Embedding Images into a SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow

Posted By Posted by: Peter Williams on August 28, 2017

Objective Recently a client requested that their Project Server workflow, as used in Project Online, required that images be embedded into the email. These images were screenshots and are used to assist in providing instructions to end users. Background This customer was in the process of migrating from an on-premise Project Server 2010 environment to

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SPD Workflow – Approval Task Email Notification with link to Edit Task Form

Posted By Posted by: Irfan Rizvi on August 10, 2017

We recently received a request from a customer relating to their governance workflow, in this case, the SPD Project Server 2013 workflow. When an approval task is assigned to a user, the customer wants a generated user email notification with a link to the task’s edit form instead of the display form (the default behaviour). This

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How to Create an Auto-Incrementing Number Field in a SharePoint List

Posted By Posted by: Ahmed Taee on April 27, 2017

Auto-numbering is a common requirement when working with SharePoint lists. You may want an auto-incrementing number on Issues list items such as “ISS-001” and so on. If you try using calculated column with ID field and entered a formula such as = (“ISS-00” & [ID]), this won’t work for new items! The reason being ID field is

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Nicely formatted Workflow Task Descriptions

Posted By Posted by: Irfan Rizvi on December 8, 2016

Two things are certain in life, Death and Customer’s disgust for bad UI This blog will show you how to do a nicely formatted Workflow Task Descriptions. When you’re defining SharePoint Designer Workflows and use Assign Task actions, you have to provide the Task Title, Description, Email etc. While email can be formatted in the way

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SharePoint List Workflow Failing when creating Project from List Item

Posted By Posted by: Irfan Rizvi on October 19, 2016

Commonly, you will come across requirements in PPM solutions where organizations will maintain an Idea or Pre Project Lists. And after some approval or filtering process these Ideas will be converted to Projects in Project Server. We normally handle these requirements using SharePoint list workflow. On Project Server there is a special action in SPD

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