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Workflows not working for sending mail to a Group under Sharepoint Appstep

I have a workflow created using App Step and I am able to send the mail for a particular user, but when I try to send the mail for a group the workflow gets cancelled and returning the error as: ...
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How to get ID of the newly created folder from SPD 2010 workflow as an Integer?

I am not sure if this is a new feature / bug or if it was always there. Microsoft support couldn't explained this behaviour eventually saying it was beyond their support boundary (SharePoint Online). ...
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SPD2013 Workflow - while loop

Is there any difference in a SPD2013 workflow between using the "Loop with condition" action and having a stage transition to itself given certain conditions? Can a stage even transition to itself and ...
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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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Infopath form - New Item - Default Title

Is there a way in SPD to set the default value of the Title field? I want the default value to be CommentXX where XX is the ID of the list item that would be created. I tried using concat("Comment", ...
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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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Workflow Email - Lookup email address

I used SPD2010 to create a generic "send email" notification that cc's to a shared mailbox and has a "to" that directs to a personal mailbox on the same network. I'm using a lookup in the list to ...
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2013 custom issue form not sending email to assigned to

Site user deleted the original Edit form in an Issue tracking list. New form was created using SPD 2013, but lost most functionality. Now the form does not send an email to the assigned to, even ...
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SPD workflow copy list item based upon other approval workflow

This is using SharePoint 2010. I have ListA that has a content approval workflow. I want to copy the list item to ListB only if the item is approved. Copy item in Current Item to ListB will copy ...
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Value of field “Persons” is not being displayed in Workflow

I have a list called "Hotel Booking". It contain a field called "Persons" whose type is Person/Group. I have made a copy of SharePoint default approval workflow and making changes in it so this field ...
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How to add new approval form to workflow

I have made a copy of SharePoint's default "Approval" workflow and making changes in it. Let's call it "New Approval". I have attached this "New Approval" to a custom list. Workflow has two steps and ...
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Merge two lists at the different SC in a farm?

We have two lists located at the different Site Collection Level. I was using SPD 2013 to merge two lists using Data Source. But, The SPD 2013 does not show another list at the different location ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow missing after being saved but not published

I created a SharePoint 2013 list workflow using SPD and added several stages, task assignment actions, email actions, stage transitions, etc. I saved the workflow but did not publish it. When I ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow Not Generating Task

I have developed a project site workflow in SPD that moves the project through various phases and stages. At the beginning of each stage, the workflow assigns a task to the project owner. In some ...
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Change the home page of a wiki library

I saved an old wiki library as a template w/ content and then created a wiki library from that template. The new wiki, however, shows all the wiki pages in a list of files because the new wiki home ...
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How to define datasource filters a dataview for an external list

How to define datasource filters in a dataview for an external list As of now, it displays: "There are no items to show in this view" The default external list view does return some rows..so i am ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow - Add a person to a person or group field from an initiation form

I have a custom list. On the custom list there is a person or group field that allows for multiple selections. I am trying to create a workflow which has an initiation form. The initiation form has ...
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CompilerError occurs in Custom Activity - after publish and running manually workflow

Background I have a custom activity that I developed a year ago for a site in SharePoint 2010. The custom activity calls a string method which contains three strings parameters. Here is the relevant ...
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Cannot open root site with System Account in SPD

I cannot open root site with System Account in SPD. Rest all sub-sites are opening with System Account. When I enter credentials of System Account in SPD to open root site, the credentials window pop-...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow incorrect “output to” when creating a document set

When I create an item in a SharePoint list I want to create a document set in a library that is related to this list item. I do this with a SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow on the list item. I save ...
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Exclude non working days between two dates XSLT 1.0

I have a XSL formula here that calculates the age of created item: <xsl:value-of select="(number(ddwrt:DateTimeTick(ddwrt:GenDisplayName(string(ddwrt:Today())))) - number(ddwrt:DateTimeTick(ddwrt:...
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Need People Picker control in SharePoint designer

I am unable to find a people picker control in sharepoint designer. I am editing my NewForm.aspx that comes in a list "Add a New Item" in SP Designer 2013, added some text below the columns and ...
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Create Page Layouts in SP 2010

Need to create Page Layout with multiple trs and three columns layout in my SP 2010 site collection. I have a requirement to create a home page with the above and add an image and description of the ...
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How to break pause condition and execute next condition in workflow

I have a workflow like Pause till date in which on pausing till the specified date if my previous conditions satisfies then pausing has to stop and should go further, in my case the workflow pauses ...
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List Forms field ID issue-Assignment- in SharePoint Designer 2010

