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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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Start a 2010 Reusable Workflow from a 2013 Reusable Workflow

This seems to be easily done in a one list scenario with list workflows, as they are meant to run on just one list, but what if I want to start a reusable 2010 workflow from a reusable 2013 workflow? ...
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Associating SharePoint Online Reusable workflows to Library programmatically

I have around 30 libraries that will use the same set of 50 reusable workflows. The method I found online as described in this link would require assigning 50 workflows to 30 libraries manually one by ...
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Is it possible to create a site in a different Farm via SharePoint Designer Workflow

UPDATE: It looks a little bit like a cross domain limitation. I was able to successfully complete a site creation within farm the WF is executed on via REST, but as soon as I attempt to hit another ...
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Is there a limit of 5 iterations in a looping workflow? Is it documented somewhere?

I have a "looping" set of workflows, something like this: User creates item in List1, triggering a. The group of workflows then create a number of duplicates of the item in list1 (number of dupes ...
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When using a field with lookup value, SharePoint says “List not found”

I have this list with a column that refers its values from another column of another list. During the workflow process, the internal status of the workflow becomes Suspended with an error: Details: ...
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Using Rest API call to get list item in SharePoint 2010 workflow

I am trying to get list item using REST API syntax in SP Designer workflow. The url format is as follows: https://example.com/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('List%20Name')/items(2952)?$select=...
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Disable field when current user isn't line manager

I've been searching for a couple of hours now and not found anything useful or that fully answers my query. I have a new approval process for holidays but I need some assistance locking down the ...
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“Start Custom Task Process” Action Not Creating Task In Task List

Scenario: I have created simple list workflow in SharePoint designer. I have used "Start Custom Task Process" Action to create & assign the task to user. Before Starting Task Process i am ...
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Workflow tasks rolling back because the user who attempted to complete the task is not the user to whom the task is assigned

I have an approval workflow setup that sends tasks/approvals to two approvers. The tasks are set to run in parallel, but when one approver tries to approve the task they have been sent they get this ...
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Expense form workflow rejecting

I moved over an on prem Sharepoint to O365 and have been having a minor issue with the approval workflow setup. The workflow triggers and runs through, however even when "Approve" is selected, it ...
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how to iterate all items from Document Library in SPD workflow?

I want to iterate through all Document library item using Looping in SPD workflow but whatever thing I have tried that is not showing any result the i have puted the result related variables in Log ...
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why does workflow creates folder instead of Document set in sharepoint onlne?

am creating Document set using SPD workflow-2013 but it is creating folder instead of Document-set,why it is happening?I have made setting like bellow Library Setting->Advance setting->Allow ...
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How to collect data from user using a form from an email using SharePoint 2010

I want to create a feature in SharePoint 2010. Note: I have no experience with SharePoint. User creates an item in a list Selected users from the item will get notified in an email Email should have ...
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Designer workflow kicking off multiple times and sending multiple emails

I have created a designer workflow in SharePoint 2010 environment and users started using it it has multiple stages of approvals. Everything worked fine for 6 months of period.Users are having an ...
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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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Why can't i get data from External List within my workflow?

Im trying to load a value (string) into my SPD 2010 workflow from an external list. I want to save that value in a workflow variable, so I lookup for that external list and set up my filter's ...
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Event receiver not firing when item added by workflow

event receiver not firing when item is added by workflow. Its working perfectly when we manually add item to list. I am using SP Designer 2013. When we add item through workflow, it shows that item is ...
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SPD workflow - Stop workflow if item is deleted

Environment SharePoint 2010 standard I have create a SharePoint designer workflow attached to a content type. The content type is then attached to a SharePoint list. In the workflow I have set ...
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How to rename a list-associated SPD2013 WF?

I have 20 sites that all have the same SPD2013 WF - it is a WF that executes on a specific list when an item is added or changed. We goofed on the naming of the WF and would like to rename the WF. Is ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest web service call

I have followed the MSDN article to give app permission to the Workflow and added the app step in the Workflow with elevated privilege. Under this step, made a web service call to {web url}/_api/SP....
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SharePoint Custom NewForm and EditForm Redirect to Workflow Initiation Page

I need assistance with redirecting my custom newform.aspx and editform.aspx to a custom sharepoint designer workflow initiation page. I've been testing form action buttons in both new and edit form ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow not firing when document checked in but works if checked out

We have a document library that has both Document sets and Documents. We also have a Workflow that is manually started by the user on any item in this library. The problem we are having is that the ...
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Start SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow using Visual Studio Event Receiver

I have created one send email workflow using SPD 2010 for my custom list (like Licnese Management). Now, I need to start that workflow only on specific condition like, If Deactivation Date / Valid ...
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Client People Picker Value for Workflow

I have this SharePoint Document Library with a customised form with some people fields that I want to filter by groups only: I understand I can use the info here: https://www.c-sharpcorner.com/blogs/...
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SPD 2013: Access Denied - failed to run workflow

The user initiating the workflow has 'contribute' permission for this list, however, she is also included in another group with 'read' permission. I thought the higher level permission would take ...
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Send a message to a particular person within a group at random in sharepoint

I have a group known as department heads with about 10 names in the group. I would like to be able to send an email from a list created for loan application from different departments without having ...
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Using a workflow to automatically create document folders each time a new list entry is made

