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Questions tagged [designer-workflow]

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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How to send item form data in email using workflow in SharePoint 2013

I am new to SharePoint workflow and learning stage. I had one Access list form in SharePoint 2013. Our requirement is, when user fill data on list form and he\she click submit option, then an email ...
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File Not Found Error when view the workflows for an Item

File Not found error is appearing for list items. But sometimes, If I refreshed the same URL It will open the workflow list And from the Log file I extracted below Mapping URI from 'http://APP:...
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Create List Item Targeting External List

I have been trying for a couple of weeks to get this rolling and am pulling out what little hair I have left. I have a custom list and when an item gets added, I have a workflow set to create an item ...
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SharePoint Online- Errors were found compiling the workflow.The workflow files were saved but cannot run

For the past week now we have been experiencing this error when trying to publish new workflows or existing ones Errors were found compiling the workflow.The workflow files were saved but cannot run ...
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2010 Designer Workflows Not Compiling in SharePoint Online

We have workflows built on the 2010 platform that are currently working in SharePoint Online. If we save/republish them we now get the following error: Workflow Error: Errors were found when ...
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How to assign items to 2 sharepoint users

Through the ID column, I have 2 people I need to notify through email. Example: if id=1 notify x if id=2 notify y again if id=3 notify x if id=4 notify y It will keep looping as the IDs ...
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I would like to update permissions of a document library folder via a 2010 workflow

I have a workflow running on a list. When an item is changed, it needs to look for a folder in a separate document library that shares the name of the item. It then needs to update the permissions for ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Only Sending Email If Triggered Inside the APP Server

I have a list with a workflow customized using SharePoint Designer. It's on the SP2016 platform. If I am inside the Application (APP) server, I load the site, and I create a list item, the workflow ...
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RegEx to strip out AD OU data in SharePoint Designer Workflow

I have a script run that pulls AD data into a SharePoint list, this pulls the Line Manager field as: CN="Manager name",OU="1st OU",OU="2nd OU",OU="3rd OU",OU="4th OU",DC="FQDN" However I want to ...
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Workflow Manager Farm over 2 WFEs

trying again. I have a SharePoint 2013 farm with 2 WFEs, 1 SQL server, no load balancers, many 2013 and 2010 desinger workflows. I want the workflows to keep workinf if any of the 2 WFEs dies. How ...
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SharePoint designer 2013 stops working when one front end server is down

I have a sharepoint farm with 2 WFEs and a 2 SQL mirorred servers I have set up a workflow manager farm on the 2 WFEs to make sure all workflows keep running if one WFE is down, but when one WFE is ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow: Change Item Not Starting Workflow Over

I am trying to get a workflow to start over when an item is changed even if it is still running on previous criteria. When I changed an item's expiration date, it was set still in pause mode based on ...
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Sharepoint workflows fail over

I have two web front ends with search service provisioned on both for fail over, and workflow farm with two endpoints, however when I turn one server off I get the following error: I also get this ...
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Open this task approve and reject buttons in Outlook redirect back to task list

I'm creating a Sharepoint workflow using SP Designer 2013. I'm using the approval workflow where the approval task then gets emailed to someone in the workflow. In Outlook you then get a 'Open this ...
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Start workflow again if field was changed

How could I loop/restart the WF if one field was changed? Got date field that automatically changes after status is approved. I need to launch same workflow for same item again if date field was ...
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Copy item with workflow with person type field, breaks in edit view

I have created a SharePoint 2013 workflow in SharePoint designer, when user submits the new item form, I create a new item in another list and copy all field values, workflow works fine but when I ...
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How to Handle SharePoint 2013 Workflow Errors

I have multiple SharePoint 2013 Workflows that were set up in SharePoint Designer and run as list workflows and site workflows for or SharePoint 2013 online. I have noticed that sometimes errors are ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Change the display of From Address information

We have a SharePoint Designer Approval workflow on a SharePoint online list. When workflow sends out notification, it is being sent from "no-reply@sharepointonline.com" which is fine. Along with it, ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow - Help Desk System

I have created the following custom list; CreatedBy ModifiedBy AssignedTo Description Priority Attachments Status Completed (Yes/No) I have created a work flow that basically Sends and email ...
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Workflow web service call looping

I have a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow that is calling a web service method I have created and hosted on a server. The workflow in the browser workflow history seems to be triggered only once, ...
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Copy all documents from a specific folder, to a new folder as soon as it is created

I want to copy all documents from a specific folder (Templates) resides under any library to library PROJECTS as soon as a new folder is created under inside this library. Folders under PROJECTS ...
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copy data from one list to another using workflow

There are two lists, one person has permission on the list1 and no permission to the list list2, now he has to copy data from list1 to list2 using workflows.
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How can I send 3 emails? before due date, on due date and after due date if status is not completed

How can I create a workflow using SharePoint designer 2010 to send 3 emails? before due date, on due date and after due date if status not completed.
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sps 2013 designer workflow get automatically rejected

I've made a 2013 approval workflow in designer. Whenever someone other than me submits a new list item the first steps of the workflow run (the submitter gets an email notification) but seconds after ...
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Missing workflow action in SP Designer 2013

We are using SP Designer 2013 with SP 2013 Workflows on a SPO/Office 365 site. I cannot seem to find the workflow action: "Invite External User." Is there some prerequisite or other issue I am ...
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Preventing a workflow from repeating once a field has been filled in?

