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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Workflow Error : The workflow instance exceeded the CPU usage limit of throttle of 00:00:01.2000000

We are using SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow on SharePoint Online site. Currently my workflow gets suspended, showing error The workflow instance exceeded the CPU usage limit of throttle of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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SP Online 2010 workflow: send email once when item is approved

Objective: Send a notification email to users when blog post is first approved but NOT on subsequent edits/approvals. Using a 2010 wf triggered by an item change. Process: Added a yes/no helper ...
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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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Send an email to an address I recovered from a web service

I am trying to send an email to an address retrived by a custom REST service. Having got the email address I set it to a variable myemailvariable Now I would like to send an email to that address. ...
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Workflow Loop not running through whole array

I'm having trouble with looping through an array (dictionary) in my SP 2013 Workflow. The workflow calls the HTTP web service to get an item from a list. THis list has a people column with multiple ...
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Overwrite item copied based on title

I have two lists, and I have a workflow that copies one item from one list to the second on a field change. Sometimes, one item can be copied even if it has already been. I would like to overwrite ...
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Is it possible to get file content in workflow using rest API?

My workflow is 2013 and implemented in Office 365: my header: Accept: application/octet-stream Content-Type: application/octet-stream binaryStringResponseBody: true url call(rest api): ...
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removing dictionary item in designer workflow

How do I remove items from a dictionary created from a REST call in a SP 2013 designer workflow? I have seen actions for building dictionary and retrieving items but none for removing.
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SharePoint 2010 Designer workflow for pdf documents

I am creating a designer workflow using SharePoint designer 2010. My scenario is user uploads a pdf document and it has two cases when he is uploading. If the document content looks fine for the ...
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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 workflow 2013

I am going to develop designer workflow 2013. After deployed it, i will take backup of site and restore to other SharePoint server on which workflow manager is not installed. My question is that, ...
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Copy 2013 Workflow

Situation: I have copied a site from one site collection to another This site includes some lists and each list two workflows The workflows are SharePoint 2013 List Workflows created in SharePoint ...
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office 365- designer workflow for approval

I have created a list workflow for document approval and I want set condtion for two uploaded document on the basis of their category like- SIR and PPAP. If these two uploaded document is approved ...
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Workflow to trigger email based on the target audience column

I have a list in sharePoint 2016. In this list there is a column Target audience, the requirement is whenever a new item is added in to list an email should sent to the target audience for that item. ...
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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 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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Adding ListItem via CSOM trigger both Create and Update Workflows

I'm using CSOM to create listitems in a custom list on SharePoint 2013. On the list I have 2 workflows, one that executes on item create and one that executes on item change. Or "Start workflow ...
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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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Assign collect data from user

Need to create workflow that assigns "Collect data from user" to variable. What format the data in the variable has to be? I was trying email, DOMAIN\Name but it is failing with "Approval ...
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Send email using SharePoint Designer to the users in Person and group field

I would like to send email notification to one or more people that exist in a person or group field. Is this possible using a workflow in SharePoint Designer?
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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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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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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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Adding a custom field after a document is modified with comments and\or signature

I created a Document Set for different departments for auditing purposes. Internal Audit would like a field showing the user signature and\or comments that was made in the word\excel doc. Can this ...
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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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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 site template designer workflows limitation

I have a SharePoint 2010 site with 5 lists which have designer workflows associated with them. I am trying to create template out of the site and make use of the lists all over my application. But I ...
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“Go to” command option in SharePoint 2010 workflow

Do we have "go to" command option in workflow in SharePoint 2010? If not, kindly suggest any substitute method.
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Platform for SharePoint 2013

I want to create workflow in SharePoint 2013 using SPD2013. When i try to create wrokflow for selected List i see dropdown to select Platform Type: SharePoint 2010 Workflow only. (I understand that ...
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Workflow Email Not Sending to Some Recipients

I'm having an issue that I hope you guys can help with. I have a simple workflow that kicks off every time a particular user makes an edit to the list. Within the list, I have a field that is a ...
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Problem extracting email address from a person-group column

I have "Person or Group" column in a custom list of a sharepoint online site. The users get pulled up fine when adding or editing the list item. In the SP 2013 workflow designer I am not able to get ...
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Content Approval status changes to pending

I have a SharePoint 2013 list with content approval enabled and versioning disabled. I have attached a SPD workflow to the list. When i create a new item the status of the item is 'Pending' as ...
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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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How can I delete a list item with a workflow without it skipping the Recycle Bin? [SPO]

I created a very simple 2013 List Workflow in my SPO site using the designer. It does 3 things: "Delete item in Current Item" then Email "my email" Go to "End of Workflow" It deletes the item, ...
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Calculated field to start WF if within 7 days of hire date

I would like my workflow in SP Designer 2013 to only run if it is within 7 days of my column [Hire Date], otherwise, pause until that date. I see how to create the column if it is exactly 7 days from ...
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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 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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WF #1 kick-off WF#2 SharePoint Designer 2013 Cloud

I read about the issue that a System Account cannot kick-off a workflow. I tried adding another Admin account and re-publishing the workflows, but that didn't work for me. I have been using my own ...
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Copying sites / site collections with workflows

I have copied a site in order to create a test environment of it in a different web application. The process has finalized without no issues and all the lists, documents, and items are there. ...
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Syntax for setting multi-value lookup fields in SPD 2013 workflows

I'm trying to set the value of a field in a lookup column using a SPD 2013 workflow. The column is set to allow multiple values in the lookup. I've seen many sources stating that the syntax for ...
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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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Can a workflow be used to update a column's choice field values?

For example, I have a topic column that has 3 choices with the ability for user to "fill-in" their own topic. What i'd like to know is it possible to use workflows (or some OOB functionality) to ...
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Version comments in Workflow comments

When someone checks in a document which then publishes a major version. Is there any way to get the comments of the last document version and insert them into the workflow comments?
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SharePoint 2016 workflow management service application is missing

First of all, the work management service application is not in the new service creation list (manage service application). When I try to create a SharePoint 2013 workflow, I am not getting the ...
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How to copy lookup item content to a basic column (single line of text, calculated,…etc)?

I have a list that looks up for information from other lists. There is a basic column (single line of text) showing quantity and an other one showing the price (lookup). The only thing I'd like to ...