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emailing many groups from Workflow

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 13, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Hi I'm having 2 problems 1) Using 'Send an Email' action in SharePoint Designer workflow: when I choose a SharePoint group for the To field, the Workflow Designer puts * around the group and says there is an error 2) I am trying to put more that one group in the To field and it fails as only the people in the first group get emails, the email never gets sent to the second and subsequent groups I should clarify that what I am trying to do is this: a user selects many groups from a lookup column. each group corresponds to a sharepoint group. I am creating a workflow string variable with the list of selected groups and emailing the variable. Again, only the first group selected ever receives the email even tho, when I write out the variable to a SharePoint column is looks correct: group1;group2;group3      

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