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How can I use data from Managed Metadata Columns in Workflows and Calculated Fields?

It seems that sharepoint does not allow MM columns to be used in calculated fields, and I'm not sure how to use them in a workflow either. Can someone please inform me as to how I can use terms in 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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Alternatives to SharePoint 2013 deprecated workflow actions

I've just realized that in SP2013 workflows, a lot of actions (and some condition too) have been deprecated and when targeting the new workflow platform (WF4), they are simply not available anymore. ...
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Impersonation steps and SPD 2010 workflow stop with error issue

I had created one form library to submit the InfoPath Form and I granted the contribute permission on that library to all users. I had created the SPD 2010 workflow to get the approval base on user ...
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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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Starting an Approval Workflow on a list sets the Modified By to the creator of the workflow

I have a SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow running on a series of SharePoint 2013 lists and libraries. The libraries that have the workflow applied are not having any issues, this issue only applies ...
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Is it possible to run single workflow instance for multiple item?

I have created a SharePoint Designer 2010 approval workflow and I am starting this workflow on item created. Now when I am adding multiple items it is starting workflow for each item but I want to ...
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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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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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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 Designer Workflow Error “Stage title is empty”

I've been developing a SharePoint Workflow for a Project Server site for almost a month, everything worked fine until yesterday. Now when I try to edit the workflow through Sharepoint designer I get ...
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SharePoint 2007 Workflow

I need to create workflow where many item are there and to send out an alert to my mailbox every time, when “Planned End Date” has been reached. as given below in table. Can you please help..
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How to get a summary of all SharePoint discussion board posts that day

I am using SharePoint 2010 and have access to SharePoint designer 2010 to create workflows. I would like to create a workflow that notifies users of all new discussion board posts made that day. This ...
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Learning SharePoint 2013 & SharePoint Designer 2013

I am trying to learn how to use SharePoint 2013 OOTB and with SharePoint designer 2013. Creating Sites adding web parts/app parts creating workflows with sharepoint designer etc I have been searching ...
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Can we trigger a SP2013 WorkFlow using REST API + Jquery?

Can anyone suggest whether there is any possibility how to trigger a SP2013 WorkFlow using REST API & Jquery ?
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SPD 2010 Workflow: Intermittent item creation issue

I have an intermittent workflow issue that's proving exceptionally difficult to troubleshoot. Given the details below, what would be the next steps in finding a cause for this issue? Details: This ...
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Grant item permissions to group or users via workflow sharepoint online

I want to create a Document Set and upon doing that i want to grants users/ groups item level permissions to the document set. Can this be done via workflow? What are my options?
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Creating sharepoint 2013 workflow in designer

I am new to topic of creating workflows in Sharepoint. What I would like to achieve is creating a workflow that acts as following: It starts automatically upon adding new item to document library ...
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Approval Workflow with both serial and parallel steps

Is there any way to have both a serial and parallel steps in an Approval or Signature Collection Workflow? The rough workflow I am after looks like: User Submits Parallel Approval by users: A, B, ...
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Sharepoint 2007: How to update an item of the attached library within a Workflow?

I am new user to SharePoint and creating a Workflow where an item in the attached Library needs to be updated upon certain conditions. The SharePoint Help tutorial mentions not to update a data field ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 workflow to automatically trigger another workflow to start

I have a workflow (1) that takes values from an infopath form and upates those values to a list called Employees. On the employees list I have another workflow (2) that is set to run when an item is ...
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how to call asmx service from sharepoint designer workflow

i am trying to call admin asmx service from share point designer getting unauthorized error. it require admin credential but i am unable to pass admin credential from share point designer. ...
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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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2013 workflow multiple value managed metadata

I've got a 2013 workflow that looks up a value in another list based upon the value in a managed metadata column. It was based on this discussion. And it is working if the column is restricted to one ...
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problem with date conversion sharepoint 2010

The following Workflow is returning the wrong date time. Can you help explain why and how to fix it? Set Variable:CurrentDay to Today Then Set Time as 00:00 for Variable:CurrentDay (Output to ...
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Two workflows running on a Library with Check in Check out

