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SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow Waits forever if user doesn't cancel

I've stumbled upon a SP 2013 workflow problem today and I'm hoping someone can give me some advice. This workflow has been live but apparently the person who developed it (who is no longer here) hasn'...
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SharePoint Permission Management on a List

I need some help related to: Permissions This is scenario: A new site on the platform. Purpose is to conduct approval on Items. A Request List to which 'Creation form' will create Item. Anyone can ...
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SPD 2013. Is it possible to send a email that use's a linked lookup list

I have a workflow running that looks at a Resource List A. When new starters arrive it sends the email which includes a Location field which is a lookup from List B. Within List A i also display ...
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Update an item using MS Flow VS Workflow 2013

I have a business scenario where i want to update some fields based on the user selection on drop-down field. now i have 2 approaches to follow:- Update the Item using MS Flow Or Update the Item ...
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How to clear orphaned workflows

How can I clear/reset the workflow count for a list. This list items have already been deleted, but the "Workflows in progress" numbers are still the same. I would like to reset these ...
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SharePoint 2013 list workflow is not starting

I have a custom SharePoint 2013 workflow created by SharePoint Designer for a SharePoint Online List for new/update items. The list has a SharePoint Form, from where the list item is created or ...
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How can we associate content type to SharePoint 2013

With the recent update from Microsoft wherein SharePoint Workflow 2010 will be retiring on November 2020, how can we replicate SharePoint 2010 workflow that uses content type? I have 52 SharePoint ...
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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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Are 2013 (not 2010) Reusable Workflows allowed to use Assign A Task action?

I would like to make a reusable 2013 workflow that can assign an approval task. The Assign A Task action is not available in Sharepoint Designer 2013 and the Workflow Tasks list setting is not ...
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SharePoint 2013 is not allowing users with Design permission level, to update a list item when we specify that only creator can edit the item

I have a classic online team site + workflow 2013 which run on a custom list. now inside the custom list we define the following inside its Advance setting:- this means that only the creator of the ...
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How to edit the Workflow initiated email

I always get the workflow initiated whenever I submit a form in a list but it gives wrong information about the change number. Can I know how can I edit this Workflow initiated email in SharePoint ...
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should we manully clear out the "Workflow History" list inside our online sharepoint site collection

We have two 2013 workflows inside our SharePoint online site collection. The number of items in the "Workflow History" list is now 4,800 items, so the list is near to reaching the threshold. Will ...
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Unable to send the modern page's Description inside an email using Workflow 2013

I am working on a classic team online site collection, and i implemented a workflow 2013, to send the modern page Description once it is been updated/published (Promoted State = 2), here is what i did:...
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Unable to update the page layout for our enterprise wiki pages using sharepoint workflow 2013

I have a SharePoint online enterprise wiki site collection. and i have provided a newer pagelayout and new content type. but i do not want to update all the wiki pages at-once. so i tried to create a ...
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SharePoint 2016 - 2013 Workflows not running

SharePoint 2016 (Farm 2) had it's own workflow manager server installed, and was running 2016 workflows fine. We have a new (separate) workflow manager server connected to another farm (Farm 1), that ...
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Approaches we can follow to grant certain users permission on a list item based on a multi-values People or Group field

I have a custom list inside SharePoint online site collection. and i have the following requirements:- Allow all users to submit new items, but they can not view any item (even the one they have ...
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Previously developed SharePoint 2013 template workflows are not opening in SharePoint designer 2013 in SPOnline

I had created list workflows with SharePoint 2013 templates almost 2 years before from today in client's SharePoint Online tenant using SharePoint designer. Recently, when I have tried to edit this ...
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Can i get list items' values from another list inside my SharePoint list workflow 2013

I am working on a classic sharepoint online team site collection. and i have added 2 lists:- Project Management list. Lookup list. Then using SharePoint Designer i added a SharePoint list workflow ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow implimentation

Here i have an requirement that, we have a different users based on the categories and for every users inquiries will be assigned. Here every day i want to send the mail to them that how many ...
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SharePoint Workflow stuck / takes ages to complete

We have several Workflows (2013) starting when an item is created. One of these Workflows does a HTTP call to create a subsite via rest api. Many times this Workflow will take up to a day (!) to ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 workflows not working on single subsite

So here is an interesting question for anyone that might have any insight. Some Background I have recently worked on the creation of a site that needed a ton of workflows in the background, it uses ...
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Workflow 2013 keeps updating the items on behalf of the users, even if the condition does not match

I am working on a sharepoint online classic team site, and i added a custom list which contain a field named "Responsibility ID" which is of type "Single line of text", and i set it as hidden inside ...
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Can't open 2013 workflows now that I've upgraded to 64 bit version of Designer

I have a machine that has Office 2016 64 bit version, and we had SP Designer 32 bit running without issue. We needed to load Visio on this machine and only have access to the 64 bit version due to our ...
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sharepoint 2013: how to upload doc and doc library properties on a single request

How to upload a document to Sharepoint library and update library properties at the same time using Jquery. Reason behind this change is to avoid triggering workflow 2 times to pick up my changes.
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How to get the current workflow status from within itself?

