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 to move document from folder to same Document Library using workflow

I have moved document from library to folder within the same document library. For that I have used "Update List Item" action. Now I want to move that document from folder to library again.
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SP2013 - Problem with WorkFlows and InfoPath forms

There is a SharePoint Server 2013 of a client of our that just cannot create infoPath forms for the Collect Data workflow action anymore. The error message is extremely vague and I could not find ...
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Verify all check boxes in a repeating table are checked

I have created a very simple form in InfoPath. There is a part where I have added a repeating table. One column of the repeating table is a check box. My requirement is to set a textbox field with a ...
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JSOM Start workflow, pass parameters, use in sharepoint designer

I am starting a sharepoint online workflow in JSOM and passing parameters, workflow in working fine but how can I access those parameters in sharepoint designer?
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Queries regarding Workflow history list

I have a list that has a workflow running on it and all its relevant information is stored in the Workflow History list. Now in SharePoint designer, I'm changing the default list to another history ...
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Enable visitors to see last published version during OOTB approval workflow

How to enable visitors to see last published version during OOTB approval workflow if the Draft Item Security is set to Only Users Who can approve it. Currently no visitors are able to see the page ...
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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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Email Count of SharePoint 2013 Survey Responses

Business Case: Surveys are sent out for each new KB my team builds and they are live anywhere from 2-4 weeks. The business has requested that each week a survey is live, an email be sent out that ...
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SP Designer Workflow not firing in email enabled discussion list

I have enabled incoming email in a discussion board list and I can receive emails correctly. I want to trigger a workflow when emails are received or when items are added. I have a workflow but it ...
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Custom Activity for String Replace

In SharePoint 2010 designer, there is no direct option to replace the string with some other values. but in 2013, this is available. Is there any option to make this activity? I a column which is ...
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SharePoint Workflow Timer job issue

We have created on approval workflow (SharePoint 2010) using SharePoint designer in SharePoint 2013 standard edition environment. The workflow is customized as per below requirement. We have one ...
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Where do the workflow title columns available to a list view reside?

When I create a SharePoint designer workflow it adds a column with the title of the workflow to the default view on the list that displays it's status, i.e. In Progress or Completed. My question is, ...
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Importing a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio

I'm creating a simple workflow in Visual Studio: I can deploy it, and it works. I then try to open it with SharePoint designer: However, the steps/activities/stages are missing. How come I'm not ...
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why Reusable workflow is not going to be associted with its base content type

I have created a Reusable work flow inside SharePoint designer 2013. and i set its base content type to be equal to a custom content type named "incoming invoices" as follow:- then i successfully ...
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SharePoint 2010: 3 of 6 Workflows “Failed on Start”. SharePoint Designer Workflow Works Fine?

Three of the six workflows that are on one of my site collections in SharePoint 2010 are resulting in "Failed on Start" as soon as a document is submitted to a document library. The other three ...
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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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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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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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Need help identifying source of error

I'm pretty new to SharePoint and designing task workflows and having some difficulties troubleshooting the following error. If anybody could offer some assistance I would be greatly appreciative. ...
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SharePoint Online Globalization and Localization

I am developing a SharePoint Online WebSite using SharePoint Designer 2010 that has several content types, lists and workflows. One request is that the user must be able to select the language or ...
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Workflow to count major versions

I need to look at the major versions for a document and send an email out when that major version count gets to a certain number. Is there a way via SharePoint 2013 designer workflow to count major ...
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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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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 a SPD workflow set variable to current item's latest approved version value?

We have a reusable workflow created with SharePoint designer. We are using SP2010 workflow engine. The workflow will be used on a list which content approval is enabled. We have a problem on "set ...
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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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Sharepoint 365 the file has been modified […]

I have a simple document content type that has some fields. I have also attached a simple approval workflow to this content type. The workflow automatically start when a new item is created on the ...
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Publish a page on pages list using Workflow on SP2013 Online

The Workflow has the option to check in a file, but I can't see the option to publish it. It is a site Workflow. I have use the POST method with the type:SP.Data.PagesItem like in the post on the ...
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Workflow using REST API returns different result from browser

In SP Online I have the following problem: The query: https://mysite/_api/search/query?querytext='contenttype:My content Type' if I query by the content-type using the browser I get the ...
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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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Issues with Single Farm, Multiple Web Applications and Workflows for FBA Users

General Info We have three Web Applications on a single SharePoint Farm. Each Web Application has its own FBA (SqlProvider) Database, ConnectionString, Membership and Role Providers with distinct ...
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Workflow failed to start. Workflow variable ReturnValue was null when a value was expected

we are running Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise Edition and have a very large custom list with several approval workflows created in Sharepoint Designer. The workflows run daily and very recently we noticed ...
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sp2013 online workflow email to external users doesnt include image

How can I send images to external users through send mail functionality in sp workflow? I have a designer workflow that sends emails. I also have a multiple line of text field that contains a mix of ...
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Error while publishing the workflow in sharepoint designer 2013

Currently, I've configured workflow manager in sharepoint server 2013 for using shareoint 2013 workflow in designer. But, while publishing the workflow, it shows following error: ...
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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: ...
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Workflow automtically starts when an item is created despite it being unchecked in Start Options

I have a workflow that I need to start when an item is changed but not when an item is created, as I have a separate workflow for that, so the "Start workflow automatically when an item is created" is ...
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SPD Workflows hanging in 'Starting' stage, and Timer Service failing to recycle

I'm having problems with the workflows and timer service on my SharePoint farm. I have a number of custom (SPD) workflows. When I set them off in multiples (simultaneously), they hang for ages in a ...
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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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How to Copy List item to Another list using sharepoint designer 2013 workflow

I have used this workflow action in past with designer 2007, 2010, but 2013 sharepoint designer has Copy List Item workflow action missing. i am building a workflow in 2013 deisnger, now i want to ...
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Newly created site columns are no reflecting in Email these users' SPGroup in SP D Workflow Action

I have created a approval process workflow using SP D 2010. Added an Action in the SP D 2010 Email these users --> A pop up window appears and here, I am trying to add a newly created people/group ...
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Remove line spacing from 'Full details' in workflow email

I have a workflow in SP 2010 that I use to send an email whenever an item is added. I've included the 'Full details' in the body of the email, however when the email arrives it has massive spacing in ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Workflow create Folder (Problem with name / title)

I've got actually the same problem like in that post: Item name / title when creating a folder But I wanna fix it without a code solution. Is there any chance to fix it with one SP 2013 Workflow? The ...
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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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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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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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Sharepoint Designer Approval tasks assigned to old domain account

We recently migrated from Windows domain A, to Windows domain B. In our SharePoint Designer Workflow, we try to assign an approval task to a user which we lookup from another list, this user is the ...
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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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Office365 SharePoint Designer List WF not sending emails to all Recipients

In Office365\SharePoint Online, I created a list and attached a simple SharePoint Designer Work Flow (WF) with “send email” action that sends email to recipients selected from address book. I selected ...
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How to return field from specific workflow task as Data source in Lookup tool?

In short . . . How do I do this: ? In Step 1 of my workflow, the first action is to create/assign a task with Task ID of TaskID1. For the next action, how do I assign a field the value of a ...
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Workflow internal Status “suspended” with sharepoint designer 2013

I created a workflow to automatically calculate the total cost (quantity multiply by price) successfully to a list. But when i created items in list, I received a message from internal status ...