I have two workflows on my Document Library that has Check in/Check out, my first workflow works fine, my second workflow won't work if I create a new document from a content type - it will work if I ...
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How to check workflow History in Office 365

I've created workflow on SharePoint Designer 2013 and deploye on Office 365. Want to know how to check workflow history for this
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Workflow firing at wrong time

I have created a workflow to fire when a form is edited (Start workflow automatically when an item is changed) by a user who is not the Assigned user for this form: 'If Current Item:Modified By not ...
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SP 2013 Workflow Manager - Can't publish workflows in SP Designer

facing a strange problem, following is the environment, Single Machine Farm Install Type is Application Server Role Win 2012 OS with SQL 2012 and SP 2013 Enterprise Installed No SSL or HTTPS ...
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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 ...
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Move SharePoint 2010 designer list workflow from one server to another server

I have created SharePoint 2010 designer list workflow. Could you please give me suggestion on how to move the SharePoint 2010 designer list workflow from one server to another?
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Getting External XML Sharepoint Workflow

I have a link directly to an XML page of an RSS feed. I am trying to use a get call to access the page in a workflow, but I don't know how to tell the workflow to expect the input to be XML. The ...
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Do workflow instances resume after server/service restarts?

SharePoint 2013 Farm / 2010 Workflows I am wondering if running SP workflows resume after a server (or necessary services) restart? For example there is a workflow-action "pause until date" ...
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Start a task process (Get user)

I am using "start a task process" to generate an approval task. The task is assigned to several users (so "assign task" is not an option) but is configured so that the first response is the good one. ...
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Can we change workflow initiation form button name?

We have a Sharepoint 2013 farm and don't have InfoPath. Recently I create a workflow with an initiation form. The form have button "Start" and "Cancel" at the bottom. Can we change the button name?
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Unable to edit my custom List workflow (SP Designer)

There is an existing Custom List workflow on our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise site that I can't figure out how to edit. My main goal is actually to export this workflow to be able to port it to another ...
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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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Sharepoint list IDs getting skipped without being created

We have 2 lists namely Service Health Input list and Service Health Reporting and Backup list. Any updates to Service Health Input list is updated in the Service Health Reporting and Backup list ...
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Multiple instances of the same workflow started

In previous versions of SharePoint, there was a rule that you couldn't have two instances of a workflow running at the same time on a given item. On SharePoint Online (2013 version), it seems that ...
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Use workflow to move document within document library to different folder in same library

I am looking to use a workflow to move documents within a document library to a specific folder in the same document library (this to manage access rights on different documents via the libraries). ...
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Recurring task with periodic reminders workflow

Parameters: SP2013 and SP Designer Relatively new to SP Designer, no coding background except for familiarity with html and generalized coding principles...but good enough grasp of logic and ...
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Unauthorized access on microfeed workflow error

I'm trying to create a workflow for a newsfeed and I'm having issues getting it to start. Workflow steps is to log message to history list, send email, and log sent message. I've used the same steps ...
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Consequence of changing running workflow task

In short, what would happen if I change one form of the workflow which has over 400 running instances? What are the potentials pitfalls of doing so? I'd like to add several more fields on ...
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Cannot view globally reusable workflows

Background: I recently inherited a new SP site and have Full Control permissions for it. It is SP2010 / Designer 2010. I want to take a globally reusable workflow (approval), copy it, and and use a ...
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Lookup field not showing up in 2013 workflows SPD

I created a lookup field called supervisor that pulls from another list with supervisor names and emails. In the option for creating the lookup field I had it add the email address as an extra column ...
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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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Start a workflow for a list item that was created by someone else

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow (let's call it LSR Status Workflow) that is associated with a list (called LSR List). When a user creates an item in the LSR List, it automatically starts the LSR ...
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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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Set field workflow - user-profile

I have a list which has: Created by Site Team Leader there are others, but don't need to list them Basically what I want is the site and manager to auto populate when the record is created. I'm ...