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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Update item for Number field is not working

I am trying updating the current list column (Item Quantity field). I am using update list item. If the both IDs match, return quantity. However, getting this error: Coercion Failed: Unable to ...
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Site Workflow add item in list automatically after 1 hour pause

Workflow should use only one column “Title” from the list. Workflow should run in such a way that it should create an item every hour . Steps should be first create item then pause for 1 hour then a ...
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The Web site address “/sites/T3W-PM/010101140819” is already in use

I've created a workflow to automate the subsite creation process as much as possible. This has worked perfectly for several day, however. I came in this morning and found that every requested site is ...
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Preventing a SharePoint workflow from triggering every time I upload a new list item attachment?

I have a list in SharePoint where users can add requests, assign it to a user, and a workflow runs in the background to notify the user via email when something has been assigned to them. ...
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REST call in workflow throws Error The parameter URL does not exist in method Add

I have a workflow that created new sub-sites up until yesterday when it stopped working and started throwing the following error: The parameter URL does not exist in method Add. That parameter ...
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Why is my workflow sending emails for some users, but not others?

I have a 2013 workflow I built in SharePoint Designer. It worked fine for me during testing, but when I rolled it out to the end users, only the other administrator and one regular user could get the ...
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403 Error on REST call in SharePoint Workflow

I have a list called Project Log on a sub-site which need to automatically copy any item created in it to another List on the parent site called Master Project Log. This has to be accomplished using ...
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Rest API Error : The Parameter accept does not exist in method

I am using SharePoint designer to execute an Rest API call. I know my workflow itself works because I can enter a different REST call and it works. My URI is : http://thishsarepoint.sharepoint.com/...
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How to get all versions of a multi-line text field in a workflow

I have a custom list with versioning which contains a multi-line text field with append. In any workflow (insert, update triggered...) i cannot read the content of that field (always blank) although i ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflows doesn't start when an item is Updated by provider hosted App

I'm working on 2013. I'm using 2010 workflows for sending emails to external users on item update. But the items are created using Provider hosted App by the user name "SharePoint APP" and App is ...
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Update current item in List A using information from most current item in List B - SP 2010

Help, Is it possible to update the most current item in List A using information from the most current item in List B? I have to use SharePoint 2010 so functionality is limited. I have no been able ...
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Restart workflow based on year change

I have set a workflow to start automatically when a new item is added to the list (SharePoint 2013). This workflow calculates an ID ("action" -> "set field in current item", field from source: "ID") ...
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sharepont 2013 workflow to loop list items

I am trying to create a workflow which loops through the list items and archive them to another list based on modified date. i am using sharepoint 2013 can anyone help on same?
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How do you create a list workflow that emails users every 6 months

I'm new to sharepoint 2013 workflows. How do you create a workflow that will automatically email users every six months?
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Can i end a workflow 2013 inside an IF statement

I have created the following list workflow inside SharePoint online using SharePoint designer: Now as shown in the above screen, I am updating the current item inside the IF statements. But inside ...
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Multiple approvals using 2010 workflow

This is my list: I tried amending the workflow for multiple (2) approvals: The workflow seems to stop after updating the approval status column. There is no error as it was published. Kindly ...
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Get error when try to start workflow with PowerShell

We are using SharePoint 2016 on-premise. I setup a list workflow (Designer 2010 workflow) to send email to "assigned to" field in the item. Then I prepared a PowerShell script to loop through the list ...
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How to fix the workflow issues in SharePoint 2013? [duplicate]

I am using SharePoint 2013, I published my InfoPath form on SharePoint library. And create the workflow. I published the workflow many times to get the form results after form submissions. But the ...
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Workflow to change a column value

I created a workflow that will email the creator after 6 months, if their content hasn't been updated. But is it possible to then change the value of a column two weeks later if that content still ...
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Wait 5 days for a user to tick a button on an infopath form

I am looking for a solution in SharePoint designer workflow, which will wait 5 days for the user to select a tickbox in an infopath form. If the user ticks before 5 days then all good (it will then ...
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Workflow 2010 run successfully but no email sent out

I am using SharePoint workflow 2010 to send an email after an item is created in the list. The status is completed but no email received. Kindly advise.
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“The URL _catalogs/fpdatasources is invalid” in SharePoint designer when publishing a workflow

When I try and publish a workflow I get the following error. I have tried creating a fresh workflow in this list and other lists. this is apparently a sitewide problem. The only references I can ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 get DAY from current date or due date

In SharePoint desinger workflow from Due Date or Created Date I want to take DAY but unable to get the day. Data Source = Current Task Field from Source = Due Date Return Field as = Long Date Result ...
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how to populate a list column with the Site Title

So I have a list in a site template that needs to contain certain information about the site automatically. I need a way to fill the Title column of the list with the Site Title and the Project Owner ...
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Copying list item between sites with REST/JSON HTTP Call from Workflow: Why wont these columns copy?

