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SharePoint Designer restrictions - allowed number of variable and actions

Whether are some restrictions about numer of variables and actions in SharePoint Designer Workflows? I'm asking because I have to create workflow with a few hundreds of variable and actions and I'm ...
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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: ...
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Is it possible to update multiple list items with a workflow?

I have a list which contains a value that I would like copied to all items in another list that share the same "Owner" field. This works with the Update List Item action if I set it to match ...
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SharePoint Designer Issue while updating Multiple Line of Text Column

I am facing one issue in SharePoint Designer workflow. I have a field with type Multiple Line of text "Enhanced rich text (Rich text with pictures, tables, and hyperlinks)". Now when I am trying to ...
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SharePoint 2010 designer approval workflow On Hold issue

I have to create a SharePoint 2010 Designer Approval workflow in which I have to add a button called "On Hold" and When user clicks on it whole approval process will be stopped until some Date. Right ...
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sharepoint designer workflow does not start automatically

I have created workflow for a list. When I select manual start in workflow setting, workflow work fine after manually doing it. But if I select "start workflow automatically when item get created and ...
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show progress bar or loading image while running spd 2010 workflow

I have a SP 2010 custom list which is fetching data from multiple lists. So I have written a workflow in SP Designer to get data (auto populate) from all lists. It's working fine, but taking more ...
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Is it possible that SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow returning value to SharePoint 2013 Workflow?

I have a requirement in which I have to create a SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow and in that I have to call SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow and from the output of Approval Workflow i.e. Approved ...
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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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Can a wokflow created by SharePoint Designer be restarted from where it got terminated?

I have a workflow created with SharePoint Designer. Sometimes the workflow becomes non-responsive and terminates deleting all the tasks and states for the workflow. From this link I gather that a ...
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What is the proper way to push a variable into a “person or group” field with a workflow?

I want to capture a person field as a variable and then use that variable to update another person field. Both are limited to one person, if that makes it any easier.
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How to use “matching” field from one list to the same field in another list in designer?

I have a library which has a person field for each document. I have a list which has the same columns. When a document is added to my library, I want to update all items in my list with a line of ...
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sharepoint 2013 workflow triggered by 2010 approval workflow

I am stymied - we are on O365 - All i need to do is capture the fact that the 2010 approval workflow has approved a document - i will then copy the content to another list with a simple 2013 designer ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow create Folder (Problem with name / title)

I've got actually the same problem like in that post: Item name / title when creating a folder But I wanna fix it without a code solution. Is there any chance to fix it with one SP 2013 Workflow? The ...
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How to get Task Id in Sharepoint Designer 2007 Workflow

I have created workflow using sharepoint designer 2007. I want to send mail to user with the reference of task which is allocated to his/her. I have created custom mail format for that in which there ...
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Example of a workflow pulling lookup column data for use in a calculated value column

I'm looking for an example of a workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010 that pulls information from a lookup list or via a lookup column and places it within a hidden field for use in a calculated ...
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System Account canceling SPD workflows

I've created a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2007. It checks if a specific field of the item inside a query is empty, and if so, creates an item in another list. I checked the workflow in SPD, and ...
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how to provide link to a list in dashboard for the user to create a new item

I have a list 'session Scheduler'. and another list 'Training Request' When user will create an item in Training Request it will go to manager and once manager approves A link should be there on the ...
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Locking ListItems for users but not workflows

Is it possible to "softlock" a SPListItem so that a user can't edit it but a workflow he had started can do it? Background: - ListItems should only be editable by users when no workflow is running - ...
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Custom Workflow creates multiple tasks items when item created triggers workflow

I am brand new to sharepoint and suffice to say the journey has been somewhat problematic so far due to discovering a number of bugs with the software, such as crashes on importing a visio diagram ...
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SPD Update List Item - If “field” in Current List equals “Yes”, then Update status in List 2

I have a form library, with a SPD Custom Task associated with it for approvals. The approver just has to check a box when they approve the form. But in order for them to not get a reminder to ...
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SharePoint 2010 list workflow with form action button

I have an edit item form on a list in SharePoint Designer 2010 and I want to run a specific list workflow (not site workflow) when clicked this button. How can I do this? If this is not possible, how ...
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create a workflow that takes users inputs (yes/no) adds to the attendance list for the event

How do I create a workflow or something that allows a user to create an event on the calendar with a set amount of seats. Then have people say yes or no to attending the event, have them added to a ...
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Move documents over sites using Sharepoint Designer workflow

The action available in SPD 2013 i.e. (Copy Documents) copies document to a library in the same site, but the requirement is to move it in a library located in a top level site without any custom ...
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Force SPD 2010 to use ListURL instead of ListID

I have a reusable Workflow, deployed in a SiteCollection (SC1) the workflow has growed up with lots of stuff. Especially some list associations. Now another SiteCollection (SC2) needs this WF ...
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Generating an email alert for new post in site feed

I am working with sharepoint online 2013 and Sharepoint designer 2013. I wanted to generate an email alert for the Site Feed App. I wanted to send an email to a group of people with the posted ...
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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 resolve error while trying to publish 2013 workflow via designer. Probably a workflow manager backend user account issue?

