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

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How to update a multiple lookup field in SharePoint Designer 2013 (REST API)

I would like to update a multiple lookup field in SharePoint Designer 2013. OOTB this is not possible. In SharePoint Designer 2010 it was possible. Now I would like to do this with for example a REST ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 - Steps to return a unique value if item is found in different columns

I am trying to have some leads on how I can implement the following in SharePoint Designer, but failing so far to find possible solutions. Basically, I want to look up the value of Column A for a ...
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SharePoint workflow - Daily Summary of All Changes

I am looking to create a daily summary of all changes (new items, modified items, deleted items) with a SharePoint workflow. SharePoint's out of the box Alerts ALMOST provided all of the functionality ...
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Verify running workflows in SharePoint 2016

I have many running workflows in our SharePoint 2016 environment where I have seen - if we go to the workflow settings page from the library settings, there we could see multiple instances of running ...
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Add the Group the user belongs to in the current item using SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow

Here we are back to SharePoint 2013 and we are setting the item permissions via workflow. So far we have achieved setting the permissions using impersonation step in SPD, but that sets only for the ...
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Custom SharePoint Alert message or Workflow to list column data from all items in one day

A request was received to send a daily email notification with custom text and to display the column data of a specific column from any/all files uploaded in that day. Is this possible, without Visual ...
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Triggering workflow while form is being worked on

I have a workflow and processes within a list to create a unique identifier for each list entry. This works but doesn't always fire correctly (at item creation). Sequence1 (calculated column) =Text(...
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Dictionary lookup issue from HTTP web service created dictionary

I am having difficulties getting data from a dictionary I created with an HTTP web service call. I get essentially the same error every time no matter what I have tried. RequestorId: c378e2d0-e273-...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow sending two emails when task is assigned

I created a SharePoint 2013 type workflow (using SharePoint 2016) in SharePoint Designer. When a task is assigned then user is receiving two emails. One email is my custom email which I have set in ...
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Mailbox not visible in SharePoint Designer 2013 WorkFlow Email Action

I have created a Workflow in Sharepoint Desinger 2013 and we have trying to "Send Email". Issue is I am not able to find a mailbox in the list which is populated. If I type the email id it ...
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SharePoint designer 2013 workflow does not work on Workflow Tasks list in SharePoint online

I created a SharePoint designer 2013 workflow on Workflow Tasks list in SharePoint online. And the workflow just sends an email to the "Assigned To" user in the workflow tasks list. Means ...
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sharepoint online workflow content approval doesn't send email for some reason

I have a list and i have set it to use the require content approval. I created a workflow SP 2013 to send an email when If Approval Status = "Pending" - Send Email When i run the workflow ...
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How to fix SharePoint designer workflow publishing issue?

I have created the list workflow and just printing the history log to print a test message. I am trying to publish the workflow using my account but it always returning me below warning error message. ...
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Get column value in Content type with a workflow

Environment: Sharepoint 2019, SPD 2013 I have a custom content type with a task outcome of 'Approve' and 'Reject'. The same content type has a column where the user needs to identify if a laptop is ...
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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 ...