I get the day of the week inserted at the start? I'm using SharePoint Online.
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exported reusable workflow not working on other sites

i created a reusable workflow using sharepoint designer, and then i created 2 custom site columns to associate in the workflow. Then i published it and tested on the same site where i had it created. ...
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Workflow for discussion board

I'm trying to create a workflow in SPD 2010 whereby if someone responds / replies to a discussion board, it sends an email to the original creator of that thread. I created a reusable workflow with ...
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set field to current item

I have a custom library with documents and workflow for approval process. The problem is I cannot extract assigned to field from task list to library's column. I'm trying to set field to current item ...
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Workflow Not Trigger When Item Is created by SharePoint App

I have created SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow ,in that i have used App Step. so app step create item in task list with Created by name is SharePoint App. I Have a workflow attached to Task List , ...
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Limit Editable User Fields by Workflow Stage in SharePoint Online

I am in the process of creating a purchase approvals workflow in sharepoint designer 2013 and need some advice in design best practice. The first stage involves routing requests to management based ...
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SharePoint event receiver ItemUpdating event behaves differently when a list item is updated through Workflow

I am having a SharePoint custom list which is having a designer workflow and event receiver attached to it. In the event receiver on ItemUpdating event I am having the below code to check if a ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online adding a user to a group using a workflow

I am trying to add a user to a security group via a SharePoint 2013 workflow I am currently trying to do this using the Call HTTP web service action and I have 3 dictionary's built. All of this is ...
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Error on Workflow: The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item require a different type of information

I noticed that I started experiencing the error when I changed the name field from optional to required. Also, there are instances that the workflow works upon creation but errors out after 2nd or 3rd ...
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How to rename a file using a SharePoint 2013 reusable workflow

I'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint Designer that will automatically rename files as they are created/uploaded in various document libraries, to a pre-determined 'item ID' pattern. The idea ...
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In SharePoint workflow to Reject Task ; I need to make the comment field required

In SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow on Rejected request; I need to make the comment field required. How do I do that?
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow - Let user select approver

I am facing a requirement where a user should select the approver. There is no pre configured list. The user clicks a button in a custom page, then another page has to load where user selects ...
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Why Values ​not brought current item in the mail sending by a Workflow

I created several Workflows with SharePoint Designer 2013. But every time I sent an email with some ​​current item values in the email body , no values appear. Why values don't appear in the email ...
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Where to place the body in a SharePoint Designer workflow POST request

I am constructing a REST API call in a SharePoint Designer workflow, to rename a file in a library. I'm using the Call HTTP Web Service action with the POST method, and I've set this to the API URL ...
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SharePoint 2010 designer workflow error

I have a SP2010 designer workflow in SharePoint Online 2013. It fails for 50% of the time. Says Failed on Start(retrying) with error log The workflow could not update the item, possibly because ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Create Subsite and Use Parent Top Navigation

We have a 2013 Designer Workflow for creating subsites which works fine. However we want to make it use the top navigation of the parent site. We're wondering if we can just include a keyword on the ...
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Permissions to write to External List from Workflow

I'm attempting to create a SharePoint workflow that creates a new item in an external list using the "Create item in [External List Name]" action available in SharePoint Designer. Currently, I keep ...
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Get URL of list item attachment from Sharepoint Designer 2010

I've found tons of questions where people are looking to get the URL of an attached file after the fact via CSOM or JSOM, or some other means. I am looking to get the URL from Sharepoint Designer, ...
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Task List ItemAdded Receiver doesn't work for workflow created tasks

Why doesn't the ItemAdded Receiver get called when a task was created by a workflow, but when a user created a task it does? I tried setting the Receivers ListUrl to my list URL and tried using the ...
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Sharepoint Designer - Workflow - adding date field to email body

I have a list where I am creating a workflow which sends a copy of the list item to both the administrator of the list and the creator of the item. I am able to add all fields apart from the date ...
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Get the difference between two dates

I am new in Sharepoint 2013 and need a little help. I am trying to get the difference between two dates and the result should be a year. Is there a way to do this in the String Builder? Example: ...
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SharePoint List export and import

I want to export a SharePoint 2010 List and import it into another site. This list has 2500+ items in it and a Workflow attached to it. Workflow gets triggered on adding a new item. If the List is ...
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Reset Workflow Before Starting New one on Item Create

I have a list of useful contacts which can be added by any user. One of the columns on these list items is Contact Review Date - a value which is calculated at [Today]+365 on item creation. I would ...
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Workflow not Appearing on Associated List after Creation

I have now tried multiple times to create a new workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 by doing the following: 1 Select the list Under workflows, click 'New' Create the workflow 2 Select the list ...
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Workflow with conditions

I just joined StackExchange and am unable to post a comment to this thread: I need to create an auto-generated email when items in a Sharepoint list are created or updated We have a solution in ...