I'm new to sharepoint developer, so I'm hoping someone is able to guide me (provide simple instructions!) on whether it's possible to create a workflow where once I enter a new item in a list, a new ...
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Update “People or Group” and “Hyperlink & Picture” columns using “Build a Dictionary” action

Using SP Designer 2013 workflow, a list from a Site Collection A is updated by a list in Site Collection B. I used the below article to achieve this. https://mysharepointexperiences.wordpress.com/...
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SharePoint Online Workflow Limits

My questions are regarding workflow limits in a SharePoint Online environment. However, the article for SharePoint Online limits does not offer any information regarding workflows. I referred to the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows Auto Disappear and Auto Reappear 4 hours later

I have about 25 SharePoint 2013 workflows and 10 2010 workflows on SharePoint Designer 2013. For a 4 hour period, all 25 Sharepoint 2013 workflows disappeared but the 10 2010 workflows remained. ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow Error HTTP 500 on send email

I'm trying to send email from SP Designer 2013 workflow, and getting below error. I've added an App Step and tried send mail from there. I've register workflow app using appinv.aspx with full-control. ...
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How to attach file to main workflow item via infopath task form

While approving the task, Approver(Vice President) wants ability to delete existing attachment and attach the new file to main workflow item. Is there any possibility to achieve this? Any help will ...
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WorkflowSubscriptionCollection always returning empty

I am trying get all workflow subscriptions on list using JSOM, But collection is always returning empty. I have associated reusable workflow on content type within list. Below is my code: ...
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SharePoint workflow more than just an approve/reject process

How can you make the approval stage of a SharePoint workflow more than just an approve/reject process? What I'm looking to achieve is the approver either rejects the request, or if the accept it, ...
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Sharepoint 2013 BreakInheritance Breaks List

I am developing a dynamic approval workflow for a list library. I use a combination of 2013 and 2010 workflows in a 2013 on-premise environment. The workflow has some requirements that I am trying to ...
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When setting fields via workflow into LIST A from lookup LIST B works only if the field has a value.

When setting fields via workflow into LIST A from a "lookup column based" LIST B , will only work if a "lookup field" has a value. Otherwise the workflow cancels out if it reaches a lookup field that ...
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Sharepoint Workflow Claim Form Approval Process - Multi User

Dear Sharepoint users, I'm not sure if this is doable i believe it is but not sure how to execute it. The workflow is a two staged approval. The first is a group manager approval and then the second ...
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Create Items in the other list on create of list item and same for CRUD operations with SharePoint Online/Office 365

I've two site collections A & B. Collection A & B contains custom lists ListA & ListB with the same column name(Both the lists are identical) I have to create items in the ListA & ...
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Making workflow in 2 different list for number of pieces of products

i'm kinda new in sharepoint so i started to doing some project. I have 2 list. In list 1 i have: Product, Price, Number of products. In second list i have: Customer, to chose a product, and Number ...
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Dynamic WorkFlow emails won't sent, however static emails send issue

WorkFlow emails will not send dynamically after an item is added to a custom list. Though the logs look clean and can send emails statically. We're in the process of creating a issue tracking "...
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SharePoint Online Designer Workflow error

I have a SharePoint 2010 workflow set to run on item creation & change. While this workflow runs good for 90% of the time, at items it "Fails on start(retrying)". The error in Workflow history ...
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SPD workflow activity Start Tasks Process turns workflow into 'Suspended' state

Has anyone noticed that "Start Task Process" activity in SharePoint designer does not work anymore, on newly created tenants (o365)? When I try to create a simple one step workflow which uses "Start ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow gets cancled with 401 error in top level site and works perfectly in subsite

I have created a workflow in SPD 2013 to send and meeting Invite Email to attendee in Calendar list. Workflow immediately gets canceled with 401 Error even if there is only single Log activity (I have ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow connect to external web service

I am looking for simplest way to call an external web service from Sharepoint 2010 workflow. I am thinking about calling external web service (I need to pass a couple of files for processing once ...
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Reading data from a external list using a 2010 workflow

I work with SharePoint 2013, and need to read information from a external list that I have created. The list can display information correctly when using it through the browser. I need to create a ...
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“The e-mail message cannot be sent. Make sure the e-mail has a valid recipient”

So I've made a browser form in InfoPath 2013 to be used to request new space for employees. This first goes to the appropriate office manager at the appropriate branch location before being sent to ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 Designer Workflow stuck on Starting

Hi I have a Designer workflow that runs when an item is created or edited. All of a sudden, the workflow gets stuck at starting. If I terminate the workflow and start it again manually, it runs fine ...
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Can a SharePoint 2010 workflow be created with CSOM in SharePoint 2013?

I would like to be able to create definitions for SharePoint 2010 workflows using XAML from an existing workflow in SharePoint 2013 without deploying a solution. Sharepoint 2013 includes methods ...
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Workflow Email Not Sending to Some Recipients

I'm having an issue that I hope you guys can help with. I have a simple workflow that kicks off every time a particular user makes an edit to the list. Within the list, I have a field that is a "...
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Need Help in Setting Correct Designer 2013 Logic to Send an Email Reminder

I have an InfoPath 2010 List form. Below is a screenshot of 2 controls that is involved in my question. For the dropdown the selections are New, Advanced and Closed. As for the Date Picker control, I ...