A variable is a data storage location or cache inside a workflow that contains data associated with a workflow.

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SharePoint 2013 VS Workflow - LookupSPGroup not returning results

I am using Visual Studio 2013 to develop a workflow for a SharePoint 2013 site. When creating my workflow I need to lookup a field in a document library to get the name of the document owner (this ...
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Getting Lookup Values Sharepoint Workflow 2013

I'm having problems getting the values from a lookup field and then store in a variable Code: Set Variable: v_related_requirement_intID to Current Item:Release Error: An unhandled exception ...
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How to insert a sentence in a list workflow email depending on a condition?

I want to use a single email to either send a new or updated item email. If I create a column containing a choice of two sentences (one indicates the email contains a new item and the other an ...
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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 changing Title an Name of the file

Workflow changing Title an Name of the file. in order to change file name including file extension what need to do
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How to get the SPD Workflow Instance column name from the document library using PowerShell

I am having a SPD 2010 workflow created and deployed in my site collection and published globally as a reusable workflow. I have configured the workflow in my document library by associating it with ...
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SP2013 WF: use workflow variable as data source in lookup

After manually starting my SP2013 zero-code reusable workflow, it collects the name of a list - NOT the list the WF is started on - using a default workflow initiation form. The list name is stored as ...
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Keep track of comments made from multiple tasks

I am setting up a modified approval workflow, to run a task based on approvers in another list. The other list is made for this purpose, so that later on it will be easy to change approvers. There ...
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Is there a string length limit in sharepoint designer?

I have a workflow that is giving unexpected results. The workflow runs when a when an list item is added. It checks and retrieves all attachments on the list item and updates a field with the ...
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Error while setting Variable of type String with value of GUID

Using SharePoint Designer 2010 I've made a workflow that contains of a couple of steps: First I'm setting a variable called GUID (type String) to the value of a List item from List1. Secondly, I'm ...
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2013 workflow multiple value managed metadata

I've got a 2013 workflow that looks up a value in another list based upon the value in a managed metadata column. It was based on this discussion. And it is working if the column is restricted to one ...
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ActivityNotFoundException during feature activation

I have a workflow 2013 included in Full trust solution (WSP). When I add a variable of type DynamicValue to the workflow and try to deploy the solution using VS 2012 I get the error during feature ...
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SP2013 - How to create a workflow to pull data from another list

I have 2 lists: List 2 has 2 text columns: Display Name and Email. List 1 is a form with a "Manager Notification" multiple values lookup into List 2 and pulling the Display Name field. The "Manager ...
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Coercion Failed issue

I have this issue, it´s a simple workflow: users have to input two dates and the workflow should wait until one of those dates and send an email when that date is "today". It just doesn´t work at all, ...
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Name instead of ID - SPD Workflow

I have created a SharePoint 2010 workflow using SPDesigner2010. This workflow sends out a html formatted email using several combined dynamic strings whenever someone publishes a blog post. The ...
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Variable in column

I want to ask if it's this possible to do: I have list with column and in this column this value: ID: [%Actual_ID%] Name: [%Name%] And then I want using workflow to send email with this text, but I ...
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Populate field value from a look up with the same index as another column

I know the title may be confusing, but I'm not sure how to word it better. I have a column from which my users will select an value in a look up table. Based on what they have selected, I want a ...
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Currency Data in a Workflow variable rounds to nearest dollar, want to have cents, too

I have one list called Capital Projects with Orig Budget, Amount Spent, Amount Left. I have another list with invoices with Invoice number and TotalAmount. I wrote a workflow that runs every time an ...
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2013 Workflow - Clearing a field

Using SP2013, SPD2013, 2013 Workflow I'm building some workflows that, at various stages, need to clear the data from a field. In this case it is a "Person or Group" field. The way I'm trying to do ...
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How to show additional fields from InfoPath in Document Library?

I have a document library of type InfoPath Forms. Currently the columns in the list (Library) only showing some of the InfoPath Fields. I'd like to add the rest of them so they are visible in the ...
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SP2010 Lists and Email Notifications

Being not the most technically ept developer (I'm learning as I go) I'm stuck with a question I've been asked to find a solution for in regards to Sharepoint 2010 and list data. Situation: Each day ...
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Modify Approval Status Value

I am sending an email through workflow and would like to indicate the Approval status. For example, I want the email to look like this: Your request has been Approved by the Administrator. OR ...
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Workflow Approval

I have attached a workflow to a form ( with infopath ). I need to add a condition in Sharepoint designer 2010 ( Workflow Approval ) : like this : If List Purchase Orders: Total Price is greather than ...
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Sharepoint Workflows and Managed Term Sets

Platform: Sharepoint 2010 with Sharepoint Designer 2010 Are there any explanations out there on how to create a workflow with an email template that is sent to certain people based on a taxonomy term ...
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SP 2010: How to print comments collected in workfloow, in email

I have setup my first SharePoint Foundation 2010 system but I have hit a wall with regards to a workflow I have created. In the workflow, I collect two fields "Approval Status" and "Manager Notes," ...
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How to get user profile info from AD like ManagerName and E-mail automatically in doc library item

I have a Document Library based on a custom content type and I cannot figure out how to grab information from the user profile. The built-in column called "Created By" knows my "full name" based on my ...
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SPoint 2010 SPD woprkflow, day calculating problem

I've made a Workflow (by SPD 2010) where I calculate differences between 2 days. When I run this workflow once for 1 Doc.Library item, it calculate it right. BUT when I use Sheduled running WF to all ...
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Discussion Board reply subject for workflow

I'm creating a workflow for a discussion board, that will create a new item in an announcements list. The idea is to have announcements such as New Forum Post: 'This is a new post' was posted by ...
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How can you create a dynamic link to a workflow initiation form in a workflow-based e-mail?

Process: User Creates Item Admin receives "approve this" e-mail with a dynamic link Admin selects dynamic link in e-mail Admin is taken to initiation form of second approval workflow Admin selects ...
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'Append-Only Comments' not appending

Ok, so here's the background: i have a 3/4 step approval process: User submits item for approval Approver approves(with comment) and tells user they need more details User edits item with necessary ...
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Output parameters in sharepoint designer are not working

Here is what I have A custom activity with 2 in parameters and 2 out parameters. The custom activity code works fine and in debugging mode the parameter is set. I created some log activities, after ...
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Workflow: How to copy current item to a dynamically determined location

Scenario: I have a group of users; each has a private document library (named with their userid). When a person updates a list item I need to put copy of the item into their library (using a codeless ...
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How to access workflow variable in association form created in SharePoint designer?

I need to access a worflow variable in an association form created using the action 'Collect data'.
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Sharepoint 2010 SPD Workflow Email SharePoint Group specified in Association Form?

Trying to do something, that I swear I've done before, and I think definitely should be possible, but wondering if I am missing something here. I am using SPD2010 to create a custom Resusable ...
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How to use a negative of a numeric column's value in workflow [closed]

I have a column named "How many month before the due date to inform the focal" which is used to know how many months before the due date I need to remind the focal to do his task. The problem is: I ...