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 have a list auto update once a week and then email the people in the list?

There is a meeting that occurs every week, but has a rotating list of members. So one person from each department goes one week, and the next week it is a different person from each department, and so ...
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Create popup dialogue box on workflow

I have created a workflow to send an email request to site admin for selected line item (It can be for changes or deletion). As & when I select particular line item to run workflow, it should ...
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Using Parallel Block Workflow to send email notifications

How does SharePoint react to workflows that run parallel with pauses? will the following work? I have a List that is for tracking and reporting of contracts, and I need some notifications near the ...
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Create Approval workflow for Blog in Sharepoint Designer

I am facing problem in creating a simple workflow for "Blogs". If a user writes one blog, then his/her manager would be responsible for "Approving/Rejecting" it. I am using SharePoint Designer, ...
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Why isn't my workflow sending Emails

I have a SharePoint Online list with an attached workflow which I want to send an email to a predefined address whenever a new list item is created. I have created the workflow and when an item is ...
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User permissions API in Sharepoint 2013 Workflow

For few API's like adding user to group and assigning role to user keeps returning Unauthorized. Have already tried the below steps: 1.Full control to Workflow in appinv.aspx(both with and without /...
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how to get the name of the sub site in the designer workflow 2010

I am creating a sharepoint 2010 workflow in sharepoint designer 2013. How do i get the subsite name in a variable. So far i could get the site url using workflow context - current siteurl please ...
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How can I have a custom workflow triggered to start at the completion of an Approval workflow?

Using SharePoint 2013, I have a Approval-SharePoint 2010 workflow (called Probe Long Term Hold) start when the item is created. I have a second workflow that is supposed to be triggered when the ...
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read content of list item attachment in SPD workflow and convert to base64 string

I need to write a workflow that reads the content of attachment of a list item, convert it to base64 encoded string and then invoke a custom REST service. I know I can access /_api/web/lists/...
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How to break pause condition and execute next condition in workflow

I have a workflow like Pause till date in which on pausing till the specified date if my previous conditions satisfies then pausing has to stop and should go further, in my case the workflow pauses ...
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SharePoint Designer Get an Excel Value (REST)

I have the following problem: I want to get the values of excel cells with the REST Api and in SharePoint Designer 2013. So to do this I created a workflow with the "Call HTTP web service" action. But ...
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SharePoint :The security validation for this page is invalid

I called a web service in SharePoint designer with HTTP delete: _api/web/lists/getbytitle('title1')/items(1)/roleassignments/getbyprincipalid('1') The workflow returned "Forbidden" response status ...
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SHarePoint 2013 designer workflow not sending emails to read only initiator

HI I have custom list created in one of our anonymous SharePoint 2013 site. List form can be filled by anyone from out side.I have a field called "Customer email" which i have to send initial email as ...
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SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow - Last Published Date

How can I see the last published date for a SharePoint Designer workflow? I can only see the last modified date, along with the a version history of each time the workflow was saved. But I can't ...
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SharePoint Designer Site Workflow: Check if list item exists

I've been assigned the task of mantaining a site in SP 2010 which was not developed by me. I've recently found out that one site workflow fails because it tries to delete an item which sometimes doesn'...
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Calculating correct version after publishing major version creates new draft version of document

I created a workflow to calculate the correct version of a document, taking into account that the documents we are putting onto SharePoint already have a version number before transfer to SharePoint. ...
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Workflow on Survey list not starting?

This is on SP 2013 and using 2013 workflow. I have a survey list, and when a user completes the survey, we want to create a list item in another list and populate one of the fields with data from the ...
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Send an email notification when item is delted from sharepoint custom list

I have noticed that there are multiple way to track when item is added or modified. But my requirement might sound little weird. I want to send an email notification to people when item is deleted ...
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SharePoint 2013 is not allowing users with Design permission level, to update a list item when we specify that only creator can edit the item

I have a classic online team site + workflow 2013 which run on a custom list. now inside the custom list we define the following inside its Advance setting:- this means that only the creator of the ...
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How do you send emails to external email address in sharepoint online workflows

My client is using Office 365 and has SharePoint Online. Is there a way to send emails to external users or external email address using workflows? More Info: This is what happens when I try to ...
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Is there any way to move a workflow from one site to another?

When I set up my workflow for a project I'm working on, I didn't set it up as a reusable workflow (first time using SharePoint Designer and working with workflows), and now I would like to transfer my ...
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SP workflow designer with imperrsonation step: replace item permissions - people picker

SP online workflow 2010 template with impersonation step The workflow reads a column value in the item that is entered by the user. People picker can be one or multiple values (it is mandatory) When ...
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Is it possible to have the round robin logic in the sharePoint list 2010?

Is it possible to have the round robin logic in the sharePoint list? I have two lists in SharePoint 2010. In List A i have Assigned to field column(people or user group). In List B i have two fields ...
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Update Lookup Column with Multiple values using Designer Workflow in SPO

In SP Online using designer workflow,I am trying to update a lookup column(with multiple values enabled) from another lookup column(with multiple values enabled).Both lookup columns are in different ...
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How do move approved documents from one document library into another in SharePoint 2013?