I have a workflow that start by setting the workflow status to, let's say, "Awaiting Manager Approval", after the manager has approved and the workflow status is changed to "Awaiting Director Approval"...
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Check in comment field in workflow 2013

I know how to get "Check in comment" field through "workflow 2010" Publish Major Version Comment access in SPD workflow. But in "workflow 2013" this field is missing. Is there any way to do this with ...
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Can i reference the URL (Display form URL) for the item which was created inside SharePoint 2013 workflow (using "Create Item" action)

I have created the following workflow 2013 inside our sharepoint online site, the workflow will get executed when the item is created inside ListA:- The workflow will do these 3 steps:- Create a new ...
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Will installing Workflow Manager for Sharepoint 2013 affect any 2010 workflows that are currently running?

I have a SharePoint Server Farm with the following Farm architecture 1. Server1 : Database Server 2. Server2 : WFE Server 3. Server3 : Search Application Host Server Now I am trying to install ...
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Copy multiple list items from one list to another using SP services/ Rest or workflows

I am able to use spservices getlistitems to get the list items that I need to copy into a new list. Is there a way to copy these items to another list using REST API or SPServices or Workflows (...
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Start a 2013 site workflow from another workflow

I have seen here several discussion about how to trigger a 2013 list workflow using REST, but so far I cannot succeed in running a site workflow, which should be basically easier. My code: https://...
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Sharepoint 2013 worflow - wait for field change

I have a basic workflow I'm trying to build (my first..) The flow is: List item created Group owner is emailed Wait until group owner changes the 'assigned to' field Change item status The problem ...
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Yes/No (check box) - who updated field on the custom list item

I have a Yes/No check box built in on the new item form in custom list. Is there any way to derive information who updated this check box (other than versioning)? I would be interested in getting a ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2013 Extracting Info From String

I have a form that has the ability to do a repeating section. the data is stored in "XML" like although the tags are quite ugly. Anyway, the output is something like this: 01/01/1900 00:00:002090Name:...
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Can i use workflow 2013 to update the friendly URL term to match the updated wiki page name

I usually work with sharepoint on-premises 2013, and when i work with enterprise wiki site collection, i write the following server side event receiver, which mainly update the friendly URL term to ...
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How i can get the current wiki page version inside my list workflow 2013

I am working on an office 365 sharepoint online project. and i have an enterprise wiki site collections. where each wiki page have a version number as follow:- now i have defined a list workflow on ...
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Logical operators in SPD2013 (nested and / or operators)

I have a SP2013 list, which has 2 mandatory fields "Team" and "Client" that allows you to select: 1. Team (A, B, C; etc. until Team P) and 2. Client (A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3; etc. until P1, ...
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Export List to XML using workflow?

Is it possible to export SharePoint 2013 List to an XML file? I want to create site based on my own GUI (HTML, CSS and jQuery) and i need to show content of Document library's. I already used ...
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Sharepoint 2013 designer 3 stage workflow

I am working on SharePoint 2013 on-premise environment. I have three-stage scenario. In each stage, approver have different inputs like First Stage approver identifies the request and if he feels it'...
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Copy/Paste list workflow 2013's IF statement from one workflow to another will change all the "ORs" to "ANDs"

I have created a new list workflow 2013 inside my SharePoint 2013. Now the list workflow has the following IF statement with multiple conditions with OR applied between them, as follow:- now I ...
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Can i prevent my workflow 2013 with an Action to "Set Field in current Item" from creating new versions for the item

I am working on a custom list inside my sharepoint 2016 farm. now i have added the following list workflow using SharePoint designer which mainly set/update 10 item's fields , as follow:- now the ...
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Workflow On List Item getting error

Getting error after installing the security updates in sharepoint2013 , checked services and restarted IIS also and restarted workflowmgmt but nothing solved issue.
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Using InfoPath forms with a custom SharePoint 2013 workflow designed in Visual Studio

The "stock" SharePoint approval workflow comes with custom InfoPath forms that enable a nice "Open this task..." button in Outlook that displays an approval form right in the Outlook. However if I ...
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cannot publish workflows

I am using SharePoint Server 2013 And I need to create a workflow using SharePoint designer 2013. I created 2013 workflow attached to a list and it doesn't contain any errors. However, I am not able ...
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Workflow 2013 stucks in Suspended mode

we are having this issue in SP Workflow 2013 when creating a new item. I created a simple workflow like setting a value under a specific condition. That workflow goes to started, after while it is ...
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Lookup from another list - Advanced Workflow SharePoint designer 2013 [out of the box]

I am facing problem getting data from another list. Can anyone guide me. Well I have 3 list name for my inventorysystem. 1)Product Type 2)Stocks 3)Store Request Product Type : Product Name (Single ...
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Adding Approval/Reject Buttons to Form

I currently have a form that I created in SharePoint and assigned a 2013 SP Designer workflow to it. Within the workflow, I have 2 task processes that run after each other. The issue I'm running into ...
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Ending a SP 2013 Workflow Task Process after Rejection

I am using a task process within a SharePoint 2013 workflow. I have an IF/ELSE statement setup for the task being approved or rejected; however it still continues to Stage 2, despite the outcome. Is ...
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How do I add the approve/reject button to the DisplayForm.aspx on a SharePoint 2013 task?

Hi I am attempting to add the approve/reject button to the DisplayForm.aspx (and possibly other forms) on a SharePoint 2013 task. I have a custom SP 2013 workflow designed for streamlining an ...
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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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