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Need to pause a workflow email until a date, but workflow still needs to continue to run before that date

I was going to use the technique linked below to send out a reminder email on a specified date. This requires the "Pause Until" functionality. If I use this in one section of my workflow where the ...
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Alert mail for “Pending” column in List SharePoint 2013

I'm using SharePoint 2013 online. I've created one List in which one Column is Choice (Completed, Pending) column named Status. For all Item If Status is Pending, weekly one mail should fire with List ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow AppStep not working

We have a list that we want users to only be able to add items to -- not view or edit or delete. when a user adds an item a couple of workflows kick off, one that sends an email, another that changes ...
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Starting custom workflow from custom form page

I have a library which has an InfoPath form as its content type with a custom workflow built into it (example of workflow in my other question ages ago: Are sharepoint workflows always sequential?) ...
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Insert users first name from SharePoint Security Group

I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. When an item is added to a library an email gets sent to all recipients. The recipients are being pulled from a custom SharePoint group that I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - delay in process and duplicating in history on my work flow

I had delay more than 5 minuets waiting for update status or start workflow and also have many duplicates in actions like: Log in history - as in following pic
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Creating a Custom List Workflow using SharePoing Designer

I am trying to prove the concept that SharePoint can solve some of our business problems using custom lists and workflows. The scenario I have is that a manager will report a health and safety ...
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Can I Change A Reusable Workflow to a :List Workflow

I created a reusable workflow in Designer by mistake. Is there a way to change this to a normal list workflow without recreating it? Also, how do I access it after publishing it? I don't see it in ...
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Out the box workflow tools and Custom Forms Office 365

I am looking for some advice and experience of out the box tools which can be used to develop workflow (with code and without). The functionality is to build workflows that will Build Complex ...
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domain\username formatted address not resolving in Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow

I have a custom list on Sharepoint 2010 that has a SPD workflow attached that sends out an email to 2 Exchange distribution groups, and a small handful of individuals. This has been working fine for a ...
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sharepoint 2010 standard edition - workflow

Can I design a workflow in SharePoint 2010 Standard edition? Or this is only available in the enterprise edition? I can not find a template for the workflow
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Include day of week in Long Date in Workflow Email

My workflow sends an email. CurrentItem:LongDate gives 16 October 2014. How can I get the day of the week inserted at the start? I'm using SharePoint Online.
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Workflow automtically starts when an item is created despite it being unchecked in Start Options

I have a workflow that I need to start when an item is changed but not when an item is created, as I have a separate workflow for that, so the "Start workflow automatically when an item is created" is ...
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How to get all folders and subfolders from a sharepoint library using web services

I'm using workflow with a rest webservice to retrieve all empty folders for a document library. We want to email the administrator when a certain folder does not contain a document. We have ...
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Using multiple value lookup column for an email “To:” line

I'm having an issue using a multiple value lookup column in SharePoint 2010. I have two lists. One is a task list and will be the main list that users use for this site. The second list is just a ...
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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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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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SP13: Reminder Workflow

I created a workflow and the objective is to send a reminder email to any open item 7 days prior to the deadline date. I am not sure what I am doing incorrectly. Found below is the workflow that I ...
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Unable to register the Workflow Service with SharePoint(HTTP)

Unable to register the Workflow Service with SharePoint(HTTP) When I run the command to register: Register-SPWorkflowService -SPSite http://servername:port/ -WorkflowHostUri ...
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Change Title of Approval Workflow Task in SharePoint Designer 2010

I have got a Workflow, which starts another Workflow with "Start Workflowname process on Current Item with User" This new Workflow which is started generates tasks. But I have no idea where the Title ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013 crashes when I publish a workflow with a approval process action

From a few days I can no longer publish with the SharePoint Designer old and new Workflows that contain a simple approval process Action, like this -> Start Approval (7) process on Current ...
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Workflow cannot update list item

I have a workflow in sharepoint online. And it's workflow can do any things with current item and create task in association task list, but when i want update item in current list, my workflow nothing ...
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Check if current user belongs in group in workflow

I'm using SPD 2013, and want to know if there's a way to check if the current user is included in a group. I'm trying to use it for a conditional to either run an approval process or not. The ...
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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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How fill Workflow status of all items in library?

Hello i made workflow which do some actions and change workflow status field. But i have many documents in document library which added before i add my workflow. And i want to fill this workflow ...
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Sharepoint reusable content type workflow

I am having a SharePoint 2010 type designer reusable workflow that is associated to a content type that sends an email when an item is created in a list. There are multiple sub sites where the list ...
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Why can't i get data from External List within my workflow?