I have created a SPList named Pets having 2 fields petname[single line of text] and pettype[choice field] and created a new customform from this list using SP Designer 2010. Now I need to ...
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how to override the details of an item in quick edit without having to past the details in the exact item

Lets say I have 20 items in my list. and I want to edit items 3,4,5 only. How can I use the quick edit functionality wherein I will just paste the 3 items at the bottom of the quick edit view and it ...
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Visio 2016, SP Designer 2013, and VWI files

I understand from reading here that I can create a workflow in Visio, and import it into SharePoint Designer. I'm using SP Designer 2013 and Visio 2016. It appears that Visio will not export a VWI,...
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Specifying size of custom action on Display Form (in SPD)

I have a custom action in the following location: "Ribbon.ListForm.Display.Actions.Controls._children". Even though I've purposely only selected a 16x16 image to be used, the 32x32 image is what is ...
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Match string to user/group field in Sharepoint workflows

My situation is that, I want to send email to a certain group of users based on a field in a document approval. It can have the same name as any user group except that the field is a string. Is it ...
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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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External Content Type based on SQL View allow insert/update/delete

I have two tables in SQL, one of them is read only (it is the "master"). The other is a detail table. They are joined on column 'VNO'. It is constructed with a left join on the master table, so ...
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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: 21d893a9-...
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Person or group field only displaying first entry

I have a workflow that asks the user to enter peoples' names into a Person or Group field. Multiple names are entered into this field, but only the first name entered gets published to the Person or ...
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Updating list item permissions from 2013 SPD Workflow on SharePoint Online

I have a list with some simple workflow which includes setting a list item to read only once it reaches a certain status. To achieve this I have extended the existing SPD 2013 list workflow by adding ...
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Causing infinite loop for SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow using SharePoint Designer

I'm trying to setup an approval workflow for new and edited items in Document Library. I created an approval workflow that is set to start when a new item is created and when an item is edited. The ...
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check if checkbox is checked in SPD workflow

I have created an infopath form and published it as SharePoint list. the form contains 30 checkboxes I need to send email by a workflow, the email should contain the value of the checkbox. Is ...
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Retrieve all items from list column in one SPD variable

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow platform. Daily our user post some press clippings in SharePoint description column, then we have to send all these descriptions in single email at the ...
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Workflow Send Email If All Subquestions in Survey are Answered

I have a form that has rating questions and I want to send an email if all rating subquestions are answered, meaning every listed subquestion under the main question has one radio button selected. How ...
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Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'setHours' of undefined

I want to calculate the total days of leave that can be apply in weekday. startDate & endDate value i take from their fields in format of (month/day/year) I have found the uncaught type error in ...
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How to create a custom page using master page Sharepoint designer 2013

I am learning sharepoint designer, and one of the things i have been trying to do today is to create a custom page! I want to use an existing master page to create it, but every time I Attach the ...
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EditForm gives “The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again” error

I get a "The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again" message when I attempt to Edit an item from a specific list using its EditForm. Our SharePoint is hosted via Office 365 ...
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SP2010 workflow activity on SP2013

We have a custom workflow activity created for SP2010. Now we are deploying it to SP2013. It gets deployed but can't see it in SP Designer 2013. Is there anyway I can reuse the activity as is in SP ...
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Summarize text data in a field using XSLT

I'm trying to work out a way that several items in a list could be summarized in a single item if they have a keyword in common. For example, given the items: Sounds: a Sounds: b Vocab: word Vocab: ...
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Modifying NewForm without SharePoint Designer

I want to customize the EditForm.aspx of a list but SharePoint Designer is disabled on this site collection. What is the best way to modify EditForm if I can't access it through SPD?
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Issues with SPFilterDropdown in SPD2013

To start things, I have little knowledge beyond the basic concepts of SPD and being a newbie... What I want to accomplish is to only have certain values from another list show up in which their ...
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Sharepoint Designer and sass

I am working on Branding a Publishing Site on SharePoint Enterprise 2013 server and I am using SharePoint designer 2013 and I am looking for a way to use SASS to speed up my workflow because I am used ...
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Reassociating AllItems.aspx with default discussion board views (Subject, Flat, etc)?

While attempting to modify the default Subject view to add a custom column I used SP Designer 2013 to copy AllItems.aspx code (cut/paste) into a custom view (Subject1.aspx). When I saved Subject1....
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HTTP 500 Error - When trying to update a field in a Workflow

SharePoint Designer 2013 (2013 workflow on a Document Library) After much research I have found potential solutions were to: Set Required documents to be checked out before they can be edited? to ...
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How to return list item ID using SPD Custom Workflow

I am trying to change the body of the email which is generated by a custom SP2010 workflow. I'm using SPD2013 and I am able to get as far as the String Builder which contains the body text of the ...