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This workflow is/ should be done by using SharePoint Designer. There are only a few ootb statements, new one have to be designed, with and without use of Visual Studio.

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SharePoint Workflow Task List

Hi guys, I have a list (let's call it List A) which creates tasks when a new item is created into a Task list (let's call it Tasks) with the start a task process action in SharePoint designer. The ...
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Email an individual added after a list of people is created in sharepoint designer workflows

I have a list for an event. I add names when I first create a new item but sometimes the inputee forgets to add a name. He wants to add them later, and when they get added ONLY they get a notification ...
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Workflow task - email link to edit page rather to display page in Sharepoint 2013

I am looking for the way for the workflow task email to contain a link directly to "Edit task" page rather than "Display task", so user doesnt have to click "Edit" button but go directly from the ...
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Displaying the value of a list column in a workflow email?

I currently have a list workflow configured to send users an email based on some conditions. Within this email, I'd like the title of the list item to display to the user so they know what the email ...
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Client People Picker Value for Workflow

I have this SharePoint Document Library with a customised form with some people fields that I want to filter by groups only: I understand I can use the info here: https://www.c-sharpcorner.com/blogs/...
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Cannot locate a notification email

I think I have found another odd thing using SharePoint 2013. I have a custom list that sends notification emails. There are 5 working SharePoint Designer workflows connected to it that are sent at ...
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2013 workflow call http post request - doesn't post

I have just set up 2013 WFs on my SP 2016 Farm. I have subsites with news lists - and I want to be able to send certain news items from the subsites to the top of the site collection. I have ...
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Creating a workflow that runs when a specific column changes?

I'm attempting to create a workflow in a SharePoint Online list where, if the 'assigned to' field is changed to a different name, that user is sent an email notification. The issue is that SharePoint ...
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How can i trigger a sharepoint designer workflow using javascript on multiple list items

Is it possible to run single workflow instance for multiple items? I have spd 2010 workflow i have created and I would like to trigger the workflow via a button on a sharepoint page. The trigger ...
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Workflow Copy List Items Disappearing

Scenario: I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer that takes the name of a person that's in a single line item column (Column A) and copies it to another column (Column B) (in the same list) that ...
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How to get custom reusable workflow feature in CSOM?

I have created a custom reusable workflow in SharePoint Designer. I am facing an issue after deployment of workflow. I have to activate the workflow feature with CSOM but I am not able to get that ...
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SP Designer 2013: Can I reduce redundancy between action steps and transition conditions?

I used to have a 2010 Workflow that had conditions like this: I feel like the best way to write this in SP Designer 2013 is like this, but is there a better way:
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How to resume a paused workflow

I have created a SharePoint 2010 style workflow in SharePoint 2013. It is currently paused till 10 Dec 2018 and says "Paused until 2018/12/10" Is it possible to resume this workflow before that ...
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How to send link to current item workflow status page

I would like to send a WorkFlow email that includes a link to the current items WorkFlow status page - wrkstat.aspx , is this possible?
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Retrieve data from 2013 WorkFlow Start Task Process Task

First, I cannot use the 2010 SPD platform. I have built a custom 2013 SPD workflow that has conditional approvers. Currently, I have conditional statements that build a 'email list' variable with ...
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Add Hoc Workflow in SharePoint 2016

Sorry I'm new in Sharepoint 2016 for searching a feature. Is that Sharepoint 2016 have a feature supports ad hoc workflows? Ad hoc workflows are used for more dynamic processing flows such as ...
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SharePoint Online Workflow - Out of Office Calendar

Hello StackExchange Community! I'm currently working on a workflow that utilizes the calendar for out of office requests. Before I came on board to work here, my organization contracted a vendor to ...
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Workflow not entering conditions & not updating list values

I am trying to create a simple Approval workflow in Sharepoint using the Designer. Stage:Stage 1 Set Workflow Status to Starting Send Email Update item in List Set List_Col1 to ...
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Sharepoint workflow. How to assign two or more field to one user?

Need to send email to workshop owner after audit. He may have more than one auditable place. How do I make assign workshop1 and workshop2 to user1? And so on. After that how to send email if workshop1 ...
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Send mail every first day of the month

We want SharePoint to send an email on every 1st day of the month as a reminder. Is it possible to do that in the SharePoint Designer or SharePoint site?
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Support of SP2010 Workflow in Sharepoint Online

Is it known how long SP2010 Workflows are supported in Sharepoint Online environment? Currently, we are migrating to SP2010 to SPO. We have a lot of WF running on SP2010, however, we have less time ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow start then cancel

I installed the Workflow Manager on the same SharePoint 2016 farm. I can create a workflow that sometimes working, but sometimes gets canceled automatically! Where can I check the work flow log?
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SharePoint Online + MS Flow (Request manager approval for leave requests)

I'm currently interested in utilizing this MS Flow: https://us.flow.microsoft.com/en-us/galleries/public/templates/906bdcc238bb49f19879ab62a88f3aa7/request-manager-approval-for-leave-requests/ I'd ...
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Use a workflow to set permissions

Is it possible to create a reusable workflow that sets permissions? I want to create a workflow that can be used when i create a site using a certain template. The template doesnt save unique ...
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How to track down trigger for site workflow?

