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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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set field to current item

I have a custom library with documents and workflow for approval process. The problem is I cannot extract assigned to field from task list to library's column. I'm trying to set field to current item ...
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Designing Workflow to Send Alerts Help please

I have a list app with columns: Title, Issue, Staff, Action. It needs to send an email to manager when a new title and issue is added. She then needs to modify the item to assign this to Staff to ...
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Service Message broker services in Starting - SharePoint 2013

One of our SharePoint 2013 Production server is updated & its Framework updated to 4.6.1 Now Service Message Broker service status is starting which not allows us to start, stop & Restart, ...
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Reassign task in SharePoint 2013 using same workflow

I have a requirement to create a workflow with reassign feature. Example: I have a workflow with 10 tasks and second task is assign to abc group member and that member wants to reassign this task to ...
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Form_URN and Current Item URL - both do not work when used in a Task email notification to provide a clickable link

I found in a few threads that I could use Form_URN in my email notifications that a task was over due, but this does not work for me. I have tried in several different workflows, so I know it isn't ...
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2013 Workflow not recognizing conditions and only updating first record

I have a very weird situation where I have three conditions that need to be met before the workflow should update another list with matching fields. The workflow fires but is updating only the first ...
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Error: “Forbidden” while accessing cross site lists using REST API in SPD 2013 workflows

I am not able to access the cross site lists using REST API in SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow. I am making a call using action "Call HTTP Web Service". I am facing the error in responseCode ...
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How do I set workflow which starts when value changes?

I hope someone can help me with my issue I cant manage to solve. I am using SharePoint 2010 and SP Designer to create a workflow. My questions is how can I create a workflow which starts upon status ...
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Workflow stuck in “Started” and never completes

I have a SharePoint 2016 workflow that only needs to kick off an email to a group of users and it is stuck in a "Started" state and never completes/sends out the emails. The error I receive in the ...
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Remove the workflow associations on the content type and document library using PowerShell

How to remove the workflow associations on the content type and document library using PowerShell? Currently I have added PowerShell to configure workflow in my document libraries and its associated ...
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SharePoint update existing List Workflow 2013 and overwrite old version

I need to update the existing sharepoint workflow, but when i publish the workflow that old version workflow is still running. Could i know anyway to replace old version and run a new workflow? is it ...
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How can I Send Attachment from SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow along with Email

How can I Send Attachment from SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow along with Email ? Here I want to send Document it may be one or more from workflow ,Let me know way to do it.
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Granting permissions to workflows SharePoint 2016 - Your tenant administrator has to approve this app

I am trying to grant workflows permissions to user profiles, in order to use User Profiles properties in SharePoint Designer workflows 2013 mode. I am following the steps here: https://www.c-...
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Via a Workflow how do I capture the Encoded Absolute URL on Upload or New Document (not drag&drop)?

On photo upload, I need to capture the folder name in which a photo resides. To do this, I have setup the following 2010 reusable workflow: Set VPIN to Current Item:Encoded Absolute URL Set Variable:...
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SharePoint designer WF with 2010 template

I have 7 If... else conditions on a SPD workflow (2010 template) in SharePoint online. Now I will have to change it to 28 if ... else conditions. I was not able to find anywhere if there is a limit of ...
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Unable to update people picker field by default share point approval workflow

I have document library in SharePoint 2013 environment, content approval is on. and I have copied the default SharePoint 2010 approval workflow and added one action to update the custom approver field ...
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Date Column showing “1/1/1900 5:30 AM”

Have created a custom list with below column 1.Title 2.Status (Drop-down column with "In progress" & "Completed") 3.In Progress Time (Date & Time Column) 4.Completed Time (Date & ...
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Error while publishing the workflow in sharepoint designer 2013

Currently, I've configured workflow manager in sharepoint server 2013 for using shareoint 2013 workflow in designer. But, while publishing the workflow, it shows following error: System....
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Global Workflows not shown in SharePoint Designer

I've recently inherited a SharePoint site from its previous admin and have never worked with it before. I want to customise the global workflow for authorisation but when setting up SharePoint ...
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SharePoint Designer cannot display the item (SharePoint 2013)

I have an issue with a SharePoint 2010 workflow. The workflow is a 2010 workflow but is held on SharePoint 2013. Through research, I found an issue relating to workflows migrated from SharePoint ...
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Exception details: System.ArgumentNullException: Value cannot be null

I cannot identify which detail is being indicated as Null. Can someone help me? The complete error message is: RequestorId: ac0d69b1-1903-ac70-0000-000000000000. Details: An unhandled exception ...
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Kicking off an approval work flow via another work flow

I am running SharePoint Online/SharePoint Designer 2013. I have created a SharePoint 2013 workflow via SPD. The workflow kicks off one of 4 SP 2010 approval work flows based on the contents of a ...
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converting infopath (xml) file into PDF and sending email

we trying to explore infopath(xml) files convert into PDF. We had SharePoint list with custom infopath. Daily users submit the form for access. our goal was when user submitted the form, its need to ...
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Workflow 2013 not working in some subsites

I have an issue where 2013 workflows aren't able to be run on some subsites. On other subsites I have no issue to publish and run the workflow. For the subsite where the workflow is not working, I can ...
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Any way to remove spaces from the middle of dropdown values using SP 2010 workflows?

