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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SP Designer Workflows doesn't work

I have a big problem to start the SPD Workflow as well as in 2010 version as in 2013. I need to create the workflow for SP 2010 list and downloaded the SP Designer 2010. I am the beginner in this area ...
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Workflow to trigger email notification when new document is added/edited not sending email

I am new to SharePoint, especially SharePoint 2013... I have created a workflow via SharePoint Designer 2013 with the following conditions- If a new document is created with the "Date Created" ...
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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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How can I copy a document across team sites using SP Designer developed workflow?

I have a requirement to, via SP Designer developed workflow, copy a document from a document library in a team site to a document library in a different team site. This workflow would be manually ...
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SP2013 / Workflow Manager Issue (can't manually launch or end workflows)

I'm having a weird (and frustrating) issue with SP2013 workflows. We originally had a single server in our SP2013 farm, and that server was running everything successfully. One weekend during ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow Approval criteria

I have created a SharePoint Designer workflow and at one step it should send an email to user if it is approved else send an email to user if it is rejected. so I gave a condition like "If ...
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Workflow send email on due date even after date changes

I must create a couple of Workflows, which will send notification to users (something like a reminder). I have created a first WF that will be activated when item will be created or modified ...
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How to return user or group in SharePoint Designer custom activity?

How can I return a user or group in SharePoint Designer custom activity? A return type of SPUser seems to be not possible. SharePoint Designer workflow does not recognize the return type. public ...
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Workflow Task Process - email notifications

Is there any way to display the consolidated comments for task process in descending order for an approval workflow ? The comments are included in task notification emails. i could not find any ...
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Assigning unique item permissions to an item(When a new item is created) - office 365 sharepoint 2013

A client is using office 365 sharepoint online.I would like assign item permissions (from a field in the list that would list users or groups) automatically to an item. I reckon this can only be ...
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SharePoint designer 2010 - “The server unexpectedly close the connection”

I got this error while I am trying to create workflow for my site and try to publish them. I have already tried opening site using its IP address. When I create WorkFlow in few second I am able to ...
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How to send e-mail to choices made by user input through workflow

I have a list where in users can submit certain information and same is picked up by a group to resolve it. So in the user input form we have an option of "Request team" which has a list of group ...
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Sharepoint 2010 designer workflow ignoring step order

I created designer work flow with 5 steps. Later I realized I need a step to process before the rest. I added a step to the top, but when the workflow runs, it "skips" to the original first step. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows List does not exist error

I am creating a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow and I encountered an error which suspends my workflow. I've noticed that it only occures when I reference a lookup column to another list. The error ...
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Start workflow when file is checked in

I have a form created in InfoPath, that I would like to automatically start the workflow when the file is checked in. I have Sharepoint Designer, but I don't see the field for 'Checked in'. There is ...
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Reassign user in workflow task

We work with a workflow which "collect data from user". There is no approval element in the workflow. Is it possible to reassign the workflow task to another user?
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“My Tasks” filter does not display new tasks

I used the "My Tasks" filter which comes with the OOTB Task list. It shows older tasks which were created a few days ago, but in order to see the "new" tasks created within the past hour, I have to go ...
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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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What's a good source for SharePoint 2013 Workflow instructional info?

A library and Amazon search only provided 1 book that isn't being published until September. I checked out the author's website and there wasn't anything specific to the question there. Lynda.com ...
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Identify person who completed a Collect Data task

I'm using "Collect Data From User" in a workflow to issue a task to a group. I need to be able to identify the member of the group who completed the task. The current solution is a People field in the ...
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Why is “Task Status” being set to “Reassign Task”

This is so bizarre. I have a workflow that is a custom Approval workflow and enables users to Request Changes and to Reassign Tasks too. So I just realized instead of actually reassigning the task, ...
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PowerShell script to run a reusable workflow on all list Items

We came across a scenario where we want to run a reusable workflow on all List items in a list. I am not sure if this can be achieved through PowerShell. Can any one please help me to run reusable ...
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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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How can I include a thread from a Discussion Board on a page?

