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 not working when forms not modified

I have a workflow running on form Library (InfoPath in flier mode) with some promoted columns and some other columns created in SP (Outside of InfoPath) to deal with exceptional situations. These ...
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how to remove site name from the “from” of an email

My requirement is that I have to remove site name EAR which is automatically coming in Email. In place of that I have to keep Name of a person using workflows. It is coming like- EAR so I have to ...
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Can I use SPD workflow to copy an item's field A to the same item's field B?

On a list we have two column "Content" and "Approved Content". It is a rich html field. Whenever the list item's approval status = "Approved", the workflow will copy the "Content" value to "Approved ...
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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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Using SPD Workflow with non-standard JSON data

Personally, I think I'm not going to be able to use SPD workflows to do what I want here but I figured I might as well ask. What I'm doing Using a SharePoint designer workflow to call a REST web ...
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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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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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Need advice to solve conflict between Content Approval and SPD Workflow

I have a list with "Require Content Approval" turned on. The list have 2 columns "IsExpire" and "Expire date". A SPD global reusable workflow is setup on the list to check whether the item reach its ...
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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 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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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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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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Error to workflow if copying disabled user (from active directory) to another list

I have created designer workflow for a content type in SharePoint 2010 site. In the workflow there is an action to copy list items into another list. If for any reason (such as employee left the ...
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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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SP2013 WF Suspended - Security Token could not be authenticated

Currently having an issue with a workflow that some of the time goes into a suspended state with the following error message. An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow ...
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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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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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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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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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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 cannot display the item

User created a a list workflow using SPD 2013 and we need to edit the workflow, but we get the following error: SharePoint Designer cannot display the item I am not sure how to troubleshoot ...
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Daily e-mail reminders with workflows

I need a workflow which will check a custom list -for every row in this list- every day automatically and if the total value column is 0 then it will send an email to a user. Is it possible with ...
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Get user notes in a item to which he doesnt have access

Situation I have a list on which person X will place an item. This will trigger a workflow. In this workflow I want to address person Y with a question about the item. Person Y may not alter or see ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow

1)I have a designer workflow with two conditions like multiple and single as selections e.g. 'Single' and 'Multiple'. 2)There are some options with check boxes below the selections e.g. A , B , C and ...
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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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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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Why a new permission group is getting created by default when a workflow is created in SharePoint Designer 2010

I am trying to add item permissions through workflow and I used "Add Permission" action from the ribbon in designer and changed the permissions of the item. But all i find now is a new group with ...
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Reusable workflow Start Time still not working in emails

We are using SharePoint 2013 Foundation build 15.0.4571.1502. I have a Reusable Workflow for Calendar Events built and still can't get the Start Time to display anything other than 1/1/0001 12:00:00 ...
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Create List Item using Call HTTP Web Service

I am trying to create a list item in an external list using the Call HTTP Web Service action. I've retrieved the X-RequestDigest, and include the following in my header: Accept; Content-Type; ...
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how to get all matching items in a list in the workflow

How to get all matching items in a list in the workflow. I want to write a condition like the below, if created date is today, return all items from the list. How will I get all the items with ...
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workflow to send Single mail for multiple items modified

I have an approve button on a page and a list. More than one list items are approved by clicking on this approve button. Now If I create a workflow to mail the specific person, it will send him mail ...
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SharePoint Online/Office 365 - Using Rest Services in a SharePoint Designer Workflow

Good Morning All, does anyone have any good articles, notes and\or documentation on how to configure and develop a rest web service call within a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow? I've found plenty ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online adding a user to a group using a workflow

I am trying to add a user to a security group via a SharePoint 2013 workflow I am currently trying to do this using the Call HTTP web service action and I have 3 dictionary's built. All of this is ...
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SharePoint cannot resolve user added to list by workflow

I have a list with a SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow attached which fires when a new item is created. One of the actions which the workflow performs is to call a SP 2010 workflow on the same list to ...
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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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Variable TaskId in workflow is empty

I built a workflow in SP designer that assigns a task depending on some actions on a list in SharePoint. then Assign a task to Current Item:Responsible user (Task outcome to Variable: Outcome1 | Task ...
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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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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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No code workflow solution to copy document from library to another library in the site collection (but not same site)

I am trying to build a very simple SPD workflow on a document library. All i need is that when a document is uploaded, a copy of this document is copied to another library in the site collection (not ...
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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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Replace space with %20 in Url in the body of email in Workflow

I have created a workflow which sends some emails too. I have put this in the body of email [%WorkflowContext: Current Item Url%] The problem is when the name of the item (for example a file) contains ...
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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 Designer Workflow Email after Pause Until

I am trying to create simple workflow which will send an email on a particular day. I'm running into a problem each time I try to use pause for duration action, or pause until action. Each time I ...
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Custom workflows won't send email on doc lib with event receiver

I've got a ItemAdded even receiver running on a document library, and I just built a simple (send email) workflow in SPDesigner and I'm getting the following error below: RequestorId: ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow 401 unauthorized

I am starting workflow on a list item using the server side code. It is getting started and immediately it is going to suspended state with 401: unauthorized exception. If I go the list with the same ...
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How can I change an in-progress workflow created using SharePoint Designer 2007?

I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer that automatically starts when a new item is created. It has one step. In it, if a specific date field in the list item is greater than or equal to Today, ...
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Empty Check-in Comment cast as Lookup leads to coercion error?

Sharepoint 2010 workflow - trying to put Check-in Comment into workflow email. If a document library item is checked in, but the check-in comment is left blank, I get the following error: Coercion ...
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Check request submission workflow

Is there an example out there which shows how to create a workflow for check request or other document submitted for approval? All this needs to be done without infopath or any third party product. ...