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In the update item activity. You can use following look up


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Are you looking for Workflow Context:Current User? On the collect data from user, click this user and select Workflow Lookup for a user and then set Workflow Context and Current User, unless this is triggered off an item create/change then you could use the Current Item Created By or Modified By from that window instead.


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You should keep the data in a single list and create separate views for different teams. List views can be created by opening the List Settings and create view.


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You can incorporate that same logic inside a workflow, but it will not be in that format. The way it will look in a SharePoint Designer workflow will use the "Find interval between two Dates" action: Find days between CurrentItem:Created and Today (Output to Variable:DifferenceVariableinDays)


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The "contribute" access rights consists of "add", "modify" and "delete" access rights. You may try to create a customized access right to allow only "modify", i.e. without "add", nor "delete" access rights. User who is assigned to this customized access rights would be only able to update the existing entries in the list, so as to trigger a workflow, but ...


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For some reason, SharePoint Designer WF do not like sending emails to user and permission groups. One way to get around this is to create your email groups for your workflows in a separate list, then create a workflow variable to set the user names into the variable as a string. Then use the string as a collection of your user group names and set them as ...


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There is no limit officially suggested by Microsoft on the number of Email recipients. (Check this) But, still if the recipients have not received the email. You may want to look for following, Whether none of the receipient received the mail or its just few of them. They may want to check the Junk folder :) There could be firewall issues(blocking the ...


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Check you are not using System Account for testing. Workflow will never start automatically with system account. Check the options Start workflow automatically when an item is created or changed from Workflow Start Options.


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Each time a new workflow is published within SPD, a new instance is added. What this means is that each time a workflow is published, it overwrites a previous version but the previous versions are not removed. If an administrator were to check the active workflows, they'd see a history that looks like this. This is to allow any items that still have ...


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If you create a task in a task list then the assigned to user will have a task on outlook form them. You could just send them an email then this should be able to get the desired result. Tasks Integration with Exchange for SharePoint 2013 How to sync & show SharePoint 2010 task items created by workflow in Outlook 2010


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I've done some extensive research on this issue and I finally have a working solution. I've done the same as @tomvanderhoek, i.e. installed VS 2013 side by side with VS 2012. This is a bad idea if you're developing workflows. For a reason specified on another thread (Retract WSP in VS 2013 - Delete Content Types) I cannot use VS 2013. So I rolled back to VS ...


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If the task is created using a designer workflow you can setup a due date for it and send recurring email reminders. Please check if this helps you: [url]Recurring designer workflow email notifications


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If this is a SharePoint 2013 workflow you may be able to build a timer on the workflow by utilizing the loop functionality. This is described in another stackexchange post at Trigger workflow daily. Then you could just do your check weekly and if the task still shows as incomplete fire off the reminder email. You could improve upon it even further by saying ...



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