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Send an email with a link to open document in browser to simultaneously edit a document

I'm very new to SharePoint so some help would be greatly appreciated. I'm trying to create a workflow for the following process: A user moves a document into a document library with several other ...
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How to convert an ISO-formatted date string to a Date/Time variable in a SharePoint 2013 workflow?

I have a SharePoint Designer site workflow in SharePoint 2013 (Online) that I'm using to loop through a list, and collect properties from each item using the REST API. One of the columns I'm looking ...
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IF Statement in Workflow

I'm hoping this is a simple question but it's been a while since I touched SharePoint. I'm building out a simple InfoPath form that users will use for an escalation process. I need to build a ...
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How to URL Encode a string in SharePoint Workflow

I am working on a SharePoint 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer. I'd like to send an email where the body contains a custom URL that would go somewhere outside SharePoint. I'd like to include ...
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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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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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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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How do I give permission to app using CSOM?

I have a workflow in my subsite that is available when I activate a feature. The workflow has app step and also the workflow running on my list at subsite updates a list on my root site. To do so I ...
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Parse Multivalue Managed Metadata Column and copy to another list with Single line of text column

I'm trying to copy some columns from Pages library to another SharePoint list using SPD 2010 Workflow. Whenever a new item is added to Pages library, I want to copy the metadata of that page to ...
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How do I retrieve the value of a lookup-field in a workflow?

I'm very new to SharePoint, and I'm working through understanding lists, workflows, and relationships between the two. I'm working on a SharePoint page to keep track of tasks completed in a timeframe. ...
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Using Workflow to set Task Outcome column value

I am trying to create a workflow that will change the "Task Outcome" value of a task. The task list is associated with an Approval Workflow and was created when the specific instance of the approval ...
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Get workflow associated list items

I have one requirement to get all the list items which has associated with a particular workflow in SharePoint 2013. Like, I have a designer 2013 workflow with name "Test Workflow" which is added in a ...
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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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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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Unable to deserialize HTTP response content - SharePoint Designer Call Web Service Workflow Activity

I am calling file REST API file method "GetFileByServerRelativeURL('Server Relative URL')/$value' to get the file contents (media resource) using 'Call HTTP Web Service Action' in SharePoint 2013 ...
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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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Please suggest SharePoint 2013 certifications

Currently i am working on SharePoint 2013 environment as SharePoint Administrator Have done 70-667 Microsoft Office SharePoint Configuring and 70-536 Microsoft .NET frame work application ...
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Sharepoint 2013 designer workflow error 401

I have created a designer workflow in SharePoint 2013 and i have published the workflow as a non system account (as required).But when i check the status of the workflow it say internal status ...
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Updated SP Designer workflows doesn't replace old workflow

i have a weird problem. I happened on sp2010, so I thought switching to sp2013 might help. when I have a designer workflow published, and then I do an update to that workflow (like say a timesheet ...
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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 to make user add a new item of a list on each stage

I have SharePoint Designer installed and Office 365. I have some custom lists created and want to make a workflow that asks the user to add a new item on the custom list in order to get into the next ...
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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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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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Can you open/edit a sharepoint 2010 workflow in sharepoint 2013

I have a site that has been migrated from SP2010 to SP2013. It has a list with a SP2010 workflow associated with it. Is there anyway I can open it to see what it does? The original site has gone so ...
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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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Configuring Co-Authoring in SharePoint 2013 site collection?

How do I configure Configuring Co-Authoring for SharePoint 2013 site collection for MS Word or Excel documents?
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SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow on item change

We have a SharePoint site where there are 3 workflows that are set to start on item change. All the 3 workflows have Update statements. Because of this these workflows are going on Round Robin. Now ...
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How to resume a suspended SPD workflow in SharePoint 2013

I had an issue with my workflows that they got in Suspended status immediately after creating item or sometimes after first or second stage. I followed these steps but the error is still there. ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow connect to external web service

I am looking for simplest way to call an external web service from Sharepoint 2010 workflow. I am thinking about calling external web service (I need to pass a couple of files for processing once ...
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Get Highest Value from Multiple Value Column

Currently using SP Online Office 365 For simplicity let's say my list has 5 columns, The Lookup Date is linked to the lookup title so it pulls through the corresponding date based which title/s were ...
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Are Exponential Notations in SP 2013 possible?

