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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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Workflow access denied but still task is completed

I made a simple SharePoint 2013 workflow using SPD in SharePoint 2016. When an item is created, task is assigned to Group2 for approval. There are two security groups. Group1 - this group can create ...
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User able to approve SharePoint 2013 workflow even though not part of group

I made a simple SharePoint 2013 workflow using SPD in SharePoint 2016. When an item is created, task is assigned to Group2 for approval. There are two security groups. Group1 - this group can create ...
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Create Unique ID in MS Lists using Power Automate - Error

I'm trying to create a unique id in my lists, which is exported from a MS form. But I keep getting errors. So my logic is very simple: Step 1: once a form is submitted, the responses will be ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow that updates a field to a value after a submission or edit with an attachment

Is there a way to update a field within SharePoint Designer workflow whenever an attachment is added to a submission or edit? So someone submits a new form or an edit. They add an attachment. They ...
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Anyone have best practices for promoting workflow and list form changes between dev and prod?

I'm pretty new to the SharePoint world and am developing a series of custom changes to existing list forms and a set of SharePoint 2010 workflows (SharePoint 2013 Designer) in our organization's on-...
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I need to change the "Title" from the workflow running Tasks

I want to change the title field (instead of title field I need document name) to document name in workflow link.
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Workflow 2013 what does "Add to variable" means

I am redesigning a Workflow 2013 to Power Automate and I have this action inside Workflow 2013: So what this action do exactly? Thanks
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How to trigger multiple workflows on a single list automatically

I have a SharePoint list Request to create a new document. This list has 3 workflows, workflow 1- send approval mail, Workflow 2 - Once approved, Create the document in the Draft library, and Workflow ...
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"Selected User" inside workflow designer 2013, how it works

I have a workflow designer 2013 which I want to redesign using Microsoft Flow. The workflow designer 2013 has this "selected User" action: Where Capital Request Settings is a SharePoint ...
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What is the equivalent action inside Power Automate which mimic creating tasks inside Workflow designer 2013?

I have this workflow designer 2013 >> which create a task and wait for response: So I am planning to redesign this using Power Automate, so inside power automate what is the equivalent action ...
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Convert SharePoint online Workflow 2013 to Power automate. Can we have Transition to stage?

I have this as part of a classic SharePoint online 2013 workflow, where there is a "transition to stage" :- and i want to redesign it using Power Automate, so what is the equivalent action ...
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Application error when access /_layouts/15/WrkTaskIP.aspx, Error=Value cannot be null. Parameter name: item

I have a SharePoint 2010 style workflow running on SharePoint 2013. One of the users to whom task is assigned is getting following error when he tries to update task. Sorry, something went wrong I ...
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SPWeb.WorkflowTemplates.GetTemplateByName is empty, but WorkflowTemplate is assignable in UI

Here are the Steps I've taken: Create a Workflow (Reusable 2010, Content-Type linked) on any Web, Export it as a .WSP and Deploy it to the Site Collection in question (the Feature is Web Scoped). Due ...
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SharePoint Online Workflows

Can a SharePoint online List have more than one workflow associated with it, or is it limited to just one?
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SharePoint Workflows 2010 & 2013 in SharePoint 2019 on-premise after year of 2026

Microsoft says SharePoint 2010/2013 workflows will no longer supported in SharePoint 2019 On-Premise after 2026. To be clear, whether the 2010 and 2013 workflows will never be stopped working in ...
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How to migrate status of a workflow in SharePoint list

We have a forms library with 6K infopath xml forms. We want the status of a workflow to be migrated to destination site and if possible then to a new custom column in destination. How can we achieve ...
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Update weekly reminder Workflow when notification date is updated

0 I have strange requirements which are I think it is too complicated. I need to send weekly basis reminders based on the Notification date column, I got already this solution figured out using ...
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Is there a wildcard operator/character in SharePoint Designer that can map one list item in one list to All items in a separate list?

I have created a list where I need a one-to-many workflow interaction with another list. The workflow is manual start, within list one, and on item select it would copy that item over to list 2. ...
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Create a Flow that constantly runs in background

I am trying to see if this is achievable. I have a list that contains users birthdays. When a new user is added to the list, obviously the flow would trigger, checking that new item and is stuck in ...
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Does column validation effectively disable all workflows?

I'm looking for confirmation that this is a problem with SharePoint in general and not just my farm, and to document this in the StackExchange knowledgebase. I also want to figure out, does this ...
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Re-set Sharepoint 2013 Content Type for all List Records to Default

I had a SP2010 workflow that switched content types from New Items (the default, used on record creation, which only displayed required fields) to Item, which was the content type that displayed all ...
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SharePoint site workflow

I have a question, I have created a SharePoint workflow using designer and I need to run the workflow at the first of each month and it should check all the records created on that month. How can I ...
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Approval workflow for SharePoint pages(classic site/pages) using Power Automate

I would like to create and approval similar to this Link Would i be able to use the same for a classic site? Thanks
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How to determine if date field is empty or not?

I am creating Workflow using SharePoint designer to send the email notification if the date field (revise date) is empty. I just cant find anything to check if the date field is empty? Can you please ...
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Send 30 days reminder

I am trying to use SharePoint designer to send an email notification 30 days before Original Due date. also, if the status field is not equal to close, the system should send email every 14 days. I ...
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The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not available in SharePoint Online

One of our users reported an issue in a specific SharePoint Online classic Team site. On this site, SharePoint Designer 2013 does not allow us to create Workflows 2013. I checked and confirm that I ...
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Get user current permissions or group name in list item change workflow?