I currently have a list in SharePoint Online where project requests are logged and approved. Essentially, a list item (a project request) will go through a series of approvals by different people, and ...
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Automatically produce an Excel File with selected data from a custom list

I have a Custom List containing detailed information about small business tasks that have to be carried out: the person who is assigned to the task, the current status of the task (in progress, closed,...
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Regex to replace substring in string (workflow)

Can anybody point me in the right direction on how to use regex to replace a substring in a string using SharePoint workflow 2013? I have an input field where the user potentially can enter ...
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Filtering view and workflows for lookup columns

I have 2 lists with the following columns: List A - "Status" (choice column)/"Name"(Single line)/"ReqNr(Number)" List B - "StatusNameReq"(Lookupcolumn based on the columns in List A) Now, I want to ...
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Filling Out Column with SharePoint Designer

What is the correct way to create a workflow in SPD that will take the data from a "Contract Expiry" column, subtract 'x' amount of days from that date, and display the new date in a column? This is ...
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Create Item with powershell crush the execute of the workflow

In the Sharepoint 2013 List, I created an item using Powershell. Once the item is created, the workflow is launched but it's cancelled then. I maked logs in the beginning of my workflow : "Log Current ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 - And/Or priority in if statements

Using SharePoint Designer 2013, I'm actually doing some if statements in a workflow with or and and in the condition. But I'm confused as what priority is given for these... Is the and joining the ...
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Workflow with a List with more than 5000 items

For some weeks I have been working with a Workflows and SharePoint Designer and SharePoint Online. So, the Task List has more than 5 000 elements. Then, the workflow stop every time it execute this ...
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Set Default Values on Fields With Workflow

Is there a way to programatically set the default value of a column in SP2013? Here is my use case scenario: I have a project site collection. A form is used at the top level site to create a site ...
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Tracing back the content of a workflow variable

I want to update the body-text of an email that is triggered from a sharepoint workflow. Basically, the workflow is starting two processes(to get approval from two users). One of the two processes, ...
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Deploying SharePoint Workflow throwing “Microsoft.Workflow.Client.ActivityNotFoundException”

While I am trying to activate a SharePoint 2013 platform workflow template from Manage Site Feature an exception occurs as in attached. I have gone through here, but don't know how to update the ...
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SharePoint Online send Email based on a date

I`m trying to create a workflow that automatically sends reminders based on a date column in a list on SharePoint Online. E.g.: if 1st Reminder date = today, then send the reminder after 2 days 2nd ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Query List with SPD Workflow?

Working in Sharepoint 2010, I have to create a Sharepoint Designer Workflow to query all the items in a list. I want to query the list and sort the results from highest to lowest based on project ID. ...
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Build Json in SPD 2013 workflow

I am getting list items using Web Service action in SPD 2013 workflow. Then looping through these items I am setting workflow variables like Title, State. For example: value in Title variable are "...
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Workflow Affects Modified Date?

I'm trying to develop a process to programmatically check the last modified date, calculate the retention period, and send an email with the URL to the site owners if the document is past the ...
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How to launch a workflow upon deletion of the reply to a discussion board

I am using Sharepoint Designer 2013 to modify a Sharepoint 2010 site. I created a workflow starting automatically when an item (both discussions and messages) is changed. However the workflow is not ...
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Unable to get the approver name and approval date for the document in document library

my document library is using default content approval workflow. So when the document gets approved, I am able to view the approval status , but can't see the Name of the person who approved the ...
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SPD 2013 workflow interval between 2 dates

Does anyone know if the action find interval between dates has an issue if the two dates are the same? I'm managing a project task list that we reset annually. Our tasks are grouped around certain ...
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Automate storing of Outlook emails (not just attachments) to SharePoint Online document library

I have a SharePoint Online environment and am trying to automate the process of storing Outlook emails with a particular subject or emails in an Outlook folder to SharePoint Doc Lib. I am trying to ...
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Workflow was cancelled by System account and failed on Start

I have created a Workflow in SP Designer and attached to one list. It's getting the error "Workflow was cancelled by System account and failed on Start". It's happening for recently created workflows ...
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Applied SP2013 November CU and 2010 workflow still do not work

I'm curious if anyone has had the issue described here: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/dotnet/2018/09/11/net-framework-september-2018-security-and-quality-rollup/ After any of the September 2018 ....
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How do i create “Link a Document” in document Library from SharePoint Designer workflow 2013?

I want to create document shortcut link from SharePoint Designer workflow 2013. but i am not able to find proper solution. I have tried using below action but it is creating document itself. not ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflows - Collect User Data

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2013 with SharePoint Designer 2010 workflows and am trying to figure out how to retrieve the user data from the Collect User Data when there are multiple items. ...
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Automatically move files from one folder to a specific folder on SharePoint

I am investigating for a possibility for SharePoint Online to automatically and dynamically move files into specific folder. We have a folder on a SharePoint library where files were exported into ...
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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 ...