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I need to create a notification that sends a weekly email to a specified user if a list item has a value of a specific state.

For instance...I want to assign an owner(s) to an item on a list and send a weekly reminder to that owner(s) if value of "Completed" isn't set to yes. Also send a weekly email of all items in the list with the value of "Completed" not set to yes.

Thanks!

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You can use SharePoint Designer to create a Weekly Reminder Workflow as the following:

  • Create a new variable called Today then set it to Current Date.
  • Use loop to Loop with condition until complete field become yes
  • Now, insert Add Time to Date action to add 7 days to the Today variable (output to date variable).
  • Then add Pause action to pause until 7 days (until date variable value).

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  • Thanks for this. I'll give it a try as soon as I can figure out why I can't use 2013 workflows on my site. – Colin S Nov 7 '17 at 18:56
  • Is it SharePoint Online? – Mohamed El-Qassas MVP Nov 7 '17 at 18:58
  • This worked great for a reoccurring reminder, after MS Support helped enable 2013 workflows. Thanks again for the point in the right direction. – Colin S Nov 7 '17 at 22:24

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