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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SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow - Option not available

We are using SharePoint Online, I wanted to created a SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow. But I am getting the following message: "The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Two workflows running on a Library with Check in Check out

I have two workflows on my Document Library that has Check in/Check out, my first workflow works fine, my second workflow won't work if I create a new document from a content type - it will work if I ...
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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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Acknowledge email to external users when item submit on SharePoint list(SP 2010)

We are working on an normal SharePoint(20101) list form and when domain users submit any item on the list with external user name(outside domain), an auto email need to send external user saying as ...
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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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Send workflow emails to the managers of multiple users added to “person or group” column/field

I have a simple SharePoint list and I want to send multiple emails when a new item is added: Email to the creator (straight-forward) Emails to each of the potentially multiple users added to "person ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Workflows not Associating with List

On my SharePoint site I have 2 collections, '/' and '/sites/dev/'. Everything works properly on the root site, but with with dev site collection any 2013 workflows that I publish are not being ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval Work Flow Form - Link to Attachment

I have created a custom approval workflow that works as expected. However I am trying to add a link on the approval form to any attachments that were assigned during the creation of the list item. ...
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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: ...
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SharePoint designer workflow not sending “Assign a task” alert email

There is a workflow that is sending email action but it is not sending alert notification for "Assign a task" to a SharePoint group. It is a SharePoint designer 2013 workflow built on SharePoint ...
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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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Get URL of list item attachment from Sharepoint Designer 2010

I've found tons of questions where people are looking to get the URL of an attached file after the fact via CSOM or JSOM, or some other means. I am looking to get the URL from Sharepoint Designer, ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - delay in process and duplicating in history on my work flow

I had delay more than 5 minuets waiting for update status or start workflow and also have many duplicates in actions like: Log in history - as in following pic
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Metadata Error on InfoPath form

We sometimes encounter an error in our SharePoint form: {"_metadata":{"type":"Collection(Edm.Int32)"},"results":[1892]}; {"_metadata":{"type":"Collection(Edm.Int32)"},"results":[2490]}; ...
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Copy file in a library to a folder in another library with Workflow

I using SharePoint Online 2013 and Workflow 2013. I need copy a file in the library "A", folder "Test1" to the library "B" to the folder "Test2". I need do this using Workflow. In the function "copy"...
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Web Form with unique ID to CSV

I have a big question, I just joined a project for work about sharepoint. They threw me in there with knowing that I dont have any SharePoint knowledge. I dont want to let my first project down so i'...
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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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How to create a document generator based on two fields and the next unique consecutive number?

The document numbering scheme I have been asked for is to be formatted is as such: column field 1 + "-" column field 2 + number (sequential depending on combo ). So if Column 1 drop-down selection ...
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Is it possible to get file content in workflow using rest API?

My workflow is 2013 and implemented in Office 365: my header: Accept: application/octet-stream Content-Type: application/octet-stream binaryStringResponseBody: true url call(rest api): https://<...
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Display multiple approvers' comments in workflow email notification

We're using Sharepoint Designer 2013 and Infopath Designer 2013. We have a change request workflow that uses Task Process. So here's the scenario: Change request is submitted by user. When approver ...
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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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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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Workflow Can't Create Link to a Document Content Type Item

i'm newbie in Sharepoint I'm using Sharepoint 2010. I have a workflow to create a 'Link to a Document' item to a Document Library. I already set the 'Content Type ID' with Link to a Document. I'm ...
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workflow 2013 not working after workflow created column is deleted from list

I have a workflow 'xyz' on a list 'A'. The workflow was working fine, But when the column 'xyz' on list 'A' created by the workflow got deleted the workflow isn't working. How can I fix this?
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SP19: Item Reminder

In SharePoint 2013 a custom SharePoint Designer workflow could be created to create a reminder email to be triggered on line items. In SharePoint 2019 how would I create a reminder email to be ...
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How to check if user has a permission to complete task in InfoPath task form?

Is it possible to check if the user has enough permissions to complete task in InfoPath 2010 task form? Or maybe it is possible to show to user read-only view if he has lack of the rights. The full ...
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How to create a default value inside column in a list when new items are added, using OOTB workflow

I want to place one default value in Hyperlink column after adding new item to list. For that, I want to use a workflow. e.g I have one document list in which I have added new hyperlink column as ...
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The field “substring” on type “Microsoft.SharePoint.Workflow.ROOT” does not exist or is not accessible

Creating a list workflow on SharePoint Designer 2013. My workflow shows no errors but after attempting to publish, comes back with "Errors were found when compiling the workflow. The workflow files ...
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Leave Approval Workflow in SharePoint 2013

I have a Leave Approval workflow that I am working on and not able to make it work. Logic is I have two approvers Primary Approver and Approving Manager and when an employee submits a request and ...
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Need to trigger a workflow when document Set added/updated in sharepoint library

I'm trying to trigger workflow on document library when new document set is created. Is it possible to triggered a workflow when Document Set Created/Updated in SharePoint Library? Please suggest ...
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Email Reminder on the day of creation & 3 days before the event starts

I am trying to set a customize reminder for my sharepoint calendar. How can i configure an email reminder to be sent on 1. Immediately after the event created. 2. 3 days before the event start. ...
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SharePoint event receiver ItemUpdating event behaves differently when a list item is updated through Workflow

I am having a SharePoint custom list which is having a designer workflow and event receiver attached to it. In the event receiver on ItemUpdating event I am having the below code to check if a ...
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Workflow Error : The workflow instance exceeded the CPU usage limit of throttle of 00:00:01.2000000

We are using SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow on SharePoint Online site. Currently my workflow gets suspended, showing error The workflow instance exceeded the CPU usage limit of throttle of 00:...
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Compare list A with list B data

How do I compare two items from different list? Example: A1 - Ice, snow, water B1 - Ice, snow, water B2 - User1, User2, User3 If ( A1 = B1) Send email to B2 (All of the users) How could I ...
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Correct usage of Stop-PnPWorkflowInstance in SharePoint Online

A SPD workflow has become suspended, but I'm unable to cancel it. I'm trying to kill the workflow with the PNP command, but thats not working either, Am I missing something? I'm using:- Stop-...
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Causing infinite loop for SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow using SharePoint Designer

I'm trying to setup an approval workflow for new and edited items in Document Library. I created an approval workflow that is set to start when a new item is created and when an item is edited. The ...
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Workflow Call HTTP Web Service returns xml instead of Json

I developed a Workflow that uses http call webservice in our devlopment site on O365. When I rebuilt the identical workflow in production, it fails with the error: System.IO.InvalidDataException: ...
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Run a SP D workflow each day - with step by step

I want a SP D workflow to run each day, that will update a SPO List. Is there any articles that gives the step by step process to achieve this? I found many posts but stuck at somewhere environment: ...
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Multiple Workflows on SP 2010 List Item

I have developed an Incident Reporting site for a client that has multiple workflows attached to a list. There are 11 total workflows here that email out various stages of an Incident. There are ...