How to copy the body of your email action in Workflow Designer using SharePoint Designer

This is for my friends and customers that still support SharePoint 2010 workflows and solutions using SharePoint Designer 2010. Have you been in the situation to re-create a SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow and notice that you cannot copy or paste the body of your Email actions forcing you to re-create your action from scratch? What a hassle.

Well, today I found a way that copy the content of your action attributes and with that simplify a little bit the experience of recreating Workflow Designer actions.

Step 1: Locate the Send Email action in your workflow and open the Properties window


Step 2: Select the content of the Body attribute in the property window, right click and copy


Step 3: in your new Send Email action open the Properties window


Step 4: Click the “…” button


Step 5: Paste the content of your clipboard


Step 6: Click OK and just re-assign you lookup properties


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