In a workflow (with designer) on list/library item change events I want to get the current user's permissions, more specifically, the group name(s) to apply some conditions based on the permissions of ...
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Get IDs of all List Items in a list and compare them to another List to sync deleted Items in SharePoint List

Using SharePoint Designer workflow or Flow how can I get IDs of all list items in a List and compare them to IDs of list items in another List so that we can sync the deleted items I am able to sync ...
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Workflow gets stuck when task is assigned to a group which contain & in its name

I have developed SharePoint 2013 workflow in SPD and task is assigned to a SharePoint security group. One of the group is HR & Admin. and when ever task is assigned to this group then workflow ...
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How do I get my retention policy to work and can I test it the same day?

I set a retention policy on a list. The retention policy is supposed to trigger a workflow the day after an item has been created. I waited a day for it to work and t did not. Today I try to test to ...
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Send email to distribution list SharePoint 2010 designer

Created an email workflow using SharePoint 2010 designer .But the email is not getting triggered for the distribution list email. How can we send an email to distribution list using SharePoint ...
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Lookup field to same list not available in SPD workflow?

I have a list called "Requests". This list has a text field called REQ-ID that is an "ID" field that corresponds exactly with the built in ID field (a workflow on item created ...
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Disable SharePoint 2010 Workflows in SPO Programmatically

Is it possible to disable Workflow 2010 programmatically in SharePoint Online? Workflows 2010 engine is not yet disabled at our tenant and will work until at least December 2021. As a result, we still ...
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How to do a http call POST action in SharePoint Designer 2013?

I am using SharePoint Designer Workflow 2013 and would like to use the SharePoint Rest API to update some list item. I know how to use the "Call HTTP request" action with GET method. But how ...
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Intermittent workflow issue - Unable to properly communicate with workflow service

We recently patched a SP 2013 Farm and we are having intermittent issues with 2013 workflows When we try to start 2013 workflows, sometimes it works and sometimes it throws the below error Unable to ...
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SharePoint workflow - Daily Summary of All Changes

I am looking to create a daily summary of all changes (new items, modified items, deleted items) with a SharePoint workflow. SharePoint's out of the box Alerts ALMOST provided all of the functionality ...
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Verify running workflows in SharePoint 2016

I have many running workflows in our SharePoint 2016 environment where I have seen - if we go to the workflow settings page from the library settings, there we could see multiple instances of running ...
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Show related item properties for editing in SharePoint 2013 task form

Is it possible to show the list item properties of the related item in SharePoint 2013 task form? So that the users can change the properties and then approve in the same page I am thinking to add ...
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Task is only assigning to first person of group while assigning to a group through "People/Group" column

I am using SharePoint Designer 2013 List Workflow to assign a task to a group. I have a condition based on a Country column, such as if the Country is US then it should assign a task to AccountsUS ...
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Copy list item attachments to a document library in SharePoint 2013 designer workflow

Is it possible to copy the attachments of a list item to a Document library using 2013 designer workflows? I am able to get the server relative URL of the attachments in the workflow, but I am not ...
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SharePoint 2013 designer workflow created documents inside library shows blank word document

I have one list and one library. The requirement is when any list item gets created automatically the 2013 designer workflow will create a corresponding record inside the library. The library uses one ...
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Migrating SharePoint 2010 Based Workflow to Sharepoint Online

As you might be knowing SharePoint 2010 Based workflow are now retired, Hence i am looking for a way to move them to 2013 based Workflow / to Microsoft Flow - As that's the option left. Any Help will ...
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Add event to personal calendar for SPO without using Automate

We need a logic to add event to M365 users' personal calendar according to a company calendar (saved in SPO). We didn't have Power Automate plan so it is not an option. Could we use SPD2013 workflow? ...
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SharePoint list modifying the existed item while retrieve and populate values from list A (using item id) to list B to create a new item

I have two SharePoint lists: list A & list B. For example list A fields: text 1, text 2, Button list B fields: Name, text 1, text 2 Workflow(2010) will generate a hyperlink in list A ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow doesn't show any custom fields

There's a list (kind of a catalogue) of subsites, which I've created a couple of years ago, and it has about 15 custom fields and a workflow to manage the list item lifecycle. Today I've tried to ...
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Replicate 2010 Globally Reusable Workflows in Designer 2013

I'm trying to replicate the 2010 Approval and Collect Feedback globally reusable workflows in Designer 2013 as 2013 workflows. These "native" workflows feature a people picker that accesses ...
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SharePoint 2013 list workflow is not starting

I have a custom SharePoint 2013 workflow created by SharePoint Designer for a SharePoint Online List for new/update items. The list has a SharePoint Form, from where the list item is created or ...
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sharepoint Designer workflow 2013 - set Item level permissions for multiple users from the single person and group fied

I am cerating a SharePoint Designer Workflow 2013. Trigger action - When item is created. On creation of an item I am setting unique permissions based on two person and group field from an item. (i.e. ...
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SharePoint workflow regular expression not working

I am checking for a string in SharePoint 2013 SPD workflow using regular expression but it is not working. My condition is: If Current Item:UserDepartment matches regular expression /\W(technology)\W/...
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Alternative for SharePoint 2010 Workflow Impersonation Step

In our SharePoint Online site, I have a Form Library with an InfoPath form behind it, as well as a SharePoint 2010 workflow. The only reason I used the SP 2010 workflow platform was for the ...
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