I am getting error while publishing the 2013 workflow via designer. Also, under sharepoint designer if I try to delete any workflow then the page just refreshes and the workflow does not get deleted. ...
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Configurable Email Templates - SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow

We are planning to store email templates for SP 2010 Designer Workflows in a SharePoint list. The emails which the workflow will send out will contain dynamic content, for e.g. Current user's name, ...
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51 views

Workflow information combine to one view/list

I current have a list setup in sharepoint, with workflow created. I have created the rule using custom workflow created in designer. 1)First guy fills in content of list and starts the workflow. 2) ...
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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" ...
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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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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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Error: The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not available in sharepoint designer

Currently, I need to develop a workflow with looping feature and I googled that it is available in sharepoint 2013 workflow. But, when I tried to create a workflow for sharepoint 2013 in sharepoint ...
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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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Issue with OOTB publishing Workflow

Yesterday I encounter a strange issue on SharePoint 2013 site I have a simple list with basic columns like Title, description, thumbnail (url of picture to displayed) on which a simple OOTB ...
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447 views

copy all items from list to another using sharepoint designer workflow

i am trying to copy all items from one list to another based on conditions, the problem is the the item will copy only once i update the item using [Current Item], is there any way to copy the item to ...
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How to create a Document Library Item without a file in sharepoint 2010?

wish you save my life. I am now doing a sharepoint project but I have little experience. My requirement: Design a contract creation/approval process for a company There are many kinds of contracts, ...
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When using a field with lookup value, SharePoint says “List not found”

Difficulty: Easy 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 ...
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Same labels in SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow

Do you know what is the difference in the picture below? There are two Actions - SharePoint 2013 Workflow and Conditions - SharePoint 2013 Workflow. This is confusing for me... I can't see any ...
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Is there a way to include comments from Publish as Major version in workflow email?

I have a workflow for approval of documents, created in Sharepoint Designer 2010. I have included the consolidated comments in the emails that the workflow sends out, but this does not seem to include ...
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How can you use the long web app URL in a custom workflow?

I have a custom approvals workflow made using Sharepoint designer 2010. I am having trouble with the links I have created to the documents in emails that the workflows send because not all our users ...
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Reuse Approval process in same workflow

I have built a custom approval workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2010 that I want to send to different approvers based on what type of document it is (which is stored in a custom column called ...
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Zerofill in Workflows

I'm trying to create a searchable ID for a list using Workflows. I do it by setting a field to ARN[ID] (which give me something like ARN1) but I want to zerofill it so it looks like ARN001. How can I ...
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Cannot create SharePoint 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013

Has anybody encountered the error below in creating SharePoint 2010 workflows in SharePoint Designer 2013? The list of workflow actions on the server references an assembly that does not exist. ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013: Cannot see workflow from another user

I can't locate a SharePoint Designer Workflow another user has developed. It is a associated to a Content Type, but nothing in Designer says it exists. Only the Web Browser shows it exists. How do I ...
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Upgrading a sandbox solution SPD reusable workflow

So, I made sure to follow all the best practices right from the beginning... use content types, create SPD reusable workflow, export the workflow as a template (sandbox solution WSP)... Built it out ...
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Updating List Item based on Current Task:Assigned To value

I'm trying to update a List Item column based on the a Current Task's Assigned To value. However, following code doesn't work for me: If Current Task:Assigned To contains Car Update Item in Current ...
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How to update an existing list item during a workflow to capture the newest list item

I have a custom build list to store status updates on a project. To add a new item, one simply click + NEW ITEM, fils in the Infopath 2013 form and clicks SAVE. Then a workflow is triggered to convert ...
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How to create a list item in a separate site collection using 2013 workflows and SPD?

How can I, using sharepoint designer, create a 2013 workflow that creates list items in other site collections than the one that the workflow was initiated in? I have read that it is possible with ...