I'm using a Calculated column to calculate 'MD' using this formula: (A+B+C) /3 x2 / D x10 And then to calculate 'MC' another Calculate column using formula: MD x D x 10 D = 1E-06 (0.00001) ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow 2013 Suspends with HTTP 500

I have created a SharePoint designer workflow which works perfectly but as soon as i put a send email action the workflow gets suspended and gives the following error RequestorId: 32de1e25-41e5-...
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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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SharePoint Online/Office 365 - Using Rest Services in a SharePoint Designer Workflow

Good Morning All, does anyone have any good articles, notes and\or documentation on how to configure and develop a rest web service call within a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow? I've found plenty ...
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Can't look up multiple lines of text columns when creating a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013

I'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 that updates information in one list (a custom list) when information in another (a task list) changes. The custom list (called '...
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Parse Incoming Email Subject Line in Sharepoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I'm quite new to Sharepoint and I'm having some difficulty in working with incoming emails. I've modified an approval workflow to allow approvers to click "sendto" links to respond by email. These ...
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Workflow Running on Item that was copied to library from another workflow?

So I have the following. Two libraries. Library A and Library B. I have Workflow 1 that moves a document from Library A to Library B when a certain condition is met. I then have Workflow 2 that is on ...
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Alert assigned user when predecessors completed

I have an out of the box SharePoint 2010 Tasks List setup using predecessors (a lookup column back to same task list, allows multiple selections) and I have a requirement to send an email alert to the ...
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Workflows triggering each other

There are 2 workflows(2010) WF1 and WF2 both set to trigger when item created/modified. And both the workflows does the same thing which is update a column. WF1 will set the column value to 1 and WF2 ...
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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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Workflow Icon Not Visible When Viewing an Item for Approval

I have two approvers: A and B. I have setup the permission level for both as approvers. So when a workflow is running, I am having a problem with A because he cannot see the workflow icon below: ...
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Displaying data collected in previous step of workflow in current step (details)

i have similar problem like Displaying data collected in previous step. I have multi steps workflow that collect data from 5 users. Each next step user have to see (read only) data from previous ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Designer Email workflow lookup cannot be copied and pasted

New workflow created. To: field assigned to me Subject: typed in manually In the body I choose via the add or change lookup a text field and receive the error. A workflow lookup cannot be ...
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How to copy email body from a workflow step

I can't seem to copy from the body of an email from an action inside a workflow step. I can paste new content in, but can't seem to invoke the magic input to get copy to work. Is there some way to ...
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Workflow failed to get user profile for user when using SharePoint Designer- Just some particular users

When running send email activity in SharePoint Designer 2010 - Data Source: User Profiles, I see that some users get "Workflow failed to get user profile for user" while others are just fine. I also ...
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How to Archive folder or list in SharePoint

Can any one please suggest me how to "archive" the list items (say "related to 2015 year") that are listed in SharePoint. "Archive" means I should indicate that these forms are relate to 2015 year.
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SPD Workflow trigger emails at specific time intervals

Default Status is "Pending" as Drop down Menu: If requester submits a new form between 3:00 PM to 9:30 AM with Status as Pending Pause until 10:00 AM then send email to the person1 at 10:00 Am ,if ...
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Not able to break permission using SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow

I'm unable to break permission using SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow, it throws this error: {"error":{"code":"-2147024891, System.UnauthorizedAccessException","message":{"lang":"en-US","value":"...
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SharePoint Designer Get an Excel Value (REST)

I have the following problem: I want to get the values of excel cells with the REST Api and in SharePoint Designer 2013. So to do this I created a workflow with the "Call HTTP web service" action. But ...