I have a feature on my SharePoint 2013 site that allows a user to create a list item, and then a workflow that sends out an email with details about that item. What I would like to do now is turn the ...
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Workflow List Association

I'm having trouble getting SharePoint 2013 to recognize list workflows. We exported and imported (Export-SPWeb / Import-SPWeb) a site to maintain lists and general functionality. Initially the ...
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Workflows - execution order

I have a list on which there are 2 workflows. Both workflows are created in SharePoint Designer 2010. Workflow "A" have the following triggers 'Start workflow automatically when an item is Created' ...
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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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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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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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Can I change the contenttype of an existing global reusable SPD workflow?

I am using SP2013. I have a global reuasable workflow in SPD. This workflow is builded in the 2010 platform. As you can see in the printscreen below the contenttype has value "ALL". Is it possible to ...
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Reuse SPD list workflow in different environments?

I am using SP2013. I have created a workflow on my development environment in SharePoint Designer. I would like to reuse this workflow on my test, acceptance and production environments. What is the ...
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Copy file in a library to a folder in another library with Workflow

I using SharePoint Online 2013 and Workflow 2013. I need copy a file in the library "A", folder "Test1" to the library "B" to the folder "Test2". I need do this using Workflow. In the function ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2007 Multiple Step Workflow Causes Error: “Failed On Start (Retrying)”

I am designing a workflow in sharepoint designer to manage the approval process for an infopath form. I am using sharepoint server 2007. My sharepoint site already has a form library dedicated to the ...
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SPD 2010 Workflow update Calendar list based on Condition

I have created a InfoPath 2010 form + SPD 2010 multi-level workflow(Leave Authorisation Form). The infopath form is stored on a Forms library(Leave Authorisation forms Library) once it is submitted ...
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Workflow Lookup Column in Site Workflow

I am using Sharepoint Designer 2013, and I am looking for a way to create a column lookup that looks up the current item and looks for the column Due Date. Can you do this and apply this workflow to ...
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How to rename a list-associated SPD2013 WF?

I have 20 sites that all have the same SPD2013 WF - it is a WF that executes on a specific list when an item is added or changed. We goofed on the naming of the WF and would like to rename the WF. Is ...
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Workflow sent email does not display lookup information

I have a list that has a person's name and a date. Associated with that is a basic workflow that pauses until the date then sends an email to a group with the person's name in the subject line and the ...
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How to set a group alert

I have created a task list in sharepoint and created groups for teams. I want to mark groups in the assigned to section instead of having individual users. Also , want to set alert alert for group if ...
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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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Workflow to copy multiple people from list to another list

Similar to this question here but different. It seems that person had a multiple entry people field in list one and had accidently not turned on multiple entry for the corresponding column in list ...
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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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How do you send emails to external email address in sharepoint online workflows

My client is using Office 365 and has SharePoint Online. Is there a way to send emails to external users or external email address using workflows? More Info: This is what happens when I try to ...
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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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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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Workflow status remains 'In Progress'

I have a simple workflow that looks for a date in a list (Target date) and sets the 'Acknowledged Target Date' to 5 days after the 'Received date'. It then creates a task for the Complaints ...
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SharePoint Designer Site Workflow: Check if list item exists

I've been assigned the task of mantaining a site in SP 2010 which was not developed by me. I've recently found out that one site workflow fails because it tries to delete an item which sometimes ...
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SPD Workflow 2013. People or group column

I have a list with a column called Selected Approvers or type Person or group. ex: Person 1,Person 2 , Person 3 When I assign a Workflow variable to this the variable is being assigned as Person 2, ...
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SharePoint Out-of-the-box approval workflow stuck In progress

I am having an issue with the out-of-the-box SharePoint 2010 approval workflow. After the workflow is associated with a document library, the user starts the workflow. The appropriate task is created ...
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Replacement for Item Level Permissions

I have a SharePoint calender list and where i have given item level permissions for each event through designer workflow using the impersonation step. But now on the production site the number of ...
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Configurable Email Templates - SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow

We are planning to store email templates for SP 2010 Designer Workflows in a SharePoint list. The emails which the workflow will send out will contain dynamic content, for e.g. Current user's name, ...