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how to associate a sharepoint 2013 designer worklfow to a content type using csom

i want to associate a SharePoint 2013 designer workflow to a content type using CSOM. Has anybody implemented it?
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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: System....
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Creating form with Infopath designer [duplicate]

How to create form with condition drop down. Like If I click option "Other" then only a text box should appear in the form. How to do it ? Urgent Like : If I ans 6th question as "Yes: then only the ...
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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 do I stop a 2013 workflow immediately after i have assigned a task

I have a requirement where in I have started a workflow. I have assigned a task and now I do not want to wait for task action. I want the workflow to end just after the task is created. How do I do ...
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How to install/use SharePoint 2013 workflow template

I have to use the SP 2013 workflow, but somehow that option is not available in the drop down menu "Choose the workflow platform for the new workflow" I have installed workflowmanager.exe and also ...
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Workflow being executed multiple times after editing an item

I have 5 workflows all automatically starting when an item is changed. However, these workflows keep on executing even after editing the item.
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Send workflow emails to the managers of multiple users added to “person or group” column/field

I have a simple SharePoint list and I want to send multiple emails when a new item is added: Email to the creator (straight-forward) Emails to each of the potentially multiple users added to "person ...
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SPD workflow sometimes takes hours to run

I have a SharePoint Designer workflow on a list that is set up to start automatically when a list item is Created and Changed. The workflow consists of: Nine (9) "Set" actions to set the value of ...
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Can SharePoint Workflow be triggered by date?

I know that SharePoint workflow can be triggered by ITEM CREATED, ITEM CHANGED, MANUALLY. But, is it possible for workflow to be triggered on a specific date (probably on 5th May every year) without ...
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Workflows triggering each other

There are 2 workflows(2010) WF1 and WF2 both set to trigger when item created/modified. And both the workflows does the same thing which is update a column. WF1 will set the column value to 1 and WF2 ...
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Collect data from user - weird interaction?

I'm working on a workflow involving collecting data from users. At the end of the workflow, it writes the data collected to certain fields in a custom list. To test the workflow, I have 2 accounts, ...
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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" I'...
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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 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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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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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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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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submit as new item button without changing the original item

What rule should I create in Infopath if I want to have a "sumbit as new item" button. I tried a solution of changing one hidden field to "Yes" and then in designer, if that field is "Yes", it will ...
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SharePoint 2013 Reusable workflow doesn't pick up fields in a different site collection

I've created a SharePoint 2013 Reusable Workflow using SharePoint Designer. It is based on a content type called Functional Design: If I publish that workflow to the site collection where it was ...
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How to rename a file using a SharePoint 2013 reusable workflow

I'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint Designer that will automatically rename files as they are created/uploaded in various document libraries, to a pre-determined 'item ID' pattern. The idea ...
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Help about checking or comparing two lists

I have List A with a look-up dropdown from List B. How can I achieve to check who hasn't submit an entry yet? For example, if my List B has 10 people, List A should have 10 entries. Can this be ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2010 is not triggering mail even after the expire date showing “In progress” still the date is lapsed

I have a workflow which is running fine for past 1 year suddenly today it is working in abnormal. The scenario is : Workflow has to get trigger the mail at 2 days once. For Eg: 1st Mail has to go ...
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set field to current item

I have a custom library with documents and workflow for approval process. The problem is I cannot extract assigned to field from task list to library's column. I'm trying to set field to current item ...
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How do I give permission to app using CSOM?

I have a workflow in my subsite that is available when I activate a feature. The workflow has app step and also the workflow running on my list at subsite updates a list on my root site. To do so I ...
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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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SharePoint Designer 2013

I'm trying to create a list workflow in SharePoint designer 2013. When I click on the OK button it gives me the error. Server Side activities have been updated. You need to restart SharePoint ...
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Workflow to count total numeric value in a column and show on a new column

Environment: SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Is it possible to sum the numeric values in a column and show the output on a new column in SharePoint 2013 List using SharePoint Designer Workflow? List ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Email workflow lookup cannot be copied and pasted

New workflow created. To: field assigned to me Subject: typed in manually In the body I choose via the add or change lookup a text field and receive the error. A workflow lookup cannot be ...
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Workflow unable to send email to my own email address. but can send email to others

RequestorId: 86ebc278-c778-c6bd-0000-000000000000. Details: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. Exception details: System.ApplicationException: HTTP 400 {"...
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Error: underlying connection was closed in sharepoint 2013 workflow in O365

Getting intermittent error: underlying connection was closed in SharePoint 2013 workflow in O365 when activating a the feature for the workflow or trying to associate the workflow to a library. It ...
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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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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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Start a designer Workflow from within a designer workflow

I don't see any Action items in the designer that would allow me to call a workflow from within a workflow in SP designer 2013. However I had seen an example that this could be done by making a REST ...
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SP2013 Workflow for Blog site approval

I need to create a workflow in SP2013, where I have a list of approvers and SharePoint should iterate through this list and pick one approver at one time when a blog is created and assign him the task....
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Is it possible to create a display only calendar?

I have a master calendar that links to multiple other calendars to show time off for the different teams in my IT department. Currently, there are seperate calendars for each department, which ...
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Had to reinstall SP Designer, now when I open a workflow it appears blank

I had a workflow running and published on my site that I created with sharepoint designer, however designer kept crashing and I had to reinstall it and now when I open the workflow it appears empty......
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow - Let user select approver

I am facing a requirement where a user should select the approver. There is no pre configured list. The user clicks a button in a custom page, then another page has to load where user selects ...
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can we add a new value to content approval status in designer workflow 2013

i am using action - set content approval status in my designer 2013 workflow. By default it gives 3 values - Approved, Rejected and pending. Is there a way i can add a new value "Change Required" to ...
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email notification with custom email template

I need to send an email notification through SharePoint designer workflow and the body of the template will be dynamic it is coming from list.
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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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What condition/action add to workflow so it sends a 72 hour reminder?

I already created a calculated column called Reminder in my custom list that calculates the date 72 hours later after the item is created (ex. Item created 6/13/2016, Reminder column shows 6/16/2016). ...
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Using REST to update list items - cannot set fields to null/blank or overwrite the ModifiedBy field

Using this resource: REST services in SPD2013, I was able to build a dictionary in order to update specific list items on demand. However, I cannot seem to find an acceptable way to set date fields ...
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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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Workflow loop from one stage to another

I created a workflow with 3 stages and each is a department. When you submit a form it must be approved by depA, depB and depC, however if deptB or depC reject it, the user must submit again but this ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflows with lookup columns

I have a document library where Country and State are lookup columns. When an new item is created in the list, i would like to trigger an email if the state that was selected is not part of that the ...
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How to Break Loop in Parallel Block - Designer 2013

I have a List called Test1 and below are the controls (only for testing purposes). Below is my Designer 2013 workflow associated with the list above: The workflow does the following: When a ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Workflow showing correct date but 0:00:00 time

I create an approve button in a form that shows at what date the item was approved, however I am getting the correct date but the time is always 0:00:00 This is a screen of the workflow:
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow If Date Column is Blank

I've read online that you can set a 2010 workflow to check for a blank date column in a list like this: If [date column] contains [1/1/0001] conditions etc... However in a 2013 workflow I don'...