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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SP2010 Designer reusable workflow cannot associate because blank value parameter is not allowed

It is a SP2016 on-premise farm. I created a reusable 2010 workflow with SP2013 Designer. It is a very simple workflow. It will allow user start the workflow manually, then fill in the Initiation form ...
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Create multiple tasks for select value in multiple dropdown list value [on hold]

I have a requirement where i have to create number of tasks which will be equal to number of value i select in multiselect dropdown ? suppose for T1 if i have selcted ,Y1,Y2,Y3 it should create three ...
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SharePoint designer 2013 workflow “send email” not working

We created normal workflow "Send email" using SharePoint 2013 workflow. But we are not receiving emails. We tried same with SharePoint 2010 workflow and its working. We also tried alerts me on the ...
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cannot update document properties using a workflow in document library on-prem SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 document library with documents created with InfoPath forms. If I try running a 2010 workflow that updates one of the properties on one of these documents, the workflow ...
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2010 Workflow Spamming

I'm at a standstill, this is a task list where I've created a workflow (I only have WF 2010 available) to notify people during different stages. This is like the 6th iteration and I'm banging my head ...
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Numbers aren't working as values in a SharePoint workflow

I am trying to get a workflow to basically move an item into a certain escalation status and then email someone at that point. We need to calculate only business days, no weekends and no holidays. I ...
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Convert Todays Date to a format that can be used in a SharePoint Workflow call http service action

I am trying to call REST API Inside a SHAREPOINT Designer Workflow based on a date query. my filter string is $filter=Created le '2019-04-28' however, Instead of the date value, I need a dynamic ...
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How to filter tasks on infopath form load?

I want show infopath task list data according to the action item one by one on infopath form load. All items showing on the form load tasks which are created in a task list. I applied the rule on form ...
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SharePoint Automation

I've implemented InfoPath form (More than one view). and successfully published on SharePoint Document Library. i have some data actually which imported in SP from Excel. specific document recognise ...
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2013 Workflow doesn't run when deselecting “Automatically update the workflow status to the current stage name” in Document Library

SP 2016 OnPrem: I'm using an API to do a custom upload to my Document library. After initial upload my script gathers basic info about the user to set default values and update the document ...
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Sharepoint Workflow not properly copying List Item

I'm currently making use of SharePoint Foundation, due to this I have needed to create my own Approval Workflow for requisitions, for the most part this works fine, but I have a strange issue where ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflows internal status is “Suspended”

On item create, the workflow goes into suspended mode with the following information: RequestorId: e55d1c73-4536-5312-0000-000000000000. Details: An unhandled exception occurred during the ...
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Workflow initiation form not updating the parameters

I have an existing workflow in SharePoint Online that uses a drop-down list on the initiation form. In the past I have been able to modify the available choices with no problem, but currently if I add/...
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Workflow 2010 - Set Email from to users email

I am looking to find out if there is a way I can override the system email which is the 'From field' and Reply address to all emails sent through out SharePoint 2013 system using 2010 Workflows. I ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow 2013 exception

We have a workflow that creates a task using SharePoint workflow. But for a particular user this exception occurs: RequestorId: 0a1ef050-8eb4-1c0b-0000-000000000000. Details: An unhandled ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Button in List View to Start an SP 2010 Workflow

I was wondering if someone could help me to get this feature in SharePoint list view. I want to get a button in Custom List View itself with a Calculated Column to start an 2010 SP Workflow. I ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 workflows not able to trigger with certain users after migrating SharePoint 2010 to 2013

We had a SharePoint 2010 (Foundation) site that was migrated to SharePoint 2013 (Foundation). Users are able to access the site. However, if they submit a form that creates an item in a List A. ...
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How does SharePoint designer workflow fire on bulk upload of list items?

I have SharePoint designer workflow which triggers when the item is getting created in the list which works smoothly but doesnt fire when I upload items in bulk or create more than 2 items using ...
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Approval workflow without Sharepoint designer, flow and power apps

Is it possible to build Approval workflow without Sharepoint designer, flow and power apps. I have criteria like in what conditions it has to whom?
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Start a task process wait for first response

I'm needing help on the following issue: The workflow (SP Designer 2013) contains an action 'Start a task process' with parallel assignment. The completion criteria is set to 'Wait for first response'...
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Calculate expense based on Start time and End time in lists

I have a visitor list with start-time and end-time and I need to assign expense based on visitor arrival and exit. For Example: If start-time is at 7:30 AM and end-time 10:00 AM then expense ...
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How can I use a Meta Data column in a SharePoint Designer Workflow for a Condition

I have written a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 to send an email once 60 days before a contract date expires. I would like to use my managed meta data column to set a condition to only send the ...
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What is the equivalent to Impersonation step in SPD 2013 template?