I do not want to use 3rd party tools (like CodePlex). The value I want to manipulate is in a dropdown, so I can't use calculated columns. There is no REPLACE function in SP 2010 Workflows. I am using ...
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Is it possible to create a workflow that will prompt users to edit a field before allowing them to check in a document?

Is it possible to create a workflow that will prompt users to edit a field before allowing them to check in a document? We have a client that can't get end users to change the document status in a ...
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Add plus 1 in a workflow

I am trying to create a Workflow. It's three columns in one list that needs to have a specific value which a created without problem. But if these match I need to add 1 (plus 1) in a column in ...
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SharePoint Online workflow create folder using rest in custom list

I want to create folder in custom list using SharePoint 2013 workflow platform. I am able to create folder in document library using below URL https://sitename/_api/Web/Folders/add('...
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How to show SharePoint People picker for Contact in Workflow email?

Sharepoint allows to extract user details like contact, location etc via a people picker field. But when I have to display this contact (people picker) in workflow email it shows user name instead ...
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Send email after approval task is complete

Got a list about new suppliers. There is one field where it has two options yes or no. If selection is no then confirmation process will be launched. After that supervisor either approves or rejects ...
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Copy Item Action not available in share point 2013 workflows

I want to copy list item to other list , but in SharePoint Designer 2013 that particular (copy Item) Action is not available. What should i Do?
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Calculated Column to extract text within file path

Due to SP limitations in workflows for extracting text strings, I'm looking for another way to skin the cat. If I have a single-line text column that has a file path like: C:\folder1\folder2\...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Basics - Editing in the WYSIWYG editor

I am struggling to make the changes I need to a SharePoint 2013 approval workflow. I'm trying to edit in the text-based designer of SharePoint 2013, but I need a tutorial or resource to understand the ...
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SharePoint 2013 designer WF is unable to create task in share point task list

I am trying to execute one task process action in SharePoint 2013 designer WF. It gets stuck at this action and do n't proceed without any error. Even it does not create any task item in the ...
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Query list in designer workflow

I have created a approval workflow using SharePoint Designer workflow. I want to query the task list to get the task with minimum due date for the current task approver. Below is the scenario : I ...
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Workflow If/Then: When Child (Count Related) List lookup field equals zero in Parent List Workflow. Error

I've got two lists; List 1 = Parent & List 2 = Child. The relationship between the two is one (Parent) to many (Child). The Child list has a lookup field to the Parent ID and the Parent list has ...
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Extract 1 piece of info from Sharepoint 2013 workflow JSON results

I have the following results pulled back from a JSON query. I'd like to extract just the '/GetUserByID' part from this. I have done something similar for another call, using 'get d/Results' but that ...
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show progress bar or loading image while running spd 2010 workflow

I have a SP 2010 custom list which is fetching data from multiple lists. So I have written a workflow in SP Designer to get data (auto populate) from all lists. It's working fine, but taking more ...
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Workflows being executed several times

I have a SharePoint 2013 platform and have several workflows created using SharePoint Designer. I have workflows using 2013 and 2010 engine. The workflows I created using 2010 are being executed ...
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Unable to delete a sharepoint designer 2013 workflow from the interface

I get no error messages but I am unable to delete them. They look 'empty' as in the actions contained but the delete button does not have any effect on them. The environment is sharepoint online and ...
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Migrated 2013 workflows are not working in new server

We had our SP 2013 applications in old server, so we migrated to new server with content DB approach. Now I see the 2013 designer workflows are having problem in executing the actions inside APP Step....
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How do I copy Lookup Column to another column

I would like to calculate a Lookup Field. I am trying to figure out how to copy the Lookout Field using workflow. I did find some tips but they were using 2010 workflow which I keep getting Access ...
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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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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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The workflow is in an invalid state. Please correct it in SharePoint Designer and republish it

I have a SharePoint 2010 workflow created using SharePoint Designer 2013 during migration with Sharegate I get the error below:- The workflow is in an invalid state. Please correct it in SharePoint ...
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2013 Workflow to bring a managed metadata column from one list to another

I am following this guide to copy-paste a managed metadata term in a list in a 2013 workflow. The normal 'create item' does not carry the managed metadata term https://kennekro.net/2017/11/using-a-...
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Go to stage SharePoint worklfow 2010

Is there a way to model following in SharePoint 2010 workflow platform which allows you to go back to a stage? Thanks in advance.
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SharePoint 2013 workflownot availalbe for sharepoint online site

tried to create SharePoint 2013 workflow for sharepoint online site but there was no option to select platform type as “Sharepoint 2013 Workflow” and getting the following message in SharePoint ...
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SharePoint designer 2010 workflow not starting when item is updated

I have written two SharePoint 2010 designer workflows both of which send emails to external users. The problem is both workflows are not getting started when I update the list item. One workflow is of ...
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Send approval to manager [duplicate]

I have a list with confirmation WF. When user creates new list item I am check if document is sign. If yes then just send email with info to user if no then send confirmation mail to creators manager ...