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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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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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How to call a web-service at elasticemail with post method?

I got this manual https://elasticemail.com/api-documentation/send Tried to call web-service using a dictionary for header: Content-Type: application/json; odata=verbose and a dictionary "...
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How do you create a Serial Workflow in SharePoint Designer?

I am new to using workflows in SharePoint 2010, and am wondering how to create a serial workflow from scratch in SharePoint Designer (SPD) 2010. I have a client that would like an approval workflow ...
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List items copied to another similar list

I have two lists that are similar but kept separate But on the same site, since I've had an issue with associating "add," "edit," and "view" forms to certain list views that correspond with that party....
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How to set up a roll forward button in sharepoint using workflow

I would like to set up a roll forward button in the share point list using work flow so that the selected list will be roll forward or duplicated in the other list by clicking the roll forward button. ...
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How to convert an ISO-formatted date string to a Date/Time variable in a SharePoint 2013 workflow?

I have a SharePoint Designer site workflow in SharePoint 2013 (Online) that I'm using to loop through a list, and collect properties from each item using the REST API. One of the columns I'm looking ...
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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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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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Creating a Custom list with Parent and Child items

Is it possible to create a list with Parent and Child items in SharePoint 2013, OOTB or with SPD? If not, is there any way I can link an Excel workbook uploaded into a site with an Excel Web Access ...
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quick basic question: workflow with SPD 2013

SPdesigner 2013 forces you to add a condition to any workflow. If I recall in SPD 2010 you could delete the portion and still have a functioning workflow. At times you do not need a 'condition' and ...
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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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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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Send an email with a link to open document in browser to simultaneously edit a document

I'm very new to SharePoint so some help would be greatly appreciated. I'm trying to create a workflow for the following process: A user moves a document into a document library with several other ...
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IF Statement in Workflow

I'm hoping this is a simple question but it's been a while since I touched SharePoint. I'm building out a simple InfoPath form that users will use for an escalation process. I need to build a ...
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How to URL Encode a string in SharePoint Workflow

I am working on a SharePoint 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer. I'd like to send an email where the body contains a custom URL that would go somewhere outside SharePoint. I'd like to include ...
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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 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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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 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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Parse Multivalue Managed Metadata Column and copy to another list with Single line of text column

I'm trying to copy some columns from Pages library to another SharePoint list using SPD 2010 Workflow. Whenever a new item is added to Pages library, I want to copy the metadata of that page to ...
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How do I retrieve the value of a lookup-field in a workflow?

I'm very new to SharePoint, and I'm working through understanding lists, workflows, and relationships between the two. I'm working on a SharePoint page to keep track of tasks completed in a timeframe. ...
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Using Workflow to set Task Outcome column value

I am trying to create a workflow that will change the "Task Outcome" value of a task. The task list is associated with an Approval Workflow and was created when the specific instance of the approval ...
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Get workflow associated list items

I have one requirement to get all the list items which has associated with a particular workflow in SharePoint 2013. Like, I have a designer 2013 workflow with name "Test Workflow" which is added in a ...
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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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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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Unable to deserialize HTTP response content - SharePoint Designer Call Web Service Workflow Activity

I am calling file REST API file method "GetFileByServerRelativeURL('Server Relative URL')/$value' to get the file contents (media resource) using 'Call HTTP Web Service Action' in SharePoint 2013 ...
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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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Please suggest SharePoint 2013 certifications

Currently i am working on SharePoint 2013 environment as SharePoint Administrator Have done 70-667 Microsoft Office SharePoint Configuring and 70-536 Microsoft .NET frame work application ...
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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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Updated SP Designer workflows doesn't replace old workflow

i have a weird problem. I happened on sp2010, so I thought switching to sp2013 might help. when I have a designer workflow published, and then I do an update to that workflow (like say a timesheet ...
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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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Workflow to make user add a new item of a list on each stage

I have SharePoint Designer installed and Office 365. I have some custom lists created and want to make a workflow that asks the user to add a new item on the custom list in order to get into the next ...
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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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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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Can you open/edit a sharepoint 2010 workflow in sharepoint 2013

I have a site that has been migrated from SP2010 to SP2013. It has a list with a SP2010 workflow associated with it. Is there anyway I can open it to see what it does? The original site has gone so ...
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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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Configuring Co-Authoring in SharePoint 2013 site collection?

How do I configure Configuring Co-Authoring for SharePoint 2013 site collection for MS Word or Excel documents?
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SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow on item change

We have a SharePoint site where there are 3 workflows that are set to start on item change. All the 3 workflows have Update statements. Because of this these workflows are going on Round Robin. Now ...
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How to resume a suspended SPD workflow in SharePoint 2013

I had an issue with my workflows that they got in Suspended status immediately after creating item or sometimes after first or second stage. I followed these steps but the error is still there. ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow connect to external web service

I am looking for simplest way to call an external web service from Sharepoint 2010 workflow. I am thinking about calling external web service (I need to pass a couple of files for processing once ...
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Get Highest Value from Multiple Value Column

Currently using SP Online Office 365 For simplicity let's say my list has 5 columns, The Lookup Date is linked to the lookup title so it pulls through the corresponding date based which title/s were ...
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Are Exponential Notations in SP 2013 possible?

I'm using a Calculated column to calculate 'MD' using this formula: (A+B+C) /3 x2 / D x10 And then to calculate 'MC' another Calculate column using formula: MD x D x 10 D = 1E-06 (0.00001) ...
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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: 32de1e25-41e5-...
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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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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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Can't look up multiple lines of text columns when creating a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013

I'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 that updates information in one list (a custom list) when information in another (a task list) changes. The custom list (called '...
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Parse Incoming Email Subject Line in Sharepoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I'm quite new to Sharepoint and I'm having some difficulty in working with incoming emails. I've modified an approval workflow to allow approvers to click "sendto" links to respond by email. These ...
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Workflow Running on Item that was copied to library from another workflow?

So I have the following. Two libraries. Library A and Library B. I have Workflow 1 that moves a document from Library A to Library B when a certain condition is met. I then have Workflow 2 that is on ...
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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 ...