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  • Forum Reply: RE: When adding a new item, how does one change the order the information is entered?

    I've already uninstalled the SharePoint Designer 2013. I would be willing to re-install it if it is the tool to solve my issue. Can I use SharePoint Designer to sort the way the data is entered into my task driven, feedback workflow????? All the research I've found to date indicates that InfoPath...
  • Forum Reply: RE: When adding a new item, how does one change the order the information is entered?

    How do I get InfoPath? I have a Business Essentials account. Mind you all I'm trying to do here is re-organize the info AS it is entered into the task-based, feedback collection workflow.
  • Forum Thread: Workflow Permissions Error

    I have a workflow setup on one of my lists which simply sends an email out to one particular person whenever an item is added to the list. When I (an admin) add an item to the list it sends the email fine. When anyone else adds an item the workflow status page shows "suspended" and eventually...
  • Forum Reply: RE: how to update list item from other list

    Hi AdminComLink, I did some research about setting the Value to Lookup Column through Workflow. 1. How to set value on Lookup column using a workflow? 2. Updating a Lookup Column with a SharePoint Designer Also, here is my example column. For designing workflow support, to ensure you get...
  • Forum Reply: RE: SharePoint designer 2013 workflow issue

    Hi markinthecloud365, I understand that you encounter the issue about Workflow in SharePoint Online. To narrow down the issue, please share with us the following information: 1) May I know what the status the workflow is, such as pending, started or completed? 2) Please go to the workflow history...
  • Forum Thread: SharePoint designer 2013 workflow issue

    I am having trouble with this workflow triggering in SharePoint Designed 2013. I am using the "Action", "Wait for a field change in current item" and then transition to a "Condition", "If Value equals value". The workflow does not move forward from here. Here are...
  • Forum Reply: RE: How to set the Value to Lookup Column through SPD 2013 workflow ?

    Hi VenkadeshSundaramoorthy, I did some research about setting the Value to Lookup Column through Workflow. 1. How to set value on Lookup column using a workflow? 2. Updating a Lookup Column with a SharePoint Designer For designing workflow support, to ensure you get the dedicated support, I suggest...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Looking up values

    Hi Arron, Here are my understanding of this issue, please help to confirm if I'm correct: You have a workflow on the "Jobs" list. The workflow will send a summary of the job item to another staff member. In the workflow email, you want to retrieval data from another list "Clients"...
  • Forum Thread: Looking up values

    Hi I have 3 lists (Clients, Opportunities, and Jobs). A Client is added, then an opportunity. When the opportunity is won, I have a workflow that automatically adds a job. What I am trying to do now is have a workflow on jobs that allows a user to email a summary of the job to another staff member...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Workflow Create Item in Document Library with Content Type Problem

    Hi Chad, The issue may occur if you are doing the tests within the same document library. To better look into the issue, I'd like to clarify the following things: 1. How do you trigger the workflow to create a new document? 2. How do you set the "Path and Name" field? 3. Can you show...
  • Forum Thread: Start a Task Process (Serial: One at a Time) assigns tasks in a random order (or alphaetically?)

    Hello, I am using SPD2013 and Sharepoint 2013 Online. I am using 'Start a Task Process' using people from the Person or Group Lookup column that allows multiple selections. For some reason, the 'Start a Task Process' action assigns the participants in a random order (or it seems...
  • Forum Thread: SharePoint Online workflow emails

    Good day, Can anybody tell me if SharePoint Online workflow emails are blocked in China. We are currently experiencing a problem where a workflow gets triggered and sends a email. All emails work to the different countries except to China (Shanghai). I just want to make sure its not our exchange...
  • Forum Thread: SharePoint Online Workflow - Great firewall of Chine

    Good day, The great firewall of China is blocking email.microsoftonline.com. This is the domain name that MS uses when sending emails through SharePoint Online Workflow. It seems to be blocked?? Please advise on how I can get a workaround? Struggling with this problem Thank you, Regards
  • Forum Reply: RE: Workflow To Export Event .ics file from SharePoint Calendar

    Hi Harsimran, I have done some test on my side and didn't get the URL of the related event. In order to check if this requirement can be met, I suggest you go to our specific SharePoint customization support channel on https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/home?forum=sharepointcustomization...
  • Forum Thread: Workflow error

    Hi, I have created a custom workflow which copies a document to a drop-off library, so it can then have a retention policy set on it. This workflow is associated to a specific content type and attached to a custom site template. I am getting this error message: The workflow...
  • Forum Thread: Issue With Call an HTTP Web Service in Sharepoint Online 2013 Workflow

    I am experiencing an issue with workflow in sp online 2013, and wonder what can cause this? I basically need to loop through items in a list A in order to perform an action (create a task in another list B) for each item in list A. I have created a wf in SP Online 2013 with Designer and published it...
  • Forum Thread: Suspended Workflow due to Limited-Access user permission lockdown mode

    We have a site that has had a sharepoint designer 2013 workflow running on it for some time now. We recently enabled the Limited-Access user permission lockdown mode site collection feature, however this is now meaning all of our workflows are suspended as soon as they start with an access denied error...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013

    Hi Lizzie, I would totally agree with you on the point that the workflow needs to be published globally so it can be applied to the sub sites. However, it's expected that the error occurs due to the action Copy List Item. In this case, the workflow is not allowed to be published globally. Based...
  • Forum Reply: RE: What would terminate a workflow?

    Hi Run4it, The problem could be related to the workflow itself. For this customization/development problem, this forum has limited information about it. To ensure you get the best support, we suggest you post the question in the dedicated SharePoint development forum. You can provide the details about...
  • Forum Reply: Workflow SharePoint Designer 2013

    I've also then published my workflow and associated it to my content type, but it doesn't show in my workflow settings pages in any of my libraries containing this content type...
  • Forum Reply: RE: SharePoint workflow: modifying a URL field

    Hi Fred, I am afraid that the workflow cannot set the 'description' property in the URL column. The 'set the field' is set a String or lookup the properties from the other list, but the description property is not in his scope. Thanks, Andy Sek
  • Forum Reply: RE: Unable to load workflow actions from the server

    Hi Natalia, Could you check whether the following option in your Office 365 has been unchecked? Go to your SharePoint admin center > settings > Connected Services , then check whether you have blocked SharePoint 2013 workflows. If yes, uncheck it. You can refer to the screenshot below: If...
  • Forum Thread: Unable to load workflow actions from the server

    I have few workflows in my Sharepoint Online site. One workflow is 2010 version and the second one is 2013. When I am trying to edit the 2013 version (in Designer), I am getting the next error: The workflow of 2010 version I can edit without any problem. What happened? How can I find out...
  • Forum Thread: Workflow too slow

    Hi, I'm having trouble dealing with the workflow speed in my Sharepoint Online site. I have a holiday request workflow, which is very simple, but it takes more than 20 seconds to be approved or rejected. So in order to improve the situation, I increased the server resources quota, and I thought...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Email workflow not working in with SharePoint 2010 in Office 365

    Hi LingYu, Thank you so much for your prompt response. Here are the answers for the following questions that you have:; 1. Did the 2010 workflows successfully send emails before? Or does it always not work? YES, I tested a simple email workflow, but it's working fine 2. When other users create...