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Sequential Workflow Delay Activity won't resume

based on what your saying sounds like the workflow time job is not kicking in the time that your waiting for hence why it would run when you restart the computer because the workflow timer service and ...
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Sequential Workflow Delay Activity won't resume

This is a bug in workflow runtime System.Workflow.Runtime.dll. And after I installed Sharepoint 2010 Service Pack 2 the issue has been solved. To download SP2 , you should check Install Sharepoint ...
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how to create history column?

You can use Multiple line of text with selected Append Changes to Existing Text. Every time you set this column it will show information about the change (modified by, modified date and value itself). ...
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How to check if a sharepoint page from Page Library is published major using sharepoint designer workflow?

you can use rest web api in sharepoint 2013 workflow platform. use below rest url and get level of file http://siteurl/_api/web/getfilebyserverrelativeurl('Serverrelativeurl')?$select=Level in ...
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SPD Workflow - Wait for Field to equal value issue

out of a blog that helped me saying: ...By default a parallel block will wait for ALL actions to complete before it moves on. This was a stumbling block that I had run into before. However, if you ...
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Copying a lookup field of the current item in workflow gives an error

I am very new to SharePoint so I am not conversant with its jargon. Being someone that comes from a relational database background, am going to explain this best way I can and hope it helps out. So ...
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How to return field from specific workflow task as Data source in Lookup tool?

I had a similar situation using SharePoint 2013 and a 2013 workflow, and the following worked for me (when other suggested steps didn't): Situation: I had a list of items and an approval task being ...
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Error generating the task form

To Solve this issue activate the SharePoint 2007 Workflows Feature using the following steps: Open the problem site collection in Browser. Click on Site Actions > Site Settings > Site collection ...
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Can someone please point out any mistake in workflow screenshot?

The email address : [email protected] is missing "o" in word microsoft. Check for equality in text case i.e. CurrentItem:Responsibility might be returning [email protected] whereas we are ...
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Error while creating a workflow

Open Internet Explorer. Go to Internet Options. Under the Security tab, Click on the Sites Button. Add “*.yourdomain.com” to the trusted sites list. Click Close.
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Impact of stopping Workflow Timer Service on SharePoint 2010 server

Rule for SharePoint Workflow Timer service is: Start the Web Application Service on all servers that have the Workflow Timer Service running. Or Disable the Workflow Timer Service on servers that ...
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View requirements for custom workflow

To view the workflow details you could simply Open your site in SharePoint Designer, Open the required list and navigate to "Workflow" section. After opening the associated workflow you can easily ...
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Get the ID of a List Item copied during a workflow

Because you copy a document into another document library, the created document should have the same name as the original document.You could use name field to identify that created document.
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Get the ID of a List Item copied during a workflow

You can't, but you can do the reverse. Using the Copy item action does not give you any useful return value to be able to reference the copied item. But, what you can do is add a number field (maybe ...
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workflow: how to create a related item when add an item

You can create a SharePoint Designer workflow on the "transaction" list to achieve it. The actions for your reference: In Start Options, set it like:
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Clear a Look Up column

Use your first solution, and set the return fields as "Lookup Values,Comma Delimited":
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SharePoint lookup field in workflows

I once posted a similar(ish) question to yours, I needed to find all look-up fields that 'point' to a list. In my answer here I included a link to powershell, which Mike Smith (a respected SPSE ...
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SharePoint designer 2010 workflow not starting when item is updated

The last time I checked, the issue with SharePoint 2010 workflow on Office 365 has been resolved. I will suggest you clear SharePoint designer cache, edit the workflow again and publish it again. ...
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SharePoint designer 2010 workflow not starting when item is updated

There has been an issue with SharePoint Workflow 2010 platform from Microsoft for about two weeks now. It has been logged on the admin center as seen in the image below. If you have access to the ...
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trigger workflow when item is updated by user from specific group using SharePoint Designer

Note: This answer only works for 2013 workflows! It will not work when inserting the group as the group is en entity in itself. In plain words, a group is just another user to the workflow. I would ...
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Start workflow when a new item is added to library via email

$spWebService = [Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPWebService]::ContentService $spWebService.DeclarativeWorkflowAutoStartOnEmailEnabled= $true $spWebService.Update() Checked on SharePoint 2010 &...
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Declarative Workflow : Get User properties

to get Login name use this _api/Web/currentuser/Title hope it can help you
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Reassigning the Workflow dynamically

You can't do this as OOTB, but you can merge all workflows as asub workflow in a main workflow and each sub workflow will be added to a stage in the main workflow. In this case, you can go to any ...
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how to create history column?

You can achieve this through the same workflow you use to send the emails. Add a multi-line text column to the library to store the history. When the workflow runs, store the current value of the ...
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Email notification one week before to assigned date

It will depend on what list data you have available to use to trigger the email notification. Assuming you have the 'Task Assign Date' in your list, you can use (SharePoint Designer 2013), the 'Add ...
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How to Start SharePoint 2013 Workflows on Selected Items

I dont think there is a direct option to Start workflow for multiple selected items on a single click, but you may try this workaround. Create a view that will have only the items you want to trigger ...
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Sequential Workflow Delay Activity won't resume

It wouldn't be a SharePoint Designer issue, but one with the SharePoint server itself. Check Central Admin to see if the Workflow, Workflow Autocleanup, and Workflow Failover timer jobs are ok for ...
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attachments in Send a mail Workflow action

Short answer No. SPD does not allow attachments OOB. MS wants people to send everything as links. Long answer Yes. You can create your own actions (coding required) or get a third party code which ...
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Weird workflow problem with custom activity

After procrastinating like a champ for about a year, I recently was forced to look into the question again, and this time I found the cause of my problems right away: It was a local time vs. UTC ...
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