Questions tagged [sharepoint-designer-workflow]

Workflows on SharePoint sites created using SharePoint Designer are called SharePoint Designer Workflows.

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WF not modify proc EXP date if 3 yr updated period is not met, have it to update the EXP date when the 3 yr prd is met

How do you have a workflow not modify the procedure's expiration if the 3 year updated period is not met when you only redline a procedure but have it to update the expiration date when the 3 year ...
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Sharepoint workflow 2013 is not triggering automatically

I created a work flow in sharepoint 2013 after installing the sharepoint sp1 update. But the work flow is not automatically triggered when an item is created. I've enabled the start automatically.........
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Send email if hasn't been updated in last 7 days based on multiple Statuses

I'm relatively new to building workflows using SharePoint Designer 2013. I've set up a primitive "ticketing" system to track enhancement requests for several of our apps. My boss would like ...
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How can we assign task to dynamic approvers in Sharepoint Workflow using Sharepoint Designer

I am trying to design a workflow based on grading system ....For example, each user have a grade defined in a master list , accordingly will loop in to assign task to dynamic approvers...i.e. for L3 ...
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Interview Question (Need suggestions)

The scenario is that there is a Sharepoint 2013 List that has 200-250 items on the list. every Saturday, these items should be sent to a specific user/group in email as an attachment. how we can do it?...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013 Workflow with two conditions including variable

I have two SharePoint list - One is funnel and other is decision register. If certain condition is met in Funnel for that item, it will be moved to other list Decision Register. I have following ...
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Problem while trying to edit SharePoint workflows in SharePoint Designer 2013

While trying to edit workflows in SharePoint designer 2013, I get this error: insert a stage by using the stage button on the ribbon Is there any solution to resolve this error? I tried reinstalling ...
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Sharepoint 2013 designer workflow publish error

I am trying to publish SharePoint 2013 designer workflow to SharePoint online site. This is a existing workflow and couple of changes made and there are no any errors in the workflow. But When I am ...
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Workflows 2013 Not initiating/Starting in SharePoint server 2016

Hello There I have a SharePoint Server 2016 running Workflow 2010 Perfectly, but as i was in need of features so i managed to install Workflow Manager 1.0 for Workflows 2013. also Registered the ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflows will be retired in 2020

Microsoft has announced that it will be ending support this year for the "workflows" component of SharePoint 2010, how is it going to impact on my SharePoint 2010 workflow on-premise? is ...
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How can i end SharePoint Designer workflow instance inside stage 1

I have created one workflow in SharePoint designer which is pausing for 24 hrs and then again going back to "stage 1" to check Ageing field value. How i can end the workflow instance ...
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Workflow: Send email when document is modified the first time

I currently have a 2010 workflow set up in SharePoint Designer where an email is triggered when a certain field is changed. For example, if the user changes the status that equals "reviewed w/ ...
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Missing Condition: “The file type is a specific type” in SharePoint Designer 2013

SharePoint 2013. SharePoint Designer 2013 (version 15.0.4849.1000). When creating a 2013 Workflow in SharePoint Designer, the condition "The File Type is a Specific Type" is not in the list ...
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Reference a field from a list in a Workflow email in SharePoint 2013

I have users completing a form that does 2 things: • Submits the information to the accompanying list • Triggers an approval workflow. o The workflow sends a few emails out. ...
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Workflows bridging across subsites possible?

SharePoint 2013 - SP Online is firewalled I have the process to automate with workflows: Flow process: subsite A fill a form --> Subsite A boss review & sign --> Subsite B admin review form --> ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow bug with pulling date/time field into workflow variable?

The company I work for has an employee termination list and a workflow for processing these terminations. The workflow essentially has two phases: an initial batch of emails sent as the first phase ...
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How to restore to previous version of Workflow with SharePoint Designer 2013?

I have a workflow, that I was editing and due to Office 365 crash, I had to close SharePoint Designer 2013 and reopen. When reopened, I realize that the workflow got messed up with all condition ...
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Workflow help - Update a filed value in List Y, if Filed A in list X = Filed B in List Y

I am pretty novice on workflow. Can anyone help me with following ..? I have 1st List "SIM information" with fields "[Number]", [[Assigned to]--> Look up to 2nd List "User List" [Username]] And 2nd ...
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Unable to delete 2013 Workflow

I am trying to delete a test workflow on SharePoint Designer but unable to. The cursor will spin for a minute or two, then the screen will refresh, but the workflow is still there. I was able to ...
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SPD approval workflow one IF condition is not available

I'm an new for sharepoint. Recently I created an approval workflow with SPD. There are multiple filter condition in the worklfow to filter the application to use the right approval process. But when I ...
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Workflow: If [Item] equals Yes -> Send E-Mail | Doesn't work

I created a very simple Workflow that has the following task: If the field "Worldwide?" equals Yes ("Ja" in German) it should send a Mail. But it doesn't work and I have no idea why. I tried the Mail-...
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SP2010 Workflow Error - Task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited

We have a Infopath library in SharePoint 2010 with multiple approval workflows running on the library. Recently, most of the approvers are getting the below error while trying to approve their tasks. ...
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Is it possible to attach documents in the sharepoint designer email?

we currently have a requirement to attach a document in the email that would be sending from sharepoint designer.The site is currently in the on-premise environment. is there any way to achieve this ...
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Approval workflow return same Approval status as Approved even list item rejected by approver

