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Instead of using Update item, use Set field in Current Item. In my experiences, the action "Update item" will trigger, which is essentially starting another workflow. This ghost resending of tasks may be the other workflow coming up behind you and finishing out its actions.


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Create EndPoint workflow variable with value [%Workflow_Context:Current Site URL%]]/_api/Web/SiteUserInfoList/items?$filter=(ID eq [%Workflow_Context:AssignedTo%]) Add Build dictionary action to get the the response in a JSON format you will have to update the Accept and Content-Type http headers of your Rest http call; more specifically: Accept : ...


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Allow users to add items to list from custom web part - On default new form put a script to navigate to page which says - "New item cannot be added from here" or alternately add content editor on new page with text " New item cannot be added from here" and hide (not delete) the existing web part on page Prevent same group of users to view/edit items ...


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So you can create a simple workflow to do that following these steps: Click on List Workflow on SPD and choose the Holiday list (make sure to mark workflow to start automatically when an item is create) From the Action Menu, choose Create Item in this list Click on this list hyperlink on that Create Item in this list Action Choose the Calendar List from ...


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Try this link Hope this link will help. Also you can find various tutorial on google.


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Is it a list workflow? If it is, you should be able to just use the current item and choose to return the value from the person field as email,display name or login.


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I had the same problem and I've found a solution. It's a tricky one, but it works. You can do that with Designer in your workflow. What you have to do is: Test if a field of your element of list A is different than the same field of the element of list B (e.g Title field - maybe it doesn't exist yet, that's why it's tricky), Do your stuff if it's true, if ...


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Short answer No. SPD does not allow attachments OOB. MS wants people to send everything as links. Long answer Yes. You can create your own actions (coding required) or get a third party code which you can find online to create the appropriate action to allow emails to send attachments. (This is answer is based on on premise 2013 I assume that online ...


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We were facing the same issue, we solved this by changing the following parameters (Power Shell). In our case, it was caused by very large workflows processing in parallel. ServiceBusTopicSizeQuotaInBytes: Set-WFServiceConfiguration -ServiceUri "https://workflow-service-url:12290" -Name ServiceBusTopicSizeQuotaInBytes -Value 18737418240 ...


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I found that a blank date returns 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM instead of blank. So I just check the date I'm interested in against the item create date. If it is less than I assume empty. For my list if currentitem:CompletionDate is less than currentitem:created then...


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If you built you 2013 Workflow with SharePoint Designer you should be able to start an SharePoint Desinger 2010 Workflow. Under actions you should find "Start a List Workflow": And if you clicked on that you can select the SharePoint 2010 Workflow: Also a site workflow is possible. As far as I know you can not start another SPD 2013 Workflow from an ...


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Create a column called remainder in the list as calculated column and formula as Modified + 2 Create a designer workflow to send a notification email In workflow settings click on chekc box start workflow automatically when an item is created condition if any value equals value For first value select workflow context and for field select Association:item ...


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From what I know this can't be completed using a designer workflow. I could be wrong but I'm pretty sure. What I was able to do to get around this is create a C# timer job that was installed as a WSP in CA. The timer job would run on the libraries location and look at the value specified and take action from there. Any reason why you are using a workflow ...


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The cause of your issue should be the ownership was not released by the InfoPath. You may need to add the Fault Handling activity in your workflow to deal with the exception. Please find the solution in answers within below mentioned link's discussion. User is shown message "is checked out for editing by" their domain\username - how to ...


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To Solve this issue activate the SharePoint 2007 Workflows Feature using the following steps: Open the problem site collection in Browser. Click on Site Actions > Site Settings > Site collection features. Activate the feature called SharePoint 2007 Workflows. Open the problem site collection in SharePoint Designer 2010. Open the problematic workflow and ...


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How about creating a column, maybe call it newWF as a (single line of text) and set to default value to Yes. in your wf, check the value of that column, if it is equal yes(meaning it is a new item), run your logic, but dont forget to set the column to No after you finish. if the value is no do nothing or skip. not the most elegant solution, but it works! ...


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You can check if condition for the approval block with the workflow status hidden field. Create on hidden column called IsApproved & give default value as No At the time of new item creation inside the approval block, Update the IsApproved field as Yes In the workflow check if IsApproved equal to false then go to approval Please refer the below image ...


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First, you want to make sure that you published the WF and you can verify that you have the latest version (check WF version history). The other workaround is to create a column (single line of text and call it NewWF and default value is Yes), then check the option to start the wf on start. the first step of your workflow will be check the value of that ...


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I was able to resolve this by creating 2 workflows associated with the list, one which is started at item creation and one which starts when the item is edited : Item Created This workflow sets a workflow status before just waiting until Contact Review Date is equal to today. This is somehow more "dynamic" than a pause until date action, as any change ...


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You can create an additional column in your library - say a yes/no column "IsWorkflowExecuted". Initially set to "No". Once your workflow is executed set that flag to "Yes". Your workflow first step should Check IsWorkflowExecuted flag Is No -Do your logic - Set to "Yes"


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The cancellation email is hard to suppress. I was searching for the same but was only able to find a workaround that kills your designer view: http://parlaesolutions.com/blogs/Waive-Emails-for-SharePoint-2013-Workflows-in-Visual-Studio-2013-Designer. You do have the option to change the cancellation email body and subject. You can try to see whether the ...


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There are many ways to achieve this: Build an html page and add your css (inline or external even) then place a content editor web part where you like the photo to appear, and reference the html page you built. Create a custom display template and your query can be customized to pull this photo and our add you can build the UI to your requirements. Place ...


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You can upload your image to sharepoint library (Site Assets ideally if it won't be changing too often) then add CEWP (Content Editor Web Part) to your page and inside CEWP add <img src="/sites/yourSite/yourLibrary/yourImage.jpg" /> Then you can also use css to design it, for example iof you need a border: <img ...


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Default Functionality of export to excel for list is Awesome, but according to me the same cannot be call through any API. So I would suggest rather than Workflow, go with SharePoint Timer Job feature. This link would help you do the same and achieve your functionality http://bhatiaashish.blogspot.in/2012/09/export-to-excel-and-email-sharepoint.html ...


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Possible duplicate of Create an item with REST API from workflow - Sharepoint 2013. Please go through this thread once.Let me know whether it helped or not.



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