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I have a Task List with columns Task Name and Due Date. I have created a workflow that if due date=today then send an email.

The email is sent every morning to remind people of the tasks due.

What I need in the email is all the task names with due date=today.

However, when I do my look up the workflow returns only one value. But in the same email I want to see all the tasks that are due today.

SharePoint warns me about this possible unique lookup but don't know how to go around it.

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    you need to create dictionary in workflow and in it to store all items/tasks which have due date eq. Today. You could use REST api, like here: sergeluca.wordpress.com/2013/04/09/… – Danilo Aug 1 '17 at 12:37
  • Would it be easier to include in the email body a list view (i.e the upcoming view) ? – L Baz Aug 1 '17 at 14:54
  • no, it wouldn't. – Danilo Aug 2 '17 at 5:49
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One possible option could be is to set an alert (List>Alert Me) rather than doing it through workflow e.g., You can set alerts based on the particular view. Below I have selected items 'Due Today' view.

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  • Thanks Sharepointer. However seems to work only if someone has changed something. – L Baz Aug 2 '17 at 8:49

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