This is a re-post with more information hoping for a better response. I have 2 lists in a SharePoint site with the following columns: List 1 project ID = Single line of text event type = Choice ...
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How to copy non-text site columns between sites using REST/JSON

I am attempting to set up a SharePoint 2013 workflow which will copy the contents of a list item from a subsite to a logging list on its parent site. I have successfully set up the HTTP web service ...
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How to get more information about a BadRequest error from a REST call

I am attempting to write a workflow that will copy a newly created list item from a list on a subsite to a logging list on the parent site. I must have done something wrong because my workflow is ...
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Workflow Tasks list giving error “Sorry, something went wrong”

There is a "Workflow Tasks" list in my SharePoint online site and it is giving error as "Sorry, something went wrong" whenever I click on that list. I am unable to see the workflow tasks that were ...
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Item updated event receiver not firing when workflow updates the list item

I have an event receiver on an item updated event, when i manually update the list item, the event receiver is firing and calling the method, but when i update the list item through workflow step,when ...
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Content Orgniser automation with SPD Workflow

If a user enters the location wrong and the document ends up in the wrong place. I have written an SPD workflow which then moves the document back to the drop off library, but when the document ...
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Approval workflow with the possibility to add another person after it's closed

i have an approval workflow for a library with 20 approvers, when the document is approved you might have to add a new approvers who obviously has to approve the document , there is a system to reopen ...
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Sharepoint update email on a specific date

Hi using SharePoint 2013, I need the owners of list items in an open state to receive an email on the 10th month requesting an update. This needs to continue until the item is in a closed state. Can'...
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Extract document name and store them in separate document library columns

I have been tasked to extract the document name and store them in 4 separate columns in SharePoint. The new documents which are .PDF's are named as such : Sam; Smith; 123456; Dental And the column ...
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incremental number at text string for use in calculated column

I need to create a unique ID number of each new project in the follow format 00-0000-000000 where the middle four digits are a number that increments by one for each new project. I have a list called ...
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Designer Workflow trimming the current item URL

I had this SharePoint 2010 designer workflow, which was working correctly till few days back. The workflow was sending URL to current path in a email to users. Suddenly it sent mail which trimmed the ...
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Lookup Via Sharepoint Designer

I have two list. One List (EMP) Where i have EMP ID and EMP Name, another list(EMP Details) where i have EMP Details (Like, EMP ID, EMP Name and etc). I want when any new item add in EMP list, based ...
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Using Flow to get Lookup Column Value and use these Value to calculate

I am setting a Flow that can get the value of lookup column for using in Calculated Column. My List below: List A: Target List, contain Currencies and Exchange Rate to VND (Called exRate) of the ...
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How to remove hyperlinks from SharePoint 2010 workflow email body? Means can we send plain text email in SharePoint online

We have a SharePoint 2010 workflow, and in that we send the text of description field in SharePoint online list, which is "Multiple Lines Of Text" field that is set to "Plain Text". But in that text ...
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Anonymous User initiate WorkFlow

I have a sharepoint site that has forms that are accessed by anonymous users. These form save data in a list and when this happens you must trigger a worflow to send a notification email. My question ...
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one workflow for all libraries in a site

I have requirement, in which I have to make workflow to Shot an email and change rights of document based on a master list exist in the site itself. Now the concern is I have to build a mechanism ...
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Workflow to automatically send an e-mail not running as field set to allow Multiple Selection for contact names cannot be read as 'String'

I set up a workflow to send an acknowledge e-mail to the submitter of a form plus 1 secondary contact - both e-mail contacts are specified in separate fields and are selected via people pickers (...
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How to avoid triggering workflow on create when creating items through csom

I have a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow that needs to be run on create. This workflow calls a Web Service method I have created, that creates a whole folder structure inside the folder that ...
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How to deal with date changes in pause until workflow

i had created a workflow where i had due date workflow will trigger email notification to user post 7 days of due date but what about if i user change due date between this as workflow will not accept ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Started But Not Doing Anything

I have 2 workflows to start when a list item is created. One is a 2010 workflow and the other is a 2013 workflow. The 2013 workflow is supposed to grab the text of a lookup column and performs a "...
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Restrict the run of workflow

I have field that has attachment. And i have a workflow which triggers when item created or modified. How can i restrict the running of workflow when an attachment is added
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Workflow counts list items

Good day! I need a workflow that sends email to 20 list items and upon reaching 20, it sends a different email to the next item. Don't even know where to begin, so would appreciate very much if you ...
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Using App Step in 2013 workflow, shows modified by field as “Sharepoint App”, how to show the user who actually modified the document?

I have created an approval workflow, where I'm using App Step, because previously I'm getting an error like "Item is deleted or locked by one of the user" so, to give elevated permissions, I'm using ...
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Cannot remove Sharepoint 2013 Workflow [duplicate]

i have a 2013 workflow and build form SPD 2013. I want to remove from List but in vain and prompt Error : System.TimeoutException: The HTTP request has timed out after 20000 milliseconds. ---> ...
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Service Bus Message Broker SharePoint 2013 High CPU and Memory

I am testing to deploy new list workflow 2013 so I run a powershell script to restart the workflow in list (around 50 items). then, it is stuck. And checked the service with Service Bus Message Broker ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow is suspended. and prompt the error “An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance.”

As title, May I Know any steps to solve the problems. Many thanks. Exception: Details: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. Exception details: ...