Im trying to load a value (string) into my SPD 2010 workflow from an external list. I want to save that value in a workflow variable, so I lookup for that external list and set up my filter's ...
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Excel Services REST API returns 401 Unauthorized in Workflow

I am trying to make a call to the Excel Services REST API in a workflow to retrieve information on a workbook's charts. The URL format is ...
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Approve workflow tasks for multiple items from a view of approved items list

I have a workflow on a list that starts a task process that requires users to Approve/Reject the item. Some of the users do a lot of these approvals each day, and would like a way to mass ...
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Setting managed metadata field via Sharepoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I'm trying to copy an item from one list to another via a workflow in Sharepoint 2013. I can create the item and set the fields to equal the Current Item's value for that corresponding field, and it ...
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How do I lookup string value from another list?

I'm having trouble using a "Lookup" type field to lookup values from another list. I have two lists. 'Invoices' list shows all the invoices' being entered by colleagues with all the general ...
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How to Run Copy List Item Workflow Across Whole List at Once

I want to archive a large list (list 1), therefore i saved template of that list without content and renamed it (list 2) and created brand new empty list off that template. Now i am using if statement ...
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SharePoint workflow will return .000 inside a link for the current Item URL Path

I have created the following list workflow inside SharePoint designer:- The workflow will be started manually on “Announcement” list, and will send email notifications to users. but the problem I ...
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“Unexpected error on server associating the workflow”, when i define multiple If statement inside my workflow

I have created the following workflow inside SharePoint designer:- d now when i check the workflow for errors it mentioned that there are no errors, but when i try publishing the workflow i got the ...
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Duplicate emails from a workflow are going to be sent when creating a new wiki page

I am working on an enterprise wiki site, and I know that when creating a new wiki page it goes through the following life cycle:- When a user clicks on add new page, and he enters the page title; a ...
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SPD Workflow - Handle Deletion/Modification

I'm using SPD to create a holidays approval workflow. I follow this (except for the last part), so please, click to understand my wf since I writing it in French in SPD. To resume, I send a mail, I ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Initiation form dropdown menu based on SharePoint list

I want to create a workflow initiation form with few dropdown menus where a person who starts the workflow can choose to whom the workflow should go. I want to base those dropdowns on one or more ...
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How to show role-specific version of EditForm.aspx?

is there a way to show different versions of EditForm.aspx, depending on who wants to edit the item, by using workflows only (as I have no access to the server and can't deploy any solutions)? The ...
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How to Copy 1 List Item to a List in Another Site - SP 2010 Workflow Designer

Does anyone know how to copy a list item from 1 list to another list in a different site using SharePoint Designer for workflows? I am using SharePoint 2010 Foundation, and would prefer not to use ...
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Manually start SharePoint 2010 workflow in SharePoint 2013 farm?

Is it just my SharePoint 2013 environment or does anyone else experience the follow issue: a SharePoint 2010 workflow attached to a SharePoint 2013 list cannot be started manually for individual ...
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Formulas not working in workflow generated word document

Im trying to generate a document in a document library from a workflow thats activated within a list based off of these instructions ...
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SP 2010 Workflow to validate Modified by in list1 with prepopulated people picker column in list2 return is updated yes/no field

I'm trying to write a workflow for when a user says Yes or No in one list it updates a prepopulated list with all of the folks who are required to validate they have read a handbook. I'm getting lost ...
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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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which one is better considering performance, workflow or event receiver?

Using events like ItemAdded, ItemUpdated which one has the good performance on custom list. What can be preferred considering there are large lists?
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Is there a way to start a workflow on library item despite of library item beeing locked for shared use by another user?

We have library of documents called "procedures". By starting custom workflow on documents (procedures) of this library users can start a workflow which creates a new item in list called ...
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Workflow 2010 set list item permission

I have a sharepoint 2013 list set up with two kinds of users (Approver and Employees) needing access: Approvers - need full control on the list/site Employees - can only have edit/read access to ...
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How do I use property bag in Sharepoint designer Workflow

Is it possible to store and retrieve values from property bags in sharepoint designer workflows. Thanks Swayam
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Creating new discussion using designer 2010 workflow not showing discussion item correctly

I have created a designer 2010 workflow in SPD 2013 which will create a discussion in discussion board when a user will add an item to my custom list. Now item is created but when I checked its root ...
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Create a workflow that routes time-off approval requests directly to a Sharepoint calendar

I'm new to SharePoint designer, and I've created approval workflows that come pre-packaged with SP. However, my company is requesting to have a more complicated workflow in place. I need a workflow ...
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ASPX vs HTML forms

I would like to create a couple of custom new/edit forms for lists. In the past I used InfoPath but I wanted to move on to an alternative since InfoPath is going away. This would be my first attempt ...