I am using SharePoint 2013, and I am trying to create a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 that moves documents to another document library within a site once it has been approved or rejected. I ...
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Permissions for SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I have created a list workflow in sharepoint 2013. The user that I assigned to test it has the following permissions: Site Level: Read Only List: Edit She can submit an item to the list, but the ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Error: Validation Failed PropertyType Doesn't match Target Type

I am using SharePoint Designer 2013 for a SharePoint 365 site, and am using the built-in SP2010 'Update item in ' workflow to updates an item in List A to the same item in List B. This workflow was ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013/2010 Workflow Platform: How to compare current item to other calendar events

I was in here before about double booking but I got no solutions. I have continued to try solutions for the issue but it all circled back to one KEY thing I could not seem to do: Compare the current ...
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Unexpected Error on approval workflow in SharePoint 2010

I am attempting to implement a calendar approval workflow and two of the approvers seem to be having issues accessing the task to approve the item. Right now I have an email that is sent to the ...
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Sharepoint workflow very slow and sends multiple emails

We have multiple Sharepoint site collections and sites on a SharePoint 2013 farm. Recently we have noticed a couple of issues with the workflows in the farm. The workflows are very slow to process. ...
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How to Workflow ID of a SharePoint List Workflow

I need to know the WF ID associated with a List, I have gone through this link but it didn't help me out. Please suggest
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Sharepoint tasks being carried over via template libraries?

I'm working on a SharePoint library which is derived from a template. The original Sharepoint library had a number of Sharepoint workflows applied onto it, and had columns which showed up as '...
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Copying Attachments from One List to Another

I am currently using the Create an Item action in SharePoint Designer 2013 to bring over several fields of information from my main list to another. Is it possible to copy over the attachment ...
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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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Email me when list item = (modified date = 180 days old)

So i have a content approval list built to organize permission requests with a workflow to email me when a new list item is created as well as another to inform the creator when that list item is ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013 crashes when I publish a workflow with a approval process action

From a few days I can no longer publish with the SharePoint Designer old and new Workflows that contain a simple approval process Action, like this -> Start Approval (7) process on Current ...
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SharePoint Workflow - Copy list value based on match in adjacent field

I know this should be relatively straightforward for some of you workflow gurus, but I can't wrap my head around the logic. Here is my scenario: List A Columns: Employee Name (Blank, single-line ...
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Collect Signature Workflow not prompting for signature when“Open this task” or “Sign” is clicked

Signature Workflow not prompting for signature . I have a Signature Workflow that pretty much works as it should except for one thing. There's supposed to be a pop-up "Sign" dialog box that prompts ...
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Sending to Distribution groups from workflow

We recently migrated to SPO from SharePoint Server 2013. On our SharePoint Server 2013, some of our departments use sending an email from SharePoint lists to distro groups. We found out by emails ...
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Extracting the string from URL splitting “/” Slash in SharePoint Online Designer Workflow

I have string link /sites/fahad/Auto/Level 1/Level 1.1 and I want to split or extract it by last slash every time. Link in first split I want value like Level 1.1 and in second split Level 1, How can ...
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SharePoint Online REST: Get User Profile Properties in 2013 Workflow

I'm looking for some help with a REST call I'm attempting to make in SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow. The site is on SharePoint Online. The call is to get info related to a specific user account. ...
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Attachment workflow issue

I have a workflow associated on a list with 6 columns that sends out mails when an attachment is attached to the list item. I made the workflow to run when an item is created and modified. If I attach ...
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SPO: Workflow not working

I have this basic workflow that would get the value of the "created by" column and would populate it as a user name in a people column. The issue is it is not working. I can see the flow going to ...
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SPD 2013 Workflow BadRequest

I am stuck getting a BadRequest when trying to post to a list. I can't see what the problem is. I am hoping someone can point me in the right direction: I believe my Request header and metadata are ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow HTTP Web Service on POST: Error - The given key was not present in the dictionary

Thank you for reading this. This is a bit long, but I'm trying to be as detailed as possible. Any help would be greatly appreciated. If more info is needed, please let me know. As info, I am not a (...
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How to assign individual to-do task to each member in group

I am using List workflow on Document library using Sharepoint designer Foundation 2013(2010 Workflow Platform). I want to assign task individual task to each member from Sharepoint group. Is it ...
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Need help with SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflows

I am working on SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflows and want to do the following task: - 1: Without user intervention, when the change start date/time is reached, notify a person that the change ...
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In sharepoint designer List workflow, how to check folder is added in document library

In SharePoint designer List workflow created on Document Library in Sharepoint Foundation 2013, how to check folder is added in the document library? I need to skip workflow steps when any new ...
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SPD Workflow Custom Action - Cannot create unknown type

I have written a custom workflow activity in Visual Studio 2012. I have deployed the dll and allowedtypes.xml etc etc and it is showing up when I look in Sharepoint Designer to add an action. I can ...
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Update Subsite Title using REST API in a SharePoint Designer Workflow

I need to change the name of a subsite when a field is filled into a list item. I found this helpful article about using REST API to update subsite information and have it somewhat working. I get an ...

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