I need a WF that sends emails when docs are uploaded and I have used a 2010 template with impersonation step. I might need now to use a function that is only in the 2013 template which does not have ...
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REST call to SharePoint Online from Designer Workflow

I have been trying to get user manager using REST call from SharePoint Designer [https://site_url/_api/SP.UserProfiles.PeopleManager/GetPropertiesFor(accountName=@v)?@v=%27i%3A0%23.f%7Cmembership%...
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How to check if an item exists on a SharePoint list

I have a list (List A) which allows people to submit items. I have another list (List B) with specific individuals on it I want to create a workflow which when an item is submitted on List A, it will ...
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How to use lookup field as a condition check to perform an action in sharepoint designer workflow

I have a list named as "Class" and title column with fields (SMS, BP, HVL, TA). The second list "DataCollection" has a column from Class using lookup. Now, I want to check the condition in designer ...
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New 2013 Workflows won't start. Existing will

I am using SharePoint 2013 on Premise with SharePoint designer 2013. I have several 2013 Workflows which work fine. However, new 2013 Workflows do not initate. I have checked to ensure all run ...
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sending managed metadata properties of file via workflow

When you send an email via a workflow with managed metadata items they look like TERM1|ifdijfigjdiojgikdjfgidjgildjlgk. I have tried with the new Microsoft flow and it does exactly the same (before I ...
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Sharepoint & sharepoint designer 2010

I am currently using SharePoint 2010 and designer 2010 (not by choice:)) I am trying to do the following: I have a list where people have to create new item and then complete the information fields ...
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Previously developed SharePoint 2013 template workflows are not opening in SharePoint designer 2013 in SPOnline

I had created list workflows with SharePoint 2013 templates almost 2 years before from today in client's SharePoint Online tenant using SharePoint designer. Recently, when I have tried to edit this ...
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How to create a “Check if” function on SharePoint Designer?

I am working on a delegation workflow for approvals. Is there a 'check if' function on SharePoint for separate lists? For Example: Check if [ListA_Manager] matches/equal [ListB_Absent Staff] I ...
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Workflow SharePoint Designer called the service twice

I am using SharePoint workflow from SharePoint designer and I am calling my custom web api, I noticed that the workflow call each api twice. I am using SharePoint 2019 on premises not 365. And the ...
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Call HTTP Web Service returns ResponseCode Unauthorized for SharePoint Online Workflow

I am trying to get user manager using REST call via HTTP Web Service in SharePoint designer. the Response Code returns unauthorised. I copied the HTTPs request into browser and checked, it is working ...
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Embed images in SPD 2013 workflow - Mobile

I am currently on SP Online environment. I am sending an email notification to users when a new item is added. I have referenced many articles and i believe i am following the right process adding the ...
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WIth Date Condition Doesn't Fire

If Current:ReminderDate equals Today This condition doesn't fire, so is there another way of coding this. Please help. Thank you.
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Other people can't stop Designer workflows I start, even though they have full control

Users in a group with Full Control on the list get access errors when trying to stop workflows created in SharePoint Designer that I started. I have Full Control access as well. I have no problem ...
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Auto notification on adding new document in SharePoint

I had created a workflow for auto notification in SharePoint designer. It was working absolutely fine. Now I am not receiving any notification on adding new document. I checked the workflow and it ...
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Error while assigning item level permission using SP 2010 Workflow

I am using SP 2010 environment and have created on designer workflow for setting the item level permission.Each item has a string field in the list with values as "SPGroupName1;SPgroupName2;...
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Custom 2013 SharePoint Workflow Not Starting

I designed a custom workflow in SharePoint designer to collect multiple people's approval. It is supposed to initiate with some emails once it begins or with manual start. However once a new item is ...
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Sharepoint email format from workflow

Sometimes email link is not correctly formatted when sending email from SharePoint designer workflow. Example: URL: http://shrepoint/SitePages/Information.aspx?ItemId=108&e=1 < http://...
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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 ...