I create an approval workflow as below which always return Approved outcome even if its rejected, Please suggest the correct way to return value Rejected if Approvar rejected the list item
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow - Call HTTP Web Service to create file

Is it possible to use the Call HTTP Web Service action to create a simple file in a library in SharePoint Designer Workflow? The REST API I am using is https://yoursitehere/_api/web/...
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Can I use a list workflow to make changes in two different lists in SPD 2013

I want to know if I can use List workflow rather than the Site Workflow to make changes from one list to another if something has been changed or do I need a site workflow to achieve this? I also ...
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SharePoint Designer Define workflow lookup question

SharePoint Designer 2013 lookup workflow values there are 4 columns and I'm not sure what they mean and whenever I try it doesn't work but once they are just 2 columns they work perfectly. Wondering ...
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SharePoint workflow on update Calendar item category change

I have 2 SharePoint Designer workflows one works when an item is created, it creates an calendar event. A field Change Outcome is left empty. In the second workflow when the item has been updated and ...
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How to update the calendar when an item is updated in the list using SharePoint Designer 2013

I have a calendar of SharePoint list and it creates events through the forms. SharePoint Designer 2013 is the one doing all this process in a workflow. However, when an item is submitted it creates ...
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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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SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow pause until action not working well if any of the two field is empty

I am using SharePoint Designer 2013. I have a workflow which sends email notifications on the following times: After creation of the List item I used pause until Start Date / Time. 1: On the task ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow failed to run after a pause on SharePoint online list

There is a problem with SharePoint 2010 workflows, these workflows are there on SharePoint online list. And these sharepoint designer 2010 workflows are giving message as "Workflow failed to run" ...
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How to update an item in calendar with SharePoint Designer 2013?

To give you a little bit of context what I am trying to achieve is a workflow that can check if an event is created or not. If it's not created than create it and store the ID in a column from the ...
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multiselect values are not getting copied through “Copy Item” Workflow built in sharepoint designer

"Copy Item" in sharepoint designer workflow is not able to copy multi select values from one list to another please let me know if anybody has faced this kind of issue... what is the possible ...
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Checker Notification

I have a List contains multiple column. among all there are two column. Maker and Checker. If maker add checker name then checker should get an email once with the required information. this email ...
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Create ICS With Appointment Showing As Free

I created a calendar for Vacations in SharePoint. Using SharePoint Designer I developed a workflow to send an e-mail with ics as an attachment that people can use to save the vacation time to their ...
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If ELSE / ELSE statement is not showing up

I want to use IF ELSE statement in the SharePoint designer 2013 but it is not showing up I am trying to get else by pressing Alt + W + B but sometimes it works, other times it doesn't. Any idea what ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow question

I have created a new workflow in SharePoint designer 2013 in which when a date has been reached then the users needs to be informed that one section if missing needs to be completed. But I want to ...
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Users who do not have Contribute on the root site are not able to run workflow 2013 . Error “Access denied …”

I have the following case inside our SharePoint online root site collection: Members SP Group >> with Contribute permissions >> contain only UserA & UserB Readers SP Group >> with Read ...
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SharePoint Designer Worflow

I'm fairly new to SharePoint designer and I am trying to create a workflow that will send an automatic email whenever I create a new document in a specific folder in SharePoint 2013. Getting ...
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How Do I Use The Value of a Lookup Column in a 2013 Workflow?

I have a list used for scheduling appointments. Each item in the list is an appointment date/time. Column A is a Number column indicating the total number of appointment slots, Column B is a ...
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Error when publishing sharepoint workflow 2013 : Could not establish trust relationship for the SSL/TLS secure channel

I'm using Sharepoint designer 2013, and apprently I can't publish sharepoint workflow 2013. System.Net.WebException: The underlying connection was closed: Could not establish trust relationship ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer example using REST and RenderListDataAsStream

Can someone point me to a good, thorough example of how to use SharePoint 2013 Designer with a REST query that uses RenderListDataAsStream to retrieve values in lookup columns? I'm a newbie at this ...
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Unable to published workflows to SharePoint 2013

I am using SPD 2013 and creates workflow on flatform type "SP 2010 WF". However, checking for error it does not show any however when publishing...it gives me below error. Can you help me identify ...
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get manager SharePoint

I am new to SharePoint and could use some help as I have been thrown into the deep end without any flotation device. I am creating a 'Leave application system' with workflows; when employee applies ...
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Getting count of files in folder via REST call

I have a SharePoint list that has tasks, and a document library where the associated files for those tasks are stored. When a task is ready to archive, I want to kick off a workflow that will ...
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Query a list on site A from subsite B via SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I have a Designer 2013 Workflow on a subsite (B) that needs to query a calendar on its parent site (A), to see if there is a matching entry in the calendar. If there is no matching entry, I want to ...
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Declaring a Record with a Sharepoint Designer 2010 Workflow

I'm trying to use the SharePoint Records Management tools to handle archiving of records. I'm on SharePoint Online on a site that was migrated from 2010. I have a 2010 workflow that when a column in ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013 Email - Hyperlink Title

I currently have a Workflow set up in SharePoint Designer 2013 that sends an email when an item is created. I wanted to include a link to the specific newly created item in the body of the message. ...
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Duplicate values in SharePoint Designer workflow while updating in column of 'External Data' type

While trying to update list item in SharePoint Designer Workflow by getting value from an External Data, we see duplicates. How to remove them?