I'm working on an approval workflow and I need to send email during the approval/reject process.

I have an email template list through which I fetch the body for the email. The body for one of the status looks like below:

Your timesheet for #month# has been rejected.

Kindly refer below comments of #approver# :

I want to replace the #month# and #approver# dynamically with a Workflow: Variable.

However, I'm able to do so with SPD 2013 workflow using "Replace string" action. But I want to do the same with SPD 2010 workflow.

Can anyone help me in achieving this using SPD 2010 workflow?

1 Answer 1


Assuming the "month" is a SharePoint column, click the Add or Change Lookup button to add your values from the list's columns.

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  • Thank you for your response Sir But as I said in my question, the body of the email should be get from the EmailTemplate list because it may change in future. All I have to do is change the month and approver dynamically. Oct 20, 2018 at 16:16
  • Is the "EmailTemplate" just a Single Line of Text string? Oct 20, 2018 at 16:19
  • No. The body column inside the EmailTemplate list is a multi lines of text field. Oct 20, 2018 at 16:23

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