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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Packaged and imported workflow activated as feature does not show up

I have created a reusable SharePoint 2013 workflow on my local developer machine using SPD (SharePoint Designer 2013). I then followed these MSDN instructions on how to package and deploy workflow 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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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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How do I “roll back” to a previous version of my Workflow?

I have hosed my workflow somehow. Rather than continue to gut it in vain, I want to rollback to a previous version. How do I accomplish this?
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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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When using a field with lookup value, SharePoint says “List not found”

I have this list with a column that refers its values from another column of another list. During the workflow process, the internal status of the workflow becomes Suspended with an error: ...
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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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Approval task continues workflow if someone rejects

I am testing a 2010 list workflow in SharePoint designer 2013. I am assigning serial tasks based on user input from Infopath fields. Through the use of "Start Approval Process" If the first manager ...
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How to insert a sentence in a list workflow email depending on a condition?

I want to use a single email to either send a new or updated item email. If I create a column containing a choice of two sentences (one indicates the email contains a new item and the other an ...
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Retrieve all items from list column in one SPD variable

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow platform. Daily our user post some press clippings in SharePoint description column, then we have to send all these descriptions in single email at the ...
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SharePoint event receiver ItemUpdating event behaves differently when a list item is updated through Workflow

I am having a SharePoint custom list which is having a designer workflow and event receiver attached to it. In the event receiver on ItemUpdating event I am having the below code to check if a ...
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Workflow that will copy multiple documents from one library to several others

I'm using SP 2010 Designer Enabled. I have a need to create a workflow that will copy multiple documents in one list to several other lists on another site. Let me explain like this: Let's say ...
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Used Workflows Recklessly; Need to Restore Former Speed

I strongly suspect I am not following best practices with SharePoint 2013 and its workflows, so just hear me out. In order to make correction of data of a extremely big list easier (and also 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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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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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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Workflow Suspended at Email

My SharePoint 2013 workflow keeps suspending itself at the point it's supposed to send an email. The email details have been specified in Central Admin but it's still not working. When the workflow ...
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Why is my workflow failing to send a second email?

I made an approval workflow in SP Designer 2013 for my custom list on a 2013 site. My workflow waits for the column "submit for approval?" to equal yes then it sends an email to the approver. Then ...
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How to make workflow update another list item based on a calculation SP2010

I have 2 lists. One list has a quantity field and the other list has assigned quantity field. When a user create or update a new item in the list with assigned quantity. i would like to do some ...
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Post to Microfeed using SPD 2013 Workflow

I tried to create a new post in our Microfeed/newsfeed in Sharepoint 2013 using a Sharepoint Designer workflow. My idea was to create a list item in the list with the "Create item" action. When ...
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Start Workflow programmatically

We work with an Doc Library which receives the files via E-Mail. This works great, but now we want to change the filename via workflow. The problem in this situation is that the workflow doesn't start ...
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How to delete a Workflow History list?

I have a workflow history list that I keep accidentally using to create new workflows, but it is corrupt so I spend a lot of time recreating workflows because I can't figure out how to delete it, and ...
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Calculate date minus x days in Designer workflow

Why do I lose 4 hours when converting a date to a double and back again in a SharePoint designer workflow? More importantly, what's the proper way to do a date calculation in a workflow? Most ...
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Could not write to output file 'App_Web_wrksetng.aspx.9c9699a8.z9y24ca9.dll' — 'The directory name is invalid

We are always experiencing below error after publishing a workflow. We tried to restart our server and we successfully published the workflow but after a while the error occurs again. Workflow ...
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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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Reading a value from site collection list inside my workflow

I have created a site template which have a workflow inside it.and inside the template there is a workflow, now i need the workflow to be dynamic in a way that can work with newly added sites. the ...
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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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Workflow Send Email If All Subquestions in Survey are Answered

I have a form that has rating questions and I want to send an email if all rating subquestions are answered, meaning every listed subquestion under the main question has one radio button selected. How ...
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Email a user from another list in a workflow

I want to email a department manager as a step in a workflow. In my form I make them specify which department the request is coming from and as a step in my workflow I need the department manager's ...
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SharePoint workflow list item permission

I'm working on a 2010 workflow that runs when an item is created and should grant a user read/edit access to that specific list item. The list admins will have full control but the users will have ...
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Sending email from workflow concatinated with task id

I have a custom web part that approves a task. I want to send an email from the workflow that includes the link of the web part and task id. So that the moment I click that link the web part will be ...
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How to change workflow email sender name

We have a Sharepoint designer workflow that sending notification email to users. I understand the "from address" is a farm setting and cannot change. It is fine. My concern is can we change 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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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" equaling ...
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Why is my custom workflow not being shown in the associated list (SharePoint 2013)?

I am a bit new to SharePoint Designer and am having some trouble with custom workflows. I am tasked with migrating some SharePoint 2010 lists to a new SharePoint 2013 site. Due to complex workflows, ...
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Add Folder after List Item Creation - Set Default Value in Workflow

I am brand new to the more advanced side of Sharepoint. This being primarily done in the Online / Office365 version of it, I am planning an architecture that uses default column values within my ...
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How to resolve full names from a Person or Group column (that contains multiple entries) in a designer workflow

I have a custom list with a custom content type, with a workflow, on SharePoint 2007 as outlined in this other StackExchange question. I'm using a Person or Group typed column to contain a list of ...
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how to send approve variable in Sharepoint Designer WF

I have a requirement where i send an email using SharePoint Designer to a person and when he clicks on the link on the email in outlook it has to approve the task without opening SharePoint site. To ...
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Workflow could not update the item - Unknown Error

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2010 with a List workflow and I'm receiving the following error. Description: "The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item ...
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Adding a Workflow Pause action will never resume

I have defined the following inside my workflow:- But seems that the Pause will never resume after one minute as I define it. I am using SharePoint 2013 with SP!1 + SharePoint designer 2013 + ...
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Could we update Sharepoint Custom list with outlook email

I have a requirement which has to be done using oob or using sharepoint 2013 designer. I send an email to a person using OOB WF or Sharepoint 2013 designer when a new item is added to a custom list. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows not Associating with List

On my SharePoint site I have 2 collections, '/' and '/sites/dev/'. Everything works properly on the root site, but with with dev site collection any 2013 workflows that I publish are not being ...
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Visual Studio workflow and web part

I am still new to c# and I have been asked to design an Approval Workflow in visual studio. I want to concatenate a web Part link with the task id that is created by the workflow to send it through ...
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Unable to edit List column which is updated by SharePoint Designer workflow

In SharePoint List I'm updating the column using SharePoint Designer Workflow 2013. For Example if I enter 40 no manually in second item then SPD 2013 will deduct from 100 an update 60 in first row ...
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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 read json output in SharePoint designer workflow?

I am getting response in following JSON format Affected_x0020_Program: { results: [2] 0: { __metadata: { id: "c6eb23d2-b6de-4f4b-a72c-052983faf36a" type: "SP.Data.ProgramsListItem" }- ...
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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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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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Get all replies to post in NewsFeed

I have a workflow that sends an email to users when a new post gets added to a newsfeed. From looking at the MicroFeed list I can see that column MicroBlogType contain a 2 for posts and a 4 for ...
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How to remove the orphaned SPD Workflow Instance using PowerShell [duplicate]

How to clean-up or remove the orphaned workflows in a site collection? I have created a SPD 2010 reusable workflow and deployed in SP 2013 environment. But for some of the sub sites and some ...