I have a few site workflows which get a bunch of items from a list, check their conditions, and if they meet the criteria then emails get sent about the items. At the end of the workflow it ...
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Disable workflow start on item save

We have reusable WF2013 in document library. What bothers me is that wf starts on item edit, and when user opens document (lets say word doc for an example), after he clicks Save in word WF starts, ...
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Monthly reminder Email

I'd like to create a monthly email reminder (the 1st of every month). also would like actions to update "Due Date" + 1 month. new to SP Designer 2013. I dont see any Action to "Send email on the ...
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Using a REST API to Update All List Items In A SharePoint List

I have created a SharePoint List called AllDocDetails that has Document Title(unique), Document Type, Desc, Uploaded Date, Updated Date, Expiration Date. All these fields will be filled once an item ...
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Lookup columns not visible in designer workflow

I have a massive 2013 list workflow build to handle projects on the SP Online platform. This workflow utilises a few lookup columns and people fields - but no more than 5! For some strange reason I ...
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Delete old Item with new Item

Trying to delete old items on new item creation. I have followed the steps here: Delete old Item with new Item using SharePoint Designer Workflow This works but it deletes the first occurrence where ...
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How to export the data on completed workflow instances in SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 solution that uses SP Designer workflows to automated processes such as updating other lists. I am an admin on the site but not the site collection. For each item I can see ...
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SharePoint Workflow - Email Specific Person email depending on a field choice

I want a workflow that will send a individual a email if a specific option is choose from a list. So if someone choose Access Control Mechanism standard then it would automatically send that persona ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow does not resumes

I have a SharePoint 2013 designer workflow. it has an action "Wait for Item Update". Workflow does not resumes when i update the item through Code(C#) but when item is updated from out of the box edit ...
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How many time workflow gets rescheduled if error happens?

I am setting workflow start on creation. It shows error and keep retrying every 17 minutes. But I want to know how many times or how much hours this retrying happens? Please let me know if anyone ...
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How can i get a list name - via sharepoint 2010 designer workflow

How can i get a list name - via sharepoint 2010 designer workflow? I can get the following tokens Server Relative URL and ItemURL which has the listname in it. But anyone have managed to get the list ...
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sending approval task to multiple user

I have a question The subordinate , assign to , and other people picker fields in the approval form. It is possible to use them with multiple users. Like I assign task to 5 people and it goes once to ...
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Workflows stuck in stage of “In-Progress” for few task on list

We are having a custom workflow on the SharePoint 2010 list and it was working fine before. But one of the user left our organization. So, we removed him from SharePoint completely. Now the issues ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow does not send email

I have created an approval SharePoint 2013 workflow. However, it executes all the actions before 'Send email' action but executing 'Send email' gives below exception: RequestorId: f679ccb9-2fc0-...
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How to use Call HTTP web service action in SP Workflow to get an item from another list?

I would like to pass an ID as a filter via REST api using call http webservice action in SP Workflow. The workflow should trigger the action (the web service) and return a field value from another ...
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Workflow is creating folder in-spite of document set

I have created a small workflow using SharePoint designer 2013 thats get triggered when a new item is created in "Projects" list. I want to create a document set in "TestDocLibrary" using workflow ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow stuck on “Not started”

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow. Whenever the workflow is triggered or started manually, it's Internal status is "Not started". I have tried to write a simple workflow just to log and send email ...
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Overdue task emails suddenly stopped sending?

I have a 2013 workflow for Document Approval, and as part of the workflow, a task process is started with a SharePoint group, and sometime within the past 1-2 months, overdue task emails have stopped ...
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SharePoint Reusable Workflow Risk Items

I am trying to build a reusable workflow associated with the 'Risk' content type used by Project Web App Sub-sites. I am using Sharepoint Designer 2013. Following the guidance Here Following this ...
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Replace string action for SPD 2010 Workflow

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 ...
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Issues with approval task starting no matter what a fields value is

So i tell the approval process to only start if a field is not equal to one of two values but no matter what, it starts anyway... can anyone help? attached is the WF...
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Increment Workflow Variables

I've done quite a bit of research, but unable to find a solution or tutorial to help me with this problem. I am looking for an out-of-box solution using SharePoint Designer 2010. I have a document ...
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SharePoint Workflow “InternalServerError” when try to move a document using rest api

When I try to move document between libraries of same site using rest api, it shows "InternelServerError", file not move, but workflow status is completed. Note: Both are created by using same ...
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SharePoint Workflow defaulted to Approved

Can anyone please let me know why the SharePoint Workflow tasks defaulted "Approved"? Is there any reason behind this? Is this okay to add "Not Started" and set as default in the Task Outcome column. ...
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How can i disable CC section in Publish a major Version Approval Workflow?

I want to hide these sections , but every person can change the workflow. So how to hide this?
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Actions in parallel tasks are executing in parallel too and sharing workflow variables

I've come across an interesting scenario with parallel tasks and workflow variables. My versions are: Sharepoint Online 2016 Sharepoint Designer 2013 Sharepoint 2010 Workflow Platform I am ...